Under the “Fall/Winter 2016 with MARIAGE Québec and Weddingbells” Contest (the “Contest”) organized by Transat Tours Canada Inc. (“TTC”) doing business as Transat (“Transat”) and taking place between July 11, 2016 at 06:00 am Montreal time and December 12, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. Montreal time, the undersigned (the “Winner”) was chosen at random in the draw that was held on December 20, 2016, the whole in accordance with the procedure established in the Contest Rules, a copy of which is attached to this Waiver Form.
The Winner hereby acknowledges and accepts the Prize consisting of one (1) all-inclusive trip for two (2) persons at the 4½* Melia Peninsula Varadero Elegance Club in Varadero, offered by Transat, worth a maximum value of $5,000.
This prize includes:
– a roundtrip economy-class airfare from the Winner’s city of residence to Varadero, from one of our gateways on Air Transat according to the flight program;
– transfer to and from between the Varadero airport and Melia Peninsula Varadero Elegance Club hotel for two (2) persons;
– a one (1)-week (seven (7) night stay) in a standard room, double occupancy basis, at the 4½* Melia Peninsula Varadero Elegance Club;
– buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner, à la carte dinners as indicated in Transat’s Sun 2016-2017 brochure(reservations required), unlimited domestic and selected international drinks, daily sports and activities program, nightly entertainment, etc.
Any expense not mentioned above shall be borne exclusively by the Winner and his/her Travel Companion (as defined below).
2. CONDITIONS ATTACHED TO THE PRIZE
a) The Winner’s travel companion has been designated as the person who will become the travel companion of the Winner for the purposes of the Prize (the “Travel Companion”) and shall be a Canadian resident who has reached the age of majority in his/her province of residence on December 20, 2016. The Winner’s Travel Companion shall also sign and remit to TTC a duly completed Waiver Form within ten (10) business days after its receipt, failing which he/she may not receive the portion of the Prize which is intended for him/her. The name of the Travel Companion may not be changed once the Waiver Form has been received by TTC.
b) The Winner and his/her Travel Companion must travel together both ways. Travel arrangements will be made by TTC. The trip must be completed before December 17, 2017 (“Travel Deadline”).
c) The following black-out dates apply: Construction holiday period in Québec (from July 15, 2017 to July 28, 2017), Christmas and New Year periods (from December 17, 2016 to January 7, 2017) as well as Spring break (from February 25, 2017 to March 18, 2017) and Easter period (from April 8, 2017 to April 17, 2017).
d) The reservations are subject to the availability of the air carrier and the hotel at the time of the reservation. The terms and conditions of the air carrier, the hotel and Transat are applicable. Taxes, airport fees, custom duties, entry fees and tourist cards, surcharges, insurance charges, vaccination expenses, any personal expenses, personal travel insurance and travel documentation are not included in the Prize and are solely the responsibility of the Winner and his/her Travel Companion.
e) On the travel date, the Winner and his/her Travel Companion must have the legal right to leave Canada and to return to Canada and must have the legal right to enter and leave Cuba. The Winner and his/her Travel Companion are fully responsible for obtaining, at their own expense, all documentation necessary for the trip as required by the authorities concerned, including, without limitation, visas, passports and vaccination certificates. These must be obtained before departure. The Winner and his/her Travel Companion must comply with the Contest validity dates and accept the alternatives proposed by TTC, if this proves necessary. No extension of the trip will be permitted. TTC reserves the right to offer a prize they consider to be of comparable quality if the Prize is no longer available for any reason.
f) The arrangements related to the package reservations must be made by TTC on the date agreed by the Winner at least thirty (30) days before departure, by June 30, 2017 at the latest, and will be subject to the availability of the air carrier and the hotel at the time. The Winner must send the waiver of liability form by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. A letter including all the details to proceed for the reservation will then be sent to the Winner. Once the booking is confirmed, fees of $250 per person will apply for all change requests made more than four weeks before departure. No changes will be permitted within 30 days of departure
g) The Prize offered must be accepted as awarded and is not exchangeable, refundable, transferable or convertible into cash. In the event that the Prize is not accepted in accordance with its attached conditions, the Prize will be deemed to be forfeited.
h) TTC and all of its respective partners, shareholders, directors, officers, owners, associates, employees, members, sponsors, agents, representatives, successors and assigns shall assume no liability of any nature whatsoever for any postponement, delay or cancellation of the flight or any other component of the Prize or any other transportation included in the Prize for any reason whatsoever, including, without limitation, weather conditions or equipment breakdown or failure. In this regard, the Winner hereby waives all claims, whether past, present, future or contingent, against TTC and all of its respective partners, shareholders, directors, officers, owners, associates, employees, members, sponsors, agents, representatives, successors and assigns relating to the subject matter hereof or relating, directly or indirectly, to any postponement, delay or cancellation of the flight or of any other component of the Prize or of any other transportation included in the Prize.
3. PERSONAL INFORMATION
From time to time, TTC, with the Winner’s consent, may use the personal information provided by the Winner hereunder to communicate with the Winner regarding the administration of the Prize and to do a follow-up on the trip, in particular.
4. GENERAL CONDITIONS
a) TTC reserves the right to cancel this agreement or the trip at its sole discretion if the Winner or Travel Companion do not comply with the contents hereof or of the Rules or if, without limitation, TTC or the hotel is informed of any factor preventing or hindering the trip for any reason whatsoever, subject to the provisions of subsection 2.d) above. Any decision by TTC in this regard is final.
b) The Winner and Travel Companion hereby consent, without receiving additional compensation, to the use of their name, address (city, province), voice, statements, comments, photographs and/or other likeness, by TTC for any purpose whatsoever through all media, including, without limitation, the internet for advertising or promotional purposes, and they agree to sign any additional document that could serve to assign the rights to their image, in particular, to TTC.
c) By signing this document, the Winner and his/her Travel Companion acknowledge that they read and understood this document and the attached Rules and agree to be bound by and comply with them. The Winner and his/her Travel Companion declare that this document and the attached Rules are understandable and reasonable.