- Enter To Win Up To A $2,000 Cruise Voucher
Your next cruise on us...? It's a very real possibility.
We're giving three lucky winners, including one grand-prize winner, up to a $2,000 voucher that can be applied towards any Norwegian or Royal Caribbean sailing departing on or before June 30, 2019. Simply sign up for our cruise-deal alerts by completing/submitting the form appearing to the left and you'll be automatically entered into a drawing to win one of the following prizes:
- GRAND PRIZE: ONE (1) $2,000 CRUISE VOUCHER!
- FIRST PRIZE: ONE (1) $1,000 CRUISE VOUCHER!
- SECOND PRIZE: ONE (1) $500 CRUISE VOUCHER!
What have you got to lose? You'll be among the first to know when our very best cruise deals become available AND you may also have an opportunity to set sail for free (or close to it)!
Please see below for complete sweepstakes rules. And don't delay: all entries must be received by midnight (EST) on April 13, 2018.
THE FOLLOWING SWEEPSTAKES IS INTENDED FOR VIEWING IN THE 50 UNITED STATES AND DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA ONLY (EXCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ALL US TERRITORIES AND POSSESSIONS) AND SHALL ONLY BE CONSTRUED AND EVALUATED ACCORDING TO UNITED STATES LAW AND AMERICAN ENGLISH. YOU MUST BE 21 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER ON THE DATE OF ENTRY TO ENTER. A VALID EMAIL ADDRESS IS REQUIRED.
Cruises.com Cruise Giveaway (the "Sweepstakes")
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING A PRIZE.
- The "Sweepstakes Period" is from 12:00:01 am Eastern Time (ET), March 12, 2018 ("Sweepstakes-Start") to 11:59:59 pm ET, April 13, 2018 ("Sweepstakes-End").
- Eligibility: This Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents residing in the 50 United States excluding, without limitation, all U.S. territories and external commonwealths, who are 21 years of age or older as of the date of entry, excluding employees, officers, directors, agents, representatives and their immediate families (spouse, parents, children, siblings, and each of their spouses regardless of where they live) and household members World Travel Holdings, Inc., d/b/a Cruises.com ("Sponsor"), and TMACO, LLC d/b/a The Marketing Agency ("Administrator") and their respective affiliates, agents, advertising and promotion agencies (the "Sweepstakes Entities"). Void in all U.S. territories and external Commonwealths or where prohibited, licensed, restricted or taxed.
- How to Enter: Individuals who have access to the World Wide Web on the Internet and are the authorized users of a valid Internet email address may enter. Enter your first and last name, a valid, working email address for which you are the authorized user, and Zip Code at www.cruises.com/promotion/sweepstakes.do during the Sweepstakes-Period. You will receive one (1) entry. Limit one (1) entry per person or email address during the Sweepstakes Period. Entries must be made by an individual from a stand-alone computer/mobile device and may not be made by proxy or any electronic/automated means such as script, bot, macro or any other similar software or program. You may not enter with multiple emails and/or multiple identities nor may you use any other device or artifice to obtain more than one (1) entry. All discovered entries made in violation of these rules will be deleted. Entries will not be acknowledged. An "Authorized email user" is defined as the natural person who is assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or organization (e.g. online email service provider, business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the email address. In the case of a dispute regarding who submitted a particular entry, the entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the email address. Message and data rates, wireless Internet access charges and perhaps other fees may apply to use of mobile device for entry. Consult your wireless carrier's pricing plan BEFORE participating via mobile device. Not all mobile devices offer wireless Internet access; and wireless Internet access may not be available in all areas.
- Winner Selection and Verification: One (1) potential Grand, First and Second, prizewinners will be selected by the Administrator on or about 45 days after Sweepstakes-End in random drawings from all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. Administrator’s decisions are final on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. The potential winners will be notified within five (5) days after drawing via email, to the email address submitted during entry and potential winners will have three (3) business days to respond to the message agreeing to accept the prize and supplying/confirming full contact information requested by Administrator. When a potential Grand or First Prize winner has responded, s/he will be required to execute and return via fax or scan an emailed Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability and (where legal) Publicity Release within three (3) business days of date on notification and the mailed signed original to be received up to 10 after fax or scan. In all notifications if a reply is not received within three (3) business days, it will be concluded definitively that the prize has been declined and forfeited for all time and, without further notice, an alternative winner may be selected in random drawings in Administrators sole determination. It is an entrant's responsibility to actively monitor his/her email and to keep his/her email address current. Neither Sponsor nor Administrator is responsible for electronic communications which are undeliverable as a result of any form of active or passive filtering of any kind or insufficient space in entrant's email account to receive email messages.
- Quantity, Prize, Approximate Retail Value (ARV) and Odds: (1) Grand Prize: A $2,000 voucher good toward the purchase of a Royal Caribbean or Norwegian Cruise Line cruise for two (2) people in one (1) stateroom, double occupancy. ARV: $2,000. (1) First Prize: A $1,000 voucher good toward the purchase of a Royal Caribbean or Norwegian Cruise Line cruise for two (2) people in one (1) stateroom, double occupancy. ARV: $1,000. (1) Second Prize: A $500 voucher good toward the purchase of a Royal Caribbean or Norwegian Cruise Line cruise for two (2) people in one (1) stateroom, double occupancy. ARV: $500. A cruise vacation includes ship accommodations, ocean transportation, port charges, onboard meals, some beverages and most entertainment aboard the ship. The cruise prize is awarded "as is" and is subject to cabin availability, blackout dates and the Terms and Conditions of the cruise line. A Winner will be responsible for all other expenditures over the value of the voucher/prize including, without limitation, transportation to/from departure/arrival port, taxes and fees, alcoholic and some other beverages, gratuities, shore excursions, Wi-Fi/telephone, incidentals, personal expenses and travel/medical/baggage insurance. All cruise travel must be completed by 6/30/2019. Winner must book travel through Cruises.com. Should the actual value of any prize be less than the ARV stated, the difference will not be awarded in cash or kind. Odds of winning: Depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. All taxes are a winner’s responsibility and a 2018 Form #1099 will be issued to the Grand and First Prize winners for $2,000 and $1,000 respectively. By entering and accepting a prize, a winner acknowledges that the Sweepstakes Entities have neither made, nor are in any manner responsible or liable for, any warranty, representation or guarantee, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, regarding any prize or the use, value or enjoyment of the prize. The prizes will be awarded if properly claimed according to these Official Rules. Should a greater number of prize claims be received because of mailing, emailing, phoning, messaging, programming errors or for any reason whatsoever, only the prizes and the value stated in these Official Rules will be awarded in the discretion of the Administrator according to the Official Rules.
- General: Sweepstakes administration and winner selection and verification will be conducted by the Administrator whose decisions are final and legally binding. By participating in this Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and warrants that s/he is eligible to participate. No entrant or winner shall have the right to contest any decision by Sponsor or the Administrator concerning any aspect of the Sweepstakes, the interpretation of these Official Rules or the determination as to the qualification/eligibility of entries. Sponsor is not responsible for those who cannot access the Internet or cannot click-through for any period of time regardless of technical, hardware, software, telephone, Internet, virus contamination or network problems, or for delay, failure or malfunction for any reason including, but not limited to, lost or unavailable network connections, failed, incomplete or garbled computer or telephone transmissions, typographical or system errors, human errors including, but not limited to, errors by Sponsor's employees or representatives who enter incorrect information into any of Sponsor's computer systems or by force majeure. Sponsor reserves the right to terminate the Sweepstakes or part of the Sweepstakes if in Sponsor's sole determination it believes that the integrity of the Sweepstakes has been, or could be, compromised or that the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned or fairly, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, force majeure or any other causes. In the case of early cancellation/termination, potential winners will be drawn in random drawings from eligible entries received up to the time of cancellation. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entry from the Sweepstakes if in Sponsor's sole judgment entrant has not complied with these Official Rules. Without limitation, all of an entrant's entries will be disqualified, at the sole discretion of Sponsor, if entrant attempts (i) to enter the Sweepstakes through any means other than as described in these Official Rules; or (ii) provides information that is inaccurate or fraudulent; or (iii) attempts to disrupt the Sweepstakes or circumvent the terms and conditions of these Official Rules. Sponsor assumes no liability for damage caused to entrant's or any other person/entity's computer hardware, software or communications network, regardless of cause.
- By entering this sweepstakes, you explicitly agree to release and hold harmless the Sweepstakes Entities one and all, from any and all liability, actions, causes of action, damages, actual, incidental or consequential, claims and demands whatsoever in law or equity, including all "costs", which you now have or may acquire, by reason of any bodily injury, personal injury, death, loss of or damage to property, or any reason, occurring during or arising out of your participation or inability to participate in the Sweepstakes and the acceptance and use or misuse of a prize. By accepting a prize, a winner waives the right to (i) assert as a cost of winning the prize any and all costs of verification and redemption or travel to redeem said prize, or (ii) claim any liability (including attorney's fees and costs) which might arise from redeeming or seeking to redeem said prize (including any travel related thereto). The right to receive a prize is non-assignable and non-transferable and no prize substitution, transfer, exchange or cash equivalent will be allowed except by Sponsor who reserves the right to substitute a prize (or portion of prize) of comparable or greater value. Proof of entering is not proof of entry receipt. A prize or prize notification that is returned as undeliverable will disqualify the winner and an alternative winner will be selected in random drawings shortly thereafter.
- The Grand Prize winner and his/her travel companion (who must be at least 21 years of age unless s/he is the child of the winner and a legal resident of the United States, all subject to the regulations of the cruise line) must travel on the same itinerary. Grand Prize winner and cruise travel companion (if winner chooses to travel with one) are responsible for: (i) all travel documents including, without limitation, a current, valid US Passport and/or other identification documents acceptable to the cruise line, the TSA, the U.S. Government and governments of ports of call of the cruise; (ii) all medical requirements; (iii) respecting all cruise line and local regulations; and (iv) traveling the entire itinerary together. Sponsor and cruise line, as they may apply, have the right to refuse to, and/or terminate travel of, anyone who does not have proper travel documents or who does not comply with all regulations or comport him/her self properly. There will be no substitution or compensation for a prize or part of a prize forfeited due to winner's or winner's companion's (should one accompany winner) non-compliance with cruise line and venues' regulations or any other reason. Should winner not travel with a companion, there will be no adjustment to the prize or any compensation.
- All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. This Sweepstakes is governed by the laws of Massachusetts, USA. If any provision of the Sweepstakes shall be deemed to violate any federal, state or local law, regulation or ordinance, it shall be amended to conform to such law and all other provisions shall remain in full force and effect. If Sponsor is required by applicable federal, state or local law, regulation or ordinance, or by action of an administrative agency to cease offering the Sweepstakes in any jurisdiction, Sponsor reserves the right to: (i) terminate the Sweepstakes in such jurisdiction in its entirety; and/or (ii) cancel and remove from participation in the Sweepstakes any and/or all entries from entrants residing in such jurisdiction, without penalty and without obligation to any Sweepstakes entrants. Sponsor's failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
- Unless prohibited by law, acceptance of the prize grants to Sponsor and its designees the right to publicize winner's name, city and state of residence, photograph, voice and/or likeness and prize information in any media now known or hereafter devised, throughout the world, in all media whether known today or not, in perpetuity, without limitation and without additional compensation or consideration, notification or permission. Winner agrees to execute any and all documents requested by Sponsor to convey such rights to own all the results thereof. Nothing contained herein shall be deemed to obligate Sponsor to make use of any of the rights granted herein and winner waives any right to inspect or approve any such use of any and every nature and kind.
- The Sweepstakes Entities shall not be responsible for technical, pictorial, typographical or editorial errors or omissions in any marketing materials or these Official Rules.
- Entry information will be provided to Sponsor and the Administrator for administration of this Sweepstakes. Sponsor may use information provided on entry to send entrants periodic notices of upcoming promotions, products and services and entrant may opt out of these notifications at any time. Sponsor's and Administrator's privacy policies may be viewed at https://www.cruises.com/privacy.do and themarketingagency.com/html/privacyPolicy.html respectively.
- Entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or the prize awarded and all issues and questions concerning the validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively in a court of competent jurisdiction in Middlesex County, Massachusetts and all entrants agree to Middlesex County as the venue for any legal action without regard to conflict of laws doctrine. Any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes and never shall include multiplied, consequential, incidental or punitive damages, and in no event attorneys' or experts' fees. Some jurisdictions will not recognize the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of Massachusetts and/or do not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above may not apply to you.
- For a Winners List, available on or about June 30, 2018, send a self-addressed, adequately stamped, #10, business envelope to Cruises.com Cruises Giveaway, c/o The Marketing Agency, 2881 East Oakland Park Blvd., Suite 425, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33306. Requests must be received by June 30, 2018. No mechanically reproduced or photocopied requests allowed; only one (1) request per outer mailing envelope. You cannot enter the Sweepstakes using this address. Entries mailed to this address will be discarded.
- This Sweepstakes is sponsored by World Travel Holdings, Inc., d/b/a Cruises.com, 100 Fordham Road, Building C, Floor 2, Wilmington, MA 01887 and is administered by The Marketing Agency, 2881 East Oakland Park Blvd., Suite 425, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33306.
Terms & Conditions
Price is in U.S. dollars per person based on two people staying in the same stateroom. Price does not include airport and/or government taxes and fees, nor does pricing include fuel supplements. Prices do not include government taxes and fees, airfare, or a non-refundable $24.99 processing fee per booking. All offers are for selected dates only, are subject to availability, are limited and apply to new bookings only. Your exact price depends on the time of the actual booking. Additional restrictions may apply. All prices and dates may not be available at the time of booking. Passengers receiving special rates based on residency or age will be required to show a government-issued form of identification (passport, or birth certificate and driver's license) at the pier to validate state of residency or age prior to boarding the cruise ship.
If you or a guest is pregnant or traveling with an infant child, or if there is a need to communicate a request for special meals, medical conditions or physical challenges, we ask that you please call 800-288-6006. Cruise Specialists are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We will do everything we can to meet your needs and answer all of your questions.
Minimum age requirements may apply.
* "Hotel Cash" offer is only valid for new individual cruise bookings made for cruises departing by 12/31/19. Offer is per stateroom, varies based on the price of cruise minus taxes and port charges, is not reflected in advertised prices, and will not exceed $200. There is a minimum night stay based on the voucher amount ($50 voucher - 1 Night Stay; $100 & $125 voucher - 2 Night Stay; $150 & $200 voucher - 3 Night Stay). Hotel discount voucher will be emailed, at least 60 days prior to your sail date, to the email address that was made using your cruise booking. Hotel must be booked using hotelloyaltyrewards.com and entering code found in email. Hotel voucher is not redeemable for cash.
† "Onboard Spending" offer is valid for select Carnival, Celebrity, Holland America, Norwegian, Princess, and Royal Caribbean sailings departing on or before 12/31/19. Spending amount will be credited to your onboard account after our online redemption form, which may be accessed via the link that will be included with your invoice, has been submitted (form must be submitted no later than 21 days prior to departure or "Onboard Spending" offer will be forfeited). Spending amount is non-transferable and cannot be exchanged for cash; unused portions will expire if not redeemed on or before the final night of your sailing. Onboard credit will appear in a passenger's onboard account on the day of embarkation. Not valid for cancelled or rebooked cruises.
‡ "Cash Back" offer is per stateroom and is not reflected in our advertised prices; actual amount will vary based on your total price, minus port charges & taxes. "Cash Back" offer is valid for select sailings departing on or before 12/31/19; excludes all Azamara, Celebrity, Oceania, Princess, Royal Caribbean, and Silversea sailings. "Cash Back" amount for Carnival cruise bookings may not exceed 10% of total value of cruise. Customer must spend equivalent value onboard cruise to qualify for full value of Cash Back. OBC does not count as spending. Only out of pocket spending counts. Amount will be credited to card used for purchase 4 - 6 weeks after the online redemption form, found on your invoice, has been submitted (form must be submitted post-cruise and no later than 60 days from the date on which you return). Proof/folio submission, detailing your onboard spending, is also required. Proof/folio may be submitted via email at email@example.com, via fax at (978) 570-1992 (Attn: Onboard Spending Reimbursement), or via mail (Onboard Reimbursement Department, c/o World Travel Holdings, 100 Fordham Road, Building C, 2nd Floor, Wilmington, MA, 01887).
"Hotel Voucher," "Onboard Spending," and "Cash Back" offers are not combinable. Additional restrictions may apply to each offer; please contact our experts for more information.
Book an eligible stateroom on any qualifying sailing and receive a free upgrade! In some cases, you'll be upgraded to a more desirable location aboard your ship. In other instances, you'll be upgraded to a stateroom with extra space and/or a better view. It's also possible that you might receive all of these benefits. Select your sailing date to see which upgrades are available.