Official Rules


Sweepstakes begins at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) June 20, 2017 and ends at 3:01 p.m. (ET) on December 20, 2017. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

Who may enter: Sweepstakes open to legal residents of the United States and its territories, and Canada (excluding the Province of Quebec), who are 18 years of age or older as of date of entry, and who have computer access, a Twitter account, an e-mail address and Internet access as of the date of entry. Employees, officers, and directors (including immediate family members and members of the same household) of the sponsor, the hosts/moderators and their parents, affiliates and subsidiaries and any others associated with this Sweepstakes are not eligible to participate.

How to enter: At approximately 2:55 p.m. ET on most Tuesdays, Twitter Account @SimonTravels will tweet the giveaway tweet; to enter, a Twitter user must RT (“new”-style RT, not a traditional or “quote” RT) to their Twitter followers. Additionally, the entrant must complete this form in full ( RT must be publicly viewable at the provided link at time of verification. Form must be completed in full and reflect a valid #CruiseChat date or it will be disqualified

Winning: On or about December 20, 2017, the winner will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received. SimonTravels will contact the winner via Twitter. The potential Prize Winner must meet all eligibility requirements set forth in these rules to qualify for prize. Upon notification of winning, the winning Twitter user must then follow Twitter user @SimonTravels (If they are not already), to facilitate Direct Message communications so the winner can receive the prize.

Prizes: One $100 American Express Gift Card, approx. retail value $100.00. Prize details and availability are subject to change, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be substituted at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Certain restrictions may apply. Not redeemable for cash, non-transferable. The sponsor, hosts and Twitter and their parents, subsidiaries, and affiliated companies are not responsible for any damages or injury incurred by the contestant winners. The winner is responsible for reporting and paying all federal, state, provincial, local, and municipal taxes related to winning this prize.

Claiming prizes: Canadian residents may be asked to first correctly answer a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question unaided by any mechanical or electronic calculation device or otherwise (as required by the Canadian government). In the event of noncompliance with these Official Rules, or if the entrant cannot be contacted via Twitter or if notification is undeliverable, prize will be forfeited. Prize is non-transferable, with no cash redemption or substitutions except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Acceptance of prize also constitutes permission to use winner’s name, biographical information, and/or likeness for Sponsor’s promotional and/or advertising purposes without notice or compensation. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by all the Official Rules of this Sweepstakes.

Conditions: Participants release and agree to hold harmless the sponsors, hosts and moderators and their parents, affiliates, and subsidiaries or its respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents from any and all liability for any loss, harm, damages, costs or expenses, including without limitation, property damages, personal injury and/or death, arising out of participating in the promotion, the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize, or claims based on publicity rights, defamation, invasion of privacy, or merchandise delivery, participation in this Sweepstakes, or participation in any of this Sweepstakes’ related activity. Prize will be fulfilled 6 to 8 weeks after return of release.

Entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the Twitter account at the time of entry. The sponsors, hosts and moderators are not responsible for any: (a) telephone, computer, hardware, software, programming or interrupted or unavailable network, server or other connections, network malfunction, or other technical failures or errors, or failure to properly process entries; (b) communication disruption or other forces beyond their reasonable control including inability to access the website, submit entries or other disruption related to Internet traffic, virus, bug, or non-authorized intervention; or (c) damage caused by computer virus or otherwise resulting to any computer from entrant’s access of the Sweepstakes website, whether human, mechanical, or electronic. If such malfunction, error, disruption, or damage occurs, and impairs the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper play of the Sweepstakes, the sponsors, moderators or hosts, in their sole discretion, may suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes by posting a notice via the @SimonTravels Twitter account. If the Sweepstakes is terminated before the end date, Sponsor will determine the winner from all eligible entries received as of the termination date. Persons found tampering with or abusing any aspect of this Sweepstakes, or whom Sponsor believes to be causing malfunction, error, disruption, or damage will be disqualified. Sponsor reserves the right to void all entries made through any robotic, automatic, mechanical, programmed, or similar entry duplication method and to disqualify any individual using such a method. By entering this contest, entrants agree that the sponsors, moderators and hosts have the sole right to decide all matters and disputes arising from the contest and their determination of the winner is final. All federal, state, provincial, municipal and local laws apply. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.

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