JOURNEY TO GERMANY OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY

1. CONTEST DESCRIPTION

One winner will receive the grand prize of Delta Air Lines nonstop Pittsburgh to Paris roundtrip flights with connection to Munich, Germany and Munich hotel accommodations for two from Delta Vacations in the Journey to Germany Contest. To enter, register at www.post-gazette.com/germany from March 2-March 21, 2014. Entries must be received by midnight on Friday, March 21, 2014. One prize will be awarded.

Random drawing will take place on or about Tuesday, March 25 from all eligible entries received at the time of the drawing. Winners will be notified by phone and/or email. By participating in this contest, each participant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.


2. WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO PLAY

This contest is open to legal U.S. residents age 18 years and over. Employees of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Delta Air Lines, parent companies or subsidiaries, advertising agencies, sponsors and their immediate family members are not eligible.

3. HOW TO ENTER CONTEST

Complete the entry form on the contest landing page. Fill out required fields of entry form. Entries will be deemed ineligible if missing any requested information on the entry form. Participants may submit one entry daily, but not more than once a day, during the period of the contest. The odds of winning depend upon the number of complete eligible entries received.

By entering the contest and submitting email address, entrants agree to receive email communications from the PG and/or contest partners. You may unsubscribe at any time. †††

4. HOW TO PLAY

Readers must submit an online or mobile entry form on the contest landing page as described in these official rules. A random drawing to award one grand prize winner will be held on or about Tuesday, March 25, 2014 from among all eligible entries received by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

5. PRIZE

One grand prize will be awarded. Prize includes roundtrip coach class travel on Delta Air Lines to Munich, Germany for two and hotel accommodations in Munich at a participating Delta Vacations hotel. Prize will be given in the form of certificates for Delta Air Lines flights and trip certificates issued by Delta Vacations for hotel accommodations. Number of nights depends on winnerís hotel selection and option to exceed certificate value at winnerís expense.

6. AIR TRAVEL

Airline ticket prizes will be awarded in the form of Certificates that must be redeemed by March 1, 2015 and travel taken between June 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015. Certificates may be redeemed for round-trip coach class travel on Delta Air Lines from the winnerís home gateway served by Delta Air Lines to Munich.Any transportation that is unclaimed, is not awarded or is otherwise not used by the travel completion date specified will be forfeited. 

 

Certificate seats are limited and may not be available on all flights or in all markets.  Certificates are non-transferable, are not redeemable for cash and are void if sold or bartered.The sale or barter of tickets obtained through redemption of Certificates is also prohibited.  Any tickets obtained through such sale or barter are void and will not be honored for travel.  After ticketing, date, time and routing changes are permitted (subject to the availability booking class) however may be subject to a fee.

Certificates do not include Federal Excise Tax and the September 11th Security Fee which will be imposed on each flight segment in the passengerís ticketed itinerary.A flight segment is defined as a takeoff and a landing.For travel to/from Hawaii/Alaska, U.S. International Air Transportation Tax is not included. Certificates used for international travel do not include U.S. International Air Transportation and U.S. and foreign user, inspection, security or other similarly based charges, fees or taxes, depending on itinerary. For travel to/from Europe there is a fee for second checked bag when bags are prepaid during online check-in at delta.com. There is an additional surcharge for the second bag, when checking in via ticket counter, kiosk, or curbside. *Fees are EUR exit Europe Allowances subject to size/weight limits.These taxes and fees are subject to change, are the responsibility of the passenger and (except for bag fees) must be paid at the time the ticket is booked.  Any taxes, fees, or changes paid at the time of ticket issuance will be refunded if ticket is not used.However, once redeemed, Certificates are void and will have no further value.Certificate travel will not qualify for SkyMiles mileage.Stopovers/Upgrades/Waitlisting/Open Returns are not permitted for tickets booked with Certificates.Lost, stolen or otherwise destroyed Certificates will not be replaced.Schedules are subject to change without notice.Additional restrictions may apply.It is the responsibility of the passenger to be in possession of all necessary documentation (e.g., valid passport, visa where applicable) at the time and place of departure.  Delta reserves the right to deny boarding to any passengers without proper documentation.

 

7. HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

  • Grand prize includes Hotel Accommodations for two in Munich, Germany at a participating Delta Vacations hotel property.
  • Winner will have their choice of any Delta Vacations hotel property in Munich as offered on the DeltaVacations.com website.
  • Blackout dates apply.

 

††††††††††† Terms and Conditions:

  • The vacation package is non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • Trip certificates issued in conjunction with this promotion have zero cash value.
  • Travel is not permitted on blackout dates [TBD].
  • Not valid with previously purchased trip. Trip certificate may not be combined with any other coupon, certificates, or discount.
  • Trip certificate is non-transferable. Positive identification will be required at time of check-in.
  • Only original certificates will be accepted. Certificates will not be replaced. Void if altered.
  • Reservations must be made prior to departure.
  • Booking and travel dates must fall into the range as specified.
  • Delta Vacations must issue all travel documentation.
  • Certificate may only be applied towards number of rooms specified on the certificate; passengers must travel on the same itinerary and must be booked through Delta Vacations.
  • Any unused portion of the certificate will not be refunded, and cannot be used towards another booking or another service component.
  • Travel agent commission is not paid/earned on a free trip value, taxes, and fees.
  • If booking exceeds certificate value, recipient is responsible for any balance due and must be paid in full at time of booking.
  • State and federal income taxes may apply and are the sole responsibility of the recipient.
  • Changes to reservations, once made, are not permitted.
  • Space is subject to hotel availability.
  • Winner must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Delta Vacations is the final authority on the interpretation of these rules and reserve the right to change these terms and conditions without prior notice.
  • Standard Delta Vacations Terms and Conditions apply, and are outlined during the booking process; other hotel or vendor restrictions may apply.


8. GENERAL RELEASE AND CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION

Prize will be awarded only if a participant fully complies with these Official Rules. All decisions by the Post-Gazette regarding the Journey to Germany Contest are final. No substitution or transfer of any prize will be provided (other than as may be expressly provided by the Post-Gazette, in its sole discretion.) Winners may not transfer their prize unless authorized in writing by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette before the transfer is made. Such authorization may be granted or withheld in the Post-Gazette's sole discretion. Requests for transfer must be in writing. All taxes (including, without limitation, federal, state, and local taxes) connected with any prize are the sole and exclusive responsibility of respective winners.

As a condition of winning and redeeming a prize, the contest grand prize winner will be required to sign a declaration of eligibility and liability release and will be required to complete a W-9 form. By submitting an entry, the winner agrees and grants the Post-Gazette the right, but not the obligation, to the use of his or her name, voice and likeness, along with any statements made by or attributed to such winner in any and all media, without notice, review or approval, for advertising and promotional purposes in connection with the Journey to Germany Contest. If the prize winner fails or refuses to properly sign and return all prize claim documents by the redemption deadline or if the prize is declined or a redemption form is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable, such prize winner may be disqualified and/or forfeit his or her prize. Prizes are not sent until the winner's compliance with these Official Rules has been verified.

9. OFFICIAL RULES

 

These Official Rules will be available in the Post-Gazette lobby and on the official contest entry form rules page.


10. WINNER LIST

 

For the name of the Journey to Germany Contest winner, submit a written request with a postage-paid return envelope to Journey to Germany Contest Winner Name, 34 Boulevard of the Allies, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. Requests must be received by April 30, 2014. Limit one request per envelope.