Find out how to enter for a chance to win the Business Traveler Dream Sweepstakes before it's too late!
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Ends 11:59 PM ET on 5/18/18. Open to legal residents of the 50 U.S. & D.C., 18+ who are employed by, own or are otherwise associated with a business entity and have traveled at least once on a business trip in 2017-2018. Read the full Official Rules including eligibility, odds, prize description & limitations. Void where prohibited.
The Business Travelers Dream Sweepstakes Official Rules
To enter and participate in this Sweepstakes, you must agree to and abide by these Official Rules.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. You must have Internet access and an active e-mail account to participate.
The Business Travelers Dream Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and Washington, D.C. and who meet both of the following criteria:
(a) Are at least 18 years of age (or the age of majority in the jurisdiction of their residence, whichever is older);
(b) Are employed by, own (including partners and shareholders), or are otherwise associated with (i.e., as an independent contractor) a business entity and have traveled at least once on a business trip in 2017-2018.
Members of the general public – i.e., all other persons – are NOT eligible for the Sweepstakes. Without limiting the foregoing, employees of The Upside Travel Company, LLC. (“Upside” or “Sponsor”), LeadDog Marketing Group, Inc., any organizations responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering the Sweepstakes or supplying the prizes (including Sweepstakes marketing partners), and each of their respective parent, subsidiary, related and affiliated companies, and the immediate family and household members of all such foregoing individuals, are not eligible to enter or win. "Immediate family members" shall mean parents, step-parents, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, domestic partners or spouses, regardless of where they live. "Household members" shall mean people who share the same residence at least three (3) months a year, whether related or not. Potential winners may be required to provide proof of eligibility prior to prize award. Sweepstakes marketing partners will be identified on the Website (and as below in the Prizes and Values section of these Official Rules).
To be eligible to win the Grand Prize, entrants may not have been convicted of a felony. By entering, each entrant understands and agrees that, if selected as the potential Grand Prize winner, he/she will be required to consent to a background check; and, failure to sign such consents and authorizations and/or to furnish all required information will result in disqualification. In addition, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion, to disqualify any Entry selected as the potential Grand Prize winner and/or disqualify the potential Grand Prize winner if the results of such background check reveal that the potential Grand Prize winner is not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes or has been convicted of a crime of moral turpitude, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.
The Sweepstakes begins on or about 9:00 a.m. ET on March 14, 2018 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. ET on May 18, 2018 (“Promotion Period”). Administrator’s computer is the official clock for the Sweepstakes. There will be two (2) Sweepstakes Periods during the Promotion Period.
Begin Date: 9:00 a.m. ET on March 14, 2018
End Date: 11:59:59 p.m. ET April 4, 2018
Begin Date: 12:00 a.m. ET April 5, 2018
End Date: 11:59:59 p.m. ET on May 18, 2018
ENTERING ONLINE: To enter online, navigate the Internet to www.upside.com and click on the Business Travelers Dream Sweepstakes image, which will take you to the Sweepstakes home page (the “Website”). To submit an entry (“Website Entry”), complete the Sweepstakes entry form on the Website. You will be asked to provide your full name, phone number, valid e-mail address, name of business entity where you are employed, which you own or with which you are otherwise associated, and answer a series of survey questions. For the avoidance of doubt the nature of your answers will not affect your ability to enter or your odds of winning but must be completed nonetheless.
CLICK THE CHECK BOX SIGNIFYING THAT YOU ARE 18 OR OLDER (OR THE AGE OF MAJORITY IN THE JURIDISTION OF YOUR RESIDENCY), HAVE READ AND AGREE TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND UPSIDE’S TERMS AND CONDITIONS (AVAILABLE AT https://upside.com/terms-and-conditions). IF YOU DO NOT CHECK THE BOX INDICATING YOUR AGREEMENT TO THE ABOVE, YOU WILL NOT BE ENTERED IN THE SWEEPSTAKES AND CANNOT WIN ANY PRIZE.
ENTERING BY MAIL: To enter by mail without filling out the survey online print your name, postal address, telephone number and valid email address, name of business entity where you are employed, which you own or with which you are otherwise associated on a piece of paper and mail in a business size (#10) envelope to: The Upside Business Travelers Dream Sweepstakes Nonsurvey Entry, c/o LeadDog Marketing Group, 440 9th Avenue, 17th Floor, New York, NY 10001 (“Mail Entry(ies”). Mail-in Entries must be postmarked no later than May 18, 2018 and received no later than May 30, 2018. (But, to be eligible for the Period #1 random drawing by which the First Prize winner will be determined, Mail-in Entry must be postmarked by April 4, 2018 and received by April 12, 2018). All photocopied, mechanically reproduced or computer generated Mail in Entries will be void. No responsibility is assumed for entries that are illegible, lost, stolen, late, misdirected, damaged or postage due.
Limit: one Mail-in Entry or Website Entry per person/email address/postal address.
BONUS ENTRIES: Entrants may gain additional Entries (“Bonus Entries”). To receive Bonus Entries, an entrant must first submit a Website Entry or Mail-in EntryΩ
Persons who submit Website Entries have the opportunity to receive Bonus Entries by taking certain specified actions. Such opportunities to obtain Bonus Entries will be made available only for certain set times during each Sweepstakes Period, to be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion; Bonus Entries will not be available during the entirety of the Promotion Period (or either Sweepstakes Period). Opportunities to receive Bonus Entries are as follows:
+1 Entry: Share** on LinkedIn‡
+1 Entry: Share** on Twitter‡ (as a tweet/re-tweet but not as a direct message)
+1 Entry: Complete the online Upside.com survey on the Sweepstakes “Thank You Page”
BONUS ENTRIES BY EMAIL: Bonus Entries are available by clicking on the specified link in e-mails sent by or on behalf of Sponsor to entrants who submitted a Website Entry. Such e-mails will be sent to entrants during certain set times during the Promotion Period Should an entrant not receive such e-mail(s), Sponsor and Administrator disclaim any and all liability in conjunction therewith. Any such e-mail is valid only for intended recipient of same (i.e., the individual who submitted the corresponding Website Entry) and is void (and no bonus entry will be received by clicking the link therein) if e-mail is transferred to another party. Such activities may also constitute an act of fraud, resulting in disqualification from the Sweepstakes (if applicable) and perhaps Sponsor/Administrator pursuing legal sanctions against individuals who are determined to have been engaged in such conduct. .
BONUS ENTRIES ON THE WEBSITE: You do not have to receive emails in order to earn Bonus Entries. The opportunities will also be posted on the Website when available in addition to being sent via email but to receive Bonus Entries you must log-in with the email you provided when you submitted your Website Entry.
** BE SURE TO INCLUDE THE HASHTAG #SWEEPSTAKES WHEN SHARING CONTENT ON LINKEDIN OR TWITTER SO AS TO INDICATE THAT YOU ARE SHARING SUCH CONTENT AS PART OF A SWEEPSTAKES PROMOTION SPONSORED BY THE UPSIDE TRAVEL COMPANY, LLC IN SUPPORT OF ITS ONLINE TRAVEL SERVICE FOR BUSINESS TRAVELERS‡ An account on LinkedIn and Twitter may be established without charge. Creation of an account on LinkedIn is subject to the User Agreement of LinkedIn available at https://www.linkedin.com; creation of an account on Twitter is subject to the Twitter Terms of Service available at https://twitter.com/tos.
If you choose to receive Bonus Entries by participating in the Sweepstakes on a mobile device, WIRELESS INTERNET ACCESS FEES AND OTHER CHARGES MAY APPLY AND SUCH FEES ARE YOUR SOLE RESPONSIBILTY. Wireless Internet access may not be available on all mobile devices and wireless Internet access may not be available in all areas.
Limit eleven (11) Bonus Entries per person during the Promotion Period regardless of method of earning Bonus Entries.
Ω A person who submits an eligible Mail-In Entry will automatically receive eleven (11) Bonus Entries and does not have to engage in any activities to receive Bonus Entries.
Website Entry, Mail-in Entry and Bonus Entries may be collectively referred to herein as “Entry” or “Entries."
Multiple Entries in excess of this limitation or mass entry attempts will result in disqualification of all entries by such person. Entries must be manually key-stroked by the entrant; use of automated entry devices or programs, or entries by third parties, are prohibited. Incomplete Entries (for Bonus Entries, this includes sharing of content without including the prescribed hashtag) will be disqualified. Proof of entering information at the Website or entry form (or of sharing material on LinkedIn, Twitter, or otherwise, or clicking the link in an e-mail from Sponsor or the Website) is not considered proof of delivery or receipt/recordation of such entry.
If for any reason the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud or technical failures beyond Sponsor’s control that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. In such event, Sponsor reserves the right to conduct the Sweepstakes and award the prize(s) for affected Sweepstakes Period(s) by means of a random drawing comprised of all eligible Entries received and/or recorded for such affected Sweepstakes Period(s) (as applicable) prior to and/or after (as appropriate) the action taken by Sponsor or otherwise award the prize(s) in a manner which is fair, appropriate and consistent with these Official Rules, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Notice of termination/modification/suspension of Sweepstakes will be posted on the Website. Without limitation of any other term here, Sponsor and its agencies (including Administrator) are not responsible for failed, partial or garbled computer transmissions, technical failures of any kind (including but not limited to electronic malfunction or damage of any network, hardware or software), any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or loss, destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, Entries; or any problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or electronic Entry to be sent/received (i.e., either sent by Sponsor to entrant or from entrant to Sponsor, as the case may be) and/or properly recorded (or recorded altogether), as applicable, on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer or mobile device related to or resulting from participation in this Sweepstakes. (The preceding expressly includes but is not limited to filtering by or other operation of the functionality of Twitter, LinkedIn or other social media platform or an entrant’s e-mail service provider which prevents Sponsor/Administrator from properly recording Bonus Entries in conjunction with entrant’s sharing activities; an entrant from timely receiving (or receiving altogether) e-mail(s) from Sponsor with link(s) to receive Bonus Entries; and/or Sponsor/Administrator properly recording Bonus Entries in conjunction with entrant clicking the link in any such e-mail or Website.)
Entrants further agree not to knowingly damage or cause interruption of the Sweepstakes and/or prevent others from participating in the Sweepstakes. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DAMAGE ANY ONLINE SERVICE OR WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES VIOLATES CRIMINAL OR CIVIL LAWS. IF SUCH AN ATTEMPT IS MADE, SPONSOR MAY DISQUALIFY ANY ENTRANT MAKING SUCH ATTEMPT AND SEEK DAMAGES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW.
Potential Frist Prize Winner will be selected via a random drawing, on or about April 13, 2018 from among all eligible Entries received and recorded by the End Date of that Sweepstakes Period. Potential Winners of Grand Prize, Second Prize, Third Prize, Fourth Prize and Additional Sweepstakes Prize winners will be selected via a random drawing, on or about May 31, 2018 from among all eligible Entries received and recorded by the End Date of that Sweepstakes Period. To be eligible for the First Prize the Entry must be received and recorded by the Administrator’s computer by the End Date of Sweepstakes Period #1 or, for Mail-In Entries, postmarked and received by the applicable dates as set forth above in “Entering By Mail." All non-winning Entries for Sweepstakes Period #1 will be carried forward to Sweepstakes Period #2. To be eligible for the Grand Prize, Second Prize, Third Prize, Fourth Prize and Additional Sweepstakes Prizes the Entry must be received and recorded by the Sponsor’s computer by the End Date of Sweepstakes Period #2 or, for Mail-In Entries, postmarked and received by the applicable dates as set forth above in “Entering By Mail." The random drawings will be conducted by LeadDog Marketing Group, an independent judging organization/Administrator whose decisions are final and binding on all matters related to the Sweepstakes.
Odds of winning a prize depends on total number of eligible entries received during the applicable Sweepstakes Period.
Potential winners will be notified by e-mail/phone beginning on or after the date of the random drawing for each Sweepstakes Period. Failure to respond to the initial notification e-mail within three (3) business days after transmission to the potential winner or return of the e-mail notification as undeliverable after two (2) attempts will result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected from among all remaining eligible entries received for the applicable Sweepstakes Period random drawing. Potential winners may be required to complete, sign and return within seven (7) business days of transmission, an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release and Indemnification, and a Publicity Release, where allowed by law [potential Grand Prize winner must also complete, sign and return the necessary paperwork for a background check and any other documentation required by Sponsor or Administrator] (collectively, the “Prize Claim Documents”). If potential winner of ANY prize does not respond to the initial notification attempt within three (3) business days after transmission as set forth above, if Prize Claim Documents (as applicable) are not returned to Administrator within the specified time period (as applicable), if for ANY prize, the prize notification or prize is returned as non-deliverable, if potential winner of ANY prize is found to be ineligible or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules, or if potential winner of ANY prize does not accept the prize for any reason, such prize may be forfeited and the potential winner may be disqualified. If a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, an alternate winner may be selected from all remaining eligible entries received during the applicable Sweepstakes Period random drawing. Sponsor reserves the right to modify the notification procedures in connection with the selection of an alternate winner, if any. In the event of any dispute concerning the identity of any entrant, the entry will be deemed submitted by the natural person who is the authorized holder of the transmitting e-mail account who must be eligible as per these Official Rules. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. If there is a dispute as to the identify of any potential winner, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to select another winner from among all remaining eligible entries received for the applicable Sweepstakes Period random drawing and the potential winner who was the subject of any such dispute will forfeit all rights to a prize.
Prizes and Values:
One (1) First Prize: First Prize winner will receive First Class Air Domestic Travel Upgrades For One (1) Year paid as $5,000.00. Prize will be awarded as $5,000.00 cash in the form of a check in the name of the Grand Prize winner.
One (1) Grand Prize: Grand Prize winner will receive First Class Domestic Air Travel Upgrades For Life paid as $5,000.00 a year for 20 years. Prize will be awarded as an annual cash payment of $5,000.00 for twenty (20) years to be paid out in the form of an annuity without interest. The twenty (20) year period will begin to run during the first calendar year at the time of the prize award (e.g., 2018). Any changes to winner’s current employment/business ownership/business relationship status will not affect eligibility for annuity payments. Annuity payments are subject to winner providing Sponsor/Administrator with up-to-date address information for processing purposes (and, any failure to update Sponsor/Administrator as to address information [or if address information is otherwise incomplete or inaccurate] may result in any outstanding annuity payments being declared void and forfeited. Unless expressly exempted by Sponsor in writing in its sole discretion; winner understands and agrees that his/her ability to receive annuity payments cannot (i) be transferred, bartered or sold to a third party or (ii) expedited/accelerated without the express prior written consent of Sponsor and any such attempted sale/activity without such express prior written consent is void and of no legal effect.
The Grand Prize Winner will have the option in lieu of receiving the Grand Prize to accept $50,000.00 cash to be awarded in the form of a check in the name of the Grand Prize Winner, payable within 30 days of verification of winner (“Substitute Prize”).
2 Second Prizes: Each Second Prize winner will receive one (1) United Airlines roundtrip Business Class International ticket (subject to terms and conditions thereon). Approximate Retail Value of each Second Prize is $7,500.00.
1 Third Prize: Third Prize winner will receive one (1) $5,000.00 Hertz gift card (subject to terms and conditions thereon).
2 Fourth Prizes: Each Fourth Prize winner will receive one (1) LATAM Airlines roundtrip Business Class ticket to Latin America. (subject to terms and conditions thereon. See https://www.latam.com/en_us/about-us/map-of-destinations/international-destinations/ for list of destinations). Winners must depart and return on LATAM Airlines and not a partner airline. Approximate Retail Value of each Fourth Prize is $5,000.00.
400 Additional Sweepstakes Prizes #1: Each Additional Sweepstakes Prize #1 winner will receive one (1) $25.00 1-800-Flowers gift card (subject to terms and conditions thereon).
2 Additional Sweepstakes Prizes #2: Each Additional Sweepstakes Prize #2 winner will receive one (1) 24 Hour Fitness one (1) year all club ultra-sport membership (subject to terms and conditions of 24 Hour Fitness). Approximate Retail Value of each Sweepstakes Prize #2 is $1,100.00.
200 Additional Sweepstakes Prizes #3: Each Additional Sweepstakes Prize #3 winner will receive one (1) three (3) month gold membership to Audible.com (subject to terms and conditions thereon). Approximate Retail Value of each Sweepstakes Prize #3 is $45.00.
5 Additional Sweepstakes Prizes #4: Each Additional Sweepstakes Prize #4 winner will receive one (1) twelve (12) month gold membership to Audible.com (subject to terms and conditions thereon). Approximate Retail Value of each Additional Sweepstakes Prize #4 is $179.50.
250 Additional Sweepstakes Prizes #5: Each Additional Sweepstakes Prize #5 winner will receive one (1) “Pup in the Sky” BarkBox. Value of each Additional Sweepstakes Prize #5 is $40.00.
10 Additional Sweepstakes Prizes #6: Each Additional Sweepstakes Prize #6 winner will receive one (1) $1,000.00 Hertz gift card (subject to terms and conditions thereon).
10 Additional Sweepstakes Prizes #7: Each Additional Sweepstakes Prize #7 winner will receive one (1) $500.00 Hertz gift card (subject to terms and conditions thereon).
100 Additional Sweepstakes Prizes #8: Each Additional Sweepstakes Prize #8 winner will receive one (1) $100.00 Hertz gift card (subject to terms and conditions thereon).
10 Additional Sweepstakes Prizes #9: Each Additional Sweepstakes Prize #9 winner will receive one (1) twelve (12) month iPass subscription (subject to terms and conditions thereon). Value of each Additional Sweepstakes Prize #9 is $600.00.
200 Additional Sweepstakes Prizes #10: Each Additional Sweepstakes Prize #10 winner will receive one (1) two (2) week iPass subscription (subject to terms and conditions thereon). Value of each Additional Sweepstakes Prize #10 is $25.00.
14 Additional Sweepstakes Prizes #11: Each Additional Sweepstakes Prize #11 winner will receive one (1) JetBlue Airlines roundtrip Economy Class ticket (subject to terms and conditions thereon). Approximate Retail Value of each Additional Sweepstakes Prize #11 is $714.00.
100 Additional Sweepstakes Prizes #12: Each Additional Sweepstakes Prize #12 winner will receive one (1) one (1) day Journy Luxe trials (subject to terms and conditions thereon). Value of each Additional Sweepstakes Prize #12 is $50.00.
200 Additional Sweepstakes Prizes #13: Each Additional Sweepstakes Prize #13 winner will receive one (1) $50.00 LoungeBuddy gift card (subject to terms and conditions thereon).
5 Additional Sweepstakes Prizes #14: Each Additional Sweepstakes Prize #14 winner will receive one (1) $1,000.00 Mastercard gift card (subject to terms and conditions thereon).
20 Additional Sweepstakes Prizes #15: Each Additional Sweepstakes Prize #15 winner will receive one (1) $500.00 Mastercard gift card (subject to terms and conditions thereon).
400 Additional Sweepstakes Prizes #16: Each Additional Sweepstakes Prize #16 winner will receive one (1) $25.00 Mastercard gift card (subject to terms and conditions thereon).
50 Additional Sweepstakes Prizes #17: Each Additional Sweepstakes Prize #17 winner will receive one (1) $200.00 THNKS credit (subject to terms and conditions thereon). Credits must be used by 12/31/18.
500 Additional Sweepstakes Prizes #18: Each Additional Sweepstakes Prize #18 winner will receive one (1) $20.00 Uber for Business credit (subject to terms and conditions of Uber for Business). If winner does not live or work within a reasonable distance of a city/town served by Uber (as determined by Sponsor/Administrator in their sole discretion), he/she will receive as an alternate prize of a $20.00 gift card (issuer of Sponsor’s sole choosing; subject to terms and conditions of use).
10 Additional Sweepstakes Prizes #19: Each Additional Sweepstakes Prize #19 winner will receive one (1) United Airlines roundtrip Economy Class ticket (subject to terms and conditions thereon). Approximate Retail Value of each Additional Sweepstakes Prize #19 is $1,000.00.
500 Additional Sweepstakes Prizes #20: Each Additional Sweepstakes Prize #20 winner will receive one (1) $40.00 UNTUCKit gift card (subject to terms and conditions thereon).
Limit of one (1) prize per person.
Total ARV of All Prizes: up to $303,093.50.
All unspecified expenses relative to acceptance and/or use of prize are winner’s sole responsibility. Prizes are not transferable. All federal, state and/or local taxes as well as any other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided are the sole responsibility of the winners. Winner of any prize valued at $600 or more will receive an IRS Form 1099 reflecting the actual final value of such Prize. Should Grand Prize Winner accept the Grand Prize in its original form (and nor the Substitute Prize), he/she will receive an IRS Form 1099 reflecting the actual final value of the Grand Prize each year based on the calendar year annuity payments are made.
All prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied. The winners may not substitute, assign or transfer the prizes or redeem the prizes for cash (except as explicitly stated in the rules above), however, Sponsor retains the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute the prizes (or any portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value.
Award of prize is subject to the written company policy of winner’s employer/business entity owned by winner/business entity with which winner is otherwise associated (i.e., as independent contractor), as applicable, as to the receipt of gifts/prizes/awards from third party entities, to the extent applicable.
Conditions and Limitations of Liability:
By participating, each entrant agrees: (a) to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor and Administrator, which shall be final in all respects; and (b) to release, discharge and hold harmless Upside, LeadDog Marketing Group, Inc., LinkedIn Corporation, Facebook, Inc., Twitter, Inc., Instagram, LLC, each of their respective advertising and promotion agencies and prize suppliers (including Sweepstakes marketing partners and/or issuers of Gift cards/codes), any entity responsible for the administration of this Sweepstakes, each of the foregoing entities’ respective parent, subsidiary, related, affiliated and successor companies, and each of their respective officers, directors, agents, representatives and employees (collectively, the "Released Parties") from any and all actions, claims, injury, loss or damage, including, without limitation, death and bodily injury, arising in any manner, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from participation in this Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity (including without limitation, any travel related thereto), and/or from entrant’s acceptance, receipt, use or misuse of any prize or component thereof (including without limitation, any failure to pay taxes thereon).
By accepting a prize, winner grants Sponsor and its designees permission to use his/her name, voice, likeness, photograph, prize information, biographical data and city and state of residence on a winners' list (if applicable) and for programming, publicity and promotional purposes, worldwide in all forms of media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity, without further compensation unless prohibited by law. Winner further agrees, upon Sponsor’s request and without further compensation, to use commercial reasonable efforts to assist Sponsor in securing necessary consents from the corresponding business entity to identify such business entity for programming/publicity/promotional purposes. Sponsor and its designees are not obligated to use any of the above mentioned information or materials, but may do so and may edit such information or materials, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, without further obligation or compensation. Sweepstakes subject to the laws of the United States only. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged (except to the extent that receipt of Website Entry is acknowledged by allowing an entrant to accrue Bonus Entries [including but not limited to sending e-mail[s] with Bonus Entry opportunity to such entrant]; however, such acknowledgment does not constitute any representation of eligibility nor is it otherwise binding upon Sponsor or Administrator.)
Disputes: Arbitration/Choice Of Law
Except where prohibited, entrants agree that: (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or the awarding of prizes/determination of prize winners, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by arbitration pursuant to the Rules of the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”), then effective (notwithstanding the foregoing, entrant shall not be precluded from seeking relief in small claims court for disputes/claims within the scope of the jurisdiction of small claims court and any remedies available to entrant under applicable federal, state or local law remain available to entrant and are not waived pursuant to this section); (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (c) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased and any and all rights to injunctive relief. The arbitrator hearing such dispute/claim/cause of action shall be neutral and the entrant will have a reasonable opportunity to participate in the selection of the arbitrator. Such arbitration will take place at a location near the entrant’s residence and the entrant has the right to an in-person hearing in the arbitration proceeding, if desired. The arbitration will allow for the discovery and/or exchange of non-privileged information between entrant and Sponsor. Should an entrant initiate arbitration pursuant to this section, the entrant shall be responsible for AAA’s fees to do so (approximately, $200), with all other costs of such arbitration being borne solely by Sponsor. If entrant is a California resident and Sponsor is the prevailing party in such arbitration, such entrant will not be responsible for Sponsor’s costs and fees in conjunction with the arbitration proceeding; BUT, IN ALL OTHER CASES, ENTRANT WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR SUCH COSTS/FEES IF REQUIRED BY THE ARBITRATOR’S RULING. For the avoidance of doubt, the requirement to arbitrate disputes pursuant to this section is reciprocal and binding both upon entrants and Sponsor. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and/or Released Parties in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the District of Columbia, without regard for conflicts of law doctrine of the District of Columbia or any other jurisdiction.
The Upside Travel Company, LLC., 1602 L St NW, Washington, DC 20036.
LeadDog Marketing Group, 440 9th Avenue, 17th Floor, New York, NY 10001.
For the names of the Winners of Prizes valued at over $25, mail a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: The Business Travelers Dream Sweepstakes Winners, c/o LeadDog Marketing Group, 440 9th Avenue, 17th Floor, New York, NY 10001. All such requests must be received by June 15, 2018.
This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. You understand that you are providing your information to Upside and not to Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.