Viator Contest

Contest Entry

Win free OpenSkies tickets to Paris or Amsterdam!

OpenSkiesHere's your chance to win two round-trip tickets in PREM+ from New York to Paris or Amsterdam on OpenSkies, the premium transatlantic service from British Airways, where the seats recline 140-degrees and there's a whopping 52 inches of legroom between each seat.

Win Viator Gift Certificates!

ViatorUse your Viator Gift Certificate to book a Paris city tour, tickets to the Moulin Rouge, an Amsterdam canal cruise, maybe even a French cooking class. The possibilities are endless, the experiences are unforgettable.

Win Frommer's Travel Guides!

FrommersThe best hotels, the top restaurants, expert advice and travel ideas - let Frommer's guide you to a perfect trip with a free copy of Frommer's Day by Day Paris or Amsterdam. Runners-up receive Frommer's 500 Places to See Before They Disappear.

Win Blurb Gift Cards!

BlurbCreate your own travel book with Blurb. Download Blurb's free software and share your travel experiences with the world. Prices start at $12.95 for a beautiful, bookstore-quality book of your travel memories.

How to Enter

No purchase necessary to win. Simply enter your name and email address below and click 'submit'. The deadline for submissions is January 16, 2009. Winners will be announced by January 24, 2009.

Please note: To enter you must be at least 18 years of age and a legal resident of the 50 states of the United States, Washington DC, or Canada (except for Quebec). Read the complete Contest Terms & Conditions below for details.

Contest Terms & Conditions

  1. The Sponsor of the Paris & Amsterdam Vacation Contest sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") is Viator, Inc., 657 Mission St., San Francisco CA 94105 ("Sponsor").
  2. The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the 50 States of the United States, DC, and Canada (except for Quebec) who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees, officers and representatives of Sponsor and its related companies and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, and agents (collectively, "Sweepstakes Entities"), as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such individual (whether related or not) are not eligible. Subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void in Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Quebec and where prohibited by law.
  3. By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant unconditionally agrees to and accepts these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.
  4. No purchase is required to enter or win.
  5. To enter the Sweepstakes online you must first complete the official website registration page located at (the "Sweepstakes Site") during the period from 12:01 a.m. Pacific Time ("PT"), December 1, 2008, and 11:50 p.m. PT, January 16, 2009, (the "Promotion Period"). Through on-screen instructions you will be asked to provide information including your first and last name and email address.
  6. LIMIT: one entry per person per day. Entries in excess of this limit will be void. All entries must be received online during the Promotion Period. All entries become the exclusive property of Sweepstakes Sponsor, and none will be acknowledged or returned. Proof of sending or submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible entries, which will be disqualified. Use of any automated system to submit entries is prohibited and will result in disqualification. In the event of a dispute as to any online entry, the authorized account holder of the email address used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant. Potential winners may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder.
  7. The Grand Prize Drawings will be conducted in accordance with these Official Rules on or about January 20, 2009. The random drawing will be conducted from amongst all eligible entries received in accordance with these Official Rules by Sponsor, whose decisions as to the administration of the Sweepstakes and the selection of potential winners are final and binding. Entrant selected must comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. The potential winner will be notified by email. Potential winner must accept a prize within three business days of notification by email and if receipt of such email is not confirmed by Sponsor within three business days, potential winner must contact Sponsor at the telephone number indicated in the notification email. Any winner notification not responded to or returned as undeliverable may result in prize forfeiture and an alternate potential winner will be selected from the remaining eligible entries. The potential prize winner may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release within 10 days of notification. If a potential winner is a Canadian resident, that person must also answer correctly a mathematical skill-testing question without the benefit of any calculating devices before the prize will be awarded. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, prize is returned as undeliverable, or fails to sign and return the affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release within the required time period, potential winner forfeits prize. In the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award his/her prize to an alternate potential winner. Only three alternate potential winners will be selected after which the prize will remain unawarded. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
  8. One (1) Grand Prize winner will receive:

    • 2 OpenSkies round-trip tickets from New York to either Paris or Amsterdam
    • $200 Viator Gift Certificate
    • Frommer's Day by Day Paris or Amsterdam guidebook
    • $150 Blurb Gift Card
    • Approximate Retail value: USD$3,363.00

    Five (5) Runners Up will receive:

    • $50 Viator Gift Certificate
    • Frommer's 500 Places to See Before They Disappear
    • $40 Blurb Gift Card
    • Approximate retail value per runner-up: $110.00
  9. The tickets will be valid on OpenSkies operated flights only. Booking restrictions apply due to capacity seating. Sets of tickets must be used on the same flights and dates. Winners are responsible for any taxes in effect at the time of ticket issuance, as required by law. Travel must be completed by 31 August 2009. Once issued tickets are non-transferable, non-reroutable, non-refundable and their validity may not be extended.
  10. Viator Gift Certificates are valid for two years from the date of issue, or as required by local law. Expiry date does not apply in California, Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Washington or other jurisdictions where prohibited by law. Gift Certificates are redeemable against any product offered on the website. Gift Certificates remain valid until the entire value has been utilized or the expiry date has passed, subject to relevant local laws. If the Gift Certificate is redeemed in a booking of higher value, the balance may be paid using an acceptable credit card. Gift Certificates are not redeemable for cash. Viator is not responsible for stolen or lost Gift Certificates.
  11. Blurb Gift Cards can be applied to any books made by you on the Blurb website, or to any book in the Blurb Bookstore. Blurb Gift Cards remain valid until the entire value has been utilized, subject to relevant local laws. If the Gift Cards is redeemed in a booking of higher value, the balance may be paid using an acceptable credit card. Gift Cards are not redeemable for cash. Blurb is not responsible for stolen or lost Gift Cards.
  12. No substitution, assignment or transfer of prizes permitted, except by Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute a prize or prize component with another of comparable or greater value. Winner is responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use.
  13. Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes winner's consent to Sponsor's use of winner's name, likeness, voice, opinions, biographical information, hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media without further notice, payment or consideration.
  14. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the Sweepstakes if fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond Sponsor's reasonable control impairs the integrity of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. In such event, Sponsor reserves the right to award the prize at random from among the eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules, or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes is a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor's failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
  15. Release: By entering this Sweepstakes, entrant agrees to release and hold harmless, Sweepstakes Entities from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of any prize.
  16. Limitations of Liability: Sweepstakes Entities shall have no responsibility or liability (including, but not limited to, liability for any property loss, damage, personal injury or death) in connection with:
    1. participation in this Sweepstakes;
    2. human error;
    3. technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, cable, network, hardware or software, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, technology outage, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries, whether caused by the sender or any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes;
    4. the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions or telephone or Internet service;
    5. unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes;
    6. electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries;
    7. acceptance/possession, use/misuse, and/or defects of prize or prize component; or
    8. any injury or damage to persons or property, including but not limited to entrant's computer, hardware or software, which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant's participation in the Sweepstakes. Entrants further agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Sweepstakes Entities from any and all liability resulting or arising from the Sweepstakes, to release all rights to bring any claim, action or proceeding against the Sweepstakes Entities.
  17. Entrant agrees that:
    1. any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, other than the administration of the Sweepstakes or the determination of winners shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively in a jurisdiction decided by Sweepstakes Sponsor;
    2. any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes but in no event attorneys' fees; and
    3. 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, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Delaware, without giving effect to such State's conflict of law rules.
  18. Information collected from entrants is subject to the Sponsor's Privacy Policy and the privacy policies of the relevant prize providers: Frommer's and OpenSkies.
  19. Winners List: Sweepstakes results and a copy of these Official Rules may be obtained by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Viator, Inc., Attention: Viator Marketing Department, 600 Townsend St., Suite 120e, San Francisco, CA 94103. Requests must be within 60 days of the end of the Promotion Period.

Enter for your chance to win the Grand Prize, which includes:

  • 2 round-trip tickets from New York to Paris or Amsterdam from OpenSkies (a $3,000 value)!
  • $200 Viator Gift Certificate
  • Frommer's Day by Day Paris or Amsterdam guidebook
  • $150 Blurb gift card

5 Runners-up will each receive:

  • $50 Viator Gift Certificate
  • Frommer's 500 Places to See Before They Disappear
  • $40 Blurb gift card
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