SWEEPSTAKE OVERVIEW: Qatar Airways (“Sponsor”) will hold a sweepstakes/Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstake”) from 1st November – 31st December 2014. There will be one (1) Prize Winner drawn from all entries submitted during the promotion period. A Prize Winner will be issued a prize letter including redemption details for the Prize which may be redeemed with Qatar Airways and its Sweepstakes partners.
HOW TO ENTER: Entrants will be entered in a Sweepstake when they book and pay for their tickets on qatarairways.com from 21st October – 31st October 2014. (the “Promotion Period”). The first travel segment of the booking has to be completed before the31st December 2014 and must be travelled on Qatar Airways operated flights originating from Russia. The drawing will take place on or after 12th January 2015.
ELIGIBILITY: Open to persons who are legally able to travel from Russia without legal guardians and are of legal age in the jurisdiction of residence at the time of entry. Entrants must provide a valid email address at time of booking and must be able to receive a notification from Sponsor. Entrants must have subscribed to receive special offers from Russia from Qatar Airways by email. Subscribers can unsubscribe anytime by following a link provided in each newsletter. By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Terms and Conditions and by all decisions of the judges and/or Sponsor, whose decisions are binding and final. Employees of Sponsor, its affiliates or agents and the families and household residences of such employees, affiliates and agents are not eligible to enter or win.
SELECTION OF WINNER: Winners will be selected in a random drawing to be held on or promptly after 12th January 2014. One (1) Winner will be selected from all eligible entries received during the Promotion Period. Winner will be notified via email on the email address provided by them during the booking and will be required to confirm his/her contact and other details for paperwork delivery. Potential Winners will be required to sign and return Affidavits of Eligibility and Release in order to receive their prizes. If a potential Winner does not meet the eligibility requirements, does not timely return the signed Affidavit of Eligibility and Release, or does not confirm his/her address within five (5) days of initial contact, the Sponsor reserves the right to forfeit the prize. The Sponsor’s decisions will be final in all matters relating to this Contest/Sweepstakes.
PRIZES: Prize package includes: 2 Economy class tickets on Qatar Airways from Moscow - Kuala Lumpur – Moscow and 3nights accommodation for two persons in a Deluxe Room inclusive of breakfast at The Ritz- Carlton Kuala Lumpur. All other expenses are not included in the prize and all costs in this respect shall be borne by winner.
CONDITIONS ON PRIZES: Travel is permitted only on the Qatar Airways network and on flights operated by Qatar Airways; travel on partner air carriers and code share partners is not permitted. Qatar Airways will be responsible for air fare charges applicable to the ticket, excluding surcharges, taxes, passenger facility charges and other fees. Winner is liable for all taxes, fees & security charges applicable to the ticket(s). Tickets may not be issued without payment for taxes & fees; The hotel package includes 3 nights’ accommodation inclusive breakfast. The hotel accommodation need to be booked two (2) weeks in advance of the travel period and is subject to availability. Once the hotel booking is made, no changes or cancellations are permitted. The hotel should be booked for a stay before 30th June 2015. Each prize will be issued in the form of a prize-letter, valid for the Prize Winner and their companion (on the route Moscow-Kuala Lumpur-Moscow) to travel on the same itinerary on the specified Qatar Airways-operated flight routing. This award may be used by the Prize Winner and a travel companion (where applicable) only and the prize-letter is non-transferable. Travel must be booked before 31th March 2015 for travel up to 90 days from date of ticket issuance. Blackout period for the redemption of the tickets applies for peak periods. All prizes are capacity controlled and may not be available on all flights or days. All prizes and booked seats shall at all times be subject to availability. Prize Winners will be notified as to which Qatar Airways office will be handling their prize-letter redemptions. If not booked by 31th March 2014 for travel up to 90 days from date of ticket issuance, the prize will be forfeited. No Qmiles will be earned for travel on the prize tickets. Once the reservations are made and the flight tickets are issued, no changes are permitted. Sponsor is not liable for any expense incurred as a consequence of a flight cancellation or flight delay. Travel is subject to availability and certain other restrictions, which are subject to change in the sole discretion of Sponsor. Flight schedules subject to change without notice. There is a limit of one (1) Prize per person in the lucky draw. Sponsor’s standard conditions of carriage and other restrictions apply. Prizes that are not redeemed according to the restrictions will be forfeited. Winner is responsible for obtaining all necessary travel documents, visa, passports, etc., and the cost of the same shall be borne by winner, and for ensuring that all travelers have the right foreign entry requirements and the appropriate medical insurance. No transfer, substitution, sale, or cash redemption of any prize is permitted. Sponsor shall have no responsibility or obligation to a Winner or potential Winner who is unable or unavailable to, or who does not for any reason, accept or utilize the Prizes. All costs and expenses not specifically listed above as part of the Prizes are solely Winner’s responsibility. Prizes are provided “as is”. Entrants acknowledge that Sponsor makes no warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the Prizes, including any express warranties provided by a Prize supplier that are sent along with the Prizes and any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
RELEASE AND DISCLAIMER: By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant releases and holds harmless Sponsor, its agents, affiliates, owners, representatives, and employees, from and against any claims, damages, or liability of any kind, including personal injuries, death, or property damage, or any direct, indirect, consequential, incidental or other damages, to the extent permitted by the applicable law, which entrant or anyone else may suffer as a result of participation in the Sweepstakes or the acceptance or use of any prize. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or defer any part of the Sweepstakes or these Official Terms and Conditions if they cannot be run as planned for any reason (including but not limited to tampering, theft of the prizes or entries, fraud, or legal order). Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual implicated in any such action, and/or to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes or these Official Terms and Conditions. If Sponsor cancels a drawing, or any part of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right to conduct another drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect entries. Sponsor is not responsible if the Sweepstakes terminates or any prize cannot be used or redeemed due to war, terrorism, bad weather, strikes, riot, civil disruption, internet failures, or other acts of God or the winner, or for any other reason which is outside of Sponsor’s reasonable control. By entering the Sweepstakes, the entrant grants Sponsor permission for the use of his/her name and likeness for advertising and promotional purposes for up to 24 months after the drawing without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law, if the entrant is selected as the winner.
TAXES: Sponsor will not be responsible for any federal, state, local or other taxes and any other costs and expenses associated with the acceptance and/or use of the Prizes not specifically provided for in these Official Rules. Winners are solely responsible for reporting and paying any and all applicable taxes as demanded by the local laws in the country of their residence. Sponsor will report prize winnings to local authorities as required by law.
CHOICE OF LAW: The Sweepstakes and these Official Terms & Conditions shall be governed by the laws of the State of Qatar. Entrant agrees that any legal claims or proceedings arising out of or related to this promotion will be filed in Doha, Qatar and entrant agrees to the jurisdiction of such courts in any such proceeding.
SEVERABILITY: The invalidity, illegality, or unenforceability of any portion or provision of these Terms and Conditions shall in no way affect the validity, legality, or enforceability of any other portion or provision hereof. Any invalid, illegal, or unenforceable portion or provision shall be deemed severed from these Terms and Conditions and the balance of these Terms and Conditions shall be construed and enforced as if the Contract did not contain such invalid, illegal, or unenforceable portion or provision.