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#RoamLocal Sweepstakes

Roam with the Gnome! Whether in your own town, or on vacation, Travelocity wants you to wander the world with your own virtual Roaming Gnome. Now in our mobile app, snap a photo of a garden, park or beach, drop a virtual Roaming Gnome in the image, and share it with us—you could win a trip to Live Aqua Beach Resort Cancun!

You could win five nights in a Deluxe Ocean View Room at the adults-only Live Aqua Beach Resort Cancun for two, plus all-inclusive dining, two 50-minute massages at Feel Spa, VIP access, and roundtrip transfers to/from the airport.

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Travelocity’s "#RoamLocal" Instagram Sweepstakes Official Rules

No Purchase Necessary. A Purchase Will Not Increase Your Chances of Winning.

Information on how to enter, the prizes and rules for redeeming the prizes form part of the terms and conditions of entry for the Sweepstakes. Participation in the Sweepstakes is deemed acceptance of these “Official Rules” (“Official Rules”) and any other notices referenced herein.


The Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram (“Instagram”). You understand that you are providing your information to the Sponsor (defined below) and not to Instagram. The information you provide will only be used for the administration of this Sweepstakes and in accordance with the Sponsor’s privacy policy (see below). Instagram is hereby completely released of all liability by each entrant in this Sweepstakes. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Sweepstakes must be directed to the Sponsor and not to Instagram.

In these Official Rules, the term “you” refers to any person who enters, or who wishes to enter, the Sweepstakes.

1. Eligibility: Travelocity’s “#RoamLocal” Instagram Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia who are at least eighteen (18) years old or older at the time of entry, have an Instagram account and who otherwise meet the requirements set out in these Official Rules. Employees of Travelocity, Live Aqua Beach Resort Cancun (“Grupo Posadas”), US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Co., and each of their respective parent companies, owners, subsidiaries, affiliates, retailers, distributors, officers, directors, contractors, and advertising/promotion agencies, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of those employees are not eligible to enter or win.

2. Sponsor and Administrator: The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Travelocity.com/Travelscape, LLC c/o NRAI, 311 S. Division St., Carson, NV 89703 (“Sponsor”). The Sweepstakes is administrated by US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Co., 625 Panorama Trail, Suite 2100, Rochester, NY 14625 (“Administrator”).

3. Agreement to Official Rules: By entering, you indicate your full and unconditional agreement to (a) these Official Rules and (b) Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

4. Sweepstakes Period: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:01 am Central Time (“CT”) on Monday, October 29, 2018 and ends at 11:59 pm CT on Sunday, November 18, 2018 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). Sponsor’s computer is the official time-keeping device for the Sweepstakes.

5. How to Enter the Sweepstakes: Your Instagram profile must be set to “Public” in order for your entry to be eligible.

During the Sweepstakes Period, download the Travelocity app and take a photo with the gnome in a different location each week:


Tag @travelocity and use the hashtags #RoamLocal #Sweepstakes on Instagram to enter once per week.

Entries will not be acknowledged. There is a limit of one (1) entry per person, per week; a total of three (3) entries per person during the Sweepstakes Period. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same Instagram account. If you attempt to obtain more than one (1) entry per week, three (3) entries per Sweepstakes Period, by using multiple/different Instagram accounts, identities, registrations or logins, or through other methods, Sponsor may exclude you from participating in the Sweepstakes. When you enter, you are providing information to Sponsor. No purchase necessary.

By entering on Instagram, you agree that your Entry conforms to the Submission Requirements as defined below (“Submission Requirements”) and that Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may disqualify you from the Sweepstakes if it believes that your Entry fails to conform to the Submission Requirements. Entrants must have permission from all individuals that appear in the Entry (if any) to use their name and likeness in the Submission and to grant the rights set forth herein.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Standard text messaging, data and/or other rates apply to participants who submit a post via a wireless mobile device. Wireless service providers may charge for airtime and/or data in relation to each standard text message sent and received. Please contact your service provider for pricing and service plan information and rates before mobile device participation.

6. Submission Requirements: BY SUBMITTING AN ENTRY, YOU AGREE THAT THE ENTRY COMPLIES WITH ALL CONDITIONS STATED IN THESE RULES. THE RELEASED PARTIES WILL BEAR NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER REGARDING THE USE OF YOUR ENTRY. THE RELEASED PARTIES SHALL BE HELD HARMLESS BY YOU IN THE EVENT IT IS SUBSEQUENTLY DISCOVERED THAT YOU HAVE DEPARTED FROM OR NOT FULLY COMPLIED WITH ANY OF THESE RULES AND/OR THE INSTAGRAM RULES.

By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant hereby warrants and represents that any Entry he/she submits:
•    does not violate any law, statute, ordinance or regulation;
•    the account will need to be made public to see the specific hashtag; and
•    will not give rise to any claims whatsoever, including, without limitation, claims of infringement, invasion of privacy or publicity, or infringe on any rights and/or interests of any third party.

The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, at any time and for any reason to screen any Entry(ies). Any Entry that the Sponsor deems, in its sole and absolute discretion, to violate the terms and conditions set forth in these Rules is subject to disqualification.

7. Sponsor’s Rights to Submissions: By entering, you grant Sponsor, and their agents, licensees, and assigns an irrevocable, perpetual (non-exclusive) license and permission to reproduce, encode, store, copy, transmit, publish, post, broadcast, display, publicly perform, adapt, modify, create derivative works of, exhibit, and otherwise use your entry and all elements of such entry, including, without limitation, responses to the questions, as-is or as-edited (with or without using your name) in any media throughout the world, in perpetuity, for any purpose, without limitation, and without additional notification, review, compensation, or approval from you or any other party. You agree that the Sponsor may use the aggregate information collected from the competition for related research and marketing purposes. Participants warrant that their Mail-in Request is their own work.

8. Selection of Winner: On or about Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 10:00 AM ET at the Administrator’s office at 625 Panorama Trail, Suite 2100, Rochester, NY 14625, Administrator will conduct a random draw (“Draw”) from among all eligible Entries received to select one (1) potential Prize (defined below) winner. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible Entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.

9. Notification and Requirements of Potential Winner: Sponsor’s decisions are final and binding on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes.  A potential winner will be notified via direct message on Instagram and asked to provide their email and physical mailing address within 48 hours (the “Initial Notification”). Non-compliance will result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be notified. Within three (3) days of confirmation of the information received from a potential winner in response to Initial Notification, such potential winner will receive a second notification (the “Second Notification”) via email from the Administrator and will be required to sign and return, within seven (7) days of the Second Notification, an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Waiver, a W-9 form and where allowable, a Publicity Release (collectively, the “Releases”). These Releases will require the winner to furnish his/her Social Security Number for the sole purpose of tax reporting, as required by law. Guest of winner will also be required to sign a Guest Liability & Publicity Release. If the potential winner does not reply to the Initial Notification and the Second Notification with the required information and within the specified time period, he/she will be disqualified and an alternate potential winner may be selected in a separate random drawing. A prize is not transferable; no prize substitutions or cash alternatives are allowed except as may be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Except where prohibited, acceptance of a prize constitutes the winner’s consent that his/her name, likenesses, and/or biographical data may be used for advertising and promotional purposes without limitation and without additional notice, compensation, or consent. Only one (1) alternate entrant per prize will be contacted.

10. Prizes: One (1) potential winner will receive a trip for two (2) people to Cancun, Mexico. Prize includes: round trip economy class airfare on Sponsor’s choice of airline from the nearest commercial airport to winner’s home to Cancun, Mexico and five (5) nights at the Live Aqua Beach Resort in a Deluxe Ocean View room, all-inclusive dining, roundtrip transfers to/from airport to hotel, two (2) 50 Minute Relaxing Massages at Feel Spa (advance reservations required), VIP Access. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of prize: up to $4,000.00 USD, although the actual retail value may vary depending on the point of departure, travel itinerary, and costs of air transportation at the time of award. Any difference between stated value and actual value will not be awarded. 

The prize may only be redeemed by the winner himself/herself plus one (1) guest chosen by winner and the winner and his/her guest may be required to present personal identification documents at check in to prove their identity.

Travel must be booked at least sixty (60) days prior to travel and must take place by November 18, 2020 or the prize will be forfeited. The prize is subject to availability of flights and hotel accommodations on the winner’s preferred dates. Prize suppliers will work with winner to book travel. Travel is subject to certain terms and conditions as specified by prize providers. Air travel must be booked and issued at least sixty (60) days prior to departure. Advance reservation for hotel accommodations is required.

A major credit card will be required at check in to cover any incidental charges. No cancellation of reservation or transfer of reservation to another date after reservation has been made. 

Winner and his/her guest must travel together on the same itinerary and are responsible for obtaining any required necessary documentation (i.e., valid passport, visas, etc.) prior to travel. Guest must be of legal age of majority in his/her jurisdiction of residence (and at least 18) and must sign a liability/publicity release prior to issuance of travel documents. The prize is not transferable and cannot be redeemed for cash.

Blackout dates include: Christmas, New Year’s Eve and Easter holidays, and any other recognized US holidays. Travel restrictions may apply. Winner is responsible for paying any applicable federal, provincial, state, local, income and withholding taxes, if any, and any and all other costs and expenses not listed herein as being provided, including but not limited to: any transportation to or from the departure airport, luggage fees, hotel accommodations not identified above, activities other than those included in the prize description above, meals and beverages not included in the prize description above, hotel incidentals, souvenirs and gratuities. In the event that any tax withholding is required by law for a prize, each winner authorizes Sponsor to make the corresponding deduction. Air travel is: Non Endorsement, Non Changeable and Non Refundable. Any prize details not specified above will be determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion. Sponsor or prize providers will not be liable for any expenses incurred as a consequence of flight cancellations or delays. Sponsor or prize provider will not be liable for any airline and/or hotel fees incurred as a consequence of changing or cancelling flight and/or hotel reservations. Sponsor or prize provider will not replace any lost or stolen prizes or prize components. A winner may not transfer, assign or substitute a prize, or redeem a prize for cash, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute a prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value and the Prize cannot be used in conjunction with any other vouchers, offers or discounts. No reward miles will be awarded for travel on the Promotion prize flights or hotel stay. The Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the prize (or any portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value. Prizes are awarded “as is” without any warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. The prize is subject to and the winner must abide by the prize providers’ terms and conditions of booking, of carriage for the flights and of stay for the hotel.

11. General Conditions: In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Sweepstakes is impaired in any way, including, but not limited to fraud, virus, or other technical problem, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, either: (a) suspend the Sweepstakes to address the impairment and then resume the Sweepstakes in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules; or (b) award the prizes 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 who tampers with the operation of the Sweepstakes, violates these Official Rules, or acts in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to undermine the legitimate operation of the may be 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. Failure by Sponsor to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. Proof of sending any communication to Sponsor by mail shall not be deemed proof of receipt of that communication by Sponsor. In the event of a dispute as to the owner of an entry, the authorized account holder of the Instagram account used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant. The Sweepstakes is subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited.

12. Release and Limitations of Liability: By participating in the Sweepstakes, you agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, Administrator, each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, and their respective officers, directors, employees, and agents (the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of any prize, including, but not limited to: (a) unauthorized human intervention in the Sweepstakes; (b) technical errors related to computers, servers, providers, or telephone, or network lines; (c) any errors on the Instagram platform that may prevent an entrant from entering or receiving direct messages; (d) printing errors; (e) lost, late, postage-due, misdirected, or undeliverable mail; (f) errors in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; or (g) injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of any prize. You further agree that in any cause of action, the Released Parties’ liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Sweepstakes, and in no event shall the Released Parties be liable for attorney’s fees. You waive the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, compensatory, direct, or indirect damages.

13. Privacy and Publicity: Any information collected from the Sweepstakes shall be used only in a manner consistent with the consent given by the entrants at the time of entry, with these Official Rules, and with the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy found at http://www.travelocity.com/p/info-other/privacy-policy.htm. Each entrant expressly agrees to the use of his/her personal information for such purpose. The following information will be collected from each entrant for the purpose of administering the Sweepstakes and may also be used by Released Parties and their affiliates to contact the potential winners: entrant name, address and email address. The Released Parties will not sell, share or otherwise disclose information collected in any manner with third parties, other than those parties necessary to fulfill the above purposes, unless entrant has given his prior express consent to receive additional information from the Released Parties or a third party. Entrants have a right of access to, modification and withdrawal of their personal data. Entrants also have the right of opposition to the data collection, under certain circumstances, in accordance with applicable law. To exercise such right, an entrant may write to Travelocity, 5400 LBJ Freeway Suite 500 Dallas, Texas 75240 Attn: Privacy Team, (“Data Controller” and “Data Recipient”). The Released Parties will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that entrants’ personal information is treated securely and in accordance with Sponsor’s Privacy Policy and these Official Rules.

14. Disputes: You agree that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the State of Washington. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, your rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Washington, including its choice of laws provision.

15. Results: To request a winners list, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Administrator, Travelocity’s “#RoamLocal” Instagram Sweepstakes Winner Confirmation Request, PO Box 25466, Rochester, NY 14625-0466. Requests must be received within four (4) weeks of the end of the Entry Period.