Vrbo Rental Voucher Giveaway (the “Contest”) - Official Rules


Participation in the Contest constitutes full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent on fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. The “Sponsor” of the Contest is HomeAway.com, Inc. DBA Vrbo located at 11920 Alterra Pkwy, Austin, TX 78758.

WHO MAY ENTER: You may enter the Contest if (A) you are a legal resident of the fifty (50) United States, The District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico and (B) you are at least twenty-one (21) years of age or older at time of entry (Each an “Entrant”). Void in overseas U.S. territories, possessions, commonwealths and military installations (except Puerto Rico where this Contest is valid). Void where prohibited, licensed, restricted or taxed. Employees of Sponsor and its parent company and affiliates, as well as their immediate family members (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee, are not eligible. The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.

ENTRY PERIOD: The Entry Period begins at 12:00 p.m. Central Standard Time April 2, 2021 and ends at 11:59 p.m. Central Standard Time March April 8, 2021. The winners will be contacted on or around April 9, 2021.

HOW TO ENTER: To enter the Contest Entrants must “like” and comment on Vrbo’s (@Vrbo) most recent Instagram “Giveaway” post tagging a friend (each an “Entry”). Entrants must follow both @Chelsea.Jean and @vrbo to enter.

By entering the Contest, each Entrant consents to Sponsor’s and prize providers’ use of their name, phone number, street address, contributed content and e-mail address for all legitimate business purposes in perpetuity including advertising and promotional activities without additional compensation unless prohibited by law.

Subject to Sponsor’s sole discretion, any photograph or content that incorporates elements that are lewd, offensive, vulgar, sexual in nature, involve nudity, defamatory, infringing, or otherwise considered illegal shall be removed from the Pages and disqualified from the Contest.

Sponsor is not responsible for any failure of the Page during the Entry Period including any technical malfunction of any computer, on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or review to be received on account of traffic congestion on the internet or on Facebook, or any combination thereof including any injury or damage to an Entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from downloading any material related to the Contest, all of which may affect a person’s ability to participate in the Contest.

ODDS OF WINNING: Odds of winning are based on eligible number of Entries received.

HOW TO WIN: There will be one (1) winner. The winner will be randomly selected from among the Entries received in a drawing to be held on April 9, 2021.

PRIZES: The winner will receive a voucher of $1000USD towards a Vrbo vacation rental and/or other travel expenses in the form of a Visa gift card from giftcards.com.

Only the prize specified above will be awarded. Prize does not include transportation. The prize is non-transferable, with no cash redemption or equivalent. Sponsor expressly disclaims any responsibility or liability for injury or loss to any person or property relating to the delivery and/or subsequent use of the prize awarded. Sponsor is not responsible for loss of tickets and will not replace a lost prize. Sponsor makes no representation or warranties concerning the prize awarded. All expenses and incidental costs not expressly stated in the package description above, including but not limited to, taxes or other expenses are the responsibility solely of winner.

CLAIMING PRIZE: Only a properly-claimed prize will be awarded. As a condition of winning a prize, the winner must complete any applicable forms required by Sponsor or a taxing authority within five (5) business days of receipt of prize notification.

If any correspondence sent by the Sponsor or any prize sent by the Sponsor is returned as undeliverable, the corresponding prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate winner. If a winner does not respond within ten (10) hours after the Sponsor’s first attempt to contact him or her, the corresponding prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate winner. The winner must meet the eligibility requirements set forth in these Official Rules. Should a winner make any false statement(s) in any document, on the Page, or during the entry process the winner will be required to promptly return to Sponsor his or her prize. An unclaimed prize may be awarded in a random drawing to be held as necessary. In the event there is a dispute of a winner’s identity, the prize will be awarded to the established authorized Instagram account holder. A winner may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that such winner is the authorized Instagram account holder. Sponsor may determine, in its sole discretion, whether the proof provided is sufficient. An email can be sent to learnwithus@homeaway.com to learn the identity of the Contest winner.

PRIVACY: Please review the Sponsor’s privacy policy at https://www.vrbo.com/info/about-us/legal/privacy-policy. By participating in the Contest you hereby agree to Sponsor’s collection and usage of your personal information as permitted by Sponsor’s privacy policy and acknowledge that you have read and accept Sponsor’s privacy policy.

REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES. By entering the Contest, you explicitly affirm, represent and warrant that (i) you have all legal right, title, and interest to the photographs uploaded on the Pages and the content used to describe the photographs and that, if a minor is present in a photograph, that the Entrant is the minor’s(‘) parent or guardian and grants consent to use the photograph in the manner described in the license granted herein and (ii) the Entry is your sole and original work and you have not copied or plagiarized the content or the concept from other material. You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Sponsor from any claims made by a third party for your breach of these Representations and Warranties.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: By participating in the Contest, including accepting a prize, Entrants agree to release, hold harmless and agree not to institute any claim against Sponsor and its parent company, affiliates, subsidiaries and their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, and representatives (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any and all liability whatsoever for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising from or in connection with, either directly or indirectly, the awarding (including the determination of authorized account holders), acceptance, receipt, possession, use and/or misuse of any prize awarded herein. Upon delivery of a prize to a winner, Sponsor will be deemed to have awarded the prize to such winner with winner assuming full responsibility for the prize.

Released Parties are not responsible for any technical, hardware, software, telephone or other communications malfunctions, errors or failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, Facebook, website, internet, or ISP availability, unauthorized human intervention, traffic congestion, incomplete or inaccurate capture of entry information (regardless of cause) or failed, incomplete garbled, jumbled or delayed computer transmissions which may limit one’s ability to enter the Contest, including any injury or damage to your or any other person’s computer relating or resulting from participating in the Contest or downloading any materials in these Contest. Under no circumstances will Entrants be permitted to obtain awards for any action or claim related to this Contest, and Entrants hereby waive all rights to claim punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys’ fees, in relation thereto and Entrants further waive all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

MISCELLANEOUS CONDITIONS: If the Contest cannot be conducted as planned, for any reason, including, without limitation, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest and select a winner from among the eligible entries prior to the cancellation. Persons found tampering with or abusing any aspect of this Contest, or whom Sponsor believes to be causing malfunction, error, disruption or damage will be disqualified. Sponsor reserves the right to correct any typographical, printing, computer programming or operator errors. The Sponsor's failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

CHOICE OF LAW: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of Entrants and Sponsor in connection with this Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the substantive laws of the State of Texas, without regard to its conflict of laws rules. Any action relating to this Contest shall be initiated only in the state and federal courts located in Travis County, Texas (USA).