Giveaway Terms and Conditions
Amtrak Downeaster Holiday Giveaway
- NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
- SPONSOR: The sponsor of the Sweepstakes is Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority (NNEPRA) Amtrak Downeaster, 75 West Commercial St, Suite #104, Portland, ME 04101.
- SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: The Sweepstakes begins on November 27, 2023 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“EST”) and ends on December 11, 2023 at 11:59 p.m.
- ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open only to residents of Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts, US., who are 18 years of age or older as of their time of entry. Employees, including their family (parents, children, siblings, spouse) and members of their household (whether or not related), of Sponsor and its subsidiaries, affiliates, parent companies, distributors, divisions, agencies or of any related entity, including any consultants to Sponsor, are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes entrant's full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor's decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth in these Official Rules.
- PRIZE: One (1) winner will receive two (2) round-trip Downeaster tickets, a swag pack (includes branded Amtrak Downeaster merchandise), and a $200 Visa Gift Card. The Prize cannot be redeemed for cash and may not be substituted or transferred by the winner. WINNER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR REPORTING AND PAYING ANY AND ALL INCOME, SALES OR EXCISE TAXES THAT MAY APPLY TO ACCEPTING A PRIZE; SPONSOR IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR AND WILL NOT PAY ANY SUCH TAXES.
- ODDS: The odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received.
- WINNER SELECTION: The winner will be determined by random selection conducted by the Sponsor among all eligible entries by December 15, 2023. All results of the selections are final and binding, subject to these Official Rules. In the event a winning entry is discovered to be invalid for any reason whatsoever or the person who submitted the winning entry fails to comply with these Official Rules prior to delivery of the prize, the prize may be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner. If by reason of a printing, computer or other error, more prizes are claimed than the number set forth in these Official Rules, all persons making purportedly valid claims will be included in a computerized random selection to award the advertised number of prizes available. No more than the advertised number of prizes will be awarded.
- NOTICE TO WINNER: Attempts to notify potential winners will be made using the Instagram, Facebook, or email address provided at entry. Sponsor is not responsible for other communication problems of any kind. Sponsor will message you directly from the official Amtrak Downeaster account/email address. Sponsor is not responsible for any fraudulent activity, scams, or spam attempts that may try to deceive you into believing you have won. If, despite reasonable efforts, a potential winner does not respond within 48 hours of the first notification attempt (or such shorter time as exigencies may require), or if the prize or prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable to such potential winner, such potential winner will forfeit his or her prize and an alternate winner may be selected.
- SHIPPING: The giveaway winner will have their prize mailed to the address they provide to the Sponsor after being selected as the winner.
- EXCLUSION OF VISA PRODUCTS AND TERMS: This Sweepstakes is not affiliated with, endorsed, or sponsored by Visa. Any references to Visa products or terms are for informational purposes only and do not imply any endorsement or partnership with Visa. The Sponsor is not responsible for any issues or difficulties that may arise with the functionality or acceptance of the Visa Gift Card. Any concerns or problems related to the Visa Gift Card should be directed to the card issuer, as the Sponsor does not have control over its operation or usage.
- LIMITATION OF LIABILITY; DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES: Sponsor is not responsible for telecommunications, network, electronic, technical or computer failures of any kind, including any which may affect your entry or the Sweepstakes. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, stolen, misdirected, mutilated, late or illegible entries. Entries not in compliance with these Official Rules are disqualified. Sponsor shall have the absolute right to determine if an entry is in compliance with these Official Rules without notice to the person attempting to enter.