Wedding & Engagement Survey Sweepstakes Official Rules

Bridal Guide 2016 Wedding & Engagement Survey Sweepstakes Official Rules (no purchase necessary). Sponsored by Bridal Guide, New York, NY. Entries must be received by July 18, 2016.

1. The sweepstakes is open to any legal resident of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who is 18 years or older except where prohibited by law. Employees of Bridal Guide, RFP Corp., Thompson Playa del Carmen, Denby and any and all subsidiaries and their corporate suppliers are not eligible. SWEEPSTAKES VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW. All federal, state and local laws apply. Entrants agree to publication and/or display of his/her names, addresses (limited to city and state), likenesses, voices and/or photographs, where lawful, at the discretion of the Sponsors, without further compensation. Participants are subject to official rules.

2. The Sweepstakes runs from 12:01 PM Eastern Time on May 3, 2016 through 11:59 AM Eastern Time on July 18, 2016. Enter online at, or send a postcard with your name, address, e-mail, phone number and wedding date to Bridal Guide 2016 Wedding & Engagement Survey Sweepstakes, 228 East 45th Street, New York, NY 10017. All entries become the property of the Sponsor, who assumes no liability for late, misdirected, lost, damaged, and incomplete entries, including by reason of hardware, software, browser, or network failure, malfunction, congestion, or incompatibility at Sponsor's servers or elsewhere, all of which will not be eligible. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process or the operation of the web site.

3. Grand Prize (one awarded): One 7-night stay at Thompson Playa del Carmen in Mexico in a King Terrace Guestroom, round trip airport transfer, breakfast for two daily in C Grille, Cinco, or In-room dining, romantic welcome amenity. Total ARV is $4,460. First Prize (one awarded): Denby Natural Canvas Tea Story Set including: 1 Teapot, 1 Cafetiere, 1 Small Jug/Creamer, 1 Sugar Bowl/Ramekin, 4 Large Mugs. Total ARV is $538. Total ARV for all prizes $4,998.

4. The winners will be selected in a random drawing on or about August 8, 2016, under the supervision of Bridal Guide magazine, the judges of the sweepstakes, whose decision will be final. By accepting the prize, winner agrees to release Bridal Guide, RFP Corp., Thompson Playa del Carmen, Denby and participating affiliates, agents and employees from any and all liability, claims, injuries, actions or proceedings arising out of and/or sustained in connection with use, acceptance or possession of prize. Potential winners will be notified by email and/or by certified mail and/or by phone, at the Sponsor’s discretion. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, does not respond within 5 days from the date the Sponsor first tries to notify him/her, and/or the prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, such potential winner forfeits all rights to win the Sweepstakes or receive the prize, and an alternate potential winner may be selected. Potential winners may also be required to sign and return Bridal Guide’s Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability within 14 days of notification, or prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be chosen. Return of prize notification as undeliverable will result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected. If the prize is not claimed or is returned as undeliverable, then winner’s right to the prize shall be forfeited and the prize award will be void and an alternate winner may be selected .A copy of the Bridal Guide Affidavit of Eligibility may be obtained by sending a stamped, self-addressed envelope (VT residents may omit return postage), to Affidavit of Eligibility, Bridal Guide 2016 Wedding & Engagement Survey Sweepstakes, 228 East 45th Street, New York, NY 10017. The number of eligible entries received will determine odds of winning. Limit one prize per family or household. If through a printing, production or other error more than one winner is notified for a prize, one winner will be selected in a random drawing from among those notified. Bridal Guide makes no warranties with regard to prizes. Prizes are non-extendable, nontransferable by winner, have no cash value, cannot be redeemed for cash, and may not be combined with any other offers, discounts or promotions. There are no substitutions for the prizes, except at the sole discretion of the sponsor. Bridal Guide reserves the right to substitute brand, make and model of products promoted. Bridal Guide also reserves the right to withdraw prizes for any reason. Prizes will be awarded provided a sufficient number of eligible entries are received.

5. Grand Prize winner will be responsible for the following: Roundtrip airfare, airport transfers, airport taxes, any and all local, state and/or federal taxes, ground transportation, food and beverages, golf, spa services, tours, gratuities and any expenses not specified as part of the prize. Amendments to confirmed travel arrangements may result in forfeiture of trip or administrative fees. Winner will be issued an IRS 1099 form for prizes valued over $600.

6. Travel redemption dates are November 1, 2016 – November 1, 2018. Winner will be issued a prize certificate with instructions for trip redemption. Certificate, in whole or in part, used or unused portions, is non-transferable, non-exchangeable, non-refundable, and cannot be redeemed for cash. Facilities and services are subject to change without notice. Extensions of validity dates are not possible under any circumstances. Certificate will not be replaced if lost or stolen. Package inclusions may be subject to change. Accommodations are based on availability at time of booking and are subject to blackout dates, which include but may not be limited to December 20 – 31, 2016 and December 20 – 31, 2017.

7. All applicants’ names will be added to the Bridal Guide, Thompson Playa del Carmen, and Denby mailing lists.

8. Only the winners will be notified. The names of the winners may be obtained by sending a stamped, self-addressed envelope after August 6, 2016 but before October 31, 2016 (VT residents may omit return postage) to: Bridal Guide 2016 Wedding & Engagement Survey Sweepstakes, Re: Winners, 228 East 45th Street, New York, NY 10017.

I have read these rules and agree to abide by them as a participant and/or winner in the Bridal Guide 2016 Wedding & Engagement Survey Sweepstakes. My electronic entry serves as my signature.