Television host Samantha Brown and AARP Member Advantages are ready to help you make the most of your summer.
Trip for 2 to Italy worth up to $10,000 including air transportation provided by Grand European Travel®†
Get 25% off vacation rentals in worldwide destinations* and enjoy the comforts of home while on vacation.
†No purchase necessary, Void where prohibited by law. Open to legal residents of the 50 U.S. & D.C. who are 21 years of age or older. Summer's Greetings Sweepstakes begins 9:00 a.m. on ET on 5/18/2016 & ends 3:00 p.m. ET on 7/13/2016. Sponsored by AARP Services, Inc. For Official Rules, click here.
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Promotion Period: The Summer’s Greetings Sweepstakes (the “Promotion”) begins at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on May 18, 2016 and ends at 3:00 p.m. ET on July 13, 2016 (the “Promotion Period”).
Eligibility: Open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, 21 years of age or older as of date of Game Play/Sweepstakes Entry (defined below). Employees of AARP Services, Inc. (“Sponsor”), Don Jagoda Associates, Inc., and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, suppliers, distributors and advertising, promotional and judging agencies (collectively “Sponsor and its Administrators”) and the immediate family members of each, are not eligible to participate or win. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.
How to Enter/Play: During the Promotion Period, you may enter by visiting www.SummersGreetings.com (the “Site”), where you will be directed to complete all required registration information. Upon completion of your registration, you may play the Memory Match Game by clicking to turn over the images one pair at a time to match the pieces together in an attempt to win a prize instantly (the “Game Play”) and subsequently receive one (1) entry into the Grand Prize sweepstakes drawing (the “Sweepstakes Entry”). If you are determined an Instant Winner, you will be notified on-screen. The person submitting the Game Play/Sweepstakes Entry will be deemed the entrant (the “Entrant”). All Game Plays/Sweepstakes Entries must be received by 3:00 p.m. ET on July 13, 2016. Participation is subject to disqualification of all Sweepstakes Entries/Game Plays if multiple accounts are used by the same person. All Game Plays/Sweepstakes Entries become property of the Sponsor.
If you are determined an Instant Winner, your prize will be mailed to you within 8 weeks after the conclusion of the Promotion.
Sweepstakes Entry/Game Play is limited to a maximum of one (1) Game Play/Sweepstakes Entry per person per day. By participating in the Promotion, each Entrant gives his/her express permission to be contacted by Sponsor and/or its representatives for Promotion administration purposes.
To Enter the Sweepstakes Only via Direct Mail: During the Promotion Period, if you are a recipient of the Promotion mailing, you may receive one (1) Sweepstakes Entry only by completing the entry form included with the Direct Mail and sending it to the address indicated. You will receive one (1) Entry into the random drawing for each qualifying mail-in Sweepstakes Entry you submit in accordance with these instructions. Limit one (1) Sweepstakes Entry per hand-addressed stamped envelope. All mail-in Sweepstakes Entries must be handwritten and mail-in Sweepstakes Entries must be postmarked by July 13, 2016 and received by July 20, 2016 to be eligible. All mail-in Sweepstakes Entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor and none will be acknowledged or returned. Proof of sending or submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, illegible, misdirected or postage-due mail-in Sweepstakes Entries, which will be disqualified. All mail-in Sweepstakes Entries must be complete to be eligible. By entering via Direct Mail, you understand that you will automatically receive an email from AARPMemberAdvantages.com. By entering via Direct Mail, you will not receive a Game Play.
Sweepstakes Random Drawing: One (1) potential Sweepstakes Grand Prize winner will be selected in a random drawing on or about July 22, 2016, from among all eligible Sweepstakes Entries received. The random drawing will be conducted by the Administrator, an independent judging organization whose decisions are final on all matters relating to the Promotion. The approximate odds of winning the Sweepstakes Grand Prize are 1:550,000. The actual odds of winning the Sweepstakes Grand Prize will depend on the number of eligible Sweepstakes Entries received. Subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules, the potential Grand Prize winner shall be declared the official winner of the Promotion (“Grand Prize Winner”).
Sweepstakes Prize and Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): Grand Prize (1): A 14-day/13-night “Best of Italy” trip for two (2) on a guided tour of Rome, Venice, and Florence, Italy. Trip includes round trip economy class air transportation from the major airport nearest the winner’s home to Italy, thirteen (13) nights’ hotel accommodations (one room, double occupancy) and Grand European Travel’s exclusive Travel Protection Plan for two (2) (ARV: up to $10,000). Actual retail value of Grand Prize trip may vary due to winner’s residence and fares at time of travel. Grand European Travel is the prize provider for the Grand Prize. Trip must be taken on dates specified by Sponsor between July 13, 2016 and June 30, 2017 or Grand Prize will be forfeited. Departure dates are subject to availability and will be determined by Grand European Travel. Itinerary is subject to change. International air transportation is available to book 330 days or less prior to departure. Gratuities, optional excursions and some meals unless noted are not included. Grand Prize is not transferable and not combinable with any promotional discounts or offers. All prize components are subject to availability, and Sponsor reserves the right to change any component in its sole discretion if such component is unavailable. Grand Prize Winner is responsible for all expenses associated with the trip not expressly provided for above, including, without limitation, additional transportation, additional meals, tips, taxes, entertainment, telephone calls, and incidentals. Airline carrier's regulations and conditions apply. Trip may not be combined with any other offer and travel may not qualify for frequent flyer miles. Winner and travel companion must travel together on the same itinerary. Travel companion of Grand Prize Winner must be 21 years of age or older at time of travel or Grand Prize Winner must be the parent/legal guardian of the travel companion. Travel companion of the Grand Prize Winner (or Grand Prize Winner on behalf of travel companion if travel companion is a minor and winner’s child/charge) will be required to execute a Release of Liability and Publicity Release prior to travel. Grand Prize winner and travel companion must possess valid travel documents (i.e., valid photo ID, passport, etc.) in order to travel, and failure to obtain such documents shall result in forfeiture of the Grand Prize. Accommodations and flights are subject to availability and shall be booked by Grand European Travel in their sole discretion. Certain restrictions and blackout dates may apply. Seat selection and timing of trip subject to availability and confirmation of reservations. No substitution, cash redemption, transfer of prizes, refunds or credits for changes by the Grand Prize Winner are allowed. Taxes, as applicable, related to the prize are the responsibility of the Grand Prize Winner. The Grand Prize Winner will be issued a 1099 tax form for the actual value of the Grand Prize. In the event the winner or his/her travel companion engage in behavior that (as determined by Sponsor in Sponsor’s sole discretion) is inappropriate or threatening, illegal or that is intended to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, Sponsor reserves the right to terminate the trip early, in whole or in part, and send the winner and his/her travel companion home with no further compensation to the Grand Prize Winner.
Instant Win Prizes, Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) and Approximate Odds of Winning (“Odds”):
|Instant Win Prize||Quantity||ARV||Odds|
|A Sponsor-selected AARP branded activity tracker||50||$60||1:7,000|
|A Sponsor-selected digital camera||50||$150||1:7,000|
|A Sponsor-selected AARP branded stainless steel travel mug||75||$20||1:4,700|
|A Sponsor-selected AARP branded travel duffel bag||75||$20||1:4,700|
|A Sponsor-selected AARP branded picture frame||75||$20||1:4,700|
Unclaimed instant win prizes will not be awarded. No substitution or transfer of prize permitted except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor who reserves the right to substitute prize of equal or greater value in the event the prize is unavailable. Limit one (1) Instant Win Prize per person/email address during the Promotion Period.
Verification: All winners are subject to verification of eligibility. All material submitted becomes the sole property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. If, due to an error of any kind, more winning names are determined as instant winners, or more instant win prizes are claimed than are intended to be awarded according to Rule #6, the intended instant win prizes will be awarded in a random drawing from among all verified instant win prize claims received. In no event will the Sponsor be obligated to award more than the stated number of prizes. Use of automated Game Play/Sweepstakes Entry devices or programs is prohibited. The Sponsor and its agencies assume no responsibility for any injury or damage to Entrants’ or to any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from entering or downloading materials or software in connection with the Promotion.
General Rules: Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor and its Administrators (except as specifically provided with the Sweepstakes Grand Prize). Prizes are nontransferable and no substitutions are allowed except by the Sponsor, who reserves the right to award a prize of equal or greater value if advertised prize is unavailable for any reason. Winners are responsible for applicable federal, state and local taxes (if any). Potential Sweepstakes Grand Prize Winner will be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, liability/publicity release (where legal), within seven (7) days of notification attempt (including weekends and/or holidays) or prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected (for Sweepstakes Grand Prize only) randomly from among all eligible Sweepstakes Entries received. Return of prize or prize notification as undeliverable, or a decline of the prize for any reason, will result in disqualification and selection of alternate winner (for Sweepstakes Grand Prize only) by random drawing from among all remaining eligible Sweepstakes Entries received. By participating in the Promotion, Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges. Sponsor and its Administrators are not responsible for delays, lost, misdirected, mutilated, illegible, postage due, or late Game Plays/Sweepstakes Entries, technical, hardware, software or telephone malfunctions of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, incomplete, inaccurate, garbled or delayed electronic communications caused by the user or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Promotion or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the Direct Mail pieces/instant win Game Plays/Sweepstakes Entries or emails in the Promotion. The Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual that tampers or attempts to tamper with the instant win Game Play/Sweepstakes Entry process or the operation of the Promotion; violates these Official Rules; or acts in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Game Plays/Sweepstakes Entries generated by script or bot are not eligible. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of an Entrant, the authorized account holder of the email address used to enter (or included on Sweepstakes Entry), if applicable, will be deemed to be the Entrant. “Authorized account holder” of an email address is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet Access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, modify or suspend the online portion of the Promotion if it is not capable of running as planned, including, but not limited to, infection by computer virus, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other problems beyond the control of the Sponsor and award all Instant Win Prizes claimed from among all eligible Game Plays received prior to cancellation and conduct the Sweepstakes random drawing from among all eligible Sweepstakes Entries received/postmarked prior to cancellation. In the event of cancellation, all Instant Win Prize winners determined up to that time will be awarded their prizes and Grand Prize winner will be awarded in a random drawing from among all eligible Sweepstakes Entries received/postmarked prior to cancellation. Sponsor and its Administrators and each of their respective affiliates, officers, directors, agents, and employees will have no liability or responsibility for any claim arising in connection with participation in the Promotion or any prize. By participating in the Promotion, Entrants and winners agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor and its Administrators, their subsidiaries, affiliates, divisions, principals, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors, from any and all liability, for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost or expense whatsoever, including without limitation, property damage, personal injury (including emotional distress), and/or death, which may occur in connection with preparation for, or participation in, the Promotion, or possession, acceptance and/or use or misuse of the prize or participation in any Promotion-related or prize-related activity and for any claims or causes of action based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy and prize delivery. Winners assume all liability for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, including death, by participation in the Promotion or use or redemption of any prize. By participating in the Promotion, Entrants and winners certify that they have complied with all Promotion rules and requirements Acceptance of any prize constitutes permission for Sponsor and its Administrators to use winners’ names and likenesses worldwide in perpetuity for promotional purposes without further compensation, notice or permission except where prohibited by law in any and all media formats now known or hereafter devised. Sponsor and its Administrators are not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the Promotion materials or the offering or announcement of the prizes. As a condition of entering the Promotion, Entrant agrees that: 1) under no circumstance will Entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and Entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential or any other damages, other than for out-of-pocket expenses; 2) all causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion or the prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and 3) any and all claims, judgments, and award shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event, attorneys’ fees. The Promotion and the Official Rules shall be exclusively governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the District of Columbia, without regard to conflicts of law provisions.
Winners List: For the names of winners of prizes valued at over $25, available after August 24, 2016, send a self-addressed stamped envelope no later than September 24, 2016, to: Summer’s Greetings Sweepstakes Winners, 100 Marcus Drive, Melville NY 11747, Attention: AW.
Direct Mail Opt-Out: If you would like to be removed from future sweepstakes mailing lists, please write to: 100 Marcus Drive (Dept. AW), Melville, NY. Please include your full name, address and telephone number. It may take up to 60 days to process your request.
Sponsor/Administrator: The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is AARP Services, Inc., 650 F Street NW, Washington DC 20004. The Administrator of the Promotion is Don Jagoda Associates, Inc., 100 Marcus Drive, Melville, NY 11747.
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