AIG Travel Instagram Giveaway

Official Rules

AIG Travel Instagram Giveaway Official Rules



By participating in the AIG Travel Instagram Giveaway on April 22, 2019 (the “Giveaway”) taking place in connection with the Instagram username @TravelGuard (“Site”), each entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of AIG Travel (“Sponsor”), located at 2929 Allen Parkway, 14th floor, Houston, TX 77019, which shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor is responsible for the collection, submission or processing of entries and the overall administration of the Giveaway. Entrants should look solely to Sponsor with any questions, comments, or problems related to the Giveaway.

Eligibility: Open to legal residents of the United States who are physically located in contiguous United States or the District of Columbia who are of the legal age of majority in their jurisdiction of primary residence, usually a minimum of eighteen (18) years old but nineteen (19) or twenty-one (21) in some states. Proof of residency and age may be required. Sponsor, along with its clients and its and their advertising and promotion agencies, as well as each of their parent companies, and affiliates, and all of their respective sales representatives, members, officers, directors, employees and contractors (including participating bloggers) (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”), and members of all of their immediate families (defined as parent, sibling, spouse or child; whether biological, adopted, step or in-law) and/or persons living in the same household as such persons, are ineligible to enter the Giveaway or win a Prize. Void in all jurisdictions other than the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia, and where prohibited by law. All federal, state, and/or local laws, rules and regulations apply.

How to Enter: No purchase necessary to enter or win. A purchase will not improve your chance of winning. There will be a Giveaway post on the Site that begins at 8:00AM CST on April 22, 2019 and ends at 9:00PM CST on May 6, 2019 (the “Entry Period”). Sponsor’s clock shall be the official timekeeper for the Giveaway. To participate and enter this Giveaway, eligible entrants will required to have an Instagram account (an “Account”). If you don’t already have an Account, visit to create an Account. Anyone using an Account other than their own or multiple Accounts to enter will be disqualified. By submitting your information and creating an Account, you will be required to agree to the Instagram terms of service and privacy notice. If you do not agree on Instagram’s terms of service and privacy notice, you cannot create an Account or participate in this Giveaway. Once you have an Account, during the Entry Period you must: (i) LIKE the Giveaway post on the Site, (ii) tag two friends in the comments of the Giveaway post, and (iii) follow @TravelGuard and @CassiedePecol on Instagram. Successful completion of these steps by an eligible entrant shall result in an “Entry.” Three winners will be selected at random from those eligible entrants that submit an eligible Entry during the Entry Period (each, a “Winner”). There is no cost to view the Giveaway post or to leave a comment. Your participation will count as one (1) Entry. Limit one (1) Entry per Instagram username per day; multiple entries in a single day will not be accepted.

Entries with comments containing any of the following will be disqualified:(1) infringement of the intellectual property or other rights of a third party; (2) commercial, political, religious or third party advertising or messaging; (3) defamatory words or statements, including words or symbols that are unacceptably offensive to individuals on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation or membership in a socioeconomic group; (4) any lewd or sexually explicit suggestive content; (5) any content that promotes use of alcohol, tobacco, firearms/weapons, or any violent, unsafe or dangerous behavior, activities or situations; (6) threats to any person, place, business or group; (7) profanity or obscenity; (8) anything that would disparage or offend persons or organizations associated with Sponsor; (9) anything which incites, encourages or depicts dangerous conduct, stunts or tricks, or behavior or acts that are unsafe, wrongful or immoral; (9) inappropriate (for the context) bathroom talk; or (10) anything that violates federal, state or local laws and regulation.

In the event of a dispute as to the identity of the Winner, such Winner will be deemed to be the person whose name appears on the Instagram account associated with the above-described Instagram username at the time of Entry.

For purposes of this Giveaway, only Entries that are recorded through Instagram’s servers will be considered.

Sponsor is not responsible for any changes or unavailability of the Instagram service that may interfere with the Giveaway or ability of entrant to timely enter, receive notices or communicate with Sponsor via Instagram, in which case Sponsor, in its sole discretion may terminate or modify the Giveaway. It is Winner’s responsibility to set his/her Account to accept contacts by Sponsor and to timely check his/her Account for any Sponsor direct messages.

Entries that are lost, late, misdirected, illegible, incomplete, unreadable, damaged, destroyed, delayed, tampered with, incomprehensible, forged, mutilated, stolen, misdirected, inaccurate, unintelligible or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules will be disqualified. All Entries generated by a script, macro or other automated/repetitive electronic means will be disqualified and ineligible for the Giveaway.

Winner Selection: On May 8, 2019, three (3) Winners will be selected in a random drawing by Sponsor from among all eligible Entries received throughout the Entry Period. The random drawing will be conducted by Sponsor or its designated representatives, whose decisions are final. Odds of winning will vary depending on the number of eligible Entries received. Winners will be notified via Site’s mention of their accounts on Instagram in a post (the “Winner Notification”). Winners must follow directions specified by Sponsor in the Winner Notification within seventy-two (72) hours of the date/time the Winner Notification is sent in order to verify eligibility and provide address to which Prize will be sent if eligibility is verified. If Winner fails to respond to the Winner Notification as directed within time frame specified, or if a Winner Notification is returned as undeliverable, such Winner may be disqualified and Prize forfeited. Sponsor shall have no liability for any Winner Notification that is lost, intercepted or not received by a Winner for any reason. In Sponsor’s sole discretion, a selected Winner may be disqualified and required to forfeit his/her Prize(s) and an alternate Winner may be selected in accordance with these Official Rules from among the remaining eligible Entries if the selected Winner: (i) is unreachable as described above or if Winner Notification or Prize is returned as undeliverable; (ii) declines or cannot accept, receive or use the Prize for any reason; or (iii) fails to comply with these Official Rules. Unclaimed Prizes may not be awarded. No substitution or transfer of a Prize is permitted except by Sponsor.

One (1) Winner will receive a grand prize of $500 value, which includes: (i) a Cromwell Backpack (or another of comparable value); (ii) External battery charging pack; (iii) Expedition 196 book; ( iv) Rapha sunglasses (or another of comparable value); (v) Serengetee Gender Neutral Plane Cap (or another of comparable value); (vi) Eagle Creek "Pack-It" Organizers (or another of comparable value); (vii) Travel Foam Roller (standard size); (viii) Sleep Tea Traveler six (6) Tea Bags.
Two (2) Winners will receive a VISA gift card of $100 value (one gift card per Winner).

Prize Details: Only one (1) Prize per person and per household will be awarded. Prizes cannot be transferred, redeemed for cash or substituted by Winner. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to award a substitute Prize or portion of a Prize for one of equal or greater value if a Prize described in these Official Rules is unavailable or cannot be awarded, in whole or in part, for any reason. The approximate retail value (“ARV”) of a Prize represents Sponsor’s good faith determination. That determination is final and binding and cannot be appealed. If the actual value of a Prize turns out to be less than the stated ARV, the difference will not be awarded in cash. Sponsor makes no representation or warranty concerning the appearance, safety, or performance of any Prize awarded. Restrictions, conditions, and limitations may apply. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen Prize items. Prize will only be awarded and/or delivered to addresses within the contiguous United States. Prizes will be shipped within approximately six(6) to eight (8) weeks following verification of Winners. All federal, state and/or local taxes, fees, and surcharges are the sole responsibility of the Winner. Winner’s failure to comply with the Official Rules may result in forfeiture of the Prize, as determined in Sponsor’s sole discretion.

Privacy: All entrants acknowledge that if they are chosen as a Winner, certain of their personally identifying information may be disclosed to third parties at least as required by law, including, without limitation, names and mailing addresses on a Winner’s list. All personal information submitted as part of the Giveaway may be shared by and between the Promotion Entities, and each of the Promotion Entities will use such information in accordance with their respective independent online privacy policies.

General Conditions and Limitation of Liability:
By participating in the Giveaway, each entrant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects and cannot be appealed. By entering and/or accepting a Prize, each entrant/Winner agrees to Sponsor’s and other Promotion Entities’ use of his/her name, likeness and/or Instagram username/Entry for advertising, promotional and/or publicity purposes without any limitation and without further notice or compensation. By entering, each entrant agrees to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor, the other Promotion Entities, and each of their respective parent companies, affiliates, divisions, subsidiaries and advertising/promotion agencies involved in this Giveaway, and each of their respective employees, officers, shareholders, directors, representatives and agents from and against any claim, damages, and/or liabilities involving or arising out of: (i) late, lost, stolen, delayed, misdirected, mutilated, incomplete, unreadable, inaccurate, garbled or unintelligible submissions or notices; (ii) email, telephone system, facsimile, technical or computer malfunctions, lost connections or transmissions, disconnections or other errors of any kind whether mechanical, human, electronic or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Giveaway, including but not limited to, errors which may occur in connection with the administration of the Giveaway, technical problems with the Site or any other associated website, including but not limited to any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay of operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, Entries; (iii) data corruption, theft, destruction, unauthorized access to or alteration of Entry or other materials; (iv) any injuries, losses, costs, expenses or damages to person or property of any kind caused, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by the Prize or resulting from redemption, acceptance, possession, loss or misuse of any Prize from participating in the Giveaway or any Giveaway related activity (including, without limitation, any travel or activities related hereto); (v) inability to participate in the Giveaway; or (vi) any printing, typographical, human, administrative or technological errors in any material associated with the Giveaway.

In the event more Winner notifications are issued, or more winning Prize claims are received, than the number of Prizes set forth in these Official Rules due to computer, printing, human or other error or problem, a random drawing will take place from among all eligible Prize claims for the Prize(s) at issue to award the proper number of Prizes as set forth in these Official Rules. Inclusion in such drawing shall be each entrant’s sole and exclusive remedy under such circumstances. No more than the number of Prizes stated in these Official Rules will be awarded.

By entering the Giveaway, each entrant agrees that (i) any and all claim, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out of pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Giveaway, but in no event will attorneys’ fees be awarded or recoverable; and (ii) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain any award for (and each entrant hereby knowingly and expressly waives all rights to seek) punitive, incidental or consequential damages and/or any other damages, other than actual out of pocket expenses, and/or any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.

Neither Sponsor nor any other entity associated with this Giveaway are responsible for:
(i) lost, late, misdirected, illegible, incomplete, unreadable, damaged, destroyed, delayed, forged, tampered with, mutilated or stolen entries, or any other unsuccessful attempts at participating;
(ii) any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay of operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of,

(iii) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Giveawayor by any technical or human error, which may occur in the processing of submissions in the Giveaway;
(iv) any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of email or players on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or combination thereof, including injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in the Giveaway; or
(v) other errors of any kind whether mechanical, human, electronic or otherwise, or
(vi) any force majeure, including any action, regulation, equipment failure, terrorist acts, earthquake, war, fire, flood, unusually severe weather and similar.

If, for any reason, the Giveaway is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Giveaway, then Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Giveaway. Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, prohibit an entrant from participating in the Giveaway or winning a Prize if Sponsor determines entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Giveaway by cheating, hacking, deception or other unfair practices or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrant or any Sponsor representatives. In the event of cancelation, termination, modification or suspension of the Giveaway, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, perform the random drawing from among all eligible Entries received prior to or after such cancellation, suspension, or modification.

The interpretation of these Official Rules shall be governed by the laws of the State of Texas without regard to choice of law principles.

Winners’ List: For the names of the Winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to MMI Agency at 1712 Pease St, Houston, TX 77003 by May 31, 2019.