SAN Luxury Getaway Sweepstakes Rules

OFFICIAL RULES –2017 Spring in Your Step Sweepstakes

The following promotion is intended for viewing in the United States only (including its territories, possessions, and commonwealths) and will be construed and evaluated according to United States laws. Do not proceed on this site if you are not a legal U.S. resident, 18 years or older, and accessing this site in the United States, its territories, possessions, or commonwealths. The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority (“Authority” or “Sponsor”) is sponsoring a 2017 Spring in Your Step Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”). Individuals enter the Sweepstakes through a “Sweepstakes” tab on San Diego International Airport’s Facebook page or by clicking links that have been posted on the Authority’s social media platforms.


Void where prohibited. Individuals will have one opportunity to win one grand prize. Individuals who submit an entry are referred to herein as “Entrant.” By submitting an entry, you agree to be bound by the following Official Rules:

Making a purchase or contribution is not a requirement to enter the Sweepstakes nor will it necessarily improve an Entrant’s chance of winning.

Entry Periods: You may enter the Sweepstake beginning at 9 a.m. Pacific Time (“PT”) on March 20, 2017 until 5 p.m. PT on April 15, 2017 (the “Promotion Period”). Any entry received before or after the Promotion Period will not be eligible to win a prize. Sponsor’s computer is the official time-keeping device for the Sweepstakes.

Eligibility Requirements:

To be eligible for entry in the Sweepstakes, individuals must:

1. Be legal residents of the County of San Diego;

2. Be eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry;

3. The following individuals are NOT eligible to participate in or receive a prize from the Sweepstakes: employees, officers, directors, immediate family members (spouse, significant other, parent, child, sibling or their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside, or member of the same household, whether or not related) of the Authority or any airport tenant, contractor, service provider or other entity contracting with the Authority.

How to Enter:


Method One: visit and click the “Sweepstakes” tab on the left hand side of the page under the word: “Home.” This will take you to the online entry form. Complete the online entry form in its entirety and click submit for one (1) entry (the “Entry”). Method Two: Click on the direct link to the Sweepstakes as posted on the Authority’s Twitter, Instagram or Facebook pages (referred to herein as “Social Media Platforms”) and complete the online entry form in its entirety and click submit for one (1) entry (the “Entry”).

This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. Becoming a fan of the San Diego International Airport’s page on Facebook does not constitute an entry into the Sweepstakes.

Sponsor shall not verify receipt of Entries. If Entrant is selected as a prospective winner, Entrant will be required to execute and return releases and additional documentation supplied by Sponsor in accordance with Sponsor’s instructions or such prospective finalist will be disqualified. Incomplete and/or late submissions are not valid entries.

Entries that are created and received within the above-mentioned guidelines shall collectively be referred to herein as the “Eligible Entries.”

Entrants may enter once throughout the Sweepstakes Period. Multiple participants are not permitted to share the same e-mail address. Any use of robotic, repetitive, automatic, programmed or similar entry methods or agents (including, but not limited to, promotion entry services) will void all entries by that Entrant. In the event of a dispute as to any online entry, the authorized account holder of the e-mail address used to enter will be deemed to be the Entrant. The "authorized account holder" is the natural person assigned an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. Potential winners may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holders.

The Sponsor is not responsible for Entries that are not received for any reason, or for Entries that are received, but are not decipherable for any reason. The Sponsor will automatically disqualify: (1) any Entry submission from a non-eligible individual; (2) an incomplete or illegible or non-responsive Entry; and (3) any Entries received in excess of the Entry limit described herein.

For persons needing special assistance, please contact the Airport Authority’s Marketing Department at (619) 400-2871. You can also email questions to


There will be one Sweepstakes Grand Prize winner (“Grand Prize Winner”).

Grand Prize: One (1) Grand Prize Winner will have the opportunity to receive the following (all amounts in U.S. dollars):

  1. A voucher for (1) round-trip flight for two (2) individuals in the Main Cabin (Economy Class) good for domestic travel anywhere Virgin America flies in the domestic U.S. as further specified below. Value of voucher not to exceed $1,500. The redemption of the voucher is subject to the following terms and conditions from Virgin America:

    This offer ends at 11:59 p.m. PT on December 14, 2017. This offer is valid only for nonstop or connecting travel within the domestic U.S.; offer is not valid for any international or multi-city itineraries. One time-use promo code is valid for non-refundable Main Cabin (Economy Class) Virgin America airline tickets only. Travel must occur before December 14, 2017. Blackout dates include the following: 1/13/17, 1/16/17, 2/17/17, 2/20/17, 3/16/17-4/2/17, 4/7/17-4/16/17, 5/26/17, 5/29/17, 6/30/17, 7/1/17-7/4/17, 9/1/17, 9/4/17, 10/6/17, 10/9/17, 11/10/17, 11/13/17, 11/16/17-11/28/17, 12/15/17-12/31/17. Tickets require 21-day advance purchase. Promo code may be used only towards newly booked travel and may not be applied to prior bookings. Promo code discount will be deducted off of base fare. Base fares do not include Passenger Facility Charges of up to $9 each way, September 11th Security Fees of up to $5.60 each way, and a Federal Segment Tax of $4.00 per domestic segment. A segment is a takeoff and landing. Promo code may not be redeemed for cash. Promo code may only be used for bookings made on and is only valid on itineraries of 2 or less guests. Offer is not transferable and cannot be combined with any other offers. Seats are limited, subject to availability, and may not be available on all flights. If travel is changed or cancelled, promo code discount will become invalid. Changes or cancellations can be made for a fee through all channels, plus any increase in fare, if applicable. Tickets purchased through Virgin America’s reservation call center will cost an additional $20 per itinerary guest; this amount is non-refundable if travel is changed or cancelled. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly or partially used ticket. Fares, routes, fees and schedules are subject to change without notice;
  2. One (1) gift card in the amount of $800.00;
  3. One (1) voucher worth $120, for redemption towards a maximum of 72 consecutive hours of parking in San Diego International Airport’s valet parking lot. Any additional costs incurred for parking will be at the Grand Prize Winner’s expense;
  4. Five hundred (500) SAN Shopping Dollars, worth the equivalent of $500, for redemption towards a shopping spree in the San Diego International Airport. SAN Shopping Dollars are redeemable only at San Diego International Airport retail shops and must be spent in the period just prior to travel or upon immediate return; and
  5. One hundred (100) SAN Dining Dollars, worth the equivalent of $100, for redemption towards a meal in the San Diego International Airport. SAN Dining Dollars are redeemable only at San Diego International Airport restaurants and must be spent in the period just prior to travel or upon immediate return.

The Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of the Grand Prize (excluding taxes/fees): $3,020.

Use of Grand Prize voucher/SAN Dollars are restricted to the Grand Prize Winner and are non-transferable. Validity cannot be extended. Voucher/SAN Dollars cannot be redeemed for cash. No payout of voucher/SAN Dollars possible. The Grand Prize Winner will be responsible for taxes and fees, and may be required to complete and submit to the Sponsor an IRS W-9 tax form before receiving the Grand Prize.

No refund or compensation will be made by Sponsor in the event of the cancellation or delay of any flight. Travel and accommodations are subject to availability. Travel is subject to the terms and conditions set forth in this Sweepstakes, and those set forth by the Sponsor’s airline carrier, Virgin America, as detailed in the passenger ticket contracts. All expenses and incidental travel costs including but not limited to, ground transportation, lodging, meals, incidentals, passenger tariffs or duties, surcharges, airport fees, service charges or facility charges, security fees, taxes or other expenses are the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize Winner. Grand Prize Winner and travel companion are responsible for obtaining travel insurance (and all other forms of insurance) at their option and hereby acknowledge that the Sponsor has not and will not obtain or provide travel insurance or any other form of insurance. Grand Prize Winner’s travel companion must be at least eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the date of departure, unless the Grand Prize Winner is the travel companion’s parent/legal guardian.

Unless otherwise noted, the Grand Prize is subject to the terms, conditions and restrictions of Virgin America. Released Parties (defined below) will not be responsible for acts of third parties, Acts of God, acts of terrorism, civil disturbances, work stoppage or any other natural disaster outside their control that may cause the cancellation or postponement of awarding the Grand Prize. The Grand Prize is non-transferable, non-assignable, and cannot be redeemed for cash or substituted, expect by Sponsor (in its sole discretion), which reserves the right to substitute any portion of the Grand Prize with a prize of equal or greater value for any reason, including, without limitation, Grand Prize unavailability.

Odds of winning depend upon the number of Eligible Entries received during the Promotion Period.

Winner Determination:

On or about April 18, 2017, one (1) Grand Prize Winner will be selected via a random drawing from all Eligible Entries. Odds of winning depend on the total number of Eligible Entries received. Participants need not be present to win. All potential winners are subject to eligibility verification by Sponsor, whose decisions are final and binding. A PARTICIPANT IS NOT A WINNER OF GRAND PRIZE, EVEN IF NOTIFIED OF BEING A WINNER, UNLESS AND UNTIL THE PARTICIPANT'S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED.

The decision of the Sponsor’s President/CEO or her designee is final and binding on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes.


There will be one (1) potential Grand Prize Winner who will be notified via e-mail on or about 72 hours after the random drawing takes place. The Grand Prize Winner shall, within ten (10) full calendar days of issuance of Grand Prize Notification, provide the Sponsor with the following information: (1) eligibility information, i.e. proof of age and U.S. residency; (2) name; (3) winner’s preferred email, mailing addresses and telephone number; and (4) a signed copy of Sponsor’s Affidavit of Eligibility and its Liability/Publicity Release form. In the event the Grand Prize Notification is returned as undeliverable, the Sponsor is unable to reach the Grand Prize Winner at the e-mail address provided by the Grand Prize Winner, or the above information and signed forms are not submitted by the Grand Prize Winner for any reason, the Sponsor may select an alternative winner who will be notified in the same manner described above to provide the Sponsor with the information specified above. In the event any alternate Grand Prize winner fails to respond to any such Grand Prize Notification and submit the necessary information/forms within ten (10) calendar days of the date of issuance, the alternate will be disqualified, and the Grand Prize will be forfeited, at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Failure to timely submit required documentation as described herein will result in disqualification and forfeiture of the Grand Prize Winner’s Prize.

Waiver of Liability/Publicity Release:

Participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes the Entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules. By participating in the Sweepstakes, the Entrant represents and warrants that he/she has read and fully understands, and agrees to be bound by these Official Rules. By participating in the Sweepstakes, Entrants waive any and all claims against the Authority and each of its representatives and any and all other firms associated with the Sweepstakes, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (collectively, “Released Parties”) for any injury, damage or loss that may occur, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from participation in the Sweepstakes or from the receipt or use of the Grand Prize or activity related to the receipt or use of the Grand Prize. By participating in this Sweepstakes, each Entrant gives his/her express permission to be contacted by the Sweepstakes Sponsor and/or their respective designees by telephone, email, social media, and/or postal mail for Sweepstakes purposes and Airport promotional/advertising purposes unless Entrant has opted out of receipt of promotional/advertising materials. The Grand Prize Winner, by acceptance of the Grand Prize, grants to the Sponsor and each of its respective designees the right to publicize such Winner’s name, city and state of residence, photographs, voice, statements and/or other likeness and Grand Prize description in any media now known or hereafter devised, throughout the world, in perpetuity, without limitation and without additional compensation or consideration, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law.

General Conditions:

By participating in the Sweepstakes and submitting an Entry each Entrant agrees that the Released Parties are not responsible for stolen, late, incomplete, inaccurate, misdirected, lost, damaged, delayed, postage-due or garbled entries, email or mail; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures, or difficulties, or other errors or problems of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, network, computer, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, or the announcement of the Prize or in any Sweepstakes – related materials. For details regarding collection of information from Eligible Entrants, please consult the privacy policy available on the Sponsor’s website. Released Parties are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes. The Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participants or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use of the website. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Sweepstakes or website or attempt to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, deception or other unfair playing practices, or intend to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrant or Sweepstakes Sponsor’s representatives or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sweepstakes Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void. Any attempt to deliberately damage the content or operation of this Sweepstakes is unlawful and subject to legal action by the Sweepstakes Sponsor or its respective agents. Sponsors shall have the sole right to disqualify any Entrant for violation for these Official Rules or any applicable laws relating to the Sweepstakes, and to resolve all disputes in its sole discretion. Released Parties (i) make no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind concerning the Grand Prize, and (ii) disclaim any implied warranty. Any Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute waiver of that provision. All disputes will be resolved under applicable U.S. laws in the State of California.

By entering this Sweepstakes, the Entrant agrees to the following Statement:

I expressly understand that Section 1542 of the Civil Code of California provides substantially as follows: “A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS OR HER FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH IF KNOWN BY HIM OR HER, MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS OR HER SETTLEMENT WITH DEBTOR.” The provisions of this Section 1542 of the Civil Code of California and any similar law of any state, territory, or other jurisdiction are hereby expressly waived.

This Agreement will be governed by the laws of the State of California. Any court of competent jurisdiction sitting within San Diego, California will be the exclusive jurisdiction and venue for any dispute arising out of or relating to this Sweepstakes or these Official Rules. Entrants hereby waive any argument that any such court does not have jurisdiction or improper venue regarding any and all disputes arising out of the Sweepstakes, including the award of the Grand Prize. The Sweepstakes Sponsor shall be entitled to recover its court costs and reasonable attorneys’ fees and expenses incurred in successfully proving any breach of any term of the Sweepstakes or these Official Rules.

The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to amend, modify, extend, cancel or suspend the Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof) should virus, bugs, unauthorized human intervention, or other causes corrupt administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper operation of the Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof). Sponsor also reserves the right to make changes or additions to these Official Rules for any reason at any time. In the event of cancellation, the Sponsor may elect to identify winners and award the Grand Prize by the method listed above from among all non-suspect, Eligible Entries received up to the time of such cancellation. Entries generated by a script, macro or other mechanical or automated means will be disqualified

Winner’s List:

For a copy of the Official Rules and to find out the name of the Grand Prize Winner, submit your request by sending an email to by April 30, 2017.


San Diego County Regional Airport Authority, 3225 North Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101.