Sunwing Mexico Vacation Contest

Sunwing Vacation (7 nights at Copacobana Hotel in Acapulco) contest rules

  1. Entry Period & Contest Sponsors.  

The Contest is brought to you by the following entities (collectively or individually, the “Contest Sponsors”): RISE Publications Inc. (“RISE Publications Inc.”), operator of Vitalize Magazine and Sunwing Vacations Canada.

The Contest entry period (the “Entry Period”) starts at 12:01am on October 1, 2018 and continues until 11:59pm on November 14, 2018, unless tickets are sold out before this date at which point contest entry will be closed.  All times are EST.

2.       How to Enter.  

(a) Your purchase of a ticket to Vitalize Evening November 15th, 2018 through is your entrance to the contest.   You must be at least 19 years of age to attend.  Your ticket purchase with name registration is your agreement to be submitted into the prize draw.

(b) ENTRY LIMIT: Limit of one (1) entry per person. 

(c) Any attempt or suspected attempt to enter this Contest in a fashion not authorized by these rules shall be deemed to be tampering and will void all of your entries.  Entries that contain false information and/or are late, lost, stolen, falsified, illegible, damaged, misdirected, mutilated, garbled or incomplete, altered or otherwise irregular or entries that have been submitted using robotic, automated, programmed, or through illicit means, or that do not conform with or satisfy any or all of these Contest rules, as determined in the Contest Sponsors’ absolute discretion, will be judged null and void and disqualified.  Only entries received by RISE Publications Inc. will be considered.  Proof of entry transmission shall not constitute proof of receipt.  RISE Publications Inc. and Sunwing Vacations Canada reserve the right to refuse any entry in its absolute discretion.  The sole determinant of time for valid entry in this Contest will be the Contest website’s server machine(s).     

(d) Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. 

(e) Although this Contest may be communicated, promoted, or administered by means of any third party social media or social networking service or site (each, a “Third Party Service”), entrants acknowledge that: (i) this Contest is not sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, any Third Party Service; (ii) if entry into this Contest is by means of a Third Party Service, entrants must have a valid account with the applicable Third Party Service (and may be required to have a public (i.e. non-private) account in order to participate) and must comply with the applicable Third Party Service’s terms and policies; and (iii) any questions, comments or complaints regarding this Contest should be directed to the Contest Sponsors and not to any Third Party Service.  By participating in this Contest, you completely release any Third Party Service of all liability in relation to any injury, damage or loss that may occur, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from your participation.

3.       Eligibility.

(a) The Contest is open to residents of Ontario, Canada who are of the age of majority.  Void where prohibited.

(b) Employees, officers, directors, agents, and representatives of the Contest Sponsors, their parent and affiliated companies, the Contest prize suppliers, the Contest judges (if applicable), and any and all other companies associated with the Contest, as well as those with whom the foregoing individuals reside, are not eligible to enter this Contest. 

(c) The Contest Sponsors shall have the right at any time to require proof of identity and/or eligibility to enter the Contest.  Failure to provide such proof may result in disqualification.  All personal and other information requested by and supplied for the purpose of the Contest must be truthful, complete, accurate and in no way misleading.  The Contest Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to disqualify any entrant should such an entrant at any stage supply untruthful, incomplete, inaccurate or misleading personal details and/or information.

4.       Prize DESCRIPTION.

a) Entrants are eligible to win

Roundtrip airfare, based on economy class, for two (2) persons consisting of two (2) adults (one of whom must be the
winner) from any available Canadian gateway to Mexico onboard Sunwing Airlines

ONE (1) Seven (7) Night Package for 2 people at the Copacobana Beach Hotel in Acapulco, Mexico.  Prize includes Flight, Hotel and transfers provided by Sunwing Vacations Canada.  The Hotel is not all-inclusive.  Food and activities will be the responsibility of the winner.

(b) No financial compensation will be made or required if actual prize value is lower than the total value quoted in these rules.  Prize must be accepted as awarded, without substitution, transfer, exchange or assignment, unless otherwise determined in the absolute discretion of the Contest Sponsors and/or prize suppliers.  Any unused portion of a prize, once awarded, will be deemed forfeited by the applicable winner,  and no financial compensation will be made or required in respect of such unused portion.  The Contest Sponsors and/or the prize suppliers reserve the right, in their absolute discretion, to substitute a prize or a component of a prize with a prize or a component of a prize (as applicable) of equal or greater value, including, without limitation, a monetary award, if the prize or prize component cannot be awarded by the Contest Sponsors and/or the prize supplier(s) for any reason.  Prize may not be exactly as advertised.  Prize will not be replaced if lost, destroyed or stolen.  

(c) Except as expressly warranted herein, any Contest prize is provided “as is” without further warranty of any kind.   


5. DRAW.

(a) A random draw from all eligible entries received will be made by a representative of VITALIZE Magazine on November 15th, 2018, at The Vitalize Evening Event for which an entrance ticket was purchased. One (1) entrant will be selected as a potential Contest winner.  A selected entrant will be disqualified if the terms set forth in these Contest rules are not adhered to. 

(b) Decisions and rulings of the Contest Sponsors and/or their representatives are final and binding without appeal in all matters related to this Contest and the awarding of a prize.

(c) To be declared a winner, a selected entrant must correctly answer without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, a time-limited, mathematical skill-testing question; be in full compliance with these Contest rules; and, in the discretion of the Contest Sponsors, sign and return a release of liability and consent to publicity form (the “Release Form”) within the time period specified in the Release Form, and any other documentation as may reasonably be required by the Contest Sponsors in their absolute discretion. 

(d) A selected entrant may be required to provide proof of identification to the Contest Sponsors when claiming a prize or otherwise in connection with this Contest to facilitate the Contest Sponsors accurate identification of a Contest winner.

(e) If a selected entrant does not fulfill the conditions set out in these rules, or declines or forfeits a Contest prize, the Contest Sponsors reserve the right, in their absolute discretion, to cancel the Contest prize or to select another entrant from the remaining eligible entries pursuant to the process described above.

(f) Once a winner has been confirmed in accordance with the terms of these Contest rules, prize distribution will promptly be coordinated.

6.       Release of liability / Consent to Publicity.

By entering the Contest, each entrant accepts and agrees to (i) be legally bound by these Contest rules, including all eligibility requirements, (ii) be bound by the decisions of the Contest Sponsors and their representatives or the independent judging organization, if any, which are final, binding and conclusive (without appeal) on all matters relative to the Contest; and (iii) remise, release and forever discharge the Contest Sponsors, their respective parent and affiliated companies, subsidiaries, licensees, distributors, divisions, dealers, retailers, printers and advertising and promotional agencies, any and all other companies associated with the Contest (including prize suppliers and suppliers of materials or services related to the Contest), and all of their respective employees, directors, officers, shareholders, agents, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively, the “Releasees”) from any and all actions, causes of actions, suits, debts, dues, accounts, claims, damages or liability for any loss, harm, damages, costs or expenses arising out of, or in any way related to, his/her participation in the Contest and/or the awarding, receipt, possession, use and/or misuse of any Contest prize (or any portion thereof), or any travel or activity that is related to the receipt or use of any Contest prize, including, without limitation costs or losses related to personal injuries, death, damage to, loss or destruction of property, and rights of publicity, personality, privacy and/or intellectual property.

By accepting a Contest prize, each winner authorizes each of the Contest Sponsors and their respective designees to use in any related publicity the winner’s name, city and province/territory of residence, photograph, image, likeness, voice, and any statements he/she may make regarding such Contest prize for advertising and promotional purposes worldwide in perpetuity, in any form of media including the Internet, without limitation and without additional compensation or consideration, permission or notification, unless prohibited by law; and each winner waives any rights that may exist in respect of materials produced pursuant to the foregoing.

7.       Limitation of Liability.

The Releasees are not responsible for (i) stolen, late, incomplete, illegible, inaccurate, misdirected, lost, misrouted, scrambled, damaged, delayed, undelivered, mutilated, postage-due or garbled entries, transmissions, email or mail; (ii) lost, interrupted or unavailable network, cable, satellite, server, Internet Service Provider, website, or other connections, including those through and/or by any website; (iii) jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties; (iv) failures or malfunctions of phones, phone lines or telephone systems, any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in transmission, processing, or communication; (v) non-delivered, misdirected, blocked, or delayed email notifications; (vi) printing, typographical or other errors appearing within these Contest rules, in any Contest-related advertisements or other materials; or (vi) any other errors, problems or difficulties of any kind, whether human, mechanical, electronic, network, computer, telephone, mail, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with this Contest, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prize or in any Contest-related materials, or the cancellation or postponement of any event.  The Releasees are also 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 Contest.  The Releasees are not responsible for injury or damage to participants or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation in this Contest or downloading materials from or use of any website.

8.       Act Of God

Sponsor will not be responsible if weather conditions, event cancellations, acts of God or other circumstances beyond its reasonable control prevent the GRAND PRIZE arriving.

9.       Privacy.

By entering this Contest, each entrant consents to the collection, use, and disclosure of his/her personal information for the purposes and in the manner described herein.  All information submitted by entrants is being collected by RISE Publications Inc. and is subject to the RISE Publications Inc. Privacy Policy.

Online entrants may be given the option to receive commercial emails and/or other communications from the Contest Sponsors or other parties; however, eligibility to participate in the Contest is not dependent upon an entrant’s consent to receive any such emails and communications, and consenting to receiving such emails and communications will not impact an entrant’s chances of winning.  RISE Publications Inc. , Sunwing Vacations Canada will not send informational or marketing communications to entrants, unless entrants expressly consent to receive such communications through an opt-in mechanism.  Entrants may at any time opt out of receiving such materials by following the unsubscribe instructions provided at the bottom of any of these communications.  Please consult the RISE Publications Inc.  Privacy Policy referenced above for further information on how RISE Publications Inc. collects, uses, and discloses personal information.  Where you elect to receive informational or marketing communications from a party other than RISE Publications Inc , Sunwing Vacations Canada, you understand and agree that your personal information will be shared with such other party for the purpose of facilitating the sending of informational or marketing communications, and you further understand and agree that your personal information, as shared with the other party, will be subject to the other party’s privacy policy and information handling standards and practices.  Sunwing Vacations Canada may be required to provide your personal information to another party, including, but not limited to, any other Contest Sponsor.  By entering the Contest, you consent to such disclosure of your personal information in connection with the foregoing, and you understand and agree that, should your personal information be provided to another party, your information will be subject to that party’s privacy policy and information handling standards and practices. 

You further acknowledge and agree that, where you enter a Contest by means of a Third Party Service, any personal information that you share with, or by means of, such Third Party Service may also be used by the applicable Third Party Service in accordance with its own privacy policy.

10.    General.

1.       (a) Entry Period & Contest Sponsors.  

The Contest is brought to you by the following entities (collectively or individually, the “Contest Sponsors”): RISE Publications Inc. (“RISE Publications Inc.”), operator of Vitalize Magazine and Sunwing Vacations Canada.



The Contest entry period (the “Entry Period”) starts at 12:01am on October 1, 2018 and continues until 11:59pm on November 14, 2018.  All times are EST. Limitation and Rules & Regulations:
• You accept the prize “as is” otherwise it will be forfeited
• Travel is valid from January 15, 2019 – April 30, 2019 (the “Travel Period” )
• Travel is subject to availability and must be requested a minimum of four (4) weeks prior to the requested departure date
• Blackout periods apply, including without limitation: Blackout periods apply, including without limitation: , Feb 13 – March
17, March 23-31, April 01, Apr 14-26, subject to availability
• If you are unable to travel during the Travel Period, you will be required to forfeit the prize and an alternate winner may be
selected at Sunwing’s sole discretion
• Once reservation is made, they cannot be changed
• All reservations are subject to the terms and conditions set out in Sunwing’s brochure or located on Sunwing’s website
located at


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