Taste of France Travel Sweepstakes Terms & Conditions

Taste of France Travel Sweepstakes Terms & Conditions

Taste of France Travel
Sweepstakes Terms and Conditions

CONTEST IS OPEN TO
RESIDENTS OF THE U.S. PUERTO RICO AND DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA ONLY AND SHALL BE
CONSTRUED AND EVALUATED ACCORDING TO U.S. LAW. DO NOT ENTER THIS CONTEST IF YOU
ARE NOT LOCATED IN THE U.S. MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER WITH INTERNETACCESS
AS OF THE START DATE.

1. NO PURCHASE
NECESSARY. Sponsored by Atout France USA/The French Government Tourism Office
("ATOUT FRANCE") New York, NY. 

2. To Enter: Complete
and submit your TASTE OF FRANCE entry form
found at http://traveltofrance.goodbarber.com/m/?section=6120564 from September 28, 2013 (“Start Date”), through October 9, 2013 (“End Date”). The winners will be drawn on October 9, 2013. Only one entry per person/e-mail address
permitted. All entrants must have a valid e-mail address. In case of
dispute as to identity of entrant, entry will be deemed to have been made by
the registered user of the e-mail account, and if a prize is won, will be
awarded to the registered user, if eligible. ATOUT FRANCE reserves the right at
its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with
the entry process or the operation of the TASTE OF FRANCE SWEEPTAKES
or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules.

3. Eligibility: TASTE OF FRANCE SWEEPSTAKES is open to legal residents of the United States,
Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia, 18 years of age or older, with
internet access as of the start Date, except employees of ATOUT FRANCE,
cooperating prize suppliers, if any, and their affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising,
promotion, interactive and similar agencies, and the immediate families and
household members of each.

4. Drawing: The winner
will be selected via a random drawing on October 9, 2013.
Only one

5. Prizes: There will be a
total of EIGHT different prizes awarded consisting of: 

-        
1 stay
in Toulouse : 5 days / 4 nights, + 2 tickets for an English guided tour, +
2 Pass Tourisme So Toulouse 72 hours courtesy of The Toulouse Tourist Office and the Grand Hôtel de l’Opéra**** Value of: 1515€
($2050)

-            Two (2) 4-day France Rail Passes courtesy of Rail Europe with a value of
405€ (approximately $548).

-        
Ten (10) Books & twenty (20) DVDs: See the great natural,
historical and cultural sites of Southwestern France in glorious color with
Midi-Pyrénées guidebooks and HD DVDs, courtesy of the Midi-Pyrenees Region.

-        
One (1) travel voucher for one 4-day stay in
Poitiers for 2 days: 4 days/ 3 nights at the 4-star Best Western Grand Hotel,
breakfasts & diners included, 2 entrances at the Sainte Croix Museum, 2
entrances at the Gouzon Dungeon in Chauvigny, 2 entrances at the Abbey of Saint
Savin, Courtesy of Poitiers Tourism Office.

Value
of: 424€ ( approximately $575)

-        
One (1) Laurige leather handbag courtesy of the Poitou Charentes
Region.

Value
of: 223€ (approximately $300)

-        
One (1) Voucher for one 3-day stay in Marseille
for 2 people: 3 days/ 2 nights, breakfast included, 2 city passes valid 48
hours, 2 dinners bouillabaisse (local traditional food) with an aperitif drink,
courtesy of the Marseille City.

Value
of: 400€ (approximately $540).

-        
One (1) handy water bottle courtesy of VBT “Bicycling
and Walking Vacations”.

-        
Four (4) Paris boxes including French products
such as teas Le Palais des Thés, jams Alain Milliat, Chesnut purée Clement
Faugier, Nougat Chabert & guillot, Guérande salt Le Guérandais courtesy of
Try The World.

Value
of: $50/box

-        
1 bottle of Clement 10 year old Rhum Agricole,
courtesy of  Martinique Tourism
bureau.

Value
of: $70

This prize is
non-transferable or redeemable for cash, goods or services and cannot be
combined with any other special offer or promotion. Booking will be made on
space available basis of desired travel date and desired travel date must be
before expiration date. Cancelation charges and other terms and conditions of
travel will apply. No extensions will be granted beyond the expiration date. Sponsor
is not responsible for lost or stolen prize certificates. Proof of citizenship
and country entry requirements are the traveler’s responsibility. ATOUT FRANCE
makes no warranty with respect to any prize. ATOUT FRANCE will report value of
prize as required by law. ATOUT FRANCE reserves the right to substitute prize
of equal or greater value.

6. Release of Liability:
By entering the TASTE OF FRANCE SWEEPSTAKES, entrants accept and agree to these
rules and the decisions of the ATOUT FRANCE, which shall be final. Winner’s
Guest must be 18 years of age or older.  ATOUT FRANCE may use winner and
guest's names, likenesses and/or biographical information for promotional
purposes (including posting first name and last initial on this web site) for
no additional compensation, except where prohibited. Return of any prize or
notification as undeliverable will result in disqualification and an alternate
winner may be selected. Entries and entry information become the property of
ATOUT FRANCE and none will be returned. Entrants agree that ATOUT FRANCE, its
affiliated companies, representatives, agents or employees are not responsible
for, and shall be indemnified by the prizewinner against, any claims, injuries,
losses or damages of any kind resulting from participation in this TASTE OF FRANCE sweepstakes and/or acceptance, use, misuse, possession, or loss of
the prize. After the sweepstakes ends, all participants will receive an
e-mail concerning information on the winner.

7. General: ATOUT FRANCE
assumes no responsibility for computer system, phone line, hardware, software
or program malfunctions or other errors/failures of any kind, delayed computer
transmissions, network connections or damage to participants’ computers arising
out of participation in this sweepstakes. ATOUT FRANCE reserves the right in
its sole discretion to cancel or suspend this TASTE OF FRANCE
sweepstakes should virus, bug or other causes beyond sponsor's control corrupt
the administration, security or proper play of the TASTE OF FRANCE sweepstakes. ATOUT FRANCE is not responsible for incorrect or
inaccurate entry information whether caused by internet users or by any of the
equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the TASTE OF FRANCE SWEEPSTAKES or by any technical or human errors that may occur in
the processing of the entries in TASTE OF FRANCE sweepstakes.
ATOUT FRANCE reserves the right to withdraw the transmission of this TASTE OF FRANCE sweepstakes at any time and award prizes based upon votes received
prior to date of the withdrawal. Void where prohibited taxed or restricted.

8. Winner: Prize winner
will be posted on us.rendezvousenfrance.com and/or acebook.com/franceguide
after the prize is awarded. This offer may not be published elsewhere without
the written permission of ATOUT FRANCE.