Escape To Wanderlust Rules and Regulations




No purchase of any kind is necessary to enter or win. A purchase does not increase or improve your chance of winning. 

WHO MAY ENTER:  This sweepstakes and contest is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, or Canada, excluding residents of Delaware or Quebec (the “Territory”), who are 18 or over as of the date of entry.  If you do not reside in Territory or are otherwise ineligible, do not attempt to enter the Sweepstakes. Employees, officers and directors and immediate family members (parents, children, siblings, spouse) of PopSugar, Hawaiian Airlines, or Wanderlust Festival LLC or their parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, sponsors, suppliers, and their advertising, promotion or production agencies, are not eligible to enter the Sweepstakes or win a prize. Sweepstakes begins at 1:00 pm EDT on December 11, 2012 and ends at 11:59 pm EDT on January 26, 2013 (“Sweepstakes Period”). Void outside the Territory and where prohibited by law. 

SPONSOR: Wanderlust Festival LLC, 26 Dobbin St., 3rd Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11222, USA. (“Sponsor”).

HOW TO ENTER:  Please enter as follows:

On-line.  During the Sweepstakes Period, visit escape. You may also access the Sweepstakes page by clicking on the hypertext link found in advertising banners on other web sites. On the Sweepstakes page, complete the official entry form with your first and last name, mailing address (including zip code or postal code), daytime phone number (including area code), date of birth, gender and e-mail address. Then, click “submit” to submit your entry. You will also be asked whether you wish to opt-out from receiving e-mails from Sponsor and/or Sponsor’s affiliates PopSugar and Hawaiian Airlines. Your decision to opt-out will NOT affect your ability to enter the Sweepstakes or your chances of winning. 

ENTRY RESTRICTIONS. Once submitted, entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned. You must have a valid email address to enter. While receipt of on-line entry may be acknowledged, such acknowledgement does not constitute any representation by Sponsor or Promotion Agency as to Sweepstakes eligibility. LIMIT ONE (1) ENTRY PER PERSON OR E-MAIL ADDRESS. Any person who attempts to participate with multiple e-mail and/or street addresses, under multiple identities or uses any device or artifice to enter multiple times on a given day will be disqualified. On-line entries must be manually key-stroked.  On-line entries generated by script, macro, robotic, programmed or like means are prohibited and will be disqualified. In the event of a dispute over the identity of an on-line entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the Authorized Account Holder of the e-mail account from which the on-line entry is submitted as of date of entry. Authorized Account Holder means the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. 

WINNER DETERMINATION. There will be one (1) Grand Prize winner. The Grand Prize winner will be selected in a random drawing on January 27, 2013 from all eligible entries received. If the person selected is a resident of Canada, the selected person must answer a skill question in order to claim the prize; failure to answer the skill question will result in forfeiture of the prize and a new drawing.  Grand Prize winner will be notified by email and will be announced on Sponsor’s website and, with winner’s permission, on PopSugar’s Facebook page and website landing page. By participating, entrants accept and agree to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules, which are final and binding in all respects. Persons initially selected as winners will be notified by phone and/or e-mail within (5) business days of the drawing. 

ODDS OF WINNING: Odds are based on the number of eligible entries received during the sweepstakes period; estimated at approximately 1:10,000.

PRIZE: One (1) prize (the “Grand Prize”) with a retail value of Three Thousand Two Hundred Thirty Eight Dollars ($3,238.00), consisting of the following:


One (1) double occupancy hotel rooms for four (4) nights at Turtle Bay Resort in Oahu, Hawaii from February 27, 2013 to March 3, 2013.  Retail value: $1,088.00.

Two (2) round-trip flights from any U.S. city serviced by Hawaiian Airlines to Honolulu Airport.  In-bound flight departs February 27, 2013 and return flight departs March 3, 2013. Estimated retail value:  $1,200.00.

Two (2) 4-day Sage tickets to Wanderlust O’ahu. Retail value: $950 each.

Only the prizes specified will be awarded. The prize is non-transferable, with no cash redemption or equivalent. Winner shall be responsible for all expenses not specifically provided for in the Grand Prize, including meals, ground transportation, and transportation to or from a United States airport serviced by Hawaiian Airlines. All federal, state and local income taxes connected to the prize are the sole responsibility of the winner. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Sponsor shall only be responsible for awarding the number of prizes as stated in these rules. Sponsor expressly disclaims any responsibility or liability for injury or loss to any person or property relating to the delivery and/or subsequent use of the prize awarded. Sponsor makes no representation or warranties concerning the appearance, safety or performance of the prize awarded.  If the Wanderlust festival event selected by the winner is cancelled for any reason, the prize shall be void.

CLAIMING PRIZE: Within ten (10) days of notification of winning, the prize winner must provide Sponsor with the name, address and email address of prize winner and prize winner’s guest. Failure to provide this information will result in forfeiture of the prize and alternate winner shall be selected via random drawing. If a prize is refused, a prize notification is returned or deemed undeliverable, or the potential winner is disqualified for any reason, an alternate winner will be selected via random drawing. Prize may not be transferred or assigned until after the actual winner has complied with all his or her obligations under these Official Rules. All expenses related to acceptance or use of prize which are not specified in these Official Rules, as well as all applicable taxes on prize, are winners’ sole responsibility. Winners will be issued an IRS 1099 Tax Form for the year it was awarded to winner.

CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION.  Winners will be required to complete, execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release and a publicity release (where legal) within (7) days of date of prize notification materials. In the event of non-compliance with this requirement or if prize notification is returned as undeliverable for any reason, prize will be forfeited without compensation of any kind and an alternate winner selected from among all remaining eligible entries received. By accepting prize, except where prohibited by law, winner agrees to the use of his/her name, address (city, state), likeness, voice, photograph, other indicia of persona and/or statements made by winner regarding the prize, the Sweepstakes or the Sponsor for advertising/publicity/trade purposes by Sponsor and its designees without further compensation or notice.  Further, by accepting prize, winner agrees without additional compensation to participate, at time(s) of Sponsor’s sole choosing, in interviews and/or other publicity activities which may include filming and/or audio recording and/or electronic recording, as may be determined by Sponsor from time to time in its sole discretion; and, winner further understands and agrees that the content of such interviews/publicity activities shall be the sole property of Sponsor, to the extent permitted by law (and winner agrees, upon Sponsor’s request, without further compensation to complete and sign any and all documents deemed necessary by Sponsor in its sole discretion so as to record, perfect or effect Sponsor’s rights in said content.  Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds, in its sole discretion, to be tampering (or attempting to tamper) with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or any web site; to be acting in violation of the Official Rules or to be acting in a disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. The preceding in no way precludes Sponsor from taking other actions against such individuals so as to protect its rights.

PRIVACY: Sponsor shall collect personal data about entrants in accordance with applicable laws. Entrants shall have the option to “opt out” of email communication by Sponsor or Sponsor’s partners; opting out shall not affect entrant’s odds of winning.  By participating in the Sweepstakes, you hereby agree to Sponsor’s collection and usage of your personal information.

GENERAL RELEASE/LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: By participating, entrant indemnifies, releases and agrees to hold harmless Wanderlust, PopSugar, Hawaiian Airlines, their parents, affiliates and subsidiaries, and the directors, officers, agents, representatives, shareholders, and employees of any of the above organizations (“Released Entities”) from any and all liability arising from participating in the Sweepstakes, any Sweepstakes-related activity and/or acceptance, receipt, possession or use/misuse of any prize. 

Upon release of the prize to the third-party carrier, (i.e., US Postal Service, Fed-Ex or UPS) or electronic issuance of the prize, Sponsor will be deemed to have awarded the prize to the winner with the winner assuming full responsibility for the prize. Released Parties are not responsible for technical, hardware, software, telephone or other communications malfunctions, errors or failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, website, Internet, or ISP availability, unauthorized human intervention, incomplete or inaccurate capture of entry information (regardless of cause) or failed, incomplete, jumbled or delayed computer transmissions which may limit one’s ability to enter the Sweepstakes, including any injury or damage to your or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes and contest or downloading any materials in this Sweepstakes and contest.

Under no circumstances will entrants be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrants hereby waive all rights to claim punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys’ fees, and entrants further waive all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes 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 the Sponsor, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes and select winners form among all eligible entries prior to the cancellation. Persons found tampering with or abusing any aspect of this Sweepstakes, or whom Sponsor believes to be causing malfunction, error or disruption or damage will be disqualified. Sponsor reserves the right to correct any typographical, printing, computer programming or operator errors.

CHOICE OF LAW: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrants and Sponsor in connection with this Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the State of New York, United States of America.