Instagram Giveaway

STA Travel and Tourism New Zealand Instagram Contest Terms and Conditions
By entering STA Travel and Tourism New Zealand’s “Where Will You Go(Pro) in New Zealand?” Instagram Sweepstakes, you are agreeing to the following terms and conditions (henceforth known as “the Terms”):

1.1. Information on how to enter and prizes form part of the Terms of entry. Entry into this promotion is deemed acceptance of the Terms of Entry.

2.1. Entry is free and open to U.S. residents only, aged 18 years or older.
2.2. Employees and immediate families of the promoter and suppliers, providers and agencies associated with this promotion are ineligible to enter. Immediate family means any of the following: spouse, ex-spouse, de-facto spouse, child or step-child (whether by natural or by adoption), parent, step-parent, grandparent, step-grandparent, uncle, aunt, niece, nephew, brother, sister, step-brother, step-sister or first cousin.

3.1. The promotion commences during STA Travel and Tourism New Zealand’s Instagram contest, from October 28 through October 30, 2015. Contest ends at 11:59PM on October 30, 2015 (PDT).
3.2. To enter the competition, entrants must upload an original photo of his/her ideal New Zealand destination or adventure that he/she would capture using the GoPro prize. Entrants must use the hashtag #PlayInNZ, and tag @STATravel and @PureNewZealand in the photo and/or photo caption. To be included in the drawing, photos uploaded must also be shared publicly (not privately) in order for STA Travel to count them.
3.3. The winner will be chosen on Friday, October 30 from active participants in the Instagram Sweepstakes.
3.4. Entrants may enter as many times as they like during the promotional period, however only one prize will be awarded.
3.5. STA Travel, its agents, affiliates or representatives will not be liable for any lost, late or misdirected entries.

4.1. The winner of STA Travel and Tourism New Zealand’s Instagram Sweepstakes will be awarded one (1) round trip ticket to New Zealand and one (1) GoPRO HERO4.
4.2. There will be one (1) roundtrip ticket in economy class from Los Angeles or San Francisco to Auckland, New Zealand
4.3. Travel period: 29 October 2015 - 30 June 2016
4.4. The ticket has no cash value and is non-endorsable, non-re-routable & valid on Air New Zealand Services Only.
4.5. The ticket request must be made a minimum of 3 weeks prior to departure but no more than 90 days before departure. All travel must be complete by 30 June, 2016. No extensions will be permitted.
4.6. The reservation is subject to seating availability. Blackout dates: 14 December 2015 -17 January 2016.
4.7. The ticket is valid on Air New Zealand operated flights only.
4.8. The ticket does not qualify for Frequent Flyer mileage
4.9. The winner is liable for all taxes, fees and security charges applicable to the ticket. Ticket cannot be issued without payment for these taxes and fees.
4.10. It is recommended that you provide Air New Zealand with alternate dates
4.11. Liability with regards to visa, passport and health requirements rest solely with the prize winner.
4.12. Whilst every effort will be made to confirm all bookings as soon as the booking is made – this may not always be possible and the booking may be confirmed up to seven days prior to departure.
4.13. This prize winner ticket must be used and all travel complete by June 30, 2016
4.14. Once trip is confirmed with Air New Zealand changes to the reservation/PNR are not allowed.
4.15. Prize, or any unused portion of the prize, is not transferable or exchangeable and cannot be taken as cash.
4.16. The GoPro prize has a maximum value of $399.99. Prize will be awarded as a GoPRO HERO4 and cannot be awarded as a cash value alternative.
4.17. The winner will be announced publicly at the conclusion of the Instagram contest, and will also be contacted directly by STA Travel.
4.18. The GoPro prize will be shipped to the winner and a valid email and mailing address must be provided to claim your prize.


5.1. STA Travel and Tourism New Zealand is not responsible for lost, damaged or stolen packages.
5.2. The winner agrees to provide a valid email and mailing address for the prize mailing.
5.3 Any photos entered into the contest, and tagged with #PlayInNZ, @STATravel and @PureNewZealand, are considered permission by the user for STA Travel and Tourism New Zealand to re-share the content with both parties online communities, with original credit given to the Instagram user.

6.1. In the event that the prize notification email is returned as undeliverable and the Major Prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected from all remaining (non-winning) eligible entries.
6.2. If the prize remains unclaimed by December 31, 2015, the original winner forfeits the prize and will be advised in writing. In this event, STA Travel will award the unclaimed prize to the second drawn entry.
6.3. The winner of the unclaimed prize draw will be contacted in writing by email, and will be published on
6.4. In the unlikely occurrence the second drawn winner’s notification email is retuned as undeliverable STA Travel will redraw until a valid winner has been contacted.

7.1. In the event of war, terrorism, state of emergency, disaster or any other circumstance beyond the control of STA Travel, STA Travel reserves the right to either provide an alternative travel destination to the same value as the original prize or, subject to any applicable laws or written directions made under applicable legislation, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the promotion.

7.2. STA Travel is not responsible for any cancellation, delay or rescheduling of any related flights or any costs incurred as a result (including, without limitation, accommodation costs) will be the sole responsibility of the winner.
7.3. STA Travel will not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever which is suffered (including but not limited to indirect or consequential loss) or for any personal injury suffered or sustained in connection with the prize except for any liability, which cannot be excluded by law. Winners are advised to consult their healthcare professional regarding recommended immunizations and/or health checks prior to any traveling and to check for travel warnings and any perceived hazards with appropriate authorities. STA Travel highly recommends Travel Insurance is purchased prior to departure if traveling.
7.4. STA Travel will not be responsible for any incorrect, inaccurate or incomplete information communicated in the course of or in connection with this promotion if the deficiency is occasioned by any cause outside the reasonable control of the Promoter including without limitation technical malfunctions or failures.
7.5. Tax implications may arise from the receipt or use of a prize. Independent financial advice should be sought. It is a condition of accepting the prize that the winner may be required to sign a legal release in a form determined by the Promoter in its absolute discretion.
7.6. If for any reason this promotion is not capable of running as planned because of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, technical failures or any other causes beyond the control of STA Travel which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this promotion, STA Travel reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the promotion subject to any written directions under applicable legislation. STA Travel also reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who STA Travel has reason to believe has breached any of these conditions, or engaged in any unlawful or other improper misconduct calculated to jeopardize the fair and proper conduct of the promotion. STA Travel’s legal rights to recover damages or other compensation from such an offender are reserved.

7.7. STA Travel is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participants or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participation in or downloading any materials in this promotion.

8.1. STA Travel collects contact information from the winner in order award prizes. If you do not provide the information, you cannot be awarded. These details will not be shared. 

8.2. The winner of the Instagram Sweepstakes agrees, that STA Travel or its agents may do the following:
a) transfer personal information confidentially to STA Travel or other organizations that provide services in relation to this promotion;

b) disclose personal information to State and lottery departments and/or;
c) publish the winners’ names as required under applicable law;
8.3. In accepting the prize, the Winner agrees to participate and co-operate as required in all marketing activities relating to the promotion, including but not limited to being interviewed and photographed. The winner grants STA Travel and Tourism New Zealand a perpetual and non-exclusive license to use such footage and photographs in all media worldwide and the winner (and their traveling companions) will not be entitled to any fee for such use.

9.1. The Promoter is STA Travel 585 North Juniper Drive, Suite 250; Chandler, AZ 85226
9.2. This competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram. Eligible persons understand that they are providing their information to the Promoter and not to Instagram. The information an eligible person provides will only be used for the purposes outlined in these conditions. Any questions, comments or complaints about this competition must be directed to the Promoter and not to Instagram. 

9.3. The laws of Arizona apply to this promotion to the exclusion of any other law. Entrants submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Arizona
9.4. Permit number is not applicable for this promotion.