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THE BOSTON GLOBE / UNIVERSAL ORLANDO SWEEPSTAKES

THE BOSTON GLOBE / UNIVERSAL ORLANDO SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN

Sweepstakes Sponsor : Boston Globe Media Partners, LLC, PO Box 55819, Boston, MA 02205-5819

Sweepstakes Prize Provider : Universal City Development Partners, Ltd. d/b/a Universal Orlando Resort™, 1000 Universal Studios Plaza, Orlando, FL 32819

TO ENTER : Complete the Official Entry Form at www.couchsurfingcook.com.com/universal, or provide the requested information on a 3” x 5” card via 1st class mail in a #10 envelope to: The Boston Globe/Universal Orlando Sweepstakes, PO Box 55819, Boston, MA 02205-5819.Contest begins on March 19, 2017 and entries must be received no later than 5:00pm, EST on April 12, 2017.Your submission constitutes your consent to participate in this Sweepstakes and your consent for Sponsor to obtain, use, and transfer your name and address and other information.No mechanically reproduced or illegible entries accepted.Sponsor is not responsible for lost, incomplete, illegible, late, misdirected, stolen, postage-due, or mutilated entries or mail; any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in transmission, technical or mechanical malfunctions; failures or malfunctions of phones, phone lines, or telephone systems; errors in these Official Rules, in any Sweepstakes-related advertisements or other materials; failures of electronic equipment, computer hardware or software; or inaccurate entry information, whether caused by equipment, programming used in this Sweepstakes, human processing error, or otherwise Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to void any and all entries of an entrant who Sponsor believes has attempted to tamper with or impair the administration, security, fairness, or proper play of the Sweepstakes. Express, Priority, Registered, Certified or oversized mail are ineligible. No photocopies, facsimiles, or other mechanical reproductions of entries are allowed.Altered, defaced, mutilated, illegible or incomplete entries are ineligible. LIMIT: ONLY ONE (1) ENTRY PER CODE PER OUTER MAILING ENVELOPE PERMITTED; ONE PRIZE PER FAMILY OR HOUSEHOLD.The Sponsor reserves the right to cancel this contest at any time without obligation or written notice.

PRIZES AND FAIR MARKET VALUE (FMV) : There will be a total of sixteen (16) Prizes awarded consisting of one (1) grand prize and fifteen (15) first prizes.

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GRAND PRIZE : There will be one (1) prize (“Prize”) awarded.Prize winner (“Winner”) will receive a four (4) day, three (3) night trip for Winner and up to three (3) Guests (“Guest(s)”) to experience the grand opening of Universal’s Volcano Bay Water Theme Park at Universal Orlando Resort in Orlando, Florida.Trip will include round trip economy class air transportation for Winner and up to three (3) Guests (airfare provided by Visit Florida) from a major airport near Winner’s home (as determined by Universal Orlando in its sole discretion) to Orlando, FL*; three (3) nights standard hotel accommodation (one room, quadruple occupancy, room and tax only) at Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort or at another on-site hotel (as determined by the Universal Orlando in its sole discretion) for Winner and up to three (3) Guests; non- exclusive ground transportation to and from airport and hotel in Orlando, FL for Winner and up to three (3) Guests*; 3-Day/3 Park tickets for admission to Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure theme parks and Universal’s Volcano Bay Water Theme Park for Winner and up to three (3) Guests; admission to one (1) performance at Blue Man Group for Winner and up to three (3) Guests (exact date and time to be determined by Universal Orlando in its sole discretion) and attend the Universal’s Volcano Bay Water Theme Park Grand Opening Event (“Grand Opening Event”) currently set to take place on May 25, 2017 at Universal Orlando Resort for winner and up to three (3) Guests.The Fair Market Value (“FMV”) of Prize is Three Thousand Six Hundred Nine and 74/100 Dollars ($3,609.74).Winner and Guests must be able to travel May 23, 2017 through May 26, 2017 (or on such other dates as designated by Universal Orlando in order to coincide with the Grand Opening Event).If Winner is unable to travel during this time period, Prize will be forfeited and no further or alternative compensation will be provided.If Winner elects to partake in any or all portions of his/her Prize with fewer than three (3) Guests or no Guest, the Prize will be awarded to Winner and each participating Guest and any remainder of the Prize will be forfeited and shall not be subject to further or alternative compensation.All elements of the Prize must be redeemed at the same time, and no changes will be permitted after confirmation of any redemption. If Winner is between the ages of eighteen (18) and twenty-one (21), he/she must be accompanied by an adult of at least twenty-one (21) years of age in order to check into the on-site hotel.Unless child or ward of Winner or one of the allotted Guests, each Guest must be eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the date of departure and must travel on the same itinerary and at the same time as the Winner.Specific travel dates and arrangements are subject to air travel, holiday, blackout dates, and other prize and travel restrictions.Reservations are subject to availability.Travel dates are subject to Universal Orlando and Sponsor approval.FMV of Prize may vary depending upon the points of departure, ground transportation, and/or airline fare fluctuations; any difference between stated FMV and final FMV of Prize will not be awarded. Prize consists only of the elements expressly set forth above; no other elements or expenses (including, without limitation, insurance, meals, unspecified ground transportation, phone calls, gratuities, incidentals, souvenirs, gasoline, etc.) are included in the Prize and all such expenses are the sole responsibility of Winner. Winner is responsible for any air travel taxes and/or expenses, including applicable departure taxes or fees, inspection charges, baggage fees, and security charges.Winner and Guests are responsible for obtaining, at their own expense, any necessary travel documentation (i.e. valid photo identification, visas, passports, etc.) prior to travel.Once issued, tickets are nontransferable and may not be reissued once travel has commenced. Open tickets may not be issued and stopovers are not permitted.All details of the Prize will be determined by Universal Orlando in its sole discretion and Universal Orlando reserves the right to substitute a similar prize or prize element of comparable value. Travel arrangements must be made through Universal Orlando. * For a winner who is a Florida resident, air transportation may be substituted with another method of transportation by Universal Orlando in its sole discretion. FIRST PRIZE : There will be fifteen (15) Prizes (“Prizes”) awarded.The prize winner (“Winner”) will receive a four (4) day, three (3) night trip for Winner and up to three (3) guests (“Guests”) to Universal Orlando Resort™ in Orlando, Florida (“Trip”). Trip will include: round trip economy class air transportation for Winner and up to three (3) Guests (airfare provided by Visit Florida) from a major commercial airport near Winner’s home (as determined by Universal Orlando in their sole discretion) to Orlando, FL*; three (3) nights standard hotel accommodation (one room, quadruple occupancy, room and tax only) at Loews Sapphire Falls Resort or at another on-site hotel (as determined by Universal Orlando in their sole discretion); non-exclusive ground transportation to and from airport and hotel in Orlando, FL; 3 Day/3 Park theme park tickets for admission to Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure theme parks and Universal’s Volcano Bay water theme park for Winner and up to three (3) Guests; admission to one (1) Blue Man Group Show (exact date and time to be determined by Universal Orlando in their sole discretion) for Winner and up to three (3) Guests.The Fair Market Value (“FMV”) of Prize is Four Thousand and Six and 95/100 Dollars ($4,006.95).Trip must be completed by April 9h, 2018 or Prize will be forfeited.Travel dates and arrangements are subject to air travel, holiday, blackout dates, and other prize and travel restrictions. Travel dates are subject to Universal Orlando and Sponsor approval.Reservations are subject to availability.Trip must be booked at least sixty (60) days prior to intended departure date.If Winner elects to partake in any or all portions of his/her Prize with fewer than the allotted number of Guests or no Guest, the Prize will be awarded to Winner and each participating Guest and any remainder of the Prize will be forfeited and shall not be subject to further or alternative compensation.All elements of the Prize must be redeemed at the same time, and no changes will be permitted after confirmation of any redemption.If Winner is between the ages of eighteen (18) and twenty-one (21), he/she must be accompanied by an adult of at least twenty-one (21) years of age in order to check into the on-site hotel.Unless child or ward of Winner or one of the allotted Guests, each Guest must be eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the date of departure and must travel on the same itinerary and at the same time as the Winner. FMV of Prize may vary depending upon the points of departure, ground transportation, and/or airline fare fluctuations; any difference between stated FMV and final FMV of Prize will not be awarded. Prize consists only of the elements expressly set forth above; no other elements or expenses (including, without limitation, insurance, meals, unspecified ground transportation, phone calls, baggage, gratuities, incidentals, souvenirs, gasoline, etc.) are included in the Prize and all such expenses are the sole responsibility of Winner.Winner is responsible for any air travel taxes and/or expenses, including applicable departure taxes or fees, inspection charges, baggage fees, and security charges. Winner and Guests are responsible for obtaining, at their own expense, any necessary travel documentation (i.e. valid photo identification, visas, passports, etc.) prior to travel.Once issued, tickets are nontransferable and may not be reissued once travel has commenced. Open tickets may not be issued and stopovers are not permitted.Travel arrangements must be made through Universal Orlando. * For a winner who is a Florida resident, air transportation may be substituted with another method of transportation by Prize Provider in its sole discretion.

ELIGIBILITY : Sweepstakes open to legal U.S. residents residing in the 50 United States, 21 years of age or older.Employees of the Boston Globe, Boston Globe Media Partners LLC, Universal City Development Partners, Ltd. d/b/a Universal Orlando Resort, and their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, directors, officers and agents, and their immediate family or those living in the same household, are ineligible to enter.Sweepstakes void where prohibited by law and is subject to federal, state and local laws. Massachusetts law governs this sweepstakes: provided, however, that claims for bodily injury, personal injury, or property damage arising out of the redemption, use or misuse of any prize must be submitted to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal and state courts of the State of Florida, and construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of Florida.

GENERAL CONDITIONS : Winners are responsible for all federal, state and local taxes.No substitution of prizes permitted by winners.Prizes are not for resale, cannot be redeemed for cash, are not transferable or exchangeable, and cannot be used in conjunction with any discount, premium or rebate offer. Prize is subject to Universal Orlando Resort’s and airline’s room and flight availability and schedules.All travel is subject to restrictions, blackout dates and availability and all travel must be completed by April 8, 2018 or prize will be forfeited without further or alternative compensation. Winners and Guest(s) must possess United States government-approved travel documents and be willing to sign any other legal documents required by Sponsor or Prize Provider. Winners and his/her guests are responsible for any activities not included in the all-inclusive package including, ground transportation other than that described above, local, long distance or international telephone calls, optional sightseeing excursions, facial and massage services, laundry service, merchandise, souvenirs, incidental expenses, travel insurance or any other costs and expenses not mentioned herein.Sponsor and Prize Provider reserve the right to substitute a prize or portion thereof with one of equal or greater value if prize is unavailable. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission to use winners’ names, photographs and likeness for purposes of advertising and promotion without additional compensation, unless prohibited by law.All entries become the property of The Boston Globe and will not be returned.Winners agree that The Boston Globe, Boston Globe Media Partners LLC and Universal City Development Partners, Ltd. d/b/a Universal Orlando Resort, their subsidiaries, affiliates, agents and promotion agencies shall not be liable for injuries or losses of any kind resulting from acceptance of or use of prize. The Sponsors, Prize Provider and each of their officers, directors, affiliates, related entities, partners, partnerships, principals, representatives, agents, licensees, sponsors, successors and assigns (i) make no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind concerning any prize, (ii) disclaim any implied warranty, and (iii) are not liable for injury, loss, or damage of any kind resulting from the acceptance or use of any prize, travel related thereto or from participation in this contest.Universal City Development Partners, Ltd. d/b/a Universal Orlando Resort is a prize provider only in this Sweepstakes; is not a sponsor of this Sweepstakes; and is not responsible for the administration of this Sweepstakes, the collection of the entries or the conduct of the draws.Entries that are obtained through unauthorized sources are void.By participating in this sweepstakes, entrants agree to be bound by these official rules.For the names of prize winners, send a stamped, self addressed envelope after May 8, 2017 to: “Winners’ List”, The Boston Globe/Universal Orlando Sweepstakes, PO Box 55819, Boston, MA 02205-5819. REQUESTS RECEIVED WITHOUT A SELF-ADDRESSED, STAMPED ENVELOPE WILL NOT BE FILLED.

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