Win a trip to Italy


Salon Staff
December 18, 1999 5:37PM (UTC)

Let Neiman Marcus take you and a friend on a once in a lifetime tour...

Grand prize:

Courtesy of Neiman Marcus and Salon.com, you will receive roundtrip airfare for two to Florence, Italy. You will enjoy the luxury and style of a leased Mercedes Benz 320 as you travel to the beautiful and historic cities of Florence, Venice and Rome. We are delighted to provide the winner with two nights hotel accommodations in each city at the elegant Sofitel Hotel. You will also receive tickets to the Uffitzi Museum, Mondadori Exhibit and Academia Gallery.

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What you'll see:

The Galleria degli Uffizi in Florence

The Uffizi Gallery, founded in Florence in 1581 by the De Medici family, is on of the oldest museums in the world housing many important works dating from the fourteenth through the eighteenth centuries, including the largest existing collection of Tuscan Renaissance paintings.

The Mondadori Exhibit in Rome

The Mondadori collection is comprised of 100 incredible pieces on special exhibit at the Vatican. This is the first time this collection of impressionist and post-impressionist masterpieces will be on display outside of Russia

The Gallerie Dell Academia in Venice

Venices greatest art museum, the Academia Gallery, was founded to counter the dispersion of the citys art heritage after the suppression of monasteries, churches and guilds under Napoleonic and Austrian rule.

How to enter:

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Just answer the following questions and on January 14, 2000, find out if youre a winner!

See Official Rules for complete contest requirements.

Sponsored by:

Win an Extraordinary Trip to Italy -- official rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER.

The Sweepstakes is brought to you by Salon Internet, Inc. ("Salon.com") and Neiman Marcus ("the Sponsors").

Eligibility:

Sweepstakes is offered only within the 50 United States. Sweepstakes is open to all persons who are legal residents of the United States and are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees, officers, and directors of Sponsors, their parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies, and legal advisors, their immediate family members and persons living in their same household are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. Void where prohibited. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. No purchase necessary to enter.

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How to Enter:

Participants must enter their name and e-mail address. All submissions, whether postal or electronic, must be received by 11:59 P.M. PDT on Jan. 14, 2000.

Though electronic entries are preferred, submissions may also be mailed to "Win an Extraordinary Trip to Italy," 706 Mission Street, 2nd floor, San Francisco, CA 94103. Submissions by mail must be typed, double-spaced and on white paper, with the participant's mailing address, phone number and e-mail address (if available). One entry per person, household or email address. Multiple entries, whether electronic or postal, will be discarded. NO PHONE INQUIRIES, PLEASE.

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Prize Details:


The Grand Prize winner will receive two round trip tickets to Florence, Italy, six (6) nights hotel accommodations -- two (2) in each city, Florence, Rome and Venice, and a rental car to travel to each city. The winner will also receive an allowance to view museum attractions. Grand Prize winner's name will be posted on Salon.com, after the winner has signed an affidavit of eligibility for the prize.

The total value of the Grand Prize depends on the prize winner's location and trip dates but will be approximately $2,975.00 for the leased car, plus approximately $150.00 for the museum allowance, plus $13,449.00 for hotel and airfare, for a total value of approximately $16,574.00.

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ALL TAXES ASSOCIATED WITH THE RECEIPT OF ANY PRIZES ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER. All prizes will be awarded.

All prizes are non-transferable, non-replaceable and cannot be redeemed for cash, bartered or sold.

By accepting and/or participating in the sweepstakes, entrants agree(s) to the use of their names, voices and/or likenesses for the purpose of advertising, trade or promotion without further compensation, unless prohibited by law. By accepting and/or using the prize(s), winners agree(s) to the use of their names, voices and/or likenesses for the purpose of advertising, trade or promotion without further compensation, unless prohibited by law. If a selected winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim a prize(s) or fails to timely return the complete and executed affidavit and releases as required, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected.

Selection of Winner:

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Winner will be selected from all eligible entries at random. The winner will be notified by phone, e-mail or mail. Sponsors are not responsible for and shall not be liable for late, lost, misdirected or unsuccessful efforts to notify winner. By entering, participants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges, which shall be final. Sponsors, agents and representatives of Sponsors, their parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies, and legal advisors, are not responsible for and shall not be liable for:

(i) late, lost, delayed, damaged, misdirected, incomplete, illegible, unintelligible or postage-due entries;

(ii) any condition caused by events beyond the control of the Sponsors that may cause the Sweepstakes to be disrupted or corrupted;

(iii) any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind a rising in connection with or as a result of the prize, or acceptance, possession, or use of the prize, or from participation in the Sweepstakes; or

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(iv) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Sweepstakes. Salon.com reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to suspend or cancel this Sweepstakes at any time. By participating in the Sweepstakes, participants agree to release and hold Sponsors and the employees, officers, directors, shareholders, agents, representatives of Sponsors, their parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion and fulfillment agencies, and legal advisors, harmless from any and all losses, damages, rights, claims and actions of any kind in connection with the Sweepstakes or resulting from acceptance, possession or use of any prize, including without limitation, personal injury, death and property damage, and claims based on content of the story, including but not limited to publicity rights, copyright infringement, defamation or invasion of privacy. Winners will be selected and announced once all affidavits of eligibility have been satisfactorily completed and returned.

Sweepstakes Home Page

Thank you for your entry!

Please enter only once. Winners will be selected at random once duplicate entries have been removed. Multiple entries will result in disqualification.

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We will notify you if you are a winner!


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