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Westernunion.com is giving away a $4,000 air travel voucher each month and you could be one of the lucky winners who get to fly home or anywhere in the world!

From February 1 through May 31, every time you send a qualifying online money transfer from westernunion.com or using our four-star rated mobile app on your Android or iPhone to anywhere in the world, we’ll automatically enter you in the “Fly Anywhere” sweepstakes. No purchase necessary. Subject to official rules . Fees start at $1 to send up to $10. Price your transaction here. Sending money online with Western Union has its advantages.

  • It's fast.

    Send money online with your credit** or debit card and your family or friends can pick up cash in a matter of minutes*** at one of our 500,000 Western Union® agent locations worldwide.
  • It's convenient.

    Whether you’re online or on-the-go, we make it easy and convenient for you to send money. Use our four-star rated mobile app on your Android®,iPhone®, and iPad®.
  • It’s easy.

    Send money online in a few simple steps. You choose how you want to pay – whether it’s through your bank account, debit card, or credit card.** In certain countries, you can also send money directly to a bank account.

* Western Union also makes money from currency exchange. When choosing a money transmitter, carefully compare both transfer fees and exchange rates.

** Card issuer cash advance fee and associated interest charges may apply. Use a debit card to avoid these fees and charges.

*** Date available will be displayed on receipt for international transfers on or over $15. Service and funds availability depends on certain factors including the Service selected, the select ion of delayed delivery options, special terms applicable to each Service, amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, consumer protection issues, identification requirements, delivery restrictions, agent location hours, and differences in time zones (collectively, “Restrictions”).

WESTERN UNION® “FLY ANYWHERE” SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES:

NO PURCHASE/TRANSACTION NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A TRANSACTION WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

TWO WAYS TO ENTER: 1) Automatic Entry: Each time that you send a Western Union Money Transfer® transaction from the United States to anywhere in the world from westernunion.com or the WU® mobile application during the promotional period starting at 12:00:00 A.M. (ET) on February 1, 2014 and ending at 11:59:59 P.M. (ET) on May 31, 2014 (each a “Qualifying Transaction”), you will automatically receive an entry into the sweepstakes. Entrant is deemed to be the person whose name appears as “Sender”. A transaction will not increase your chances of winning. 2) Mail-in Entry: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. To enter the sweepstakes without sending a Qualifying Transaction hand print your complete name, address, phone number and email address (optional) on a 3”x5” piece of paper and mail in a #10 mailing envelope with appropriate postage to: Western Union Fly Anywhere Sweepstakes, P. O. Box 602, Garden City, NY 11530-0602. Entries received without all of the information requested above will be void.

Limit one entry per mailing envelope. There are no limits to the number of Sweepstakes Entries received per person, per month, regardless of method of entry. For purposes of this Promotion, a “month” is defined as a 28 to 31 day period, beginning on the first day of the month and ending on the last day of that month, as detailed in the Drawing Schedule below. Entries included in one Monthly Drawing Period will not be eligible for subsequent Monthly Drawing Periods.

No mechanically reproduced entries permitted. Automatic Entries and Mail-In Entries received without complete information requested (valid home address and phone number) will be void. Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, damaged, incomplete, illegible, postage-due or misdirected mail. Proof of mailing does not constitute proof of delivery. Mail-in Entries must be received by the Mail-in Entry Receipt Dates noted on the “Drawing Schedule” below. A transaction will not increase your chances of winning. All materials submitted become the sole property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

PRIVACY: The personal information you submit when you enter the Sweepstakes is collected by Sponsor and will be subject to Sponsor’s Privacy Statement (“Statement”). Sponsor may disclose your personal information to third parties as explained in the Statement. To obtain a copy of the Statement, visit Sponsor’s website at www.westernunion.com or call 1-800-562-2598 and ask for a copy of Sponsor’s Privacy Statement. Information disclosed may include financial background; identification, such as name and address; transaction information; and other information relating to financial matters. Recipients may include financial institutions; retailers; companies that process transactions or provide other services for Sponsor; government agencies; and direct marketers. You may opt out of (direct Sponsor not to make) certain disclosures. If you do not opt out, Sponsor will assume that you agree that your information may be used as the Statement describes. To opt out, call 1-800-562-2598.

DRAWINGS AND DRAWING SCHEDULE: There will be four (4) monthly random drawings conducted from all Qualifying Transactions, and eligible No Purchase Necessary Mail-In entries received during each Monthly Drawing Period, as outlined in the schedule below (“Drawing Schedule”). For each Monthly Drawing Period, there will be one (1) Monthly Grand Prize winner selected. Total number of prizes awarded for the entire Promotion, not to exceed 4.

Monthly Drawing Period/#

Automatic Transaction Dates

Mail-In Entry Receipt Date

Drawing Dates (on/about)

Potential Grand Prize Winners Drawn Per Week

Potential Monthly Grand Prize Winner Notified (on/about)

#1 - February

February 1 to 28, 2014

March 4, 2014

March 6, 2014

1

March 10, 2014

#2 - March

March 1 to 31, 2014

April 4, 2014

April 7, 2014

1

April 10, 2014

#3 - April

April 1 to 30, 2014

May 5, 2014

May 7, 2014

1

May 9, 2014

#4 - May

May 1 to 31, 2014

June 4, 2014

June 6, 2014

1

June 9, 2014

 

The four (4) sweepstakes monthly random drawings will be held on or about the drawing dates noted in the “Drawing Schedule” above, and conducted under the supervision of Marden-Kane, Inc., an independent judging organization. Entries included in one Monthly Drawing Period will not be eligible for subsequent Monthly Drawing Periods. Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible Mail-in entries received and Qualifying Transactions made per Monthly Drawing Period.

PRIZES: Four (4) Monthly Grand Prizes: There will be a total of four (4) Grand Prizes awarded. Each Grand Prize winner will receive one (1) AIR TRAVEL VOUCHER (valued at $4,000.00) redeemable for air ticket travel to the winner’s choice of destination (Anywhere in the world). Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $4,000.00 each. Total ARV of all Grand Prizes: $16,000. Confirmation of flight dates and times will be at the sole discretion of the designated travel agency issuing the air tickets. Sponsor is not responsible for arranging dates and times of travel. All airfare is subject to availability. Black-out periods and other restrictions may apply. All other expenses such as accommodation, meals, travel documentation fees, spending money and additional travel beyond the destination mentioned on the Air Ticket will be the sole responsibility of the winner. It is the winner’s responsibility for obtaining (prior to travel) any and all required travel documents, (photo identification, passport, visa or other required documents) including but not limited to any travel insurance (and all other forms of insurance) that they may wish to obtain at their own expense) and hereby acknowledge that the Sponsor has not and will not obtain or provide travel insurance or any other form of insurance. Airline carrier regulations and conditions apply. Travel arrangements will be made by the Sponsor through the Sponsor’s agent, and the Sponsor will determine the airline and flight itinerary, including the departure and arrival airports, in its sole discretion. A minimum of thirty (30) days advance notice for reservations is required prior to trip departure. The Sponsor is not responsible for airline cancellations or delays. Value of prize is $4,000.00 including all airport fees and taxes. Any amount exceeding $4,000.00 is the sole responsibility of the winner. A credit will not be issued if the full value of the voucher is not utilized. All taxes, including without limitation, income taxes, associated with the prize and its receipt are the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize Winner. Prizes to be awarded in the form of a voucher valued at $4,000.00 USD. Any documents including vouchers and airline tickets awarded to the prize winner become the responsibility of the Winner upon possession of same and will not be replaced. Any vouchers/airline tickets awarded are subject to terms and conditions stated thereon. Grand Prize winners must complete travel by May 31, 2015. No substitution or transfer of any prize permitted, except that Sponsor may in its sole discretion substitute a prize of equal or greater value. Limit one prize per person, family or household.

GENERAL RULES: Sweepstakes is open only to legal U.S. residents (having a valid Tax Identification Number (TIN) or Social Security Number (SSN) who are 18 years of age or older as of February 1, 2014. Employees of Sponsor, its Agents, Judges, their affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, or any other suppliers to Western Union and their immediate families and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate. All Federal, State and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited by law. If a winner is deemed a minor in his/her state of residence, prize will be awarded in the name of the winner’s parent or legal guardian.

The potential Monthly Grand Prize Winners will be called on the telephone between 9AM and 5PM Eastern Standard Time (EST) on/about the notification date noted on the “Drawing Schedule” above. If the potential winner is not at home when he/she is called, Marden-Kane will endeavor to leave a message for the potential winner to call back to either accept or decline the prize. If Marden-Kane does not receive a return call within 48 hours from the time the first call is placed to the potential winner, or if the phone number called is not in service, disconnected, does not belong to the potential winner or phone called is not able to accept voice mail messages the prize will be forfeited & at Sponsor’s discretion, awarded to an alternate potential winner. Sponsor is not responsible for suspended or discontinued phone service or a change of address which may result in a potential winner not receiving initial prize notification. When a potential winner accepts the prize, he/she will receive written confirmation via mail and/or email & will be required to complete & sign an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability Release, a W-9 Form, a Winner’s Travel Release, a Guest Travel Release, a Winner’s Questionnaire and if applicable and where legal a Publicity Release, which must be returned within 7 days from prize notification date on the notification letter; or the prize will be forfeited & awarded to an alternate potential winner. In the event of non-compliance with these rules, or if the prize or prize notification is unclaimed or returned as undeliverable, the prize will be forfeited & at Sponsor’s discretion, awarded to an alternate potential winner.

Acceptance of a prize constitutes permission for Sponsor and its agencies to use winner’s name and/or likeness for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law. By accepting a prize, winner agrees to hold Sponsor, its Agents, Judges, their affiliates, subsidiaries and their respective directors, officers, employees and assigns, harmless against any and all claims and liability arising out of the acceptance, possession, use, misuse or nonuse of prize. Winners assume all liability for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, by participation in this promotion or use or redemption of any prize. By participating in this promotion entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Judges which shall be final and binding. This Sweepstakes and these Official Rules shall be interpreted in accordance with the laws of Colorado without regard to its principles of conflicts of law. Jurisdiction and venue shall be solely within the State of Colorado.

NOTICE TO ENTRANTS: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. The Sponsor and its agents are not responsible for any (i) incorrect announcements of any kind, (ii) technical hardware or software failures of any kind, including any injury or damage to any person's computer related to or resulting from participating in or experiencing any materials in connection with the promotion, (iii) lost or unavailable network connections, or (iv) failed, incomplete, garbled, or delayed computer transmission that may limit a user's ability to participate in the Sweepstakes. The Sponsor assumes no responsibility for undeliverable emails resulting from any form of active or passive email filtering by a user's Internet service provider and/or email client or for insufficient space in user's email account to receive email messages. Sponsor and its agencies are not responsible for Entries not received due to lost, failed delayed or interrupted connections or miscommunications, or to other electronic malfunctions, delays, or errors of any kind in the transmission or receipt of Entries. Sponsor is not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate Entry information, whether caused by any human or technological error that may occur in the processing of Entries in this Sweepstakes. Any other attempted form of Entry not specified herein is prohibited; no automatic, programmed; robotic or similar means of entry are permitted. The Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the Sweepstakes if fraud, misconduct, or technical failures destroy the integrity of the Sweepstakes or if a computer virus, bug, or other technical problem corrupts the administration or security of the Sweepstakes as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. In the event a dispute arises regarding the specific individual entitled to receive a prize, Entry will be declared made by the person assigned to the email address from the selected Entry. In the event the Sweepstakes is terminated, a notice will be posted and all eligible Entries received prior to termination will be included in a random drawing to award the prizes. Proof of submitting entries will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by the Sponsor. All entries become the property of the Sweepstakes Sponsor and will not be returned. The Sponsor reserves the right to prohibit the participation of an individual if fraud or tampering is suspected or if the individual fails to comply with any requirement of participation as stated herein or with any provision in these Official Rules.

ENTRIES: All entries become the property of the Sweepstakes Sponsor and will not be returned. Sponsor and its affiliates, subsidiaries, representatives, Agents and employees are not liable for lost, late, stolen, illegible, delayed, garbled or misdirected transactions; technical hardware or software failures of any kind; lost or unavailable network connections; failed, incomplete, or damaged transactions; or for garbled or delayed computer transmissions even if the foregoing limits an entrant’s ability to participate in the Sweepstakes in any way or to win. Sponsor and its affiliates, subsidiaries, representatives, agents and employees are not responsible for any problems or the technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail on account of technical problems or traffic congestion, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to entrant’s or any person’s computer or other property relating to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in connection with the Sweepstakes.

WINNERS LIST AND OFFICIAL RULES: For the Prize winners’ names or a copy of the Official Rules, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope to be received no later than May 31, 2014 to: WU Fly Anywhere Winners or WU Fly Anywhere Sweepstakes Rules, c/o Marden-Kane, Inc, 1055 Franklin Avenue, Suite 300, Garden City, NY 11530, Attn: MM. Residents of Vermont may omit return postage. The names of the confirmed Prize Winners and Official Rules will also be posted at westernunion.com/flyanywhere and will remain posted for 30 days after the Sweepstakes ending date.

SPONSOR: Western Union Financial Services, Inc., 12500 E. Belford Avenue, Englewood, CO 80112.

JUDGES: Marden-Kane, Inc., 1055 Franklin Avenue, Suite 300, Garden City, NY 11530.