United Airlines NYC Half Experience Sweepstakes

Official Rules

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

1. Agreement

Please read these official rules (the “Official Rules”) carefully. They contain important information about your rights and obligations, as well as limitations and exclusions that may apply to you if you enter the United Airlines NYC Half Experience Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) sponsored by United Airlines, Inc. (the “Sponsor”).

By participating in the Sweepstakes, you signify your agreement to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and RAVEN5 Ltd. (the “Administrator”). If you do not agree to the Official Rules, you may not enter the Sweepstakes.

2.  Sweepstakes Period

The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:01 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on March 16, 2023 and ends at 11:59:59 PM ET on March 18, 2023 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). Administrator’s database clock will be the official timekeeper for this Sweepstakes.


Please note that the Sweepstakes Period consists of three (3) daily entry periods (each, a “Daily Entry Period”) during which entries for the applicable daily prize must be received, and a grand prize entry period (the “Grand Prize Entry Period”). Each Daily Entry Period has its own entry end date (deadline) and entrants will not be entered for a chance to win any prize after the end of its entry period (all as further described below in Section 6. Winner Selection & Notification).

3. Eligibility

The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States of America and the District of Columbia (“DC”) who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry (“Participant,” entrant” or “you”).

Employees, officers, directors, agents, or representatives, of the Sponsor, Administrator, their respective parent companies and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers of prizes, advertising and promotion agencies involved in the administration, development, fulfillment, and execution of this Sweepstakes (collectively, the “Sweepstakes Parties”), and the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) of, and/or those living in the same household of each, are not eligible to enter.

The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, territorial, municipal and local laws and regulations. If it is found that a person who does not meet the eligibility criteria set forth in these rules has submitted an entry, that entry may be deemed ineligible. Sponsor reserves the right to verify eligibility requirements. Void outside the fifty (50) United States of America, DC and wherever else prohibited by law.

4. How to Enter

To enter the Sweepstakes, (i) visit https://unitedrunnyc.com/ during the Sweepstakes Period and follow the instructions to complete and submit the online entry form by providing your first name, last name, a valid email address, state of residence, and zip code of residence, and (ii) check the box to confirm that you have read and agree to abide by these Official Rules and the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy. Next click, “Enter” to earn one (1) entry into the Grand Prize drawing, one (1) entry into the current Daily Entry Period’s drawing, and one (1) entry into each subsequent Daily Entry Period’s drawing (if applicable).

For clarity, entrants must only submit the online entry form one (1) time to be entered into the Grand Prize Drawing, the current Daily Prize drawing and all subsequent Daily Prize drawings (if applicable).

Limit of one (1) entry per person, per entry period.

By entering the Sweepstakes, you signify your agreement to these Official Rules and the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy. Sweepstakes Parties are not responsible for lost, late, stolen, incomplete, inaccurate, invalid, un-intelligible, garbled, delayed or misdirected entries, all of which will be void. Entries which are incomplete, illegible, or fraudulent are null and void.

5. Prizes/Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”)/Odds

Grand Prize: One (1) grand prize is available to be won, consisting of two (2) United Airlines International Coach-Class Round-trip travel certificates (the “Grand Prize”).

The ARV of the Grand Prize is $5,200.00 USD.

Daily Prizes: Three (3) daily prizes are available to be won, each consisting of two (2) United Airlines Domestic First-Class Round-trip travel certificates (each, a “Daily Prize”).

The ARV of each Daily Prize is $4,070.00 USD. The total ARV of all Daily Prizes is $12,210.00 USD.

The total ARV of all Prizes is $17,410.00 USD.

Odds of winning the Grand Prize will depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the Grand Prize Entry Period. Odds of winning a Daily Prize will depend on the total number of eligible entries received during each Daily Entry Period.

Prize Conditions:

All expenses related to the acceptance or use of a prize are the sole responsibility of each winner. Winners are responsible for (i) any and all applicable taxes, fees and surcharges on travel certificates, (ii) any and all local, state and/or federal taxes, and (iii) any other costs and expenses not specified herein.

Prizes are subject to the United Airlines travel certificate terms and conditions, available at: https://www.united.com/en/us/fly/travel/credit.html.


No substitution of a prize will be allowed, except Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute prize(s) of comparable value if listed prize is unavailable, in whole or in part, for any reason. Prizes are non-transferable and are void if sold or exchanged for compensation.

6. Winner Selection & Notification

Administrator will select all potential winners by random drawings conducted at Administrator’s offices. Administrator’s decisions are final.

Grand Prize: One (1) potential winner will be randomly selected from among all eligible entries received during the Grand Prize Entry Period.

Daily Prizes: One (1) potential winner will be randomly selected from among all eligible entries received during Daily Entry Period 1.


One (1) potential winner will be randomly selected from among all eligible entries received during Daily Entry Period 2.

One (1) potential winner will be randomly selected from among all eligible entries received during Daily Entry Period 3.

All random drawings will be held on or about the dates specified in the Entry Period, Drawing Date and Notification Date Schedule below:

Entry Period, Drawing Date and Notification Date Schedule
Entry PeriodStart Date (12:00:01 AM ET)End Date (11:59:59 PM ET)Approx. Drawing & Notification Date
Grand Prize Entry Period2023-03-162023-03-182023-03-20
Daily Entry Period 12023-03-162023-03-162023-03-20
Daily Entry Period 22023-03-162023-03-172023-03-20
Daily Entry Period 32023-03-162023-03-182023-03-20

Potential Winner Notification: Administrator will contact all potential winners by email using the email address submitted by each potential winner at the time of entry on or about the dates specified in the Entry Period, Drawing Date and Notification Date Schedule above.

Administrator will make a minimum of two (2) attempts to contact each potential winner within twenty-four (24) hours of the Approximate Notification Date.

If any potential winner cannot be contacted within forty-eight (48) hours of initial notification, after two attempts, including if there is a return of any notification as undeliverable; then he/she may, in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor, be disqualified (and, if disqualified, will forfeit any and all rights to the applicable prize) and the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion to randomly select an alternate eligible entrant for the applicable prize in a separate random drawing from the remaining eligible entries submitted and received in accordance with these Official Rules.

Potential winners will become confirmed winners (each a “Winner”) after meeting the requirements that follow. Failure to do so will result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected by the means set forth above.

Potential winners will be required to sign and return, within forty-eight (48) hours of notification, an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Waiver, a Publicity Release (where allowable), and an IRS

W-9 form (collectively, “the Releases“) as a condition of acceptance of a prize. Please note: Each potential winner will be required to furnish his/her social security number on the W-9 form. Sponsor will only use information from the W-9 form to fulfill its tax obligations in connection with these Sweepstakes and for no other purpose.

No one is a Winner unless and until the Sponsor officially confirms him/her as a Winner in accordance with these Official Rules.

Prize Delivery: Prizes will be awarded to each Winner within approximately thirty (30) days after the Sweepstakes Period.

8. Publicity

Except where prohibited by law, entry into the Sweepstakes and acceptance of a prize constitutes permission to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use, worldwide in any media now known or hereafter in perpetuity and throughout the World, each Winner’s name, city, state, and prize won, as news, publicity or information and for advertising, public relations and promotional purposes without limitation and additional compensation, notification or permission.

Sponsor reserves the right to use any and all information related to the Sweepstakes for promotional, marketing and any other purpose, including online announcements unless prohibited by law.

9. Limitation of Liability

By participating in the Sweepstakes and as a condition of acceptance of a prize, each entrant, his/her heirs, executors, administrators and assigns, releases, waives, discharges, and holds harmless the Sponsor, Administrator, their respective parent companies, and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers of prizes, advertising and promotion agencies involved in the administration, development, fulfillment and execution of this Sweepstakes (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from, and against any and all loses, damages, rights, claims, actions, causes of action, personal injury, property damage or death (including without limitation any and all costs and liabilities of any kind including but not limited to lawyer’s fees), and including, without limitation, any such arising from any act of negligence of the Releases Parties, that the entrant now has, or may hereafter have against the Released Parties directly or indirectly resulting from participation of the Sweepstakes or the awarding, acceptance, use, or misuse of a prize. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused by participation in this Sweepstakes or use/misuse or redemption of a prize.

FOR RESIDENTS OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA: You acknowledge and agree that your release and waiver extends to the following, the protections of which you explicitly waive:

California Civil Code Section 1542: A general release does not extend to claims which the creditor does not know or suspect to exist in his or her favor at the time of executing the release, which if known by him or her must have materially affected his or her settlement with the debtor.

10. General

Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize.

The Released Parties are not responsible for: (i) lost, late, misdirected or damaged entries; or (ii) error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or any combination thereof; or (iii) any injury or damage to Participant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes.

By participating in the Sweepstakes, you (i) agree to be bound by these Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements, and (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes.

Failure to comply with these Official Rules will result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to permanently disqualify from any Sweepstakes it sponsors any person it believes has intentionally violated these Official Rules. If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned due to any causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes, at which time, Sponsor will conduct random drawings from among all eligible entries received at the time of the Sweepstakes termination.

11. Disputes

Except where prohibited, Participants agree that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., and all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Illinois, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Illinois or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Illinois. The remedy for any claim shall be limited to actual damages, and in no event shall any party be entitled to recover punitive, exemplary, consequential, or incidental damages, including attorney’s fees or other such related costs of bringing a claim, or to rescind this agreement or seek injunctive or any other equitable relief.

THE PARTIES HEREBY WAIVE THEIR RIGHT TO JURY TRIAL WITH RESPECT TO ALL CLAIMS AND ISSUES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT WHETHER SOUNDING IN CONTRACT OR TORT AND INCLUDING ANY CLAIM FOR FRAUDULENT INDUCEMENT THEREOF.

12. Privacy

Personal information collected from Participants is subject to the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy, available at: https://www.united.com/ual/en/ca/fly/privacy.html.

In addition, any personal information that you provide us may be used in connection with the Sweepstakes as necessary, to administer, manage and operate the Sweepstakes (including releasing a list of winners, as discussed below) and otherwise as permitted in our privacy policy referred to above.

Personal information collected will be stored on servers located in the United States and may be accessible to U.S. law enforcement, courts and other governmental institutions pursuant to the laws of the United States. 

13. Winners List Requests

For a written confirmation of the Winners (available after March 31, 2023), send an email to help@raven5.com with subject line: United Airlines NYC Half Experience Sweepstakes Winners List Request. All requests must be received by April 30, 2023 at 2:59:59 PM ET. Requests received after this time will not be fulfilled.

14. Sponsor

United Airlines Inc., 233 South Wacker Drive, Chicago, Illinois, 60601, U.S.A.

15. Administrator

RAVEN5 Ltd., B9-461 North Service Road West, Oakville, Ontario, L6M 2V5, Canada.

Void outside the fifty (50) United States of America, DC, and wherever else prohibited by law. Please direct any questions, comments, or complaints regarding the Sweepstakes to help@raven5.com.