The Air France and Barneys Holiday Sweepstakes



SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: Air France and Barneys (collectively referred to as “Sponsor”) present the Holiday Sweepstakes ("Sweepstakes") begins at 12:01 AM Eastern Standard Time ("EST") on November 14, 2012 and ends at 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) on January 3, 2013 ("Sweepstakes Period"). All entries must be received by 11:59 PM EST on January 3, 2013. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.  Void where prohibited by law.

ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is only open to legal residents of the United States and District of Columbia, who are at least 18 years old as of the date of entry. Employees of Barneys, The Walt Disney Company and Air France, as well as their affiliates/subsidiaries/joint-venture partners, SkyTeam, or any other party associated with the development or administration of this Sweepstakes ("Sweepstakes Entities"), and the immediate family (i.e., parents, children, siblings, spouse), and persons residing in the same household of such employees, are not eligible to enter or win.

PARTICIPATION AND DRAWING: To enter, all Entrants may access the Sweepstakes by visiting one of the following URLs listed below and then click “like” for either Barneys or Air France USA Facebook page


Entrants will need to complete an entry form containing their first name, last name, e-mail address and zip code.

Go to, "like" the Air France USA Facebook Account or, and click on the contest tab on the top of the page. Follow the prompts presented and fill-out the form on the page. Entries must be received by 11:59 PM EST on January 3, 2013. Use of any automated system to submit Online Entries is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Each participant may submit only one entry during the Sweepstakes Period. Submission of more than one entry will result in disqualification from Sweepstakes.

Customers will also have the opportunity to win at any of the Barneys Flagship locations by texting their e-mail address to a short code or filling out a card placed in the Barneys stores providing their e-mail address for entry.

WINNER SELECTION/NOTIFICATION: Each entrant must comply with all terms and conditions set forth in these Rules, and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. A winner will be selected from all entries received in a random drawing at the Air France office on or around January 5, 2013 at 2:00PM EST.  Selected winner will be notified by e-mail or phone. Phone number will only be used to contact the winner and will not be shared with any third party. In the event that no phone number is provided by entrant and e-mails are not responded to or returned as undeliverable, Sponsor will attempt to re-send said e-mail up to five (5) times over five (5) days. If any Winner does not respond to a phone call notification and/or to said email within five (5) days of its transmission or should the e-mail after five (5) attempts be returned as undeliverable, his or her rights to any prize will be forfeited and the runner up will be selected. Potential prize winners may be required to sign an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release ("Release") and assignment of Rights ("Assignment") within ten (10) days after the notification date, which will require verification of social security number for tax purposes and an IRS Form as well as Evidence of Ownership and Required Permission forms (“Forms”) from Third Party Participants or others as determined with the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Failure to do so will result in forfeiture of all rights to the prize and the selection of an alternate winner. Upon contacting a potential winner and determining that he/she has met all eligibility requirements of the Contest, including without limitation the execution of required waivers, Releases, Assignments and any other required documentation, including Evidence of Rights, such individual will be declared the "winner" of the Contest. Winner’s travel companion may also be required to sign a Companion Release prior to travel. If travel companion is a minor in the state in which s/he resides ("Minor"), the Release must be signed by that Minor’s parent or legal guardian on the minor’s behalf.  Travel companion must be at least 14 years old at time of travel or traveling with a parent or legal guardian.  All expenses associated with parent/legal guardian travel in accompanying a minor Travel Companion will be the sole responsibility of Traveling Companion and/or Winner. Once all documentation is returned to Sponsor and the winner is verified, the prize will be awarded. The Sponsor reserves the right to modify the notification procedures in connection with the selection of alternate winners, if any.

PRIZE DESCRIPTION: One (1) winner will receive two (2) Air France round-trip business class tickets to Paris, France (CDG). Relative to the Air France round-trip business class ticket, winner may depart from the following Air France USA gateways only: Boston (airport code: BOS), New York (airport code: JFK), Washington D.C. (airport code: IAD), Atlanta (airport code: ATL), Miami (airport code: MIA), Houston (airport code: IAH), Chicago (airport code: ORD), Detroit (airport code: DTW), Los Angeles (airport code: LAX), San Francisco (airport code: SFO). Air France round-trip coach ticket is only valid for Air France operated and marketed flights (i.e. no codeshares).  Flights and dates of travel for the winner’s traveling companion must mirror those of the Winner, and all terms and conditions attached to Winner’s travel shall also apply to traveling companion. The prize tickets are valid for trips to the aforementioned destination. Actual retail values may vary based on fluctuations in price for airfare and/or accommodations, and distance between departure and destination. Ground transportation, surface/air travel to and from the Air France gateway departure city, meals, in-room or other personal charges at lodging (e.g., mini-bar, movies), telephone calls, gratuities, incidentals, and all other expenses are not included and are the sole responsibility of Winner and travel companion. Winner and travel companion must travel on the same itinerary. One (1) Prize winner will also receive four (4) consecutive nights for two (2) persons, shared accommodation at the Sofitel Paris Le Faubourg for a "luxury" double room, subject to availability of the room category at the “Early rate”, including two breakfasts. If there is no availability for "luxury" room category for specific dates, a room of the next highest possible category below the one awarded may be offered subject to availability of the room category at the “Early rate”, and so on. Winner and companion must stay at the hotel at the same time. The four (4) nights must be booked at the same time and at least thirty-one (31) days before departure. Once reservation is made, no changes, exchanges, or refunds are permitted.  Winners must make reservations with the Sofitel Worldwide Marketing Department, contact details provided to Winner.  Winner will also receive a special edition luggage set, Value of $1,000.00 and a $4,000.00 (US) shopping spree at Barneys.  In addition winner will receive two (2) Theme Park passes to Disneyland Paris for a value of $200.00.  Prize has a Total Approximate Retail Value of $20,000.00.  Winner is responsible for all federal, state and local taxes associated with the use of the prize and the costs of all incidentals not specifically described in the Grand Prize including but not limited to food, incidentals, transportation to and from the hotel and transportation to and from the airport.

GENERAL: By accepting the prize, winner grants Sponsor the right to use, publish, including post online, his or her name, likeness, voice, opinion, biographical information, and place of residency in any media for advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law. Entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges and the Sponsor, and on their behalf, and on behalf of their respective heirs, executors, administrators, legal representatives, successors and assigns ("Releasing Parties"), release, defend and hold harmless the Sweepstakes Entities, as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each ("Released Parties"), from any and all actions, causes of action, suits, debts, dues, sums of money, accounts, reckonings, bonds, bills, specialties, covenants, contracts, controversies, agreements, promises, variances, trespasses, lost profits, indirect or direct damages, consequential damages, incidental damages, punitive or exemplary damages, judgments, extent, executions, claims and demands whatsoever, in law, admiralty or equity, whether known or unknown, foreseen or unforeseen, against Released Parties which any one or more of the Releasing Parties ever had, now have or hereafter can, shall or may have which in any way arise out of or result from entrant´s participation, acceptance and use or misuse of any prize, including any travel related activities. 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 any prize. In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing with the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, or otherwise, including but not limited to fire, flood, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, terrorist threat or activity, war (declared or undeclared) or any federal, state, or local government law, order, or regulation, or order of any court or other cause not within Sponsor’s control, Sponsor shall have the right to modify, suspend, extend or terminate the Sweepstakes and/or to select a winner from among all eligible Entries received up to the date of termination or other equitable resolution in the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Entrants assume all liability for any injury, including death or damage caused or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Sweepstakes or use or redemption of any prize. This Sweepstakes shall be governed by and interpreted under the laws of the State of New York, U.S.A. without regard to its conflicts of laws provisions. Any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. ANY CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND/OR AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ENTERING THIS SWEEPSTAKES ENTRANT HEREBY WAIVE ANY RIGHTS OR CLAIMS TO ATTORNEY´S FEES, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ENTRANT, IDENTIFIABLE PERSONS, OR THIRD PARTY ENTRANTS, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR NOT AND WHETHER BASED ON NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE SWEEPSTAKES WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION FROM PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES,. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY FEES) TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.

PRIVACY POLICY: Any personal information supplied by you when entering this Sweepstakes will be subject to the Sponsor´s policy posted at, will be shared by Sponsor organizations affiliated with the sponsorship, fulfillment, administration, prize support, advertisement or promotion of the Sweepstakes, for the purpose of administration, judging and prize fulfillment.

WINNERS LIST: For the name of the Winner, please send a stamped, self-addressed envelope to Air France USA, 125 West 55rd Street, 2nd floor, New York, NY 10019, Attn: NYC.VI. Requests will be fulfilled after January 5, 2013. Requests must be received by January 3, 2013.