Thank-ation Terms


  1. How to Nominate: Windy City Travel, a division of the H & S Travel Group, Inc will begin a promotion that will gift vacations to Full-time Illinois nurses working during Covid-19 as a thank you. Beginning at 8:00am Central Time (CT) on April 13, 2020 until 4:50 p.m. CT on May 8, 2020 (Promotion Period), you may nominate one nurse. For the purposes of this promotion a nurse is defined as any person possessing a nursing license from any U.S. state in which this promotion is permitted and working full-time in an Illinois health care delivery role. Each person may only nominate a nurse once. If a nurse is nominated more than once by the same person only one nomination will be considered, the others will be void. You can nominate a nurse by visiting the Windy City Travel website "the promotion" (www. (the "Website") and completing and submitting the nomination and entry form. Incorrect and/or incomplete entries are void. These official rules are also available on the Website.

    All entries must be received by the end of the Promotion Period to be valid.  There is a limit of one (1) entry, per valid email address.  For purposes of this promotion, a "day" begins at 12:00 a.m. CT and ends at 11:59 p.m. CT unless specified otherwise.  If multiple entries are received, only the first entry will be accepted, and additional entries will be disqualified. Multiple participants are not permitted to share the same email address. Any attempt by you to obtain more than one (1) entry by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations or logins, or any other methods may void your entries and you may be disqualified from the Promotion. Any use of robotic, repetitive, automatic, programmed or similar entry methods or agents (including, but not limited to, sweepstakes entry services) will void all entries by you. In the event of a dispute as to any online entry, the authorized account holder of the email address used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant. The "authorized account holder" is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. Potential winners may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holders.

  1. Eligibility: This Promotion is open only to legal residents of Illinois who are 21 years of age or older as of the Promotion start date. The nurses nominated is defined as any person possessing a nursing license and working full-time in an Illinois health care delivery role
  1. Privacy:  Privacy policy of Windy City Travel. Except where prohibited, participation in the Promotion constitutes your consent Windy City Travel, a division of the H & S Travel Group, Inc use of your name, likeness, entry, and state of residence for promotional purposes in any media without further payment or consideration.
  1. Limitations of Liability:  Windy City Travel, the H& S Travel Group, Inc and any other participating sponsors (collectively with Sponsor, the "Promotion Entities") their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, parent, advertising and promotion agencies, and their respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees and agents, and any and all Internet servers and access provider(s) are not responsible for: any incorrect or inaccurate entry information; human error; technical malfunctions; failures, omission, interruption, deletion, or defect of any telephone network, computer online systems, computer equipment, server providers, or software, including any injury or damage to your or any other person's computer relating to or resulting from participation in this Promotion; inability to access the Website; theft, tampering, destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries; transactions that are processed late or incorrectly or are incomplete or lost due to computer or electronic malfunction or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site; printing or human or other errors; and any entries which are late, lost, incomplete, misdirected, stolen, or any combination thereof. Online submission is not considered proof of delivery or receipt. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned. By entering, you agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the Promotion Entities, and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, their respective representatives and agents, advertising and promotion agencies, promotion partners and prize suppliers, and all of their respective affiliated companies, employees, officers, directors and shareholders, from and against all claims and damages or liability arising in connection with your participation and/or entry in the Promotion and/or their receipt or use of any prize awarded in this Promotion or due to any injuries, damages or losses to any person (including death) or property of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize or participation in any Promotion-related activity or participation in this Promotion Except where prohibited by law, the winner's entry and acceptance of the prize constitutes permission for the Promotion Entities to use said winner's, photographs, likenesses, statements, biographical information, voices, and city and state addresses on a worldwide basis, and in all forms of media, in perpetuity, without further compensation.  If by reason of a printing or other error, more prizes are claimed than the number set forth in these rules, all persons making purportedly valid claims will be included in a random drawing to award the advertised number of prizes available in the prize category in question. No more than the advertised number of prizes will be awarded
  1. How Winner will be Determined: One (1) Thank-ation vacation winner (the "Prize Winner") will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries on approximately April 17th 2020, April 24th, 2020 May 1st 2020 and May 8th 2020, and will be contacted by phone on or about the dates listed above. Decisions of Sponsor and Administrator with respect to Prize Winner and other matters pertaining to the Promotion shall be final. A prospective Prize Winner may be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and release of liability, and return same, properly executed, within five (5) days of issuance of prize notification. If Sponsor or Administrator is unable to contact the prospective Prize Winner within three (3) days from first notification attempt, if the prospective Prize Winner fails to complete and return all requested forms by the specified date, or if the prospective Prize Winner fails to comply with any of the requirements, his/her prize will be forfeited and an alternate prospective Prize Winner shall be selected. The odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received.
  1. Conditions of Entry: Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. If, in the Administrator's or Sponsor's opinion, there is any suspected or actual evidence of electronic or non-electronic tampering with any portion of the Promotion, or if computer virus, bugs, unauthorized intervention, fraud, or technical difficulties or failures compromise or corrupt or affect the administration, integrity, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Promotion, Windy City Travel reserve the right at their sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process and void any entries submitted fraudulently, to modify or suspend the Promotion, or to terminate the Promotion and conduct a random drawing to award the prize using all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the termination date. Should the Promotion be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, notice will be posted on the Website. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of the winner based on an e-mail address, the winning entry will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY YOU TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY'S FEES) FROM YOU TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.
  1. Prize: The Prize Winner will receive a travel certificate with a value of $1200. This travel certificate can be used for any travel purchased at Windy City Travel. The full value of the travel certificate does not need to be used at once.  If the winner selects a travel package that is less than $1200, the remaining value will stay on account until Dec. 31st 2021 at which time it will be forfeit if not used.  The forfeited funds will be donated to a charitable entity organized under section 501 (c) of the U.S Code. The travel certificate is nontransferable and non-refundable.  It has no cash value.  Once travel is booked, the rules, restriction and cancellation policy of that package apply.

    The specifics of all aforementioned elements of the Prize in the Promotion shall be solely determined by Sponsor. All costs, expenses associated with any element of the Prize above the value of the Travel Certificate are the sole responsibility of the Prize Winner. All federal, state and local taxes on the Prize are the Prize Winner's responsibility. Prize Winner will be issued a 1099 tax form for the actual value of the Prize.

  1. Disputes/Governing Law: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these rules, or the rights and obligations of any entrant or the Promotion Entities in connection with the Promotion, 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 or provisions which would cause the application or the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Illinois. Any action or litigation concerning this Agreement shall take place exclusively in the federal or state courts situated in and with jurisdiction over the State of Illinois. Any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Promotion, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. You agree to service of process by mail or other method acceptable under the laws of the State of Illinois. ANY CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND/OR AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ENTERING THIS PROMOTION. YOU (AND YOUR PARENTS OR LEGAL GUARDIANS IF YOU ARE A MINOR) HEREBY WAIVE ANY RIGHTS OR CLAIMS TO ATTORNEY'S FEES, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ENTRANT, IDENTIFIABLE PERSONS, OR THIRD PARTY PARTICIPANTS, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR NOT AND WHETHER BASED ON NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE.


  1. Winner List: To receive the name of the Prize Winner, send a stamped self-addressed envelope to: Windy City Travel - Nurse's Thank-ation within sixty (60) days of expiration of the Promotion Period.


  1. Sponsor: Windy City Travel,1357 N Wells, Chicago, Il 60610


  1. Administrator: Windy City Travel,1357 N Wells, Chicago, Il 60610