– Trip of a Lifetime- Voyage to Melanesia


Eligibility :
Sweepstakes open to all legal residents of the United States, 18 years of age and older at time of entry. Employees, trustees, and agents of the Smithsonian Institution and their respective subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies and members of the immediate families of each may not enter. Sweepstakes void where prohibited and is subject to all applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations. Winner agrees that the Sponsors, their affiliates, prize suppliers, and all their respective Regents, officers, agents and employees shall not be liable for injury, loss or damage of any kind resulting from participating in this promotion or from the acceptance or use of the prizes awarded.

Timing :
Sweepstakes begins 12:00:01 AM Eastern Time (ET) August 15, 2008 and ends 11:59:59 PM ET October 31, 2008 (“entry period”).

How to enter:
There are two ways to enter. To enter online, go to, follow the links, then complete the online entry form and click submit during the entry period. To enter offline print your complete name, address, age, optional e-mail address on a plain piece of paper. Mail your completed entry to: TRIP OF A LIFETIME: VOYAGE TO MELANESIA SWEEPSTAKES, 420 Lexington Avenue, Suite 2335, New York, NY 10170. All mailed entries must be postmarked by October 31, 2008 and received by November 10, 2008.

Limit one entry per contestant per day, regardless of the method of entry.

Prize (s):
One (1) Grand Prize: 18 days (including overnight travel time), 16 night trip for two to Melanesia. Trip includes roundtrip international coach airfare from Los Angeles International Airport to Nadi, Fiji and from Cairns, Australia to LAX. The departure dates are March 2, 2009 from LAX to Nadi and March 20, 2009 from Cairns, Australia to LAX. Trip includes hotel accommodations for 2 nights (double occupancy), and 14 day double occupancy cruise for two passengers on board ‘Clipper Odyssey,’ certain meals, tours, services, and gratuities, as outlined on

Total ARV of all prizes: