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Win and escape with a $1500 gift card + a 2 night Zipcar Honda rental

Zipcar has teamed up with Honda to give Zipcar members across campus a chance to take a break from the books, book outta town and splurge!

How to enter:

Reserve a Honda Zipcar between 10/17/18 and 11/07/18 and you’ll be automatically entered to win – in fact, every Honda reservation qualifies as an entry.

Who can enter:

Any Zipcar member at a public California University who is currently enrolled in the University rate plan is eligible. Unsure of your plan? Log into your Zipcar account and select My Stuff > My Membership to check.

What you’ll win:

One qualifying member will be selected to receive a $1500 gift card and a 2 night Honda Zipcar rental for a weekend adventure to remember.

Zip Away with Honda Fall Getaway OFFICIAL RULES (“Official Rules”)


  1. Sponsors:

    Zipcar, Inc.
    35 Thomson Place
    Boston, MA 02210
    American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
    1919 Torrance Boulevard
    Torrance, CA 90501
  2. Participating Universities:
    California State University, Chico (Chico State)
    California State University, Humboldt (Humboldt State)
    San Diego State University (SDSU)
    University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC)
    San Jose State University (SJSU)
    University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
    California State University, Northridge (CSUN)
    California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB)
    California State University, San Marcos (CSUSM)
    California State University, Los Angeles (CSULA)
    California State University, East Bay (CSUEB)
    California State University, Long Beach (CSULB)
    University of California, Riverside (UCR)
    California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (Cal Poly SLO)
    University of California, Merced
    University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
    University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)
    University of California, Irvine (UCI)
    Sonoma State University (SSU)
    University of California, Davis (UC Davis)
    Sacramento State University (Sac State)
    California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH)
    University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)
    University of California, Berkeley
    The Ohio State University

  3. Agreement to Official Rules. The following rules apply to the Zip Away with Honda Fall Getaway (the “Sweepstakes”). By entering the Sweepstakes, you agree to these Official Rules.

  4. Entry Period/How to Enter: Enter between October 17, 2018 12:01AM Eastern Time (ET) and November 7, 2018 11:59PM Eastern Time (ET) by completing a Zipcar reservation. Reservations must be made on any Participating University campus and must made on a participating Honda Zipcar vehicle (“Entry”). Reservations must begin within the designated entry period; reservations that begin in the entry period but end after November 7, 2018 will still qualify. Cancelled or no-show reservations do not qualify. The Entry will be associated with the account holder who made the reservation. Each valid Zipcar reservation equates to one Entry; maximum of eight (8) Entries per person.

  5. Alternative Method of Entry: To enter without completing a Zipcar reservation, submit your name, mailing address, phone number and email address, and the name of this promotion, by mail to:

    Zipcar, Inc. Marketing
    Zip Away with Honda Fall Getaway
    35 Thomson Place
    Boston, MA 02210

    Limit of eight (8) entries when submitted via the online form or mail. Mail and online entries may be combined with reservation Entries, and in any case the total maximum number of entries per person is eight (8).

  6. Eligibility: The Sweepstakes is only open to persons who at the time of entry and are Zipcar members affiliated with and Participating University networks and who are legal residents of the continental United States or the District of Columbia (excluding Alaska, Hawaii, U.S. Territories and Puerto Rico). Employees and their immediate family members (parents, children, siblings, spouse or persons living in the same household) of Sponsors, their parent company, affiliates or agents are not eligible. Eligibility is subject to verification. Void where prohibited by law. Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. All Entries become the property of Sponsors.

  7. Prize: One (1) Grand Prize Package will be awarded (approximate retail value: $2,000) as part of the Sweepstakes. The Grand Prize Package includes the following elements:

    1. Two (2) night Honda Zipcar reservation (up to $500)
    2. $1,500 in spending money to used during the trip; to be provided in the form of a Visa gift card

    The Grand Prize Package must be redeemed between November 15, 2018 and December 31, 2018, or the Grand Prize Package will be forfeited in its entirety and may be awarded to an alternate winner. Zipcar reservation is subject to availability at the time of booking and may vary. Sponsors reserve the right to change dates. The Grand Prize Package does not include travel insurance, local taxes, personal expenditures and other incidental costs other than any mentioned.

    All prizes are subject to availability and are non-transferable, and no substitution, exchange or cash redemption of any prize, or part thereof, will be permitted, except at Sponsors’ sole discretion. The Grand Prize Winner is solely responsible for all usage costs, service fees, and expenses of any type, unless specifically listed as included in a prize. If the prize (or part thereof) is unavailable or becomes impracticable to fulfil, or in the event of unforeseen circumstances, Sponsors, in their discretion, reserve the right to substitute the original prize (or that part of the prize) with an alternative prize of equal or greater monetary value and/or specification, unless to do so would be prohibited by law.

    The prize winner is responsible for all federal, state and local taxes arising from receipt, acceptance or use of any prize. The winner of any prize above the IRS threshold, currently $600, will be required to complete an IRS Form W-9, which requires disclosure of winner’s social security number, and an IRS Form 1099 reflecting the value of the prize will be issued to the winner as required by law. Gift certificate or gift card prizes may be subject to additional terms and conditions of third party issuers or businesses where they are redeemed. Sponsors do not guarantee the availability of goods or services offered by such businesses and is not responsible for lost or stolen gift certificates or gift cards. All prizes must be accepted "as is," and no warrantees will be provided by Sponsors.

  8. Odds of Winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

  9. Winner Selection and Notification. Winner will be selected by random drawing from among all eligible entries received during the Entry Period. The Winner will be notified by November 14, 2018. Decisions of Sponsors shall be based on their discretion and interpretation of these Official Rules, and are final and binding in all respects. Winner need not be present to win. Winners will be notified by email or such other method chosen by Sponsors and must respond to the prize notification within seventy-two (72) hours or prize will be forfeited. Except where prohibited by law, potential prize winners (and their guests) may be required to complete and return to Sponsors an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release and, where lawful, a publicity release within the time specified in the prize notification. (Tennessee residents will not be required to sign a publicity release as a condition of winning a prize). If winner notification or prize delivery is returned as undeliverable, or a potential winner fails to respond or return any required documents or releases within the specified time, the prize will be forfeited and Sponsors may select another winner from the remaining eligible entries.

  10. General: Sponsors reserve the right to cancel or modify the Sweepstakes if fraud, technical failures or any factor beyond Sponsors’ reasonable control threatens to impair the administration, integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes, or to disqualify any person who violates these Official Rules or attempts to tamper with any aspect of the Sweepstakes.

  11. Release: Sponsors shall not be responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by Entrant, Sponsor, or any printing or typographical errors or equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; (2) technical failures of any kind including, but not limited to, malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the Sweepstakes; (4) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; (5) late, lost, misdirected, misdelivered, or undeliverable entries or notifications; or (6) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or receipt, use or misuse of any prize.

  12. Limitations of Liability: By entering the Sweepstakes or accepting a prize, each Entrant agrees to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless Sponsors, their parent company, and each of their officers, directors, employees, affiliates, advertising agencies, representatives and agents, from and against any claims, damages, liabilities, losses or causes of action related in any way to the operation of or such Entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes and any other claims, damages or liabilities, including without limitation 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 Entrant’s, or its guest’s, acceptance, possession, use or misuse of a prize or participation in the Sweepstakes. Under no circumstances will any Entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and Entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, consequential, or any other damages, court costs, or attorney’s fees, other than for actual out-of-pocket expense not to exceed fifty dollars ($50.00). If for any reason an Entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, Entrant’s sole remedy is another Entry in the Sweepstakes, if available.

  13. Disputes: Except where prohibited by law, by entering the Sweepstakes, each Entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes or a prize shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the state or federal courts located in the United States of America (2) under no circumstances will any Entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and each Entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, consequential, or any other damages, court costs, or attorney’s fees, other than actual out-of-pocket expense not to exceed fifty dollars ($50.00); and (3) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to such actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, not to exceed fifty dollars ($50.00). Entrant expressly waives any right to claim or recover attorney’s fees or court costs. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of any Entrant and Sponsors in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of California without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of California.

  14. Trademarks. Company names and trademarks associated with prizes are used solely to identify the prizes. No endorsement, authorization, sponsorship, or approval of prize manufacturers or trademark owners is intended or implied by such use. All referenced company names and trademarks are registered and unregistered trademarks or copyrights of their respective owners.

  15. Publicity: Except where prohibited by law, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes the winner’s consent to the Sponsors’ and their agents’ use of winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions and/ or hometown and state for advertising and promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration, in perpetuity, without notice or review or approval.

  16. Your information. Each Entrant agrees that his or her personal data provided in connection with the Sweepstakes, including name and address, may be processed, shared, and otherwise used for the purposes and within the context of the Sweepstakes, including the purposes outlined in these Official Rules. Entrant also agrees that Zipcar may maintain his or her personal data for marketing or other internal purposes. Information collected in connection with the Sweepstakes will be collected in accordance with Zipcar’s Privacy Policy, available at By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to the terms of Zipcar’s Privacy Policy.

  17. Rules Request: To receive an additional copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped business-size (#10) envelope, within six months of the Sweepstakes, to:

    Zipcar, Inc. Marketing
    Zip Away with Honda Fall Getaway
    35 Thomson Place
    Boston, MA 02210