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Trips that you can't take...
chelli1964
#1 Posted : Tuesday, July 17, 2012 9:01:32 AM(UTC)
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I was just curious...has anyone ever won a trip that they couldn't take, and got the cash equivalent instead?   Or are most sponsors pretty strict on sending someone where they say they are?

el3btrs
#2 Posted : Wednesday, July 18, 2012 4:10:56 AM(UTC)
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If you can't take the trip or don't want to pay the taxes, then PLEASE don't enter.  There are people who are so happy to win that trip and it's not nice to enter if you're really not interested.


If the sponsor doesn't say there is a cash equivalent then there probably isn't one and they are under no obligation to give you one.


Say you might love to go to Vegas but have no interest in the boxing match or golf day you don't really have to go, they aren't going to force you but if you'd rather take in a show or something they MAY accommodate you.  Just don't count on it.

chudder4444
#3 Posted : Wednesday, July 18, 2012 10:30:51 AM(UTC)
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Personally I don't enter any sweeps that ONLY offer a trip that I do not want or can't take. I DO however enter LOTS that offer trips that I'm not interested in, but  have more than just the trip grand prize, such as nice 2nd, or 3rd place prizes.

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