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YVR "Holiday Joy Giveaway" Rules






Giveaway Period

  1. The Giveaway runs from December 11 to 15, 2023 and December 18 to 22, 2023 (the “Giveaway Period”).


  2. The Giveaway is open to all legal residents of Canada, excluding Quebec, who have reached the age of majority in their province or territory of residence at the commencement of the Giveaway Period and who are departing through YVR during the Giveaway Period. Participants will be automatically entered into the Giveaway once they have passed through the YVR security checkpoint (a “Participant”).


  3. The Giveaway is not open to employees of YVR, or any of YVR’s affiliates, tenants or suppliers and members of their immediate families. YVR also reserves the right to deem ineligible and exclude from the Giveaway any Participant that YVR determines, in its sole and absolute discretion, does not meet or abide by these Rules.

Giveaway Prize

  1. There are a minimum of 10 and a maximum of 50 Giveaway prizes that will be given to eligible Participants (each a “Recipient”).Each Giveaway prize (the “Prize”) is valued at between CAD. $___1000.00____ and $____2500.00___.
  2. Each Prize is intended to be applied towards reimbursement of the Recipient’s flight costs in departing from YVR; however the Prize will be paid in cash (via e-transfer) to the Recipient. If a potential Recipient does not qualify or is not willing to accept the Prize or does not agree to these Terms and Conditions, YVR may select at its sole discretion an alternate Recipient.

    Recipient Selection and Chance of Receiving Giveaway

  3. During the Giveaway Period, YVR will select up to 50 Participants at random from all eligible Participants to receive a Prize. The odds of receiving a Prize are dependent on the number of Participants travelling through YVR during the Giveaway Period.
  4. The Participants selected as eligible to receive a Prize will be notified in person.Each such eligible Participant will be required to provide YVR with a valid e-mail address and telephone number for future communication relating to the Prize.
  5. Any Participant selected as eligible to receive a Prize will, as a condition of receiving their Prize will be required to:
    1. sign a statement confirming their identify and providing YVR with valid government issued identification;
    2. provide a valid e-mail address to receive the Prize by Interac e-transfer;
    3. sign a Declaration and Release as set out in Section 8 below; and
    4. correctly answer, without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, a time-limited, mathematical, skill testing question to be administered at a pre-arranged, mutually convenient time.

    Claiming Prize

  6. The Recipient of a Prize will receive instructions from YVR on how to claim their Prize. The Recipient will be required to receive the Prize within __60__ days of their confirmation as a valid Recipient. Failure to make arrangements to receive the Prize within the prescribed timeline may result in forfeiture of the Prize.
  7. Each Prize must be accepted as awarded and cannot be transferred, assigned, or substituted. Recipients will be solely responsible for any expense incurred in connection with receiving the Prize including payment of any applicable taxes.

    Declaration and Release

  8. All Recipients, as a condition of receiving their Prize will be required to sign a Declaration of Eligibility, Liability and Publicity Release (the "Declaration and Release"), confirming compliance with these Rules and acceptance of the Prize as awarded, and allowing the publication of the name, photograph, video recording, likeness, and voice recording of the Recipient in any and all media whatsoever, including YVR’s social media feeds and other electronic and print materials related to the Giveaway.Failure to sign and return the Declaration and Release to YVR or to comply with any of these Rules may, at the sole discretion of YVR, result in a Recipient’s disqualification, the forfeiture of their interest in the Prize, the award of the Prize to an alternate Recipient, and/or the termination of this Giveaway.

    Acceptance of Rules and Release

  9. This Giveaway will be conducted in accordance with these Rules which will be posted on YVR’s website (, subject to amendment by YVR only. By entering the Giveaway, Participants agree to abide by these Rules and will be deemed to have received, read, and understood them by participating in the Giveaway.
  10. Each Participant further agrees to be bound by the decisions of YVR regarding the Giveaway, which shall be final and binding in all respects and YVR reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any Participant found to be:
    1. violating the Giveaway Rules; or
    2. acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.
  11. By participating in this Giveaway, each Participant also agrees to fully release and hold harmless YVR (together with its affiliates), and their respective employees, officers and directors, from any and all liability, claims, loss, damage to persons or property, costs, expenses and actions of any kind related to or arising out of this Giveaway, or resulting from the acceptance or use of the Prizes, and YVR assumes no responsibility or liability if the Giveaway cannot be conducted as planned for any reason, including those reasons beyond the control of YVR.
  12. YVR is not responsible for any errors or omissions in the advertising or promotion of this Giveaway.

    Personal Information

  13. YVR is collecting, using and sharing personal information about Participants for the sole purpose of administering this Giveaway and YVR will protect Participants personal information it in a manner consistent with YVR’s Privacy Policy ( further informational or marketing communications will be received by Participants unless a Participant is selected as a valid Recipient to receive a Prize, and provides explicit permission to do so, including the permissions required pursuant to the Recipient’s Declaration and Release.


  14. YVR reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate the Giveaway, in whole or in part, and/or modify, amend or suspend the Giveaway and these Rules in any way, at any time, for any reason without prior notice.


  15. This Giveaway is void where prohibited and is subject to all applicable federal, provincial, and municipal laws and regulations. The Giveaway is governed by the laws of the province of British Columbia and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein.

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