Carnival Cruise Line Sweepstakes

Official Rules

No Purchase Required to Enter or Win. 

1. Eligibility: The Carnival Cruise Line Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 U.S. (or D.C.) who are 21 years of age or older at the time of entry and who have a Coca-Cola account (“Account”) before participating.  Employees and non-employee workers of The Coca‑Cola Company (“Sponsor”), Coca‑Cola bottlers, Carnival Corporation, HelloWorld, Inc. (“Administrator”), and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, and agents and those prize providers and agencies that are involved in the development or execution of this Sweepstakes or any of its materials, and the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such person are not eligible to enter or to win any prize in this Sweepstakes.  The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law. By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrant fully and unconditionally agrees to and accepts these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and Administrator, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.

2. Promotion Period: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time ("ET"), February 16, 2018 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET, March 16, 2018 (the "Promotion Period"). Sponsor’s computer is the official time-keeping device for this Sweepstakes.

3. How to Enter: There are 2 ways to enter:

a) Code Entry Method of Entry: During the Promotion Period, visit and follow the links and instructions to log in to or create your Account. Then, locate the code on packaging of any participating Coca‑Cola product (each a "Code"). Follow the links and instructions to enter 1 Code where indicated.  Once you have entered 1 Code, you automatically will receive 1 entry into the Sweepstakes.

b) Free Method of Entry: To enter without making a purchase or having a Code, hand print your name, address, day and evening phone numbers, email address, and date of birth on a 3" x 5" piece of paper and mail it in an envelope with proper postage to “The Carnival Cruise Line Sweepstakes,” c/o HelloWorld, Inc., P.O. Box 5006, Department 834721, Kalamazoo, MI 49003-5006.  You automatically will receive 5 entries into the Sweepstakes.  Limit: 1 request per envelope.  All mail-in entries must be handwritten and must be postmarked by March 17, 2018 and received by March 23, 2018.  All entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor and none will be acknowledged or returned.  Proof of sending or submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor.  Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, illegible, misdirected or postage-due entries, which will be disqualified.

Limit: 50 Sweepstakes entries per person during the Promotion Period, regardless of method or combination of methods of entry.  Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same Account or email address.  Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations or logins, or any other methods will void that entrant’s entries and that entrant may be disqualified. 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 that entrant.  In the event of a dispute as to any entry, the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the Account 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 winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder.

4. Drawing: Administrator is an independent judging organization whose decisions as to the selection of the potential winner are final and binding.  On or about March 27, 2018, Administrator will select the name of the potential winner in a random drawing of all eligible entries received during the Promotion Period. The potential winner will be notified by email, mail or phone.  The odds of winning the prize depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Promotion Period.

5. Requirements of Potential Winner: Potential winner must continue to comply with the Official Rules.  Winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements.  The potential winner (will be required to sign and return to Administrator, within 5 days of the date notice or attempted notice is sent, a Declaration of Compliance, Liability & Publicity Release (except where prohibited) in order to claim his/her prize and to fulfill any such other requirements as determined by Administrator.  If the potential winner fails to provide a Declaration of Compliance, Liability & Publicity Release or any other requested information within the required timeframe, he/she may be disqualified and forfeit the prize.  In the event that the potential winner cannot be contacted, forfeits the prize, or is disqualified for any reason, Administrator will select an alternate potential winner in a random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries, up to 3 alternates.  If the alternate potential winners are disqualified, the prize will not be awarded.  Any unawarded, unclaimed, voided or forfeited prize will not be awarded.  Prize will be fulfilled approximately 8 to 10 weeks after the conclusion of the Sweepstakes.

6. Prize: 1 GRAND PRIZE: One (1) $1,500 USD Carnival Cruise Line gift card.  Sponsor does not guarantee availability on the exact sailing or travel dates and times requested by winner. Terms, conditions and restrictions on Carnival Cruise Line gift card may apply, as designated by issuer. Carnival Cruise Line gift cards are valid for Carnival cruises departing from North America only. Other limitations and restrictions may apply. Use of the Carnival Cruise Line gift card is subject to the terms and conditions set forth in these Official Rules and those set forth and detailed in Carnival’s passenger Ticket Contract found here:  Winner will be responsible for any amounts in excess of the Carnival gift card value that is attributable to the selected cruise. Gift card value must be used on a single cruise and does not carry over.  Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $1,500 USD. 

No substitution, exchange or transfer of prize by winner.  Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize for one of equal or greater value.  Winner is solely responsible for all federal, state and local taxes as well as any other costs and expenses associated with the acceptance and use of the prize not described herein as being awarded as part of the prize herein.    

7. Publicity: Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes entrant’s consent for Sponsor and its designees to use entrant’s name, prize information, likeness, city and state of residence for promotional purposes in any media without further consideration. 

8. General Conditions: In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Sweepstakes is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but, not limited to, fraud, virus or other technical problem, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, either: (a) suspend the Sweepstakes to address the impairment and then resume the Sweepstakes in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules; or (b) cancel the Sweepstakes and award the prizes in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment. The Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules of this or any other promotion, or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner.  Any attempt by any person to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.  The Sponsor's failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. 

9. Release and Limitations of Liability: Except where prohibited, by participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to release and hold harmless The Coca‑Cola Company, Coca‑Cola bottlers, Carnival Corporation, HelloWorld, Inc., and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, promotional partners, prize partners, agents and agencies, and the officers, directors and employees of them (the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of any prize, including, but not limited to: (a) unauthorized human intervention in the Sweepstakes; (b) technical errors related to computers, servers, providers, printers or telephone or network lines; (c) printing errors; (d) errors in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; (e) late, lost, or undeliverable mail; or (f) injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt, use or misuse of any prize.  Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties’ liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Sweepstakes and in no event shall the Released Parties be liable for attorney’s fees.  Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.  If, for any reason, an entrant’s entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another Sweepstakes entry, if it is possible.  If the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, is discontinued for any reason, Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the date of discontinuance for any prize offered herein.  No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded.  In the event that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than the stated number of prizes as set forth herein to be available and/or claimed, Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, un-awarded, eligible prize claims.  By participating in this Sweepstakes, you consent for Carnival Cruise Line to obtain, use, and transfer your name, address, email and other details for prize fulfillment purposes and marketing, advertising and other commercial purposes as set forth in Carnival Cruise Line’s Privacy Policy available at   

10. Disputes: Entrant agrees that: (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any prizes awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan (Southern Division) or the appropriate Michigan State Court located in Oakland County, Michigan; and (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering any Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys' fees. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Michigan, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Michigan or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Michigan.

11. Winner List: For a winner list, visit  The winner list will be posted after winner confirmation is complete.

12. Sponsor: The Coca‑Cola Company, One Coca‑Cola Plaza, Atlanta, GA 30313.  Administrator: HelloWorld, Inc., 3000 Town Center, Suite 2100, Southfield, MI 48075.
Prize Provider:  Carnival Cruise Line, a division of Carnival Corporation, 3655 NW 87th Ave., Miami, FL 33178.  Carnival Cruise Line is not responsible for the administration, execution or conduct of the Sweepstakes or the selection of winners.