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Travel Tuesday Tweet Sony Sweepstakes

by Gina 08/05/2013

It’s August and we can see the end of summer in sight. It’s time for everyone to fit in those last set of summer holidays and staycations. Whether you’re traveling overseas or traveling to the local park for few picnics this summer, thanks to digital and mobile photography, we can all capture the memories.  To celebrate summer and our love of travel (big and small), we’re kicking off ‘Travel Tuesday’ for the month of August.

Every Tuesday a new set of images will be posted on this blog. Tell us where the photo is from and you could win a Sony NEX-3N camera. We’ll be giving away one camera every week.

Send in your answers via the comments section of this blog post or Tweet us @SonyElectronics by Friday 8/30 at 5pm PST.

  • Make sure #TravelTuesday is included in your tweet or you won’t be entered. This is a must!
    • Example: @SonyElectronics The photos are pictures of Rome #TravelTuesday.
    • If you send in your answer as a comment on the blog, make sure you provide your correct email address so we can contact you if you win.

One entry is allowed per person, per day, and only U.S. residents are eligible. Three winners will be selected at random.

Winners will be contacted via Direct Message on Twitter or through the email address provided to the Sony Blog. Check the official rules below. Good luck and safe travels this summer!

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 Thanks to everyone for entering! Sweeps is now closed

Week 1 – Hawaii – Photos by Cristina Mittermeier with a Sony aNEX-6. Winner: @samversionone

Week 1 Hawaii

Week 2 – Brazil – Photos by Andy Katz with a Sony RX1 Winner: @NeelamRajaharia

week 2

Week 3 – Machu Peru – Photos by Daniel Lorenzetti with a  Sony a99. Winner: Deanie H. 

week 3

Week 4 – Yellow Stone National Park – Photos taken with a Sony aNEX-6.

week 4

 

 

TRAVEL TUESDAY TWEET SONY SWEEPSTAKES

OFFICIAL SWEEPSTAKES RULES

OPEN ONLY TO ELIGIBLE RESIDENTS OF THE 48 CONTIGUOUS STATES OR DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, 18 YEARS OLD AS OF THE TIME OF ENTRY

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY
A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING

1.            THE SWEEPSTAKES: The Travel Tuesday Tweet Sony Sweepstakes (“Promotion”) consists of four (4) weekly Prizes (“Weekly Sweepstakes”).  The Promotion starts August 6, 2013 starting at 9:00 AM pacific time (“PT”) and ending on August 30, 2013 at 5:00 PM PT (the “Promotion Period”).  The specific dates for each

2.             HOW TO ENTER: To enter the Sweepstakes, each day during the Promotion Period entrant may either (i) visit the Sony Blog at www.blog.sony.com/TravelTuesday (“Sony Blog”) and guess the location featured in the photographed showcased at the Sony Blog by inserting the entrant’s guess as a comment on the Sony Blog; or (ii) entrant may also tweet their guess of the location on Twitter® using the hashtag #Travel Tuesday.  For example:  @SonyElectronics Rome #TravelTuesday.

Eligible entrants will receive an entry into that week’s respective Weekly Sweepstakes.  Limit:  One (1) entry per person per calendar day regardless of email used on each method of entry (i.e. one entry on Sony Blog and one entry on Twitter).  Entrant must be a legal resident of one of the 48 contiguous states or District of Columbia and 18 years of age to enter or win.

3.             IMPORTANT DATES FOR THE SELECTION OF WINNERS:  The Promotion consists of four (4) Weekly Sweepstakes each starting and ending on the dates and times described in the table below.  Other important dates for each Weekly Sweepstakes are also listed below.  Non-winning entries from one Weekly Sweepstakes will neither be carried forward nor be included in subsequent Weekly Sweepstakes.  Entry is via Internet only.

Start Date(as of 9:00:01 A.M. PT that day)

End Date(as of 5:00:59 P.M. PT that day)

Approximate Random Drawing Date

Approximate Notification Date

Week 1

08/06/13

08/09/13

08/12/13

08/14/13

Week 2

08/13/13

08/16/13

08/19/13

08/21/13

Week 3

08/20/13

08/23/13

08/26/13

08/28/13

Week 4

08/27/13

08/30/13

09/02/13

09/04/13

 

4.             PRIZES:  One or about the respective Random Drawing Dates listed above, Sony will select the names (email or Twitter handle) in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received for that respective Weekly Sweepstakes and the potential winner will be notified by email or Twitter handle on or about the respective Notification Dates listed in the table.  There will be a total of four (4) Weekly Sweepstakes Prizes – 1 Prize per each Weekly Sweepstakes: Each winner of a Weekly Sweepstakes will receive one (1) Alpha NEX 3-N with 16-50mm Lens, model NEX 3-NL/W (ARV: $449.99).

Limit:  A Weekly Sweepstakes Winner is not eligible to win any other Weekly Sweepstakes nor is his/her spouse, parent, child or any individual who resides in his/her household.  The prize in this Sweepstakes is nontransferable, nonredeemable for cash and non-substitutable except that Sony may, at its sole discretion, substitute a Prize or any component thereof with one of equal or greater value. Odds of winning prize depends on the number of eligible entries received. Winners must respond to Sony within 24 hours from the initial notification in order to be eligible to receive the prize. Sony’s decisions shall be final in all matters pertaining to this Sweepstakes.

5.             ELIGIBILITY: The Promotion is open only to persons who are legal residents of, and living within, the 48 contiguous United States or District of Columbia, 18 years or older, as of the date of entry. No Sony employees, agents, or friends or family of employees are eligible to enter or win.

6.             RELEASE: By acceptance of a Prize, the winner releases Sony from and against any and all liability and claims or causes of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property with respect to all aspects of this Promotion, including those arising out of participation in this Sweepstakes, any Prize related activity whether sponsored by Sony or third parties, or the acceptance or possession or use/misuse of the Prize or any component of the Prize. The potential winner will be required to sign and return a notarized Affidavit of Eligibility/Compliance and Publicity/Liability Release, where allowed by law, and such other documents as may be reasonably requested by Sponsor. Failure to sign and return these documents by the return date specified in the prize notification will result in forfeiture of the entire prize, and, time allowing, the selection of an alternate potential winner.

7.             LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: Any entrant who attempts to interfere with the proper play of this Sweepstakes will be disqualified from participation in the Sweepstakes.  Persons found tampering with or abusing any aspect of this Sweepstakes, as solely determined by Sony, will be disqualified and may be subject to prosecution. If in the judgment of Sony, the Sweepstakes is compromised by viruses, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes beyond the control of Sony, which corrupt the administration, security, fairness or proper play of the Sweepstakes, Sony reserves the right, in its sole discretion to discontinue, modify, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes and proceed in a manner it deems fair and reasonable, including the selection of winners from among eligible entries received prior to such discontinuation, modification, suspension or termination. Any personally identifiable information collected during an entrant’s participation in this Sweepstakes will be collected by Sony and used by Sony and its agents solely for purposes of the proper administration and fulfillment of the Sweepstakes as described in these Official Sweepstakes Rules or as stated in Sony’s Privacy Policy at http://products.sel.sony.com/SEL/legal/privacy.html.

ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SONY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.  SONY MAKES NO WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NONINFRINGEMENT.

8.             DISPUTES: Issues concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Sweepstakes Rules shall be governed by the laws of the State of Delaware. All disputes arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes will be resolved individually, and without resort to class action. Should there be a conflict between the laws of the State of Delaware and any other laws, the conflict will be resolved in favor of the laws of the State of Delaware. All judgments or awards shall be limited to actual incurred out-of-pocket expenses (excluding attorneys’ fees) associated with participation in this Sweepstakes and shall not include any indirect, punitive, incidental and/or consequential damages.

9.             GENERAL: By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to these Sweepstakes Official Rules and the decisions of Sony, which are final and binding in all matters and all respects relating to this Sweepstakes. This Sweepstakes is void where prohibited by law. Acceptance of a Prize constitutes the winner’s consent to the use of his/her name, biographical information, photograph, and/or likeness for advertising and publicity purposes as determined by Sony or its designees without further compensation, except where prohibited by law. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Sony is not responsible for any entries that are lost, late, undelivered, or misdelivered.

10.           WINNERS LIST: For the names of the winners send your request and a self-addressed stamped envelope to Attn: Travel Tuesday Tweet Sony Sweepstakes, Sony Guest Experience at 16530 Via Esprillo, San Diego, CA 92127.

Sponsor:  Sony Electronics Inc., 16530 Via Esprillo, San Diego, CA 92127.

Travel Tuesday Tweet Sony Sweepstakes Official Rules may not be reprinted or republished in whole or in part without the prior written permission of Sony Electronics Inc.

Copyright 2013 Sony Electronics Inc. All rights reserved.

 

 

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  1. Francis wrote: August 6, 2013 11:02am

    Wish I can enter!!! but I am in South Africa! But I am still keeping my fingers crossed for the Xperia Z Ultra giveaway on Facebook!:)

    Reply
  2. jason novitski wrote: August 6, 2013 11:38am

    Oahu Hawaii :)

    Reply
  3. Jennifer C. wrote: August 6, 2013 1:09pm

    Waikiki in Hawaii

    Reply
  4. Jeff wrote: August 6, 2013 1:10pm

    Fortaleza, Brazil!

    Reply
  5. Dereck wrote: August 6, 2013 1:11pm

    Hawaii

    Reply
  6. Dana Esker wrote: August 6, 2013 1:32pm

    Oahu, Hawaii

    Reply
  7. Cristhian rodriguez wrote: August 6, 2013 2:00pm

    Waikiki beach in Oahu Hawaii

    Reply
  8. Justin S. wrote: August 6, 2013 3:38pm

    Hawaii on Planet Earth, Milky Way!

    Or looking at it another way, they all come from Sony cameras!

    I really like that night shot of the city.

    Reply
  9. Eric wrote: August 6, 2013 3:42pm

    Oahu, Hawaii

    Reply
  10. Candy Przybyl wrote: August 6, 2013 4:08pm

    Miami, FL

    Reply
  11. s bycznski wrote: August 6, 2013 4:36pm

    beach life is for me lovely hawaii

    Reply
  12. Junko wrote: August 6, 2013 4:42pm

    Oahu, Hawaii

    Reply
  13. Mike wrote: August 6, 2013 7:32pm

    Those photos are from Oahu, HI. Specifically Waikiki. The last image is at Duke’s Waikiki. I’ve been there and remember those awesome outriggers!

    Reply
  14. Michael wrote: August 6, 2013 10:03pm

    Oahu, Hawaii

    Reply
  15. James King wrote: August 6, 2013 10:43pm

    Waikiki Beach in Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii

    Reply
  16. Ali wrote: August 7, 2013 3:05am

    This looks like Honolulu ( Waikiki beach perhaps)

    Reply
  17. Andrew Wessman wrote: August 7, 2013 4:58am

    View from the Hyatt Regency, Waikiki Beach, Hawaii.

    Reply
  18. Tamara Bennington wrote: August 7, 2013 11:18am

    Waikiki Hawaii

    Reply
  19. Melinda G wrote: August 7, 2013 12:46pm

    Oahu, HI.

    Reply
  20. Eric wrote: August 7, 2013 4:05pm

    Hawaii

    Reply
  21. Shauna wrote: August 7, 2013 5:34pm

    Oahu, Hawaii

    Reply
  22. Nancy Bowers wrote: August 7, 2013 6:09pm

    Waikiki Beach in Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii

    Reply
  23. Christina Z wrote: August 7, 2013 9:34pm

    Waikiki Beach, Hawaii

    Reply
  24. Jeremy wrote: August 8, 2013 6:13am

    Waikiki beach, Oahu HI

    Reply
  25. Jay Dela Cruz wrote: August 8, 2013 6:40am

    The photos are pictures of Waikiki Beach, Hawaii.

    Reply
  26. Darryl Wynn wrote: August 8, 2013 6:45am

    Waikiki Beach, Hawaii is the place where these photos were taken.

    Reply
  27. Willie Layson wrote: August 8, 2013 6:45am

    Waikiki Beach, Hawaii

    Reply
  28. nancy bowers wrote: August 8, 2013 3:16pm

    Loks like Waikiki Beach in Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii

    Reply
  29. Eric wrote: August 8, 2013 4:12pm

    Oahu

    Reply
  30. Shishir Poudyal wrote: August 9, 2013 8:48am

    Waikiki Beach, Hawaii

    Reply
  31. nancy bowers wrote: August 9, 2013 11:35am

    I believe it is Waikiki Beach in Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii

    Reply
  32. Eric wrote: August 9, 2013 12:41pm

    Oahu, HI

    Reply
  33. Tamara Bennington wrote: August 10, 2013 3:19pm

    Waikiki Beach Hawaii

    Reply
  34. nancy bowers wrote: August 10, 2013 7:02pm

    These are photos of Waikiki Beach in Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii
    Reply

    Reply
  35. nancy bowers wrote: August 12, 2013 6:17pm

    Photo is from Waikiki Beach in Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii.

    Reply
  36. karen hunter wrote: August 13, 2013 12:03am

    my guess is Waikiki Beach, Hawaii #TravelTuesday

    Reply
  37. justin tan wrote: August 13, 2013 10:45am

    Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii

    Reply
  38. Kathy McCrae wrote: August 13, 2013 10:50am

    Waikiki Beach in Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii #TravelTuesday brightly with Sony!

    Reply
  39. Ellen B wrote: August 13, 2013 10:50am

    Waikiki Beach in Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii

    Reply
  40. Valerie G wrote: August 13, 2013 10:58am

    I will guess Honolulu, Hawaii

    Reply
  41. Jack Bauer wrote: August 13, 2013 11:04am

    Waikiki beach in Oahu Hawaii

    Reply
  42. Joanne Miller wrote: August 13, 2013 11:12am

    Rio de Janeiro Brazil

    Reply
  43. karen hunter wrote: August 13, 2013 11:14am

    @SonyElectronics Oahu, HI #TravelTuesday.

    Reply
  44. Leslie wrote: August 13, 2013 11:16am

    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    Reply
  45. Cristhian Rodriguez wrote: August 13, 2013 11:21am

    Rio de Janeiro, in Brazil.

    Reply
  46. Leslie wrote: August 13, 2013 11:21am

    Rio de Janeiro, Bahia, Brazil

    Reply
  47. Luquey wrote: August 13, 2013 11:38am

    I think the photo was taken in Brazil!

    Reply
  48. al wrote: August 13, 2013 11:39am

    Oahu, Hawaii

    Reply
  49. Derrick Johnson wrote: August 13, 2013 11:42am

    I hope its Waikiki Beach,Hawaii #TravelTuesday

    Reply
  50. ulysses valencia wrote: August 13, 2013 11:46am

    rio de janeiro brazil

    Reply

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