10 day all expenses paid U.S Vacation Spree for two (2), tax-free. (The Manila Express shall spend for the U.S. Visa Processing Fee for the winner and tag-along, if necessary.)
Round trip plane ticket to Los Angeles, California.
Hotel accommodation for two (2) persons for the entire duration of the tour.
Pocket money of USD 1,000 while in the U.S.
Shopping spree at a U.S. Factory Outlet worth of USD 1,000.
For winners residing in the Philippines, round trip domestic ticket to Manila en route to the U.S. Vacation Spree for the winners outside National Capital Region.
For winners residing in the Philippines, round trip international ticket en route to the U.S. Vacation Spree.
Hotel accommodation for two (2) persons in Manila with max worth of PHP 3,000 per day en route to the U.S. Vacation Spree for the winners outside National Capital Region.
Los Angeles, California Tour covering the following:
Disneyland Anaheim Theme Park Pass
Universal Studios Hollywood Pass
Griffith Observatory Tour Pass
Hollywood Walk of Fame Tour
Santa Monica Pier & Beach Tour
Los Angeles City Tour
Terms and Conditions
Filipinos 18 years old and above.
Filipinos by blood or by affinity regardless of residency anywhere in the world.
Filipinos with valid active social media accounts.
Filipinos with valid identification documents (passport, other government issued IDs, student ID and school registration certificate for currently enrolled students, etc.)
Promo runs from February 12, 2019 to May 10, 2019, U.S. Pacific Time.
U.S. Dream Vacation Spree will be availed as a group tour within the 4th Quarter of 2019.
To qualify, participants must like and share all The Manila Express official social media on their timeline with public view.
Winners will be chosen among those who have completed the steps to join and have successfully submitted their choices of 10 Senatorial & 10 Party List bets.
For PWD winners, their parent or legal guardian shall be their automatic U.S. Dream Vacation companion. (One  companion per winner)
For Senior Citizen, their legal guardian shall be their automatic U.S. Dream Vacation companion. (One  companion per winner)
Participants who have successfully gone through the process of joining the promo shall receive a confirmation email which indicates their electronic raffle number entry.
Each raffle number entry will be encoded on a computer operated selecting system or randomizer.
The randomizer programming and process of encoding and selection shall be verified by a third party I.T. person prior to first draw date to ensure that TME has no control over picking a particular winner.
Drawing of the winning raffle number entries will be at 12:30PM Manila Time for each draw dates.
Winners will be drawn online weekly through an electronic raffle on the following dates:
March 8, 2019
March 15, 2019
March 22, 2019
March 29, 2019
April 5, 2019
April 12, 2019
April 19, 2019
April 26, 2019
May 3, 2019
May 10, 2019
Participants are eligible to win only once.
All-non winners may still participate in the succeeding weekly draws.
Prizes are non-transferable, but convertible to cash only up to USD 2, 000.
The Manila Express will shoulder the taxes on all prizes.
The Manila Express does not guarantee the approval of the U.S. Visa Application, and will only sponsor one (1) attempt per winner and companion.
In case a winner fails to acquire a visa on the first attempt, the promo prize will be automatically converted to USD 2, 000 cash.
In case a winner is able to acquire a visa but the tag-along fails to secure one, the winner shall be given an option to convert the prize to USD 2, 000 cash or to redeem the prize with the tag-along’s slot considered as forfeited except if the winner is a PWD or a Senior Citizen in which case, the only option available is to convert the prize to cash.
In the event of a force majeure or condition beyond TMEs control including but not limited to meteorological conditions, acts of God or nature, unsettled international conditions such as threat reported, or the law constraints, TME has the right to cancel the tour and the winner shall only be granted the prize’s cash conversion amounting to USD 2, 000.
In case of flight delays or cancelation due to severe weather condition, TME shall pay for the full rebooking fees, taxes and hotel accommodation (if needed).
By participating in this raffle/promotion, all participants and winner(s) grant The Manila Express, exclusive permission to use and disclose personal information and photographs in connection with this raffle/ promotion for marketing purposes and waive any claims to royalty, right, or remuneration for such use on Video/TV, Audio/Radio, The Manila Express Newspaper & its other printed publications, The Manila Express website, or any of The Manila Express social media accounts.
Employees of The Manila Express in the Philippines, its bureaus, their advertising, BTL, PR, Digital, and media agencies, and their relatives up to the 2nd degree of affinity or consanguinity are automatically disqualified from joining the raffle/ promo.
To Claim The Prize:
To claim the prize, winners must reply to the congratulatory email to be sent by The Manila Express. Winner’s reply must state the time & date of intended visit to The Manila Express office.
For winners residing in the Philippines, winners’ certificates will be given at The Manila express office located at:
The Manila Express Center
4427 Old Sta. Mesa Road, Barangay 587, Sta. Mesa, Manila
For winners outside the Philippines, a TME representative will communicate with the winner for the location and instructions regarding how to claim the prizes.
To claim the winners’ certificate, the following must be presented:
Valid Identification document (passport, government-issued IDs, school ID and school registration certificate for currently enrolled students, etc.).
b) Raffle entry confirmation. (Print-out)
Raffle entry confirmation. (Print-out)
Congratulatory Email & Text Message. (Print-out)
For winners outside the Philippines, scanned copy of valid and updated Overseas Employment Certificate subject to POEA authentication or proof of citizenship for Filipinos who fully transitioned into a different nationality.
Upon authentication of the identity of the winner, The Manila Express will coordinate with the winner for the requirements (visa/ticketing/etc.) and details of the vacation spree.
Redemption of winners’ certificate shall be within 30 days after the end of promo period. Otherwise, unclaimed prizes will be forfeited in favor of The Manila Express.