Official Rules

Contest Rules

Contest Runs: 12:00 p.m. EDT March 5, 2009 and ends 11:59 a.m. MDT April 1, 2009

A Weekend Stay in Suite D44 at Peninsula Bay.

  • 2 bedroom, 2 bath
  • Full Kitchen
  • View of East Bay
  • Gas Burning Fireplace
  • Includes Internet. No housekeeping fee with this promotion.
  • Available through May 31st, 2009

Open to residents of the Continental United States

Official Rules – No Purchase Necessary

1. How to Enter: No purchase necessary. Promotion begins 12:00 p.m. EDT March 5, 2009 and ends 11:59 a.m. EDT April 1, 2009. To enter, visit Select the contest link; submit all required entry information and opt-in to receive future e-mails. You may only enter this promotion online. No other method of entry will be accepted. All entries must be received by 11:59 a.m. EDT April 1, 2009 to be eligible for the final drawing. Normal Internet access and usage charges imposed by your online service will apply. Use of computer programs and other automatic means to enter is prohibited. Promotion ends 11:59 a.m. EDT April 1, 2009. Sponsor is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information or failure, whether caused by website users, tampering, or by any of the programming or equipment associated with or used in this promotion and assumes no responsibility for any errors, omission, deletion, defect, interruption or delay in operation or transmission or communication line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized website access to, or alteration of, entries.

2. Prizes and Winner Selection: Winner will be selected on April 2, 2009. The prize package includes:

A Weekend Stay in Suite D44 at Peninsula Bay.

  • 2 bedroom, 2 bath
  • Full Kitchen
  • View of East Bay
  • Gas Burning Fireplace
  • Includes Internet. No housekeeping fee with this promotion.
  • Available through May 31st, 2009

Valid: March 5, 2009 through May 31, 2009

Odds of winning are dependent upon the number of eligible entries received. Prizes will be awarded and winner will be notified by e-mail. Prizes are nontransferable and no substitutions are allowed, except by the Sponsor who reserves the right to award a prize of equal or greater value if advertised prize is unavailable. Sponsor and its Affiliates assume no responsibility or liability for damages, losses or injury resulting from acceptance or use of any prize. Winners are required to respond to the e-mail notification within 72 hours and receive confirmation of their response. If winner is unreachable after 72 hours, or if winner is unavailable for prize fulfillment, an alternate winner will be selected at random from all remaining eligible entries received.

3. Eligibility: Promotion open to legal residents of the Continental United States, 21 years of age or older as of March 4, 2009 with some restrictions. Employees of the Sponsors, parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotional agencies, website providers/webmasters and immediate family members (and those living in their same households) of each employee are not eligible. This offer is void wherever prohibited or restricted by national, state, municipal, provincial or any other government laws. This offer is subject to all federal, state, local, municipal, provincial and local laws. By entering this Promotion, each entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these official rules and acknowledges that they have read the eligibility requirements and that he/she meets those requirements.

4. Prize Terms and Conditions: Prizes are subject to availability and restrictions. Dates the Peninsula Bay Resort is available are defined and cannot be changed without consent of the Peninsula Bay Resort. Winners are responsible for transportation to and from the Peninsula Bay Resort location. All taxes, gratuities and incidental expenses are the sole responsibility of winner. These prizes cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion or offer. Prizes cannot be redeemed for cash, transferred, assigned or substituted.

Peninsula Bay Resort Housekeeping

You will receive one set of towels for each guest your unit will accommodate. All linens and towels are provided at Peninsula Bay through Northern Shores Vacation Rentals. Housekeepers will replace your towels in the middle of your stay if requested for an additional fee. No additional maid service is provided unless you arrange it with our office for an additional fee. If there are any housekeeping issues with your unit when you check in, please make us aware of them immediately (not at the end of the stay), so we can then remedy the situation. No discounts will be given. Prior to your departure, please wash all dishes and leave the premises in a respectable order.

Check-in & Check-out

Check-out is at 11:00am. No additional time can be given in the months of July and August. Guests not departed by 11:00am will be assessed a $50.00 fee. Check-in is between after 4:00pm. May call ahead to see if your suite is clean for possible early check-in.

Long Distance

At this time, long distance service is provided in Suite C22 only, so it is advised that you bring a cell phone or calling card.

Entry of Premises

An authorized employee or repairman may enter the premises during customary business hours for any purpose connected with the repair, improvement, care and management of the premises.


Tenants renting through Northern Shores Vacation Rentals may not bring pets under any circumstances unless said property is specifically arranged to allow pets. If a pet is found in a “no-pet,” property, your vacation may be terminated with no refunds given. (We can assist you in finding boarding arrangements for your pet in our area.)


The amount of people that a property will accommodate is listed in your reservation. Overcrowding is not permitted or tolerated. The total number of people staying in the rental must be disclosed to Northern Shores Vacation Rentals. In certain cases where prior permission is granted, a $100.00 per person charge will be assessed if additional guests are staying in the rental.


2 cars per condo are permitted at Peninsula Bay. We have parking available for boat trailers if needed. RV’s/Campers/TentsCamping or “additional lodging” of any kind is not permitted at any of our rentals.


Please disclose if any trailers (watercraft, snowmobile, etc.) will need to be parked. All watercraft MUST be moored and cannot be kept pulled up on Peninsula Bay shore.

Fireworks, Firearms, Campfires

Fireworks, firecrackers, or firearms are not permitted at any of our properties due to liability & respect for the neighbors. Campfires are not permitted unless there is a designated fire pit at the property.

Condo, Cottage & Home Disclosure

Northern Shores Vacation Rentals, LLC. is a rental agent  for condominiums, cottages, and homes that are independently owned. The nature of this relationship is that we cannot completely control the use of the accommodations we manage. Although problems are rarely encountered, we must reserve the right to change accommodations up to and including the day of arrival to the best of our ability.

Prize is based on 2 people occupying the suite. No Pets. The Peninsula Bay Resort Resort will collect a credit card upon arrival to cover any incidental expenses charged to the room and applicable sales taxes.

All sweepstakes entrants will agree to release claims against the sponsor and other providers for this contest.

5. General Rules & Conditions:

A. Return of e-mail prize notification as undeliverable or failure of contestant to respond to notification may result in disqualification and alternate selection drawn.

B. Winners grant permission to, Sponsor, and those acting under its authority, to use his/her name, likeness, voice and/or hometown, for advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation, unless prohibited by law. Winners waive the right to review, inspect or approve the finished product wherein Winners’ name, likeness, voice and/or hometown appear.

C. Entrants agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, Affiliates, parent companies, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, suppliers of prizes, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents from any and all liability or injuries, losses or damages of any kind to persons, including death, or property, resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from this Promotion, any prize won or in any Promotion-related activity.

D. Any taxes related to the prize are the responsibility of the winners.

E. Sponsor and its agencies are not responsible for technical, hardware or software malfunctions, telephone failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, inaccurate, incomplete, garbled or delayed electronic communications whether caused by the sender or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Promotion which may limit the ability to participate or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the entries in this promotion.

F. In its sole determination, or Sponsor may disqualify any person who tampers with or abuses any aspect of the Promotion or website, or who acts in violation of the Official Rules, or acts in any manner to threaten or abuse or harass any person.

G. Should any portion of the Promotion, in MyNorth’s or the Sponsor’s sole opinion, be compromised by virus, software defects, non-authorized human intervention or other causes thus corrupting or impairing administration, security, fairness or proper play of this Promotion, or submission of entries, Sponsor may suspend, modify, or terminate the Promotion and randomly select winners from valid Internet entries received prior to such action.

6. Disputes: In the event of any dispute, all parties agree that the judgment and determination of Prism Publications, Inc. will be final and binding in the awarding of the prize. In event of a dispute regarding entries received from multiple users having the same e-mail account, the winner will be the authorized account holder of the e-mail account used to enter the Promotion. The potential winner may be requested to provide the Sponsor with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and its Affiliate Destinations and will not be returned to entrant.

7. Winners’ List: Names of the winners will be available after April 2, 2009.

8. All entrants will be subscribed to the free email newsletter, Getting Up North, which provides articles on Northern Michigan travel news, discounts, deals and promotions including more contests like this one. Entrants will also receive free email newsletters Food & Wine Up North and Northern Home & Cottage. Entrants may unsubscribe at any time for free.