General Terms & Conditions
Tour Price Includes
- AIR TRANSPORTATION:
Round trip air transportation is included from hometown on regularly
scheduled and/or charter airlines, plus all other flights shown on
itinerary. All prices are based on the lowest, applicable airfares
and are subject to any increases until paid in full.
- SURFACE TRANSPORTATION:
Land transportation is provided by private motorcoach, minibus or van depending
on the size of the group.
- HOTELS AND MEALS:
Accommodations will be provided in three and/or four star hotels.
Program price is based on double and triple accommodations; supplements
apply. Meals included
as indicated on the itinerary.
- TRANSFERS AND SIGHTSEEING:
All necessary transfers between airports and hotels are included
throughout the tour while on location. Sightseeing, as outlined
on the itineraries, is provided by private motorcoach, or minibus,
along with the services of an English-speaking
guide. Entrance fees to all places visited are also included.
- TIPS AND TAXES:
All taxes for ground services are included. All necessary gratuities
are included. Tips to the local guides and bus drivers are
not included in the tour prices
and are left up to the discretion of the participant.
Limited to one large suitcase and one carry-on. Carry-on must
fit beneath the airplane seat or in the overhead compartment.
The purchase of optional travel insurance is always recommended.
Information is available from our office.
- $500.00 deposit at time of application.
- One half of the remaining balance
is due 90 days before departure.
- Final payment is due 60 days before departure.
Checks returned for any reason are subject to a $25 service fee. Make
checks payable to A&B Travel Designs. Prices reflect a 3% discount
for cash/check payments. Discounts do not apply to credit card payments.
- Up to 90 days before trip: All monies minus a $200.00 cancellation fee.
- Between 60 and 90 days before trip: A cancellation fee of $350.00 applies.
- Inside 60 days a cancellation fee of $450.00 applies.
- In the event an
official travel warning is issued by the U.S. State Department indicating
Americans should not travel to the particular country you will be visiting,
a refund less a $50 administrative fee shall be issued.
- Additional cancallation
penalties apply to the above as incurred by all suppliers involved (e.g.
non-refundable fares, hotel fees, etc.). All refund requests must be in
writing and postmarked before deadlines.
Tour Price Does Not Include
Expenses within the U.S. including those caused by airline scheduling or delays
(such as a misconnect), additional airline charges if fare increases or changes
for whatever reason, beverages with the meals, room service, telephone calls,
excess baggage charges, items of personal nature, any expenses incurred by
the Tour Conductor on behalf of the participant for medical or other reasons,
cost of documentation and expenses incurred when participant changes from
group’s set itinerary. Passport and visa fees.
All prices are subject to change until group deposits are received and all
reservations have been confirmed.
A&B Travel Designs, Inc., and/ or its agents, act only as agents for the
passenger in regard to travel, whether by plane, rail, bus or any other means
of conveyance and assume no liability for injury, damage, loss, accident, delay
or irregularity which may be occasioned either by reason of defect in any vehicle
or any reason whatever, or through the acts of default of any company or person
engaged in conveying the passenger or in carrying out the arrangements of the
tour. They can accept no responsibility for losses or additional expenses due
to delay or changes in air or other services, sickness, weather, strike, war,
quarantine, or other causes. Any such expenses will have to be borne by the
passsenger as tour rates provide for arrangements only for the time stated.
The right is reserved to substitute hotels of similar category for those indicated
and to make any changes in the itinerary where deemed necessary or caused by
changes in air schedules. The right is reserved to cancel the tour prior to
departure, in which case, full refund will constitute full settlement to the
passenger. No refund will be made for unused portions of the tour. The right
is reserved to decline to accept or retain any person as a member of the tour.
Baggage is at owner’s risk entirely. The issuance of vouchers or tickets
will be deemed to be consent to above conditions. All arrangements for land
accommodations, transportation, sightseeeing. and other included landfeatures
are made by A&B Travel Designs, Inc. The airlines concerned are not to
be held responsible for any act, omission, or event during the time passengers
are not on board their aircraft. The passenger ticket in use by said airlines,
when issued shall constitute the sole contract between the airlines and the
purchaser of these tickets and/or the passenger. The services of any member
carrier of the Airline Reporting Corporation (ARC) or International Air Trasnport
Association (IATA) may be used in conjunction with this tour.