This information defines our responsibility with respect to this trip. Please read it carefully.Payment of deposit represents an acceptance by the tour member of the terms and conditions.
Reservations: To make your reservation for any trip, submit the application form with a deposit of 25% of trip cost. Full payment is due 90 days prior to departure date.
Cancellations and Refunds:
The 25% deposit is non-refundable.
A fee of 50% of the full price of the trip is charged for cancellations received in writing within 60 days days, but more than 30 days prior to departure date. Refunds for participants who cancel within 30 days of the departure date will be made at the sole discretion of Explorations in Travel.
Explorations in Travel, Inc. reserves the right to cancel any trip, in which case a full refund is given. Explorations in Travel, Inc. is not responsible for any additional expenses incurred by clients in preparation for the trip. Trip cancellations due to insufficient registration will occur 30 days or more prior to departure date. Contact us prior to purchasing your airline tickets for your trip.
Medical: While our trips are not rigorous expeditions, they can be physically demanding and we often travel to areas where medical establishments are not immediately available. Explorations in Travel, Inc. assumes no liability regarding the provisions of medical care. Persons with medical problems, physical limitations and/or have special medication requirements or allergies must make them known to Explorations in Travel, Inc. on the application and medical form. The trip leader has the right to disqualify any member from the group at any time if considered medically necessary, or to avoid endangering the group or if the participant is physically or emotionally unfit for the rigors of the trip. Refunds are not given under such circumstances.
Equipment: All major equipment needs are provided. Participants provide personal gear as needed. Participants will receive a detailed equipment list specific to their trip.
Costs Do Not Include: Domestic or international airfare, excess baggage fees, passport, visas, laundry, phone calls and other items of personal nature; medical, hospital and evacuation expenses; expenses resulting from delays due to bad weather, trail, river and road conditions, sickness, government action and flight delays.
Insurance: We recommend that all participants obtain a short term traveler’s insurance policy covering baggage, accident/life and trip cancellation. Trip cancellation insurance reimburses you for non-refundable air and land costs should you have to cancel a trip. It also covers the cost of emergency evacuation from remote areas. Explorations in Travel, Inc. can provide you with policy information, contact us for more information.
Explorations in Travel, Inc. is not responsible for expenses incurred in recovering lost luggage, belongings left behind on a trip or in shipping purchases or other goods home from abroad.
Airline Clause: Money paid to Explorations in Travel, Inc. for air tickets is money paid in trust for the airlines and Explorations in Travel, Inc. can assume no responsibility for fluctuations in price or schedule, and in the event of a default, clients must look to the defaulting airlines for refunds.