Transportation is in economy class on regular scheduled IATA Airline. Fare is based on GROUP/APEX as applicable for groups flying together for an entire itinerary.
As specified in each itinerary, is by modern air-conditioned buses designed especially for sightseeing. The cost of the land arrangements, as outlined in this itinerary, is based on a busload ranging from 25-39.
First Class Hotels, twin bedded rooms with private facilities. Limited single rooms are available at an extra charge, depending of the program. Single rooms have to be requested and confirmed prior to departure by TriStar Tours.
MEALS AND SIGHTSEEING:
Meals consisting of breakfast daily and dinner where indicated are included. Also included, local transportation by bus or local conveyance as indicated, the service of an English-speaking guide, and the entrance fees to places visited on sightseeing tours as indicated in the itinerary.
SERVICE CHARGES, TIPS (GRATUITIES), TAXES):
Service charges imposed by facilities abroad and nominal taxes in connection with the tour price are included. Not included are airport taxes/security taxes, fuel surcharge of $____ per person (subject to change), tips to the tour escort, driver and local guides, $____ per person. Also not included are: excess baggage, items of a personal nature such as laundry, after dinner coffees, tips for personal favors etc.
DEPOSITS AND FINAL PAYMENTS:
There is a total protection on your funds. All monies will be held in an escrow account. A deposit of $500 per person is required at the time of booking in the form of a check or money order only. Final payment may be made via Visa, Master Card, Discover or American Express. Please add $____ convenience fee (depending of the program) to the selling price. Payment for the tour must be made to TriStar Tours/Escrow Account by the passenger through the Tour Host, who is the passenger’s agent for the collection and remittance for payment. No other person is authorized to request, receive, or collect payments. Final payment is due no later than 90-days prior to departure. If payment is received within 45-days of departure, please include $75 late fee. Returned checks are subject to an administrative fee of $30.
A deposit of $500 received by TriStar Tours no later than nine months prior to departure will entitle the passengers to a $100 Super Saver Discount or six months prior to departure to a $50 Early Bird Discount
CANCELLATIONS & REFUNDS:
Requests for a refund must be in writing. Refunds will be issued within 45-days of receipt of written notice. For all cancellations up to 90-days prior to departure, for whatever reason, there will be an administrative fee of $250 per person to cover handling fees. For cancellations 89-60 days prior to departure a $350 fee per person, 59-45 days prior to departure a $500 fee per person and within 45-days of departure full cancellation will apply. Trip cancellation insurance is highly recommended.
If you return individually and not with the group, there is a $150 surcharge, plus any applicable airfare differential for the deviation.
No refunds will be granted for missed sightseeing tours, meals, transfers or accommodations not used.
The tour operator agrees to arrange for the tour described in this brochure, which represents the entire agreement between the passenger and his agent, the Tour Host, and TriStar Tours. No changes or deviations are effective unless approved in writing and signed by an authorized officer of the tour operator. Except as stated herein, no person is authorized to cancel, modify, or vary the tour arrangements or to make any representation or warranty concerning the tour. Except for willful negligence of its direct employees, the tour operator assumes no liability or responsibility for any injuries, damage or loss of property, accident, delay, changes in schedules or itineraries, inconveniences, accident or illness, or irregularity or incidental damages occasioned by circumstances beyond the control of the tour operator, or by any person or reason whatsoever, including, but not limited to default or omission of any common or private carrier or default, negligence or omission of any third party providing services or facilities related to or included in this tour or any part thereof for arranging for the same, or the acts or omission of the Tour Host. The airlines and steamship lines are not to be held responsible for any act, omission or event during the time the passengers are not on board planes, ships or conveyances. The passenger contracts, in use by the airline and steamship lines or other lines involved, when issued, shall constitute the sole contract between the airline, ship line and the passenger or purchaser of this tour and/or passenger and the tour operator assumes no liability or responsibility in connection therewith.
PLEASE READ THE TOUR CONDITIONS CAREFULLY, SINCE ENROLLMENT AND PAYMENT FOR THE TOUR CONSTITUTES YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THE TOUR CONDITIONS.