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and payment policies apply per trip. The balance is due 60 days prior to departure date. Upon receiving full payment we will provide trip confirmation documents in electronic format.
Full payment is due 60 days before the trip commences.
We accept certified checks, personal checks, company checks, direct deposits and wire transfers payable to International Travel Experts. All bank fees must be paid by the client.
CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS
Trip cancellation insurance is strongly recommended.
All requests for cancellations and refunds must be made in writing to International Travel Experts, signed by the local travel agent and received by International Travel Experts in the U.S., within 30 days after the end of the trip. Refund requests for absences, missed sightseeing, meals or other unused services are not granted.
The following fees will apply:
Cancellation received 60-31 days prior to departure – 50% of the price
Cancellation received less than 31 days prior to departure or failure to take the trip – no refund. If you accept any refund, you waive all other rights and remedies under applicable law.
Unused Features – We cannot issue refunds for voluntary absences from itinerary services including but not limited to meals and/or sightseeing. Once the tour program has commenced, there will be no refund for unused features or services, or any portion of the tour not taken due to passenger’s cancellation.
CHANGES TO ITINERARIES AND PROGRAMS
International Travel Experts will make every effort to operate all tours as described. Due to unforeseen circumstances, however, we reserve the right to make such changes as are deemed necessary. In addition, if a supplier or tour operator cancels or postpones any scheduled tour, the participants will receive refunds according to the above-mentioned companies’ rules.
A minimum processing fee of $50 per person will be charged for each change to the original booking.
Documents (vouchers) will be sent 14 days before departure in electronic format. If you advise that your documents must be sent earlier, your confirmation can be e-mailed upon receipt of full payment.
Travelers under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.
Visa requirements differ with each country. All travelers are responsible for obtaining their own visas. International Travel Experts can assist in obtaining visas and can advise on the requirements for each country.
International Travel Experts, hereafter also referred to as the supplier and/or the travel agent or operator, acts only as intermediary and agent for various tour companies, airlines, hotels and transport and sightseeing companies that provide the tours, cruises, accommodations and other services described. International Travel Experts therefore shall not be responsible for breach of contract or any intentional or careless actions, errors or omissions on the part of such suppliers that result in any loss, damage, delay or injury to you or your travel companions or group members. International Travel Experts shall not be responsible for any injuries, damage or losses caused to any traveler in connection with terrorist activities, social or labor unrest, mechanical or construction conditions or developments, or any other actions, errors, omissions or conditions outside its control. By embarking upon his/her travel the traveler voluntarily assumes all risk involved in such travel, whether expected or unexpected. Obtaining all visas is solely the responsibility of the traveler. International Travel Experts assumes no responsibility or liability for travelers’ failure to obtain necessary visas. Traveler is hereby warned of such risks, and is advised to obtain appropriate insurance coverage against them. Your retention of tickets, reservations or bookings after issuance shall constitute consent to the above, and an agreement on your part to convey the contents hereto to your travel companions or group members. International Travel Experts reserves the right to withdraw and/or cancel a tour or make changes in the itinerary and accommodations whenever, in its sole judgment, conditions warrant. The tour operator reserves the right to refuse service or accommodations to any individual for any reason, including but not limited to those of passengers’ health, general deportment or attitude infringing upon the safety of fellow passengers or service personnel. Any additional costs incurred as the result of such behavior shall be the sole responsibility of the passenger. Baggage is carried at owner’s risk; baggage insurance is recommended. Issuance and acceptance of tickets and vouchers shall be deemed to be consent to the above conditions.
All prices, tariffs, itineraries and schedules in International Travel Experts brochures and websites are in effect at time of printing, and are subject to change without notice. Unless the price is specifically stated in writing on your voucher, invoice or reservation itinerary, we do not guarantee any rates, bookings or reservation. Packages do not include air travel except where noted.
RESERVATIONS, DEPOSITS AND PAYMENTS SCHEDULE
Reservations should be made as early as possible to guarantee desired departure dates. Nonrefundable deposit of $500 per person is required within seven days of booking to obtain confirmed reservations. When more than one trip is booked, deposit