Erik’s Adventures LLC Terms and Conditions- Galapagos Trip March 10-19, 2017
Please read the Terms and Conditions very carefully. They outline the terms under which Erik’s Adventures, LLC tours will operate and they limit our liabilities. These booking conditions will form part of your contract with Erik’s Adventures LLC, located at 6901 High Point Rd, Arena, WI 53503. Different terms and conditions may apply as between you and any one of the hotels, car rental companies, cruise companies, trains, and airlines, etc. associated with your itinerary.
RESERVATIONS, DEPOSITS & FINAL PAYMENTS:
A Deposit of minimum US$ 500 per person is required to proceed with your reservation. The balance of the payment must be received no later than 12/10/16. If your tour includes a cruise, flight or luxury train booking you may be required to pay a higher deposit towards the booking of these services.
If a reservation is made after 12/10/16, full payment is due at the time of confirmation of services.
**Flights between Guayaquil and the Galapagos Islands will be organized and purchased 12/10/16 for you. Once these flights are purchased, your deposit is non- refundable should you need to cancel.
Any changes to the tour itinerary once finalized will result in a minimum charge of US$ 100 per person per change.
CANCELLATION AND IMPORTANT DATES: All cancellations and refund requests must be made in writing.
Up until 12/10/16- Deposit is fully refundable
12/10/16- Final payment for balance of trip due (on or before this date)
From 12/11/16 until the departure of the trip- No refunds will be made for any reason.
No refund can be made for any tour accommodations, tour services or tour feature that you do not utilize. If you should cancel while the tour is in progress no refund will be made for unused portions.
TRAVEL PROTECTION PLAN: We strongly recommend that you take a travel protection policy should there be any unforeseen circumstances, which may lead to the cancellation of your tour. Erik’s Adventures, LLC can assist with your travel protection plan so please check with us at the time of booking, and before making your final payment. We work with a very reputable insurance company. To purchase insurance or simply inquire and get information- http://www.travelex-insurance.com/index.asp?LOCATION=49-0029
TRAVEL DOCUMENTS: It is the passenger’s responsibility to ensure that all of his or her visa and passport requirements are met. All participants must be in possession of a passport valid for at least six months beyond the re-entry date in to the United States or Canada with two or more blank pages. Visas and necessary vaccinations may be required for some or all of the countries visited on your tour. Please check the visa requirements at the time of booking. As of 11/08/15- No visa is needed (subject to change)
HEALTH REQUIREMENTS: Health regulations for some countries visited on your tour may require proof of inoculations and/or vaccination certificate; such certificate should be in your possession throughout the entire tour. It is our recommendation that you consult your personal physician or Passport Health via the web at www.passporthealthusa.com in regards to your itinerary and required inoculations. Erik’s Adventures, LLC, will not be held liable if you do not have proper vaccinations / inoculations.
RESERVATION OF RIGHTS: Erik’s Adventures, LLC (when deemed necessary) reserves the right to: (1) cancel any itinerary or any part of it (2) make any alteration to the itinerary (including but not limited to, alteration to substitution of hotels), (3) Erik’s Adventures reserves the right to alter the itinerary if necessary due to safety concerns, circumstances outside its control (i.e. worker strikes, weather, government, etc.). (4) Decline to accept to retain any person as a tour passenger should such person’s health, mental or physical condition, in the sole opinion of Erik’s Adventures, LLC- impede the operation of the tour for the other passengers. Tour members are held responsible for being in sufficient good health to undertake the tour. If a passenger is asked to leave while the tour is in progress, that person will be responsible for charges incurred on account of such departure from the tour and/or their return to the USA.
RESPONSIBILITY – LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: Erik’s Adventures, LLC and its associates act only as agents for the owners and contractors providing means of transportation and other related services and shall not be or become liable or responsible in any way in connection with such means of transportation or other services, or for any loss, injury or damage to or in respect of any person or property howsoever caused or arising. Erik’s Adventures, LLC does not control the operations of these agents and as a result CANNOT BE HELD LIABLE FOR ANY PERSONAL INJURY, PROPERTY DAMAGE OR OTHER CLAIM which may occur as the result of any and/or all of the following (1) the wrongful, the negligent or arbitrary acts or omissions on the part of the independent supplier, agent, its employees or others who are not under the direct control or supervision of Erik’s Adventures, LLC (2) defects or failures of any vessel, air craft, vehicle or other instrumentality which is under the control of an independent supplier; or (3) loss, injury or damage to person, property or otherwise, resulting directly or indirectly from any Acts God, dangers incident to the sea, fire, breakdown in machinery or equipment, or wars (whether declared or not), hostilities, civil disturbances, strikes, riots, theist, pilferage, medical epidemics, quarantines or customs regulation, defaults, delays or cancellations or alterations in itinerary due to schedule changes, or from any causes beyond Erik’s Adventures, LLC control. (4) Further Erik’s Adventures, LLC is not liable for any loss or damage resulting from insufficient or improperly issued passports, visas or other legal documents.
(5) The Tour you are booking involves some inherent dangers and risks associated with the activities that make up parts of the tour, and that it potentially may be hazardous.
By signing this document you expressly assume all known and unknown risks associated with this Tour, including but not limited to: loss of or damage to my property; injury (including death); and accidents. Erik’s Adventures is not liable for injury, sickness, or death that could happen on tour or as a result of participating on the tour or any activity within the tour. Certain activities carry a higher risk of injury than others and all participants entering into any activity do so on their own free and assume all risks. All coupons, vouchers, invoices, contracts and tickets issued by Erik’s Adventures LLC, are issued subject to the terms and conditions.
DISCLAIMER: Please note that the tour information shown in your final itinerary may have changed by the time you actually travel. While every effort is being made to ensure the accuracy of the itinerary at the time of finalizing your tour, errors do occasionally occur. You must therefore check all details of your chosen holiday arrangements, including price at the time the booking.
BY SIGNING THIS DOCUMENT YOU ARE AFFIRMING THAT YOU HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THIS AGREEMENT AND WAIVER AND FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS TERMS. YOU ALSO UNDERSTAND THAT YOU ARE GIVING UP SUBSTANTIAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO SUE. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU ARE SIGNING THE AGREEMENT AND WAIVER FREELY AND VOLUNTARILY, AND INTEND BY YOUR ACCEPTANCE TO BE A COMPLETE AND UNCONDITIONAL RELEASE OF ALL LIABILITY TO THE GREATEST EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW.