Erik’s Adventures LLC Terms and Conditions/Liability Release form
TRIP/EVENT NAME: Argentina for E&A- 14 day tour Dec 3-16, 2021
Please read the Terms and Conditions very carefully. They outline the terms under which Erik’s Adventures, LLC will operate and they limit our liabilities. These booking conditions will form part of your contract with the Tour Operator: Erik’s Adventures LLC- registered at 121 Overlook Drive, Wilmington NC 28411. Different terms and conditions may apply between you and any one of the hotels, car rental companies, cruise companies, trains, airlines, other service providers, sales agents, and any other entities- including Events and Adventures; that are associated with your itinerary. Erik’s Adventures is not liable for any of the terms and conditions of any other entity.
TRAVEL DOCUMENTS: It is the passenger’s responsibility to ensure that all of his or her visa and passport requirements are met, we will not be liable for these. All participants must be in possession of a passport valid for at least six months beyond the re-entry date into your home country and 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 and prior to travel.
HEALTH REQUIREMENTS: Health regulations for some countries visited on your tour may require proof of inoculations and/or vaccination certificates; such certificates should be in your possession throughout the entire tour. For this tour- It is our recommendation that you consult your personal physician and Passport Health via the web at www.passporthealthusa.com in regards to your specific trip 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 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- a substitution of hotels, day tours, daily plans, alternate activities, etc (3) alter, cancel, or postpone the itinerary if necessary due to safety concerns, circumstances outside its control including but not limited to: worker strikes, bad weather, government issues and changing government regulations, road closures, the destination being inaccessible, medical epidemics and pandemics, dangerous conditions, natural disasters, quarantines, wars or terrorism, etc. (4) decline to accept/retain any person as a tour passenger should such person’s health, mental or physical condition, or behavior, in the sole opinion of Erik’s Adventures, LLC, impedes the operation of the tour for the other passengers. Tour members are held responsible for being in sufficiently 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. We 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 however caused or arising. Erik’s Adventures, LLC does not control the operations of these agents and contractors.
Erik’s Adventures LLC cannot be held liable for any personal injury, property damage, or other claim- including requests for a refund or requests for any type of travel credits 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 suppliers, agents, their 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 (3) financial loss, injury or damage to person, property or otherwise, resulting directly or indirectly from any Acts of God, dangers incident to the sea, fires, breakdown in machinery or equipment, or wars (whether declared or not), hostilities, civil disturbances, strikes, riots, theist, pilferage, medical epidemics, quarantines or customs regulations, and defaults (4) delays or cancellations or alterations in the trip itinerary due to schedule changes or from any causes beyond Erik’s Adventures, LLC control. (5) for any loss or damage resulting from insufficient or improperly issued passports, visas or other legal documents.
This tour involves some inherent dangers and risks associated with the activities that make up parts of the tour, and may potentially be hazardous. You agree to expressly assume all known and unknown risks associated with this tour, including but not limited to: loss of or damage to your property; injury (including death), and accidents. Certain activities carry a higher risk of injury than others and all participants entering into any activity do so on their own free will and assume all risks. Erik’s Adventures is not liable for any injury, sickness, or in the unlikely event of death that could happen on tour or as a result of participating on the tour or any activity within the tour.
In consideration of my participation in this tour, I, for myself, my heirs, executors, administrators, personal representatives, successors and assignee’s (a) waive and release any and all rights, claims, and causes of action I have or may have against Erik’s Adventures LLC that may arise as a result of my participation in this tour and (b) agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Erik’s Adventures from and against any and all injuries, losses, causes of action, liabilities, damages, expenses (including attorney’s fees and court costs) or claims (collectively, “Claims”) that might arise directly or indirectly from my participation in the tour and/or the condition of the destination and any property, facilities or equipment used during the tour, regardless of when such Claim may arise- including post tour, without any limitations. (c)This also includes Claims relating to (i) theft, loss or disappearance of property, (ii) bodily injury (including fatality), and (iii) property damage, for all claims and losses (including attorney’s fees and court costs), which may be brought up against Erik’s Adventures by anyone claiming to have been injured or otherwise to have suffered loss or damage as a result of my participation in the tour.
TRAVEL PROTECTION PLAN:
Erik’s Adventures LLC requests that you opt for a travel protection policy should there be any unforeseen circumstances which may lead to the cancellation of your tour or to personal injury. Please obtain comprehensive travel insurance with medical and cancellation coverage in order to mitigate your travel risks.
CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS:
Deposits are non refundable. Once final payment is made to Erik’s Adventures for the tour.- No refunds will be given. Erik’s Adventures LLC will not be liable in any circumstance for any refunds. By signing this document you agree to and understand these policies associated with participating on the trip.
If any circumstance prevents the trip from being operated or attended at any time, including any reason affiliated or related to COVID 19 (such as but not limited to- border closures, failed COVID tests, quarantines, canceled flights, last minute changes or cancellations, etc.) there will be no refunds issued. Further, Erik’s Adventures will not be liable or responsible to provide any deferral option or future travel credits. Erik’s Adventures will only provide a deferral option if one can be obtained from suppliers and there is no guarantee of this.
*Please obtain travel insurance with cancellation coverage in order to mitigate your travel risks*
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 prior to departure. All coupons, vouchers, invoices, contracts, and tickets issued by Erik’s Adventures LLC, are subject to the terms and conditions outlined above.
By signing this agreement, I acknowledge I have been made aware and understand of certain higher risks of traveling to different and less developed countries and have been advised to read the US State department (or similar gov agency for participants from other countries) warnings and travel alerts. I agree to travel and participate on this tour of my own free will and understand the risks, the refund policy, and the cancellation terms. I acknowledge I have been advised about travel insurance for this trip and been made aware of the benefits of having it. Should I choose to forgo coverage I do so of my own free will and assume all the risks associated with this trip.
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 A COMPLETE AND UNCONDITIONAL RELEASE OF ALL LIABILITY TO THE GREATEST EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW.