TRIP TERMS AND CONDITIONS
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Please Read Carefully: This is a Legally Enforceable Contract
All cancellations must be made in writing. The date when the letter is received will be the cancellation date. All monies paid will be refunded to you, less the below amounts according to cancellation date:
Cancellation Date before May 22, 2021 has $0 penalty. You may cancel until that date.
Cancellation Date on or after May 22, 2021 has NO refund possible.
If payments are not made by their due dates, Simply Culture Boutique Travel reserves the right to treat the client’s booking as cancelled and all cancellation charges will apply.
Trip medical coverage and trip interruption or cancellation insurance is NOT included, but is HIGHLY recommended. Be certain that your trip insurance includes cancellation and trip interruption for COVID related reasons, including illness of yourself, illness of traveling companions while on the trip which require quarantine, border closures, and trip cancellation due to county, state, or national proclamations which may cause closures and trip cancellation.
Cancellation by Simply Culture Boutique Travel:
Simply Culture Boutique Travel reserves the right to cancel this departure due to a natural disaster, act of God, act of terrorism, sickness or disease outbreak, COVID related reasons or other causes beyond our control. In such a case a refund is given which equals the total payments received less all non-refundable expenditures paid for tour.
Cancellation due to consolidation (not reaching the minimum number of travelers) will result in a full refund. In all cases, Simply Culture Boutique Travel is not responsible for additional expenses incurred by customers. Do not purchase airline tickets until you have been notified by SCBT that the minimum number of travelers has been met and the trip will proceed as planned.
The itinerary stated for this trip must be taken only as an indication of what each group may accomplish and not a contractual obligation. The client acknowledges that the nature of travel requires significant flexibility and should allow for changes. The client understands that the amenities, type of transport, route, schedule, and itinerary may change without prior notice due to local circumstances or events, which may include mechanical breakdown, illness, strikes, political disputes, weather, and other unforeseeable factors. A good faith attempt to operate the trip as advertised will be made.
Fitness For Hiking:
If hiking is included in your itinerary, you will need to be in a fit physical condition to complete the hike. In the event you choose to not continue with the hike, the rest of the group will continue. SCBT trip leader will continue with the rest of the group and the guide but will arrange a meeting point to find each other at the end of the hike.
Informed Consent – Release of Information:
I grant permission for Simply Culture Boutique Travel to use my and/or my minor child’s name, any photos, film, or videos of me and my minor child(ren) or my likeness on this trip in promotional materials, both printed and online.
If this itinerary is a student trip, students will be expected to comply with and sign a student contract developed by the school. Participants who fail to abide by the trip guidelines and policies may be sent home at his/her own expense and waive the right to a refund for any part of their tour fee. Registration for the trip is at the discretion of the school who will take into consideration student behavior, citizenship, and ability to safely participate in group travel. While on the trip, the school is responsible for supervision and discipline and students, even while traveling with parents, must comply with and listen to school program facilitators and chaperones. If this is a family trip and the parents are along, they are expected to assist the trip facilitators in enforcing trip policies and the student contract.