TOURS (FTT) TERMS AND CONDITIONS
carefully read the General Terms and Conditions on this page. They limit our
liability and outline the terms and conditions under which your vacation package
will operate. Payment of deposit represents an acceptance by the traveler of the
terms and conditions as stated here.
These Terms are subject to change without notice.
Reservation Deposits and
Payments: A deposit is required per guest
(guest) at the time of booking. Full payment is due 60 days prior to the
departure. All reservations are subject to cancellation if payment is not
received by the due date. Payment received less that 60 days prior to the
departure are subject to additional $50 late fee. Reservations are subject to
current availability and pricing at the time of rebooking. For your convenience,
check, money order, Master Card, Visa, and American Express are acceptable forms
Airport Taxes and Fees:
U.S. Customs & Immigration fees, U.S. departure taxes, other governmental
fees, air taxes, fuel surcharges and airport facility charges are not included
in the basic tour price. These taxes and fees may vary prior to departure.
Increases due to changes in airfares, cruise fares, currency fluctuations, taxes
increase, or fuel surcharges. Prices are not guaranteed until paid in full.
Prices quoted in this website are in effect at the time of printing and are
subject to change without prior notice. Quotations are guaranteed upon full
payment. US Currency devaluation of 10% or more will be added to unpaid balance.
A handling fee of $75 per guest will be charged for any alterations or
amendments made to a reservation after a written confirmation have been issued.
After departure, changes are not permitted & are the sole responsibility of
Cancellations and Refund
All requests for cancellations must be received in writing. Intial Payments are
not refundable.. Cancellations less than 60 days before departure are subject to
per guest of the total price. Cancellations less than 45 days before departure
are subject to 60% per guest of the total price. For cancellations received
less than 30 days before departure or “no show”, there will be no refund.
All claims for refund must be received within 30 days of the return date of the
tour. Refunds can take up to 60 days for some services.
Air Portion: Once the airline tickets are issued, there will be no
refund. After departure, any changes to the flight itinerary may entail
additional charges. Since airfares and their conditions are subject to change,
other charges may also apply. Penalties assessed on rates before any
promos or special discounts.
Air transportation is in Economy Class
on the scheduled airlines mentioned in the brochure, or other scheduled airlines
of FTT choice. Air carrier selection and routing is at solo discretion of FTT.
To give you more options and greater flexibility, FTT offers customized air
reservations. You may select subject to availability, the air carrier, flight
times, stoppers and changes of departure or return dates. This service is
available for $50 per guest, plus any applicable increase air costs. Request
must be received in writing. Airfares included in the price are available at the
time of printing and are subject to change without notice.
International and domestic air schedules are subject to change at any
time. FTT is not responsible for an airline cancels or delays a flight. If that
occurs, you should work with the airline to ensure you arrive at your
destination. FTT is not responsible to notifying passengers of flight schedule
changes (flight times and flight numbers) after the air tickets are issued and
documents have been sent.
We recommend that you contact the airline
within 72 hours of departure to reconfirm flights. Air transportation is subject
to the terms and conditions of the airline's ticket contract. FTT will not
provide any refund for portion of trips missed due to cancelled or delayed
flights. Stopovers and deviations generally are not permitted. If the stopovers
and deviations are permitted there is a service fee, as additional airline
charges. Deviations and stopovers are subject to availability and cannot be
guaranteed. A nonrefundable fee may apply
to make such request and must be received in writing at least 90 days prior to
Seat Assignment and Special Services:
Request for seat assignments, special meals and special services must be made
with FTT at least 30 days before departure.
Tour Only Passengers:
If you make your own flight
arrangements, FTT cannot be responsible for any inconveniences or cost incurred
due to the changes in FTT and tour start/end dates and/or location.
Arrival and departure transfers will be provided for both arrival and departures
of Tour. Missed transfers will have to be paid by passengers.
Tour Route Alterations:
Due to unexpected circumstance, schedule change, equipment failures, delays,
charter s of the vessels, tour routes and day-to-day itineraries may be altered
without notice. FTT reserves the right to substitute itineraries, hotels or
vessels without notice. In such case we will do everything we can to make sure
the locations visited, the excursions taken and the hotels or vessels offered
are similar to the ones originally planned. Any such alternations or
substitutions of hotels or vessels will not affect the quality of the tour and
will not result in eligibility for a cancellations or refund.
Accommodations will be provided in hotels as listed in each itinerary. Any
change made by guests, agents or subagents will be the responsibility of the
guest for any additional payment due. FTT also
reserves the right to substitute hotels of similar rating in case of unforeseen circumstances.
A minimum of 2 participants is required to operate.
Advance cancellation by FTT:
FTT reserves the right to cancel or postpone any Tour if the State
Department (USA) restricts travel to the countries contained in the itinerary.
FTT will provide a refund in this case.
Insurance: Trip Delay/Missed Connection,
Accident, Medical Expense, cancellation due to family illness, Medical Evacuation, Repatriation, Baggage &
Baggage Delay, Itinerary Change and Flight Accident Plan are not included in
Tour prices. We strongly suggest
you purchase coverage from a
3rd party Travel Insurance Company
Baggage is carried at owner’s risk. FTT is not responsible for loss, theft or
damage to your luggage. Baggage insurance is strongly recommended.
Each passenger must have a valid passport. Passport must be valid for six months
after the return date of the trip. Visas are required for travel to some
countries, guests are advised to consult with the appropriate consulate of each
country included to determine if any visas are required. All visas must be
obtained prior to departure. FTT cannot and will not be responsible for any
delays or inconvenience caused by the refusal of a foreign consulate to issue
Vsas.or denied boarding/entry into a country due to inappropriate Visa. In the event of such refusal, all expenses incurred by FTT, as well as
all routine cancellation fees and charges, will be borne by the individual.
Final tour documents will be sent 14 days prior to departure via email. To
issue printed documents, to be sent by post there is a $35 handling charge.
Not Included in Tour Price (unless
U.S. Custom & Immigration fees,
departure taxes, fuel surcharges & airport facility charges, domestic
airfare, visa, passport fees, excess baggage charges, custom and security
charges, items of a guestal nature such as laundry, fax, telegraph and
telephone expenses, room service, drinks, beverages, optional excursions are not
included in the tour as well as other unforeseen personal expenses. Gratuities
to tour directors, local guides and bus drivers are not included and are
entirely at the participant's discretion.
FTT is not responsible for omissions, printing and/or presentation errors in
brochures, on Internet sites or in any other media where such information may be
presented, we reserve the right to make corrections as required.
F T Tours, 8726d S Sepulveda Bl
#1731, Los Angeles, CA 90045 (hereinafter referred to as FTT) is responsible for
making the tours offered in this brochure. The responsibility of FTT and /or its
representatives and/or its agents is limited. FTT acts only as an agent for the
tour participants in all matters connected with the tour transportation, hotel
& dining services, sightseeing tours, and other services, including all
transportation whether by air, motor coach, rail, car, boat, or by any other
means. FTT acts only on behalf cruise companies, hotels, airlines, bus companies
and/or owners, operators or contractors (all hereinafter called Contractors)
providing services in connection with these tours and all tickets, receipts,
coupons and vouchers are issued subject to terms and conditions specified by
these Contractors. As an agent, FTT holds itself free of responsibility for any
damage, injury or loss resulting from any cause. By accepting the coupons and
tickets, or utilizing the services, tour participants agree that neither FTT nor
its representatives and/or agents shall be liable for any loss, or additional
expense, injury, or damage to the tour participants or their belongings or
otherwise in connection with any accommodation, transportation or other
services, or resulting directly or indirectly from any other occurrences beyond
the control of FTT, including breakdown in equipment, strikes, acts of god,
fire, acts of quarantines, medical or customs regulations, delays, cancellations
or changes in routing or sequence or alternation of sightseeing in itinerary or
schedules, etc. FTT reserves the right to
withdraw and/or cancel a tour or make changes in the itinerary whenever, in its
sole judgment, if conditions warrant it, or if such cancellations and/or changes
result from circumstances beyond the control of FTT, or it deems it necessary
for the comfort, convenience of safety of the passengers. If FTT cancels the
tour, it shall have no responsibility beyond the refund of all monies paid to
FTT by the tour participant. The tour conditions become a binding contract when
your enrollment and payment are
received and accepted by FTT.
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