Calypso Destinations acts only as agents for the hotels, bus or car companies, railroads, or owners or contractors providing accommodation, transportation or other services, and all coupons, exchange orders, receipts, contacts and tickets issued by the organisation are issued subject to any and all tariffs, terms and conditions under which any accommodation, transportation or any other services whatsoever are provided by such hotels, bus or car companies, railroads, steamship lines or owners or contractors. The organisation shall not be liable or responsible for death of or injury to any person or loss of or damage to any property or otherwise (including baggage) whether due to its servants agents or employees negligence or otherwise arising out of or in connection with any accommodation transportation or other services or resulting directly or indirectly from acts of God, dangers incident to the sea, hijack, fire, breakdown in machinery or equipment, acts of governments or other authorities, de jure or de facto, wars, whether declared or not, hostilities, civil disturbances, strikes, riots, thefts, pilferage, epidemics, quarantines, medical or customs regulations delays or cancellations of or changes in itinerary or schedules or over bookings or defaults, or from any causes beyond the Organisation’s control or through the acts of default of the hotels, bus or car companies, railroads, steamship lines or owners or contractors providing accommodation, transportation or other services or for any loss or damage resulting from improper or insufficient passports, visas or other documents and that neither the Organisation nor its servants agents or employees shall be or become liable or responsible for any additional expenses or liability sustained or incurred by the tour members as a result of any of the foregoing causes. All prices quoted are subject to change without notice having regards to unforeseen circumstances, foreign exchange fluctuations and variations in airline operating costs including but not limited to say an escalation of fuel prices. Unused services cannot be refunded or exchanged.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION :PLEASE READ ALL THESE BOOKING CONDITIONS CAREFULLY AND ENSURE ALL TOUR PARTICIPANTS ARE MADE AWARE
Tour prices are based on costs in effect at 29th
Costs will also depend on availability of all services/inclusions quoted on at time of booking. These costs are subject to the group travelling together throughout the tour. Any variation will incur an amendment fee and may also jeopardize the costs for the rest of the group. Prices are based on the tour numbers stipulated on the itinerary. Any change in tour numbers will result in a revised tour price. NB. Cancelled rooms may result in 100% cancellation fees from hotels.
(Notice of cancellation must be made in writing)
Please note there may be specialized inclusions in your tour such as Train Tickets, Theatre Show tickets, instant purchase airline tickets etc that are non-refundable in addition to the above Cancellation Charges. These cancellation fees are in addition to any cancellation fees that may be levied by our tour suppliers.
- Cancellation of tour 60 days prior to departure – any payments made prior to this date will be reimbursed (Less any bank charges).
- Cancellation of tour 31 to 59 days prior to departure: 65% of the total amount Per person will be refunded.
- Cancellation of tour 30 – 15 days prior to departure: 25% of the total amount per person will be refunded.
- Cancellation of tour 14 days prior to departure and after commencement of travel : Nil Refund.
Any person wishing to amend from the group tour arrangements will be charged a standard $100.00 amendment fee per person plus any additional charges involved with the amendment (additional transfers, accommodation etc).
Australian citizens require a passport with minimum 6 months validity from date of departure from final destination. Other passport holders may require additional documentation. Please check your applicable requirements with our Travel Consultant. A copy of each person’s passport is required.
Cancellation by Provider
If Provider cancels this Agreement or is unable to provide the requested accommodations, Provider will assist Group in finding like accommodations and space at comparable prices, Provider will immediately repay any monies paid by Group or its Attendees to Provider, and shall provide, without charge, necessary transportation between the alternative site and the original site. If Provider, or any company Provider is acting as an agent for cancels this Agreement, or any part of the Agreement, within thirty (30) days of Arrival, Provider will also be responsible to pay Group all incremental expenses incurred by Group for any alternative accommodations that exceed the price(s) negotiated with Provider. Provider’s liability is limited to these remedies and Provider shall not be liable for any consequential, punitive or special damages.
Travel Advisories :
We strongly suggest that you consult the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFAT) website and register (either group or individual) so that you are kept up to date with any travel warnings or advisories that may be in place for your destinations (www.dfat.gov.au
). You should also advise DFAT of your travel details such as date of departure and itinerary.
Travel and Immunisations:
It is essential that all tour participants discuss their personal travel plans with a health professional to ensure you have the correct vaccinations for your trip and any booster doses of childhood vaccinations you may need.
Upon re-entry into Australia, Customs & Immigration will request a copy of your vaccination certificate if you have visited areas that have current health risks or hazardous diseases. For further information, visit the following website to check the current health alert and warnings for the destination/s you are visiting - http://www.smartraveller.gov.au/zw-cgi/view/Advice/