TERMS & CONDITIONS
Acceptance for any tour will be upon receipt of completed registration form and required tour deposit (sorry, no credit/debit cards accepted at this time). Deposit check must be made and received by us by the date specified on tour brochure (usually 4 months before the tour departure). If full payment is not received by the date as stated on your invoice, we may consider your reservation canceled. Free look-up period: Full deposit/payment refund within 7 days of receiving tour registration with first initial deposit or full payment. Full refund less $100 admin. fee per person for any cancellation received in writing within 90 days prior to departure. No refund of the whole deposit will be made due to non-cancelation notice. The following schedule of cancellation charges (unless they are set for specific tours) will be levied if any cancellation is received in writing by mail or e-mail prior to departure within 89-60 days: 25% of cost; 59-45 days: 50% of cost; 44-30 days: 75% of cost; 29 days or no shows: 100% of cost. Any unused parts of the tour, services or meals will not be returned. All United States citizens are required to have a valid passport to travel anywhere outside the United States. The expiration date should be at least 6 months following the return date of the tour. You assume full and complete responsibility for checking and verifying any and all passport, visa, vaccination or other entry requirements of your destination(s). You may consult the U.S. State Department's website at www.travel.state.gov. LINCONNECTION USA/Czech Tours & Travel (LU/CT&T) is not responsible for any travel arrangements affected due to cancellations, whether by the customer or by LU/CT&T. LU/CT&T is not required to cancel the trip for any reason including without limitation, United States Department of State, World Health Organization, any restrictions issued by the countries visited or other Warnings or Advisories of any kind. LU/CT&T is not responsible for any penalties assessed by air carriers or any tour providers/suppliers. The cost of the tour is based on approximation of seats sold, today’s figures and currency exchange rate. Cost of the tour may be subject to increase without notice prior to departure. All tours listed are LAND-ONLY tours; airline arrangement available upon request. Participants are encouraged to purchase airline tickets no sooner than 90 days before the tour begins to avoid airline cancellation penalties if a tour is canceled or otherwise modified. We reserve the right to cancel the tour for any reason or due to lack of subscription in which event full refund will be made.
TRAVEL INSURANCE IS RECOMMENDED!
If you choose, you may purchase travel insurance from our web site: www.czechtours.cz/travel-insurance. For your convenience, we offer travel protection through Travelex Insurance Services. Paper form of travel Insurance brochure by Travelex is available upon request. However, no representation or description of the insurance made by our staff constitutes a binding assurance or promise about the insurance. For more information on the available plans or to enroll, contact Travelex Insurance Services at 800-228-9792 and reference location number 27-0206.
Travelex Insurance Services, Inc CA Agency License #0D10209. All products listed are underwritten by, Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Company, NAIC #22276. 11.17 55Y
TRAVEL MEDICAL INSURANCE
Medical health insurance is obligatory in the Czech Republic for all its citizens as well as for all foreigners staying on the territory of the Czech Republic. The travel medical insurance must confirm the following requirements:
1) coverage of costs incurred as a result of injury or sudden illness and medical repatriation to the country whose travel document you hold or where you hold a residence permit;
2) coverage of up to the amount of at least 30,000 EUR (approximately. $45,000);
3) cover the entire period of your stay.
TRAVEL INSURANCE WAIVER
If for whatever reason I/we decide not to purchase Travel Insurance, I/we acknowledge that I/we have been offered this coverage by LINCONNECTION USA / Czech Tours & Travel, but have chosen to decline.
LINCONNECTION USA/Czech Tours & Travel - Tour Operator, is acting as an agent for the land portion of the tour only. If requested - the airline ticket arrangement and issuance of tickets is by any means direct transaction between customer and airlines. LU/CT&T, tour host, nor any other persons or vendors connected with the tour shall not under any circumstances be liable to the client under by reason of this agreement directly or indirectly for any accidents, injury (including death), sickness, delay, errors & omissions, neglect, loss of enjoyment, damage or any inconvenience caused to the client or caused by negligence of others. We are also not responsible for malfunction of transportation system or equipment, by act of God, any and all unexpected events or situation/s beyond our or providers control, war, hostilities/terrorism, strike or theft or any act of negligence or breach of contract including any third party who is to or does provide any goods or services for the tour. The client hereby forever releases LINCONNECTION USA/Czech Tours & Travel and all persons from any and all such liability. LINCONNECTION USA / Czech Tours & Travel has no special knowledge regarding the financial condition of the Suppliers, unsafe conditions, health hazards, weather hazards, or climate extremes at locations to which you may travel. For a warning about terrorism in Europe, go to: http://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/alertswarnings/europe- travel-alert.html. For other information concerning possible dangers at destinations, LINCONNECTION USA / Czech Tours & Travel recommends contacting the Travel Warnings Section of the U.S. State Department at (202) 647-5225 or www.travel.state.gov. For medical information, we recommend contacting the Centers for Disease Control at (877) FYI-TRIP or www.cdc.gov/travel. You assume full and complete responsibility for checking and verifying any and all passport, visa, vaccination, or other entry requirements of your destination(s), and all conditions regarding health, safety, security, political stability, and labor or civil unrest at such destination(s). You hereby release LINCONNECTION USA / Czech Tours & Travel from all claims arising out of any problem covered in this paragraph. All tour members must be able to make their own way on/off the motor coach. Any tour participant (physically or mentally handicapped) who requires special assistance must be accompanied by a qualified helper who assumes total responsibility for the participant’s well-being. We reserve the right to refuse to accept or retain any person as a member of the tour. You are also responsible for respecting the authority and following the directions of the tour guide during a Tour. We may exclude you from participating in all or any part of the tour if, in our sole discretion, your condition or behavior renders you unfit for the tour or unfit for continuation once the tour has begun. Unfitness may include, without limitation, any behavior that, regardless of its cause, is inappropriate or offensive or interferes with the delivery of tour services, or may constitute a hazard or embarrassment. We are not responsible for the behavior of other tour participants toward you. All travelers are responsible to inform us before the tour starts about any change of their address, e-mail and phone number as well as physical condition/s, allergy, etc. Daily tour departures are set to meet the scheduled program. It is every one’s responsibility to be on time in order not to be left behind. Any request must be done in writing - only written confirmations are valid. Any and/or all transportation companies herein mentioned shall not have nor incur any responsibility to the traveler aside from their liability as common carriers. Other / additional rules may also apply - ask specific questions. Upon request, we may share your contact information with the other members of the tour. If you do NOT wish to share that information, please let us know in writing. Customer agrees to submit all claims against LU/CT&T within 30 days after customer’s return. Customer agrees the courts in Lancaster County, Nebraska will have the exclusive jurisdiction for all claims brought by customer.
I/we understand that LINCONNECTION USA/Czech Tours & Travel reserves the right to take photographic or film/video records of any of its programs, and hereby agree that LU/CT&T may use any such photographic or film records for any promotional and/or commercial purposes without any remuneration to the participant. The participant agrees to assign all right, title and interest they may have in or to any media in which their name or likeness might be used to LINCONNECTION USA/Czech Tours & Travel.
DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES
YOU SHOULD BE AWARE THAT EACH COUNTRY HAS PARTICULAR FEATURES WHICH MAY NOT APPEAL TO YOU INCLUDING WEATHER, FOOD, LOCAL CUSTOMS, ETC. THERE MAY BE DIFFERENT LIVING STANDARDS, PRACTICES AND DIFFERENT STANDARDS AND CONDITIONS WITH RESPECT TO THE PROVISION OF UTILITIES, SERVICES AND ACCOMMODATION IN THE COUNTRIES VISITED. SUCH STANDARDS MAY OR MAY NOT BE COMPARABLE TO THOSE YOU WOULD EXPECT FROM SIMILAR ESTABLISHMENTS IN UNITED STATES. BY PURCHASING THE TOUR, WE ASSUME THAT YOU HAVE MADE ALL REASONABLE INQUIRES ABOUT THE TRAVEL SERVICE.
*A specific Payment Policy applies for Custom designed / Private tours