Terms and Conditions
Cost includes: All 15 hotel nights, airfare for in-country flights, all ground transportation during tour and to/from airports in air-conditioned vehicles and all applicable taxes. Meals: 16 breakfasts, 15 dinners & 5 lunches, three bottles of water daily while enroute. All tips, activities listed on the itinerary excluding optional events.
Cost does not include: International flights, airport taxes, passport & visas fees, travel insurance, meals not specified, tips to guides, drivers and bellboys, and personal expenses such as beverages/snacks, internet access fees, phone calls, laundry fees.
Deposit and Final Payment
A deposit is required at time of booking. Full payment is due 90 days prior to departure.
- On cancellations more than 120 days prior to departure, all monies are refunded less a $350 administrative fee and less any monies spent on the participants behalf, such as airline tickets, etc.
- Less than 120 but at least 90 days prior, total deposit amount is forfeited.
- Less than 90 but at least 75 days prior, 50% of trip price is forfeited.
- Less than 75 days prior to departure, 100% is forfeited.
Notification by phone or email is acceptable, but please follow with written notice. In the unlikely event we have to cancel a tour due to a shortage of participants, a full refund will be given. If a trip needs to be canceled due to a force majeure, monies will be refunded less non-refundable monies paid to 3rd parties on the participant’s behalf.
Jim Cline Photo Tours LLC and their agents act only in the capacity as agents in all matters pertaining to hotel accommodations, sightseeing tours, and transportation, and are not responsible for any loss, damage, theft, or injury to person or property resulting from a defect in any vehicle, or the actions of any persons who provide services for this tour or for the action or inaction of any third party. Baggage is at the owner’s risk entirely. The tour operator reserves the right to withdraw the tour at any time, to decline any person as a member of the tour for any cause at any time. All prices are based on current rates of exchange and, while every effort will be made to hold them firm, they are subject to change. All participants are required to submit a signed Assumption of Risk and Release of Liability form prior to the tour’s departure.
It is the responsibility of each tour member to inform the tour operator of any possible health problems or handicaps upon registration. By forwarding a signed reservation form and trip deposit, you certify that you do not knowingly have any physical or other conditions of disability that would create a risk for you or other trip participants. Once a trip has been confirmed, medical circumstances will not be considered as exceptions to our cancellation policy. We assume no responsibility for medical care or for special dietary requirements.
To allow for any unexpected contingencies, all participants are strongly urged to purchase trip cancellation and interruption insurance.
While Jim Cline Photo Tours LLC endeavors to make the itinerary as accurate as possible, it should be considered as an approximate schedule of activities rather than a rigid schedule of events. Trip itineraries are subject to revision due to weather, ocean or trail conditions, government restrictions, and other reasons beyond our control. The tour leader has the right to make changes in the published itinerary whenever in his sole judgment conditions warrant, or if he deems it necessary for the comfort or safety of the tour.