Tours to Europe 2017-2018
The Suppliers providing the Services are independent entities and are not Festival Travel Agents, employees, contractors, servants, partners, or joint ventures of Festival Travel. All travel documents and travel arrangements issued by Festival Travel are subject to the terms and conditions specified by the Suppliers and to the laws of the countries in which the Services are supplied. In the event that the terms and conditions of particular Suppliers are incorrect, modified, or missing you agree to be subject and bound to the correct terms and conditions of the respective Suppliers. Festival Travel is not responsible for the decision of any insurer or insurance or administrator under the Travel Protection Plan (if travel insurance is purchased). You and your party hereby agree to release and hold harmless Festival Travel, from all claims, damages, losses, or expenses arising out of or in connection with the Services. Festival Travel has no special knowledge of the Suppliers, the financial condition of the Suppliers, unsafe conditions, health hazards, weather hazards, or climate extremes at locations to which you may travel. For information concerning possible dangers at destinations, we recommend contacting the Travel Warnings Section of the U.S. State Department at (202) 647-5225 or www.travel.state.gov, and click on "Travel Warnings" and "Travel Alerts". 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 assume full and complete responsibility for all risks of travel and for complying with all laws of the country in the Itinerary. Festival Travel does not suggest, recommend any specific tour, event, excursion or similar. You do these all at your own risk. You hereby release Festival Travel from all claims arising out of any problems covered in this paragraph.
Obtaining travel visas, valid passports, vaccines and other health and entry requirements is your sole responsibility. Some countries require that your passport's expiration date be later than six months after the last date of travel, and some countries require that you have at least two or three blank passport pages. Any name change to airline tickets may require airline reservations to be cancelled and re-booked, and you agree to be responsible for any related expenses if the passenger names given to the Company are incorrect. Due to the new TSA regulations and other countries restrictions for traveling you are required to provide us with the exact name(s) to the letter as they appear on your passport as well as date of birth. Some suppliers may request copies of passport/or document using to travel.
Packages with airline and cruise components are subject to supplemental price increases that may be imposed by the supplier and/or government after you have completed your purchase. You hereby consent to any such price increases and authorize your credit or debit card to be used for them.
For guided tours, you are also responsible for respecting the authority and following the directions of the tour guide during a tour. They may exclude you from participating in all or any part of the tour if, in their 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. In such case, our liability shall be strictly limited to refund of the recoverable cost of any unused portion of the tour provided by the supplier if any. Should you decide not to participate in certain parts of the tour or use certain goods included in the tour, no refunds will be made for those unused parts of the tour or goods. You agree to indemnify and hold Festival Travel harmless from and against any costs, damages, losses, or liabilities arising out of you or your companions' actions or omissions.
Festival Travel reserves the right to cancel any paid booking or Services for any reason it deems necessary including errors and omissions of any party. You understand and agree that Festival Travel’s sole responsibility and liability in such an event will be a refund of all or part of the monies paid in the purchase of the Services through Festival Travel. You understand and hereby agree to submit any and all claims in writing to Festival Travel within 30 days after the completion of the trip, and to file any suit against Festival Travel no later than one year after completion of the trip, and that the failure to timely do so shall result in the forfeiture of the right to such claim. In no event, shall Festival Travel be liable for other than the compensatory damages and you hereby waive expressly and knowingly expressly any right to incidental, consequential, and punitive damages. You agree that any action or claim at law or in equity arising out of or relating directly or indirectly to the Services and to these terms and conditions shall be governed by the laws of the State of California, without regard to any conflict of laws provisions. You agree to file any such action or claim only in the courts located in Orange County, California and you hereby agree to such venue and consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any action or claim.
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