Terms and Conditions

TOUR PRICES:
Prices are based on the exchange rate of the US$ in effect at April 2019. Should the value of the dollar drop significantly, the prices will be adjusted accordingly. All efforts will be made not to alter prices, but should there be a need, FideTravel reserves the right to communicate the amount at the time of final payment. The participant hereby agrees to an automatic adjustment on the price due to a variation of either of these conditions with a maximum of 5% of the group price. Written approval by the participant will be requested only in case of a greater increase. Prices are based on a minimum of 20 participants.

INCLUDED IN TOUR PRICE:
Transfers from airports, hotels, and piers; porterage of one suitcase; air-conditioned motorcoach transportation; hotel accommodations (first class) based on double occupancy; breakfast and dinner daily unless designated otherwise; admission to all sites and sightseeing as outlined in the tour itinerary; service of a licensed English-speaking Tour Escort from the arrival to the departure; services of licensed English-speaking tour guides in some destinations.
Quoted tour prices include planning, handling and operational charges and are based on the current rate of exchange and tariffs. In the event of a marked change in foreign exchange rates, fuel costs or tariff rates, tour costs are subject to revision. Such increases will be added to the client final billing. FideTravel reserves the right to vary itineraries and prices, and to substitute facilities and hotels of equal or better quality if necessary

NOT INCLUDED IN TOUR PRICE:
(1) Optional Travel Insurance Protection Plan .
(2) Miscellaneous fees such as individual transfers, passports, laundry, meal beverages, excess baggage, and other items of personal nature.
(3) $ 10,00/12,00 p/day to be paid cash on arrival for tipping tour Escort, tour Guides, drivers and porterage ( see tour description )
(4) Visa fees if necessary and if not included in tour price.

RESPONSIBILITIES
These tour programs are operated by FideTravel in common with other companies. FideTravel acts only as an agent for transportation, sightseeing and accommodations through independent contracts. Air carriers, accommodations, and other suppliers (including but not limited to trains, cruises, ferries, motorcoaches, hotels, tour guides and restaurants) providing services are independent contractors and are not agents, employees, or joint venturers of the Company or its affiliates. All travel documents for services issued by the Company are subject to the Terms & Conditions specified by the supplier, which are available upon request, and to the laws of the countries in which the services are supplied. FideTravel reserves the right in its sole discretion to make changes in the itinerary and is not responsible for expenses, loss of time, money or other incidents resulting from a change of tour scheduling made for tour members, including any rescheduling due to political unrest. FideTravel is not responsible for any losses or damages of personal property, injuries, thefts or unforeseen expenses incurred by any tour member

PAYMENT:
(1) an $ 500,00 deposit is required with registration.
(2) Balance of fees are due no later than 60 days prior to departure. Passengers who don’t comply with this scheduled payments may occur in the cancellation of their name on the passenger’s list and the loss of the deposit already paid. Late registration (within 60 days of departure) may be accepted subject to airline space availability, with full payment including any applicable adjustment in price. The deposit is non-refundable.

ACCOMMODATIONS:
Price is based on double occupancy. Single rooms will be arranged, if available, for an additional supplement. Single rooms are normally smaller than doubles. FideTravel will endeavor to match roommates but will not guarantee this. If itinerary changes necessitate extra overnights, you will be charged an additional supplement. Meals for extra overnights are not included.

LAND TRANSPORTATION:
As specified in the itinerary. Ground transportation will be provided by deluxe, air conditioned motor coaches. Land only participants may take advantage of the group’s airport transfers only if their flight schedule coincides with the group’s and have informed FideTravel of their air schedule. Please be informed that FideTravel is unable to hold up the group should land only participants face any delays on arrival. In case of misconnection with the group, it will be land only participants’ responsibility to arrange transportation to meet with the group, at their own expense

PASSPORT and VISA:
All U.S. citizens are required to have a valid passport, with an expiration date of no less than six months from the date of return. U.S citizens do not need a visa to enter Europe. A visa is not required to enter Israel for U.S. citizens. However, you will receive a slip of paper upon entering Israel that confirms you have paid the reciprocity fee. This slip must be turned in when you depart. Non-U.S. citizens must check requirements with their respective consulate.

TRAVEL INSURANCE:
We recommend that you purchase a travel protection plan to help protect you and your travel investment against the unexpected. Travel protection plans must include coverage for Trip Cancellation, Trip Interruption, Emergency Medical and Emergency Evacuation/Repatriation, Trip Delay, Baggage Delay and more.

CANCELLATION FEES:
Euros 400.00 from Day of Registration to 60 Days prior to departure
50 % of total tour cost 59-15 Days prior to departure
100% of total tour cost 14- 0 Days prior to departure
On or after day of departure, no refund for any service not used. All refund claims must be received in writing by our office. Once tickets are issued the ticket value is non-refundable. Refunds for payments made by credit card are subject to an additional 3.5% fee. Cancellation by Group Leaders or Spiritual Directors will not be grounds for cancellation by participant.

TRAVELERS WHO NEED SPECIAL ASSISTANCE ON TOUR:
You must report to FideTravel any disability requiring special attention while on tour at the time the reservation is made. FideTravel will make reasonable attempts to accommodate the special needs of disabled travelers, but is not responsible in the event it is unable to do so nor responsible for any denial of services by air carriers, hotels, restaurants, or other independent suppliers. FideTravel cannot provide individual assistance to a tour participant for walking, dining, getting on and off coaches and other vehicles, or other personal needs. A qualified and physically able companion must accompany travelers who need such assistance. If we are not notified at time of reservation of any disability requiring special attention, FideTravel reserves the right to cancel your booking or terminate your tour if your special needs or disabilities are not suitable for the vacation, are incompatible with other travelers, or if you are not traveling with a companion who provides all the assistance you require. FideTravel will not refund or cover any costs or expenses incurred for cancellation, booking, or termination of the vacation. Cancellation penalties, as above, apply. Not all sightseeing stops/sites accommodate wheelchairs, and some locations and sightseeing activities require extensive standing, sitting, or walking, sometimes on unpaved or cobblestone streets. FideTravel will not refund or cover any cost or expense incurred for any missed activities due to a participant’s inability to fully participate with the group. All transportation services, including the touring coaches, are not equipped with wheelchair ramps. Motorized scooters and motorized wheelchairs are not suitable for international travel and are not permitted on FideTravel tours.

STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITY:
Our Company agrees to provide the itinerary described in this brochure/website, no changes or deviations to the itinerary are effective unless approved in writing and signed by an authorized officer of the tour operator. Except as stated herein, no person is authorized to cancel, modify or vary the tour arrangements or to make any representation of warranty concerning the tour. We reserve the right to refuse or revoke travel to anyone who is, in the sole judgment of our Company, incapable of group travel without causing undue demands upon the staff or other tour participants. Except where otherwise stated, we act only as an agent for the relevant supplier in securing hotels, transportation, and other travel services and in no event shall our Company be liable for failure by any such supplier to render any transportation, lodging or other travel service to be provided on the tour. The passenger agrees that our Company assumes no liability for injury, death, damage, loss, accident, delay or irregularity which may occur by reason of any negligent or willful act or omission of any suppliers of service. Our Company does not own or operate any of the suppliers of services to your tour. Similarly, without limiting the foregoing, passenger agrees to hold our Company harmless for any defect in any vehicle, plane, boat, bus, car, van or other vehicle, act of war or insurrection, terrorist activity, revolt or other civil uprising, military action, strikes or labor unrest or any Act of God or for any other act of any third party. Our Company does not accept responsibility for losses or additional expenses due to delay or changes in air schedules, hotel overbookings or other hotel related problems or other causes. All such losses or expenses will be the responsibility of the passenger. The right is reserved to make adjustments to the itinerary as deemed desirable to our Company and the right is reserved to cancel any tour prior to departure. Our Company may not be held responsible for any loss or damage to luggage during the tour program. It is agreed by and between the passenger and our Company that all disputes and matters whatsoever arising under, or in connection with or incident to the responsibilities of our Company shall be litigated in and before a court located in Rome, to the exclusion of the courts of any other state or country. Italian law will be applicable to any dispute which arises out of/or concerns this description or your tour.

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