TERMS & CONDITIONS
Please read carefully the General Information and Conditions that follow. They limit our liability and that of the associate companies providing services purchased. In addition, they outline the terms and conditions under which Europeanbarging will operate. Acceptance by the passenger of final documents represents acceptance by the purchaser of the terms and conditions as follows:
FARES AND RATES - Determined as of July 2008 and subject to change without notice. Subject to currency fluctuation, change in air fare, and/or other rate changes by suppliers. Rates are guaranteed upon receipt of full payment, except in seasonality rate change.
RESERVATIONS/CONFIRMATIONS - Subject to availability. After a reservation has been made, Europeanbarging will provide confirmation within 24 - 72 hours. Deposit of $400 per person is due within 7 days of confirmation on river cruises and a $750 or 30% deposit is due within 7 days on barge cruises. Deposit for airlines varies by airlines. Final payment due 70 days before departure. For bookings made with 45 days of departure, full payment is due with booking.
CANCELLATIONS - Cancellation requests must be received in our office in writing. Full refund less a $75 administrative fee per person for any cancellation received up to 61 days prior to departure for land tours, in addition to the following penalties:
121 days out or more - $100
120 to 90 days - 10%
89 days to 60 days - 20%
59 to 30 days - 35%
29 to 15 days - 50%
14 to 1 days - 80% - 100%
No Show - 100%
For most barges, there is no refund of any monies paid. TRAVEL INSURANCE IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
Airlines - Amount varies, if allowed by airline once ticketed. Many airline tickets are fully non-refundable once the tickets have been issued.
TRAVEL DOCUMENTS - A valid passport is required for each passenger, with an expiration date of at least 6 months after scheduled departure date for Europe.
TRIP CANCELLATION INSURANCE - is strongly recommended for your protection. Ask at time of reservations for details.
RESPONSIBILITY - Europeanbarging and/or its agent representatives, and suppliers of service assume no responsibility for injury, death, damage, loss or delay incurred by any person in connection with the cruise/tour, by reason of any event beyond the control of Europeanbarging, or loss occasioned by neglect default, strikes, wars, hostilities, civil disturbances or resulting directly or indirectly from acts of God. Europeanbarging reserves the right to withdraw any and all cruise/tour at any time should conditions warrant, to refuse to accept or retain any person(s) as tour participant(s), to alter or cancel the itinerary whenever Europeanbarging deems it necessary for the comfort, convenience or safety of the passengers of the tour(s). All cruise/tour itineraries and prices may be affected by alterations in river/canal, air or railroad services of the various countries, or by other causes. The right is reserved to cancel the cruise/tour prior to departure. In such case, full refund of all payments will constitute full settlement with the passenger. The airlines concerned are not held responsible for any act, omission or event during the time the passengers are not on board their airplanes or conveyance. The passenger contracts, in use by the airlines concerned, when issued, shall constitute the sole contract between the airline and the purchaser or these cruise/tour and/or passenger. Any and/or all transportation companies herein mentioned shall have or incur no responsibility or liability to any traveler aside from their liability as common carriers.