I. INCLUDED: Price of $5,999 includes hotel accommodations including a 5 star oceanfront resort and spa, deluxe hotel, and a 4 star tourist class, (double occupancy), hotel taxes and service fees, porterage, the group flight from Athens/Crete/Athens, airport/hotel transfers for Greece group domestic flights, breakfast daily, six dinners including a farewell dinner, extensive sightseeing as detailed in the itinerary with English speaking guide, entrance fees to sites visited, tour manager, intensive seminar, meetings and meditations with Foster & Kristos, plus much more! For a single room, if available, add $899. (Costs quoted are for a group of minimum 15 paying passengers. With less than 15 paying passengers there will be a surcharge per person, the exact amount depending on exact number of travelers; travelers will be advised of surcharge about 30 days before departure, and if it is required, please be advised that cancellation fees still apply.)
II. NOT INCLUDED: Visa and passport fees, meals not mentioned above, airport transfers upon arrival/departure in Greece, optional tours, airport/airline/government taxes, fees and surcharges, foreign cities' and countries' departure taxes, tips to guides, and items of a personal nature such as laundry and beverages, air deviation fees for travel on other than group departure or return dates, where allowed by airlines ($100 customer service fee; the airline may also charge an additional fee of $100 or more), plus change fee where applicable ($100 per change made within 45 days of departure, where changes are possible), and other items not included above.
NOTE CONCERNING ROOMMATES: Let us know if you would like Power Places to match you with a roommate. While we cannot guarantee that we can arrange a roommate, we are usually successful. In the event we are unable to arrange a roommate, you will be required to pay the single supplement.
III. DEPOSIT & PAYMENTS: ONLY $499 deposit secures your reservation! SPACE IS LIMITED. Reservations are accepted on a FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED BASIS according to date of registration. Credit cards accepted only for the $499 deposit. The deposit can be paid via the website, or over the phone and confirms your booking immediately. We accept Visa, MasterCard, and Discover for the credit card deposit. Those paying the deposit by check, money order, or bank wire, your registration will be booked and held for seven calendar days pending receipt of your deposit payment, after which you will be sent a confirmation of receipt of your deposit. (If you wish to pay by bank wire transfer or Western Union, please contact our office for details.) Interim payment of $2,899 is due by October 30, 2018. Final payment of $2601 is due by January 30, 2019. If the final payment is not received 10 days after the payment due date, and required documents are not returned on time, reservations are subject to a $100 late fee, and may be subject to cancellation. The Interim payment, and Final payment can be paid with a bank wire, Western Union, or if on a U.S bank a cashier’s check, or U.S. postal money order. Note: Credit cards cannot be accepted for interim payments, final payments or any other trip payments. Final payments may be made by personal check only if from a U.S. bank if received three months before trip departure. After that date, payments are accepted only bank wire transfer, by cashier’s check (on a U.S. bank), money orders or a postal money order from a U.S. Post office, or via Western Union bank-to-bank payments.
NOTE ABOUT TRAVELER’S VITAL INFORMATION DOCUMENT (TVID): In order to coordinate your travel arrangements and complete your registration it is essential that this signed document (TVID) be received by mail, email, or faxed to Power Places Tours within 10 days of registration. This document is included in your registration packet. Please fax, or scan and email the signed document to Power Places.
IV. CANCELLATION & REFUNDS: Deposits are refundable, except for a $150 processing fee per person, if cancellation is received by November 30, 2018. For cancellation from November 30, 2018 to 120 days prior to departure, 25% of the total trip cost is non-refundable. From 120 days to 90 days prior to departure, 50% of the total trip cost is non-refundable. No refunds at or within 90 days of departure, without exception. All cancellations must be in writing and reach our office by the applicable cancellation date above. Since the cancellation terms must be strictly applied no matter the reason for cancellation, and frequency of luggage lost, etc. travel insurance/trip cancellation insurance is strongly recommended for all trip participants; recommended insurance includes coverage for cancellation in case of illness, or death in the family. For International Travelers: Contact a local travel agency in your area or search online for costs and details about the right travel insurance for you.
V. RESPONSIBILITY: Power Places® Tours, Inc., with its place of business in Colorado, and its associates act only as agent for the Tour Operator(s) and the various hotels, airlines, bus companies, railroads, ship lines (called Travel Suppliers) providing accommodations, transportation or other services described in this itinerary. By acceptance of travel program membership/registration and/or such coupons, exchange orders, receipts, contracts and tickets, the travel program member agrees to the foregoing and acknowledges that:
All such coupons, exchange orders, receipts, contracts and tickets issued by Power Places® Tours, Inc. are issued or delivered subject to any and all tariffs, terms and conditions under which any such Travel Suppliers, their owners or contractors or any persons in their employ may have established;
Neither Power Places® Tours, Inc. nor any of its associates, agents, officers, or consultants shall be liable for any delay, change in schedule, loss, damage, or injury to property or persons including death caused by reason of the negligence, wrongful or intentional acts, acts of God, terrorist acts, governmental or political actions, civil unrest or hostilities, notwithstanding any travel advisories or warnings; or for defects of equipment of any Travel Supplier, for any expense or inconvenience caused by late arrivals of any conveyances of such Travel Suppliers or any changes of schedules, conveyances or accommodations determined by any Tour Operator, or for any cancellation or disruption of any such services provided by any such Travel Suppliers; or for any failure on the part of any such Tour Operator or Travel Supplier to perform by reason of financial difficulty or default, suspension of operation, or other reason; or for any refunds for travel accommodations not provided by any such Tour Operators or Travel Supplier in excess of amounts actually received by way of refund from any such Tour Operator or Travel Supplier, or not paid over to Power Places® Tours, Inc. by any such Tour Operator or Travel Supplier;
Travel Supplier(s)/Tour Operator(s) provide the travel services identified with this travel program, and the travel program member agrees to look solely to such Travel Supplier(s)/Tour Operator(s) for the provision to such travel services; the travel program member agrees to participate in the seminar on site and during the tour if there is a seminar offered unless other arrangements have been made previously prior to departure; the Tour Operator or Tour Director/Manager/Escort shall have the right to decline to accept or to retain any person as a travel program member should such travel program member's health, mental condition, physical infirmity or general deportment impede the operation of the travel program or the rights, welfare, or enjoyment of other travel program members, and no refund can be given in such cases. The right is reserved to substitute hotels or alter itineraries, and either the Tour Operator or Power Places® Tours, Inc. shall have the right to cancel any travel program prior to departure or to increase prices where the costs shall rise.
Neither Power Places® Tours, Inc. nor any of its associates, agents, officers, or consultants shall be financially responsible for refunds in the event of cancellation of all or part of any tour due to acts of nature, governmental actions, travel advisories or warnings, civil unrest or hostilities, or acts of terrorism, or for the default of any Tour Operator or Travel Supplier, or for any reason beyond control of Power Places® Tours, Inc. Power Places® Tours, Inc. is not responsible for any refunds should a presenter/speaker advertised as attending/speaking or leading a tour or conference cancel for any reason whatsoever. Power Places® Tours, Inc. is not responsible for any physical, mental, emotional, or other reaction, trauma, or ailment during the trip or occurring afterwards, that participants may feel they experience at the sites or from any lecturers, workshops, or sessions of any kind, including private sessions with presenters;
In the unlikely event that a dispute arises between the tour member/traveler (or person registered to travel) or the person who paid for the trip and Power Places® Tours, Inc., a Colorado corporation, the tour member/traveler/person registered to travel, or the person who paid for the trip also agrees that the dispute will be governed by Colorado law and the venue for any legal action will be in Denver; and agrees that under any and all circumstances the cost of the trip is a fair and reasonable limitation on damages, of any sort whatsoever, and that no refunds or damages can be given greater than the amount actually paid to Power Places Tours, Inc. Costs incurred due to credit card or other fees accessed to Power Places Tours, Inc. are not subject to refund whatsoever.
Power Places® Tours, Inc. has strongly recommended the purchase of appropriate travel accident insurance, baggage insurance, tour operator/carrier default protection insurance, and trip cancellation insurance, and the travel program member has had the opportunity to purchase such insurance as protection against certain risks of travel to the planned destination. Travel program members are advised that travel insurance covers only what is included as stated as covered in the travel insurance brochure.
The airline or transportation companies concerned are not to be held responsible for any acts, omissions or events during the time passengers are not on board their planes or conveyances. The passenger contract in use by the carriers concerned, when issued, shall constitute the sole contract between the airline or transportation companies and the purchaser of this travel program and/or passengers. This brochure represents the entire agreement between the passenger(s) and Power Places® Tours, Inc.
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