Payment of your deposit
and/or final payment is an acknowledgement of receipt of these
Terms, and constitutes acceptance of such as outlined.
A deposit of $300.00 per person is required to secure your reservations.
Certain products may have additional deposit requirements. These
will be advised to you at time of confirmation. Final payment
of land services is due 60 days prior to departure. Reservations
received within 60 days of departure require full payment at the
time of confirmation, or as specified by the reservation agent.
Final payment made by credit card requires a signed credit card
authorization form. Third party credit cards are not accepted.
Ticketing requirements vary per airline and per fare type, and
will be advised at time of booking. ATOC Tours cannot be held
responsible for any change/cancellation penalties associated with
non-refundable airfares. Prior to ticketing, airfares and taxes
are subject to change without notice.
All participants must be in possession of a passport valid for
6 months past your return date. Visas may be required for the
countries visited on your tour. Visa requirements for US citizens
will be advised at the time of booking. Non-U.S. Citizens may
have different visa requirements. Securing any needed visa is
the responsibility of the tour participant.
Due to the expense incurred in making any change, a fee of $30
per change, plus any fee charged by the supplier, will be assessed
for each modification made on deposited bookings. Spelling corrections
to clients’ names after air tickets have been issued will
be subject to airline revision fees.
Tour prices are shown in United States dollars, and include planning
and operational charges. Prices are accurate at the time of publication,
January 2008, and are subject to change at any time prior to departure
to cover increased costs of tariffs, taxes, park fees, and fluctuations
in foreign exchange markets. ATOC Tours is under no obligation
to provide a breakdown of costs involved in any package or customized
program. In case of printing/typographical error, computer or
human error, we reserve the right to invoice or re-invoice participants
with corrected billing.
60 days or more prior to departure: $300.00 per person *
59 to 46 days: 25% of entire tour price *
45 to 31 days: 50% of entire tour price *
30 days or less: 100% cancel fee.
* Plus any charges
assessed by land suppliers, trains, cruise companies, and airlines.
To protect against
cancellation charges, it is strongly recommend purchasing Cancellation
Protection and Travel Interruption Insurance. Please see Insurance
ATOC Tours must receive
all cancellations in writing. Refunds will be calculated from
the date the written cancellation is received by ATOC Tours’
office in Encino. No claims will be considered after 30 days from
the termination of the tour.
No refund will be made
for any unused accommodations and/or any missed meals, sightseeing
tours. excursions or unused services.
ATOC Tours strongly recommends a Travel Insurance Plan to protect
you and your investment in the event of a sudden emergency either
before or during your trip. Please check with your Travel Agent
or ATOC Tours for more details on insurance plans offered at additional
We strongly recommend that you consult with your doctor and/or
the Center for Disease Control in Atlanta, GA with regards to
your itinerary and required inoculations. Please ensure that required
inoculations are recorded on valid vaccination certificates, which
must be in your possession during the course of the tour.
Package prices are per person, based upon double occupancy. Accommodations
will be provided at the listed hotels or comparable properties.
Comparable properties are those hotels listed in the itinerary
under the same category, such as Deluxe, First Class or Standard.
It is standard policy that hotel rooms are available for check-in
in the afternoon.
Final documents and tickets will be mailed approximately 3 weeks
prior to departure. If documents are requested for earlier delivery,
a handling fee of $50 will apply to cover extra handing and processing.
The airlines used in connection with the package are not responsible
for any act, omission or events during the time passengers are
not onboard the aircraft. The passenger tickets in use by the
airline shall constitute the sole contract between the airline
and the passenger. Airfares, surcharges, taxes and tariffs are
subject to change without notice.
Please check with all your respective airlines for up-to-date
baggage allowance information. On smaller aircraft within foreign
countries, stricter baggage allowance regulations may apply.
Tour prices exclude: Air transportation (unless specified otherwise),
passport fees, visa fees, processing fees, inoculations, health
certificate fees, airport taxes, any applicable country departure
taxes, all items of personal nature including beverages, wine,
liquor, meals not specified, tips, excess baggage charges, travel
insurance, health insurance, and accident insurance, transfers
(airport/Hotel/airport) when using airlines not connected with
the tour and porterage fees (unless indicated as included in a
specific tour). Any items not specifically listed as included
are not included in the tour price.
Your participation in a tour has certain inherent risks and dangers
which may arise, including but not limited to the hazards of travelling
in undeveloped areas, travel by various conveyances, forces of
nature, political unrest and accident or illness in remote regions
without adequate means of evacuation or medical facilities. Please
be aware and understand clearly that ATOC Tours will not accept
any liability for provision of medical services nor accuracy of
medical care rendered. ATOC tours will make best efforts to ensure
that all adequate measures are taken to avoid such circumstances.
Your participation in these activities is purely voluntary and
with full knowledge that certain dangers are inherently involved
and your participation is at your own risk. These dangers may
include political instability in a particular region or particular
dangers in certain areas after nightfall. The US State Department
issues travel advisories for areas where such dangers may be encountered.
Refer to www.travel.state.gov.
/ LIMITATION ON LIABILITY
A Touch of Class Tours (ATOC Tours) / TS Travel of Encino, California
and its affiliates herein after referred to as "ATOC Tours"
act only in the capacity of an agent for the hotels, airlines,
bus companies, railroads, shiplines, or contractors providing
accommodations, transportation or other services to the client.
The client is advised that ATOC Tours/ TS Travel purchases such
transportation, hotel accommodations, restaurant and other services
from various independent suppliers who are not affiliated with
ATOC Tours/ TS Travel. ATOC Tours/ TS Travel makes every effort
to choose the best suppliers of the aforementioned services. However
ATOC Tours/ TS Travel has control of the operations of these agents
and as a result, CANNOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY PERSONAL INJURY, PROPERTY
DAMAGE OR OTHER CLAIM which may occur as the result of (1) the
wrongful, negligent or arbitrary acts or omissions on the part
of the independent supplier's, agent's, their employees or others
who are not under the direct control or supervision of ATOC Tours/
TS Travel; (2) defects or failures of any vessel, aircraft, vehicle
or other instrumentality which is under the control of independent
suppliers; or (3) loss, injury or damage to person, property or
otherwise, resulting directly or indirectly from any Acts of God,
dangerous incident at sea, fire, breakdown in machinery or equipment,
or wars (whether declared or not), hostilities, civil disturbances,
strikes, riots, thefts pilferage, medical epidemics, quarantines,
or customs regulation, defaults, delays or cancellations of or
change in itinerary of schedules, or from any causes beyond ATOC
Tours/ TS Travel control.
Further, ATOC Tours/
TS Travel is not liable for any loss or damage resulting from
insufficient or improperly issued passports, visas or other legal
documents. All coupons, exchange orders, receipts, contracts and
tickets issued by ATOC Tours/ TS Travel is: issued subject to
any and all tariffs, terms and conditions under which any services
are provided by such hotels, airlines, bus companies, railroads,
ship lines or owners or contractors or by their person in employ.
ATOC Tours/ TS Travel (when deemed necessary) reserves the right
to: (1) cancel any itinerary or any part of it; (2) make any alterations
to the itinerary (including but not limited to alterations to
substitution of hotels); and (3) decline to accept any person
as a tour passenger should such person's health, mental or physical
condition impedes the operation of the tour of the other passengers.
Tour participants are held responsible for being in sufficient
good health to undertake the tour.
ATOC Tours/ TS Travel is not responsible for any errors, omissions
or misquotes contained in its brochures, website, or any other
accompanying promotional documentation. The contents of said brochure
or promotional documentation may be changed at anytime (including
but not limited to rates and itinerary) without notice and at
ATOC Tours/ TS Travel sole discretion. IT IS AGREED THAT THIS
AGREEMENT IS ENTERED INTO IN THE CITY OF ENCINO, COUNTY OF LOS
ANGELES, STATE OF CALIFORNIA, AND THAT IN THE EVENT ANY LEGAL
OR EQUITABLE ACTION IS INITIATED CONCERNING THE INTERPRETATION,
ENFORCEMENT OR BREACH OF ANY TERM, OBLIGATION OR DUTY AS CONTAINED
OR RELATED IN THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS AS SET FORTH IN THIS BROCHURE,
IT IS SPECIFICALLY AGREED THAT THE EXCLUSIVE VENUE OF SUCH ACTION
SHALL BE SOLELY IN THE STATE, COUNTY, AND CITY OF ATOC TOURS/
TS TRAVEL PRINCIPAL PLACE OF BUSINESS, WHICH IS THE CITY OF ENCINO,
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, USA. It is also stipulated that the law
of California and its interpretations shall exclusively apply.
ATOC Tours/ TS Travel recommends that you contact your travel
agent professional for more information and to further assist
with reservations on tours mentioned in its brochures/website
or to arrange a customized tour of your choice. Your travel agent
can also assist with obtaining visas, travel insurance and general
TRAVEL AGENT INFORMATION:
A Touch of Class Tours (Div. Of TS Travel)
4917 Genesta Ave.
Encino CA 91316. USA.
Toll free reservations: 800-203-0438.
Tel: 818-285-2185 Fax: 818-285-0386