Terms & Conditions

PASSPORTS

You must be in possession of a passport valid for six (6) months after the return from your holiday.

INCLUSIONS

Accommodations, internal airfare, charter flights, ground transportation, meals, private transfers and sightseeing as indicated; hotel taxes, entrance fees, park fees, and baggage handling.

EXCLUSIONS

Cost of passports and visas, departure taxes, personal expenses such as laundry and beverages (except at various safari camps), communication charges, hotel/cruise incidental expenses, room service, excess baggage fees, international and internal airfare unless noted otherwise, departure taxes, gratuities for guides and drivers, travel and personal insurance coverage. Baggage handling is at the owner’s own risk throughout the tour.

RESERVATIONS & DEPOSITS

A 35% deposit (minimum $1000 pp) of the total program cost is required to confirm services. A non-refundable $500 pp fee may be required before a suggested itinerary is prepared and will be credited towards the program cost. Additional deposits may be required, depending on your travel destination. Once a program is confirmed alterations will result in a $250 administrative fee per change. Final payment is due 90 days prior to departure.

RATES & FARES

Rates quoted are accurate at the time of quotation and are subject to change until program is confirmed. All rates are based upon official exchange rates that are guaranteed once programs are paid in full. Air quotes are based on current fares and are subject to change prior to ticketing. Rates are based on confidential tariffs and quoted for a complete program. No price breakdowns will be provided.

REFUNDS & CANCELLATIONS

Destinations & Adventures must receive all cancellations in writing. The per person cancellation charges are:

  • More than 90 days prior to departure: 50% of deposit
  • 89-60 days prior to departure: 50% of tour price
  • 59-30 days prior to departure: 75% of tour price
  • Less than 30 days prior to departure:100% of tour price

In addition to the above, you will be liable for any non-refundable deposits paid to suppliers on your behalf. There is no refund for a partially completed tour or for unused services of any kind. TRIP CANCELLATION INSURANCE IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

TRAVEL PROTECTION

Destinations and Adventures International recommends that you purchase a travel protection plan to help protect you and your travel investment against the unexpected. Travel protection plans include coverage for Trip Cancellation, Trip Interruption, Emergency Medical and Emergency Evacuation/Repatriation, Trip Delay, Baggage Delay and more.

For more information on the recommended plans or to enroll, contact Travelex Insurance Services at 800-228-9792 and reference location number 42-0088.

Please Note: To be eligible for the waiver of pre-existing medical condition exclusion, the protection plan must be purchased within 21 days (Travel Select) or 30 days (Travel Max) from the time you make your initial trip deposit. However, the plan can be purchased any time prior to departure.

For a summary of plan details on benefits, coverages, limitations and exclusions, please refer to the applicable Description of Coverage. Travel Insurance is underwritten by Transamerica Casualty Insurance Company, Columbus, Ohio; NAIC #10952. 1308294

AIRLINES

Destinations & Adventures International has no control over any airline operations and is not responsible for schedule changes, delays or cancellations. Airline delays and any extra expenses incurred are the sole responsibility of the airline.

HOTELS, CRUISE SHIPS, SAFARI CAMPS

Destinations & Adventures International or its independent suppliers may find it necessary to make substitutions in the accommodations due to circumstances beyond their control. Normally substitutions are of superior or equal quality. If a substitution of equal or superior quality cannot be made, a refund will be paid for the difference.

OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES

At some of the places you will visit on your tour, optional activities will be available from other independent suppliers who are not affiliated with Destinations & Adventures International. Some of these activities carry with them inherent risks, including that of attack by wild animals, which can cause serious injury. These activities include, but are not limited to: (1) walking safaris; (2) horseback/camel safaris; (3) canoeing; (4) ballooning; (5) gorilla trekking; (6) light aircraft flights, (7) diving and snorkeling; (8) desert excursions. You should be aware that, although precautions are taken by the suppliers to guard against such dangers, your safety cannot be guaranteed. Should you elect to participate in such activities while you are on your tour, you are free to do so. However, such participation will be at your own risk. Destinations & Adventures International assumes no responsibility for your safety. Destinations & Adventures International requests common sense and caution be exercised while visiting any of the cities and towns on the tour. The company is in no way responsible for incidents or personal/public interaction occurring between a tour member and anyone you may meet while on tour.

FORCE MAJEUR

Destinations & Adventures International is not liable for acts of God, fire, weather, acts of governments or other authorities, wars, civil disturbances, riots, terrorist acts, strikes, thefts, pilferage, epidemics, quarantines, dangers incident to sea, land and air travel, and other similar incidents beyond its control.

RESPONSIBILITY

Destinations & Adventures International is a California-based corporation purchasing transportation, hotel and cruise accommodations, restaurants and other services from various independent suppliers not affiliated with Destinations & Adventures International in any way. Although Destinations & Adventures International chooses the best suppliers available, the company has no right to control their operations and CANNOT, THEREFORE, BE LIABLE FOR ANY PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE OR LOSS which may occur due to (1) wrongful, negligent or arbitrary acts of omission on the part of a supplier, its employees and others not under the direct control of Destinations & Adventures International, or (2) defects or failures of any aircraft, vessel, automotive vehicle or other equipment under the control of independent suppliers.

TRAVEL AGENTS

Destinations & Adventures International supports retail travel agents and recognizes their valuable contribution in providing substantive information not contained on this website. We have many long-standing relationships with the industry’s best travel agents and would be pleased to work with yours as well.