RESERVATIONS, DEPOSIT AND FINAL PAYMENT
The following deposit policy will apply:
CHINA and ASIA programs US$250.00 per person
YANGTZE RIVER programs US$500.00 per person
CUSTOMIZED FIT programs US$300.00 per person
All deposits are due within 14 days of the reservation date. Final
payment must be received 45 days before the commencement of the
tour. Failure to meet the deposit and final payment requirements
will result in release of reservation.
ACT accepts payment by check payable to Asia Connect Tours or American
Express, Visa and Master Card. For credit card payments, an authorization
form provided by ACT must be completed full and signed by the card-holder.
Third party credit cards are not accepted. Travel Insurance payment
must be paid by check only. ACT reserves the right to decline acceptance
of a credit card if deemed necessary.
All cancellations must be received by ACT in writing or facsimile.
Full refund, less US$100.00 administrative fee per person for any
cancellations received in writing up to 60 days prior to departure.
Thereafter the following cancellation charges will apply:
59 to 30 days before departure US$250.00 per person
(Yangtze River program only) US$500.00 per person
29 to 8 days before departure US$400.00 per person
(Yangtze River program only) US$800.00 per person
7 to 1 days before departure 50% of tour price per person
On or after departure date 100% of tour price per person
Air fares are non refundable once ticket issued or subject to airlines'
rules and regulations. Travel Insurance is non refundable once deposit
CHANGE AND LATE BOOKING FEE
A late booking fee of US$50.00 per person will apply to bookings
received within 30 days prior to departure date of the tour. A fee
of US$50.00 per change plus air ticket change fee imposed by the
airlines will apply to any changes made after the booking has been
confirmed and a deposit has been received.
ACT recommends the purchase of travel insurance. For a flat rate
of $149.00, ACT can offer a comprehensive travel insurance program
through Global Care designed to eliminate potential concerns in
connection with your vacation. Benefits include but not limited
to trip cancellation and interruption, travel and baggage delay,
medical expenses, and emergency assistance.
A certificate of insurance that describe in detail
the coverage and exclusions will be mailed to you once the specified
insurance premium is received.
Travelers are responsible to obtain proper travel documentation.
A passport with minimum 6 months validity is required of al nationals.
Visas are required for China and some Indochina countries. Nationals
of countries other than the U.S. should check with their booking
agent or consulate offices regarding other possible visa requirements.
Visa fees are not included in the tour price.
Asia Connect Tours gives notice that all tickets and coupons issued,
all arrangements for transport or conveyance or accommodations are
made as agents upon the express condition that they shall not be
liable for any injury, damage, loss, accident, delay or irregularity
which may be occasioned either by reason or defect in any vehicle,
or through the act or default of any company or person engaged in
conveying the passenger, or in carrying out the arrangements of
the tours, or otherwise in connection therewith, or of any hotel
proprietor or services, sickness, weather quarantine, strikes, other
causes or acts of God. All tour itineraries and prices may be affected
by alterations in steamship, air, and railroad services of the various
countries. ACT reserves the right to withdraw a tour announced in
this program, substitute hotels, and alterations in the itineraries
as deemed necessary to the better carrying out of the tours. The
Chinese handling agency has sole and exclusive control over the
operation of all tours in China and reserves the right to make alterations
or adjustments in the itinerary as to destinations, transportation,
accommodations and all other services. ACT reserves the right to
decline or accept or to reject any person as a member of any tour
at any time if necessary. The airlines concerned are not held responsible
for any act, omission, or event during the time the passengers are
not onboard their planes or conveyance. The contract in use by the
airline and the passenger shall constitute as the sole contract.
Any other transportation, travel companies used shall have no responsibility
or liability to any traveler aside from their liability as common