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$450.00 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$150.00 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 was made.
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.
TRAVEL INSURANCE (Lite Expanded)
ACT recommends the purchase of travel insurance. It provides a
comprehensive program through Travel Insured International.
Benefits include Trip Cancellation, Interruption, Travel delay, Baggage
delay, Medical expense 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. The premium is determined based on the
cost of the trip, and the age of the travelers.
Kids are Free
All children under 18 receive free protection.
Schedule of Benefits for Lite Expanded Program
||100% of trip cost
||100% of trip cost
Repatriation/Repatriation of Remains
|Worldwide Medical Assistance
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 carriers.