TERMS AND CONDITIONS
RESERVATIONS & DEPOSIT: A deposit of $500 per person is required at time of booking with the completed booking form. Full payment is due 60 days prior to the departure date. Adjustment in the event of significant changes in the exchange rate, changes made for taxes or fuel costs by the airlines.
TOUR COST: Total cost of the tour is per person based on double occupancy, based on tariffs and currency exchange levels in effect 4/10/2016 and subject to adjustment in the event of significant changes in the exchange rate. Tour based on a minimum of 20 passengers.
CANCELLATION: Once a deposit or full payment is received, cancellations will only be accepted in writing (mail or e-mail). The following cancellation terms and fees will be applied based on the date that the written cancellation is received by the pilgrimage coordinator. In addition to a $100 per person administration fee, the following charges apply:
60 - 46 days prior to departure 10%
45 - 21 days prior to departure 50%
20 - 03 days prior to departure 80%
02 days prior to departure or less no refund
TOUR ARRANGEMENTS: Air transportation will be provided in economy class. Overnight accommodations will be provided in twin bedded rooms. Single room supplement to be confirmed. Unused accommodation and features of this tour are not refundable, nor exchangeable for other services. The rights is reserved to substitute hotels and sight seeing features if it becomes necessary.
ACCOMMODATIONS: Overnight accommodations will be provided in standard rate hotels or pilgrim/religious house in twin bedded rooms unless double bed is specifically requested and available. When possible, roommates will be assigned. We reserve the right to substitute hotels.
NOT INCLUDED IN THE TOUR COST: Items of a personal nature, phone calls, laundry, optional tour insurance, Mass collections, services and additional meals or beverages other than those specifically mentioned in this brochure.
TIPPING: Tips are an important part of earnings for your escorts, guides and bus drivers. Tip envelopes will be provided for your convenience. Gratuities for guides, drivers and hotel staff 100 USD per person.
BAGGAGE: One checked bag not to exceed 50 lbs. Penalties apply if 50 lbs is exceeded. You are allowed one carry on that is no more than 10” H, 17” W, 22” L, and one personal item, such as a laptop bag, briefcase or purse.
DOCUMENTS: Airline tickets are issued within 45 days before departure and upon receipt of final payment. No Visa is required if you have a US Passport. It is the responsibility for all other passport holders to determine if a Visa is required to travel to the countries on the itinerary.
INSURANCE: Travel / trip insurance is optional, but strongly recommended. Contact the pilgrimage coordinator for a list of companies offering this service. Check with your medical insurance carrier for coverage outside the United States.
RESPONSIBILITY AND LIABLITY: Neither JMJ Pilgrimages nor JMJ ticketing agent working on their behalf, nor their agents are to be held liable for any change in flight or itinerary schedule, strikes, delay, acts of governments, fires, riots, theft, pilferage, epidemics, quarantine, medical or customs regulations, accident, loss, injury or damage to you or those traveling with you. Neither will they be held responsible for the late arrival of passengers at the airport nor liable for payment or refund for transfers or unused hotel accommodations or meals.