IMPORTANT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REGARDING YOUR BOOKING
You must not accept any booking unless you understand and agree with the following terms and conditions.
EMERGENCY 24/7 SUPPORT: TripCo Travel
provides 24/7 Emergency Support services to our customers. For emergencies
within 24 hours of departure or while you are travelling; if you are within the
BAGGAGE FEES: Additional fees for baggage may apply. Please contact your airline or refer to its website for detailed information regarding their checked baggage policies, or alternatively please visit
TRAVEL AGENT: FC USA Inc dba TripCo Travel (or any of its affiliated entities) (TripCo Travel) acts as a travel agent only. We sell various travel related products on behalf of numerous transport and accommodation service providers, including, but not limited to airlines, coach, rail, cruise line operators and hotels. TripCo Travel does not own, operate, manage or control these independent suppliers of services and is not liable for their acts or omissions. TripCo Travel's obligations to you are to make travel bookings on your behalf and to arrange relevant contracts between you and the travel service providers. We have no responsibility for these services, nor do we have the authority to make any warranty or representation regarding their standard. Some hotels may require a minimum of 3 night stay for all groups. If a stay less than 3 nights is desired, please contact the TripCo Travel Group Consultant and they will make every effort to get your request approved with the hotel. A request cannot be guaranteed. All bookings are subject to the terms and conditions and limitations of liability imposed by these travel service providers. You understand that your legal recourse is against the specific provider not TripCo Travel.
IMPORTANT CONDITIONS: Prices are subject to increase prior to the time you make full payment. Prices are not subject to increase after you make full payment, except for charges resulting from increases in government-imposed taxes or fees. You acknowledge your acceptance of these conditions (i.e. increases before full payment and increases attributable to government-imposed taxes or fees after full payment will be your responsibility) applicable to your purchase.
CANCELLATION: Please be aware that most travel bookings are non-refundable and cancelled bookings will incur charges. These charges can be up to 100% of the cost of the booking, regardless of whether travel has commenced. Where we incur any liability for a cancellation fee or charge for any booking which you cancel, you agree to indemnify us for the amount of that fee or charge.
DEPOSIT AND FINAL PAYMENT: You will be required to pay a deposit or deposits when booking. Your consultant will advise you of how much that will be. All deposits are non-refundable. Final payment is required no later than six (6) weeks prior to departure unless otherwise stated. Some airfares or services must be paid in full at the time of booking.
CREDIT CARD TRANSACTIONS: If for any reason, any travel service provider is unable to provide the services for which you have contracted, your remedy lies against the provider, and not against TripCo Travel and in the event that payment has been made to TripCo Travel by credit card, you agree that you will not seek to chargeback your payment to TripCo Travel. If the credit card is passed through to the travel services provider and you seek to chargeback your payment from the provider, you agree to be held liable and indemnify TripCo Travel against this chargeback from the provider, including without limitation any air debit memos charged to TripCo Travel. If TripCo Travel incurs any costs, including but not limited to attorneys’ fees to recover any payments charged back by your credit card company, you agree that you will be liable for these costs. If the credit card is declined, you guarantee that you will settle any amounts owing to TripCo Travel via money order or cash immediately.
TRAVEL PROTECTION: For your protection, we strongly recommend that you purchase trip cancellation and travel accident protection. However, no representation or description of the insurance made by TripCo Travel to you, constitutes a binding assurance or promise about the insurance. TripCo Travel is not an insurance company and has no responsibility for the submission, payment or adjustment of any insurance claims. Any insurance claims that may fall under the relevant travel insurance policy must be submitted to the insurance company identified in the policy.
ADDITIONAL FEES: Additional taxes and surcharges that cannot be pre-collected may be charged locally by car rental agencies, hotels or other suppliers, including but not limited to specific country departure taxes. Most properties and vehicle rental/leasing companies require a credit card imprint at check-in.
RESPONSIBILITY: We always do our best to make sure your travel arrangements are satisfactory. However, TripCo Travel and its employees, shareholders, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, successors, agents, and assigns do not own or operate any entity which provides goods and services for your travel including without limitation, lodging facilities, airline, vessel, motor coach, or other transportation companies, guides or guide services, local ground operators, providers or organizers of optional excursions, food service providers, etc. All such persons and entities are independent contractors and are in no way affiliated to TripCo Travel or any of TripCo Travel's affiliated entities.
LIABILITY: TripCo Travel is not liable
for any negligent or willful act or failure to act of any travel service
provider or of any third party. In addition and without limitation, TripCo
Travel is not responsible for any injury, loss, death, inconvenience, delay, or
damage to person or property in connection with the provision of any goods or
services whether resulting from, but not limited to, acts of God or force
majeure, illness, disease, acts of war or civil unrest, insurrection or revolt,
animals, strikes or other labor activities, criminal or terrorist activities of
any kind, overbooking or downgrading of accommodations, mechanical or other
failure of airplanes or other means of transportation, or for any failure of any
transportation mechanism to arrive or depart on time. Also be advised that
certain foreign facilities such as air-conditioning systems in public places,
hotels and motor coaches may not be up to
PASSPORTS: All individuals departing from
TRAVEL DOCUMENTS: Travel documents including, without limitation, airline tickets, hotel vouchers, tour vouchers or any other document (whether in electronic form or otherwise) used to confirm an arrangement with a service provider. Travel documents may be subject to certain conditions and/or restrictions such as, but not limited to, being non-refundable, non-date-changeable, and subject to cancellation and/or amendment fees. Travel documents cannot be transferred to another person to use. All airline tickets must be issued in the name of the passport/photo identity holder. An incorrect name on a booking may result in an inability to use that booking and the booking being cancelled. Any errors in names, dates and timings may result in an inability to use that booking and the booking being cancelled. Any errors in names, dates and timings on your documentation will be your responsibility if not advised at the time of booking. Please reconfirm your flights at least 24 hours prior to departure. Seat assignments are not guaranteed and can be changed at the discretion of the airline.
HEALTH AND SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: It is your responsibility to ensure you are aware of any health requirements for your travel destinations and to ensure that you carry all necessary vaccination documentation.
Please advise your consultant of any special requirements you may have, for example, special meals, medical requirements and so on.
INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS: Some countries require insecticide spraying of aircraft prior to a flight or while you are on the aircraft. Federal law requires that we refer you to the Department of Transport disinsection website. (http://airconsumer.dot.gov/spray.htm)
REFUSAL OF SERVICE: Service providers reserve the right to refuse service to travelers at their sole discretion and including without limitation if the traveler:
* Lacks proper documentation for the country of destination;
* Has a contagious disease;
* Is under the influence of alcohol, drugs or narcotics; and/or
* Manifests disruptive and/or unruly behavior.
TripCo Travel assumes no liability for the acts of the service provider in refusing service.
GOVERNING LAW: The construction, validity
and performance of these Terms and any disputes between the parties shall be
governed by and construed according to the laws of the State of