Terms and Conditions
DEPOSITS AND PAYMENTS:
An initial minimum deposit of $500 per person is required at the time of booking. Deposits may vary depending on the package components and vendor requirements. Your representative will confirm the deposit amount at the time of booking. The final balance will be charged to the credit card on file 60 days prior to the date of travel. You may submit a check for final payment in lieu of this final credit card charge. However, it must be received no later than 60 days prior to travel.
There will be a per person change fee of $25-$100 for any changes in the original booking plus any applicable airline, lodging or other component fees as a result of the change.
All cancellations must be received in writing by SNOWVENTURES. Receipt of cancellation in writing will be considered the cancellation date. The initial deposit is non-refundable. Upon receipt, the final payment is non-refundable, except at the sole discretion of SNOWVENTURES. Some refund may be given to the extent that credit is received from the service providers.
Trip cancellation insurance is highly recommended. Contact your agent for details.CURRENCY FLUCTUATION:All rates for international tours are based on exchange rates at the time of booking and are subject to change in the case of currency fluctuations and/or price increases by suppliers.SNOWVENTURES can guarantee prices only for bookings that have been paid in full. SNOWVENTURES will not and is under no obligation to, provide a "grace period" during which time bookings that have not been paid in full, may be paid in full for the purpose of qualifying for the price guarantee.
PASSPORTS AND VISAS:
It is the responsibility of each participant to ensure that his passport and any required visa is valid for the duration of the tour. SNOWVENTURES assumes no responsibility in this regard.
SNOWVENTURES and/or its agents are not to be held responsible for any lack of snow or non-operating ski lifts or ski resorts or for the closure of any access routes to and from resorts due to weather conditions, nor are they to be held liable for any additional expenses or consequences deriving there from. SNOWVENTURES and the service providers are not responsible for any lack of psychological satisfaction in the travel experience. SNOWVENTURES and/or cooperating agents offer these tours for sale only with the express understanding that they themselves do not perform or in any way assume liability for the performance of the individual components of these tours, and act only to combine these components into a single unit of sale for the convenience of the general public and are not responsible, therefore, directly or indirectly, for any loss, accident, or injury which may result from any act, negligence or default of any company, individual or employee engaged in or responsible for providing or performing these component services. The transportation companies take no responsibility for any act, omission, or event during the time the passengers are not aboard their conveyances. The passage contract issued by the company shall constitute the sole contract between the transportation company and the passenger. All transportation rates are based on the tariffs and information at the time of booking and aresubject to adjustment in the event of change. Additional expenses incurred as a result of delay, change of schedule, illness, weather, strikes, acts of terrorists, hostilities, quarantines, or other reasons beyond the control of SNOWVENTURES, travel agencies, or transportation companies shall be borne by the passenger. SNOWVENTURES reserves the right to deny or terminate the membership or participation in any tour, in which case the price of any unused lodging and services will be refunded. Tour rates include charges for planning and operations and are subject to change without notice. There will be no refunds for unused features or components of tours. SNOWVENTURES reserves the right, if necessary, to combine departures in order to secure the minimum number of passengers required for effective operation and servicing. Application and participation in these tours assumes full acceptance of the terms and conditions set forth.
I acknowledge that I have read and understand the foregoing and I agree to the Terms and Conditions as stated. I further acknowledge that I have not altered the Terms in any way and I understand that travel documents will not be released until this signed form is received by SNOWVENTURES.
My printed name shown here serves as my written signature. If I choose to print, and mail or fax this document, I understand that I must sign the document prior to mailing or faxing.
Snowventures Ski & Snowboard Vacations, Inc.
P.O. Box 3910
Breckenridge, CO 80424