PLEASE READ THIS AS IT CONTAINS PART OF YOUR CONTRACT FOR YOUR TRIP AND ANY RELATED SERVICES. PLEASE CONTACT US IMMEDIATELY IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS. YOUR AGREEMENT MUST BE SIGNED WITHIN 48 HOURS OF REGISTRATION TO CONFIRM PARTICIPATION.
Please thoroughly review these terms and conditions of any travel curated with Passport to Peace (operating under The Travel KOE, LLC). The addressee of this notice will be the only recipient of this booking receipt and terms & conditions. It is the sole responsibility of the addressee to inform all other parties traveling of the contents of these terms and conditions.
The booking passenger, by accepting this receipt and by making a payment to Passport to Peace (operating under The Travel KOE, LLC), acknowledges that they have been advised of, reviewed, and hereby accept these terms & conditions, and contract for travel services.
Passenger is required to immediately review all aspects of their booking to verify (but not limited to): passenger names, mailing address, email address, telephone number, date of birth, pricing, airfare, arrival/departure airports, accommodations, and organized activities on your booking receipt. Please
notify Passport to Peace (operating under The Travel KOE, LLC) immediately if any omissions and/or corrections are needed regarding the booking details. Passenger(s) voluntarily assumes full & sole responsibility for any and all risks and/or costs involved with failure to report such errors and/or omissions. Passenger is required to verify the accuracy of the passenger’s LEGAL first & last names.
It is mandatory that guest names be identical to the Passenger(s) LEGAL first and last names and identical to the names as they appear on booking and travel documents.
Passenger(s) assumes sole responsibility to independently confirm all documentation requirements for all passport, visa, vaccination, or other entry and/or travel requirements of each destination. Passenger(s) assumes sole responsibility for, and hereby releases Passport to Peace (operating under The Travel KOE, LLC) from any claims or responsibility for any and all damages incurred as a result of Passenger(s) failure to comply with applicable documentation requirements, including but not limited the requirement that all Passengers procure, and have on their person the proper travel documents at all times. Passport to Peace (operating under The Travel KOE, LLC) recommends the Passenger(s) consult with the appropriate domestic and foreign governmental agencies for the current documentation requirements.
Suggested reference materials for passport, visa, health requirements as well as travel advisories for US citizens:
US State Department: http://travel.state.gov
Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative: http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis_pa_tw_2223.html US State Department Travel Warnings: http://www.travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/tw/tw_1764.html
US State Department Travel Alerts: http://www.travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/pa/pa_1766.html
US Center for Disease Control for required vaccinations: http://www.cdc.gov/travel
Visa information for US citizens: http://www.travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_4965.html (examples of countries requiring Visas: Australia, Brazil, China, Egypt, India, Russia, & Turkey)
Passport to Peace (operating under The Travel KOE, LLC) accepts Visa, American Express, Discover, and Mastercard via Stripe. Passport to Peace (operating under The Travel KOE, LLC) holds reservations until “Paid In Full Due Date” indicated on your confirmation. If payment is
not received by Passport to Peace (operating under The Travel KOE, LLC), on or before the Paid In Full Due Date, reservations are automatically canceled. Failure to remit payments on a timely basis will automatically put your booking at risk of cancellation. Without limitation, Passenger(s) voluntarily holds Passport to Peace (operating under The Travel KOE, LLC) harmless for cancellation of any booking for either late payment or declination of a credit card.
“Accommodations” are defined as lodgings in a dwelling or similar living quarters afforded to travelers including, but not limited to, hotels, condos, cruise ship staterooms, motels, time shares, camp grounds, and resorts.
The number of stars attributed to the hotels and other providers of accommodations quoted by Passport to Peace (operating under The Travel KOE, LLC) correspond to a classification established as a point of reference in accordance with local standards in the host country. Please be advised that accommodations and the “star” designations may vary from country to country. The comments we make in our descriptions are based on our knowledge of the establishments and the comments we have received from customers.
Check-in time is 3:00 pm and check-out is at 12:00 pm. Passport to Peace (operating under The Travel KOE, LLC) is not responsible for any charges and damages resulting from your failure to timely take possession or vacate your room.
Meals will be provided as listed on the itinerary. Any meals or beverages not clearly listed are the responsibility of the individual. Passport to Peace will not be reimbursing or providing funding for any meals or beverages that is not included with the package.
An activity may not be appropriate for all ages or for individuals with certain medical conditions. Passport to Peace (operating under The Travel KOE, LLC) may not be held liable in the event of an incident or accident which is due to a lack of vigilance on your part.
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE USE OR ENJOYMENT OF AN ACTIVITY MAY BE HAZARDOUS AND INHERENTLY RISKY, AND, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, PASSPORT TO PEACE (OPERATING UNDER THE TRAVEL KOE, LLC) SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY FOR ANY PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH; LOST, STOLEN, DAMAGED OR DESTROYED PROPERTY; OR OTHER LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE AND OPERATION OF THE ACTIVITY, AND ALL ACTIONS OR EVENTS OCCURRING PRIOR TO, DURING, AT OR AFTER, THE ACTIVITY.
Passport to Peace (operating under The Travel KOE, LLC) advises pregnant women to consult their doctors before making any reservation, in order to confirm that it is appropriate for them to participate in the trip. You agree that Passport to Peace (operating under The Travel KOE, LLC) will not be liable for any damages arising from inability to participate in any or all of the trip due to pregnancy or a related illness and no compensation will be payable under such circumstances.
If you have special needs or a disability you must call the provider of your accommodations ahead of time and verify that special needs can be met. Passport to Peace (operating under The Travel KOE, LLC) makes no guarantee as to the ability, of any accommodations, activity provider, or facilities advertised on its site, to meet the special needs of disabled clients. Passport to Peace (operating under The Travel KOE, LLC) has no special knowledge regarding the suitability for disabled persons of any portion of any tour or activity offered. For information concerning the suitability for disabled persons for any portion of any tour or other reservation, contact the supplier directly.
All cancellations or no-shows are non-refundable. Reservations are made for specific dates and cannot be adjusted or altered. Upon making the booking, Passenger(s) hereby accepts & acknowledges liability for all cancellations.
Without limitation, Passenger(s) assume the risk of, and agree that Passport to Peace (operating under The Travel KOE, LLC) is not liable for any damages arising from or related to any act of God or public enemies, arrest, restraints of any government or rulers of people, piracy, war, revolution, extortion, terrorist activity, threatened or actual rebellion, political upheaval, civil unrest, riots, fire, lockouts, explosion, collision, weather conditions, dangers incident to the sea, mechanical or construction failures or difficulties, diseases, local laws, abnormal conditions or developments, closure of airports/seaports/hotels/train stations, carrier or supplier logistical problems, computer problems stranding, food or water poisoning, illness, grounding, perils of the sea, rivers, canals, locks or other waters, perils of navigation of any kind, theft, accident to or from machinery, boilers, or latent defects even though existing at commencement of the trip, desertion or revolt of crew, or lost/damaged/delayed luggage.
MANDATORY ARBITRATION / FORUM / CHOICE OF LAW: The Parties hereby agree that any and all disputes arising out of or relating to this Agreement shall be submitted to final binding arbitration in accordance with the Commercial Arbitration Rules of the American Arbitration Association and shall be governed by the laws of the State of Pennsylvania. The Parties agree that the arbitration shall take place in Philadelphia, PA and will be conducted by a single mutually agreed upon arbitrator. The arbitrator shall permit both sides to conduct reasonable discovery, in her/his sole discretion, and shall render a written award. Payment of the cost of the arbitration, including the arbitrator’s fees and room rental, shall be split equally between the Parties. Judgment upon the award rendered by the arbitrator may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof.
The Parties acknowledge and agree that this arbitration is their sole recourse and that they may not file a lawsuit against Passport to Peace (operating under The Travel KOE, LLC). If Passenger(s) fails to submit their claim to arbitration and instead files suit, Passport to Peace (operating under The Travel KOE, LLC) shall be entitled to recover its attorney’s fees and other costs incurred in the enforcement of the terms of this Agreement, including costs incurred seeking a referral to arbitration. Passenger(s) and Passport to Peace (operating under The Travel KOE, LLC) agree that neither party shall be entitled to join or consolidate claims or arbitrate any claim as a representative or class action.
This Agreement shall inure to the benefit of and be binding upon the heirs, personal representatives, successors, and assigns of the parties
The 2019 Novel Coronavirus* (COVID-19, “Coronavirus”) is a known and rapidly evolving pandemic that is affecting travel worldwide, with continued spread and impacts expected.
Client is fully aware of the current global Coronavirus COVID-19 virus outbreak, the current travel restrictions, and inherent risks involved if choosing to travel.
Client understands that it is his/her responsibility to check the latest travel information regarding this virus outbreak with the CDC. https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/notices
Client understands that it is his/her responsibility to have travel insurance to ensure they have coverage for all medical needs and trip cancellation, but understands that concerns or fear of travel is not a covered reason for cancellation relating to the Coronavirus/ COVID-19 and will be denied. Client holds Passport to Peace harmless for his/her election to not purchase travel insurance or any denial of claim by travel insurer as it relates to COVID-19 or any other claim under the policy.
Travel insurance generally only covers unforeseen events. Most insurers classified COVID-19 as a 'known event' late January 2020. Please note that most policies have a specific clause stating they do not cover epidemics and pandemics, especially when travel warnings are in place.
Client understands that he/she is bound by the terms of the insurance policy as it relates to Coronavirus/COVID-19.
Client is aware the travel warnings, travel restrictions and rules and understands the risks, is accepting of these and knows that Passport to Peace holds agency harmless for any travel restrictions, death, illness, cancellations by suppliers, hotels, airlines, cruise lines, tour agencies or any other travel provider, financial loss, quarantining rules or measures put in place at airports or destinations you are traveling through. Client further agrees to hold Passport to Peace harmless for any financial penalties or fees imposed by the by suppliers, hotels, airlines, cruise lines, tour agencies or any other travel provider due to cancellations or postponements due to CO-19 and agrees not to institute a credit card dispute or “charge back” to Passport to Peace for said penalties or fees.
Client is aware that additional screening procedures and restrictions may take place at airports and in public areas. Client is aware that these restrictions may include mandatory face coverings and/or temperature checks in airports, hotels, cruise ships, trains or other means of transport.
Client is aware that Immigration restrictions may be put in place before or during your travels that may impede your ability to enter or exit your destination as planned.
Client is aware that it is his/her personal decision to travel and is doing so with full knowledge of current travel recommendations and travel restrictions with regards to the Coronavirus COVID-19 and takes full responsibility for his/her actions with regards to this.