Terms and Conditions

 

Group Size and Trip Costs


The advertised cost for each tour is based on an established minimum level of participation.  Should the group for any tour fall below this number, each traveler may be assessed a surcharge dependent upon the number of persons traveling (usually between £100 and £300 per person).  Travel and Explore BDmakes every effort to keep the surcharge as small as possible.  If assessed a surcharge you will be notified of the amount at least two weeks prior to the departure date.  Payment is due upon notification.

Or in the event that we do not have the minimum number of participants, we reserve the right to:

  • 1. Add a 10% small group surcharge or,
  • 2. Cancel the tour.  In either case, you will be notified as soon as possible.  In the event of a tour cancellation, you will receive a full refund or you may transfer to another trip.

Tour Costs


Tour costs and what they include are listed on the itinerary for each tour.  Unless indicated otherwise the tour fee includes:  accommodations in double occupancy, meals as indicated (any foods or beverages not included in the program and purchased by you will be at additional cost.  Tour price includes only foods and beverages that are provided to the entire group), all transportation during the tour, sightseeing, entrance fees and services of guides as specified in the itinerary.  Tour costs are taken on group rates and no refunds will be given for unutilized services.

 

Items not included in our costs


  • • Airfare (we can offer guidance on best ways to book)
  • • Expenses before and after the tours
  • • Extra meals not included in the itinerary
  • • Any side trips or excursions guest do outside of the set itinerary
  • • Gifts, souvenirs, laundry, cleaning, telephone calls, telexes, faxes, cables, wines, liquors, beer, mineral water, soft drinks, and incidental expenditures
  • • Porterage – we carry our own bags, always
  • • Tips for tour guides, hotel staff
  • • Emergency evacuation
  • • Personal travel insurance
  • • Any item as not specified as being included

 

Release of Liability and assumption of Risk


The customer understands that during the course of the trip certain risks and dangers may occur, including but not limited to the hazards of traveling in nature.  The customer agrees that no liability will attach to Travel and Explore BD or its outfitters, guides or to any member of the tour group in respect of death, personal injury, illness or delay of the customer, or for any loss or damage to the property of a customer during their trip, howsoever caused.  Travel and Explore BD reserves the right to decline, accept, or to retain any person as a member of the party at any time.  Catch up fees are the responsibility of the passenger in the event of a missed flight or transport to the start point of a trip.

 

Smoking Policy


Please note all properties we stay in follow a strict no smoking policy, no smoking is allowed on or near the properties or whilst in transit from site to site. To make it comfortable for all of our tours no smoking is allowed at the tour sites either.

 

Website


All text, design, and graphics on this website are owned by Travel and Explore BD. This website may not be used in connection with any commercial purposes unless specifically approved by Travel and Explore BD. The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.

Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.

 

Important Note


All services described herein are organized by Travel and Explore BD.  Notice is hereby given that all arrangements made on behalf to customers are made by the organizer’s on the sole condition that the organizers shall not be held responsible for any injury, death, accident, delay, loss, damage, or irregularity which may be occasioned through acts of any company and/or persons engaged in carrying out arrangements and services described herring or otherwise in connection herewith.

The information contained in this site is correct to the best of the organizer’s knowledge, but the organizers accept no liability for any inaccuracies therein. The organizers reserve the right to alter any itinerary or service at any time without penalty to the organizer. Any additional expense or cancellation costs shall be borne by the customer. The organizers reserve the right to withdraw or refuse any service to any customer at the discretion of the organizers.  Payment of deposit is taken as an acknowledgment of and agreement to the above items.

 

Disclaimer And Force Majeure


Travel and Explore BD acts as a tour operator.  You agree that Travel and Explore BD will not be liable for any change in schedule, strikes, delay, acts of governments, fires, riots, theft, pilferage, epidemics, quarantine, medical or customs regulations, accident, loss, injury, or damage to you or to those traveling with you in connection with any accommodations, transportation or any other services or resulting directly or indirectly from any occurrence or conditions beyond its control, including defects in vehicles, breakdown in equipment, thefts, delay or cancellation of or changes in itinerary for any act, omission, or event during the time you are on tour. Neither Travel and Explore BD and /or agents of the airlines concerned are to be held responsible for the late arrival of passengers at airports or resorts due to inclement weather, nor are they to be held liable for payment or any refund for unused hotel accommodations or meals occasioned by such late arrivals at the hotels holding rooms as confirmed itineraries.

Travel and Explore BD reserves the right to refuse to accept or retain any person whose behavior is deemed likely to affect the smooth operations of a tour, or adversely affect the enjoyment or safety of other passengers. Travel and Explore BD, and suppliers shall be under no liability to any such person for refund, compensation, repatriation or any other matters arising. Travel and Explore BD is not responsible for circumstances beyond its control. Trip cancellations resulting from the inability for trips to depart as scheduled, such as cancellations due to acts of war and/or terrorism, war, God, or nature.

 

Tour Cancellation by Us


Be clearly advised that from time to time a tour departure may be canceled due to lack of participation. In such a case, the operator’s sole responsibility is to provide a full refund. Cancellations due to state travel advisories and/or state travel warnings, Acts of War, War, Terrorism, Acts of God, Natural Disaster or any other circumstance outside the control of Travel and Explore BD, are not the fault of Travel and Explore BD. Cancellation for any of these reasons will not be eligible for any form of refund.