TERMS, CONDITIONS & GENERAL INFORMATION

Please read the Terms, Conditions & General Information contained in these pages very carefully. They outline the terms under which your IndiaTravelArts will operate and they limit our liability. Payment of deposit and/or final payment is an acknowledgement of receipt of these terms & conditions and constitutes acceptance of such as outlined.

RESERVATIONS, DEPOSITS & FINAL PAYMENTS
Early reservations are essential to ensure availability of space. A deposit of 50% advance per person is due to IndiaTravelArts at the time of reservation. (A higher deposit may be required for some tours). If deposit is not received at our offices within 7 days from the date of reservations, booking/s is/are subject to cancellation. After receipt of deposit by IndiaTravelArts, any change/s made to the reservation/s will incur a processing fee of 5% per change (see also cancellation clause). Final payment is due to IndiaTravelArts 60 days prior to departure date (this requirement may change to 90 days or more prior to departure in some cases). If the reservation is made within the last 60 days of departure (and if space is still available), the entire tour price must be paid at the time of reservation.

CREDIT CARD PAYMENT AGREEMENT
TRAVEL AGENT and the AGENCY represented, warrant and agree that:

1. TRAVEL AGENT and the AGENCY represented will exercise due diligence in verifying the Cardholder’s identity and signature, and securing proper authorization from the Cardholder for the transaction. TRAVELAGENT may fill and sign IndiaTravelArts CC authorization form as Cardholder only when TRAVEL AGENT receives written authority from the Cardholder to use his/her credit card for purchase(s), and only after identity has been verified by the TRAVEL AGENT. TRAVEL AGENT must provide IndiaTravelArts with a copy of the TRAVEL AGENT’S charge form or cardholder’s written authority upon request.

2. TRAVEL AGENT and AGENCY represented accept full responsibility for charge-backs, disputes and other non-payments by the Passenger, Cardholder or Credit Card Company. In this event, IndiaTravelArts will first present to the credit card company the charge form, signed by the Cardholder or the Cardholder’s (verified) written authority as provided to us by the TRAVEL AGENT. If the credit card company rejects the authorization for any reason, TRAVEL AGENT will pay IndiaTravelArts the full amount of the charge-back within 15 days of written notice.

PRICES, RATES & FARES
All prices will be discussed first with our official executive only. All price rates shown are in EURO and are per person sharing a double-bedded hotel room. These prices are in effect at this time and are subject to change at any time prior to departure. Quoted tour prices are based on current rates of exchange, tariffs and taxes as applicable at the time of booking. IndiaTravelArts reserves the right to increase tour prices to cover increased costs of tariffs, taxes, park fees and fluctuations in foreign exchange markets. Airfares (if shown) are from the gateways of JFK or LAX and should be used as a guideline only. Best available airfares will be quoted, as applicable at time of departure, based on individual gateways for the complete air itinerary. Due to constant fluctuation in fuel surcharges and taxes IndiaTravelArts is unable to publish airfares. Competitive fares, matching the tour, are available upon request at the time of booking.

SCHEDULED TOURS / INDEPENDENT TOUR / JOIN IN TOURS
IndiaTravelArts has a variety of tour choices. Our scheduled departure tours are for exclusive IndiaTravelArts guests and operate with a minimum 2 – 10 passenger and maximum 15 passengers, based on the destination. Independent Tours operate on a daily basis with a minimum 2 passengers. Join in Tours are not IndiaTravelArts exclusive tours. These are pre-packaged itineraries, with guests joining the tours from around the world. Tour escorts are provided (where applicable) only with a minimum 15 passengers.
TRAVEL DOCUMENTS
All participants must be in possession of a passport valid for 6 months beyond the re-entry date into the United States/ County. A visa or visas may be required for some or all of the countries visited on the holiday or tour selected. Please check your visa requirement/s at time of booking. IndiaTravelArts will provide visa information and application forms. IndiaTravelArts recommends a reliable visa service that will assist in obtaining visa/s for nominal fee/s. Non U.S. Citizen/s may have different requirements. It is the passenger’s responsibility to ensure that all his or her visa and passport requirements are met.

TOUR INFORMATION
Acknowledgement of booking will be sent immediately upon initiation of a reservation. Electronic receipt will be sent upon deposit. Final tour documents consisting of detailed tour itinerary, vouchers, hotel list, baggage tags, general information are dispatched from our offices approximately 14 days prior to departure. If documents are required / requested for earlier delivery, a handling fee of €50 will apply to cover expedited handling and processing.

CANCELLATIONS & CHANGES
Before confirmation: Your purchase does not automatically guarantee a reservation. Your purchase will be confirmed via email once your amount received in our enterprises bank account. The cancellation fee policy will take effect once you submit your reservation. If your purchase cannot be confirmed for any reason, we will fully refund your purchase without any additional charges. We recommend each customer read and review the cancellation policy and consider purchasing a Travel Insurance policy.
Cancellation must be made by filling out and signing the India Travel Arts cancellation. Please explain why you are requesting a cancellation. Please write us on.
Contact Email : reservations@indiatravelarts.com
Our below Refund Policy will be applicable for all confirmed tours and even if your VISA for India is declined.
21 days prior to departure – Non-refundable
22-35 Days Prior to Departure Date – 30% of total purchase amount can be refunded
36- 60 Days Prior to Departure Date – 50% of total purchase amount can be refunded
61 or more Days Prior to Departure Date – 70% of total purchase amount can be refunded
Amendment Fees:
Any changes made to confirmed bookings will be considered as tour cancelation in this case same conditions will be applied.
Please note carefully : Airfare is completely non-refundable and non-changeable for tours when airfare is included in the final price.
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UNUSED TOUR ITEMS
No refund will be made for any unused accommodations, missed meals, transportation segments, cruise portions, sightseeing tours or any other service. Such unused items are neither refundable nor exchangeable (no exceptions).

INSURANCE
IndiaTravelArts strongly recommends the Travel Protection Program designed exclusively for guests on IndiaTravelArts, cruises and holidays and underwritten by Travel Insured International. The plan protects you and your investment in the event of a medical emergency before or during your trip and offers an array of additional coverage. By reading this insurance clause and acknowledging you have read the terms & conditions you acknowledge you have been made aware of the importance of travel insurance. If you elect not to purchase travel insurance you agree to hold IndiaTravelArts and its subsidiaries and affiliates harmless from any damages resulting from the failure to carry travel insurance.

HEALTH REQUIREMENTS
To know more about the health related issues (no obligatory vaccination required in India) and recent updates please email us on infos@indiatravelarts.com

ACCOMMODATIONS
Accommodations on a double occupancy basis, will be provided at the property specified or similar. Rooms will be assigned by the respective supplier/s on a run-of-the-house basis, in category/ies as specified in the itinerary. The hotels featured in the itinerary will be in accordance to the level of the program – First Class, Deluxe or Luxury – (this term may be defined by the hospitality industry in the region providing such accommodation or by trade custom). All per person rates are based on double occupancy of the respective accommodation units as described above. A tour member occupying a single room, either by choice or by circumstance, is required to pay the single room supplement. Quoted single room rate does not necessarily mean single occupancy of a double room, as some of the establishments featured in this web site have especially designed single occupancy units.

MEALS
Meals for each tour are included as stated on itinerary. A la Carte, Buffet meals and/or table d’hôte are offered. Special meals and entertainment are included as shown in the itinerary. In some rare instances, a meal may not be of a standard expected under the term of “deluxe” particularly in remote areas.

SIGHTSEEING & LAND TOUR SERVICES
The following services are included in your tour price: transportation between the airports and hotels, sightseeing with English-speaking guides as mentioned in the itinerary and all entrance fees to attractions visited as described in the itinerary. Sightseeing will be via motor coach, private car and other modes of transportation (air conditioned where necessary and available), as determined by the nature of the terrain and as outlined in the itinerary. Transfers are not included when arriving or departing at the first destination gateway by means other than the scheduled tour flights, but can be arranged at additional cost.

SPECIAL ENTERTAINMENT
Cultural entertainment events, gala evenings and/or festivals are included as per the itinerary.

AIRLINE CLAUSE
The airlines used in conjunction with tours and holidays featured in this web site are not to be held responsible for any act, omission or event during the time passenger/s is not/are not onboard their aircraft. The passenger tickets in use by the airline, when issued, shall constitute the sole contract between the airline and passenger/s. Airfares, where used, are subject to change without notice.

NON REFUNDABLE AIR TICKETS
For departures that are not guaranteed: If you are purchasing a non-refundable air ticket, please make sure that your travel agent explains to you and/or you understand the difficulties associated with these airfares. IndiaTravelArts cannot be held responsible for any change/cancellation penalties associated with non-refundable airfares.

LUGGAGE WHILE ON LAND TOURING WITH IndiaTravelArts
Arrangements include transportation and transfer of two standard-sized suitcases per person. Please also see below Airline Baggage rules, which may differ.

AIRLINE BAGGAGE REGULATIONS
Baggage allowance, size, and the cost to transport baggage vary by carrier and flight length. It can also vary by the mileage-status a passenger holds with a preferred air carrier. Travelers will need to check with their air-carrier in regard to the specific baggage rules & regulations applicable to them.

Baggage and personal effects are at owner’s risk throughout the tour and baggage insurance is strongly recommended (see insurance clause). Carrier liability for tour members’ baggage is clearly stated on the passenger contract printed on all tickets; description can also be found for inspection at the airport or city offices of the carrier. Liability for checked and unchecked baggage shall in no event exceed the actual loss incurred by the passenger, subject to proof of the amount of loss. Please read all of the conditions of your ticket. Federal law and treaties limits the amount of recovery for loss of or damage to your luggage or its contents. To protect against such limitations, we strongly recommend that you purchase insurance (see insurance clause).

TOUR PRICE EXCLUSIONS
Your tour price does not include: Air transportation (unless specifically stated as included); costs and fees to obtain or extend your passport/s; visa fees and processing fees; inoculations and vaccinations (if required); health certificate; airport taxes and country departure taxes (if applicable); all items of a personal nature including alcoholic beverages (except on certain occasions): meals not specified, tips to tour guides; excess baggage charges; cancellation, health, accident and baggage insurance; private, non-group transfers; and any items not specifically listed as included.

PHOTOGRAPHY
IndiaTravelArts reserves the right to take photographs during the operation of any program and to use resulting photographs for promotional purposes. Any passengers who prefer that their images not be used are asked to notify their tour escort at the beginning of the program.

RESERVATION OF RIGHTS
IndiaTravelArts (when deemed necessary) reserves the right to: (1) cancel any itinerary or any part of it; (2) make any alterations to the itinerary (including, but not limited to, alterations to substitution of hotels); and (3) decline to accept or to retain any person as a tour passenger should such person’s health, mental or physical condition, in the sole opinion of IndiaTravelArts, impede the operation of the tour of the other passengers. Tour members are held responsible for being in sufficient good health to undertake the tour. If a passenger is asked to leave while the tour is in progress, that person will be responsible for charges incurred on account of such departure from the tour and/or their return to the U.S.A. In such a case, IndiaTravelArts will refund any monies that can be recovered for the unused portion of the tour, taking into account additional charges incurred by IndiaTravelArts. Other than to refund such sum, IndiaTravelArts will accept no further liability or obligation toward that person or third party.

DISCLAIMER
IndiaTravelArts is not responsible for any errors, omissions or misquotes contained in brochures or on websites or any other accompanying promotional documentation. The contents of brochures, websites or promotional documentation may be changed at any time (including, but not limited to, rates and itinerary) without notice and at IndiaTravelArts’s sole discretion.