TARA TOURS IRELAND Terms and Conditions of Booking & Travel
1 - STANDARD INCLUSIONS FOR ALL PRESET TOURS
1a.) - Inclusive Tour Price 2
1b.) - International Airfare 2
1c.) - Ground Transportation 2
1d.) - Accommodations 2
1e.) - Meals 2
1f.) - Scheduled Activities & Events (Excursions.) 2
1g.) - Tour Director / Escort 2
2 - OPTIONAL INCLUSIONS 2
2a.) - Travel Insurance 2
2b.) - Activities & Events (Excursions) 2
3 - EXCLUSIONS 2
3a.) - Tips/Gratuities 2
3b.) - Personal Expenses 3
4 - PASSPORTS, VISAS & IMMUNIZATIONS/VACCINATIONS 3
4a.) - Passport 3
4b.) Visas 3
4c.) Immunizations / Vaccinations 3
5 - PAYMENTS, CHANGES, CANCELLATIONS & REFUNDS 3
5a.) Booking Deposit & Payment Schedule 3
5b.) Payment Types Accepted: 3
5c.) - Payment Channels 4
5d.) Credit Card Processing 4
5e.) - Changes 4
5f.) - Cancellation / Change Timeline 4
5g.) - Discount codes
6 - FINANCIAL PROTECTION 4
6 a.) Cancellation, Guest not at Fault 4
6 b.) California Travel Consumer Restitution Fund (TCRF) 4
7 - CORRESPONDENCE 5
7 a.) Email Address 5
7 b.) Phone Number 5
7 - GOVERNING LAW AND DISPUTES 5
7 a.) Applicable Law & Jurisdiction 5
Participation in a Tara Tours Ireland(TTI) tour will be in
accordance with, and with your affirmed acceptance of
the Terms and Conditions to follow.
By booking with TTI, you (guesT) acknowledge your
understanding of, and your agreement to the all the terms
and conditions that are applicable to your tour as stated
1 - STANDARD INCLUSIONS FOR ALL PRESET TOURS
1a.) - Inclusive Tour Price
Is based on agreements, foreign currency rates, levies,
and taxes in effect at the time of booking. The Tour price
rates are in U.S. dollars and are confirmed at time of
booking. In the unlikely event of pricing discrepancies due
to human error or technology fault, TTI reserves the right
to adjust the tour price to correct the error, and the price
confirmed at time booking could be subject to change.
1b.) - International Airfare
Roundtrip NON-STOP Economy class flights on Aer
Lingus* from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX.),
San Francisco International Airport (SFO.) or
Seattle/Tacoma International Airport (SEA.) to/from
Dublin Airport (DUB.) is included in the preset itinerary
price as advertised.**
*If TTI cannot secure seats on Aer Lingus for any tour guest,
we will seek to accommodate guests with alternative
carriers to coincide with the tour schedule.
**Guests will have the option to purchase their own airfare,
of have TTI arrange air travel from an alternative departure
point or with other carriers. TTI can arrange for domestic
travel from any major US Airport to one of our primary
departure points. Any additional costs incurred are payable
by the guest. Guests booking Land-Only packages may be
subject to a Land Only surcharge. Surcharge included in the
price of the Land Only package.
1c.) - Ground Transportation
Travel by Air-conditioned coach or minibus throughout
the tour on days with events or activities requiring
* Airport transfers to/from Dublin Airport to hotel
* Transport to scheduled tour activities
* Coach transportation between tour locations /
1d.) - Accommodations
* Most guest accommodations are rated 4*
* All accommodations are rated 3*or higher
1e.) - Meals
* Included as outlined in the itinerary for each
* The number of meals may vary between different
tours; even where tours are of the same duration.
1f.) - Scheduled Activities & Events (Excursions.)
* All excursions, entrance fees and any other applicable
are included in the tour price.
* Guest non-participation in any scheduled activities
during the tour will result in the forfeit of any costs
associated with the activity, whether included in the
preset tour price or added as an optional item.
1g.) - Tour Director / Escort
* Meets, and escorts guests throughout the tour
* Assists guests with local information, reasonable
requirement or request that not fulfilled as part of
with the preset itinerary can be accommodated acts
as liaison with providers of tour components for
guests as necessary, up to 24 hours daily throughout
the tour. In the event of additional fees/charges
incurred in meeting/fulfilling such
requirements/requests, guests will be responsible for
payment of any additional costs.
2 - OPTIONAL INCLUSIONS
2a.) - Travel Insurance - TTI recommends that guests
purchase a travel protection plan to help protect you and
your travel investment against the unexpected. For
convenience, we offer travel protection our partner
Travelex Insurance Services Inc. Guests can add the option
at time of booking; or within 15 days of paying deposit.
Travelex Insurance Services Inc. 810 N. 96th Street, Suite 300, Omaha,
NE 68114. Toll Free 800.228.9792.
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Consumers in California may also contact: California Department of
Insurance Hotline 800.927.4357 or 213.897.8921. Travelex Insurance
Services, Inc. CA Agency License #0D10209. Travel Insurance is
underwritten by Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Company; NAIC
2b.) - Activities & Events (Excursions)
* Guests may have the option to add events or activities
not included in the preset tour schedule.
* Any applicable charges will be added to the tour price
and are the responsibility of the guest.
3 - EXCLUSIONS
3a.) - Tips/Gratuities
* For guides, escorts, meal services, etc.
3b.) - Personal Expenses
* Items such as laundry, alcoholic beverages,
room service, telephone expenses, etc. are not
included in the tour price, and are solely the
responsibility of the guest.
3c.) Medical or Tour Interruption Expenses
* If the guest has expenses due to a medical issue
or trip interruption, TTI shall not be held liable.
TTI recommends that guests purchase travel
insurance through our partners Travelex to
cover these types of expenses.
4 - PASSPORTS, VISAS &
It is the responsibility of each guest to know the
requirements for entry to each country on their tour, and
to be in possession of the following documents prior to
international travel and during the tour:
4a.) - Passport
* Guests are required to have valid passport that will
be still valid and current on the departure date and
for the duration of the tour, until return to resident
* Costs associated with obtaining passports and visas
are not included in the tour price and are solely the
responsibility of each guest.
* Obtaining a passport is often subject to delay,
sometimes very long delays.
* We strongly recommend that our guests verify validity
of their passport, and/or apply for / renew passport at
the time of booking. Delaying can be costly.
* It is the responsibility solely of the guest know any
visa or other documentation requirements for travel
to Ireland or other countries on included in the guest
* Where applicable; the guest will need to be in
possession of the following to be permitted to travel:
o Any visas required for travel to Ireland, or
to other countries on your tour.
o Any re-entry documents required for return
to resident country.
4c.) Immunizations / Vaccinations
* Documented proof of COVID-19 vaccination as
required by local, national, and international
laws/regulations in any country visited.
* For all and 2022 tours, TTI requires that guests be
vaccinated against COVID-19 using a COVID-19
vaccine approved by the CDC or similar recognized
* Guests who exempt from vaccine compliance will be
permitted to travel with documented evidence of
* Guests may be required to show proof of a negative
COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of departure,
where required by any destination visited on the tour.
* Guests who do not have the required documents or
meet the above requirements will not be permitted
to travel, and not exempt from cancellation policy.
All cancellation fees and penalties apply; up to the
full amount paid for the tour.
The latest country-specific information is available
through the U.S. Department of State website.
5 - PAYMENTS, CHANGES, CANCELLATIONS &
5a.) Booking Deposit & Payment Schedule
* Each booking will be secured with a non-refundable
$500 deposit per guest, payable at time of booking.
* The total price of the preset tour and any additional
optional components will be displayed to guest at
time of booking.
* Cost of optional Travel Insurance is payable at time of
booking and is non-refundable.
* Other optional tour components may also be payable
at time of booking.
* Guest will have the option to pay a deposit of $500 or
more, or to pay in full at time of booking. The $500
minimum deposit is non-refundable.
* Amounts paid over the $500 minimum may be
eligible for refund, in accordance with cancellation
and change policies.
* 50% of total tour price due by no later than 120 days
prior to departure.
* Full payment of tour price due by no later than 75
days prior to departure.
5b.) Payment Types Accepted:
* TTI accepts Visa, Mastercard & American Express
* Pay by Check is also available.
Rejected / Returned payments will be assessed a payment
processing fee of $50 per returned payment.
5c.) - Payment Channels
* Online Payments can be made at the time of booking
and for any subsequent payments made.
5d.) Credit Card Processing
* Any applicable fees for credit card processing are
included in the tour price.
* All credit card transactions are handled securely
through our payment service providers WeTravel
* If setting up a credit card for scheduled payments,
ensure that the expiration date will not occur prior to
the last scheduled payment date.
* Payments rejected due to expired cards will be
assessed a $50 Payment Processing Fee for each
5e.) - Changes
* Flight changes and cancellations are subject to
the carrier's change/ cancellation policy
applicable to your flight booking.
* Any costs incurred due to flight changes
requested will be solely the responsibility of the
* Other tour components can be changed up to no
later than 35 days prior to departure and may be
subject to cancellation penalties.
5f.) - Cancellation / Change Timeline
From Time of booking up to 120 days prior to departure
* All tour components, including flights can be
changed or cancelled with no fees. The $500
deposit paid at time of booking is non-
* All other amounts paid will be eligible for refund,
From 60-119 days prior to departure
* Make changes to the land components of tour
(accommodations, transport, and excursions.).
Based on availability.
* The $500 deposit paid at time of booking is non-
From 35-59 days prior to departure
* Changes may be permitted, based on availability
for no additional fee. Refunds will not be issued.
* Any related costs are solely the responsibility of
* Any cancellations made will be subject to the full
cancellation penalties, up to the full amount
From 0-34 days prior to departure date:
* No changes permitted.
* Cancellations will be subject to forfeit of total
5g)- Discount Codes
Discount Codes apply to Iconic Beauty of Ireland Tour or Ireland's Epic Ancient East Tour only.
They can not be used to pay for Short Tours (under 7 days) or Build Your Own Tours.
6 - FINANCIAL PROTECTION
6 a.) Cancellation, Guest not at Fault
Upon cancellation of the transportation or other travel components
where the guest is not at fault and has not canceled in violation of
any terms and conditions previously disclosed , all sums paid to TTI
for services not provided will be promptly paid to the guest, unless
the guest advises TTI, after cancellation of the service. This does not
apply where the TTI has remitted the payment to another registered
wholesale seller of travel or air carrier, without obtaining a refund,
and where the wholesaler or provider defaults in providing the
agreed-upon transportation or service. In this situation, TTI agrees
provide the guest with a written statement accompanied by bank
records establishing the disbursement of the payment, and if
disbursed to a wholesale seller of travel, proof of current
registration of that wholesaler.
6 b.) California Travel Consumer Restitution Fund
California Residents: - TTI is registered and participating in the
California Travel Consumer Restitution Fund (TCRF), and
transactions are covered by the TCRF.
Eligible passengers may file a claim with TCRF if the guest is owed a
refund of more than $50 for transportation or travel services which
TTI or one if its providers failed to provide, and not refunded to
when required. The maximum amount which may be paid by the
TCRF to any one passenger is the total amount paid on behalf of the
passenger to the TTI, not to exceed $15,000. Claims must be
submitted to the TCRF within 12 months after the scheduled
completion date of the travel. Claims must include sufficient
documentation to prove your claim and a $35 processing fee.
Claimants must agree to waive their right to other civil remedies
against a registered participating seller of travel for matters arising
out of a sale for which you file a TCRF claim. You may request a
claim form by writing to: Travel Consumer Restitution Corporation;
468 Manzanita Ave., Suite 1, Chico, CA 95926; or by visiting TCRC's
website at: www.tcrcinfo.org.
Residents from states other than California: - Transactions are
not covered by the California Travel Consumer Restitution Fund.
7 - CORRESPONDENCE
7 a.) Email Address
Email is the primary method of correspondence TTI will
use to communicate any updates, changes, or other
information related to guest's booking and tour. Guest is
responsible for ensuring that the correct email address is
provided at time of booking. TTI is not responsible or
liable for issues or related costs incurred as a result of
wrong or misspelled email addresses.
By booking a tour, you opt-in to receive emails from TTI
that are relevant to your tour and destination. This
includes information prior to your trip, and request for
feedback following the tour and request a review.
7 b.) Phone Number
Phone is the secondary correspondence method TTI will
use to reach out to guests. .We may need to reach out by
phone to communicate important information, or if we
need to verbally confirm any information. We will also use
your phone number to reach you if not getting responses
to emails. Guest is responsible for ensuring that the
correct phone number is provided at time of booking. TTI
is not responsible or liable for issues that occur a result of
a wrong phone number provided.
8 - GOVERNING LAW AND DISPUTES
8 a.) Applicable Law & Jurisdiction
Any dispute, claim, disagreement, or controversy, in law
or equity, arising out of or relating to the following items:
* Terms and Conditions of Booking & Travel
* Guest participation in all activities provided and/or
organized by TTI or its agents.
* Acts or omissions of TTI, its employees, agents, and
* Acts or omissions of participants or third parties.
* Organization and delivery of the program.
* Other agreement, document, or provision of service.
Shall be governed by and construed in accordance with
the internal laws of the State of California. Each of the
parties hereto understand and agree that California law
shall apply to all claims, disputes, and controversies, of
any kind, arising between the parties, as well as between
TTI and any nonparty that claims rights through any party,
on behalf of any party or in relation to any party. In
addition, each of the parties hereto hereby irrevocably
waives, to the fullest extent permitted by law, any
objection which it may now or hereafter have to the
application of California law to any action, suit, claim or
proceeding. Each of the parties hereto hereby irrevocably
and unconditionally agrees that any action, suit or
proceeding shall only be brought in any federal and state
courts located in Riverside County, California, and each
party hereby irrevocably and unconditionally expressly
submits to the personal jurisdiction and venue of such
courts for the purposes thereof and hereby irrevocably
and unconditionally waives (by way of motion, as a
defense or otherwise) any and all jurisdictional, venue and
convenience objections or defenses that such party may
have in such action, suit or proceeding. Each party hereby
irrevocably and unconditionally consents to the service of
process of any of the courts referenced here.
*Terms & Conditions of Black Friday offers:
Discount code TTISAVE150 may be used by each guest only once.
The 'Book a group of 8 & the organiser travels Free' offer is limited to free air travel for the chief group organiser only. This does not include tour food and accommodation charges.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF BOOKING & TRAVEL
TARA TOURS IRELAND
Laytown, Co.Meath, Ireland