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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
3c.) - Medical or Tour Interruption Expenses
3d.) - Airfare 
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 

5h.) - Cancellation policy for 1 Day Walking Tours

6 - CORRESPONDENCE    5
6 a.) Email Address    5
6 b.) Phone Number    5

7 - Discount Code Terms & Conditions

 


AGREEMENT
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 below.

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
Airfare is not included in the tour cost and it is the responsibility of the guest to arrange flights to Dublin Airport.      
1c.) - Ground Transportation
Travel by coach or minibus throughout the tour on days with events or activities requiring transportation; including:
*    Airport transfers to/from Dublin Airport to hotel  
*    Transport to scheduled tour activities
*    Coach transportation between tour locations / destinations
1d.) - Accommodations
*    Accomodations will be supplied on the tour dates stated
1e.) - Meals
*    Included as outlined in the itinerary for each individual tour. 
*    The number of meals may vary between different tours; even where tours are of the same duration.
1f.) - Scheduled Activities & Events (Excursions.)
*    Daily excursions, entrance fees and any other applicable are included in the tour price, with the exception of optional added excursions as clearly marked within the tour itinerary.
*    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.
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 to cover these types of expenses. 
3d.) Airfare
*    Airfare is not included in the tour cost and it is the responsibility of the guest to arrange flights to Dublin Airport. 

4 - PASSPORTS, VISAS & IMMUNIZATIONS/VACCINATIONS
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 country. 
*    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. 
4b.) Visas
*    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 itinerary. 
*    Where applicable; the guest will need to be in possession of the following to be permitted to travel:
-   Any visas required for travel to Ireland, or to other countries on your tour. 
-   Any re-entry documents required for return to resident country.
4c.) Immunizations / Vaccinations
*   The latest country-specific information reagrding immunisations is available through the U.S. Department of State website.
It is the sole responsibility of each guest to ensure relevant immunisations are up to date (where relevant).
5 - PAYMENTS, CHANGES, CANCELLATIONS  & REFUNDS
5a.) Booking Deposit & Payment Schedule for Multi-day Tours of Ireland
*    Each booking will be secured with  a non-refundable $100 deposit per guest, payable at time of booking. 
*    The total price of the preset tour will be displayed to guest at time of booking. 
*    Other optional tour components may also be payable at time of booking or before arrival in Ireland.
*    Guest will have the option to pay a deposit of $100 or more, or to pay in full at time of booking. The $100 minimum deposit is non-refundable.
*    Amounts paid over the $100 minimum booking deposit may be eligible for refund, in accordance with cancellation and change policies. 
*    50% of total tour price due by no later than 60 days prior to departure.
*    Full payment of tour price due by no later than 30 days prior to departure.


5b.) Payment Types Accepted:
*    TTI accepts Visa, Mastercard & American Express 
*    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 and Stripe.
*    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 rejected payment. 
5e.) - Changes
*    Flight changes and cancellations are subject to the carrier's change/ cancellation policy applicable to your flight booking.
TTI can not be held responsible for any delays or cancellations to flights which lead to guests missing tour (or part thereof).
*    Any costs incurred due to flight changes requested will be solely the responsibility of the guest. 
*    Other tour components can be changed up to no later than 60 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, can be changed or cancelled with no fees. The $100 deposit paid at time of booking is non-refundable. 
*    All other amounts paid will be eligible for refund, unless otherwise stated. 
From 60-119 days prior to departure
*    Make changes to the land components of  tour (accommodations, transport, and excursions.). Based on availability.
*    The $100 deposit paid at time of booking is non-refundable. 
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 the guest.  
*    Any cancellations made will be subject to the full cancellation penalties, up to the full amount paid.  
From 0-35 days prior to departure date:
*    No changes permitted.
*    Cancellations will be subject to forfeit of total tour cost.

5g)- Discount Codes

Discount Codes apply to Heart of Ireland tour only.

They can not be used to pay for Short Tours (under 7 days) or Build Your Own Tours. 

5h)- Cancellation policy for 1 Day Walking Tours

1 Day walking Tours must be paid in full at time of booking. 

From time of booking up to 30 days prior to day tour:

*     80% of fee will be returned 

From 0-35 days prior to departure date:

*      No changes permitted

*      Cancellations will be subject of forfeit of total tour cost.

6 - CORRESPONDENCE
6 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.

 

7 - DISCOUNT CODES TERMS & CONDITIIONS

Discount code HEARTOFIRELAND entitles the guest to 10% off full priced tours only. Can not be used in conjuction with any other offer. 

The 'Book a group of 8 & the organiser travels Free' offer is limited to complimentary land only tour for the chief group organiser only. This does not include other food, drinks, airfare or additional costs. 
 


TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF BOOKING & TRAVEL

TARA TOURS IRELAND
office@taratoursireland.com
087-1321455
Laytown, Co.Meath, Ireland
www.taratoursireland.com

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