All bookings are made with Skyline Travel (herein after called The Tour Operator) whether such bookings are made by Travel Agents, or by individuals. Receipt of the booking request and deposit by the Tour Operator shall be deemed to be the client's acceptance of the following conditions:
A deposit of $100.00 per person is required within 7 days after the booking is made and full payment is due 45 days prior to departure. The booking is not completed and no contract has been made until the Tour Operator has issued a written confirmation thereof.
Late Bookings may be accepted after 45 days before the date of departure provided such late bookings is accompanied by the total cost of the Tour.
Payments are accepted by ordinary check, up to 21 days prior to departure. Payments less than 21 days prior to departure, must be made by certified check or bank transfer. Payments by American Express Card are also accepted, providing that a Universal Credit Card Form is issued, with an imprint of the card and is signed by the cardholder. Alternatively, the cardholder must sign a letter of authorization to debit and provide copies of the credit card (front and back) as well as a copy of the cardholder'ds driver license.
Alterations to Bookings
Alterations made after reservations have been confirmed by the Tour Operator in writing, are subject to an alteration fee of $20.00 per person.
A cancellation of a booking is only acceptable if received in writing and the following scale of charges will be applied.
Period before departure Cancellation Charge
within which notification (Per Person)
More than 30 days $100.00
29 to 15 days $200.00
14 to 3 days $300.00
Less than 3 days $400.00
No refunds will be made for services amended or cancelled after the date of departure.
Cancellation charges for flight reservation vary depending on the type of Airfare which has been
booked. The Tour Operator's cancellation charges for Airfares will be the same as those charged by the Airline plus a $25.00 per ticket administration fee. In the case of APEX fares the cancellation charge is $100.00 if cancelled within 14 days of departure. Super Apex and Bulk Airfares are non-refundable.
APEX and Mid Week APEX tickets must be fully paid for and issued no later than 14 days prior to departure. Super Apex must be issued 30 days prior to departure.
You are responsible for ensuring that all necessary travel documents are valid and effective.
No Visas are required for U.S. Passport holders to visit Portugal, Spain or Morocco. If you hold a non-U.S. Passport, you should consult your embassy.
Adults and children aged 2-11 are entitled to free baggage allowance, which on transatlantic flights is limited to 2 pieces not exceeding 62" in size or 70 lbs. in weight. Within Europe the baggage allowance is limited to 44 lbs. Air carrier's liability for checked baggage is limited to approximately $9.00 per pound.
The Tour Operator does not own or operate any of the accommodations, aircraft and other forms of transportation used in connection with the Tours described in this brochure. Their use is subject to the conditions and regulations of the various owners and Operators concerned and the applicable local or international law. The Tour Operator shall not be held responsible for any act, omission or event caused by the Operators of these services. The Airlines used are not to be held responsible for any act, omission or event during the time passengers are not on board the aircraft. As international air carriers, their liability is limited in accordance with International Conventions. The conditions contained on the passenger airline ticket shall constitute the sole contract between the airline and the passenger. The Tour Operator reserves the right to decline to accept or retain any tour participant.
The Motorcoach Tours featured in this brochure (pages 20-25) include independent hosted stays at the arrival and departure locations, and are escorted by a professional multi-lingual guide, throughout the rest of the itinerary. Other local Tour Guides may be used for city tours. Tour participants usually are of mixed nationality.
Drivers must by 23 years of age or older and have a valid driver's license for at least one year prior to the time of the rental. All car rentals include unlimited mileage, Value Added Tax (VAT), and Collision Damage Waiver Insurance (CDW). Personal Accident Insurance (PAI) and Theft Protection (TP) are not included. Fines are the driver's responsibility.
Changes by the Tour Operator
The Tour Operator reserves the right to cancel, alter or withdraw any accommodation or other tour arrangements where circumstances make it necessary.
In the event of an alteration being necessary, the Tour Operator will offer alternative arrangements or accommodation of at least a similar standard to those booked. In the event of a cancellation or withdrawal resulting from a change, the Tour Operator will refund all monies paid to them and will be under no further liability or obligation whatsoever.
Prices are based upon the exchange rate prevailing at the time of brochure production and are subject to alteration as a result of exchange fluctuations or other unforeseen cost increases. All Tour prices include planning, selling and operating expenses.
No Travel Agent, employee, or representative of the Tour Operator is authorized to vary or waive these terms unless written confirmation is obtained from the Tour Operator.
Fees for planning your personalized itinerary.
April 1, 2008 through December 31, 2008.