(must accompany deposit $500.00)
Please read carefully this release of liability and assumption of risks.
ORGANIZER – PARTICIPANT CONTRACT
Danu Enterprises and cooperating agencies (referred to as Danu Enterprises) act only in the capacity of agent for the participation in all matters relating to transportation and/ or all other related travel services and assume no responsibility howsoever caused for injury, loss or damage, to person or property in connection with any service, including but not limited to that resulting directly from: acts of God, detention, annoyance, delays and expenses arising from quarantine, medical emergencies and evacuation, strikes, thefts, pilferage, force majeure, failure of any means of conveyance to arrive or depart as scheduled, civil disturbances, government restrictions or regulation, discrepancies or change in transit over which it has no control. Reasonable change in itinerary may be made where deemed advisable for the comfort and well-being of the participants. And the organizer will provide equivalent experiences in all such cases. On advancement of deposit the depositor agrees to be bound by the above recited terms and conditions. Prices subject to change without notice, due to currency fluctuations and/ or other causes.
AIR TRANSPORTATION: If, for any reason beyond the control of Danu Enterprise, scheduled flights or air fares are changed, any increase in air fare will be collected from tour members, and any decrease in fare will be refunded. The airlines concerned are not to be held responsible for any act, omission or event during the passengers are not on board the aircraft and / or conveyances. The airline tickets issued by the airlines concerned,when issued, shall constitute the sole contract between these airlines and the purchaser of any of these tours and/or tour members.The airline ticket is included in the tour cost.
CANCELLATION FEES AND PENALTIES: are defined in the pre-tour information. No partial refund or credits will be given for unused services. The organizer reserves the right to accept, retain, or cancel any prospective or actual member of the tour at any time, at any place, and for any reason, at our discretion. If any participant is removed from the tour, a proportionate refund will be made. Organizer will not reimburse participants for any substitute arrangements they make on their own. Deviations from the pre-paid itinerary are at the participants expense.
INSURANCE: WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND YOU PROTECT YOURSELF AND YOUR BAGGAGE WITH A SHORT TERM TRAVELERS INSURANCE POLICY. BAGGAGE IS CARRIED ENTIRELY AT OWNERS RISK; DANU ENTERPRISES ASSUMES NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR DAMAGE, LOSS OR DELAY OF PROPERTY BEYOND OUR CONTROL. TRIP CANCELLATION WILL COVER YOUR LOSSES ON NON REFUNDABLE AIR AND LAND COSTS OR TRIPS CANCELLED DUE TO ILLNESS.
PAYMENTS: Trip cost is based on a minimum number of participants. If the minimum number is not met, Danu Enterprise reserves the right to cancel the trip or to apply a surcharge to costs.
RELEASE AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK: I am aware that during the trip that I am participating in under the arrangements of Danu Enterprise and their agents or associates, certain risks and dangers may occur, including, but not limited to the hazards of hiking through mountainous terrain, sailing on open waters, accident or illness in remote places without medical facilities, forces of nature and travel by air, automobile or other conveyance. I consent to and agree not to hold Danu Enterprise responsible should any of their suppliers fail to provide the travel services I have purchased. In consideration of, and as part payment for, the right to participate in such trip or other activities and the services and food arranged for me by Danu Enterprise and their agents or associates, I have and do hereby assume all of the above risks and will hold them harmless from any and all liability, action, causes of action, debts, claims, and demands of every kind and nature whatsoever, which I now have or which may arise in connection with my trip or participation in any kind of activities arranged for me by Danu Enterprises and their agents or associates. The terms hereof shall serve as a release and assumption of risk from my heirs, executors, and administrators and for all members of my family, including minors accompanying me.I have read and agree to these conditions, especially noting the policy on cancellations and refunds on this sheet. I am aware that should I choose not to purchase insurance coverage as put forth under “Insurance:” above, I will be liable for all costs in the case of cancellation, trip delays, damage or loss of baggage and medical emergencies whatsoever. Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to this Agreement, or the making, performance or interpretation thereof, shall be settled by binding arbitration in Santa Cruz California, in accordance with the rules of the American Arbitration Association then existing, and judgement on the arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction over the subject matter of the controversy.