Terms & Conditions
General Terms and Conditions of Business
These general terms and conditions of business are applicable to bookings made directly with Expeditions Myanmar (referred to in these conditions as Expeditions or the Company).
Expeditions quotations are based on anticipated costs and are subject to amendment should these anticipated costs increase due to circumstances outside the control of Expeditions.
Deposit and payment – FIT / Individual Clients (10 passengers or less)
A 30% deposit of the full amount is required on confirmation of services, with the balance to be paid not later than 30 days prior to commencement of services. The following exceptions will apply :
a) Should any of the suppliers’ conditions vary from the above
b) Should seasonal deposits be required
c) Should bookings be made less than 30 days prior to arrival in which case full payment is required immediately
In these instances we will stipulate on confirmation if any additional / specific deposits are required by suppliers & if these are non-refundable.
The deposit will be refunded in full unless:
• booking is cancelled less than 61 days prior to arrival
• suppliers (previously stipulated in the deposit requirements) withhold the deposit paid
The date of cancellation shall be deemed to be the date (Monday – Friday) on which the written notification is received in the Expeditions offices which issued the confirmation.
• 61 days or more prior to arrival, no cancellation charges.
• 60 - 31 days prior to arrival, deposit will be forfeited.
• 30 - 15 days prior to arrival, 50% of the tour cost will be forfeited.
• 14 days or less prior to arrival, 100% of the tour cost will be forfeited.
PLEASE NOTE: Any of the suppliers’ specific conditions that vary from the above will apply.
Once the tour has commenced, refunds will not be made for voluntarily missed tours, meals or other special activities.
Alteration to services
The right is reserved to change any route or arrangements should conditions necessitate, to offer substitutes of equal value or to cancel the operation of any scheduled service. The Company will not be liable for any loss or damage that may be incurred by any alteration, suspension or curtailment of services.
RESPONSIBILITY – EXPEDITIONS MYANMAR, its outfitters, operators of the tour and/or suppliers of services act only as agents in regard to travel, whether by plane, car or motor coach, and assume no liability for injury, damage, loss, accident, delay, war, insurrection, revolt or other civil uprising, other military action, strikes or any Act of God occurring in either the country of origin, destination or through passage, or for any reason whatsoever, or through the acts or default of any company or persons engaged in conveying the passengers or in carrying out arrangements of the tour. They cannot accept any responsibility for losses or additional expenses due to delay or changes in air schedules or other causes. All such losses or expenses will be the responsibility of the member of the tour.
The right is reserved to make minor adjustments to the itinerary and the right is reserved to cancel any tour prior to departure. Expeditions Myanmar may not be held responsible for any loss or damage to luggage during the tour programme. The acceptance of final documents, vouchers or tickets shall be deemed to be consent to the above conditions.
DISCLOSURE – Please be aware that during your participation in this tour certain risks and dangers may arise, including, but not limited to, the hazards of traveling in undeveloped areas, travel by boat, train, automobile, aircraft or other means of conveyance, the forces of nature, political unrest and accident or illness in remote regions without means of rapid evacuation or medical facilities. Also be aware and clearly understand that EXPEDITIONS MYANMAR will not have liability regarding provisions of medical care or the adequacy of any care that may be rendered. It is understood that EXPEDITIONS MYANMAR will use their best efforts to ensure that all adequate measures are taken to avoid such occurrences. By signing the Tour Contract you are voluntarily participating in these activities with the knowledge of the dangers involved and hereby agree to accept any risks. As Lawful consideration to the agreement with EXPEDITIONS MYANMAR to participate in such trips and activities, you hereby agree that you will not make a claim against EXPEDITIONS MYANMAR and its employees from all claim actions and demands that you may have for bodily injury, death or property damage arising from your participation in a tour. Acceptance of the Tour Contract will serve as the release of Liability and Assumption of Risk agreement. This agreement is binding on your heirs, legal representatives and assigns. If any portion is unenforceable, the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect.
INSURANCE AND LIABILITY
It is strongly recommended to insure against cancellation, medical expenses, personal accident, loss or damage to personal property, loss or damage to luggage. Neither the Company nor persons acting for, through or on behalf of the Company shall be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever arising from any cause whatsoever and without restricting the generality of the foregoing shall particularly not be responsible for loss or damage arising from any errors or omissions contained in its brochure or other literature, late or non-confirmation or acceptance of reservations, loss or damage caused by delays, accidents, sickness, injury or death, whether caused by negligence or not.
The Company may, at its discretion and without any liability or cost to itself, at any time cancel or terminate a passenger's reservation and in particular without limiting the generality of the foregoing it shall be entitled to do so in the event of the illness or the illegal or the incompatible behaviour of the passenger, who shall in such circumstances not be entitled to any refund.