TERMS & CONDITIONS

We are Meraki Travels, LLC and are excited for you to join us on our group trips. Please get familiar with our Terms & Conditions. The following terms and conditions apply to any trip booked with Meraki Travels, LLC (hereinafter referred to as “Meraki Travels, LLC” “our” “us”). By booking a trip with Meraki Travels, LLC you (hereinafter referred to as, “you” “your” or “traveler”) acknowledge that you (i) are 21 years of age or older, (ii) understand and accept these terms and conditions (the “Terms and Conditions”) and (iii) are entering into a contractual relationship with Meraki Travels, LLC.

Photographic Release

Meraki Travels, LLC may take photographs or video of its trips and trip participants grant Premier Travel One d/b/a Travel Divas permission to do so and for it to use same for promotional or commercial use without payment of any compensation to participant.

Identification

Guests are required to make reservations in the full name that is listed on his/her government document they will use for travel. If you need to make any changes to a name after travel documents have been issued, clients will be responsible for all name change fees, if applicable.

Passports & Visas

Passengers are responsible for ensuring that they have the proper travel documents and MUST CHECK with the respective consulate(s) or visa agency to determine whether any visas or passports are required. Passports are required to be valid for at least 6 months after the date of travel. Some countries require a full blank “VISA” page in the passport for stamping purposes. Any information provided on travel description pertains to US citizens only. Non-US citizens should check with the respective consulate of the country(s) to be visited for current entry requirements. We strongly suggest all cruise passengers to have a valid passport in their possession while cruising.

Travel Insurance

Missing a vacation is bad enough. Losing the money, you paid for your vacation is even worse. Therefore, we highly recommend Travel Insurance that helps provide coverage for Trip Cancellation, Interruption, Baggage Loss or Delay, Medical Expenses and more. You are required to select and purchase travel insurance yourself for domestic, Caribbean and international tours.

Travel Documents

Provided full payment is received no later than your Final Payment Due date, travel documents and travel instructions will be sent via email and/or mail 30 days or earlier prior to travel. If paper documents are requested when e-documents are available, documents will be delivered via USPS approximately 14-21 days prior, and a fee of $30 will apply. A complete street address is required (no PO boxes).

Force Majeure

There may be times when either party are unable to perform, or complete performance, under the travel contract for reasons out of each other’s control. These are called force majeure events and if occurs, make performing under the contract inadvisable, commercially impracticable, illegal, or impossible. Events that may trigger this provision include, but are not limited to, acts of God, acts of government, acts of war or civil unrest, insurrection or revolts, military action, strikes or other labor activities, criminal or terrorist activities of any kind, or the threat thereof, pandemics, epidemics, illnesses or health conditions prevalent in the area of travel, earthquakes, hurricanes, lightning, and explosions, unexpected legislation, or any other event outside the reasonable control of either party. In the event that a force majeure event occurs, the parties will look to and follow the cancellation policies of the suppliers, what is stated in the travel proposal and these terms & conditions. Any changes to those policies are at the sole discretion of the supplier (if applicable) and Travel Agency. Passenger will be informed of their options if a force majeure event occurs.

Price Policy

All trip prices are as posted on the Meraki Travels, LLC website at the time of booking and do not include airfare. Trips are priced per person, based on shared occupancy. Single rooms may be available at an additional cost and the prices will be listed where applicable. Prior to booking, prices are subject to change without notice. If you are using our payment plan option, you must submit a non-refundable, non-transferable, per person deposit (equivalent to the first month’s installment payment or other amount determined by Meraki Travels, LLC in its sole discretion) at the time of booking to reserve your space.

Payment Schedule

Traveler understands and agrees to satisfy their balance in full no less than 60 days prior to the date of arrival. Should Traveler fail to submit the final payment 60 days out, a 10% late fee will be assessed each day based on the original amount. If Traveler fails to submit payment in full by 45 days prior to the date of arrival, Meraki Travels, LLC reserves the right to cancel booking and retain 100% of funds paid. Meraki Travels, LLC will notify Traveler in writing of the date & frequency of the scheduled payments.
Credit Card Payment/Processing

Meraki Travels, LLC uses a third-party credit card processing company to provide Traveler with a convenient way of submitting payment. Traveler agrees to update Company’s records in the event that Travelers credit/debit card/bank account is closed, expires, or is no longer active for whatever reason. Traveler may contact Meraki Travels, LLC directly to provide updated payment information: merakitravelsllc@gmail.com

Declined Payment

In the event that payment is attempted by Meraki Travels, LLC and is subsequently declined, Company will provide Traveler with a courtesy email notifying Traveler of the declined payment method. If the past due payment is not paid within three (3) days of its due date, there will be a 10% late fee assessed for that interval’s payment.

If payment has not been submitted within seven (7) days of the first payment attempt, Meraki Travels, LLC will cancel the Travelers booking and & retain all paid funds.

Refunds

All payments to Meraki Travels, LLC are non-refundable and non-transferrable. This is because Meraki Travels, LLC has contractual agreements with our hotel, airlines, transportation, and other vendors that will not allow us to obtain any refunds.

Payment Disputes

Traveler agrees to not file a payment dispute or chargeback through their bank/financial institution and to instead utilize their travel insurance in the event that the traveler can no longer attend the planned trip.

Traveler agrees to not file a chargeback in violation of Meraki Travels, LLC Refund Policy. In the event that a chargeback is requested and/or processed, Traveler agrees to repay Meraki Travels, LLC for the full amount and be responsible for any fees incurred in recouping payment, including attorney’s fees.

Group Harmony

To ensure the desired group synergy, Meraki Travels LLC, reserves the right to accept, reject or expel any individual who is deemed disruptive or incompatible with the interests of the group, including, but not limited to, individuals who are intoxicated and/or under the influence of drugs leading to a negative experience for the remainder of the group. Expenses, including cancellation fees and/or costs for alternate travel plans or to return home, will necessarily be borne by the passenger. All unused services are non-refundable.

Assumption of Risk

I am aware that travel such as that I am undertaking involves hazardous activities, with a risk of illness, injury or death which may be caused by forces of nature, animals, insects or flora, the negligence of Meraki Travels, LLC, or other persons and companies known or unknown, or of willful or criminal conduct of third parties. I am aware that weather conditions may be severe, adverse and/or unpleasant. I am also aware that medical services or facilities may not be readily available or accessible during some or all of the time during which I am participating on the trip.

In order to partake of the enjoyment and excitement of this trip I am willing to accept the risks and uncertainty involved as being an integral part of my adventure. I hereby accept and assume full responsibility for any and all risks of illness, injury or death and of the negligence of Meraki Travels, LLC and agree to hold harmless and release Meraki Travels, LLC from claims of third party negligence.

I understand the physical requirements of the activity in which I will be participating, and I currently have no known physical, medical or mental condition which would impair my ability to participate in this tour or my safety in this activity, and I am willing to assume all risks that may be created, directly or indirectly, by any such condition. I hereby authorize Meraki Travels LLC or my local ground handler or others to arrange for any emergency medical treatment and hospitalization as may be necessary for me because of participation in this activity without my further consent.

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