Terms and Conditions
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All departure dates and rates are guaranteed.
A deposit of US$500 per person must be received within 7 days of reservation. Deposit is refundable up to 60 days before departure, less a US$200 service fee per person.
Full payment must be received by Stay and Visit Inc. office no later than 60 days before departure. Any bookings without full payment by this time are subject to cancellation without notice and your deposit will be forfeited.
METHOD OF PAYMENT
Checks should be made to Stay and Visit inc. All major credit cards are accepted through Paypal with a 5% supplement.
IF YOU MUST CANCEL
If you cancel your tour or hotel more than 60 days before departure, your payments are refundable less a US$200 service fee per person. If you cancel your tour or hotel within 60 days of departure your payment is non refundable.
An additional fee will be charged for single guests occupying a double room. Please note that Europe’s accommodations are typically smaller.
It is customary to reward good service. Especially for tour escorts, waiters, guides, drivers and porters. Their jobs are seasonal and they depend on gratuities. Please extend these gratuities on the last day of the tour.
Airfares are not included and are your responsibility.
Tips are not included.
Optional tours as described, admission fees/entrance tickets to museums, galleries, mini-cruises, funicular, bus tickets, subways, trains, water taxi, boats, taxi, etc. are not included.
As of 9/1/2014 the City of Rome has introduced and will collect a new "Tourist Tax" of 6 Euros per night per person (12 and older).
This tax is not included in our rates and must be paid at the hotel. The "Grand Hotel Olympic" will collect the tax in the name of each traveler.
As of 9/1/2014 the Maremma area has introduced and will collect a new "Tourist Tax" of 1 Euro per night per person (12 and older).This tax is not included in our rates and must be paid at the hotel. The "Grand Hotel Corte Dei Butteri" will collect the tax in the name of each traveler.
As of 9/1/2012 the City of Ischia has introduced and will collect a new "Tourist Tax" of 1.5 Euros per night per person (12 and older).
This tax is not included in our rates and must be paid at the hotel. The "Grand Hotel Ischia Lido" will collect the tax in the name of each traveler.
As of 9/1/2014 the City of Venice has introduced and will collect a new "Tourist Tax" of 3 Euros per night per person (12 and older).
This tax is not included in our rates and must be paid at the hotel. The Venice Lido Hotel will collect the tax in the name of each traveler.
PRE OR POST TOUR HOTEL ROOMS
As a service we will reserve additional hotel nights for you. These room charges, as well as any private transfers, will be added to your tour cost.
EXPECT RIGOROUS WALKS
Many of the tours’ destinations we visit do not permit motorized vehicles in the historic centers. You should expect substantial walking, often on uneven surfaces and up or down steep inclines and stairs. People requiring assistance must have a travel companion who is fully capable and responsible for providing assistance.
Stay and Visit inc reserves the right to refuse or retain anyone whose condition or general behavior interferes with the operation of the tour and/or affects the rights or well being of other tour members. Standard refund policy will apply.
STAY AND VISIT INC. RESPONSIBILITY
The responsibility of Stay and Visit inc. and other Stay and Visit ® Italy agents is limited. We act only as an agent for the tour member in all matters connected with hotel and dining services, sightseeing tours and other suppliers of services and transportation whether by air, motor coach, car, boat or other means. As agent, Stay and Visit ® Italy holds themselves free of responsibility for any damage, injury of loss resulting from any cause, including extra costs or losses resulting from delayed or canceled transportation services, changes of schedule, strikes, weather condition, civil unrest or other conditions beyond their control.
We strongly recommend the purchase of travel insurance to cover any losses you may incur by the need to cancel or interrupt your trip for a medical or covered reason. You must purchase coverage within 14 days of your initial deposit for pre-existing conditions to be covered. Please ask for information concerning the purchase of travel insurance. We suggest Travelex.
Stay and Visit ® Italy is a registered trade mark.
We do not retain any personal information from our on-line visitors. The sole purpose of our website is to provide information about our company, product and promotions. Our website does not have a database; we are simply an “on-line brochure”.
You may purchase a tour through Pay Pal. We do not set any cookies. We are an “old-fashioned” web-site. The only communication we have with our on-line visitors is initiated by the visitor. We may be contacted via e-mail (email@example.com) or by phone at 941.870.2498.
We respect our web site visitors and do not contact them unless they contact us and wish to communicate.
For more information and for reservations contact:
Stay and Visit ® Italy – Orofino Tours
North America Office
7256 South Tamiami Trail
Sarasota - Florida - 34231 - USA
Stay and Visit Inc.
STAY AND VISIT ® is a registered trade mark.
DBA: STAY AND VISIT ITALY - OROFINO TOURS
Fla. Seller of Travel Ref. No. ST37039