These terms and conditions outline the rules and regulations for the use of Travelosophy LLC’s Website.
Travelosophy LLC is located at:30 N Gould St Sheridan
By accessing this website we assume you accept these terms and conditions in full. Do not continue to use Travelosophy LLC’s website if you do not accept all of the terms and conditions stated on this page.
The following terminology applies to these Terms and Conditions, Privacy Statement and Disclaimer Notice and any or all Agreements: “Client”, “You” and “Your” refers to you, the person accessing this website and accepting the Company’s terms and conditions. “The Company”, “Ourselves”, “We”, “Our” and “Us”, refers to our Company. “Party”, “Parties”, or “Us”, refers to both the Client and ourselves, or either the Client or ourselves. All terms refer to the offer, acceptance and consideration of payment necessary to undertake the process of our assistance to the Client in the most appropriate manner, whether by formal meetings of a fixed duration, or any other means, for the express purpose of meeting the Client’s needs in respect of provision of the Company’s stated services/products, in accordance with and subject to, prevailing law of USA. Any use of the above terminology or other words in the singular, plural, capitalisation and/or he/she or they, are taken as interchangeable and therefore as referring to same.
Unless otherwise stated, Travelosophy LLC and/or it’s licensors own the intellectual property rights for all material on Travelosophy LLC. All intellectual property rights are reserved. You may view and/or print pages from https://travelosophyworld.com for your own personal use subject to restrictions set in these terms and conditions.
You must not:
Redistribute content from Travelosophy LLC (unless content is specifically made for redistribution).
We will approve link requests from these organizations if we determine that: (a) the link would not reflect unfavorably on us or our accredited businesses (for example, trade associations or other organizations representing inherently suspect types of business, such as work-at-home opportunities, shall not be allowed to link); (b)the organization does not have an unsatisfactory record with us; (c) the benefit to us from the visibility associated with the hyperlink outweighs the absence of ; and (d) where the link is in the context of general resource information or is otherwise consistent with editorial content in a newsletter or similar product furthering the mission of the organization.
These organizations may link to our home page, to publications or to other Web site information so long as the link: (a) is not in any way misleading; (b) does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement or approval of the linking party and it products or services; and (c) fits within the context of the linking party’s site.
If you are among the organizations listed in paragraph 2 above and are interested in linking to our website, you must notify us by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your name, your organization name, contact information (such as a phone number and/or e-mail address) as well as the URL of your site, a list of any URLs from which you intend to link to our Web site, and a list of the URL(s) on our site to which you would like to link. Allow 2-3 weeks for a response.
Approved organizations may hyperlink to our Web site as follows:
No use of Travelosophy LLC’s logo or other artwork will be allowed for linking absent a trademark license agreement.
Without prior approval and express written permission, you may not create frames around our Web pages or use other techniques that alter in any way the visual presentation or appearance of our Web site.
We reserve the right at any time and in its sole discretion to request that you remove all links or any particular link to our Web site. You agree to immediately remove all links to our Web site upon such request. We also reserve the right to amend these terms and conditions and its linking policy at any time. By continuing to link to our Web site, you agree to be bound to and abide by these linking terms and conditions.
If you find any link on our Web site or any linked web site objectionable for any reason, you may contact us about this. We will consider requests to remove links but will have no obligation to do so or to respond directly to you.
Whilst we endeavour to ensure that the information on this website is correct, we do not warrant its completeness or accuracy; nor do we commit to ensuring that the website remains available or that the material on the website is kept up to date.
We shall have no responsibility or liability for any content appearing on your Web site. You agree to indemnify and defend us against all claims arising out of or based upon your Website. No link(s) may appear on any page on your Web site or within any context containing content or materials that may be interpreted as libelous, obscene or criminal, or which infringes, otherwise violates, or advocates the infringement or other violation of, any third party rights.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to our website and the use of this website (including, without limitation, any warranties implied by law in respect of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and/or the use of reasonable care and skill). Nothing in this disclaimer will:
The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this Section and elsewhere in this disclaimer: (a) are subject to the preceding paragraph; and (b) govern all liabilities arising under the disclaimer or in relation to the subject matter of this disclaimer, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort (including negligence) and for breach of statutory duty.
To the extent that the website and the information and services on the website are provided free of charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature.
1.1. General Terms
Travelosophy is a brand of Travelosophy LLC, a leading incoming tour operator in the United States, building on over 10 years of valuable experience in the travel market. Our registered head office is at 30 N Gould St Ste R, Sheridan, 82801 Wyoming (USA).
Before making a reservation at Travelosophy (via any of our sales channels, e.g. our own website, other platforms, or via direct agreement), we encourage you to read these Terms and Conditions carefully, as they constitute a contract agreement between Travelosophy and you from the time the booking is made. The person who makes the booking accepts these conditions on behalf of all the people in the group and is responsible for all payments due.
By submitting a booking or accepting a booking proposal upon request (and after accepting our estimate), you confirm to us that you comply with these arrangements.
1.2. Booking and Payments
Once you have submitted your booking or accepted our proposals, you will receive a confirmation and pro-forma invoice of your booking via e-mail. Please note that all bookings require payment of 20% of the total package price at the time of the booking or by the date provided by Travelosophy and accepted upon agreement. If the total price is less than $/€/£ 1000, or booking occurs less than 30 days before your arrival date, full payment is required.
If you prefer to pay for your booking with a bank transfer, please attain to the following bank details, according to your favorite currency (should you pay in a different currency, contact us in order to receive support):
For payments in USD $
Bank Community Federal Savings Bank
For payments in EUR €
IBAN DE81 7001 1110 6058 9441 39
For payments in GBP £
IBAN (UK only) GB65 TRWI 2314 7081 3420 67
UK Sort Code 23-14-70
Most of the bookings are confirmed instantly; however, packages that include overnight accommodation and car rental may take a bit longer. One of our sales representatives will contact you within two business days (48 hours) to re-confirm the booking.
The travel documents will be delivered to you once the full payment has been received. You will receive your travel documents: e-tickets, vouchers and itinerary via email.
Please print out these documents, as you will need to show them for all services during your tour.
If by any chance our travel consultant is unable to obtain confirmation (if car rental/or accommodation is not available) an alternative will be offered. If you do not accept the alternative or Travelosophy is not able to offer you an alternative, you are entitled to cancel with a full refund of the deposit.
Booking services with Travelosophy are available only to persons aged 18 years and older. By submitting a booking, you warrant and confirm to us that you comply with these arrangements. Should you travel with children, please contact us before booking for travel arrangements.
2. TERMS OF PAYMENT
2.1. Payment after booking
Please note that all online bookings require payment of 20% of the total package price at the time of the booking. If the total price is less than $/€/£ 1000 or booking occurs less than 30 days before your arrival date full payment is required.
You will be informed by e-mail when you need to pay the balance of your booking which is 30 days before your departure date.
We accept all major credit cards: Visa, MasterCard and American Express. There is no service fee for processing Visa or MasterCard payments.
If you prefer to pay for your booking with a bank transfer, please follow the details from the previous paragraph, at 1.2. We accept bank transfer in USD $, EUR € and GPB £. Should you pay with a different currency, in order to avoid extra bank fees, please contact us for support.
All prices quoted on Travelosophy are in USD $ and per person, unless otherwise specified. All refunds are due in the same currency of the payment. Travelosophy is not responsible for any changes in currency exchange rates that might occur from the time of booking until a refund is made.
3. VALIDITY OF PRICES
3.1. Estimates and rates
All rates quoted or shown in our tariffs are based on current prices. All prices mentioned include value-added tax (VAT). Travelosophy reserves the right to alter or change already published prices on the website and other platforms without notice in the event of currency fluctuation, government taxes, or any such costs increases that is outside Travelosophy’s control.
Estimates are valid 30 days after issue and however till the date indicated on them and cannot be considered as the final price to pay. Only invoices represent the amount due for the booking.
Prices are guaranteed against any surcharge after an invoice has been issued, unless the increase is due to government laws or currency changes and amounts to 5% of the package price or more. The amounts that exceed 5% will be charged and clients will be entitled to cancel their booking with a full refund if the surcharge exceeds 10%.
Any increase due to changes in government laws, i.e. tax changes, fuel crisis, or significant increase over 5% of our costs, will be added to the invoice.
All our prices and the final costs include only what is expressively described as included in the final tour plan and the specific service, if included (e.g. transportation, guide). In case of lodging, the price includes the specific treatment described (e.g. BB, HB, FB); in any case, no extra costs (e.g. room service, tips, hotel city taxes) are included. Personal expenses, tips, and all is not expressively indicated as included cannot be considered included.
3.3. Changes and cancellation
If a specific day tour/package/activity is cancelled due to circumstances outside our control, e.g. weather warnings, volcanic activities, or minimum numbers are not reached, we will propose the best alternative. If an alternative is not doable, Travelosophy will refund the money you have paid for that specific day tour. Travelosophy shall then have no further liability towards you.
Travelosophy reserves the right to alter routes, itineraries or departure times without prior notice should this be necessary due to weather or other reasons that are beyond Travelosophy‘s control.
Please notice that in the case of changes of flights, the passenger is responsible for any additional costs that become payable as a result of such changes.
4. CANCELLATION TERMS
4.1. General terms
Applied cancellation fees differ between packages (including accommodation and/or car rental) and day tours.
4.2. Cancellation of full bookings
For cancellations received up to 30 calendar days before the scheduled departure, a 20% cancellation fee will be charged.
For cancellations received 15 – 29 calendar days before the scheduled departure date a 60% cancellation fee will be charged.
For cancellations received 7 – 14 calendar days before the scheduled departure date a 80% cancellation fee will be charged.
For cancellations received within 7 calendar days before the scheduled departure date a 100% cancellation fee will be charged.
4.3. Cancellation of day-tours
For cancellations received at least 7 calendar days before the scheduled departure there is no cancellation fee.
For cancellations received 3 – 6 calendar days before the scheduled departure a 50% cancellation fee will be charged.
For cancellations received within 2 calendar days before the scheduled departure a 100% cancellation fee will be charged.
If you need to make a change to your holiday arrangement you must send us a notification via email at least 4 weeks before departure. Some suppliers frequently charge fees for changes; if this occurs, the extra fee will be added to your total.
5. CAR RENTAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
5.1. General Terms
Travelosophy cooperates with the best and most reliable car rental suppliers. Together we provide comprehensive car rental brokering services offering the best available prices, security and the best service in the market. You can be sure that the cars you rent through our service will be in excellent condition.
5.2. Age Requirements and Driving License
The minimum driver’s age for car rentals depends on the rental destination country. The driver must present a valid driver’s license held for a minimum of one year at the time of rental. An International Driving Permit (IDP) / International Driving License (IDL) is also required if your national driver’s license is not in Roman script. This is recommended for translation purposes and may only be used in conjunction with a national driving license. The person named on the reservation must be the main driver, who must be present at time of rental and the payer of any rental charges
5.3. Additional fees
An Airport Service Charge applying to all rentals with pick-up and drop-off at Catania International Airport is included in all our prices. All drop off fee’s due to one way rentals are paid on location, contact us for more information on this. All rates are subject to a Government tax (VAT), which is included in all our rates. Our car rates do not include petrol. The rental car will normally have a full tank of fuel and the car should be refilled before returning it. All rates are based on a rental period of 24 consecutive hours. If a rental exceeds the 24 hour period an extra day will be charged.
Third party liability is equivalent to the amount stipulated by law at any given time. This also applies to the amount of individual driver liability. Third party cover and personal accident insurance is automatically included in your rental. Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) insurance is included in our prices.
5.5. Credit Cards
A credit card in the main driver’s name is required for renting the vehicle even when a voucher covers the cost of the rental. Cash and/or debit card deposits will not be accepted. The credit card imprint may be used to pay all extra charges, including extra driven kilometers, extra insurance, parking fines, damages or any costs due to the car rental company as a result of the hire’s use of the car. Acceptable credit cards are: American Express, MasterCard and Visa. At the time of rental, an authorization is obtained on your credit card based on the estimated rental charges. There must be sufficient credit on your card to cover all charges. If you don’t have sufficient credit, you could make a bank transfer, so please contact us before booking.
6.1. General Terms
Once you book at Travelosophy, via the website, other platforms, or upon direct agreement, you agree to be legally bound by the following terms. Travelosophy acts in good faith and cannot be held responsible for any loss, damage, accidents, sickness or schedule changes caused by weather or road conditions, force majeure such as natural catastrophes, strikes or any other irregularities beyond the control of Travelosophy. Luggage is at the owner’s risk throughout the tour. We therefore advise all clients to have insurance cover, as clients are at their own risk on optional tours, such as hiking tours, riding tours, rafting, kayaking, skiing, etc.
All information on Travelosophy is subject to change and we reserve the right to correct any mistakes that may appear on our website. These general booking conditions are subject to change and we reserve the right to update these conditions without notice.
Our main goal is to provide you with an excellent service. If you, for any reason, are not satisfied with your holiday package, we would like to hear about it. We recommend you contact us as soon as any incident occurs. All complaints must reach Travelosophy within 7 days after your tour terminates. Otherwise, any possible compensation entitlement will not be valid.
7.1. General Terms
Please note that individual travel insurance is not included in the tour price and all medical costs and other costs involved must be paid by the client. It is therefore strongly recommended that participants take out personal insurance, especially for the active tours and excursions. We strongly recommend to all of our clients to purchase comprehensive travel insurance prior to departure to meet any contingencies, in case of flight delay, lost luggage, medical treatments, injuries, etc.
7.2. Travelosophy Insurance
Please note that Travelosophy is covered by its own liability insurance in case of direct damage caused by Travelosophy, and not for all the cases that are out of Travelosophy’s direct control. Travelosophy only and not the travelers is covered by the liability and professional insurance, issued by Hiscox.
7.3. Travel Insurance
As tour operator, we have special agreements with insurers operating all over the world, which issue travel policies for the specific duration of the tour and for the specific number of participants at reduced costs. Should you be interested in adding this kind of insurance, please contact us for an estimate.
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