TERMS AND CONDITIONS
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Nine Muses Travel is an independent affiliate of Gifted Travel Network, Inc. - a Virtuoso member.
Gifted Travel Network, Inc is registered with the following state licenses: California - Seller of Travel Registration No. 2113317-40, Washington - Seller of Travel Unified Business ID (UBI) # 603 308 394. Florida - Seller of Travel Registration No. ST39093. Nine Muses Travel is registered with the following state license: Iowa Agency No. 1545
Nine Muses Travel is excited to help you with your travel. The following terms & conditions (the "Agreement") describe what you can expect from us. The terms "we", "us", and "our" refer to Nine Muses Travel and the term "you" refers to the individual who accept this Agreement by engaging Nine Muses Travel.
TRAVEL PLANNING FEE
So that Nine Muses Travel can begin the professional services required to assist you in evaluating multiple potential travel options, a minimum Travel Planning Fee of $100 per traveler may be required. This fee is non-refundable. The actual total Travel Planning Fee will be assessed and agreed upon during your free consultation, after which your invoice will be sent. Once this fee has been received, travel planning services commence which involve considerable time and research and includes, but is not limited to: destinations, hotels and tours. Suppliers may be contacted, transportation coordinated and itineraries drafted. Should you choose a final itinerary for travel at an unspecified future date, at that future date, you may choose to engage the services of Nine Muses Travel to provide booking assistance so that you may have as positive an experience as is possible. Traveler understands and acknowledges that unforeseen events and circumstances are associated with and can happen during travel, at any time. At a future date, when you receive your itinerary, you will be able to review and decide whether you are ready to book the travel or if you want to request modifications. The Travel Planning Fee is earned by Nine Muses Travel as payment for services rendered, whether or not, you choose to book your travel, at a future date with Nine Muses Travel. At the time of initial consultation and payment of Travel Planning Fee, the destination, cost and dates of travel are typically unconfirmed. Travel may or may not be taken at the traveler’s discretion. A Travel Planning Fee is not considered in any way a deposit for any future travel. You agree to the above terms and conditions and engage Nine Muses Travel to research potential future travel options by signing and submitting payment of the Travel Planning Fee upon receipt of invoice.
SUPPLIER SERVICES & INVOICES
PLEASE READ - CONSUMER DISCLOSURE: THIS NOTICE CONSTITUTES PART OF YOUR CONTRACT FOR TRAVEL RELATED SERVICES. GIFTED TRAVEL NETWORK, INC. AND THE ABOVE NAMED TRAVEL AGENCY IS ACTING AS A MERE AGENT FOR SUPPLIERS (IDENTIFIED ON THE ACCOMPANYING DOCUMENTS) IN SELLING TRAVEL RELATED SERVICES, OR IN ACCEPTING RESERVATIONS OR BOOKINGS FOR SERVICES THAT ARE NOT DIRECTLY SUPPLIED BY THIS TRAVEL AGENCY (SUCH AS AIR AND GROUND TRANSPORTATION, HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS, CRUISES, ETC.). THIS AGENCY, THEREFORE, SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT OR ANY INTENTIONAL OR CARELESS ACTIONS OR OMISSIONS ON PART OF SUCH SUPPLIERS, WHICH RESULT IN ANY LOSS, DAMAGE, DELAY, OR INJURY TO YOU OR YOUR COMPANIONS OR GROUP MEMBERS. UNLESS THE TERM "GUARANTEED" IS SPECIFICALLY STATED IN WRITING ON YOUR TICKETS, INVOICE, OR RESERVATION ITINERARY, WE DO NOT GUARANTEE ANY OF SUCH SUPPLIERS' RATES, BOOKINGS, RESERVATIONS, CONNECTIONS, SCHEDULING, OR HANDLING OF PERSONAL EFFECTS. TRAVEL AGENT SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY INJURIES, DAMAGES, OR LOSSES CAUSED TO ANY TRAVELER IN CONNECTION WITH TERRORIST ACTIVITIES, SOCIAL OR LABOR UNREST, MECHANICAL OR CONSTRUCTION FAILURES OR DIFFICULTIES, DISEASES, LOCAL LAWS, CLIMATIC CONDITIONS, ABNORMAL CONDITIONS OR DEVELOPMENTS, OR ANY OTHER ACTIONS, OMISSIONS, OR CONDITIONS OUTSIDE THE TRAVEL AGENT'S CONTROL. TRAVELER ASSUMES COMPLETE AND FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR, AND HEREBY RELEASES THE AGENT FROM, ANY DUTY OF CHECKING AND VERIFYING ANY AND ALL PASSPORT, VISA, VACCINATION, OR OTHER ENTRY REQUIREMENTS OF EACH DESTINATION, AND ALL SAFETY AND SECURITY CONDITIONS OF SUCH DESTINATIONS, DURING THE LENGTH OF THE PROPOSED TRAVEL. FOR INFORMATION CONCERNING POSSIBLE DANGERS AT INTERNATIONAL DESTINATIONS, CONTACT THE TRAVEL ADVISORY SECTION OF THE U.S. STATE DEPARTMENT, (202) 647-5225. FOR MEDICAL INFORMATION, CALL THE U.S. CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL (CDC), (404) 332 4559. BY EMBARKING UPON HIS/HER TRAVEL, THE TRAVELER VOLUNTARILY ASSUMES ALL RISKS INVOLVED IN SUCH TRAVEL, WHETHER EXPECTED OR UNEXPECTED. TRAVELER IS HEREBY WARNED OF THE ABOVE RISKS AS WELL AS POSSIBLE TRAVEL INDUSTRY BANKRUPTCIES AND MEDICAL AND CLIMATIC DISRUPTIONS, AND IS ADVISED TO OBTAIN APPROPRIATE INSURANCE COVERAGE AGAINST THEM, WHICH IS AVAILABLE AT AN EXTRA COST THROUGH THIS TRAVEL AGENCY. TRAVELER'S RETENTION OF TICKETS, RESERVATIONS, OR BOOKINGS AFTER ISSUANCE SHALL CONSTITUTE A CONSENT TO THE ABOVE AND AN AGREEMENT ON HIS/HER PART TO CONVEY THE CONTENTS HERETO TO HIS/HER TRAVEL COMPANIONS OR GROUP MEMBERS.
Nine Muses Travel solely receives commission and fees for travel transactions, and you agree and understand that any recovery from Nine Muses Travel will be limited to the commission and fees paid by you actually received by us.
Pricing: Price quotes are applicable to the date and time at which they are requested. Quotes in foreign currency are subject to fluctuations in exchange rates and International credit card issuer fees. Nine Muses Travel is not responsible for any increases due to fuel surcharges, government-imposed taxes/fees or supplier-imposed increases.
Check-in & Departure Responsibilities: It is strongly recommended that you check in a minimum of 2 hours prior to scheduled departure for domestic flights and 3 hours prior to scheduled departure for international flights.* It is the traveler’s responsibility to reconfirm flight times at least 24-72 hours prior to scheduled flights. Nine Muses Travel will not assume responsibility for any air or schedule changes. Certain countries require departure taxes that require payment in cash.
*Recommended check in times are subject to change without notification. It is the traveler’s responsibility to remain abreast of changes in condition or airport rules that might require earlier arrival times. This information can be found when entering your confirmation number on the airline website.
You acknowledge and accept that there are cancellation policies, change fees and penalties that apply to your travel plans and services as set by travel suppliers. If for any reason your credit card charges are later declined, reversed or Nine Muses Travel is unable to receive payment for the travel plans and services, you acknowledge that this is a binding contract and Nine Muses Travel will be entitled to recovery, including reasonable attorneys’ fees in connection with collection. By completing a Client Profile Form(s) and/or paying an invoice, you confirm you have read and accept these full Terms & Conditions on behalf of yourself and anyone in your party. If we do not receive any payment details due in full and on time, we reserve the right to treat your booking as cancelled by you in which case the cancellation charges will become payable. We reserve the right to refuse a booking without giving any reason.
Travel Protection safeguards your travel investment, your belongings, and most importantly, you. Some countries have a requirement for foreign visitors to provide proof of valid medical insurance on entry. In order to safeguard your trip Nine Muses Travel strenuously recommends that you purchase travel protection. Nine Muses Travel cannot be held responsible for denied entry if a guest is unable to provide details to authorities of insurance or denial of entry for any reason. If you choose to travel without adequate travel protection, we will not be liable for any of your losses howsoever arising, which would have been covered by adequate travel protection.
Jurisdiction and applicable law: These Booking Conditions and any agreement to which they apply are governed in all respects by the laws of the state of New York without regard to conflicts of law principles. All guest claims must be submitted in writing and received by Nine Muses no later than sixty (60) days after the completion of the Nine Muses vacation. Guest claims not submitted and received within this time shall be deemed waived and barred.