Terms and Conditions By booking a tour, cruise or other vacation package sold by FWT tours Uk (“FWT ”) and paying the booking deposit, you are agreeing to these terms and conditions, which creates a binding contract between FWT and you, the customer.
Please read this contract carefully, as it contains important terms and conditions including, without limitation, penalties for cancellation and specific limitations on FWT ’s liability and that of its affiliates and other third parties. 1. General. You have booked the tour/cruise listed on the attached Itinerary.
FWT operates tours within the United Kingdom for overseas or home excursions, and serves as a booking agent for tours operated by third-party service providers (“Providers”) in other countries.
FWT reserves the right to provide the tour or any portion thereof either directly through its own personnel or through third party service providers. You hereby acknowledge and agree that where any tour or part of the tour, accommodations, flights or any other goods or services are provided by a third party (collectively, “Third Party Services”) and not directly by FWT , FWT is not liable for and dispute or claim with respect or any Third Party Services including, without limitation, any losses, damages, breach of contract, negligence or other claims or damages arising from the acts or omissions of the Providers thereof and, therefore, you are required to pursue any such claims solely against the relevant Provider.
2. Important Travel Information. You acknowledge and agree that there are general risks associated with travelling, which are beyond FWT ’s control and, as such, FWT is not liable for any loss, cost or damage you may incur as a result thereof. Such general risks include, but are not limited to, tour variations or interruptions caused by road, river or weather conditions; national or local holidays affecting the closure of public buildings and attractions; strikes, civil disturbances and advices by governments, quality regulation by vendor or associations, and other Force Majeure Events (as defined below); hazards associated with travelling in undeveloped areas; travel by boat, train, automobile, aircraft and other means of transportation; high water levels; low water levels; flooding; lock closures; unscheduled vessel or vehicle maintenance or for any other circumstances beyond FWT ’s control; forces of nature; illness; flight schedule changes or cancellations; loss of luggage; epidemics or pandemics; political unrest; accidents; acts of terrorism or other criminal acts; and any changes to government visa or travel requirements.
Furthermore, it is your sole responsibility to make your own inquiries regarding your trip, including any relevant government or other travel safety warnings.
3. Travel Insurance. You are urged to arrange comprehensive travel insurance to cover any unforeseen circumstances that may occur during the tour. FWT is not liable in any regard for your failure to adequately insure yourself, and you agree to indemnify and hold FWT harmless for any expenses or delays incurred as a result of your failure to adequately insure yourself. For your convenience, FWT, UK offers it’s clients the opportunity to purchase travel protection through TripMate, Inc. We act solely as an advisor in this matter.
4. Tour Price. The “Tour Price” is the total amount listed on your Itinerary. All Tour Prices are quoted in Euro. FWT reserves the right to vary Tour Prices at any time, in its absolute discretion, to account for any increase in costs, including but not limited to airfares, fuel, government taxes and charges, exchange rate fluctuations or other tour related costs or tariffs.
If FWT has received the full amount of the Tour Price from you, there will be no increases to your tour price, regardless of any increases in the tour costs inside or outside of our control.
If you have not paid the full amount of the Tour Price, and we must vary your Tour Price due to an increase in tour costs outside of FWT ’s control, any increase FWT applies to the Tour Price will be only to the extent required to meet such additional costs.
FWT reserves the right not to honour any published prices that FWT determines were erroneous due to printing, electronic or clerical error or passing a 6 month publication window. Date of original publication is noted on each page entry on website and related FWT domains.
5. Items Included in Your Tour Price. Subject to the conditions and limitations set forth herein, the following items are included in the Tour Price provided that they are expressly listed on your Itinerary: Intercity Travel. By motorcoach (bus) or by cruise (boat). Air Travel. Although designated air travel is rarely included in FWT excursion plans, you are responsible for timely arrival at the gateway or designated meeting point for your tour.
Failure to arrive at the FWT designated meeting point or gateway in a timely fashion may result in cancellation of your tour and loss of the Tour Price. Internal flights may be included if listed on your Itinerary.
You are required to email or contact FWT no later than 48hrs prior to you excursion in order to confirm and activate your tour.
Failure to do so may result in your tour and loss of deposit or the Tour Price. Tour Director. All tours are conducted in English by a professional and Officially Licensed guides and cruise tour directors. Accommodations.
Tour Prices are per person, based on two persons sharing a room with a private bath or shower. Single accommodations are available on some, but not all, tours for a single supplement rate, payable at the time of booking. If at any time during the tour you consider your rooming partner to be unsuitable,FWT will attempt to arrange single accommodation for you for the remainder of the tour, subject to availability. Details of price and availability of single accommodation can be obtained at the time of booking. Floorplans and deckplans are indicative only and are not drawn to scale. Pictures of hotel rooms or cabins may not represent the actual accommodation provided during the tour.
Special room requests (smoking/non-smoking, adjacent, connecting or lower- floor rooms, as examples) must be made at time of booking. Special room requests are not guaranteed and are based on a first come first served basis and are subject to availability at time of check-in. FWT reserves the right to substitute hotel accommodations of a similar standard in place of any advertised hotel. FWT is not responsible for the size or quality of the rooms provided.
Tour Prices are based upon the cabin categories listed on the Itinerary. Upgrades are subject to availability and require payment of additional fees. Cabin allocation is controlled by the Provider; FWT has no control over cabin allocation.
FWT cannot guarantee the availability of pre- and post-tour accommodations. Airport Transfers. Airport transfers are available only on the first and last day of your tour and at times designated by FWT . Transfers outside these times will be at your expense and must be secured by your own arrangements. Passengers who have purchased hotel accommodation and airfare from FWT prior to tour or after tour will be provided with airport transfers to or from their hotel.
If your airline booking is not made by FWT , you must ensure your flight details are provided to FWT (this can be entered by Tour Personaliser at http://www.Foodnwalktours.com). No refund will be given for any unused transfers. Transfers cannot be routed to other pick-up points or destinations. In the event of a missed transfer, you will be responsible for making substitute travel arrangements, at your own expense. All transfers must be booked and FWT must be advised of all flights no less than 60 days prior to travel. Airport and ship transfers may be group transfers scheduled to coincide with multiple flight arrival times. Private Transfers, including Royal suites transfers are not available in all locations.
Please inquire for further details. Baggage. Each passenger is entitled to one suitcase per person, not exceeding 76 x 53 x 28 cm (30’’ x 21’’x 11’’) in size and 20kg (42lbs) in weight. Personal items should be carried in a travel bag that does not exceed 4kg (8lbs) in weight. Airline passengers should consult with their air carrier as size and weight restrictions, which may vary from airline to airline and according to ticket class. It is your responsibility to comply with all airline and airport luggage rules and regulations, including safety regulations.
FWT or its Providers may elect not to carry overweight items. Meals. Only those meals identified on the Itinerary are included. You must advise FWT in writing of any and all special dietary needs at the time of booking.
FWT will make reasonable efforts to accommodate your dietary requests, but cannot guarantee that any requests can be met. Special offers can be posted and advised at any time along with any menu changes, and cost amendments beyond the control of FWT. Beverages.
If your Itinerary includes booking on a FWT “extra wine tastings,” all standard beverages are included in the tour price with additional charges made for any additional or extra wine tasting event. This includes beer, wine and soft drinks and standard spirits.
It also includes daily replenishment of the cabin minibars. Selected items, such as premium spirits, and wines, are not included and will be subject to an additional charge. Otherwise, beverages will only be included when listed on the Itinerary.
Sightseeing. The entrance fees for sightseeing, excursions and other places of interest that are listed are included in the tour costs unless otherwise show for additional, bespoke or amended tours. Gratuities/Tips. Gratuities and tips are included on tours and river cruises operated by FWT and that are listed on your Itinerary.
All other gratuities and tips are the customer’s Sales Taxes.
Sales taxes assessed by UK authorities as identified on your itinerary are included in the Tour Price. Egypt Tours.
The following are included only when indicated on your Itinerary: economy class airfares within Egypt; domestic Egyptian airfare taxes, and gratuities and tipping on Nile and Lake Nasser river cruises. Unused Services. No refunds are available with respect of any unused services or amenities made available to you. 6.
Items Not Included in Your Tour Price. The only items included in your tour price are those identified above and expressly identified on your itinerary. Therefore, the following items, without limitation, are not included in the Tour Price: (a) airfare not specifically included in your Itinerary, (b) port taxes, airline and other taxes or government charges other than the state sales taxes listed above, (c) gratuities and shore excursions on ocean cruises unless otherwise stated in the Itinerary, (d) fees associated with any optional activities including entrance fees, gratuities and transportation while using” FWT Tailormade”. , (e) fees associated with any accommodation upgrades (if available), (f) meals not specifically included in your Itinerary; (g) beverages (other than Included beverages on FWT “Space-Ships”), (h) fees for laundry, (i) passport or visa fees, (j) vaccinations or other medical services or requirements, (k) any items of a personal nature, and (l) port and sundry charges, which are not included in the price of any of our tour products. Please note that changes to flight schedules may require additional overnight accommodation at your own expense.
Any modified travel arrangements required due to illness or personal reasons are at your own expense. 7. Booking/Payment. Booking Deposit.
You must pay the deposit listed on the Itinerary (the “ Deposit”) within 3 days of booking your travel. Your Booking will be automatically cancelled if your Deposit is not received by FWT on or before the due date, with the exception of last minute enquiries which are subject to last minute additional charge as stated on tour itinerary.
Deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable, except as otherwise stated herein. Final Payment. The balance of the Tour Price must be paid on the tour day for all food and 1-2 day excursions. For cruise tours no later than 90 days prior to the tour departure date.
Failure to pay the balance within 90 days of the tour departure date will result in cancellation of your trip and loss of the Deposit. Bookings Within 90 Days.
If you place a booking with FWT within 2 days or less of your chosen departure date, full payment of the Tour Price is required before we can request and confirm your booking. If the tour is not able to be fully confirmed, then we will refund all funds paid to us, and FWT will have no further obligations or liability to you in respect of your booking. Late Booking Fee.
A late booking fee of 25.00euro per booking is payable on all food tours. Variation Fee. An administration fee of $50.00 is payable for each variation to your booking (except variation to the tour departure date, which will attract cancellation fees, as set out below).
FWT may chose to accept or reject your request for variation in its sole discretion. Payments to Bespoke driven tours 72 hours to start. The deposit of 100.00 euros will be retained to cover the driver costs and loss.
Payments to Travel Agents. In the event you booked your tour through a travel agent, your travel agent may forward your deposit or final payment to FWT on your behalf. FWT is not responsible for any payments made to travel agents and, therefore, a payment to your travel agent will not be deemed a payment to FWT unless and until such payment is received by FWT and the funds fully cleared. 8. Cancellation by Traveller Cancellation Notice.
Cancellation notices must be issued to FWT in writing during its regular office hours. Any changes to your tour departure date or name changes will be deemed a cancellation and the applicable cancellation fees will apply.
Cancellation Fees. In the event of cancellation, you will be liable to pay FWT cancellation fees calculated in accordance with the following table.
Please note that in the event of cancellation you may also be obligated to pay cancellation fees to third parties including, without limitation, airlines.
Cancellation of any food tour with less than 48 hrs to tour start. You will be liable for cancellation fees, and or deposit.
Cancellation Fees. You will be liable for cancellation fees, calculated as follows: DAYS OF NOTICE PRIOR CANCELLATION CHARGE TO TOUR COMMENCEMENT (PER PERSON) 90 days and greater Loss of Tour Deposit 89-60 days 35% of Tour Price 59-30 days 50% of Tour Price Less than 30 days 100% of Tour Price 9. Air Travel. † Airfare From price is based on low season; a high season surcharge will apply to some dates.
Applicable airline and airfare will be advised at time of airfare booking. All airfare prices are an indication only and subject to confirmation. Air Reservations/Ticketing.
Payment in full is required for all airfares at the time of booking. Airline Seating & Special Requests. Seats are limited in our contracted class of service and may not be available on every flight. FWT does not hold block space on any airline and therefore does not provide any assurance of seat availability for every single tour departure date.
Seat assignments and meal preferences may be requested at time of booking but remain subject to availability on a first come first served basis. FWT does not assure any such requests will be granted. Not all airlines offer pre-assigned seats and some may impose additional charges for pre-assigned seats. Any additional charge imposed by any airline will be at your sole expense. Seating is solely under the control of the airline, as are the itinerary changes resulting from flight delays and schedule changes. Flight cancellations, delays and schedule changes are the sole responsibility of the airline and FWT accepts no responsibility or liability for such delays or rescheduling. Airline Fuel Surcharges, Taxes, Fees and Restrictions.
All airfares quoted at the time of your booking, will be based on roundtrip purchase and will include air-related taxes, fees and fuel surcharges imposed by the airlines. Any additional fees charged by the airlines such as checked baggage fees, seat selections and/or any other services are your sole Cancellations. The cancellation fees listed above do not include any cancellation fees that may be imposed by the airlines. In cases when paper tickets are issued, no refund will be made for cancelled air tickets until tickets are returned to FWT .
Non-refundable tickets cannot be refunded under any condition. Please ensure that any returned airline tickets are sent by certified or registered mail. Lost ticket replacement can take up to one year and processing fees may be assessed. 10. Tour Variations, Delays, Etc. Itinerary Variations. While FWT will make reasonable efforts to operate the tour in accordance with your itinerary, changes or substitutions may be necessary for reasons outside FWT ’s control or other Force Majeure Events (as defined in paragraph 12 below).
At certain peak periods duplicate departures may operate, and sometimes in reverse order; hotels may also vary from those stated on the itinerary pages. On tours that include cruises, the ship may be changed due to operational reasons. Departures in early and late season are potentially operated in cool weather conditions. As a result, slight itinerary variations may occur, and certain activities may not be available due to seasonality or weather conditions. Availability of certain activities may also be limited due to itinerary variations.
If your tour enjoyment may be diminished by such limitations, please check with your Travel Agent before making your reservation. FWT reserves the right to substitute (at the nearest reasonable standard) another vessel or motorcoach for all or part of the itinerary and also provide alternative accommodation, where necessary.
FWT is not liable to you for any variations in the tour itinerary caused by Force Majeure Events. Tour Cancellation. Your Cruise booking is conditional on FWT receiving a minimum number of bookings to operate the tour and ensure an enjoyable group atmosphere. Where sufficient numbers, as determined by FWT in its sole discretion, are not achieved, FWT may cancel or suspend a scheduled departure of the tour.
FWT will use commercially reasonable efforts to provide notice of cancelled or suspended tours at least 60 days prior to the scheduled departure date.
FWT will endeavor to notify you of any changes to your tour itinerary in the following manner: (a) if prior to your tour departure, by telephone, email or mail; (b) if during your tour, personally by your Cruise Director or Tour Director. In the event a tour or cruise is cancelled by FWT for any reason prior to departure, FWT will use commercially reasonable efforts to offer the closest available tour or cruise departure. If the replacement tour price is less than the scheduled tour, you will receive a refund in the amount of the difference or if the replacement tour is more than the scheduled tour you will be required to pay the difference.
If you accept the alternative tour or cruise departure, you will be bound by these Terms and Conditions with respect to the alternative tour or cruise.
If you do not accept the alternative tour or cruise departure within a period of 7 days, then this Contract will be terminated and FWT will refund all monies that you paid directly to FWT and FWT will have no further liability to you. FWT will not be liable for any third party costs you incur as a result of cancellation, including without limitation, for airfares or other arrangements booked independently through or paid to a travel agent or other third party.
Tour Delay. Where FWT delays the departure of a Tour or cruise, for whatever reason, for more than 7 days, as your sole and exclusive remedy you may terminate this Contract and FWT will either: (a) provide you with a full refund of all amounts paid to FWT ; or (b) provide you with a credit towards future tours with FWT which will be valid for 24 months from the date you notify us of the termination of this Contract.
11. General Notices, Conditions and Safety Matters. Noise, Vibration and Odor. While FWT takes reasonable steps to minimize noise, vibration and odors on sites and the cruise ships, you acknowledge and accept that some noise, vibration and intermittent odors may be experienced on sites or vessels and that FWT will not be liable to you in relation to any such noise, vibration or odors.
Young Passengers. Bus Safety. You acknowledge and agree that if you travel on a bus, car or motorcoach as a part of a Tour, you are required to comply with any and all recommended safety requirements including, without limitation, remaining seated at all times while in the bus or motorcoach and wearing a safety belt while seated in the motorcoach.
Neither FWT nor its affiliates or Providers shall have any liability to you or any third party for any injuries, illness or death resulting from your failure to adhere to applicable safety recommendations. Physically Challenged Guests.
FWT strives to provide a safe, enjoyable and memorable travel experience for all passengers. Sightseeing in food halls, and production areas, many historic towns and cities can only be undertaken by walking tours of up to 5 km (3.2 miles), often on uneven and slippery surfaces. Some tours include mountain excursions involving high altitudes. Consequently, a reasonably adequate (and sometimes high) level of fitness is required for many of our tours.
Please consult with your doctor to ensure that you have an adequate level of fitness and are in good health before participating in these included excursions. FWT will not provide any refunds if you are not able to participate in any portion of the tour.
Most transportation services are not equipped with elevators or wheelchair ramps, and cabin doors and rest rooms may not be wide enough to provide access for standard wheelchairs. FWT will make reasonable attempts to accommodate the special needs of its physically challenged guests, but is not responsible in the event it is unable to do so. Nor is it responsible for any denial of service by vessel operators, air carriers, hotels, restaurants or other Providers.
We regret that we cannot provide individual assistance to our customers for walking, dining, getting on and off vessels, motorcoaches and other vehicles, or for other personal needs.
A qualified and physically able companion must accompany travellers who need assistance and must assume full responsibility for their well being. Please note that motorized scooters are not suitable on international tours, and are may not be permitted in certain countries. Safety. Passengers must follow Tour/Cruise Director and crew instructions at all times to ensure on tour safety. You acknowledge that failure to do so will result in restricted access to areas on tour, or if necessary for your own safety and that of other passengers, withdrawal from the tour.
If FWT , or our staff or Providers are of the view you are negatively affecting your own health, safety or enjoyment, or that of other passengers, FWT may terminate your continued participation in the tour immediately and in such event FWT will not be not liable to you for any loss, cost or damage resulting from your withdrawal from the tour. If you are withdrawn from the tour, you must make your own travel arrangements at your own expense.
You hereby acknowledge and agree that neither FWT , nor any of its affiliates or Providers, are responsible for any damages, costs or expenses that may arise from the decision to exclude an individual from participating on all or any portion of a FWT tour, or from any activities or accommodations on a FWT tour. Passport/Visas.
You must have a passport valid for six months past the expected end date of your tour. It is also your responsibility to obtain valid entry visas for all countries where so required, prior to departure. Failure to obtain correct documentation may affect your participation in all or any portion of the tour. FWT will not provide any refunds if you are not able to participate in the tour, or any part thereof. You will be responsible for any costs you incur as a result of your failure to obtain the required documentation including, FWT Food Tours costs you incur as a result of your failure to obtain the required documentation including, without limitation, any costs associated with rejoining the tour or returning home. Vaccinations. Immunization requirements vary from country to country.
Please consult your personal physician, a local public health board or the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta (404-322-4559 or http://www.cdc. gov/travel). Required inoculations, if any, must be recorded by traveler’s health practitioner on a valid vaccination certificate which the traveler must carry for proof of inoculation where required. Smoking.
You acknowledge that vessels, motorcoaches and other vehicles, restaurants, hotels and other accommodations do not permit smoking. Although FWT may attempt to provide opportunities for smoking during the tour, FWT does not guarantee such opportunities will be available. 12. Force Majeure. For the purposes of these terms and conditions, a “Force Majeure Event” means any act of God; war; terrorism; fire; flood or any other extreme weather condition; loss of power; epidemics or pandemics; industrial disputes, slow-downs or other strike activities; riots or civil disturbances; acts of government, semi-government or other authorities; inability to obtain any necessary license or consent; delays caused by sub-contractors, suppliers or other third parties (including telecommunications carriers); material shortages; or other any other disruption, delay, damage or loss resulting from any action, omission or event outside the reasonable control of FWT .
You hereby acknowledge and agree that FWT is not liable for any delay or any failure by FWT to perform its obligations under these Terms and Conditions resulting from or as a consequence of a Force Majeure Event. If a delay or failure occurs or is anticipated due to Force Majeure Event, FWT ’s obligations are suspended for the duration of the Force Majeure Event.
FWT may immediately terminate this agreement, if the Force Majeure Event delays performance for a period of 7 days or more, calculated from the date FWT notifies you of the Force Majeure Event.. 13. Limitations of Liability; Disclaimer of Damages; Indemnification Waiver of Responsibility.
Without intending to limit the generality of the other limitations and disclaimers set forth herein, You hereby acknowledge and agree that FWT accepts no responsibility and will not be liable to you or any third party for any loss, cost or damage (including loss of enjoyment) suffered directly or indirectly in connection with: (1) any tour risks or other aspects of the tour of which you were notified in these Terms and Conditions; (2) any change to your itinerary or delays in departure or arrival times of aircraft or otherwise during the conduct of the tour; (3) any loss or damage to your baggage; (4) any personal injury or death resulting from acts or omissions, including negligence, of any third parties providing goods or services to you during the tour, including air carriers, hotels, shore excursion operators, restaurateurs, transportation providers and medical personnel; or (5) any loss of enjoyment by you due to circumstances outlined in these Terms and Conditions or otherwise beyond FWT ’s control.
You further acknowledge and agree that, in issuing tickets and coupons for transportation of the customer by any means and making arrangements for hotel or other accommodation, FWT is not acting as principal but only as agent for the companies, corporations or persons providing or offering the means of transportation and accommodation and, therefore, accepts no responsibility for their acts or omissions. Limitation of Indirect and Consequential Damages.
Notwithstanding anything to the contrary, neither FWT nor its providers or suppliers shall be liable to you or any third party for any special, incidental, indirect and/or consequential damages of any kind, resulting from their performance or failure to perform pursuant to the terms of this contract or any other documentation entered into in connection herewith, or resulting from the furnishing, performance or use of any of FWT ’ s products or services, even if you have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Exclusive Remedy; Limitation of Direct Damages.
You hereby acknowledge and agree that your sole remedy in the event of a breach by FWT of any of its obligations hereunder shall be limited to one for the following remedies, in FWT ’ s sole discretion: (a) in the case of goods, repair or replacement of such damaged or faulty goods with the same or equivalent goods or the reimbursement of the amount you paid for such goods, and (b) in the case of services, supplying the services again or reimbursing the cost you paid for the supply of such services. notwithstanding anything to the contrary, however, in no event will the total aggregate liability of FWT and its providers and suppliers for any claims, losses or damages whatsoever arising out of this contract exceed the total fees paid by you and actually received by FWT with resect to the tour or cruise with respect to which the claim arose. the limitations of liability and exclusion of certain damages set forth herein shall apply regardless of the success or effectiveness of other remedies.
Disclaimer of Warranties. To the fullest extent permitted by law, and except as otherwise expressly set forth herein, FWT makes no representations or warranties, and hereby disclaims any other representations or warranties, express or implied, arising by law or otherwise, with regard to any of its products and services, including but not limited to any implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, any implied warranty arising from the course of performance, course of dealing or usage of trade, or any implied warranties pertaining to title.
Without limiting the foregoing, FWT does not warrant that your tour will be without delay, interruption or change. Indemnification. In consideration of the services and arrangements provided by FWT , you, for yourself and for your heirs, personal representatives or assigns, do hereby release, waive, discharge, hold harmless and agree to indemnify FWT and its owners, officers, directors, agents, contractors, subcontractors and employees from any and all claims, actions, or losses for bodily injury, property damage, wrongful death, loss of services, lost profits, consequential, exemplary, indirect or punitive damages or otherwise which may arise out of or occur during your travel in connection with your vacation package and any activities conducted in conjunction therewith.
Acknowledgment of Waiver of Rights. Regardless of the situation or circumstances giving rise to a claim, you are hereby waiving rights and remedies that you may otherwise have under applicable law if you did not enter into and agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions including, without limitation, limitation of remedies, waiver of warranties and limitations on your right to seek damages against FWT and certain third parties.
In consideration of participating in my vacation package, my signature on my journey application indicates that I have, on the date shown, read and understood this document and I acknowledge that it affects my legal rights and agree to be bound by its terms. My signature also signifies my intention to relieve and indemnify FWT , its owners, officers, directors, employees, agents, contractors and subcontractors from any liability for personal injury, property damage or wrongful death which I might suffer during my participation in the scheduled vacation package.
Survival. This Paragraph 13 shall survive any termination of the Contract.
14. Recovery Fund for Consumers* PTS UK. If transportation or other services are cancelled by the seller of travel, all sums paid to the seller of travel for services not performed in accordance with the contract between the seller of travel and the purchaser will be refunded within thirty (30) days of receiving the funds from the vendor with whom the services were arranged, or if the funds were not sent by the vendor, the funds shall be returned within fourteen (14) days after cancellation by the seller of travel to the purchaser unless the purchaser requests the seller of travel to apply the money to another travel product and/or date.
FWT is registered with the PTS UK as Seller of Travel.* Registration as a seller of travel does not constitute approval by the State of California. FLORIDA.FWT is registered with the as a Seller of Travel.* 16. Governing Law/Jurisdiction; Dispute Resolution; Waiver of Jury Trial. All disputes arising under or in any way related to this Contract, including the enforceability and interpretation of this Contract (each, a “Dispute”), shall be governed by the laws of the State of Nevada, without giving effect to its conflicts of laws rules or principles.
Any Dispute shall be submitted for binding arbitration under the Commercial Arbitration Rules of the American Arbitration Association in an arbitration conducted in London United Kingdom. The Dispute will be resolved by a single arbitrator selected by the HMG Arbitration Association.
There will be judicial review of the arbitrator’s decision if either side can show plain error in the application of the law or be able to show an abuse of discretion with respect to factual findings. The parties waive the right to rely upon any state or federal law or statute which creates an exception to enforcement of the requirement that all Disputes be resolved pursuant to arbitration as set forth in this paragraph. If the right to seek arbitration is for any reason waived by both parties, or if judicial review of any arbitration decision is sought, any action or legal proceeding to enforce any provision hereof, or based on any right arising out of, this Contract shall be brought exclusively in the state and federal courts having jurisdiction in and for Clark County, Nevada, and all of the parties hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts and of the appropriate appellate courts in any such action or legal proceeding and waive any objection to venue or jurisdiction in connection therewith.
In connection with any action or legal proceeding arising out of this contract, the parties hereby specifically and knowingly waive any rights that either party might have to demand a jury trial.
This paragraph 16 shall survive any termination of the Contract. 17. Entire Agreement. This Contract constitutes the entire agreement between the parties and supersedes any prior understanding or discussions, whether oral or in writing.
18. Notices. Any questions or notices pertaining to your Booking or these Terms and Conditions shall be addressed to: FWT Tours (UK), 205 Regency House London SE26
19. Waiver. FWT may only waive a right or remedy created under these Terms and Conditions in writing. FWT ’s delay in exercising a right or remedy does not constitute a waiver of that right or remedy, nor does any waiver by FWT (either wholly or in part) operate as a subsequent waiver of the same or any other right.
20. Amendment. FWT may make changes to these Terms and Conditions from time to time. When these changes are made, FWT will make a new copy of the Terms and Conditions available at http://www.Foodnwalktours.com. Please review to that Web address from time to time to determine if there have been any changes
21. Survival. Any term which is, by its nature, intended to survive termination of these Terms and Conditions survives termination.
22. Interpretation. Unless the context indicates otherwise: (1) headings are for convenience only and do not affect interpretation; (2) the singular includes the plural and vice versa; (3) a reference to a party includes its successors and permitted assigns; (4) where a word or phrase is defined, other grammatical forms have the corresponding meaning; (5) the word ‘include’ in any form is not a word of limitation; (6) no rules of construction apply to the disadvantage of FWT on the basis that this Contract was prepared by FWT ; (7) a reference to a natural person includes their personal representatives; and (8) unless specifically indicated otherwise, the word “or” is used in the inclusive sense of “and/or” and not the exclusive sense of “either/or.”
23. Third Party Rights. You acknowledge and agree that FWT ’s affiliates shall be third party beneficiaries to these Terms and Conditions and shall be entitled to directly enforce, and rely upon, any provision herein which confers a benefit on (or rights in favor of) them. Other than this, no other person or company shall be third party beneficiaries to these Terms and Conditions.
24. Brochure Validity. The Tour Brochure is valid for departure dates from March 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014, unless otherwise indicated on individual itineraries, and the Tour Brochure supersede all previous Tour Brochures.
25. Independent Legal Advice. This is a legal document. If you do not understand any of the terms and conditions set forth in these Terms and Conditions or the legal implications of agreeing to any such terms or conditions, we recommend that you seek independent legal advice from an attorney or other qualified professional. USEFUL INFORMATION FWT. All FWT activities can be booked while on tour with your Cruise or Tour Director (unless otherwise stated) and are subject to availability, seasonal and operational factors. Some activities require a minimum and maximum number of participants to operate. Clothing. We recommend smart casual and comfortable clothing. Please bring comfortable walking shoes for sightseeing, which includes walking over rough and uneven ground. Dinner attire is casual-open-neck shirts, slacks and dresses. Coats and ties may be worn but are not required. The Captain’s Welcome and Farewell Dinners are dressy but not formal. For winter months we recommend a warm coat, gloves, water-resistant footwear and an umbrella.
As Egypt and Jordan are Muslim nations, modesty in dress is expected. In religious buildings, both men and women need to cover shoulders and legs. Some holy places will supply scarves for tourists to borrow. Take care to wear clothing that would not be considered too revealing. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended as you will need these daily while sightseeing, which includes climbing through ruins and crossing rough ground. Closed-in shoes are recommended to keep out the dust and sand. Laundry. Laundry services are available on river cruise ships at an additional charge. There is no dry cleaning on river cruise ships. Internet Services.
Internet availability and quality may vary from country to country and can also be affected by technical issues, weather or unfavourable terrains and other factors outside our control. We do not guarantee the availability and quality of internet Dining. Dining rooms are single dining sessions, open unreserved seating. The restaurant manager is responsible for the seating arrangements. Currency and Credit Cards.
Most countries visited in Europe will use the Euro although some still have their own local currency. In the Middle East we recommend carrying USD or Euro to exchange to local currency for both countries. For small purchases ashore or in small towns, local currency is advantageous. Many locations accept major credit cards.
ATM machines are located onshore at some stops. Prior to departure passengers should confirm that their ATM card and PIN will work overseas. All purchases on board are charged to the passenger’s shipboard account. The on board currency on river cruise ships is the Euro. Shipboard accounts may be paid by Euro or by Credit Card. The onboard currency on Russian river cruise ships is the Rouble. Shipboard accounts can only be paid by credit card. Ramadan. Ramadan Falls between the months of June and July for 2014. This is a religious period observed by all Muslim countries. Operational hours of shops, markets and some attractions are reduced.
All prices herein are stated in Euro.
Terms and Conditions FWT 2015