The following Travel Terms and Conditions apply:
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.
REFUNDS: All payments are non-refundable and non-transferable*.. This is because Entice Me Soirees, Inc. has contractual agreements with vendors that will not allow us to obtain any refunds.
SHARED ROOMS: You will be matched with a roommate before arrival to location.
PASSPORTS AND 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. Some countries require Passports 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. Please contact us for more information if you would like to add Travel Insurance to your Retreat Package.
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 prior to travel. Please email copy of Airline Itinerary, Passport and Proof of Vaccination to [email protected] no less than 30 days prior to departure
PRICES: All prices listed are per person based upon shared room occupancy or private room occupancy, unless otherwise clearly specified. Prices do not include airfare, personal excursions or events not included in the outlined itinerary, passport and visa fees, insurance, and foreign port taxes unless specifically indicated in the package inclusions. Prices are correct at time of publication.In case of human or computer error, Entice Me Soirees, Inc. reserves the right to re-invoice for the correct price or service. A full refund will be made to passengers who choose not to pay an increase, provided Entice Me Soirees, Inc. receives a written cancellation within five days of the price increase notification.
PAYMENTS & CANCELLATION
Deposit: A deposit is due at the time of reservation. All deposits are non-refundable and non-transferrable* All reservations (except where specified) will require a deposit and will be clearly noted the amount due and monthly payment plan, if applicable.
Full Payment: All reservations can be paid in full at time of booking.
Late Payment: If there is any outstanding balance by the Final Payment Due date listed on your invoice, a late fee of $500 will automatically be added to your invoice one day after your final payment date.
Reinstatement of Reservations: If your travel reservations have been canceled, and you notify us within 14 days that you want to reinstate your reservations, a service reinstatement fee of $200 will be added to your invoice and must be paid in advance in order to apply for reconfirmation of services.
Last Minute Reservations: All reservations must be made no later than 30 days prior to departure. If requested services cannot be confirmed, payment will be refunded. If services are confirmed, final payment is due within 24 hours and all applicable cancellation penalties will apply.
FORM OF PAYMENT: US dollar, major credit cards or debit cards. All payments made within 30 days of departure must be made by credit or debit card only. Credit card payments will be accepted by phone or online to fulfill nonrefundable deposit requirements.
REFUNDS: If you purchased Travel Insurance through Entice Me Soirees, Inc, refunds due to trip interruption will be processed by the insurance company, subject to their terms and conditions.No other refunds will be issued.
CANCELLATION: Once reservations and a deposit has been made, there are no cancellation and full payment is due, regardless of attendance.There are no refunds for unused services.
COVID-19 WAIVER OF LIABILITY In Spring 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) a worldwide pandemic. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) issued several preventative measures to combat the virus, such as frequent hand washing, wearing a mask or face covering and keeping at least 6 feet away from others. If contracted, this virus has the ability to cause the traveler serious and severe illness. For more information on the COVID-19 virus, please visit the CDC webpage at www.cdc.gov. I understand and agree to the following:
- COVID-19 is a highly contagious virus that can be spread via person to person contact;
- After reasonable inquiry, Entice Me Soirees, Inc. provided me with the best available information regarding the pandemic-protective policies and practices of the vendors and suppliers in my travel itinerary.
- Supplier(s) of Entice Me Soirees, Inc.may have policies in place to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Entice Me Soirees, Inc is not the drafter or holder of those policies and I understand that these policies can change at any time;
- I understand that the supplier(s) may not apply those policies as diligently as the policies suggest and even if the supplier makes a good faith effort to enforce its good practices, some travelers may simply refuse to cooperate;
- I understand that each state/country institutes their own pandemic protective policies and regulations. I further understand that I am responsible for knowing, understanding and abiding by the pandemic protective policies and procedures regarding COVID-19 of all state(s)/ country(ies) listed in my travel itinerary, including any policy updates. I also understand that I may be denied entry into the country for reasons within or outside of my control;
- I understand that by traveling, I can be subject to voluntary or involuntary quarantine either at home or in the traveled location(s);
- I am responsible for knowing, understanding and abiding by the pandemic protective policies and procedures regarding COVID-19 of all vendors used in my travel itinerary, including any policy updates; 8. With full awareness and appreciation of the risks involved, I, for myself, and on behalf of my traveling companions, including, but not limited to, my family, spouse, estate, heirs, executors, administrators, assigns, and personal representatives, assume all risks of travel and hereby forever hold harmless, waive, discharge, and release Entice Me Soirees, Inc. its officers, agents, independent contractors, affiliates, employees, successors, and assigns (collectively the “Released Parties”) from any and all liability, claims, demands, actions, and causes of action, directly or indirectly arising out of or related to any loss, damage, or injury, including death, that may be sustained by me related to COVID-19 whether caused by the negligence of the Released Parties or any third-party vendor or supplier partnering with Entice Me Soirees, Inc.
- I agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Released Parties from and against any and all costs, expenses, damages, claims, lawsuits, judgments, losses, and/or liabilities (including attorney fees) arising either directly or indirectly from or related to any and all claims made by or against any of the Released Parties due to bodily injury or harm, death, loss of use, monetary loss, or any other injury Entice Me Soirees, Inc’s suppliers or vendors, specifically related to COVID-19.
*As a courtesy, a one-time exception due to COVID-19, deposit may be rolled over to a future event, not more than 24 months in the future.
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.
TRAVELERS WITH DISABILITIES In order to fully enjoy your Entice Me Soirees, Inc.event, we recommend that you select a trip that is suitable to your physical capabilities. Event participants requiring any form of assistance, including travelers with physical disabilities, sight or hearing impairments, are required to notify Entice Me Soirees, Inc. prior to reservation for review and our agreement. Additionally, the event participant must be accompanied by an individual responsible for providing those services and pay for their accommodations at full retreat price.. Event managers, guides, drivers or other event, hotel, ship personnel are not able to provide such assistance. In order to participate in escorted tours, passengers must be able to understand and follow instructions given by the Tour Director at all times, both for the successful operation of the event as well as for their personal safety. Entice Me Soirees, Inc.reserves the right to reject participation or remove any individual from an event if notification was not provided and/or when, in our sole judgment, continued participation would significantly hinder the services to be provided to all guests.Passengers are required to advise Entice Me Soirees, Inc. of their accessibility requirements prior to booking in order for Entice Me Soirees, Inc. to determine if reasonable accommodations are available. Entice Me Soirees, Inc. will endeavor to accommodate special access needs, but does not guarantee that it will be able to do so in all cases. International Tours: Hotels, sea and river cruises outside of the United States are not required to comply with ADA requirements and therefore may not have ramps, wide entryways or elevators to accommodate disabled passengers or devices such as wheelchairs, walkers and motorized scooters. Due to physical constraints and space limitations, wheelchairs, walkers and motorized scooters may not be taken aboard motor coaches and river cruises. Service Animals: Service animals cannot be accommodated on international escorted tours. Passengers on USA escorted tours who require a service dog because of a disability should check with Entice Me Soirees, Inc. prior to booking an event..
AIRLINES: Entice Me Soirees, Inc. is not responsible for the services and policies imposed by the airlines. Airline schedules and flights are subject to change without notice. Entice Me Soirees, Inc. is not responsible for penalties incurred for tickets, international or domestic, due to schedule and/or flight changes. Guest is responsible for providing Entice Me Soirees, Inc. with all flight and arrival/departure information so that ground transportation can be arranged at the destination.
ACCOMMODATIONS: The number of persons accommodated does not dictate the room size. Air-conditioning abroad differs greatly from the United States. We reserve the right to make event location substitutions of equal standard. Entice Me Soirees, Inc. does its best to maintain current information, however is not responsible for any inaccuracies, changes in description details or amenities, or images provided by third parties.
MEALS: Although Entice Me Soirees, Inc. cannot make guarantees, every effort will be made to honor special dietary requests submitted on the intake questionnaire.
TRANSFERS: Transfers are provided as indicated for each event by car, minibus, or motor coach provided that arrival/departure is on indicated dates. If you deviate from the arrival and/or departure dates as stated in the itinerary, you will have the responsibility to purchase your own transfer to the event location.
ITINERARY: Times listed in itineraries are approximate and meant only as guidelines. Services, however, will remain constant no matter the number of event participants. Persons requiring any assistance or who have any form of disability should refer to section "Travelers With Disabilities". we reserve the right to adjust the sequence and/or substitute any hotels with others of similar category. In such cases there will be no cost adjustment.
GROUP HARMONY: To ensure the desired group synergy, Entice Me Soirees, Inc.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.
HEALTH REQUIREMENTS: Check with your healthcare provider for up-to-date requirements. You may also check the Centers for Disease Control (www.cdc.gov) and/or the World Health Organization (http://www.who.int/en/) for their recommendations. Required inoculations, if any, must be recorded by clients' health practitioner on a valid vaccination certificate which the client must carry for proof of inoculation where required. Individuals with heart disease, chronic illness, physical handicap, advanced pregnancy, or mental illness should not participate in these rigorous travel programs. Any person who arrives to the destination ill with apparent fever or becomes ill during the event, will be removed from the group and directed to a local medical facility for diagnosis. Only upon clearance by an accredited medical facility will that individual be allowed to resume group travel. All costs associated with medical treatment and related expenses such as additional hotel nights or transportation not included in the original itinerary, will necessarily be borne by the passenger.
LUGGAGE (AIRLINES): Checked bags are typically limited to a total dimension of 62 inches by adding length + width + height (example: 26"+26"+10" = 62”), and a maximum weight of 50 lbs (23kg). Many airlines apply charges for checked bags. Entice Me Soirees, Inc. is not responsible for checked bag fees, excess luggage or weight charges levied by an airline. If your luggage is lost or damaged by the airlines, a baggage claim form MUST be filed with the carrier before leaving the airport. We recommend that you use brightly colored luggage tags, straps or other identifiers to help you locate your luggage upon arrival or to describe it if it is lost. As Entice Me Soirees, Inc.will not be responsible for loss or damage to luggage and personal belongings, you MUST report any loss or damage immediately at the time of the incident and obtain a written report from the local authority for submission to your insurance provider. _
RELEASE FROM LIABILITY: Entice Me Soirees, Inc., its shareholders, directors, officers, employees and affiliates, (collectively Entice Me Soirees, Inc.) does not own or operate any entity which is to or does provide goods or services for your trip including, for example, ownership or control over lodging facilities, airline, vessel, bus, van or other transportation companies, local ground operators, providers or organizers of optional excursions or equipment used thereon, food service or entertainment providers, etc. All such persons and entities are independent contractors. As a result, Entice Me Soirees, Inc. is not liable for any negligent or willful act or failure to act of any such person or entity, or of any other third party. Without limitation, Entice Me Soirees, Inc. is not responsible for any injury, loss, or damage to person or property, death, delay or inconvenience in connection with the provision of any goods or services occasioned by or resulting from, but not limited to, acts of God, acts of government, force majeure, acts of war or civil unrest, insurrection or revolt, strikes or other labor activities, criminal or terrorist activities of any kind, or the threat thereof, overbooking or downgrading of accommodations, structural or other defective conditions in lodging facilities, mechanical or other failure of airplanes or other means of transportation or for any failure of any transportation mechanism to arrive or depart timely or safely, dangers associated with or bites from animals, pests or insects, marine life or vegetation of any sort, dangers incident to recreational activities such as swimming, kayaking, sailing, canoeing, rafting, hiking, walking, bicycling, etc., sanitation problems, food poisoning, lack of access to or quality of medical care, difficulty in evacuation in case of a medical or other emergency, illness, epidemics or the threat thereof or for any other cause beyond the direct control of Entice Me Soirees, Inc. In addition, I release Entice Me Soirees, Inc. from its own negligence and assume all risk thereof.
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 Entice Me Soirees, Inc., 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 ofEntice Me Soirees, Inc.and agree to hold harmless and release Entice Me Soirees, Inc. 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 Entice Me Soirees, Inc. or my local groundhandler 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.
BINDING ARBITRATION: I agree that any dispute concerning, relating or referring to this Agreement, the brochure or any other literature concerning my trip, or the trip itself, shall be resolved exclusively by binding arbitration pursuant to the Federal Arbitration Act, 9 U.S.C. §§1-16, either according to the then existing Commercial Rules of the American Arbitration Association (AAA) or pursuant to the Comprehensive Arbitration Rules & Procedures of the Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services, Inc. (JAMS). Such proceedings will be governed by substantive (but not procedural) California law and will take place in Long Beach, CA.. The arbitrator and not any federal, state, or local court or agency shall have exclusive authority to resolve any dispute relating to the interpretation, applicability, enforceability, conscionability, or formation of this contract, including but not limited to any claim that all or any part of this contract is void or voidable. Please understand that by agreeing to these terms and conditions, you (and we) are waiving our right to a trial by jury.
VOLUNTARY PARTICIPATION: I acknowledge that I have voluntarily applied to participate on the trip designated on this application (or a trip which I may change to) and that I have read the description of the trip as it appears in the current Entice Me Soirees, Inc.website relating to the trip, together with all information contained in this application. I am voluntarily participating in this trip with knowledge of the hazards involved.
KNOWING AND VOLUNTARY EXECUTION: I have carefully read these Terms and Conditions and the booking information sections of this document, and fully understand its contents. I am aware that this is a release of liability and a contract between myself and Entice Me Soirees, Inc. and agree of my own free will. By signing, I agree to these Travel Terms & Conditions and Entice Me Soirees, Inc’s Release from Liability, Assumption of Risk and Binding Arbitration Clause for myself.
PHOTOGRAPHIC RELEASE: Entice Me Soirees, Inc. may take photographs or video of its trips and trip participants grant Entice Me Soirees, Inc. permission to do so and for it to use the same for promotional or commercial use without payment of any compensation to participants.
USE OF WEB SITE: WWW.ENTICEME.COM AND WWW.TIFFANYYELVERTON.COM. Agreement between Customer and Entice Me Soirees, Inc. is offered to you, the customer, conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein. Your use of WWW.ENTICEME.COM AND WWW.TIFFANYYELVERTON.COM.constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions, and notices.
Liability Disclaimer: The information, products, and services published on these websites may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically made to the information which appears here. The content of this site is not guaranteed to be complete, accurate, or available and may be changed at any time without notice. Entice Me Soirees, Inc.may make improvements or changes on this web site at any time. In no event shall Entice Me Soirees, Inc. be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, or consequential damages arising our of, or in any way connected with, the use of these websites, or for any information, products, and services obtained through these websites, or otherwise arising out of the use of these websites. Links to Other Websites: Our sites may contain hyperlinks to websites operated by parties other than Entice Me Soirees, Inc. Such hyperlinks are provided for your reference only. Entice Me Soirees, Inc. does not control such websites and is not responsible for their contents.