Terms & Conditions:


Deposit is required at time of booking. Spaces cannot be held without payment of deposit. Deposit is non refundable and after 60 days, non transferrable. Transfer must be to another tour within the same calendar year.


Hotel room must be booked directly with the hotel. This must be done within 30 days of submitting deposit for the tour. One night's deposit is due at time of booking the hotel (payable directly to the hotel). This deposit is non-refundable as per hotel policy. The balance of the hotel fees are due upon check-in.


NOT INCLUDED: 

  • Travel and Medical Insurance and securing such is the responsibility of each participant
  • Airfare and airport transfers
  • Ground transportation 
  • ​Meals
  • Daily Research Fees
  • Optional Activiites


Each participant is responsible for getting to and from the place where the tour starts 


Refunds

  • Deposit is non-refundable after 30 days and non-transferrable after 60 days. Transfer must be to a tour within the same calendar year
  • Deposit to the hotel to reserve your room is non-refundable as per hotel policy. All other payments made to the hotel are refundable up to 45 days prior to check-in at 50% of the full allotment rate. If you book for 10 nights and cancel within 90 days, you will be billed for 5 full nights.  
  • Within 45 days, cancellation will result in full payment to the hotel. 
  • All prices are on a per person basis and converted to Canadian currency. 


Non researching companion

Non researching companions are most welcome. You are responsible to the hotel for the additional cost for a double room (generally £10-£25 fee per night) 


COVID-19

With specific respect to the COVID-19 outbreak characterized as a pandemic by the World Health Organization on March 11, 2020: If (1) the country, the state or province where either the facilitator or participant reside  are under a government or W.H.O order to avoid travel to the country where the tour is located, to avoid gatherings of the size of the tour, or to shelter in place/stay at home as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and such Notice covers the tour dates the facilitator has the right to alter the specified dates for the tour in hopes that the World Health Organization will issue a declaration that the COVID-19 pandemic has ended by the time of the newly scheduled dates. 


Liability:    We accept responsibility for ensuring that all component parts of the tour arrangements which you book with us are supplied to you as described on our website and to a reasonable standard. While we have taken all responsible steps to ensure that arrangements have been made for all the components of the tour for which you are booked and which are advertised on our website, and have taken responsibility to ensure that the suppliers of the various services which will be provided to you as part of the tour are efficient, safe and reputable businesses, and that they comply with the local and national laws and regulations of the country in which they provide those services, we have no direct control over the provision of services to you by the suppliers