Terms And Conditions

CAMEROON SAFARI LLC

TERMS AND CONDITIONS FORM

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Governing Documents

This Terms and Conditions Form, governs the relationship between Cameroon Safari LLC (“Cameroon Safari”) and you, the tour participant.

Suitability

Cameroon Safari tours are designed for adults (over 21) who are lively, inquisitive, and eager to broaden their cultural and intellectual horizons. Each tour participant is expected to enjoy traveling and to be flexible with respect to the potential changes that can occur when traveling in Africa. Each tour participant is responsible for ensuring he or she is in sufficiently good health and suitable for the tour selected. If you have any questions about your ability to safely and fully participate in the tour, please discuss these with your doctor. Cameroon Safari reserves the right to decline to accept any person as a participant of the tour should it judge that person not suitable for participation.

Cameroon Safari also reserves the right to require a tour participant to withdraw from a tour in progress, at any time, when such action is determined by Cameroon Safari to be in the best interests of the health, safety or general welfare of the tour participant or group concerned. If a medical condition forces you to leave the tour, or Cameroon Safari requires you to withdraw from a tour in progress, you will be responsible for all costs resulting from your early departure and will not receive a refund of any unused tour services.

Each tour participant is responsible for his or her own medical expenses, before, during and after the tour.

Insurance

Cameroon Safari requires that each tour participant purchases comprehensive travel and medical insurance covering personal accidents, medical and emergency travel expenses, personal effects, and any curtailment or cancellation associated with the tour.

Tour Reservations

For all inquiries for travel outside of 11 weeks, Cameroon Safari will hold a reservation and price quote (subject to the terms described below) for 7 days. In the event that Cameroon Safari receives a new reservation request, Cameroon Safari reserves the right to request the release of your space, or alternatively the required 20% non-refundable deposit to be paid to confirm the reservation.

Booking Procedure

A non-refundable deposit of 20%, a signed Terms and Conditions Form, and a signed Release, Assumption of All Risk and Compulsory Arbitration Agreement are required at the time each tour participant signs up for a tour, and is to be paid no later than 10 weeks before travel.

Payment for the Tour

The deposit must be paid to confirm the booking. Full payment for the tour is required at least 8 weeks prior to departure. In all cases, time shall be of the essence. If final payment is not made timely, the booking will cancel automatically with the applicable cancellation policies imposed.

Basis of Rates

Quoted tour rates are based on the current rate of exchange and current third-party vendor costs. Cameroon Safari does its best to maintain the listed prices, however, the rates quoted are subject to change in the event of an increase in foreign exchange rates or an increase in third-party vendor costs passed on to Cameroon Safari through the tour operator and beyond its control. Any such changes will be charged to the tour participant and payment is due no later than 7 days after written notification of the additional charges has been received. Cameroon Safari accepts the risk of any increase in foreign exchange rates or third-party vendor costs four weeks prior to departure through to the tour, and no additional changes to the rate will be assessed to the tour participant after this time.

a. Lodging

Quoted tour rates include clean and safe hotel lodgings, based on double-occupancy. Cameroon Safari does its best to provide air conditioning, but due to local conditions, there can be no guarantee.

b. Meals

Quoted tour rates include a welcome dinner, and breakfast and lunch daily. When making your reservation, please advise us of specific dietary requirements in order to discuss accommodations.

c. Baggage

Due to flight restrictions within Africa, strict luggage restrictions apply; included in the quoted tour rates is the transportation and handling of one piece of luggage per person, up to 20 kg (44 pounds). Luggage and personal effects are at owner's risk throughout the tour.

d. Transportation

Each tour participant is required to arrange his or her own transportation to and from Yaoundé, Cameroon. Each tour participant must arrive at the predetermined location, Yaoundé International Airport (NSI), on the tour start date. Delayed arrival will severely impact your tour, increase your costs, and potentially result in cancellation of the tour.

All internal Cameroon flights and tour-scheduled transportation (e.g. private safari off-road vehicle, taxis, motorbike taxis, trains, buses, etc.) are included in the quoted tour rates. These transportations are arranged by the tour operator and subject to the terms and conditions of the carrier with whom you travel, some of which may limit liability. These transportations are also subject to operational decisions which may result in cancellation, delays or diversions, over which Cameroon Safari has no control and for which Cameroon Safari accepts no liability whatsoever.

e. Taxes

The tour program includes lodging taxes as imposed by local governments, entrance park fees, and airport taxes for flights within Africa. International airport taxes are not included.

f. Not Included

The cost of obtaining passports, visas, travel insurance, items of a personal nature (e.g. laundry, drinks, communication, etc.), travel to and from Yaoundé, Cameroon, international airport taxes, deviations from the tour, and gratuities are not included in the quoted tour price. Please note that gratuities are not standard in Cameroon.

Documentation

Each tour participant will need a valid passport (valid for at least six months after the return date). It is of the utmost importance that you thoroughly check your visa requirements, as Cameroon Safari is not responsible for failure by a tour participant to conform to Cameroon entry requirements. It is each tour participant’s responsibility to ensure passports, visas, travel permits, vaccination certificates, or other required documentation are obtained, current and in order.

Disease

Cameroon Safari is not qualified to convey medical advice. Cameroon Safari encourages you to consult your doctor for specific medical advice about any activities or destinations; he or she is most familiar with your personal medical history and is best qualified to determine your particular needs.

Below are additional resources for travel medical information:

* Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC); for traveler’s information, call toll-free 877/394-8747 and follow the recorded instructions, or visit www.cdc.gov/travel;

* Travelers’ clinics usually associated with university medical centers; and

* State or county public health departments.

Refunds

No refunds will be made for any unused tour features.

a. Cancellation of Tours by Cameroon Safari

Cameroon Safari will not cancel a tour after the tour participant has paid in full unless it becomes necessary to do so as a result of actual or threatened war, civil strife, industrial dispute, terrorist unrest, active or threatened disaster, fire or adverse weather conditions or for reasons of group safety, or because of any other adverse happening beyond the control of Cameroon Safari. Any such cancellation shall be in the absolute discretion of Cameroon Safari.
In the event of a cancellation, Cameroon Safari will inform each tour participant without delay and use its best endeavors to offer suitable and comparable alternatives. If this is not possible, each tour participant will be fully refunded for all monies paid to Cameroon Safari, but not for any other charges to or payments made by tour participants to any third-party.

b. Cancellation of Tours by Tour Participant

Each tour participant’s reservation, even if traveling as part of a group, is individual. As such, cancellations are also on an individual basis. If a tour participant wishes to cancel a tour once booked, the following cancellation charges will apply.

All cancellations must be in writing and signed by the tour participant and received and acknowledged by Cameroon Safari.


Length of Time Prior to Departure: Cancellation Chargers:
8 weeks or more before departure Forfeit deposit only
8 weeks – 6 weeks 50% of Tour Cost
6 weeks – 4 weeks 75% of Tour Cost
4 weeks – departure 100% of Tour Cost

Alteration of Tours


a. Alteration of Tours by Cameroon Safari

Cameroon Safari reserves the right to alter a tour itinerary if it or the tour operator believes such is necessary or advisable for reasons of safety.

b. Alteration of Tours by Tour Participant

If a tour participant wishes to alter any tour prior to its confirmation by Cameroon Safari, Cameroon Safari will, upon written request, use all reasonable endeavors to bring about such alterations. If the itinerary has already been confirmed and the tour participant then wishes to change, Cameroon Safari may, at its discretion, levy a reasonable charge per alteration as well as for communications or other costs, expenses or charges that may be incurred.

Attire

Light cotton, long pants and closed-toed, sturdy shoes are required for safari parks.

Photography

Tour participants grant Cameroon Safari permission to take photographs or film of its tours and tour participants for promotional and commercial use without compensation to tour participants.

 

 

 

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