Given the particular nature of the proposed trips, the daily itineraries are considered to be a guideline. A series of variable factors while traveling in the mountains (weather conditions, communication problems, etc.) may endanger the security of the participants and, for this reason, variations may occur to the programmed itineraries.
Travel Contract and Responsibility
Bookings are regulated by the present general conditions, by the law n° 111 of March 1995, by the ECC directive n° 90/314, and by the law n° 1084 of 27/12/1977. In any case the Tour Operator responsibility will not exceed the limits foreseen by the above mentioned laws. In case of “force majeure”, the Tour Operator reserves the right to change hotels and holiday destinations with others nearby. The Tour Operator is not responsible for any damages caused by the client.
Bookings are subject to availability. Should the vacation you have chosen no longer be available a similar holiday will be proposed where possible. Booking details will be sent by fax or E-mail by the Tour Operator who will consider the booking confirmed only after having received a 30% deposit ( or the full cost in case of “last minute” bookings) of the vacation. The Tour Operator is responsible for making sure that each part of the vacation booked is provided to a reasonable standard.
Prices are quoted in euro (€), and include accommodation, taxes, service; they do not include any personal expenses or additional fees such as telephone calls, items from the mini-bar, services, cleaning, deposits for apartment accommodation, etc. The hotel/rifugi ratings given are established by qualified local authorities.
Booking will be confirmed upon receipt of a 30% deposit (or full cost in the case of “last minute” bookings).
Payment of the balance, is due no later than 60 days before departure for Italy.
Travel documents will be sent (to fax or address provided) by the Tour Operator only after having received the total amount on the vacation invoice. Please do not forget your travel documents when you depart for Italy.
Cancellations and Refunds
At the time we receive written notice that you must cancel your trip, the following fees will apply, calculated on the basis of the total cost:
- 91 + more days prior to departure: 20% loss of deposit & 10% transfer to a future trip (within one calendar year)
- 61 to 90 days prior to departure: 100% loss of deposit
- 31 to 60 days prior to departure: 50% forfeit of full trip fare
- 30 days or less prior to departure: 100% forfeit of full trip fare
These charges are a percentage of the total cost of the booking. The days indicated are from trip departure date. All cancellations must be made in writing.
Changes to Your Booking
Once booked, changes to your trip are subject to a €50 change fee for each day of the itinerary affected. Change requests made 29 days or less prior to departure are each subject to a €100 late booking fee. These fees will be applied in addition to any other costs incurred because of the change.
Please note that itinerary changes due to the weather condition are not are not included in the price.
Extra Services (including extra hotel nights)
€65 non-refundable deposit at time of reservation. Balance will be added to the cost of the trip and follow the payment and cancellation policies per the above.
Complaints Regarding Booked Services
Claims can only be made by the client once the full cost of the holiday has been paid. However, any complaints should be reported immediately to the Tour Operator, in written form, during the holiday. If the complaint is not sorted out during the holiday period, a registered letter should be sent to the Tour Operator within 10 days of returning from your holiday. We have taken all reasonable care to make sure that all the services are provided to a reasonable standard and are provided as described in the itinerary. We are not responsible for any changes made by the supplier of which they have not been informed. Any suggestions from the client will be gladly accepted in order to improve the level of services and accommodation provided.
Both parties agree that the contract will be governed by the Italian law. Any dispute which may arise from either party’s obligations shall be subject to the exclusive Italian jurisdiction and to the exclusive competent authority of the Civil Court of Bolzano, Italy.
Streda Col da Lech, 82
39048 Selva di Val Gardena, Dolomites