DEPOSITS/PAYMENTS: : $350 per person deposit is due at the time of booking for most
tours. $500 per person for European River Cruises and escorted Ocean
Cruises (some exceptions apply).
FINAL PAYMENT DUE: 75 Days prior to departure. AFC Vacations accepts
Check, MasterCard, VISA, AMEX & Discover. To qualify for AFC’s cash early
booking discount (when applicable), your final payment must be paid by check.
Credit cards are accepted for initial deposit. If you choose to pay with credit
card after the initial deposit, the cash early booking discount will not apply.
GUARANTEED PRICES: : Offer applies to AFC brochure featured land tours
and European river cruises. AFC’s featured prices are based on the rates
known at the time of printing. Once we have received your deposit with full
booking details, your price is guaranteed and any subsequent price increase
is at our expense. Changes, additions or adjustments to your travel package
might adjust your final price.
CANCELLATION POLICY: The following refund schedule applies to all AFC
brochure featured land tours (some exceptions apply). The AFC Travel
Protection Plan will cover these penalties if you cancel for a covered reason.
Up to 180 days: $100 per person penalty
179-76 days: $250 per person penalty
days: 75% Refunded of Full Price
59-30 days: 50% Refunded of Full Price
29-15 days: 25% Refunded of Full
14 days or less: No Refund
EUROPEAN RIVER CRUISE CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancellations not covered by the Travel Protection Plan (TPP) or if the TPP is not purchased, are subject to the following per person fees:
Up to 180 days: $200 per person penalty
179-90 days: $350 per person penalty
89-60 days: 50% Refunded of Full Price
59-30 days: 25% Refunded of Full Price
29 days or less: No Refund
OCEAN CRUISE CANCELLATION POLICY: The following refund schedule
applies to the July 28, 2023 Seattle, San Juan Islands & Alaska Cruise, and is
similar for most other 7 night ocean cruises (varies by cruise).
Up to 180 days: $100 per person penalty
179-91 days: $250 per person penalty
90-76 days: $500 per person penalty
75-61 days: 50% Refunded of Full Price
60-31 days: 25% Refunded of Full Price
30 days or less: No Refund
AFC must be notified of all cancellations IN WRITING. Date of cancellation
is considered to be the first business day that AFC receives this written notice.
Name changes, transferring to a different tour or departure date are considered
cancellations and are subject to AFC cancellation policies. AFC offers and
strongly recommends travel protection/insurance
HOME PICKUP AIRPORT SERVICE is included with AFC tours, getaways,
European River Cruises and air/sea cruises over $2,099 per person within
40 miles of your airport of choice. It is based on transferring you to and from
your airport of choice listed in AFC Air Inclusive rates as an included feature
if your airport of choice is within 40 miles. If your airport of choice is over 40
miles you have the choice of taking a Home Pick-Up Credit of $100 per person
(credit applied on final payment invoice) or paying a $100 per person double
supplement ($150 supplement for single traveler) if your airport is within 41-60
miles. Supplements over 60 miles would need to be quoted separately. Any Air
Inclusive AFC traveler choosing not to take advantage of the included Home
Pick-Up Airport Service can take the $100 per person credit as noted above.
Passengers travelling land only and or doing their own air do not have the
Home Pick-Up Service or the $100 credit included.
CHANGES, DEVIATIONS & EXTENSIONS: AFC is happy to assist you with
any changes to our Land/Air packages. A $75 pp non-refundable change fee
will be assessed for the initial change, deviation or extension, in addition to any
other supplier charges. Home Pick-up does not apply when deviating from the
PASSPORTS: : All US citizens are REQUIRED to have a valid U.S. passport for
ALL Cruises & International Tours. It is recommended your passport be valid
for 6 months beyond your scheduled return date.
NOT INCLUDED IN THE TOUR PRICE: Airline baggage fees or seat
assignment fees; items of a personal nature such as laundry; telephone, mini
bar, alcohol, beverages & meals not included in the itinerary; gifts; optional
excursions; travel protection/insurance; airline excess bag fee; passport, visa,
& vaccination charges; tips to your tour manager, driver, local city guides, and
cruise ship staff.
LAND ONLY: For passengers travelling “Land Only” or doing own airfare, the
tour or cruise begins and ends at the first & last hotel or at the pier. Home
pick-up is not included on Land Only packages. Hotel or Ship Transfers are
available for purchase for most programs. Time constraints normally apply.
RESPONSIBILITY - AFC Vacations (hereafter AFC), whose vouchers are
used by respective agents for the passenger in all matters pertaining to hotel
accommodations, sightseeing tours and transportation, hold themselves free
of responsibility for any damages occasioned from any cause whatsoever.
AFC will not be responsible for any damages or inconvenience caused by late
arrivals, departures and change of schedule or other conditions nor will they
be responsible for any act, omission, or event during the time the passenger
is not on board their conveyance. The passage contract in use by the airline
concerned, when issued, shall constitute the sole contract between the airline
and the purchaser of this tour/cruise, and/or passenger. AFC does not hold
any responsibility for the conduct of any of its members, hotel, motorcoach,
cruiseline, train, airline or other personnel. AFC reserves the right to decline to
accept or retain any person as a member of a tour/cruise at its discretion. AFC
&/or its Tour Manager retain the right to require any participant to withdraw
from a tour/cruise at any time, if determined to be in the best interests of health,
safety & general welfare of the tour/cruise group or of the individual participant.
Arbitration - I/We agree, any and all disputes concerning this contract or any
other material concerning the trip, or the trip itself must be resolved exclusively
pursuant to binding arbitration in the state of California, pursuant to the then
current rules of the American Arbitration Association. Payment of the deposit
for this tour/cruise constitutes acceptance of these terms and conditions. AFC
Vacations is a dba of Premier World Tours, LLC. CST #2048841-40
USTOA $1 Million Travelers Assistance Program
AFC Vacations shares the coverage available under the USTOA $1 Million
Travelers Assistance Program with affiliates of PWT, LLC, who, as an Active
Member of the USTOA, is required to post $1 Million with USTOA to be used
to reimburse, in accordance with the terms and conditions of the USTOA $1
Million Travelers Assistance Program, the advance payments of AFC Vacations
customers in the unlikely event of AFC Vacations bankruptcy, insolvency or
cessation of business. Further, you should understand that the $1 Million
posted by PWT, LLC and shared among its affiliates may be sufficient to
provide only a partial recovery of the advance payments received by AFC
Vacations. More details of the USTOA Travelers Assistance Program and a
list of affiliates may be obtained by writing to USTOA at 345 Seventh Avenue,
Suite 1801, New York, New York 10001, or by email to email@example.com
or by visiting their website at www.USTOA.com.