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Emeriti Philharmonic - international travel with a musical purpose - Cuba March 24-April 8 2017

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

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The following terms and conditions constitute the sole, legally enforceable agreements between Emeriti Philharmonic Portugal tour participants, hereinafter referred to as participants and Daniel Kepl, DBA Emeriti Philharmonic, hereinafter collectively referred to as Emeriti Philharmonic. These terms and conditions are for the Emeriti Philharmonic land package tour of Portugal only from Wednesday, August 15 to Monday, August 27 2018. Transportation to and from Portugal is entirely the responsibility of each participant. See trip details for the latest info on airlines serving PortugalEach participant shall be responsible for subscribing to cancellation/luggage/assistance repatriation/medical insurance. Click here for a comprehensive list of travel insurers. Emeriti Philharmonic shall not be held responsible in any way for personal injury, instrument damage or loss, or any other personal loss or theft of any kind. 

The number of participants we will be able to accommodate on this unique exclusive guided travel experience from Wednesday, August 15 to Monday, August 27 2018 is limited. Land package price per person double occupancy is US $3,800/€ 3,072.* Make your non-refundable deposit of US $380/€ 308* per participant immediately to secure your hotel room (double occupancy) and land travel seat reservations for train, minibus, and river cruise. If the tour 2018 Musical Portugal tour is cancelled by Emeriti Philharmonic for any reason, your non-refundable deposit will be credited toward the next trip of equal or greater value to Portugal or Spain. The remaining US $3, 420/€ 2,766* is due by midnight Pacific Saturday, June 30 2018. You may cancel your trip in writing any time before midnight Pacific Saturday, June 30 2018 to receive a full refund except for the per participant non-refundable deposit of US $380/€ 308* to secure hotel room (double occupancy) and land travel reservations. If you cancel your trip in writing between July 1 and July 31  2018 you will receive a 50% refund of your payment except for the per participant non-refundable deposit of US $380/€ 308 to secure hotel and land travel reservations. If you cancel your trip in writing after August 1 you will receive no refund. A surcharge of 35% will be added if you prefer a private room.  Your payments are deposited directly into a secure Trust Account audited by the California Attorney General's office.

*International exchange rates vary day to day


payment schedule

Make your non-refundable deposit of US $380/€ 308 per participant immediately to secure your hotel room (double occupancy) and land travel seat reservations for train, minibus, and river cruise. If the tour 2018 Musical Portugal tour is cancelled by Emeriti Philharmonic for any reason, your non-refundable deposit will be credited toward the next trip of equal or greater value to Portugal or Spain The remaining US $3, 420/€ 2,766 is due by midnight Pacific Saturday, June 30 2018. You may cancel your trip in writing any time before midnight Pacific Saturday, June 30 2018 to receive a full refund except for the per participant non-refundable deposit of US $380/€ 308 to secure hotel room (double occupancy) and land travel reservations. If you cancel your trip in writing between July 1 and July 31 2018 you will receive a 50% refund of your payment except for the per participant non-refundable deposit of US $380/€ 308 to secure hotel and land travel reservations. If you cancel your trip in writing after August 1 you will receive no refund. A surcharge of 35% will be added if you prefer a private roomYour payments  are deposited directly into a special Emeriti Philharmonic Trust Account overseen by the California Attorney General's Office. California consumers are further protected by the Travel Consumer Restitution Fund (TCRC).  Airfare is not included in the land package pricing. See Trip Details for a link to the latest info on airlines serving Portugal.

*International exchange rates vary day to day


payment methods

Use the payment technology on the Emeriti Philharmonic web site, which will enable you to access several different credit cards and PayPal services. Currency exchange rates and fees will be applied. Participants may also choose to pay by direct wire transfer, or by check. Ask for details belowYour payments  are deposited directly into a special Emeriti Philharmonic Trust Account overseen by the California Attorney General's OfficeCalifornia consumers are further protected by the Travel Consumer Restitution Fund (TCRC). 



CANCELLATION, modification PENALTIES & REFUNDS

All cancellations or modifications must be in writing. Any participant waiving for any reason whatsoever, the benefit of services included in the Emeriti Philharmonic land package tour of Portugal from Wednesday, August 15 to Monday, August 27 2018 cannot claim any refund. Emeriti Philharmonic shall not be required to refund any monies to any participant who must leave the Portugal tour prematurely for any reason, nor shall Emeriti Philharmonic be held responsible for any costs, fees, damages, or causes of action which result from the transportation expenses incurred by participants' early departure.   

You may cancel your trip in writing any time before midnight Pacific Friday, June 15 2018 to receive a full refund except for the per participant non-refundable deposit of US $380/€ 308* to secure hotel room (double occupancy) and land travel reservations. If you cancel your trip in writing between June 16 and August 1  2018 you will receive a 50% refund of your payment except for the per participant non-refundable deposit of US $380/€ 308* to secure hotel and land travel reservations. If you cancel your trip in writing after August 1 you will receive no refund.

*International exchange rates vary day to day


TRAVEL INSURANCE

Each participant shall be responsible for subscribing to cancellation/luggage/assistance repatriation/medical insurance. Click here for a comprehensive list of travel insurance carriers. Emeriti Philharmonic shall not be held responsible for personal injury or instrument damage, personal loss, or theft during the Portugal tour from Wednesday, August 15 to Monday, August 27 2018. 


ITINERARY CHANGES

Emeriti Philharmonic reserves the right to withdraw or in other ways make changes without notice to the Portugal tour itinerary from Wednesday, August 15 to Monday, August 27 2018. 


INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS/LIMIT OF LIABILITY

The participant agrees that Emeriti Philharmonic acts as agent and/or trustee for any person, ground agents and subcontractors, who provide any service forming, or in connection with, any part of the land tour of Portugal from Wednesday, August 15 to Monday, August 27 2018. Intercity transportation services, hotel accommodation, meals, concert venues, and guided tours are performed by independent suppliers who are not employees of Emeriti Philharmonic. In this respect, Emeriti Philharmonic acts only as an agent and shall not be held liable for said services or for the acts or omissions of sub-contractors or other contractors.

Emeriti Philharmonic shall not be held liable for bodily injury to, or death of participants, or for loss of, or damage to luggage or other personal belongings, including musical instruments. Emeriti Philharmonic shall not be liable for failure of an improper performance when the same is due to or caused by the fault of the participant; the unforeseeable or unavoidable fault of a third party unconnected with the provision of any services to be provided; unusual and unforeseeable circumstances beyond the control of Emeriti Philharmonic; an event of Force Majeure such as a war, threat of war, riots, civil commotion, acts of God, terrorist activities, natural and nuclear disaster, fire, technical problems with transport, closure of entry ports, strikes, and any industrial action, or any other event beyond the control of Emeriti Philharmonic. 


rates

Prices given at the time of booking are based on economic conditions known on April 20, 2018 and are subject to change. These conditions are, amongst others, the cost of intercity transportation, hotels and meals, relevant dues and taxes (port taxes, embarkation and disembarkation taxes, entrance costs to tourist sites), and currency exchange rates relevant to the pricing of these programs. Emeriti Philharmonic reserves the right within the legal limits of applicable laws to vary prices if necessary. All variation of the cost of transport, taxes, dues and visa costs will be passed on within the land package tour cost. Any changes cannot be imposed less than 30 days prior to the Portugal tour from Wednesday August 15 to Monday, August 27 2018. 


jurisdiction

These terms and conditions are subject to and interpreted according to International regulations and concern the transportation of Emeriti Philharmonic participants, their luggage and instruments during the land package tour of Portugal from Wednesday, August 15 to Monday, August 27 2018. Emeriti Philharmonic shall incur no liability outside this period of time. Without prejudice to required legal regulations, any actions related either to the interpretation, or execution of this agreement shall be brought before the competent courts of Santa Barbara, California.

Emeriti Philharmonic is not responsible for omissions and/or presentation errors and reserves the right to make corrections as required.