TERMS, CONDITIONS & GENERAL INFORMATION
Please read the Terms, Conditions & General Information contained in these pages very carefully. They outline the terms under which your SITA tour will operate and they limit our liability. Payment of deposit and/or final payment is an acknowledgement of receipt of these terms & conditions and constitutes acceptance of such as outlined.
Airfares (TBA): Based on current fares and subject to change without notice UNTIL TICKETED. Airfares are based on the current lowest fare, and subject to availability of the applicable class of service. It may be necessary to re-quote a fare at the time of booking, depending on availability. At time of final payment, please check for any applicable increase in taxes and fuel surcharges. Airfares are subject to different rules and cancellation fees. Some airfares may be non-refundable once ticketed. Details will be provided on request. Please note that effective Jun 01 2019 it is mandatory to provide the passenger contact details – Tel # & Email – to the airline, in order that they may provide updates directly to the passenger regarding schedule changes, flight delays or cancellations. The passenger has the right, not to provide the contact details, but the travel agency issuing the ticket requires to receive such refusal in writing, which will be added to the ticketing record.
**Insurance: We strongly recommend Travel Insurance. Insurance cannot be purchased after final payment has been received by SITA. Insurance is non-refundable
Visas: US Passport holders do not require visas for Argentina & Chile. Please ensure that your passport is valid for 6 months from return date. Please ensure that passports have blank visa pages, for each entry, to allow for customs and immigration stamps on entry and exit from South America. They can deny entry if this is not available.
Inoculations: We recommend that you contact Passport Health at 1-888-499 7277 or www.passporthealthusa.com for questions regarding country-specific health counseling.
Tour Reservations: SITA requires a deposit of $250 per person to commence reservations. This amount will be adjusted with the balance due 60 days prior to departure.
Tour Payments: SITA accepts tour payments by clients Visa, MasterCard & American Express credit cards. Signed statement on SITA form required by each client charging on credit cards. Copy of form will be supplied by SITA. SITA does not accept 3rd party credit cards.
Cancellation policy: Due to the special nature of the programs featured, suppliers impose rigid cancellation fees; please be aware that SITA has no control over such fees and cannot make any exceptions to these charges. Note: All cancellations must be received by SITA in writing; cancellation/s will be effective when the written notice is received at SITA’s offices in Encino, CA.
Cancellations received 90 days or more prior to departure: $350 per person; 89-61 days prior to departure, the fee incurred will be 75% of the entire tour price No refunds whatsoever will be made for cancellations received within the last 60 days prior to departure.
NOTE: If you book as a share and request a change to a Single room or you request a share, are paired with a roommate, and later cancel, the penalty is $225. Should we find a suitable match for your former roommate, the penalty will be credited back to you.
Tour documents: Final tour documents including day-by-day itinerary, hotel listing, air tickets & vouchers are sent between 30-15 days prior to departure.