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This Registration Form is a written agreement concluded between Archaeological Paths Grzegorz Poplawski, NIP: PL5871688611 (hereinafter referred to as the “Tour Operator”) and tour guest (hereinafter referred to as the “Traveler”). The agreement affects a tour organized by the Tour Operator for the Traveler. The Traveler confirms that all personal information provided on this Registration Form is correct.
Tour price: $15985 per person in a double room (2 people sharing). If you are traveling alone, you can share a room with another tour member. If you would like to have a single room, the single supplement costs $2985.
- Deposit is only $1800 during booking
- Full payment is due 90 days before the tour
Price Includes: Group limited to 18 tour guests, only; Dr. Zahi Hawass’ participation; 5-star accommodation (6 nights in 5-star hotels in Giza/Cairo and 7 nights onboard a 5-star deluxe Nile cruise ship); domestic airfare during the tour (roundtrip Cairo to Luxor); 3 meals a day – (13 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 13 dinners); all sightseeing tours and entries included in the itinerary; bottled water during sightseeing; English-speaking Egyptology expert as a tour guide; English-speaking travel concierge; transfers in air-conditioned buses; reception at Cairo International Airport; airport transfers on standard arrival and departure days; government taxes; basic health insurance; government’s permission to enter sites that are limited or closed to the public as stated in the itinerary.
Not Included: International airfare (we can assist you with the booking); $25 entry visa (issued and paid in cash on arrival at Cairo International Airport); tips; alcoholic beverages; personal expenses.
Travel Documents: All travelers need a passport valid for at least six months after the date of departure from Egypt.
Reservation and Payment: The deposit is required at the time of booking. Upon receipt of the deposit, the Tour Operator gives the Traveler the right to change the tour date once without additional costs, providing that the changes are confirmed up to 365 days or more before the first day of the initial tour date. After that deadline, the Traveler’s deposit shall become non-transferable. The final payment is due 90 days prior to the beginning of the tour. The Tour Operator shall prepare a tour update before the final payment deadline with accommodation upgrade options and additional services if available for the Traveler’s tour. It is the responsibility of the Traveler to determine that final payment reaches the Tour Operator on time. Payments are to be made by credit or debit card, or wire transfer. Credit and debit card payments incur an additional and non-refundable fee of 3.9% that will be added to the total net amount of the Traveler’s payment. For the wire transfer option, any fees are to be covered by the Traveler
Standard Cancellation and Refund Policy*: The deposit and full payment for the tour will be fully refunded if the Tour Operator cancels the tour for any reason. If the Traveler cancels the reservation or any component thereof, the Traveler is required to file the cancellation request via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. If the Traveler cancels the reservation, the deposit will not be refunded. Tour cancellation requests received within 91 days of the initial tour date are subject to the following charges:
· More than 91 days – loss of the deposit payment
· 90–75 days prior to the initial tour date: 50% of the total tour price per person
· 74–60 days prior to the initial tour date: 75% of the total tour price per person
· 59–0 days prior to the initial tour date or nonappearance: 100% of the total tour price per person
The costs of any supplements, additional services or/and add-ons purchased are included in the total price of the tour which is subject to the above Standard Cancellation and Refund Policy. In case of reimbursement of any costs paid to the Traveler, all bank charges or card fees are to be covered by the Traveler. During the tour no refund shall be made for transfers, sightseeing tours, additional trips, additional nights, room upgrades, unused site entries or any other services (including but not limited to meals, accommodation, or transportation) voluntarily not taken. The Tour Operator reserves the right to cancel any tour prior to departure, in which case the Traveler will be provided with two options: (1) 100% refund of all net payments made or (2) tour date change without any additional costs or charges. The Tour Operator is not responsible for services purchased by the Traveler which are not part of the tour package (e.g. advance airline tickets, transaction fees or travel insurance). Payments made toward the tour shall not be applied to another tour unless the separate agreement made between the Tour Operator and the Traveler provides otherwise. In the event of an agreement made between the Tour Operator and the Traveler which shall result in applying the Traveler’s funds to another tour, the transferred funds shall become non-refundable. The transferred funds may be applied to another tour again only if the Tour Operator cancels the tour for which the Traveler is registered at that time without the possibility of a refund. Any complaints or refund inquiries must be made by the Traveler via e-mail to email@example.com within 30 days after the end of the tour. Complaints and refund inquiries shall be considered by the Tour Operator within 30 days from the date of the inquiry. Complaints and refund inquiries sent later than 30 days after the end of the tour will not be considered by the Tour Operator.
*COVID-19 Cancellation and Refund Policy (Worry-Free Policy)
The policy applies to registrations made from 11/01/2020, and it is valid until 12/31/2021.
In case of cancellation or rescheduling the tour until 12/31/2021 and due to reasons described in the Worry-Free Policy following terms and conditions apply to the Traveler’s reservation. Otherwise, Standard Cancellation and Refund Policy, as described above, applies to the Traveler’s reservation.
· The Traveler may reschedule the tour up to 91 days prior to the Traveler’s initial tour date for any reason.
· The Traveler may reschedule the tour from 90 days up to 24 hours before the initial tour date if international flights to the Traveler’s country of travel are not available or cancelled with alternative routing unavailable making it impossible for the Traveler to reach the destination. The Tour Operator reserves the right to verify possible flight connections concerning the Traveler’s tour.
· The Traveler may cancel or reschedule the tour at any time prior to the departure, providing that the country of travel has: a) closed its borders, b) introduced mandatory quarantine for arriving tourists. Points a) and b) apply only if any of the above-mentioned travel restrictions is in force during the scheduled tour.
In case of rescheduling the tour due to any of the reasons described in the Worry-Free Policy all funds paid by the Traveler shall be transferred to a newly selected tour and be kept as a deposit, which – in case of tour cancelation made by the Traveler – shall remain non-refundable. In the event of the tour cancellation made by the Tour Operator, already transferred funds may be transferred again to another tour date selected by the Traveler without the possibility of a refund.
Additional nights: The Traveler may purchase additional hotel nights through the Tour Operator. The additional hotel night includes meals (as stated in the individual offer sent to the Traveler via email before the tour), health insurance, assistance of a Travel Concierge, and airport transfer(s) on non-standard arrival/departure day. If the Traveler purchases additional hotel night(s) on their own, the Tour Operator shall not provide the Traveler with airport transfers to/from the hotel on non-standard arrival and departure days, meals, health insurance, and assistance of a Travel Concierge during the additional day(s).
Roommates: Single Travelers may choose to share a room with another tour participant during the tour. In such case, the Tour Operator will try to find a roommate for the single Traveler. If the Tour Operator is unable to find a roommate for the Traveler, the Traveler will not need to pay for the single supplement as the Tour Operator will cover the cost of the single supplement for the single Traveler. This policy applies only to reservations made 91 days and more prior to the tour. The single Traveler who registers 90 days or less prior to the tour shall require the single supplement and will have to purchase it, if the Tour Operator is unable to find a roommate for the single Traveler. If the Traveler has already been assigned to a shared room with another participant before, during or after a standard tour and then decides to purchase the single supplement for himself/herself, he/she shall also purchase the single supplement for the participant he/she was paired with to share the room initially. The cost of the single room supplement shall be in accordance with the terms and conditions applying at the time of the requested change.
Photography: The Tour Operator reserves the right to take photographs or record videos during the tour or any part thereof and to use the resulting photography, videos, or recordings for promotional or commercial use. By making a reservation on the tour, the Traveler agrees to allow their likeness to be used by the Tour Operator or the Tour Operator’s authorized third parties without compensation to the Traveler. If the Traveler prefers their likeness not to be used, the Traveler must notify the Tour Operator in writing prior to the tour.
Special Requests: The Traveler shall notify the Tour Operator of any special requests, including their dietary requirements, at the time of booking. While every effort is made to fulfill the Traveler’s special requests, the Tour Operator cannot guarantee their fulfillment.
Responsibility: The Traveler is responsible for obtaining all documents, such as a valid passport, visas, travel or medical certificates and any other documents, and getting any vaccines required by a country of travel at the time of travel to participate in the tour. Any extra costs incurred for rerouting due to travel without the necessary documents are the Traveler’s responsibility. The Tour Operator is not responsible for any injury, financial or material loss, death, inconvenience, delay or damage to personal property in connection with the provision of any goods or services whether resulting from but not limited to acts of God or force majeure, illness, disease, government actions, weather, natural disasters, acts of war, civil unrest, insurrection or revolt, animals, strikes or other labor activities, criminal or terrorist activities of any kind, overbooking or downgrading of services, food poisoning, mechanical or other failure of aircraft or other means of transportation or for failure of any transportation mechanism to arrive or depart on time, or any delay or cancellation that causes the Traveler to miss all or any portion of the tour. The Traveler releases the Tour Operator from, and agrees not to sue or make claim against the Tour Operator for, property damage, cancellation of any excursions for any reason, including illness, negligent rescue operations or procedures, personal injury, or death arising out of the participation in any activities during the tour, and any activity related thereto, including transportation to and from the site of the attractions, regardless of whether such property damage, illness, personal injury, or death results from the negligence of the Tour Operator, and/or from any defect in equipment. If the Traveler decides to participate in activities including, but not limited to, any excursions involving animals, riding on animals, hot-air ballooning, climbing and any other activity that the Tour Operator considers to carry inherent risk of serious illness, injury or death, then the Traveler fully understands and acknowledges that such activities carry with them various inherent risks, including serious illness, injury or death and the Traveler takes complete responsibility for their own health and safety and agrees to assume all risks of injury, illness or death, whether foreseen or unforeseen, that may befall the Traveler as a result of participating in any activities and agrees to release the Tour Operator and its affiliates, their agents, employees and representatives from any liability whatsoever related thereto. The Tour Operator is not responsible for any services that do not form part of the agreement. This includes, for example, any additional services or facilities that the hotel or any other supplier agrees to provide for the Traveler where the services or facilities are not advertised by the Tour Operator as forming part of the tour and the Tour Operator has not arranged them as part of the agreement. The Traveler fully understands that the travel experience may differ depending on individual goals and expectations. The Tour Operator will not be bound by, or liable for, any description, photograph, representation or warranty made by or provided by the Tour Operator’s promotional materials. All elements connected to the tour presented in the promotional materials are subject to modification and change by the Tour Operator. Every effort will be made to operate the tour and its itinerary as planned, but alterations may still occur after final itineraries have been prepared. The Tour Operator reserves the right to change the itinerary or trip features at any time and for any reason, with or without notice, and the Tour Operator shall not be liable for any loss of any kind as a result of any such changes. The Tour Operator reserves the right to substitute hotels or attractions. In the event of a change of accommodation, the Tour Operator guarantees the same or similar standard. In case of exclusion of a given attraction, visit or meeting from the itinerary, the Tour Operator reserves the right to cancel such a visit and replace it with another site/attraction. The changes contained in this paragraph do not apply to the absence of Dr. Zahi Hawass from the tour, which would entitle the Traveler to cancellation of the tour without any charges. Tour Operator guarantees that each group is limited to a given number of people as advertised in promotional materials; however, multiple groups of Archaeological Paths’ guests as well as other passengers may be traveling aboard cruise ship on the Nile simultaneously. Any disputes between the Tour Operator and the Traveler shall be settled by the court having jurisdiction over the Tour Operator.
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Clause: The Tour Operator takes the privacy of the Traveler seriously and will only use their personal information (entered on the Registration Form and in email messages by the Traveler, or passed to the Tour Operator during telephone conversations with the Tour Operator’s consultants) to administer the Traveler’s tour and to provide the tour services the Traveler has requested from the Tour Operator. All personal data is processed by the Tour Operator’s head office employees. The Traveler’s details will only be passed on to parties directly connected with organizing the tour the Traveler has chosen. The Tour Operator is required under the European Union tax law to keep the Traveler’s basic personal data (name, address, contact details) for a minimum of 5 years, after which time it will be destroyed. However, the Tour Operator would like to use the Traveler’s name and email address to inform the Traveler of the Tour Operator’s future tours and similar services. This information is not shared with any other companies nor used for any other purposes. The Traveler can request access to, rectification or erasure of their data at any time. The Tour Operator makes sure to keep the Traveler’s personal information safe and ensures that it can only be accessed by the Tour Operator’s approved personnel. If the Traveler wishes to lodge a complaint about how the Tour Operator has handled their personal data, the Traveler can contact the Tour Operator’s Data Protection Officer, Michał Żołtko at firstname.lastname@example.org, who will investigate the matter. If the Traveler thinks that the provided information is not used in accordance with the GDPR, the Traveler can also contact the entity authorized to conduct proceedings in the matter of implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation: Biuro Generalnego Inspektora Danych Osobowych, ul. Stawki 2, 00-193 Warszawa, Poland.
Amendments: The Tour Operator guarantees Pricing, Payment Schedule and ‘Cancellation and Refunds’ policy agreed to in the signed agreement effective upon the date of booking. The Tour Operator reserves the right to correct any errors or omissions in its published materials and itinerary, and to amend the Terms and Conditions excluded from the guarantee at any time as the result of any material changes to legislation or regulation. All amended Terms and Conditions shall automatically be effective upon being posted by the Tour Operator on the website www.archaeologicalpaths.com. The Tour Operator is exempt from the obligation to send updates on the amendments. Accordingly, the Traveler shall check the Tour Operator’s website prior to travel to be aware of any changes.
Health Insurance: The Tour Operator shall purchase health insurance for the Traveler from AXA Insurance Company. The insurance purchased by the Tour Operator shall cover the insured amounts as specified below, not including chronic diseases or preexisting conditions. It is possible to extend the health insurance, that is, increasing the insurance amounts and adding insurance covering chronic diseases and preexisting conditions, by contacting the Tour Operator. To download the Terms and Conditions of travel insurance click here. By booking the tour the Traveler agrees to the statement below for insurance purposes.
|Medical Expenses and Immediate Assistance
|Consequences of Accidents
“I declare that I and all tour participants for whose tour I will make payments, have received General Terms and Conditions of KONTYNENTY Travel Insurance before signing this agreement. The General Terms and Conditions of KONTYNENTY Travel Insurance are approved by AXA’s Board of Directors in resolution no. 1/17/12/2015 from December 17, 2015, and along with the other terms of the insurance contract will apply after the Tour Operator concludes the insurance contract on my and other tour participants’ behalf. I also affirm that I and the mentioned participants accept all the travel insurance conditions. I and all tour participants for whose tour I will make payments agree to the processing of our personal data specified in the insurance application by AXA Insurance and Reinsurance Company S.A. The data will be processed in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation, in order to conclude and execute the insurance contract on my and the mentioned tour participants’ behalf. I affirm that I provide the personal data voluntarily and I know
I have the right to check and modify it.”