South America 2014 (CAN)
Expertly planned guided vacations, with authentic local dining and unique sightseeing, complete with first class accommodations, transportation and internal air included
EXPRESS CHECK-IN TRAFALGAR’S TRAVEL PROTECTION THE ULTIMATE HASSLE-FREE VACATION EXPERIENCE PROVIDING YOU WITH “ANY REASON” CANCELLATION FLEXIBILITY AND PEACE OF MIND WHILE YOU TRAVEL. PLEASE REGISTER AS SOON AS POSSIBLE AFTER MAKING YOUR BOOKING Our commitment to provide you with the best travel experience starts with our Express Check-In process. It will take you less than 10 minutes to complete but delivers these great benefits: Trafalgar Travel Protection Plan – designed with the following: For trips priced at: Cost is: Under C$2,000 C$129 per person C$2,001 - C$3,500 C$199 per person Over C$3,501 C$249 per person Note: Prices are subject to change without notice and are subject to provincial sales tax, where applicable. • Understanding your individual needs and preferences helps us to better tailor your trip • You can meet fellow travelers before you depart via our online communities SECTION I: TRAVEL ARRANGEMENT PROTECTION • You’ll receive helpful information, tips and exclusive savings on travel related goods and services Provided by Trafalgar TRIP CANCELLATION up to total trip cost: Reimburses the non-refundable Trafalgar cancellation penalties imposed if you must cancel your trip for a covered reason such as illness, injury or death to you, a traveling companion or an immediate family member. Other reasons for cancellation include common carrier-caused delays due to inclement weather, jury duty, subpoena, or a documented traffic accident en route to departure, and other reasons as cited in the plan description. THE TRAFALGAR “Any Reason” Cancellation Waiver: With the Trafalgar “Any Reason” Cancellation Waiver, Trafalgar will provide you with 100% of the cancellation charges in the form of a future travel credit certificate, should you cancel your guided vacation more than 48 hours prior to your scheduled departure for any reason that is not eligible for cash reimbursement under the Trip Cancellation section of the Travel Protection Plan. Cancellation charges are reimbursed in the form of Trafalgar Travel Certificates allowing you a two-year credit to travel with us at a later date! Please note that to be eligible for the “Any Reason” Cancellation Waiver, you must enroll and pay for the plan within two days of your initial trip deposit. The certificate is valid for two years, is non-transferable and non-refundable and may not be redeemed for cash. Future travel certificates do not include airfare cancellation charges for air arrangements unless those arrangements were provided by Trafalgar. TRIP INTERRUPTION: Up to Total Trip Cost TRIP DELAY: Up to C$1,000 ($150/day) • We can quickly locate you/your nominated contact in the unlikely event of an emergency • You will save time with no paperwork on vacation and streamlined hotel check-ins Please complete Express Check-In as soon as possible after making your booking via our secure website. You will need your booking reference number, passport details for everyone on your booking, travel insurance details and the emergency contact details of your nominated person. All your details are kept secure and we will not share your information with third parties. 1 2 3 SECTION II: TRAVEL INSURANCE BENEFITS Underwritten by Canadian Premier Life Insurance Company* and Legacy General Insurance Company (Baggage Protection). Baggage Protection: Up to C$2,500 Bag Delay: Up to C$500 Medical & Dental Expenses: Up to C$1,000,000** Emergency Evacuation/Repatriation: Up to C$50,000 Enter your Booking Number and Last Name Answer all questions and click ‘submit’ CARBON EMISSIONS GRID SECTION III: EMERGENCYASSISTANCE SERVICES Provided by On Call International While the above is not a complete description – a full plan description detailing the terms, conditions and exclusions will be sent to you – we have highlighted just a few of the plan benefits. If you have any Travel Protection Plan questions, or would like to request a copy of the plan description, please call our plan administrator, BerkelyCare, at 1-866-580-4869. You may also view the plan at www.trafalgar.com. Travel insurance is applicable to all taxes. The Trafalgar Travel Protection Plan is provided in addition to other applicable indemnity or insurance programs, where permitted by law and shall apply only after benefits have been paid. Go to www.trafalgar.com/can/express When taking a Trafalgar vacation with us, you are opting for one of the most environmentally friendly ways to travel. Coach travel is proven to emit less carbon or greenhouse gas per person than traveling by car.* Method of travel Kilograms of CO2 Car 0.3831 Kgs Air 0.1330 Kgs Rail 0.0860 Kgs Coach 0.0483 Kgs * Section II Travel Insurance Benefits, Policy Number MZ0911062H0001A are underwritten by Canadian Premier Life Insurance Company , Markham, Ontario. Policy/certificate form series TAHC51000 and TAHC52000.’ ** NOTE: The Medical & Dental Expense benefits of this plan are subject to a maximum benefit limit of C$30,000 for those persons, who, at the time of a covered injury or sickness, do not have valid hospital and medical insurance under a Government Health Insurance Plan of a province or territory of Canada. This plan was designed and is administered by BerkelyCareSM 5864684A per passenger mile *Source DEFRA (UK Dept for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs) www.defra.gov.uk/environment/business/reporting/conversion-factors.htm THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE YOU GO PASSPORTS & VISAS: 66 Guests traveling across any Central / South American or Mexican border must be in possession of a machine readable passport which must be valid at least 6 months beyond the conclusion of the trip. It is the responsibility of each passenger to ensure they have a valid machine readable passport as well as any necessary visas. Some vacations may require multiple entry visas. Before you travel, please be sure to check with your relevant local Consulate to confirm the specific and possible changes to passport and visa requirements for the country or countries you intend to visit. The operators and/or their employees and their agents are not responsible for passport, visa requirements, entry, health or other requirements of the countries visited or for any loss sustained by you for failing to comply with laws, regulations, orders and/or requirements of countries visited. ENTRY/EXIT REQUIREMENTS: In some South American countries you may be subject to entry (reciprocity) fees and/or departure taxes/exit fees which will be collected at the airports upon entry/ departure by local government authorities. For more information, please see our Booking Conditions and check with your Travel Agent or local consular services for up-to-date information. TRAVEL DOCUMENTS: You will receive your travel documents and literature together with a Trafalgar document wallet about 21 days before your departure. KNOW BEFORE YOU GO GUIDES: A complete guide to South America including handy travel tips and advice and country-by-country information. Go to our website and click on ‘Pre Trip’ in the top menu bar to download Trafalgar’s South America guide. SIGHTSEEING BROCHURE TERMINOLOGY: Trafalgar uses specific terms to describe different aspects of your itinerary. To make it easy to understand, we have created the following glossary: Visit – In-depth sightseeing with a Local Guide or your Travel Director. This includes fast track entry and will vary based on the venue itself. View – An opportunity to take in the sight and capture photos with a brief stop. See – See the sight and its surroundings while driving by on the coach.