Terms and Conditions
TERMS & CONDITIONS
The tour price is per person, based on double occupancy in hotel rooms. Single rooms are subject to availability with an additional charge. (If a passenger cannot supply a roommate and Adventure Bible Tours is unable to do so, or the roommate cancels before departure, the passenger will have to pay the supplemental charge. Passengers may be billed after the final payment due date for single room accommodations as necessary.) Tour pricing is based on current exchange rates, fuel costs, or tariffs. These costs are subject to revision due to foreign exchange rates, fuel costs, or tariff increases, and such increases in price will be added to the passenger's final billing.
RESERVATIONS & DEPOSITS
A reservation form and a partial non-refundable $500 deposit are required for each individual. Reservations and deposits are due no later than 85 days before departure (due dates may vary depending on tour). Reservations and deposits can be completed online or be mailed to:
Adventure Bible Tours, P.O. Box 262, Carver, MN 55315
Final payment is due no later than 70 days before departure (due dates may vary depending on tour). Airline (if purchased through ABT) fuel increases are the responsibility of the client at any time of occurrence. Payment can be made by check, cashier's check, or money order. Credit card payments incur a 5% price increase for service fee charges. Payments not received on time can result in reservation cancellation without refund.
Round trip airfare (if purchased through ABT), air taxes and fuel charges (subject to change), lodging at 3 or 4-star, or better Israeli hotels, breakfast, and dinner daily, full-time English speaking guide, air-conditioned deluxe motor coach, all guides, entrances, touring, and transportation as appears on the itinerary, baggage handling at hotels, tips to driver, all guides, hotel staff, and restaurant staff.
All lunches, optional travel insurance, passport cost, laundry service, food, and beverages (including coffee and tea) not usually included with regular meals, and souvenirs.
Cancellation in writing must be received by Adventure Bible Tours prior to departure for an appropriate refund on the tour cost, minus the following fees:
(Airline penalties are not part of the percentages below and vary based on each individual airline policy.)
91+ Days Prior: $100 processing fee
90-75 Days Prior: Deposit Amount of $500 per person lost
74-64 Days Prior: 50% of tour cost lost
63-55 Days Prior: 75% of tour cost lost
54-45 Days Prior: 100% of tour cost lost
*Travel insurance is non-refundable.
Airline flights are economy class (if purchased through ABT). Various taxes, fuel charges, and airport fees are included in the air ticket expense. Such fees may be subject to increase by governments and/or airlines and will be the responsibility of the client at any time. Baggage weight, size restrictions, and fees may change and are the responsibility of the client. Adventure Bible Tours will arrange for the best-priced airfare available at the time of booking. Passengers wishing to cancel and or change their air reservation may be subject to cancellation penalties. Seat assignments will be done at the airport check-in.
Airfares quoted by Adventure Bible Tours are group fares and cannot be combined with other promotional offers. Airlines involved in tours are not responsible for any act, omission, or event during the time passengers are not on board their planes or conveyances. Adventure Bible Tours is not responsible for unforeseen flight delays, charges due to changes required during political unrest, or schedule changes imposed by the airlines. Air schedules may be subject to change at the discretion of the airlines. Upgrades and associated costs are the sole responsibility of the passenger after ticketing.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS & PARTICIPATION
Participants are required to be in good health, able to climb stairs and ascending grades without assistance; walk up to 3-plus miles daily at a moderate pace on uneven terrain, and able to transport their own luggage. Adventure Bible Tours cannot accept any passengers that have physical or mobility limitations, as tour itineraries require full mobility.
The tour leader has the right to require non-mobile persons to stay behind when deemed necessary while on tour. The tour leader has the right to terminate the tour membership of any individual displaying behavior that is detrimental to individuals on the tour or interfering with the operations of the tours. Private group tours vary in regards to mobility standards.
Passports must be valid for up to six months after arrival date in Israel, as required by Israeli law. Passport cards or photocopies of passports are not acceptable forms of identification. Names on airline tickets must appear as shown on the passport.
Minors traveling with either one parent or no parents must have a certified letter of permission from the parent or parents who is/are not traveling. This letter must be presented at airport check-in. Non-U.S. citizens are responsible to fulfill the appropriate entry requirements of the destination countries.
RESPONSIBILITY AND LIABILITY
Adventure Bible Tours and the participating tour operators operate the land tours offered under this program only as agents of the railroads, car rental contractors, steamship lines, hotels, bus operators, sightseeing contractors, and others which provide the actual land arrangements and are not liable for any act, omission, delay, injury, loss or damage or nonperformance occurring in connection with these land arrangements. International or domestic air carriers and other IATA carriers, steamship lines or other transportation companies whose services are featured in these tours are not to be held responsible for any act, omission, or event during the time passengers are not on board their conveyance.
The passenger's contract in use by these companies when issued shall constitute the sole contract between the companies and the purchaser of these tours and/or passengers. The tour operator reserves the right to change the itinerary, delete or substitute sites when the tour operator feels it to be in the best interest of the tour. Adventure Bible Tours is not responsible for any losses or damages of personal property, injuries, thefts, or unforeseen expenses incurred by any tour member.
From time to time a tour may be canceled due to not materializing. If you choose to purchase a land-only package and arrange your own domestic and international flight independently, Adventure Bible Tours will not be responsible for domestic, international flights or transfers of any kind. Adventure Bible Tours is not responsible for any international flight schedule changes. If domestic tickets are purchased by an individual, all penalties and fare differences will be paid by the client.
For your protection, travel insurance is highly recommended. Acting only as agents for suppliers, Adventure Bible Tours is not responsible for damage, loss, or theft of luggage and/or personal belongings, or for personal injury, accident, and/or illness. For your own protection, it is important you have adequate insurance to cover these possibilities. You should carry proof of insurance in the event you need medical attention while in Israel. It is the responsibility of the traveler to choose to be insured and to select a provider.
Adventure Bible Tours is not responsible if you cancel your trip and choose not to use the insurance offered. No refund will come from Adventure Bible Tours concerning any purchased insurance. Travel Guard Travel Insurance is the recommended provider of Adventure Bible Tours.