|PO Box 9021,
Wilmington, DE 19809, USA
Phone: Toll-free in USA 1-888-721-3555
Focus On Nature Tours, Inc (FONT)
Some General Information and Conditions
The price for each of the
tours is given in U.S. Dollars, no matter which country the tour itself would be
in. All payments to "Focus on Nature Tours, Inc." are to be in U.S.
The price, for any given
tour, includes the items as indicated in the tour itinerary.
In the case of most tours,
the air transportation cost is not included in the price. However,
"Focus on Nature Tours" can arrange whatever flight tickets are
required, for every tour included in the program. "Focus on Nature
Tours" will endeavor to do this, in every case, in the most economically
advantageous way for the travelers, either as part of an organized group or as
individuals. Restrictions and any penalty fees (if assessed) on the air tickets
are governed by the airlines.
"Focus on Nature
Tours" recommends that registered tour participants obtain insurance to
cover (at the very minimum) their tour cost, and air fare, (including trip
cancellation and trip interruption coverage), in case any unforeseen
circumstances arise causing the client not to travel or to return early from a
Please note, as many of the
economically priced air tickets have restrictions regarding changes and
cancellations, this gives some valued protection.
"Focus on Nature
Tours" can assist with such insurance information as requested.
Accepted forms of
Check or money order
Regarding payments from tour
registrants from outside the
FONT will advise the required banking information, upon request, if wire transfer payment is preferred.
Payments for tours should
be sent to:
Focus on Nature Tours, Inc.
P. O. Box 9021
& double-occupancy policy:
Single-occupancy will be
confirmed (where possible), when persons specify this preference at time of
registration. The applicable single-supplement would be required with payment
for the balance of the tour cost.
double-occupancy "as assigned" is preferred and requested at time of
registration, FONT will pair with another person of the same gender requesting
the same, if available. FONT would advise client prior to the tour the rooming
status. If another person of the same gender is not available with whom to pair
for double-occupancy, then the single-supplement would be required.
(Single-supplements are specified in each tour itinerary, or are available upon
request from FONT.)
& Payment Schedule:
A deposit as stated in the
tour's literature would be required at the time of registration to secure and
hold reservations on a tour. A tour reservation is not held without a deposit.
Full payment for a given
tour is due by 110-days prior to the first date of the tour.
If it is not received by the
proper time, cancellation of the reservation can result.
If "Focus On Nature
Tours" is also handling your airline arrangements, participants will be
advised of the payment schedule as required by the specific airline.
If cancellation is made:
All deposits are refundable,
minus $100, up to
100-days prior to the first day of the tour.
Within the 100-day period prior to the tour:
75% of the full payment is
refundable up to
60 days prior to day 1 of
50% of the full payment is
refundable up to
30 days prior to day 1 of
None of the full payment is
30 days of the first day of
The above refund schedule
applies to the tour cost.
Exceptions can not be made to
this cancellation policy & schedule.
Any registrants canceling
should expect that any applicable tour refund will take a minimum of 4-weeks to
be processed and received.
There is never any refund
penalty of the tour cost if another traveler is substituted for the person
canceling. "FONT" is not and does not take on the responsibility of
obtaining such a substitute.
Air fare payment
procedure and refund policy is governed entirely upon the policy of the specific
airline, and the type of ticket (fare plan) obtained.
insurance is recommended.
Tour participants are asked
to refrain from smoking in vehicles and when in close quarters with other
members of the group, including at meals.
Of course, smoking should
not be done, as well, on trails or within boundaries of natural sanctuaries or
preserves where it is designated as not permitted.
accommodations, smokers should request, in advance, that they be paired with
another smoker. Smoking will not be permitted in rooms, if a person is sharing
accommodations with a non-smoker; or if restricted by the policy of the
/ Terms & Conditions:
Each tour participant agrees
to release and indemnify and hold harmless Focus on Nature Tours, Inc., its
agents, employees, shareholders, officers, and directors from any and all
liability, claims, demands, and actions for any and all known or unknown,
foreseen or unforeseen losses, damages or injuries to any person or property in
any manner arising out of or in connection with tour, whether or not the
liability, claims, demands, or actions arise from negligence of the tour
participant, Focus on Nature Tours, Inc., its agents, employees, shareholders,
officers or directors. Focus on Natures Tours, Inc., acts only as an agent for
the passenger in regard to travel, whether by railroad, motorcar, motorcoach,
boat, airplane, or any other means, and assumes no liability for injury, damage,
loss, accident, delay or irregularity caused by defect in such vehicles or for
any reason whatsoever, including the acts, defaults or bankruptcies of any
company or person engaged in conveying the passenger or in carrying out the
arrangements of the tour. Focus on Nature Tours, Inc., accepts no responsibility
for losses of additional expenses due to delay or changes in air or other
services, sickness, weather, strike, war, quarantine, or other causes. The tour
participant shall bear all such losses and expenses. Focus on Nature Tours, Inc.
reserves the right to substitute hotels of similar category for those indicated
and to make any changes in the itinerary where deemed necessary for any reason
whatsoever. Focus On Nature Tours, Inc. reserves the right to substitute one
leader for another as schedules or any other conditions may warrant. If another
leader not possible, Focus On Nature Tours Inc will extend a total refund. Focus
on Nature Tours, Inc. reserves the right to decline to accept or to retain any
person as a member of any tour. Baggage is at owner's risk entirely.
The receipt of your tour
deposit by "Focus on Nature Tours, Inc." shall be deemed as the
participants consent to the above conditions.
and weather considerations:
Participants should be in
good health and should consult a physician before undertaking a tour.
If you have questions about
the physical requirements of a tour, please contact
"Focus on Nature
Tours" for further information.
Participants should prepare
for the tour by reading the tour's itinerary provided by
"Focus on Nature