General Terms

General Terms


GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Under Presidential Decree 339/1996, under “Directive 90/314/EEC”

Please read carefully the following Terms and Conditions before you subscribe to one of our package holidays.

 

Participation in any of our package requires a careful study of the program means the unconditional acceptance of the General Conditions of Participation, according to PD 339/1996. We also note that in the General Terms and Conditions there are general information rights and obligations of the two parties, whereas for concrete and specific information (destinations, prices, days and times of departure / return, transportation, lodging, visits, etc.) for each package separately, you should consult your valid form of program office and our pricelist.

 

1) Host – Tourist Office

The company with the name “IAKOVOS & IOANNIS BOUCHORIS OE” by the title of «INTERLAND Travel», based in Athens, Apollonos 1 with NTO No. 0206E61000280301 hereinafter called “tourist office” is a member of the Association of tourist and Travel Agencies in Greece, an organizer of trips, either alone or in joint venture partnership with other travel agencies, and operates as an intermediary between hotels, other tourist agencies and means of transport, with the ultimate purpose of selling travel packages to the travelers.

 

2) In general

The information, data and recommendations contained in the General Terms and Conditions are checked at the time of writing this text for validity and accuracy, they are general and apply if not stated otherwise in the program of each trip. The printed programs and / or displayed on the website of the company, including the current list every time, are valid for the period stated therein. The information and data programs may change due to frequent changes and temporary conditions worldwide and particularly in the transport and international relations. In this case you will be notified in the most convenient manner.

 

3) Registrations

Registrations can me made at our offices or at the offices of our partners, by correspondence, fax, phone, or through the Internet, with the condition to commit: 1st payment of prescribed deposit or full amount, by cash or by wire transfer, or with a credit card and 2nd unreserved acceptance and compliance with these Terms of Participation. For valid registration there should be indicated on the receipt of the advance payment the voyage with dates of departure and return and any other distinguishing information. You reserve the right to participate to the trip if you ensure the payment of the total value at least ten (10) days prior to departure. Any non-payment of the total cost of the trip on time entitles the tourist office to cancel the reservation and possibly require charge according to the cancellation terms set herein. The contractor, who represents the family or group, has an obligation to inform them all for the terms and conditions of the travel. Participants have the same obligations as the representative who booked the trip, and the agency shall make available all relevant information, whenever requested.

 

4) Prices agent – charges etc.

The value of travel refers to the applicable form and / or on the website of the company. Prices are calculated on the day that issue the price list / form and are based on the cost of services of each trip, applicable fares / surcharges, taxes etc. costs, foreign exchange rates relative to the Euro, and any other cost factor. The office, after having exhausted every possibility of forecasting, reserves the right to adjust prices when the cost factors change. The price of travel can be changed up to 20 (twenty) days before the date of the departure, due to unforeseen increases in freight rates, exchange rates, etc. In the case of fuel price increase significantly (more than 10% of the trip), the traveler can cancel the entry and retrieve the money paid.

Also, the tourist office has the right – for a certain period of time or for a limited number of positions – to have sold positions in favorable prices, with special conditions cancellation. Children’s rates vary by event, by offering free accommodation, free food, hotels and ships, until a small discount (for ages 2-12 years and only when two paying adults in the same room / cabin). The positions of the group is usually 25 people and is likely to join additional persons to require different / higher price from the airline and the traveler (if you want to participate), is paying for it after being informed by our consultant.

 

5) Obligations – responsibilities of the tourist office

The tourist office has the obligation to coordinate and execute in the best possible way the trips. Having exhausted every possibility of providing care and is not responsible for any mistakes or omissions of third parties and their partners, and for emergencies, such as cancellations, delays, rerouting of vehicles (airplanes, ships, buses, trains, etc.) the exclusion (“embargo”) of areas due to terrorism, strikes, etc. causes. It cannot also predict or control any delays charter flights or routed airplanes and boats for technical, weather or other reasons. The office is unable to predict or control circumstances foreign to the sphere of influence that may lead to the cancellation of the trip or losses due to non-performance or improper performance of the agreed services. In addition: strikes, accidents, diseases, epidemics, organic disorders due to local conditions, altitude, climate, meals not included in the travel schedule or due to insufficient hygiene by exogenous factors, injuries or hardships of war, coups, terrorist attacks, hijackings , earthquakes, weather conditions, fire, epidemics, toxic contamination and any other emergency or force majeure. In these cases, the office is not liable for compensation for any damage caused by them. It will, however, make every effort to assist you and ensure travelers in any way, without the need to form the agency responsibility or liability coverage related discretionary spending, which will be covered, as in cases of force majeure. Reasonable complaints during the trip, must be reported immediately and on the spot such person (or, failing that, to our office), and the provider of this service in writing. If the problem noted could not be solved on the spot, after returning from the trip, you must submit in writing to the office of any such complaint within 7 working days, along with any documents or evidence you have for its justification. After 7 days, the agency has no obligation to reply to any request. After the departure of the customer, if any damage due to non-performance or improper performance benefits of travel, compensation is limited to what is set in international conventions binding the country and governing those benefits.

 

Compensation is based on the non-performance or improper performance of the services of travel is limited to twice the value of the per person price of the trip. To be cost effective to carry out a tour requires a minimum number of twenty (20) participants. As long “as this number is not reached, the agency reserves the right to cancel this trip and had to inform its participants, and to return the money they had paid no further obligation. Facilities not specified in the program descriptions of trips or listed as optional or not offered at all of our office or available at an extra charge in addition to the listed price, “as ultimately enable the implementation them. The office has responsibility for optional events incurred by local agencies. In some tours attendant receives and delivers the group destination. The agency reserves for the days and hours of Christmas markets in each state.

 

6) Responsibilities of the traveler

Because there are other people involved, participation requires similar social behavior and it is necessary to fully comply with all the program and the recommendations of the persons and timely attendance muster (flights, transfers, tours, excursions, meals, etc.)

If delay and inconsistency of the traveler has resulted in the loss of flight, tour, transportation or other service, the traveler will need to reconnect with the group on his own responsibility and expense, no refund for lost service. The office will make every effort to help him in this. In airports and ports they should be two (2) hours at least before the departure. Unless provided chaperone on the trip, you must confirm in flying with the airline and make sure what time and from which airport and station (terminal) leaves your flight. Any loss of means of transport due to delay your trip involves the loss of the entire trip, if it is not possible to reconnect with the rest of the team at your expense, no refund. The costs for reconnecting with the rest of the team charged to travelers, and the Office makes every effort to assist in organizational “it.

If the traveler interrupts his journey on his own judgment and separated from the group, not entitled to any further service or compensation and the liability and expense of any transportation shall be borne by him. Similarly, the agency is not responsible for package tours not provided to the traveler by his negligence or responsibility, due to illness. If the customer is prevented from attending the trip that has kept may assign detention to another person who meets the conditions of participation in this trip, the latest 5 (five) working days prior to departure, while specifically for sea transport, the deadline is 10 (ten) working day before departure. In case the amount due or any additional costs from the transfer, the transferor and transferee are jointly towards the office for payment. In case of the carriers is not possible to change the name of the passenger, but only to cancel the existing booking and booking new post this in case if possible.

 

The agency does not bear any responsibility in case this can not stand. The ensuing mandatory cancellation in accordance with the conditions laid down in this cancellation.

 

7) Hotels, ships and other transportation

All information relating categorization, classification of hotels and lodgings shown on the organized trips are consistent with the applicable laws of each state for tourism ranking hotels, accommodation and may differ from country to country. All rooms are single class type standard. The Most hotel rooms accommodate two beds or a semi. The triple doubles with extra bed. Usually not very comfortable and the extra bed is smaller than normal, sofa or folding divan. The rooms are supplied by the hotel from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. and is available to residents until 12:00 the day of departure. In case you wish to enter the room earlier or leave later, you must pay a small charge.

In single trip, in case of late arrival at the hotel, and as long “as not been informed about the hotel or our office, the hotel has the right to cancel the booking and allocate the room for the entire period of detention, if requested. The agency reserves the right to change hotel referred branded program with other same or higher class without a plea, the information is, it is the receipt of the final prospectus. Prepaid meals in the price of travel abroad usually correspond to a 3 course menu (eg appetizer, main course with side dish, dessert). It should be aware that the coach trips in Greece positions given in order of registration and do not change during the trip, abroad change daily. Smoking is prohibited on the bus. The phrase “through the city” and “we’ll see” road trips indicate direction indication service and view from the coach’s point type – building respectively.

The duration Day trip / excursion not exceed eight (8) total hours calculated everything from departure to return to the hotel. The half-day course shall not exceed four (4) hours calculated everything from departure to return to the hotel. Is known in advance and explicitly agreed that the airlines, for their own reasons. Sometimes charter for their own flights of another airline airplanes. This case is not a reason for cancellation of the trip by the customer.

 

8) Passports, visa & health formalities

For all trips abroad there is required a new type of Greek passport. The Schengen zone countries accept new identities. The agency recommends that you have your passport valid at least until the scheduled return date. Some countries require your passport to expire at least 3 -12 months after the time of arrival in “them. The office provides all the necessary information regarding travel documents required etc and issuing / visa but – even if you provide some help in the process – is not responsible for any failure to issue a visa from the competent authorities, which should be addressed by the traveler. Especially nationals of other countries who hold foreign passports, must inform the office and address themselves to the consular authorities of their country, and the countries they will visit. Failure to ensure timely issuance of visas or travel documents do not justify disqualification on the trip without cancellation fee.

 

The agency provides all information necessary for vaccinations etc pharmaceutical precautions to tropical areas or other epidemics. However, because of medical privacy of every traveler, to avail themselves of the responsibility of the competent health authorities has himself.

 

9) Insurance

The office has an insurance policy for professional indemnity for any excursion organized for potential liability to clients arising from the failure or improper performance of the package. It also covers the case of insolvency, repayment obligation paid and repatriation of travelers. The number of the insurance policy and the details of the insurer is available to the traveler in the Accounts office. There is the possibility of voluntary insurance in desired amounts, which our office is highly recommended. Also, in case of illness during travel within the EU, we recommend that you contact your Insurance Agent for adopting the “European Health Insurance Card.”

 

10) Luggages

Luggage is transported at the risk of the owners, regardless escort representative office. In case of damage or loss, apply relevant international conditions for each vehicle or hotel, and liability is limited in accordance with these conditions.

 

11) Cancellations

Cancellations by the traveller are accepted ​​only in writing to our office and regardless of the booking date (and if “as it is not possible to assign the booking to another person with the condition referred to in Article 6 of the General Conditions for Participation) – subject charged the following “person, depending on the time in which the cancellation is made:

a) 21 days before departure € 50 for travel in Greece and € 80 for travel abroad, per person, for administrative expenses

 

b) 20-14 days before departure: 40% of the total cost of the trip.

 

c) 13 – 7 days prior to departure: 60% of the total cost of the trip.

 

d) 6 days before departure until departure (non show): 100% of total cost of the trip.

 

e) For cruises there are other cancellation conditions, in accordance with the contract terms, each company apply for each trip-cruise

 

f) For personal, individual trips and travel clubs, schools, companies and incentives there are different cancellation conditions, in accordance with the terms of each airline and policy issues cancellations every hotel, valid for specific trips. Charges are made regardless of the recording time or whether they have paid the respective amounts of travellers. If one of the two people who will be staying in a double room cancel their participation, and as long as the cancellation fee is not equal to 100% of the total value, except for annulment, the traveller pays the difference in the room.

 

12) Settlement of disputes

The tourist office and the traveller are bound to resolve in good faith any dispute arising during the execution of the contract package. In case of failure of those efforts, the Parties undertake to contact the Dispute Resolution Committee of Friends of HATTA and request mediation. If settlement is not possible, the Courts of Athens is responsible for further dispute.