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Terms And Conditions

AIR TRANSPORTATION:

Scope Travel Inc. can assist you with your round trip air transportation on any IATA or ATC carrier. Airfares are based on non-refundable fares and other Penalty Fares in accordance with tariffs and regulations as of Oct. 2013 and are SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. Cancellation penalty may be up to 100% of airfare.

GROUND TRANSPORTATION:

By rail, plane or motor coach as shown on each itinerary.

TOUR CANCELLATION BY OPERATOR:

Be clearly advised that from time to time a tour departure may be canceled for lack of participation. In such case, the operator’s sole responsibility is to provide a refund without any other liability whatsoever. Operator further will have no responsibility for any conjunction tickets, non-refundable or otherwise.

HOTELS and SINGLE ROOMS:

Twin-bedded rooms with bath or shower in First Class or Superior hotels. A limited number of single rooms will be available but cannot be guaranteed, in which case you will receive an appropriate refund.

SIGHTSEEING and MEALS:

As specified on each itinerary, including entrance fees. Alcoholic beverages, non-alcoholic drinks and mineral water are NOT included in tour cost.

TRANSFERS:

Round trip transfers are provided upon arrival/departure between airport, rail station, port and hotel on All-inclusive tours only on first and last day of your tour and as specified on each itinerary.

ESCORTS:

Fully escorted within Ukraine on the entire itinerary by a professional, English-speaking tour manager for groups of 10 or more. Local bi-lingual guides will be provided at each destination for groups of less than 10.

HANDICAPPED and CHILDREN:

Handicapped, elderly or persons requiring assistance are welcome on tours provided they are accompanied by a companion from USA. Minors under 17 years of age must be accompanied by a guardian. Children under 7 are not permitted on tours. Children between 7 and 11 years of age, if sharing room with TWO (2) ADULTS, receive a 25% reduction on total tour price. Children 12 years or over pay full fare.

BAGGAGE:

The less you bring, the better. The free allowance on transatlantic flights is ONE (1) bag of 50 lb. each per person. Overweight or second piece on any carrier to Europe costs approximately $120.00 USD Baggage insurance is strongly recommended..

PORTERAGE:

Handling and porterage of 1 piece of luggage per person is included on Escorted tours. Porterage of each additional piece is $50.00 payable upon arrival in Ukraine.

ITINERARY CHANGE or EXTENSION:

If you wish to deviate from the itinerary while the tour is in progress, NO refund will be forthcoming for unused group services. Extended stay is at your expense, as is transfer to the airport for your return flight. Post tour extensions in Ukraine, or Europe, can be arranged for a basic handling charge per booking in addition to any applicable airfare or hotel costs.

PASSPORTS and VISAS:

United States and Canadian citizens require a valid passport. NO visas for Ukraine is required by USA or Canadian citizens. Non-citizens have other requirements which should be checked immediately and necessary documentation will be processed at additional cost. Vaccinations are not required. USA and Canadian citizens REQUIRE a Russian Visa. Non-citizens have other requirements which should be checked immediately and necessary documentation will be processed at additional cost. Vaccinations are not required.

RESERVATION AND PAYMENT:

A deposit of $500 is due within 7 days of booking a group or individual travel arrangements and must be accompanied by a completed and a signed REGISTRATION COUPON. Balance is due 90 days prior to USA departure.

CREDIT CARDS:

In an effort to keep our prices as low as possible and to avoid charges which add cost to our products, we do not accept credit cards.

RIGHT TO EXCLUDE:

We reserve the right, at our discretion and good faith, to decline participation in or require any individual to withdraw from any tour.

CANCELLATION and REFUNDS:

Cancellation must be made in writing and cancellation charges will apply. Since these conditions are strictly enforced, we strongly recommend that you purchase trip/cruise cancellation insurance. If you do not take the trip/cruise because of civil disturbances in a country to be visited (whether or not the subject of a State Department advisory), Scope Travel Inc will not be responsible for any refund or alternative arrangements in these circumstances which may not be covered by trip/cruise cancellation insurance.
NO REFUND for any unused group, hotel, meal, sightseeing, entrance fees, transfers or transportation services.

TOUR LAND and CRUISE CANCELLATION FEES

If the undersigned tour participant cancels; after deposit or full payment has been made the following charges apply
Once under deposit ” $250
90 days or less prior to departure date…… ” 100% of tour land or cruise cost

TIPS and TAXES:

Service charges as imposed by hotels and taxes by local administrations and government authorities on accommodations, meals and transportation are included in tour prices. Tips to tour directors, local guides and drivers are at travelers’ discretion.

LATE REGISTRATION / CHANGE FEE:

Late registration (less than 45 days) will incur an additional fee of $100 per booking. Subsequent to initial reservation, any revision will incur a $50 change fee per booking for each revision.

YOUR RATE DOES NOT INCLUDE:

Passport fees, taxes or tips on services not included in the itinerary, laundry, valet services, gratuities to tour escorts or local hosts, excess baggage charges, insurance of any kind, wines, liquors, mineral water, coffee or tea, food or beverages not on the regular menu of the included meals.