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LEGAL TERMS & FINE PRINT

It is the passenger’s responsibility to understand the following terms and conditions. By booking travel with imagine Tours & Travel, herewith referred to as “imagine”, the passenger agrees to adhere to and accept all terms and conditions.

IMPORTANT AIR & LAND PACKAGE INFORMATION

Government Taxes and Fees:

All passengers are also responsible for the following taxes and fees, as applicable:

• September 11th Security Fee of $2.50 USD per enplanement at a U.S. airport (up to a maximum of $10.00 USD per round-trip)
• Passenger Facility Charges of up to $4.50 USD per segment (up to a maximum of $18.00 USD per round-trip).
• U.S. Federal Domestic Segment Fee of $3.70 USD applies per segment. A “segment” is defined as one takeoff and one landing
• U.S. Travel Facilities Tax of $8.10 USD per direction also applies to flights to/from Alaska and Hawaii and the 48 contiguous U.S. states or between Alaska and Hawaii.
• U.S. Immigration User Fee of $7.00 USD
• U.S. Customs User Fee of $5.50 USD
• U.S. APHIS User Fee of $5.00 USD
• U.S. International Transportation Tax of $16.10 USD per arrival or departure
• Foreign Government security/tourism/airport/international transportation taxes and fees of up to $250 USD (varies widely by destination and fluctuates with exchange rates), fuel surcharges, subject to change and not guaranteed until air tickets are issued at approximately 30-days prior to departure. IE: For example as of 4/19/13 the approximate total air taxes and fees and fuel surcharges for a traveler originating in the US and traveling round-trip to Tel Aviv, is $628.40 per person (subject to change/not guaranteed).

Enrollment in and payment for the tour, constitutes your acceptance of the conditions and statement of responsibility.

NOT INCLUDED IN PRICE:

A total of $707 USD taxes comprised of Fuel charges of $376.60 (subject to increase by Airline up to 30 days prior to departure) and Taxes of $330.40. These taxes include Federal inspection fees for the Federal U.S. Customs and Immigration; International Air Transportation tax; agricultural tax; other per person taxes imposed by government entities; airport taxes and fees including the September 11th Security fee up to $10 per person, Passenger facility charges up to $18 per person, Federal domestic flight segment fees up to $3.50 per segment and U.S. and International arrival and departure, and other government imposed fees up to $300 per person. Also not included in your package are port taxes; passports; visas and vaccinations; tips to your Tour Guide or Cruise Director, Local Host, driver, Local Guides, and/or ships’ crew; gratuities on ferries, trains, and cruise ships; laundry; telephone; mini-bar; alcohol, beverages, and food outside of the contracted Tour Operator menu as presented at a hotel or restaurant (these extra items will be billed to you before leaving the hotel, ship, or restaurant); optional excursions; airport transfers on non-qualifying flights; porterage at airports and train stations; Group Travel Protection premiums; excess baggage fees; and all other items not specifically mentioned. Any fees or fuel surcharges imposed by the airlines or cruise-lines after the date you register for your trip.

PAYMENT: A full deposit of $500 per person is required at time of registration. Final payment for trip must be made in the form of a check (credit cards are not accepted for final payment), including optional group insurance premium if applicable, is due no later than 90-days prior to departure. Thereafter, a late payment fee of $95 will be assessed. Registrations received after 90-days prior to departure must be accompanied by full payment. imagine reserves the right to add a surcharge if the dollar declines by more than 2% against the Shekel or Euro based on foreign exchange rates in effect on date when your tour was booked by your tour leader/church.

ACCOMMODATIONS: Price is based on double occupancy. When available, single rooms are often smaller than doubles. While imagine will try to match roommates, we cannot guarantee one will be available. Roommates may be assigned as late as 35 days prior to departure and, if one is not available or if you request a single room, you will be charged for a single room: $545 for basic itinerary; optional extension will have a separate single room charge as per brochure.

ITINERARY and CHANGES: Because airlines often change flight schedules after brochures are printed, imagine reserves the right to shorten or lengthen the itinerary accordingly and, whenever possible, you will be notified in writing. If itinerary changes necessitate extra overnights, you will be charges $195 per night/per person; single rooms $245 per night. Meals for extra night are not included. Any changes and/or deviations from the program and/or departure city listed must be provided in writing to imagine Tours & Travel no later than 70-days prior to departure.

AIRLINE TICKETS: In order to keep prices low, imagine does not guarantee the most direct routing to your final destination. Once printed, airline tickets cannot be changed or refunded thereafter. Air transportation to/from your destination will be economy class aboard IATA and ARC carriers utilizing APEX or SUPER APEX non-refundable, non-amendable tickets for groups of 10 or more flying together for entire itinerary.

VISAS: Applicable visas will be obtained by imagine for US and Canadian Citizens only. All passengers who do not carry US Passports will be responsible for obtaining visas to the countries they are visiting, imagine is not responsible for non US & Canadian Passport holders.

FLIGHT TIMESAll flight times are subject to change by the airlines without advance notice. imagine is not responsible for such changes or delays and does not reimburse expenses resulting from such delays. If making own flight arrangements to departure city, we recommend you purchase a ticket which can be changes without large penalties. Passengers are responsible for reconfirming their flights with the airline 24 hours prior to departure. Imagine does not guarantee you will be the most direct flights, as flight routing are chosen by the airlines and not imagine.

CANCELLATION FEES: From day of registration to 100 days prior to departure, you will be charged a $300 non-refundable administration fee plus any airline penalties. Thereafter, you will be charged a single room fee if your cancellation forces your roommate into a single room plus the following charges also apply: 99-59 days = $500; 58-40 days = $1750; 39-21 days = 75% of total cost; 20 days to day of departure = 100% of total costAll Cancellations must be received in writing. On or after day of departure, no refund for any services not used. We strongly recommend you purchase Travel Guard Insurance.

PASSPORT: Each passenger is responsible for making sure that they have a valid passport that has an expiration date valid six months after the date of return from their trip.

STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITY: imagine Tours and Travel, LLC (hereafter referred to as imagine) and its associated companies agree to provide the itinerary described in this brochure and this represents the entire agreement between the passenger and his agent, the travel agent, the tour host, and the tour operator. All prices, itineraries and schedules are subject to regulations and changes thereof by acts of Government, International agreement and Airline tariff adjustments, rules and regulations. imagine reserves the right to refuse or revoke travel to anyone who is, in the sole judgment of imagine is incapable of group travel. Except for the willful negligence of its direct employees, the tour operator assumes no liability or responsibility for any injuries, inconveniences, illness, irregularity or incidental damages occasioned by circumstances beyond the control of the tour operator, or by any person or reason whatsoever, including but not limited to events such as strikes revolts, wars, natural disasters, closures of airports or hotel, default or omission of any common or private carrier or the default, negligence, or omission of and by any third party providing services or facilities related to or included in this tour or any part thereof, or in arranging for the same, or the acts or omissions of the travel agent or the tour host. Enrollment in and payment for the tour, constitutes your acceptance of the conditions and statement of responsibility. The conditions become a binding contract where your enrollment and payment are received and accepted by imagine. Florida law will be applicable to any dispute which arises out of/or concerns this brochure or your tour.

STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITY: imagine Tours and Travel, LLC (hereafter referred to as imagine) and its associated companies agree to provide the itinerary described in this brochure and this represents the entire agreement between the passenger and his agent, the travel agent, the tour host, and the tour operator. All prices, itineraries and schedules are subject to regulations and changes thereof by acts of Government, International agreement and Airline tariff adjustments, rules and regulations. imagine reserves the right to refuse or revoke travel to anyone who is, in the sole judgment of imagine, incapable of group travel. Except for the willful negligence of its direct employees, the tour operator assumes no liability or responsibility for any injuries, inconveniences, illness, irregularity or incidental damages occasioned by circumstances beyond the control of the tour operator, or by any person or reason whatsoever, including but not limited to events such as strikes revolts, wars, natural disasters, closures of airports or hotel, force majeure, default or omission of any common or private carrier or the default, negligence, or omission of and by any third party providing services or facilities related to or included in this tour or any part thereof, or in arranging for the same, or the acts or omissions of the travel agent or the tour host.

RELEASE OF LIABILITY: You represent you are fit to participate in this tour and accept all risks to your safety and health. All travel involves risks, and travel to some countries, including Israel, involves a heightened risk to your health and safety, including risks from terrorism, criminal acts, and illness. You understand and freely accept these risks, and you generally and specifically release and hold harmless imagine and their officers, agents and employees from any liability and any claims for (i) any physical, mental, emotional or other injuries whatsoever that you may sustain related to this tour; (ii) delays, damages, illness, injuries or death, or for the loss of or damage to property, from any cause (including negligence) and however occurring; and (iii) any accident, illness, injury, damage, sickness, loss of personal property, delay, or other Injury or claim of any kind related to or arising from strikes, armed conflicts, social or labor unrest or strikes/work stoppages, war or acts of war, terrorism or terrorist acts, acts of God, mechanical or construction failures or difficulties, diseases, local laws or acts of local or government authorities, criminal acts, weather or climatic conditions, volcanic eruption, earthquake, disruption of advertised schedules, refusal of visas, or any other causes beyond their direct control.

Enrollment in and payment for the tour, constitutes your acceptance of the conditions and statement of responsibility. The conditions become a binding contract where your enrollment and payment are received and accepted by imagine. Florida law will be applicable to any dispute which arises out of/or concerns regarding this brochure or your tour. imagine Tours & Travel, LLC., is registered with the State of Florida as a Seller of Travel. Registration No. ST36635