Terms & Conditions

All services provided and assured by the Company are subject to full realization of payment prior to departure. If payment to the Company is made by cheque, the Package/ tour component will b e delivered only after realization of cheque.

The Company has right at any time and for any reason:

  • To cancel a tour package/tour component prior to the date of departure and if it does so, its liability shall be limited to refunding all the money paid by the Tourist, towards the tour package / tour component.
  • To amend, alter, vary or withdraw any tour, holiday, excursion or facility, it has advertised or published, or to substitute a hotel of similar class if it is deemed advisable or necessary. In either case the Company shall not be liable for any damages, additional expenses or consequential loss suffered by the Tourist/Group.
    No person, other than the Company, in writing has authority to vary, add, amplify or waive off any description, representation, terms and conditions set forth herein or in brochure of the Company, or other terms & conditions regarding tour booked by the Tourist with the Company.

STAR CLASSIFICATION OF HOTELS
Star classification of Hotels as 5 star, 4 star and so on is provided to the Company by the supplier of the hotel travel component and the Company endeavor to validate and authenticate this information in utter good faith. The Company cannot be held liable for wrong and inaccurate information provided to the Company. Descriptions, photographs, sketches and list of amenities/facilities are also provided and this information is obtained from the supplier of the hotel travel component.

BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE
Generally one suitcase not exceeding 20 kgs for international Flights and 15 kg for Domestic Flights. and one piece of cabin baggage not exceeding 7 kgs is permitted. But, it is always advisable to check with the specific Airlines/Overseas Tour Operator/Transporter. Allowance may vary from transporter to transporter. As is the common practice, one piece of luggage is to be with linear dimensions (Length + Height + Width) not exceeding 45 inches. The Transporter may charge extra amount for the excess baggage. Against loss or late delivery of baggage payment for the same is subject to conditions laid down by the airline/overseas tour operator/hotel. The Company will not be liable to the passenger for any case of late delivery or loss of baggage weather caused by any airlines, tour operator or hotel or by anyone else.

MEALS
Number of meals including breakfast are always corresponding to the number of nights booked by the Tourist in the hotel. Hotels do not provide breakfast on the day of arrival. The Company reserves the right to change the meal arrangement if circumstances make it necessary to do so. The meals are preset and choice of menu is not available.

TRANSFERS
Packages: Wherever transportation is provided on basis of Seat in Coach (SIC) same is on sharing basis.
Sightseeing Tours: Transportation is provided on the basis of Seat in Coach (SIC) same is on sharing basis or Private vehicle basis depending upon the tour/tour option booked.
Airport Transfer: Transportation is provided on the basis of Seat in Coach (SIC) same is on sharing basis or Private vehicle basis depending upon the transfer/transfer option booked.

CURRENCY
The Company suggests the Tourist/Group to carry holiday spending money partly in currency, partly in traveler cheques. It is advisable to arrange the same at least a week before departure. Traveler cheques are safest way to carry money as they are easily cashed for a small service charge and can be replaced, if they are stolen or lost. The Company will not be responsible for any loss of exchange / Currency.

MODE OF PAYMENT
The amount paid at the time of booking, is non-refundable. We do not accept any form of cheques. The bookings will be processed only after 25% of the total amount has been paid. The full amount must be paid tewenty days before the tour/stay starts. We will send a reminder of full payment 25 days before the tour/stay starts. Failure to deliver complete payment will result in cancellation of the arrangement. For instant bookings or on-the-spot booking, 100% payment is required before bookings are processed.
  • By Cash / Cheque / Demand Draft
  • By Electronic money transfer (RTGS & NEFT)
  • By Online Payment Paypal
  • By Wire transfer / Telex Transfer (for International clients/ agents)
If payment is by cheque, payment should be made at least 01 week before the delivery of documents.
The cost of outbound package tour is payable in convertible foreign exchange (subject to RBI/GOI regulation).

LIABILITY
The Company is acting as booking agent for the overseas tour operator / travel component supplier and is travel agent only. The information given in the brochure is as accurate as the Company can make it. The Company’s brochure descriptions are of amenities normally available. However, circumstances can change due to events beyond the control of the Company. Major roadwork, etc., may necessitate route changes. Where the Company knows of these sufficiently in advance, the Company will notify the Tourist/Group. Route changes could also be necessitated due to natural calamities. The Company does not control or operate any Airline, neither do the Company owns or controls any shipping company, coach or coach company, Hotel, transport and other facility or service ingredients, travel component in tour package/ tour component availed by the Tourist/Group. Since the Company only selects and co-ordinates travel component, the Company shall not be liable for any injury, death, loss, deficiency in service or damage, if any, caused by any act or omission of the management or employees or any independent contractor of any airlines, shipping company etc.

CANCELLATION POLICY

The refund will be in the same currency used in the payment and at no interest. The company does not assume responsibility for the difference the local currency value due to fluctuation of exchange rates. Processing of cancellation must be done by formally writing to the Company. The request will be acted on in a working day except Sat/Sun and national holidays.

Cancellation timelines and refund

60 days pre-travel date

80% amount will be refunded of total package cost

59-40 days pre-travel date

50% amount will be refunded of total package cost

39-25 days pre-travel date

25% amount will be refunded of total package cost

24-15 days pre-travel date

15% amount will be refunded of total package cost

Less than 15 days

No Refund


Cancellation charges for Star Cruises booking shall apply as per star cruises cancellation rules.
Cancellation charges for Hotel booking shall apply as per Hotel / Supplier cancellation rules.
Cancellation charges for Flight bookings shall apply as per Airline cancellation rules.
Please note - Irrespective of above mentioned cancellations slabs - incase of cancellation of tour / travel services after the booking is made with us - a minimum 10% service charges would be applicable.
In case you cancel the trip after commencement refund would be restricted to a limited amount that too would depend on the amount that we would be able to recover from the hoteliers we patronize. For unused hotel accommodation, chartered transportation and missed meals etc. we do not bear any responsibility to refund.
In case of special train journey (like Palace on Wheels, Royal Rajasthan on Wheels, Deccan Odyssey, Golden Chariot, Indian Maharaja & Maharajas Express) – a separate cancellation policy is applicable (which would be advised as and when required).
No refund would be made for the booking made for high peak season (from 20th Dec to 15th Jan)

Refund
In regard to refund of unused / unutilized services (which are paid for and cancelled in advance) the refund amount would be worked out on the basis of cancellation policy as described above and the money would be accordingly refunded to the person who has made the payment to us. Please note that the refund process may take 2 - 4 weeks due to banking procedures. If the refund is made to the credit card account OR to Bank account, the bank charges would be debited from the refund amount.

Jurisdiction
All disputes pertaining to the tour and travel, travel-related services, adventure activities conducted by the Company, and any claim arising there-under shall be subjected to New Delhi, India jurisdiction only.

NOTE OF CAUTION BEFORE BOOKING OF PACKAGE/TRAVEL TOUR COMPONENT
Travel tour packages/travel tour components that you are intent to book from us are of such nature where one has to undertake considerable amount of walking and physical activity to enjoy them. All tours involve long hours of travelling and some tour components may include theme park activities such as speed boat rides, balloon rides and other adventure sports which are suitable only for medically/physically fit persons. We therefore, forewarn heart patients, pregnant women, senior citizens, persons those requiring special care, patients of respiratory disorder, persons suffering from arthritis, blood pressure and diabetes, not to undertake tour. There will be no medical help that can be provided during such tours. It is therefore advised not to venture if any person requires special medical attention during the tour. There is no luggage assistance and it is expected every tourist to manage his own luggage. Some of the tourist products are without elevators/escalators and one may has to use stairs.
Inspite of the above mentioned warning tourist who undertakes tour at his own volition and risk, Raheja Vacations will not be responsible for any medical complication that may arise during the tour. Not only this, one has to be medically fit and energetic to undertake tour packages. You must therefore satisfy yourself by undergoing medical checkup and obtain medical fitness certificate from your registered medical practitioner.

Standard Booking Procedure (in case of Offline Bookings)
If you are booking within 10 days of date of travel, You will need to make payment of 100% of the tour package cost/ tour components costs at time of booking process is undertaken. Any amendment or cancellation made by traveler would be chargeable as per cancellation policy. If you are booking within 10 – 20 days of date of travel, You will need to make payment of 75% of the tour package cost / tour components costs at the time of booking process is undertaken. Any amendment or cancellation made by traveler would be chargeable as per cancellation policy. Balance payment will be required to be paid at the time of confirmation of booking. If you are booking within more than 20 days of date of travel, You will need to make payment of 50% the tour pacakge cost / tour components costs at the time of booking process is undertaken. Any amendment or cancellation made by traveler would be chargeable as per cancellation policy. Balance payment will be required to be paid at the time of confirmation of booking. If your booking is having tour components which needs guaranteed booking as per stipulated condition, You will need to make payment of 100% of the tour package cost/ tour components costs at time of booking process is undertaken. No cancellation will be allowed once booking is made even if by some reason short payment has been made. The tourist will have to make entire payment whether he or she travels or not.

FOG ALERT
The Company will not be liable to any passenger for refund, compensation or claim for shortening of tour in relation to tour shown in itinerary or any cancellation, route change or postponement or delay of any airlines due to any reason whatsoever including fog or bad weather and the tickets/package are issued subject to the conditions herein.

Guest’s acceptance and/or signature on the booking form shall mean complete acceptance of the ‘Terms and Conditions’ contained herein by the guest(s). In case of one person is acting in behalf of the other members of the Group signing the ‘I ACCEPT’, it shall be deemed that the others have duly authorized the concerned signing person. The signing person has to write down the names of the members under his name.
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