- All rates are per-person in US dollars and are subject to change.
- Prices are subject to change at any time. WITHOUT NOTICE.
- Any and all tours to Egypt commencing December 20 through January 3, inclusive, or during Easter holidays (Two weeks) (please contact us for exact dates) are subject to a holiday surcharge of 10% to 25%, as noted in each tour description. Please add this surcharge to the rates listed if you plan to travel during these holiday periods.
- Tour and Nile Cruise visit and site order, sequence are always subject to change, even on a last minute basis.
- Flights, cruises, may not always operate on time, and are subject to last minute changes, delays, and/or cancellation, if you are ready to enjoy traveling to the Middle East/Near East, North Africa, then you should be ready for such possibilities.
Many of our tours include activities which require attention, caution and discipline such as climbing into and out of boats and up and down hills; and entering and exiting ancient tombs, catacombs and pyramids. Our experienced guides and other staff will advise you and assist you in these activities, but you undertake all such activities at your own risk. Travel in Style.com, its employees and agents cannot be responsible for participants who do not exercise normal and customary caution, who do not stay with the group, and/or who do not heed the advice and instructions of our guides.
For information regarding possible dangers at international destinations, contact the Travel Advisory Section of the U.S. Department of State in Washington, DC (tel 202-647-5225). The decision to travel is totally yours (the passenger/customer/guest).
In case of last minute cancellation ( 60 days or less ) due to war, civil unrest and violence, then 25% administration fee will apply.
For medical information on travel-related illness, shots, vaccination please contact your doctor, local public health officials, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, www.cdc.gov/travel), and/or the U.S. Public Health Service in advance of your travel.
The receipt of your deposit and/or final payment will indicate that you and your travel agent (when applicable) have read these Terms and Conditions, and that you (and your agent) have agreed to them.
FITNESS TO TRAVEL:
Travel in Style.com reserves the right to refuse service and/or to terminate the participation of any tour participant whose health or mental condition or physical infirmity impedes the operation of the tour, or whose conduct is discourteous to others or incompatible with the best interests of the group.
Over the years we’ve asked returning Travel in Style travelers “What made your trip exceptional?” The top answer is always “service,” and we’ve taken that to heart.
The guides on Travel in Style tours are the best possible people for the job: experienced, knowledgeable, professional and personable, exceeding all national regulations for qualification.
On our Egypt tours and Nile cruises, our guides are certified Egyptologists licensed by the government. All have university degrees, many of them Ph.D.’s. In Morocco, guides on our camel caravans and desert tours are local experts on the Sahara and Bedouin traditions. In Turkey, our city guides are government-licensed members of the tour guides’ guild, and the captains of
our yachts have captains’ certification as well as long experience in sailing the waters of the Turquoise Coast.
We realize that the guide is the key to an enjoyable, memorable travel experience, so we provide the best because we know you want to Travel in Style.
Tour and Nile Cruise visit and site order or sequence are always subject to change, even on a last minute basis.
Unless specifically mentioned in a tour itinerary, tour prices do not include the following:
- Meals and sightseeing
- Insurance of any kind
- Beverages, including bottled water
- Departure taxes, visa fees and customs duties
- Items of a personal nature, including laundry, alcoholic beverages and mineral waters, excess baggage charges be it on the airline or in Japan for additional storage/delivery on the train, coaches, etc.
- Extra charges for food ordered à la carte or from room service (these charges must be paid directly to the hotel or restaurant)
- Gratuities for tour guides, lecturers, and cruise ship staff are at the discretion of the traveler.
- There is an additional fee when you pay us here in the USA for your tours by credit card. This credit card processing fee is non-refundable in the event that you need/have to cancel your tour later on after you have paid us.
Airfares, and departure and arrival times of flights, are subject to change without notice. Your airfare and tour price are guaranteed only when we have received payment in full and have issued your air tickets. Please note that some flights involve layovers (stops) lasting from three to seven hours or more at cities en-route.
Any package that includes International air fare, would require 50% of total cost within one week after confirmation to protect your air space, otherwise the airline will release your seats.
Travel in Style uses recognized scheduled international airlines.
TOUR AND CRUISE ITINERARIES:
All tours posted on our web site, all cruise schedules, whether they are seagoing or River Nile cruise boats, may require a change in embarkation point and are subject to last minute cancellations and/or last minute changes.
Tours and cruises are operated by cruise lines/tour operators in their respective countries. We do not own any of these boats, coaches, firms, or operations, and same applies to any airline whether it is domestic or international.
In some extreme and rare cases such cruises, airlines, tour operators, may change or totally cancel the departure and offer an alternative that may or may not meet with the customer’s time frame. The customer agrees to hold us not responsible for such changes, as we only act as agents, and may wish to take out trip cancellation insurance. For more details, call the toll free number posted on the Insurance flyer.
Nile cruises may start in Luxor, even though the itinerary says Aswan, or vice-versa. No matter what the embarkation point, all sights mentioned in the itinerary will be visited.
SIGHTSEEING – EXCURSIONS:
By sedan, van, taxi, motorcoach, and/or sightseeing boat on a seat sharing basis. This includes admission fees to temples, shrines, museums, etc. A minibus, sedan or taxi may be used when the total number of participants is small. Unless you are on a private tour, touring will be seat in a coach.
By motorcoach on a seat-sharing basis. A sedan, van or taxi may be used when the total number of participants is small.
The transfer and handling of one piece of normal sized baggage per person, including redcap fees, where specified in the itinerary. However, at certain times and places this service is not included owing to limited baggage capacity on trains and/or ships and the unavailability of porters at stations, hotels and/or airports — particularly in Japan.
Please add $25 USD per wire to cover bank fees.
For any package that includes International air fare, 50% of total cost will be required within one week after confirmation to protect your air space, otherwise the airline will release your seats.
If a client fails to pay the tour fare by the designated date:
We will assume that the client(s) have/has canceled as of the following day, and the cancellation charges specified will apply.
For a Private Yacht on the Nile
The deposit is NON REFUNDABLE for the Private Nile cruise aboard the Royal Cleopatra. When chartering the Royal Cleopatra over Christmas, the balance/total balance becomes non refundable should you decide to cancel 60 days or less prior to sailing. For 61 days or more it’s the regular terms of cancellation.
We pride ourselves on providing you with individual, personal service. To do this, we require a minimum of 14 days (two weeks) before departure to make any booking. If you request reservations less than two weeks before departure time, we may be unable to fulfill your request due to insufficient time in which to contact our partners and receive the necessary confirmations.
Please note that a one month advance notice is required for Egyptian ADVENTURE travel tours that go into the “Gelf” and the “English Patient” famous “Cave of Swimmers“.
All payments must be made in the United States in US dollars. If you pay by check to your local travel agency, payment is not deemed to be received until it is received by Travel in Style.com. Checks returned unpaid for any reason are subject to a charge of $50. If returned unpaid within 30 days of departure, the reservation may be canceled. Renewal of the reservation requires payment by cashier’s check or money order, and payment of the $50 late booking charge.
Credit card charges: 5% fee (non refundable) will apply when paying us using credit card.
Only when using CREDIT CARD:
Rates posted on the web do reflect a discount for paying in cash/check (drawn on a US bank) / bank wire transfer. When paying by credit card this discount doesn’t apply and the 5 % will be added back in, all to be listed on the booking form issued to you at the time of booking. There is an additional fee when you pay us here in the USA for your tours by credit card. This credit card processing fee is non-refundable, in case you need/have to cancel your tour later on after you have paid us.
Please check each tour page for the specific discount. This discount may not be combined with any other discount or special promotional rate. Only one discount may be applied per person, per tour.
Please note that triple-occupancy cabins are not available on Lake Nasser cruise vessels. Parents taking a child on a Lake Nasser cruise must expect one parent to share.
CHANGING YOUR TOUR /CANCELING RESERVATIONS:
If you change your dates or cancel after we receive your deposit then it’s $500 per person for standard tours, (for private tours/cruise and /or custom tailor then its $1000 per person). For 60 days or less then it’s 50% of total charges. Canceling 45 days or less will be 75%. One week or less prior to departure is subject to 100% cancellation fee.
For packages that include International air fare:
Please keep in mind that international air fare is always non refundable. Thus if you change your dates or cancel after we receive your deposit then the penalty cancellation fee of 50% of total charges will apply as soon as we get your deposit. Canceling 45 days or less will be 75%. One week or less prior to departure is subject to 100% cancellation fee.
Trip cancellation insurance is available and highly recommended.
For packages that include international air, air tickets are NON REFUNDABLE and/or subject to heavy penalty for any changes in name, date etc.
International airfares included with some of our tours are based on nonrefundable fares. If you must change or cancel your international airline reservations after we have issued your airline tickets, you will be responsible for any and all airline rebooking fees or cancellation penalties, which may equal the full original cost of the ticket(s).
No refunds will be made for any unused service when clients choose not to use the relevant services. Packages are offered as one rate, and one inclusive package.
Payment after arrive in your destination, reservations for tours and the payment should be directed to Travel In Style authorized agents. In this case, should a client cancels optional tour, he/she agrees to pay the required cancellation penalty via his/her credit card, cash or traveler’s checks. Any tour booked locally is not part of our contract with you (the client), and Travel In Style/Nubian Nile Cruises are not responsible/liable for any part or any tour that the client books on his/her own directly with any local agent in any destination.
Term of Validity
All the tour fares are valid. However, in the event of any marked increase in transportation fares and fees to us or any alterations to tour itineraries caused by reasons beyond our control, we reserve the right to revise any contracted fares, unless the tour is FULLY PAID, increase will still apply if you pay only deposit. But when your tour cost is fully paid, then you are protected against any price increase.
All arrangements are inclusive, thus no refund is granted for unused accommodations, meals or other services except by special arrangement at the time original reservations are made. See also “Changing Reservations,” above. Any and all claims for refunds must be made only to the original reservations office; no other person, office, guide, agent or representative is authorized to promise or to make refunds, or to promise or make any change or alteration of these Terms and Conditions. All claims must be made within 60 days following completion of the tour. To be considered, a claim must be accompanied by a written authorization from our overseas agents and/or hotels. Credit card handling fee is non refundable. There is no refund for any FED EX or Air Mail charges.
Any complaints or claims about arrangements or services made/delivered overseas must be made on the spot as soon as the complaint or claim arises, and with the personnel involved in the incident or situation. If the complaint or claim is not resolved to the client’s satisfaction, the client must document the complaint or claim in writing with the local representative of Travel in Style, Inc./Nubian Nile Cruises, Inc., as well as with the main office of Travel in Style, Inc., Nubian Nile Cruises,Inc. in the USA no later than 60 days following the scheduled completion date of the tour. The client agrees and accepts this condition, and waives the right to register any complaint or claim more than 60 days following the scheduled completion date of the tour.
Travel in Style.com acts only as agent for suppliers such as air carriers cruise lines tour operators and hotels identified on documents supplied to you in connection with your purchase of the tours described herein or other travel services.
Travel in Style, Inc. shall not be held responsible for any loss that may result from any bankruptcy of airline / cruise line / tour operator and / or or cancellation of flights, cruises, tours, accommodations, transportation, or other services.
Travel in Style, Inc. shall not be held responsible for any wrongful or negligent acts or omissions by any supplier or other party not directly owned or controlled by Travel in Style, Inc., or by the failure of any equipment operated by any such supplier or other party.
Travel in Style, Inc. shall not be liable for any loss, injury, or damage to person, property, or otherwise, in connection with any accommodations, transportation, or other services, resulting directly or indirectly from any acts of God, dangers incident to the sea, fire, breakdown of machinery or equipment, acts of government or other authorities, wars whether or not declared, hostilities, civil disturbances, strikes, riots, thefts, pilferage, epidemics, quarantines, medical or customs regulations, defaults, delays or cancellations of or changes to itineraries or schedules, or from any causes resulting from insufficient or improperly issued passports, visas, or other documents. Neither Travel in Style, Inc. nor any of its affiliates or subsidiaries shall be or become liable or responsible for any additional expenses of liability sustained or incurred by the tour member as a result of any of the aforementioned causes. Travel in Style, Inc.’s responsibility to passengers carried in vehicles and aircraft for transfers and excursions and tours is governed by the laws of the respective countries in which the tours take place and no other country. All claims are subject only to the jurisdiction of the courts of the country in which the cause of action arises. Travel in Style makes every effort to ensure safe accommodations at every price level offered, but cannot be responsible for a guest’s personal behavior or that of other guests, staff, or their pets. Guests will be expected to exercise reasonable precautions.
The right is reserved to substitute hotels and cruise ships and to alter itineraries. The right is also reserved to cancel the tour prior to departure. If any tour is canceled prior to the passenger’s joining the tour, Travel in Style, Inc. is liable for a refund of monies received by Travel in Style, Inc. Travel in Style, Inc. is not responsible nor liable for defaults of those not directly under the control of Travel in Style, Inc.
Change in Services under Tour Contract
In case of natural disaster, Airline , Cruise Line and tour operator canceling a departure or more , labor disputes of transportation company or other facilities or any other causes beyond Travel In Style’ s control, Travel In Style reserves the right, with advance notice to clients, to alter part or all of the tour itinerary, tour services, or any other portions of the Organized Tour Contract in order to effect safe, smooth execution of the Organized Tour. In urgent cases, however, notice to clients may be given after the alteration.
Your Own Travel Documents are your responsibility:
The traveler assumes complete and full responsibility for, and hereby releases Nubian Nile Cruises, Inc , Travel in Style, Inc. From any duty of checking and verifying any and all passport, visa, vaccination or other entry requirements for each destination, and all safety and security conditions during the length of the proposed travel.
Travel In Style, Nubian Nile Cruises, Inc, shall assumes no liability for loss or damages to baggage during any part of the trip/tour, clients may choose to insure their baggage at additional cost.
Travel In Style, Nubian Nile Cruises, Inc, shall not be liable for damages incurred by the client’s own neglect or owing to the reasons listed or similar:
- Natural disaster, war, disturbances uprisings, and alteration or cancellation of the tour itinerary due it such causes.
- Accidents or fire related to transportation, accommodation facilities, etc., and alteration or cancellation of the tour itinerary due to such causes. Clients may wish to purchase travel insurance.
- Orders of either US, Japanese or other countries government officials, immigration regulations,quarantine, as the result of infections disease, and alteration or cancellation of the tour itinerary due to such causes.
- Accidents occurring during participant’s free time/ leisure time activities.
- Food poisoning.
- Delays, stoppages, alterations of schedule and route in relation to transportation facilities, and alterations of the tour itinerary and shortening of staying time at destinations due to such causes.
- Any causes which are beyond the control of Travel In Style and/or the agents in charge of tour arrangements.
Not Included in your Tour cost:
Each tour page does list items that are not included, please check each tour’s page for such details:
Charges and expenses other than those specified in such as:
- Laundry, telephone or cable, additional meals and drink, and any other expenses of a personal nature.
- International and domestic air fares. (Check each page/tour as some do include such fares)
- Airport departure taxes.
- Excess baggage. Heavy baggage. Additional charges for extra large size luggage, charges for delivery, or additional storage on train & coach. Large size luggage is not recommended for African Safaris & Japan
- Travel Insurance. Trip Interruption insurance. (Flyer available upon request)
- Only for the Japanese section on our site:
Guide and assistance services for tour code: E700, E800 and E900 (Onsen experience tours).
For information regarding possible dangers at international destinations, contact
- US Department of State Travel Advisory Section, Washington, DC
- For medical information, call US Public Health Service.
By embarking on his/her travel, the traveler voluntarily assumes all risks involved in such travel, whether expected or unexpected. The traveler is hereby warned of the aforementioned risks as well as possible travel industry bankruptcies and medical and climatic disruptions, and is advised to consider obtaining appropriate insurance coverage against them, which is available at extra cost through any travel agency.
Prices are subject to change.
The traveler assumes complete and full responsibility for, and hereby releases Travel in Style.com from, any and all safety and security conditions during the length of the proposed travel, including but not limited to dangers from diarrhea, food poisoning, and any other food-borne illnesses, and that the traveler assumes the duty of taking steps to avoid or counteract these and other illnesses which are among the inherent risks in foreign travel.
For information regarding possible dangers at international destinations, contact the Travel Advisory Section of the US Department of State in Washington, DC (tel 202-647-5225). For medical information on travel-related illness, shots, vaccination please contact your doctor, local public health officials, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, (www.cdc.gov/travel), and/or the US Public Health Service in advance of your travel.
The receipt of your deposit and/or final payment will indicate that you and your travel agent (when applicable) have read these Terms and Conditions, and that you (and your agent) have agreed to them.
The Royal Cleopatra is a traditional wind-driven sailing craft, and is subject to the uncertainties of wind, weather and river traffic conditions on the Nile. We will do our best to follow published itineraries, but they must be considered tentative in all cases. We reserve the right to modify or cancel any sailing itinerary as conditions warrant. In case of insufficient wind, weather danger or difficult river traffic conditions on the Nile or through the Nile locks, or other cause of cancellation, we reserve the right to accommodate Royal Cleopatra passengers aboard a deluxe Nile cruise vessel, and/or to transport passengers between some sites by motor vehicle along the Nile, to be able to keep up with the itinerary, at our option.
Triple room may be provided as a twin room with one extra bed added. In Japan expect in general that rooms will be smaller in size than what you may expect in your own home country.
Rooms: In general in most hotels/Japanese Inns, Japanese or Japanese-Western style rooms with private bath at ryokan (Japanese inns).
In smaller towns expect only Japanese style rooms with communal bath at “Shukubo” at Koyasan.
RAILWAYS IN JAPAN
Trains — S Type & Mono Type:
Tourist-Class reserved seats on JR (Japan Railways) Shinkansen and limited-express trains.
Trains D Type:
Tourist-Class (Green Car) reserved seats on JR Shinkansen; mono-class reserved seat on limited-express trains.
Trains in Japan have limited space for luggage. Additional cost may be charged for delivery and/or storage, this is to be handled on the spot directly by guests. Large size pieces are not recommended.
Guide Services in Japan:
An English-speaking guide for sightseeing and excursions will be provided. For long transfers involving Shinkansen or other trains, except in cases specified in each itinerary, a conductor or guide will not accompany the tour. An English-speaking assistant will be provided for pickup and meeting services.
Gratuities in Japan:
Gratuities to hotel room maids, porters and chauffeurs are included in the rate.
The Consumption Tax of 5% is included in our tour rates.
Domestic fights within Japan:
Economy-class seats for tours that include domestic flights.
Not Included in the cost of the Japanese tour code:
Tour E700, E800 and E900 (Onsen experience tours). The cost of Guide and assistance services.