ISRAEL TOUR TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Air Transportation: COP will arrange for air service from the gateway city based on airline schedules and availability of negotiated airfares. The negotiated terms limit the traveler’s ability to exchange, endorse or make changes to airline tickets. Frequent flyer miles and special meals are the responsibility of the traveler. Please be advised some airlines impose restrictions on the accumulation and/or use of frequent flyer miles in conjunction with fares. Service charges (imposed by the airline) and/or loss of issued tickets will be the responsibility of the traveler. COP will confirm air carriers and routing on the most direct flights available at contract rates at the time the ticket is issued. COP also reserves the right to choose the carrier and routing. Actual flight schedules will not be issued until 21 days prior to departure and all airlines schedule are subject to change without prior notice. COP is not responsible for airline schedule changes and the effects the change may cause to the traveler’s domestic flight to the gateway city.
Hotel Accommodations: Double-bedded rooms with bath and/or showers are standard in all hotels. Private rooms for travelers are based on availability at the time of booking and an additional single room rate will be assessed based on the tour package selected. Single and triple accommodations are limited. Triple rooms will be booked at the same rate per person as the double room rate.
Exclusions: The tour package does not include: passport/visa fees, beverages, snacks and laundry. Also not included are excess baggage fees, forwarding of baggage, tips for personal favors, any cost resulting from absence or deviations from the itinerary and items not shown herein as being included.
Passports: The tour applicant must have a valid passport with at least six-month validity to travel to Israel. No visas or shots are required for the Filipino citizens. If the tour applicant is not a Filipino citizen, he/she may be required to obtain valid visa and should contact the Israeli Embassy to inquire about obtaining an entry visa for Israel. Obtaining a passport and/or visa is the sole responsibility of the traveler. COP assumes no responsibility or liability for passports and/or visas.
Itinerary: Planned itinerary may change without prior notice. Considering the large number of groups touring the country at the same time, the chronological order of the daily itinerary may change to facilitate the movement of the group. The itinerary is a general outline and may be changed at the discretion of COP, the tour leader or guide on the basis of what is to the best interest of the group. Other than the itinerary, those that may be subject to change or cancellation without advance notice are: special guest/s, events or meetings related to the trip.
Conduct: In order to ensure collective companionship, COP has the right to accept or decline/dismiss any person whose conduct is deemed inappropriate and/or incompatible with the general well-being of the group.
Health and Physical Disability: The traveler warrants he/she is fit to sustain the physical requirements of the trip and will be able to walk, travel and keep pace with the rest of the tour participants. Traveler requiring a wheelchair should provide his/her own collapsible wheelchair and is required with a physically fit adult companion who is willing to assist the traveler throughout the tour. Many sites may not accessible to those who are physically challenged hence would limit the person’s activities. COP reserves the right to refuse access/admittance to anyone whose physical (or mental condition) renders him/her incapable of participating in the tour or who in the opinion of COP would require care beyond what COP can provide. COP is requiring ‘Fit to Travel’ letter from a Doctor/Physician for participants aged 70 years old and above.
RESPONSIBILITY: The responsibility of COP as tour facilitator and/or agents is limited. COP merely acts as agent for the passenger in regard to travel whether by railroad, motor couch, private car, boat, aircraft or any other conveyance and assumes no liability for ability, damage, loss, accident, delay or irregularity which may be occasioned either by reason or defect, through the acts or defaults of any company or person engaged in conveying the passengers or in carrying out the arrangements of the tour or as direct or indirect results of acts of nature, dangers incident to the sea, fire, breakdown in machinery or equipment, acts of government or other authorities, de iure or de facto, wars, whether declared or not; hostilities, terrorism, civil disturbances, strikes, riots, theft, pilferage, epidemics, quarantines, illnesses, medical or customs regulations, or from any causes beyond COP control, or from any loss or damage resulting from improper passports, visas or other documents. COP is not responsible for loss or additional expenses due to delay or changes in schedule or other causes. The right is reserved to decline, accept or retain any tour passenger should such person’s help or general deportment impede the operation of the tour to detriment of other passengers. All rates are based on tariffs in effect at the time the tour was planned and are subject to change in the event of adjustments therein. Baggage is carried at the owner’s risk. The insurance of tickets and vouchers shall be deemed to consent to above conditions. No refund for any unused portion of the tour may be made. COP will not be responsible and liable for other tour services such as carriage by land or sea, guide services, hotel accommodations, restaurants and all services provided by contractors who are independent and do not act for or in behalf of COP.