Rugby in Japan - Responsibility

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Great Atlantic Sports Travel:   Acts only as agents for the hotels, airlines, bus or car companies, railroads, or owners or contractors providing accommodation, transportation or other services, and all coupons, exchange orders, receipts, contacts and tickets issued by the Company are issued subject to any and all tariffs, terms and conditions under which any accommodation, transportation or any other services whatsoever are provided by such hotels, airlines, bus or car companies, railroads, steamship li or owners or contractors. The Company shall not be liable or responsible for death of or injury to any person or loss of or damage to any property or otherwise (including baggage) whether due to its servants agents or employees negligence or otherwise arising out of or in connection with any accommodation transportation or other services or resulting directly or indirectly from acts of God, dangers incident to the sea, hijack, fire, breakdown in machinery or equipment, acts of governments or other authorities, de jure or de facto, wars, whether declared or not, hostilities, civil disturbances, strikes, riots, thefts, pilferage, epidemics, quarantines, medical or customs regulations delays or cancellations of or changes in itinerary or schedules or overbookings or defaults, or from any causes beyond the Company’s control or through the acts of default of the hotels, airlines, bus or car companies, railroads, steamship lines or owners or contractors providing accommodation, transportation or other services or for any loss or damage resulting from improper or insufficient passports, visas or other documents and that neither the Company nor its servants agents or employees shall be or become liable or responsible for any additional expenses or liability sustained or incurred by the tour members as a result of any of the foregoing causes. All prices quoted are subject to change without notice having regards to unforeseen circumstances, foreign exchange fluctuations and variations in any or all operating costs. Unused services cannot be refunded or exchanged. The Company reserves the right to cancel the tour and/or modify the itineraries in any way it thinks desirable and further reserves the right to decline to accept any person on any tour and may substitute hotels where necessary. The issuance and acceptance of receipts, tickets, vouchers, coupons or travel orders shall be deemed consent to the above. 

Important Information

Tour Prices: Tour costs shown are subject to alteration due to exchange rate fluctuations and increases in any cost that may arise prior to receipt of final payment. Costs will also depend on availability of hotels quoted on. 
Reservations and Payments: Payment as outlined in the package details is required to book your package.  If you make the reservation online we will forward a booking form that must be signed and returned before your reservation is confirmed.  All payments are non-refundable.
Cancellation: We reserve the right to cancel a tour if the minimum number of people is not reached. If this is the case you will either be allocated a place on an alternative tour or if this is not suitable then a refund will be given. 
Documentation: All passengers require a passport with minimum 6 months validity from your return date to North America. Visa requirements are the passenger’s own responsibility. Please ensure all names provided to us are as per the passenger’s passports. 
Baggage: Baggage is the responsibility of the passenger at all times (Travel Insurance Protection is strongly recommended). 
Travel Insurance Protection: Travel insurance is strongly advised for all tour members. Great Atlantic offers travel insurance from Allianz. Please go here to view available policies and to apply online.
Accommodation: Accommodations in Japan differ greatly from those in North America. When mentioned, 3 Star, 4 Star and 5 Star  are terms used by Great Atlantic Sports Travel to describe overnight accommodation for our 2019 Rugby World Cup Japan tours only.
Airlines: All airline transportation and associated costs are the sole responsibility of the passenger. 
Tour Inclusions: Each Travel  includes only those items specifically mentioned for the Travel Packages that you have purchase. 
Exclusions: Excluded from the cost of these packages are, but not limited to, costs of passports, including renewals, visa’s, meals unless specifically mentioned, optional excursions, alcoholic beverages and soft drinks, laundry, dry cleaning, baggage costs, and any and all items of a personal nature not specifically mentioned in the itineraries and inclusions. Discretionary tips, airfares, airport taxes and fees, Japan, US and Canadian transportation taxes, security and customs fees are not included. 
Travel Advisories: We strongly suggest that you consult the state department for any travel warnings or advisories that may be in place for your destinations prior to departure. 
Travel and Immunizations: It is essential that all tour participants discuss their personal travel plans with a health professional to ensure you have the correct vaccinations for your trip and any booster doses of childhood vaccinations you may need.


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