Your Agreement with Your Travel Expert
Travel Experts are experienced professionals who operate as INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS. They are not acting on behalf of the agency, nor do they have the authority to bind the agency. What they do have is the travel expertise needed to enable them to work independently. What this means to you, the customer, is the best possible service and attention because it is in their best interest to have you as a satisfied client.
Your INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR as well as Travel Experts, Inc., act only as an agent for the various transportation companies, hotels, tour operators, cruise lines and other travel suppliers named in your itinerary and is not responsible for any act, failure, delay, injury, loss or omission in providing their services. Neither your INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR nor Travel Experts, Inc., maintains control over the operations, equipment or personnel of any supplier used in conjunction with your travel arrangements.
Neither Travel Experts, Inc. nor your INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR shall be liable for any loss, injury, or damage resulting directly or indirectly from any acts of God, acts of governments or other authorities, or from any cause beyond the control of this travel agency and your INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR nor liable for defaults of suppliers or any other person, company or entity not under its control.
Neither Travel Experts, Inc. nor your INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR has any special knowledge regarding the financial condition of the suppliers, unsafe conditions, health hazards, weather hazards, or climate extremes at locations to which you may travel. You assume full and complete responsibility for checking and verifying any and all passport, visa, vaccination, or other entry requirements of your destination(s), and all conditions regarding health, safety, security, political stability, and labor or civil unrest at such destination(s). For information concerning such requirements and possible dangers at destinations, we recommend contacting the Travel Warnings Section of the U.S. State Department at www.travel.state.gov. For medical information, we recommend contacting the Centers for Disease Control at www.cdc.gov/travel. You hereby release Travel Experts, Inc. and your INDEPENDENT CONTRTACTOR from all claims arising out of any problem covered in this the foregoing paragraphs. You agree that the courts in Raleigh, North Carolina, will be the exclusive jurisdiction for all claims brought by you or Travel Experts, Inc., and you hereby submit to the personal jurisdiction of those courts.
For your protection, we strongly recommend that you purchase trip cancellation and travel accident insurance. However, no representation or description of the insurance made by us constitutes a binding assurance or promise about the insurance. We also strongly recommend that you use a credit card for your purchase, so that you can exercise your rights under the Fair Credit Billing Act if you do not receive the services you purchased.
California Seller of Travel License #2080753-40