May 2022 Registration
Price • What’s included • Tour conditions
I. WHAT’S INCLUDED: Only $5,599 per person includes 7 nights on a luxurious 5-star privately chartered sailing boat, international round-trip airfare from the East Coast, deluxe 5-star hotel accommodations (double occupancy) including a hotel near the Great Pyramid and at the special site of Abu Simbel and an oceanfront deluxe property on the Red Sea, ship and hotel taxes and service charges, domestic Egypt flight from Cairo/Aswan, full buffet breakfast daily, seven lunches and eight dinners, including a final celebration dinner and gathering, all transfers including airport and site seeing transfers on modern air-conditioned buses with toilets, luggage handling, experiential extensive sightseeing as detailed in the itinerary, world class Egyptologist and guide Emil Shaker, who will accompany the group 24/7, entrance fees to all the sites visited in the itinerary, tips to porters, hotel and restaurant staff, tour manager, gatherings at the hotels, on the boat, and on-site. Plus, much more! For single room, if available, add $1199.
II. NOT INCLUDED: Visa (Egypt Visa: $25 USD) and passport fees where required, airline baggage fees, meals not mentioned above, optional tours; foreign cities’ and countries’ departure taxes; airport/airline/government taxes, fees, fuel and other surcharges (these charges are set by the airline and country and currently are approximately $570; if they decrease at the time of ticketing, the difference in the amount will be reimbursed prior to departures), gratuities to your guides, and items of a personal nature such as laundry and beverages, air or land deviation fees for travel on other than stated group departure or return dates, (minimum $125 fee; the airline may also charge an additional fee of $150 or more), plus change fee where applicable ($100 additional per change made within 90 days of departure, where changes are possible), and other items not included above. Price increases from international merchants may occur. We will try to absorb these costs; however, they may have to be passed on.
III. DEPOSIT & PAYMENT:A $1,999 deposit secures your reservation! SPACE IS LIMITED. Reservations are accepted on a FIRST COME, FIRST-SERVED BASIS according to date of registration. Registrations with a credit card payment of the deposit confirms your space immediately; we accept VISA, MasterCard and Discover. Those paying the deposit by U.S. check, money order, or bank wire, your registration will be booked and held for seven calendar days pending receipt of your deposit payment, after which you will be sent a confirmation of receipt of your deposit. (If you wish to pay by bank wire transfer, please contact our office for details.) Final payment is due by February 28, 2022. If the final payment is not received 10 days after the payment due date, and required documents are not returned on time, reservations are subject to a $100 late fee, and may be subject to cancellation. Final payments can be paid with a credit card, bank wire, or if on a U.S bank, a cashier’s check, or U.S. postal money order. If you wish to use a credit card for final balance payments, there will be an additional 3% charge per credit card transaction. Final payments may be made by personal check only if from a U.S. bank and if received by February 28, 2022. After that date, payments are accepted only by bank wire transfer, credit card, by cashier’s check (on a U.S. bank), money orders or a postal money order from a U.S. Post office. The late payment fee will be applied.
NOTE ABOUT TRAVELER’S VITAL INFORMATION DOCUMENT (TVID): To coordinate your travel arrangements and complete your registration it is essential that this completed and signed document (TVID) be emailed within 10 days of when you receive it, or a late fee will be applied. This document is included in your registration packet.
Email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
IV. CANCELLATION & REFUNDS: Deposits are refundable, except for a $499 processing fee per person if cancellation is received in writing by January 22, 2022. For cancellations from January 23rd to February 28th, 50% of the total cost of the trip is not refundable. No refunds after February 28th without exception. All cancellations must be in writing and reach our office by the applicable cancellation date above. Since the cancellation terms must be strictly applied no matter the reason for cancellation, travel insurance/trip cancellation insurance is strongly recommended; recommended insurance includes coverage for cancellation in case of illness or death in the family. For U.S. Travelers, for travel insurance, please go to www.allianztravelinsurance.com and click on the link ‘Travel Agent ACCAM’. Please enter CODE: F205906.
Allianz now includes ‘epidemic’ coverage in its travel insurance offerings. For more information go to: https://www.allianztravelinsurance.com/coverage-alerts/2019-novel-coronavirus.htm
For International Travelers: Contact a local travel agency in your area or search online for costs and details about the right travel insurance for you.
V. RESPONSIBILITY: Power Places® Tours, Inc., with its place of business in Colorado, and its associates act only as agent for the Tour Operator(s) and the various hotels, airlines, bus companies, railroads, ship lines (called Travel Suppliers) providing accommodations, transportation or other services described in this itinerary. By acceptance of travel program membership/registration and/or such coupons, exchange orders, receipts, contracts and tickets, the travel program member agrees to the foregoing and acknowledges that:
All such coupons, exchange orders, receipts, contracts, and tickets issued by Power Places® Tours, Inc. are issued or delivered subject to any and all tariffs, terms, and conditions under which any such Travel Suppliers, their owners or contractors or any persons in their employ may have established.
Neither Power Places® Tours, Inc. nor any of its associates, agents, officers, or consultants shall be liable for any delay, change in schedule, loss, damage, or injury to property or persons including death caused by reason of the negligence, wrongful or intentional acts, acts of God, terrorist acts, governmental or political actions, civil unrest or hostilities, notwithstanding any travel advisories or warnings; or for defects of equipment of any Travel Supplier, for any expense or inconvenience caused by late arrivals of any conveyances of such Travel Suppliers or any changes of schedules, conveyances or accommodations determined by any Tour Operator, or for any cancellation or disruption of any such services provided by any such Travel Suppliers; or for any failure on the part of any such Tour Operator or Travel Supplier to perform by reason of financial difficulty or default, suspension of operation, or other reason; or for any refunds for travel accommodations not provided by any such Tour Operators or Travel Supplier in excess of amounts actually received by way of refund from any such Tour Operator or Travel Supplier, or not paid over to Power Places® Tours, Inc. by any such Tour Operator or Travel Supplier;
Travel Supplier(s)/Tour Operator(s) provide the travel services identified with this travel program, and the travel program member agrees to look solely to such Travel Supplier(s)/Tour Operator(s) for the provision to such travel services; the travel program member agrees to participate in the seminar on site unless other arrangements have been made previously prior to departure; the Tour Operator or Tour Director/Manager/Escort shall have the right to decline to accept or to retain any person as a travel program member should such travel program member’s health, mental condition, physical infirmity or general deportment impede the operation of the travel program or the rights, welfare, or enjoyment of other travel program members, and no refund can be given in such cases. The right is reserved to substitute hotels or alter itineraries, and either the Tour Operator or Power Places® Tours, Inc. shall have the right to cancel any travel program prior to departure or to increase prices where the costs shall rise.
Neither Power Places® Tours, Inc. nor any of its associates, agents, officers, or consultants shall be financially responsible for refunds in the event of cancellation of all or part of any tour due to acts of nature, governmental actions, travel advisories or warnings, civil unrest or hostilities, or acts of terrorism, or for the default of any Tour Operator or Travel Supplier, or for any reason beyond control of Power Places® Tours, Inc. Power Places® Tours, Inc. is not responsible for any refunds should a presenter/speaker advertised as attending/speaking or leading a tour or conference cancel for any reason whatsoever. Power Places® Tours, Inc. is not responsible for any physical, mental, emotional, or other reaction, trauma, or ailment during the trip or occurring afterwards, that participants may experience at the sites or from any lecturers, workshops, or sessions of any kind, including private sessions with presenters.
In the unlikely event that a dispute arises between the tour member/traveler (or person registered to travel) and Power Places® Tours, Inc., a Colorado corporation, the tour member/traveler/person registered to travel also agrees that the dispute will be governed by Colorado law and the venue for any legal action will be in Denver; and agrees that under any and all circumstances the cost of the trip is a fair and reasonable limitation on damages, of any sort whatsoever, and that no refunds or damages can be given greater than the amount actually paid to Power Places Tours, Inc. Costs incurred due to credit card or other fees accessed to Power Places Tours, Inc. are not subject to refund.
Power Places® Tours, Inc. has recommended the purchase of appropriate travel accident insurance, baggage insurance, tour operator/carrier default protection insurance, and trip cancellation insurance, and has made available explanatory information and policies, and the travel program member has had the opportunity to purchase such insurance as protection against certain risks of travel to the planned destination. Travel program members are advised that travel insurance covers only what is included as stated as covered in the travel insurance brochure.
The airline or transportation companies concerned are not to be held responsible for any acts, omissions or events during the time passengers are not on board their planes or conveyances. The passenger contract in use by the carriers concerned, when issued, shall constitute the sole contract between the airline or transportation companies and the purchaser of this travel program and/or passengers. This brochure represents the entire agreement between the passenger(s) and Power Places® Tours, Inc.
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