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OVC sells vacation travel provided by third parties (each, a "Travel Supplier") that OVC does not control. OVC is not liable or responsible in any respect for breach of contract, any action or inaction, commission or omission whether intentional, negligent or otherwise, on the part of such third party suppliers resulting in any loss, damage, delay or injury to you or your travel companions. Vacation itineraries, including changes after the sale which may include missed ports of call, are the sole responsibility of the supplier. Furthermore, OVC assumes no responsibility for overbooking, cancellation or delays by hotels, airlines, cruise lines, tour operators or ground transportation or other providers of service. In the event that a travel supplier declares bankruptcy, OVC will not be held responsible. The travel vendor may or may not be required to refund paid fares. OVC cannot be held financially responsible for any vendor that declares bankruptcy. You agree that OVC is not responsible for any potential risks and hazards associated with travel. Assessed government or quasi-government fees and taxes are subject to change without notice at any time, and suppliers reserve the right to add a surcharge for these fees and taxes even if you have a confirmed booking under deposit or have made final payment. All surcharges will be automatically charged to your credit card or in the event of payment by check, you will be asked to immediately remit additional funds.
OVC desires to use and publicize your image and likeness for advertising, promotion, and other commercial and business purposes. By agreeing to these terms and conditions, you are giving OVC permission to use and publicize your image and likeness for advertising, promotion, and other commercial and business purposes. You hereby irrevocably permit, authorize, grant, and license OVC and its affiliates, successors, and assigns, and their respective licensees and advertising agencies, the rights to display, reproduce, record, photograph, digitize, modify, alter, edit, adapt, create derivative works, exploit, license, otherwise use, and permit the use of your image, likeness, and appearance, and all materials created by or on behalf of OVC that incorporate any of the foregoing in perpetuity throughout the universe in any medium or format whatsoever now existing or hereafter created, including but not limited to, in and on magazines, brochures and other print publications, any electronic advertising and promotional materials, and the website of OVC and/or its affiliates, on any platform and for any advertising, public relations, publicity, and promotion of OVC and its affiliates and their respective businesses, products, and services, without further consent from or royalty, payment, or other compensation to you.
At times, OVC may request and/or you may provide photographs and pictures, whether in print or digital form, to OVC from your travels which were booked through OVC. By agreeing to these terms and conditions, you certify that you are the sole owner of, and are the sole owner of any copyright to, any photographs and/or pictures, whether in print or digital, that you provide to OVC. By providing such photographs or pictures to OVC, you thereby irrevocably permit, authorize, grant, and license OVC and its affiliates, successors, and assigns, and their respective licensees and advertising agencies, the rights to display, reproduce, record, photograph, digitize, modify, alter, edit, adapt, create derivative works, exploit, license, otherwise use, and permit to use those photographs or pictures for advertising, public relations, publicity, and promotion of OVC and its affiliates and their respective businesses, products, and services, whether by print or electronic means, without any further consent from or royalty, payment, or other compensation to you.
To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, you hereby irrevocably waive all legal and equitable rights relating to all liabilities, claims, demands, actions, suits, damages, and expenses, including but not limited to claims for copyright or trademark infringement, infringement of moral rights, libel, defamation, invasion of any rights of privacy (including intrusion, false light, public disclosure of private facts, and misappropriation of name or likeness), violation of rights of publicity, physical or emotional injury or distress, or any similar claim or cause of action in tort, contract, or any other legal theory, now known or hereafter known in any jurisdiction throughout the world arising directly or indirectly from OVC’s exercise of their rights pursuant to these Terms or the production, exhibition, exploitation, advertising, promotion, or other use of your photographs and pictures and your image or likeness, and whether resulting in whole or in part by the negligence of OVC or any other person, covenant not to make or bring any such claim against OVC and its affiliates, successors, and assigns, and forever release and discharge OVC and its affiliates, successors, and assigns from liability under such claims.
It is the responsibility of the recipient to verify accuracy of all reservation information contained on the confirmation. Names provided to OVC must match legal names as they appear on your passport or government issued photo ID. OVC must be notified immediately if any changes are necessary. Failure to advise OVC in a timely manner may result in substantial penalties.
Due to the unique circumstances presented by COVID-19, travel procedures and requirements may be different than in the past. Online Vacation Center is committed to the well-being of our travelers, team members and partners. It is essential that we all stay informed and take personal responsibility during this time. By booking a reservation with Online Vacation Center, you hereby acknowledge and agree to this Travel Declaration. Click here to see our full travel declaration details.
IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO (A) VERIFY PASSPORT REQUIREMENTS, VISA ENTRY AND HEALTH AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS FOR ENTRY TO AND EXIT FROM EACH COUNTRY YOU AND YOUR TRAVEL COMPANIONS WILL ENTER AS PART OF THE PURCHASED TRAVEL PACKAGE, AND (B) TO OBTAIN SUCH UPDATED PASSPORTS, VISAS AND OTHER TRAVEL DOCUMENTS, AND TO MEET SUCH HEALTH AND OTHER COUNTRY TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS AS MAY IN EVERY CASE BE NECESSARY OR REQUIRED TO TRAVEL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PURCHASED TRAVEL PACKAGE (COLLECTIVELY, THE "TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS"). AS AN EXAMPLE AND WITHOUT LIMITATION TO ANY OTHER TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS, CERTAIN COUNTRIES REQUIRE U.S. CITIZENS' PASSPORTS TO EXPIRE NO LESS THAN SIX (6) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THEIR SCHEDULED RETURN DATE FROM THAT COUNTRY. THIS SIX (6) MONTH EXPIRATION PERIOD MAY BE MORE OR LESS IN OTHER DESTINATIONS. IF YOU OR ANY OF YOUR TRAVEL COMPANIONS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS, YOU AND/OR YOUR TRAVEL COMPANIONS WILL BE PREVENTED FROM, IN ADDITION TO OTHER RESTRICTIONS OR PENALTIES THAT MAY APPLY, (A) BOARDING ANY PLANE, SHIP OR OTHER MODE OF TRANSPORTATION, AND/OR (B) OTHERWISE TRAVELING TO YOUR DEPARTURE DESTINATION. IF SUCH WERE TO OCCUR, YOU BEAR SOLE AND FULL LIABILITY FOR SUCH FAILURE INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, FORFEITING ANYTHING YOU PAID TO PURCHASE THE APPLICABLE TRAVEL PACKAGE. ANY TRAVEL INSURANCE YOU MAY HAVE PURCHASED IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR TRAVEL PACKAGE DOES NOT COVER ANY LOSS DUE TO YOUR OR YOUR TRAVEL COMPANIONS' FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THE TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS.
TO DETERMINE THE TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS, U.S. CITIZENS MAY VISIT, AMONGST OTHER SOURCES, THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE WEBSITE OR CONTACT THE UNITED STATES' DEPARTMENT OF STATE DIRECTLY VIA PHONE.
NON-U.S. CITIZENS MUST CHECK WITH THEIR INDIVIDUAL EMBASSY REGARDING PASSPORT, VISA AND IMMUNIZATION AND OTHER TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS.
AIR ARRANGEMENTS PURCHASED THROUGH A CRUISE LINE ARE GENERALLY MADE AVAILABLE 30 DAYS PRIOR TO DEPARTURE. PLEASE NOTE THAT AIR SCHEDULES ARE BOOKED AT THE DISCRETION OF THE CRUISE LINE AND CANNOT BE CHANGED. CUSTOM AIR REQUESTS MUST BE ARRANGED PRIOR TO FINAL PAYMENT. THE MINIMUM CHARGE FOR CUSTOM AIR ITINERARIES IS $50-$75 PER PERSON AND ADDITIONAL CHARGES MAY APPLY. IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO CONFIRM SEAT ASSIGNMENTS AND OTHER SPECIAL SERVICES, SUCH AS SPECIAL MEALS OR WHEELCHAIR ASSISTANCE DIRECTLY WITH THE TRAVEL SUPPLIER. YOU AND YOUR TRAVEL COMPANIONS THAT ARE TRAVELING TOGETHER, BUT BOOKED OR DEPOSITED AT DIFFERENT TIMES, MAY BE REQUIRED TO TRAVEL ON DIFFERENT FLIGHTS.
Travel documents are customarily distributed approximately 2 weeks prior to the departure date. Please review the travel documents for accuracy. If any corrections or changes are required, contact OVC immediately at 800-780-9002.
OVC IS NOT REQUIRED TO GIVE REFUNDS OR REIMBURSE GUESTS FOR ANY AMOUNTS PAID TO OVC, BUT MAY, IN OVC'S SOLE OPTION, ISSUE TRAVEL VOUCHERS TO GUESTS. INTERRUPTION OR CANCELLATION REQUESTS FOR REFUNDS BY ANY GUEST AFTER THE SCHEDULED DEPARTURE DATE ARE NOT PERMITTED. NOTICE OF CANCELLATION MUST BE RECEIVED BY OVC A MINIMUM OF 5 BUSINESS DAYS PRIOR TO SUPPLIER DEADLINES.
All requests for refunds must be in writing to OVC and mailed to 2307 West Broward Blvd., Suite 400, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33312 or faxed to 954-377-6368.
Cruise tickets, air tickets, transfer coupons and/or vacation package vouchers and other OVC or supplier documentation must be returned to OVC before a refund can be processed. Refund processing time is about two credit card billing cycles or approximately 8 weeks. For detailed information regarding the travel providers cancellation policies or terms and conditions, refer to the travel provider's website.
Cancellation penalties are unique and determined by each supplier. Penalties may begin at time of booking and are based upon the supplier's published rate before any adjustments. Certain exclusive promotions may follow a different penalty schedule than the supplier’s standard policy. All notice of cancellation must be received by OVC a minimum of 5 business days prior to supplier deadlines.
Non-refundable agency fees are incorporated in all bookings made after October 15, 2002. All OVC shore excursions and hotel stays are non-refundable once paid.
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YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF DATA, LOSS OF GOODWILL, COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE SERVICES, OR ANY OTHER INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, HOWSOEVER CAUSED, AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE AND STRICT LIABILITY), OR OTHERWISE RESULTING FROM: (1) THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, OUR SERVICES, (2) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE SERVICES AND GOODS, (3) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA, (4) THE STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON OUR SITE, (5) RELIANCE ON CONTENT OR POSTINGS ON OUR SITE, OR (6) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO OUR SITE OR OUR SERVICES INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION YOU OR ANY OTHER PERSON'S FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH ANY OF THE TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS. THESE LIMITATIONS WILL APPLY WHETHER OR NOT WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES AND NOTWITHSTANDING ANY FAILURE OF ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF ANY LIMITED REMEDY. EXCEPT AS REQUIRED BY THE INDEMNITY PROVISIONS HEREIN, IN NO EVENT WILL OUR DIRECT LIABILITY HEREUNDER EXCEED THE AMOUNT WE ACTUALLY RECEIVED IN THE APPLICABLE TRANSACTION, WHICH AMOUNT IS LIMITED TO COMMISSIONS, IF ANY, PAYABLE BY THE APPLICABLE TRAVEL SUPPLIERS TO US. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
OVC is a registered Seller of Travel with the States of Florida (CST-32947), Washington (WA SOT 6022583) and California (CST-2064227-40). Registration as a seller of Travel in California does not constitute the State's approval. California law requires certain sellers of travel to have a trust or bond. OVC has a trust account and is not a participant in the California Travel Consumer Restitution Corporation. Federal law forbids the carriage of certain hazardous materials, such as aerosols, fireworks, and flammable liquids, aboard the aircraft. If you do not understand these restrictions, contact your airline or go to https://www.faa.gov/hazmat.
OVC POLICIES SHALL BE GOVERNED BY AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA. YOU AND OVC AGREE TO SUBMIT TO THE EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION OVER ALL DISPUTES HEREUNDER AND VENUE IN AN APPROPRIATE STATE OR FEDERAL COURT LOCATED IN THE STATE OF FLORIDA IN BROWARD COUNTY.
YOU AGREE THAT ANY ACTION AT LAW OR IN EQUITY ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS SHALL BE FILED ONLY IN THE STATE OR FEDERAL COURTS LOCATED IN BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA AND YOU HEREBY CONSENT AND SUBMIT TO THE PERSONAL JURISDICTION OF SUCH COURTS FOR THE PURPOSES OF LITIGATING ANY SUCH ACTION.
I UNDERSTAND THAT SUBMISSION OF THIS FINAL PAYMENT SHALL CONSTITUTE MY ACCEPTANCE OF AND AGREEMENT TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS PROVIDED HEREIN. I UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT IF I FAIL TO ACCEPT THESE TERMS NO SALE TRANSACTION SHALL BE DEEMED TO HAVE OCCURRED OR COMPLETED AND THE COMPANY SHALL BE RELIEVED OF ANY RESPONSIBILITY TO PROVIDE ANY SERVICES. IF I DO NOT ACCEPT OR WISH TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, I SHALL CONTACT THE COMPANY AND NOTIFY THEM IMMEDIATELY AND I SHALL BE ENTITLED TO A REFUND OF ANY PAYMENTS PREVIOUSLY MADE.
The reasonable costs that the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover pursuant to the foregoing paragraph shall include any costs that are taxable pursuant to any applicable statute, rule, or guideline (including, but not limited to, the Florida Statewide Uniform Guidelines for Taxation of Costs), as well as costs not taxable thereunder. Such recoverable costs shall specifically include, but not be limited to, 1) costs of investigation; 2) costs of copying documents and other materials, whether for discovery, filing with the court, internal review, or any other purpose; 3) costs for electronic discovery; 4) Westlaw, Lexis Nexis, or other electronic research service charges; 5) telephone charges; 6) mailing, commercial delivery service, and courier charges; 7) travel expenses, whether for investigation, depositions, hearings, trial, or any other purpose; 8) information technology support charges; 9) any and all consultant or expert witness fees, whether or not such fees are incurred in connection with a court-ordered report or testimony at a deposition, hearing, or trial; 10) court reporter and transcript fees, whether for deposition, trial, or an evidentiary or non-evidentiary hearing; 11) mediator fees; and 12) any other reasonable cost incurred by the prevailing party in connection with the dispute.
In certain instances, you may purchase guided tours ("Guided Tours") from OVC, wherein OVC shall be the supplier and/or operator of the Guided Tour instead of a Travel Supplier. The Guided Tours that you may purchase from OVC may include, but are not limited to, tours involving motor coaches and/or buses, certain physical activities, experiences, and/or attractions (collectively "Excursions"). Excursions may include, but shall not be limited to, hiking, prolonged walking, and/or prolonged exposure to heat, sunlight, humidity, etc. To enjoy an Excursion as intended, a minimum level of health and/or fitness may be required. By signing up for any Excursion(s), you hereby acknowledge and agree that you are fit for such Excursion, that you are prepared to experience the prolonged exposure to the elements, if applicable, and that you have provided notice to OVC if you have any physical condition, physical disability, mental disability, and/or ailment that may potentially prevent you from participating or make it difficult for you to participate in an Excursion or create a hazard to himself, herself, or to other members of the Excursion group. You are solely responsible for ensuring that: (i) all individuals on your reservation participating in an Excursion are medically cleared and physically capable of participating; and (ii) any and all conditions are disclosed to OVC that may potentially prevent a participate from participating in an Excursion.
Certain Excursions may have conditions that may require you to produce a doctor's certificate to OVC prior to travel and/or prior to the beginning of the Excursion. OVC is not required, but in its sole and absolute discretion, will make reasonable efforts to accommodate a disability-related request for accommodation. However, if OVC, in its sole and absolute discretion, is unable to properly accommodate you, or OVC believes that your or any other participant's health and safety may be compromised, OVC reserves the right to refuse participation. By signing up for any Excursion, you represent that neither you nor anyone travelling with you has any condition that could create a hazard to himself or herself or other members of the Excursion group and/or Guided Tour. OVC reserves the right to remove from the Excursion, Guided Tour, and/or trip, at your own expense, any participant whose physical condition, mental condition, or conduct (i) negatively impacts the enjoyment of the other participants, (ii) creates a hazard to himself or herself or other members of the Excursion group and/or Guided Tour, or (iii) disrupts the Excursion and/or Guided Tour.
Neither OVC its affiliates or subsidiaries, nor any of their respective employees, shareholders, officers, directors, successors, representatives, agents and assigns (collectively the “OVC Parties”), owns or operates any entity which is to or does provide goods or services for an Excursion, with the exception of a limited number of vehicles. All such persons and entities are independent contractors. As a result, the OVC Parties are not liable for any negligent or willful act of any such person or entity or of any third person. In addition and without limitation, the OVC Parties are not responsible for any injury, financial or physical loss, death, inconvenience, delay or damage to personal property in connection with the provision of any goods or services whether resulting from but not limited to acts of God or force majeure, illness, disease, acts of war, civil unrest, insurrection or revolt, animals, strikes or other labor activities, criminal or terrorist activities of any kind, overbooking or downgrading of services, food poisoning, mechanical or other failure of aircraft or other means of transportation or for failure of any transportation mechanism to arrive or depart on time.
Excursions are a form of adventure travel. You acknowledge that there are many inherent risks in adventure travel and Excursions, which can lead to illness, injury, or even death and assume these risks. Such risks are increased by the fact that certain Excursions take place in remote locations, far from medical facilities. Additionally, if you decide to participate in an Excursion involving physical activities that includes, but is not limited to, animals, riding on animals, scuba diving, snorkeling, boating, hot air ballooning, helicopter flights, zip lining, high altitude treks, climbing, quad biking, parasailing, parachuting, kayaking, whitewater rafting, jet boat rides, snowmobiling, primate tracking and any other activity which OVC considers to carry inherent risks of serious illness, injury or death, then you fully understand and acknowledge that such activities carry with them various inherent risks, including serious illness, injury or death. By signing up for any such Excursion, you are expressly acknowledging this risk and are waiving any claims against any OVC Parties. You acknowledge and expressly agree that your participation in any Excursion evidences that you agree to take complete responsibility for your own health and safety and you agree to assume all risks of injury, illness or death, whether foreseen or unforeseen, that may befall you as a result of participating in any such activities and agree to release the OVC Parties from any liability whatsoever related thereto. Although each participant assumes all risks associated with participating in any Excursion, you acknowledge and agree, on behalf of yourself and those you are traveling with, that you will abide by and comply with any and all verbal and written directions, rules, policies, and/or procedures (regarding an Excursion are provided by OVC. You acknowledge and agree that any failure to comply with any such rules or directions shall be deemed to be conduct that negatively impacts the enjoyment of the other participants, disrupts the Excursion, and/or creates a hazard to yourself or the other members of the Excursion. As such, OVC reserves the right to remove from the Excursion, Guided Tour, and/or trip, at your own expense, you or any participant in your travel group that fails to comply with these Terms.
Further, as consideration for being permitted to participate in an Excursion, you release the OVC Parties, from, and agree not to sue or make claim against the OVC Parties for, any claims, losses, damages, actions, whether known or unknown, arising out of or relating to property damage, cancellation or termination of any Excursion for any reason, illness, negligent rescue operations or procedures, personal injury, or death arising out of your participation in any Excursion and any activity related thereto, including transportation to and from the site of an Excursion, regardless of whether such property damage, illness, personal injury, or death results from the negligence of the OVC Parties and/or from any defect in equipment. You further agree to indemnify and hold the OVC Parties harmless with respect to any claim made against the OVC Parties by anyone else which (a) related to your participation in any Excursion o, or (b) which would be subject to the above release and covenant not to sue if you had made the claim directly yourself. Upon receipt of notice of the assertion of a claim, the OVC Parties reserve the right to approve, or withdraw approval of, counsel, in its sole discretion.
Unless noted on an itinerary or expressly provided by OVC, there is no minimum age that is required to participate in an Excursion. If a child under the age of eighteen (18) ("Child") is participating in an Excursion, the Child must be accompanied by an adult and the adult is fully responsible for the Child during such Excursion and acknowledges all of these terms on behalf of such Child by signing the Child up for the Excursion. A parent and/or guardian that is participating in an Excursion with a Child is recommended to carry documentation that proves their relationship to the Child (e.g., birth certificate) and evidence that they have permission to travel with the child (e.g., consent letter). Individuals that are participating in an Excursion with a Child that is not related to the individual are recommended to carry documentation which provides evidence that the individual has permission to travel with the Child. Participants are advised to check with the appropriate government authority.
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