Any cancellation of a booking must be in writing to confirm cancellation and charges shall apply in the following circumstances:
Time of deposit through 61 days prior to departure For feit deposit
60 days to 31 days prior to departure 75 % of total package
30 days or less prior to departure and “no shows” 100 % of total package
A non-refundable 40% deposit is required to confirm your safari.
Final payment is due 48 days prior to departure.
USE OF THIRD PARTY SUPPLIERS-DISCLAIMER
The travel services in connection with the above itinerary will be provided by third party suppliers who are independent of Unlimited Tours & Safaris. Such third party suppliers are exclusively responsible for providing services including transportation, lodging, meals, recreational activities, etc. Unlimited Tours & Safaris maintains no control over the operation, equipment or personnel of such suppliers and therefore assumes no liability or responsibility for personal injury, property damage or other loss, accident, delay or inconvenience, which may be occasioned by anywrongful or negligent acts or omissions on the part of any company or person engaged in carrying out the arrangements of the tour. You agree to look solely to the actual suppliers of the services for any remedy in the event ofany loss, damage, injury or claim.
All of your land arrangements have been costed in United States Dollars. Final cost may vary depending on the rate of exchange on dayof final payments. All rates quoted are subject to availability at time of reservation. The cost shall be subject to any increases levied by either the hotels or tour operators prior to final payment.
WEIGHT & LUGGAGE RESTRICTIONS
Please note that there are specific restrictions applicable when travelling with services of air charters. Luggage including camera equipment and hand luggage is restricted to 20kg (44lbs) per person (not applicable to soleusers)
Only soft bags will be accepted – no wheels, frames or rigid structures can be transported as they physically cannot fit into the aircraft. Please advise in advance if you will need extra space for excess luggage. An extra seat for the bags may be reserved for an additional charge. Pleaseinformus in advanceifyouweighmorethan 100kg (220lbs) as additional weight allowance on the aircraft must be purchased for safety and comfort. This limit is applicabletothosetravelling on a seat rate basis, so may differ if guests have booked on a sole use or private charter option.
SCHEDULED FLIGHT TICKETS – STANDARD TERMS & CONDITIONS
All air lines require full names and surnames as per the passengers’ passport to make a reservation. All airlines do not allow name changes after the reservation has been made, nor after the ticket has been issued.
Note: In line with airline and government regulations around the world, we are required to supply the following information before air tickets may be issued for reservations made on scheduled flights(commercial air) – passport name, passport number, date of issue, date of expiry, country of issue, date ofbirth, gender and nationality. Cancellation fees will be charged if applying for a refund on an issued ticket.Unlimited Tours & Safaris and their partners cannot be held responsible for any re-routings, delays or cancellations imposed by the airlines. You should carry adequate travel insurance to cover such eventualities.
Insurance is compulsory when participating in any of Unlimited Tours & Safaris trips. You are advised to carry an adequate travel insurance to cover for eventualities. Insure that you and your belongings are adequately insured before your departure. Unlimited Tours & Safaris cannot be held liable for any losses or damages incurred.
Clients are advised to sign up for emergency helicopter rescue with Okavango Air Rescue in case we encounter an emergency while out at the bush.
You must have a passport which is valid for at least 6 monthsbeyondyourintendeddeparture date from Botswana. WhentravellingtosouthernAfricayou must ensureyouhavesufficient blank VISA pages (not endorsement pages) in your passports, with at leasttwoconsecutive/side by side blank pages. Ourrecommendation is 3 pages (or even 4 ifyouaretravellingthroughmorethanone country on yourjourney). If there is insufficient space in the passport thenentryinto a country could be denied. Anyapplicable visas and/or relevant documentationare the responsibilityof the traveller.
Note: For countries with whom Botswana has no diplomatic representation, visa information and processing is available through British Embassies and High Commissions. Unlimited Tours & Safaris is not responsible for any travel interruption as a resultof a failure to meet visa/passport requirements.
Please consult your doctor and also check with health department prior to travel for changes in health regulations and the specific prescriptions. Avoid being bitten by using mosquito repellents liberally. If you become ill on your return, insure that your doctor knows that you were in a malaria area so that appropriate tests are done.
It is important that you drink a lot of water, especially during warmer months. It is normally recommended that guests drink at least 2-3 liters of water per day to limit effects of dehydration. Bottled water is readily available to drink throughout your trip.
If you have specific dietary requirements e.g. vegetarian, please insure that Unlimited Tours & Safaris is notified prior to arrival.
Please ensure that any medical problems are notified to Unlimited Tours & Safaris prior to arrival. This also includes allergies to bees, nuts or any other food etc.
ASSUMPTION OF RISK
Please note that safaris in the African wilderness necessarily involve risk, including the risk of accident, property damage, personal injury and even death from, among other things wild animals.