Holiday Road Adventures Terms And Conditions And Consumer Disclosure Notice
PLEASE READ THIS NOTICE. IT CONSTITUTES PART OF YOUR CONTRACT FOR TRAVEL-RELATED SERVICES WITH HOLIDAY ROAD ADVENTURES, LLC ("HRA"). PLEASE CHECK YOUR DOCUMENTS WHEN YOU RECEIVE THEM. CONTACT YOUR TRAVEL ADVISOR IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS. MOST DISCOUNT FARES INVOLVE RESTRICTIONS. CHANGING CARRIERS OR FLIGHTS COULD RESULT IN THE AIRLINE DEMANDING AN INCREASED FARE. CHECK WITH THE AIRLINE OR HRA BEFORE MAKING ANY CHANGES.
HRA is acting as an agent for travel providers (identified on your invoice and the accompanying documents) in selling travel-related services (such as air and ground transportation, hotel accommodations, meals, tours, cruises, etc.), or in accepting reservations or bookings for travel-related services ("Travel Services"). Travel Services are not directly supplied by HRA. HRA, therefore, shall not be responsible for breach of contract, failure to comply with any laws such as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), cancellations, interruptions, or any intentional or negligent actions or omissions on the part of the suppliers of Travel Services, which result in any loss, damage, delay, inconvenience or injury to travelers or travelers' companions or group members.
**In this document, we may refer to you the consumer as well as each of your travel companions as "you" or "Traveler." We recommend you share this document with all your travel companions. The terms "we" and "us" refers to HRA, as well as their officers, directors, independent contractors, and employees.
CREDIT CARD TRANSACTIONS
You understand that the majority of all credit card transactions performed are between you and cruise lines, airlines, hotels, tour operators, car rental companies, travel gear, accessory manufacturers, and other travel suppliers ("Suppliers") not HRA. With the exception of specific agreed-upon travel planning fees and Suppliers as indicated in your proposal paperwork that perform transactions solely between the Company and the Supplier, HRA does not collect any funds from credit card transactions, therefore you agree to hold HRA and its affiliates, subsidiaries, owners, directors, officers, employees, agents, and franchisees harmless against any claims, demands, suits, proceedings, liabilities, judgments, losses, damages, expenses, and costs (including without limitation reasonable attorneys' fees) that may arise out of the credit card transaction. In the event that a supplier performs transactions solely between the Company and Supplier, you agree to abide by the cancellation terms and conditions of the Supplier and agree to hold HRA and its affiliates, subsidiaries, owners, directors, officers, employees, agents, and franchisees harmless against any claims, demands, suits, proceedings, liabilities, judgements, losses, damages, expenses and costs (including without limitation reasonable attorneys' fees) that may arise out of the credit card transaction.
You are solely responsible for any activity that occurs with respect to your account. While HRA provides certain encryption technologies and uses other reasonable precautions to protect your PII and other confidential information and provide suitable security, HRA does not and cannot guarantee or warrant that information transmitted through the Internet is secure, or that such transmissions are free from delay, error, interception or interruption.
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your passwords, usernames, and e-mail addresses provided to HRA. HRA is not liable for any loss that you may incur as a result of someone else's misuse of your account or password, either with or without your knowledge. Furthermore, you may be liable for losses incurred by HRA, its affiliates, representatives, agents or assigns due to someone else using your account or password.
PORT, AIR, FUEL, AND GOVERNMENT TAXES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT ANY TIME
You fully understand and acknowledge that travel services can be interrupted or cancelled by your travel provider, a government entity, or another third party outside HRA's control for reasons unforeseeable at the time of booking. If travel plans are delayed, interrupted, or canceled for any reason, there will be no refunds issued by us. You understand and acknowledge that HRA has no control over your travel provider's policies, which in addition to applicable law, will solely govern any cancellation, rebooking, and refund related to the travel services. Information regarding your travel provider's cancellation policies can be found on the travel provider's invoice or statement provided to you, and may also be found online by visiting the travel provider's website directly. There will be no refunds due to fear of travel from actual or threatened terrorist events. We are not liable for the acts or omissions of any third-party vendors/suppliers/providers. You understand and acknowledge that, if applicable, the travel insurance policy obtained by you to cover travel services will dictate any coverage for financial loss resulting from interruption or cancellation of the travel services.
U.S. Government requirements are constantly changing regarding passport requirements for travel outside the U.S. and U.S. domestic travel. We strongly recommend confirming your travel documentation needs with the proper government agencies: www.travel.state.gov. Foreign nationals should contact their government for further details and requirements. Guests traveling without proper documentation may be denied boarding and will not be entitled to a refund.
You acknowledge that traveling involves the risk of a variety of hazards to health and/or safety, including but not limited to, injury, illness, disease, epidemics, and/or pandemics. You expressly understand and agree that you assume all such risks associated with traveling whether or not specified herein.
Beginning May 23 2023, air travelers with identification (ID) that does not meet the REAL ID ACT requirements will have to use alternate ID forms (passport, military ID, or permanent resident card) to pass TSA security checkpoints - even for domestic travel. Please visit www.travel.state.gov or https://www.dhs.gov/real-id for the most updated requirements for travel documentation. Visas are required when they apply.
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 http://www.faa.gov/about/initiatives/hazmat_safety.
For information concerning possible dangers at international destinations, contact the Travel Advisory Section of the U.S. State Department, (202) 647-5225, or access the State Department's online travel advisory service http://travel.state.cov/travel/warnings.html. For medical information, call the U.S. Center for Disease Control (CDC), (404) 332-4559, or log on to www.cdc.gov/travel. You assume complete and full responsibility for, and hereby release us, from any duty to investigate or inform you as to the possible dangers, dangerous conditions, diseases, and other hazards associated with your destination.
TRAVEL PROTECTION INSURANCE
Travel Protection Insurance is highly recommended to help protect your investment and provide assistance in a travel emergency or any other unforeseen circumstance that could affect your travel plans, such as delays, interruptions, cancellations, and default by the travel provider. This is especially important if traveling abroad. The U.S. Department of State recommends travel insurance for anyone traveling abroad. HRA will provide you with a quote for Travel Insurance and you must accept or decline this Insurance in writing.
It is the traveler's responsibility to have proper travel documentation (Government Issued ID, passports, visas, identification, vaccinations, etc) in order to travel domestically and abroad. It is also important to understand the vaccination and quarantine requirements for domestic and international travel. We strongly suggest confirming your travel documentation needs with the proper government agencies: www.travel.state.gov. You assume complete and full responsibility for, and hereby release HRA, its officers, directors, independent contractors, and employees from any duty of checking and verifying any and all passport, visa, vaccination, or other entry requirements of each destination, and all safety and security conditions of such destinations, during the length of the proposed travel.
Unless the term "guaranteed" is specifically stated in writing on your tickets, invoice, or reservation itinerary, HRA does not guarantee any of such supplier's rates, bookings, reservations, connections, scheduling, or handling of baggage or other personal effects. Travelers have done due diligence, are aware of the quality of the hotel accommodations chosen, and agree to release and hold us harmless for any claims, liabilities, or losses relating to the quality of accommodations and services of a travel supplier, and any delays, changes, or cancellations of any reservation or booking.
HRA shall not be responsible for, and you expressly release and hold us harmless from, any injuries, losses, or damages in connection with terrorist activities, social or labor unrest, mechanical or structural integrity of air, sea, and ground transportation and accommodations, diseases, epidemics/pandemics, local laws, terrorist acts, bankruptcy or cessation of supplier or carrier services, supplier default, climatic conditions, Acts of God, delays, interruptions, changes or cancellation of travel, including cancellations due to weather conditions, hotel services, accidents or health-related problems before or while in-transit to (e.g. an accident on the way to a tour), during, and after a tour, or any other actions, omissions, or conditions outside of our control.
By embarking upon his/her travel, the traveler voluntarily assumes all risks involved in such travel, whether expected or unexpected. Traveler is hereby warned of the above risks as well as possible travel industry bankruptcies and medical and climatic disruptions, and the possibility traveler may be unable to travel as scheduled because of personal emergency.
Traveler's retention of tickets, reservations, or bookings after issuance shall constitute consent to the above and an agreement on his/her part to convey the contents hereto to his/her travel companions or group members.
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