Airport taxes, passport and visa fees are not included in this invoice. Valid passport is required for travel in the country of destination, and a visa may also be needed. Your passport also needs to be valid at least 6 months after your return date from trip. You should also have at least 2 blank pages per country that you are visiting (some countries require they be two pages facing each other) Kontiki Tours & Travel (DBA Yampu Tours) assumes no responsibility if client is refused boarding of a plane or entry into a country. Conditions are subject to change without notice. We reserve the right to vary itineraries or substitute hotels of similar standard if unforeseen circumstances beyond our control make these necessary.
Vaccinations may also be required, especially if traveling to rural areas or the Amazon region. Please check with your local Center for Disease Control and Prevention. It is the sole responsibility of traveler to make sure that he/she complies with all passport, visa and vaccination requirements.
The U.S. State Department strongly recommends that all minors that will not be traveling with both parents carry a notarized letter of authorization from the non-traveling parent authorizing travel abroad. Letter should include details like dates of travel, children’s names and dates of birth and will be traveling with them. When a parent is deceased, a notarized copy of the death certificate is required. Some countries may also require an unabridged birth certificate.
Yampu requires a minimum deposit of 50% of the total tour cost plus the full cost of the international airfare unless more is required for the purchase of domestic airfare, cruises and special hotels. Balance will be due 90 days prior to departure. Non-payment of balance on due date may forfeit all amounts paid and may result in immediate cancellation of booking. Bookings made within 90 days of travel will require full payment upon confirmation of services.
Deposit is nonrefundable. All airline tickets are issued immediately upon confirmation of services, and all deposits to cruises and hotels/lodges are also placed upon confirmation. Any changes or cancellations made within 90 days of departure, may result in the loss of the amount paid, and will be assessed on an individual basis.
Yampu Tours is not liable whatsoever for any claim arising out of or in connection with these packages, nor is it liable for loss of or damage or injury to property, or injury or death to person caused by reason of any defect, negligence or other wrongful act or omission by any transportation company, hotel, agency or any other cause beyond its reasonable control.