General Terms & Conditions
- These general terms and conditions of business are applicable to bookings made directly with Burma Photo Tour
Payment & Deposit
- A deposit of 30% of tour value per person by bank transfer is required upon confirmation of your booking. Once deposit is received it is understood that you have read, understood and accepted all our terms and conditions.
- The remaining balance of the tour value ( 70% ) is due and payable to Burma Photo Tour ” 45 days prior to the trip’s start date and will be notified to you in your confirmation of booking . Prices are not guaranteed until payment have been made in full and documents have been processed and issued to you.
- Failure to pay in full by the due date may result in the automatic cancelation of your booking without refund of deposit paid.
- Bookings made within 45 days of scheduled departure require full payment upon confirmation of your booking .
Unused services and refunds
- We, Burma Photo Tour , would not accept any refunds or exchanges which is related to accommodation, meals, sightseeing tours, transport or any other services include in the tour prices which are not used by tour members.
- After receiving deposit, we will send the official cash receipt for deposit paid to us and all travel documents will be sent to you through email 3 days after full payment or remaining balance of tour value have been received.
- The reservation which is cancelled by Burma Photo Tour will be refunded to the bank account which is used at the time you are booking with us .
- Cancellation process could take minimum two weeks month you receive confirmation. To cancel or refund to be authorized, some domestic air tickets should be paid back to the airline. In this case, it may take longer your refund request resolved and most airlines do not accept refund in case your paying is partially used.
Insurance and liability
- It is strongly recommended to insure against cancellation, medical expenses, personal accident, loss or damage to personal property, loss or damage to luggage. Neither the Company nor persons acting for, through or on behalf of the Company shall be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever arising from any cause whatsoever and without restricting the generality of the foregoing shall particularly not be responsible for loss or damage arising from any errors or omissions contained in its brochure or other literature, late or non-confirmation or acceptance of reservations, loss or damage caused by delays, accidents, sickness, injury or death, whether caused by negligence or not.
- The Company may, at its discretion and without any liability or cost to itself, at any time cancel or terminate a passenger’s reservation and in particular without limiting the generality of the foregoing it shall be entitled to do so in the event of the illness or the illegal or the incompatible behavior of the passenger, who shall in such circumstances not be entitled to any refund.
- When you have any special requests ( Such as diet, allergy or room type ). Should you inform us at the time of booking. And your request will be delivere to relevant parties and we will try to accommodate all your special requests. However, it is not ensured that all your requests will be satisfied. We are not oblige to satisfy all your special request.
- You are requested to confirm us when booking with us if you or any members of your group has any medical problems or being disable which may affect tour or other tour members. If we revealed that there are any members of your groups have medical problems, we have the right to cancel or change your tours in case there are safety requirement.
Modification or discontinue service
- Burma Photo Tour has a full authority to modify or discontinue services to clients who behave illegally such obscene, racial offense or sexual harassment toward our employees and agents.
Cancellation / amendment to a booking
- If you need to change or cancel your booking, please inform Burma Photo Tour via email. It is noticeable that some domestic flight tickets are non-refundable and non-changeable.
- In case customers cancel advanced travel arrangements more than 45 days prior to departure. The total deposit paid us ( 30% of tour value per person ) will be charged to cover the flights , hotel booking and other administrative fees.
- If you are holding a booking without notifying us your desire to cancel, for which travel documents have been issued, this will be considered and treated as a “No Show ”. You will be charged all the payment.
Cancellation Policy of Burma Photo Tour
- The date of cancellation shall be deemed to be the date (Monday – Friday) on which the written notification is received in the Burma Photo Tour offices which issued the confirmation.
45 days or more prior to departure, 30% of the deposit will be forfeited – the balance will be refunded according to the suppliers’ discretion
- 44 – 30 days prior to departure, 50% of the tour cost will be forfeited.
- 29 – 15 days prior to departure, 70% of the tour cost will be forfeited.
- 14 days or less prior to departure, 100% of the tour cost will be forfeited.
PLEASE NOTE: Any of the suppliers’ specific conditions that vary from the above will apply.
Changes to your tours – By us
- We do hope and expect to serve you all the services we have confirmed to you upon receipt of your booking. However, these services, such as airlines and hotels are provided by various independent suppliers for whom we have no direct control. Once in a while, changes have to be made and we reserve the rights to do so at any time and shall advise you as quickly as possible.
Changes to your tour- circumstances beyond our control
- We will not be liable to pay any compensation if we are forced to cancel or in any way change your holiday as a result of unusual or unforeseen situations outside our control, the consequences of which could not have been avoided even with all due care.
- These include unavoidable technical problems with transport, operational decision of air carriers, civil strife, industrial disputes, natural disaster, bad weather, fire, epidemic , threatened or actual terrorist activities or war.
- Due to the rather unpredictable current or our economy and regular fluctuation in the local currency ( Myanmar Kyat ) and US dollar exchange rate, we are only able to guarantee prices of our tours provided that the full balance is paid within 2 weeks of confirming the booking and paying a deposit.
- After 4 weeks , we reserve the right to change the cost of the tour to reflect any changes in the exchange rate.
- If there are any surcharges to be made, you will be notified at least 30 days before your departure. After this time, there will be no additional surcharges. The following reason will be valid for any surcharge.
- A new tax or duty imposed by the airline or government which is beyond our control.
Those who would like Burma Photo Tour to continue all the process of travel arrangements upon your requested services are kindly informed to read out the above mentioned General Terms & Conditions of Panoramic Myanmar Tours and put your signature as a token of your agreement with General Terms & Conditions of Burma Photo Tour . One duplicate with your signature should be returned to us through email during the business hours of weekdays
Thanks for contacting us “Burma Photo Tour ” and looking forwards to serving you at our best soonest.