Participant Agreement: Under Exposures Inc. and the client agree to the following terms and conditions.
Reservations & Payment:
Verbal holds are only offered as a courtesy and are not binding agreements. Prices quoted at the time of booking are subject to change until receipt of deposit. Deposit required will vary according to the supplier. Unless otherwise specified the payment schedule is: $1,000 early deposit, 50% due 180 days prior to departure, 100% due 90 days prior to departure. Please note that late payments could cause forfeiture of reservation and fees paid including personal payments for unused air travel and hotel fees.
CANCELLATION POLICY:
Our cancellation fees are per traveler:
1) $1,000 if canceled prior to 180 days of departure.
2) 50% of trip cost if canceled between 180-90 days prior to departure.
3) No refund if canceled 90 days or less prior to departure.
Unused Services:
No credit or refunds will be made for any booked services that are not utilized by the participant.
Travel Insurance:
We strongly recommend purchasing trip insurance to minimize financial loss in case of emergency cancellation and will recommend insurance providers upon request.
Buy Dive Accident Insurance at Divers Alert Network here:
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Buy CSA trip cancellation insurance here:
Get travel insurance from CSA Travel Protection
Buy DAN trip cancellation insurance here:
Buy Travel Guard Cancellation insurance here:
Limitations & Responsibility:
Under Exposures Inc. acts solely as a facilitator for the airlines, hotels and operators providing the booked services. It assumes no responsibility, nor shall it be held responsible for personal injury, property damage, delay, mechanical breakdowns, additional expense, cancellation, loss (including luggage and its contents) caused by the fault or negligence of any airline, hotel or other supplier of products or services, nor are we responsible for or liable for such parties’ actions or omissions for any reason. Under Exposures Inc. will not be held liable for loss or expense resulting from weather, sickness, strikes, war, criminal acts, quarantine, acts of god or any other event beyond its actual control. No change in itineraries is expected, but we reserve the right to substitute or change the itinerary at anytime if necessary for special circumstances to similar or better quality with no liability. The agency reserves the right to decline or refuse service to any client at any time. If a supplier cancels a tour for which you have booked, Under Exposures Inc. will not be held responsible beyond refunding deposits made to the agency by the client. The right of the client is reserved to claims against suppliers.
Travel and Diving Risks:
Please note that during your participation in these travel arrangements, certain risks and dangers may arise, including and not limited to, the hazards of snorkeling, scuba diving, traveling in undeveloped nations, travel by air, sea, train, auto, and any other means of transport, political unrest, terrorism, war, acts of God, and accident or illness. The client waives the right to any claim against Under Exposures Inc. and its employees by acknowledging the risks at hand, agreeing you will not sue for bodily injury, death, emotional trauma, & property damage, however caused, as a result due to participating in this travel for you (and any member of the party traveling with you). Clients assume all risk inherent in the activities in which they choose to engage. The acceptance of our verbal or written confirmation and a deposit or final payment – by any means constitutes acceptance of all the terms and conditions set forth above.
Passports and Visas:
It is the client’s responsibility to obtain valid Visas, documentation, and inoculations for entry into the countries to which you are traveling; it is not the agency’s responsibility to obtain these for you. It is also the clients’ responsibility to have a valid passport good for 6 months after your return date.