Terms and Conditions

Contract

The Terms and Conditions will form the contract between Auto Tours International, DBA Auto Tours Europe and the person making/paying for the booking. No contract exists until Auto Tours Europe has received payment and issued its confirmation invoice. Rates are subject to currency fluctuation and Government taxes and may be changed without notice. Rates are guaranteed upon acceptance of full payment.

Booking Time Frame

Please allow a minimum of 4 weeks before departure.

Payment

Payment with a credit card is required to make a reservation. If a booking is made 60 or more days before departure, a non-refundable deposit is payable by Visa or MasterCard. The remaining balance will be collected approximately eight weeks prior to departure. For reservations made less than 60 days before departure, full payment will be due at time of booking.

Tour Deposit: 10% of package total

Travel Insurance

We highly recommend the purchase of a Travel Insurance protection plan.

Cancellations/Refunds/Change

Notice of cancellation must be made by e-mail directly to the Company

Duration Charge Per Person
60+ Days Deposit Only
59-45 Days 25%
44-30 Days 50%
29-22 Days 75%
21 to Day of Departure 100%

Once the booking is confirmed, changes incur the following amendment fees: 60 + days — €50 per person, 59 days to day of departure — changes are treated as a cancellation and rebooking and cancellation charges as above apply. It is not possible to make refunds after departure date for any services not used including but not limited to hotels, and car rental.

It is your responsibility to thoroughly check your documents upon receipt and to inform Auto Tours Europe immediately if there is an error so that it can be corrected prior to departure. If Auto Tours Europe is not advised accordingly no liability on its part will be accepted. Also, it is your responsibility to ensure that you take all of the travel documents sent to you, including but not limited to Hotel, and Car Vouchers, explorer kit, etc. If you do not have your documents you will be expected to pay for service and will not be reimbursed by Auto Tours Europe.

Changes by the Company

On occasion it may be necessary to amend certain arrangements of your holiday, which we reserve the right to do at any time. If a major change occurs we will inform you as soon as possible. Major change is one that involves a change in location or offering a lower category hotel. In these instances we will offer an alternative subject to your acceptance and if the hotel originally booked is of a superior category and is substituted with a standard category, we will issue a refund to you Upon acceptance of the change no further claims for compensation or additional expenses will be accepted. In no case we will pay compensation or accept liability if change is due to force majeure; risk/threat of war; industrial disputes; riot; civil strife; terrorist activity; natural/nuclear disasters; fire or adverse weather conditions; technical problems to transport; closure or congestion of airports or ports; cancellations or changes of scheduled airlines and similar events beyond our control.

If we Cancel your Vacation

We reserve the right in any circumstances to cancel your vacation. In this event we will inform you as soon as possible and offer you an alternative vacation of a comparable standard if available, or refund all monies paid.

Driving Licenses

Renters must present a valid driving license, an International Driving Permit is strongly recommended. This is required for translation purposes to confirm the validity of the driver’s license for the safety of our renters and for Hertz. Note: A current valid foreign driving license must always be presented at the rental counter. Residents of the UK are required to have both parts of the photo-card license, a plastic photo-card displaying your photograph and scanned signature, and an accompanying paper document.

Travel Documents/Proof of Citizenship

It is your responsibility to be in possession of a valid machine readable passport and/or visa if required.

Descriptions

Auto Tours Europe strives to ensure accuracy of descriptions and information, however we are not able to control all holiday components and advertised facilities may bed withdrawn or changed. We cannot accept liability for loss of an advertised facility or withdrawal of free or discounted offers. Such offers are add????value and are non-refundable if not provided or used. Prices specified herein do not reflect Value Added offers unless noted otherwise.

Responsibility and Limitations of Liability

Auto Tours Europe as the operator, is solely responsible for selecting the suppliers that provide the component parts (e.g. hotel accommodations, transfers, and car rental firms) for the vacations described on this website. These suppliers are independent contractors. Auto Tours Europe does not own, control, operate, nor is it an agent for any suppliers furnishing tour component parts, and therefore in the absence of its negligence, Auto Tours Europe cannot be held liable for loss or damage to property or injury to person, caused by reason of any act or omission, intentional negligence or otherwise by such third party supplier. Auto Tours Europe makes no implied or expressed warranties in the offering of any tour described on this website. Auto Tours Europe reserves the right to cancel or alter any itinerary at its sole discretion. The information and rates are accurate at the time of posting and are subject to change without notice.

By making final payment for any of the vacations, customer acknowledges and agrees to all of the terms and conditions, in particular, to the limitations of liability set forth above.

Misadventure

Should you or any member of your party suffer illness, personal injury or death through any misadventure arising out of an activity which does not form part of your holiday arrangements, we shall offer assistance such as we are able. Such assistance shall take the form of guidance and advice only without accepting any liability whatsoever.

Hotel Accommodation

Auto Tours Europe reserves the right to substitute alternative hotels to those featured, provided they are of comparable category or better. All properties are contracted on a 'Run of House' basis, which means you have a standard room from any part of the property unless otherwise advertised. Special accommodation requests, such as adjoining rooms, or twin beds are subject to the hotel availability and cannot be guaranteed. We cannot accept any booking that is conditional upon special requests being met

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