*There is a $100.00 administrative fee for all cancellations. Cancellations made before the deadline, noted on each respective trip page, are fully refundable except for the $100 fee.
Cancellations made after the deadline, noted on each respective trip page, will receive no refund of the full amount due. No refunds on unused portions of the tour. Credit card fees and PayPal processing fees cannot be refunded. After airline tickets are issued, airline cancellations are per the airline’s policy and are usually non-refundable and changeable with a fee plus new ticket price. Travel insurance strongly encouraged (ask us about policy options).
*Hotels subject to change based on availability.
COVID Cancellation Policy – Local Planet Travel Services OR Guest may cancel this reservation if the USA or country(s) we are visiting mandates a country-wide closure due to COVID. If this happens, you would receive a full refund. If guest chooses, the funds can remain on file and be applied for any future tour with PhotoFly Travel Club. Please note bank merchant service fees when using a credit card are non-refundable.
MANDATORY VACCINE REQUIRMENT (Applies to 2022 Trips Only) : The safety of all our guests is a top priority regardless of where our adventures take us. All travelers are required to have an approved COVID-19 vaccination to participate in this tour. Travelers that meet this mandatory requirement can join our adventures after 14 days has elapsed since their final dose. Proof of vaccination must be provided by emailing a copy of the participants COVID-19 vaccination card to email@example.com upon sign up. *Guests who are not vaccinated for medical reasons are exempt from this mandatory vaccine policy with proof from a certified medical professional.
*If you do not plan to get vaccinated and are not exempt for medical reasons, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to cancel your spot on this tour and request a full refund (no administration fee) within 10 days from the date of your initial trip payment. After this period, the standard cancellation policy above will apply.
Late Payment & Full Payment Penalty Policy 2021/2022
Final & full payment is due by the due date noted on your invoice and in the e-mail sent to you upon confirmation of your deposit. If cancellation request is made after the cancellation deadline per policy above, full payment for said trip above is due regardless immediately.
Any payment post marked after the final payment deadline shall incur a 25.00 late fee up until 20 days before the trip start date to be paid immediately. Final & Full Payments made within 20 days of the trip start date will incur a 100.00 USD late fee to be paid immediately.
At any time if Local Planet Travel Services contacts participant via e-mail or phone voicemail to request full payment after payment deadline has passed with no participant response after 72 hours from the date of attempted contact, participant spot shall be deemed forfeit & the outstanding balance plus pertaining late fees as outlined above will be due immediately even if Local Planet Travel Services is no longer able to guarantee participation on this trip.
* Participation on trip is not guaranteed without full payment before the final payment deadline above.
Please call (864) 568 8900: Local Planet Travel Services, LLC