TERMS & CONDITIONS
Your electronic signature on this registration form indicates acceptance and understanding of the following TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
I acknowledge that NOWAK TOURS, INC. (hereinafter NT), its officers, employees, agents, school district/school board and/or any chaperone accompanying and sponsored program or trip in which I participate are not responsible for events outside their control, including but not limited to Acts of God, strikes, terrorism, war, sickness, or government restrictions or regulations, or for acts of any person or entity not controlled by NT, including but not limited to airlines, motor coach companies, taxi services, hotels or schools. I release NT, its officers, employees, agents, school district/school board, and/or chaperones from all claims of any nature arising out of such events or acts.
I grant NT, its officers, employees and/or agents at their sole discretion, the authority to obtain at my expense any medical treatment they deem necessary for my well being. Medical treatment includes but is not limited to hospitalization, emergency room care, and treatment at a health care facility or from a medical doctor. If necessary, I authorize NT, its officers, employees and/or agents to arrange for transportation home by airline or ground transportation, at my expense, for medical services or treatment.
NT, its officers, employees and/or agents, have the authority at their sole discretion to terminate my participation in any sponsored program or trip for failure to comply with the rules, regulations, standards or instructions. In the event that participation in any sponsored program is terminated, all costs and expenses related to the termination and return home are at the expense of the participant. In the event that participation is terminated there will be no refund of any fees associated with the sponsored program or trip.
NT will make all arrangements for services and accommodations for my program. NT may cancel any program for insufficient enrollment or at their discretion, or may alter programs, itineraries and/or substitute airlines and equipment as required. In addition, I understand that program prices are based on currently applicable airline tariffs, ground transportation rates, hotel rates, government regulations and currency exchange rates and are subject to change depending on tariffs, regulations and rates in effect at time of departure.
NT publicity materials may include statements of program participants or photographs of program participants. I authorize NT to use my statements or photograph likeliness. No payment will be made to any participant for said use.
All participants are responsible to obtain their own personal required documentation. Required documentation includes, but is not limited to, passports, visas and health certificates. Failure to obtain or maintain required documents may disqualify participant from sponsored program or trip. No refunds will be made for failure to obtain or maintain required documents.
NT may share the name, phone number, mailing address, and e-mail address of account holders and travelers with the Group Leader for the trip, as well as with the Jerry Nowak Travel Foundation.
The following is the standard cancellation policy. Please refer to your itinerary where listed cancelation penalties may supersede those listed below:
Canceling at least 45 days prior to trip departure:
Full refund less any non-refundable items and a $35 processing fee. If NT is not handling payment collections or issuing refund checks, there will be no processing fee.*
Canceling 44 – 15 days prior to trip departure: Forfeiture of 75% of the total trip price.
Canceling 14 – 0 days prior to trip departure:
*Tickets for certain activities are purchased well in advance of the event date. Cancelation may be subject to additional penalty above and beyond the policy listed that represents the cost of such nonrefundable tickets.
These cancelation penalties are in effect regardless of the reason for cancelation including disciplinary action taken by the
school/organization or cancelation of the entire group by the school/organization for any reason. Neither NT nor the school/organization is financially responsible for any charges to program participants due to, but not limited to, weather related events, civil strife or national/international emergencies.
In the event that the participant is a minor, the parent or natural guardian assumes responsibility for any and all costs, fees, and/or penalties associated with this sponsored trip. The parent or natural guardian by signing this agreement understands and agrees to all terms and conditions.