All prices in this brochure are based on airfares, land rates and exchange rates
in effect at the time of printing and on group rates of 30 passengers or more. Tours
may depart with less than the required number of passengers, at the discretion of
Group IST, LLC (doing business and referred to herein as “Journeys Unlimited”),
but an additional charge may apply. Passengers will be advised about such surcharges
60 days before departure. All prices are subject to change without notice prior
to departure due to major currency fluctuations, changes in fuel prices and/or unforeseen
Reservations, Deposits and Final Payments:
Please complete the Participant Agreement, with full names as they appear on passports,
and mail it to us with the required per person deposit plus applicable (optional)
insurance. Receipt of your deposit shall act as your agreement to these terms and
conditions. Balance is due 60 days before departure date. If final payment is received
less than 60 days, a late fee will be accessed in the amount of $50.00. If final
payment is made by credit card (American Express, Visa, MasterCard), Journeys Unlimited
requires a completed credit card authorization form. All payments made by check
should be made payable to Journeys Unlimited.
If a booking is made within 60 days of departure, full payment plus applicable taxes
and optional insurance is due at the time of booking. There will be a $50.00 late
processing fee applicable plus cost of any express or overnight mail services. No
personal checks will be accepted with reservations received 30 days or less before
departure date. Money order, bank check, certified check or credit cards (American
Express, Visa, MasterCard) will be accepted.
A valid passport (valid for six months after the return date of the trip) is required
to travel. Visa is required for US passport holders traveling to some destinations;
please contact our office for details. All non-US citizens must contact the appropriate
consular office for entry visa requirements pertaining to their trip. In addition
non US citizens are responsible for complying with requirements for re-entry into
the USA. Journeys Unlimited assumes no responsibility for procurement of passport
or visas. Obtaining and carrying these documents is the sole responsibility of passengers.
Journeys Unlimited will not be responsible for any delays, damages and/or losses,
including missed portions of your trip due to improper travel documentation.
Final Documents and Tickets:
All documents and tickets are only issued upon receipt of final payment and are
sent within 3 weeks of departure. Documents and tickets are not guaranteed if final
payment and booking form are not received on time.
Air from Home City:
All brochure departure are based on a New York area airport. Journeys Unlimited
can help arrange air transportation from your home city airport. Journeys Unlimited
is not responsible for any penalties incurred on domestic tickets not purchased
from us, in case of changes in the schedule of the tour. If you are making your
own domestic airline tickets, please make sure that your domestic flight time arrives
at least 4 hours prior to your international departure time.
Air Changes, Cancellations & Refunds:
Airline tickets issued by Journeys Unlimited are highly restrictive and in most
instances cannot be reissued, revalidated or exchanged. If a change is possible,
a $75 per person administrative fee, plus any applicable airline change fees, will
be assessed once air tickets have been issued. Airline penalties vary depending
Airline Seat Assignments and Special Services:
There is no advance seat selection. Early check-in is necessary to secure seats
with travel companions. Seating is solely under control of the airlines. Some airfares
used may be eligible for frequent flyer mileage.
We recommend that you take along one suitcase per person with a maximum weight of
50lbs., plus one carry on with maximum dimensions of 9”X14”X22”.
Airlines also have their own baggage restrictions; please check with the air carrier
prior to your departure. All baggage is the passenger’s responsibility throughout
the tour. Journeys Unlimited is not responsible for loss, theft or damage to your
baggage.. If a bag is lost or damaged In-flight, the passenger is responsible for
notifying the airline directly.
The airlines concerned will not to be held responsible for any act, omission, or
event during the time passengers are not aboard their aircraft. The passenger tickets
in use by the airline, when issued, shall constitute the sole contract between airline
and the purchaser of these tickets and/or passenger. These tours may be sold in
connection with the services of any ATC or IATA Airline.
Prices shown in the brochure are per person, based on two persons sharing a hotel
room or cabin. A limited number of single rooms are available at the supplement
shown for each tour. In some cases, when requested, we may be able to find an appropriate
roommate for passengers who have booked as a single person. If a roommate is not
available, you must pay the single room supplement. While single rooms provide privacy
they are often smaller than twin bedrooms. Triple rooms are available in many hotels
for family or friends traveling together. There are no discounts for triple rooms.
While we endeavor to provide the highest level of service to all our passengers,
we cannot guarantee special facilities or assistance for disabled passengers and
it is your responsibility to arrange for such assistance as required. We regret
that we cannot provide individual assistance Journeys Unlimited is not responsible
for any medical conditions that may occur prior, during, or after the tour.
Land Only Bookings & Tour Deviations:
All Journeys Unlimited packages include airfare from the city designated. Land only
bookings will be invoiced based on adjusted price. Arrival and departure transfers
are not provided for land only bookings. Any deviations from the tour, requested
by the client, will be assessed a charge of $100.00 per person, plus any additional
costs the change may incur.
The tour member understands that he or she has no claim against Journeys Unlimited,
and its affiliates, for any delay or damage to or loss of property or baggage or
injury to or death of persons due to any neglect or willful act of a direct air
carrier, hotel, bus company, steamship or cruise company, railroad, transportation
company or service company of any kind, or any other person or persons rendering
any of the services being offered in connections with these tours. Further, Journeys
Unlimited advises that it has no ownership interest whatsoever in any hotel, restaurant,
bus company or transportation or service company of any kind outside the USA, nor
does it have any employee outside of the USA. You may see the name Journeys Unlimited
affixed to motor vehicles, on signs around the hotel or elsewhere. This use of our
name is purely for reasons of identification and does not denote ownership, supervision,
or control by Journeys Unlimited in any way. Journeys Unlimited, a brand of Group
IST, LLC, and its overseas representatives reserve the right without notice to change,
amend or cancel any part or all of the tour and to make such changes as may be necessary.
Journeys Unlimited acts only as an agent in securing hotels, transportation and
other travel services from suppliers, and in no event shall Journeys Unlimited be
liable in the event of any failure by any person or company to render any transportation,
lodging or other travel services to be provided on the tour. The acceptance of the
initial service to be provided under the tour shall be considered an acceptance
by the tour member of these conditions. If there is a difference between the conditions
of Journeys Unlimited and those published by suppliers, the conditions of suppliers
shall apply. Journeys Unlimited reserves the right to substitute hotel, cruise ships
and air carriers of similar quality, and reserves the right to vary the sequence
of sightseeing and/ or to re-route the order of cities. In calculating the cost
of the trip, Journeys Unlimited has relied on your consent to these terms and in
the absence of this release, the cost of the trip would be higher. A contract is
made when your reservation and payment are accepted by Journeys Unlimited and any
dispute shall be governed by New York law. We reserve the right to decline to accept
a person, or remove a person form a tour, if such person presents a significant
risk to the health or safety of himself or the group and the person cannot otherwise
be reasonably accommodated.
Cancellation Policy and Refunds:
We hope that nothing will prevent you from taking your Journeys Unlimited pilgrimage.
However, should you need to cancel, your cancellation must be received in writing,
via email, fax or by letter. It will be effective on the date of receipt. If you
cancel your tour after you have received your documents and airline tickets, you
must return them to Journeys Unlimited before we can process your refund. The following
cancellations fees are only for fixed departure date tours published in our brochure.
Fees for custom groups and tours may be different, please contact us for details.
The following cancellation charges per person will apply:
Days Prior to Departure
Up to 90 days prior
90 to 61 days prior
60 to 46 days prior
50% of tour cost
45 to 31 days prior
75% of tour cost
30 to 1 day prior or no show
Once the tours commence there will be no refunds on missed or unused portions of
the tour programs.
Purchase of Travel Insurance is strongly recommended.
Tour Cost Per Person
Premium Per Person
$Up to - $1,399
$1,400 - $1,999
$2,000 - $2,749
$2,750 - $3,499
$3,500 - $4,249
Please call us for tour costs over $4,250
Insurance premium (fee) is non-refundable if cancelled 10 days or later from purchase date
We must receive your premium payment within 7 days of the date we receive your initial
deposit for your trip for the Pre-Existing Conditions clause to be waived (provided
you are not disabled from travel at the time you pay your premium).
If we cancel:
We reserve the right to cancel a specific departure date or whole tour due to lack
of participation or for reasons beyond our control such as natural disasters, acts
of war, acts of God or government restrictions. If such an unlikely event should
occur, we will offer an alternate departure date or tour program. Should you decline
an alternate date or should we cancel the tour outright, the limit of our liability
to you will be the refund of all monies received, including any cancellation penalties.
We will not be liable, however, for costs incurred by you not paid to us, such as
visas and passport costs, items of a personal nature, domestic transportation either
by ground or air etc. nor will we be liable for any psychological damages, traumas,
stress, disappointment, personal and financial loss resulting from our change of
departure date or cancellation of a tour. Refunds are not provided for services
included, but not used on a trip.
Not Included in the Published Price:
Airport taxes, border taxes, port taxes, and items not listed on each program such
as meals, beverages and items of personal nature, excess luggage allowance, laundry,
room service, travel insurance, passport and visas costs, shore excursions, expenses
for additional sightseeing not specified in the itinerary, any incurred medical
costs and replacement of items forgotten or stolen while on the tour, and gratuities
(a list of suggested tips will be provided with final documents).
Journeys Unlimited is not responsible for any typographic or printer’s error
or omission. Prices in this brochure and on our websites are accurate at the time
of printing and are subject to change without notice due to changes in market factors
including but not limited to foreign currency and supplier cost fluctuations.
Journeys Unlimited, a brand of Group IST, LLC is a registered seller of travel in
the State of California, CST# 2077183.
For security reasons and due to the measures taken by the authorities, airlines
require that the passenger’s name in the air reservations must exactly match
the name as it appears on the passport. Journeys Unlimited is not responsible for
denied boarding or re-issue costs due to an incorrect name supplied to us. Journeys
Unlimited requests a copy of your passport picture page to ensure correct name on
tickets and documents.