Legal Stuff

Prices are not guaranteed until reservations are confirmed with full passenger names and deposit payment of $600 per person.  Quotes on airfare are not confirmed until paid in full and can change without notice.  All prices are subject to change without notice and are subject to availability.

Cruise lines and airlines reserve the right to impose fuel surcharges, even after final payment has been applied to a booking, up until the day of departure.

Unless otherwise noted price quotes typically do not include airfare, telephone calls, incidental items, souvenirs, airport transfers, or shore excursions.

Payment schedules are set forth by the individual suppliers and due on the dates specified. Failure to pay on time can result in automatic cancellation by the supplier, and can lead to the forfeiture of prior payments.

All major credit cards are accepted unless otherwise noted by suppliers.

Revision, cancellation, and refund policies vary by supplier. Supplier cancellation fees can be up to 100% of the trip cost.  No-shows are nonrefundable.

Refund restrictions and policies for unused travel or vacation components vary and are subject to applicable rules of each supplier. Insurance premiums, airfare and some supplier fees are nonrefundable. Please inquire about supplier refund policies at the time of booking.

Culturally Creative Travel has a administrative fee in addition to any supplier penalties.  Our non-refundable administration fee is $100 per person and will be charged to your credit card at the time of cancellation.

If you purchased travel insurance, you may be able to file a claim to be reimbursed for any administrative fees and cancellation penalties assessed.  Travel insurance claims are solely determined by the insurance company, not by Culturally Creative Travel.

It is the responsibility of every passenger to familiarize themselves with the destination(s) they are visiting. This includes checking the State Dept website for travel warnings or alerts. Culturally Creative Travel is not responsible for personal injuries, death, property damage or other damages or expenses resulting from causes outside of their control.

Government issued photo identification is required for all travel. Passports are required for international travel and some countries require a visa. Travelers will not be permitted to depart without the proper identification. It is the responsibility of the traveler to verify what documentation is needed, and to have it in order.

Please check with the U.S. Department of State for more information related to your travel destination. Special documentation is required for minor children traveling with or without their parents. If traveling with children, please check with the supplier before departure for any specific policies or restrictions.

Non-U.S. citizens must contact the consulate of any countries you are visiting to verify any visa requirements. Non-U.S. citizens residing in the U.S. must also contact the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service for re-entry requirements into the U.S.

Cruise documents are electronic and will be emailed 2-4 weeks prior to departure.  Call us immediately at (713) 688-6793 if any errors are found.

Tickets and vouchers are negotiable instruments – keep them in a safe place at all times. Lost, stolen, or destroyed tickets/vouchers cannot be replaced or refunded.

It is important that you confirm your flights with the airline prior to departure: 24 hours in advance for domestic flights, and 72 hours in advance for international flights. Failure to confirm international flights or failure to use any portion of an airline reservation may result in automatic cancellation by the airline for all continuing and return flights. Familiarize yourself with your airline’s policies and requirements before booking.

Unless stated otherwise by the airlines, it is important to arrive at the airport at least 2 hours prior to departure for domestic flights and 3 hours prior to departure for international flights.

Late arrival at the airport can result in loss of assigned seats or denial of boarding. Denial of boarding is not eligible for refund or travel insurance reimbursement.

Airfare re-bookings are subject to airline penalties, re-booking fees, plus any cost difference of the new flight.

Seat assignments are subject to change by the airline without notice.

All prices are thought to be accurate, available, and current. The information, products, and services may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Culturally Creative Travel does not guarantee the accuracy of, and disclaims liability for inaccuracies, including but not limited to the price, information, and description of the products and services described on this website.Culturally Creative Travel is not liable for the acts, errors, omissions, representations, warranties, breaches or negligence of any supplier, or personal injuries, death, property damage or other damages or expenses resulting from causes outside of the control of Culturally Creative Travel. Culturally Creative Travel shall not be responsible for travel delays or cancellations or any illness, death, injury, damage, or loss of vacation time arising there from. Changes to cruise ports of call or itineraries due to mechanical, weather, or world events beyond our control are at the sole discretion of the cruise line and may occur without notice. Any applicable compensation resulting from such occurrences is also at the sole discretion of the supplier.  Culturally Creative Travel shall not be liable for any injuries, damages, or losses incurred by the traveler in connection with, or by supplier employees or contractors, terrorist activities, social or labor unrest, mechanical or construction failures, or difficulties, diseases, local laws, climatic conditions, criminal acts or abnormal conditions or developments, or any other actions, omissions, or conditions outside of the control of Culturally Creative Travel. The Traveler assumes the complete and full responsibility for checking and verifying any and all passport, visa, inoculations, or other entry requirements for each destination, as well as re-entry into the U.S., and all safety or security conditions at such destinations, in connection with the proposed travel. For information concerning possible dangers at international destinations, check the Travel Advisory Section of the U.S. Department of State website.