Basis of Rates: All prices are based on two persons sharing a cabin or hotel room, or a single where noted. All prices and fares are quoted in U.S. dollars. Rates and special pricing are subject to change without notice.
Costs Include: All accommodations aboard ships or in hotels per itinerary or similar, all meals aboard ship, meals on land as indicated, air transportation where indicated as included, shore excursions, sightseeing and entrance fees as indicated, special access permits, transfers to and from flights as indicated in itinerary, use of snorkeling equipment, use of kayaks (where available), gratuities as may be indicated, taxes and service charges, and services of expedition staff. Aboard some ships, soft drinks, snorkel equipment and wet suits may incur charges.
Not Included: Air transportation (except where shown as included), extensions, passport, visa, immigration fees, scuba diving (where available), meals not indicated, gratuities unless included, baggage/accident/travel protection plan and insurance, items of a personal nature, such as alcoholic beverages, e-mail, and laundry. Surcharges imposed by third party vendors after initial booking may be added.
Airfare: For all programs, airfare to the originating point of the tour is an additional cost unless otherwise indicated. Sample airfares are based on current year’s fares and are subject to change. We will gladly assist in making your air arrangements. There may be a $50 per person service fee that is paid to an air ticketing agency if you request Explor Cruises to handle your air arrangements. In any case, we must have your arrival and departure flight information in order to provide airport transfers.
Cruise Ticket Contract Terms: Each ship or yacht has their own terms and conditions, which will be provided upon request, or with documents.
Responsibility and Other Terms & Conditions: The tours will be carried out under the business management of WEST FAMILY TRAVELS, LLC, d/b/a EXPLOR CRUISES, 5314 187th Avenue KPN, Vaughn, WA 98394. Provisions of the contract between cruise operators and the traveler concerning, among other things, limitations on the company’s liability for loss of property, injury, illness, or death during the cruise or while otherwise traveling on arrangements made by the company shall be in accordance with the terms of the actual cruise passage documents when issued and delivered electronically to the guest. By acceptance of the electronic documents, the guest agrees to the terms thereof. EXPLOR CRUISES acts as agent for various principals and is no way to be considered as the principal or operator of airline services or other off-vessel services. EXPLOR CRUISES is not responsible for personal injuries, illness or death resulting from any peril of the seas or cause not within EXPLOR CRUISES sole and direct control, or not resulting from the sole and direct negligence of EXPLOR CRUISES. All claims against EXPLOR CRUISES must be in writing within 6 months from the day when the incident occurred. Written notice to EXPLOR CRUISES shall be given at the company’s address in Mercer Island, Washington. EXPLOR CRUISES may refuse to transport or may disembark any guest for, among other things, illness, disease, injury, mental problems, vulgar or improper conduct, illegal substance possession or abuse, refusal to obey regulations or for endangering self, other guests or the crew. Guest to bear all expenses. Each guest is responsible for arriving at the point of tour origin before departure with passage hire fully earned if the departure is missed, unless caused by the sole negligence of EXPLOR CRUISES.
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