Terms and Conditions

TOUR PRICES
Tour prices are based on costs, charges, taxes, and US dollar exchange rates known at time of booking. We regret should any of these costs change, a surcharge may be added to the cost of your tour. You would be notified prior to travel.

INSURANCE
Baggage, trip cancellation, and emergency medical insurance is STRONGLY recommended. Information will be provided upon registration.  Important: The exclusion of Pre-Existing Conditions is waived provided the premium is received no later than twenty-one days after the initial deposit for your trip.

CANCELLATIONS
All cancellation notices must be received in writing.  Tours are non-transferable.

Date of Cancellation        Refund Policy
Prior to November 3, 2018   Full refund less 50% of your deposit
Novmenber 3, 2018 to January 2, 2019   Penalty of 50% of your deposit plus $500
January 3, 2019 to Departure   No refund


PASSPORTS
You must have a valid passport with expiration not less than 6 months after your return to the US. It takes about eight to twelve weeks to secure a passport, so don't delay. Non-US passport holders must contact Morning Star Tours to confirm need for visa. Passport information along with applications can be obtained on the web by going to: http://www.travel.state.gov.

PHOTOGRAPHY
By registering for this tour, I/we give Morning Star Tours permission to use and publish photographs in which I/we may be included for the use of promotion, print, editorial, advertising, or other related purposes. I release Morning Star Tours from all claims and liability relating to said photographs.

BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE
Due to bus size and included porterage, we can only allow one checked bag, not to exceed 62 inches (length plus width plus depth) and 50 lbs. You may also bring one small carry-on item.  Please also consult your airline's international baggage regulations as restrictions often vary by airline and can change without notice.

NOT INCLUDED IN TOUR COST
Round-trip transatlantic airfare; Lunches not specifically mentioned; beverages; personal expenses (passport fees, visas for non-U.S. citizens, travel insurance, laundry, phone calls, etc.); single room occupancy; airport/hotel transportation not specifically mentioned; other services not specifically mentioned.

RESPONSIBILITY
Morning Star Tours, with their officers and staff, act only as agents for the various companies whose accommodations are utilized. They assume no responsibility or liability in connection with the services of any train, carriage, automobile, airplane, or other conveyance which will be used either wholly or in part. Neither will they be responsible for any act, error, omission, or any injury, loss, accident, or any delay which may be occasioned by reason of defect in any vehicle or through neglect or default of any company or person engaged in the conveying of passengers. Morning Star Tours accepts no responsibility for losses or additional expenses due to delays or changes in motorcoach, train, airplane services, or that of any other conveyance, sickness, accident, weather, strikes, war, quarantine, or other causes; and all such losses or expenses must be borne by the passenger.

The airlines and/or other transportation companies concerned are not to be held responsible for any act, omission, or event during the time the passengers are not aboard their plane or conveyance. The passage contract, as issued by the airlines or other transportation companies involved with the tour, shall constitute the sole contract between the purchaser and the airlines or transportation companies and limit the responsibilities of the tour sponsors concerning the related travel and accommodations. Prices and schedules that appear in any brochure or web site are based on current schedules and tariff rates and are subject to change without notice.

Payment of deposit for this tour signifies full understanding and acceptance of the above-mentioned conditions.

The tour operator reserves the right to make necessary changes to the itinerary.