Tour participants acknowledge reading and agreeing to the terms and conditions set forth below; they set out a contract between you and Simply Swiss.
Please note that living standards and practices that differ with North American standards, may be encountered during your travel.
Travel Documents - Canadian and US citizens require a valid passport for travel to Europe. A valid International Drivers License is recommended in Switzerland. They are available from any CAA or AAA office.
Passport size photo may be required for 6-day lift passes at some resorts.
Not included in advertised tour package price - flight taxes & associated fees, passport and/or visa fees, tips, items of a personal nature, bar or beverages, and other services not specifically shown as included in package.
Extended Stay/Stopovers - You may extend your stay provided you make proper arrangement at the time of booking.
Reservations - All space is on a first come, first serve basis. All reservations are considered confirmed once a deposit is received by The Vacation Station. The Vacation Station reserves the right to cancel any reservations if deposit or final payment are late.
Deposits/Payments - A non-refundable deposit of $300 per person is required at the time of booking. Final payment is due 50 days before departure. If not received on time, it is subject to additional charges for courier service, or any other additional fees incurred as a result of late payment.
Reservation Changes - Due to expenses incurred in making changes, a $25 fee will be assessed for each change made before departure. This includes changes to passengers name, hotel, departure date, or ground transportation. Any changes to air portion may be subject to additional charges.
Cancellation Policy - Tour cancellations are subject to the following per person charges:
Up to 50 days before departure- $300 deposit
49 - 31 days before departure- 50% of cost
30 - 0 days before departure- 100% of cost
Airfare Cancellation - All airfares are subject to cancellation fees. When purchasing "seat sale" tickets consult The Vacation Station for applicable penalties and/or restrictions. Whatever penalties these suppliers impose will be applied to your invoice in addition to the cancellation penalties noted above..
Airline Responsibility - The carriers concerned are not to be held responsible for any act, omission, or other event during the time passengers are not on board their conveyances. The airline passenger tickets, when issued, shall be the sole contract between airline and buyer/passenger of these tickets.
Prices - Published prices are in Canadian Dollars. The Vacation Station reserves the right to pass on any increase received from hotels, airlines, or any other supplier that is part of this package. If this increase is over 7 % of total, the client has the right to cancel reservation without penalty.
Accommodation - The Vacation Station reserves the right to substitute chosen property with hotel or condo of similar or higher rating if necessary.
Baggage Allowance - Most airlines allow two pieces of free checked baggage on international flights, however individual airlines policy varies greatly; maximum combined dimensions of both not to exceed 107" but neither bag may exceed 62" or 23kg (50 lbs). A ski bag together with boots will be considered as one piece of checked baggage.
Insurance - Motor vehicle theft & CDW, health, accident, luggage, and trip interruption / cancellation insurance are strongly recommended. Contact The Vacation Station for details and costs. We offer RBC travel insurance.
Responsibility - All bookings are accepted on the condition that The Vacation Station acts only as a booking agent to the passenger in regard to travel by rail, motorcoach, rental car, aircraft, or any other conveyance, and assumes no liability for injury, damage, loss, accident, delay or irregularity which may be occasioned either by reason of defect in any vehicle or for any reason whatsoever, or though the acts of default of any company or person engaged in carrying out the arrangements of the tour. Neither The Vacation Station nor its subsidiaries, etc., here or abroad, shall become liable for loss or consequence due to schedule changes or any cause or irregularity occasioned by cancellation, over booking, or strikes of airlines, trains, hotels, car rental companies, ground service operators, in addition to acts of God, etc. Under these circumstances, no portion of land arrangements will be refunded. The Vacation Station and its agents can accept no responsibility for damage done to hotel, pension, or apartment property by guests or their dependants. Settlement shall be between guest and property owner. Nor can any responsibility be accepted for loss or theft of guests property, luggage, etc. Neither The Vacation Station nor its subsidiaries, etc, here or abroad will be liable for a lack of snow or non operation of ski lifts, closure of access routes to or from resorts due to weather conditions, nor are they liable for the late arrival of passengers at airports or hotels due to bad weather.
Contact Simply Swiss at 1-866-648 7757 for further details.