Machu Picchu Travel

Luxury and first-class travel to Machu Picchu and the Amazon in Peru. Tours through the Amazon and up to machu Picchu

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terms and conditions

This section contains meaningful and noteworthy information, as well as terms and conditions, applicable to the travel package you are booking.

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PRIVACY POLICY INFORMATION

PRIVACY POLICY INFORMATION ABOUT STANFORD TRAVEL SYSTEMS – Stanford Travel Systems collects information about our passengers through searches conducted on the internet, through forms filled out on our reservation pages, and through passenger documentation forms that are sent to registered passengers. Stanford Travel Systems does not buy, or sell or rent information about our passengers. All information provided to STS is strictly confidential and for the sole purpose of providing travel services to our clients. Some personal information such as passport numbers, must be passed on to travel partners in South America in order to facilitate the purchase of travel services such as airline tickets in Ecuador or Peru, or permits for hiking on the Inca Trail in Peru. STS does not place "cookies" on the computers of those searching the STS site.

INFORMATION COLLECTION, USE AND SHARING: Stanford Travel Systems is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. STS (Stanford Travel Systems) only has access to or to collect informaton from you, the passenger(s) given to us voluntarily by email or other direct contact from you. STS does not sell or rent this information to anyone for any reason.We will use your informaton to respond to you, the passenger, only with regard to the reason that you contacted us. STS will not share passengers information with third parties outside and beyond our company, other than what is necessary to complete your request and fufill the terms of your reservations and booking. Unless you request othewise, we may at times contact you to advise you of new products and services or with regrard to specific changes in this pricacy policy.

YOUR CONTROL AND ACCESS TO INFORMATION: You may request and can opt out of any furtue contacts with us at any time. You may do so by contacting us by emai or the phone numbers given on this website. We will also share with you what if any date we have about you, allow you to change or correct any data we have on you, allow you to delete any date we have, and in general express any concerns or reservations you may have about the use of your data.

SECURITY: We have taken precautions to protect your data both online and offline. Sensitive information such as credit card numbers and addresses are collected by secure fax at our office. Only employees on a need to know basis are given access to personal information, and only for the purpose of billing a customer or providing for a specific service. Information and sensitive data is stored in a secure environment and not available to anyone other than authorized employees or officers of Stanford Travel Systems, Inc. If you feel that Stanford Travel Systems is not abiding by this privacy policy, you may contact us directly at inbound@stanfordtravel.com or 1-877-213-1688.

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PAYMENT

In order to process the necessary reservations, a certain amount, per person, is required by check or credit card.

(*) The discounted package price(s) quoted reflect a reduction for check, money order, or bank wire payments. For payment by any other means a 3% to 5% charge may be added to the final invoice.

STANFORD TRAVEL SYSTEMS/THE OPERATOR WILL CONFIRM SERVICES AND ISSUE AN INVOICE AND APPLICABLE TRAVEL DOCUMENTS AFTER THE REQUIRED DEPOSIT/PAYMENT IS RECEIVED.

- Additional payments may be required after confirmation of the services.
- Final payment is due normally a minimum of 62 days prior to departure.
- Services and the various components of a tour package are sold only as a "package". No "breakdowns".
- All rates for the arrangements are based on the value of the U.S. dollar in relation to foreign currencies and on travel tariffs in effect as of the date of the quotation, and are subject to adjustment (up or down), at anytime.

Any modifications, whatsoever, in the terms or services quoted for a particular itinerary may also modify the price(s). Additionally, we reserve the right to charge a service fee for additional change(s) requested after the service(s) have been confirmed.

STANFORD TRAVEL SYSTEMS/ THE OPERATOR REQURES THAT THE PASSENGER(S) FILL OUT A DOCUMENTATION FORM WITH FULL NAME(S) AS SPELLED IN THE PASSPORT(S), AS WELL AS PHOTOCOPIES OF THE FIRST PAGE OF THE PASSPORT(S) BEFORE RESERVATIONS MAY BE PROCESSED.

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travel documents

U.S. citizens need a valid passport for travel abroad. Passport(s) should be valid for at least 6 months at time of travel. For specific VISA requirements, please consult the applicable consulate(s) in the United States or a "visa service". We are not responsible for losses of any kind, due to problems with travel documents! It is the ultimate responsibility of the passenger(s) to have all the necessary travel documents in order. See passport travel information from our FAQ page.

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hotel, PAYMENT AND CANCELLATION POLICIES

HOTELS - The package price includes accommodations for the hotel(s) specified in the day-by-day itinerary or similar, including taxes and service charges. In outlying and remote areas, the best available properties will be utilized. Specific type of accommodations may only be requested and are not guaranteed until confirmed in writing. Furthermore, the quotation or tour package price is based on the use of STANDARD grade rooms or "the run of the house". Deluxe grade rooms with specific type of "views" and/or "setups" can only be provided upon payment of extra "upgrade" charges. Details on request. Regular check-in and check-out times apply at the hotels. For passenger(s) arriving early in the morning or departing late at night, early check-in and/or late check out can be guaranteed, upon payment of supplemental charges (to be added to the package price). The right is reserved to substitute hotels for similar ones, should circumstances necessitate.

TRANSFERS & SIGHTSEEING: Include the services of English speaking guides (as indicated); including baggage and handling tips outside customs and immigration area(s) at airport(s) and hotel(s) (door-men only).

PAYMENT POLICY: The deposit is 100% applied towards the final payment. NOTE: Additional deposits that may be required to guarantee reservations will be stipulated once the reservations are confirmed. Full payment is required no less than 62 days prior to departure. During periods of high season travel, or during festivities or local holidays, immediate and NON-REFUNDABLE payment(s) may be required.

CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancellations received after payment of the required deposit(s) and more than 60 days prior to departure, are subject to forfeiture of 100% of the deposit(s), plus any other supplemental charges or processing fees imposed by our suppliers at the time of cancellation. Additionally, for cancellations received from 90 to 60 days prior to departure, an additional 50% of the total package price will be forfeited. "No Shows" are subject to a 100% cancellation fee. These conditions are strictly enforced. Once on tour, there are no refunds for unused services, for any reason whatsoever. Stricter policies may apply for bookings during holiday periods and/or "peak season" dates.

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RESPONSIBILITY CLAUSE

Stanford Travel Systems, Carlsbad, California, its "Internet Sales and Marketing Agents" and the Operator(s), act only as independent contractors and agree to exercise the best discretion and judgement with regard to advertising and arranging travel, whether by railroad travel, boat, motor vehicle, bus or air travel, andalso booking accommodations, and assumes no liability for any damage, injury, loss, delay, accident or other irregularity which may occur either by reason of a defect in any vehicle or by the default or negligent act of any person or other company in the service of conveying or booking the passenger(s), and / or by virtue of any such omission or act of any person or company in carrying our the arrangements of the tour.

We accept no responsibility for expenses or additional losses due to changes or delay in air or other services, or due to weather, sickness, war, strikes, quarantine or other such similar causes, which are the result of the acts or omissions of other(s). Any losses or such expenses will have to be borne by the passenger(s), as the tour or package price provides arrangements only for the travel time states or stated. All prices then are based upon the current tariffs and current foreign exchange rates and are subject to adjustment in the event of changes therein. All air , cruise, land and rail arrangements are subject to adjustment and or change due to operational considerations or conditions beyond the control of Stanford Travel Systems Incorporated, Carlsbad, California, its "Internet Staff, Sales and Marketing Agents" and the Operator(s).

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TRAVEL INSURANCE

We strongly recommend that the passenger(s) consider purchasing travel and trip cancellation insurance to protect their travel investment, in case the passenger(s) may find it necessary to delay or cancel part of or the entire trip. The cancellation policy is strict. For further information on insurance, please go to www.travelguard.com. This is a link directly to our insurance suppliers.

For those passenger(s) who decline to purchase travel insurance, Stanford Travel Systems requires that a release form be signed.

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FORUM SELECTION NOTICE

Any and all disputes arising out of this agreement shall exclusively be brought before the appropriate court in the county of San Diego, within the state of California. The law governing this agreement shall be either the federal or state law applicable to the dispute in force within the state of California during the time period of the alleged dispute.

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BAGGAGE

Baggage and personal effects are strictly and solely the responsibility of the owners at all times while traveling. We are not responsible for damaged or lost baggage, for any reason, whatsoever. Please purchase travel/trip cancellation/baggage insurance to protect your property.

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PESRSONAL EXPENSES

Not included in the tour price are personal expenses such as alcoholic beverages, internet and telephone charges, and laundry expenses. Other expenses such as personal transfers and excess baggage charges are not included.

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VACCINATIONS

It is recommended that all passengers consult their personal physician for any vaccination recommendations while traveling. Vaccinations requirements vary by and according to the country. Alternatively, the official government internet authority is:

CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION
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TEL: (404) 639-3311

If you have any questions or concerns, please call our main number. Friendly staff are here to assist you. Thank you for your patronage and the opportunity to serve you. BON VOYAGE!!!

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