Terms and Conditions

Agreement between customer and Ships and Trips Travel

Use of this Web site constitutes your acknowledgement that you have read, and agree to, the terms and conditions of use presented herein. If you do not agree to any part of these terms and conditions, you must not access or use this site in any way.

Right and Trademark Notices

This site and all of its contents are the copyrighted property of SHIPS AND TRIPS TRAVEL. All information, text, graphics, software, images and coding (together comprising the "contents") are the property of SHIPS AND TRIPS TRAVEL and/or its various third party providers. No part of the contents may be reproduced, modified, removed, sold, transferred, or otherwise distributed without the express written permission of SHIPS AND TRIPS TRAVEL and/or the applicable third party providers. All SHIPS AND TRIPS TRAVEL trademarks and trade names used on or in connection to this Web site shall remain the exclusive property of SHIPS AND TRIPS TRAVEL, and your use of this site shall not be deemed to give you any rights in or to any trademarks of SHIPS AND TRIPS TRAVEL.

Personal and Non-Commercial use limitation

The contents of this site are for personal use only. You may only use this site and its attendant services to make legitimate reservations and purchases. You agree that you will not use this site or the representatives of SHIPS AND TRIPS TRAVEL to make false or fraudulent or speculative reservations or purchases.

Liability Disclaimer

Much of the information on this site is supplied by third party providers, and SHIPS AND TRIPS TRAVEL accepts no responsibility for errors, omissions, inaccuracies or misleading statements which may appear anywhere on this site, whether or not they were supplied by third party providers.

The cruise lines, airlines, hotels, tour operators, car rental companies, and travel gear and accessory manufacturers on this site are third party providers, and SHIPS AND TRIPS TRAVEL has no control whatsoever over their actions or inactions. SHIPS AND TRIPS TRAVEL is not responsible for third party failure to perform, breach of contract, or any action, intentional or negligent, which results in any loss, injury, delay or damage to you or your property or to anyone traveling with you, or to the property of that party. SHIPS AND TRIPS TRAVEL cannot and does not guarantee third party provider reservations, timeliness, employee conduct, or the performance of scheduled flights, cruises or tours, or the availability of hotel rooms or rental cars. Guests acknowledge that upon receipt of fare by third party provider, provider accepts the passenger subject to the terms of the provider contract.

SHIPS AND TRIPS TRAVEL does not warrant the contents of this site as to accuracy, non-infringement, merchantability, completeness or fitness for a particular purpose. All warranties thereof, either express or implied, are disclaimed. In no event shall SHIPS AND TRIPS TRAVEL be liable for any loss, damage, injury, claim or any special, punitive or consequential damages of any kind arising from use of this site, even if SHIPS AND TRIPS TRAVEL has been advised of the possibility of such damages. In the event that your state does not allow the exclusion or limitation of implied warranties or the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, the above exclusions may not apply to you.

Terms, Conditions and Warranties

Taxes
Taxability and the appropriate tax rate vary greatly by location. SHIPS AND TRIPS TRAVEL'S actual tax cost paid to the vendor may vary from the tax recovery charge, depending upon the rates, taxability, etc. in effect at the time of the actual use of the hotel, automobile, etc. by our customer. Certain jurisdictions impose a hotel occupancy tax or other type of transaction tax upon the renting of a hotel room, an automobile, etc. The type of tax charged by the vendor will vary by service and location.

Service Fee
If a service fee is charged, the fees cover the costs incurred by SHIPS AND TRIPS TRAVEL in servicing your travel reservation.

Travel Destinations
Although most travel, including travel to international destinations, is completed without incident, travel to certain destinations may involve greater risk than others. SHIPS AND TRIPS TRAVEL urges passengers to review travel prohibitions, warnings, announcements and advisories issued by the United States Government prior to booking travel to international destinations. Information on conditions in various countries and the level of risk associated with travel to particular international destinations can be found at www.state.gov, www.tsa.gov, www.dot.gov, www.faa.gov , www.cdc.gov , www.treas.gov/ofac and www.customs.gov.

BY OFFERING FOR SALE TRAVEL TO PARTICULAR INTERNATIONAL DESTINATIONS, SHIPS AND TRIPS TRAVEL DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT TRAVEL TO SUCH POINTS IS ADVISABLE OR WITHOUT RISK, AND IS NOT LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OR LOSSES THAT MAY RESULT FROM TRAVEL TO SUCH DESTINATIONS.

Passengers are responsible for proper proof of citizenship, and may be required to purchase a passport and visas for travel outside of the United States.

Cruise lines may charge a fuel surcharge (charged per person / per day). Cruise line fuel surcharges are additional and their cost may vary by cruise line, and can change up to or until the sailing date. Ships Registry: Bermuda, Great Britain, Marshall Islands, Bahamas, Panama, Norway, Liberia, Italy, Wallis & Fortuna, and Netherlands.

Online Pricing
Sample prices are per person, based on double occupancy, and do not include taxes, fees, fuel surcharges, gratuities, resort fees, or airfare unless otherwise noted. Prices, fees, and other restrictions are subject to vendor policies. All offers, including but not limited to, bonus amenities, upgrades, prices, and group benefits are based on select dates, ships, resorts, room categories, and / or fare codes. All products and offers are subject to availability, capacity-controlled, and subject to change without notice. Cancellation penalties, blackout dates, and other restrictions may apply. Savings shown are based on vendors' published brochure rates. Offers may not be combined with other offers. Offers are applicable on new bookings only. Cancelled and / or rebooked vacations do not qualify. Additional restrictions may apply.

Travelers receiving special rates based on residency, age, military, union, etc., will be required to show an appropriate and / or government-issued form of identification (i.e. passport, birth certificate, driver's license, etc.) upon check-in to validate the applicable discount. If a traveler does not provide proper identification they will either be denied at check-in or will be charged the current standard price.

Air-inclusive prices do not include government imposed taxes and fees, including but not limited to a September 11th Security Fee, U.S. or international government imposed taxes and fees, Federal Excise Fees, among others. Some carriers charge additional fees for checked bags, fuel surcharge, meals, etc. Please check the carriers' Web sites for details.

We carefully monitor all of the information presented on our Web site; however, we are not responsible for any errors or omissions resulting in inventory, content, images, or pricing discrepancies. The information shown, including any pictures is for informational purposes only.

Indemnification

You agree to defend and indemnify SHIPS AND TRIPS TRAVEL, its affiliates, parent and subsidiary companies and/or their respective suppliers and any of their officers, directors, shareholders, employees, representatives, independent contractors and agents from and against any claims, causes of action, demands, recoveries, losses, damages, fines, penalties or other costs or expenses of any kind or nature including but not limited to reasonable legal and accounting fees, brought by

  1. 1) You or on your behalf in excess of the liability described above; or
  2. 2) By third parties as a result of
    • a) Your breach of these Web Site Terms, Conditions and Notices or the documents referenced herein;
    • b) Your violation of any law or the rights of a third party; or
    • c) Your use of this Web site.

No unlawful or prohibited use

As a condition of your use of this Web site, you warrant that you will not use this Web site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices.

Links to third-party sites

This Web site may contain hyperlinks to Web sites operated by parties other than SHIPS AND TRIPS TRAVEL. Such hyperlinks are provided for your reference only. SHIPS AND TRIPS TRAVEL does not control such Web sites and is not responsible for their contents or your use of them. SHIPS AND TRIPS TRAVEL's inclusion of hyperlinks to such Web sites does not imply any endorsement of the material on such Web sites or any association with their operators.

Modification of these terms and conditions

SHIPS AND TRIPS TRAVEL reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which this Web site is offered and you agree to accept and be bound by those terms, conditions, and notices that are in effect at the time of your use of SHIPS AND TRIPS TRAVEL's Web site and facilities.

General

This agreement shall be governed by the laws of the state of California, and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts in Sacramento County, California, in all contingencies and disputes arising from your use of this site.

SHIPS AND TRIPS TRAVEL reserves the right to change any aspect of this site, or to modify, add, or cancel any of these terms and conditions. You agree to abide by whatever terms and conditions are in effect at the time of your use.

SHIPS AND TRIPS TRAVEL reserves the right to restrict or terminate your access to this site if, in its sole discretion, SHIPS AND TRIPS TRAVEL believes user conduct violates any applicable law or is harmful to SHIPS AND TRIPS TRAVEL or to any third party provider.

If any provision of these terms and conditions is found to be unenforceable, such provision shall still be enforced to the fullest extent of applicable law and shall not affect the enforceability of the remaining provisions. The foregoing terms and conditions represent the entire agreement between you and SHIPS AND TRIPS TRAVEL.