A Community Service Volunteer Project in Costa Rica
January 3 to 14, 2017

Terms and Conditions

Price Per Person:
$2,999 in Double room ($3,159 via credit card) plus $95 prepaid gratuities for guides & escorts
$3,599 in Single room ($3,899 via credit card) plus $95 prepaid gratuities for guides & escort

Deposit: Your deposit of $250 ($265 via credit card) secures your place on the tour and is non-refundable unless your seat and room is transferred by yourself to another qualifying traveler These fees are in addition to any penalties imposed by airlines and hotels. Final payment due on or before November 3, 2017.

Cancellations and Refunds: No refund for fees paid if cancelled after November 3, 2017. That is why RMC & SUNY recommend trip interruption/trip cancellation insurance. See Insurance Protection Plan link below.

Credit Card Payment via SUNY: SUNY Plattsburgh accepts American Express, MasterCard, VISA and Discover.

Final Payments: Payments are due upon notification and must be received at the SUNY Plattsburgh office no later than 30 days before the tour departure date in order for your final tour documents to be mailed out in a timely manner. If the payment arrives later and necessitates that RMC mail your documents with expedited service, you will be responsible to pay for these costs. Should the trip fail to achieve minimum participation, RMC reserves the right to cancel the tour, and RMC will refund in full any payments received.

Required Tour Documents: A valid passport must be held by each passenger.

Revisions and/or Changes: There will be a $250 ($265 via credit card) nonrefundable deposit per person to initiate the itinerary. If the itinerary is accepted by the passenger, this will be applied toward the final cost. No research will be done until the deposit has been received.

Accommodations: Based on single, double or triple bedded rooms with bath as indicated. You are assigned accommodations as the guest of the facility selected. The tour operator reserves the right to substitute hotels of similar category.

Meals: Meals will be provided as per included items as per above. Any foods or beverages not included in the program and purchased by you will be at additional cost. Tour price includes only foods and beverages that are provided to the entire group.

Land transportation: As specified, by coaches and/or minivans.

Air: All airline tickets are subject to each carrier’s Terms and Conditions as to passage and cancellation fees. Tours are sold in conjunction with the services of these approved carriers.

Not Included: Items of a personal nature such as laundry, drinks and telephone calls, as well as any item that is not specifically detailed in the brochure or final trip itinerary.

Consumer Disclosure Notice Disclaimer of Liability: RMC Travel’s RMC, SUNY Plattsburgh and cooperating agencies act only in capacity as agents for the passenger in all matters connected with hotel accommodations, sight-seeing tours and transportation, whether by air, rail, bus, motorcar, boat or any other means and as agent holds itself free of responsibility for any damage occasioned by any cause. RMC Travel’s RMC, SUNY Plattsburgh and/or its agents will not be responsible for any damages or expenses or inconveniences caused by late departures or change of transportation schedule, strikes or to their conditions, nor will we be responsible for loss or damage to baggage or any of the passengers’ belongings. All prices quoted are correct at time of brochure printing, include the cost of operation of the tours, and are subject to currency and airfare changes. its parent corporation and affiliates, officers, employees, servants and agents shall not be responsible for personal injury, death or property damage as a result of force majeure or for any other losses or damages incurred by any person or tour participants caused by any delay or change of itinerary or arising out of any act, including, but not limited to, any act of negligence, any person acting for, or on behalf of RMC, SUNY Plattsburgh or for transportation, accommodation or sight-seeing provider or any other person or entity rendering any of these services or accommodations being offered in connection with these tours. RMC, SUNY Plattsburgh will not assume any additional expenses. On advancement of deposit to this agency, the depositor agrees to be bound by all of the above stated terms & conditions. Valid from 9/1/16-2/1/17.

Insurance Protection Plan: We strongly recommend TRAVEL INSURANCE to protect against cancellation fees and additional travel expenses that may incur before, after or during the trip. With your reservation confirmation, RMC will send complete details on its insurance program.

IMPORTANT Note on Additional Insurance Protection: SUNY Plattsburgh requires that every participant have Health Insurance for the trip, and SUNY Plattsburgh will be invoicing the $44 fee separately to you.