Terms & Conditions
       

General / Summary --- 4x4 Overland Expedition Terms and Conditions

   
  • Costs are detailed within each expedition.
  • Deposits are due at the time of formal bookings and are refundable during a 14 day cooling off period (from date of formal booking)
  • Balances for the expedition must be paid 8 weeks prior to the start date of the tour/expedition unless otherwise agreed in writing.
  • Once any tours / expeditions has been paid for in full no refund can be given if, for any reason, one or more of the party drop out of the tour/expedition either before or during the tour. However, if this happens Venture4x4 will investigate the opportunity to offer good-will partial refunds.
  • All participants are responsible for their own and/or their parties travel arrangements to and from Iceland. As such participants will enter into a contract between themselves and the airline / ferry regarding their travel arrangements. Venture 4x4 can offer assistance with booking but only at the request of the participant(s) [No charge is taken for this assistance].
  • All participants are responsible for their own and/or their parties campsite/hotel/guesthouse accommodation whilst in and/or on their way to Iceland. As such participants will enter into a contract between themselves and the accommodation provider. Venture 4x4 can offer assistance with booking but only at the request of the participant(s) [No charge is taken for this assistance].
  • Payment schedules are outlined within the expedition details and must be strictly adhered to.
  • Please make cheque payable to Andrew Fisher (or BAC's details on request)
  • Deposits are non-refundable after the 14 day cooling off period.
  • Where necessary, Venture 4x4 reserve the right to make alterations to itinerary and/or prices without prior consultation. However where such changes are made, Venture 4x4 will endeavour to communicate those changes to relevant parties.
  • Any trailer, used on the expedition, must be capable of going off-road and have a hitch capable of 360 degree rotation.
  • It is advisable that all vehicles should have recovery and breakdown insurance for the countries being visited.
  • All vehicles traveling to Iceland must be UK road legal i.e. require valid insurance (covering Iceland)and where applicable MOT. Please check with your insurance company re the need for a "Green Card".
  • All participants are required to have sufficient medical and repatriation insurance cover for the countries being visited. (EHIC cards should also be carried).
  • Venture 4x4 cannot be held liable for any expenses incurred by any participant as a result of deviating from the agreed tour dates and itinerary.
  • All participants are expected to conduct themselves in an appropriate manner during the trip and must not prejudice the safety and well-being of any member of the trip, or its satisfactory progress.
  • Venture4x4 cannot be held liable for the actions of third parties.
  • Venture4x4 cannot be held responsible for the alteration of sailing schedules by ferry companies or flight alterations.
  • Venture4x4 cannot be held liable for any damage to vehicles and/or injury or death during the expedition.
  • Venture 4x4 cannot be held liable for any unforeseen natural or man-made events which may affect the duration or itinerary of the trip (eg. weather, seismic activity, volcano eruptions, flooding, civil unrest, strikes, etc..)
  • Breakaway: If for any reason individual clients, parts of or entire groups wish to divert, explore or leave the remaining group or depart from the set itinerary or agreed route, the Tour leader(s) must be informed as soon as practicable. Thereupon and unless expressly agreed, in writing, those client(s) involved will no longer be the responsibility of Venture 4x4 or their staff either during the period of their absence or for the remainder of the Icelandic Adventure, and no refund will be given.
  • Off-road/overland driving can put you and your vehicle at risk and as such you are fully responsible for your own actions.
  • Venture 4x4 will offer guidance and/or training regarding the use of vehicles and/or equipment at any time during our tours and/or prior to the tour by negotiation
  • Clients visiting Iceland should make themselves aware of the Icelandic Customs restrictions (https://www.tollur.is/english/). Venture 4x4 cannot be held responsibility for any breach of these regulations.
  • It is your responsibility to inform Venture 4x4, as soon as practicable, of any medical conditions either you and/or your group may have [All information will be held in the strictest of confidence and dealt with in accordance with the Data Protection Act, UK].
  • It is your responsibility to ensure that you fully understand the daily briefings and any instructions that are given to you during the day. If you do not understand then you should ask for clarification.
   
       
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General / Summary --- Fly-Drive Expedition Terms and Conditions

       
         
  • Conditions contained within the above terms and conditions apply
  • Hire vehicle prices are contained within the tour price
  • The contract for the hire vehicle is between the Hire Firm and the client. [Venture 4x4 does not charge for this service].
  • All participants are responsible for their own and/or their parties travel arrangements to and from Iceland. As such participants will enter into a contract between themselves and airline / ferry regarding their travel arrangements. Venture 4x4 can offer assistance with booking but only at the request of the participant(s) [No charge is taken for this assistance].
  • All participants are responsible for their own and/or their parties campsite/hotel/guesthouse accommodation whilst in and/or on their way to Iceland. As such participants will enter into a contract between themselves and the accommodation provider. Venture 4x4 can offer assistance with booking but only at the request of the participant(s) [No charge is taken for this assistance].
  • Hire vehicles will have 4x4 capability and where applicable will have suitable winter tyres specified by the hirer
  • Hired vehicles are hired by the client and as such the client is fully responsibly under the hirers terms and conditions for the vehicle(s) used during the tour
  • The client is responsible for any hire vehicle excess payment - within the hirers terms and conditions
  • Venture 4x4 cannot be held responsible for any legal infringements with respect to the use of the vehicle by the client
  • Venture 4x4 reserve the right to make amendments to the accommodation if the need arises; however where this happens we will endeavor to update you as soon as practicable.
  • The price for the accommodation is for Bed and Breakfast only.
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