You acknowledge and agree that you have read, understood, and are agreeing to be bound by, all of the Terms and Conditions of use, without modification, of our Website as provided in this Agreement and that you agree to comply with all applicable laws and regulations including U.S. export and re-export control laws and regulations.
If you do not agree to these terms, do not use our Website.
You represent that you are at least 18 years old, or at least the minimum legal age in the jurisdiction in which you are viewing or using our Website.
Access to this Website from countries or territories where the Content or use of the Website are illegal is strictly prohibited. THIS AGREEMENT IS SUBJECT TO OUR WEBSITE'S PRIVATE POLICY, WHICH IS A PART HEREOF AND IS INCORPORATED HEREIN BY REFERENCE FOR ALL PURPOSES.
EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE EXPRESSLY GUARANTEED HEREIN, OUR WEBSITE, THE CONTENT, LINKS, INFORMATION, SERVICES, PRODUCTS AND MATERIALS PROVIDED BY OR THROUGH OUR WEBSITE, INCLUDING ANY SOFTWARE PROVIDED THROUGH OUR WEBSITE, ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES.
YOU USE OUR WEBSITE AT YOUR OWN RISK.
WE DO NOT ENDORSE THE VIEWS, OPINIONS, RECOMMENDATIONS, DESTINATIONS OR TRAVEL SERVICE SUPPLIERS EXPRESSED OR IDENTIFIED IN THE CONTENT OF OUR WEBSITE.
TRADEMARK, COPYRIGHT AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY NOTICES: IDS Network ®, Discover the World ®, and IDS ® are registered service marks of IDS Inc. and are protected by applicable State and Federal laws and regulations.
Other trademarks and service marks used on our Website are the property of their respective owners. Unless otherwise expressly provided, all Content, site design, information and materials, text, graphics, photographs, video and audio presentations, interfaces, and the selection and arrangement contained on or downloaded from this Site ("Content") are Copyright © 2014, IDS Inc., All Rights Reserved.
Software that is available to use and/or download from our Website ("Software") is the copyrighted work of IDS Inc., its Affiliates, and/or their suppliers.
The Software is protected by copyright laws and may be protected by other intellectual property laws, including patent laws, and international treaty provisions.
Your use of the Software is governed by the terms of the Software Access License Agreement, if any, which accompanies, or is included with, the Software.
PERSONAL AND NON-COMMERCIAL USE LIMITATION: You may use our Website and its Content for your personal, non-commercial use only.
Permission to use our Website terminates automatically if you breach any of the Terms and Conditions of this Agreement. You shall not use any automatic or manual conduct, device, process, software, program, algorithm, methodology or routine, including but not limited to a "robot," "spider" or other similar process or functionality to interfere or attempt to interfere with, or impose an unreasonable burden or load on, the operation of our Website.
THIRD PARTY WEBSITES: Our Website may contain hypertext links ("Links") to websites operated by persons or entities other than us (third party websites).
WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR THE CONTENT OR OPERATION OF ANY SUCH THIRD PARTY WEBSITES.
A link from our Website to a third party website does not imply or mean that we endorse the content on that third party Website or the operator or operations of that site.
You are solely responsible for determining the extent to which you use any content at any third party websites to which you might link from our Website. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY SORT INCURRED AS A RESULT OF ANY DEALINGS WITH ANY THIRD PARTY WEBSITE OR MERCHANT OR OPERATOR OF SUCH A THIRD PARTY WEBSITE.
AUTHORIZATION TO USE, AND WARRANTY OF, INFORMATION: By requesting travel services from us, you are authorizing us to obtain your personal private information and/or to provide your personally identifiable information to those third parties that we deem necessary to provide you with the service that you have requested and to provide the type of information that we deem is required as an integral part of booking your travel.
We take great care to use only reputable companies to book your travel. HOWEVER, WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR THE MANNER IN WHICH SUCH THIRD PARTIES HANDLE YOUR PERSONAL PRIVATE AND/OR PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION OR FOR ANY FAILURE BY SUCH THIRD PARTIES TO PROTECT THE PRIVACY OF YOUR INFORMATION.
By requesting travel services from us, you are certifying that all information that you provide to us will be accurate, complete and current and that you are not and have not knowingly provided us with any false information. You will pay all charges incurred by users of your credit card, debit card, check or other payment method, as well as for use of your account by others, including, without limitation, minors living with you, used in connection with a purchase or transaction with us, at the prices in effect when such charges are incurred.
You shall supervise all usage of our Website by minors under your name or account. You will pay any applicable taxes, charges, fees, duties and assessments, if any, relating to any such purchases, transactions or other monetary transaction interactions arising out of your use of our Website.
LEGAL USE LIMITATION; USE OF WEBSITE FOR COMMUNICATIONS: Our Website may contain online bulletin boards, or other electronic communication facilities ("Bulletin Boards").
You shall not use our Website or the Bulletin Boards for any illegal, obscene, abusive, offensive, harassing, improper or objectionable purpose, to sell or offer to sell any goods or services, to conduct or forward surveys, contests, or chain letters, or for any purpose that is prohibited by the Terms and Conditions of this Agreement.
YOU SHALL BE SOLELY LIABLE FOR ANY AND ALL DAMAGES OR HARM ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF OUR WEBSITE. You agree that all bulletin boards are public, not private, communications.
You agree that we and our Affiliates do not, and shall not be considered to, endorse, review, screen or approve any Bulletin Board communications.
Notwithstanding the preceding limitations, we reserve the right, and you expressly agree that we have the right, for any reason whatsoever, to remove without limitation, information, Content, or any other material, from postings and/or communications in and/or through the Website or a Bulletin Board.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY: TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE AND OUR AFFILIATES, AGENTS AND LICENSORS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO OUR WEBSITE AND WITH RESPECT TO THE CONTENT, LINKS, INFORMATION, SERVICES, PRODUCTS AND MATERIALS PROVIDED BY OR THROUGH OUR WEBSITE, INCLUDING ANY SOFTWARE PROVIDED THROUGH OUR WEBSITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION WARRANTIES AS TO THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, TIMELINESS, NON-INFRINGEMENT, TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, FREEDOM FROM COMPUTER VIRUS, AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES ARISING FROM COURSE OF DEALING OR COURSE OF PERFORMANCE. IN NO EVENT SHALL WE OR ANY OF OUR AFFILIATES, AGENTS OR LICENSORS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY LOSS OR INJURY, OR FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY TYPE OR NATURE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO PERSONAL INJURY, PROPERTY DAMAGE AND WRONGFUL DEATH, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN PREVIOUSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR RISKS, WHETHER IN AN ACTION UNDER CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR ANY OTHER THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF, INABILITY TO USE, PERFORMANCE OF, RELIANCE ON, OR ANY DECISION MADE OR ACTION TAKEN IN RELIANCE ON, OUR WEBSITE, OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, LINKS, SERVICES, PRODUCTS AND MATERIALS AVAILABLE FROM OR PROVIDED THROUGH OUR WEBSITE.
THESE LIMITATIONS SHALL APPLY, NOTWITHSTANDING ANY FAILURE OF ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF ANY LIMITED REMEDY. SINCE SOME STATES OR JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY LASTS, THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR DAMAGES, OR THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN TYPES OF WARRANTIES, PARTS OR ALL OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
LEGITIMATE TRAVEL PURPOSES: The travel reservation facilities of our Website shall be used only to make legitimate reservations or purchases for you or for another person for whom you are legally authorized to act.
Overuse or abuse of the travel services reservation facilities of our Website may result in your being denied access to such facilities.
Without limitation, any speculative, false, or fraudulent reservation or any reservation in anticipation of demand is prohibited.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY REGARDING TRAVEL SUPPLIERS: Our Website provides access to travel-related services provided by third parties ("Travel Service Suppliers").
We do not control the Travel Service Suppliers or their actions.
We are not responsible for, and you do not hold us responsible or otherwise liable for, any breach of contract or any intentional or negligent action on the part of Travel Service Suppliers. Prices featured on our Website are not final until payment has been received by the Travel Service Supplier selected for travel. Final payment must be confirmed and validated by us. In addition, pricing and availability may change without notice.
WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ERRORS OR OMISSIONS THAT MAY OCCUR AS A RESULT OF THE TRANSFER OF INCORRECT INFORMATION FROM THIRD PARTY TRAVEL SERVICE SUPPLIERS. We do not guarantee, and you do not hold us responsible or otherwise liable for, any such Travel Service Suppliers' rates, bookings, reservations, connections, scheduling, services, security, facilities or protection of personal belongings.
Furthermore, we assume no responsibility for, and you do not hold us responsible or otherwise liable for, overbooking, cancellation or hotel, airline or cruise-related delays. Separate Terms and Conditions may apply to your reservation and purchase of travel-related goods and services that you select as required by the Travel Service Suppliers with which you elect to do business.
You agree to, and shall, abide by the Terms or Conditions of purchase imposed by any Travel Service Suppliers with whom you elect to do business, including, but not limited to, payment of all amounts when due and compliance with all rules and regulations regarding availability of fares, products, or services. By embarking on travel arranged through, or utilizing information contained on, our Website, you voluntarily assume the risks associated with such travel.
When using our Website, you assume full responsibility for, agree that we are not responsible for, and hereby release us from any and all travel requirements, travel precautions, safety and security measures, sanitation conditions, telecommunications, facilities, services, and any and all other risks and hazards that you may encounter in or on your way to or from your chosen destinations. WE RECOMMEND THE PURCHASE OF TRAVEL INSURANCE FROM A LICENSED INSURER.
MISCELLANEOUS LEGAL PROVISIONS: We may change any term in this Agreement at any time without notice.
The changes will appear in this Agreement; your use of our Website after any such changes have been posted will constitute your agreement to the Agreement as modified. We may discontinue our Website at any time and for any reason, without notice.
We may change the Content, operation, or any and all other features of our Website at any time for any reason, without notice.
We may discontinue or restrict your use of our Web site at any time for any reason, without notice, at our sole discretion. This Agreement, your rights and obligations, our rights and obligations, and all actions contemplated by this Agreement, will be governed by the laws of the United States of America and the State of California, including Nevada, and California rules concerning conflicts and choice of law, as if this Agreement were a contract wholly entered into and wholly performed within the State of California.
You hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in the County of Los Angeles, California, USA, and Nevada, in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of our Website.
Use of our Website is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these terms and conditions, including, without limitation, this paragraph.
In the event of any legal action to enforce or interpret the terms of this Agreement, the prevailing party in such action shall be entitled to recover attorneys' fees. No joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and us as a result of this Agreement or use of our Website. If any provision in this Agreement is invalid or unenforceable under applicable law, including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, the remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect, and the invalid unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision. Our performance of this Agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this Agreement is in derogation of our right to comply with law enforcement requests or requirements. All rights not expressly granted herein are hereby reserved. This Agreement is the entire and final Agreement regarding our Website and it's Content, and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral, or written, between you and us with respect to our Website.
A printed version of this Agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this Agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.
PURCHASING: When you purchase products from this Site, you are agreeing to the applicable rules and regulations (including refund and change penalties) and you must read them before continuing. All hotels and hostels can be cancelled for a fee.
For rail and bus passes please make sure you have read and understand the specific terms and conditions for each of the products you wish to purchase or have previously purchased. You can find this information on the individual product pages.
FLIGHTS: The name on your tickets must match the name on your passport/ID. If your name does not match, you could be denied boarding. All airlines at all airports check photo ID against tickets. If you are traveling internationally you need the proper documentation: all travelers are required to have valid passports, round-trip or onward tickets, a visa for some destinations, certification of medical inoculations for infected areas and proof of sufficient funds where applicable.
It is the traveler's responsibility to obtain proper documentation prior to purchasing airline tickets.
Visa and vaccination information can be obtained by contacting the consulate for the countries you are visiting.
If you require a paper ticket, you will be charged all applicable paper ticket fees, depending on the airline. Whether you are traveling on an e-ticket or a paper ticket, you must present the proper identification (picture ID or passport) at the airport. Shipping charges typically apply with any printed ticket. If you are traveling within 7 days of the date of purchase athere will be a minimum delivery charge.
MEMBERSHIP CANCELLATION BY PARTICIPANT: Membership cancellations received within three (3) business days of joining will be eligible to receive a full refund. Membership cancellations will be accepted via phone, fax or e-mail, and must be dated by the stated cancellation deadline. Membership cancellations received after the stated deadline will not be eligible for a refund.
All physical or digital format membership benefits received by member must be cancelled/returned in condition received. All refund requests must be made by the primary member or credit card holder. Refund requests must include the name of the member, cardholder, and/or transaction number. Refunds will be credited back to the original credit card used for payment. The above policies apply to all memberships unless otherwise noted in membership materials.
Cancellations will be accepted and full refunds due if received 60 days prior to travel in writing or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org and must be received by the stated cancellation deadline (see above). All refund requests must be made by the attendee or credit card holder. Refund requests must include the name of the member, all travel attendees and/or transaction number. Refunds will be credited back to the original credit card used for payment minus any and all fees incurred. These above policies apply to all members. Please read all individual materials thoroughly for any specific policies.
Shipping and handling charges are non-refundable. All returns must be authorized. Within three (3) days of the invoice date their membership was purchased.
Within three (3) days of purchase we will refund the purchase amount in full if membership materials have been returned in the condition received. An additional fee will be withheld from the refund total, presently $450.00. Products provided/sold by Partners and/or Affiliates programs are subject to the return policy of the Partners/Affiliates. Products which are software-based or downloadable from our website or provided via electronic media (i.e. CD-ROM, flash drives, etc.) are non-refundable.