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Please note that the following Terms & Conditions only apply to programs and service agreements where deposits and payments have been received by us prior to January 5, 2005.

Reservations and Payment
Early reservations are encouraged. Some trips fill several months before departure. All reservations require a 20% non-refundable deposit and a signed Medical Information form. Full payment is required 45 days before departure. Personal checks must be received 60 days in advance of departure. All payments must be in the form of U.S. dollars. If payment is not received when due, Tours Trips Treks & Travel reserves the right to treat the reservation as canceled.

Cancellation by Client
If written notification of cancellation is received more than 60 days prior to departure of the trip, full payment minus the 20% deposit will be refunded. If written notification of cancellation is received more than 30 days, but less than 60 days prior to departure of the trip, full payment minus the 20% deposit can be credited to other Tours Trips Treks & Travel trips. No refunds or credit for cancellation within 30 days of trip departure. Tours Trips Treks & Travel trips are sold as packages, and there will be no refunds to individuals who leave a trip early or arrive late. Exceptions to the above cancellation policies cannot be made for any reason, including weather and personal emergencies. Tours Trips Treks & Travel STRONGLY RECOMMENDS THAT YOU PURCHASE A TRAVEL INSURANCE POLICY THAT INCLUDES TRIP CANCELLATION AND INTERRUPTION INSURANCE.

Cancellation by Tours Trips Treks & Travel
Tours Trips Treks & Travel reserves the right to cancel any trip due to acts of nature and/or any other occurrence out of our control. Tours Trips Treks & Travel rates are based on a minimum group size that varies according to the specific program, should a trip be under subscribed, we do everything we can to make a trip go, even with as few as four participants. (In such cases, it may be necessary to increase rates). Final decision to cancel a trip due to insufficient sign ups is made 30 days prior to departure. Should Tours Trips Treks & Travel cancel a trip, you will receive a full refund of all monies paid to us. Tours Trips Treks & Travel is not responsible for additional expenses such as airline or hotel cancellations fees.

Pre-Departure Package
On receipt of your deposit, we will send you links to our pre-departure information web-site that are not otherwise availalbe. This will include a descriptive itinerary, a clothing and equipment checklist, information about the Dominican culture, a reading list on the Dominican Republic current medical requirements, passport and tourist card requirements.

Trip Modification
We design our trips with a degree of flexibility, to provide you with the best possible opportunity for exploring the Dominican Republic. Therefore our itineraries may change due to weather, availability of new accommodations or routes, problems with old routes, etc. Tours Trips Treks & Travel reserves the right to change the itinerary due to any factor.

What is included
Tours Trips Treks & Travel trips include all meals, accommodation and meal taxes and gratuities, snacks and purified drinking water, professional guides, park entry fees and permits, maps and vehicle or mule support (to carry purified drinking water, food, spare parts, tools, first aid and at times weary cyclists and hikers). Hotel accommodations, when included, assume single occupancy is available for an additional fee.

What is not included
Airfare, airport transfers, soft drinks, liquor, bikes, sleeping bags and pads, laundry, medical expenses, cost of hospitalization or evacuation from remote areas, entry or departure taxes, insurance, gratuities for guides, unless otherwise specified in writing. Activities listed as optional (eg: horseback riding) generally require an additional fee. If the trip must be extended or itinerary modified due to causes beyond Tours Trips Treks & Travel’s control, all associated costs are not included. (In some cases, travel insurance may cover these costs)

Services available
Although Tours Trips Treks & Travel is not a travel agent, we are happy to help book hotels and other tours, and can assist with airline information. For an additional fee, bike rental, sleeping bag rental, and airport transfers are available.

Medical Responsibilities
Good physical and mental health are essential for the enjoyment of these trips. Come in good condition. It is essential that any participant with a medical condition requiring regular treatment or which may be affected by vigorous activity, high altitude, heat, cold, other natural phenomena, or foods, notify Tours Trips Treks & Travel, in writing, in advance of the trip. All participants must carry their own medical insurance, valid for the duration of the trip.

Tours Trips Treks & Travel
Customized Educatioanl, Adventure & Service Programs
Tel. (809)867-8884
Fax. (206)600-1700
Tours Trips Treks & Travel operates under the license
Aguatours Dominicana S.A. in the DR.

Tours Trips Treks & Travel copyright © 2016
Most photos credited to "Open Shirt' Mike Gussak at unkmonk@hotmail.com