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Terms & ConditionsLuggage: No single suitcase may exceed 62 linear inches. Baggage lost or damaged while property is in the custody of an airline, shipline, train, bus company, or transfer company cannot be the responsibility of the operators. Baggage insurance is strongly recommended and is available from Sportfishing Worldwide.
NOT INCLUDED IN TOTAL PRICES: Guides and lodge staff gratuities, alcoholic drinks, laundry, telephone, items of a personal nature, meals not specified, the Collision Waiver, Personal Assistance Accident Insurance, gas, and any item not listed in the program.
Deposit and Payment: To ensure a reservation a deposit of 50% of the total cost per person is required. The dollar amount will depend on the specified tour program. The deposit must be received by Sportfishing Worldwide within 14 days of confirmation. Personal or company check, bank transfer, VISA, Mastercard or Discover/Novus are accepted. All reservations for which the deposit is not received within 14 days are automatically cancelled. The balance of the total cost is payable 70 days prior to departure where applicable. All prices are quoted in U.S. dollars and the operator reserved the right to alter prices should the exchange rate fluctuate. Receipt of a signed check or credit card authorization by Sportfishing Worldwide acknowledges acceptance of our terms and conditions.
Tickets: Upon completion of all payments, and approximately three weeks prior to departure each passenger will receive by mail all necessary tickets and certificates.
Cancellation Charges: If any trip is cancelled by Sportfishing Worldwide (the Operator) all deposits and payments will be refunded in full. A deposit of 50% is required to confirm your tour reservations and the deposit may be subject to penalty should cancellation occur. After acceptance of the booking if the customer does not pay the balance of the holiday price by the described time the Operator reserves the right to cancel the booking and the customer will forfeit the deposit. Cancellation charges will apply as follows: If cancellation occurs MORE THAN 69 DAYS prior to departure - a cancellation charge equal to the amount of deposits paid by the Operator to suppliers to confirm your booking will be assessed. If cancellation occurs 22-68 DAYS prior to departure - a cancellation charge equal to 50% of the total package price will be assessed. If cancellation occurs 1-21 DAYS prior to departure - a cancellation charge equal to 100% of the total package price will be assessed.
Insurance: Travel insurance providing accident, baggage and cancellation protection is strongly recommended. Details and applications for low cost insurance will be provided to passenger with confirmation of reservations, or on request.
Change Fee: A $35.00 handling fee, plus any other related costs, will be charged for any change in the reservation that is requested after the original booking is confirmed and processed.
First Night: Rooms cannot always be guaranteed to be available on arrival. Occasionally rooms will not be available until after 1:00pm.
Unused Tour Services: Tour services included in this package and not used are non refundable. No refunds will be made for unused accommodation, unused guides, fishing, meals not taken nor any other services not used due to flight delays, schedule changes or for any other reason.
Departure Schedules: The departure schedule published in the program or quoted on request are accurate at the time of printing or quoting and no changes in dates time or equipment are anticipated. However in the unlikely event that is should become necessary to alter any of the above, the tour operator cannot accept responsibility for delays or missed connections etc. arising from these changes. Everything possible will be done to notify passengers of accurate flight details.
Documentation: For U.S. or Canadian citizens, the requirement is a current passport.
Car Rental Information: Drivers must have a valid drivers license and be over 21 years of age. Car rental rates do not include gas and personal accident insurance or road fund recovery charge. On delivery of your car you will be asked to leave a cash deposit or major credit card to cover the gas. The vouchers are not refundable and car rental company or tour operator are not obligated to make partial refunds on unused services of apply any portion of the vouchers to charges for gas insurance or damages. All cars and mini vans are stick shift. Please advise name of any car driver over 70 years.
Warranty Disclaimer: No guarantees or warranties, express or implied, are made that the tour package will meet all of the traveler's expectations, specifically regarding weather or fishing conditions or productiveness. The purchaser of any Sportfishing Worldwide program is responsible for selecting a trip appropriate to his or her health, physical abilities, and interests.
Responsibility: Sportfishing Worldwide referred to as the Operator and/or its agents acts only in the capacity of agent for the passengers in all matters relating to travel whether by plane, car, motor coach or any other means of conveyance. It shall not be liable for any injury damage or loss resulting from the neglect or default of any company or person engaged in conveying the passengers or of any hotel proprietor or other person supplying services or materials. Furthermore, Sportfishing Worldwide is not responsible for any loss, injury, or damage caused by acts of God, acts of government, or other entity, wars, disaster, riot or civil disorder, curtailment of transportation facilities, inclement weather or any other circumstance beyond its control. The Operator reserves the right to withdraw or cancel any described program, refuse or retain any person as a member of the travel group at any time to make changes in the printed itinerary whenever, in its sole judgement, conditions warrant or if it deems it necessary for the convenience or safety of the passengers. All prices are based on tariff and rates of exchange in effect on the date of publication, or as stated above and are subject to change. Unless services are unused by prior arrangements no refund can be made. The responsibility of the airlines concerned are not held responsible for any act omission or event during the time passengers are not on board their planes or conveyances. The passengers contract in use by the airlines concerned when issued shall constitute the sole contract between the airlines and the purchaser of these tours and/or passenger. Any and/or all transportation companies herein mentioned shall not have or incur responsibility for liability aside for their liability as common carriers.