All prices are based on airfares, land rates and exchange rates in effect at the time of printing and on group rates of 30 passengers or more. Tours may depart with less than the required number of passengers, at the discretion of Group IST, LLC (doing business and referred to herein as “Regina Tours”), but an additional charge may apply. Passengers will be advised about such surcharges 60 days before departure. All prices are subject to change without notice prior to departure due to major currency fluctuations, fuel prices and/or unforeseen economic circumstances
Reservations, Deposits and Final Payments
Please complete the Participant Agreement with full names as they appear on passports, and mail it to FRASSATIUSA (P.O. Box 50571, Nashville, TN, 37205) with your deposit of $250.00 per person plus applicable (optional) insurance. Receipt of your deposit shall act as your agreement to these terms and conditions. Balance is due 60 days before departure date. If final payment is received less than 60 days, a late fee will be accessed in the amount of $50.00. If final payment is made by credit card (AMEX, VISA, MC), Regina Tours requires a completed credit card authorization form. All payments made by check should be made payable to Regina Tours. Credit cards also may be accepted for all subsequent payments including final payments as a convenience to our customers, but the discounted price will no longer apply.
If a booking is made within 60 days of departure, full payment plus applicable taxes and optional insurance at the time of booking. There is a $50.00 late processing fee applicable plus cost of any express mail or overnight mail services. No personal checks will be accepted with reservations received 30 days of less before departure date. Money order, bank check, certified check or credit cards (only Visa MasterCard, American Express) will be accepted.
A valid US passport is required to travel. Passports must be valid for six months after the return date of the trip. Visas are not required for US citizens on the tours except for Egypt, Turkey, Jordan and Russia. Non-US citizens must contact the appropriate consular office for entry visa requirements pertaining to their trip. Non US citizens are responsible for complying with all visa requirements to foreign countries as well as US requirements for re-entry to USA. Obtaining and carrying these documents is your sole responsibility. As a matter of courtesy, Regina Tours will mail visa instructions and applications to you, but will not be responsible for any delays, damages and/or losses, including missed portions of your trip due to improper travel documentation. Regina Tours assumes no responsibility for Passport or Visa Procurement. No immunization shots or vaccinations are required unless otherwise noted.
Final Documents and Tickets
All documents and tickets are only issued upon receipt of final payment and are mailed within 3 weeks of departure. Documents and tickets are not guaranteed if final payment and booking form are not received on time.
Air Changes, Cancellations & Refunds
Airline tickets issued by Regina Tours are highly restrictive and cannot be reissued, revalidated, refunded or exchanged. A $75 per person administrative fees, plus any applicable airline change fees are assessed for any changes to air tickets once air tickets have been issued. Airline penalties vary depending on carrier. In most cases, airline tickets issued by Regina Tours are non refundable, non exchangeable.
Airline Seat Assignments and Special Services
There is no advance seat selection. Early check-in is necessary to secure seats with travel companions. Three hours advance arrival to departing airport is necessary. Seating is solely under control of the airlines. Some airfares used by Regina Tours are not eligible for frequent flyer mileage.
We recommend that you take along one suitcase per person with a maximum weight of 60lbs., (Northwest Airlines allows only 50 lbs) plus one carry on with maximum dimensions of 9”X14”X22”. All baggage is the passenger’s responsibility throughout the tour. Regina Tours is not responsible for loss, theft or damage to your baggage. Airlines also have their own baggage restrictions; please check with the air carrier prior to your departure. For lost baggage claims, the passenger is responsible to notify the airline directly.
Not Included in the Published Price
Airport taxes, border taxes, port taxes, and items not listed on each program such as meals, beverages and items of personal nature, excess luggage allowance, laundry, room service, travel insurance, passport and visas costs, shore excursions on Greek Isle Cruise, expenses for additional sightseeing not specified in the itinerary, any incurred medical costs and replacement of items forgotten or stolen while on the tour, and gratuities: Suggested tips: $6 total per person per day to tour escorts, guides and drivers. Step-on guides require separate gratuity per service.
Prices shown in the brochure are per person, based on two persons sharing a hotel room or cabin. If you have booked as a single person, you must pay the single room supplement, unless we can find a compatible roommate for you. A limited number of single rooms are available at the supplement shown for each tour. While single rooms provide privacy they are often smaller than twin bedrooms. Triple rooms are available in most hotels for family or friends traveling together. There are no discounts for triple rooms.
While we endeavor to provide the highest level of service to all our passengers, we cannot guarantee special facilities or assistance for disabled passengers and it is your responsibility to arrange for such assistance as required. We regret that we cannot provide individual assistance Regina Tours is not responsible for any medical conditions that may occur prior, during, or after the tour.
Land Only Bookings & Tour Deviations
All Regina Tours packages include airfare from New York/Newark. Land only bookings will be invoiced based on adjusted price. Arrival and departure transfers are not provided for land only bookings.
Any deviations from the tour, requested by the client, will be assessed a charge of $100.00 per person, plus any additional costs the change may incur.
The tour member understands that he or she has no claim against Regina Tours, and its affiliates, for any delay or damage to or loss of property or baggage or injury to or death of persons due to any neglect or willful act of a direct air carrier, hotel, bus company, steamship or cruise company, railroad, transportation company or service company of any kind, or any other person or persons rendering any of the services being offered in connections with these tours. Further, Regina Tours advises that it has no ownership interest whatsoever in any hotel, restaurant, bus company or transportation or service company of any kind outside the USA, nor does it have any employee outside of the USA. You may see the name Regina Tours affixed to motor vehicles, on signs around the hotel or elsewhere. This use of our name is purely for reasons of identification and does not denote ownership, supervision, or control by Regina Tours in any way. Regina Tours, a brand of Group IST, LLC and its overseas representatives reserve the right without notice to change, amend or cancel any part or all of the tour and to make such changes as may be necessary. Regina Tours acts only as an agent in securing hotels, transportation and other travel services from suppliers, and in no event shall Regina Tours be liable in the event of any failure by any person or company to render any transportation, lodging or other travel services to be provided on the tour. The acceptance of the initial service to be provided under the tour shall be considered an acceptance by the tour member of these conditions. If there is a difference between the conditions of Regina Tours and those published by suppliers, the conditions of suppliers shall apply. Regina Tours reserves the right to substitute hotel, cruise ships and air carriers of similar quality, and reserves the right to vary the sequence of sightseeing and/ or to re-route the order of cities. In calculating the cost of the trip, Regina Tours has relied on your consent to these terms and in the absence of this release, the cost of the trip would be higher. Regina Tours A contract is made when your reservation and payment are accepted by Regina Tours and any dispute shall be governed by New York law. We reserve the right to decline to accept a person, or remove a person form a tour, if such person presents a significant risk to the health or safety of himself or the group and the person cannot otherwise be reasonably accommodated.
Add-on airfares are available from most major US cities. We encourage you to purchase domestic tickets from Regina Tours. Regina Tours is not responsible for any penalties incurred on domestic tickets not purchased from us, in case of changes in the schedule of the tour.
The airline concerned is not to be held responsible for any act, omission, or event during the time passengers are not aboard their aircraft. The passenger tickets in use by the airline, when issued, shall constitute the sole contract between airline and the purchaser of these tickets and/or passenger. These tours may be sold in connection with the services of any ATC or IATA Airline.
Cancellation Policy and Refunds
We hope that nothing will prevent you from taking your Regina Tours pilgrimage. However, We hope should you need to cancel, your cancellation must be received in writing, either by fax or by letter. It will be effective on the date of receipt. If you cancel your pilgrimage after you have received your documents and airline tickets, you must return them back to Regina Tours before we can process your refund.
The following cancellation charges per person will apply:
Days Prior to Departure Charge
Up to 90 days prior $100
90 to 61 days prior $250
60 to 46 days prior 50% of tour cost
45 to 31 days prior 75% of tour cost
0 to 1 day prior or no show No refund
Once the tours commence there will be no refunds on missed or unused portions of the tour programs.
Purchase of Travel Insurance is strongly recommended.
Tour Cost Per Person / Premium Per Person:
$ Up to - $1,399 ............. $ 99
$1,400 - $1,999 ............. $119
$2,000 - $2,749 ............. $169
$2,750 - $4,000 ............. $199
Please call us for tour costs over $4,000
IMPORTANT: We must receive your premium payment within 7 days of the date we receive your initial deposit for your trip in order for the exclusion for Pre-Existing Conditions to be waived (provided you are not disabled from travel at the time you pay your premium).
If we cancel:
We reserve the right to cancel a specific departure date or whole tour due to lack of participation or for reasons beyond our control such as natural disasters, acts of war, acts of God or government restrictions. If such an unlikely event should occur, we will offer an alternate departure date or tour program. Should you decline an alternate date or should we cancel the tour outright, the limit of our liability to you will be the refund of all monies received, including any cancellation penalties. We will not be liable, however, for costs incurred by you not paid to us, such as visas and passport costs, items of a personal nature, domestic transportation either by ground or air etc… nor will we be liable for any psychological damages, traumas, stress, disappointment, personal and financial loss resulting from our change of departure date or cancellation of a tour. Refunds are not provided for services paid for, but not used on a trip
Regina Tours is not responsible for any typographic or printer’s error or omission. Prices in this brochure and on our websites are accurate at the time of printing and are subject to change without notice due to changes in market factors including but not limited to foreign currency and supplier cost fluctuations.
Regina Tours, a brand of Group IST, LLC is a registered seller of travel in the State of California, CST# 2077183.
For security reasons and due to the measures taken by the authorities, airlines require that the passenger’s name in the air reservations must exactly match the name as it appears on the passport. Regina Tours is not responsible for denied boarding or re-issue costs due to an incorrect name supplied to us. Regina Tours requests a copy of your passport picture page to ensure correct name on tickets and documents