Terms and Conditions for Taste of Japan


For more information, contact Linda at (310)941-3344, ljgant@ljoytravel.com or Sumire at (562) 397-7849, lifeisgoodtravel@yahoo.com.

AIR FARE: Air is included in the quoted price. All required air transportation will be from Los Angeles to the destination as shown in
the itinerary using economy class on the lowest applicable air fares which carry restrictions. For deviations from the itinerary, additional charges may apply. 

HOTELS: First-class and deluxe hotels as specified. Twin-bedded
rooms with bath.  There is an additional charge for single occupancy.
Non smoking rooms are always requested, but cannot be guaranteed. Advise your tour escort or guide immediately should you have any problems with your room. 

MEALS: Breakfast is included daily as shown (B).

SIGHTSEEING & TRANSFERS: By chartered coach or micro-bus
or taxi with handling of baggage not exceeding one normal-sized suitcase.

Airline baggage requirements will be advised separately.
On tour you are allowed one normal-sized suitcase not weighing more
than 50 pounds. In addition, carry-on/hand-carry baggage should be limited to one piece, plus an average-sized handbag for women.
Sometimes we will ask that you pack an overnight bag while we have the larger bags sent ahead to your next destination.

GUIDE: An English-speaking local guide will be with us during the
course of the guided tours.

GRATUITIES: Are not included to porters, drivers, and local guides.

On hotel accommodations, included meals, other services,
airport taxes and or/passenger facilities fees at airports are included in
the tour. Charges for planning and operation are included. All rates are based upon tariffs and exchange rates in effect as of October 2009 and
are subject to change without notice.

CANCELLATION: After confirmation, the following cancellation penalties will apply: * deposit is non refundable; * 90-45 days prior to departure, 25% of the tour cost per person will be collected; * 44-15 days prior, 50% of the tour cost per person will be collected; * less than 15 days prior, no refund will be made.
Travel protection is highly recommended. Please call our office for a
travel insurance brochure. Air cancellation is separate.

TOUR FARE DOES NOT INCLUDE: Travel insurance, porterage, transportation of heavy baggage and baggage in excess of the above limit; conveyances used for individual purposes; room service charges; wine, mineral water, tea and coffee outside table d'hote menu; laundry; service obtaining passports, visas or other documents required for entry; other items of a purely personal nature.

TERMS OF LIABILITY: Linda & Sumire’s Taste of Japan Tour and/or travel agents act only as agents for the owners or contractors providing means of transportation or other services. All terms and conditions under which such means of transportation or other services are offered or provided and the issuance and acceptance of such tickets and coupons
shall be deemed consent to further conditions that we shall not be or become liable or responsible in any way in connection with such means
of transportation or other person or property howsoever caused or arising. We also reserve the right to change the routings or hotels of the tour outlined should conditions warrant. Should we deem it advisable for any reason to withdraw or cancel the tour, we shall be absolved of all liability upon return to tour members of all monies paid. Right is reserved to decline or accept or retain any persons as a member at any time. The airlines or other carriers concerned are not to be held responsible for any
act, omission, or event when passengers are not on board their planes or conveyances.  The passage contract in use by the airlines or other carriers
concerned, when issued, shall constitute the sole contract between the airlines and the passenger. Rate and/or schedules are subject to change without notice.