Terms & Conditions

Terms & Conditions

Tour Prices:

All prices in this site (sharmsmile.com and our affiliates) are based on airfares, land rates and exchange rates in effect at the time of printing and on group rates of 1 passenger (customer) or more. All prices are subject to change without notice prior to departure due to major currency fluctuations, ie: changes in fuel prices and/or unforeseen economic circumstances.

 

Reservations, Deposits and Final Payments:

Please complete the Site Reservation form, with full names as they appear on passports, and email it to us (standard procedure included in the checkout process) with the required per person deposit. Receipt of your deposit shall act as your agreement to these terms and conditions. Balance is due 1 day before departure date. If final payment is received less than 1 day, a late fee will be accessed in the amount of $25.00 (unless specified to Sharm Smile of your intent to pay by Cash on Delivery). If final payment is made by credit card (American Express, Visa, MasterCard), Sharm Solutions Travel requires a completed credit card authorization form (included in PayPal) or have the card on hand with valid passport for identification. All payments should be made payable to Sharm Smile Tour. We reserve the right to refuse payment for any reason.

 

Late Reservations:

If a booking is made within 1 day of departure, full payment plus applicable taxes and optional insurance is due at the time of booking. There will be a $25.00 late processing fee applicable plus cost of any express travel arrangements. Money order, bank check, certified check or credit cards (American Express, Visa, MasterCard) will be accepted.

 

Travel Documents:

A valid passport (valid for six months after the return date of the trip) is required to travel in Egypt. Visa is required for ALL passport holders traveling to some destinations; please contact our office for details. All non-Egyptian citizens must contact the appropriate consular office for entry visa requirements pertaining to their trip. In addition non Egyptian citizens are responsible for complying with requirements for re-entry into their country of origin. Sharm Smile Tour assumes no responsibility for procurement of passport or visas. Obtaining and carrying these documents is the sole responsibility of passengers/customers. Sharm Smile Tour will not be responsible for any delays, damages and/or losses, including missed portions of your trip due to improper travel documentation.

 

Final Documents and Ticket or Vouchers:

All documents and Ticket or Vouchers are only issued upon receipt of final payment and are sent within 1 day of deposit, full payment or Cash on Delivery. Documents and Tickets or Vouchers are not guaranteed if final payment and booking form are not received on time.

 

 

 

Air Changes:

Airline Tickets issued by Sharm Smile Tour are highly restrictive and in most instances cannot be reissued, revalidated or exchanged. If a change is possible, a £75 per person administrative fee, plus any applicable airline change fees, will be assessed once air Ticket or Vouchers have been issued. Airline penalties vary depending on carrier.

Cancellations & Refunds:

We hope that nothing will prevent you from taking your Sharm Smile Tour pilgrimage. However, should you need to cancel your cancellation must be received in writing, via email, sms, fax or by letter. It will be effective on the date of receipt. If you cancel your tour after you have received your documents and airline Ticket or Vouchers, you must return them to Sharm Smile Tour before we can process your refund. Some excursions may be subject to cancellation fees. Fees for custom groups and tours may be different, please contact us for details. Sharm Smile Tour in cooperation with Flash Tours and their affiliates 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 the customer is the entitlement to a full (100%) refund of the deposited or paid amount. 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 included, but not used on a trip. If the customer or passenger is late for ( or missed) an excursion the customer is NOT entitled to a refund unless in the case of notification at least 2 days in advance to the Authorized Tour Leader/Operator of Sharm Smile Tour. Please call us in advance of any foreseen problems with your travel.

The following cancellation charges per person will apply:

Days Prior to Departure          Charge

Up to 90 days prior     0%  of tour cost

60  to 31 days prior     10% of tour cost

30 to 15 days prior      20% of tour cost

14   to 4 days prior      30% of tour cost

1 to 3 days prior or no show   40% of tour cost