TERMS & CONDITIONS
Tour Cost Includes:
- Accommodations as listed in itineraries
- All air and land transfers indicated in the itineraries
- Meals as listed in itineraries
- All sightseeing and cultural activities stated in itineraries
- Local guides and drivers
- Airport taxes for included flights
- Airport transfers
Tour Cost Excludes:
- International flights to China
- Travel insurance
- Meals other than those specified in the itinerary
- Optional activities not specified in the itinerary
- Excess baggage charges, unless specified
- Gratuities for guides and drivers
- Visa and passport fees Items of personal nature and personal expenses
Bookings are subject to the terms and conditions mentioned in these sections. A contract has been entered into as soon as your Reservation Form is submitted. Payment in full is required is before 120 days of departure. When making reservations 120 days prior to departure or more, a deposit of $1,000 per person is required to book your Main Tour arrangements.
Chinese visa is required. To obtain a proper visa, a passport is required, valid for at least six months beyond the duration of the tour.
Cancellations: Cancellations must be made in writing to Asia Sublime Inc. as they occur. Cancellation penalties are based on the date of receipt of written notice and are as follows:
Main Tours: 121 or more days prior to departure, a cancellation fee of $1,000 per person is retained; 120-46 days prior to departure, a cancellation fee of 50% of the total tour cost; 45-31 days prior to departure, a cancellation fee of 75% of total tour; 30-0 days prior to departure, no refund is made.
Responsibilities: Asia Sublime only acts as agents for the various carriers for which tickets are provided and assume no responsibility or liability in connection with the service of any train, vessel, carriage, aircraft, motor vehicle or other conveyance which may be used either wholly or in part, in the performance of their duty to the passenger. Neither will they be responsible for any act, error, or omission or for any injury, loss, accident, delay or irregularity which may be occasioned by a reason of any defect in any vehicles, or through neglect or default of any company or person engaged in conveying the passenger, or for any hotel proprietor, hotel service or restaurant, or for any other person engaged in carrying out the purpose for which tickets or coupons are issued. In the event that it becomes necessary or advisable for the comfort or well-being of the passengers, or for any reason whatsoever, to alter itinerary or arrangements, such alterations may be made without penalty to the operators. The right is reserved to withdraw any or all tours should conditions warrant, also to decline to accept or retain any passengers as members for the tours. In such instances, full or equitable amounts will be refunded. Refunds for unused carrier tickets may be only in accordance with the regulations of the carrier. CST 2064278-40. Registration as a seller of travel does not constitute approval by the State of California. All legal questions will be settled within the jurisdiction of the County of Nevada, California.
Travel Insurance: I’ve been offered travel insurance that covers luggage loss, medical expenses, tour cancellation/interruption, medical expense and emergency evacuation in conjunction with the tour listed above. In declining the purchase of any or all insurance coverage, I will not hold Asia Sublime, Inc. and/or its agents responsible for any additional expenses/losses incurred that would have been covered by the travel insurance offered.
Passenger’s Responsibility: I am responsible for selecting a tour appropriate to my abilities and interests. I acknowledge that I have voluntarily applied for the tour. I am physically fit with the ability to walk at least two hours at a time. I have carefully read the itinerary and evaluated the degree of difficulty for this particular tour. I declare that I have disclosed in the Personal Information Form (or a such a later time when I become aware of such a situation) any existing physical or mental illness, disability, pregnancy and/or other condition which may create a health hazard for myself or others during the tour or which may require medical attention or special accommodation during the tour. I hereby affirm that I do not suffer from any known physical or other impairment that would hinder either my own ability or that of other travelers from fully participating in the scheduled activities. I am prepared to assume the risks associated with this tour including: forces of nature; terrorism; civil unrest; war; accidents, acts of God, disaster, health hazards, weather hazards or climate extremes at location to which you may travel. By signing this document, I agree to take full responsibility for my own actions, safety and welfare, except for unanticipated events including injury, illness, emotional trauma, or death. I also understand that I will be a member of a group and will conduct myself in a way that will not endanger the group or myself. I understand that if I fraudulently represent myself as fit for this tour, I may be removed prior to or during the tour at my own expense.
Asia Sublime, Inc. is not liable for any injury, damage, loss, accident, delay, or other irregularity, which may be caused by the defect of any vehicle or the negligence or default of any company or person engaged in carrying out or performing any of the services involved.
Additionally, responsibility is not accepted for losses or expenses due to sickness, weather, strike, hostilities, wars, or natural disaster of other such causes.
Asia Sublime, Inc. and its affiliated entities and its employees, shareholders, officers, directors, successors, agents and assigns, neither own nor operate any person or entity which is to, or does, provide goods or services for these tours or tours. Because Asia Sublime, Inc. does not maintain any control over the personnel, equipment, or operations of these suppliers, Asia Sublime, Inc. assumes no responsibility for and cannot be held liable for any personal injury, death, property damage, or other loss, accident, delay, inconvenience, or irregularity which may be occasioned by reason of (1) any wrongful, negligent, willful, or unauthorized acts or omissions on the part of any of the tour suppliers, or other employees or agents, (2) any defect in or failure of any vehicle, equipment, instrument owned, operated or otherwise by any of these suppliers, or (3) any wrongful, willful, or negligent act or omissions on any part of any other party not under the supervision or control of the Asia Sublime, Inc.
Asia Sublime, Inc. also reserves the right to make changes in the published itineraries and website itineraries whenever, in its sole judgment, conditions so warrant, or if they deem it necessary for the comfort, convenience or safety of the tour participants. Asia Sublime, Inc. and reserves the right to cancel or reschedule any tour offered on the website or in personal correspondence. In the event the entire tour is cancelled prior to the announced departure date, the participant(s) will receive a full refund of fees paid. In the event the tour is rescheduled, all monies paid will be applied to the new dates. In the event the participant(s) cannot join the newly scheduled tour, a credit for a future tour will be applied. If the participant(s) cancel their tour, cancellation fees will be assessed as of the date of rescheduling.
Asia Sublime, Inc. also reserves the right to decline to accept any person as a participant in the tour, or to require any participant to withdraw from the tour at any time, when such an action is determined by the appropriate Asia Sublime, Inc. staff representative to be in the best interests of the health, safety, and general welfare of the tour group, or the individual participant. Participants are encouraged not to purchase any non-refundable travel associated with the tour, including airline tickets, until after receiving a written confirmation stating that they are confirmed on the tour. Asia Sublime, Inc. does not accept liability for any airline cancellation penalty incurred by the purchase of a non-refundable airline ticket to the tour departure and return cities. Baggage and personal effects are the sole responsibility of the owners at all times.
Dates, schedules, program details, and costs, although given in good faith and based on information available upon the promotion of the tour, are subject to change and revision.
As a condition of acceptance of any reservation, each participant must agree to sign the statement set forth: The undersigned has read carefully the schedule of activities for this tour, as well as the conditions of application and participation as set forth here and in the tour brochure, and recognizes and accepts any risks thereof, and the conditions set forth therein, including the refund and cancellation policy. The undersigned also understands and hereby agrees for and on behalf of himself, his dependents, heirs, executors, administrators, and assigns to abide by the conditions set forth under TRAVEL INSURANCE, PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY, STATEMENT & RELEASE and CANCELLATIONS, above, as well as in the brochure, and to release and hold harmless Asia Sublime, Inc. and any of their officers, agents, licensees or representatives from any and all liability for delays, injuries or death, or for the loss of or damage to, his property, however occurring during any portion of, or in relation to the tour, referred to in the brochure, and in other related documents received by the undersigned relating to the program.
I agree that any dispute with Asia Sublime, Inc. concerning, relating or referring to this contract, the brochure, or any other literature concerning my tour, or the tour itself shall be resolved exclusively by binding arbitration in Nevada City, California, according to the then existing commercial rules of the American Arbitration Association. Such proceeding will be governed by substantive California law without regard to the California Arbitration Act. The arbitrator(s) and not any federal, state, or local court or agency shall have exclusive authority to resolve any dispute relating to the interpretation, applicability, enforceability, conscionability, or formation of this contract, including but not limited to any claim that all or any part of this contract is void or voidable.
In the event that any term or condition contained in these Terms & Conditions is unenforceable or void by operation of law or as being against public policy or for any other reason then such term or condition shall be deemed to be severed from this contract or amended accordingly only to such extent necessary to allow all remaining terms and conditions to survive and continue as binding.