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BACKPACK AFRICA INTERNET CC
All bookings and the subsequent contracts shall be deemed to have been
concluded in Johannesburg, South Africa and shall be interpreted according
to the laws of the Republic of South Africa. Any legal action shall
be undertaken in the Supreme Court within Gauteng Province.
All prices and services are correct at the time of printing, but all
prices and services are subject to change without any prior notice.
Backpack Africa Internet cc reserves the right to increase their fees due
to any increasing tariffs, costs and entry fees or fluctuation of exchange
Backpack Africa Internet cc reserves the right to use any photographs and
films taken during your stay or while on tours for use in a brochure or
any other advertising material. The client agrees that it shall not hold
Backpack Africa Internet CC liable in any way.
Backpack Africa Internet CC will not accept any booking where the booking
form is unsigned or incomplete. (This includes incomplete payment
No booking can be considered confirmed until a faxed confirmation slip has
been received by the agent/client.
If a booking is cancelled, Backpack Africa Internet CC shall retain the
full deposit. If a booking is cancelled less than twenty eight (28) days
before the tour departure date or commencement of the accommodation
or service, then the client is subject to a
cancellation fee as follows:
22 - 28 Days
40 % of total fare.
15 - 21 Days
60 % of total fare.
8 - 14 Days 80 % of total
0 - 7 Days 100 % of total
If the full account is not paid within twenty one days prior to departure,
Backpack Africa Internet cc reserves the right to treat the booking as
booking within that period (one month) need to pay the balance immediately
to secure the seat. Any passenger that joins a tour after the departure
date, or not at all or leaves before the completion of the tour is not
liable for any claims on Backpack Africa Internet cc.
Backpack Africa Internet CC shall in no circumstances be held liable for
any refunds of any sort due to any reasons whatsoever. Nor shall it be
held responsible for any damages that may occur on tour or during your
stay at any of the accommodation providers, tour companies or any vendor
listed on the Backpack Africa Internet's websites.
Backpack Africa Internet CC reserves the right to cancel any tour or
accommodation without prior notification. However in this instance,
Backpack Africa Internet CC does agree to refund all moneys already paid
by all clients. This shall be Backpack Africa Internet cc's sole
responsibility to the client.
PASSPORTS, VISAS AND OTHER TRAVEL PAPERS
It is the client's sole responsibility to ensure that their passports,
visas, vaccinations and any other required papers are all in order in
terms of the countries to be visited. Backpack Africa Internet CC cannot
be held liable for any consequences if any of these matters are not
correctly attended to.
Comprehensive travel and cancellation insurance is mandatory on all tours
and accommodation. It is the client's responsibility to ensure that they
have this paperwork. Any resulting consequence of not having this
paperwork is the sole responsibility of the client.
All baggage and personal effects are at all times the client's
responsibility and Backpack Africa Internet CC cannot accept any liability
for any loss or damage of any personal effects.
Although every precaution is taken to ensure the safety of all clients,
Backpack Africa Internet CC shall not be held responsible for any death or
injury or loss to any person as a result of any reasons whatsoever.
The client realizes that to participate in any of the tours or
accommodation listed on the Backpack Africa Internet CC's websites,
requires a measure of physical fitness and health and it is the client's
obligation to ensure that he or she is medically fit enough to embark on
the tour or holiday.
AUTHORITY ON TOUR
At all times the decisions of the operators guide or driver will be final.
The client must at all times comply with the laws, customs and foreign
exchange regulations of all countries visited. Should the client be
detected in any contravention of the above or be a nuisance to the group
the driver/guide may order the client to leave the tour without any right
to a refund or any liability to Backpack Africa Internet CC. The client
shall be obliged to make their way home at their own expense.
Unforeseen circumstances due to war, mechanical breakdowns, weather, riots
and other unforeseen reasons beyond the control of Backpack Africa
Internet CC may cause delays or alterations to the accommodation, car
rental, tour or any service offered on the Backpack Africa Internet cc
Backpack Africa Internet CC will not be held
liable in any way for any of these possible occurrences.