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TERMS & CONDITIONS


DEPOSIT PAYMENTS: A non-refundable deposit of 25% per person is required. Deposits are required to secure your reservation.


FINAL PAYMENTS: Full payment must be made no later than 30 days prior to departure date. Walter’s Way Tours accepts Electronic Bank Transfer. Non payment will forfeit your reservation.


PARTICIPANT CANCELLATIONS: All cancellations must be advised via email to walter@walterswaytours.com


TRAVEL PROTECTION PLAN: Unfortunately we are unable to offer travel insurance policies to persons travelling on our coach tours, but we do advise all passengers to have the appropriate best travel insurance policy. Please ask your local insurance provider.


TOUR PARTICIPATION: To promote an enjoyable travel experience, Walter’s Way Tours reserves the right to reject any person whose conduct is incompatible with the interest of the tour group.


TRAVELERS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS: Passengers necessitating unique attention must advise Walter’s Way Tours at time of booking. Passengers who require particular assistance must travel with a qualified travel companion as Walter’s Way Tours drivers and guides cannot provide individualized help. As our coaches are not equipped with wheelchair ramps, all tour members must be able to mount 3 or 4 steps into coach. Walter’s Way Tours is not responsible for denial of services by any of our suppliers. Due to space restrictions, passengers wishing to take wheel chairs, oxygen tanks, walkers or other assistive devices must send a request in writing for approval. Walter’s Way Tours reserves the right to remove any individual from a tour who has not provided the advance notification.


COACH TRANSPORTATION: Coach tours are usually operated by 16 seat coaches.


TOUR DRIVER AND GUIDE: The entire land portion of all coach tours is conducted by a professional driver and guide.


ACCOMMODATION: Arrangements are provided as described in each tour program. Walter’s Way Tours reserves the right to substitute hotels for accommodations in similar categories. Accommodation in B&Bs (farmhouses, town and country homes) is clean, comfortable and includes private bathrooms.



MEALS: Meals are provided as specified in each tour program. Dinners in hotels are on a table d’hóte basis


SPECIALISED DIET: On your tour, Walter’s Way Tours can only guarantee western vegetarian or vegan meals as this policy is passed to us by our suppliers. Normally hotels/restaurants will offer at least one of meat/fish/vegetarian option on all of our tours. Meal requests outside of this cannot be guaranteed prior to travel. Guests that have restrictive or specific requirements (including Halal or Kosher products or Jain vegetarian dishes) sometimes take their own food with them which hotels will cook for them.


VISITS, ENTERTAINMENT AND OTHER FEATURES: Walter’s Way Tours reserves the right to substitute visits, entertainment and other features when establishments are closed or cannot be visited for reasons beyond our control.


WALTER'S WAY TOURS CANCELLATIONS: If it becomes necessary to cancel a coach tour prior to departure, Walter’s Way Tours will offer the next available date at no additional land cost or will make a full refund of all monies paid to Walter’s Way Tours. Walter’s Way Tours cannot accept responsibility for any additional costs or fees relating to such a tour booking or for any cancellation penalties due to non-refundable airfares.


LUGGAGE: Handling of one piece of luggage per person is included in the cost of all coach tours. Only one suitcase per person is permitted and size should not exceed 30 x 20 x 10 inches and weight should be under 50lbs. Luggage is carried at owner’s risk throughout the tour unless insured. Hand baggage and small articles such as coats, umbrellas or cameras are entirely in the care of the passengers.


TIPS: Tips for personal services for drivers and guides are not included in tour cost and left to your discretion.


CHILDREN: Children under the age of 8 are not permitted to travel on coach tours. Children 8 or over are charged the full adult rate (less 10% discount) and must travel with an adult.


SMOKING POLICY: Smoking is not allowed on the coach but frequent stops are made throughout the day.


NOT INCLUDED: All items of a personal nature (room service, beverages, telephone charges, laundry, special food requests, etc.) and meals not specified on the tour itinerary are not included and must be paid by the passenger.


UNUSED TOUR ARRANGEMENTS: Walter’s Way Tours cannot make refunds or exchanges for unused accommodations, services or features of any tour unless agreed upon prior to departure.


CLAIMS OR DISPUTES: You should submit to Walter’s Way Tours in writing no later than 28 days after the end of the tour.


LAW: Passenger contract with Walter’s Way Tours is subject exclusively to Irish Law and Jurisdiction for Irish Tours.


RESPONSIBILITY: Walter’s Way Tours is not responsible for any personal injury, property damage or other loss a passenger incurs on any tour arising from acts or omissions by any air carrier, public transport company, hotel, subcontractor or other person or organisation, whether or not such company is rendering any services supplied on the tour. All tickets and vouchers are issued and supplied subject to the foregoing and to any and all terms and conditions under which transportation and services are provided. Without limitation Walter’s Way Tours is not liable for any direct, indirect, consequential, or incidental damage, injury, death, loss, accident, delay, inconvenience or irregularity of any kind which may be occasioned by reason of any act or omission beyond its control, including, without limitation any wilful or negligent act, failure to act, breach of contract or violation of local law or regulation of any third party such as an airline, train, hotel, bus, taxi, van, local ground handler or guide, financial default or insolvency of any supplier and/or restaurant which is, to, or does supply any goods or services for this trip. Walter’s Way Tours is not liable for any loss, injury, death or inconvenience due to delay or changes in schedule, overbooking of accommodation, default of any third party, attacks by animals, sickness, the lack of appropriate medical care, evacuation to same, if necessary, weather, strikes, acts of God or government, acts of terrorism, or the threat thereof, force majeure, war, quarantine, epidemics, or the threat thereof, criminal activity, or any other cause beyond its control. Walter’s Way Tours reserves the right at its sole discretion to alter the itinerary as it may deem necessary or advisable. Walter’s Way Tours reserves the right at its sole discretion to decline to accept or retain any passenger on any of its tours if it deems accepting or retaining any such person as being detrimental to the tour. In the event any passenger is removed from a trip, Walter’s Way Tour’s only obligation is to refund to that person that portion of the payment allocable to unused services. Any disclaimer of liability by Walter’s Way Tours under this clause is enforceable to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law. Each of the provisions of this clause is severable and if any such provision is held by any court or other competent authority to be illegal, void or unenforceable in whole or in part, the legality, validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions of this clause shall not be affected or impaired. Changes in the RESPONSIBILITY CLAUSE can be made only in writing signed by an officer of Walter’s Way Tours.


IMPORTANT: Walter’s Way Tours accepts no responsibility for losses or expenses due to delay or changes in schedules, flight cancellations or misconnections due to mechanical problems, sickness, quarantine, weather, acts of God, strikes, government actions, war, terrorism or other circumstances beyond its control. Passengers must bear all such losses or expenses. To guard against unforeseen circumstances, we advise you travel with a comprehensive travel insurance policy.


VALIDITY: Rates in this website are valid to 31st December 2018 and are quoted on a per person, sharing twin room basis. All prices are shown in US Dollars and are calculated on currency rates and fares existing on August 1, 2018. Walter’s Way Tours reserves the right to alter prices at any time prior to departure and without prior notice if circumstances so warrant. Any devaluation or revaluation of currencies may affect published prices.


BANK ACCOUNT DETAILS FOR ALL PAYMENTS


Bank: Bank of Ireland

Account Name: Walter Ryan-Purcell

BIC / Swift: BOFIIE2DXXX

IBAN: IE96BOFI90295232639562