AFRICA ZOO LODGE BACKPACKERS LODGE
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.
Africa Zoo Lodge Backpackers reserves the right to increase their fees due
to any increasing tariffs, costs and entry fees or fluctuation of exchange
Africa Zoo Lodge Backpackers 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 Africa
Zoo Lodge Backpackers liable in any way.
Africa Zoo Lodge Backpackers will not accept any booking where the booking
form is unsigned or incomplete. (This includes incomplete payment details)
No booking can be considered confirmed until a faxed confirmation slip has
been received by the agent/client.
If a booking is cancelled, Africa Zoo Lodge Backpackers 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 fare.
0 - 7 Days 100 % of total fare.
If the full account is not paid within twenty one days prior to departure,
Africa Zoo Lodge Backpackers 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 Africa Zoo Lodge Backpackers.
Africa Zoo Lodge Backpackers 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.
Africa Zoo Lodge Backpackers reserves the right to cancel any tour or
accommodation without prior notification. However in this instance, Africa
Zoo Lodge Backpackers does agree to refund all moneys already paid by all
clients. This shall be Africa Zoo Lodge Backpackers's sole responsibility to
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. Africa Zoo Lodge Backpackers cannot be held
liable for any consequences if any of these matters are not correctly
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 Africa Zoo Lodge Backpackers 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,
Africa Zoo Lodge Backpackers 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 Africa Zoo Lodge Backpackers'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 Africa Zoo Lodge Backpackers. 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 Africa Zoo
Lodge Backpackers may cause delays or alterations to the accommodation, car
rental, tour or any service offered on the Africa Zoo Lodge Backpackers
Backpackers will not be held liable in any way for any of these possible