MEXICO 2012 PRICING AND TERMS

 

MEXICO 2012 – PRICING AND TERMS 

Downloadable Document for Signature and Mail in Payment – Click Here

INCLUDED IN THE JOURNEY:

:: Deluxe air conditioned motor coaches                                                                                                                                    :: Welcome Dinner and Farewell Dinner                                                                                                                                          ::  Hotel Accommodations                                                                                                                                                  :: Tips to porters at airport in Cancun                                                                                                                                                  :: American or buffet style breakfast included at hotels  including actual taxes and  tips to waiters                     :: 5 nights at all-inclusive Maya Riviera Hotel on the Caribbean  Sea                                                                                                                       :: Tips to bellboys and chambermaids at hotels                                                                                                                              :: English speaking guide, Francisco Moo                                                                                                                                                 :: Meals as indicated in the Itinerary                                                                                                                                                         ::  Spiritual Archaeology Intro with Luminous 1                                                                                                                                     :: Event Management Services
:: Spiritual Archaeology Training and Support with Luminous 1
:: Admissions to all archaeological sites, museums and boat rides
:: Ceremonies, Teachings, Blessings
:: Donation of a portion of trip proceeds go to these fine organizations that assist the people of Peru:

http://www.ninoshotel.com –  Special project assisting children in Cuzco

http://www.Kiva.org – micro loans to assist people in Peru

http://www.Heifer.org – Projects assisting people in Peru

NOT INCLUDED IN THE JOURNEY:

:: Shopping
:: Airport departure taxes
:: Trip Cancellation Insurance & Travel Insurance – Highly Recommended
:: International Flights Home – Mexico – Home
:: Excess Baggage Charges
:: Laundry or Dry Cleaning
:: Telephone calls, telexes, faxes, cables
:: Beverages – Wine. Beer, Liquors, soft drinks, coffee and/or tea with meals
:: Meals not stated in the Itinerary
:: Room Service or any expenses incurred by travelers at the hotels
:: Gratuities
:: Personal Items
:: Passports and Visas

HOW TO BOOK YOUR FLIGHTS:

Please speak with us before booking travel and we will be happy to assist with your choices.

Investment in Self – $4,580 – Double Occupancy – two people per room

Investment in Self – $5,580 – Single Occupancy – one person per room

Deposit: $1,000.00

Full Balance Due:  prior to departure date.

Late sign ups accepted.  There may be an additional fees applied, depending on booking arrangements in Mexico.

Make Check Payable to: Maya Dream, LLC. Enclose a photocopy of your passport.   Please forward to:

Luminous 1

POB 670

Sedona, AZ 86339

FAX: 888-330-8388

Roommate Matching:

If you would like us to match you with another single traveler, please inform us and we will make every effort to do so.

Monthly Payment Plans:

Monthly payment plans are available for each of our journeys – please call us to arrange for this option.

PLEASE NOTE:  While this is spoken of in the Terms and Conditions I feel it is important to illuminate here.  The itinerary as presented is subject to change.  Our visits to  sites mentioned, and other sites not mentioned,  are subject to conditions within Mexico at the time of travel.  On this journey we will work with  shamans who join us for specific ceremonies (12/12/12 and 12/21/12).  Each one brings different wisdom and knowledge to our group.  We schedule events with the shamans subject to their availability and the location in which they are available.  Therefore, it is impossible to know which shamans will be with us on which days.   

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Maya Dream, LLC, an Arizona Corporation d/b/a Portals of Transcendence states the following terms and conditions:

Not included: Airfare other than those specifically mentioned in our brochure or itinerary.  Passport and visa fees.  airport departure taxes,  meals not mentioned in our itinerary.  All beverages consumed during meals and items of a personal nature such as laundry, room service, and communications charges will be your responsibility.  If you plan to purchase gift and souvenirs, you will want to bring extra funds for this purpose.  If you arrive or depart at times other than our group, there will be additional transfer fees for being met at, or taken to, the airport,  brought to the hotel, and for any extra accommodations prior to beyond the duration of the tour. Extra transfers to or from the airport to the hotel will cost $25 per person each way. For couples it is $40. Any cost of additional accommodations will be paid by the traveler. Gratuities for our guides and drivers are not included in the price of the journey.  Trip cancellation and medical insurance is not included but is highly recommended.

Tipping:   Tips are not expected, but are greatly appreciated by waiters, porters and others who help us along the way.   A small consideration can be given as you feel moved to do so.

Tips for the English speaking guide and driver are included in the price of the journey.    Tips for the tour presenters is not included.

 Payment: Personal checks, money orders, bank transfers, credit cards (Mastercard and Visa) and cashier checks are welcomed. Please make checks payable to Maya Dream, LLC and mail to POB 670, Sedona, Az. 86339. The full and final payment for the journey is due 90 days prior to travel.

Cost Increases: Tour costs are printed well in advance of our actual travel dates. In exceptional circumstances, the cost of your international trip may be subject to increases which we cannot absorb, due to reasons such as currency fluctuations, fuel costs, tariffs, dues, taxes and fees overseas, the costs of services overseas, additions/adjustments to the tour program, or developments beyond our control. We regret this situation and we do everything possible to avoid surcharges, but sometimes it is unavoidable. We reserve the right to adjust prices before the tour as these changes are made known to us. An increase in tour prices shall not be grounds for refund of all or any part of payments made towards a tour, and completing you deposit for the journey constitutes your acceptance of this provision.

Roommate Pairing: We will make every effort to pair participants with roommates if they so desire.  We cannot guarantee that we will be able to find a roommate for each person that desires to have one.  In the event we cannot locate a roommate, it will be necessary for the participant to pay the additional fee for a private room.  Since we do accept sign-ups to within a couple weeks of our departure date and we will be able to let you know if there will be an additional fee prior to departure.  Should an additional fee be required, we will expect full payment by May 25, 2012.

Cancelled Trips:  We need a minimum of ten people for the journey to be  economically feasible to operate.  The refund of all payments received shall release Portals of Transcendence from any further liability.   Portals of Transcendence is not responsible for any additional expenses incurred by travelers in preparing for the trip, such as non-refundable advance purchase airline tickets, visa and passport fees, equipment, clothing or medical costs.  In circumstances where trip cancellations resulting from the inability for trip to depart as scheduled, such as cancellations due to acts of war and/or terrorism, war, God, or nature takes place, Portals of Transcendence is not liable for restitution.

Cancellation and Refunds: All cancellations must be electronically transmitted (email) and dated prior to midnight 90 days prior to travel date. on the dates outlined herein. Please realize that money is sent on to secure hotels, train, and other conveyances and services for your journey and those funds are non-refundable to us.  Refunds are calculated on payment having been made in full and will be granted based on the following schedule:   Refund and trip protection is not included and we strongly suggest you acquire this insurance.

Should a traveler’s cancellation change the room configuration, thereby incurring a single supplement charge to a roommate, the amount of the additional charge will be deducted from the traveler’s refund.  This is in addition to any other cancellation fees that may apply.

Responsibility: Maya Dream, LLC d/b/a Portals of Transcendence, an Arizona Corporation with its principal place of business in Sedona, Arizona or its representatives and associates, act only as agent for the Tour Operator(s). We are not a travel agency.  The various hotels, airlines, bus companies, railroads, ship lines  and sightseeing companies are called Travel Suppliers. They are independent agents who supply the accommodations, transportation, and other services necessary to make the journey. All coupons, exchange orders, receipts, contracts, tickets, etc. issued through Portals of Transcendence are subject to the terms and conditions specified by the Travel Suppliers.  Acceptance of Portals of Transcendence travel program and/or such coupons, exchange orders, receipts, contracts, tickets, etc. acknowledges that Portals of Transcendence and the traveling member are subject to any and all tariffs, terms and conditions under which any such Travel Suppliers, their owners or contractors or any persons in their employ may have established.

By utilizing the service of the Travel Suppliers you agree that neither Portals of Transcendence nor any of their liaisons, agents or associates shall be liable for any delay or change in flight or itinerary schedule, strikes, loss, damage, or injury to your property or person or that of those traveling with you including death caused by reason of others’ negligence, wrongful or intentional acts, acts of God, terrorist acts, governmental or political actions, civil unrest or hostilities, fires, thefts, pilferage, epidemics, quarantine, medical or customs regulations, accidents not withstanding any travel advisories or warnings, or for defects of equipment of any Travel Supplier, for any expense or inconvenience caused by late arrivals of any conveyances of such Travel Suppliers or any changes of schedules, conveyances or accommodations determined by any Tour Operator, or for any cancellation or disruption of any such services provided by any such Travel Suppliers; or for any failure on the part of any such Tour Operator or Travel Supplier to perform by reason of financial difficulty or default, suspension of operation, or other reason; or for any refunds for Tour Operator or Travel Supplier, or not paid over by Portals of Transcendence to any such Tour Operator or Travel Supplier.

Neither Portals of Transcendence, nor any of their associates, agents, or liaisons shall be financially responsible to any tour member in the event of cancellation of all or part of any tour due to acts of war, nature, governmental action; civil unrest or hostilities, or acts of terrorism, or for the default of any Tour Operator or Travel Supplier, or for any reason beyond control of Portals of Transcendence.

Travelers who are unable to complete the journey for any reason acknowledge that any and all unused portions of the  journey is neither refundable or exchangeable.

Shopping:  Maya Dream, LLC is not responsible for any purchases you make during your journey, prices paid or quality of goods.

Baggage:  Please check with the international carrier concerning allowable baggage.  Any fees for overweight or additional baggage will be the sole responsibility of the traveler.  Valuables, travel documents, medications and breakables should be carried personally in your carry-on luggage.

Health & Medical:  We structure our journeys to go slowly and pace ourselves—there is no rush.  Maya Dream, LLC is not responsible for any health issues that arise or any costs incurred as a result of medical services or the quality of medical care received.  We strongly recommend medical insurance be purchased for your journey.

It is your sole responsibility to consult a physician concerning any medical conditions that may limit or prohibit you from taking this journey and to receive medical advice from a physician.  We are not physicians and any suggestions we offer are not to be construed as prescriptive.  Consult your physician to see what is best for you and take full responsibility for your choices.

Portals of Transcendence will not be held responsible for any potential risks and or hazards associated with travel to destinations covered in our tour programs where unanticipated events may occur.  Travelers must be aware that there are different living standards and practices outside of their home country including, but not limited to, standards of quality, hygiene, medical treatment, provision of utilities such as water, electricity, accommodation, food preparations and services of all kinds.  In consideration for your travel experience, you hereby agree to assume all risks involved with such travel, whether expected or unexpected, or whether directly or indirectly the result of such travel.

Travel Supplier(s)/Tour Operator(s) provide the travel services identified with this travel program, and the travel program participant agrees to look solely to such Travel Supplier(s)/Tour Operator(s) for the provision to such travel services; the Tour Operator or Tour Director/Manager/Escort shall have the right to decline to accept or to retain any person as a travel program participant should such travel program participant’s  health, mental condition, physical infirmity or general deportment impede the operation of the travel program or the rights, welfare, or enjoyment of other travel program members, and no refund can be given in such cases. The right is reserved to substitute tours, hotels, locations or alter itineraries, and either the Tour Operator or Portals of Transcendence shall have the right to cancel any travel program prior to departure or to increase prices where the costs shall rise.

Portals of Transcendence is not responsible for any refunds should a presenter advertised as attending or leading a tour or conference cancel for any reason whatsoever.  Portals of Transcendence  reserves the right to substitute presenters and leaders should this be necessary or feasible.  Notice of such substitution will be given to program participants, but this substitution will in no way change the terms of the agreement between Portals of Transcendence and the program participant; nor can it be construed as a reason for refunds.  Portals of Transcendence is not responsible for any physical, mental, emotional, or other reaction, trauma, or ailment during the trip or occurring afterwards, that participants may experience at the sites or from any leaders, workshops, or sessions of any kind, including private sessions with presenters, shamans and healers. Attendance on the trip indicates acceptance of this and all other provisions of this responsibility clause.

Portals of Transcendence has recommended the purchase of appropriate travel/medical/accident insurance, baggage insurance, tour operation carrier default protection insurance, and trip cancellation insurance, and the travel program participant has had the opportunity to purchase such insurance as protection against certain risks of travel to the planned destination. Travel program participants are advised that travel insurance covers only what is included as stated as covered in the travel insurance brochure you receive from your personal agent. It is the responsibility of the program participant to be certain they are purchasing the coverage they desire.

Neither Portals of Transcendence nor the airlines or transportation companies concerned are to be held responsible for the late arrival of passengers at airports or resorts due to inclement weather or other delays, nor are they to be held liable for payment of, or any refund for, transfers or unused hotel accommodations or meals occasioned by such late arrival at the hotels holding rooms as confirmed itineraries. The airlines or transportation companies concerned are not to be held responsible any acts, omissions or events during the time passengers are not on board their planes or conveyances. The passenger contract in use by the carriers concerned, when issued, shall constitute the sole contract between the airlines or transportation companies and the purchaser of this travel program and/or passengers. Any disputes of any kind are to be taken up with the specific service providers.

Portals of Transcendence is not a travel agent and is acting only as a business agent through Travel Suppliers and contractors providing transportation, hotels, and sightseeing activities.  Neither Maya Dream, LLC,  nor Portals of Transcendence assumes any responsibility for personal property loss or damage or personal injury, regardless of the cause, and/or in relationship to any service.

Neither Maya Dream, LLC nor Portals of Transcendence shall be liable to you in any way for events over which these companies have no control:  political action, weather, acts of God, terrorism, criminal or negligent acts of others or criminal or negligent acts of the travelers or the results thereof.  Maya Dream, LLC and Portals of Transcendence reserves the right to alter, change or omit any part of the routing,  itinerary, reservation or form of conveyance, at any time, without notice, where deemed necessary or advisable for the comfort and well-being of the group.

Travel Insurance:  We highly recommend that you have appropriate travel insurance for the entire duration of your journey to cover you for cancellation, illness, death or personal injury, medical treatment, damage to and/or loss of luggage, repatriation etc.  We do not provide travel insurance but highly recommend it.

Trip Pricing: We have found that pricing shifts continuously upward  as the dollar declines.  If we experience a shift in pricing for items that cannot be purchased in advance of our arrival in any country, a surcharge will be passed along to the traveler.  The amount of the surcharge, if there is one, is likely to be minimal.

Passports: The passport of the program participant must have an expiration date six months past the completion of travel.  Portals of Transcendence collects information concerning the passport number, date of birth, and full name of the travel participant which must be provided to secure hotels, trains, boats, planes, and other forms of conveyance and service within the country or countries where we travel.  The accuracy of this information is essential and we require a clear and legible copy of your  passport be delivered to Portals of Transcendence so your reservations are accurately completed.  This document will be completed along with the initial deposit.

Releases and Agreements: Travel program participants acknowledge a full release of Maya Dream LLC d/b/a Portals of Transcendence, its liaisons, agents and associates concerning all items outlined in this agreement and do so by forwarding their initial deposit to us.  In order to participate in this journey, this unconditional release becomes part of and is incorporated into the transaction.

Maya Dream, LLC or Portals of Transcendence may have cause, in the future, to change or modify the “Terms and Conditions” of this journey.  Terms and Conditions as stated herein are binding on all parties for the journey to Mexico.

By forwarding your deposit you indicate full understanding, agreement and adherence to the terms and conditions stated above.

 

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