Terms and Conditions

**All tours are guaranteed based upon a minimum of 2 applicants.

PAYMENTS: All reservation forms must be accompanied by a deposit of $250 per person. Full payment is due 45 days prior to departure. Checks for the entire package should be made payable to Gil Tours Travel. Gil Travel accepts Visa, American Express, MasterCard and Discover.

LAND ARRANGEMENTS: Sightseeing is included as per itinerary provided. Package is based on double occupancy sharing a twin-bedded room with private facilities including all taxes and service charges. Double rooms must be booked for two (2) persons. Gil Travel does not arrange sharing. Single rooms are available at an additional cost. Gil Travel reserved the right to substitute hotels according to availability with adjustment where necessary.

AIR ARRANGEMENTS: Packages do not include airfare – it will be provided upon request.

TRANSFERS: Transfers are on a private car basis unless otherwise specified. Passengers arriving and departing independently are responsible for their own transfers.

NOT INCLUDED: Meals not specified in itinerary, all gratuities, airport taxes, optional tours, charges for passports, visas, vaccinations and inoculations, laundry, liquor, excess baggage charges, accident and baggage insurance, telephone or cable charges, private non-group transfer, items of a personal nature, and any items not specifically listed as included.

INSURANCE: Insurance is not included in any tour package. Insurance for baggage, trip cancellation or medical emergency is available. Please contact Gil Travel for an application. INSURANCE IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED. To find out more information and purchase insurance click here.

VISA & HEALTH: A valid passport is required for all participants. There is no Visa requirement for citizens of the USA for travel to Israel. Other nationals should contact the appropriate consulate for regulations. Please call a Gil Travel Consultant for Visa requirements for other destinations. Gil Travel will not process visa applications. No inoculations are required at press time for travel to Israel, but please check with local public health authorities for up to date information.

BAGGAGE: Baggage is limited to 1 piece of luggage per person, the combined total dimensions of which can exceed 62 inches or 50lbs. One piece of carry-on luggage is allowed, the total combined dimensions not to exceed 45 inches. All excess baggage charges will be collected at the airport. Baggage is at “own risk” throughout the tour. Gil Travel is not responsible for lost or damaged baggage. Baggage insurance is recommended.

CANCELLATION:
. Cancellations must be received in writing.
. Cancellations received prior to 60 days before departure – forfeit $50.00 per person plus any cancellation charges (if any) from local suppliers.
. 59-30 days prior departure forfeit $200.00 per person plus any cancellation charges (if any) from local suppliers.
. 30-15 days prior departure forfeit $750.00 per person plus any cancellation charges (if any) from local suppliers
. 14 days or less prior – no refund except for any air tickets that may have different cancellation fees

RESPONSIBILITY: Gil Travel is acting solely as an intermediary agent for the travel suppliers providing means of transportation, hotel and/or all other related travel services being purchased (the “Third Party Providers”). Gil Travel therefore, shall not be liable or responsible for any injury, illness, loss or damage to any person or property or additional expense involved with travel resulting from acts of God, detention, annoyance, delays, quarantine, strikes, thefts, pilferage, force majeure, diseases, mechanical difficulties, failure of any means of transportation to arrive or depart as scheduled, civil disturbances, terrorism, government restrictions or regulations, and discrepancies or changes in transportation or hotel services or any other matter or event over which Gil Travel has no control; or (ii) for any state of quality, hygiene, political. Stability, cuisine, sanitation facilities, cleanliness, telecommunications facilities, methods of conducting business, emergency medical evacuation, treatment or medical services existing at any travel destination. By embarking upon his/her travel, the passenger voluntarily assumes all risks involved with such travel, whether expected or unexpected. The issuance and acceptance of any exchange orders or tickets shall constitute consent by the purchaser and/or passenger to the foregoing conditions. All exchange orders and tickets are also subject to such additional terms and conditions as the Third Party Providers may impose. Finally, Gil Travel shall not be liable for any funds received from the purchaser and/or passenger and paid over to any third Party Provider which subsequently becomes insolvent or files any bankruptcy or similar proceedings or fails to deliver services.

SPECIAL NOTE: Delays, cancellations and overbooking by participating Third Party Providers may occur on air flights, cruises and land reservations. While Gil Travel will do its utmost to avoid these inconveniences, it shall not be liable or responsible for the acts or omissions of such Third Party Providers.

Gil Travel reserves the right (i) to cancel any tour, substitute hotels and make such alterations in tour itineraries as may be necessary or desirable for the convenience of the parties and the proper carrying out of the tour(s); and (ii) to decline to accept or retain any person as a member of any tour. All additional cost, if necessary, shall be the passenger’s responsibility. https://www.giltravel.com/terms-and-conditions/In addition, Gil Travel may cancel any tour prior to departure. In such a case, a full refund of all payments will constitute full settlement with the passenger and/or purchaser of the tour.

All disputes arising under, in connection with, or incident to this agreement shall be litigated, if at all, in and before a court located in the City of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, and in the courts of no other city, state or country.

Retention of tickets, reservations or bookings by the purchaser and/or passenger after issuance shall constitute consent to the above terms, as well as an agreement on his/her part to convey the contents here to his/her travel companions or group members.