Journey to Bali Program: Policies and Procedures
Policies and Procedures for Journey to Bali Program sponsored by the California Institute of Integral Studies and the Bali Institute.
The dates of the tour are March 25, 2017 to April 6, 2017. The program price is $2,940.00 based on double occupancy.
13 days accommodations at hotels, all breakfasts, 10 lunches and 5 dinners, all activities that are part of the itinerary, and in-country transportation.
International airfare, laundry and personal items, optional activities outside of the program itinerary; gratuities, visa (required), international phone calls, travel cancellation and evacuation insurance (strongly recommended).
For single travelers wishing a private room, there is an additional cost of $450.00.
Registration begins August 12, 2016 and must be accompanied by a non-refundable $500.00 deposit. The first payment of $1,220.00 is due on October 31, 2016 and the balance of $1,220.00 is due by January 18, 2016.
There will be pickup at Denpasar Airport for all participants on the first day of the program (March 25, 2017) and a return transport on the last day (April 6, 2017). Individuals not arriving or departing with the group will need to arrange for their own transportation to/from airport as well as additional accommodation outside of the program dates.
Indonesia requires that all those seeking entry into the country have a passport that is valid for at least six months beyond your stay in Indonesia. Currently, the Bali Visa on arrival is free for US passport holders. Travelers are responsible for obtaining their own entry visa upon arrival in Bali. It is the responsibility of each traveler to determine his or her need to obtain an Indonesian visa in advance.
Please visit these websites if you would like to receive an application and more information regarding travel insurance:
Contact Cynthia Mitchell
CIIS reserves the right to cancel any travel tour due to insufficient enrollment or other circumstance beyond our control, in which all registration fees are returned. CIIS is not responsible for nonrefundable air tickets or any other fees paid that are not included in the cost of the tour.
Participants must be able to keep up with the pace of the group and walk unassisted over uneven surfaces. You must be at least 19 years of age to participate. CIIS reserves the right to decline to accept or retain any person as a member of a tour should the person's health, actions or general deportment impede the operation of the tour and it is determined by CIIS that such action is in the best interest of the safety and welfare of the other participants. For medical information on Indonesia, contact the Centers for Disease Control. For travel advisories issued by the U.S. government go to travel.state.gov
All cancellations must be in writing. Due to the nature of this travel program, registration deposits are nonrefundable. Regardless of cause, cancellations result in additional administrative and processing costs, record adjustments, refund checks and other fees. If a client does need to cancel for major emergency situations, the cancellation policy is as follows:
|December 19, 2016||Full Refund, except for deposit|
|January 24, 2017||75% penalty of total price, except for deposit|
|February 9, 2017||50% of total price, except for deposit|
There are no refunds after 11:59 PM on February 9, 2017. Registration payments may be transferred to other parties.
The responsibility of CIIS is strictly limited. CIIS acts only as agent for the supplier in all matters connected with hotel accommodations, sightseeing tours, and transportation. The suppliers providing travel services for CIIS are independent contractors and are not agents or employees of CIIS. CIIS will not be responsible for any loss, damage, injury, expense, or inconvenience caused by strike, war, weather, quarantine, sickness, government restrictions or regulations, or any other act beyond our reasonable control. CIIS reserves the right to withdraw any tour package at any time and to make such changes and alterations as necessary when consistent with the best interests of the tour. Itinerary is subject to change as deemed necessary by local conditions and other unforeseen events beyond our control.
CIIS and the Bali Institute highly recommends that participants only use a taxi or other licensed drivers to take them to non-program related activities before, during or after their selected travel program. If participants choose to rent a vehicle, they hereby assume all of the risk of participating in any/all activities associated with driving this vehicle throughout the duration of their Bali trip, including any risks that may arise from negligence or carelessness on the part of the persons or entities being released, from dangerous or defective equipment or property owned, or controlled by them, or because of their possible liability without fault. The registration of this program and subsequent signing of this form acknowledges that this Accident Waiver/Release of Liability clause will be used by CIIS and the Bali Institute, and will govern participant actions and responsibilities at said activity. In addition, participants hereby consent to receive medical treatment, which may be deemed advisable in the event of injury, accident, and/or illness during this activity.
By registering for this program, I acknowledge that I have read and agree to the policies and procedures as they are written above.