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DEPOSITS AND PAYMENTS: A deposit of $300.00 per person is required to reserve space on the tour. An additional payment of $1000.00 per person is due May 26, 2023. The final payment is due no less than 60 days prior to the departure date of the tour (July 15, 2023). Deposits may be made by personal check, money order, or credit card (Visa/MC/Discover). Credit card payments beyond the initial deposit will be accepted for an additional 3% non-refundable fee. Reservations received after January 5, 2023 may incur additional charges.

IDENTIFICATION: All passengers must present a valid passport that does not expire before March 26, 2024. All non-US citizens should contact their respective embassies for applicable regulations. All non-US citizens should contact their respective embassies for applicable regulations. Children under 18 years of age traveling without both parents must bring a notarized letter of consent from the absent parent(s), giving permission for them to leave the country.

CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS: If a passenger cancels his/her tour membership there will be a cancellation fee of one hundred twenty-five dollars ($125.00) per person up until 91 days before departure. For cancellations 90-74 days before departure the cancellation fee will be $300.00 per person. For cancellations 74-57 days before departure the cancellation fee will be 75% of the tour cost. There will be no refund for cancellations within 56 days of departure, no-shows, or partially completed tours. All cancellation requests must be addressed to Templeton Tours in writing.

COVID PROTOCOLS: NO requirement for proof of vaccination or testing. A mask may be required at select locations. The specific COVID-19 protocols in place for the cruise/tour will be updated as the information becomes available. Trip cancellation & Medical insurance is recommended.

FARE INCLUSIVE: Roundtrip air transportation from Nashville, TN (BNA). Three (3) nights hotel accommodations in Rome. Seven (7) nights on a cruise ship. All meals while overnighting in Rome, and meals customarily served on overseas flights and on the cruise ship. Sightseeing in Rome, Naples, Ephesus, and Athens. Lunch while touring in Rome & Athens. Tips to guides, motorcoach drivers, hotel porters, and restaurant staff (i.e., maitre d’, table waiter, etc.) are also included. The brochure price is per person in US dollars based on two passengers sharing a cabin.

TOUR ITINERARY SUBJECT TO CHANGE: TEMPLETON TOURS, INC. intends to adhere to the published itinerary; however, circumstances may necessitate changes, including changes without advance notice during the tour. TEMPLETON TOURS, INC. reserves the right to change the itinerary if unforeseen circumstances beyond our control force a change.

TEMPLETON TOURS, INC. reserves the right to cancel or withdraw the tour at any time. In the event of a cancellation deemed necessary by TEMPLETON TOURS, INC., the sole and exclusive responsibility of TEMPLETON TOURS is to refund all monies recovered.

NOT INCLUDED: Airfare from cities other than Nashville, TN (BNA); passport costs, visa fees (if any), and health documentation costs (when required); food and beverages (including coffee and tea) not usually included with the table d’hote meals; optional sightseeing tours and excursions; accident and baggage insurance; transporting and handling excess luggage; tips to persons rendering special personal services; items of a purely personal nature such as laundry, telephone, and room service orders, etc.; transportation between the home city and the international departure city, & Covid tests.

AIR ROUTINGS: The brochure price includes IATA jet economy class transportation from the international departure city applicable on all IATA and ARC carriers, based on the 6/45 day Apex fare. TEMPLETON TOURS, INC. reserves the right to choose the air carrier, routing, and departure time for each passenger. Airfares used are based on contracted group fares and are highly restrictive. Payments for and restrictions on airline tickets are governed by the applicable fare. Cancellation fees levied by the airlines are applicable if you cancel or change your air ticket for any reason after purchase. Ticketing must be completed 90 days prior to departure. Group fares do not permit deviations; passengers who wish to deviate may arrange their own airfare. An airline credit of $995 will be given to those passengers who arrange their own airfare. Passengers planning to arrange their own air transportation must notify TEMPLETON TOURS, INC. in writing on or before May 26, 2023. Seat numbers will be assigned by the airline at check-in; specific seat requests cannot be guaranteed. Passengers are responsible for providing frequent flyer information upon check-in.

ACCOMMODATIONS: Tour prices are per person, based on two full-paying passengers per cabin. Single rooms are subject to availability at 150% of the tour cost. Tour participants without a roommate will be charged a single supplement surcharge. Cabin assignments are made by the cruise Line.

BAGGAGE: You may check one (1) piece of luggage whose overall dimensions do not exceed 62 inches (length + width + height) and whose weight does not exceed fifty (50) pounds. Each passenger may also bring one (1) piece of carry-on luggage. These regulations may change without notice so please read the monthly correspondence you will receive from TEMPLETON TOURS for the most current information. Under no circumstances may dangerous articles such as firearms, explosives, oxygen, or combustible substances be contained in any baggage. Medications, valuables, passports, and a change of clothing should be packed in your carry-on bag.

TEMPLETON TOURS, INC. reserves the right to refuse passage to someone who is in such physical or mental condition as to be unfit for travel or who may require care and attention beyond that which the tour guide and tour host can provide. The tour requires a substantial amount of walking. Many of the sites visited are not accessible by wheelchair.

INSURANCE: Acting only as agents for suppliers, TEMPLETON TOURS is not responsible for damage, loss, or theft of luggage and/or personal belongings, or for personal injury, accident, illness and/or death as a result of any occurrences or conditions beyond its control, including, but not limited to, defects in vehicles, breakdown in equipment, strikes, terrorist attacks, hostage situations, kidnappings, hijackings, protests, riots, public demonstrations, or theft. For your protection, it is important that you have adequate insurance to cover these possibilities. Additional information and application forms for all types of coverage will be supplied you prior to departure.

The attention of the passengers is specifically directed to the conditions of transportation set forth in the passage contract of the ticket of The Cruise Line. The Cruise Line reserves the right to alter the itinerary or substitute vessels if deemed necessary. Covid-19 protocols, to be announced, may require; proof of vaccination, testing, and/or masks & social distancing.

REGISTRATION: The Odyssey of the Seas is a ship of Bahamas registry.

PRICE CHANGES: Tour conditions and airfares are subject to Governmental, IATA, ARC, and airline regulation requirements in effect at the date of and during the tour. All rates are quoted in US dollars and are based on tariffs and costs in effect, and are subject to change without notice. Taxes and fuel surcharges are included in your tour cost and are subject to change without notice. Templeton Tours reserves the right to pass along fuel surcharges or additional taxes imposed by the airlines or the cruise line.

DISCLAIMER:Cruise transportation of passengers and their baggage is governed by the terms and conditions printed on the Passenger Ticket Contract. Responsibility for The Cruise Lines does not extend beyond the vessel. TEMPLETON TOURS and The Cruise Line expressly disclaim any responsibility for personal injury or property damage arising out of the acts or negligence of any air carrier, hotel, or any person rendering any of the services offered in addition to the ship’s cruise and shall not be responsible for any damage or inconvenience caused by late air, car, or motorcoach arrivals nor for loss or damage to baggage or other property of the passenger occurring off the vessel. Loss or damage to baggage must be reported to the responsible airline, land carrier, or ship personnel prior to leaving the area of responsibility. All claims must be made in writing to the appropriate carrier. The Cruise Line nor TEMPLETON TOURS will not be responsible for any damage or loss which is not duly reported. By virtue of your signature on the registration form below, you agree that TEMPLETON TOURS shall not be liable for any accident, loss, injury, death, or damage of any kind to you or to those traveling with you. Airlines concerned are not to be held responsible for any act, omission or event during the time you are not on board the aircraft. The passenger contract in use by the airline, when issued, constitutes the sole agreement between it and you. By virtue of your signature on the registration form below you acknowledge and assume all risks associated with this trip and agree that TEMPLETON TOURS assumes no liability of any kind and hereby expressly waive any and all possible claims against TEMPLETON TOURS, INC., Dr. Darryl Craft or Whitesburg Baptist Church, Huntsville, AL.

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