Terms & Conditions Payments :

T For the services contracted, some advance payment should be made to hold the booking on a confirmed basis and the balance amount can be paid either before your departure from your country or upon arrival in INDIA-but definitely before the commencement of the services. We hold the right to decide upon the amount to be paid as an advance payment, based on the nature of services and the time left for the commencement of the services. Apart from the above in some cases like special train journeys, hotel or resort bookings during the peak season (X-Mas, New Year and any other festival) full payment is required to be sent in advance Mode of Payment : Overseas advance payment can be made through wire transfer to our bank or through Mail Authorization through Master/Visa credit card. Upon arrival in India, the payment can be made through currency notes or through Master/Visa / American Express credit card. In case of payment through credit card, the bank charges-as applicable-would be levied over and above the total amount. Policy Regarding Cancellation / No Show / Early Departure In case of cancellation of tour/travel services due to any avoidable/unavoidable reason/s we must be informed in writing. Cancellation charges would be effective from the date we receive letter in writing and cancellation charges would be as follows: - » 30 days prior to arrival - 0% of the tour cost. » 15 days to 29 days prior to arrival - 30% of the tour cost. » 07 days to 14 days prior to arrival - 40 % of the tour cost. » 03 days to 06 days prior to arrival - 50% of the tour cost. » Less than 72 hours or no show - NO REFUND. In case you cancel the trip after commencement refund would be restricted to a limited amount that too would depend on the amount that we would be able to recover from the hoteliers we patronize. For unused hotel accommodation, chartered transportation and missed meals etc. we do not bear any responsibility to refund. Exotic India Vacations reserves the right to change/modify or terminate the offer any time at its own discretion and without any prior notice. In case of unavailability in mentioned hotels, alternate accommodation will be arranged in a similar category hotel. Refund : In regard to refund of unused / unutilized services (which are paid for and cancelled in advance) the refund amount would be worked out on the basis of cancellation policy as described above and the money would be accordingly refunded to the person who has made the payment to us. Please note that the refund process may take 2 - 4 weeks due to banking procedures. If the refund is made to the credit card account OR to Bank account, the bank charges would be debited from the refund amount. Refund for safari bookings will be done after deducting the cost of booked permits and advance given to the gypsy owners. Our Liabilities & Limitations : Please note that after the finalization of the tour/service cost, if there are any hikes in entrance fees of monuments/museums, taxes, fuel cost or guide charges by the Govt of India, the same would be charged as extra. Exotic India Vacations act only in the capacity of agent for the hotels, airlines, transporters, railways & contractors providing other services & all exchange orders, receipts, contracts & tickets issued by us are issued subject to terms & conditions under which these services are provided by them. All itineraries are sample itineraries, intended to give you a general idea of the likely trip schedule. Numerous factors such as weather, road conditions, the physical ability of the participants etc. may dictate itinerary changes either before the tour or while on the trail. We reserve the right to change any schedule in the interest of the trip participants' safety, comfort & general well being. Our rates are based on the prevailing rates as negotiated by us with the hotels, airlines etc. Hotels and Airlines retain the right to modify the rates without notice. In case of such changes the rates quoted before the modification, can be changed by us according to the modifications by hotels or airlines. All hotel bookings are based on usual check in and check out time of the hotels until unless indicated in the itinerary. We shall not be responsible for any delays & alterations in the programme or expenses incurred - directly or indirectly - due to natural hazards, flight cancellations, accident, breakdown of machinery or equipments, breakdown of transport, weather, sickness, landslides, political closures or any untoward incidents. We shall not be responsible for any loss, injury or damage to person, property, or otherwise in connection with any accommodation, transportation or other services, resulting - directly or indirectly - from any act of GOD, dangers, fire, accident, breakdown in machinery or equipment, breakdown of transport, wars, civil disturbances, strikes, riots, thefts, pilferages, epidemics, medical or custom department regulations, defaults, or any other causes beyond our control. We do not have any insurance policy covering the expenses for accident, sickness, loss due to theft, or any other reasons. Visitors are advised to seek such insurance arrangements in their home country. All baggage's & personal property/s at all times are at the client's risk.


Privacy Policy Collection of personal information :

We may seek your name and email address. Once you book a tour or send a query , you are no longer anonymous to us and you are able to take full advantage of our online offerings. Wherever we collect personal information, we make an effort to include a link to this Privacy Policy on that page. When you are on our website and are asked for personal information, you are sharing that information with us alone, unless it is specifically stated otherwise. Please be aware that our advertisers or websites that have links on our site may collect personally identifiable information about you. This privacy statement does not cover the information practices of those websites linked from and to us. Use of Personal Information : Our primary goal in collecting personal information is to provide you, with a customized experience on our website. This includes personalization services, interactive communications and many other services, most of which come absolutely free to you. We may, from time to time, send you email regarding its new products and services. In addition, if you indicate upon registration that you are interested in receiving offers or information from us, we may occasionally send you direct mails about products and services that we feel may be of interest to you. Only we/our agents (under confidentiality agreements), will send you these direct mailings and only if you do not object to these offers. If you do not wish to receive such mailing, kindly inform us while registering, or at any time by editing your registration information. Sharing of Information : As a general rule, we shall will not disclose or share any of your personal information except when we have specifically obtained your permission or under special circumstances, such as when we believe in good faith that the law requires it or as permitted in terms of this policy. Protection of information : Whenever we handle personal information as described above regardless of where this occurs, we take steps to ensure that your information is treated securely and in accordance with the relevant Terms & conditions and this Privacy Policy. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we make best efforts to ensure data security on our systems. Please keep in mind that whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information online - for example on message boards or through email - that information can be collected and used by others. In short, if you post personal information online that is accessible to the public, you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return.