Effective January 1, 2014
© Jay Goodrich, Jay Goodrich Photographer, Inc., PO Box 6967, Jackson, WY 83002
Jay Goodrich Photographer, Inc. will be not be responsible for your air arrangements unless otherwise specified in the advertised tour itinerary.
Land cost includes hotel (addition for single supplement) ground transportation, workshop seminar, assistants, guides, translators, and day tours as specified in the advertised itinerary.
Expenses Not Included
Not included are any flights not listed in the advertised itinerary, airport taxes, laundry, alcoholic beverages, excess baggage charges, or other items of a personal nature. Price also excludes any insurance coverage for trip cancellation/interruption, travel accident, travel delay, baggage delay or baggage theft (we recommend you obtain coverage for these items), medical or hospitalization expenses.
To confirm space provide payment at the time of registration.
In order to help people afford our higher priced trips, we are now offering payment options on our photo adventures. Payments are interest free. We invoice you in equal payments per what is stated on the tour description. The invoicing schedule is compressed the closer we get to trip departure. If for any reason during the process you stop making payments, you will forfeit your spot on the adventure and any fees & registration costs already paid. In addition, our Cancellations and Refunds policies below apply to this payment option.
We accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover, PayPal, check, money order or wire transfer. Additional fees may be assessed for single supplement additions, agreed upon handling of flight and special arrangements.
If trip payments are not paid when due, Jay Goodrich Photographer, Inc. reserves the right to treat the reservation(s) as cancelled and to accept new reservation(s) for the space(s). Cancellation fees may apply.
Cancellations and Refunds
Cancellations made prior to 90 days (120 Days for International Travel) of workshop/tour are refunded less a 10% processing fee. Cancellations made between 90-60 days (120-90 Days for International Travel) of workshop/tour are refunded 50% of workshop/tour fee. Cancellations made 60 days (90 Days for International Travel) from the commencement of a workshop/tour are non-refundable.
For Workshop/tours with deposit options, balance is due 90 days (120 Days for International Travel) prior to event. An invoice will be sent for payment balance. Failure to pay the balance by due date automatically forfeits deposit amount.
ONCE A TRIP HAS STARTED THERE WILL BE NO REFUNDS FROM JAY GOODRICH PHOTOGRAPHER, INC. FOR ANY UNUSED PORTION OF THE TRIP. THIS INCLUDES ANY PRE-TRIP OR POST-TRIP ARRANGEMENTS INCLUDING HOTELS AND ANY “NO-SHOWS” DUE TO DELAY OR FAILURE OF TRANSPORTATION TO ARRIVE ON TIME.
Although Jay Goodrich Photographer, Inc. almost never cancels trips, we reserve the right to cancel any trip prior to departure for any reason whatsoever, including too few participants or logistical problems such as strikes, wars, acts of God, or any other circumstances which may make operation of the trip inadvisable. All trip payments, which were received, will be promptly refunded. This refund will be the limit of Jay Goodrich Photographer, Inc.’s liability. Jay Goodrich Photographer, Inc. is not responsible for any expenses or damages incurred by trip members as a consequence of any cancellation, such as costs expended in preparing for the trip (including non-refundable or penalty-carrying airline tickets), special clothing, lost income, or any other trip-related losses or expenses.
We strongly recommend that you purchase emergency medical evacuation insurance and emergency medical expense coverage, and trip cancellation insurance, which would reimburse you for nonrefundable airfare and trip cancellation fees should you have to cancel the trip due to personal or family illness. Life insurance, baggage loss and baggage delay reimbursement plus other coverage is available. Note: Medi-Care does not provide coverage outside of the United States.
If we receive at least 30 days’ notice, we can accommodate special dietary requests. You may wish to bring your favorite snacks if you are on a restrictive diet.
Accommodations & Traveling Alone
Accommodations are based on double occupancy, two persons to a room or cabin. Most single travelers are easily paired with a trip member of the same sex. However, if there is no appropriate member with whom you may share, you may be asked to pay a single supplement for the trip or for single hotel accommodations.
The airlines concerned with the travel on these trips, and their agents, are not to be held responsible for any act, omission or event during the time the passengers are not on board the aircraft. The passenger ticket in use by the airlines when issued shall constitute the sole contract between the airlines and the passenger and/or purchaser of these tickets.
These trips may be taken by anyone in good physical condition. As you will have to go up and down stairways, walk over irregular terrain, and get on and off boats, in and out of vans and other transport, you are encouraged to get in shape by exercising regularly. Please call us if you have any questions about your ability to do a particular trip. Once a trip has started and it is necessary for you to leave the trip because it is beyond your physical level, please note that there will be no refunds for any unused portion of the trip.
You must be in generally good health and it is vital that persons with medical problems and related dietary restrictions make them known to us well before departure.
It is understood that Jay Goodrich Photographer, Inc. is not a medical facility and therefore has no expertise or responsibility regarding what medications or inoculations you and your private physician should decide necessary for your safe participation on the tour.
Jay Goodrich Photographer, Inc. assumes no liability regarding provision of medical care. Trip members are urged to check their coverage to be sure it is adequate.
Limitation of Liability of Jay Goodrich Photographer, Inc.
This section defines our responsibility with respect to all of our trips. PLEASE READ IT CAREFULLY. Payment of your reservation represents your acceptance of all terms and conditions outlined anywhere within this brochure. The trip application/information form on which your signature appears will further represent your acceptance of the following terms and conditions.
Jay Goodrich Photographer, Inc. arranges accommodations, transportation, and related travel services and offers same to the passenger only upon the express condition that Jay Goodrich Photographer, Inc. shall not be liable for any injury, damage, delay, mishap, inconvenience, or irregularity occasioned through the negligence or willful failure to act of any person or company which is to or does not provide services in conjunction with this tour. Passenger acknowledges that Jay Goodrich Photographer, Inc. is not responsible for the acts of inactions of third parties to this tour and can bear no responsibility for any action or inaction of any such third parties.
Jay Goodrich Photographer, Inc. shall have no liability for any damages, losses, or expenses of whatever cause or nature, including those resulting directly or indirectly from acts of God, detention, annoyance, weather, quarantines, strikes, civil disturbance, theft or criminal activity of any kind, government regulations, etc., over which it has no control.
Without limiting the above paragraph, Jay Goodrich Photographer, Inc. shall have no responsibility for additional expenses due to unforeseen delays caused by weather, theft or criminal activity of any kind, political disputes, acts of terrorism, strikes, sickness, failure of flights or other transportation to arrive or depart on time, and other causes beyond our control. Jay Goodrich Photographer, Inc. is not responsible for additional hotel nights not specified in the individual trip itineraries which may be required en route, prior to or following a trip, caused by airline scheduling or schedule changes, or by individual clients’ travel arrangements or by other factors. Jay Goodrich Photographer, Inc. cannot assume any responsibility for loss or damage to baggage or personal property.
Forum Selection: Any litigation involving this contract, any of our brochures or your trip can be brought only in courts in the State of Wyoming and Wyoming law will be applicable to any disputes which arise out of your trip.
IN NO EVENT SHALL Jay Goodrich Photographer, Inc. HAVE ANY LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, HOWEVER CHARACTERIZED.
Jay Goodrich Photographer, Inc. reserves the right to substitute hotels, cruises, and to alter the itinerary when deemed necessary or advisable. The right is also reserved to cancel any trip prior to departure upon the refund of all payments received, which shall release Jay Goodrich Photographer, Inc. from further liability. Jay Goodrich Photographer, Inc. is not responsible for additional expenses incurred by trip members in preparing for the trip (i.e. nonrefundable advance-purchase air tickets, equipment, etc.)
Jay Goodrich Photographer, Inc. reserves the right to decline to accept or retain any person or member of any trip should such person’s actions or general deportment impede the operation of the trip or the rights or welfare or enjoyment of other members of the trip, and it is agreed that no refunds will be given in such circumstances.
Jay Goodrich Photographer, Inc. reserves the right to take photographic or film records of any of our trips, and may use any such records for promotional and/or commercial purposes.