General Conditions

Kokusai International Travel, Inc.

Since 1956


Australia & Fiji Tour
Best of China Tour
Spring Japan Tour
Myanmar Tour
American Heritage Tour
Music Cities Tour
Pacific Coast Tour
Summer Japan Tour
Summer Hokkaido Tour
Switzerland Tour
Sicily, Amalfi & Calabria Tour
Fall Japan Tour
Uranihon Tour
Okinawa & Kyushu Tour
South America Tour 2016
 
 
General Conditions
"2015 Tours"
 

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GENERAL CONDITIONS


THE COSTS INCLUDE:

EARLY BIRD AND GROUP ESCORT DEADLINE. 
Early reservations are recommended.  Deadline does not guarantee space availability.  Tours with a minimum of 16 passengers by this date will be escorted by Kokusai.  Some tours may be subject to increase after this date.  Note: Pacific Coast Tour will be cancelled if a minimum of 20 is not met by the deadline.

HOTELS. 
Based on 2 persons sharing a room with private bath at selected hotels listed or of similar quality. Limited number of single and triple rooms are available.  Single room supplement is listed.  No discounts for triple rooms, unless offered at time of registration.

MEALS. 
Meals are included as specified in the itineraries.  Full breakfast daily, except in Europe, where occasionally continental breakfasts may be served.  Meals provided on the tour are listed as:  
B = Breakfast, L = Lunch and D = Dinner.

TRANSPORTATION. 
Flights are based on roundtrip, economy class.  Fuel surcharges by Airlines are not included.  Touring is by chartered motorcoach.  When included, tourist class passage on ferries, trains and boats.  Kokusai does not own or operate any vehicles.

TRANSFERS & BAGGAGE. 
Transfer of passenger & porterage of ONE medium size suitcase (50 pound limit on flights) per person, between airport, station & hotel.  Occasionally you will be asked to handle your own suitcase.  Kokusai is not responsible for lost or damaged baggage.  Airlines' responsibilities are limited.  Airline baggage fees not included.

SIGHTSEEING PROGRAMS. 
Sightseeing activities listed are conducted in English and include admission fees unless otherwise noted.

TIPS & TAXES. 
Hotel & meal service charges, tips & taxes are included. Tips to baggage porters for standard services included.  Tips to Tour Guides, local sightseeing guides and drivers are not included. U.S. usage taxes/foreign airport taxes are not included. Taxes listed are subject to change at any time.

EXCLUSIONS. 
Personal expenses e.g., but not limited to, travel document fees, visa fees, any insurance, telephone, laundry, meals not listed, bottled beverages, liquors, taxes as listed above, tips to tour guides & drivers, fuel surcharges, airline baggage fees are not included.

PASSPORTS. 
Tour application – full name as it appears on your Passport.  Passport must be valid 6 months beyond time of travel.  

AIRLINE SECURITY CHECK. 
For flights within USA - photo ID, issued by government authorities, preferably Driver's License is required.  Full name on flight ticket must match photo ID.

U.S. CUSTOMS. 
USA residents are allowed $800 per person duty free.

CURRENCY. 
Traveler's checks are no longer accepted at many places.  Money exchange services available at hotels. Credit cards are accepted at many places. Notify credit card co. that you may use it in foreign country.

WEATHER. 
Spring & Fall are ideal in Europe and Asia.  Rain can be expected at any time in Japan.  March in China is cool.  Summer in  Japan is warm, and comfortable on the Pacific Coast.  Winter in USA is summer in South America & South Pacific.  

JAPANESE CUSTOMS ALLOWANCES. 
3 bottles of liquor, 2 cartons cigarettes, 2 ounces perfume, etc.

FOREIGN AIRPORT TAXES. 
Many foreign airports charge an airport tax payable in local currency.  These taxes are not included.

WHEN TOURS DISBAND IN JAPAN. 
Return airfare Tokyo/Osaka/ Los Angeles is included.  (Tokyo stopover available for additional charge.) Japan - hotel to airport transportation is not included, but available at a nominal cost.

HOMEWARD FLIGHTS FROM JAPAN. 
One may remain in Japan up to 60 days.  If you plan to remain in Japan after the tour, urgent that return date is noted in your application.  Additional airfare for weekend returns (Friday, Saturday, Sunday or Monday).

SMOKING. 
Smoking is not permitted on flights or motorcoaches.  Non-smoking hotel rooms are requested wherever possible.

Kokusai International Travel, Inc. P.O. Box 2086, Huntington Beach, CA 92647 - Phone 714/840-0455 - Fax 714 840-0457 - email: info@kokusaitravel.net [1006444-10]