|Dear tour participant,
In yours and our interest we would like to fix the legal basis that
determines the contractual relationship as a result of the reservation.
The following agreements are valid:
Adventure International (BAI)
Rua Borges Lagoa, 690
04038 - 001 São Paulo (SP)
+55 (11) 9565 1052
2. Who can participate
At the BAI tours can participate who:
a) is healthy,
b) fulfills the tour demands described under “Difficulty Level”
c) is equipped accordingly.
Ref. a: By sending a deposit toward your trip purchase, you certify
that you have not any physical condition or disability that would
create a hazard for you or other tour participants. We strongly
recommend the consultation of a doctor in advance to the tour.
Ref. b: In case that a participant recognizably does not accomplish
the required prerequisites, the tour guides are authorized to exclude
such participant from the tour (at the beginning and during the
tour). Until the beginning of the tour you are entitled to request
that another person takes part in your place, always when this person
fulfills the requested prerequisites. The person who is taking part
in your place will automatically obtain all the contractual rights
and duties from you.
Ref. c: You will receive an equipment recommendation in advance
to the tour.
3. Program alterations
According to the characteristic of an adventure tour, alterations
or deviations from the program description as published under the
paragraph “Program” of each tour, may always occur.
Due to bad road conditions, severe weather changes, official capriciousness
and unforeseen changes in the time schedules of transportation agencies,
the exact route according to the program description cannot be guaranteed.
4. Our Services / Emergency cases / Medical assistance
For the scope of our services please relate to the paragraph “Our
Services” of each tour. In case of an emergency we will make
all efforts to ensure medical assistance as soon as possible. With
exception of a first aid kit, which we provide, it is your obligation
to carry your personal medicines in sufficient quantities. Additional
costs due to cancellation or early termination of the tour have
to be fully carried by you. To provide maximum security for the
group it is absolutely mandatory to follow the directives of the
5. Prices, reservations and payments
Published tour prices are in Euro and will not change. To confirm
your reservation, the completed reservation form should be returned
to us until at least 90 days prior to tour commence. Latest 14 days
after having received the written confirmation of your reservation
by us, a 10% down payment has to be settled. At least 4 weeks before tour commence
and without prior avisation the remaining sum has to be settled
In case of cancellation BAI is entitled to keep the subsequent cancellation
fees (in % of the total tour price):
until day 31 prior
to tour commence: 10%
day 30 until day
16 prior to tour commence: 25%
day 15 until day
8 prior to tour commence: 50%
day 7 until day
0 prior to tour commence: 75%
We strongly recommend cancellation insurance (refer also paragraph
9. Insurances). We do not recommend non-refundable, advance-purchase
air tickets, as BAI cannot assume responsibility for any loss incurred
on account on such tickets.
7. Minimum number of participants
he described tours can only be realized when the indicated minimum
number of participants is reached. If the minimum number of participants
is not reached we are entitled to resign from the contract until
latest 4 weeks before the tour commence. Any down payments of the
tour price realized until that time will be fully reimbursed.
8. Contract cancellation in case of exceptional circumstances
In case that the realization of the tour is hindered by exceptional
circumstances that are out of our responsibility, such as war, strike,
unrest, epidemics and so on, both parties can resign from the contract.
In that case the paid tour price will be fully reimbursed to you.
In order to insure a basic medical assistance during your stay in Brazil, BAI and
Travel Ace International sign up upon a travel insurance covering the following
- medical assistance in case of accident or illness (up to 6.000 R$).
- medicine (up to 300 R$).
- dental treatment (up to 150 R$).
- baggage insurance (up to 500 R$).
- reimburse of additional flight ticket expenses due to early return in emergency cases.
Services in addition to those have to be insured on behalf of the traveler by his own insurance policy.
BAI tours are intentionally designed to take clients “off
the beaten path” sometimes to remote places in an underdeveloped
country. These tours offer the opportunity for physical activity
that can be demanding, depending on the condition of the participant
and involve risks of serious personal injury, including permanent
disability and death from accident, illness or the negligence of
other persons, including BAI personnel, agents of independent contractors
whose services are provided in connection with the tour. Medical
facilities may not be easily accessible and may not be sophisticated.
11. Limitation of Liability
BAI will not be responsible for any and all physical or mental injury,
including permanent disability or death, damages or loss of property
even if caused or alleged to have been caused in whole or in part
by the conduct, including the negligence, of BAI or any of their
employees, guides, agents or independent contractors. Tour participants
agree not to sue BAI, or their employees, guides or agents, in respect
of, and to forever release them from any claims arising out of physical
injury, permanent disability or death or for damage to or loss of
any property arising in connection with the tour. Tour participants
agree that they will hold BAI and their employees, guides and agents,
harmless in respect of any such claims made by (I) the tour participants
family, estate or dependents, and (II) third parties which the tour
participant, his/her estate, or his/her family or dependents have
sued if damages are recovered from such third party to the extent
the third party recovers damages from BAI, or their employees, guides
12. Travel documents and health regulations
Before traveling we will inform you with regard to the Brazilian
passport-, visa, tax, foreign currency and health regulations. However,
the participant is responsible for the observation of those rules
on his own expenses. All disadvantages that arise from the not-compliance
of those rules are of his responsibility.