Terms and conditiones
IMPORTANT: All clients and participants in the programs offered by Transylvanian Adventures Team, must read attentively and understand the following lines. They must agree with all the conditions presented below in order to be able to participate at any tour, mountain trip, skiing activity or any other form of activities organized by Transylvanian Adventures Team.
The basic equipment needed for a mountain trip during summer time:
40-60 liter backpack, chosen according to the tour type
Mountain boots covering your ankles; 2 additional pairs of socks
Rainwear, jacket and pants. We recommend you to have the jacket and pants, so you will be protected from rain and windy weather. A rain poncho will do too, but only if there are no windy conditions outside
Cap, gloves, sunglasses and sunscreen. We strongly advise you to carry a cap and gloves with you - even during the summer season - because it can get quite cold at altitudes over 1700m
Warm clothes. One or two Polartec/Fleece sweaters.
Of course, you can add your personal belongings to the minimum equipment mentioned above.
In case you have forgotten parts of your compulsory equipment at home, please be so kind as to let us know about it before starting the tour.
Also, please keep in mind that tourists who do not have their basic equipment with them, are not allowed to participate at the tour.
Assuming risks. Warranties.
Participation in trekkings, group tours, expeditions, exploration of flora and wild fauna or any other form of touristic round or holiday organized by Transylvanian Adventures Team might involve certain risks and dangers.
These risks include, but are not limited to the following situations :
Trips on mountain terrain, rivers and forests
Travel by car, bus, mini-bus, terrain cars or any other means of transport
Accidents or sicknesses in isolated areas, with or without medical facilities with/without the possibility of evacuation against a cost
Accidents caused by natural hazards
Changes of itinerary due to causes independed from the agency’s will
Cancellation of tours or trips due to causes independent from the agency’s will
Taking in consideration the above, and through the payment for the right to participate to such trips or other services and activities organized by the company mentioned above, I hereby assume full responsibility for the actions I take, for the causes, duties, law-suits, requests or complaints of any type, hereby present or which could arise in the future due to the trip or in connection with it, or due to participation in activities organized for me by the above mentioned company.
I have read this document representing the assuming of risk and a guarantee for me and my inheritants, for administrators, executors and all family members, including all minors who join me. I hereby agree and accept all risks involved, dangers and mentioned conditions. Also, I agree with all the conditions mentioned above and with the payment of suplementary costs which might come up during the travel.
Limitation of responsibility
Transylvanian Adventures Team offers for its programs : transport, accommodation and other services provided by various services providers, as well as the professional mountain guide service offered by Transylvanian Adventures Team, its owners or employees, contractors and providers of means of transport and/or any other needed transport services. Thus, Transylvanian Adventures Team is relieved of any responsibility concerning accidents, losses or personal damage which might result as a consequence of air, water or land transport or any other means of transport which are independent of his control. The use of any vehicle or mean of transport for this trip is the entire responsibility of companies or individuals which provide these services for passengers. These service providers (physical or legal entities) are responsible according to the existing legislation within the territory of Romania, all incidents being written down locally.
The contracted transport companies are licensed for transport of groups of people, according to the legislation within the territory of Romania, disposing of luggage insurance and accidents insurance for goods and people.
Also, Transylvanian Adventures Team, as well as its owners, employees, contractors and associates, don’t assume any responsibility for losses or personal damage due to circumstances, weather, fire, governmental or any other authorities actions, as well as in the case of war, strikes, terrorist actions, thefts, epidemics, quarantine situations, dangerous incidents on air, water or land, or any other actions and incidents which are out of the control area of the agency.
The agency reserves its right to operate reasonable routes changes (including changes of hotels) when this is imposed, to insure optimum comfort and well-being of the participants.
The price is quoted using the current exchange rate and can be changed if the exchange rate varies significantly.
Payment conditions :
After having commonly agreed on the route and other helpful details regarding your trip, an advance payment of 50% (of the trip’s total cost), is required to be done by the customer, by bank transfer, payable to Transylvanian Adventures Team.
The balance of 50% will be paid in cash, at the end of the tour, or according to an agreeement between parties.
Details about cancelling the trip:
Any program/tour cancellation is done by sending an email . The cancellation being valid only after you have received an answer.
The following taxes need to be paid for cancelling a program :
- between 70 and 105 days before the start of the tour – 40% per person out of the total value of the program
- between 45 and 69 days before the start of the tour - 60% per person out of the total value of the program
- less than 45 days fromt the beginning of the tour – 100% per person out of the total value of the program
In case of cancelling a tour, Transylvanian Adventures Team are not responsible for the supplementary expenditures made by you for the well-going of the program. For example : buying the equipment, reservations at hotels/cottages, buying of plane/train tickets.
We recommend you to have a trip cancellation insurance (storno type) so that, if out of any reasons you cannot participate in the program anymore (sickness, etc), to be able to ask the insurance company for the advance payment.
Everything mentioned above represents constitutive part of current contract, which will be signed by both parties before the start of the trip.