World Horizons Booking Conditions


Deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable, so please think carefully before booking. Cancellation, after you have paid the balance, will attract charges as followed:

  • Between 9O and 31 days prior to departure – 50% of land content plus any airline cancellation fees.
  • 30 days or less – 100% of land content plus airline cancellation fees.

Depending on your reason for cancellation, these charges may be recoverable on your insurance policy.

Changes to your itinerary

We may need to change itineraries because of weather, illness or accident or force majeure after your trip starts. The trip leader has responsibility for taking the action that he/she deems appropriate. We try not to change the finish date of your trip so that your onward arrangements are not affected. There are usually no refunds or extra charges levied as a result of itinerary changes.

Your Health and Fitness

Full details of pre existing medical conditions must be forwarded with your final payment. During your trip you are under the control of your tour leader and he/she has total authority to determine your suitability to continue with your trip.


World Horizons shall not be held liable for injury, damage, loss, delay or irregularity that may occur, including, but not limited to, any defect in a vehicle or any other form of conveyance, the acts or defaults of any company or person engaged in conveying a traveler, acts of God, detention; delays or expenses arising from quarantine, strike, theft, force majeure, civil disturbance, government restriction or regulation; accident by aircraft, boat, bicycle, motor vehicle or any other form of transport, or in any hotel, guest house, or other form of accommodation. The traveler understands that during the course of the trip, certain risks and dangers may occur, including but not limited to the hazards of accident or illness in remote places without medical facilities, and the forces of nature. The traveler agrees to assume all risk associated with the journey and agrees that World Horizons, it’s agents and any member of the group shall not be held liable for personal injury, death, illness or delay of the traveler or any subsequent loss or damages to the traveler; any loss of or damage to property of the traveler during the course of the trip, howsoever caused, whether occurring in the country of the itinerary or elsewhere. The traveler also understands that he/she is traveling in areas that may be remote, subject to varying climatic conditions or politically unstable. World Horizons reserves the right to decline, accept or retain any person as a member of any party at any time. Travelers agree to accept the authority of the Group Leader. World Horizons will not accept responsibility or liability for any traveler who contravenes any law or regulation of any country visited. Travelers detained as a result of infringement of any law or regulation of any country may be excluded from the adventure, without any right to refund or any other claim, by the Group Leader. No employee, servant or agent of World Horizons has authority to vary these conditions. This agreement is governed in all aspects by and interpreted in accordance with the law of New South Wales, Australia.

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