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THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE RATIFIES THE AGREEMENT WITH THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS DEFINED BELOW. PLEASE READ THEM CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ANY SECTION OF THE CONTENT PLEASE CONTACT US BEFORE USING THE WEBSITE.

 

Licenses and Trademarks

 

Via Colombia Travel Services S.A.S. owns this site and is the author of texts, graphics, icons, software and any other contents on the site (henceforth called "content"), as well as codifications HTML, XML, PHP and CGI and other codes and texts in any format (henceforth called "code") used to implement this site.

No code or content can be modified, altered, copied, distributed, broadcasted, displayed, used, reproduced and/or published under any circumstances, except if it is expressly authorized by these rules or by the instructions on the sections of this site.

 

Legal Information

 

VIA COLOMBIA TRAVEL SERVICES IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DIRECT OR INDIRECT DAMAGE, CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATIONS, THE LOSS OF PROFITS, PRODUCT COST REPLACEMENT, CONTENT USE INABILITY, AND ERRORS MADE WHEN ACCESSING BY MOUSE CLICKING. IF LOCAL LAWS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF RESPONSIBILITIES, THEN THE EXCLUSIONS LISTED BEFORE DO NOT APPLY.

 

Via Colombia Travel Services and its divisions are against child pornography in accordance to Law 679 of August 3, 2001, issued by Colombia’s Congress, which prevents and counters the exploitation, pornography and sexual tourism with minors.

In accordance with the provisions of this law, all persons must prevent, block, combat and denounce the exploitation, lodging, use, publication, dissemination of images, documents, audio-visual archives, misuse of global information networks, or linkages of any kind related to pornographic material or sexual activities allusive to minors.

The violation of the foregoing can cause criminal and/or administrative liability.

 

Terms and Conditions

 

This site is offered to you as a user for its acceptance without negotiating the terms, conditions and covenants contained therein. The relationship between impulsetravel.co and the users will be that of independent contractors and neither party (including officials, agents and employees) might be considered to be acting as partners, joint ventures, trusts, employees and/or common agents.

You may not assign, agree, outsource or delegate your rights, duties and responsibilities outlined here.

 

Services:

 

Additional Terms and Conditions can be applied to reservations, purchase of goods and services and other sections of this site, according to the specific service provider and your agreement as a user to accept those terms.

 

General Conditions

 

Organization and responsibilities:

 

The website belongs to VIA COLOMBIA TRAVEL SERVICES SAS., henceforth called Operating Agent, states that it acts as an intermediary between users and the entities or persons responsible for providing the services of ground transportation, lodging, car rental, food, extreme sports or any other service contracted through the Website impulsetravel.co and bogota-layover-tour.com. Here the Operating Agent agrees to comply with the services mentioned, except as specified in these Terms and Conditions. Also, the Operating Agent is not responsible for the failure of such entities in the execution of their duties, or by unforeseen events such as strikes, weather conditions, delays, earthquakes, quarantines, as well as the material, personal or moral damages that the passengers might suffer due to the loss, damage or theft of their baggage, accidents, illnesses or deaths.

In regards to the above-mentioned situations, the users must issue their claims directly to the companies providing the breached service. The Operating Agent will help the user as much as possible. These Conditions are governed by the rules of civil and commercial law and other applicable laws.

 

VIA COLOMBIA TRAVEL SERVICES SAS., ACTING AS A TRAVEL AGENCY IS SUBJECT TO THE LIABILITY REGIME ESTABLISHED BY LAW 300 OF 1996 AND IN REGLAMENTARY DECREE 1075OF 1997.

 

Observations:

The prices mentioned in this site can be changed without previous notice due to the change in the cost of any item, or to changes in monetary exchange rates.

 

Sign up:

The fact of signing up for any of the offered programs means that nothing should be understood or imagined as included imagined if it is not described in the program.

 

Bookings:

To confirm a booking, we require a deposit of at least 20%.

Via Colombia Travel Services S.A.S. may change the price in the event the services engaged become altered for reasons alien to the company (i.e., variation in air ticket rates, hotels, etc.).

 

Payment method:

Once you choose the programs of your preference, select the day and time of your choice and the number of participants in your group. Next, you can make your booking deposit as the following two payment methods:

 

You can pay a booking fee of 20% online with your credit card (or Paypal), and the balance of cash to our guide before starting the tour.

 

You can pay 100% upfront online with your credit card (or Paypal). However, a 4% surcharge applies for this option.

You can pay with any of the major credit cards (VISA, MASTER CARD, AMEX, DINERS). We also accept the payment via PayPal and via wire transfer without any surcharge but this applies only to payments above US$ 1,000. If you want to use this payment method, please ask the instructions to one of our representatives at info@impulsetravel.co.

 

Flight reservations:

Our packages will discriminate airfare and land portion. The airfare provided by us on our quotes is an estimate. At the moment of the booking, we will quote the real airfare and the quote will be valid for the next 24 hours. The value of the airfare must be paid 100% up front and is non-refundable. In case of changes to the domestic flights, the penalties and charges of the airline will apply.

 

Baggage:

The Operator expressly denies any liability in case of loss, damage or theft under any circumstances. We recommend that passengers witness the handling, loading and unloading of their baggage.

 

Changes made by the client/passenger:

Until we confirm your booking you can make any changes for free. In case of any changes afterwards, the Operator will calculate the current prices that may differ from the originally set amount.

 

Insurance policy:

Via Colombia Travel Services has an insurance for the services operated by the company. The insurance works under the next conditions:

The client must provide the passport number to Via Colombia Travel Services with a minimum of 2 hours in advance. If the company doesn´t receive the passport number within the time required, the company will not be responsible in case of an accident during the service(s) operated by Via Colombia travel Services.

The insurance coverage only works during the services operated by Via Colombia Travel Services.

In case of an accident, the insurance covers 25.000.000 COP.

We strongly recommend clients to purchase travel insurance in their country of origin, for protection in case of cancellation, baggage loss, medical emergencies and other risks

 

Cancellation policy:

Travelers can cancel their tour or activity at any time. However, Via Colombia Travel services SAS will have the right to charge a cancellation fee according to the time in advanced when the cancellation was made. The corresponding cancellation fees are as follow.

-Same day or the day before: 100% (not refundable).

-From 2 to 4 days in advance: 50% cancellation fee.

- From 5 to 10 days in advance: 30% cancellation fee.

- More than 11 days in advance: 0% (full refund).

In order to cancel your trip, please contact our travel consultants at info@impulsetravel.co. The refund will be issued to the credit card that was used to pay, or to a PayPal account within the next 10 days after the cancellation is effective.

For the layover tour, we offer a cancellation insurance for Bogotá Layover Tour. If this insurance was acquired at the time of the booking, the traveller is entitled to a full refund in case of flight delay or cancellation. The refund will be issued to the credit card that was used to pay, or to a PayPal account within the next 10 days after the cancellation is effective.

 

Complaints:

All complaints must be made via e-mail at info@impulsetravel.co.

 

Agreement:

When a client enrols in any program sold by Via Colombia Travel Services he states that he knows and approves the terms of the General Conditions mentioned above, which are available to be printed, as well as the special conditions described in the brochure of every program. Limitations on commercial and personal use: This site can only be used to make reliable reservations or purchase good, and cannot be used for purposes other than those described herein. Speculative, false, or fraudulent reservations will not be conducted. As a user, you assume that your legal age is sufficient to make use of this site and therefore accept the legal and financial obligations that it may entail. You agree that you are reliable with all the responsibilities arising from the use of the site impulsetravel.co whether these are caused by you or by any third party which is using your password. The information, programming code, products and other services published on this site may contain typographical errors and inaccuracies. Impulsetravel.co, its affiliates, suppliers and partners conduct periodical changes to update information. As a condition for the use of this site, you will guarantee that you will not perform any illegal or prohibited activity by the terms, conditions and requirements outlined above.

 

Connections and links with third portals:

 

This site may contain links to websites operated by third parties who are independent of the Website impulsetravel.co. Via Colombia Travel Services SAS has no control over them and is not responsible for their contents. The inclusion of these sites on the website of impulsetravel.co does not imply any association with such third parties or their operators. We suggest you read the instructions on such sites, since their policies may be different from those offered by Via Colombia Travel Services. Naturally, you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your passwords and the information contained in your user account. Please be very careful with this information.

 

Additional costs due to events beyond our control:

 

Additional costs incurred by passengers due to events or situations beyond Via Colombia Travel Services S.A.S.’s control (natural disasters, acts of God, terrorism, strikes or other political problems) are the exclusive responsibility of the client. Flights are sometimes subject to overbooking, delays, rescheduling or cancellations. If this happens, we will assist clients in making alternate arrangements to the best of our ability. However, Via Colombia Travel Services S.A.S. cannot be held responsible for denied boarding, delayed or cancelled flights nor for any additional costs resulting from missed land arrangements due to airline delays or cancellations