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Terms and Conditions

Please read the following booking conditions carefully which outline our obligations to you, and your responsibilities to us.

These terms and conditions are the entire agreement between you and Nurture Change Limited. These terms and conditions are governed by New Zealand law and the parties submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New Zealand in respect of any dispute or proceeding.

PASSPORT AND VISAS

It is your responsibility to ensure you have a valid passport (including sufficient minimum 6 months validity from return date) and any applicable visa. Should you not have sufficient validity on your passport, you may be refused travel with no refund applicable. All extra incurred travel expenses will be the responsibility of the traveler.

HOW TO BOOK

Contact us directly or book via our online booking system. A deposit of $750 (or local currency equivalent) per person is required to secure your reservation together with a completed online traveler information form. Upon receipt of your booking, a confirmation invoice will be issued with deposit payable within 7 days. By paying a deposit you agree that you have read, understood and will be bound by these terms & conditions. The balance of the fare must be received by Nurture Change Limited prior to the 31st August 2017. If the balance of monies is not paid by this date, cancellation may occur with all monies paid forfeited.

CANCELLATIONS

If you cancel your reservation, the following charges will apply:

For cancellations received after deposit has been paid and prior to 30th August a charge of $750 (or local currency equivalent) per person (loss of deposit). For cancellations between 31st August and 30th September a 50% cancellation fee will apply, in addition to the non-refundable deposit. For cancellations between 1st October and departure – a 100% cancellation fee will apply.

Depending on your reason for cancelling and provided your reasons fall within the terms of your travel insurance policy, subject to these terms and conditions you may be entitled to a refund. Please consult your insurer for further details.

CANCELLATIONS (Activities)

All additional add on products sold by Nurture Change and/or its 3rd party suppliers are non-refundable/non-changeable/non-exchangeable. These items/activities may be amended/changed within 7 days of purchasing the item/activity however this is at the sole discretion of Nurture Change and/or 3rd party suppliers. Additional fees may be charged should a change be permitted. These amendments/changes are subject to availability.

Depending on your reason for cancelling and provided your reasons fall within the terms of your travel insurance policy, subject to these terms and conditions you may be entitled to a refund. Please consult your insurer for further details.

CHANGE/AMENDMENT OF BOOKINGS

After you have made a booking and paid a deposit, any change or amendment to your reservation will incur an administrative fee of $50 (or local currency equivalent) per person per change, plus any additional fees charged by 3rd party operators. After final payment or 31st August (whichever comes first) changes will incur an administrative fee of $100 (or local currency equivalent) per person per change, plus any additional fees charged by 3rd party operators. Changes/Amendments within 48 hours of departure will incur a fee of $200.00 plus any additional fees passed on by 3rd party operators. Such changes are subject to availability and only upon full agreement by Nurture Change Limited at our sole discretion. If your requested change is not available normal cancellation policy applies.

PRICES

The prices stated are valid from 15 November 2016 to 30 August 2017. Fares are “per person” & quoted in NZD throughout the brochure and website. They are inclusive of GST where applicable. Fares must be paid in full prior to departure. Nurture Change reserves the right to amend prices at any time. Air taxes and charges are subject to change; therefore the package price may vary between time of deposit and time of final payment

WHAT’S INCLUDED IN OUR PRICES

*Please note this may vary between products
Accommodation costs incurred during the stated package.
Return Economy Airfares (taxes subject to fluctuation).
Meals as specified in our itineraries (breakfast, lunch and dinner daily while in Fiji).
Return Airport transfers as outlined in our itineraries.
Conference speakers.
Entertainment during some meals.
Access to wellness/fitness sessions that are identified as part of the retreat

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED IN OUR PRICES

*Please note this may vary between products
Personally incurred expenses such as souvenirs, telephone, email, laundry charges, optional activities and items of a personal nature (e.g. drinks).
Meals or accommodation whilst traveling to/from your home port.
Any travel cost incurred to/from your home port.
Any charges levied by resorts/vessels/coaches for use of their facilities.
Travel Insurance.
Travel Visa’s (where required)

WHAT SHOULD YOU BRING?

We recommend the following: toiletries & items of a personal nature, hat, sun screen, camera, insect repellent, adequate clothing.

LUGGAGE/BAGGAGE

You are requested to limit your luggage to one small/medium soft bag or suitcase weighing no more than 23kgs and a small day pack (this limit may vary, please refer to your final documents for further information). Any additional charges for luggage will be the responsibility of the traveler. Nurture Change Limited will not be held responsible for any loss or theft of baggage or belongings. You should ensure you have the appropriate travel insurance.

INSURANCE

It is a condition of purchasing a Nurture Change Limited package that you have adequate travel insurance for you and all members of your traveling party. You should take out travel insurance at the time your booking is confirmed. Whilst Nurture Change exercises utmost care, in the unlikely event of emergency, staff may use their sole discretion to call for medevac, emergency transfer or other such matters if they feel the situation warrants it. In such instance Nurture Change reserves the right to claim a refund of such monies from you in the first instance and your insurer if required. Ask us for details at the time of booking.

NURTURE CHANGE STAFF

You agree to accept the authority of Nurture Change staff and comply with their decisions. In the event a staff member requires a passenger to leave a trip, no refund will be given. That passenger is also responsible for their return transportation costs and will have no claim against Nurture Change. Please refer to the code of conduct.

BROCHURE/WEBSITE/PHOTOGRAPHY

Nurture Change has made every endeavor with the production of it's brochure and website (www.nurturechange.com) to ensure that the information is correct at the time the brochure was printed and the website information uploaded. However prices and services set out in our brochure and on our website are subject to change or withdrawal without notice. You agree that any photograph or image taken of you during your holiday with Nurture Change may be used by Nurture Change for promotional purposes or in our brochure or on our website without any further consent or payment.

CHANGES IN ITINERARY

Nurture Change reserves the right to make changes to an itinerary if circumstances beyond our control makes it necessary, including weather and cultural conditions.

PRE AND POST TOUR TRAVEL AND ACCOMMODATION

Nurture Change is not responsible for your travel arrangements and costs incurred in getting to the point of commencement of the holiday, or from the point of conclusion of the holiday (unless stated otherwise in the booking inclusions). All bookings with these carriers, hoteliers or other service providers are subject to their terms and conditions and limitations of liability imposed.

HEALTH, FITNESS & MEDICAL

You should be of reasonable health and fitness and carry all required medication. You must inform Nurture Change of any pre-existing medical conditions, including mental illness prior to travel. Nurture Change will keep this information confidential. We may request a doctor’s certificate certifying fitness to travel. In certain circumstances, Nurture Change may require that a carer travel with you if you have special needs or a disability. Nurture Change reserves the right to refuse to carry passengers who we believe may not be able to safely undertake one of our holidays. In the event the resort/vessel/vehicle carrier refuse travel due to a pre-existing medical conditions that has not been notified, Nurture Change will not be liable and no refund applicable.

MATTERS OF DISPUTE

In the unlikely event of any dissatisfaction with the accommodation or any other service provided by Nurture Change, you must report it immediately to Nurture Change or resort/vessel/vehicle staff so action can be taken to remedy the problem. Failure to notify Nurture Change or resort/vessel/vehicle staff of any problem immediately may result in your ability to claim compensation from them being extinguished or reduced. Any complaint made to us after the holiday should be made in writing within 28 days of holiday completion. Should the complaint not be made in writing within this time, Nurture Change may refuse to investigate or offer any form of compensation. This will be at the sole discretion of Nurture Change and our 3rd party suppliers/operators.

CODE OF CONDUCT

The success and enjoyment of your holiday depends on you and others behaving in an appropriate and responsible manner. It is a condition that your conduct is compatible with the well being and general enjoyment of others on your holiday. You agree to accept the authority of Nurture Change staff and resort staff and comply with their authority and their directions. Nurture Change has a zero tolerance to illegal drug use and possession, threatening or abusive behaviour, both physical and verbal, and property vandalism. If, in the absolute opinion of Nurture Change staff your behaviour breaches this code of conduct then Nurture Change will remove you from the trip. If this occurs you will be responsible for your own return transport costs and you will not be entitled to any refund for the unused portion of your holiday. You also agree that you will have no claim against Nurture Change or the resort.

LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY

The responsibility of Nurture Change and/or their agents is limited. Nurture Change acts as a tour operating company and is not a carriers, hoteliers, or provider of other services such as sightseeing tours and adventure activities. All bookings are subject to the terms and conditions and limitations of liability imposed by those carriers, hoteliers and service providers. Those terms and conditions may limit or exclude liability for death, personal injury, delay and loss or damage of baggage. Nurture Change will not be liable for any death, personal injury delay, damage, loss, accident or additional expenses or inconvenience which may be occasioned either by reason of any defect in any resort/ vessel/vehicle, or caused through the default or negligence of any company or person engaged in conveying you or in carrying out the arrangements in connection with your holiday.

Force Majeure: Nurture Change will not be liable to you in the event your holiday is disrupted or terminated by reason of an unforeseeable event such as cyclone or other adverse weather condition, military coup, political action or civil war or acts of terrorism.Your holiday may include activities such as swimming, snorkeling, diving or parasailing. You accept that these activities and others of a similar nature may involve varying degrees of risk and you take part at your own risk. You accept that Nurture Change is not responsible for any personal injury or death sustained in these activities or others undertaken whilst on your holiday.
Nothing in these terms and conditions shall be read as excluding, restricting or modifying your rights given to you under legislation in relation to the supply of goods and services including the Consumer Guarantees Act. Passengers who purchase an optional service or product do so in direct contract with the provider and rely solely on their own judgment for participation. By completing the booking you warrant that the information contained in the booking is correct.

PRIVACY

Nurture Change stores information about you and your booking so that we can notify you of our holidays, special offers and for the purposes of obtaining your feedback. As an individual (i.e. a natural person), you have rights under the Privacy Act 1993 to access and request the correction of any personal information that we hold about you. As an individual, your name, company, position and email address will be visible on our Nurture Change App and on a networking attendee list viewable to all other attendees. If you do not want to receive information from Nurture Change or to have your details visible on our app and/or attendee networking list please contact us on hello@nurturechange.com

ACCURACY

Nurture Change Limited has taken all reasonable care to ensure the accuracy of information on the website and other published material however prices and services offered are subject to change.