, its founders and owners, does not own or operate any entity which provides, or is to provide, goods or services for your trip, including, for example, lodging facilities, transportation companies, food service providers or equipment suppliers.
Earth Travels‘s responsibility is strictly limited. Earth Travels is not responsible for the acts or failures to act, willfully or otherwise, of its suppliers, or of any other third party over whom Earth Travels has no control. As a travel agent, Earth Travels promotes, organizes and sells tours, which consist of surface transportation, excursions and accommodations that Earth Travels purchases or obtains from suppliers, who are themselves independent contractors separate from Earth Travels. Insofar as Earth Travels is a participant in the sale of air transportation, Earth Travels acts as an agent of the air carrier, but is not responsible for the acts or failures to act, willful or otherwise, of any air carrier or their personnel. Any tickets, coupons or receipts issued are subject to the terms and conditions specified by the air carrier.
Earth Travels is not liable for any bodily injury or harm, accidents, property damage or personal loss as a result of, but not limited to: physical exertion for which the participant was not prepared; travel by plane, train car, bus, boat or other mode of transportation (such as bicycle, horse, foot, kayak, etc.); consumption of alcoholic beverages; high altitude; forces of nature, such as high winds, hurricanes, flooding, etc.; heat exhaustion, equipment failure; civil unrest or terrorism; or the availability of medical services in remote areas and the quality thereof. Earth Travels is also not liable for: expenses (e.g. meals, transportation, hotel costs) that are not specified as included in the price of the trip, but may be required to get to/from a starting or ending point. Earth Travels reserves the right to make hotel and/or route alterations in order to improve the quality of a trip or better accommodate its guests.
Electronics – Earth Travels is in no way ever responsible for damage to personal electronics incurred on your vacation. This includes but is not limited to water damage, bike accidents, loss, and theft.
Earth Travels is not responsible for expenses incurred by guests in preparing for the tour (e.g. non-refundable advance purchase of air tickets, equipment, travel insurance, etc.) or for any additional travel arrangements made on your own.