Terms & Conditions
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Terms & Conditions
This IS NOT a booking form
You will receive the booking form after having submitted this registration form
ROOMS - MEALS - PASSPORTS
Accommodations are in 3 & 4 star historical hotels & wineries/country resorts. Guests are lodged in unique, comfortable and authentic Italian villas, wineries, historic hotels and farmhouses. We use our best resources to locate wonderfully charming accommodations that are decorated with character and are perfect for each specific tour location. Room configurations are double/queen beds. Twin beds may not be available at all locations. Single rooms will incur a surcharge and vary according to tour. Please note that because of the historical architecture of the properties which we partner with, rooms are unique and will likely vary in size. In many instances, it is possible to up-grade standard rooms to deluxe or suites on our tours. Please inquire when booking for supplemental prices for such up-grades.
Meals are included daily in all tours. Two meals are generally included: breakfast and either lunch or dinner and additional meals may be offered as per the tour specific itinerary. Please note that not every diet can be provided and that informing us of your condition does not guarantee the ability to supply your specific dietary needs, especially for diets described as low fat and low cholesterol. Diets such as dairy free, gluten free, vegetarian and other specific food allegories can typically be provided. Note that vegan diets will not be possible on our tours.
Your passport MUST be valid for at least SIX MONTHS beyond the return date.
We are informing you that travel insurance is advised as it may protect you from possible loss of money due to supplier bankruptcy, unexpected trip cancellation or interruption due to accident, sickness or death, baggage loss, medical expenses and emergency air transportation costs. Travel insurance must be purchased prior to final tour installment (balance payment) and is offered by our travel partner "You've Arrived Travel" (see contact information below under Airline Ticketing).
EARLY ARRIVAL & LATE STAY OPTIONS
Should you like to arrive early or prolong your stay before or beyond the published tour date, we will assist you with reservations in the designated tour area not exceeding 3 days. If you are looking to add 4 or more days to your holiday, either before or after your Tour with Tasting Tuscany, we will be glad to assist you for a nominal fee of $150. Note that if you use a third party vendor to reserve hotels rooms or purchase an airline ticket, we will not be able to assist you should you desire changes.
You will be requested to contact our travel partner "You've Arrived Travel" for guests arriving from the continental USA following tour registration so as to workout the best travel plan for you: Karen@Youve-Arrived.com. Should you desire to plan your own air travel, kindly inform us prior to booking. Tours begins on day 1 as indicated on tour itinerary at the hotel. If traveling from the continental USA you will need to depart 1 day prior to tour start date.
SECURING YOUR SPOT - RESCHEDULING - CANCELLATION
Your position on this Tour will be secured only when we receive the following:
Booking Form will be forwarded to you upon our receipt of Registration Form.
Non-refundable Tour Deposit US$ 550.00 (covered in travel insurance). This deposit may be applied to a future tour (up to 1 year from the date of the original registered tour). Go to "Payment Options" page for deposit details.
RE-SCHEDULING / CANCELLING All cancellations must be received in writing. Refunds will be made according to the following - 121 days or more prior to original Tour Start Date: Refund, less non-refundable deposit of $550, deposits pre-paid to local suppliers/contractors that include: museum tickets, local travel guide fees, hotel & wineries, penalties assessed by hotels, tour companies and/or other suppliers. Cancellations that are made less than 121 days to original Tour Start Date: No Refund, however we will re-schedule any tour to a future tour date not exceeding 12 months from original tour date where re-funds are not requested. Note that prices and itineraries may vary.
If you desire to change a tour date after having been confirmed, you will be charged a $150.00 fee per person.
You will be invoiced upon our receipt of registration form. Confirmation letters are forwarded to guests when their position is secured. Welcome packs are forwarded approximately 7 months prior to tour/vacation start date, final tour balances are required 5 months prior to tour (exact date for balances due are specified on the booking form).
REQUESTING TOUR/VACATION ITINERARY
You can request detailed itinerary from the tour/vacation description pages or by "contacting us" from the Contact button located in the main toolbar at the top of the page. Itineraries are subject to minor changes w/o notice before the vacations begin and may be due to closures due to local festivals, due to weather or seasonal changes as well as availability of tour leaders, guides, hours of restaurants, wineries and other relative venues to specific tours. Itineraries are prepared well in advance and if we must make changes it is because our goal is to make it better for our guests! Don't hesitate to contact us at (814) 323-9506 Erie office or (724) 986-6739 Pittsburgh representative sales office - email: or for any questions regarding our tours/vacations or travel. Marc is in Tuscany approximately half the year and when he is in Italy, he can be contacted at his Tuscan office by Skype, Whatsapp, email or by calling +39-388 1626211.
Tasting Tuscany LLC will never sell or share any personal information of any booked guests nor of any person that has requested itineraries or information regarding tours. All photos from tours and testimonials will be used only for tourism and social media website advertising and will never be authorized to be used by third parties. The information requested on this form is for internal use to enable us to process your booking and will not be shared, sold to any 3rd party. The data will be processed respecting the principles of the EU general data rules (EU Regulation No. 679 of 2016).
WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED
Air travel, travel insurance, transfer to hotel on day 1, tips & gratuities, hotel City Tax (varies from 3 to 5 euros per person per night), after dinner drinks or special wines at tastings that are not part of what is provided to the group, frigo-bar contents in rooms, meals that are not indicated on tour itinerary, gelatos and coffees while on visits or in transit, entrance fees to gardens or museums (unless indicated otherwise on the itinerary).
GROUPS OF SIX OR MORE "Family & Friends"
If you are part of a group of 6 people or more, please ask for our scheduled tours group discounted rates.