Responsibility

The participant understands that during the course of the tour certain events may occur, including, but not limited to:

  • accident/illness
  • forces of nature

The participant agrees to assume all risks associated with the tour to the maximum extent permitted by law. Any medical and evacuation expenses incurred due to injury or illness will be the responsibility of the participant. Wine & Food Lovers’ Tours reserves the right to refuse a participant entry onto a tour due to medical or fitness grounds.

The participant warrants to having a fitness level to cope with a walking distance of at least 10 kilometres and a bike riding distance of at least 24 kilometres, and a duty to disclose any health issues.

The participant acknowledges that travel on a Wine & Food Lovers’ Tours tour requires a degree of flexibility, and understands that the tour’s route and modes of transport are subject to change without prior notice due to local circumstances.

Should Wine & Food Lovers’ Tours deem it advisable to amend an itinerary for any reason, it may do so by shortening, varying or re-routing any tour.  These changes are binding and additional expenses will be charged to the participant if the reason for any major alteration is outside Wine & Food Lovers’ Tours’s control.

It is beyond your control as to which wines the winery offers for tastings on any particular day and the wines listed in our itineraries are an example only.

While travelling with Wine & Food Lovers’ Tours the participant agrees to accept the authority of Wine & Food Lovers’ Tours’s leader or Wine & Food Lovers’ Tours’s tourist guide at all times.  The participant is aware that travel within a group may involve compromise to accommodate the diverse desires and physical abilities of group members.  The participant understands that Wine & Food Lovers’ Tours reserves the right to decline, accept, or retain any person as a member of the group at any time.

The participant acknowledges that Wine & Food Lovers’ Tours works directly with a network of wineries, government agencies and individuals who provide assistance throughout the regions in which the tours are conducted. To the best of Wine & Food Lovers’ Tours’s knowledge, these third parties are qualified to provide such assistance.  However, Wine & Food Lovers’ Tours will not accept responsibility for any injury, damage, loss, delay or irregularity that may occur due to the conduct of these third parties nor will Wine & Food Lovers’ Tours accept responsibility or liability for any participant who contravenes any law or regulation.

Cancellation by the participant

Should a participant cancel a booking for a tour for any reason whatsoever the following fees apply:

  1. Cancellation of a tour at any time incurs an administration fee of $25
  2. Cancellation more than 3 days in advance 50% of the cost of the tour
  3. Cancellation less than 1 day in advance 100% of the cost of the tour

Refunds will be at the discretion of Wine & Food Lovers’ Tours if the participant is involuntarily forced to leave a tour for any reason.

No refunds will be made for any transport, sightseeing, meals or services not utilised.

Transfers

Bookings are transferrable.  If you wish to transfer the booking to another person you must notify Wine & Food Lovers’ Tours by email.  A transfer does not constitute a cancellation.

Cancellation by Wine & Food Lovers’ Tours

Wine & Food Lovers’ Tours reserves the right to cancel any tour, including a guaranteed tour, prior to departure due to reasons outside its control.  In such case, Wine & Food Lovers’ Tours may postpone the tour, provide you with an alternative itinerary or refund the tour.

Wine & Food Lovers’ Tours reserves the right to cancel a tour if too few people have booked for that departure.  In this instance you will be offered an alternative date or tour and if this is unacceptable Wine & Food Lovers’ Tours will offer a full refund.

Insurance

Participants are encouraged to have travel insurance for every active tour taken with Wine & Food Lovers’ Tours. This is strongly encouraged for overseas visitors who may not have access to the Australian health care system.  The participant’s travel insurance should provide cover against personal accident, medical expenses, emergency repatriation and personal liability.

Age Policy

Due to the nature of the tours, all participants must be over 18 years of age at the date of tour. It is illegal for participants under the age of 18 to consume alcohol onWine & Food Lovers’ Tours tours.

Before you complete the Online Reservation, please tick the box to confirm that you have read and fully understood the booking conditions before submitting your reservation.