1. Lead Passenger
The passenger that places the reservation for 70000TONS OF METAL™ is the “Lead Passenger” and is the “owner” of the reservation. All changes, transfers or cancellations may be made by the Lead Passenger only.
All payments for the Cruise shall be made in United States Dollars (USD) only.
For bookings up and until October 25, 2017 there are two payment schedules available:
A) Pay In Full At the Time of Booking (5% Discount)
Reservations that are paid in full at the time of booking will receive a Discount of 5% on the Cruise Fare (The discount does not apply to any Taxes, Fees or Surcharge Portion of the Grand Total Ticket Price).
B) Pay In 4 Easy Monthly Installments
The Guest may choose to pay in 4 easy monthly installments. You pay a deposit of 25% of the Grand Total Ticket Price at the time of booking and then three additional monthly installments of 25% of the Grand Total Ticket Price 1 month, 2 months and 3 months from the date of booking.
Bookings made after October 25, 2017 must be paid in full at the time of booking.
Should your initial payment not meet the minimum payment due at the time of your reservation you will have 48 hours in which to bring your account into good standing or risk cancellation.
Installment payments not received by the dates indicated in your booking confirmation are subject to a late fee of no less than USD 50.00 per overdue passenger. Any payment not received within 10 days after the scheduled date will be charged automatically to the Lead Passenger of the booking. Installment payments not made or collected within 21 days of the due date will risk cancellation of the booking. Cancellation terms will apply.
In case of overpayment, 70000TONS OF METAL™ reserves the right to refund or credit the customer via a method determined solely by 70000TONS OF METAL™.
70000TONS OF METAL™ STRONGLY RECOMMENDS (but does not require) that each Guest purchases Travel Insurance for the Cruise. Because of the nature and uniqueness of the 70000TONS OF METAL™ Cruise, there is a strict cancellation policy.
All changes, transfers or cancellations may be made by the Lead Passenger of the booking only. No partial refunds will be made for individual Passengers. A private cabin booking can only be canceled completely for all Passengers in this booking. Alternatively you can change Guests names or transfer your Booking to other persons as outlined in Section 4. Changes & Transfers below.
The cancellation policy is as follows:
If you have to cancel your cruise, you may request a full refund of your payments less an Administrative Fee of USD 100.00 per Passenger if you notify us in writing until November 1, 2017. Please note that only the paid Ticket Price, Taxes and Fees, and Single Traveler Surcharge (if applicable) may be refunded. Lead Passenger Change fees, Name Change Fees, Transfer Fees, Late Fees, or any other Administrative Fees are not refundable. Consult the chart below to determine the cancellation charges applicable after November 1, 2017.
Note: No refunds will be made if you do not show up for your cruise or if you interrupt or cancel your vacation once it has begun.
If you have booked your vacation through a Travel Agent, please contact your Travel Agent for full details of applicable cancellation policies.
|Cancellation Date:||Cancellation Charges|
|until November 1, 2017||USD 100.00 per Passenger|
|until December 1, 2017||25% of Grand Total Ticket Price|
|until January 1, 2018||50% of Grand Total Ticket Price|
|after January 1, 2018||No refund|
70000TONS OF METAL™ HIGHLY RECOMMENDS that all guests purchase Travel Insurance. Guests that have purchased Travel Insurance and need to cancel for a covered condition may be able to make a claim with the insurance carrier to recover any lost payments.
4. Changes, Transfers and Upgrades
For bookings made up and until November 1, 2017 the Lead Passenger, in whose name the reservation is held, may change and/or add the name of any accompanying passenger in the same cabin without charge.
Any reservation change made after November 1, 2017, is subject to the following administrative fees before the change is effected:
Name changes or unknown guest additions after November 1, 2017 up and until January 1, 2018 – USD 100.00 Guest Change Fee per Passenger.
Name changes or unknown guest additions after January 1, 2018 – USD 300.00 Guest Change Fee per Passenger.
For bookings made after November 1, 2017 the Lead Passenger, in whose name the reservation is held, may add the name of any accompanying passenger in the same cabin without charge within 48 hours of booking. Name changes or unknown guest additions made after 48 hours of booking will be subject to the fee schedule above.
A reservation for the cruise is valid only for the person(s) named within as Guests and cannot be transferred without 70000TONS OF METAL™ written consent. With written consent, you may transfer your Lead Passenger status to another party with a USD 300.00 Transfer Fee charged to the reservation. 70000TONS OF METAL™ will not consent to a Lead Passenger transfer during any pre-sale period or after an event sell-out when a waiting list exists. No Lead Passenger transfers will be accepted after January 1, 2018. For Single Ticket reservations you may transfer your Lead Passenger status to another party of the same gender. UMCruises will not consent to a Single Ticket Lead Passenger transfer to another party of a different gender.
The Lead Passenger and each Guest are STRONGLY URGED to consider Travel Insurance to protect their trip. In lieu of cancellation, the Lead Passenger may request that his or her reservation be transferred to another person subject to the written consent of 70000TONS OF METAL™ and payment of the above-referenced transfer fee.
The Lead Passenger of a reservation may, upon written request and subject to availability, change the occupancy and/or upgrade and/or downgrade a reservation for the 70000TONS OF METAL™ cruise subject to a USD 300.00 Booking Change Fee. Changing the occupancy and/or upgrading and/or downgrading a reservation will not incur a USD 300.00 Booking Change Fee so long as:
- The new reservation is in the same or a higher Booking Category as the original reservation.
– AND –
- The Per Passenger Ticket Price of the new reservation is higher than The Per Passenger Ticket Price of the original reservation.
The upgraded booking may be subject to the 5% Pay in Full Discount if the original booking is already paid in full and the upgrade amount is paid within 48 hours of the upgrade.
Note: Any Survivor Discount will not apply to upgrade pricing if the request is made after Public Sales has begun.
All and any discounts apply to the Cruise Fare (Official Ticket Price) only and not to any Taxes, Fees or Surcharge Portion of the Grand Total Ticket Price.
6. Taxes and Fees
In addition to the combined Cruise Fare and Entertainment Fees, 70000TONS OF METAL™ will collect USD 379.00 per Passenger for all Taxes, Pre-Paid Gratuities, Port Charges and Fees, including, without limitation, a Booking Fee. The Taxes and Fees portion must be paid for the full occupancy of the booking whether the full occupancy of the booking is used by Guests or left vacant.
7. Single Ticket Surcharge
A Surcharge of USD 100.00 per Passenger applies to Single Tickets in shared cabins.
8. Fuel Supplement
The Cruise Fare does not include fuel supplement charges. “Fuel Supplement” shall mean any additional charge to defray a portion of Royal Caribbean’s fuel costs. The amount of fuel supplements and government fees and taxes collected are subject to change. Royal Caribbean reserves the right to charge a fuel supplement of up to USD 10.00 per person per day, without prior notice, in the event that the price of West Texas Intermediate fuel exceeds USD 65.00 per barrel. Royal Caribbean may collect any fuel supplement in effect at the time of sailing, even if the cruise fare has been paid in full. More information about Fuel Supplements can be found here:
9. Credit Card Payments
All charges by credit card will be made on behalf of UMCruises UK LLP, 4th Floor, Lawford House, 4 Albert Place, London, N3 1QB, UNITED KINGDOM