Booking Policy - Affordable Uganda Safaris Limited
1. Booking Policy
1.1 Bookings are made by contacting Affordable Uganda Safaris limited directly, hereinafter referred to as the "Company", or through a booking agent chosen by you.
1.2 Safaris are booked and confirmed only on receipt of a deposit as follows:
(i) When you book a Lodge Safari a deposit of 70% of the total safari cost is required to confirm tour arrangements. When you book a Camping Safari a deposit of 50% of the total safari cost is required to
confirm tour arrangements. You can use our online secure gateway to make a deposit for your safari. Please note that a 3.5% surcharge will be applicable at the time of booking with a credit card. Alternately you may do a Bank Wire transfer for the quoted amount including the bank charges. Any changes made to the itinerary will be charged extra.
(ii) There shall be no binding contract until the deposit has been paid. By paying a deposit, you the client confirm your safari, and; you and AUSL are automatically deemed to be under contract for the dates quoted for your
safari. When the Company acknowledges receipt in writing of the deposit to you, it shall be deemed to constitute acceptance and confirmation of the reservation.
1.3 The balance of your safari cost is due no later than sixty (60) days before the start of your safari. If the balance has not been received by this date, the Company shall be entitled to treat your reservations as cancelled and consequently your deposit will be forfeit (see section 2 below).
1.4 Payment is required in full for bookings that are made less than 60 days before the start of your safari.
1.5 Any additions to your reservation made within ninety (60) days of commencement of your safari may be accepted provided space is available, payment in full is received, and documentation finalised before the commencement of your safari. The Company reserves the right to accept or reject any safari booking during this time frame at its sole discretion.
1.6 All payments should preferably be made by Bank Wire Transfer directly to our account. If payment is being made by US Dollar cash, then, only notes in big denominations (50 and 100 bills) from the year 2008 will be accepted. Please note that additional Bank surcharges would apply for any payments made by following methods:
(i) Travelers Cheques: $50 extra is charged for amounts from $1 to $3,000 and 1% on amounts above $3,000.
Your passport copies and full address would be required for clearance.
(ii) Credit Card: 7% extra. This takes 7 working days for bank clearance.
1.7 Confirmed bookings cannot be postponed or preponed to another date.