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Terms & Conditions

Flexible Change T&C's:
Temporary changes to standard terms and conditions apply to new bookings until further notice. This penalty waiver allows you to change the destination and/or trip you are traveling on. If you choose a trip or departure that is more expensive than the original, you are responsible for the difference in price; if the trip or departure is less expensive than the original, a future travel credit will be issued for the difference. Normal penalties apply for full cancellation without rebooking or cancellations within 30 days of departure. Please note, airlines may impose different change policies, and if you declined travel insurance, you are responsible for any airline cancellation penalties. Other conditions apply.

^Full details of future travel credits can be found here.

Gold Seal Protection:
Gold Seal Protection Trafalgar’s Gold Seal Protection (GSP) plan costs only A$99 per person. Your GSP plan is available only upon paying your deposit and cannot be added at a later date. GSP gives you additional peace of mind should your travel plans change, and includes:

Pre-Departure Cancellation: GSP allows you to cancel your Trafalgar holiday for any reason without penalty prior to 30 days from the start date of your trip:
If no Force Majeure Event* has occurred when you cancel, the value of your Trafalgar Holiday Pre-payment** will be refunded; or 
If a Force Majeure Event* has occurred causing you to cancel, the Trafalgar Holiday Pre-payment** will be converted to a Future Travel Credit (FTC) of the same value. The FTC may be redeemed against the cost of a new holiday provided by Trafalgar or one of our Travel Corporation sister brands, departing at any time within 24 months of your cancellation but is not redeemable for cash. If the new trip or departure is more expensive than the FTC you are responsible for the difference in price; if the new trip or departure is less expensive than the FTC, a new FTC will be issued for the difference.

Airline travel costs and any related cancellation or rebooking costs are not covered by the Gold Seal Protection Plan.

Please note that the Gold Seal Protection plan cost is not refundable for any reason. Travel Agent fees and cancellation costs may apply.

During Your Trip: Should your holiday be interrupted and you leave at any time during the trip due to personal illness or injury; or be required to return to Australia because of the serious injury, illness or death of an immediate family member^:

(a) you will be refunded A$90 per person/ per day for the unused portion of the holiday. Please note that in some cases hotels require a 1-night cancellation fee.
(b) Trafalgar will pay the additional cost of airline travel for earlier or later return to Australia in the same class of air travel on the first available flight, provided the original return air tickets were booked through Trafalgar from Australia on Trafalgar’s recommended airline. 

A medical certificate is required to qualify for this holiday interruption and return flight security provision.

*Force Majeure Event – means any event or circumstance beyond Trafalgar’s control, including but not limited to: an act of God (such as earthquake, flood, fire, explosion, landslide, lightening, action of the elements, force of nature, washout, typhoon, hurricane, tsunami, storm or storm warning or natural disaster);industrial disputes, work ban or other labour dispute or difficulty; acts of terrorism, political unrest, war or threat of war, riots or civil strife; closure of airports or ports; pandemic, epidemic or health risk; governmental and administrative actions (including closure of borders and travel warning and restrictions).

**Trafalgar Holiday Pre-payment – means all monies paid to Trafalgar in respect of land arrangements only – excluding any cancellation fees for the Oberammergau Package Supplement.

^Immediate Family – means a parent, sibling or child.  


VIT Discount T&C's:
Very Important Traveller Discount is eligible to those who have travelled with Trafalgar or any of the TTC family of brands one to four times. These discounts are available on select departures for a limited time after each season’s trips are released. The Very Important Traveller Plus (VIT+) Discount is available to those who have travelled with Trafalgar or any of the TTC sister brands four or more times. VIT Plus guests are eligible for a 5% discount on trips all year round. All VIT Savings are limited to one per trip per booking and applied to the higher priced of two trips. Discounts apply to the land-only portion of the trip not including extra night’s accommodation, are subject to availability and can be withdrawn or amended at any time without notice. Not valid for trips featuring Oberammergau. 
Multi-Trip Discount T&C's:
Save up to 2.5% when you book a second Trafalgar trip. Book two Trafalgar trips – both seven days or longer – and save up to 2.5% on the land-only portion of your shortest holiday.
Please note that holidays must be booked at the same time. The discount is per person only and does not apply to extra nights’ accommodation, extensions and airfares, taxes and fees, and airport transfers. Europe – excludes all Eastern Mediterranean holidays except the Greek Island Hopper, the Best of Greece (without cruise), the Highlights of Turkey and the Best of Turkey; the Oberammergau portion of a holiday. Autumn, Winter & Spring Europe – excludes Real Britain, Jordan, Egypt and Israel. Asia – excludes Highlights of China and the Yangtze, and China Tibet and the Yangtze. Asia also excludes; all Mini Stays. Australia & New Zealand; excludes all Mini Stays. North & Central America; excludes the cruise or rail portion of any trip.

Single Traveller Saving
Single Supplement Discount is subject to availability and on a request  basis only. Exceptions: Does not apply to additional accommodation, stopovers, optional extensions, airfares or flight supplements. Single Supplement savings can be combined with all other Trafalgar brochure discounts including Early Payment Discount (should the chosen trip qualify). Offer can be withdrawn at any time.
Triple Room Share Reduction T&C's:
Travel with three people sharing one room and each of you will receive a reduction on the land-only portion of your trip’s price. Each itinerary lists the triple room reduction per person.
Triple room reductions are based on sharing a twin or a double bedroom with an extra bed, which may be a ‘roll-away’. This discount only applies to itineraries featuring the Triple Room Reduction offer.
Young Traveller Discount T&C's:
If you're travelling with a child between the age of 5  and 17, we’ll give you a discount of up to 10% on the land-only portion of their holiday. Young travellers must be under the age of 18 years on the date of departure, and must be accompanied by an adult (limit of one Young Traveller discount per room).*Conditions apply
*Please see below for a detailed breakdown of age groups for individual brochures:
Brochure & Age limits

Asia: 5 - 11
Africa: 5 - 11
Australia and New Zealand: 5 - 15
Europe and Britain: 5 - 17
Family Experiences: 5 - 17
Latin America: 5 - 17
Galapagos Cruise
5 - 11
USA and Canada: 5 - 17
Group Booking Benefits & Small Group Discounts:
Please Contact Us for more information on these.


Future Travel Credit T&C's:
Your Future Travel Credit is for the value of the amount paid for the land portion of the original booked trip and is not redeemable for cash. The Future Travel Credit amount is assigned to the original booking number and can be transferred to another person. To redeem the Future Travel Credit, just give us the booking reference number when calling to make the new reservation departing any time before December 31, 2022. If the new trip or departure is more expensive than the original, you will be responsible for the difference in price; if the new trip or departure is less expensive than the original, a Future Travel Credit will be issued for the difference. Discounts applied to the original booking will be transferred to the new booking up to 15%. These transferred discounts are not combinable with any land promotions available at time of booking the new trip. If discounts of more than 15% are available at time of booking, then the transferred discounts can be removed. Please note that you are responsible for any airline penalties imposed due to trip changes and/or cancellations. All Future Travel Credit terms outlined on this page apply specifically only to Future Travel Credits issued as a result of COVID suspended trips. This offer may be withdrawn at any time and other restrictions may apply. All offers are valid until further notice and may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Policies are subject to change at any time.

Travel Credit T&C's:
Valid when you sign up to the Trafalgar newsletter. $250 Travel Credit is available on new Trafalgar bookings only. 1 credit available per billing address, and only 1 per booking. Travel Credit is valid for new bookings made til 30 June 2021 on any 2021 or 2022 trip, excluding Oberammergau, Edinburgh Tattoo and the Floriades. Valid on trips 7 days or more. To apply your travel credit, please call reservations and quote the code issued in your welcome email. Not combinable with any other offer or discount.

Past Trafalgar guests ("Advocates") who refer a first-time Trafalgar traveler ("Referred Friend)" that books any Trafalgar trip with deposit, will receive $100 off the land portion of their next Trafalgar trip and Referred Friend will receive $100 off the land portion of their trip. Valid for bookings traveling through December 31, 2023. Advocate is limited to twenty-five redemptions of the $100 savings off the land portion of their next Trafalgar trip per year. Only one $100 discount is applicable per Referred Friend. Advocate and Referred Friend must book trip with deposit to apply discount. Advocate and Referred Friend discounts have select combinability with other Promotions. Savings may be combined with other discounts, including the 5% VIT/past guest discount, but may not combine with all offers, including group travel discounts, the "Subscribe to Trafalgar" credit, etc. Multiple referral deals can be used by the Advocate on the same trip. Referral savings can only be applied to bookings via the Trafalgar Contact Center; not valid online. If total value of multiple referral deals exceeds the total land package cost, remaining balance cannot be redeemed for cash or in kind and will be forfeited. Referred friend must confirm booking with deposit before Advocate discount is delivered and applied. Advocate discount is only valid for confirmed bookings and subject to removal if Referred Friend's booking is canceled. Advocate and Referred Friend must be verified in system before discount can be applied. Advocate discount is only valid for first-time Referred Friends who have never traveled with Trafalgar before. Final payment must be paid per normal booking conditions. Offers may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Other conditions may apply.