Terms & Conditions

By using this web site (the "Web Site") you acknowledge that you have read the terms and conditions of use and you agree to the terms and conditions thereof. YOU AGREE TO READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE WEB SITE. If you do not agree to these terms, you may not access or otherwise use the Web Site.

The Web Site is owned and operated by Smart Set Travel, Inc. ("SST"). United States Copyright Law, Trademark Law and applicable international treaties and conventions governing intellectual property law protect all Content on the Web Site. Any and all SST trademarks and trade names, which SST uses in connection with the Web Site, shall remain the exclusive property of SST. Nothing contained in the terms and conditions shall be deemed to give you any rights in or to any trademarks of SST.

On the Web Site, SST provides access to travel-related services provided by third parties that SST does not control. SST is not responsible for breach of contract or any intentional or negligent action on the part of such third party suppliers, which results in any loss, damage, delay or injury to you or your travel companions. SST does not guarantee any such suppliers’ rates, bookings, reservations, connections, scheduling or protection of personal belongings, unless the word "guaranteed" is specifically stated on your tickets, travel itinerary or invoice. Furthermore, SST assumes no responsibility for overbooking, cancellation or delays for hotels, airlines or cruises.

Some of the Content that refers to transportation, hotel accommodations, restaurants and other services is the property of, and is supplied by, independent suppliers are not be under our control. SST does not verify, and does not guarantee, the accuracy of the information that we receive from third party vendors, including suppliers of transportation and accommodations. All information, prices and availability are subject to change without notice.

 Travelers who use the Web Site, assume full responsibility for, and hereby release SST from any duty of checking or verifying any passport, visa, vaccination or other entry requirements for chosen destinations. Travelers are also fully responsible for verifying all safety and security conditions for each destination. You agree that SST is not responsible for any potential risks and hazards associated with travel to destinations listed on the Web Site. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, SST assumes no responsibility for standards of hygiene, cuisine, sanitation, and medical treatment or telecommunications services. Nor is SST responsible for any political instability, terrorist activity, war, social or labor unrest, civil disturbances, arbitrary changes in government policies, local laws or customs, climatic conditions, methods of conducting business, military activity or emergency evacuation methods. By embarking on travel arranged through, or utilizing information contained on, the Web Site, you voluntarily assume the risks associated with such travel.

SST shall not be responsible for any damage to or loss of luggage or personal items. SST RECOMMENDS THE PURCHASE OF TRAVEL INSURANCE. Travelers should consider obtaining travel insurance from a licensed insurer. All incidents of damaged, lost or stolen luggage should be reported in writing directly to your insurance company. Note that most airlines permit a maximum of two checked in bags and one carry-on piece. All excess luggage will be subject to additional charges by the airline.

 THE ACCURACY AND RELIABILITY OF THE CONTENT ON THE WEB SITE IS NOT GUARANTEED. THE CONTENT FROM OR THROUGH THE WEB SITE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND ALL WARRANTIES, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED ARE DISCLAIMED INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. SST ASSUMES NO LIABILITY FOR ANY ERRORS, BUGS, VIRUSES, OMISSIONS OR OTHER PROBLEMS WITH THE CONTENT ON THE WEB SITE. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, SST MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER WITH RESPECT TO THE CONTENT ON THE WEB SITE OR THE MATERIALS, INFORMATION AND FUNCTIONS MADE ACCESSIBLE BY THE SOFTWARE USED OR ACCESSED THROUGH THE WEB SITE, FOR ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OR HYPERTEXT LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES OR FOR ANY BREACH OF SECURITY ASSOCIATED WITH THE TRANSMISSION OF SENSITIVE INFORMATION THROUGH THE WEB SITE OR ANY FURTHER LINKED SITE.

 IN NO EVENT IS SST LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT ARE DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY RELATED TO THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE SERVICES ON THE WEB SITE, EVEN IF SST HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSIONS OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION AND EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

 SST agrees to adhere to all applicable Unites States federal and state laws and industry practices relating to the collection and use of personal information from Web Site visitors.

 This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, without regard to conflict of law provisions. You and SST agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction over all disputes hereunder and venue in an appropriate state or federal court located in the state of California.

 SST reserves the right to change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Web Site at any time, including the availability of any of the Web Site features, database, or Content, and will provide reasonable notice of such changes on the Web Site. SST may also impose limits on features or restrict access to parts of the Web Site.

 SST may terminate user access or suspend any User’s access to all or part of the Web Site without notice for any conduct that SST, in its sole discretion, believes violates any applicable law or is harmful to SST, a travel service supplier or a third party licensor.

 This agreement represents the entire understanding between you and SST. The traveler’s retention of tickets, reservations, tour documents, invoice or bookings after issuance, shall constitute a consent to the above terms and conditions.

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