Group Tour Preparation
What you need to know about your upcoming sponsor tour
See the tabs below for details on securing your passport, getting your immunizations, a personal packing checklist, and ideas of what to bring for your sponsored child.
All deposits are nonrefundable. Fifty percent of the tour cost will be required for cancellations 59-31 days prior to the Sponsor Tour. One hundred percent of the tour cost will be required for cancellations 30-0 days prior to the Sponsor Tour. Only written cancellations are accepted.
BSTW reserves the right to adjust or alter any travel program when necessary or desirable for the protection, safety or improvement of said travel program, or when local conditions do not permit operation as published. BSTW reserves the right to accept or deny participants application at its sole discretion.
BSTW makes arrangements with airlines, hotels and other independent parties to provide you with the travel services you purchase. These parties are independent suppliers over whom we have no direct control. In the absence of negligence on our part, we are not responsible for any claims, losses, damages, costs or expenses arising out of injury, accident or death; damage, loss or delay of baggage or other property; or delay, inconvenience, loss of enjoyment, upset, disappointment, distress or frustration, whether physical or mental, resulting from (1) the act or omission of any party other than BSTW or its employees; (2) mechanical breakdown, government actions, weather or other factors beyond our control; (3) failure to obtain documents, passports, visas and health certificates valid through the date of reentry, when required, in which case a cancellation charge will be assessed; (4) failure to follow instructions including but not limited to check-in and checkout times and baggage handling; (5) cancellation or change for any reason in the travel services offered; and (6) medical or health problems or physical disabilities. BSTW reserves the right to cancel or alter the travel services at its discretion, except as otherwise noted herein. In the event of change, BSTW will try to substitute comparable services; in the event of complete cancellation by BSTW, we shall refund all monies paid to us. BSTW will not be responsible for any other cost incurred by participants.