Terms and Conditions

VISAS AND DOCUMENTATION

A passport, which must be valid for at least six months after the date of return from your trip and, where appropriate, a valid visa, will be required for you and each member of the party for those travelling from outside the European Union.  It is the client’s sole responsibility to ensure that appropriate documentation is available at all times. 

INSURANCE

We require that you and each member of your party has full travel, accident and medical insurance for the itinerary booked. Marilyn Ricci of TAKE ME HOME ITALY does not take any responsibility for clients who have no travel/health/accident insurance. 

ITINERARY INFORMATION

The description of the course, experience or itinerary is given by Marilyn Ricci of TAKE ME HOME ITALY in good faith and all reasonable effort will be made to adhere to the details described. However, in certain circumstances (for example those occurring beyond our control, weather, force of nature, etc), it may be necessary to make minor changes to the course, experience or itinerary and we reserve the right to do so without offering a refund. 

UNUSED SERVICESNo refunds are made for any services unused by you or any member of your party (with or without notice) including, without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing, accommodation, transportation, tickets. 

DEPOSITTo reserve your itinerary (sent separately), we require 50% deposit for invoices over the sum of $500.00 or complete payment in advance below this sum. Payment must be made to the bank account specified, or via PayPal to our Marilyn Ricci, TAKE ME HOME ITALY account on presentation of the invoice, in advance of the experience, course or itinerary. For those paying a deposit, remaining payment should be carried out FOUR weeks prior to the course taking place, via bank transfer or PayPal.

BANK TRANSFER COSTS

All bank transfer costs and / or commission charged by PayPal are to be covered by the client.

REFUNDS AND CANCELLATIONS

Marilyn Ricci and TAKE ME HOME ITALY bear no liability for expenses incurred in the eventuality of cancelled trips.

Cancellation Days Prior to Trip Start

0-30 days: No refund

30-45 days: 40% of the fee for the activities

Over 45 days: 70% of the fee for the activities     

Should you, the client, wish to cancel your reservation, we expect that you notify us in writing whereupon we will provide you with a confirmation of your cancellation.

Marilyn Ricci and Take Me Home Italy reserve the right to cancel an itinerary for any reason. In such a case, we will refund 100% of all payments received, which will constitute full settlement of Marilyn Ricci and Take Me Home Italy’s obligations to you and each member of your party.

DATA PROTECTION

We will not use any personal data relating to you at any time if it is not in connection with your booking. We will not pass on such data to third parties save where this is necessary in connection with the coordination of your experience/course or as otherwise authorised by you. The use of your personal data is used according to article 13 of law No. 196/03 Data Protection (Privacy) law in Italy.

PHOTOGRAPHY

In order to increase the photographic content archive for the experiences that Take Me Home Italy offers, we frequently take photographs or some film. Unless otherwise expressly specified in writing, the client agrees that Take Me Home Italy may use this material for promotional purposes on any of the following platforms: Web (including Take Me Home Italy’s website, Facebook page, Twitter page, and any other social media wholly dedicated to Take Me Home Italy’s activities), Press (press releases and press articles both printed and digital), brochures and any other print material expressly dedicated to promoting Take Me Home Italy’s activities.

LIABILITY

Marilyn Ricci of TAKE ME HOME ITALY accepts no responsibility for injury and/or death and/or loss and/or damage whatsoever which is not caused wholly by her own negligence. For the avoidance of doubt and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing disclaimer of responsibility, Marilyn Ricci of Take Me Home Italy is in no case whatsoever responsible for injury and/or death and/or loss and/or damage of whatsoever kind arising howsoever out of circumstances beyond her control.

In any other case of loss and/or damage caused by the negligence of Marilyn Ricci of Take Me Home Italy’s liability to you and/or each member of your party will be limited to 80% of the course, experience or itinerary fee paid and attributable to you and/or each member of your party who suffers loss and/or damage provided that the aggregate liability of Marilyn Ricci will not exceed the total fee paid for the party as a whole.

THIRD PARTY BOOKINGS

Any agency or individual booking on behalf of third parties, is responsible for informing all course/experience participants of the content of this document and for acting on their behalf in all matters, including the acceptance of the terms and conditions specified in this document. The agency or individual agrees to list the names in full of each person participating in the experience or course and their date of birth.

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