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Travelzone do not represent or warrant that the information accessible via www.Escapenewzealand .com is accurate, complete or current. We are not responsible for typographical errors. Price and availability information is subject to change without notice.
Please read these Booking Conditions carefully as they incorporate the basis upon which bookings are accepted by Travelzone.
In producing this site, Escapenewzealand has used information supplied by the entities (Operators) providing the various goods and/or services (Products). In supplying this information to you, Escapenewzealand is acting as the agent of such Operators. Irrespective of any measures taken by Escapenewzealand to ensure the information contained in this site is accurate at the time of publication, Escapenewzealand does not accept any liability of whatever nature for the acts, omissions, default, whether negligent or otherwise, of any service providers in connection with your travel pursuant to a contract between them and yourselves (which may be evidenced in writing by the issue of a ticket, voucher, coupon or the like). We do not accept any liability in contract or in tort (actionable wrong) for any injury, damage, loss, delay, additional expenses or inconvenience caused directly or indirectly by any events which are beyond our control, but not limited to war, civil disturbances, fire, floods, acts of God, acts of Government or of any other authorities, accident to or failure of machinery or equipment or industrial action.
The standards of accommodation and other services are based on various factors which are generally accepted as indicative of a certain class, however, we do not guarantee the standard, class, or fitness for purpose, of that accommodation or service.
Escapenewzealand does not control the manner in which Products featured within this site are provided.
Escapenewzealand disclaims and will be exempt from liability for anything to do with the supply of such Products. This includes liability (whether as a matter of contract, tort, statute, restitution, or otherwise) for any direct, indirect or consequential loss, liability, claim, cost, expense, proceeding, demand, penalty, disappointment, death, injury, illness, shock, inconvenience or delay. This limitation of liability also applies irrespective of the cause, including negligence of us or an Operator, withdrawal, cancellation or failure to provide a Product, delay, any variation in the Product, the provision of substitute Products or a change in the Operator. Without limitation, we will not be responsible if the Product is not available due to inclement weather conditions or other Acts of God.
Pictures which appear in this site are provided as a guide only.
Prices and Conditions for most operators
Prices and conditions are current at the time of publication but are subject to change without notice. Some Operators may impose conditions that vary from the conditions stated in this site.
Prices listed in this site are in Australian dollars and include GST where applicable, but do not include transport from the client's home port to holiday destination and return, items of a personal nature, meals, transfers and existing or proposed taxes and government charges, unless otherwise indicated.
Security Deposits and Final Payments for most operators.
A minimum security deposit of $160 per booking is required within 7 days of confirmation of your client?s booking. Full payment of your holiday cost must be made no later than 30 days prior to travel. With bookings made less than 31 days prior to travel, but more than 7 days prior to travel, full payment of holiday cost must be made within 48 hours of confirmation of your booking.
If the booking is made less than 8 days prior to travel, full payment of holiday cost is required at the time the booking is confirmed.Please ensure payments are made within the specified time limit. If this does not happen, our system may cancel the booking without notice or liability to you. Only upon payment of the full cost of your holiday do you have a final booking with the Operator of the relevant Product and at no time do you have a contract with Travelzone.
Any amendment to a booking is subject to the approval of the relevant Operator. Any approved change to your booking prior to, at or after making final payment will incur an amendment fee of $50 in addition to any fees imposed by the Operator.
A fee of $20 will be charged for any late booking which necessitates documents being forwarded by courier.
Cancellations and Refunds
A cancellation fee may be charged if you cancel or terminate your holiday earlier than expected, for whatever reason.
Bookings canceled prior to Final Payment
There will be no refund of the security deposit
Bookings canceled after final payment
There will be no refund of the security deposit, in addition to any fees imposed by the Operator, which may be up to 100% of monies paid.
The following specific conditions apply for Rail Adventures:
Prior to final payment
Your non refundable security deposit will be forfeited.
After final payment
Any cancellation after final payment has been made will incur a cancellation fee of 100%, unless the seat is resold. If the seat is resold, payment will be refunded less the non refundable security deposit.
In most cases, children?s prices for accommodation featured on this site refer to children occupying the same room/unit with at least two adults and using existing bedding. Additional charges will apply if extra beds (including rollaway and cots) are required.
Bonds or credit card imprints may be required by some Tour Operators, Hire Operators and Accommodation Operators providing a telephone, mini bar and/or other facilities in the room. Other bonds may apply to certain product or at certain times of the year.
Escapenewzealand strongly recommends travel insurance options, as it may protect you if you cancel your holiday due to unforeseen circumstances.
Transfers and Tours
Some Accommodation Operators provide courtesy transfers from airports/railway stations. It is essential that these transfers are pre-booked.
Some Tour Operators provide complimentary pick up and return to holiday accommodation. This service must be confirmed with the Operator 24 hours prior to departure.
Some tours require a minimum number of passengers to operate. If minimum numbers are not achieved tours may be canceled at short notice. Additionally, some Operators reserve the right to cancel departures for other reasons. Escapenewzealand will not be held liable for a service variation, cancellation, delay or withdrawal, or an Operator's failure to notify your client.
Traveling Without Tickets
In the case of short notice bookings, we can arrange for documents to be sent directly to the operator.
Cards accepted by Escapenewzealand are Mastercard and Visa.