World Cruise 2016 - Terms and Conditions
Information contained on this website does not form part of any offer or contract. The transportation of guests and baggage on Silversea vessels is provided solely by Silversea and is governed by the terms and conditions printed on the Passage Contract. The Passage Contract will be included with your travel documents, is available upon request, or can be accessed through our website at Silversea.com, and contains complete and important information regarding cancellations, itineraries, Silversea’s liability, health and immigration requirements, and other relevant terms and conditions. By making a deposit or payment for a reservation you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of the Passage Contract.
Fares quoted are in U.S. dollars, per guest, based on double occupancy. Venetian Society member fares for the full World Cruise 2016 or for the featured segments may vary from fares shown, contingent upon the member’s total number of days traveled with Silversea. Detailed fare information will be confirmed at time of reservation. Single supplements start from 50% above the double occupancy fare and may vary by category. Fares reflect the best available prices for our voyages; are capacity controlled; and are likely to increase as the sailing date approaches. Savings may vary by category, may not be available in all categories and are not combinable with certain other promotional offers. Savings do not apply to Silver Sky Air Programme, Hotel, or Silver Shore Land Adventures. Silversea makes every effort to adhere to the specifics shown in this or any publication. However, circumstances may necessitate variations. All information, fares, savings, offers, itineraries, ports of call, and programmes are subject to change without notice. For additional details please contact your travel professional. Voyage Highlights, Excursions and Enrichment Programme Speakers shown are subject to change and/or cancellation without prior notice. Silversea is not liable for any representation, act or omission by the guest’s Travel Agent, as they are considered to be the agent of the guest(s) and not of Silversea.
TAXES, GOVERNMENT FEES/QUASI-GOVERNMENT FEES AND FUEL SUPPLEMENTS
Silversea reserves the right to pass through to its guests (including fully paid and deposited guests) any taxes and government fees/quasi-government fees that relate specifically to a guest’s itinerary. “Taxes and Government fees/quasi-government fees” include any and all fees, charges, surcharges, tolls and taxes imposed by governmental or quasi-governmental authorities including, but not limited to, customs fees, per person berth taxes or fees, embarkation and/or disembarkation fees at ports, airline transportation fees, dockage fees, and wharfage fees.
Silversea reserves the right to charge a per person fuel supplement in the event that the price of Brent* crude oil is greater than $80.00 per barrel at any time prior to sailing, up to and including the day of embarkation.
*Brent crude oil prices published on www.Bloomberg.com
Silversea may collect any taxes, government fees/quasi-government fees and fuel supplement (the “Surcharges”) at the time of booking, prior to sailing or on board the vessel, even if the cruise fare has been paid in full. Surcharges will be invoiced accordingly.
Upon embarkation, guests will be asked to register their VISA, Master Card, or American Express credit card number and expiration date, which must be valid through the final day of their voyage. All charges for services provided and products purchased onboard must be settled in cash or above listed credit card at the end of each voyage segment and before final disembarkation from the ship.
SILVER SKY® AIR PROGRAMME:
*Offered from select U.S. and Canadian gateways, including roundtrip air plus applicable transfers. For a limited time, guests purchasing the 115-Day Full World Cruise and adding the optional Silver Sky Air Programme to their booking will receive Complimentary Business Class Air (“Promotional Air Package”). Due to limited air availability, Business Class Air may not be available at time of booking in which case Economy Class will be substituted. All Air Packages are: (1) valid for full fare cruise guests booking/purchasing the applicable Air Package for roundtrip travel via Silversea’s Preferred Airline Partners, (2) capacity controlled and subject to availability, (3) limited to specific U.S. and Canadian gateways and airlines, (4) applicable to first and second full-fare guests per suite only. Silversea may choose to withdraw or modify Air Package offers at any time without advance notice. Silversea reserves the right to select the air carrier, routing and departure airport from each gateway city. Silversea reserves the right to request full payment of the Airfare at anytime. Once airline tickets are issued, or within 90-days of scheduled departure, penalties apply for cancellation. Changes made to travel dates or flight itinerary will be subject to fees (refer to Deviation and Administrative Fees at Silversea.com). Airline baggage fees are not included. All other Terms and Conditions of the Silver Sky Air Programme apply. Refer to Silversea.com for complete details.
DEPOSIT & PAYMENT:
To reserve a suite on the 115-Day World Cruise 2016 or any voyage segment, a 25% deposit of the total cruise fare is required. Deposits must be received within seven days of booking or sooner, depending on time of booking. Unless otherwise noted, final payment must be received by Silversea 120 days prior to cruise departure. For bookings made within 30 days of departure, final payment must be received within 48 hours. Silversea reserves the right to cancel any booking not fully paid at the time final payment is due. Payment may be made by cheque (US Funds), VISA, Master Card, American Express or Discover.
CANCELLATIONS & REFUNDS:
Silversea's cancellation penalties are strictly enforced. Cancellation requests must be received in writing and addressed to Silversea Reservations, 110 East Broward Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33301, USA. Cancellation requests for guests booked on the full 115-Day World Cruise 2016 will be subject to the following World Cruise Cancellation Penalties:
WORLD CRUISE CANCELLATION PENALTIES (SAILING 54 - 115 DAYS):
From the date of deposit to 121 days prior to sailing:
$250 per guest sailing in a Vista, Terrace, Veranda 1 – Veranda 4 Suite
$500 per guest sailing in a Medallion, Silver, Royal, Grand, or Owner's Suite
120 – 91 days prior to your initial sailing date: 20% of the total cruise fare per guest
90 – 75 days prior to your initial sailing date: 50% of the total cruise fare per guest
74 – 0 days prior to your initial sailing date or non-appearance at the time of sailing: 100% of the total cruise fare per guest
WORLD CRUISE CANCELLATION PENALTIES (SAILING 11 - 53 DAYS):
120 – 91 days prior to your initial sailing date: 15% of the total cruise fare per guest
90 – 46 days prior to your initial sailing date: 50% of the total cruise fare per guest
45 – 31 days prior to your initial sailing date: 75% of the total cruise fare per guest
30 – 0 days prior to your initial sailing date, or non-appearance at the time of sailing:
100% of the total cruise fare per guest
Guests who are booked on the full 115-Day World Cruise 2016 who cancel any portion of the cruise, will have their entire booking cancelled and will be re-booked on the revised segment(s) subject to space availability at the time of change. Guests booked on the full 115-Day World Cruise 2016 in a Silver Suite or higher, who cancel any portion of the cruise, will forfeit their suite. Silversea reserves the right to allocate suites or suite categories to specific combination segments, hence all suites or suite categories may not be available for specific segments or segment combinations. Changes are subject to cancellation penalties. Please contact your travel professional for additional information.
International cabotage laws may prohibit guest from embarking or disembarking their voyage in any port except main schedule embarkation and disembarkation ports. If you choose to embark/ disembark your voyage at any unscheduled embarkation/ disembarkation port, you may incur additional charges intended to cover any fine or penalty levied against Silversea and any other additional costs.
ONBOARD SPENDING CREDIT:
May be used towards shore excursions, spa treatments, premium selections from the Connoisseur’s List of wines and spirits, alternative restaurant dining fees, and/or purchases in the onboard boutiques; not for use in the Casino. Offer is per double occupancy suite, not per voyage, and may only be applied once on consecutive voyages. Single occupancy suites will receive 50% of the stated Onboard Spending Credit. May not be redeemed for cash and any unused portion will be forfeited. Valued in U.S. dollars, regardless of booking currency. Other restrictions may apply.
SILVER SHORE LAND AND HOTEL PROGRAMMES:
May be subject to cancellation penalties. Visit Silversea.com for details.
HEALTH AND MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS:
By booking passage, the guest represents and warrants that he/she is physically and otherwise fit to travel, and that the guest will comply at all times with applicable rules and regulations of the ship and orders and instructions of the ship’s officers and medical staff. Silversea reserves the right without liability to require a guest to disembark and/or to refuse to board a guest who, in the judgment of Silversea or the ship’s Master or Medical Officer, is unfit to travel or may require care beyond that which Silversea is reasonably able to provide. Expectant mothers are required to supply a medical certificate establishing their fitness for travel at the time they are due to travel. Silversea is unable to accommodate women who have entered their twenty-fourth week of pregnancy. For additional details regarding health and medical requirements, please visit Silversea.com.
TRAVEL DOCUMENTS AND HEALTH INFORMATION:
All travel documents (air and cruise tickets, passport, medical card, inoculation verification) are the guest’s responsibility. It is also the guest’s responsibility to obtain any necessary visas and public health documents for all applicable ports and to comply with all customs requirements. Without the required documents, a guest may be denied boarding and accommodation by Silversea, or the guest may be disembarked during the voyage and Silversea will not make a refund or be otherwise liable to any guest for such denial of boarding or disembarkation. Some countries require passports to be valid six months beyond intended stay. Please check with the appropriate consulate for specific requirements.
LECTURERS AND PERSONALITIES:
Independent contractors retained by Silversea (including but not limited to: lecturers, guest personalities, guest speakers, chefs, enrichment specialists and entertainers) are subject to change and/or cancellation without notice.
OPTIONAL TRAVEL PROTECTION:
Silversea strongly recommends that all guests purchase comprehensive Travel Cancellation/Interruption Protection for the full purchase price of the cruise as well as air and/or land programme costs. Your travel professional can provide more information about Silversea GuestCare®, an optional travel protection plan designed especially for our guests.
All information herein is accurate and in effect at time of printing. Silversea reserves the right to correct any errors or omissions. Ship’s registry: Bahamas.
Terms and Conditions for World Cruise 2016 also apply to World Journey I and II and individual World Cruise voyage segments. Onboard Spending Credit is applicable only to Full World Cruise, World Journey I and World Journey II.