A few holiday faq
1. No visa is required for entry into Croatia by European, US or Australian citizens.
2. No special vaccination is required.
3. Croatia boasts, with reason, the best drinking water in Europe.
4. Croatia has on average 3000 sunny hours a year! That is out of a possible 4380 daylight hours in a year!
5. On the coast winters are very mild, rarely falling below 10ºC. One can see lemons on the trees in February!
6. In summer it's hot but not too hot, the average July temperature being 29ºC.
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Dalmatian Coast Cruises
Terms and Conditions
Reserving Your Cruise
You may book online by clicking on the "Make a reservation" button available on every boat page. Once you have submitted this reservation request, one of our travel consultants will contact you within one business day to discuss your requirements. When you are in agreement with the price, route and other details of the cruise, we shall send you an invoice by e-mail for the initial 50% deposit, which can be paid either by bank transfer or by credit card (via PayPal). To secure your reservation, the deposit must be paid within 5 business days. When your deposit has cleared we shall send you a confirmation e-mail along with a receipt.
You are required to make your own travel arrangements, including the purchase of your own air tickets and ferry tickets, etc. Airlines often sell out their best fares many months in advance so early reservation is advised. Please see our Getting to Croatia page for travel information about flights, ferries and buses. For your travel insurance please check out World Nomads, one of the most respected and widely used providers of online travel insurance.
Please note, no entrance visa is required for entry into Croatia for European, US or Australian citizens. For citizens of other countries you will need to check the visa situation with your Ministry of Foriegn Affairs (at the time of writing, we know that South African citizens, for instance, currently require a visa for entry into Croatia).
At time of reservation.......................50%
At least 60 days prior to departure................the balance of 50%
Prices are quoted in euros and all payments must be made in euros whether by bank transfer or credit card via PayPal. Please note that there is a 2% surcharge for paying by PayPal (this is roughly half what PayPal charges us).
The full passenger capacity of the boats which feature on this site can vary. The published prices are for the cruise per week. If you are chartering the whole boat (as opposed to cabin charter) there is no reduction in prices for groups smaller than the full capacity of the boat. Naturally, the more paying guests there are in your group the more the cost of the cruise can be shared between you.
Cancellations and Refunds
If it becomes necessary for you to cancel your cruise we will endeavour to re-book it. If we are successful, we will refund all monies paid to us less a €250 cancellation fee. If we are unable to re-book your cruise, the following fees will apply, computed as of the date of receipt of your written cancellation notice.
Cancellation Fee Schedule
91 days or more prior to departure.............20% or €250, whichever is the greater
90 days or less prior to departure...............30%
60 days or less prior to departure...............50%, equal to your deposit.
30 days or less prior to departure...............100%
Rates are based on group participation and no partial refunds will be given for unused cruise arrangements for any reason whatsoever. We highly recommend that all clients purchase cruise cancellation insurance.
If, for whatever reason, a cruise is cancelled by the boat owner, all sums paid to World Sailing Cruises Ltd for the cancelled cruise will be refunded in full which shall release World Sailing Cruises Ltd from any further liability.
If a cruise is cancelled due to circumstances beyond the control of World Sailing Cruises Ltd (such as flight cancellation or force majeure, including acts of God, war, industrial dispute, earthquake, flooding, etc.), we will try our best to refund you the portion of the price which we have not already advanced to our suppliers. We can not undertake any legal action on your behalf to recover sums from third parties. We highly recommend you to purchase cruise cancellation insurance to cover you for such eventualities.
World Sailing Cruises Ltd is not responsible for expenses incurred by cruise members in preparing for a cancelled cruise (e.g., nonrefundable advance purchase of air tickets, visa fees, inoculations, equipment, etc.) or for any additional arrangements should any cruise member disembark prior to the scheduled disembarkation date.
Limitation of Liability
These paragraphs define our responsibility with respect to our cruises. PLEASE READ IT CAREFULLY.
Payment of your deposit represents your acceptance of the following terms and conditions:
World Sailing Cruises Ltd gives notice that extra services & equipment not included in its charter or cruise price, such as transportation, restaurant reservations, Jet-ski hire, kayak hire, scuba diving excursions and other services, are purchased from various independent suppliers who are not affiliated with World Sailing Cruises Ltd in any way. Although it endeavours to choose the best suppliers available, World Sailing Cruises Ltd has no right to control their operations and therefore makes these arrangements upon the express condition that World Sailing Cruises Ltd, and its own agents and employees, shall not be liable for any delay, mishap, inconvenience, expense, irregularity, bodily injury or death to person, or damage to property occasioned through the conduct or default of any company or individual engaged in providing these services. Each of these passenger conveyance companies, tour companies, hotels, restaurants, etc., is subject to the laws of the state or country where the service is provided.
World Sailing Cruises Ltd shall not be liable for: (a) expenses such as additional hotel nights and meals not specified in the individual cruise itineraries that may be required either en route, prior to, or following a cruise, when caused by individual clients' travel arrangements, by airline scheduling or airline schedule changes, cancelled flights, missed flight connections, or by other factors not under World Sailing Cruises Ltd control; (b) expenses incurred in recovering luggage lost by airlines, belongings left behind on a cruise, or in shipping purchases or other goods home from abroad; (c) bodily injury or property damage for any reason, including but not limited to acts of God, weather, quarantines, strikes, civil disturbance, theft, default, detention, annoyance, changes in government regulations, terrorism, war, or failure of conveyance to arrive or depart as scheduled, etc., over which World Sailing Cruises Ltd has no control.
World Sailing Cruises Ltd reserves the right to take photographic or film records of any of our cruises, and may use any such records for promotional and/or commercial purposes.
World Sailing Cruises Ltd reserves the right to decline, to accept or to restrain from further participation any person it judges to be incapable of meeting the rigours and requirements of participating in the activities, or any person whose actions or deportment impede cruise operation or the rights, welfare, or enjoyment of other cruise members. A refund based on cost of the unused portion of the cruise is the limit of World Sailing Cruises Ltds responsibility in such a case.
Cruise Members Responsibility
Cruise members have the responsibility to decide whether the cruise is appropriate to their abilities and interests. Cruise members are held responsible for being in sufficient good health to undertake the cruise. Cruise members are responsible for preparing for the cruise by studying the itinerary and pre-departure information sent by World Sailing Cruises Ltd and for bringing the appropriate clothing and equipment as advised therein. If children are taken on board, cruise members shall be fully responsible for their safety, conduct and entertainment.LEGAL JURISDICTION AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION
United Kingdom law shall apply to these terms, notwithstanding the jurisdiction where you are based. You irrevocably agree that the courts of the United Kingdom shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute which may arise out of, under, or in connection with these Terms and for those purposes irrevocably submit all disputes to the jurisdiction of United Kingdom courts. The place of performance shall be the United Kingdom.
DalmatianCoast.Com is the trading name of World Sailing Cruises Ltd, a company incorporated in the United Kingdom with company number 05953299. Registered Office: 20-22 Wenlock Road, London N1 7GU, United Kingdom. We also have offices in Caen, France, and in Split, Croatia.
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Online Travel Insurance
For your travel insurance, we recommend World Nomads Online Travel Insurance, who provide a very comprehensive service for very little cost. They are a highly respected company, used by many of the big names in travel, such as Lonely Planet, Intrepid Travel and Hostelbookers, just to name a few. Their policies include cover for cruise cancellation, medical care, loss of baggage, etc., and you can take out extra cover for your valuables such as iPODs, cameras, jewellery, etc. Their online application form is very simple to use and they will give you a quote within a few minutes, with no obligation. They accept most of the major credit cards. Please click on the image below to get your quote:
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