California Clean-Tech Delegation 2008

Departure Date: November 10-20,2008

Personal Information

Name:
(as it appears on your passport)
Title
Company Name
Street Address:
City:
State:
Zip:
Home Phone:
Work Phone:
E-Mail:
Date of Birth:
Gender: Female     Male
   
Passport Information (required for booking in-China air travel)

I am a citizen of:
Passport Number:
State (Province/other)
Where Issued:
Date of Issue:
Date of Expiration:
   
Person to Contact in Case of Emergency:

Name:
Relation:
Email:
Day Phone:
Evening Phone:
   
Accommodations: Tour price is for double occupancy (Single room supplement is $850.00).

Please mark your preferences: Non-Smoking    Smoking
Do you want a single room?:   Yes    No
If No:
  Do you have a roommate for this tour? Yes    No
    If Yes:
      Name:
    If No:
      Please assign a roommate for me: Yes    No
       
If you do not agree with the photo usage rights in point 17 below, please mark here: Yes

Please read the Golden California, Inc. Terms and Conditions below and scroll to the bottom in order to submit your application.

GOLDEN CALIFORNIA INC. TERMS AND CONDITIONS


THE ESSENTIALS

1. TOUR PRICE:

$3,800.00, per person (Registration with $500 deposit on or before July 1, 2008)
$4,200.00, per person (Registration with $500 deposit after July 1, 2008)    

  • Based on double occupancy. Single-room supplement is $850.00.
  • Hotels listed may be substituted for, based upon availability, with comparable hotel of like rating and amenities.
  • Based on economy class airfare. Upgrades: please contact Golden California, Inc. (GC) regarding availability and details.

2.  INCLUDED IN THE TOUR PRICE

  • 9-nights accommodations in four-star hotels (double occupancy)
  • Services of a Golden California bilingual staff in China and local tour guides
  • All inter-China flights (Beijing/Xi'an, Xi'an/Shanghai)
  • Roundtrip airfare between SFO to China (economy class on scheduled airlines)
  • All land transportation in China listed in itinerary
  • Entrance fees to all tourist sites listed in itinerary
  • Baggage handling, service charges hotel and domestic airport taxes

3.  NOT INCLUDED IN THE TOUR PRICE

  • Passport and Visa documents and processing fees
  • Excess luggage fees
  • Entrance fees to tourist sites and visits not listed in itinerary
  • Incidental hotel charges such as room service and laundry
  • Personal travel insurance

4.  RESERVATION, DEPOSIT & FORM OF PAYMENT
A completed reservation form and payment in full should arrive on or before July 1, 2008 to secure program fees of $3800. The deposit is $500.00 per person and is payable by check, money order or credit card (Visa or Mastercard) to Golden California, Inc. Reservations made after July 1, 2008 will be accepted subject to space availability and may be subject to a late booking fee.

5.  FINAL PAYMENT & PAYMENT SCHEDULE
Final payment must be received by GC on or before September 10, 2008. Failure to comply with this requirement will result in automatic cancellation of reservation and forfeiture of deposit. In the event that reservation is made after August 1, 2008, full payment must be made immediately upon confirmation.

  • July 1, 2008…………………$500 Deposit or Payment in Full of $3800 (to lock in the Early Bird special)
  • September 10, 2008 ………Final payment of remaining balance due

6.  CANCELLATION & REFUND
Paid deposits are 100% non-refundable. A full refund less deposit per person will be issued for any cancellation notice received by GC on or before August 1, 2008. All cancellation requests must be made in writing. Penalty for cancellations made after August 1, 2008 will be assessed as follows:

  • August 1 through August 31, 2008................. 25% of the tour cost
  • September 1 through September 24, 2008......... 50% of the tour cost
  • On or later than September 25, 2008................ 100% of the tour cost

If GC cancels a tour due to insufficient booking or circumstances beyond its control, GC will refund all money paid and the full refund shall constitute final settlement for the client. GC shall not be held responsible for any expenses that may have incurred as a result of the client's booking.

7.  CURRENCY FLUCTUATION and PRICE GUARANTEE
All prices are based on foreign exchange rates at the time of publication. In the event of increased land or air costs that are beyond GC's control, GC reserves the right to alter the price of the tour in accordance with the increased costs. Any price increase will be announced on or before August 1, 2008. Your tour price is guaranteed once GC has received your full payment.

8.  UNUSED SERVICES
Regardless of the reason, unused services during the tour including transportation, hotel accommodation, meals and sightseeing are neither refundable nor exchangeable.

9.  DATE CHANGE AND TRANSFER OF BOOKING
Change of departure date after confirmation is prohibited. Transfer of booking to another person may be accepted, subject to an administration fee of $100 per person, provided air tickets have not been issued.

10.  TRAVEL DOCUMENTS
It is the client's own responsibility to obtain a passport and travel visa. The client is responsible for providing GC with correct, complete and accurate information regarding personal details. Failure to comply with this requirement may lead to unnecessary financial loss or the client's dismissal from the tour. GC can arrange for travel visas to China for a $100.00 per person handling fee, plus the cost of the visa $130. The cut-off date for this service is September 30, 2008.

11.  HEALTH & FITNESS REQUIREMENTS
Traveling abroad with GC will require ability to walk distances, navigate stairs and occasionally perform physically strenuous activities.  Travelers should anticipate encountering natural and architectural barriers outside the United States, which GC cannot and does not control.  Special meals/or medical supervision cannot be provided.   GC offers and provides services on a fair and non-discriminatory basis, without consideration of any factor or characteristic prohibited by law and with equal opportunity for all applicants and participants.  GC complies with all laws prohibiting discrimination.

12.  MINIMUM AGE
Minimum age acceptable for our tours is 12 years.

13.  INSURANCE
GC strongly recommends that all travelers purchase trip cancellation & interruption, hospital and medical, and baggage insurance to protect their travel plans.

14.  BAGGAGE
During the tour each client is limited to one piece of checked luggage, which according to the Chinese air carriers must weigh no more than 20kg (44 lbs). One carry-on weighing no more than 5kg (11 lbs.) is allowed. The client must be able to lift and comfortably transport their own luggage short distances as porter service may not be available at all locations.

15.  RESPONSIBLE BEHAVIOR
The client agrees to abide by the authority of the tour leader or our local agents. Conduct or behavior causing danger, distress or annoyance to the group is prohibited. Any expenses incurred as a result of the client's removal will be the client's responsibility.

16.  RESPONSIBILITIES OF GOLDEN CALIFORNIA, INC.
GC acts only as agent for its suppliers and contractors providing transportation, accommodation and other related travel services. GC assumes no responsibility or liability for any injury, death, damage, loss, accident with any services resulting directly or indirectly from acts of God, strikes, government regulations, thefts, failure of any means, discrepancies or changes over which it has no control. GC applies all reasonable checks and measures in utmost good faith to ensure that details in the itinerary are carried out exactly as specified. However, changes, including, but not limited to, substitution of hotels of equal or similar quality and air carriers, may be made out of necessity.  Clients must be aware that there may be different living standards and practices outside of their home country. Under no circumstances shall GC be responsible for any inconvenience, loss, damage or injury resulting from these conditions. The passenger contract issued together with the air ticket by the air carrier shall constitute the sole contract between the airline and the passenger; GC shall not be responsible for any delays, substitutions of equipment or any act of omission whatsoever by the carrier, its agent, servants and employees.

17.  RIGHTS OF GOLDEN CALIFORNIA, INC. (GC)
GC reserves the right to decline or the obligation to retain any person as a tour member at any time. GC reserves the right to take photographs during the operation of any tour or part thereof, and to use the resulting photographs for promotional purposes. By booking with GC the client agrees to allow their image to be used in such photographs; clients who prefer that their image not be used are asked to identify themselves on the reservation form.

18.  COMPLAINT & CLAIM AGAINST GOLDEN CALIFORNIA, INC.

Any complaint must be brought to the attention of the tour leader or local guide immediately while on the tour. Any claim against GC must be filed in writing and be received by GC within 30 days upon completion of the tour.


Please fill in your credit card information here and our staff will contact you to process your payment immediately:

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* I have read the attached 2008 Golden California Inc. terms and conditions and the Golden California Inc. release and agree to be bound thereby and agree to be responsible for all amounts owed to Golden California Inc. I am in good physical and mental health and am able to travel without special medical supervision or special counseling.