Terms & Conditions


Reservations are accepted by mail and confirmed upon receipt of $250 per person deposit in a USA account (non-refundable) which must be received within 7 days of reservation, with an 25% of the total cost of the tour.

Full Payment due 90 days before departure. Failure to make final payment on time may result in automatic cancellation of reservation and loss of deposit.

Changes to the original reservation will result in a $150 change fee per person per change. No changes allowed within 90 days of departure.

Cancellation charges per person are:

  • Up to 90 days before departure: $300
  • 89-60 days before departure: $600
  • 59-30 days before departure: $1000
  • 29-16 days before departure: $1500
  • 15 days or less before departure: No refund.

All cancellations must be received in writing.

We recommend the purchase of Travel Insurance

Refunds on land arrangements: Once the trip has commenced, no refund can be

given for any unused portion of the trip.

Passports and Visas: Passengers must be in possession of a passport valid for

at least 6 months after date of travel. Additionally, all passengers are required

to hold a valid visa wherever required. It is the passenger's responsibility to check

with the appropriate consulates as to the visa requirements and obtain proper travel

documents before the trip. Visa fees are not included.

Hotels/Cruise Ships: Accommodations are on a "run-of-the-house" basis.

andesconexion reserves the right to substitute hotels of similar or better category

due to unforeseen operational requirements. Single rooms cannot be guaranteed.

Airport taxes: Ecuador as other foreign airports impose embarkation or departure

fees which are not included in the tour price and should be paid directly to the local


Itinerary and Domestic Transportation: Arrangements for the itineraries,

domestic transportation and flights are solely at the discretion of the local land

operators and are subject to change without notice.

Rates do not include: Passport and visa fees, foreign airport taxes and fees,

U.S. departure taxes, excess baggage charges, baggage and personal insurance,

gratuities, optional tours, beverages, other items and expenses of personal nature

and any items not specifically mentioned in the itinerary or tour inclusions section.

AndesConexion reserves the right to adjust tour prices in the event of unexpected

increase in airfares, government taxes and fees, fuel surcharges, entrance and park

fees as well as currency fluctuations.

Consumer Disclosure and Responsibility: The Travel Agent/ Tour Operator,

AndesConexion, Inc., acts as agent for the companies they represent, and as a

consequence, accepts no responsibility for accidents, damage, baggage losses and/

or delays due to strikes, weather, acts of God, acts of governments or authorities,

wars, criminal acts committed by third parties, hostilities, civil disturbances, riots,

pilferage, defects of vehicles or breakdown in equipment, or to the fault or default

of any company used for carrying out these tours. Nor shall AndesConexion be liable

for any damage resulting directly or indirectly from delays, cancellation or changes

in flights. In the event it becomes necessary or advisable, for the comfort or well

being of the passengers, or for any reason whatsoever, to alter the itinerary or

arrangements, such alterations may be made without penalty to the Tour Operator.

Additional expenses shall be borne by the passengers. No refund can be made for

the absence from parts of the tour. The right is also reserved by the Tour Operator,

at its absolute discretion, to refuse or cancel any person at any time, without being

under obligation to assign a reason therefore. In the event of exercise of this right,

the Tour Operator shall be under no liability to that person whatsoever. The airlines,

rail and steamship companies concerned are not to be held responsible for any acts,

omissions, or events during the time passengers are not aboard their aircraft and/or

vessels. The passage contract in use by the companies concerned, when issued, shall

constitute the sole contract between the company and the purchase of these tours,

and/or the passengers. AndesConexion reserves the right to cancel any tour, for any

reason, prior to departure and cannot be held responsible for any damages resulting

from said cancellation. In case of such tour cancellation by AndesConexion, a full

refund of the monies paid to AndesConexion will be offered. There is no additional

liability. Any dispute arising out of these tours will be settled in the courts of the

Quito, Ecuador.

The airlines concerned shall not be liable for any loss, damage, injury, accident,

delay or irregularities which may be occasioned by reason of defect or through the

act or omissions of any person or company performing or rendering the services

other than carriage by air, as described in the tour brochure. By utilizing the

services of the suppliers, you agree that AndesConexion shall not be liable for any

injury, damage, loss, accident or delay incurred by you or those traveling with

you in connection with any accommodations, transportation or any other services

resulting directly or indirectly from any acts or default of the suppliers or from any

occurrence or conditions beyond the control of AndesConexion, including the defects

of vehicles or breakdown in equipment. Nor shall AndesConexion be liable for any

injury, damage, loss, accident or delay resulting directly or indirectly from delays,

cancellation or changes in flights, itineraries, schedules or other services, strikes,

theft, sickness, weather, quarantine, criminal acts committed by third parties, acts

of declared or undeclared war, or other causes. The services described in the tour

brochure, other than carriage by the outlined airlines, are furnished by independent

contractors who are not servants of or joint venture or partners with the airlines


AndesConexion is not responsible for typographical errors