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Terms & Conditions
Please read the following terms and conditions carefully.
Bookings: Better Read Tours Pty Ltd ABN 16 621 237 885 reserve the right to refuse any booking at our sole discretion. No reason
will be given for such refusal.
Prices: All prices are subject to availability and can be withdrawn or amended at any time without notice.
Amendment/Cancellation Fees: Amended or cancelled bookings will incur charges. These charges can be up to 100% of the cost
of the booking, regardless of whether travel has commenced. Better Read Tours reserves the right to charge cancellation fees
over and above those charged by wholesalers, tour operators, airlines, cruise companies, etc. Fees will also apply where a
booking is changed or tickets are reissued.
Deposit & Final Payment: To confirm your reservation you will be required to pay a deposit. The amount of
the deposit is 30% of the total tour price. Your deposit forms part of your final payment which must be received by us before
documents are issued. Final payment is required 90 days prior to the departure date. Subject to the Australian Consumer Law,
the deposit is non refundable.
Travel Documents: Travel documents are subject to certain conditions and/or restrictions
including restrictions on refunds, changes of dates and subject to cancellation and/or amendment fees. All travel
documents are non transferable. All airline tickets must be issued in the identical name of the passport holder, as airlines
are at liberty to deny carriage if the name varies and the booking may be cancelled. Any resulting fees will be at the traveller’s
Travel Insurance: Travel insurance is strongly recommended by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade for all
overseas travel and is compulsory to participate in a Better Read Tours tour. We will be pleased to provide information to
you about comprehensive travel insurance.
Passports & Visas: It is your responsibility to ensure that you have valid passports, visas and re-entry permits which meet the
requirements of immigration and other government authorities. Any fines, penalties, payments or expenditures incurred as a
result of such documents not meeting the requirements of those authorities will be your sole responsibility. All travellers must
have a valid passport for international travel and many countries require at least 6 months validity from the date of entry. If you
need information regarding visa and other travel document requirements for your trip please let us know. We can obtain such
information from an external visa advisory service provider on your behalf. We do not warrant the accuracy of such information.
Subject to the Australian Consumer Law, we accept no liability for any loss or damage, which you may suffer in reliance on it. We
can obtain visas for you if you wish and fees may apply for this service.
Health: It is your responsibility to ensure that you are aware of any health requirements for your travel destinations and to
ensure that you carry all necessary vaccination documentation. Better Read Tours expects that you have achieved a good level of
fitness prior to departure that enables you to comfortably walk up stairs and to walk reasonable distances with vigour.
Taxes: Certain taxes are mandatory in various countries. There may also be an additional local tax charged at some airports. All
taxes are subject to change without notice. It is recommended that you visit the website of the Department of Foreign Affairs for
all up to date information. www.smarttraveller.org.au
Fee & Charges: Credit card charges may apply.
Agency: Better Read Tours is a tour company. We work to bring to you a unique travel experience. Better Read Tours will assist
you should you have any dissatisfaction with any service provided.
Liability: Subject to the Australian Consumer Law, we do not accept any liability of whatever nature for the acts,
omissions or default, whether negligent or otherwise, of third party providers over whom we have no direct control.
Under circumstances where liability cannot be excluded, such liability is limited to the value of the purchased
travel arrangements to the extent permissible. We do not accept any liability in contract, tort or otherwise for any
injury, damage, loss (including consequential loss), delay, additional expenses or inconvenience caused directly
or indirectly by any event or matter which is beyond our control or which is not preventable by reasonable diligence on
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