Additional Tour Information

Journey to the Homeland Tours
North Dakota State University Library, Fargo

Please note: Reservations will be made for the best connecting flight from your city of departure. You will be notified for flight information and reservations.

If you wish to supply any additional information about yourself that will be helpful in making arrangements, please include this material on a separate sheet of paper. The names of your ancestors from each village, or whether you, your parents, grandparents, or great grandparents were born in the village will be helpful.

General Terms For Tour

Tour Land Price: $3,350.00*

*transfers from the airport to the hotel are NOT included. It is highly recommended that you purchase airline tickets Kvamme Travel. Contact Sheila at 800-999-1585 or for prices and applicable service fees.

Each traveler is permitted one checked bag, one carry-on, and one personal item. You will find it VERY difficult to transport more luggage than this. It is recommended that you pack only one carry-on and one personal item if you are able

You need to have a valid U.S. passport that extends beyond July 2015.

Tour activities are subject to change and replacement with similar activities as timing and availability may require.

Cancellation and refund

Should a reservation need to be canceled because of personal reasons of a tour member, a full refund less a $600 U.S. administrative fee will be made for a tour cancellation received on or before 1 February 2015.

Transportation, sightseeing, or any other services in connection with the itineraries of the individual tour members who by acceptance thereof, agree that the sponsoring organization and/or their agents, employees, and suppliers shall not be liable for any injury, damage, loss, accident, delay or irregularity, liability or expense to person or property due to any act of default by any carrier, hotel, restaurant or other contractor rendering or providing service.

Further, the operator and/or their agents and suppliers accept no responsibility for any damage, delay, or irregularity, expense or liability arising from sickness, pilferage, labor disputes, machinery breakdown, quarantine, government restraints, war weather conditions, defect in any vehicle or transportation or for any misadventure or casualty or any other cause beyond their control. Any and all losses and expenses will be borne by the tour members, the tour rates being only for the time period and the laws of the country in which these accommodations, services, and facilities are rendered. The right is reserved to cancel or change itineraries or substitute services without notice and to decline to accept or retain tour member at any time.

All rates are based on current tariffs and exchange rates in effect at the time of printing and are subject to change due to currency changes or drop in number of participants. The airlines concerned are not to be held responsible for any act, omission or event during the time passengers are not aboard their aircraft. The tickets and coupons, insured by the airline when issued shall constitute the sole contract between airlines and the tour member purchaser.

Items included with Land Tour Price:

*9 Nights' accommodations at double occupancy. If you require a single room, you must inquire and pay a $300 single room supplement. Single rooms are limited.

*Ground transportation for all group activities

*Rail transportation from Berlin to Regensburg, Germany

*9 Breakfasts at our hotel accomdations

*1 welcome dinner (18 May 2015) and 1 additional dinner (25 May 2015)

*Admission to all locations visited and all tours

*All tips for group guides, drivers, etc.

Items not included with Land Tour Price:

*Round trip airfare between USA city to Berlin, Germany and Stuttgart, Germany to USA city.

*Travel medical insurance

*Laundry, bottled water, and other personal items

*Optional bus tour from Stuttgart, Germany to Alsace, France

*Additional lunches and dinners outside of meals specified above

*All free-time activities and tips for those activities

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