Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy

If A Member of a Tour Group Must Cancel

All cancellations must be in writing (letter, email or fax). The post-mark or date stamp will be considered the valid date of cancellation. After enrollment, if someone should decide to cancel, the following penalties will apply. Penalties outlined below are in addition to any airfare penalties. Any eligible refund will be processed only after receipt of the written notice of cancellation and may take up to 15 business days to process.

Winter Groups - Departing in January or February

Cancellation Date Penalty Amount
Up to June 15 $125
June 16 - October 15 $500
October 16 to 31 days prior to departure $500 plus any unrecoverable expenses
30 days or less prior to departure No refund possible


Spring Groups - Departing in March, April or May

Cancellation Date Penalty Amount
Up to October 15 $125
October 16 - January 15 $500
January 16 to 31 days prior to departure $500 plus any unrecoverable expenses
30 days or less prior to departure No refund possible


Summer Groups - Departing in June, July or August

Cancellation Date Penalty Amount
Up to December 15 $125
December 16 - March 15 $500
March 16 to 31 days prior to departure $500 plus any unrecoverable expenses
30 days or less prior to departure No refund possible


Fall Groups - Departing in September,
October or November

Cancellation Date Penalty Amount
Up to March 15 $125
March 16 - June 15 $500
June 16 to 31 days prior to departure $500 plus any unrecoverable expenses
30 days or less prior to departure No refund possible


Trip Cancellation / Interruption Expense Coverage

Trip Cancellation/Interruption Expense Coverage purchased through Travel Guard provides coverage for:

  • Cancellation from the trip due to unforeseen illness, accident, or injury of the traveler, including protection of otherwise non-refundable deposits.
  • Costs incurred by interruption of the trip due to unforeseen illness, accident, or injury of the traveler, including protection of unused portion of the trip, and otherwise uncovered medical expenses.
  • Cancellation or interruption of trip due to death, illness, or injury of an immediate family member.

Generally, trip cancellation/interruption expense coverage is not included in the price of the tour. However, trip cancellation/interruption expense coverage, which includes medical expense coverage while traveling, is highly recommended. Please contact CETA Tours with any questions or to purchase travel expense coverage.