Tour Costs and Terms and Conditions

The Grand American Arc Tour

The Drama of the Southwest, The Glory of the Deep South 13 Sept – 4 Oct 2016

Tour Costs

Cost:  USD $18,800 per person twin share
Single Supplemental: USD $3,560

Sarah Stegley, Director of The Inspired Traveller will lead and host this tour.

Evidence of Comprehensive Travel Insurance is a mandatory condition for joining the Tour.

A valid Passport with at least 6 months validity is a requirement.

The tour cost is based on the following inclusions:

  • Airport transfers as specified. The two internal flights: Santa Fe to New Orleans and New Orleans to Charleston
  • Twin-share accommodation
  • Sightseeing tours and excursions as specified
  • Most meals and wines on occasions – all breakfasts
  • Service of Tour Manager, Sarah Stegley
  • Service of specialist guides where required to enhance the tour
  • All ground transportation
  • All entrance fees to museums and National Parks nominated in the itinerary
  • Other surprises


  • Visa fees, Travel insurance, Telephone calls etc
  • Airport Departure Taxes
  • Unspecified meals
  • Items of a personal nature such as alcohol, beverages, laundry, sundries etc
  • Personal tips and gratuities


USD $4,000 per person, now, as we are currently due for deposits on accommodation & services.

Balance of payment due: 1 July, 2016

Payment Methods:

cheque made out to:

The Inspired Traveller Trust Account
PO Box 379,
Mansfield, 3722 Vic

Or make payment directly into the company trust account.


ANZ, 77 High Street,

Account No : 013 714 2599 02783

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the extreme fluctuation in the USD/AUD rate of exchange, the tour is priced in US Dollars.

At the deposit and balance points of payment, please use the published AUD/USD exchange rate on the day and pay in AUD, or if you wish to pay in USD, please use the following account and pay directly into the account nominating that the funds are not to be converted to AUD.

580 George Street, Sydney, 2000 Australia
Account Number:342091 180653090

Swift code: HKBAAU2S

Account name: Ms Sarah Stegley
85 Howqua River Road, Mansfield, Vic 3724, Australia

In an effort to give you the best price, credit card fees are not included, therefore Credit Card Payments will attract a service fee.

Terms & Conditions


The payment of a deposit indicates an acceptance of all the conditions below by the purchaser and/or Client.

Cancellation Policy

A handling fee of $500 will be imposed if you cancel 90 – 60 days prior to the departure of your selected tour, irrespective of the deposit already paid. A fee totalling 50% of the total monies of the reserved tour will be retained if cancellation takes place 60 – 30 days prior to the tour. Less than 30 days before departure, NO REFUND of the total cost of the tour is available unless your place is resold, in which case you receive a 50% refund on the tour price.


No refund will be issued to those failing to join their tour, or for tour accommodation or any other services not utilised, or for a partially completed vacation. The Inspired Traveller reserves the right to cancel any departure in which case no liability shall fall upon The Inspired Traveller. In this case, participants’ tour payment will be refunded in full, but not their International Airfares.

Travel Documents

All travellers require valid passports with at least six months validity remaining. Travellers are also responsible for necessary visas and health certificates, and must meet all costs incurred to comply with such requirements.

Single Supplement

A single supplement may be imposed when one person is travelling alone by choice or circumstance, as all costs presume twin share occupancy.

Airport Departure Taxes

Departure taxes, where levied, are the direct responsibility of the client.

Costs/Exchange Rates

Prices and tariffs quoted for Tours are subject to change without notice in the event of unforeseen circumstances beyond our control, such as currency fluctuations.


We reserve the right to vary or cancel the itinerary, accommodation, or services nominated in the Tour descriptions should circumstances warrant that such changes would be in the best interest of the client, or for any other operational reason.

The commencement of each Tour is subject to sufficient numbers booking a tour, and the right is reserved to cancel any Tour, should there not be sufficient bookings, in which case deposits will be refunded. However, there will be no reimbursement for travel expenses already incurred.


Insurance and evidence of insurance is mandatory before joining a Tour. In their own interests, clients are strongly recommended to effect travel insurance through a reputable company, at the time of paying their deposit. The policy should cover personal accident and sickness, accidental loss of baggage and money, loss of deposit, payment or cancellation fees and curtailment expenses.

Statement of Responsibilities

In all matters relating to travel, accommodation and other associated services, The Inspired Traveller (hereafter called ‘the Company’) acts as a tour organiser for the Client who reserves and pays for such services and cannot be held liable for any person, firm or corporation who provides such services.

The Company will take all reasonable care to ensure that the Client obtains travel, accommodation and other specified services and in making those arrangements does so as a convenience to the Client. However, the Company accepts no responsibility or liability for death, injury, sickness or accident to any person or loss of or any damage to any property or otherwise, or any cancellation, delay, detention, irregularity, deviation, substitution arising out of or in connection with any accommodation, transportation, conveyance or any other services provided by hotels, restaurants, airlines, coach companies or any other services. The Company is under no obligation or liability to any person as a result of any inaccuracy, misdescription or changes to any Tour or itinerary or for the losses or additional expenses due to delays, strikes, war, terrorist action, quarantine, acts of God, improper documents, or any other cause. Neither the Company, nor its servants’ agents or employees shall be or become liable or responsible for any additional expense or liability sustained or incurred by any tour member as a result of any of the foregoing causes.

Prices quoted are subject to change without notice.

Baggage and personal effects are at the passenger’s own risk at all times. Unused services cannot be exchanged or refunded.

The Company reserves the right to cancel a tour or modify the itinerary in any way it thinks desirable or substitute services in any way, and further reserves the right to decline to accept or retain any person as a member of the Tour.


Booking Form

To book, please fill in this form and return to:

The Inspired Traveller, PO Box 379, MANSFIELD Victoria Australia 3724.

Tel 61 3 5777 3503 Fax: 61 3 5777 3896
Travel Licence No: 32778

Name exactly as it appears on your passport:



Telephone: (W) (H) Fax:

Mobile: Email:

Nationality: Passport No: Place of Issue:

Date of Issue: Expiry Date: Date of Birth:

PLEASE NOTE: From the date of your arrival back in Australia, your passport must have a minimum of 6 months validity.

I am Booking with (travelling companion):
I wish to book the following program: Full Tour  Southwest only  Glory of the Deep South 
I require a Double Room  Twin Room  Single Room 
I have enclosed a deposit of USD$ 4,000 per person for the following passengers:
I will be returning direct to Australia at the end of the Tour YES ¨ NO ¨
If not returning to Australia, my/our onward destination will be:
I arrive in: Las Vegas on Flight #: at: on date:
I leave from: Savannah on Flight #: at: on date:
I hereby acknowledge and agree to the terms and conditions attached for The Grand American Arc Tour


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