1. Booking your Holiday

a) Your contract in respect of your holiday is made with Samap Travels & Tours (‘the Company‘), registered in Nigeria and all bookings are subject to these terms and conditions.

b) All communications by the Company in relation to your holiday will be sent to the address stated on the booking form.

c) All bookings must be made through an authorised representative of the Company via this email- info@samaptravels.com and telephone number- +2348159960000 .

d) At the time of booking, a deposit of 50% must be paid to secure the booking. No booking shall be confirmed until the Company issues a written notice. The Company reserves the right to refuse a booking without giving any reason and shall in that event return any deposit received.

e) Your holiday must be paid in full at least 7 days before the tour date. If you book a tour within 7 days of your tour date, you shall be required to pay in full to validate your bookings.  

f) The Company will provide the service as set out and confirmed in writing.

2. Price Policy

a) After a Confirmation Invoice has been issued, unless you choose to pay for your holiday in full at the time of booking, the price of your holiday is subject to the possibilities of surcharges in certain limited circumstances. However, a surcharge will only be levied to allow for variations in transportation cost, including cost of fuel, increase in normal published airfares, taxes or fees chargeable for services such as the exchange rate applied to the particular package or if the government or regulatory body introduce an increase of taxes. Even then, the Company will absorb an amount equal to 2% of your holiday price (excluding insurance premiums and amendment charges) before passing on any surcharge to you. Only amounts in excess of this 2% will be surcharged. Surcharges will be notified by a revised Confirmation Invoice sent to you.

3. Cancellation and Changes by the Company

a) Occasionally it may be deemed necessary to make changes to your holiday and the Company reserves the right to do so at any time, and you will be notified of any changes at the earliest possible opportunity. If a major change to your tour is necessary, providing it does not arise from circumstances beyond the Company’s control, you may choose (i) to accept the change of arrangements, purchase another holiday from us or  to cancel your holiday. Compensation may be payable in cases of major change and if your holiday is cancelled, the Company will refund in full the money you have already paid.

d) Compensation will not be paid for changes or cancellations caused by Acts of God (Force Majeure), war, threat of war, riot, civil strike, industrial dispute, natural or man-made disaster, fire, adverse weather conditions or any other event beyond the Company’s control.

4. Cancellation and Changes by You

a) You may cancel your holiday at any time providing you notify the Company in writing. The following charges will be levied on any cancellation:

  • 30 days or more- 0% of Deposit
  • 15 – 30 days- 0% of Deposit
  • 5 – 14 days- 0% of Deposit
  • 2 – 4 days- 50% of Tour Cost
  • 0-1 day- 100% of Tour Cost

5. Our Responsibilities

a) Should any member of your party suffer illness, injury or death through misadventure arising out of an activity, the Company cannot accept liability. The Company will offer general assistance where appropriate.

b) The Company regret that no refund will be made on unused tickets.

6. Your Responsibilities

a) You are responsible for arranging your own travel insurance, though an appropriate policy can be incorporated into your tour package.

b) Each member of the party must have a valid passport, visas and all necessary documentation. The Company accept no responsibility for any delay or expense should your documents not be in order.

c) You are responsible for checking-in for flights at the correct time and for presenting yourself to take up all pre-booked components of your holiday. The Company cannot accept responsibility for clients missing flights as a result of late check-ins and no credit or refunds will be given if you fail to take up any component of your holiday. No credit of refunds will be given for lost, mislaid or destroyed travel documents.

d) By booking a holiday with the Company you undertake to behave in an orderly manner and not to disrupt the enjoyment of others on holiday with you nor to do anything to bring the reputation of the Company into disrepute. If you breach this clause your holiday will be terminated with immediate effect and the Company will have no further contractual obligation to you. The Company will be entitled to recover from the offending party and/or the person who signed the booking form compensation for any damage caused.

e) It is the responsibility of the person who signs the Booking Form to disclose any pre-existing medical conditions that members of their party may have.

f) All equipment and personal effects shall be all times and in all circumstances at the owner’s risk. The Company cannot accept responsibility for any loss or damage or delay to your luggage or effects unless directly caused by the negligence of one of our representatives.

7. Smoking

The Company forbids smoking in any vehicle operated by the Company. Frequent stops can be arranged for those who desire to smoke. All accommodation will be reserved with non-smoking rooms, unless the client specifically requires a smoking room. Confirmation is depending on hotel availability.

8. Waiver

The Company will undertake to ensure the safety of the client throughout the tour, however aspects of each particular tour may not be without an element of danger. Clients should be prepared to sign a ‘Waiver of Responsibility’ form before they begin their tour. This form is an understanding that all clients need to exercise judgement and care at all times to ensure their own safety and that of their fellow tourists.

9. Disclaimer

The Company has made all reasonable efforts to check the accuracy of the information contained in our website. The Company cannot however accept any responsibility for any errors or omissions that may appear in this site.

10. Complaints

a) If you have a problem during your holiday, please inform the relevant airline or hotel immediately so that they can endeavour to put things right. If you cannot resolve the problems, you must contact the Company office so that they are given an opportunity to help. The Company will not hold themselves responsible for the non-performance of an itinerary through causes beyond their control or when they are not notified of a problem at the point where remedial action can be taken. In the unlikely event that a complaint cannot be resolved at the time, you should write to the Company within 28 days of returning home, giving your original booking reference number and all other relevant information. If you fail to take any of these steps you will hinder the Company’s ability to put any problem right and/or investigate it fully and any right you have to receive compensation will be reduced or completely invalidated.

b) Any dispute that may arise will be governed by Nigerian law and both parties shall submit to the jurisdiction of the Nigerian Courts.

c) All information given by the Company whether in writing or orally is to the best of the Company’s knowledge and believed correct at the time given and is given in good faith. The booking conditions shall take precedence over any other warranty or condition that may have been given.