But not everything we do is small! Over time, the charity destinations and products we offer have significantly grown and so has our place in the charity challenge market. We know that many smaller charities are hesitant about offering charity challenges, fearful of committing costs and time, especially put off by the commitment of high minimum numbers.
So we created the ‘trek4life’ series of events to host challenges for charities fundraising for similar causes and without any cost or risk to the charities taking part. Now even the smallest charity can benefit from this form of fundraising, whether they have one person or twenty people wanting to take part.
And for those taking part? Unlike a normal open challenge, you will know that your challenge has a united goal and that you will be travelling with like minded people. And you will still have our low number guarantee so that you can fundraise safe in the knowledge that your trip will not be cancelled at the last minute due to low numbers.
The price you see and sign up to is what you pay – there are no hidden extra’s unless you specifically ask for additional services.
Each trip has a clear list of what is and isn’t included in the price. If in doubt, just ask us.
Important – please read.
With any charity challenge with any company you should ensure that you are clear about the departure status of your chosen challenge before you sign up.
Why? – Because if the challenge has not reached its minimum number (and never does), it will probably be cancelled. The money you have been allowed to fundraise will go to the charity and you will likely be offered another trip on another set of future dates. How disappointing.
This is our Guarantee:
- We will not issue you with confirmation until that min number has been met. As most of our trips will run with groups sizes as low as 2 people, that is likely to be pretty quick! No false hopes or promises. It is important for us to remove as much risk for you as possible from the moment you book and one such risk is being forced to cancel or change your planned holiday because minimum numbers were not met.
- If you receive a confirmation letter from us – it’s guaranteed to depart. That’s it, confirmed, no cancellations, you’re on your way.
- If you see our trip is ‘guaranteed‘ on the website, it means it will depart – simple.
You are financially protected against our insolvency.
Flight Inclusive Trips
Our ATOL Licence number is 10755. Check our ATOL Licence on the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)’s website.
When you buy an ATOL protected flight or flight inclusive holiday from us you will receive an ATOL Certificate. This lists what is financially protected, where you can get information on what this means for you and who to contact if things go wrong.
We, or the suppliers identified on your ATOL Certificate, will provide you with the services listed on the ATOL Certificate (or a suitable alternative). In some cases, where neither we nor the supplier are able to do so for reasons of insolvency, an alternative ATOL holder may provide you with the services you have bought or a suitable alternative (at no extra cost to you). You agree to accept that in those circumstances the alternative ATOL holder will perform those obligations and you agree to pay any money outstanding to be paid by you under your contract to that alternative ATOL holder. However, you also agree that in some cases it will not be possible to appoint an alternative ATOL holder, in which case you will be entitled to make a claim under the ATOL scheme (or your credit card issuer where applicable).
If we, or the suppliers identified on your ATOL Certificate, are unable to provide the services listed (or a suitable alternative, through an alternative ATOL holder or otherwise) for reasons of insolvency, the Trustees of the Air Travel Trust may make a payment to (or confer a benefit on) you under the ATOL scheme. That agree that in return for such a payment of benefit you assign absolutely to those Trustees any claims which you have or may have arising out of or relating to the non-provision of the services, including any claim against us, the travel agent (or your credit card issuer where applicable). You also agree that any such claims may be re-assigned to another body, if that other body has paid sums you have claimed under the ATOL scheme.
Land Only Trips (if applicable)
Our Land Only trips are protected through International Passenger Protection (IPP). Click here for more information on what IPP does.
Consumer aware: Your booking is insured by IPP Ltd and its panel of insurers. This insurance is only valid for passengers who book and pay directly with/to Travel and Trek Limited. If you have booked and/ or paid direct to a Travel Agent for a holiday with Travel and Trek Limited please request proof of how the booking is secured as this will not be covered by IPP Ltd in this instance. For further information please go to www.ipplondon.co.uk
This Insurance has been arranged by International Passenger Protection Limited and underwritten by Insurers who are members of the Association of British Insurers & Lloyds Syndicates.
Claim procedures: download claim form from www.ipplondon.co.uk, any occurrence which may give rise to a claim should be advised within 14 days to: International Passenger Protection Limited, Claims Office, IPP House, 22-26 Station Road, West Wickham, Kent BR4 0PR, United Kingdom. Telephone: +44 (0) 208 7763752. Fax: +44 (0) 208 7763751. In order to deal promptly with any claims hereunder it is essential that you retain all bills, receipts and other documents relating to your travel arrangements. Claims forms must be submitted to IPP within six months of date of insolvency they cannot consider or pay claims received after this date.
Credit Card Protection
Under Section 75 of the Consumer Credit Act, if you pay for services (even part pay) using your credit card, the credit card company is jointly liable if things go wrong. For more information, go to the following website pages:
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