The program price includes most expenses associated with the program. Please see the “program conditions” of the registration form for a detailed list of which expenses are or are not included. We will review the salient details of this information upon arrival. In general, purely personal and discretionary expenses are not included.
Any foreign visa fees are not included in the price and, if they occur, they are each passenger’s responsibility.
Any airline baggage fees are not included in the price and if they occur, they are each passenger’s responsibility.
Lunches are extra and you should anticipate costs varying between $5 and $15 per person per day for lunch, depending on the choices available and your preferences.
Most tips for hotel staff are included in the program price. The exception is porters at hotels and airports. You do not have to avail yourself of porters’ services, but if you do a tip will be expected of about $2 per bag.
In some countries, we are required to utilize guides and we always have the assistance of drivers. The guideline for tips for drivers and guides is between $8 and $10 per person per day.