DAY 1 – June 22
Depart from Zagreb towards Istria direction to Plant nursery – SKINK. Visit upon arrival.
SKINK was founded in 1994 and since then, successfully develops the production of fruit trees and ornamental plants, provides consulting services and programs for raising permanent crops, as well as organization of workshops in agriculture.
Depart towards city of Vodnjan and visit of OPG Chiavalon, family farm specialized in growing olives and producing high quality extra virgin olive oil with more than 9.000 olive trees, growing on 30 hectares, on an altitude of 80 – 180 m.a.s.l. Their extra virgin olive oil is frequently proclaimed among the best olive oils in prestigious international competitions. Olive oil tasting. Lunch in a local restaurant.
Departure to the city of Pula, the largest town on the Istrian peninsula, with diversity of attractions to lovers of culture. The rich itinerary of its three-thousand-year-old history, where every step you take through the old town is a landmark, begins and ends with the Roman Amphitheatre. Guided visit tour of Pula.
After the tour, drive to Rijeka. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Rijeka.
Note – driving distances:
Zagreb – Rovinj: 3,30 hours
Rovinj / Vodnjan / Pula: with stops
Pula – Rijeka: 1, 30 hours
*Long travel day! Breaks during driving are approximately every 2.5 hours, with a minimum break of 20 minutes.
DAY 2 – June 23
After breakfast, depart towards south for Polače (near Biograd) to visit agricultural cooperative “Maslina i vino” (MASVIN). The aim of the cooperative is production of a top-quality products through olive growing and viticulture as well as figs and products made from figs. Lunch.
After stop at MasVin, we continue to Biograd na Moru, situated in the heart of the Adriatic coast, known for beautiful scenery and beaches. The traces of history with tales of kings and sunken ships, two marinas as a shelter for numerous white sailboats facing the Pašman canal and the mountainous islands – gracefully frame the set.
Afternoon – free time to relax. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Biograd.
Note – driving distances:
Rijeka – Polače: 3,45 hours
Long travel in the morning!
Breaks during driving are approximately every 2.5 hours, with a minimum break of 20 minutes.
DAY 3 – June24
After breakfast at the hotel, depart towards the city of Zadar, one of the most important cities on the Eastern Adriatic coast, and an inevitable destination for adventurers, poets, and writers. With every step you take, its streets, squares, the seafront, churches, and monumental heritage unveil its antiquity and continuity, whereas modern installations show the vision of modernity and inspire new travellers. Three thousand years ago, the foundations were laid, and the adventure started. City tour of Zadar with local guide.
Departure to Ninski Stanovi. Arrival and visit of “CroCherry”, one of the largest, sweet cherry orchards in Europe, with an area of more than 40 hectares, including over 26,000 trees, with more than 20 high-quality sweet cherry varieties.
After stop and visit of Crocherry, drive to Nin, a small town with very rich historical heritage. The smallest cathedral in the world and the coronation Church of St. Nicholas can be found here, as well as one of the most beautiful beaches. Nin has a rich cultural treasure, unspoiled nature, as well as remarkably beautiful surroundings.
Leisure time to pursue independent interests.
Departure to Zagreb in the afternoon. Arrival in Zagreb where the program ends.
- Nin – Zagreb: 3,30 hours
Breaks during driving are approximately every 2.5 hours, with a minimum break of 20 minutes.
The tour rate as per above description is EUR 450,00 per person based on minimum 25 persons in double room occupancy and includes the following services:
- Motor coach throughout as per itinerary
- English speaking professional tour escort
- Accommodation at 3★ / 4★ hotels in double/twin room
1 night with half board at Rijeka
1 night with half board at Biograd
- Lunch at Vodnjan (drinks not included)
Lunch at Masvin (Polače) (glass of wine/water included)
- City tours with English speaking local guides as per program (Pula and Zadar)
- VAT and taxes included.
Single supplement (if required) – EUR 40,00 per person.
Services which are not included:
- Any services, drinks or meals, and other miscellaneous services not specifically mentioned in the section of “included services.”
- Personal expenses such as phone calls, beverages, bottled water, laundry, etc.
- Meals and drinks not mentioned here.
- Entrance fees at local museums, galleries etc.
- Tips for tour leader & driver
- Travel insurance is not covered in the tour price.
You can organize travel insurance with your preferred insurance company.
(Health insurance for travel and stay abroad, insurance in case of trip cancellation, and insurance that covers the costs of assistance and the return of travellers to their place of origin in the event of an accident or illness)
By email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Minimum number of 25 persons required.
If 25 passengers do not register for the tour no later than 30 days before the start of the package deal, the travel agency is obliged to inform the passenger about the cancellation of the tour.
*In the case of slightly lower number of participants, the agency may still offer the tour but with different rates.
The services should be prepaid in full. Payments could be done:
- By bank transfer – net of bank commission. We will send you a proforma invoice to facilitate payment process.
- By credit card following the secure link that will be provided.
The confirmed price is subject to variations which may occur solely as a direct consequence of changes in the price of fuel or other power sources.
TERMS & CONDITIONS
5SBFG POST SYMPOSIUM TOUR, 22-24 JUNE 2023
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY. Ensure you take the time to read and understand the conditions of booking set out below prior to booking a tour with us.
Payment of the program price constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions!
Once your booking has been confirmed with us, you are obliged to abide by the following terms and conditions. They are as follows:
- Booking conditions
1.1 All bookings are made with PerfectMeetings.hr/Urka d.o.o. Travel Agency (us/we).
1.2 By booking a tour with us you are deemed to have agreed to these Booking Conditions (which constitutes the entire agreement between you and us) and your booking will be accepted by us on this basis.
1.3 The services to be provided are those referred to in your booking confirmation ticket/voucher.
1.4 A booking is only secured once full payment is received, no later than May 15, 2023, and PerfectMeetings.hr/Urka d.o.o. Travel Agency has sent you email or written confirmation.
1.5 If we accept your booking, we will issue a booking confirmation ticket. A contract will exist between us from the date we issue the booking confirmation ticket.
1.6 It is the responsibility of the client to make sure the tour dates booked are accurate.
1.7 The tour must have a minimum of 25 persons to run.
1.8 In case of insufficient number of participants, the trip will be cancelled!
All bookings with carriers and other service providers are subject to the terms and conditions and limitations of liability imposed by those carriers and other service providers. Please note that some of these limits or exclude liability in respect of death, personal injury, delay and loss or damage to baggage. Although PerfectMeetings.hr /Urka d.o.o. travel agency cannot accept any responsibility for any loss because of such actions or because of any act of omission of any such third parties, PerfectMeetings.hr -Urka d.o.o. travel agency will assist in the resolution of reasonable disputes.
- Tour requirements
2.1 We have no upper age limit though we remind you that some tours can be physically demanding, and clients must ensure that they are suitably fit to allow full participation.
2.2 It is the responsibility of the client to ensure that they obtain proper and detailed medical advice at least two months prior to participation for the latest health requirements and recommendations.
- Pricing and additional charges
3.1 Our activity/tour prices are subject to variable and seasonal pricing, both of which are standard practice within the travel and tourism industry. This means our prices:
- may vary at any time in accordance with demand, market conditions and availability.
- any reduced pricing or discounts that may become available after you have paid will not apply.
- if a client wishes to cancel a booking to take advantage of a cheaper price, full cancellation conditions apply.
- prices are stated in euro.
- we reserve the right to impose additional charges up to 48 days before departure due to increases in transportation costs, increases in local operator costs, taxes, or if government action should require us to do so. In such instances we will be responsible for the any amount up to 2% of the activity/tour price and you will be responsible for the balance.
- If any additional charge results in an increase of more than 10% of the tour price you may cancel the booking within 14 days of notification of the additional charge and obtain a full refund.
The cost of the tour includes:
- all listed activities outlined in the program.
- all transport listed in the program.
- the services of a group guide as described in the program.
The cost of the tour does not include:
- international or internal flights unless specified.
- meals other than those specified in the program.
- visa and passport fees
- travel insurance
- optional activities and all personal expenses
- Optional activities/services
Optional services not included in the tour price/program do not form part of the tour or this contract.
You accept that any assistance given by the group guide in arranging optional activities does not render us liable for them in any way. The contract for the provision of that service will be between the client and activity/service provider.
The price of tours PerfectMeetings.hr/Urka d.o.o. Travel Agency do not include travel insurance.
PerfectMeetings.hr -Urka d.o.o. Travel Agency strongly recommends that all clients take out comprehensive insurance cover for cancellation, medical expenses, personal accident, personal baggage, money, and public liability before travelling.
PerfectMeetings.hr -Urka d.o.o. Travel Agency accepts no responsibility for the theft, loss or damage to personal belongings or liability for personal injury/death at any time during the duration of your tour.
- Cancellation or amendments
All cancellations must be received in writing to PerfectMeetings.hr -Urka d.o.o. travel Agency and confirmed by PerfectMeetings.hr -Urka d.o.o. travel Agency.
- 48 or more of days’ notice prior to departure date – full amount paid.
- 28-47 days’ notice prior to departure date – 70% of full amount
- 14-27 days ‘notice prior to departure date- 50% of full amount
- Less than 14 days prior to departure – no refund
8.2 Refunds will be calculated from the day the notification of cancellation is received. Refunds are based on the above chart.
8.3 Clients are strongly advised to take out cancellation insurance at the time of booking which will cover cancellation fees.
8.4 If the client leaves a tour for any reason after it has commenced, we are not obliged to make any refunds for unused services. No refund will be made if the client fails to join a tour, join it after its designated departure date, or leave it prior to its completion. The above cancellation fees are in addition to fees which may be levied by accommodation providers, travel agents or third-party tour and transport operator fees.
8.5 We may cancel a tour at any time up to 14 days before departure. We may cancel a tour at any time prior to departure if, due to terrorism, natural disasters, political instability, or other external events it is not viable for us to operate the planned itinerary.
In circumstances where the cancellation is due to external events outside our reasonable control refunds will be less any unrecoverable costs. We are not responsible for any incidental expenses that the client may have incurred because of their booking including but not limited to visas, vaccinations, travel insurance excess or non-refundable flights.
8.6 If the client wishes to transfer their booking to a third party, the client must notify us at least 7 days prior to the proposed departure date. If the client notifies us less than 7 days prior to the proposed departure date the refund policy applicable to cancellations will apply. Transfers to a third party are only permitted where the transferee meets all the requirements in relation to the tour.
- Changes by PerfectMeetings.hr/Urka d.o.o. Travel Agency
9.1 PerfectMeetings.hr/Urka d.o.o. Travel Agency reserves the right to vary, modify or cancel any itinerary, either partially or fully.
- In the event of cancellation of the tour by PerfectMeetings.hr/Urka d.o.o. Travel Agency full refund or alternative travel arrangements will be offered to all clients booked onto the tour.
- If access to any county area is prohibited for reason beyond PerfectMeetings.hr/Urka d.o.o. Travel Agency control the client will be entitled to choose between accepting the change, accepting an alternative tour if PerfectMeetings.hr/Urka d.o.o. Travel Agency cannot offer substitute services or a refund. The amount of the refund will be pro-rated based on the total number of the tour days already done.
- We reserve the right to change an itinerary after departure due to local circumstances or events outside of our control. In such emergency circumstances the additional cost of any necessary itinerary alterations will be covered by the client. Please note we are not responsible for any incidental expenses that may be incurred because of the change of itinerary such as non-refundable flights.
- Under no circumstances will PerfectMeetings.hr/Urka d.o.o. Travel Agency be held responsible for weather conditions. No booking can be cancelled or amended based on weather conditions.
- We accept no responsibility for weather conditions that may affect the delivery and implementation of our itinerary.
- Clients Travelling
Clients must observe the laws and regulations of the countries visited, including customs and foreign exchanges restrictions.
In the interest of safety there may be times when a PerfectMeetings.hr/Urka d.o.o. Travel Agency representative must decide. It is a condition of booking that the client must comply with the authority and decisions of the appointed PerfectMeetings.hr/Urka d.o.o. Travel Agency representative. If the client does not comply with the PerfectMeetings.hr/Urka d.o.o. Travel Agency representative and are not compatible with the general enjoyment and well-being of the members of the tour, PerfectMeetings.hr/Urka d.o.o. Travel Agency reserves the right to exclude the client from continuing the tour. In such a case, PerfectMeetings.hr/Urka d.o.o. Travel Agency will not be liable for any refund, compensation or any additional costs incurred by the client.
The client appreciates and acknowledges that the nature of this type of tour requires considerable flexibility, and they should allow for alternatives. The itinerary provided for the tour is representative of the types of activities contemplated, but it is understood that the route, schedules, itineraries, amenities and mode of transport may be subject to alteration without prior notice due to local circumstances or events.
This tour is guaranteed to depart once they have 25 fully paid participants. If the client would like to know how many people are booked on the tour, please don’t hesitate to ask us prior to making the booking.
We highly recommend that clients don’t carry valuable items with them as we are not responsible for any accidents arising from any damage to said items during the tour.
- Client responsibilities
It is the responsibility of the client to acquaint themselves with all the relevant tour information and the nature of their itinerary. The client acknowledges that the decision to partake is made in light of consideration of this information and the client accepts that they are aware of the personal risks attendant upon such participation.
PerfectMeetings.hr/Urka d.o.o. Travel Agency must be advised of any medical conditions, or physical disability of the client that requires special attention when the booking is made.
When a client is booked with PerfectMeetings.hr/Urka d.o.o. Travel Agency they accept responsibility for any damage or loss they cause. Full payment for any such damage or loss must be paid at the time direct to the owner or manager or other supplier. If a client fails to do so, s/he will be responsible for meeting any claims (including legal costs) subsequently made against PerfectMeetings.hr/Urka d.o.o. Travel Agency because of his/her actions.
Clients are expected to be respectful to other tour members and people around them. Failure to do so may result in their being asked to leave the tour by the Group Guide, with no right of refund. It is also in our rights not to carry the client on any future tours booked. The client must always comply with the laws, customs and laws of the country, and they also agree to participate in accordance with our responsible travel guidelines.
There is a strict no smoking policy at any time whilst travelling on PerfectMeetings.hr/Urka d.o.o. Travel Agency touring vehicles or while engaged in activities conducted under PerfectMeetings.hr/Urka d.o.o. Travel Agency on an activity/tour. If the client does not comply with the no smoking policy and are not compatible with the general enjoyment and well-being of the members of the activity/tour, PerfectMeetings.hr/Urka d.o.o. Travel Agency reserves the right to exclude the client from continuing the activity/tour. In such a case, PerfectMeetings.hr/Urka d.o.o. Travel Agency will not be liable for any refund, compensation or any additional costs incurred by the client. PerfectMeetings.hr/Urka d.o.o. Travel Agency cannot accept responsibility for the behaviour of others on an activity/tour nor if any activities are curtailed as a result.
- Limitation of liability
12.1 We will accept liability for the negligence of our staff or agents causing loss or damage to personal property only to the extent it is obliged under the applicable law. Our obligations, and those of our suppliers providing any service or facility included in the tour, are to take reasonable skill and care to arrange for the provision of such services and facilities. This acceptance of liability is subject to clause c. below.
12.2 In other circumstances we are responsible to you for the proper performance of this contract. This acceptance of liability is subject to clause c. below.
12.3 We shall not be liable for any damage or loss if the failure to carry out the contract is:
- a) attributable to you.
- b) attributable to a third party unconnected with the provision of the services contracted for and the event is unforeseeable or unavoidable.
- c) due to unforeseen and unusual circumstances beyond our control, the consequences of which could not have been avoided even if all due care had to be exercised.
- d) due to political disputes, border closures, refusal of visas, industrial action, climate or other matters of a similar nature and any other force majeure.
- e) due to an event which we, even with all due care, could not foresee or forestall.
- Complaints by clients
13.1 The client shall immediately inform the PerfectMeetings.hr/Urka d.o.o. Travel Agency of any observations or complaints in respect of the tour. This must be put in writing to us within 7 days of the end of the tour.
Complaint will be carefully examined as soon as possible, but no later than 15 days from the date of receipt. If the complaint cannot be resolved in this period due to additional investigation, the
client must be informed about it. Finally, the client is informed of the complaint’s result.
- Contract law
14.1 Any dispute arising out of or on connection with the present contract shall be finally settled in accordance with the Courts of the Republic of Croatia only.
- 2 Since the PerfectMeetings.hr/Urka d.o.o. Travel Agency is headquartered in the EEC; the mandatory provisions of the EEC Directive shall also apply.
14.3 The courts shall in any case consider such mandatory provisions of the law of the country where the Agent is established (Croatia) which would be applicable even if the parties submit the agreement to a foreign law. The courts may take the above provisions into account to the extent they embody principles that are universally recognized and provided their application appears reasonable in the context of international trade and/or appear to be relevant for the enforcement of the judgment award.
- Modifications – Nullity
15.1 No addition or modification to this contract shall be valid unless made in writing. However, a party may be precluded by his conduct from asserting the invalidity of additions or modifications not made in writing to the extent that the other party has relied on such conduct.
15.2 The nullity of a particular clause of this contract shall not entail the nullity of the whole agreement, unless such clause is to be considered as substantial, i.e. if the clause is of such importance that the parties (or the party to benefit of which such clause is made) would not have entered into the contract if it had known that the clause would not be valid.
- Photos, Marketing and Web Cookies
16.1 By taking part in the tour the client consents to us using photos and/or videos of the client for advertising and promotional purposes in any medium we choose. The client grants us a permanent, royalty-free, worldwide, irrevocable license to use such images for publicity and promotional purposes.
16.2 We may use technology to track the patterns of behaviour of visitors to our site. This can include using a “cookie” which would be stored on your browser. You can usually modify your browser to prevent this happening. The information collected in this way can be used to identify you unless you modify your browser settings.
We collect information about the client for 2 reasons: firstly, to process their booking and second, to provide them with the best possible service. The personal information requested by the company at the time of booking plus any subsequent information is held in its original form and on computer. The information is required to assist the company, employee and any subcontractors to deliver the activity/tour and in maintaining the company’s high standards of delivery.