General Terms & Conditions           
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY BEFORE MAKING YOUR RESERVATION AND ACCEPT THESE TERMS.
LUXURY YACHT MALDIVES RESERVES THE RIGHT TO AMEND THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS AT ANY TIME AND PUBLISHES THE UPDATED VERSION ON WEB SITE.

Bookings
When you book, we will ask you for a lead name that accepts General Terms and Conditions on behalf of the whole party in their entirety and without limitation. We will send all correspondence and any travel information to the lead name. Please update us on any changes in your contact details. Please check all the information received and communicate any discrepancies you may find.

Luxury Yacht Maldives (LYM) reserves the right to modify the ship’s advertised itinerary or route when necessary (weather or extraordinary conditions, Force Majeure). Passengers are not entitled for any claims or refunds. 
Sailing Cancellation
LYM guarantees departures with a minimum of 10 participants. The cancellation of a departure will be notified 21 days before embark and alternative dates or accommodation will be offered to the guests. If the alternative will not be accepted LYM will refund ONLY the amount received.
Vessel Substitution
LYM may be forced to operate the cruise program with another boat of the same or higher standard. Passengers in this circumstance are not entitled to any refund.
Cruise Interruption
Should the Vessel sustain any breakdown in machinery affecting the itinerary for more than 48 hours, if no substitute vessel or arrangement is offered, passengers will be entitled to a refund proportional to the cruise days lost. No further claims will be accepted.
Insurance
We remind you that a valid Medical evacuation insurance is compulsory.
All divers are requested to have an adequate Dive Injury Insurance (DAN or equivalent)
Medical
You are strongly advised to undergo a full medical examination before your holiday.
If you hold a diving medical certificate you should bring it with you.
On board you will have to sign a liability discharge form to prove your fitness to travel and partake in the activities.
While travelling
It is extremely important that you listen to the advice given by our Staff and local Representatives.
Be aware that you cannot participate to any activities under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
If any equipment or property belonging to us is lost or damaged, we reserve the right to charge you the cost.
Complaints
Any complaint during your stay must be notified to our local representative immediately in order to solve the situation. If you remain dissatisfied, please contact our office within 10 days after leaving our vessel or hotel.

 
Passport, Visa and Immunisation requirements
Be aware that 6 months validity passport  beyond the length of stay is now a mandatory requirement for many countries around the world.
No VISA required for less than 30 days in Maldives. 
You are responsible for obtaining the correct documentation for entry into each destination country.
Legal Structure and Governing Law
Luxury Yacht Maldives by ALBATROS TOP BOAT SRL is a company duly incorporated under the Italian laws . These Terms and Conditions shall be construed in accordance with the Italian laws.
Payment
For INDIVIDUAL BOOKINGS Luxury Yacht Maldives must receive:
30% of the total trip price in order to have the booking confirmed.
Balance of 70% to be received not later than 3 months prior the departure’s date.
For CHARTER or HALF CHARTER BOOKINGS:
5%  deposit  within 14 days from booking request Non-refundable
30%  9 months from booking
30%  6 months from booking       
35%  3 months before departure’s date.

 

Cancellation policy  
For INDIVIDUAL BOOKINGS
Up to 60 days before departure, the penalty is 30% of the total amount.
Less than 60 days prior the trip departure the penalty is 100% of the total amount.
For CHARTER or HALF CHARTER BOOKINGS
6 months or more before departure date: penalty of 30% of the total amount.
From 6 to 3 months before departure: penalty of 50% of the total amount.
Less than 3 months before departure: penalty of 100% of the total amount.
When undertaking a Group Booking, all persons or members a party to the Group Booking will be subject to these General Terms and Conditions and the Group Terms and Conditions applicable.

Privacy
The processing of personal data, which is required to conclude and execute the contract, is carried out, in full respect of D. Leg. 196/03 in paper and digital form. The personal information provided at the time of booking will be treated in anonymous form for any statistical processing directly from Albatros Top Boat Srl (as a holder of the treatment under the law), and / or by companies controlled by it and / or its affiliates, through the persons in charge of the law. The data will be communicated only to the service providers included in the tourist package and to the authorities when required by specific regulations. The tourist may at any time exercise the rights under art. 7 D.Leg.193 / 03 by contacting Albatros Top Boat Srl. Albatros Top Boat Srl participates in the formation of the Guarantee Fund pursuant to art 51 "Tourism Code", reformed by law 6 August 2013 n.97.
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This current document was last updated and verified on August  22nd 2017