Limits of Responsibilities

Acts of God and the Like

Distinctive Expeditions IS NOT LIABLE for acts of God, fire, acts of government or other authorities, wars, civil disturbances, riots, terrorist acts, strikes, thefts, pilferage, epidemics, quarantines, dangerous incidents at sea, land, and air travel, and other similar acts or incidents beyond its control.

Traveler’s Representations

The traveler represents that neither he/she nor anyone traveling with him/her has any physical or other condition or disability that would create a hazard to himself/herself or others participating on the tour.

Independent Suppliers

Distinctive Expeditions purchases transportation, hotel accommodations, restaurant services, and other services from various independent suppliers. As these companies are not subject to its control, Distinctive Expeditions cannot be liable for any property damage, personal injury or death that may occur due to (1) any act or omission of such a supplier, or (2) defects in or failures of any aircraft, vessel, automotive vehicle, or other means of transportation that is not under its control.

Optional Activities That May Be Dangerous

Optional activities will be available at some of the places you will visit. Some of these activities carry with them the inherent risk of serious personal injury. These activities include, but are not necessarily limited to: (a) scuba diving or snorkeling; (b) horseback riding; (c) canoe or kayaking; (d) white water rafting trips; (e) zip lining, among others. You participate in these activities by your own free will and you should be aware that your personal safety cannot be guaranteed. To this end you must understand that participation will be at your own risk and that Distinctive Expeditions assumes no responsibility for your safety. In addition, travelers under the age of 18 are required to have the consent of the parent or guardian whether they are traveling together or not.

Applicable Law

This agreement shall be construed, interpreted, and enforced in accordance with, and shall be governed by, the laws of Costa Rica.