Terms and Conditions
On payment of Deposit, defined below, the depositor and any travel companion of depositor (collectively, “Travelers”) agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions (“Terms”):
Big League Tours, Inc. (“Big League Tours”) and its affiliates and sponsoring representative(s) (collectively, its “Representatives”) are acting solely as intermediaries. Big League Tours and its Representatives are responsible only for making the arrangements for all accommodations, services, and events that constitute the trip, except to the extent that accommodations or services cannot be supplied due to reasons beyond the control of Big League Tours or its Representatives, as detailed in these terms and conditions. The carriers, motor coach companies, hotels, and other suppliers (“Suppliers”) providing travel, hotel, and other accommodations are independent contractors and not agents or employees of Big League Tours or its Representatives.
Big League Tours’ website may contain hyperlinks, from time to time, to websites operated by parties other than Big League Tours. Such hyperlinks are provided for Travelers’ reference only. Big League Tours does not control such websites and is not responsible for their contents or Travelers’ use of them. Big League Tours’ inclusion of hyperlinks to such websites does not imply any endorsement of the material on such websites or any association with those operators or Suppliers.
Big League Tours is not affiliated with any sports team or league.
Big League Tours requires a $500 deposit per Traveler at the time of booking in order to make the reservation (the “Deposit”). The final payment is due 90 days prior to the confirmed arrival date.
Cancellations and Refunds
Big League Tours requires written notification of cancellation pursuant to the notice provision contained herein. Cancellations 91 days or more prior to confirmed arrival date are eligible for a full refund. Cancellation notifications received 61-90 days prior to confirmed arrival date are subject to a cancellation fee equal to the initial deposit. Cancellations received 31-60 days prior to confirmed arrival date are penalized at 50%. Cancellations received less than 30 days prior to confirmed arrival date are penalized at 100%.
If one or more Travelers cancels their trip and such cancellation alters the room requirements of the remaining Travelers, Travelers still traveling may be required to pay a revised rate. Big League Tours regrets that it cannot make exceptions for personal emergencies. Big League Tours recommends that Travelers consider purchasing tour cancellation insurance.
All travel documents, if issued, must be returned to Big League Tours prior to any refund being issued.
There shall be no refunds given for any unused travel services or any portion thereof.
Big League Tours reserves the right to cancel any tour at its discretion. In the event that a tour is cancelled by Big League Tours, for reasons other than a Force Majeure Event (below), all Travelers booked on that tour will receive a refund of the Deposit or any other payments made. Travelers may choose to transfer their payments to another Big League Tours tour within the same tour season if desired. Big League Tours is not responsible for any payments made by the Traveler to other entities such as, airlines, car services, travel agents, etc.
Documentation and Personal Identification
It is the responsibility of each individual Traveler to obtain the documentation required for their trip such as passports, visas, birth certificates, and photo identification. Travelers entering the United States and Canada are required to show proof of citizenship for entry. Those Travelers denied entry at any border will not be entitled to any refund.
Travelers agree to be responsible for all incidental charges incurred in excess of those covered by the package. Incidental charges can include food, beverages, telephone use, internet use, parking fees, and other hotel charges. All hotels require a credit card or deposit for incidental charges at time of check-in. Hotels expect departing guests to vacate rooms by 12 noon and arriving guests to check-in later than 3 pm to allow for cleaning and maid service. Host hotels do their best to minimize inconvenience and store luggage if you arrive early or need to depart late. Big League Tours reserves the right to substitute confirmed hotels with comparable accommodations at either its own or the hotel’s discretion. Accommodations are subject to availability.
Credit Card Payments
Travelers’ authorization to use their credit card number for the Deposit and/or final payment indicates Travelers’ complete compliance with Big League Tours’ booking terms and conditions. Verbal authorization of Travelers’ credit card confirms Travelers’ reservation.
Travelers permit and authorize Big League Tours and its employees, agents, and personnel who are acting on behalf of Big League Tours to use photographs or other likeness of Travelers and those in Travelers’ party for purposes related to the publicity, marketing, and promotion of Big League Tours and its various tours, events, and programs.
Travelers’ photograph or likeness may be copied and distributed by means of various media, including video presentations, television, news bulletins, mailouts, billboards or signs, brochures, placement on Big League Tours’ and other websites, social media, or newspapers.
Although Big League Tours will endeavor to use Travelers’ photograph or likeness in accordance with standards of good judgment, Big League Tours cannot warranty or guarantee that any further dissemination of Travelers’ photograph or likeness will be subject to Big League Tours’ supervision or control. Accordingly, Travelers release Big League Tours from any and all liability related to dissemination of their photographs or likeness.
Any notice required to be given under these Terms shall be sent to the address for Big League Tours located on its website or to Travelers at the address given to book the tour via overnight delivery with a return receipt with a nationally recognized carrier.
Big League Tours and its Representatives’ performance under this Agreement may be excused by any events or occurrences beyond their control or occurrences beyond their control such as, but not limited to, acts of God, war or threat of war, government retaliation against foreign or domestic enemies, terrorism, government regulation or shutdown, executive order, civil disorder, recognized health threats as determined by the World Health Organization, the Centers for Disease Control or local health agency, disaster, fire, strikes either real or threatened, curtailment of transportation facilities, or any other cause beyond the reasonable control of Big League Tours or its Representatives, making it from an economic, political, personal safety, or policy basis, illegal, inadvisable, or impossible to perform the tour (a “Force Majeure Event”). Big League Tours and its Representatives have no liability and will have no obligation to make a refund if a Force Majeure Event occurs.
Disclaimer of Warranties
The information, products, and services published on the Big League Tours’ website may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. In particular, Big League Tours and its Representatives do not guarantee the accuracy of, and disclaim liability for inaccuracies relating to, the information and description of the tour packages and trips, with respect to the hotel, air, car, and other travel products displayed on the website (including, without limitation, photographs, if any, lists of hotel amenities, general product descriptions, etc.), much of which information is provided by the respective Suppliers. Big League Tours and its Representatives may make improvements and/or changes to the information provided at any time, in its sole discretion.
Big League Tours and its Representatives make no representations about the suitability of the information, products, and services provided for any purpose. All information, products, and services are provided “as-is” without warranty of any kind. Big League Tours and its Representatives hereby disclaim all warranties and conditions with respect to information, products, and services, including all implied warranties and conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, and noninfringement, to the fullest extent allowable by law.
Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT WILL BIG LEAGUE TOURS BE LIABLE TO ANY TRAVELERS FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING FROM OR RELATING TO ANY TOUR OR THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, EVEN IF BIG LEAGUE TOURS KNEW OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. BIG LEAGUE TOURS’ TOTAL CUMULATIVE LIABILITY ARISING FROM OR RELATED TO ANY TOUR OR THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, WHETHER IN CONTRACT OR TORT OR OTHERWISE, WILL NOT EXCEED THE AMOUNT OF FEES ACTUALLY PAID TO BIG LEAGUE TOURS BY THE TRAVELER WHO BRINGS THE CLAIM OR ALLEGES THE LIABILITY. THE PARTIES ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THESE TERMS REFLECT THE ALLOCATION OF RISK SET FORTH IN THIS AGREEMENT, AND THAT THE PARTIES WOULD NOT ENTER INTO THIS AGREEMENT WITHOUT THESE LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY. BIG LEAGUE TOURS AND ITS REPRESENTITIVES ARE NOT LIABLE FOR NEGLIGENCE OR WILLFUL MISCONDUCT OF ANY SUPPLIERS OR THIRD PARTIES PROVIDING SERVICES ON THE TOUR, OR FOR ANY PERSONAL INJURIES, DEATH, PROPERTY LOSS, OR OTHER DAMAGES RESULTING THEREFROM.
Each Traveler shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Big League Tours, from and against all damages, losses, liabilities, costs, and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of any claim, suit, dispute, or proceeding arising from or relating to (a) a breach of these Terms by any Traveler; (b) the actions or omissions of a Traveler during a tour; or (c) any property damage or personal injury caused during the course of the tour, whether such damage or injury pertains to another traveler on the tour, a Supplier, or any other third-party.
These terms and conditions and the relationship between Big League Tours, its Representatives, and Travelers shall be governed by Indiana law, and any claims related to any tour or these terms and conditions shall be brought in a court of competent jurisdiction, located in Marion County, Indiana. The prevailing party in any dispute shall be entitled to all costs, expenses, and fees (including attorneys’ fees) incurred in connection with the dispute, regardless of whether a lawsuit is filed. TRAVELERS EXPRESSLY AGREE TO SUBMIT TO PERSONAL JURISDICTION IN MARION COUNTY, INDIANA, AND TRAVELERS WAIVE ANY RIGHTS OR CLAIMS TO A TRIAL BY JURY FOR ANY DISPUTES RELATED TO ANY TOUR, ANY PAYMENTS MADE FOR A TOUR, OR THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
Travelers hereby agree that each has read and fully understands the Terms, which will serve as a binding contract between Travelers and Big League Tours. Big League Tours reserves the right to change the Terms in its sole discretion, effective upon posting the amended Terms on the Big League Tours’ website, or by communicating any changes to Travelers through written notice, and Travelers agree to accept and be bound by those amended Terms.