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Trips to Auschwitz-Birkenau are on an approximate bi-annual basis on specified days. We can arrange alternate days/trips for groups. Contact us with your enquiry.
We have an Air Travel Organiser's Licence (ATOL) (number 10384) issued by the Civil Aviation Authority. Many of the flights and flight-inclusive holidays on our website are financially protected by the ATOL scheme. But ATOL protection does not apply to all travel services on our website. Please ask us to confirm what protection may apply to your booking. If you do not receive an ATOL Certificate then the booking will not be protected. If you do receive an ATOL Certificate but all the parts of your trip are not listed on it, those parts will not be ATOL protected. Please see our Booking Terms and Conditions for information or for more information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate go to: www.caa.co.uk/ATOLCertificate
Kahan Travel Ltd a company registered in England and Wales (Co.Noi. 7533521) whose registered office is at 325-327 Oldfield Lane North, Greenford, Middlesex, UB6 0FX
It is important that you read the following booking conditions carefully as they are the basis of your contract with Kahan Travel Limited.
Your contract incorporates these Booking Conditions and by making a booking with us you confirm your acceptance of these Booking Conditions (and any contract made with any supplier(s)). Our Agreement with you sets out what you are legally entitled to expect from us when you purchase travel services through us.
Please read them carefully, detach and keep with your travel documents.
(a) References within the booking conditions to “departure date(s)” means the date the services we have agreed to provide commence.
(b)The references to “you” and “your” means the persons named in the booking (including any person or persons added or substituted subsequently).
(c) “We” “Us” and “Our” means Kahan Travel Limited.
(d) References to “arrangements”, “travel arrangements”, “holiday”, “package” or “tour” mean the services we have agreed to provide to or provide you with under your booking with us.
1.2 The party leader is responsible for making all payments due to us under the booking. All party members named within the booking are jointly and severally liable for all payments due under the booking.
1.3 A contract will exist as soon as we issue a booking confirmation invoice to the party leader. Prior to this we may send you an acknowledgement of your booking request. This is to advise you we are dealing with your booking request and is not confirmation of it. The contract is made in the terms of these booking conditions, which are governed by English law and the jurisdiction of the English Courts. You may choose the law and jurisdiction of Scotland or Northern Ireland if you wish to do so and you are resident in Scotland or Northern Ireland.
1.4 Once you have received your booking confirmation invoice please check this carefully together with your ATOL certificate and all other documents we have sent to you. If any of the information contained within any of these documents is incorrect or incomplete, please notify us immediately in writing as it may not be possible to make later changes to it. We cannot accept any liability if we are not notified of any inaccuracies within 7 days of issue of the booking confirmation invoice to you.
1.5 We reserve the right to refuse to accept bookings in our absolute discretion without stating the reason for doing so.
1.6 When you book your tour it may not be possible to confirm your precise air or rail arrangements due to airline and rail operator booking restrictions. Your confirmation invoice and/or ATOL certificate will set out the arrangements reserved for you and/or any provisional reservations or those arrangements we plan to reserve for you. Some airlines charge for luggage separately and some flights may be indirect. These may also be subject to change by your airline or rail operators.
1.7 We cannot confirm any specific airline or rail seat numbers and reserve the right to make changes to your flight and/or rail times but will notify you of any such changes as soon as possible.
If you have a special request, please advise us at the time of booking. We cannot guarantee that the request will be met and any failure to do so will not be a breach of contract on our part. Confirmation that a request has been noted will be included on your booking confirmation invoice or upon the acknowledgment of booking. We are unable to accept bookings which are conditional upon a special request being met and these will be treated by us as a standard booking.
3.1 We provide financial security for tours which include flights, by way of our ATOL (Air Travel Organisers Licence) granted by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), CAA House, 49 – 59 Kingsway, London WC2B 6TE. Our ATOL number is 10384.
3.2 When you buy a flight inclusive tour from us you will receive an ATOL certificate from us. This lists the flights, accommodation, car hire and/or other services that are financially protected, where you can get information on what this means for you and who to contact if things go wrong. We, or the suppliers identified on your ATOL certificate, will provide you with the services listed on the ATOL certificate (or a suitable alternative). In some cases where neither we or the supplier are able to do so for reasons of insolvency, an alternative ATOL holder may provide you with the services you have bought or a suitable alternative (at no extra cost to you). You agree to accept that in those circumstances the alternative ATOL holder will perform those obligations and you agree to pay any money outstanding to be paid by you under your contract to that alternative ATOL holder. However, you also agree that in some cases it will not be possible to appoint an alternative ATOL holder, in which case you will be entitled to make a claim under the ATOL scheme (or your credit card issuer, where applicable).
3.3 If we, or the suppliers identified on your ATOL certificate, are unable to provide the services listed (or a suitable alternative, through an alternative ATOL holder or otherwise) for reasons of insolvency, the trustees of the Air Travel Trust may make payment to (or confer a benefit on) you under the ATOL scheme. You must agree that in return for such a payment or benefit you must assign absolutely to those trustees any claims which you have or may have arising out of or relating to the non-provision of the services, including any claim against us, the travel agent (or your credit card issuer where applicable). You also agree that any such claims may be reassigned to another body, if that other body has paid sums you have claimed under the ATOL scheme.
3.4 For further information visit the ATOL website at www.atol.org.uk
3.5 The price of our flight inclusive arrangements includes the amount of £2.50 per person as part of the ATOL Protection Contribution (APC) we pay to the CAA. This charge is included in our advertised prices. Not all tour or travel services offered and sold by us will be protected by the ATOL scheme. Please ask us to confirm what protection may apply to your booking. ATOL protection is primarily for customers who book and pay in the United Kingdom.
4.1 We reserve the right to alter the prices of any of the tours shown on our website. You will be advised of the current price of the tour you wish to book before your contract is confirmed.
4.2 Unless stated otherwise, the price of your tour includes each and all of the component parts described within your booking confirmation invoice.
4.3 Not included in the price of your tour is travel insurance, excess baggage charges, tipping and any food or drink or additional excursions or activities which are not confirmed as being part of your tour arrangements. Additionally, any items or services purchased on board are not included in the cost of your tour unless specifically stated.
4.4 When you make your booking you are required to pay the full amount of the tour or such other amount as may be notified to you at the time of your booking request. All prices shown are per person. Any balance of the price of your travel arrangements must be paid by the date shown in your booking confirmation invoice. If the deposit and/or the balance is not paid in time we shall cancel your travel arrangements. If the balance is not paid in time, we shall retain any sum already paid.
4.5 Changes in the cost of the following mean that the price of your travel arrangement may change after you have booked. However, there will be no change within 20 days of your departure date.
4.6 You may be charged for the amount of any increase in accordance with this clause plus the administration charge of £1.00 per person. However, if this means that you have to pay an increase of more than 8% of the total price of your confirmed tour (excluding any insurance premiums, amendment charges and/or additional services or travel arrangements) you will have the option of (i) accepting the price increase and pay the requested amount (ii) accepting a change to another tour if we are able to offer one (if this is of equivalent or higher quality you will not have to pay more but if it is of lower quality you will be refunded the difference in price) or (iii) cancelling your tour booking and receiving a full refund of all monies paid to us, except for any insurance premiums and any amendment charges and/or additional services or travel arrangements which do not form part of your package. Should you decide to cancel for this reason, you must exercise your right to do so within 14 days of the issue date printed on your final invoice.
4.7 Should the price of your tour go down due to the changes mentioned above, then any refund due will be paid to you. However, please note that travel arrangements that are purchased in local currency and some apparent changes have no impact on the price of your travel due to contractual and other protection in place.
5.1 If, after we have issued a booking confirmation invoice to you, you wish to change your travel arrangements, we will do our best to make these changes, although it may not always be possible to do so. Your request to change your booking must be made in writing by the party leader. You may be asked to pay an administration charge of £35 per person and any further costs we may incur in making this alteration. When changing your travel arrangements, the price will be based on the price applied on the date you make the change. The price may not be the same as when you first made your booking.
5.2 If you or any member of your party is prevented from travelling, that person may transfer their place to someone else subject to the folllowing conditions:
a) That person is introduced by you and satisfies each and all of the conditions applicable to the booked holiday;
b) We are notified in writng of the request for transfer not later than 7 days before departure;
c) If you are required to do so, pay the outstanding balance payment, and an amendment fee of £50.00 per person transferring, as well as any additional fees, charges and other costs arising from the transfer;
d) The transferee agrees to these booking conditions, and all of the terms of the Contract between us.
e) Charges amounting to the full cost of any transferred flight and a replacement flight will be imposed in the event of any transfer.
5.3 You and the transferee will remain jointly and severally liable for the payment of all sums. If you are unable to find a replacement, the cancellation charges set out in clause 6.1 will apply in order to cover our estimated costs. Otherwise, no refunds will be given to passengers not travelling or for any unused service.
5.4 Any discount you received when you made your original booking may be altered or reduced when changes are made if this discount had subsequently been altered, reduced or withdrawn.
5.5 If you have paid accommodation supplements and the number of people in your accommodation changes you may have to pay extra.
5.6 Any changes to your departure date, airport, transportation, destination, accommodation or length of travel must apply to all members of your booking.
5.7 If you have taken out travel insurance it may not be possible to change or cancel this and as such, any premium cannot be refunded.
5.8 Scheduled airlines may not allow name changes within certain periods prior to departure and may not allow these after the flight ticket has been issued. If you wish to make a name change and this is not permitted by your airline, it will be necessary to cancel your flight, lose the money paid in respect of that flight and pay the full cost of another flight, which may not be the same flight or at the same cost as the one you have cancelled.
6.1 If you, or any member of your party, cancel your travel arrangements at any time, written notification from the person who made the booking must be received by us at our registered office or by email at Poland@kahantravel.co.uk. If you, or any member of your party cancel the booking no refund of monies paid will be made other than in accordance with clause 6.2 below.
6.2 You have the right to cancel your tour before departure without paying a cancellation charge in the event of “unavoidable and extraordinary circumstances” occurring at your tour destination or its immediate vicinity and which signifcantly affects the performance of the tour or which signficantly affects transport arrangements to the destination. In these circumstances, we shall provide you with a full refund of the monies you have paid but we will not be liable to pay you any compensation.
6.3 For the purposes of this clause, examples of “unavoidable and extraordinary circumstances” include warfare, acts of terrorism, significant risks to human healthy such as the outbreak of serious disease at the travel destination or natural disasters such floods, earthquakes or weather conditions which make it impossible to travel safely to your destination.
7.1 Once your booking has been confirmed we will make every effort to provide you with the booked holiday arrangements. Occasionally, it may be necessary to amend or cancel whole or part of your tour. We will notify you of any alteration or cancellation as soon as we reasonably can.
7.2 Independent travel arrangements (eg, flights, airport parking, car hire, etc) that you may arrange separately do not form part of our contract with you. Should we need to make changes to your travel arrangements, we will not liable for any amendment or any cancellation charges incurred by you in respect of any such independent travel arrangements.
7.3 If, before the start of your tour, we are constrained by circumstances beyond our control to significantly alter any of the main characteristics to your tour, we will offer you the choice of either (a) accepting the changed arrangements (b) accepting an offer for an alternative tour with comparable facilities from us, if available (we will refund you any price difference if the alternative is of a lower value) or (c) cancel your booking completely in which case we will refund you all monies paid by you. Please note that the above options are not available where any change made is a minor one. A significant change may include change of accommodation to that of a lower category and/or price, the change of flight for rail times of more than 12 hours, a change of UK departure location (save the changes between London airports).
7.4 If we make a significant change or cancel less than 14 weeks before departure (other than reason of non-payment of travel arrangements by you, events beyond our control (paragraph 8 below) or minimum group size numbers not being reached (paragraph 10 below)), we will also pay you compensation as detailed below:-
|Period of Notice We Give to You Before Departure||Compensation to Each FullFare Passenger|
|Less than 30 days||£30|
You are required to advise us within 7 days of being notified of a significant change whether you wish to: (a) accept a proposed change or (b) cancel your booking and receive a refund.
If you have not notified us within 7 days, we will write to you again to obtain confirmation of your choice of the options above.
If you fail to respond within a further 7 days, we will cancel your booking and refund all payments made by or on behalf of you.
7.5 Please note that compensation referred to at 7.4 above and the options referred to at 7.3 above do not apply to any minor changes made by us.
Please note that compensation will not be payable and we will accept no liability beyond offering you the options above where:
(a) we are constrained to make a significant change or cancel your booking as a result of unusual and unforeseeable circumstances beyond our control. These circumstances will usually include but are not limited to, war, threat of war, riots, civil disturbances, terrorist activity and its consequences, industrial disputes, any failure to secure flying rights, natural and nuclear disaster, fire, epidemics, health risks and pandemics and unavoidable and unforeseeable technical problems with transport reasons beyond our control or that of our suppliers, closed or congested airports or ports, hurricanes and other actual or potential severe weather conditions, and any other similar events; or
(b) we are constrained to cancel your booking because the minimum numbers of booking required have not been reached and we have notified you within the time periods specified at section (10) of these booking conditions; or
(c) we cancel as a result of your failure to comply with any of the requirements of these booking conditions entitling us to cancel; or
(d) we make a significant change or cancel your arrangements more than 14 weeks before departure; or
(e) where the change or cancellation by us arises out of alterations to the confirmed booking request by you.
9.1 If we are unable to provide a significant proportion of the services that you have booked with us after your departure, we will, where possible, make alternative arrangements for you at no extra charge and if appropriate in all the circumstances we will pay you reasonable compensation.
9.2 Please note that a change in the time of your departure or return flight by 12 hours or less or a change of your UK departure airport between Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted and Luton are not regarded as significant changes.
9.3 A change of accommodation to an equivalent or higher standard is also not regarded as significant nor are alterations to your itinerary which do not materially affect your tour.
9.4 If we cancel or make a major change and you accept a refund, we will consider an appropriate refund of your travel insurance premiums if you can show that you are unable to transfer or re-use your policy.
Some of the travel arrangements shown on our website can only be operated if there is sufficient demand for the same and a sufficient number of people book these travel packages. If there is insufficient demand on subsequent confirmed bookings, we have the right to cancel the travel arrangements in question. If we have to do so, we will notify you as soon as possible. In this situation, you will then have the choice of accepting an alternative travel arrangement of equivalent or closely similar standard. The cost of any alternative tour offer will be our selling price at the time of change. If the alternative is cheaper, we will refund you the difference. If the alternative is more expensive, you have the option to pay the difference. If you do not wish to take the alternative we offer you, you can choose to cancel your tour and receive a full refund of any monies you have paid to us. We will also consider an appropriate refund of insurance premiums paid, if you can show that you are unable to transfer or re-use your policy. When we cancel for lack of numbers in accordance with this paragraph no compensation or other amounts (for example, the cost of any connected travel arrangements you have made independently) will be payable. In the unlikely event that we do need to cancel your tour for the reason of lack of numbers, we will not do so less than 20 days before your arrival date if the tour is for more than 6 days. In the case of tours lasting between 2 and 6 days we will not cancel the package less than 7 days before the start of the package.in the case of trips lasting less than 2 days we will give you at least 48 hours notice of any cancellation.
11.1 In accordance with the Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018, where it is impossible for you to return to your departure point on the return date of your package due to “unavoidable and extraordinary circumstances” we shall provide you with the necessary accommodation for a period not exceeding 3 nights per person. Where possible, this accommodation shall be of comparable standard to the accommodation booked by you under the package. For the purposes of this clause, examples of “unavoidable and extraordinary circumstances” include warfare, acts of terrorism, significant risks to human health such as the outbreak of serious disease at the travel destination or natural disasters such as floods, earthquakes or weather conditions which make it impossible to travel safely to the travel destination.
11.2 The limitation of costs for 3 nights accommodation referred to above does not apply to persons with reduced mobility as defined by Article 2 of Regulation (EC) 1107/2006 and does not apply to persons of reduced mobility travelling by air and any other person accompanying them, pregnant women and unaccompanied minors as well as persons in need of specific medical assistance, provided that you have notified us of their needs at least 48 hours prior to departure.
12.1 We agree to perform and provide the travel arrangements which make up your booking with reasonable skill and care. If the contract you have with us is not performed or is improperly performed by us or any of our suppliers, we will pay you appropriate compensation if this has affected your enjoyment of your tour. We will not be liable for any failure in the performance of the contract with you if this is due to:-
a) The fault of yourself and/or another member of your party;
b) A third party unconnected with the provision of the travel arrangements and where failure is unforeseeable or unavoidable;
c) Unusual and unforeseeable circumstances beyond our control, the consequences of which could not have been avoided even if all due care had been exercised;
d) An event which neither we nor our suppliers, even with all due care, could have foreseen or forestalled.
12.2 Our liability to you and any member of your party, except in cases involving death, injury or illness, shall be limited to a maximum of three times the cost of your booking. Our liability will also be limited in accordance with and/or in an identical manner to
a) The contractual terms of the suppliers we use in the provision of your holiday arrangements form part of your contract with us. These terms are incorporated into this contract as are;
b) Any relevant international convention, for example the Montreal Convention in respect of travel by air, the Athens Convention in respect of travel by sea, the Berne Convention in respect of travel by rail, and the Paris Convention in respect of the provision of accommodation, which limit the amount of compensation you can claim for death, injury, delay to passengers, and loss, damage and delay to luggage.
12.3 We will not accept responsibility for any services which do not form part of your contract with us. These may include any excursion purchased during the course of your tour and any additional services or facilities which we have not agreed to arrange or provide as part of our contract with you.
12.4 You must inform us, without undue delay, taking into account the circumstances of the case, of any lack of conformity which you perceive during the performance of a travel service included in your package travel contract.
12.5 If we are found liable for loss and/or damage to your luggage or personal possessions (including money) our maximum liability to you is limited to £1,000 per person unless a lower limitation applies under this contract or by virtue of international conventions.
If your contract with us is not performed or is improperly performed by us as a result of a failing attributable to a third party unconnected with the provision of tour services, or as a result of failures due to unusual or unforeseeable circumstances beyond our control the consequence of which could not have been avoided even with all due care, or as a result of an event which we or our suppliers, even with all due care, could not have foreseen or forestalled, and you suffer injury or other material loss, we will offer to provide you with prompt assistance as is reasonable in the circumstances. If you or any member of your party suffers during the course of your tour any difficulty as a result of any activity which does not form part of your contracted tour arrangements, we will offer you prompt assistance without undue delay. Such assistance may include assisting you in making communications and helping you to find alternative travel arrangements. If the difficulty is caused intentionally by you or as a result of your negligence, we may charge a reasonable fee for that assistance which will not exceed the actual cost incurred by us. All assistance (financial or otherwise) is subject to our reasonable discretion and subject to you notifying us promptly of your need. If you are entitled to have any costs and expenses arising from such an incident met by or from any insurance policy or if you recover any costs and expenses relating to the incident from a third party you must repay us the costs and expenses we have incurred in assisting you.
14.1 The passport and visa requirements of yourself and your party, together with any other immigration requirements, are your responsibility and you should check these with the relevant embassies and/or consulates prior to travel. We do not accept any responsibility if you cannot travel if you have not complied with the relevant requirements in force prior to and at the time of travel.
14.2 It is also your responsibility to check all compulsory and recommended health requirements, including vaccinations, prior to travel and to ensure that you are in receipt of all and any necessary vaccination certificates and other health documentation. The costs of obtaining any such documentation are your responsibility and we are unable to accept any responsibility or liability if your travel arrangements are affected as a result of the failure to do so by yourself or any member of your party.
14.3 You must provide us with full details of any existing medical condition or disability that may affect your travel arrangements (including, in particular, any accommodation requirements) at the time of your booking. If in our reasonable opinion your chosen travel arrangements are not suitable for your medical problem or disability or you are not travelling with someone who can provide all assistance you may reasonably require, we have the right to refuse to accept the booking. If you do not give us full details of your medical problem including any allergies and dietary requirements or disability we can also cancel the booking when we find out full details if in our reasonable opinion, the travel arrangements are not suitable or you are not travelling with someone who can provide all assistance reasonably required. If we cancel your booking as a result of this, the cancellation charges set out in Clause 6.1 above will apply.
14.4 Information on foreign travel is provided and regularly updated by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Details can be found at www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice and www.gov.uk/knowbeforeyougo
14.5 If we are required or asked to reissue tickets that have been lost, destroyed or stolen and we agree to do so, any charges incurred as a result of this will be payable by you.
15.1 If any flight you have booked is cancelled or delayed, your flight ticket is downgraded or boarding is denied by your airline in circumstances which would entitle you to claim compensation against the airline under EC Regulation No 261/2004 – the Denied Boarding Regulations 2004, you must pursue the airline for the compensation due to you. All sums you receive or are entitled to receive from the airline concerned by virtue of these Regulations represent the full amount of your entitlement to compensation or any other payment arising from such cancellation, delay, downgrading or denied boarding. The fact a delay may entitle you to cancel your flight does not automatically entitle you to cancel any other arrangements even where those arrangements have been made in conjunction with your flight. We have no liability to make any payment to you in relation to the Denied Boarding Regulations or in respect of any flight cancellation or delay, downgrading of any flight ticket or denial of any boarding as the full amount of your entitlement to any compensation or other payment (as dealt with above) is covered by the airline’s obligations under the Denied Boarding Regulations. If your airline does not comply with these rules you should complain to the Civil Aviation Authority on 0330 022 1500 www.caa.co.uk.
15.2 Unfortunately, flight or other transport delays sometimes occur. Depending on the length of the delay and surrounding circumstances, the carrier concerned should provide refreshments when and where appropriate. We are generally not in a position to provide any assistance in the event of flight or other transportation delays and cannot accept any liability except where expressly stated in these Booking Conditions.
16.1 Activities within our tour may require a certain degree of physical fitness. It is your responsibility to ensure that you have the levels of fitness required for any activity you choose to participate in. If you are in any doubt, please consult your GP before departure. We, and those retained by us, to supervise any activities, retain the discretion at any time to decline to allow you to participate in any activity, if we reasonably believe that in the interests of your health, you should not do so. In such circumstances, we shall not be liable for any losses or compensation arising.
16.2 You must provide us with full details of any existing medical or physical problems (including unusual height or weight) or disability that may apply to you or any member of your group and which is likely to affect your ability to take part in some or all of the activities forming part of your tour (including, in particular, any accommodation requirements or difficulties that may be encountered in accessing buildings) at the time of booking. If, in our reasonable opinion, any particular activities or arrangements are not suitable for the medical or physical problems or disability or you are not travelling with someone who can provide all the assistance that may be required, we have the right to refuse to accept the booking or you may not be able to participate in certain activities, in which event we shall not be liable for any losses or compensation arising.
16.3 If you do not give us full details of any medical or physical problem or disability at the time of booking and/or promptly inform us of any adverse change to any existing medical or physical problem or disability and/or any new medical or physical problem or disability that arises after booking then we can also cancel the booking when we find out the full details if, in our reasonable opinion, the arrangements are not suitable in the circumstances. If we cancel in this situation, cancellation charges as set out at Section 6 must be paid by the person concerned.
17.1 You must take out suitable insurance for all your needs before you travel and it is a condition of this contract that you or members of your party do so. We cannot be held responsible for any costs you may incur as a result of failing to do so.
17.2 You must provide us with the name of your insurer, policy number and 24 hour emergency help line number before you travel.
17.3 If you take part in activities whilst travelling that have been organised and arranged independently of us, participation is at your own risk and it is your responsibility to ensure that you have obtained the relevant insurance.
18.1 As part of your booking with us, you are accepting liability for any loss or damage caused by you or any member of your party during the course of your tour. Payment for any loss or damage must be made to us or our supplier at the time that it occurs or as soon as is reasonably practicable thereafter. If the cost of the loss or damage is not known at the time, we will reasonably estimate it and if this reasonable estimate exceeds the amount paid, you must pay the difference once known, and if it is less, the difference will be refunded to you. You will also be responsible for, and agree to indemnify us, in respect of any claim subsequently made against us and all costs incurred by us (including our own and any other party’s full legal costs) arising from your actions.
18.2 You are also responsible for the behaviour of yourself and other members of your party. We can refuse to accept you as a customer or refuse to continue dealing with you and/or any other member of your party by terminating your travel arrangements if your or their behaviour is or is likely to be, in our reasonable opinion or in the reasonable opinion of our suppliers, disruptive, upsetting or dangerous to yourself or anyone else, or if you or any member of your party have caused or are likely to cause damage to property. In these circumstances, we will not pay any refund, compensation or other sum whatsoever or any costs or expenses incurred by you if we have to terminate your travel arrangements due to such unacceptable behaviour. In this situation we will have no further responsibility for you or any other member of your party (including any return travel arrangements). If your unacceptable behaviour means that you are not able to board your outward flight, we will treat your booking as cancelled from that moment and you will have to pay the full cancellation charges referred to in Clause 6.1 above.
Excursions, tours or other activities that you book or pay for whilst you are on tour do not form part of the travel arrangements provided by us. Your contract will be with the operator or provider of that excursion, tour or activity and not with us. We are not responsible for the provision of the excursion, tour or activity or anything that may happen during the course of its provision by the operator. We do not accept any liability in relation to any such excursion, tour or activity and these Booking Conditions do not apply to them.
Unless we have stated that a local service or facility is included or free in our accommodation description, you may be asked to pay a charge locally, for example, local tourist tax, room services (eg minibar), health and beauty treatments, snacks, drinks, etc. Tourist taxes may be payable by you when you check out of your tour accommodation.
You should be aware that it is the standards and health and safety requirements of the country in which the services which make up your travel arrangements are provided which apply and not those of the United Kingdom. These standards will be different to those of the United Kingdom and may sometimes be lower.
The information contained in our website, brochure and advertising material is our responsibility and to the best of our knowledge and belief it is correct at the time of publication. Occasionally errors may occur and information may change and you must therefore check all the details of your travel arrangements at the time of booking.
23.1 In the unlikely event that you have cause to complain during the course of your travel arrangements with us, you must bring it to our attention immediately. If your complaint is not resolved then you must repeat your complaint in writing within 28 days of the end of your travel arrangements with us by writing to us at our Registered Office or emailing us at Poland@kahantravel.co.uk. You must provide any booking reference and all other relevant information to enable us to fully investigate your complaint. Any complaints which do not involve death, personal injury or illness and which are not made in accordance with this procedure we are unable to accept liability.
23.2 In accordance with the Alternative Dispute Resolutions for Consumer Disputes (Competent Authorities and Information) Regulations 2015 (“the ADR Directive”) we advise that Kahan Travel Limited does not utilise the services of an approved Dispute Resolution Service for the purposes of complaints.
In order to process your booking and to make sure that your tour arrangements run smoothly, we need to pass the information which you provide on to relevant suppliers such as airlines, transfer companies, hotels etc. The information which we provide may also be provided to credit checking companies and public authorities such as customs and immigration if required by law. Where your tour is outside the European Economic Area (ELEA), controls on data protection in your destination country may not be as strong as they are in the UK. However, we will not pass your information on to any person who is not responsible for part of your tour arrangements. If we cannot pass your information on to relevant suppliers, we cannot provide your booking, therefore in making this booking, you consent to your information being passed on to them. Your data controller is: Chuni Kahan MBE. You are entitled to a copy of your information held by us and if you would like to see this, please ask us. It may be necessary to make an administration charge for providing this to you.
The combination of travel services offered to you is a package within the meaning of the Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018.
Therefore you will benefit from all EU rights applying to the packages. Kahan Travel Limited will be fully responsible for the proper performance of the package as a whole.
Additionally, as required by law, Kahan Travel Limited has protection in place to refund your payments and, where transport is included in the package, to ensure your repatriation in the event that it becomes insolvent.
You can access The Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018 here:
Important information and who we are
Our full details are:
Full name of legal entity:Kahan Travel Limited (Co No 07533521) whose registered office is at 325-327 Oldfield Lane North, Greenford, Middlesex, UB6 0FX.
Name or title of data privacy manager:Chuni Kahan MBE - Director
Postal address:161 Hamilton Road, London NW11 9EB
Telephone number:+44 (0) 20 8802 1177
You have the right to make a complaint at any time to the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), the UK supervisory authority for data protection issues (www.ico.org.uk). We would, however, appreciate the chance to deal with your concerns before you approach the ICO so please contact us in the first instance.
This version was last updated on 12 May 2018 and any historic versions can be obtained by contacting us.
It is important that the personal data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your personal data changes during your relationship with us.
The data we collect about you
Personal data, or personal information, means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified. It does not include data where the identity has been removed (anonymous data).
We may collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of personal data about you which we have grouped together follows:
We do not collect any Special Categories of Personal Data about you (this includes details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, information about your health (other than to the extent that any health or disability issues may affect the services we are providing or making available to you) and genetic and biometric data). Nor do we collect any information about criminal convictions and offences.
If you fail to provide personal data
Where we need to collect personal data by law, or under the terms of a contract we have with you or in respect of any booking made through us as agent for a third party supplier and you fail to provide that data when requested, we may not be able to complete your booking and/or perform any contract we may have with you and/or the relevant third party supplier may not be able to perform the products or services it has contracted to supply as a result of your booking. In this case, we or the relevant third party supplier may have to cancel any contract that we or it has with you but we or the relevant third party supplier will notify you if this is the case at the time.
How is your personal data collected?
We use different methods to collect data from and about you including through:
(a) analytics providers such as Google based outside the EU;
(b) advertising networks inside or outside the EU; and
(c) search information providers based inside or outside the EU.
· Contact, Financial and Transaction Data from providers of technical, payment and delivery services based inside or outside the EU.
· Identity and Contact Data from data brokers or aggregators based inside or outside the EU.
· Identity and Contact Data from publicly availably sources such as the Electoral Register based inside the EU.
How we use your personal data
We will only use your personal data when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your personal data in the following circumstances:
· Where we or third parties for whom we act as agents need to perform the contract we or such third parties may enter into or have entered into with you.
· Where it is necessary for our legitimate interests (or those of a third party) and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests.
· Where we need to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation.
Generally we do not rely on consent as a legal basis for processing your personal data other than in relation to sending third party direct marketing communications to you via email or text message. You have the right to withdraw consent to marketing at any time by contacting us.
Purposes for which we will use your personal data
We have set out below, in a table format, a description of all the ways we plan to use your personal data, and which of the legal bases we rely on to do so. We have also identified what our legitimate interests are where appropriate.
Note that we may process your personal data for more than one lawful ground depending on the specific purpose for which we are using your data. Please contact us if you need details about the specific legal ground we are relying on to process your personal data where more than one ground has been set out in the table below.
Type of data
Lawful basis for processing including basis of legitimate interest
To register you as a new customer
Performance of a contract with you whether by us or by any third parties for whom we may be acting as agent
To process and deliver your booking including:
(a) Manage payments, fees and charges
(b) Collect and recover money owed to us or third parties for whom we may be acting as agent
(e) Marketing and Communications
(a) Performance of a contract with you whether by us or by any third parties for whom we may be acting as agent
(b) Necessary for our legitimate interests (to recover debts due to us or third parties for whom we may be acting as agent)
To manage our relationship with you which will include:
(b) Asking you to leave a review or take a survey
(d) Marketing and Communications
(a) Performance of a contract with you whether by us or by any third parties for whom we may be acting as agent
(b) Necessary to comply with a legal obligation
(c) Necessary for our legitimate interests (to keep our records updated and to study how customers use our products/services)
To enable you to partake in a prize draw, competition or complete a survey
(e) Marketing and Communications
(a) Performance of a contract with you whether by us or by any third parties for whom we may be acting as agent
(b) Necessary for our legitimate interests (to study how customers use our products/services, to develop them and grow our business)
To administer and protect our business and this website (including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, system maintenance, support, reporting and hosting of data)
(a) Necessary for our legitimate interests (for running our business, provision of administration and IT services, network security, to prevent fraud and in the context of a business reorganisation or group restructuring exercise)
(b) Necessary to comply with a legal obligation
To deliver relevant website content and advertisements to you and measure or understand the effectiveness of the advertising we serve to you
(e) Marketing and Communications
Necessary for our legitimate interests (to study how customers use our products/services, to develop them, to grow our business and to inform our marketing strategy)
To use data analytics to improve our website, products/services, marketing, customer relationships and experiences
Necessary for our legitimate interests (to define types of customers for our products and services, to keep our website updated and relevant, to develop our business and to inform our marketing strategy)
To make suggestions and recommendations to you about goods or services that may be of interest to you
Necessary for our legitimate interests (to develop our products/services and grow our business)
We strive to provide you with choices regarding certain personal data uses, particularly around marketing and advertising:
Promotional offers from us
We may use your Identity, Contact, Technical, Usage and Profile Data to form a view on what we think you may want or need, or what may be of interest to you. This is how we decide which products, services and offers may be relevant for you (we call this marketing).
You will receive marketing communications from us if you have requested information from us or made a booking with or through us or if you provided us with your details when you entered a competition or registered for a promotion and, in each case, you have not opted out of receiving that marketing.
We will get your express opt-in consent before we share your personal data for marketing purposes.
You can ask us or third parties to stop sending you marketing messages at any time by following the opt-out links on any marketing message sent to you or by contacting us at any time.
Where you opt out of receiving these marketing messages, this will not apply to personal data provided to us as a result of making any booking with or though us as agent.
Change of purpose
We will only use your personal data for the purposes for which we collected it, unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose. If you wish to get an explanation as to how the processing for the new purpose is compatible with the original purpose, please contact us.
If we need to use your personal data for an unrelated purpose, we will notify you and we will explain the legal basis which allows us to do so.
Please note that we may process your personal data without your knowledge or consent, in compliance with the above rules, where this is required or permitted by law.
Disclosures of your personal data
We may have to share your personal data with the parties set out below for the purposes set out in the table in paragraph 4 above.
· Internal Third Parties as defined in the Glossary below.
· External Third Parties as defined in the Glossary below.
· Specific third parties for whom we may be acting as agent in respect of any booking made by you with or through us.
· Specific third parties who may be acting as a supplier of services to us in respect of any booking made by you with or through us.
We require all third parties to respect the security of your personal data and to treat it in accordance with the law. We do not allow our third-party service providers to use your personal data for their own purposes and only permit them to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.
We do not ordinarily expect to transfer your personal data outside the European Economic Area (EEA).
If for any legitimate purpose relating to any booking made with or through us we transfer your personal data out of the EEA, we ensure a similar degree of protection is afforded to it by ensuring at least one of the following safeguards is implemented:
· We will only transfer your personal data to countries that have been deemed to provide an adequate level of protection for personal data by the European Commission. For further details, see European Commission: Adequacy of the protection of personal data in non-EU countries.
· Where we use providers based in the US, we may transfer data to them if they are part of the Privacy Shield which requires them to provide similar protection to personal data shared between the Europe and the US. For further details, see European Commission: EU-US Privacy Shield.
Please contact us if you want further information on the specific mechanism used by us when transferring your personal data out of the EEA.
We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal data to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal data on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so.
How long will you use my personal data for?
We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.
To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.
By law we have to keep basic information about our customers (including Contact, Identity, Financial and Transaction Data) for six years after they cease being customers for tax purposes.
In some circumstances you can ask us to delete your data: see below for further information.
In some circumstances we may anonymise your personal data (so that it can no longer be associated with you) for research or statistical purposes in which case we may use this information indefinitely without further notice to you.
Your legal rights
Under certain circumstances, you have rights under data protection laws in relation to your personal data.
If you wish to exercise any of the rights set out below, please contact us.
No fee usually required
You will not have to pay a fee to access your personal data (or to exercise any of the other rights). However, we may charge a reasonable fee if your request is clearly unfounded, repetitive or excessive. Alternatively, we may refuse to comply with your request in these circumstances.
What we may need from you
We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and ensure your right to access your personal data (or to exercise any of your other rights). This is a security measure to ensure that personal data is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it. We may also contact you to ask you for further information in relation to your request to speed up our response.
Time limit to respond
We try to respond to all legitimate requests within one month. Occasionally it may take us longer than a month if your request is particularly complex or you have made a number of requests. In this case, we will notify you and keep you updated.
Legitimate Interest means the interest of our business in conducting and managing our business to enable us to give you the best service/product and the best and most secure experience. We make sure we consider and balance any potential impact on you (both positive and negative) and your rights before we process your personal data for our legitimate interests. We do not use your personal data for activities where our interests are overridden by the impact on you (unless we have your consent or are otherwise required or permitted to by law). You can obtain further information about how we assess our legitimate interests against any potential impact on you in respect of specific activities by contacting us.
Performance of Contract means processing your data where it is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are a party or to take steps at your request before entering into such a contract.
Comply with a legal or regulatory obligation means processing your personal data where it is necessary for compliance with a legal or regulatory obligation that we are subject to.
Internal Third Parties
Other companies (if any) within our group of companies (as defined by the Companies Act 2006) who may provide IT and system administration services or other services to us.
External Third Parties
· Service providers acting as processors who provide IT and system administration services.
· Professional advisers including lawyers, bankers, accountants, auditors and insurers who provide consultancy, banking, legal, insurance and accounting services.
· HM Revenue & Customs, regulators and other authorities based in the United Kingdom.
· Third parties for whom we act as agents in respect of any booking made by you.
YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS
You have the right to:
Request access to your personal data (commonly known as a "data subject access request"). This enables you to receive a copy of the personal data we hold about you and to check that we are lawfully processing it.
Request correction of the personal data that we hold about you. This enables you to have any incomplete or inaccurate data we hold about you corrected, though we may need to verify the accuracy of the new data you provide to us.
Request erasure of your personal data. This enables you to ask us to delete or remove personal data where there is no good reason for us continuing to process it. You also have the right to ask us to delete or remove your personal data where you have successfully exercised your right to object to processing (see below), where we may have processed your information unlawfully or where we are required to erase your personal data to comply with local law. Note, however, that we may not always be able to comply with your request of erasure for specific legal reasons which will be notified to you, if applicable, at the time of your request.
Object to processing of your personal data where we are relying on a legitimate interest (or those of a third party) and there is something about your particular situation which makes you want to object to processing on this ground as you feel it impacts on your fundamental rights and freedoms. You also have the right to object where we are processing your personal data for direct marketing purposes. In some cases, we may demonstrate that we have compelling legitimate grounds to process your information which override your rights and freedoms.
Request restriction of processing of your personal data. This enables you to ask us to suspend the processing of your personal data in the following scenarios: (a) if you want us to establish the data's accuracy; (b) where our use of the data is unlawful but you do not want us to erase it; (c) where you need us to hold the data even if we no longer require it as you need it to establish, exercise or defend legal claims; or (d) you have objected to our use of your data but we need to verify whether we have overriding legitimate grounds to use it.
Request the transfer of your personal data to you or to a third party. We will provide to you, or a third party you have chosen, your personal data in a structured, commonly used, machine-readable format. Note that this right only applies to automated information which you initially provided consent for us to use or where we used the information to perform a contract with you.
Withdraw consent at any time where we are relying on consent to process your personal data. However, this will not affect the lawfulness of any processing carried out before you withdraw your consent. If you withdraw your consent, we may not be able to provide certain products or services to you. We will advise you if this is the case at the time you withdraw your consent.
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