9-DAY OF KOREA PAST AND PRESENT TOUR

SEOUL - DMZ AREA - DAEGU - GYEONGJU- BUSAN - JEJU

Discover the past and the present on this private tour of Korea. See all the must-see sights and experience all that Korea has to offer while gaining an understanding of Korea's rich history and culture.

Trip code : 9DPPKO

Duration : 9 days

Destination : Korea

Travel Dates : 2020/2021

  • Explore Seoul one of Asia's great cities, sample one of Korea’s national dishes KFC, Korean Fired Chicken
  • Visit Blue House, Gyeongbok Palace & the Folklore Museum (including Royal Guard Changing Ceremony)
  • Visit DMZ area (Demilitarised Zone) the border barrier that has divided the Korean Peninsula since 1953 and surreal and memorable experience
  • Delve into Korea’s natural and cultural history by visiting Haeinsa Temple and Mt. Gaya National Park
  • Experience the traditional fish market of Jagalchi
  • Spend time in at Jeju Island or “Islands of the Gods” as the locals call it
  • Swim at the local beaches and learn about the Women Divers also known as Haenyeo dive deep into the sea without oxygen masks
  • Enjoy a visit to the Seongeup Folk Village
 
Arrival in ICN Airport & you will be transferred to your hotel in Seoul. Enjoy the rest of your day at leisure.
After breakfast, we will explore Seoul. Visit the Blue House, Gyeongbok Palace & the Folklore Museum (including Royal Guard Changing Ceremony), BukhonHanok Village , Insadong Antique Street, Cheonggyecheon Streams and the Namdaemun Market. Overnight in Seoul.
Breakfast at the hotel, then we will visit the DMZ area (Demilitarised Zone),the border barrier that has divided the Korean Peninsula since 1953.
Transfer to Daegu by KTX Train. Upon arrival, you will visit the Haeinsa Temple & Tripitaka Koreana Woodblocks at Mt. Gaya National Park. Return and overnight in Daegu.
Breakfast at the hotel. Travel to Gyeongju for a full day tour of Gyeongju: Bulguksa Temple, Seokguram Grotto, Gyeongju National Museum and the Royal Tumuli Park. Overnight in Gyeongju.
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Busan via Tongdosa Temple. Upon arrival in Busan, visit Haeundae Beach and take a brief tour of the Jagalchi Fish Market and Gukje Market. Take anevening flight to Jeju Island, one of the world’s 7 wonders. Overnight in Jeju.

DAY 7

Breakfast at the hotel. Today you will take a full day tour of Eastern Jeju to visit Seongsan Sunrise Peak, Women Diver’s Museum, and the Seongeup Folk Village. Overnight in Jeju.
Breakfast at the hotel. Take a full day tour of Western Jeju including Dragon Head coast with Sanbanggulsa temple, Joosang Jeolli, Cheonjeyeon Waterfall , O’Sulloc Green Tea Museum and the Olle Walking Paths. Transfer to Jeju airport for flight to Gimpo (Seoul). Overnight in Seoul.
Departure Transfer to Incheon International Airport for your departure.
9-DAY OF KOREA PAST AND PRESENT TOUR

INCLUSIONS:

  • Return Airport transfers at each destination
  • Internal flights within the tour
  • Accommodation in excellent 4* hotel with daily breakfast
  • Comprehensive sightseeing as per itinerary
  • Professional drivers & English speaking tour guide
  • Entrance fees at monuments
  • Transfers in modern A/C Vehicle

 

 

*Cost is subject to class availability and exchange rate, may change without prior notice.

South Korea tourist visa is not required for citizens of Australia for a stay up to 90 days

BOOKING TERMS & CONDITIONS

1. BOOKING

Passenger names must be provided exactly as per passport at the time of booking. Any spelling corrections made after a deposit is paid must be sent in writing and will incur additional fees, including local suppliers’ fees, admin fees, any ticket/voucher re‐issue fees, etc.

Tweet World Travel reserves the right to correct any errors in rates quoted/invoice or calculated, or any omissions made at any time during your booking. Any verbal quote given is an indication only of the final price and is subject to confirmation in writing. Even once payment has been paid in full but an error in price has been found, Tweet World Travel reserve the right to correct any error of outstanding amount.

Any booking valued at or less than $1,000 must be paid in full amount after booking confirmation. Some airfares or services must be paid in full at the time of booking.

1.1 Deposit

You will be required to pay deposit after booking confirmation:

  • Private Tours or small Group Tours is $500 Per Person
  • Large Groups (more than 15 people) / School Tours is $700 Per Person
  • Short packages, shore excursion, hotel etc. is $250 Per Person

If you cancel your booking at any time, your deposit is non-refundable, or depend on each package's terms & conditions.

Receipt of Deposit

By sending/paid a deposit the client agrees to be bound by the terms, conditions and responsibilities set forth in this booking. The client also agrees that:

  • All persons are fit and physically able to partake unaided in their chosen activities/packages/tours /cruise etc. as outlined in the itinerary.
  • All parties acknowledge the physical demands and hazards involved in the tour or cruise they will be undertaking and have chosen to participate at their own risk.
  • All parties understand that any medical or dietary information provided to us does not, under any circumstances, make Tweet World Travel liable if a particular condition exacerbates while on tour or cruise which might affect their ability to participate in any portion of the tour or cruise

1.2 Final balance

Outstanding balance depends on the type of service you are undertaking:

  • For private tours/packages or other products, outstanding balance is due 65 days before departure. If the outstanding payment is not received by day 65, your booking will automatically be cancelled.
  • For large group tours and school tours, outstanding balance is due 90 days before departure. If the outstanding payment is not received by day 90, your booking will automatically be cancelled.

2. PAYMENT

  • All airfares must be paid in full at the time of booking confirmation
  • Deposit will due immediately or within three day of your booking confirmed. It will be applied based on the specific product
  • Final balance will be due before 65 days or 90 days before departure date
    • You can make a payment by  Enett, Bank Transfer, Cheque or Credit Card

Credit Card Fee

  • The following Card Fees apply:
  • Visa Credit Card - 1.8% fee and MasterCard Credit Card ‐ 1.76% fee applies.
  • American Express (Amex) ‐ 2.8% fee applies.
  • For late payment or urgent bookings, please notify us via email at payments@tweetworldtravel.com.au

3. LATE BOOKING

Any booking made within 110 days before departure will require payment in full when the booking is confirmed.

Bookings made less than 60 days prior to departure for Group Tours or Escorted Tours will incur a late booking fee of $120 per person and must be paid in full at the time of booking.

4. AMENDMENTS FEES

After bookings are deposited, any amendment has to be requested in writing and incurs $69 fee per person, plus any additional costs and administrative expenses incurred in arranging the alteration.Alterations will be made at our discretion and may not always be possible.

5. SAFETY NET PROTECTION

  • Safety Net Protection is not included in our tour/cruise packages. If you wish to purchase safety net protection, an additional fee of $95 per person will occur. This is only valid for one-time use (claim).

·         Safety Net Protection enables passengers to amend their tour and/or river cruise 15 days prior to departure, to another tour/cruise on the same destination departing in the same year (once only) without any applicable cancellation charges or penalties. The new tour must be at the same cost or higher, but cannot be at lower cost than the initial tour booked. If the passengers choose the higher cost option, then the additional difference amount must be paid. However, no modifications shall be accepted less than 15 days prior to departure.

·         Safety Net Protection is payable immediately at the time of making deposit payment. Once purchased, Safety Net Protection is not refundable  

·         Safety Net Protection does not apply for airfares, or third-party fees and charges.

·         Safety Net Protection allows for amendment ONLY, not cancellation.

 

6. TRAVEL VOUCHER

Your travel voucher will be issue and send that to you or your travel agent from 15 -30 days before your departure. Make sure you have your travel voucher before you travel.

7. CANCELLATION

Please check with your consultant, your travel insurance provider or read our cancellation policy carefully before cancelling or amending your booking. For a specific tour / cruise package, a separate cancellation policy might be set out and applied to your booking.

Please see the below for our general cancellation policy.

7.1 Cancellation by customer

Before the travel date the following fees will be apply:

Private Tours or Group Tours/ Packages

Large Group Tours & School Tours

(More than 15 people)

65 days or more before departure – loss of deposit

90 days or more before departure – loss of deposit

64‐40 days before departure – 55%

89‐79 days before departure – 65%

39‐31 days before departure – 75%

78‐61 days before departure – 85%

Within 30 days of departure – 100%

Within 60 days of departure – 100%

Any 'no show' – 100%

Any 'no show' – 100%

After the trip has commenced, we are unable to refund any amount for unused services due to        your unwillingness, early departure, late arrival, or missed days on tours.

If your tour/package includes international/domestic flights the airlines cancellation policies will   be apply.

7.2 Cancellation by Tweet World Travel

For group set departure date tour, if the minimum number of the group is not reached, we reserve the right to cancel or vary the tour 30 days prior to departure. If this event occurs, an alternative guaranteed travel date will be offered. Should these options not be acceptable Tweet World Travel will refund the full price paid, less visa cost.

If a tour is cancelled or varied prior to departure due to unforeseeable circumstances such as, but not restricted to, severe weather conditions or force  majeure, Tweet World Travel will refund all monies prior to departure less visa cost, fuel surcharge and any other cancellation fees levied by airlines and other third parties.

 

7.3 Cancellation by Local Supplier or Third-Party Travel Provider

If the Local Supplier or Third Party Travel Provider changes any part of your booking for reasons beyond its control, for example, if a Local Supplier or Third Party Travel Provider changes its schedules, overbooks, or if there are any changes in applicable surcharges, fees or taxes, we will use our reasonable endeavors to notify you. If any such changes result in your Travel Product costing more or otherwise being materially different, then you may cancel the Travel Product and we will refund any monies already paid less any fees charged by us under these terms and conditions and by the Local Supplier or Third Party Travel Providers under the terms and conditions you agreed with them.

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