The quoted tour price includes transportation, transfers, accommodation, some meals, service charge, government tax, tours, etc., as outlined in each tour description. Tour price is based on a minimum participation of two members. For one person travelling alone a surcharge as detailed in the price list will be levied.
Expenses other than those specified in each tour itinerary e.g. airport taxes, meals, sightseeing, cost of passport, visas or other documentation, laundry, liquor, excess baggage charges, tips, personal or baggage insurance, cable, telephone or communications charges, or any items of a personal nature are not included in the price quoted.
One child under 12 years is generally granted a reduction of 50% of the tour price, provided that he/she is accompanied by at least two full-paying adults and stays in the same room. As some tours vary, please check the exact details with THAI or your travel agent before any reservations are made.
Accomodations & Meals
Accommodation with bath and/or shower and air-conditioning is provided at hotels listed under the Royal Orchid Holidays tour programme according to their category or standard. Accommodation is in a shared twin-bedded room, with a supplementary charge for single occupancy. For a third occupant sharing the same room, a roll-away bed will be provided. Please note that THAI cannot guarantee accommodation in a particular hotel and reserves the right to substitute a hotel of similar standard should the situation require it. In larger cities and major beach resorts the quality of every aspect of Thailand’s hotels is up to the highest international standards, across the range of prices, but in more remote locations and adventure destinations first class hotels offering the fullest range of facilities do not always exist. In these situations, Royal Orchid Holidays will arrange the best standard of accommodation available in each category.
All Royal Orchid Holidays include American breakfast. Some itineraries also include other meals, as shown in each description. Meals are indicated in the text by: B-breakfast, L-lunch, D-dinner.
Transfers & Tours
Private cars, microbuses or motor coaches are used for passengers awaiting commencement of the tours and transfers depending on number of participants travelling on the same day. In all major destinations tours and transfers are on a seat-in-coach/car basis.
Stopover expenses, accommodation, etc., for passengers awaiting commencement of their chosen tour, after terminating, or while awaiting onward connections, are not covered in the tour price. In most cases, however, THAI can arrange for accommodation and other services at the point of arrival, or departure at special, favourable prices.
All Royal Orchid Holidays are pre-arranged packages and no individual programme changes or modifications can be made. THAI reserves the right to rearrange the order of any tour itinerary, to cancel or to substitute elements of any plan without notice when local conditions force such changes.
Royal Orchid Holidays are not usually accompanied by a tour escort. All sightseeing tours and most transfers, however, which are operated on a seat-in-coach basis, include the services of a local English-speaking guide.
Royal Orchid Holidays begin on days when THAI has a scheduled flight to the destination covered, except tours where a specific departure day or date is mentioned. Participants travelling on the same date to the same destination are considered as one group. Transfers and tours are therefore operated jointly.
Passengers must possess a valid passport and are responsible for obtaining necessary visas, etc. prior to departure. Please check with travel agent or THAI for details of visa requirements and to collect Tour Orders (vouchers) which serve as form of payment for hotels and optional services.
Deposit & Cancellation
A deposit of US$ 50.00 or its equivalent in other local currencies per person is usually payable at the time when tour reservation is made. This deposit is fully refundable if the arrangement is cancelled up to 7 days before the date of departure. If such cancellation is made less than 7 days before the departure date of the tour your deposit will be forfeited. The balance of the full tour price must be paid before departure. Please note that for certain tour programmes there are specific rules regarding deposit/cancellation conditions. Check with THAI or your travel agents for details.
After commencement of travel no refund, either in full or in part, will be given for unutilised services included in the programme. Claims involving refunds require supporting evidence of cancellation and passengers are required to inform THAI’s Royal Orchid Holidays in writing within 30 days of the last flown THAI flight.
We strongly recommend that you take out a holiday insurance policy. Please ask your travel agent, or Thai Airways International for the policies they have available, or speak to your own insurance broker.
Tour information is subject to change without notice before the tour begins or during any tour.
THAI has endeavoured to ensure that all information published is accurate, but can accept no responsibility for inaccuracy, or truth of statements made. Illustrations are intended to set the mood for each tour destination and may not present actual views as seen on a specific tour.
Please note that special booking conditions or legal limitations may apply in specific markets. In those cases the full information will be provided by local agents.