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General Terms & cancellation

Terms and Conditions for Booking


The Services offered by Roads (as defined below) can only be used by Customers who have first read these General Terms and Conditions and accepted them unconditionally by clicking on the appropriate box provided for the purpose. It is not possible to proceed with the booking process without this acceptance. Customers undertake to fulfill the obligations contained within these terms and conditions. The agreement between Customers and Roads comes into force as soon as Roads provides written confirmation of a booking to Customers by email.
Customers should save and/or print a copy of these terms and conditions for future reference

Scope
These General Terms and Conditions apply to offering and providing of the Services by Roads The Travel Company Pvt Ltd. Roads The Travel Company operates the Website which acts as an interface between the Customer and the various Suppliers offering the Services, including Roads Travel.
These General Terms and Conditions are subject to the Suppliers' Rules and Restrictions which are made available to the Customer before any booking is completed and which the Customer also accepts at the moment that a booking is actually placed. It is the Customer's responsibility to familiarise himself/herself with the Suppliers' Rules and Restrictions. Specific Accommodation Supplier Rules and Restrictions are provided prior to making a booking.
The General Terms and Conditions can be changed by Roads The Travel Company Pvt Ltd. at any time without prior notice, although such changes will not apply to bookings that have already been accepted by Roads The Travel Company Pvt Ltd. on behalf of the Supplier(s) concerned. It is therefore essential that the Customer reads saves and/or prints a copy of the General Terms and Conditions at the time the booking is placed, in order to be aware of the provisions in force.
Booking via the Website

The Customer's legal authority

The Website helps the Customer to find travel products and to make the necessary reservations, and acts as an interface in the transactions involved with the Suppliers. The Customer must be at least 18 years old, be legally authorised to enter into contractual obligations, have the requisite consent or authority to act for or on behalf of any persons included in a booking and must use the Website in accordance with these General Terms and Conditions and the Website Terms of Use.
The Customer is responsible for his / her activities on the Website (financially or otherwise), including the possible use of his / her user name and password. The Customer guarantees that the information entered by him / her on the Website in relation to him / her and, if applicable, his / her travelling companions is accurate.
Any use of the Website that is fraudulent or is in conflict with these General Terms and Conditions shall be reason for refusing the Customer access to the Services offered by Roads and the Suppliers or to the other functionalities of the Website.


Confirming and cancelling booking

Confirming
Confirmation of a booking, which includes the essential elements such as the description of the Service(s) booked and the price, will be sent to the Customer by e-mail. If the Customer does not receive a confirmation e-mail within 24 hours of placing the booking, he / she should contact Customer Services.
It is expressly agreed that the data stored in the information systems of Roads The Travel Company Pvt Ltd. and / or its Suppliers shall constitute proof with respect to the bookings made by the Customer. Data stored in computers or electronic media are valid proof, and shall therefore be acceptable under the same conditions and with the same evidential value as a physical written document.

Cancellation
Hotels cancellations can be made online or by calling our customer care.
All such requests will be dealt with on behalf of the Suppliers concerned. The Customer does not have an automatic right of cancellation unless such rights are provided by the individual Suppliers under their Rules and Restrictions (which are provided to the Customer prior to booking)
In the event of cancellation or partial cancellation of a booking by the Customer, charges may be imposed by the applicable Suppliers. Where a cancellation affects more than one person on the booking, any applicable cancellation charge will be applied in respect of each person on the booking..
A Fee may be imposed by the applicable Supplier in the event of a cancellation or change to a booking – please refer to the Rules and Restrictions notified in the booking process for more details.
If the Customer does not present himself / herself at the departure of the trip, refunds will only be due to the Customer in line with the Rules and Restrictions of the applicable Suppliers as notified in the booking process.
We reserve the right to cancel your booking if full payment is not received in a timely fashion.

Change of booking
If after making the booking the Customer wants to change the trip with respect to the date of travel, the destination, the place where the trip starts, the accommodation or the means of transport, the Customer should call customer care. A fee may be imposed by the applicable Supplier in the event of a change to a booking – please refer to the Rules and Restrictions notified in the booking process for more details.

Reimbursements
In the event of a refund to the Customer after the above deductions, the relevant amounts will be transferred back by the party that took the original payment (such as Roads, a Supplier, or such other party as may appear on Customer's credit card or bank statement) to the payment card used to make the original booking. Any booking charges applied will not be eligible for reimbursement.

Specific Services

Roads The Travel company Pvt. Ltd. operates the Website, which acts as an interface between the Customer and the Suppliers with respect to offering and supplying all Services.
The purpose of this Article is to provide details of the terms and conditions of use of the Services provided by the Suppliers for the Customer's information. These details are not exhaustive and do not replace the Suppliers' Rules and Restrictions. In the event of any conflict or inconsistency between the General Terms and Conditions and the Rules and Restrictions, the Rules and Restrictions will prevail. The Rules and Restrictions of Suppliers are made available prior to making a booking.
Except in the case of regulatory requirements to the contrary, these details do not give rise to any obligation or liability on the part of Roads Travel.

 Accommodation Services

Accommodation may be offered separately or as part of a package holiday. The Services are subject to the Rules and Restrictions of the Suppliers offering the accommodation which will be made available before booking. The Rules and Restrictions may include restrictions on and/or charges for cancellation and/or changes imposed by the Suppliers.
Any pre-paid "pay online now" hotel bookings and Roads Unpublished Rate hotel bookings will require that a Customer's credit card is charged for the full payment upon reservation. Other hotel bookings will require bank card or credit card details to secure the reservation and final payment will be settled directly with the hotel during the stay. Please refer to the details shown during the reservation process to confirm how and when payment will be made. Prices shown on the Website do not include any fees or charges for optional supplements, including minibar snacks or telephone calls.
If a Customer does not show for the first night of the reservation and plans to check-in for subsequent nights in the reservation, the Customer must confirm the reservation changes with Roads no later than the original date of check-in to prevent cancellation of the whole reservation. If the Customer does not confirm the reservation changes with Roads the whole reservation may be cancelled and refunds will only be due to the Customer in line with the Rules and Restrictions of the applicable Supplier as notified in the booking process.
Any Customer who does not cancel or change their reservation before the cancellation policy period applicable to the hotel which varies by hotel (usually 24 to 72 hours) prior to the date of arrival will be subject to the charges shown in the Rules and Restrictions for the hotel reservation. Customers should note that some hotels do not permit changes to or cancellations of reservations after they are made and these restrictions are shown in the Rules and Restrictions for the hotel reservation.
You may not book more than 8 rooms online for the same hotel/stay dates. If we determine that you have booked more than 8 rooms in total in separate reservations, we may cancel your reservations, and charge you a cancellation fee, if applicable. If you paid a non-refundable deposit, your deposit will be forfeited. If you wish to book 9 or more rooms, you must complete the group travel form online. One of our group travel specialists will research your request and contact you to complete your reservation. You may be asked to sign a written contract and/or pay a non-refundable deposit if required by the hotel.

Use of rooms
The Customer is reminded that, in general, rooms are only available from 14:00 and have to be vacated by 12:00, irrespective of the time of arrival or departure or the means of transport used.
Single rooms generally have one bed and a supplement is often payable for these rooms. Double rooms usually have either two single beds or one double bed.

Classification
The indication of the comfort level given to hotels in the descriptions on the Website corresponds to a classification based on local standards in that country, which can differ from standards in other countries. This classification is provided only as an indication. Customers should be aware that standards can vary between hotels of the same class in different countries, and even in the same country. It is important to read carefully the individual hotel descriptions. Accommodation in all hotels, whatever the rating, is in standard rooms unless otherwise stated.
1 star: These have the lowest prices. The accommodation meets the minimum requirements for facilities and is in general clean and simple.
2 stars: Simple accommodation with a little more attention to style and ambiance, yet still for a low price. The facilities and the service are limited. A certain number of public rooms, a shop or, for example, a café could be included. 3 stars: For the traveller who wants a little more and appreciates service, quality, style and comfort. Also recommended for families. There are conference rooms and/or a restaurant, and sometimes other facilities, such as a swimming pool or services for business travellers.
3 stars: For the traveller who wants a little more and appreciates service, quality, style and comfort. Also recommended for families. There are conference rooms and/or a restaurant, and sometimes other facilities, such as a swimming pool or services for business travellers.
4 stars: First-class accommodation for the more demanding guest. Attention has been paid to luxury, hospitality and service. A top-quality restaurant and a wealth of facilities can be expected at these reliable hotels. First-class accommodation for business travellers.
5 stars: Top-class accommodation that meets the highest requirements. These hotels offer impeccable personal service, tasteful and elegant facilities and all possible comfort. The best hotels in the world. It is possible that, from time to time, for technical reasons (for example a hotel is overbooked due to connectivity issues with the hotel) for reasons of force majeure (for example hotel is closed due to a hurricane) or because of the actions of a third party (for example the room booked is unavailable due to hotel maintenance issues), a hotel booking is cancelled or amended. Should such events occur, Roads will make all reasonable efforts to notify the Customer of this as soon as possible and where possible will offer alternative accommodation in a hotel in at least the same star classification with similar services. If this offer is not taken by the Customer, Roads will ensure that all monies paid in respect of the hotel booking are refunded. If appropriate, for example where a technical issue on the part of Roads has caused a booking to be cancelled or amended and such cancellation or amendment directly causes loss to the Customer, Roads will also pay reasonable compensation to the Customer.

Activities
It is possible that, from time to time particular activities offered by the Suppliers that are shown in the description of the accommodation on the Website are cancelled, for example as a result of weather conditions or force majeure, during out-of-season stays, or if the required number of participants for the activity is not achieved.
Where sightseeing is concerned, the sequence of the various tourist attractions is shown only as an indication. This can be changed by the Suppliers.

 

Meals
If meals are part of an accommodation package, the number of meals depends on the number of overnight stays. Full board normally includes breakfast, lunch and dinner. Half board normally includes breakfast and either lunch or dinner, depending on the package. Accommodation which includes main meals generally commence with dinner on the day of arrival at the hotel and terminate with breakfast (on half board) or lunch (on full board) on the day of departure. If one or more meals cannot be taken, no refunds will be made.
The Customer is reminded that, unless specified otherwise on the Website, drinks are not included with meals. If drinking water is not available, the Customer will bear the cost of buying it himself / herself.
Parents are advised to bring special food for their baby with them, as this is not always available locally.

Taxes
The local authorities in certain countries may impose additional taxes (tourist tax, etc), which generally have to be paid locally. The Customer is exclusively responsible for paying such additional taxes. The amount of taxes can change between booking and stay dates. In the event that taxes have increased as at your stay date, you will be liable to pay taxes at the new higher rate.

Destination Services

Destination Services may be offered separately or as part of a package holiday. These Services are subject to the Rules and Restrictions of the Suppliers offering the local activities and are not usually transferable, nor eligible for refunds or changes (unless cancelled by the Supplier).

Activities
It is possible that, occasionally, Services offered by the Suppliers that are shown in the description on the Website are cancelled for reasons such as weather conditions, force majeure, out-of-season stays, or if the required number of participants for the activity is not achieved. Customers are referred to the applicable Supplier's Rules and Restrictions in relation to refunds in such circumstances.

Package holidays

Package holidays are provided by Suppliers such as Roads Travel and are subject to the Rules and Restrictions of the providers of the holidays. Customers must read these Rules and Restrictions before booking.
A package holiday is a trip, for a single price, with a stay of longer than 24 hours (or including an overnight stay), in which at least two of the following three elements are offered.
- transport; - accommodation; - a tourist service that does not form part of the transport or accommodation, but is a significant part of the total price. The sale of package holidays is governed by the Package Travel, Package Holidays and Package Tours Regulations 1992. These provisions are supplemented by the following conditions.

Reservations
Acceptance by the Supplier of reservations made by the Customer will depend on availability of the package holidays. Suppliers do not have to give reasons for refusing to accept a reservation.
Acceptance by the Supplier is formalised by sending a confirmation of reservation by e-mail within ten days of a booking being placed by the Customer. No amount will be charged to the Customer until the time of confirmation by the Supplier(s) of the availability of the service.

Prices
The trip descriptions on the Website specify the Services included in the price for each trip. Prices are shown in INR.
The Customer should be aware that the local authorities in certain countries can impose additional taxes (tourist tax, etc), which have to be paid locally. The Customer is exclusively responsible for paying such additional taxes.
Unless expressly stated otherwise, prices do not include insurance, airline services, excess baggage charges, transport from the airport to the accommodation, visa and vaccination charges or any personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, room service, tips, etc.), nor excursions or the use of sports facilities, nor any more general costs that are not expressly included in the confirmation of reservation.
The prices shown on the Website can be changed at any time without prior notice. Such changes do not apply to reservations already accepted, unless the changes were made more than 30 days before the intended departure date as a result of fluctuations in transportation costs, fuel costs, dues, taxes, fees such as landing taxes or embarkation/disembarkation fees at ports/airports and exchange rates. Supplier will absorb - and the Customer will not be charged for - any increase equivalent to 2% of the price of the total travel arrangements, excluding insurance premiums. The Customer will be charged for the amount over and above this. If this means the Customer has to pay an increase of more than 10% of the price of the total travel arrangements, the Customer will have the option of accepting an alternative holiday if Supplier is able to offer one (if this is of equivalent or higher quality the Customer will not have to pay more but if it is of lower quality the difference in price will be refunded), or cancelling and receiving a full refund of monies paid.
If Roads, and/or Supplier become aware of or is notified of any fraud or illegal activity associated with the payment for the booking, the booking will be cancelled and the Customer shall be liable for all the expenses arising from such cancellation, without prejudice to any action that might be taken against him / her.

Cancellation and change by the Customer

Cancellation
Requests by the Customer for cancelling or changing a trip must be submitted by telephone by calling customer care. Such requests will be dealt with on behalf of the Suppliers concerned.
In the event of cancellation of the package holiday booking by the Customer, Roads The Travel Company Pvt Ltd. and Supplier can require compensation to cover the costs of the travel arrangements already made. In addition to this, a standard cancellation charge may be made by the Suppliers of each element of the package holiday in respect of each cancellation. Where a cancellation affects more than one person on the booking a cancellation charge will be applied in respect of each person on the booking.
If the Customer does not present himself / herself at the departure of the trip and/or fails to use some or all of the Services booked, refunds will only be awarded to the Customer in line with the Rules and Restrictions of the applicable Suppliers as notified in the booking process. Specific Accommodation Supplier Rules and Restrictions are provided prior to making a booking.

Effects of Cancellation
Please note that packages are subject to the Rules and Restrictions of the Supplier and separate cancellation charges imposed by the Supplier may apply.

Change of booking
If after making the booking a Customer wants to change the trip with respect to the date of travel, the destination, the place where the trip starts, the accommodation or the means of transport, the Customer should call customer care . A fee may be imposed by the applicable Suppliers in the event of a change to a booking – please refer to the Rules and Restrictions notified in the booking process for more details.

Replacement of Participant
A registered participant in a trip can be replaced by a third party if Roads is informed of this at least 15 days before the start of a trip. However, Roads can object to the change of traveller if the traveller does not comply with the Supplier's Rules and Restrictions or their participation is in conflict with legal regulations. If a replacement person enters into the contract, then the Customer, together with that replacement person, are jointly and severally responsible for the cost of the trip and any additional costs (including administration fee) arising from the inclusion of the third party and including any cost to Roads for making the change.

Cancellation and change by Roads Travel

General
Roads Travel will inform Customers immediately of changes or differences to their travel arrangements. Changes or differences to the travel contract that become necessary after the contract has been concluded and are not brought about by Roads Travel in bad faith are permitted insofar as the changes or differences are not significant and they do not affect the overall character of the trip booked. Flight time information cannot be considered binding. The same rights apply to the altered arrangements as applied in respect of the original arrangements.

Price Changes
If the time between booking and the agreed date of travel is greater than 30 days, Roads Travel retains the right to change the prices agreed at the time of booking to reflect increases or decreases in transport costs (including fuel costs); payments for dues, taxes, fees such as landing taxes or embarkation or disembarkation fees at ports/airports; and change to the applicable exchange rates if the increase or decrease per person or per seat has an effect on the cost of the trip. Roads Travel will absorb - and Customers will not be charged for - any increase of up to 2% of the price of the total travel arrangements, excluding insurance premiums and any amendment charges. Customers will be charged for the amount over and above this. If this means the Customer has to pay an increase of more than 10% of the price of the travel arrangements, the Customer will have the option of accepting an alternative holiday if Roads Travel are able to offer one (if this is of equivalent or superior quality the Customer will not have to pay more but if it is of lower quality the difference in price will be refunded), or cancelling and receiving a full refund of monies paid. Should the price of the holiday decrease by more than 2% of the holiday cost due to the changes mentioned above the Customer will receive any refund due.
There will be no price changes within 30 days of the date of travel.

Significant changes
In the case of a significant change to their trip, Customers have the right to cancel the travel contract and receive a refund of all monies paid, to take a replacement package of equivalent or superior quality at no additional cost to them (if Roads Travel are able to offer them such a trip) or to take a replacement package of lower quality (again if Roads Travel are able to offer them such a trip) in which case Roads Travel will refund Customers the difference between the cost of their original package and their replacement package. Customers must exercise their rights as detailed as soon as possible after Roads Travel have informed them of a price increase or other significant change to their trip.

In the event that a significant change occurs, Roads Travel will pay the Customer compensation as shown in the compensation table below, unless the change is as a result of situations outside Roads Travel's control which neither Roads and/or the Suppliers could foresee or forestall even with all due care. Roads Travel considers the following to be examples of significant changes to the Customer's holiday and will pay compensation dependant on the time before their departure that Roads Travel notifies the Customer about the change:

  1. Change of accommodation to a hotel in the same area;
  2. Change in the length of the holiday;
  3. Change of departure date
  4. Price increase of more than 10%.

In the event of more than one significant change to the Customer's holiday Roads Travel will only pay compensation in respect of a single change per full fare paying adult.

Changes by Roads Travel: during travel

If, after the Customers' departure, a significant part of their pre-booked holiday arrangements cannot be provided, Customers will be offered a suitable alternative if possible at no additional cost to them. If it is not possible to offer Customers a suitable alternative or Customers do not accept the alternative arrangements for good reason, Roads Travel will return Customers to the place of their departure or to another location to which they agree. If appropriate, Roads Travel will also pay compensation to Customers. The amount of compensation will be reasonable, taking account all the circumstances.

Supplier Rules and Restrictions

Roads Travel works with Suppliers of travel products such as airlines and hotels, but does not control these Suppliers. The Services are subject to the Rules and Restrictions of the Suppliers offering the travel products. The Rules and Restrictions of Suppliers of air transport services and accommodation services are made available prior to making a booking.

Force Majeure

If an unforeseen force majeure event which could not have been avoided if all due care had been exercised impedes implementation of the trip to a major extent, endangers it or interferes with it, then either party can terminate the contract. Where Roads Travel is the party affected by the force majeure, Roads Travel will provide Customers with prompt assistance and take the necessary measures to bring Customers back to the place where their package started. Any additional costs of the return transport will be covered by Roads Travel. Where Customers are the party affected by the force majeure, Roads Travel will not be obliged to refund them any sum for services which have not yet been performed. Customers will also be responsible for paying any additional costs associated with getting back to the place where their package began.

Redress and obligation to co-operate

If the trip is not implemented in accordance with the contract, the Customer can ask for redress during the trip. The Customer's co-operation is necessary here. Customers are therefore obliged to do everything reasonable to resolve the fault. Customers must avoid damage where possible, or at least use all reasonable endeavours to limit it. Customers are obliged to report deficiencies in the trip. If the trip documents do not refer to a local representative, please contact Roads Travel directly to report any problems. Quote in any case the trip number, the destination and the dates of travel.

Customer Service tel: +91 484 41 56 700

Roads Travel, or any relevant local representative, will use prompt efforts to find appropriate solutions to any reported problems. Except as provided in the Package Travel, Package Holidays and Package Tours Regulations 1992, Roads Travel will not be responsible for any issues arising as a result of circumstances that cannot be attributed to Roads Travel.

Roads Travel's Liability

Own performance. As a careful business, Roads Travel is responsible for:

Preparation of the trip;

Careful selection and monitoring of Suppliers;

accuracy of description of travel offerings displayed on the Website (insofar as Roads Travel have not reported a change in the specifications before concluding the contract or where such changes are agreed with the Customer after the contract is concluded. Roads Travel is not responsible for information not published by us, including information published in local, hotel or other brochures;

Implementation of the travel contract.

Work for and by third parties. Unless required by The Package Travel, Package Holidays and Package Tours Regulations 1992 or other mandatory legal requirements, Roads Travel is not responsible for shortcomings in arrangements brokered by parties other than Roads Travel.

Limitation of Liability

Contractual limitation of liability.

Roads Travel does not limit its liability for (i) loss caused by its fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation (ii) loss arising from death or personal injury caused by its negligence; or (iii) any other loss that may not be excluded or limited by applicable law. Otherwise Roads Travel shall be liable only for losses which arise directly: (a) from its breach of a legal duty of care; or (b) are a result of its breach of these General Terms and Conditions, and that liability is at all times limited to a sum equivalent to three times the cost of the relevant travel product.

Limitation of third party liability

Claims against Roads Travel for compensation are limited or excluded in so far as international treaties or other legal regulations that limit or exclude liability apply to the arrangements to be provided. Liability for air transport is governed by the applicable stipulations of international treaties including Warsaw, Montreal and The Hague Convention. These treaties limit the liability of the air carriers for death or causing physical injury (in respect of non-EU airlines only) as well as for the loss of or damage to baggage. Liability in the case of carriage by ship is also governed by the relevant legal or treaty stipulations.

Lapsing of Liability and Limitation Complaints Period
 

Claims based on implementation of the trip not being in accordance with the contract should be submitted within 30 days of the contractually-scheduled end of the trip. In that case, contact  our service number +91 484 41 56 700. Claims should be made in writing, in Customer's own interest. The limitation period begins on the day on which the trip should end, based on the contract.

General 
Travel Destinations

Although most travel, including travel to international destinations, is completed without incident, travel to certain destinations may involve greater risk than others. Roads, advises Customers to review any travel prohibitions, warnings, announcements and advisories issued by The Foreign and Commonwealth Travel Advice Unit and displayed on their website to booking travel to international destinations

By offering travel to particular international destinations, Roads, does not represent or warrant that travel to such destinations is advisable or without risk, and is not liable for damages or losses that may occur from travel to such destinations.

 
Prices

The price of the Services will be as quoted on the Website from time to time, except in cases of obvious error. Prices are liable to change at any time, but changes will not affect bookings already accepted. The Customer will be notified of all applicable charges at the time of booking. Despite Roads, best efforts, some of the Services listed on the Website may be incorrectly priced. ROADS, EXPRESSLY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CORRECT ANY PRICING ERRORS ON OUR WEBSITE AND/OR ON PENDING RESERVATIONS MADE UNDER AN INCORRECT PRICE. IN SUCH EVENT, IF AVAILABLE, WE WILL OFFER YOU THE OPPORTUNITY TO KEEP YOUR PENDING RESERVATION AT THE CORRECT PRICE OR WE WILL CANCEL YOUR RESERVATION WITHOUT PENALTY. Roads, is under no obligation to provide Services to a Customer at an incorrect (lower) price, even after Customers have been sent confirmation of their booking.

 
Photographs and illustrations

Roads, does its utmost to provide photographs and illustrations that give the Customer a depiction of the Services offered. The purpose of these photographs and illustrations is to show the Customer the level of accommodation and the degree of comfort, and they must not be considered to be making any representation that exceeds this purpose.

 
Insurance

The prices on the Website do not include travel insurance. The Customer is therefore advised to take out insurance that covers the consequences of certain cases of cancellation and an additional policy that provides cover for certain special risks such as the cost of repatriation in the event of an accident or illness. It is the Customer's responsibility to ensure any insurance policy taken out is adequate to cover their requirements.

The risks covered by these policies, as well as the cost and the amount of cover, are shown on the Website only for the purpose of illustration. In the event that a policy is concluded, the insurer will send the policy to the Customer. Claims must be submitted directly to the insurance company in accordance with the terms and conditions of the policy.

Financial conditions and payment procedures
Local taxes and Payments

Unless specified otherwise in the Rules and Restrictions, the prices of the Services shown on the Website are expressed in INR, excluding local taxes imposed by the authorities in some countries.

The price of Services booked on the Website or by telephone must be paid either to (i) Roads which will accept such payments on behalf of the Suppliers, and/or (ii) directly to the Suppliers. Payment may be charged by more than one party (as will be shown on the Customer's bank or credit card statement) however the total amount charged will not exceed the total price of the Services.

The Customer shall provide the details of his/her payment card and the Supplier or Roads. will often have to verify: (i) the validity of the payment card (through a charge of a nominal value that is either refunded within a few days or deducted from the final payment due to the Supplier) and, (ii) the availability of funds on the payment card (to be confirmed by the bank issuing the Customer's credit card).

Tax Recovery Charge

Except as provided below with respect to tax obligations on the amounts we retain for our services, Roads Travel collect taxes for remittance to applicable taxing authorities. The tax recovery charges on prepaid "pay online now" hotel transactions are a recovery of the estimated transaction taxes (e.g. sales and use, occupancy, room tax, excise tax, value added tax, etc.) that Roads Travel pays to the hotel for taxes due on the rental of the room. The hotel invoices Roads Travel for tax amounts. The hotels are responsible for remitting applicable taxes to the applicable taxing jurisdictions. Roads Travel act as co-vendors with the hotel with whom our customers book or reserve their travel arrangements. Taxability and the appropriate tax rate vary greatly by location. The actual tax amounts paid by Roads Travel to the hotels may vary from the tax recovery charge amounts, depending upon the rates, taxability, etc. in effect at the time of the actual use of the hotel by our customers. In addition to the above, in certain jurisdictions, sales, use and/or local hotel occupancy taxes may be imposed on the amounts that Roads Travel charges for its services. The actual tax amounts on our services, if any, may vary depending on the rates in effect at the time of your hotel stay.

Customer Service and the handling of complaints

Queries or requests for information or complaints during a trip should be sent to booking@roadstravel.com or a Customer can call on +91 484 41 56 700.

Complaints made post travel should be sent by email, which will receive complaints on behalf of the Suppliers. For ease of resolution Customers are encouraged to bring their complaints within 30 days of the end of a trip.

Any hard copy complaints should be directed either to the individual Supplier providing the Service using the address provided in their Rules and Restrictions or to Roads. Hard copies of complaints can be sent to: Roads the travel company, Door No:27/1027 A1, 3rd Floor, Main Avenue Panampilly Nagar, Kochi, Kerala, India, Pin: 682036

 In general, complaints will only be dealt with post travel if the issues mentioned in the e-mail or letter were reported during the trip via the number above (or as soon as reasonably practicable), or to the carrier if the dispute arose during the outward or return journey, so that measures can be taken to resolve the problem and in order to limit the damage suffered by the Customer. However, exceptions may be made depending on the circumstances.

Complaints about loss of, theft of or damage to luggage, clothing or personal belongings that were not under the Customer's control during the stay should be addressed to the hotel.

Roads's Liability

The Customer accepts that where Roads, acts as an interface between the Customer and the Suppliers, Roads, will under no circumstances be held liable with respect to Services the Customer has booked with one or more Suppliers. Roads, is not liable if and insofar as the Customer is able to claim for damages under an insurance policy such as travel and/or holiday cancellation insurance.

The information displayed on this Website has been provided by the respective Suppliers, and Roads does not accept any liability for any inaccuracies. Customers must ensure that they verify all information given before booking.

Customers should note that all hotel ratings shown are intended as guidance only and may not be an official rating or be in line with international classification. Roads does not accept any liability in relation to the ratings shown.

Disclaimer

Except as expressly set out in these General Terms and Conditions, all the information contained in this Website is provided without any warranty (either express or implied) or implied term of any kind, including but not limited to any implied warranties or implied terms of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. All such implied terms and warranties are excluded. By accessing this Website, the Customer agrees that Roads will not be liable for any direct, indirect or consequential loss arising from the use of the Website, any delay or inability to use the Website, or from the Customer's use of links from the Website. The exclusions and limitations contained in this clause apply only to the extent permitted by law.

Applicable Law

These General Terms and Conditions are governed by the laws of India. The Customer agrees that India Courts shall have jurisdiction to hear and determine any dispute arising from the interpretation and/or arising herefrom;

Final Provisions

If Roads, does not invoke one of the provisions of the General Terms and Conditions at any one moment, this must not be interpreted as a session of the right to invoke it at a later date.

If any provision of these General Terms and Conditions (or part of any provision) is found by any court or other authority of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that provision or part provision shall, to the extent required, be deemed not to form part of this agreement with the Customer and the validity and enforceability of the other provisions shall not be affected.

Every instance of force majeure, including the interruption of means of communication or a strike by carriers, hoteliers or air traffic controllers, will lead to the suspension of the obligations in these General Terms and Conditions that are affected by the force majeure event and the party affected by the force majeure event shall not be liable as a result of the inability to meet such obligations.