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2022 Oberammergau Terms & Conditions

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2020 Oberammergau Terms & Conditions

Deposit, Payment Schedule & Registration

Payment Schedule Trips including Oberammergau Passion Play 2022 are subject to the following payment schedule:
Non-Refundable Deposit of $1,500 at the time of Booking

90 Days Prior to Departure: Full/Final Payments are due (or the date as noted on your invoice.) *All payments are non-refundable /non-transferrable

If you wish to pay an additional amount prior to 90 days, you are welcome to log on to your account and pay any amount you wish accordingly.
Deposit and/or payment in full must be received within 7 days of reservation will cancel. All quotes are in US currency

Pilgrims who were registered for Passion Play prior to March 19th, 2020:
Full/Final Payments due 90 days prior to NEW departure (or the date as noted on your invoice.)

Form Of Payment

Checks, ACH, PayPal (info@206tours.com), American Express, Discover, Visa and Master Card. If mailing a payment, note tour reference. In case of any billing error, we reserve the right to re-invoice and correct billing.

Price Guarantee

206 Tours will protect your reservation and will guarantee your price, provided that your deposit was received and that you have followed the payment schedule as follows: At the time of Booking a non-refundable deposit of $1500 per person is required. 90 days prior to departure: Final payment of your trip cost is required. Unless we have your payment as described, 206 Tours reserves the right to alter prices at any time prior to departure and without prior notice due to devaluation of US currencies, or any other reason. Price is based on currency exchange rates and fares in existence on

Not Included

Tips to guide and driver. Insurance and Cancel for Any Reason protection plan. Items of a personal nature, such as passport and visa fees, telephone calls, mini bar, laundry and lunches (when not mentioned).

Passports, Visas & Documents

A valid passport is required, and it must be valid at least 6 months after your return date. It is the traveler’s sole responsibility to obtain and have available when necessary the appropriate valid travel documents. All guests are advised to check with the appropriate government authority in each country visited to determine the necessary documents. At times, Hotel or Cruise Vessel May require to hold your passport. Please note European Visa Waiver requirement at some point in 2022 https://www.etiasvisa.com. When and if visa or visa waiver is required, it is passengers responsibility to obtain one. 206 Tours, owner, agent, or employees cannot be held liable for clients not having proper passports, visa, visa waiver or other travel documents. Cancellations due to lack of appropriate documents will incur usual penalties. A Passport Card is not useful for International Air Travel. Attempting to use this instead of a Passport Book will result in a denial of boarding by the airlines and entry by the legal authorities.

Final Documents

Final documents are sent approximately two (2) weeks prior to departure (including 206 Tours Bag, Travel Wallet, Nametag with Lanyard, Luggage Tags, Tip Envelopes, and Preparation Booklet). Your Flight itinerary and Final Confirmations (Guide Contact Info, Hotel Info, and Emergency Contact) will be emailed to you approximately two (2) weeks prior to departure. Upon receipt, you are responsible to check your itinerary, spelling of your name, dates, times, and other important information to ensure their validity. Should there be any errors it is the guest’s responsibility to contact 206 Tours via email within 24 hours.


206 Tours and suppliers contracted for services reserve the right to refuse to accept or retain any traveler whose behavior is deemed likely to affect the smooth operations of a tour, or adversely affect the enjoyment or safety of other passengers. 206 Tours, its agents, and suppliers shall be under no liability to any such person for refund, compensation, repatriation, or any other matters arising.


Cancellations must be received in writing from the email address used to register for the tour and will become effective on the date of receipt. Cancellations for standard tours are subject to the following penalty:

It is the individual's responsibility to confirm 206 Tours' receipt of cancellations regardless of their form.

*New Bookings: All payments made are non-refundable / non-transferrable

Bookings made prior to March 19th, 2020:
Options were made available to you as a “one-time” offer – via email from 206 Tours.
Stipulations noted in email.
Cancellations and changes made after selection are as per Terms and Conditions noted above.
Name changes are not permitted.

Travel Insurance

We highly recommend travel insurance plan https://www.206tours.com/insurance trip investment. Travel Insurance can be purchased up to 72 hours prior to trip departure. Once purchased, the premium is non-refundable. Travel Insurance does offer a waiver of the preexisting medical condition, but only, if insurance is purchased within 21 days of initial trip deposit.

Click: https://www.206tours.com/insurance/insurance to view further details of Travel Insured International Insurance. For a Printable PDF Version of the Insurance Coverage for your specific state: https://www.206tours.com/insurance/pdf

To File a Claim: Call Travel Insured International 24/7 Toll-free: 844-228-3679 or 800-494-9907 mention 206 Tours by name. Travel Insurance is not available for purchase if you are within 72 hours of departure.

Air Transportation

Air transportation is in economy class, or business class (additional) on IATA-approved carriers. Fares are based on levels in effect at the time of booking, if you make changes price is subject to change. Flight schedules are subject to change without notice. All is subject to the airline’s terms of carriage. 206 Tours is not responsible for any cancellations, loss, delays, injury, illness, or expenses incurred due to actions made by the airlines. Business class is available at additional cost for the Trans-Atlantic portions of your ticket. For any issues which arise in relation to airline service complaints and compensation should be addressed to the specific carrier.

Airport Taxes, Fees & Fuel Charges

Airport taxes are included in our tour packages. Airport taxes are based on departure city and government fees (airport taxes include Federal Inspection Fees for the U.S. Customs and Immigration; International Air Transportation Tax; Agricultural tax; security fees, and other airport related taxes).

Seat Assignment

Random seats are assigned for all. If you would like a specific seat, or to sit with a companion, please advise at the time of booking, we will make every effort and will provide you with desired seat number, however we cannot guarantee, as seats are at the discretion and are subject to airline changing aircraft and it’s seat map. We recommend that you be at the airport early on to ask for preferred seat assignment.

Land Only / Without Airfare and Transfers

Airport Transfers are included in our Without Airfare / Land only packages for regular scheduled departure Tour # 1 -226 as per https://www.206tours.com/pilgrimages only if you provide your flight schedule, on or before 45 days prior to departure. From time to time, a tour may be canceled due to non-materialization. If you choose to purchase a “Without Airfare” package and arrange your own domestic or international flights, such slights, or any purchased items outside of 206 Tours are sole responsibility of client.

Hotel Accommodations

Hotel accommodations are based on twin-bedded or double rooms. 206 Tours reserves the right to substitute similar category hotels without prior notice.

Guests are to provide us with the name of their travel roommate at time of registration.

In most hotels triple accommodations is possible, no reduction in cost. Due to pace of our pilgrimage, we do not recommend triple rooms (it is a challenge to open up all three suitcases; take showers). Some Hotels are not set up for triple rooms, third bed might be a sofa bed, or a fold up bed.

Room Upgrades & Requests
Some hotels offer upgrades on request. Specific requests such as adjacent or connecting rooms, bedding requests. Please note that while every effort will be made to secure a special request, it cannot be guaranteed.

Private Rooms And Single Supplement

If guest is traveling Solo, private rooms are possible on request basis, and the guest is responsible for the additional Single Supplement fees. Some hotels single rooms are smaller than a standard room.

Hotel Check In

Most hotels check-ins take place during the midafternoon. Should you wish to have a guaranteed room ready upon your immediate check-in upon arrival, it can be arranged for an additional charge usually price of additional night, already listed as if you would be arriving one day prior, which is also available. Please ask for details. If your flight arrives early in the morning and your room is not ready for check in, you may leave your luggage with hotel staff while you explore.


Although we cannot guarantee, we will try to accommodate all special meal requests.

Photography and Videography During Pilgrimage

206 Tours reserves the right to take photographs and videos during the operation of any tour or pilgrimage and to use them for its purposes thereafter. By booking a with 206 Tours, you agree to allow images to be used in such photographs and video. Guests who prefer that their images not be used are asked to advise us in writing at any time prior to departure and to identify themselves into their Local Tour Guide at the beginning of the pilgrimage.


Each tour participant is permitted to bring, one carry on bag (8" x 14" x 22"), and one personal item (i.e. purse, laptop case) and one checked bag weighing up to 50 lbs. (23 kg) and maximum dimensions of 62 in (158 cm) calculated by adding the length + the width + the height of the bag. Please check with your specific airline to verify the size and weight allowances. 206 Tours is not responsible for the loss of, theft of, delay, or damage to a participant's belongings.

Responsibility Clause

206 Tours acts as a tour operator.

The suppliers providing air or ground transportation, sightseeing arrangements and hotel accommodations for the tour program are not 206 Tours employees. By utilizing 206 Tours service you agree that 206 Tours, its employees, officers, agents will not be liable for any change in flight or itinerary schedule, strikes, delay, acts of governments, fires, riots, theft, pilferage, epidemics, quarantine, medical or customs regulations, accident, loss, injury, or damage to you or to those traveling with you in connection with any accommodations, transportation or any other services or resulting directly or indirectly from any occurrence or conditions beyond its control, including defects in vehicles, breakdown in equipment, thefts, delay or cancellation of, or changes in itinerary for any act, omission, or event during the time you are on tour, or on board the aircraft. Neither 206 Tours and/or agents of the suppliers concerned are to be held responsible for the late arrival or departure on return of passengers at airports or hotels due to inclement weather or other reasons, nor are we to be held liable for payment or any refund for transfers or unused service, hotel accommodations or meals occasioned by such late arrivals at the hotels holding rooms as confirmed itineraries. Passengers must bear all such losses or expenses. To guard against unforeseen health or other circumstances, we recommend you purchase insurance. 206 Tours is not responsible for circumstances beyond its control. In circumstances where trip cancellations resulting from the inability for trip to depart as scheduled, such as cancellations due to acts of war and/or terrorism, war, force majeure, act of God, civil unrest, illness, disease, criminal or terrorist acts of any kind, or if natural disaster takes place, 206 Tours, its employees and agents, are not liable for any restitution, and in addition, without limitation are not responsible for any injury, financial or physical loss, death, inconveniences, traumas, or damages with connection to any inclusions other provisions of any goods of services included.

There are inherent risks in travel as our tours go at times through remote locations, far from medical facilities. 206 Tours guests are to assume all associated risks and complete responsibility, including illness, injury or even death by participating. You agree to indemnify and hold 206 Tours harmless, with respect to any claim made to 206 Tours by anyone else which related to your participation.

Special Medical Conditions Those Who Need Special Assistance

You must report any disability requiring special attention to 206 Tours at the time of registration. We regret that we cannot provide individual assistance to any tour participant for walking, dining, while in their room, on flight, getting on and off motor coaches and other vehicles, or other personal needs. A qualified and physically able companion(s) must accompany passengers who need special assistance. It is the Traveler’s responsibility to arrange for such assistance prior to making their reservations. We will make an effort to accommodate disabled passengers by reserving wheelchair assistance at airports and handicap accessible rooms where available, however, we cannot guarantee and are not responsible for any denial of services by carriers, hotels, restaurants, or other independent suppliers. Be aware that our tours are operated outside the U.S. where the Americans with Disabilities Act is not applicable and facilities for disabled individuals are limited. The touring motor coaches, are not equipped with wheelchair ramps or lifts. Motorized scooters are unsuitable and impossible to accommodate. 206 Tours is not responsible for any medical condition that occurs prior, during or after the tour. A pregnant woman is advised not to travel after 6 months of pregnancy, we recommend bringing a companion; note that level of comfort may be adversely affected by long flights, layovers, or long bus rides through remote locations.

Young Travelers

Travelers who are less than 18 years old on the departure date must be accompanied by an adult, if this adult is not the parent, or traveling with only one parent, it is recommended that a notarized letter be written by the parents, or non-traveling parent granting authorization to including the dates of tour (from/to just in case of medical emergencies). We also suggest that you contact the appropriate consulate and airlines because they may have additional requirements. An infant is defined as anyone who is under the age of 24 months for the entire duration of their trip. A child is defined as any one between the ages of 24 months and 11 years for the entire duration of their trip.

Travel Advisories

It is the responsibility of client / guest / pilgrim to become informed about their destination with most current travel advisories by referring to the U.S. State Department’s travel website at travel.state.gov or by phone at 888 407 4747. In the event of a State Department Travel Advisory against travel to the specific destination location(s) of the trip, should the guest still choose to travel, notwithstanding any travel advisory, the guest assumes all risk of personal injury, death or property damage that may arise out of the events like those advised or warned against as per terms and conditions.

Physicality of Our Tours

Most 206 Tours require physical fitness and a lot of walking, sometimes up/or down the hills, rough and uneven terrain. It is suggested that you practice walking approximately 3 months before departure or prepare physically, until you are able to build walking 3 miles without discomfort.

Tour Cancellation By 206 Tours

On rare occasions, a tour departure may be canceled due to lack of participation. In the event that 206 Tours would decide to cancel a departure, a full refund will be issued (including travel insurance). 206 Tours is not responsible and does not assume responsibility for any additional costs or any fees relating to the cancellation of air tickets or other arrangements not made through 206 Tours. Cancellations due to state advisories and/or state warnings, Acts of War, War, Terrorism, Acts of God, Natural Disaster, Pandemic, Epidemic, or any other circumstance outside the control of 206 Tours, are not the fault of 206 Tours. Great effort will be made to accommodate passengers on another trip or to revise the itinerary, however, cancellation for any of these reasons will not be eligible for a refund.

206 Tours Itinerary Disclaimer

Though every effort will be made to follow the itinerary, it should be considered as an indication of the tour, rather than a contract of places to be visited. Occasionally local religious holidays, national days, traffic conditions and other events may necessitate changes in the sequence of visits or the missing of certain visits. We will have daily Mass and strive to be in Churches or places as indicated, however an alternative site for Mass will be arranged if needed.

Waiver of Liability Waiver of Liability/Hold Harmless:

By accepting the terms and conditions, I agree and acknowledge that I may be giving up important legal rights and remedies available to myself, my family, my heirs, successors, and assigns. For value received, I agree on behalf of myself, my heirs, successors, and assigns (“Our Behalf”) that I assume all risks and waive any claim of liability of any nature whatsoever against, and agree to indemnify and hold harmless, 206 Tours et al. with respect to any and all actions, claims or demands that may be made or brought on Our Behalf against 206 Tours et al. arising out of, or in connection with, travel to, or attendance at the tour or any other activity I may engage in while participating in the tour/event. Further, for value received, for any injury to third parties that may arise because of my own actions or omissions, I agree to indemnify, hold harmless and defend 206 Tours et al. with respect to any and all actions, claims, expenses or demands arising therefrom that may be made or brought against 206 Tours et al., including, but not limited to, reasonable attorneys’ fees and expenses arising in connection therewith.

Nature of Risks:

I understand that voluntarily traveling to, and attending, a tour/pilgrimage at this time may involve certain risks beyond the control of 206 Tours, its officers, directors, volunteers, and agents, in connection with the tour - and all parishes within it, and their respective officers, directors, volunteers and agents, and chaperons or representatives associated with the tour (hereinafter referred to as Diocese et al). Such risks include, but are not limited to, accidents, emergencies, epidemics/pandemics, exposure to reckless conduct of other persons, and/or negligence of security and medical personnel. 206 Tours et al. hereby disclaims any and all liability and responsibility for any such risks. I understand that I will be at various sites, such as hotels, restaurants, tourist sites, or on tourist excursions. If during any break in the tour there may be an opportunity to participate in recreational or other activities, participants do so at their own risk and subject to all terms and conditions set by any recreational or other provider.

Printing Disclaimer

206 Tours is not responsible for typographical or print Traveler's errors including errors in trip cost. We reserve the right to re-invoice or correct billing at any time.

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206 Tours reserves the right to correct any errors or omissions and to amend these Terms and Conditions at any time as the result of any material changes to legislation or regulation. All amended Terms and Conditions shall automatically be effective upon being posted on our website. Accordingly, all are expected to check the content of relevant tours on our website, and it’s terms and conditions found on https://www.206tours.com/terms prior to booking and prior to travel in order to ensure they are aware of any changes.

If upon returning from your trip, you wish to inquire about any services provided, please ensure that all correspondence is received by email to info@206tours.com, within 30 days of the tour completion date. This will enable us to make a timely investigation.