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Queen's University

Travel Disclaimer

Each travel program sponsored by the Alumni Relations office is subject to the "Terms & Conditions" and "Responsibilities" set by the company operating the tour.

Refund and cancellation policies

Tour companies set their own cancellation and refund policies. Be sure to consult the individual trip brochure. Tour companies generally require written notice of cancellation in order to process refunds and may retain a portion of the payment for administrative fees.

Scheduled tours

Our world is in a continuous state of change; sometimes these changes have impact on the departure dates, itineraries, program details, and/or prices of our tours.

Physically-challenged travellers

A helper capable of and totally responsible for providing the required attention and assistance must accompany participants requiring extraordinary assistance. When travelling as part of a group, it is important not to impede or slow down the itinerary. All trips involve walking to varying degrees. Any physical and/or medical restrictions must be reported at the time the reservation is made. The tour company can help determine if a trip is right for you.


The tour operator and its staff act only as agents for the suppliers of transportation, accommodations, food, and other goods and services provided to the tour participant. All arrangements for transport, accommodations, and services are made upon the express condition that Queen's University shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, consequential or incidental damage, injury, loss, accident, delay, or irregularity of any kind occasioned by reason of any act or omission beyond its control, including, without limitation, any act of negligence or breach of contract of any third party such as an airline, cruise line, train, hotel, restaurant, ground handler, etc., who is to or does supply any goods or services for the tour.

Queen's University is not responsible for any losses or expenses due to delay or changes in schedule, overbooking of accommodations, default of any third parties, sickness, weather, strikes, acts of God, acts of terrorism, force majeure, war, quarantine, criminal activity, or for any other cause beyond its control.

Queen's University and/or the tour operator may decline to accept a reservation at any time.

Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.2000

For general inquiries about Office of Advancement events and programs, please call our Contact Centre at 1-800-267-7837 (toll free in Canada or the US), or 613-533-2060.