Your contract is with Gourmet Systems LLC dba Michael Graham & Associates Travel Investment Advisors, referred to in this document as “MGA Travel” and on the website takethetrip.com.  Booking travel with MGA Travel will signify your agreement with the following:

MGA Travel acts merely as a sales agent for any airline, hotel, car-rental company, tour operator, cruise line, or other service provider named in your itinerary (“Suppliers”).  MGA Travel is not responsible for acts or omissions of the Suppliers or their failure to provide services or adhere to their own schedules.

MGA Travel assumes no responsibility for and shall not be liable for any refund, personal injury, property damage, or other loss, accident, delay, inconvenience, or irregularity which may be caused by: (1) any defaults, wrongful or negligent acts, or omissions of the Suppliers including chartered ground transportation or group hotel lodging ; (2) any defect in or failure of any vehicle, craft, equipment, or instrumentality owned, operated, or otherwise used or provided by the Suppliers including chartered ground transportation/group hotel lodging ; (3) any wrongful or negligent acts or omissions on the part of any other party not under MGA Travel’s control; and (4) any Supplier price drop after your travel arrangements have been confirmed, paid in full, or ticketed.  You hereby release MGA Travel from all claims arising out of any problem covered in this paragraph.

Travel arrangements involving airline and cruise components are subject to supplemental price increases that may be imposed by the supplier and/or government after you have completed your purchase. You hereby consent to any such price increases and authorize your credit or debit card to be used for them. Suppliers have their own contracts covering cancellation penalties and other terms and conditions, and you may be bound by those contracts regardless of whether you receive notice of their terms. By accepting this itinerary or invoice you hereby consent to those terms and conditions.

MGA Travel has no special knowledge regarding the financial condition of the Suppliers, unsafe conditions, health hazards, weather hazards, or climate extremes at locations to which you may travel.       For other information concerning possible dangers at destinations, MGA Travel recommends contacting the Travel Warnings Section of the U.S. State Department at (202) 647-5225 or https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories.html.  For medical information, MGA Travel recommends contacting the Centers for Disease Control at (800) CDC-INFO or https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel.  You assume full and complete responsibility for checking and verifying any and all passport, visa, vaccination, or other entry requirements of your destination(s), and all conditions regarding health, safety, security, political stability, and labor or civil unrest at such destination(s).  You hereby release MGA Travel from all claims arising out of any problem covered in this paragraph. You agree that the courts in Horry County, South Carolina will be the exclusive jurisdiction for all claims brought by you or MGA Travel, and you hereby submit to the personal jurisdiction of those courts.  All claims for refunds or damages must be filed within 30 days of your return.

For your protection, we strongly recommend that you purchase trip cancellation and travel accident insurance. However, no representation or description of the insurance made by our staff constitutes a binding assurance or promise about the insurance. We also strongly recommend that you use a credit card for your purchase, so that you can exercise your rights under the Fair Credit Billing Act if you do not receive the services you purchased.

This agreement also includes acknowledgement of receipt and  acceptance of our Travel Advisory, Terms & Conditions, Consumer Disclosure, and Privacy Policy.  

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