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TRIP MANAGEMENT FEE

This fee covers my time, expertise and connections to top suppliers around the globe.  It covers trip discussion, trip research, planning, development of bespoke itinerary with various proposals (includes up to 3 destination revisions) hotel, tour and ground transportation bookings and follow up confirmations on all bookings. Includes access to preferred amenities & benefits when applicable.  Includes full itinerary (hard copy and digital travel app).  This fee also covers my time managing the trip and helping to make any changes while you are traveling in case of unforeseen changes in the trip due to weather, delays, etc. 

The fee is contingent upon the complexity of the trip.  Trip planning fees are not applied to simple hotel bookings, cruises or simple add on's to an existing trip.  Fees below are based on trips ranging from 4-12 days.  Trips that are two weeks or longer may incur a higher fee. Credit Card details will be collected after our initial consultation. 

  • $50-350, Domestic Travel (per week)

  • $100-450 International Travel (per week)

  • $500-1,000 Destination Weddings 

  • $25-100 per person Group Bookings over 8 people (per week)

  • Last minute ADDED booking fees of $50-200 may be applied to existing fees for trips requested less than 4 weeks prior to departure, depending on the location.  

Please inquire about fee discounts for clients who have sent referrals. 

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CANCELLATION FEES

Trip Cancellation Fee - After trip has been booked.  Cancellation fees are not always administered and charged on a case by case basis. 

$50-$300, based on the time spent and complexity of the trip

$200-1,000, destination wedding trip cancellation, based on the time spent and complexity of the trip 

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HOTEL ONLY 

Includes initial trip discussion, research, pricing, approval rounds, bookings and follow up.   Includes access to preferred amenities & benefits when applicable. 

No planning fee for hotel only if client provides desired hotel or a few options to price.

$25-100 Research fee if destination ideas or a handful of hotel options are requested. 

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CRUISE BOOKINGS

Cruise Bookings

Includes initial trip discussion, research, pricing, approval rounds, bookings and follow up.   Includes access to Virtuoso benefits when applicable. Cancellation fees can apply if client requests and receives various options and opts to book cruise independently or cancels. 

No planning fee applies when a cruise/sail date has been preselected by client.

$50-250 Trip Research Fee applies when destination, cruise line or particular sailings are requested.

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AIRLINE TICKETING

Fee to book all airfare partnered with Cadence air specialist. Cancellation fees can apply if client requests and receives various options and opts to book air independently.  Air ticketing fees often waived if air is a part of a travel package booked through a wholesaler or tour operator.

  • Domestic ticket - $45/ticket

  • International ticket - $65/ticket

  • Refunds/exchanges - $65/ticket

  • Domestic Mileage ticket - $85/hr

  • Int. Mileage ticket - $135/hr

  • Assist w/ E-Visas (AUS)- $35/Visa

  • All fees listed above will appear as “Cadence Travel” on your credit card statement 

  • All fees are non-refundable and subject to change on case-by-case basis

travel insurance

Travel insurance is highly recommend.  Your signature below indicate that you are aware of potentially significant losses that may be incurred as a result of cancellation of non-refundable travel plans due to illness or injury, death or serious illness of an extended family member, weather-related airline delays, and various other unforeseen reasons, many of which are covered by travel protection. Meredith Riley Travel cannot be responsible for cancellation, emergency evacuation, accidents abroad, illness, lost baggage, flight mishaps, trip interruptions, and/or travel supplier default, and thus strongly recommend that you purchase available protection insurance. coverage, which includes.

 

PRE-TRIP TRAVEL PROTECTION: Trip Cancellation • Trip Interruption • Trip Delay • Medical Expense Benefits • Medical Evacuation / Repatriation of Remains • 24 Hour AD&D • Travel Assistance

 

POST-DEPARTURE TRAVEL PROTECTION

• Trip Interruption • Trip Delay • Missed Cruise Connection • Baggage / Baggage Delay • Medical Expense Benefits • Medical Evacuation / Repatriation of Remains • 24 Hour AD&D • Travel Assistance

Please consider the following questions when deciding on purchasing travel insurance:

• Does your health insurance cover you outside the U.S.?

• Does your country of entry require proof of insurance (medical or travel)?

• What if you had to cancel your trip?

• Can you afford to be medically evacuated?

Trip authorization

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  understand that Meredith Riley Travel, LLC is an independent contractor and affiliate of Cadence Travel.  As such, all travel arrangements made are subject to the following terms & conditions. I have reviewed and accept these terms & conditions as well as the fee structure above.  Additionally, I grant Meredith Riley Travel permission to use my credit card for any of the services requested for this trip.