Trip Policy 2018
Johnson City Senior Center
Trip and Travel Policy
NEW THIS YEAR
SCHEDULING AND PAYMENTS FOR TRIPS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED ON THE FOLLOWING DAYS:
10:00AM – 2:00PM
All trips require reservations and are open to the public. Trips are open to all ages.
DAY TRIP PAYMENT: Payment for day trips may be made in full or installments, with 50% or $50 due at registration. The remainder may be paid in full or fourteen days prior to date of trip. Abuse of this policy may result in cancellation of his or her reservations.
OVERNIGHT TRIP PAYMENT: Payment for overnight trips require a deposit of $100 with full payment due thirty days prior to the trip. Insurance is highly recommended and due at the time of deposit.
CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS: The Center now has available a credit card machine if you wish to pay for your trip by this method.
TRIP CANCELLATION BY THE CENTER: Our policy states there has to be a minimum 25 people, with a few exceptions. If we need to cancel a trip, we will refund all monies to those registered. We will give as much advance notice of cancellations as we can. Please sign up early to avoid cancellation of trips.
REFUNDS: Refunds will be issued if you cancel prior to final payment date. No refunds will be issued after the final payment date.
A refund for a cancellation will be given if a replacement can be found. Please be advised that hotels, restaurants and tour companies, etc. require non refundable deposits.
****SPECIAL NEEDS: When signing up for a trip, please inform the office if you have special needs, and the name of the person to assist you. If your trip involves a hotel room, please let the escort know if you need a special room in a hotel****
SEATING: Boarding will begin 15 minutes prior to departure time. If you are not present when your name is called, you must check in with escort before boarding the bus. There are no assigned seats on the bus. Names are called in the order of registration. If a couple or friends are traveling together, please sit together until all passengers board; and if there are empty seats, you may move. Please be aware, if there is a full bus and you are traveling alone, you might be asked to share a seat with someone.
GRATUITIES: Gratuities for the driver are included in total price for both day and overnight trips. When applicable, step-on-guide gratuities are included in both overnight and day trips.
Gratuities for meal servers are at your discretion.
PARKING: Please park your car in the parking lot furthest from the building, so that center participants have access to the building. This includes handicapped parking.
ESCORTS: All trips with the Johnson City Senior Center will be escorted by volunteers.