Please note that we may change, modify, add and delete these Terms at any time without prior notice. The Terms must be read periodically. By continuing to use this Site after such changes to these Terms, visitors, users or Registered Users ("you" or "user") agree and consent to the changes. If you use any of our other services, then your usage is based on the submission to and acceptance of the terms and conditions applicable to such services.
SCOPE OF OUR SERVICES
Through the Site, TripU provides an online platform where you can browse different types of airlines, other transportation services, temporary accommodation and lodging (as applicable), and sim cards, visa service, tours, as well as make a reservation and/or purchase (“Services”). Users can make bookings of services provided by hotels, airlines, train or other transportation operators, events promoter, tourist attraction operator, travel agency, telecommunication operator and/or any other service provider in cooperation with TripU (“Vendors”) on the Site. By placing an order through the Site, you will be able to book and/or purchase the airline tickets, other transportation tickets, hotel rooms, event entrance tickets, tourist attraction entrance tickets, tour packages, prepaid credits, voucher for prepaid sim-card, or other services. We will provide a booking confirmation via email. We reserve the right to refuse the booking for reasons set forth below.
Although we will use our expertise with caution in performing the services, we do not verify, and do not guarantee, that all information provided is accurate, complete, correct or the latest available, and we are not responsible for any errors (including placement and typing errors), obstruction (either because of temporary and/or partial, damage, repair or improvement to the site or otherwise), inaccuracy, misleading or false information or non-delivery of information. This includes every information provided on our Site or other platforms relating to the aircraft type, seat layout, seat pitch, in-flight entertainment and WiFi availability, or any other information provided in relation to the flight facilities specifications.
Changes in market conditions or circumstances that occur can lead to changes in a short time causing the information provided to be inaccurate or not applicable. In case of any problems, contact customer service and they will assist you.
This Site does not make any representations and should not be construed as making any recommendations or suggestions of the level of service quality or rating of the Vendors listed on the Site. We hereby declare denial of any claims, losses or liability with respect to the quality or status of existing Vendors listed on the Site (who provide airline, hotel or other services). Vendors may be introduced in the form of different classes based on factors including but not limited to their reviews, ratings or any other factors. The given rating is calculated based on automated algorithms that can be updated and changed as per our discretion.
We have the right to not accept any user or booking (or in certain cases cancel the booking confirmation) at our sole discretion and for any cause without giving reasons for the rejection/refusal/cancellation. The reasons for rejecting a user or booking or cancelling a booking confirmation may include but are not limited to: breach of these Terms, trade or economic sanctions by global or national authorities, embargo, prohibitions in regulations, fraud or theft (or indication or suspicion of fraud or theft), suspicion of criminal activity, suspicious ordering, services not being available or no longer being made available by the Vendor, user providing inaccurate, erroneous or misleading information, problems with credit card electronic communications, information or transactions, inappropriate behavior, threats, insults, refusal to provide information, practical impediments, communication difficulties or breakdowns, a Real Mistake (hereinafter described below), history of breaches of these Terms, or being placed on any “black lists” or “watch lists” by governments or international organizations. In case the booking is rejected or cancelled by TripU and payment has been made, TripU shall reimburse the amount already charged without further charges. We can at anytime delete or remove ("Removed") membership of the user of this Site, either temporarily or permanently. Removed Users are prohibited to attempt using the Site in any other name or through other users (hereinafter described in the Fraud Prevention Mechanism condition).
In a particular case, we may cancel or reject reservations with respect to the "Real Mistake", which does not depend on where the error originated. A Real Mistake is a fault on the Site (for example, in terms of price) which no reasonable person would consider appropriate or to make business sense. The amount charged shall be reimbursed without further charges in such a case.
By making a booking, order or reservation through the Site, you accept and agree to the terms and conditions of applicable Vendors, including policies regarding cancellation and/or absence, or your specific requests which may be given to the Vendors. TripU is not responsible for any violation of these terms and conditions which are agreed on between the Vendor and the user, or which are based on the user’s specific requests, so please read the Vendors’ terms and conditions carefully.
Regarding refunds, TripU may be able to withhold or take part of the amount paid to reimburse the costs that have been incurred in connection with the cancellation.
In the event of any special requests (for example: rooms to be easily accessible by wheelchair, wheelchair assistance for people with disabilities at the hotels or airplanes, change of name, change of date, adding “frequent flyer” points or equivalent, availability of the event’s seat tickets, special equipment/tools needed for the tour packages or equivalent), the user can insert the request when making a booking on the Site or contact the Vendor directly (as applicable). The request will be addressed at the Vendor’s and TripU’s discretion, based on availability and other factors. our special requests may be subject to additional charges and/or fees by the relevant Vendor based on the discretion and/or policy of the relevant Vendor. TripU is not responsible for the availability and/or fulfillment of your special requests by the Vendor.
In the event of rescheduling (including but not limited to changes of date, route and/or passenger) by the user, TripU reserves its rights to cancel any new bookings created through the rescheduling process if the initial booking is no longer valid (including but not limited to instances where the ticket has actually been used or refunded).
By displaying particular destinations, TripU does not represent or warrant that travel to such points is advisable or risk-free and TripU must not be held liable for damages or losses that may result from travel to such destinations. Under no circumstances shall TripU be held liable for any adverse incidents occurring during your trip or your stay. You are personally responsible for the selection of travel, travel route and destination, for the entire duration of your trip. TripU is not responsible for any loss that occurs when you fail to bring required travel documents, such as your passport, e-ticket, e-voucher, and any other reasons caused by your willful misconduct and/or negligence. TripU shall also not responsible for any willful misconduct and/or negligence caused by the Vendor.
Should you purchase roundtrip tickets under the same Airline Booking Code (Passenger Name Record, abbreviated as PNR), both the departure and return tickets must be used in full, as written in the itinerary of your TripU e-ticket. Use of (i) only the departure or the return ticket; or (ii) partial use of any segment of the roundtrip flight, may cause the other ticket to be invalid and not refundable. TripU will not be responsible for any consequence resulting from violation of these terms and conditions.
You shall be solely responsible to obtain, maintain and have available for presentation, the proper and valid travel permits or foreign entry requirements (including, but not limited to, visas or other travel permits and documents, whether for transit or otherwise) applicable to you prior to finalizing your travel arrangements in accordance with the prevailing laws of the country you are traveling from, into, over or transiting in. TripU has no obligation and shall not be responsible to notify you of the travel arrangements and permits necessary for you to be able to carry out your travel plans. TripU reserves its right to limit its liability in the case of any losses or damages arising out of or in relation to your travel permits.
Ratings shown on the Site are only provided for the information of users only, and existing ratings are based on information given by third parties such as suppliers, users or other review websites. We do not verify the rating given and are therefore not responsible for the accuracy of the existing rating. We hereby declare denial of any claims, losses or liability with respect to the ratings shown on the Site.
PRICE AND PROMOTION
We may offer lower prices and/ or promotions from time to time. Please note that these may involve different conditions and requirements as it relates to booking and refund policies.
If there is any promotion provided directly by the Vendor, then the rights and authority over the promotion will be fully under the Vendor and may not be applied for the reservation conducted through TripU.
ADDITIONAL CHARGES & REFUNDS
Each price listed on the Site is only available with certain conditions and these prices may change depending on the availability of booking, length of booking and/or other factors. Available prices can include additional taxes and other charges, but in certain circumstances it may not include taxes and other service charges (e.g., tips for tour guides, other facilities charges (if any), and other charges/fees which may arise from the use of services other than those provided by TripU (if any)); The user agrees that they are responsible for verifying the total cost to be paid and other terms and details when the confirmation email is sent. The user must verify the booking on the booking sheet; the user can cancel the booking at any time before the final confirmation is done. Prices shown are detailed so that users can see the amount to be paid, any additional costs due to the use of credit cards or inter-bank fees charged for the shipping fees will be charged to the user. If there is a discrepancy in the amount paid, TripU will provide an email notification of the amount to be paid by the user. In the event that a user cancels the booking before paying in full any existing shortcomings, TripU has sole discretion whether to refund the amount paid or refund an amount reduced by the costs incurred by TripU as a result of non-payment of the cost of these shortcomings by users in accordance with procedures prescribed by TripU. If the user has any doubt about the service, the user can contact TripU customer service (during customer service operational hours). For any other cancellations, TripU will work with you to refund amounts already paid by you, reduced by the costs incurred by TripU, e.g. inter-bank transfer fees. Refunds may not be immediate depending on your initial mode of payment. You can contact TripU customer service for further details on the estimated duration for receiving your refund and we will assist you as best as we can.
TripU shall not be held responsible or liable for any cancelled issuing of e-tickets, e-vouchers, or other transactions caused by inaccurate transfer amounts, or exceeding the time limit for transfers. For real-time inter bank transfers, you must use an ATM. After completing the inter-bank transfer, please confirm your payment by filling in the payment confirmation form.
ADDITIONAL CHARGES FROM HOTELS
Please note that all prices for hotel reservations provided through our Site (the “Hotel Price”) are based on your selections, such as for the requested period of stay and number of guests, unless otherwise specified. Hotel room reservation rates are quoted per room and per night. You are responsible for verifying whether your selection and any additional requests or services are reflected in the price displayed on the Site (such as the Hotel Information provided before the final booking confirmation) and/ or in the email-coupon confirmation. Breakfast is usually not included, unless otherwise stated. Hotel resort fees and other mandatory costs (see description below) and local taxes, tourist, or occupancy charges (if any) will be paid by you, and are usually not taken into account in the Hotel Price unless otherwise stated. You are responsible for verifying any explanations or policies provided by the hotel on the Site. Insurance of any kind is not included in the rate, unless otherwise stated. The standard hotel room reservation is for one or two guests; an additional charge will usually be required for an extra bed. The hotel can refuse to accept additional guests if not notified in advance.
Please note that some hotels may charge you a resort fee, but may require additional charges (or the like) to use certain services. The resort fee is usually not included in the Hotel Price; more details will be included in the hotel’s description on the Site. You may also be charged directly by the hotel for products and services including but not limited to: energy surcharge, baggage handling fees, the cost of delivery of newspapers, in-room security costs, travel/tour fees, or the cost for cleaning the rooms under extraordinary circumstances. This practice of additional hotel charges is beyond TripUs control.
Optional incidental expenses and personal consumption charges (such as those incurred during the Hotel stay) are not usually included in the Hotel Price. Such charges include but are not limited to: parking fees, in-room minibar charges, telephone charges, room service, food and beverage costs, special (gala) dinner costs, movie rentals / movies-on-demand, and Internet usage costs. During certain peak holiday seasons, some hotels may make their special dinners compulsory (such as for the New Year, Christmas, Chinese New Year and other events). Such charges are not included in the room rate, but will be displayed on the booking form. Please refer to more details listed under "Hotel Information", "Requirements Booking", "Cancellation Policy" or similar headings on the Site. If you are unsure whether or not a charge is included in the tariff, please contact our customer service team to clarify.
Certain hotels may add fees for transport or transfer to and from the airport. This is a common practice for travelling between islands (such as the Maldives), in order to reach the hotel. Such transportation is always governed by the hotel, and is offered by or on behalf of the hotel, which is responsible for the transportation service. TripU does not arrange any transport and is not responsible for such transport service. You agree that TripU is not responsible for the quality, safety, frequency or service level of the transportation services, and for any loss or damage that may result from the use of such transportation services.
In some jurisdictions, hotels may be required by law to directly collect occupancy tax or local city tax from guests. Government authorities may also declare additional taxes and may require the hotel to collect such taxes directly. You agree to pay any and all of such taxes/costs to the hotel directly upon checkout, unless otherwise specified. If you have any questions, please contact TripU Customer Service regarding any additional costs that may be included in the Hotel Price.
For registration purposes, we will collect and process your personal information, such as your name, electronic mail (e-mail) address, and your mobile phone number when you register. You must provide us with an accurate, complete, and latest information and agree to provide us with any proof of identity that we may reasonably request.
Only you can use your own account and you represent and warrant that you will not authorize any other party to use your identity or your account for any reason, unless permitted by TripU.
You cannot assign or transfer your account to any other party.
You must maintain the security and confidentiality of your account password and any identification we provide to you. In the event of any disclosure of your password, in any way whatsoever resulting in any unauthorized use of your account or identity, order(s) received from such unauthorized use shall still be considered as valid orders and we will process such order(s). You hereby declare that TripU is not responsible for any loss or damage arising from the misuse of your account.
If you no longer have control over your account, you are required to immediately notify us (e.g., your account is hacked in any way or your phone is stolen) so we can temporarily block and/or inactivate your account properly. Please note that you are responsible for your use of your account and may be liable for your account even if your account is misused by others.
TripU has the full right to temporarily block, delete, or inactivate the User’s account at our sole discretion and for any cause without giving reasons for blocking, deletion, or inactivation of the User’s account. The reasons for blocking, deletion, or inactivation of the User’s account may include but are not limited to:
Breach of these Terms, prohibitions in regulations, fraud or theft (or indication or suspicion of fraud or theft), suspicion of criminal activity, suspicious ordering, User providing inaccurate, erroneous or misleading information, inappropriate behavior, threats, or insults, refusal to provide information, practical impediments, communication difficulties or breakdowns, or User is listed on any “black lists” or “watch lists” by governments or international organizations.
RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS
TripU hereby grants the user certain limited rights (constituting a “Limited Licence”), which cannot be transferred or assigned, to access and use the Site to the extent expressly permitted by these Terms. In connection with this Limited Licence, we are not granting you any other rights or licences with respect to use of the Site; rights or licenses not expressly granted, are wholly owned by TripU or other third party owners of such licence. Content available on the Site (including the software infrastructure used to provide the Content) is wholly owned by TripU or its suppliers and service providers, including but not limited to its Vendors (as applicable). You can use the site to place orders and you hereby guarantee that you will not submit false reservation requests. You hereby declare to ensure that the payment information you provide is accurate. You also guarantee providing an accurate email and mailing address as well as other details of your contact information.
use this Site or the Content for commercial purposes without permission from TripU;
access, monitor or copy any Content on the Site using technology, software, or any program either manually or automatically for any purpose without written permission from TripU;
perform any action that imposes or may impose, an unreasonable burden on our Site or Site infrastructure;
make a major link to this Site (including but not limited to the booking path) for any purpose without the written consent from TripU;
resell, use, copy, perform surveillance (such as using or installing spider or scrape programs), display, download or perform any Content production, software, products, services available through the Site for commercial purposes or objectives/activities of competition;
reproduce the Site (through a "frame" or "mirror") or set up a part of this Site on any other web site without prior written consent;
send an announcement to or through the Site that violates any law, regulation, or rules, or which can support unlawful or criminal activities;
transmit or provide links to any materials that defame, slander, or lie;
transmit or provide links to each announcement containing the terms of defamation, slander, and lies;
transmit or conduct announcements that may infringe upon the intellectual property or other rights of a particular entity or person, including but not limited to copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets, confidential information or publications;
transmit announcements where prohibited by applicable law or violate the rights and obligations that exist based on the contractual relationship;
imitate any person or entity for any purposes;
manipulate or falsify information with the aim to disguise the origin of statements provided;
use the Site in any manner which could damage, disable, obstruct, or interfere with the use of the Site or other users of computer equipment, or cause damage, disruption or limit the functionality of the software, hardware or telecommunications equipment;
gain unauthorized access or perform unauthorized modification to the Site or other related website, other accounts, computer systems, networks connected to the Site through hacking, password theft or other similar matters;
obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information by ways that are not intentionally supplied by the site (including but not limited to other destinations provided by this Site). This includes but is not limited to, obtaining or collecting information about others such as email addresses;
engage in fraudulent acts or actions that aim to manipulate a search engine results page (“SERP”) or perform search engine optimization (“SEO”). SEO practices considered unethical or to constitute "spamdexing" include but are not limited to cloaking, metadata, title tags, content scraping, link schemes, google bomb, search keywords, hidden text or hidden links, link schemes, comments containing spam and other matters; or
any other action which may adversely affect or result in damage to the Site, TripU or its affiliates and employees, or TripU’s reputation.
Unless expressly specified otherwise, the web site is not allowed to make links to other pages other than the Main Site pages or frames or web page or material contained in it, or making links to aspects of the Site in the form of an email with a commercial purpose without the express written approval of TripU.
By placing an order through this Site, you hereby represent and warrant that you are not subject to any prohibitions or restrictions by any sanctions program, or subject to any penalties under any anti-money laundering regime.
RIGHTS TO USER CONTENT
By completing a booking, you hereby agree to receive electronic mail containing an invitation to provide reviews or content reviews with respect to the selection of Vendors. TripU has sole discretion whether your review will appear on the site. TripU can display the review, which may contain comments, level of service and your name.
In providing a review, you agree to ensure that:
you own and control all of the rights to the reviews that you provide to the Site;
the content of the review is accurate and contains no misrepresentations; and
the use or performance or transmission of the content of the review does not violate the Terms or applicable laws and regulations, you are not violating any third party’s rights, and you are not causing injury to any party.
You must bear all responsibility for the content of the reviews that you provide or submit. You allow TripU to act when there is a party that violates your rights or the rights of TripU.
Content review provided will be deemed to not contain confidential information and TripU shall have no obligation to treat the content review as confidential information. Without limiting the provisions contained in the Terms, TripU has sole discretion to use the content review as deemed appropriate, including but not limited to removing, cutting, modifying, or otherwise editing the review. TripU shall have no obligation to pay for the content that you submit in a review, including but not limited to content review that has been changed, eliminated or cut. TripU shall have no obligation to provide or include or mention authors or other third parties.
In any case, you hereby agree that with respect to the content of the reviews:
You do not require any attribution or identification on any derivative works;
You consent that all content of reviews submitted to TripU may be used by TripU and its employees, successors, and transfer recipients in any way, at any time. This includes but is not limited to publishing, modification, and reproduction of the review either in its entirety or in partial form;
You hereby waive all rights and agree not to claim any rights in the content review; and
You hereby agree to not use the Site or the Content for unlawful or unauthorized activity. You agree that you will not use any equipment, software, or other technologies that may obstruct or attempt to obstruct the operation of this Site. You agree to not use this Site or its Content for commercial purposes. You agree not to seek, create, search for, use or send automated agents or other forms of technology to collect or obtain information from this Site, or otherwise interact with this Site.
THIRD PARTY LINKS AND CONTENTS
The Site may contain links to websites operated by parties other than TripU. We do not control those sites or links and are not responsible for the content or privacy or other activities of such sites. We, or other third parties, may upload automated search results or provide links to other sites. We provide opportunities for third parties to deliver, load, transmit or otherwise make available any information, data, text, images, sound, graphics, video, messages, reviews, or other materials ("Content") through this Site. We do not review and/or do not have control over the site, source, and the Content. You agree that we are not responsible for the content or the availability of such sites and resources, and we do not endorse or recommend and are not responsible for the origin of the site or the Content. You hereby agree to release us from and against any and all liabilities, expenses, loss, or damage, directly or indirectly caused or allegedly caused by or in connection with the use of or account for the Content, site or resource.
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