Coronavirus COVID-19 Release, Assumption of Risk, Waiver of Liability & Indemnity Agreement
Horizon Vacations wants you to have a safe and truly wonderful vacation, so we recommend that you fully educate yourself on the destination and hotel-specific changes that have been made in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and plan accordingly before you depart on your vacation.
By signing this agreement, the traveler is fully aware of the current global Coronavirus COVID-19 virus outbreak, the current travel restrictions, and inherent risks involved in choosing to travel and purchase arrangements made by Horizon Vacations. As the traveler, I understand that it is my responsibility to check the latest travel information regarding this virus outbreak and that I should have travel insurance to ensure I have coverage for all medical needs and trip cancellation, but understand that medical expenses/and or cancellation relating to the Coronavirus COVID-19 may not be covered.
Travel insurance generally only covers unforeseen events. Most insurers classified COVID-19 as a 'known event' in late January 2020. This means that if you booked before that, you may still be covered; if you booked after 31 January, it's unlikely you'll be covered for anything relating to COVID-19. Please note that most policies have a specific clause stating they do not cover epidemics and pandemics, especially when travel warnings are in place. Check with your insurance company for coverage details. A few suppliers Horizon partners with may offer Cancel-For-Any-Reason insurance or waiver options to protect your vacation investment and is highly recommended during the pandemic.
As the traveler, I confirm that I have adequate financial resources in case medical care is needed relating to Coronavirus COVID-19 and understand the inherent and potential health risks of travel during this time and that in some destinations, medical attention may be days away. I, the traveler, am aware of my home country's travel warnings, travel restrictions and rules and understand the risks, and is accepting of these knowing that Horizon Vacations cannot be held responsible for any travel restrictions, illness, cancellations, financial loss, quarantining rules or measures put in place at airports or destinations you are traveling through independently or as part of the vacation. I, the traveler, know that additional screening procedures and restrictions may occur at airports and in public areas. Immigration restrictions may be put in place before or during my travels.
It is my duty to check with my destination country's immigration department to confirm entry to the country and also my home country/final destination for their regulations. I, the traveler, am aware that it is my personal decision to travel and am doing so with full knowledge of current travel recommendations and travel restrictions regarding the Coronavirus COVID-19 and take full responsibility for his/her actions with regard to this. Some employers may require a 14-day quarantine when traveling abroad. It is recommended to check this with your employer before booking your trip.
A COVID-19 TEST MAY BE REQUIRED TO ENTER YOUR DESTINATION. Failure to have the proper COVID-19 documentation may affect entry into your destination. It is the traveler’s responsibility to have all the necessary documents, tests, and vaccinations completed prior to departure. Any Trip Protection Plans do not cover improper required travel documentation.
Since destination entry requirements vary widely and frequently change, at least 5 business days prior to departure, we recommend that all Travelers:
Horizon Vacations customer needs to complete and submit their signature as a record that they have read and understood the above Coronavirus COVID-19 Release and Waiver form.
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