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Trip Cancellation and Trip Refund Policy
Trip deposits are a minimum of $150, including a $20 non-refundable administrative fee. Full payment for each trip is due and payable not less than 45 days prior to the trip departure. If a member cancels within the 30 days prior to departure no refund will be issued, except for the following reasons:
That all actual charges and fees can be refunded by the airline, travel company or agent and/or resort, then he or she is subject to a cancellation fee of 20 dollars plus an additional 30 dollar administration fee plus any other fees or cost incurred by the club .
If the canceling member is replaced on the trip, than he or she is subject to the 20 dollar fee plus an additional 30 dollar administration fee plus any other fees or cost incurred by the club.
If a trip goes full, a canceling member may request consideration for a partial refund from the North Island Snowdrifters Executive Board in writing within 14 days from the start of the trip. The Board may not grant a refund if a trip does not generate enough income to cover the trip.
If a canceling member finds a substitute who is able to accept the bed assignment and any monetary exchange is made outside the club, the substitution will not be considered a cancellation.
Any other consideration for a partial refund must be made in writing within 14 days from the start of the trip by writing the Travel Director and the North Island Snowdrifter’s Executive Board. As stated above the Board may not grant a refund if a trip does not generate enough income to cover the trip.
Activity Cancellation and Activity Refund Policy
All money is due and payable in full, not less than 30 days prior to planned activity, unless a "pay at the door" - or similar - option has been explicitly offered. Sorry no refunds within 14 days of any activity.
Early Departure Policy for Mammoth bus trips
The trip leader will inform everyone on the trip when the chartered bus will leave for San Diego from Mammoth Lakes which is usually 4:00 PM.
If severe weather conditions occur on the on the last day of the trip, the trip leader can make the make the decision to leave early if either of the following occurs:
•The road leading out of Mammoth Lakes (i.e. Highway 395) is going to be closed by the Highway Patrol.
•The bus driver requests an early departure, citing poor weather and road conditions.
If the bus has to leave early the trip leader must contact all of the people on the trip and inform them of the when the bus will leave Mammoth Lakes and where it will be located.
The bus shall not leave any trip participant behind, unless directed by Highway Patrol or other law enforcement agency.
To Request a Refund
To request consideration for a refund, write to:
Constitution and Bylaws
The Snowdrifters' club constitution, which was adopted by the general membership at its August 2009 meeting, is available for your review.
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