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Deposit and Final Payment

To reserve a Cosmos trip, a non-refundable deposit is required at the time of booking.


Deposit AmountFinal Payment Due Date
Oberammergau Trips $600 per person 45 days prior to departure
Trips that include a Norwegian Cruise Line Sailing $250 per person 110 days prior to departure
Trips that include a Holland America Cruise $250 per person 75 days prior to departure
Santa Cruz II, Galapagos Legend and Russia River Cruises $250 per person 90 days prior to departure
Camino A Walking Journey for the Soul tour $250 per person 90 days prior to departure
Trips that include Rocky Mountaineer or VIA Rail train $250 per person 65 days prior to departure
Iceland, Greece, Israel, Jordan, vacations on Cosmos Lite and all other Cosmos vacations to South America, Asia, South Pacific, and Africa, Escapes $250 per person 60 days prior to departure
All Other Cosmos Trips $250 per person 45 days prior to departure

Trips with air arrangements may require an additional deposit.

Cosmos accepts MasterCard, Visa, Discover/Novus or American Express.

If final payment is not received by the due date, Cosmos reserves the right to cancel the reservation and assess any cancellation fees that apply.

Cancellation and Refunds

Cancellation and refund policies vary, with penalties generally increasing as the sailing date approaches. If a cancellation occurs, the following charges will be assessed:


Days Prior to DepartureCancellation Charge
Oberammergau Trips 45+ days prior to departure
45-22 days prior to departure
21-8 days prior to departure
7-1 days prior to departure
Day of departure and later
Deposit
40% of tour cost
60% of tour cost
80% of tour cost
No refund
Trips that include a Norwegian Cruise Line Sailing 110+ days prior to departure
110-75 days prior to departure
74-30 days prior to departure
29-8 days prior to departure
7 or less days prior to departure
Deposit
20% of tour cost
50% of tour cost
75% of tour cost
No refund
Trips that include a Holland America Cruise 75+ days prior to departure
75-57 days prior to departure
56-29 days prior to departure
28-16 days prior to departure
15 days or less prior to departure
Deposit
20% of tour cost
50% of tour cost
75% of tour cost
No refund
Cruises on Santa Cruz II, Galapagos Legend and Russia River Cruise 90+ days prior to departure
90-60 days prior to departure
59-30 days prior to departure
29-1 days prior to departure
Day of departure and later
Deposit
35% of tour cost
50% of tour cost
80% of tour cost
No refund
Camino A Walking Journey for the Soul tour 90+ days prior to departure
90-60 days prior to departure
59-30 days prior to departure
29-1 days prior to departure
Day of departure and later
Deposit
35% of tour cost
50% of tour cost
80% of tour cost
No refund
Trips that include Rocky Mountaineer or VIA Rail train 65+ days prior to departure
65-47 days prior to departure
46 days or less prior to departure
Deposit
50% of tour cost
No refund
Iceland, Greece, Israel, Jordan, vacations on Cosmos Lite 60+ days prior to departure
60-31 days prior to departure
30-2 days prior to departure
1 or less days prior to departure
Deposit
50% of tour cost
90% of tour cost
No refund
All other South America, Asia, South Pacific, and Africa Trips 60+ days prior to departure
60-22 days prior to departure
21-8 days prior to departure
7-1 days prior to departure
Day of departure and later
Deposit
20% of tour cost
30% of tour cost
50% of tour cost
No refund
All Other Trips 45+ days prior to departure
45-22 days prior to departure
21-8 days prior to departure
7-1 days prior to departure
Day of departure and later
Deposit
20% of tour cost
30% of tour cost
50% of tour cost
No refund

Total cost includes Flex-Air. Total price does not include any Instant Purchase Air or Instant Purchase Air service fees, which are non-refundable after 24 hours from purchase. Intra-vacation air is non-refundable after final payment.

Cancellation fees may also apply to any additional services, including extra night accommodations, independently supplied services, and optional excursions reserved prior to, during, and after the tour. If flight changes, including, but not limited to, flight cancellations or name changes, are requested after full land and air deposits are received, revision fees, change fees, or airline cancellation fees will apply. In many instances, airline revision or change fees can be up to $300, but in some instances may be up to 100% of the ticket price.

Timetables and rates are subject to change, and exceptions may apply for holiday departures; please confirm payment and cancellation policies with your Vacations To Go travel counselor at time of booking.

Deposit, payment and cancellation terms may differ for group bookings.

Purchase of travel insurance may reduce or eliminate the cancellation fees outlined above. For more information, please call your Vacations To Go travel counselor.