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Prayers, Potatoes & Pubs!
 A Journey into the Heart & Soul of Ireland
            13 Days: May 9 to 21, 2022
Under the Spiritual Direction of Rev. David Allen
Christ on the Mountain Catholic Church, Lakewood, Colorado
              & Rev. J. Darrell Schaffer
Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Wheat Ridge, Colorado
          Group Coordinator: Mary Ann Fairbank
Prayers, Potatoes & Pubs! - A Journey into the Heart & Soul of Ireland - Christ On The Mountain
An Invitation To Join Us
  Dear Friends in Christ:
  It is with great enthusiasm that we invite you to join us for what will be our fourth pilgrimage journey with Catholic Travel
  Centre. This time we will travel to the beautiful Emerald Isle of Ireland, a land of enchantment full of history, laughter, and music.
  Please take some time to review this brochure, and explore the opportunity to come to know personally the rich history
  and faith of Ireland. Join us as we tour the lush countryside, visit legendary sites, and experience famous Irish hospitality in
  cathedrals, abbeys, parks, and pubs.
  Thanks to the vaccines, we are confident the pandemic will be under control in Europe soon, and certainly by next Spring. We
  will likely be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination to enter European countries, so we can be assured of having safe
  As always, Mass and time for prayer and reflection will be a vital part of our pilgrimage.
  Please consider joining us on this wonderful opportunity to take a spiritual journey with your fellow parishioners.
  We look forward to traveling with you!
  May the road rise up to meet you and the wind be always at your back.

  Fr. David, Fr. Darrell & Mary Ann

                                                  Our Daily Itinerary
                                                                       celebrated holy places. After our visit and lunch on our
 Day 1, Monday, May 9: Depart                                          own, we continue on to our hotel in Westport for dinner
                                                                       and the evening. (B, D)

We depart for London early this evening with                            Day 4, Thursday, May 12: Westport: Excursion to
complimentary meals & beverages served on our flight.                   Knock & Ballintubber Abbey

 Day 2, Tuesday, May 10: Failte (Welcome) to Ireland
 / Transfer to Althone

We arrive in London and change planes to board our flight
to Dublin where we are met by our Catholic Travel Centre
representative who accompanies us throughout our
journey. We board our motor coach and make our way
west to the town of Athlone for check-in to our hotel.
Dinner this evening is at our hotel. (D)

 Day 3, Wednesday, May 11: Althone / Clonmacnoise
 / Westport                                                            This morning, we enjoy an excursion to Knock, visited each
                                                                       year by more than 1.5 million pilgrims. Upon arrival in
                                                                       Knock we enjoy a guided tour of the Shrine’s grounds to
                                                                       learn the story of the apparitions here. Mass is followed by
                                                                       lunch at a local restaurant.
                                                                           We drive to Claremorris, we visit Ballintubber Abbey
                                                                       where Mass has been celebrated daily for over 800 years!
                                                                       St. Patrick baptized converts at a well here. We return to
                                                                       Westport for dinner this evening on our own to explore the
                                                                       local pub scene. (B, L)

                                                                        Day 5, Friday, May 13: Westport: Excursion to
                                                                        Kylemore Abbey & Croagh Patrick

                                                                       After breakfast, we travel first to Kylemore Abbey, where
This morning, after breakfast and checkout, we celebrate               we visit the convent of the Benedictine Nuns of Ypres,
Mass at a local church. After Mass, we visit the monastic              beautifully set on Lake Kylemore. Here we celebrate Mass.
settlement of Clonmacnoise, one of Ireland’s most                      After Mass and lunch on our own, we continue on to
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Croagh Patrick,
                                         considered the         Day 9, Tuesday, May 17: Cork: Cobh Excursion &
                                         holiest mountain
                                         in Ireland.
                                                                Jameson Distillery
                                         Croagh Patrick
                                         is renowned for       This morning after
                                         its pilgrimages       breakfast, we celebrate
                                         in honor of Saint     Mass at St. Colman’s
                                         Patrick, Ireland’s    Cathedral before we travel
                                         patron saint.         the short distance to Cobh
                                         After time for        to visit the Cobh Heritage
                                         reflection, we        Centre, which tells the story
return to our hotel for dinner and overnight. (B, D)           of the two million-plus
                                                               emigrants who departed
 Day 6, Saturday, May 14: Westport / Cliffs of                 from Cobh Harbor to foreign
                                                               lands. Cobh was also the last
 Moher / Killarney                                             port of call for the Titanic
                                                               before she sank.
This morning, after breakfast and checkout, we travel to           After an included lunch
the Cliffs of Moher, sheer cliffs dropping 600 feet to the     at a local pub, we continue to Midleton, near Cork, for our
water below, one of the most impressive stretches of           “Jameson Experience” at the Midleton Distillery, with its
shoreline on the west coast of Ireland.                        Irish Whiskey Museum. Dinner tonight is on our own to
   We enjoy an included lunch at a local pub en route. We      explore the local restaurant scene. (B, L)
take the Shannon Car Ferry across the Shannon Estuary,
then, continue to our hotel in Killarney. Dinner is at our
hotel. (B, L, D)                                                Day 10, Wednesday, May 18: Cork / Rock of Cashel
                                                                / Dublin
 Day 7, Sunday, May 15: Killarney / Ring of Kerry /
                                                               After breakfast and checkout, we celebrate Mass at a local
 Leisure                                                       church. We travel on to the Rock of Cashel, possibly the
                                                               most photographed site in Ireland. The Rock of Cashel is
                                                               one of Ireland’s leading tourist attractions. We tour the
                                                               ruins here, including Cashel Cathedral, still in very good
                                                               condition given its age.
                                                                  After lunch on our own, we continue to our hotel in
                                                               Dublin for dinner and the evening. (B, D)

                                                                Day 11, Thursday, May 19: Dublin: Visit of the City,
                                                                Leisure, Optional Visit of Guinness Storehouse

This morning we join a local parish for Mass and then we
are off for a thrilling scenic ride a continuously changing
landscape of dramatic cliffside views and breathtaking
    We enjoy our included lunch at a local pub and return to
Killarney for some time on our own. Dinner tonight is at a
local restaurant. (B, L, D)

 Day 8, Monday, May 16: Killarney / Ballyvourney /             This morning, we enjoy a half-day sightseeing tour of the
 Blarney Castle / Cork                                         city. Our itinerary includes viewing Georgian Dublin and
                                                               Leinster House (Parliament). We also drive by St. Patrick
After breakfast and checkout, we travel to Ballyvourney,       Cathedral (Church of Ireland); Christchurch Cathedral and
Shrine of St. Gobniat, a 6th-century saint who founded a       Kilmainham Goal, the infamous prison built in 1792. We
convent here. She practiced beekeeping and cured many          visit the Trinity College where the famous Book of Kells is
ailments.                                                      kept.
   After some time for lunch on our own, we travel next           After our tour, we celebrate Mass at Whitefriar Street
to Blarney Castle, where we acquire the “gift of gab” by       Carmelite Church. Lunch is on our own. For those who
visiting the Blarney Stone. We celebrate Mass at a church      wish, we enjoy an included guided tour to the famous
near Blarney Castle before continuing to our hotel in Cork.    Guinness Storehouse, a spectacular attraction, designed to
Dinner is at our hotel. (B, D)                                 woo us with the wonders of the “dark stuff.”
                                                                  Tonight we enjoy dinner and entertainment at Merry
                                                               Ploughboys Pub. (B, D)
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Lunch is included at a local community center. We
 Day 12, Friday, May 20: Dublin: Excursion to                             return to Dublin for some time at leisure. Dinner tonight is
 Glendalough                                                              at our hotel. (B, L, D)

After enjoying our full Irish breakfast, we depart for                     Day 13, Saturday, May 21: Slan Leat (Goodbye) to
Glendalough – the Glen between the Two Lakes, one of                       Ireland
Ireland’s most beloved early Monastic sites. According to
legend, St. Kevin retired to this spot to be alone, living as a           Early this morning, we transfer to the Dublin airport for
hermit for years. When his followers became too                           our return flight to the USA.
numerous, he was compelled to found a monastic                            Please note that you will clear U.S. Customs at the Dublin Airport,
community to accommodate them, the ruins of which we                      so that when you return to the USA, there will be no U.S. Customs
can still see here today. In time, this community became a                procedure. Note: While no changes are anticipated, there may
great center of learning known as “Rome of the West.” Our                 be unforeseen occasions when certain alterations to this itinerary
visit includes the Interpretative Center for Celtic                       become necessary, either due to changes in airline schedules or for
Spirituality. We celebrate Mass at St. Kevin’s Church.                    other reasons.

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 Deadline for initial registration is August 30, 2021. After this date,   balance due; vouchers cannot be applied toward your initial
 please inquire to learn if any space is still available. Registrations   registration deposit.
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 included in this PDF document and submit your $500 per person            included in your tour price. These tips will be collected overseas
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 Registration Form. CTC will send your invoice via postal mail            for the tour manager and $60 for your motor coach driver (or
 within two weeks of our receipt of your deposit. Final payment is        the equivalent amount in local currency). Your tour manager will
 due 90 days prior to departure, by February 8, 2022.                     provide you with personalized envelopes for submitting these
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 We offer two types of tour packages and two forms of payment.
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                                                                          Please refer to the Terms and Conditions of this brochure for
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 2) Standard Price (payment by credit card). Prices are per person        options. CTC strongly suggests the purchase of travel insurance
 based on double occupancy. A limited number of single rooms are          to help protect your investment in the trip and to help provide
                                                                          medical coverage outside the United States. We also strongly
 available at the supplement shown below.                                 suggest you purchase the broadest coverage available with the
 Cash Discount Price (payable by check or cash):                          least amount of exclusions. Because some travel insurance plans
                                                                          contain time-sensitive benefits, we encourage you to do your
 Full Package: $4,899 from Denver (DEN)                                   research and purchase insurance in a timely manner.
 Land Only Package: $3,899
 Standard Price (payable by credit card):                                 Airline Deviations, Seating, Upgrades, and Frequent Flyer
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                                                                          condition to enjoy this pilgrimage to its fullest.
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A Journey into the Heart & Soul of Ireland
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90 days or more prior to departure.
Note: Catholic Travel Centre is not liable for passports expiring within
180 days of the return date of the pilgrimage.

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Terms and Conditions
ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS & CONDITIONS: Any payments made                         when the policies are not followed as completely as the policy
by a Traveler (“Traveler”, “you”) to Catholic Travel Centre (“CTC”,         suggests. Therefore, the Traveler agrees not to hold CTC, our
“our”, “we”, “its”) toward any CTC tour shall constitute acceptance of      suppliers, or the group leaders responsible should they contract any
all Terms & Conditions provided herein.                                     illness during or after their travel.
PAYMENT TERMS: All payments shall be made on the dates                      It is highly recommended Travelers be medically healthy and
indicated in the payment schedule, noted in the Registration                physically capable of significant walking. CTC tours involve
Information section. Late payments are subject to a non-refundable          international travel to foreign countries that have different
$150 fee, and may result in cancellation. A Traveler registering            standards of accessibility than U.S. law. Transportation services,
within 90 days prior to departure must provide full payment by              which are provided by third parties, as well as visited sites and
cashier check, plus a non-refundable late registration $150 fee. CTC        accommodations, which are not owned, leased, or controlled by
reserves the right to cancel registrations not paid in full 75 days prior   CTC, may not be compliant with accessibility standards required
to tour departure and to charge fees per the Cancellation Policy.           by U.S. law. CTC cannot guarantee wheelchair, motorized scooter,
A non-refundable $75 fee is charged on all returned payments.               or walker accessibility during a trip and does not provide individual
Travelers agree not to dispute any credit card charges associated           assistance to Travelers. If a Traveler requires special individual
with this trip before contacting CTC first to resolve their concerns.       assistance, the Traveler, not CTC, is responsible for bringing and
CTC retains the right to dispute any chargeback that is improper            paying for a capable companion willing to assist the Traveler. CTC
and recover any costs, including attorney’s fees related to improper        assumes no responsibility for Travelers’ inability to fully participate
chargebacks. Additionally, in the event of an improper chargeback,          in the tour, nor does CTC provide any refund for non-participation in
CTC retains the right to cancel any travel reservation related to that      any part of the tour.
improper chargeback NOTE: Credit card charges will not show as              TRAVEL INSURANCE: CTC strongly suggests the purchase of
“travel expense” on your credit card statement, but will appear as          Travel Insurance to help protect Travelers’ investment in the trip and
“specialty services“, “shopping” or another designation.                    to help provide medical coverage outside the United States. We also
CHANGES IN PACKAGE: After initial invoicing, changes from the               strongly suggest you purchase the broadest coverage available with
air inclusive package (“Full Package”) to “Land Only” or vice versa         the least amount of exclusions. Travel Insurance is encouraged
are subject to a non-refundable $75 per person per change fee.              because CTC strictly adheres to our Cancellation Policy. Because
Changes must be requested in writing to CTC at least 100 days prior         some Travel Insurance plans contain time-sensitive benefits, we
to departure date (subject to availability). Late requests to change        encourage Travelers to do their research and purchase insurance in
the package may not be accommodated.                                        a timely manner. CTC is not qualified to answer technical questions
CHANGES IN FORM OF PAYMENT: To change from Cash Discount                    about the benefits, exclusions, and conditions of travel insurance
to Standard pricing, the difference between prices plus an additional       plans. CTC cannot evaluate the adequacy of the prospective
$75 fee applies. After a Traveler’s credit card has been charged for        insured’s existing insurance coverage. If you have any questions
any portion of the tour, s/he is ineligible for the Cash Discount Price.    about your travel protection, call your insurer or insurance agent
PARTIAL PACKAGES NOT AVAILABLE: Tour Packages are offered                   or broker. Declining to purchase an adequate travel protection
as described in this brochure, at the stated price. Partial package         plan could result in the loss of your travel cost and/or require more
purchase is not available.                                                  money to correct the situation. You also acknowledge that without
CANCELLATION POLICY: CTC’s cancellation policy is in effect                 this coverage, there may be no way to recoup any losses, costs,
upon first payment toward any CTC tour. A Traveler’s cancellation           or expenses incurred. If you choose to travel without adequate
must be provided in writing either by email, fax, or registered mail        coverage, CTC will not be liable for any of your losses howsoever
to CTC. The cancellation is effective on the date of the cancellation       arising, for which trip protection plan coverage would otherwise have
email, fax, or date of postmark. The Traveler forfeits the following        been available.
fees to CTC based on the date of cancellation notice: anytime               STATE DEPARTMENT & OTHER AGENCIES’ ADVISORIES:
up to 90 days prior to departure, $300 fee; 89 to 60 days prior             The State Department (, the Center for Disease
to departure, $500 fee plus 25% of Land Cost (all costs except              Control (, and other government departments and
airfare and related taxes, fees, surcharges); 59 to 30 days prior to        agencies may issue travel advisories or warnings for one or more
departure, $500 fee plus 50% of Land Cost plus the full cost of all         of the destinations visited on tour, and such advisories or warnings
of the Traveler’s airline travel (including airfare and related taxes,      may even be in effect at the time of your registration for this tour.
fees, surcharges); 29 days or fewer, all payments by Traveler made          Should you choose to travel to a country that has been issued a
to CTC are forfeited, and there are no refunds. In event of individual      travel warning or advisory, CTC will not be liable for damages or
cancellation, no name changes or substitutions are permitted. No            losses that result from travel to such destinations. CTC cannot
shows: Passengers who do not show up for the group’s departing              change its Cancellation Policy or Terms & Conditions based on
flight (or land only passengers who do not show for first hotel             any such warning or advisory or the occurrence of any terror,
night) will be considered as tour cancellations: their airline and/         health, pandemic, or other incident in one or more of the places
or hotel reservations will automatically be cancelled and cannot be         this tour is scheduled to visit. All cancellation penalties remain in
reinstated.                                                                 full force and effect. It is your responsibility to be aware of any and
PRICES: If the group does not reach the size quoted, the price              all requirements for admittance to a country or state, including
or programming will be adjusted accordingly. Pricing is based on            COVID-19 requirements. Certain countries have a requirement for
exchange rates and fares applicable at the time of quotation and is         foreign visitors to have valid medical insurance on entry. CTC cannot
subject to change. Fuel surcharges are subject to increase up to 30         be held responsible for denied entry if the Traveler is unable to
days prior to departure.                                                    provide details to authorities of insurance or denial of entry for any
PASSPORT: A valid passport is required of all U.S. citizen                  reason.
passengers. Travelers of other nationalities should inquire with the        ITINERARY: The itinerary presented in this brochure represents
appropriate embassies, and such Travelers are responsible for               what CTC is planning for this trip; however, the itinerary is subject
securing their own visas if required in addition to their valid passport.   to final confirmations and changes in local schedules. While no
Travelers’ passports must be valid for six (6) months following the         changes are anticipated, CTC, at its sole discretion, reserves the
return date of the trip. CTC expressly denies any responsibility            right to change the itinerary, as it deems necessary or advisable.
for any losses incurred due to insufficient validity of a Traveler’s        CTC is not responsible for costs or fees related to itinerary
passport.                                                                   changes necessitated by changes in an airline’s schedule or other
HEALTH & MEDICAL CONSIDERATIONS: The Traveler is                            arrangements not made through CTC.
responsible for identifying and securing any health/medical related         FINAL TRAVEL DOCUMENTS: Travelers receive travel documents
documentation required by the airlines and/or countries visited on          by email approximately two weeks prior to departure. Bulk items
the itinerary, and CTC bears no responsibility for the passenger            such as luggage and names tags will be shipped by CTC to group
not providing the required documentation. If a country requires             leaders for distribution.
proof of COVID vaccination and/or a negative COVID test, it is the          ACCOMMODATIONS AND MEALS: Accommodations are based
responsibility of the passenger to secure such documentation within         on double/twin rooms with private bathroom facilities. A limited
the required timeframe as a condition for joining this tour.                number of single rooms are available and are subject to a single
Our suppliers (hotels, airlines, motor coach companies, etcetera)           room supplement fee. If no roommate is available for you, or your
have agreed to abide by COVID-protective measures as outlined by            roommate cancels prior to departure, a single room supplement
local health authorities and government agencies, and the traveler          surcharge applies. Triple rooms are not always available and are
agrees to abide by these policies as well. The Traveler understands         discouraged because of cramped quarters; no price reduction for
that while CTC has made a reasonable inquiry to ensure these                triple rooms. Meals are either menu of the day or buffet.
policies are adhered to by our suppliers, there may be occasions
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Terms and Conditions (continued)
Included meals are as shown in the itinerary (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch,          the fullest extent permitted by law, CTC disclaims any liability for
D=Dinner).                                                                   any damages or injuries, or other losses whatsoever, sustained or
AIR TRANSPORTATION: All airline tickets are round-trip economy               incurred as a result of the negligence of CTC. Group administrators,
class and non-refundable unless specifically stated. Any cancellation,       spiritual leaders, and tour leaders likewise expressly disclaim any
itinerary change, or failure to use confirmed space is subject to            liability for the acts and/or omissions of any of the above entities
penalties and/or fees levied by the airline at the time of ticketing.        and/or individuals not directly under their supervision or control.
Airfare, airline carrier, and airline schedules are subject to change        Please be advised that the liability of carriers as well as providers of
without notice. Airline fees and fuel or security fee surcharges (if any)    hotel and lodging accommodations is limited by law, and Travelers
occurring after the date of brochure publication are the responsibility      may thus wish to consider purchasing a Travel Protection plan and/
of the Traveler.                                                             or additional insurance to protect themselves against any losses
AIRLINE DEVIATIONS, SEATING, UPGRADES & FREQUENT                             or injuries suffered as a result of their acts and/or omissions. In
FLYER BOOKINGS: The following are not possible within the terms              no event shall CTC’s liability exceed the amounts paid by the
of CTC’s group airline contract: specific seat assignments, seat             Traveler for participation in the tour, and subject to the provisions
upgrades, services deviating from the group itinerary, booking using         and cancellation fees as set forth in this brochure. In the event the
frequent flyer points and airline credit. If these items are important       tour leader and/or spiritual director named in a brochure or itinerary
to you, CTC advises you to register for the “Land Only” package.             does not travel with the group and a substitute is not named therein,
Additionally, CTC does not record Traveler frequent flyer numbers,           CTC reserves the right to make substitutions of its choosing for such
TSA numbers, or Global Entry numbers. Passengers must submit                 person(s). CTC is not responsible for any misquotes contained in this
this information on their own at the airport at the time of check-in.        brochure or other accompanying documentations, and the contents
LAND ONLY PASSENGERS: Travelers arranging their own airline                  therein may be changed at any time without notice and at CTC’s sole
ticket must meet the group at the first hotel of the itinerary.              discretion.
BAGGAGE & PORTERAGE: Baggage is at Traveler’s risk. Traveler                 CANCELLATION BY THE SUPPLIER. CTC will inform you as soon
should confirm the checked and carry-on baggage specifications               as reasonably possible if a supplier needs to cancel. CTC will also
with the air carrier specified in Final Travel Documents. Any                liaise between you and the supplier in relation to any alternative
checked baggage fees, if applicable, are not included in the tour            arrangements offered by the supplier, but CTC will have no further
price. Checked baggage is limited to one bag per person (subject             liability to you.
to change by airline) and must adhere to airline specifications.             CANCELLATION BEYOND CTC’s CONTROL: CTC disclaims any
Porterage for one piece of luggage is included at hotels; no                 responsibility for any losses or expenses incurred due to cancellation
porterage at airports.                                                       or alteration of the tour resulting from, but not limited to: travel
NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE: Passports, visas, meals and                       advisories or warnings issued by the State Department or any
beverages not mentioned, extras beyond standard menu, baggage                other relevant authority, acts of war, terrorism, acts of God, natural
fees, telephone calls, laundry, medical tests, and other items not           disasters, pandemic, or any other circumstance beyond CTC’s
explicitly stated as included.                                               control. In such case, CTC will assist Travelers in requesting refunds
PHOTOGRAPHY: CTC may take photographs or film of its trips and               for all land and air services not received by the Traveler, less a non-
trip Travelers, and Traveler grants CTC express permission to do so          refundable operational fee of $300 per person. CTC shall not be
and for CTC to use such for promotional or commercial use without            responsible for any non-recoverable amounts disbursed to service
payment of any fee or royalties. CTC has the unrestricted right to           providers on a Traveler’s behalf. Suppliers may choose to provide
use and/or copyright and/or publish aforementioned photographs               a travel voucher or credit in lieu of refund. CTC is not responsible
or film in any media for advertising or for any other lawful purpose.        for a supplier’s failure to pay a refund or for supplier bankruptcy or
Traveler waives any ownership or publication right in connection with        insolvency.
photographs or film taken by CTC.                                            POLICY AGAINST DISCRIMINATION: CTC does not discriminate
PARTICIPATION: CTC reserves the right to decline to accept or                on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry,
retain any Traveler on any of its tours if, in its sole discretion, it       physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex,
deems accepting or retaining any such Traveler as being detrimental          age, sexual orientation, or status as a Vietnam or other veteran in the
to the tour. No refunds shall be made for any unused portion of              provision of its tour and pilgrimage services.
the tour in this instance, and any expenses related to early return          CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS ONLY REGISTERED SELLER:
home are the sole responsibility of the traveler. Traveler agrees            Catholic Travel Centre is a registered Seller of Travel in the State of
to and shall indemnify and hold harmless CTC, and each of our                California: CST#: 2018667–40. “Registration as a Seller of Travel
officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively “CTC”), from         does not constitute approval by the State of California.” Section
any expenses, losses, liabilities, damages, judgments, settlements,          17550.24(f). CTC subscribes to the California Travel Consumer
and costs (collectively, “damages”) involved with or incurred by             Restitution Fund. Non-residents of California are not eligible to make
CTC (including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys’ fees and           claims to this fund. A claim must be submitted to the TCRF within
the advancement of same) with respect to any claims, law suits,              12 months after the scheduled completion date of travel. For more
arbitrations, or other causes of action, which result, directly or           information, visit In accordance with California law,
indirectly, from: (i) traveler’s breach or violation, or threatened breach   CTC has a trust account to protect Traveler’s purchase money.
or violation, of this Agreement and (ii) Any damage caused by                JURISDICTION/VENUE/CLASS ACTION WAIVER/LIMITATION
traveler while participating in the trip.                                    OF DAMAGES/NOTICE OF CLAIM. These Terms and Conditions
UNUSED SERVICES: There is no right to a refund for any unused                shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of
services, including airline tickets.                                         the State of California without regard to conflict of law principles.
LIABILITY DISCLAIMER: CTC hereby expressly disclaims any and                 Any dispute arising from the contract shall be litigated in a court of
all liability for any personal injury, property damage, loss of baggage,     competent jurisdiction in the County of Los Angeles. You agree you
accident, delay or irregularity, any claim for special or consequential      will only bring claims against CTC in your individual capacity and
damages, or any other loss that may be occasioned by the acts                not as a plaintiff or class member in any purported class action or
and/or omissions, whether negligent, wrongful, or intentional of any         representative proceeding. CTC shall not in any case be liable for
air carrier, hotel/motel, or other lodging operator, railroad operator,      other than compensatory damages, and your payment of a deposit
bus operator, public transportation, sea carrier, local sightseeing          on a trip means you agree to these conditions of sale and expressly
company, tour operator, tour leader, or spiritual director, any              waive any right to punitive damages. You understand and agree no
employees thereof, or for any other entity or individual not under the       claims will be considered and you will not bring suit against CTC
direct supervision and control of CTC when engaged in conveying              unless you have first provided a typewritten notice of claim to CTC
the passenger or in carrying out the arrangements of the tour, or            within 30 days after the trip or cancellation of the trip.
otherwise in connection therewith. CTC further disclaims any liability       TERMS & CONDITIONS CHANGES: Changes in any of the Terms &
for any damages, losses, or expenses incurred, or inconvenience              Conditions can be made only in writing signed by an officer of CTC.
caused, due to delay or changes in schedules, defaults, over-
booking of hotels or airlines, sickness, weather, strikes, quarantines,
acts of terrorism, construction, war, pandemic, force majeure, or
other such events that are beyond CTC’s control. CTC likewise
disclaims any liability for statements, actions, or inactions of any
intermediary agents, such as group administrators, spiritual directors,
tour leaders, travel agents, or any other intermediary involved with
the selling, promotion, or operation of CTC’s tours. Furthermore, to
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