Terms and Conditions of Sale
1. ChileSki.com, through Representaciones y Turismo Expan SpA is legally allowed to market as a travel agency, acting as a reservations and sales center for hotel services, flight tickets, tours, land transport services, cruises and cars for rent.
Our company is located at 1954 Alfredo Barros Errázuriz Street, 8th floor, Office 810, Providencia District, Santiago de Chile. Telephone number is +562 2720 8300.
2. On responsibilities for service provision.
ChileSki.com acts solely as an intermediary agent between passengers and service-providing companies (suppliers) which market through the website chileski.com. Therefore, ChileSki.com is not responsible for any event that causes physical or material damage to passenger's belongings, nor that causes death to a passenger as a result of negligence of service providers, natural catastrophes, terrorist actions or any kind of fortuitous event.
ChileSki.com holds the right to modify or cancel hired services in case of major force reasons that put passenger's safety and physical integrity at risk. It also holds the right to modify or cancel any hired service in case the service provider unilaterally forces to do so.
At the moment of paying for services hired at ChileSki.com, the passenger accepts and is governed by commercial policies as detailed in this document.
3. Payment methods.
All services offered at ChileSki.com's website must be paid in advance once the reservation has been confirmed, prior starting the trip. Payment can be made by any of the next methods:
Credit card transaction:
Once services have been confirmed, authorization will be requested to make the credit card transaction as indicated in the reservation form, according to the specified total amount, in order to proceed with the payment of hired services. Payments can be made using the next credit cards: American Express, Visa, Master Card or Diners Club.
All credit card-related information and payment procedures are strictly confidential and protected by VeriSign security.
A bank transfer must be made to a current account in American Dollars ($US) or Chilean Pesos (CLP) as indicated to the customer at the moment of making a reservation.
Payment at ChileSki.com offices:
The hired service can be paid at our offices located on Alfredo Barros Errázuriz street, 1954, 8th floor, office 810, Providencia District, Santiago de Chile, from Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 6:30 pm. We accept cash and checks payable on demand, drawn on a current account in a Chilean bank. In case of payment by checks, vouchers will be emitted once funds have been credited to ChileSki.com's current account.
4. Service voucher delivery
Once payment for hired services has been received, ChileSki.com will deliver service vouchers which the passenger must show to the service provider at the moment of delivering such services.
If payment is made remotely (by credit card or current account deposit) a link will be sent to the customer's e-mail address. This link will replace the voucher. In this instance, the customer has the obligation of printing the vouchers.
It is the customer's responsibility to check vouchers contain all the services hired and that the information within is in accordance to services estimated and hired by the customer.
5. Cancellation and modification of services policy
Cancellation and modification charge policy is as follows:
Applicable Cancellation and modification charges:
|Days (Working days considered from trip start date)||Charge|
|More than 30 days in advance||US 50-dollar administration fee|
|Between 29 and 15 days in advance||25 percent of the amount paid|
|Between 14 y 07 days in advance||50 percent of the amount paid|
|Less than 6 days in advance prior to trip start date||No refund of the amount paid|
6.- As a recommendation passengers should always consider hiring a travel insurance.
It is their responsibility to hire insurances that they consider fit or necessary. Moreover, it will always be their responsibility to rely on a travel insurance demanded by any authority or legal disposition. Passengers must inform themselves about this last circumstance.
ChileSki.com may, if requested by the passenger, provide detailed information on different travel insurances available within the market.
7.- Complaint Policy and Procedure
Complaints can be submitted up to 15 working days. This period will be considered from the date an event or situation, from which the complaint is based upon, took place.
Complaints must be submitted by sending an email at [email protected]. A complaint must have a detailed explanation and must have attached any document or receipt that supports its claims. ChileSki.com will not receive complaints made outside the mentioned period.
Once all precedents have been received, ChileSki.com will conduct an investigation in order to determine the service provider’s responsibility.
All that, without any harm to the customer’s legal right to make such complaints before the Court of Justice or the administrative authority.
8.- Responsibility limits
ChileSki.com will not be responsible for any harm caused to a passenger as a consequence of inadequate delivery of services hired from providers. ChileSki.com’s responsibility extends exclusively to the process of services estimation and vouchers release. In case of non-fulfillment of service provision, committed by the service provider, the customer will have to address against it, either by judicial or administrative ways.