5. PRICES, SURCHARGES AND TAXES
Tour prices are subject to change at any time, before or after booking confirmation, up to 30 days before departure of any product or services offered by Visit South America. Tours are priced and advertised exclusive of applicable sales taxes. Once a confirmation invoice has been issued by the Visit South America, we reserve the right to impose surcharges on any products or services booked for variable reasons arising from increases in transportation costs, local operator costs, currency and exchange fluctuations, increases in taxes, or government action which should impact the price of any certain products or services. Visit South America will take full responsibility for any increase of 2% of the original price paid for the products or services. Visit South America will provide notice to you as soon as reasonably possible for any surcharge mentioned above. However, If the price increase is greater than 10% of the original price of the certain products or services (excluding add-ons, insurance and taxes), you may choose to one of the following:
(a) cancel the applicable booking without incurring any penalty; or
(b) accept the change of price.
Notification of decision must be made to Visit South Americawithin 14 days of receipt of notice of the increase or you will be deemed to have accepted the price change and will be liable for payment of the increase.
Visit South America may offer reduced pricing or flash sales on certain products or services. Any price reduction applies only to new bookings. Bookings where payment of at least a deposit has been received by Visit South America are not entitled to reduced pricing.