Payments & Cancelations


Tour Booking Policy

Once the final itinerary is sent and accepted by you, an invoice will be sent along with a liability waiver and release agreement to be signed by each traveler in your party. A deposit of 20% is due at the time of booking and is required to hold your reservation in the tour along with full payment of the domestic flight supplement (flights within India). The signed liability waiver and release agreements for each traveler in your party are also due at the time you make your deposit. If you are travelling during a high season period [ie. during the Pushkar Camel Fair usually during (October & November, dates vary depending on the year) or around Christmas and New Year’s (December 20 to January 5) the remaining balance must be paid at least 95 days prior to your departure date.  For travel booked during non-high season dates, the remaining balance must be paid at least 45 days prior to your departure date.

Cancellation of domestic flights in India may incur a separate cancellation charge of approximately $25 to $30 per segment. Failure to make payments on time may result in cancellation of your tour and could be subject to cancellation charges.

The following information and documents are required when booking a tour:


Methods of Payment
Deposit: Initial Tour deposit of $1000 and the full payment for the domestic flights can be made using your credit card, wire transfer or check.

Balance payments can be made per the following

Please make the check to: Saffron Dreams.

Mailing Address:
2200 Newfield Lane
Austin Texas 78703
U.S.A


Tour cancellation or changes made by you.

Time of cancellation Cancellation charges
Cancellation charges For
(Travel between Dec 20 – January 5) & (During the Pushkar Camel Fair)
200 – 121 Days before start date of your tour 10% of the Total Tour Cost 20% of the Total Tour Cost
120 – 95 Days before start date of your tour 10% of the Total Tour Cost 30% of the Total Tour Cost
94 – 70 Days before start date of your tour 35% of the Total Tour Cost 100% of the Total Tour Cost
69 – 50 Days before start date of your tour 50% of the Total Tour Cost 100% of the Total Tour Cost
49 – 35 Days before start date of your tour 75% of the Total Tour Cost 100% of the Total Tour Cost
34 Days or less before start date of your tour 100% of the Total Tour Cost 100% of the Total Tour Cost
Cancellation / shortening / unused portion of trip
after start of trip (including date of commencement of the trip)
100% of the total value of the trip 100% of the total value of the trip