Terms and Conditions

Cost of Tour

Cost does not include airfare or transportation getting to the start of the Tour. Special arrangements can be made in advance if transportation is needed from the nearest bus or train depot.

Cost does include: Lodging, transportation during tour, meals at the Bed and Breakfast, boat fees to the island (weather permitting) welcome and farewell events, photography instruction, post-processing workshops (Photoshop)


Registration is on a first-come basis. A deposit is required to hold your registration. 

Documentation: Participants are responsible for obtaining any documents required for their participation in this tour such as a valid passport, and any other documents.  

Payment Terms: I acknowledge, understand and agree that a 50% deposit/or $1000 deposit is due upon booking and that this deposit will confirm my place on the tour.  I may request a $50.00 discount if I pay by check.  Porteen Travel will hold my spot on the tour for 10 days to give proper time to receive payment.  Checks can be mailed to:

Porteen Travel c/o Porteen Gear

4755 Brookgate Dr NW

Comstock Park, MI 49321

Credit cards and Paypal payments are accepted online.

Successive payments can be made at my leisure with the final balance paid by June 30, 2018.  An invoice will be emailed with final trip itinerary.

Trip Cancellation: If I cancel more than 90 days before the departure date I will receive a full refund.  If I cancel between 30 and 60 days before the departure date Porteen Travel will retain my deposit but will return any additional funds I have paid.  There are no refunds if I cancel less than 30 days before the date of departure.  If I must cancel a reservation, I am to contact Porteen Travel as soon as possible.  All cancellations must be sent via email.  Porteen Travel reserves the right to cancel tours if less than four participants are paid in full prior to the date of departure.  If I voluntarily terminate my participation on a tour after the date of departure I will not receive any refund, including any partial refund, for unused services; however, Porteen Travel may apply my forfeited funds towards the cost of a subsequent tour.

Refunds will be sent by check within two weeks of our receiving written notice of your cancellation.

Travel Insurance: I acknowledge that Porteen Travel highly recommends that all trip participants purchase trip insurance.

Terms and Conditions will be emailed to you to sign when you book your tour.