Terms & Conditions
Welcome to the GCITeamTravel.com website (the "website"). This website is provided solely to assist teams gathering travel information, determining the availability of travel-related goods and services and for making legitimate reservations or otherwise transacting business with travel suppliers for sports tournaments and for no other purposes. The terms "we", "us", "our" and "GCI" refer to Global Connections, Inc., the provider of GCITeamTravel.com, a Kansas corporation and/or our subsidiaries. The term "you" refers to the customer visiting and/or using the website or our travel consultant's assistance.
By accessing or using this website in any manner, you agree to be bound without modification, to all the terms, conditions, and notices set forth below (collectively, the "Agreement"). Read the Agreement carefully. If you do not accept all of these terms and conditions, please do not use this website. We reserve the right at any time, at our sole discretion, to change or otherwise modify the Agreement without prior notice, and your continued access or use of this website signifies your acceptance of the updated or modified Agreement.
To use this website, you warrant you are at least 18 years of age and you possess the legal authority to create a binding legal obligation. You agree to use this website in accordance with this Agreement; and only to make legitimate reservations for you or for another person for whom you are legally authorized to act. Further, you agree to inform such other persons about the terms and conditions that apply to the reservations you have made on their behalf, including all rules and restrictions applicable thereto. You agree all information supplied by you on this website is true, accurate, current and complete, and if you have a GCITeamTravel.com account, you will safeguard your account information and will supervise and be completely responsible for any use of your account by you and anyone other than you. We retain the right at our sole discretion to deny access to anyone to this website and the services we offer, at any time and for any reason, including, but not limited to, for violation of this Agreement.
Hotel use rules and restrictions
Additional terms and conditions will apply to your hotel reservation and purchase that you select. Please read these additional terms and conditions carefully. You agree to abide by the terms and conditions of purchase imposed by any supplier with whom you elect to deal, including, but not limited to, payment of all amounts when due and compliance with the supplier's rules and restrictions regarding availability and use of fares, products, or services. You acknowledge that some third-party providers offering certain services and/or activities may require you to sign their liability waiver prior to participating in the service and/or activity they offer. You understand that any violation of any such supplier's rules and restrictions may result in cancellation of your reservation(s), in your being denied access to the applicable travel product or services, in your forfeiting any monies paid for such reservation(s), and/or in our debiting your account for any costs we incur as a result of such violation. A portion of each individual guest’s room rate is returned to the tournament host.
It is the responsibility of the Team Manager to coordinate Group Members to complete the rooming list with names and credit card information. Room reservations must be completed by the reservation deadline date. Consent is hereby given to allow GCI to provide the necessary information to hotels to finalize and confirm the reservation. All credit cards charges are handled by the hotel and will not apply until check-in. Confirmation numbers will not be received until the rooming list is complete with names and credit card numbers. Confirmation numbers will be distributed to the Team Manager by email.
The team may elect one person to supply a valid credit card at the time of your room block reservation request, or submit a rooming list with individual credit card numbers for each room. Consent is hereby given to allow GCI to process the credit card(s) and to provide the necessary information to the agreed upon hotel for the selected reservation rates. Confirmation numbers will be distributed to the team contact by email. Confirmation numbers will not be received until the rooming list is complete with names and credit card numbers.
Cancellation policies are specific to each hotel and are stated on your room request E-Confirmation. To avoid cancelation charges from a hotel, all cancellation notification must be submitted through www.GCITeamTravel.com by way of a Cancel Room Request Change Form and must be acknowledged and confirmed by a Sports Travel Consultant. Air, auto or other travel related services secured by Global Connections will have varying cancellation policies by provider. Ask your Travel Consultant for all the details at time of booking.
The information, products and services published on this website may include inaccuracies or errors, including pricing errors. In particular, GCI and GCI affiliates do not guarantee the accuracy of, and disclaim all liability for any errors or other inaccuracies relating to the information and description of the hotel and other travel products displayed on this website, including without limitation, pricing, photographs, hotel amenities and descriptions, etc., much of which is provided by the hotel supplier(s). In addition, GCI expressly reserves the right to correct any pricing errors on our website and/or pending reservations made under an incorrect nightly rate in such event, if available, we will offer you the opportunity to keep your pending reservation at the correct nightly rate or we will cancel your reservation without penalty.
Specific hotel information found on this website are intended only for general guidelines and GCI and its affiliates do not guarantee the accuracy of any ratings or surveys, nor do we make any guarantees about the availability of specific products and services of hotel suppliers.
GCI, its affiliates and their respective suppliers make no representations about the suitability of the information, products and services contained on the website for any purpose, and the inclusion or offering of any products or services on this website does not constitute any endorsement or recommendation of such products or services by GCI and its affiliates. All such information are provided "as is" without warranty of any kind. GCI and its affiliates and their respective hotel suppliers disclaims, and their respective suppliers disclaim all warranties and conditions that this website, it's servers or any email sent from GCI, GCI affiliates, and/or suppliers are free of viruses or other harmful components. GCI, GCI affiliates and their respective suppliers hereby disclaim all warranties and conditions with regard to this information, software, products, and services, including all implied warranties and conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, and non-infringement.
The carriers, hotels and other suppliers providing travel or other services on this website are independent contractors and not agents or employees of GCI and GCI affiliates. GCI and GCI affiliates are not liable for the acts, errors, omissions, representations, warranties, breaches or negligence of any such suppliers or for any personal injuries, death, property damage, or other damages or expenses resulting there from. GCI and GCI affiliates have no liability and will make no refund in the event of any delay, cancellation, overbooking, strike, force majeure or other cause beyond their direct control, and they have no responsibility for any additional expense, omissions, delays, re-routing or acts of any government or authority.
In no event shall GCI, GCI affiliates, and/or their respective suppliers be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, or consequential damages arising out of, or in any way connected with, your access to, display of or use of this website or with the delay or inability to access, display or use this website (including, but not limited to, your reliance upon opinions appearing on this website; any computer viruses, information, software, linked sites, products, and services obtained through this website; or otherwise arising out of the access to, display of or use of this website) whether based on a theory of negligence, contract, tort, strict liability, or otherwise, and even if GCI, GCI affiliates, and/or their respective suppliers have been advised of the possibility of such damages.
If, despite the limitation above, GCI, its affiliates or their respective suppliers are found liable for any loss or damage which arises out of or in any way connected with any of the occurrences described above, then the liability of GCI, its affiliates or their respective suppliers will in no event exceed, in the aggregate, the greater of (a) the service fees you paid to GCI in connection with such transaction(s) on this website, or (b) One-Hundred Dollars (US$100.00) or the equivalent in local currency.
You agree to defend and indemnify GCI and its affiliates, and/or their respective suppliers and any of their officers, directors, employees and agents from and against any claims, causes of action, demands, recoveries, losses, damages, fines, penalties or other costs or expenses of any kind or nature including but not limited to reasonable legal and accounting fees, brought by third parties as a result of your breach of this Agreement or the documents referenced herein; your violation of any law or the rights of a third party; or your use of this website.
The content and information on this website, including, but not limited to, nightly rate and availability of travel services and the infrastructure used to provide such content and information, is proprietary to us and our suppliers and providers. While you may make limited copies of information necessary to complete your travel arrangements offered through this website, you agree not to otherwise modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell or re-sell any information obtained from or through this website.
Copyright and Trademark Notices
All contents of this website are the property of Global Connections, Inc. All rights reserved. GCI is not responsible for content on websites operated by parties other than GCI. GCITeamTravel.com and its logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of GCI in the U.S. Other logos and product and company names mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.
This website is operated by a U.S. entity and this Agreement is governed by the laws of the State of Kansas, USA. You hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in Johnson County, Kansas, USA, in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of this website. Use of this website is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these terms and conditions, including, without limitation, this paragraph.
You agree that no joint venture, partnership, or employment relationship exists between you and GCI as a result of this Agreement or use of this website.
Our performance of this Agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this Agreement limits our right to comply with law enforcement or other governmental or legal requests or requirements relating to your use of this website or information provided to or gathered by us with respect to such use. To the extent allowed by applicable law, you agree that you will bring any claim or cause of action arising from or relating to your access or use of this website within two (2) years from the date on which such claim or action arose or accrued or such claim or cause of action will be irrevocably waived.
If any part of this Agreement is found to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable, the validity, legality and enforceability of the remaining provisions will not in any way be affected or impaired.
This Agreement (and any other terms and conditions referenced herein) constitutes the entire agreement between you and GCI with respect to this website and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral, or written, between the customer and GCI with respect to this website. A printed version of this Agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this Agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.
Fictitious names of companies, products, people, characters, and/or data mentioned on this Website are not intended to represent any real individual, company, product, or event.
Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.
Revised August 10, 2013