Welcome to Curaçao! This will be an immersive experience & if you've never been, you certainly don't want to miss this historical capsule of music and culture!
This will be a 5 day experience where we would require each individual/group to arrive on between the hours of 9:00am & 4:00 pm on April 13, 2023. This will allow the check in process to be more feasible and help us stay on schedule with our events. You book your airfare, travel insurance, bring cash for any outside things you would like to buy and we take care of the rest! The airport code to Curaçao is CUR.We have a robust agenda packed with many activities to ensure that we not only gain exposure to this city, but also leave with memorable experiences.
(Full itinerary emailed to you 1 month before the trip)
On behalf of our travel family, we are excited to have you join us in Curaçao! At a later date, we will be sending each traveler their individualized PDF itinerary which has more of a comprehensive day to day agenda broken down by each hour of the day.
Remember that choosing to come on a G OF ALL TRADES, LLC - DBA: Giané Travel Group is agreeing to be prompt for each day's activity. We provide very specific instructions and time on the events each day and remain adherent to the time specified on the itinerary. This is to ensure that we respect each traveler and the experience that they came for. In the event you are not ready for transportation pick up or any other activities at the appointed time, please note that the group will leave without you; therefore we highly recommend you are ready at the time of each scheduled activity.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF RISK, AGREEMENT:
G OF ALL TRADES, LLC - DBA: Giané Travel Group
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF RISK, AGREEMENT TO INDEMNIFY, AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY FORM
Foreign Country(ies) of Travel: Curaçao
I hereby RELEASE, WAIVE, DISCHARGE AND COVENANT NOT TO SUE, G OF ALL TRADES, LLC - DBA: Giané Travel Group, its trustees, officers, employees, representatives, agents, or anyone accompanying this Program, or their heirs or estates, in their official and individual capacities (hereinafter referred to as RELEASEES) from any and all liability, claims, demands, actions, and causes of action whatsoever arising out of or related to any loss, damage, or injury, including death, that may be sustained by me, or any of the property belonging to me, WHETHER CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASEES, or otherwise, while participating in this opportunity (the “Program”) or while in, on or upon any premises where the Program is being conducted.
Option to Decline Participation:
I understand that the RELEASEES are not responsible for my safety and I knowingly and voluntarily agree to ASSUME ANY AND ALL RISKS associated with participation in the above-described program. I also acknowledge that my participation in the Program is optional and that my participation will not be permitted without my signing this Acknowledgment of Risk, Agreement to Indemnify, and Waiver of Liability form.
Acknowledgement of Risks:
I acknowledge that travel to foreign countries may involve many risks including, but not limited to, terrorism, diseases, search and/or seizure of property by customs or other governmental authorities, personal liability, risk of personal injury to me including disability or death, loss or damage to property belonging to me and others, differing customs and legal requirements. I am fully aware of the risks involved and hazards connected to this activity, including but not limited to travel risks. I hereby elect to voluntarily participate in said activity with full knowledge that said activity may be hazardous to me and my property. I VOLUNTARILY ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY RISKS OF LOSS, PROPERTY DAMAGE OR PERSONAL INJURY, INCLUDING DEATH, that may be sustained by me, or any loss or damage to property owned by me, as a result participating in this program, WHETHER CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENCE OF RELEASEES or otherwise.
Please be aware that G OF ALL TRADES, LLC - DBA: Giané Travel Group is committed to abiding by all local laws and guidelines related to each country. In the event that travelers are unable to enter foreign countries or depart from foreign countries, G OF ALL TRADES, LLC - DBA: Giané Travel Group is not liable or responsible for any fees associated with trip cancellations, food, housing and/or other expenses related with extended stays. This is the sole responsibility of each traveler.
Legal Implications of Individual Action:
I understand that the social, cultural, political, religious, governmental, health care, legal (both civil and criminal) and other systems, as well as the geophysical characteristics, of foreign countries may be different, in subtle and/or significant ways, from those in the United States. For example, behavior that is considered normal or acceptable in the United States may be illegal or socially or culturally unacceptable or offensive outside the United States and may result in penalty, fines or imprisonment. I understand that police, fire and other governmental systems may differ from U.S. standards in certain countries, and that the quality and availability of health care may be very different than the United States. Finally, I am aware that certain activities carry increased levels of risk by their nature (for example strenuous physical activity, sea travel, etc.). I VOLUNTARILY ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY TAKEN AGAINST ME BY ANY FOREIGN GOVERNMENT BODY, FOREIGN LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY, DOMESTIC GOVERNING BODY, OR DOMESTIC LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY, arising from or relating to my participating in this program, WHETHER CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENCE OF RELEASEES or otherwise. I further hereby AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS the RELEASEES from any loss, liability, damage or costs, including court costs and attorney fees, that they may incur due to, arising from, or relating to, my participation in this program, WHETHER CAUSED BY NEGLIGENCE OF RELEASEES or otherwise.
I acknowledge and agree that nothing stated herein shall relieve me from my obligation to uphold and support all rules and regulations for participation in the Program, as set forth by G OF ALL TRADES, LLC - DBA: Giané Travel Group.
Agreement to Not Sue:
To the maximum extent permitted by law, I RELEASE RELEASEES FROM, AND AGREE NOT TO SUE FOR, ANY AND ALL CLAIMS AND CAUSES OF ACTION, FOR LOSS OF OR DAMAGE TO PROPERTY, BODILY OR PERSONAL INJURY, LOSS OF COMPANIONSHIP OR SUPPORT, OR DEATH sustained by me or third parties arising out of any activity or travel associated with my participation in the Program WHETHER CAUSED BY NEGLIGENCE OF RELEASEES or otherwise.
Agreement to Indemnify and Hold Harmless:
I agree to DEFEND, INDEMNIFY, AND HOLD HARMLESS RELEASEES for any and all losses, expenses, claims, judgments and liabilities (including attorneys’ fees) of any nature arising out of, or in consequence of, my acts, words, conduct, etc. in connection with the Program including, but not limited to, DAMAGE TO PROPERTY, ANY INJURIES OR DEATH sustained by any person(s) as a result of my actions or inactivity. I further understand that nothing stated herein shall relieve me from my obligation to uphold and support all rules and regulations for participation in the Program, as set forth by G OF ALL TRADES, LLC - DBA: Giané Travel Group.
Review of Travel Advisories:
I have reviewed applicable current travel advisories issued by the U.S. Department of State and the Center for Disease Control relating to all foreign destinations listed above. I acknowledge that the G OF ALL TRADES, LLC - DBA: Giané Travel Group’s policy forbids travel to areas subject to a U.S. Department of State Travel Warning.
Responsibility for Individual Conduct:
I understand and acknowledge that G OF ALL TRADES, LLC - DBA: Giané Travel Group, is not providing personal chaperones or supervision, and is not acting as a personal chaperone or supervisor with respect to this Program, and that I am responsible for my individual conduct, health and safety at all times.
I VOLUNTARILY ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY PROPERTY DAMAGES I MAKE TO ANY VEHICLES OR VILLAS THAT IS RENTED BY G OF ALL TRADES, LLC - DBA: Giané Travel Group THAT WEEKEND. I WILL PAY THAT FINE AND I UNDERSTAND THAT I WILL BE BANNED FROM BOOKING ANY FUTURE EVENTS WITH G OF ALL TRADES, LLC - DBA: Giané Travel Group
State of Health:
I am in good health, have no physical conditions that affect my ability to travel and/or participate in any of the activities involved in the Program, and have not been advised otherwise by a medical practitioner.
I understand that G OF ALL TRADES, LLC - DBA: Giané Travel Group does not maintain any medical or health insurance policies for participants of this Program. As such, I am aware that I should review my personal insurance portfolio, especially accident and medical coverages pertaining to events taking place in a foreign country, and that it is mandatory that i get travel insurance for any of G OF ALL TRADES, LLC - DBA: Giané Travel Group’s trips.
Action Regarding Health and Safety:
I grant G OF ALL TRADES, LLC - DBA: Giané Travel Group full authority to take whatever action it deems is warranted under the circumstances regarding my health or safety in connection with my participation in this Program, including the provision of any emergency first aid, medication, medical treatment, or surgery deemed necessary by medical personnel. This authority will permit G OF ALL TRADES, LLC - DBA: Giané Travel Group, at its discretion, to place me, at my own expense, in a local hospital for medical services and treatment, or, if no hospital is available, to place me in the hand of a local medical doctor for treatment. G OF ALL TRADES, LLC - DBA: Giané Travel Group is further authorized to arrange air transportation to the United States, at my own expense, for medical treatment if, in consultation with local medical authorities, this is deemed to be necessary. I also authorize medical personnel to execute any documents relating to medical attention and to act on my behalf, if I am unable to do so.
Right to Terminate:
I agree that at all times I will follow the directions of the G OF ALL TRADES, LLC - DBA: Giané Travel Group personnel accompanying the Program in all matters related to my participation in the Program. G OF ALL TRADES, LLC - DBA: Giané Travel Group reserves the right to suspend or terminate my participation in the Program for failure to maintain the standards of G OF ALL TRADES, LLC - DBA: Giané Travel Group or if it be deemed that my acts, words or conduct are detrimental to, or incompatible with, the interests, purpose or welfare of the Program or of G OF ALL TRADES, LLC - DBA: Giané Travel Group. This suspension or termination will in no way entitle me to a refund for any unused portion of the cost of the Program.
I represent that my agreement to the provisions herein is wholly voluntary, and further understand that, prior to signing this agreement, I have the right to consult with the adviser, counselor, or attorney of my choice.
License to Interact
By signing this form, I acknowledge that I am required by G OF ALL TRADES, LLC - DBA: Giané Travel Group to carry out the full schedule of programs that will result in meaningful interaction between myself and residents of the Country or State we are traveling to..
Use of Likeness:
I understand while participating in this activity, I may be photographed. I agree to allow my photo, video, or film likeness to be used for any legitimate purpose by the activity holders, producers, sponsors, organizers, and assigns.
I agree that any dispute concerning, relating, or referring to this agreement shall be resolved EXCLUSIVELY BY BINDING ARBITRATION. The binding arbitration shall take place in MIAMI, FLORIDA in accordance with the rules of the American Arbitration Association. Such proceedings will be governed by substantive (but not procedural) FLORIDA law. The arbitrator and not any federal, state or local court or agency shall have exclusive authority to resolve any dispute relating to the interpretation, applicability, enforceability, conscionability, or formation of this contract, including but not limited to any claim that all or any of this contract is void or voidable.
Legally Binding Agreement:
This Acknowledgment of Risk, Agreement to Indemnify, and Waiver of Liability form is a legally binding agreement and is construed broadly to provide a release and waiver to the maximum extent permissible under applicable law. Any provisions found to be void or unenforceable shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provisions.
This Waiver may be executed in counterparts, including facsimile signatures, and all such counterparts shall constitute one agreement, binding upon all parties hereto.
IN SIGNING THIS Acknowledgment of Risk, Agreement to Indemnify, and Waiver of Liability form, I ACKNOWLEDGE AND REPRESENT that I have read the foregoing ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF RISK, AGREEMENT TO INDEMNIFY, AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY FORM. I understand by signing below, I HAVE GVEN UP SUBSTANTIAL RIGHTS and sign voluntarily as my own free act and deed; no oral representations, statements, or inducements, apart from the foregoing written agreement, have been made; I am at least (18) years of age and fully competent; and I execute this Release for full, adequate and complete consideration fully intending to be bound by same.
We advise all travelers to note that choosing to come on a Giané Travel Group trip is agreeing to be prompt for each day's activity (if you’re choosing to attend, nothing is mandatory, you are free to roam the city on your own). We provide very specific instructions and times on the events each day and remain adherent to the time specified on the itinerary. In the event you are not ready for transportation pick up or any other activities at the appointed time, please note that the group will leave without you; therefore we highly recommend you are ready at the time of each scheduled activity.
REFUND POLICY :
Deposits are non-refundable as all initial deposits go into escrow and towards each traveler's rooms voucher (This is a fee paid to our international partners for room confirmation for each traveler & can't be received back) If you request cancellation of a booking more than 30 days before the first day of the trip the penalty is only 50% of the amount paid will be refunded to you, excluding the deposit.
If you request cancellation of booking less than 30 days before the first day of the scheduled trip, there will be no refunds allowed.
However if you can no longer go on the trip, you are able to transfer over your payments and deposit to another person. They must adhere to the document uploads on the site before officially transferring.
Willemstad to Sint Michiel - distance: 25 mins
The currency used in Curaçao is the Antillean Guilder (ANG), also called the Florin. The Antillean Guilder's exchange rate is fixed to the US Dollar at a price of 1 USD = 1.80 ANG. When exchanging money at a bank the exchange rate is 1.78 or 1.82 ANG, depending on if you're buying or selling.
You can use US Dollars everywhere in Curaçao. In stores and restaurants and such the exchange rate used is usually 1 USD = 1.75 ANG for ease of calculation.
All international visitors are required to complete the Digital Immigration Card (DI card) online prior to departure. The Digital Immigration card is a mandatory card for all foreign travelers to clear immigration in Curaçao.
As of June 5th 2022: There are no Covid 19 related measures in place for inbound travelers.
Tourists should be in possession of:
Departure tax is an airport facilty tax which residents and visitors to the island need to pay when departing Curaçao. Some airlines have the departure tax included in their ticket price, so if you fly with any of the following airlines you've already paid it: American Airlines, KLM, TUI fly, Air Canada, WestJet, Copa Airlines, Avianca, and Surinam Airways.
There are no ride-sharing services in Curaçao.
Visa and Eurocard/Mastercard are accepted everywhere credit cards are accepted, but American Express is not accepted everywhere. If you plan to use American Express, be sure to check if your card is accepted before racking up a large bill.
Bon bini - Welcome
Bon dia - Good morning
Bon tardi - Good afternoon
Bon nochi - Good night or good evening
Kon ta bai? - How are you?
Mi ta bon, danki - I am fine, thank you
Kon bo yama? or Kon ta bo nomber? - What's your name?
Mi yama... or Mi nomber ta... - My name is...
Mi ta bini di... - I am from...
Danki - Thank you
Di nada - You're welcome
Te otro biaha - See you later
Homber - Man
Muhe - Woman
Muchanan - Children
Daily high temperatures are around 87°F, rarely falling below 85°F or exceeding 90°F.
Daily low temperatures are around 79°F, rarely falling below 76°F or exceeding 81°F.
550 deposit pp (double room) (goes towards the total balance)
$650 Deposit (goes towards the total balance)
Arrive to Curaçao International Airport, Airport Code: CUR
Welcome #GlobeSpinners! This will be a 5 day experience where we would require each individual/group to arrive on between the hours of 9:00am & 4:00 pm on April 13, 2023 for airport pickup. if anyone is coming outside of that time please email us at email@example.com. This will allow the check in process to be more feasible and help us stay on schedule with our events.