Step 1. Deposit Payment
Once you have decided on your chosen Sri Lanka tour, whether it is a standard tour package as per the above grid, or a tailored package you have been discussing with one of the Howzat Travel team, you will then need to pay your deposit to begin the booking process.
By paying your deposit, you are agreeing to Howzat Travel’s Booking Terms & Conditions.
- Non-refundable deposit required at time of booking is £1,250 per person*
- Full final balance is due by Friday 24th August 2018
*If your tour package includes upgraded flights, your non-refundable deposit will increase accordingly.
You can pay your tour deposit in one of four ways:
- Secure online booking system – Use our secure online booking system to pay by debit or credit card.
- Bank transfer – Please email or call us to request our bank account details.
- Debit or credit card – Please call us on 01664 820468 with your card details.
- Cheque – Please make cheques payable to ‘Howzat Travel Limited’ and send to Howzat Travel Limited, The Pavilion, Friars Well Estate, North Drive, Wartnaby, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE14 3HQ. Please note, any unpaid cheques will be subject to a £20 administration charge.
Step 2. Payment Confirmation
- Secure online booking system – You will receive an automated email from us immediately after the payment has been processed.
- Bank transfers – If you pay your deposit by bank transfer, one of the Howzat Travel team will send you an email to confirm that the funds have been received in our bank account.
- Debit or credit card payments – If you pay your deposit with a card, you will receive a confirmation email from us immediately after the payment has been processed.
- Cheque – If you pay your deposit by cheque, as soon as the cheque arrives at our office, one of the Howzat Travel team will email or call you to let you know.
Step 3. Invoice Despatch & Booking Completion
Following confirmation of your payment, you will receive an email from us with a link to view your invoice/statement and complete your booking on your own ‘Tour Dashboard’ on our website. Here, you can complete personal information, including passport details, emergency contact details etc.
On your Tour Dashboard, as well as your invoice, you will be able to access your ATOL Certificate plus make further payments towards your tour.
If you have any questions or need guidance through the booking process, don’t hesitate to call us on 01664 820468 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll be happy to help.
When booking your holiday from Howzat Travel, we need to know your name, email address, delivery address, telephone details, plus personal information such as passport details, emergency contact information, medical/dietary requirements and any other information required to fulfil your booking or travel arrangements. This information allows us to process and fulfil your booking and provide your travel arrangements. We will also ask you at time of placing your booking if you would like to receive future communications about Howzat Travel services. You have the option to request that we do not contact you for any other reason unless it is connected with the holiday you have booked. Booking-related personal data will be securely stored for a period of approximately three years after the date of travel, or as required by law, for the purposes of potential insurance claims which can arise during this period. Your data will not be used for any other purpose.
You will need a visa to enter Sri Lanka. You can apply for a short stay visa online here: www.eta.gov.lk/slvisa. You can only apply for your visa 90 days before travel – The processing fee is US$35.
Howzat Travel is happy to apply for your visa on your behalf with the total charge for this service being £50pp (which includes the above processing fee). Please contact us to enquire.
Your passport should be valid for a minimum period of 6 months from the date of entry into Sri Lanka.
More information if required, can be found on the website of the Foreign & Commonwealth Office.