Pre-departure Travel Checklist
Please read the Pre Departure Travel Checklist as it contains important information for your trip.
Trip Notes will be sent via email 30 days prior to travel
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Once we have your passport details, we can begin to finalise all your arrangements. Please make sure that the name on your passport is the same as that on your booking. Make sure your passport has a minimum of six months validity remaining, as this is an entry requirement of many countries.
Check you have any visas you may need. If you are obtaining a visa on arrival, check you have the necessary requirements. Please speak to your consultant if you have any questions or would like help arranging visas.
Please let us know your flight details – including dates, time of departure/arrival and flight numbers. If you’d like an arrival or departure transfer, we can arrange this for you at an additional charge. Please book no later than two weeks prior to departure, but preferebly earlier, to secure your transfer.
PRE OR POST ACCOMODATION
We can help organise additional nights accommodation and/or other tours before or after your trip (subject to availability). Please book no later than two weeks prior to departure, but preferably earlier, to secure accommodation.
If you’d like your own room, ask your consultant if the trip offers a single supplement (subject to availability and additional charge). If you are travelling with someone, please let us know what room set-up you would prefer (i.e. twin or double room).
Travel insurance is compulsory for all our trips. Please ensure this covers medical expenses including emergency repatriation, volunteering. We strongly recommend that the policy also covers personal liability, cancellation, curtailment and loss of luggage and personal effects. Your consultant will be able to assist with organising the best level of travel insurance for you. We recommend that you take out insurance at the time of booking to protect your trip payment in the event of cancellation.
Final payment for your trip and services is required 90 days or more before departure. Check your invoice for payment details or email us if you have any questions.
Some of our tours require a reasonable level of fitness. We can help determine whether a trip is right for you. Please advise us any pre-existing medical conditions at time of booking. If you have any dietary requirements, allergies or intolerances, please let advise Borneo Ethical Adventures in writing.
Please let us know the name and phone number of a friend or relative we can contact in case of an emergency.
Check your Trip Notes for the local office contact number as well as a 24-hour emergency number. If you need to contact us after you’ve left home, please call these numbers.
About 30 days before departure, we will send your Final Documents by email or post. Please make sure we have all the details needed to complete your booking or these may be delayed. Please check through your documents to make sure all details are correct. Please let us know If you need your documents earlier.
Read your Trip Notes which will be sent 30 days prior to travel and once your tour is confirmed.There you’ll find the important information you need for your upcoming trip. For any additional questions, please ask.
Certain vaccinations (and proof of those vaccinations) are required by some countries on entry or departure. Check with your travel doctor about what you might need.
Some of our tours require a good level of fitness for participation and specific training. Discuss with us if ou have any concerns and review Trip Notes prior to travel.
Make a packing list and purchase any trip specific items you may need. Some trips have baggage restrictions; please check the ‘What to pack’ section of your Trip Notes and ask us if you have any questions.
Check the ‘Spending money’ section of Trip Notes for an approximate budget of what you’ll need while on your trip. Advise your bank of your travel plans.