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How to Reserve a Trip

Belize Reservations

Please sit down and look through the information on this page before you commit yourself to a trip with us; you will be glad that you did! Once you’re ready, use the following form to check availability and book your trip:

 

Safety and Assumption of Risk

We have maintained an excellent safety record since 1977. However, all outdoor experiences involve risk and we all must recognize that accidents, bad weather, or illness may occur. We cannot guarantee your safety. We place final responsibility for your safety on your shoulders. Mother Nature controls the weather, river water levels, ocean turbulence, wind speed, and air temperature, so there is a risk involved in all activities on our trips. Before you may join a trip you must digitally sign a Waiver of Liability which is sent after your deposit is received. If you have questions regarding this document or would like to see one ahead of time, please feel free to request it. We assume no responsibility for personal belongings, injuries to trip members, or for time and expense incurred.

Before You Make Your Reservation

Covid-19:

We are a government-approved Gold Standard Hotel (Long Caye Adventure Camp), and Gold Standard Tour Operator (Slickrock Adventures), implementing extra sanitisation and safety measures, which won’t dampen the experience. Prevention and minimising risks, even without Covid-19 on the scene has been our priority. This is for your peace of mind, as well as our Slickrock team.

Belize has tried to implement helpful, yet not too overwhelming rules for visitors coming from outside it’s borders. Slickrock has also tried to go up a level, with regards to customer service and safety. You will be in a complete bubble with Slickrock guests only, and we no longer have half-week trips, so you’ll be with the same group for nine nights. From the moment to exit the airport, to the moment you are dropped back to the airport, we have Best Western shuttles, dinner, breakfast, activities, boat shuttles, hotel shuttles, food and drinks included.

Travel Insurance

As of 15th February 2022, mandatory Belizean travel insurance for all foreign tourists is required at a cost of US$18 per person.

www.belizetravelinsurance.com

It can also be purchased upon arrival at Philip Goldson International Airport, Santa Elena Border (Northern Border), or the Belize Western Border. It is best purchased online, prior to arrival. You can get it at the airport, but it will delay clearing customs and immigration in a timely manner.

As of 1st March 2022, there is no Covid test required to enter Belize, only if you are fully vaccinated. The Belize government’s requirement at this moment in time is a negative Rapid Antigen test 48 hours before arrival, or a negative PCR test 96 hours before arrival, only if you aren’t fully vaccinated. To date, no approval has been granted by Ministry of Health for the importation of Antigen Home Tests by any manufacturer. Therefore, results from these tests are not accepted for entry to Belize.

Make sure you know what days to book your air tickets

If you don’t read our literature closely enough you may misunderstand the days you need to fly in and out of Belize. If you confirm your flights on the wrong day you will have to pay a fee to change your tickets, so make sure you get the dates right before purchasing them. Visit our Belize flights page for info on flying to Belize City.

Last-minute reservations

Please make sure we have room.

Before you commit yourself to airfare for a certain date, call us or check our availability page and make sure there is still room on that trip. During busy periods we can receive several reservations on the same day.

Even if the trip date you want is not full, if it is less than four weeks before a trip departure we have already released our previously reserved hotel reservations so that the hotel can sell these rooms to other travelers. Therefore, before we can confirm your last-minute spot we first have to contact the hotels where you will be staying to make sure that they also have room for you.

Don’t hesitate once you have made up your mind

If you call and check that we have room for you, and then make your air reservations, call right back and confirm your spot with a $500 per person deposit. We only hold spaces with a deposit, and the seat you are counting on could sell out from under you. We will hold seats with no penalty for 48 hours if you ask us to do so, so you can proceed with your air tickets and getting time off work, knowing your spots will not be sold. On extremely popular dates, or when only a few spots are left, the 48 hour period is reduced to 24. When you request a hold, together we agree on a specific time for the hold to expire, and this will be confirmed either by voice or by email. When the time of the hold expires, we reserve the right to sell those seats to the next person on the waiting list if we have not received your deposit.

Payment of deposit implies acceptance of reservation and cancellation policies listed. Once a deposit is received, or a reservation is made on behalf of a guest by an agent, any cancellations or transfers are subject to fees listed.

Once you have confirmed a reservation with a deposit it activates our cancellation policy, so wait to make a deposit until you are sure that you can make it.

Reservations

How to confirm a space

A 25% deposit per person confirms your space on each package you wish to join. Each separate itinerary with a unique departure date constitutes one package. If you are combining packages, you will owe more than one deposit. You may make your reservation by telephone, on-line form, or e-mail. VISA, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express are accepted for all payments. If you qualify for any discounts, the discount comes out of the final balance, not the deposit.

After a reservation is made

A Waiver of Liability Form is sent via email. The completely-filled-out form and the final balance are both due 60 days prior to departure.

Guests must familiarize themselves with trip parameters

Reservations received for individuals who actually would not be able to attend the trip due to age limits, medical conditions, or other factors will be canceled off the trip when the mistake is discovered. Cancellation fees will still apply.

If you have to cancel your trip

If you are unable to travel due to illness, cancellation, restrictions placed on your home country or Belize by the government(s) or airlines, or if the resort is unable to open due to government restrictions, any paid bookings are eligible for an insurance claim through your policy with www.belizetravelinsurance.com

Please see our Cancellation page for more information.

Late arrival or departure

Any conditions out of our control that delay your arrival or departure may add to your cost; all extra charges caused by delays (late luggage, extra flights, or catching up with a trip in progress) or any variations from the itinerary (early departure, evacuation) will be at the customer’s expense.