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Deposit Refundable on Booking ?

Hello,
If I book a tour that starts less than 60 days from now, am I still able to get my deposit back if I have to cancel? It looks like I would have seven days to cancel to get a full refund. I just want to clarify that my $400.00 deposit would be included. I want to book a tour that is going fast, but I need to get clearance from work that I can get the days off. If not, I’d have to cancel.

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https://www.ricksteves.com/tours/tour-conditions

Cancellations, refunds, and credits: Tour deposits are refundable up to 120 days prior to the tour's departure date. Deposits made 91–150 days before a tour departs become non-refundable after 30 days. Deposits made 68-90 days before a tour departs become non-refundable on the final payment due date. If you book a tour less than 67 days before its departure date, the entire tour cost becomes non-refundable after 7 days, but may be creditable in the case of a Creditable Event, as outlined below. Once your deposit refund date has passed, your deposit will not be refunded under any circumstance.


Tour payments: To reserve a seat on an RSE tour you must agree to these Tour Conditions and provide us with a deposit of $400 per person. We accept MasterCard, Visa, and American Express for all tour payments. We also accept personal checks, bank drafts, or money orders in US dollars drawn on a US or Canadian bank. Your final tour payment is due in our office at least 60 days prior to the start of the tour, in one payment. Your final payment due date will be listed on your tour invoice in your tour account. Missing the final payment deadline may result in your being removed from the tour. If you sign up for a tour less than 60 days before its departure, the entire tour price must be paid, and is non-refundable after 7 days.

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When I had to cancel a tour, which I did before the deadline, I did not receive the deposit back. The held it for me for a future tour, but since that was in 2016 I’m pretty sure it’s no longer available.