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Viking Yacht Cruises

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Greek Cruises - Viking Yacht CruisesWe specialize in Greek Island Cruises & Cruises in the Mediterranean, Specialty Vacations and Study Tours.

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Our history

Vikings was established in 1959 for travelers interested in a genuine experience of the world in which they live. More than 150.000 north Americans, among other nationalities, have traveled with us since and over 16.000 passengers have enjoyed our Greek Island Cruises by yacht since 1974! Our European Study Tours dept. organizes educational tours of Greece for Colleges and Universities.



Nigel McGilchrist, Dean of European Studies (1993-2001), University of the South USA.
For anyone wishing to organize a group visit or cultural tour to Greece, Vikings Tours are, without a shadow of doubt, the best people to contact. Efficient, helpful, understanding of special needs READ MORE...

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Reservations: Please reserve well in advance to ensure the space of  our choice. To hold a reservation, a $300 deposit per person in kindly required when placing the reservation. Full payment is due 60 days prior to departure.

Cancellations: Please give as much advance notice as possible. Up to 120 days from embarkation $100-cancellation fees.119 to 90 days from embarkation 15% of the cruise fare.89 to 60 from embarkation 25% of the cruise fare.59 to 30 days from embarkation 50% of the cruise fare.29 to 00 days from embarkation 100% of the cruise fare.Cancellations must be confirmed by the operator in writing in all cases.In case the participant decides to break  a tour/cruise, no refund whatsoever can be made for the remaining part of the tour/cruise or for unused services. The acceptance of the voucher/service order or charter agreement shall be deemed to be understanding of and agreement of the above conditions. For groups, special payment/cancellation conditions will apply. Program, rates, schedules and the Terms and Conditions set forth herein are effective to December 2006 but are subject to change.

Special Conditions for Viking Yacht Cruises:
The itineraries can be changed in accordance with operating requirements and the yachts can be substituted and departures cancelled without previous notice.
The captain reserves the right to add or omit ports-of call due weather/technical/operational reasons without any advance notice the passengers. After commencement of the cruise should the sustain any breakdown of machinery or be disabled by fire, grounding or collision for more than 48 hours, which prevents the further, operation of the cruise itinerary and if no alternative arrangements or substitute vessel is offered by the yacht owner/company, then passengers will be given a proportional refund per diem or paid cruise fare. No further claims will be accepted.

It is recognized that Vikings Yacht Cruises (a division of GREEK ISLAND CRUISE CENTER, Wilmington, NC, USA) acts as a broker between the passengers/their agents and the owners/operators of the yachts. The vessels are Greek commercial yachts and are licensed by the Greek Merchant Marine Ministry. Accordingly it is agreed that the interpretation of the terms and conditions as well as the determination of issues concerning  the conduct of the tour /cruise will be resolved solely according to Greek Law and Greek courts.

Viking Yacht Cruises / Greek Islands Cruise Center and/or its agents reserve the right to make changes without penalty at any times and also reserve the right to cancel any or all tours/cruises and refund deposits or payment made. Also the right is reserved to decline to accept or retain any person as member of these cruises/tours at any time. Passengers are advised to purchase an individual Accident Insurance Policy and a trip cancellation policy in case of unexpected contingencies. Because no lifeguard security is provided, swimming off the yachts is at passenger’s own risk.

Viking Yacht Cruises / Greek Islands Cruise Center are not owners of the yachts/vessels featured, but acts as booking agents on cabin-charter basis for groups and individuals.

* For safety reasons, sailing is not permitted by the Coast Guard, if the wind power exceeds 6-7 on the Beaufort scale. Cancelling port(s) of-call or making required changes in itinerary, does not entitle passengers for any claims or refunds.

* It is understood that yachts used are not sailing yachts!The vessels are motor-sailers and goes on engine propulsion. Some sails are hoisted for stabilizing reason -weather conditions permitting- and for aesthetic reason.

Conditions & Responsibility:
Greek Islands Cruise Center div. Viking Yacht Cruises) provides customized travel planning throughout the world for group travellers who have a variety of reasons and goals for travel. The goals and/or opinions of these groups do not reflect or imply the position of Greek Islands Cruise Center div. Viking Yacht Cruises in any matter. Brochure contents may not be duplicated without permission from Greek Islands Cruise Center div. Viking Yacht Cruises. In offering these travel arrangements. Greek Islands Cruise Center div. Viking Yacht Cruises acts solely as an agent for the sale of transportation, guide services and other travel related services. Greek Islands Cruise Center div. Viking Yacht Cruises maintains no control over the personnel, equipment or operations of any entity furnishing services, products or accommodations. Greek Islands Cruise Center div. Viking Yacht Cruises  assumes no responsibility or liability for, and shall not be expected, asked or required to pay for any injury, damage, expense, personal injury, property damage, inconvenience or any other loss experienced by reason of:
(1) any intentional, wrongful, negligent or unauthorized act or omission on the part of any supplier, its agents or employees;
(2) any defect, breakdown or other failure of any vehicle, equipment, service, product or other instrumentality which is owned, operated or otherwise used by a supplier;
(3) any intentional, wrongful, negligent, or unauthorized act or omission on the part of any other party not under the direct control of Greek Islands Cruise Center div. Viking Yacht Cruises;
(4) financial problems causing non performance by any supplier; or
(5) any other cause, condition or event whatsoever beyond the direct control of Greek Islands Cruise Center div. Viking Yacht Cruises  (such as personal medical emergency or personal accidents)
Greek Islands Cruise Center div. Viking Yacht Cruises  cannot guarantee any rates, bookings or reservations of any supplier. Your retention of tickets, reservations or bookings after issuance shall constitute consent to the foregoing provisions. All prices quoted are subject to change if airlines or ground operators increase their prices, the U.S. dollar is devalued significantly against foreign currencies, the group falls below minimum numbers, or a fuel surcharge, government tax or user's fee is imposed. Baggage and personal effects are the sole responsibility of the owners at all times. Greek Islands Cruise Center div. Viking Yacht Cruises reserves the right to withdraw from any tour any tour member whose conduct is incompatible with the interests of the group as a whole. The above Conditions and Responsibility also includes the individual group leaders and their respective organizations.