We ask our clients to thoroughly read all information supplied on our website before registering for one of our multi-day adventure programs because significant expenses and long term commitments are made to set up the trips on your behalf.
Registration & Payment
To guarantee your reservation we require a 25% deposit on all bookings. A reservation confirmation will be sent to you upon receipt of your deposit. The balance of the package price is due 30 days before the date of your arrival in Bella Coola. If you need to cancel before your trip starts, we will refund your deposit as long as it is 60 days before your proposed arrival date.
All prices are quoted in Canadian dollars and do not include tax . For all-inclusive package the tax rate for international guests is 2.5% and for Canadian guests the rate is 5%. For accommodation-only bookings the tax rate is 13% for both Canadian and non-Canadian residents.
**Note to group organizers: The group organizer is responsible to ensure that all guests receive the Tweedsmuir Park Lodge / Bella Coola Heli Sports literature and are fully aware of the policies in it. The group organizer is also responsible for making sure payment deadlines are met and all necessary forms are returned to our office as requested.
The guide's duty is to monitor, evaluate and minimize the risks associated with the activities being offered. However, even the best guides are not infallible and the risks associated with a wilderness environment are only partially under our control. By registering with us you acknowledge these risks. All guests will be required to sign a Release of Liabilty (Waiver of Claims, Assumption of Risks and Indemnity Agreement) upon arriving in Bella Coola. A sample waiver will be enclosed with your booking package. Please read the waiver carefully before booking your holiday to ensure you are comfortable with the terms of this document and will be able to sign it, because you will not be permitted to partake in any activities until the waiver is signed.
All claims - irrespective of the nationality of the participants - will be governed in all respects by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the Province of British Columbia.
Tweedsmuir Park Lodge and Bella Coola Heli Sports do not carry insurance on behalf of their guests. We therefore recommend you carry the following:
Extended Medical Insurance. Your medical insurance should cover you for life and health care risks while in Canada, and in addition should provide for transport to your home country if you reside outside of Canada.
Emergency Evacuation Insurance. In the case of injury, air ambulance expenses will be charged to the injured party.
Personal Property Insurance. Insure your personal belongings against loss. Your homeowner's insurance may not be enough. Be sure that this insurance covers you while you are in Canada.
Trip Cancellation Insurance. In view of our cancellation policy, we strongly recommend that all our guests purchase holiday cancellation insurance.
Tweedsmuir Park Lodge and Bella Coola Heli Sports recommend Sanderson Travel Insurance Inc. for all your travel insurance needs. Book online at Sanderson Travel Insurance.
It is the responsibility of our guests to ensure that they arrive in Bella Coola on time for their adventure. Tweedsmuir Park Lodge and Bella Coola Heli Sports are not responsible for missed flights, missed connections or for any other reason. If you are flying to Bella Coola we recommend arriving in Vancouver the day prior to your departure for Bella Coola. We also recommend that you include an over night stay in Vancouver on your return home.Tweedsmuir Park Lodge and Bella Coola Heli Sports reserves the right to cancel any holiday package at any time. In this case full refunds will be given.
Please contact us at 1-604.932.3000 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for information on how to send a wire transfer. We only accept Canadian dollar denominated payments.
Payments initiated in currencies other than Canadian dollars will be credited to your account at the exchange rate that applies on the date the payment is received. Please ensure that the amount is equal to or exceeds the amount due.
We highly recommend that you visit Globex Foreign Exchange to save money on your bank wire transfers. http://www.globexfx.com/