Book with Confidence

Book with Confidence Terms

In response to the pandemic and to ensure you feel comfortable and confident setting sail with us, we have updated our booking terms and conditions to offer flexible rebooking terms.

With different options available, you have the freedom to plan your yacht charter experience, confident that if your charter with Sunsail is suspended due to Covid-19 (*please see below the qualifying reasons for this exemption), you may at any time up until 7 days prior (or 30 days prior if during the peak season from December through February) to departure either:

  • Change the departure dates of your booking**, or:
  • Opt to receive a credit certificate for the charter amount*** (provided your balance is paid in full), which will be valid for any departure within 12 months from your original departure date. 

*Qualifying Reasons:

  1. We have confirmed that we are unable to operate your vacation due to local government restrictions.
  2. You are unable to reach your destination due to confirmed border closures or if your Foreign Office (or equivalent Government department) advises against ‘all‘ or ‘all but essential travel‘ to your booked destination AND such measures or advice is confirmed to still be in place on your date of departure.
  3. Any member of your party displays symptoms of Covid-19 in the four weeks prior to your departure. Please check with your local government health department for advice on what these symptoms are and please note that to benefit from this policy we will require a doctor’s note confirming that you have presented with symptoms of Covid-19.

**This is subject to the following condition: This change option is not applicable to Group Bookings. Except as stated otherwise, all other terms and conditions apply.

***"Charter amount" refers to the cost of the yacht charter and ancillary extras booked at the same time, but does not include flights or other third-party services to which normal cancellation charges apply. This change option is not applicable to Group Bookings. Except as stated above all terms and conditions agreed to by you when you made your booking, including with regards cancellation, changes, or otherwise continue to apply.

Please note: The Book with Confidence flexible rebooking policy cannot be applied to partner bases, such as: Brazil, Italy, Florida, Whitsundays, Tonga, and Vancouver

We’ve also taken additional Safety Measures that endeavor to keep you and your family safe when visiting our bases.

Flex Protection Plan

Change of plans? With our Flex Protection Plan, you can change your trip destination or departure dates for any reason up to up to 14 days out.  Just purchase the Flex Protection Plan within 14 days of confirming your charter and avoid change fees of up to $1,000 later. This offer is subject to the following conditions:

  • This plan applies to new bookings only. Cannot be applied to bookings at partner bases like Italy, Vancouver and Whitsundays.
  • The new departure date must fall within 12 months of the original departure date. 
  • This plan may be purchased twice per booking.
  • If the re-booked charter results in a price increase, the difference in price will be the charterer's responsibility. If the re-booked charter results in a price decrease, the charterer will receive a credit certificate in the amount of the difference. The future-booking credit certificate is valid for one year.
  • This plan may be purchased twice per booking. The second plan allows you to change your destination or departure dates up to 30 days before your scheduled departure.
  • The Flex Protection Plan fee ($399) is non-refundable and may not be redeemed for cash. Current pricing and discounts will be applied to the new departure dates.

Please contact a Vacation Planner for more details about our Flex Protection Plan.

Charter Insurance

View our custom charter insurance policy here, which provides coverage for things like trip cancellation, interruption due to unforeseen events including accidental injury or illness, natural disaster, coverage for missed airline connections, and more. Plus, review additional, upgraded insurance plans where you can purchase additional coverage that suits you best, including policies that enable cancellation for any reason.

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