Acme Travels Private Limited (referred to hereafter as ACME) accepts bookings subject to the following conditions. A “Client” can be any individual Customer actively participating in any tour package arranged by ACME, or any Agent or any person directly or indirectly arranging a package on and behalf of any customer with authority or with implied authority from the Customer.

If any member of the party is prevented from traveling because of the death, injury or serious illness of the passenger, close relative or friend, redundancy or jury service, it may be possible to transfer the booking to another suitable person (acceptable to ACME) provided that written notice is given at least one calendar month prior to departure. An administration fee of USD 40 per person will be levied plus any costs imposed by ACME.

Sri Lanka Visa charges USD 35 per person for NON SAARC countries & USD 20 for SAARC countries, can be obtained directly via the internet, please visit this site. The process is not complicated if you have any difficulty we could make arrangements for same too in 48hrs to obtain same if details are provided to us by mail. The process is very simple payments can be paid online & with the confirmation ocument print out & code you have to submit passport on arrival only. The passport has to be valid for six months from the day of arrival return air tickets & sufficient funds or reservations for the holiday should be with you. All have to obtain a visit visa except Singapore & Maldivian passport holders. Visa canbe obtained on arrival too at a slightly higher cost for certian nationalities. (Please check the web site). Children under 12years  wikll get free visa  on arrival iff acoompanied by parents.

Travel insurance is mandatory for all Clients whilst on a holiday organised by ACME Travels. Clients together with their personal property including baggage are at all times solely at their own risk. Clients are fully responsible for arranging their own insurance. A suitable insurance policy should provide adequate cover for medical expenses arising through illness or accident prior to or during the holiday, including evacuation and repatriation in an emergency, and loss of holiday monies through cancellation or curtailment of the holiday for insurable reasons. ACME is able to assist Clients in obtaining a suitable insurance policy. Clients making their own arrangements should ensure that there are no exclusion clauses limiting protection for the type of activities in their tour. You can arrange the travel insurance by or any other.

All Clients are expected to satisfy themselves prior to booking that they are fit and able to complete the itinerary of their chosen holiday as described in this web site. No unaccompanied minors (those under 18 years of age) can be accepted on holidays operated by ACME however allows Children who are accompanied by a parent or guardian who accepts full responsibility for them. ACME reserves the absolute right to decline a booking at their discretion.Clients agree to accept the authority and decisions of ACME travels employees, tour leaders, and agents whilst on tour with ACME. If in the opinion of such person the health or conduct of a Client before or after departure appears likely to endanger the safe, comfortable or happy progress of a tour or holiday the Client may be excluded from all or part of the tour or holiday without refund. In the case of ill health ACME may make such arrangements as it sees fit and recover the costs thereof from the Client.

All participants in holidays operated by ACME are expected to obey the laws and regulations of the country visited and any failure to do so will relieve ACME of all obligations that they may otherwise have under these booking conditions.

Anyone suffering from illness or disability or undergoing treatment for any physical or medical condition must declare the true nature of such condition at the time of booking and make arrangements for the provision of any medication or other treatment which may be required during the holiday. Failure to make such disclosure will constitute a breach of these booking conditions and result in such persons being excluded from the holiday in which case all monies paid will be forfeit. If the chosen holiday includes a excursion or transfer by vehicle of any sort the Client must make it known at the time of booking if he/she is unable to swim. This will not prevent the Client from participating in the holiday but will enable ACME to take additional precautions for the Client’s safety at such times as may be appropriate.

If the Client has a complaint about any of the holiday arrangements the Client must bring it to the attention of the tour leader or other representative of ACME at the time so that they may use their best endeavors to rectify the situation. It is only if ACME is made aware of any problems that there will be the opportunity to put things right. Failure to complain on the spot will result in the Client’s ability to claim compensation from ACME being extinguished or at least reduced. Should the problem remain unsolved a complaint must be made in writing to ACME within 21 days of the completion of the holiday.

The holidays operated or supplied by ACME have been designed to provide participants with an exposure to the true nature of the environment visited All bookings are accepted on the understanding that such risks and hazards are appreciated by the Client and that they undertake all tours, treks and other activities at their own volition

    1. Your Contract with ACMEOn behalf of all persons named, and confirms that all such persons are fully aware of and accept these conditions The contract, including all matters arising from it, is subject to Sri Lanka law and the exclusive jurisdiction of the Sri Lanka Courts. No employee of ACME other than a director has the authority to vary or omit any of these terms or promise any discount or refund.
    2. Payment for your HolidayThe cost of your holiday is in two parts of the published tour price. The advance payments made at the time of booking and the balance payment either fully paid before arrival or paid upon arrival in Sri Lanka.Also the client has two choices to pay the balance payment:By Bank Transfer to any account specified by Acme or on arrival / starting date of the Tour by cash or travelers cheques to ACME Representative. If necessary Payment by Credit Card can be arranged, but prior advice to ACME should be properly communicated to facilitate this. There will be a extra surcharge for this balance payment only if paid by credit card 03% extra. The balance of all monies due, must be paid upon arrival or before the tour commences by Euro or USD or UK pounds in Cash or by travelers cheques
    3. Changes
      • Changes by You
        • (i) A change of departure date and/or tour to another package must be requested in writing by the person who made the original booking and must be accompanied by an administration fee USD 50 per booking, if the request is within 30 days of departure only
        • (ii) No changes will be allowed in the itinerary for group tours. FIT less then 06 pax changes can be done by paying the supplements if there are any. If there are other conditions different which has been communicated when the booking is made these conditions will apply for any changes etc.
      • Changes by Us
      • While ACME will use its best endeavors to operate all holidays as advertised, by entering into this contract the Client accepts that it may prove necessary or advisable to vary or modify a holiday or its contents due to prevailing local conditions.ACME reserves the right at any time to cancel or change any of the facilities, services or prices described in the website / email (including transport, accommodation or other arrangements) and to substitute alternative arrangements of comparable monetary value without compensation and accepts no liability for loss of enjoyment as a result of these changes. If a service or facility becomes unavailable due to circumstances of force majeure and no alternative arrangement of comparable monetary value is available ACME will substitute the best alternative available and will refund the Client for any cost saving or charge the Client for any additional costs incurred.If we know a major change the Client will be told at the time of booking. If a major change becomes necessary ACME will inform the Client as soon as reasonably possible if there is time before departure.Whilst the specific definition of a major change will depend on the individual holiday and circumstances a major change may be broadly defined as cancellation of the holiday, change of start or end city or omission of a major component. When a major change is made the client will have the choice of accepting the change of arrangements, purchasing another available holiday or canceling the holiday and obtaining a full refund. Force majeure means any event which ACME or its supplier could not, even with all due care, foresee or avoid. Such events may include war, threat of war, riot, civil strife, industrial dispute, epidemics, health risks, terrorist activity, natural or nuclear disaster, fire or adverse weather conditions, technical or maintenance problems with transport, changes imposed by cancellation or rescheduling of flights by an airline or main charters, the alteration of airline or aircraft type, or other similar events beyond the control of ACME. ACME is not liable for any penalty charges associated with ‘super saver’ type connecting rail or airfares, in the event of a change to a holiday departure time, date or airport.


    1. 1.Substitution of Client


    1. 2.Cancellation
      • Cancellation by You The Client may cancel the booking at any time provided that the cancellation is communicated to ACME in writing. Written notification is essential even if verbal notification of an intention to cancel has been given. Cancellation charges will be applied as shown below calculated from the day written notification is received by ACME. · Period before departure · Within which written notification is received Cancellation charges shown as a percentage of the holiday price if applicable· Forfeit of deposit* · For cancellation less than 35 days to arrive, if any balance payment done other than the 1st deposit the refund payment deducting any bank charges applicable to the balance payment will be made to the client.
        (Except for any particular tour if there are any other different cancellation conditions applicable which has been communicated will apply if any)
    2. 3.Travel Insurance


    1. 4.Passports, Visas and Vaccinations
    2. Maldives – Visas are provided for all nationalities on arrival provided they have the necessary documents for reservations, return air tickets & passport valid for six month
    3. Nepal – Visas are provided for all nationalities on arrival (Except for some countries in Africa & South America please check before travelling) provided they have the necessary documents for reservations, return air tickets & passport valid for six month
    4. India – Visas have to be obtained from your country from the Indian High Commission before travelling to India compulsory for all clients


    1. 5.Age, Fitness and Participation
    2. 6.Local Laws
    3. 7.Illness or Disability


    1. 8.If you have a Complaint


  1. 9.Our Responsibilities
    • .i) Where the Client does not suffer personal injury, ACME accepts liability should any part of the holiday arrangements booked with ACME not be supplied as described in this web site / email and not be of reasonable standard. In such a case, ACME will pay reasonable compensation if the Clients enjoyment of the holiday arrangements has been adversely affected but will pay no compensation if there has been no fault on the part of ACME or its suppliers and the reason for the failure in the holiday arrangements was the Client’s fault, the actions of someone unconnected with the holiday arrangements or could not have been foreseen or avoided by ACME or its suppliers even if all due care had been exercised
    • .ii) Where the Client suffers personal injury as a result of an activity forming part of the tour arrangements booked with ACME, ACME accepts responsibility unless there has been no fault on ACME part or its suppliers and the cause was the Client’s fault, the actions of someone unconnected with the holiday arrangements or one which neither ACME nor its suppliers could have anticipated or avoided even if all due care had been exercised.