TOUR PROGRAMS BOOKED AND SUBSEQUENTLY CANCELLED SHALL BE SUBJECT TO CANCELLATION CHARGES AS FOLLOWS:
a) Within 30 days of the start of the tour program:- no charge.
b) Within 21 days: – 10% of the rate.
c) Within 14 days: – 15 %of the rate.
d) Within 7 days: – 30% of the rate.
e) Less than 7 days or cancellation without notice: – 50 % of the rate.
f) After arrival in Bhutan: – 100 %
a) There shall be no fixed charge for the number of days of delay in arrival of visitors due to weather conditions, Drukair problems or road blocks except for minimum charge on hotel cancellation, transport and guide.
b) There shall be no charge for the number of days of delay in departure of visitors due to weather conditions, Drukair problems and road blocks. They will be charged only the actual expenses on accommodation, food, transport and any other service required.
DISCOUNT ON TOURIST TARIFF:
THE FOLLOWING DISCOUNT SHALL BE ALLOWED:
Diplomats: From foreign embassies/missions accredited to Bhutan shall be given 25 % discount on the daily rates.
There shall be no charge for children up to the age of 5 years; however those between the ages of 6-12 years accompanied by elders shall be given 50 % discount on the daily rates.
A discount of 50 % on daily rates shall be given to one person in a group of 11 to 15 persons.
A 100% discount shall be given to one member in a group exceeding 16 persons.
A discount of 10 % on the daily rates shall be provided for halts between 11 to 20 nights and 20 % discount on halts beyond 21 nights.
Visitors are required to fill up the custom form and hand over to concerned on arrival.
FOLLOWING THINGS/ARTICLES ARE EXEMPTED FROM DUTY:
1. Personal effects and articles for day to day use by the visitors.
2. 2 liters of alcohol, 400 cigarettes, 150 grams of pipe tobacco.
3. Instruments, apparatus or appliances for professional use.
4. Photographic equipment, video cameras and the electronic goods for personal use.
The articles mentioned above must be declared in custom form. If such items disposed off in Bhutan by sale or gift, are liable for custom duty.
IMPORTS AND EXPORTS OF FOLLOWING GOODS ARE STRICTLY PROHIBITED:
1. Arms, ammunition’s, explosive and military stores.
3. Wild life products, especially of endangered species.
4. All narcotics and drugs except medically prescribed drugs.