Terms & Conditions

Presentation of the website

globe&beyond offers users of its website https://globeandbeyond.com a service of advice, research and assistance in the planning of tailor-made trips by providing the customer with various services adapted to the criteria of each user.

Under Article 6 of Law No. 2004-575 of June 21, 2004 for confidence in the digital economy, users of the site https://globeandbeyond.com are informed of the identity of the various parties involved in its implementation and monitoring:

Owner: Ludmila Meguerdidjian – Self-employed – SIREN 897 482 014 – 59, Boulevard de Courcelles 75008 Paris.

Responsible for publication: Ludmila Meguerdidjian – Sole proprietorship – contact@globeandbeyond.com

Webmaster: Ludmila Meguerdidjian – Sole proprietorship

Host: Hostinger – Kaunas, Lithuania – hostinger.com

Credits: Website was built by Shannon Walsh

Photo credits: Ludmila Meguerdidjian, Unsplash

  1. Object

The general terms and conditions of sale below exclusively govern the contractual relations between the client designated in this document by the term “User” and the seller globe&beyond. They apply to all sales of services presented on the website https://globeandbeyond.com. The signature of an estimate with the mention “good for agreement” is worth for acceptance by the client of the present Terms and Conditions. globe&beyond reserves the right to modify without notice the Terms and Conditions. They are then applicable as soon as they are published online.

  1. Description of the services and rates

globe&beyond provides the User with four services related to travel planning. globe&beyond acts as an advisor and charges for its research work. globe&beyond does not book the User’s trip under any circumstances. The User will have to book his own services thanks to the research & recommendations of globe&beyond. The rates are expressed in US dollars.

– “Explorer” service at the rate of $59 per day of travel. Service for a short getaway for a maximum of 3 nights. Included in this service: search for round trip transportation to reach the destination, creation of a personalized itinerary (or suggested program), search for transfers, search for accommodations, a recommendation of visits & activities, a selection of recommended places to eat, a digital globe&beyond guide. A printed version can be sent to the User upon request (an additional charge may apply). For any requirement of the User outside this framework, a quote will be sent to him/her.

– “Traveler” service at a rate of $62. Service for a trip of a minimum of 4 nights. Included in this service: search for round-trip transportation to get to the destination, creation of a personalized itinerary (or suggested program), search for transfers, search for accommodations, suggestion of visits & activities, a selection of recommended places to eat, a digital globe&beyond guide. A printed version can be sent to the User upon request (an additional charge may apply). For any requirement of the User outside this framework, a quote will be sent to him/her.

– “Bucket Lister”: a service on quotation, designed for special occasions such as honeymoons, surprise trips, anniversaries, etc.

– “Creator”: a service on quotation, designed for content creators, digital nomads or freelancers. The “Creator” service will help creators in the planning of their content creator trips, or digital nomads in their relocations.

  1. How to place an order

To place an order, the User must contact globe&beyond via the contact form, or by email at contact@globeandbeyond.com, or via social media (Instagram or Facebook) linked on this website.

Once the User’s needs have been defined through an exchange by email or telephone between the two parties, the User will receive a quote corresponding to his request. If the quote is acceptable to the User, he/she will have to return it signed with the mention “good for agreement” and proceed to the payment of the totality of the service via a secure payment app or bank transfer.

Once the payment has been made, the User will receive an invoice, globe&beyond will work on the elaboration of the tailor-made trip. A second call will be planned, going through a detailed questionnaire form. This form allows globe&beyond to collect a maximum amount of information and to target the User’s request for a trip planning.

globe&beyond carries out its research via the internet, its knowledge of the destinations and its network in order to recommend the best travel service (transport, accommodation, activities) and itineraries until the User’s expectations are met.

The User will then receive a document listing all these travel services, with the booking links. The User will book on his own transportation, transfers, accommodation and activities through the links provided by globe&beyond. In no case will globe&beyond make the reservation on behalf of the User. The rates are subject to change on a daily basis. The User is advised to make reservations within 12 hours upon receiving the links. If the rates of the different services increase or are no longer available, globe&beyond cannot be held responsible. If globe&beyond does not hear from the User within 7 working days, despite the various reminders from globe&beyond, the order will not be completed. No research will be carried out by globe&beyond after this period.   

Once the User have booked the travel services (at least the flight), globe&beyond will start creating the User’s globe&beyond guide. The User will receive his personalized globe&beyond guide at the latest 15 days before his departure. For all last-minute orders (less than one month before departure), the User will receive his travel book within the time period agreed upon during the exchanges with globe&beyond.

  1. Terms of payment

The payment of the different services offered by globe&beyond is only done online and is due on the date of the order. The order becomes final only after payment of the totality of the price by the User. globe&beyond is currently exempt from VAT in accordance with article 293 bis of the General Tax Code.

– Payment via PayPal or Lydia: the User has the possibility to pay for the service via PayPal or Lydia mobile application, allowing him/her to pay instantly for the service.

These service providers ensure the good progress and the security of the personal data. globe&beyond does not intervene in the financial transactions carried out on the websites, which are carried out under the sole responsibility of the said providers. globe&beyond reserves the right to refuse access to the services, or to suspend them, in the event of a payment incident or in the event of fraud, attempted fraud or risk of fraud relating to the use of the site. The payment will be made through the PayPal or Lydia interface which secures all payments.

– Payment by bank transfer: the User can pay for the service by bank transfer. The bank account number of globe&beyond will be mentioned on the quote sent to the User. The order will only be finalized upon receipt of the payment on the bank account of globe&beyond or by providing proof of payment on the day of the said transfer.

  1. Right of withdrawal

In accordance with article L. 221-28 of the French Consumer Code, the right of withdrawal does not apply to services that are fully executed before the end of the withdrawal period and whose execution has begun after the consumer’s prior express agreement and express renunciation of his right of withdrawal.

In accordance with the law, the User will not be able to exercise his right of withdrawal for the services offered by globe&beyond since the execution of the contract will have started before the end of the 14 clear days period.

  1. Responsibility

globe&beyond undertakes to provide the services with diligence and according to best practices, it being specified that it has an obligation of means, to the exclusion of any obligation of result, which the user expressly recognizes.

In case of difficulties during the user’s trip, only the responsibility of the service providers can be engaged, globe&beyond acting only as an advisor.

globe&beyond can in no way be held responsible for the failure of the reservation of the various transports, accommodations, activities, visits and excursions suggested, as this is an advisory service.

globe&beyond cannot be held responsible for any difficulties that may arise during the conclusion or execution of the contracts between the User and the transport companies, the various means of accommodation, the restaurants, and activities organized by agencies, or between any other person involved in the proposed trip, nor can it be taken to task for any dispute that may arise between the User and this person.

globe&beyond cannot be held responsible for the mishandling of a trip, for a cancellation or modification from a service provider, for a bad experience during a trip or a service, for an accident during the planned trip, for climatic or economic problems.

The reservation and the validation of the trip is the sole responsibility of the User. The service offered by globe&beyond is only an advisory service in terms of reservations and travel planning. globe&beyond does not guarantee the User that the organization and planning of the trip, subject to constant research in order to improve its performance and progress, will be totally free of errors, defects or faults.

globe&beyond cannot be held responsible for price changes of service providers. It is recommended to make reservations within a few hours of receiving the links. If the rates of the different services increase or are no longer available, globe&beyond cannot be held responsible.

The photographs used on the website of globe&beyond and the globe&beyond guides have no contractual value and cannot be held responsible by globe&beyond.

The different services are clearly detailed on the page “Services”.

  1. Dispute resolution and jurisdiction

The provisions of these general conditions of use are subject to French law and French jurisdiction. In case of dispute, the French courts will have exclusive jurisdiction.

  1. Intellectual property and counterfeit

globe&beyond, represented by Ludmila Meguerdidjian, is the owner of the intellectual property rights or holds the rights of use on all the elements associated with globe&beyond accessible on the website, in particular the texts, graphics, logos, icons, software, documents that can be sent by email, as well as in the whole of the personalized globe&beyond guide created for each user.

Any reproduction, representation, modification, publication, adaptation of all or part of the elements mentioned above, whatever the means or process used, is prohibited, except with the prior written permission of Ludmila Meguerdidjian. Any unauthorized use of any of these elements will be considered as constituting an infringement and will be prosecuted in accordance with the provisions of articles L.335-2 et seq. of the Intellectual Property Code.

  1. Confidentiality

Through the contact form, the following personal data are collected: last name, first name, e-mail address, telephone number. This information is collected in order to contact you about your travel project and to send you a quote. No personal information is published without the user’s acceptance. No personal information is exchanged, transferred, or sold on any medium to third parties.