DEPOSIT POLICY WHEN BOOKING ONLINE At this time, we are unable to take a partial payment when guests book online. You will be required to pay in full to reserve any tour when booking online. Our cancellation policy is valid for full payments as well.
DEPOSIT POLICY WHEN BOOKING OVER THE PHONE OR VIA EMAIL A 50% deposit is required for all tours that cost under $3,000.00. A 25% deposit is required for all tours that cost over $3,000.00. The balance is then due 30 days prior to your tour start date.
CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY Yosemite Fly Fishing Guide reserves the right to cancel any tour. If this is the case a full refund of the amount paid will be given, including the deposit. Yosemite Fly Fishing Guide is not responsible for additional expenses incurred by preparing for the tour (Including but not limited to: non-refundable advance purchase air tickets, clothing, equipment, credit card fees, medical expenses, etc.). Any tour booked less than 30 days prior to the tour start date will require a full payment to reserve the tour.
If you cancel or leave any tour provided by Yosemite Fly Fishing Guide, after your deposit has been submitted and for any reason:
More than 90 days prior to the tour start date, 10% of the *total tour cost will be retained for administration fees, with the remainder of your deposit being returned.
Between 89 and 60 days prior to the tour start date, we will retain 25% of the *total tour cost.
Between 59 and 30 days prior to the tour start date, we will retain 50% of the *total tour cost.
Less than 30 days prior to the tour start date, or once the tour has begun, there will be no refund.
* The total tour cost refers to the final complete price your deposit was based off (as stated in the Deposit Policy).
TOUR ITINERARIES All tours provided by Yosemite Fly Fishing Guide are subject to itinerary changes based on a variety of circumstances, including, but not limited to: permit availability, weather, park closures and natural disasters. The price and duration of any tour will never change once you’re registered. Payments are not refundable for itinerary changes or park closures. If a tour is cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control a tour credit equal to the full amount paid will be issued.
TRAVEL INSURANCE For your protection, we strongly recommend the purchase of travel insurance. Travel insurance provides you with trip cancellation/interruption, travel delay, medical expenses, emergency assistance, air flight, baggage and baggage delay coverage to protect your financial investment. We recommend Travel Guard for your coverage.
Gratuity for guides is not included in your trip price; for outstanding service, a 15-20% tip is encouraged.
Yosemite Fly Fishing Guide is a subsidiary of Yosemite Family Adventures, LLC and they are licensed, insured and bonded for guiding in the state of California. YFFG operates under a Special Use Permit for Yosemite National Park and the Stanislaus National Forest.