8.4. Even if a tourist cancels a tour booked for the period of New Year / Christmas (from December 15 to January 15 inclusive), May (from April 26 to May 10 inclusive) and / or other public holidays for less than 30 (30) days, and also in the case of religious, ethnic and / or national holidays, sports competitions, etc. on the territory of a tourist destination. (of which the tourist has been warned by the tour operator before the conclusion of the contract), characterized by the increase in demand for tourist services in this place at this stage, the tourist undertakes to pay to the tour operator a penalty of 100% of the cost of the travel product, but no more than the amount actually incurred by the tour operator. The travel vouchers and its annexes are written in duplicate. One copy is given to the tourist services customer (participants in the tourist activity), the other remains to the tourist services offer (tourist unit). At the request of third parties for whom the contract for the provision of tourist services has been concluded, the contractor is obliged to issue certified copies of the tourist voucher. In addition, an agreement for the provision of travel services with a customer (participating in travel activities) – a non-resident of the Republic of Belarus – may be concluded by mail, telegraph, telex, electronic communications or otherwise, making it possible to reliably determine that the document comes from a party under a travel services contract. Tourist voucher – a document that establishes the right of a tourist to the services contained in the Tour and confirms the fact of his transfer.
On the basis of a tourist voucher, invoices are made between the tour operator or travel agency that sends the tourists and the host tour operator or the persons providing certain services. The voucher is an official document that the company issues to individual experts or the group leader to confirm their right to obtain the services listed therein from the company receiving them. Upon arrival of the tourist(s) at the point of arrival, the voucher is given to the receiving party. – Document confirming the tourist purpose of the visit: Hotel / apartment reservations Documents confirming the tourist character of the trip: Reservation of a hotel / tourist check / contract for the allocation of tourist services. In addition, in accordance with Ukrainian legislation, tour operators and travel agencies may be subject to tourist activities. All other companies and individuals act as companies offering travel services. Therefore, a hotel reservation cannot serve as a basis for opening a tourist visa and crossing borders, since the hotel is only responsible within the framework of the customer`s location.. . . .