Booking Conditions


Rates:  Airfares can be reserved from any city of origin at the lowest rates. Air and Land Prices may change due to currency fluctuations and fuel surcharges. 


Reservations and Payments: A completed tour application together with a deposit of $200 per person must be received before confirming your reservations.  An additional deposit of $500 per person is required when booking the Cappadocia Optional Extension.  Final payment must be received by August 15, 2016.


Race Entry: All race registrations (marathon, 15K, and 10K) must be done online through the race website at   The registration closes at 23.59 GMT on September 30, 2016. 

Cancellations: All cancellations must be in writing. A $200 per person cancellation fee will be charged if cancellation is received in writing before August 15, 2016. No refund applies to cancellations made on or after August 15, 2016.   Airline tickets are nonrefundable once ticketed. 

Not included in price: All items not specifically listed under tour features. Entry fees are additional. A visa is necessary and can be purchased online prior to  arrival for $20 USD for US Passport holders and $60 USD for Canadian Passport holders. 


Insurance:  For your protection, trip cancellation, baggage, health and accident insurance is highly recommended for all participants. However, no representation or description of the insurance made by our staff constitutes a binding assurance or promise about the insurance.

Responsibility: These tours are operated by Marathon Tours, Inc. of Boston, MA who acts only as an agent for the passenger to the companies offering such services and assumes no liability for injury, damage, loss, accident, delay or irregularity caused by any reason whatsoever by any party offering such services. The right is reserved to cancel the tour prior to departure with a full refund made as full settlement to the passenger. Marathon Tours, Inc. may make any changes or alterations in the itinerary as it deems necessary for the proper handling of the tour and may refuse any person as a member of the tour. The sole responsibility of any airline used is limited to that set out in the passenger contract evidenced by the ticket. The airlines concerned are not to be held responsible for any act, omission or event during the time that the passengers are not on board their aircraft.