Intro Margrét Jónsdóttir Njarðvík
Mundo is more than just a travel agency: it is education, entertainment, culture and formation
at the same time. Mundo was established in the autumn of 2011 by Margrét Jónsdóttir
Margrét has many years’ experience in international relations, she has a Phd from Princeton
and an MBA from the University of Reykjavík.
In 1987, Margrét took the Icelandic Tourist Guide Examination and since then she has
worked as a tourist guide both in Iceland and abroad. In addition, Margrét taught Spanish for
over twenty years at the University of Iceland and the University of Reykjavík.
She was in charge of the creation of a Department of International Relations, being the first
director of the programme Master in International Relations at the University of Reykjavík.
She was also the co-founder of the Reykjavík International School, along with six other
Margrét is vice consul of Spain in Iceland and works primarily in the field of educational and
cultural relations. She is currently the Vice President of the Fulbright Commission in Iceland,
an organisation that promotes excellence in academic and cultural exchange between Iceland
and the United States.
The values of Mundo are based on her personal and professional experience as well as her
passion for bringing cultures together. Margrét especially enjoys showing people Iceland and
Mundo’s terms and conditions can be found here:
- THE CONTRACT
1.1 A contract shall be deemed to have been made between MUNDO and The Client, when the Client has confirmed requirements verbally or by letter, telex or facsimile, and MUNDO has accepted such booking.
- TERMS OF PAYMENT
2.1 A non refundable deposit of 20% of the total contracted amount must be paid upon confirmation.
2.2 Full payment shall reach MUNDO at least six (6) weeks prior to the beginning of the event. In case of further delays on payments MUNDO reserves the right to treat this as a cancellation and withdraw its confirmation of the services.
2.3 When the booking is made less than six (6) weeks before the beginning of the event, the total amount has to be paid in full.
2.4 For large group bookings of more than 50 rooms, MUNDO can require an immediate 35% deposit for the accommodation which is non-refundable if the group is cancelled less than (8) weeks prior to arrival.
- VALIDITY OF PRICES
3.1 All rates quoted or shown in our tariffs are given in Icelandic Krona (ISK). All quotes in Foreign Currency are subject to exchange rate fluctuations up until the day of full and final payment.
3.2 After the contract has been issued the price given in our local currency (Icelandic Krona) is fixed and guaranteed.
3.3 If payment is to be made to MUNDO in a foreign currency, each payment (if there are multiple payments) is subject to the exchange rate provided by The Central Bank of Iceland on the issuing date of the invoice.
3.4 A proof a payment has to be given to MUNDO within one week (7 days) of the issue of the invoice. If nothing is received within this time period, MUNDO reserves the right to send a new invoice based on the current exchange rate provided by The Central Bank of Iceland.
4.1 All cancellations must be made by letter, fax or e-mail. In conformity with business practices within the Icelandic travel industry. MUNDO is obliged to charge cancellation fees to the client as follows:
- CANCELLATION CHARGES REGARDING MUNDO SERVICES EXCLUDING ACCOMODATIONS
5.1 For cancellations received no later than sixty days (60) prior to the beginning of the program no cancellation fee and/or charge(s) will be incurred by the client.
5.2 For cancellations received less than sixty days (60) prior to the beginning of the program and up until (30) days, MUNDO will be entitled to a cancellation fee equal to 10% of the total amount of the contract.
5.3 For cancellations received less than thirty days (30) prior to the beginning of the program and up until fourteen days (14), MUNDO will be entitled to a cancellation fee equal to 25% of the total amount of the contract
5.4 For cancellations received less than fourteen days (14) prior to the beginning of the program and up until fourty-eight hours (48), MUNDO will be entitled to a cancellation fee equal to 50% of the total amount of the contract
5.5 For cancellations received less than forty-eight hours (48) prior to the beginning of the program, MUNDO will be entitled to a cancellation fee equal to 100% of the total amount of the contract
- CANCELLATION CHARGES REGARDING ACCOMODATIONS
6.1 For cancellations received no later than thirty days (30) prior to the event no cancellation fee and/or charge(s) will be incurred by the client.
6.2 For cancellations and/or released rooms received thirty days (30) or less days prior to arrival and up until fourteen days (14) prior to arrival, MUNDO will be entitled to a cancellation fee equal to one night (1) accommodation at the contracted client rate per cancelled and/or released room.
6.3 For cancellations and/or released rooms received less than fourteen (14) days prior to arrival, MUNDO will be entitled to a cancellation fee equal to the number cancelled room nights multiplied by contracted client rate per cancelled and/or released room.
6.4. Please note that all changes asked for by participants in group trips or educational trips cost additionally (for example extension of trip, different dates, assistance with booking extra nights at hotel etc.).
7.1 In the event of postponement by the Client received by MUNDO less than thirty days (30) before the start of the event, an administration fee of 10% of the total contract amount can be required by MUNDO.
8.1 In all arrangements involving third parties MUNDO act only as the agent of the Client and no liability of any kind whatsoever shall be attached to MUNDO in connection with or arising from such arrangement with a third party.
8.2 MUNDO will not be responsible for loss, damage or injury to any person or their property, howsoever caused.
8.3 MUNDO cannot be held responsible in any way should adverse weather affect the event, including cancellation.
9.1 All accounts for service and goods provided at any event which are not covered by an inclusive package cost are due for payment within seven days of receipt of invoice and are subject to a 20% handling charge.
10.1 Prices given by Mundo already include taxes.
11.1 The seller holds all information from the buyer in relation to the purchase as confidential. Under no circumstances will information be handed to a third party.