Terms and Conditions of Purchase & Carriage
Peter Pan Bus Line tickets are non-refundable, limited as endorsed and are non-transferable by passengers. The unauthorized resale of tickets is strictly prohibited and will be prosecuted. No reservations are accepted unless expressly stated otherwise. Tickets are valid ONLY for the scheduled date and time for which the ticket has been purchased. Any passengers who miss their scheduled trip will need to purchase a new ticket for travel. Peter Pan Bus Line’s is not responsible for lost or stolen tickets.
Peter Pan is not responsible for any inconvenience or expenses incurred resulting from travel delays, mechanical issues, schedule changes, service changes or cancellations.
FARES & FEES:
Fares are valid ONLY for the scheduled date and time selected. Discount fares are subject to date, time and schedule restrictions. Fares may be subject to additional charges including taxes, fees and carrier price differences. For non-refundable and advance purchase tickets, departure dates and times may be changed for a fee plus the cost difference of the new ticket if applicable. To reschedule your travel date, changes must be made prior to the original travel date and scheduled departure time; otherwise, the ticket will be null and void. Passengers may reschedule travel dates with the Peter Pan Bus App or online at www.peterpanbus.com.The travel date, time and customer name are able to be exchanged – Origin & Destination cannot be changed. Customers will have to purchase a new ticket if origin & destinations need to be changed. Tickets not exchanged prior to the schedule departure time(s) are not eligible for re-issue. A new ticket for the newly intended travel date/time will be purchased. Fares are subject to change. Peak and holiday travel blackouts may apply. Fares are payable in U.S. dollars only unless stated otherwise. The original ticket will remain non-refundable. The difference in cost of the ticket and our standard reissue fee will apply! Please refer to https://peterpanbus.com/help/changes/ for more detail.
Passengers may pay an extra fee to render the fare refundable. Refundable fares are only valid on unused tickets purchased prior to departure. If a passenger used one way of a round trip ticket, the unused portion is refundable if the refundable fare fee has been paid. All refund requests must be submitted in writing to Peter Pan’s Customer Care online at www.peterpanbus.com/request at least 2 hours prior to departure date and time. Only tickets that are purchased as refundable fares are considered refundable. The fare refunded does not include the refundable fare fee or other ticketing fees. The fare itself is the only portion that will be refunded. Fare refunds will be processed within 5-7 business days to the original method of payment.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING TICKETING AND BOARDING:
Passengers must present either their ticket (including the bar code) and/or QR code on an electronic device, or a printed ticket (printed single-sided), and a valid photo ID (matching the customer’s name on the ticket) to the driver/gate representative.
Passengers who purchase tickets in person at a ticket counter will receive a paper ticket to present to the driver when boarding.
Departure dates and times are subject to change. Carrier is not responsible for delays in connections caused by conditions beyond its reasonable control including, but not limited to, breakdowns, equipment failure, accidents, and road, traffic or weather conditions. Carrier shall not be liable for, and expressly disclaims responsibility for, any loss, damage delay, or expense arising as a result of such condition. Accommodations for elderly passengers or passengers with a disability, seating is on a first come/first served basis and is without regard to race, color, creed, national origin or any other protected characteristic. Customers are required to be at their departure gate at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time.
Peter Pan Bus Lines does not check bags. Peter Pan Bus Lines is not liable for baggage, the contents of baggage, or personnel belongings. Passengers are expected to keep their personnel belongings, especially valuables such as cell phones, tablets, laptops in their possession at all times while travelling. The carrier is not liable for any lost, stolen or damaged personnel belongings. All baggage must be claimed promptly upon arrival at the destination terminal.
Peter Pan Bus Lines does not assume any liability for lost, stolen or damaged baggage and/or personal property. Peter Pan Bus Lines is not responsible for any items left on the bus after a passenger(s) has disembarked the bus and/or at the destination or conclusion of the trip. Passengers shall be responsible for their own personal property and baggage. Peter Pan Bus Lines shall not be liable for any injuries to a passenger or passengers caused by or resulting from the falling or shifting of baggage while in transit.
All bags are subject to search including at terminals and on buses.
One (1) small bag up to twenty five (25) pounds can be taken aboard for each ticketed passenger over the age of 2 years old. Carry-on bags must fit in the overhead compartment or under your seat.
Children under two (2) years of age do not have baggage allowances.
Each ticketed passenger is allowed (1) carry-on bag and a maximum of (5) checked bags.
Checked baggage fees are as follows:
1st bag is free (maximum 50 lbs).
2nd bag is free (maximum 50 lbs).
3rd bag will be charged $5.00 (maximum 50 lbs).
4th bag will be charged $5.00 (maximum 50 lbs).
5th bag will be charged $5.00 (maximum 50 lbs).
Baggage cannot exceed 62 inches when adding the total exterior dimensions of the piece (length + width + height).
Bicycles (see below for more information on traveling with a bicycle), skis and ski poles must be packed in wood, canvas or other substantial container, and securely fastened; these items should not exceed fifty (50) pounds.
Bicycles & other large items will be allowed given on a space availability basis.
The following items are prohibited from all baggage (both carry-on and baggage stored in the bus baggage compartment):
- Alcoholic beverages or liquor (including beer, ale and wine)
- Animals, pets (see note below*)
- Articles exceeding baggage size limitations
- Backpacks, baggage or other items with attached or protruding articles
- Batteries containing liquid acids
- Combustible liquids
- Corpses or ashes of cremated corpses
- Cylinders containing compressed gases
- Films – flammable
- Firearms, all types
- Flammable items
- Hazardous (dangerous) articles
- Live fish, poultry, reptiles
- Matches, strike-anywhere
- Materials that have a disagreeable odor
- Merchandise for resale (except sample baggage)
- Phonograph records
- Radioactive materials
- Television sets
- Weapons (includes toy and replica weapons)
The following additional items are prohibited from baggage stored in the bus baggage compartments – these items should only be stored in carry-on baggage:
- Laptop computers
- Perishable items, including foodstuffs
- Prescription medication (doctor prescribed) – must be kept in the possession of the passenger at all times
- *Service animals, assisting a passenger with a disability, are permitted on board
LOST AND FOUND POLICY
Peter Pan Bus Lines, Inc. is not responsible for personal property of any nature left behind or lost on the coach, in the terminal or in any terminal or on a charter stay. If we are able to find an item left behind, Peter Pan Bus Lines, Inc. will ship it at the registered passenger’s expense to the registered passenger upon request. Shipping charges will be charged to the registered passenger once we are given a valid credit card number. Items unclaimed will be held for a maximum of 30 days at which time Peter Pan Bus Lines, Inc. reserves the right to dispose of or donate the item(s) to a local charity in the discretion of Peter Pan Bus Lines, Inc.
TRAVELING WITH CHILDREN:
Customers fifteen (15) years of age, and older, are considered an adult traveler.
Customers fourteen (14) and under must be accompanied by a passenger seventeen (17) years of age or older at all times.
*Please that note due to COVID-19 protocols, ALL unaccompanied minor travel has been suspended*
A child under two (2) years of age does not require a ticket to travel but must be secured in the adults/guardians lap for the duration of the trip for safety purposes. If traveling with more than one (1) child under the age of two (2), a ticket should be purchased for the second child and the child should be secured safely in the seat next to the guardian.
CUSTOMERS TRAVELING IN WHEELED MOBILITY DEVICES:
Any traveler who intends to travel in a wheeled mobility device is encouraged to book as far in advance as possible. This is important because seating is limited for all passengers, many trips involve multiple carriers and some schedules are reservation only. Peter Pan Bus Lines may not be able to accommodate all customers traveling in a wheeled mobility device as each bus is limited to two passengers traveling in a wheeled mobility device. If you have questions or concerns regarding your travel contact Peter Pan Customer Service at 413-523-7100.
Peter Pan Bus Lines will allow passengers to bring with them a small dog or a cat (no other pets allowed)on board all their motor coaches as long as the pet is inside of a pet carrier. The combined weight of the pet and the carrier may not exceed 25 pounds.
The carrier may be hard or soft sided but must be leak proof and well ventilated. The maximum size for the pet carriers is 19” long x 14” wide x 10.5 high.
The pet carrier must allow the pet to stand up, turn around, and lie down in a natural position while inside the pet carrier.
Pets must remain entirely inside the carrier throughout the duration of the trip. The pet carrier must be placed on the floor of the coach, under the seat.
The pet must be at least eight weeks old and must be under the control of a passenger at all times.
The pet must be odorless, harmless, not disruptive/aggressive, and require no attention during travel.
A pet carrier will count as one piece of carry-on baggage.
Peter Pan Bus Lines reserves the right to refuse acceptance of any pet, in its discretion, and may remove any pet exhibiting behavior that violates our policy, in its discretion.
Peter Pan Bus lines reserves the right to change and/or modify the schedule of a passenger(s) travelling with a pet in the event that any passenger and/or driver has allergic symptoms that could impair their health or effect the operators ability to safely operate the motor coach.
A service animal means any dog that is individually trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of the individual with a disability will be permitted to travel at no additional charge. The service animal must be under the control of the owner at all times and must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of others, in the sole discretion of Peter Pan Bus Lines.
Peter Pan Bus lines reserves the right to change and/or modify the schedule of a passenger travelling with a pet in the event that any passenger and/or driver has allergic symptoms that could impair their health or effect the operators ability to safely operate the motor coach.
Other Support or Therapy Animals:
While Emotional Support Animals or Comfort Animals are often used as part of a medical treatment plan as therapy animals, they are not considered service animals under the ADA. These support animals provide companionship, relieve loneliness, and sometimes help with depression, anxiety, and certain phobias, but do not have special training to perform tasks that assist people with disabilities. Even though some states have laws defining therapy animals, these animals are not limited to working with people with disabilities and therefore are not covered by federal laws protecting the use of service animals. Therapy animals provide people with therapeutic contact, usually in a clinical setting, to improve their physical, social, emotional, and/or cognitive functioning.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY:
Peter Pan Bus Lines is responsible only for transportation on its own lines in accordance with applicable tariffs and limitations and assumes no responsibility for any acts or omissions of others, including interline partners, except as imposed by law. In no event shall carrier be liable for consequential or incidental damages for loss, damage or delay, including weather delays.
SMOKING/ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION IS PROHIBITED ON THE COACH:
This includes the use of electronic simulated smoking materials, e cigarettes, and smokeless cigarettes. Passengers are not permitted to consume or bring alcoholic beverages on board the bus.
REFUSAL TO TRANSPORT:
Peter Pan Bus Lines shall have the right refuse transport to a passenger or shall have the right to remove a passenger from the motorcoach at any point due to reasons of health and security, conduct that is disorderly, offensive, abusive, illegal, and violent or interferes with the duties of the driver or other passengers.
Waiver of Liability Relating to Coronavirus/COVID-19 (January, 2022)
The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, is a worldwide pandemic. COVID-19 is extremely contagious. The virus and all known variants is believed to spread from person-to-person contact and/or by contact with contaminated surfaces and objects, and even possibly in the air. People reportedly can be infected and show no symptoms and therefore spread the disease. The exact methods of spread and contraction are unknown, and there is no known treatment or cure for COVID-19.
Peter Pan Bus Lines, Inc. (“PPBL”) cannot prevent its passengers from becoming exposed to, contracting, or spreading COVID-19 while utilizing PPBL’s services or premises. It is not possible to prevent against the presence of the disease. Therefore, if you choose to utilize PPBL’s services and travel with PPBL by boarding PPBL’s buses, coaches and entering its terminals, you may be exposing yourself to and/or increasing your risk of contracting or spreading COVID-19. PPBL has taken significant steps to comply with all safety precautions and exceed the known protocols of safety, including sanitizing and disinfecting all buses and developing contact free ticketing and boarding procedures. PPBL has developed, adopted and published protocols for the safety of PPBL passengers and employees while traveling with PPBL. PPBL will enforce the policy strictly. Passengers must comply with the policy in order to travel with PPBL. Please see peterpanbus.com for details.
ASSUMPTION OF RISK:
I have read and understand the above warning concerning COVID-19. I hereby choose to accept the risk of contracting COVID-19 for myself and/or my children and pets in order to utilize PPBL’s services, travel on PPBL buses, coaches and enter its terminals. These services are of such value to me and/or to my children and pets that I accept the risk of being exposed to contracting and/or spreading COVID-19 in order to utilize PPBL’s services.
WAIVER OF LAWSUIT/LIABILITY:
I hereby forever release and waive my right to bring suit against PPBL and its owners, officers, directors, managers, officials, trustees, agents, employees, or utilizing PPBL’s services, buses, coaches and terminal premises. I understand that this waiver means I give up my right to bring any claims against PPBL including for personal injuries, death, disease, lost wages, property losses, or any other loss, including but not limited to claims of negligence and I give up any claim I may have to seek damages against PPBL, whether know or unknown, foreseen or unforeseen.
CHOICE OF LAW:
I understand and agree that the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts will apply to this contract.
BY PURCHASING A TICKET ELECTRONICALLY, I CERTIFY THAT I HAVE CAREFULLY READ AND FULLY UNDERSTAND ALL PROVISIONS OF THIS RELEASE, AND FREELY AND KNOWINGLY ASSUME THE RISK AND WAIVE MY RIGHTS CONCERNING LIABILITY AS DESCRIBED ABOVE.
Peter Pan Bus Lines, Inc.
Union Station, Suite 300
1 Peter Pan Way
Springfield, MA 01103
Peter Pan Bus Lines, Inc. Union Station, Suite 300 1 Peter Pan Way Springfield, MA 01103
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