"The Fine Print" - Yellow Dog's Terms & Conditions and Booking Policies!


DEPOSIT AND PAYMENT INFORMATION

The following applies to all trips booked and organized by Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures. Please read these terms and conditions carefully, as all terms are binding once a trip is booked. Receipt of deposit and/or final payment is acknowledgment that registrant has read and accepts the deposit, cancellation, refund and responsibility clauses.

    • A 50% deposit per angler of the total package cost for each trip is due to Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures  within 10 days of booking to secure the trip reservation. In many cases (depending on the destination being booked) deposits are non-refundable. Please view the destination-specific lodge list at the bottom of this page to see what refund terms apply to each destination.
    • Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures reserves the right to charge a handling fee of $100.00 per person for any date changes after the initial reservation has been made.
    • Full payment for all Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures trips is due 90 days prior to departure and start of trip.

TRIP INSURANCE - HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

Because many deposits and final payments for trip packages are non-refundable, it is highly recommended that you purchase trip insurance in the event that you have to cancel, postpone or reschedule your trip for any reason. Please be aware that this is the only way that Yellow Dog can assist you with compensation for a cancelled trip. For more information or for assistance in purchasing trip insurance, please contact Yellow Dog or visit the section on this webpage about Travel Insurance.
 

YELLOW DOG FLYFISHING ADVENTURES, L.L.C. GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The following terms and conditions apply to all tours organized by Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures. By signing up for a Yellow Dog tour or packaged trip, each customer accepts all aspects of these terms and conditions.

    • Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures and its principals and agents, are not responsible for, and do not assume responsibility for, the acts or omissions of any third-party contractors, outfitters, airlines, railroads, ship owners, charter air carriers, shuttle and taxi drivers, hotels, lodges, independent fishing guides or other service providers engaged by Yellow Dog on behalf of the tour member, or the tour member directly, in connection with any tour.
    • Further, the tour member is subject to the tariffs, terms, and conditions of all tickets, vouchers, and contracts of such hotels, airlines, railroads, operators, owners and contractors issued in connection with the tour, and the issuance and acceptance of any such tickets, vouchers and contracts shall be deemed to be consent to such conditions.
    • Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures in its sole discretion reserves the right to: (1) make such alterations in the tour itinerary as it deems necessary or desirable, (2) to refuse to accept or retain as a member of the tour party any person at any time (in such case refund will be based on the actual cost of the unfinished portion of tour), and (3) to pass on to tour members all expenditures occasioned by delays or occurrences beyond their control.
    • Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel any tour prior to departure, in which case full refunds will constitute full settlement to the tour member. Prices quoted are based on foreign exchange values and tariffs currently in effect, and prices are subject to change.
    • Baggage and personal effects of tour members, including items purchased, are the sole responsibility of such tour members at all times and no agent of Yellow Dog is authorized to accept these for storage, safekeeping, or transportation.
    • EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY STATED HEREIN, YDFA DOES NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, TO THE TOUR MEMBER, AND HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION WARRANTIES ARISING FROM A COURSE OF DEALING AND WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures, L.L.C. is a Montana-based limited liability company. Receipt of deposit and/or final payment is acknowledgment that registrant has read and accepts the cancellation / refund and responsibility clauses.

CANCELLATION / REFUND POLICY FOR ALL YELLOW DOG TRIPS  

Upon cancellation, Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures will assess a $100.00 handling charge to all deposits and payments received. In addition, each individual lodge and destination may charge their own handling and/or administration fee. All cancellations must be given in writing to Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures. Please keep in mind that Yellow Dog and all clients must adhere to each individual lodge cancellation and refund policy. Lodges that have their own policies are listed below by region and country. For the few lodges that do not specify or list their own cancellation / refund policy, or for the lodges that have not published said policies, then all cancellations will adhere to the following terms and conditions:

  • Cancellation within 90 days = 90% refund of the deposit or 90% transfer to another date or angler
  • Cancellation 60-89 days prior = 75% refund of payment received or 75% transfer to another date
  • Cancellation 30-59 days prior = 50% refund of payment received or 50% transfer to another date
  • Cancellation less than 30 days = No refund of deposit or payment.
  • On cancellation notices less than 90 days, partial (75% - 90%) refunds/transfers may be made IF suitable replacement is provided by customer.

For the following destinations (listed below), the cancellation policies and conditions as outlined above DO NOT APPLY. These destinations have their own cancellation and refund policies that apply for all trips booked and take precedent over published Yellow Dog cancellation policies. Once again, receipt of deposit and/or final payment is acknowledgment that registrant has read and accepts the cancellation / refund and responsibility clauses for the applicable operation / destination.

ALASKA CANCELLATION / REFUND POLICY 
For all Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures, L.L.C. (YDFA) Alaska fishing packages, both deposits and final payments are non-refundable — unless a client is replaced. Both deposit and final payment can be transferred to another client for those same (original) dates. Yellow Dog reserves the right to charge a minimum handling fee of $100.00 per person for date changes after the initial reservation has been made. 

ARGENTINA CANCELLATION / REFUND POLICY
For all Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures, L.L.C. (YDFA) Argentine fishing packages, both deposits and final payments are non-refundable — unless a client is replaced. Both deposit and final payment can be transferred to another client for those same (original) dates. Yellow Dog reserves the right to charge a minimum handling fee of $100.00 per person for date changes after the initial reservation has been made.

BAHAMAS CANCELLATION / REFUND POLICIES 
Cancellation policies differ between each operation and lodge throughout the Bahamas. Please read each section below to see specific cancellation policies for each Bahamian operation/lodge. IN ADDITION TO THE CANCELLATION POLICIES LISTED BELOW, upon cancellation Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures, L.L.C. has the right to assess a $100.00 handling charge to all deposits and payments received.

    • Acklins Island Lodge (Acklins Island, Bahamas) 
    • Andros Island Bonefish Club (Andros Island, Bahamas)
    • Big Charlie’s Bonefish Lodge (Andros Island, Bahamas)
    • Deep Water Cay Club (Grand Bahama, Bahamas) 
    • Deadman’s Caye Bonefish Lodge (Long Island, Bahamas) 
    • Mt. Pleasant Bonefish Lodge (Andros Island, Bahamas) 
    • North Andros Flyfishing Lodge (Andros Island, Bahamas) 
    • Rickmon Bonefish Lodge (Abaco, Bahamas) 

For all cancellations for the lodges listed above, written notice must be given to Yellow Dog Flyfishing and the lodge. For cancellations outside of 90 days from start of trip, full amount of deposit or payment will be refunded or applied to a future trip booked within one year (minus a $100.00 processing fee per guest charged by the lodge in addition to any fees charged by Yellow Dog Flyfishing.) For cancellations inside of 90 days prior to start of trip, deposits will be applied in full to a future trip to be taken within one year of original date. No refunds will be issued within 90 days unless the cancelled package is resold.

    • Andros South Bonefish Lodge (South Andros Island, Bahamas)
    • Bair’s Bonefish Lodge (South Andros, Bahamas)
    • East End Lodge (Grand Bahama, Bahamas) 
    • Kamalame Cay Resort (Andros Island, Bahamas) 

A NONREFUNDABLE deposit of 50% per person is due within 10 days of booking to hold both space and guides on all packages listed above. For cancellations, all deposits and payments are non-refundable. In the event of cancellation or postponement, clients will have one year to re-book accommodations and packages. No refunds will be given. All cancellations have a $100.00 processing fee per guest charged by the lodge (in addition to any fees charged by Yellow Dog Flyfishing.)

    • Abaco Lodge (Abaco, Bahamas)
    • Black Fly Bonefish Lodge (Abaco, Bahamas) 
    • Broad Shad Cay Resort (Andros Island, Bahamas) 
    • Mayaguana Bonefishing (Mayaguana, Bahamas) 

A NONREFUNDABLE deposit of 50% per person is due within 15 days of booking to hold both space and guides on all packages. For cancellations, all deposits and payments are 100% non-refundable. There will be also no refund for any unused portion of the package. In no event will the lodges or their owners or managers shall be responsible for any cancellation of the services due to inclement weather, any event of force majeure, or any other reason beyond the control of the lodges, its owners or management.

    • Crooked Island Bonefishing (Crooked Island, Bahamas)
    • North Riding Point Club (Grand Bahama, Bahamas)

For all cancellations to the above lodges, written notice must be given to Yellow Dog Flyfishing and the lodge. For cancellation outside of 90 days from start of trip, full amount will be refunded or applied to a future trip. Cancellation 60-89 days = 50% refund or 50% credit for a future trip. For cancellations within 60 days from start of trip, deposits and payments will not be refunded and may only be applied to a future trip to be taken within one year of original date.

    • Pelican Bay Resort / H20 Bonefishing (Grand Bahama, Bahamas) 

For all cancellations, written notice must be given to Yellow Dog Flyfishing and the lodge. For cancellations outside of 90 days from start of trip, full amount minus the handling fee will be refunded or applied to a future trip booked within one year. Cancellation 45 to 89 days prior to start of trip = 50% refund of deposit. No refund or credit will be given for trips cancelled within 45 days from start of trip. If a cancelled package is resold then a full refund will be sent minus a $100.00 processing fee per guest charged by the lodge (in addition to any fees charged by Yellow Dog Flyfishing.)

    • Stella Maris Resort (Long Island, Bahamas) 
    • Swain’s Cay Lodge (Andros Island, Bahamas) 

For cancellations, both deposits and refunds are refundable outside of 30 days, minus a $100.00 processing fee charged by Yellow Dog Flyfishing. Inside of 30 days, deposits and final payments are non-refundable. If a cancelled package is resold then a full refund will be sent minus a $100.00 processing fee per guest charged by the lodge (in addition to any fees charged by Yellow Dog Flyfishing.) Cape Santa Maria Resort (Long Island, Bahamas) For cancellations, both deposits and refunds are refundable outside of 60 days, minus a $100.00 processing fee charged by Yellow Dog Flyfishing. Inside of 60 days, deposits and final payments are non-refundable. If a cancelled package is resold then a full refund will be sent minus a $100.00 processing fee per guest charged by the lodge (in addition to any fees charged by Yellow Dog Flyfishing.)

    • Tiamo Resort (South Andros Island, Bahamas) 

A deposit of 50% per person is due within 15 days of booking to hold all packages. This deposit is refundable up to 45 days prior to arrival subject to a 7% processing fee and a $100.00 processing fee charged by Yellow Dog Flyfishing. For cancellations within 45 days prior to arrival, deposits and final payments are non-refundable. If a cancelled package is resold then a full refund will be sent minus a $100.00 processing fee per guest charged by the lodge (in addition to any fees charged by Yellow Dog Flyfishing.)

BELIZE CANCELLATION / REFUND POLICIES 
Cancellation policies differ between each lodge in Belize. Please read each section below to see specific cancellation policies for each Belizean operation/lodge. IN ADDITION TO THE CANCELLATION POLICIES LISTED BELOW, upon cancellation Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures, L.L.C. has the right to assess a $100.00 handling charge to all deposits and payments received.

    • El Pescador Lodge (Ambergris Caye, Belize) 

A NONREFUNDABLE deposit of 50% per person is due within 15 days of booking to hold both space and guides on all packages. No space or guides will be held without receipt of deposit. Full pre-payment is due 90 days prior to date of trip. All cancellations must be received in writing, sent to Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures, LLC. For cancellations, both deposits and refunds are non-refundable. Prior to 90 days from date of trip, 100% of deposit/final payment may be transferred to another date (within the next year) or angler. Between 45 - 90 days 50% of package may be transferred to another date or angler. Less than 45 days may not be transferred or refunded. All cancellations have a $100.00 processing fee per guest charged by El Pescador (in addition to any fees charged by Yellow Dog Flyfishing.)

    • Turneffe Flats Lodge (Ambergris Caye, Belize) 

A deposit of 50% per person is due within 15 days of booking to hold both space and guides on all packages. No space or guides will be held without receipt of deposit. Full pre-payment is due 90 days prior to date of trip. All cancellations must be received in writing, sent to Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures, LLC. For cancellations, all deposits and/or final payments will be refunded up to 60 days prior to trip (minus any cancellation fees charged by Yellow Dog Flyfishing.) Within 60 days from start of trip, deposits and/or final payments are NONREFUNDABLE unless Turneffe or Yellow Dog is able to resell your spot. No refunds are available for unused portions of any package.

    • Robert’s Grove Beach Resort (Placencia, Belize) 

A deposit of 50% per person is due within 15 days of booking to hold both space and guides on all packages. No space or guides will be held without receipt of deposit. Full pre-payment is due 90 days prior to date of trip. All cancellations must be received in writing, sent to Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures, LLC. For cancellations, all deposits and/or final payments will be refunded up to 60 days prior to trip (minus a $100.00 processing fee per guest charged by Robert’s Grove in addition to any fees charged by Yellow Dog Flyfishing). A 50% refund will be issued 45-60 days from start of trip (minus a $100.00 processing fee per guest charged by Robert’s Grove in addition to any fees charged by Yellow Dog Flyfishing). Inside of 45 days from start of trip, no refunds will be issued. No refunds are available for unused portions of any package. This policy applies to any reason for cancellation, including airline delays, strikes, world events, or personal issues.

    • Belize River Lodge and Long Caye Outpost Lodge (Belize City, Belize)

A deposit of 50% per person is due within 15 days of booking to hold both space and guides on all packages. No space or guides will be held without receipt of deposit. Full pre-payment is due 90 days prior to date of trip. All cancellations must be received in writing, sent to Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures, LLC. For cancellations, all deposits and/or final payments will be refunded up to 120 days prior to start of trip (minus a $100.00 Belize River Lodge cancellation fee and the fee charged by Yellow Dog Flyfishing.) Within 120 days from start of trip, deposits and/or final payments will be refunded ONLY if Belize River Lodge or Yellow Dog is able to resell your spot. No refunds are available for unused portions of any package.

    • Belcampo Lodge Belize (Punta Gorda, Belize) 

A deposit of 50% per person is due within 15 days of booking to hold both space and guides on all packages. No space or guides will be held without receipt of deposit. Full pre-payment is due 90 days prior to date of trip. All cancellations must be received in writing, sent to Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures, LLC. For cancellations, all deposits and/or final payments minus a 5% credit card fee will be refunded or transferred to another person up to 50 days prior to trip (also minus processing fees charged by Yellow Dog Flyfishing). Inside of 50 days from start of trip, no refunds or transfers will be issued. No refunds are available for unused portions of any package. The unused portion of hotel and/or any part of the package plans and trips not taken by customer’s choice are non-transferable and not refundable. Trips cancelled or shortened as a result of inclement weather and/or acts of God including hurricanes or due to airline delays, strikes or political unrest are non-transferable and not refundable.

    • Whipray Caye Lodge (Placencia, Belize) 

A deposit of 50% per person is due within 15 days of booking to hold both space and guides on all packages. No space or guides will be held without receipt of deposit. Full pre-payment is due 90 days prior to date of trip. All cancellations must be received in writing, sent to Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures, LLC. For cancellations up to 60 days prior to start of trip, all deposits will be rescheduled or transferred to another person up to one year from booking date (minus any cancellation fees charged by Whipray Caye and Yellow Dog Flyfishing.) Reservations cancelled after full payment has been made may be rescheduled or transferred to another person up to one year from booking date, based on availability. If satisfactory reschedule dates cannot be accommodated on a reservation that has been paid in full, and the cancellation is at least 60 days prior to the reservation dates, then 50% of the total payment will be refunded. Within 60 days from start of trip, deposits and/or final payments are NONREFUNDABLE unless Whipray or Yellow Dog is able to resell your spot. No refunds are available for unused portions of any package. If your trip is cancelled due to high winds with small craft warnings, a hurricane, tropical storms or some other catastrophic event, the lodge will make every effort to offer alternate dates, but there can be no guarantee that this will be possible. (This is why we STRONGLY recommend that you purchase trip insurance!) No refunds will apply for weather-related incidents

    • Garbutt’s Lodge (Punta Gorda, Belize) 

A NONREFUNDABLE deposit of 50% per person is due within 15 days of booking to hold both space and guides on all packages. No space or guides will be held without receipt of deposit. Full pre-payment is due 90 days prior to date of trip. For cancellations, both deposits and refunds are non-refundable. Prior to 90 days from date of trip, 100% of deposit/final payment may be transferred to another date (within the next year) or angler. Between 45 - 90 days 50% of package may be transferred to another date or angler. Less than 45 days may not be transferred or refunded. All cancellations have a $100.00 processing fee per guest charged by Yellow Dog Flyfishing.

BOLIVIA CANCELLATION / REFUND POLICY 
For all Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures, L.L.C. (YDFA) Bolivian fishing packages, both deposits and final payments are non-refundable — unless a client is replaced. Both deposit and final payment can be transferred to another client for those same (original) dates. Yellow Dog reserves the right to charge a minimum handling fee of $100.00 per person for date changes after the initial reservation has been made.

BRAZIL CANCELLATION / REFUND POLICY 
For all Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures, L.L.C. (YDFA) Brazilian and Amazonian fishing packages, both deposits and final payments are non-refundable — unless a client is replaced. Both deposit and final payment can be transferred to another client for those same (original) dates. Yellow Dog reserves the right to charge a minimum handling fee of $100.00 per person for date changes after the initial reservation has been made.

CANADA CANCELLATION / REFUND POLICY

    • Spey Lodge (British Columbia)
    • Silvertip Outfitters (Alberta)
    • Wollaston Lake Lodge (Saskatchewan)

You may cancel your reservation prior to forty-five (45) days of your arrival date and receive a full refund, minus a handling fee of $100.00 per person. Within forty five (45) days of the start of your trip, you are responsible for the full amount of your reservation, and both deposits and final payments are non-refundable. In the event of an emergency, the package may be transferred to another date or angler, based on availability within one year.

    •  Nicholas Dean Outdoors (British Columbia)

Deposits will be refunded less a $300 cancellation fee if written notice of cancellation is received 180 days (6 months) before the scheduled trip. No penalty will be assessed if the client has an immediate replacement at the time of cancellation. If written notice is received less than 180 days (6 months) before the scheduled trip, the deposit will not be refunded, but if space is available your booking may be transferred to another later date in the same season less a $300 re booking fee. All deposits and final payments are only valid for the calendar year (March 15 to November 15), after which all deposits and final payments are forfeit. Yellow Dog reserves the right to charge a minimum handling fee of $100.00 per person for date changes after the initial reservation has been made.

    • Pioneer Lodge (British Columbia)

If cancellation is received within 30 days of full settlement, 25% will be refunded. Cancellation within 30 days of arrival = no refund. All deposits and final payments are only valid for the calendar year (March 15 to November 15), after which all deposits and final payments are forfeit. No penalty will be incurred if the client has an immediate like for like replacement at the time of cancellation. This must be within the same calendar year and new dates acceptable to Pioneer Fishing Lodge. Yellow Dog reserves the right to charge a minimum handling fee of $100.00 per person for date changes after the initial reservation has been made.

    • Dave Brown Outfitters (British Columbia)

If your cancellation is received at least sixty (60) days prior to you trip, DBO will honor your deposit for a trip at a later date. If canceling with less than 60 days notice your deposit will not be refunded. If canceled within 30 days of the start (day 1) of your trip you will be billed the full amount. Based on the circumstances of a cancellation, DBO reserves the right to apply the deposit to a trip at a later date.

    • Kootenay Fly Shop and Tightlines Lodge (British Columbia)

If your cancellation is received at least twenty one (21) days prior to you trip, Tightlines Lodge will refund your money less a one night cancellation fee. If canceling with less than twenty one (21) days’ notice your deposit will not be refunded. Yellow Dog reserves the right to charge a minimum handling fee of $100.00 per person for date changes after the initial reservation has been made.

CHILE CANCELLATION / REFUND POLICY
For all Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures, L.L.C. (YDFA) Chilean fishing packages, both deposits and final payments are non-refundable — unless a client is replaced. Both deposit and final payment can be transferred to another client for those same (original) dates. Yellow Dog reserves the right to charge a minimum handling fee of $100.00 per person for date changes after the initial reservation has been made.


CHRISTMAS ISLAND CANCELLATION / REFUND POLICY 
For all Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures, L.L.C. (YDFA) Christmas Island fishing packages, both deposits and final payments are non-refundable — unless a client is replaced or the spots are resold. Both deposit and final payment can be transferred to another client for those same (original) dates. Yellow Dog reserves the right to charge a minimum handling fee of $100.00 per person for date changes after the initial reservation has been made.

COSTA RICA CANCELLATION / REFUND POLICY 
Cancellation policies differ between the different lodges that we work with in Costa Rica. Please read each section below to see specific cancellation policies for each Costa Rican operation/lodge. IN ADDITION TO THE CANCELLATION POLICIES LISTED BELOW, Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures, L.L.C. has the right to assess a $100.00 handling charge to all deposits and payments received.

    • Crocodile Bay Resort (Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica) 

A deposit of 50% per person is due within 15 days of booking to hold both space and guides on all packages. No space or guides will be held without receipt of deposit. Full pre-payment is due 90 days prior to date of trip. All cancellations must be received in writing, sent to Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures, LLC. For cancellations, all deposits and/or final payments will be refunded up to 90 days prior to trip, minus a cancellation fee of $150.00 charged by the resort and $100.00 charged by Yellow Dog Flyfishing. Inside of 90 days from start of trip, deposits and/or final payments are NONREFUNDABLE unless the lodge or Yellow Dog is able to resell your spot. No refunds are available for unused portions of any package.

CUBA CANCELLATION / REFUND POLICY
For all Cuba trips less than 90 days out, full payment is required to secure guides and reservations. For trips outside of 90 days, a 70% deposit is required within 10 days to hold and confirm reservations. Payment for all Cuba trip must be made in US dollars and can be made using check, money order or wire transfer only (no credit card payments for Cuba trips will be accepted and PLEASE do not write 'Cuba' in the memo of checks). Any cancellations on Cuba trips will incur a $250.00 Yellow Dog handling fee regardless of timing. Passport number, date of birth and full name (as printed in passport) is required to confirm any Cuba reservation. Outside of 180 days from start of trip, deposits are refundable minus an $800 Cuban operator handling fee, which will be held and retained by the operators unless trip is resold. Inside of 180 days of start date of trip, all deposits and payments are non-refundable unless Yellow Dog or Cuban operator are able to resell your spot(s). No refunds are available for unused portions of packages. Trip cancellation insurance is highly recommended. Please note that credit card payments cannot be accepted for any incidentals or expenses once in Cuba. All programs and execution of programs remain subject to weather and other unforeseen circumstances. Claims for refunds from Cuban operators will not be accepted.

GUATEMALA CANCELLATION / REFUND POLICY 
For all Guatemala fishing packages, both deposits and final payments are non-refundable — unless a client is replaced. Both deposit and final payment can be transferred to another client for those same (original) dates. Yellow Dog reserves the right to charge a minimum handling fee of $100.00 per person for date changes after the initial reservation has been made. If you must cancel your trip for any reason, we will try to re-sell your dates. If we are able to do so, a refund less $150.00 per person fee to the lodge and $100.00 to Yellow Dog ($250.00 total), will be given. However, if we are unable to re-sell your dates, you will lose your deposit and/or final payment. If you cancel your trip, for whatever reason, 75 days, or less, prior to your arrival date in Guatemala, all payments made on your trip will be non-refundable. Cancellations Due to Weather: If bad weather arises and your Captain determines that for safety sake the trip should not be taken on any specific day, you will receive a credit for that day’s fishing.

HONDURAS CANCELLATION / REFUND POLICY
For cancellations, all deposits and trip payments are non-refundable. Prior to 90 days from date of trip, 100% of deposit/final payment may be transferred to another date (within the next year) or another angler. Cancellations inside of 90 days will result in loss of all deposits and payments. All cancellations have a $100.00 processing fee per guest charged by Yellow Dog Flyfishing.

MEXICO & YUCATAN CANCELLATION / REFUND POLICY 
Cancellation policies differ between certain lodges in the Yucatan and throughout the rest of the Mexico. Please read the sections below to see specific cancellation policies for operations/lodges that differ from the general Yellow Dog cancellation policies listed at the top of this page. IN ADDITION TO THE CANCELLATION POLICIES LISTED BELOW, upon cancellation Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures, L.L.C. has the right to assess a $100.00 handling charge to all deposits and payments received.

    • Casa Blanca Lodge and Playa Blanca Lodge (Yucatan Peninsula)

A 50% deposit is required to secure your dates. If the reservation is made within 60 days of scheduled arrival at the lodge, payment in full is required in order to confirm the reservation. A full refund, less a $500.00 per person cancellation fee, will be made for written cancellations received by Yellow Dog and the lodge at least 60 days prior to the scheduled arrival at the property. There will be no refund for cancellations received within 60 days of the scheduled arrival. There will be no refunds made for unused portions of the land or fishing package or unused air charter. If your trip is cancelled due to a hurricane or some other catastrophic event, the lodge will make every effort to offer alternate dates, but there can be no guarantee that this will be possible. (This is why we STRONGLY recommend that you purchase trip insurance!) In this event the lodge will retain all deposits and payments. If the final payment is not received 60 days prior to the scheduled arrival at the lodge, the lodge may elect to cancel the booking and resell the space. In this event, the lodge will retain all deposits and payments.

    •  Pesca Maya Lodge (Yucatan Peninsula)

A 50% deposit is required to secure your dates. Final payment for all trips is due in full within 90 days of trip dates in order to confirm the reservation. For all cancellations submitted in writing to Yellow Dog received outside of 60 days of the scheduled arrival at the lodge, full refund minus a 10% lodge cancellation fee and a 10% Yellow Dog cancellation fee will be issued. If you cancel within 60 days of the start of your trip, deposit and final payment are not refundable. Depending on availability, you may be able to reschedule your trip for a later day (within one year) with a minimum of a 10% penalty. If rates are higher during new / rescheduled dates you will need to pay the difference. In the event of severe weather conditions such as tropical storms or hurricanes, your trip will be rescheduled. If you are already at the lodge, we will reschedule the number of days lost due to weather. No refunds will apply for weather-related incidents. As always, we STRONGLY recommend that you purchase trip insurance.

    • Grand Slam Lodge (Yucatan Peninsula)

If you cancel your booking outside of 60 days before your scheduled arrival date, you’ll be charged 10% of your deposit. Upon cancellation, Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures, L.L.C. also has the right to assess a $100.00 handling charge to all deposits and payments received. Cancellations made 30 to 60 days before the arrival date are charged 50% of the total vacation stay. Cancellations made less than 30 days before the arrival date are charged the full amount of the vacation stay, and no refunds will be issued. If don’t arrive on your confirmed arrival date (for example, if you miss your flight), but still plan to get to the lodge, inform us of your new arrival date. You’ll still be charged for the original vacation booking, and are entitled to the remaining nights in the reservation. If you add extra nights to your original booking, they will be considered a new booking, and standard rates and conditions apply. Under the threat of a hurricane, Grand Slam will evacuate the lodge. Refunds will not be granted, which is why we STRONGLY recommend that you purchase trip insurance.

    • Holbox Tarpon Lodge (Isla Holbox, Yucatan Peninsula)

For all trip cancellations, a full refunds will be given (less a $200.00 per person booking fee to the lodge and a $100.00 handling charge to Yellow Dog) if written cancellation is received 120 or more days before arrival. After that, 50% of all payments will be refunded if written notice is received 60 to 119 days prior to arrival. Within 60 days of the start of the trip, all payments received are 100% non-refundable. Great Alaska Adventure Lodge highly recommends trip insurance. No refunds will be given for services, activities or accommodations voluntarily not participated in by the guest. It is the responsibility of guests to provide written notification of any health or dietary concerns that may affect trip prior to final payment. Fuel surcharges may be added to reflect market conditions.

    • La Pescadora Lodge (Punta Allen - Yucatan Peninsula)

For cancellations, written notice must be given to Yellow Dog Flyfishing and the lodge. Upon cancellation, La Pescadora will deduct a $100.00 per person handling fee from deposits/payments received. For cancellation outside of 120 days from start of trip, full amount minus the handling fee will be applied to a future trip booked within one year. Cancellation 90-119 days = 60% minus handling fee transferred. Cancellation 60-89 days = 40% minus handling fee transferred. Cancellation 30-59 days = 25% minus handling fee transferred, No credit will be given for trips cancelled within 30 days from start of trip. In the event of a hurricane or hurricane warning, 50% of cost of trip will be transferred to a future trip booked within one year.

NEW ZEALAND CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY
Cancellation policies differ between certain lodges throughout New Zealand. Please read the sections below to see specific cancellation policies for operations/lodges that differ from the general Yellow Dog cancellation policies listed at the top of this page. IN ADDITION TO THE CANCELLATION POLICIES LISTED BELOW, upon cancellation Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures, L.L.C. has the right to assess a $100.00 handling charge to all deposits and payments received.

    • Cedar Lodge (Makarora, New Zealand)

If you must cancel and the Lodge is unable to fill your reservation with a similar one, the following applies:  Cancellation prior to 90 days before your trip, a 100% refund shall be given.  Cancellation within 90 days of your trip, customer will be charged 100%.

    • Fiordland Lodge (Te Anau, New Zealand)

No charge outside 31 days before arrival.  31-15 days will incur a 50% charge for the room on each night that was cancelled.  Less than 15 days will incur a full, 100% charge for the room on each night that was cancelled.

    • Minaret Station (Queenstown Lakes region, New Zealand)

Accommodation reservation is subject to availability at time deposit is received.  For cancellations outside of 31 days prior to arrival, there will be no charge. If cancellations take place within 31 days of arrival, a full cancellation fee will apply for the total accommodation balance.  The deposit is non-refundable.  Reservations are essential for activities and activities are subject to availability at time of confirmation.  A 50% deposit is required to confirm activity reservation and this deposit is fully refundable up to 30 days prior to reservation; thereafter, a 100% cancellation fee will apply.  No activity charge will apply if the activity is cancelled due to weather conditions and is unable to be rescheduled.

    • Owen River Lodge (Murchison, New Zealand)

Owen River Lodge is a small boutique lodge, and therefore, cancellations affect them greatly.  If your reservation is cancelled within 90 Days of arrival there will be a charge of 25% of the accommodation & guiding tariff.  The Lodge will try to re-book the cottage and/or guide and if they succeed in doing so, they can refund your deposit.  Otherwise, if a cancellation occurs within 60 days of arrival, there will be a charge of 50%; within 45 days of arrival, there will be a charge of 75%; within 30 days of arrival, there will be a charge of 100%.

    • Poronui (Taupo, New Zealand)

A deposit of 25% forfeited if the booking is cancelled within 75 days prior to arrival. 100% of accommodation fee will be charged if the booking is cancelled within 60 days prior to arrival and 100% of the guide fee will be charged if the booking is cancelled within 14 days prior to arrival.

    • Stonefly Lodge (Nelson Lakes Region, New Zealand)

If cancellations take place within 90 days of arrival a 25% cancellation fee will apply.  Within 60 days of arrival, a 50% cancellation fee will apply; within 30 days of arrival a 100% cancellation fee will apply.

RUSSIA (KAMCHATKA) CANCELLATION / REFUND POLICY
For all Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures, L.L.C. (YDFA) Kamchatka fishing packages, both deposits and final payments are non-refundable — unless a client is replaced. Both deposit and final payment can be transferred to another client for those same (original) dates. Yellow Dog reserves the right to charge a minimum handling fee of $100.00 per person for date changes after the initial reservation has been made.

SEYCHELLES CANCELLATION / REFUND POLICY
Cancellation policies differ between each destination in the Indian Ocean. Please read each section below to see specific cancellation policies for each Indean Ocean operation/lodge. IN ADDITION TO THE CANCELLATION POLICIES LISTED BELOW, upon cancellation Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures, L.L.C. has the right to assess a $100.00 handling charge to all deposits and payments received. PLEASE NOTE that for ALL Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures Seychelles packages, trip insurance and emergency medical evacuation insurance is absolutely REQUIRED for each and every client. There will be no exceptions on this.

    • Alphonse Island Resort, Seychelles

For all Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures, L.L.C. (YDFA) Alphonse Island and Desroches fishing packages, both deposits and final payments are non-refundable — unless a client is replaced. In case of cancellation due to weather, funds MAY be rolled over to a future date if allowed by the lodge. In the case of cacellation by the client, both deposit and final payment can be transferred to another client for those same (original) dates if possible. Yellow Dog reserves the right to charge a minimum handling fee of $100.00 per person for date changes after the initial reservation has been made.

    • Farquhar, Seychelles 

For cancellations, written notice must be given to Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures. If a cancellation is made 12 months or more prior to departure, then 50% of the deposit will be forfeited. For cancellations made 12 to 6 months prior to departure, 50% of the total charter rate shall be forfeited. For cancellations made 6 months or less prior to departure, the full individual charter rate shall be forfeited. Reservations for which payment are not received as on time as per the terms are subject to cancellation by Flycastaway seven days after notification. In case of cancellation by Flycastaway for non-weather-related issues, all money received will be paid back in full excluding bank charges. Rates are subject to change without prior notice. Full deposits (minus a cancellation for of $100.00 charged by Yellow Dog and $100.00 charged by Flycastaway) will only be refunded if a replacement can be found. The lodge reserves the right to cancel a trip due to bad weather conditions and safety issues. If this occurs, all efforts possible will be made to reschedule and re-book the trip package for a future date if possible. At time of quote, all flight charges, island fees and government taxes are correct but nonetheless are subject to change without prior notice. All guests ARE REQUIRED to have a comprehensive medical emergency evacuation insurance policy as well as a travel insurance policy to cover them for the duration of the trip. It is the right of the lodge and operators to cancel any booking without refund if the client is not adequately insured. All guests will be required to sign and return the Reservation and Indemnity Form prior to the trip.

ST. BRANDON’S CANCELLATION / REFUND POLICY
For cancellations, written notice must be given to Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures. If a cancellation is made 12 months or more prior to departure, then 50% of the deposit will be forfeited. For cancellations made 12 to 6 months prior to departure, 50% of the total charter rate shall be forfeited. For cancellations made 6 months or less prior to departure, the full individual charter rate shall be forfeited. Reservations for which payment are not received as on time as per the terms are subject to cancellation by FCA seven days after notification. In case of cancellation by Flycastaway, all money received will be paid back in full excluding bank charges. Rates are subject to change without prior notice. Full deposits (minus a cancellation for of $100.00 charged by Yellow Dog and $100.00 charged by Flycastaway) will only be refunded if a replacement can be found. The ship reserves the right to cancel a trip due to bad weather conditions. At time of quote, all flight charges, island fees and government taxes are correct but nonetheless are subject to change without prior notice. All guests must have a comprehensive medical emergency evacuation insurance policy, as well as a travel insurance policy to cover them for the duration of the trip. It is the right of the live-aboard service provider to cancel any booking without refund if the client is not adequately insured. All guests will be required to sign and return the Reservation and Indemnity Form prior to the trip.

TANZANIA, AFRICA CANCELLATION / REFUND POLICY 
For all Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures, L.L.C. (YDFA) Tanzanian fishing packages, both deposits and final payments are non-refundable — unless a client is replaced. Both deposit and final payment can be transferred to another client for those same (original) dates. Yellow Dog reserves the right to charge a minimum handling fee of $100.00 per person for date changes after the initial reservation has been made.

UNITED STATES CANCELLATION / REFUND POLICY 
Cancellation policies differ between each lodge in the Western U.S. and throughout the rest of the United States. Please read the sections below to see specific cancellation policies for operations/lodges that differ from the general Yellow Dog cancellation policies. IN ADDITION TO THE CANCELLATION POLICIES LISTED BELOW, upon cancellation Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures, L.L.C. has the right to assess a $100.00 handling charge to all deposits and payments received.

    • Elk Creek Ranch (Idaho)

All deposits are non-refundable unless notice of cancellation is received no less than (30) days prior to reservation date. There will be no refunds on cancellations less than (30) days prior to reservation.

    • Henry’s Fork Anglers (Idaho)

All deposits are non-refundable unless notice of cancellation is received no less than (60) days prior to fishing dates. There will be no refunds on cancellations less than (60) days prior to fishing dates. All payments are nonrefundable on bookings for specific guides. You are responsible for full payment of the trip if any cancellation is received (7) days of the trip. They cannot provide refunds do to any medical, family or business emergencies, or any other unexpected events.

    • Henry’s Fork Lodge (Idaho)

A cancellation or change of all or part of your trip before scheduled arrival:
(45) days or more receive refund of deposit less $40
(8) to (44) days forfeit deposit unless you find replacement
(0) to (7) days you are responsible for full payment
Groups taking (4) rooms or more will have deposit refunded until (180) days prior to arrival, and are responsible for full payment (120) days prior to arrival

    • Middle Fork of the Salmon River (Idaho)

A 50% non-refundable deposit is required to secure your dates. If you must cancel, your deposit will be refunded only if the vacancies can be filled by you or the outfitter. If you cancel within (60) days of your launch date, you will owe the entire balance. There will be no exceptions to this policy. Along with your final billing you will receive a liability waiver and medical information form that must be returned to us along with your payment. In the rare event that there are insufficient reservations for the launch, the outfitter reserves the right to alter the departure date or location, or to cancel a trip entirely. There will be a full refund for any trips canceled by the outfitter.

    • South Fork Lodge (Idaho)

FISHING TRIPS
Should a guest cancel a reservation less than (14) days before the scheduled arrival date, 50% of the total cost of the booking will be refunded. Cancellations due to weather and river conditions will be made at the South Fork Lodge's discretion. In the event of cancellation, trips may be rescheduled within the same calendar year and are subject to seasonal rate changes and availability.

LODGE
- If a guest cancels within 72 hours of booking, they receive a 100% refund
- If a guest books within 7 days of a stay, they receive no refunds regardless of the 72 hour window
- If a guest cancels more than 30 days prior to their trip, they will be charged $100 cancellation fee
- If a guest cancels within 30 days of their trip, they will receive no refund
- During key holiday periods, guests will be charged $100 for cancellations more than 60 days prior to their stay
- During key holiday periods, guests will receive no refund if they cancel within 60 days of their stay
- Key holidays are defined as New Year’s, Presidents Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas

90 days prior to arrival, payment received will be refunded less a 10% cancellation fee.
30 - 90 days before the scheduled arrival date, any payment received will be refunded less a 25% cancellation fee.
30 days before the scheduled arrival date, there shall be no refund of the 50% deposit.

    • The Lodge at Palisades Creek (Idaho)

A $75.00 cancellation fee will be charged on reservations cancelled (90) days prior to the scheduled arrival. All deposits are non-refundable unless notice of cancellation is received more than (90) days prior to fishing or lodging dates. Request bookings for specific guides are non-refundable. Clients arriving late or departing early are liable for full payment for all dates of their original reservation.

    • Sportsmans Lodge (Louisiana)

Lodge cancellations made (30) days prior to the reservation date are entitled to a full deposit refund. They will hold your deposit for (1) year to reschedule for lodge cancellations made less than (30) days. If you do not reschedule during the 1-year period, your deposit will be forfeited. Fishing trip cancellations must be communicated (30) days before your trip date in order to receive a refund on your deposit. If you do not provide (30) days notice regarding cancellation of your trip, your deposit will not be refunded. If your fishing trip is cancelled by the guide due to weather, then the deposit is refundable.

    • Dogwood Lodge (Louisiana)

Lodge cancellations made (30) days prior to the reservation date are entitled to a full deposit refund. They will hold your deposit for (1) year to reschedule for lodge cancellations made less than (30) days. If you do not reschedule during the 1-year period, your deposit will be forfeited. Fishing trip cancellations must be communicated (30) days before your trip date in order to receive a refund on your deposit. If you do not provide (30) days notice regarding cancellation of your trip, your deposit will not be refunded. If your fishing trip is cancelled by the guide due to weather, then the deposit is refundable.

    • Absaroka Beartooth Outfitters (Montana)

The 50% deposit is non-refundable. The balance of the cost of the trip is due (90) days prior to trip date and is also non-refundable. Trips not fully paid (30) days prior to the trip will be considered cancelled.

    • Bighorn Angler (Montana)

No refund will be issued for cancellations within (30) days of your scheduled trip. The entire refund will be forfeited for cancellations within 30 days of your scheduled trip. If you cancel your trip outside of 30 days there will be a 10% processing fee to refund your deposit if paid by credit card.

    • Bighorn River Lodge (Montana)

You may cancel your reservation prior to (45) days of your arrival date and receive back your deposit, minus a handling fee of $100.00 per person. Within (45) days of the start of your trip, you are responsible for the full amount of your reservation, and both deposits and final payments are non-refundable. In the event of an emergency, the package may be transferred to another date or angler, based on availability within one year.

    • Gallatin River Lodge (Montana)

90 days or more = Refund of deposit less 3% cancellation fee
7 to 89 days = Credit of 50% of the deposit for up to one year, or apply the deposit to a reservation for other dates in the same calendar year
1 to 6 days = Deposit is forfeited

    • Linehan Outfitters (Montana)

If your reservation is cancelled (60) days prior to your visit, your deposit will be refunded less a $100 cancellation fee. They will retain the full deposit for cancellations within (60) days of your scheduled arrival.

    • The Lodge at Eagle Rock (Montana)

A 50% non-refundable deposit will confirm your reservation. A written notice of change in plans 60 days prior to arrival will ensure 100% of your deposit is applied towards a future trip within 1 year of the original trip date based on availability. For cancellations or alterations of plans within 60 days, 80% of your trip cost will be applied towards a future trip within 1 year of original trip date based on availability. No-shows or early departures are non-refundable.

    • Four Rivers Fishing Company (Montana)

Cancellations prior to (60) days of arrival are not charged a cancellation fee. If you cancel within (60) days, you will be charged half of the balance due. If you cancel within (30) days, you will be charged the full amount of the balance.

    • Great Waters Inn (Montana)

Refund policy is (60) days prior to arrival date. If cancellation is received less than (60) days and they are unable to fill requested space, deposit will be lost or may be rolled over to later date with a 10% re-booking fee.

    • Madison Valley Ranch (Montana)

In case of a cancellation, the deposit is fully refundable less a $200 processing fee per person, if cancellation is made prior to 90 days of arrival. For cancellations within 90 days of arrival, 50% of the deposit will be credited to a future lodge trip to be taken within one year of the cancellation, and the remaining deposit is non-refundable. If a cancellation must be made within 30 days of arrival, 25% of the package price will be credited to a future lodge trip to be taken within one year of the cancellation.

    • Missoula River Lodge (Montana)

You may cancel your reservation prior to (45) days of your arrival date and receive a full refund, minus a handling fee of $100.00 per person. Within (45) days of the start of your trip, you are responsible for the full amount of your reservation, and both deposits and final payments are non-refundable. In the event of an emergency, the package may be transferred to another date or angler, based on availability within one year.

    • Missouri River Ranch (Montana)

Refunds are not issued for stays shorter than the original reservation. If you notify us of a change in your plans at least (30) days prior to your scheduled arrival date, then your 50% deposit will be fully refunded.

    • Missouri River Trout Shop (Montana)

If you must cancel your reservation for any reason they will gladly refund your deposit less a 10% service fee provided they can refill your reservation with a third party. All cancellations are dealt with on a case-by-case basis. Partial cancellations are also subject to cancellation fees based upon the previous formula (cancellation fees are collected on a daily basis). A credit card imprint may be required upon check-in. If you must cancel your guided trip(s) for any reason outside (30) days of your reservation date(s), a $50.00 handling fee will be charged per cancelled trip. Your remaining deposit will be refunded immediately. Cancelled trips inside (30) days of your reservation date will result in you forfeiting your deposit. Partial cancellations will be subject to cancellation fees based upon the previous formula (cancellation fees are collected on a per trip basis).

    • Ruby Springs Lodge (Montana)

Deposits for any cancellations made more than (90) days prior to arrival date will be refunded in their entirety. Deposits for cancellations made less than (90) days from arrival date will be subject to forfeiture unless the same dates are sold at full price. Refunds are not issued for stays shorter than the original reservation.

    • Silver Bow Club (Montana)

Should you need to cancel, reservations canceled less than (30) days prior to reservation date will receive a refund of half the original deposit. Cancellations of (30) days or more will receive a full deposit refund.

    • Smith River Float Trips (Montana)

A 50% non-refundable deposit is required to secure your dates. This deposit will be applied to a future rescheduled trip if cancellation occurs with more than (120) days notice.

    • South Fork of the Flathead (Montana)

A 50% non-refundable deposit is required to secure your dates. This deposit will be applied to a future rescheduled trip if cancellation occurs with more than (120) days notice.

    • Sunrise Fly Shop (Montana)

If you cancel (60) days prior to your arrival date, you will receive a full refund of your deposit less $100.00. If you cancel within (45) days prior to your arrival date, you will forfeit your deposit. If you cancel within (30) days of your arrival date, you will be responsible for the full amount of your stay. If you need to reschedule your dates (15) days prior to your originally scheduled dates a $50.00 charge will apply.

    • Sunrise Pack Station (Montana)

A non-refundable booking deposit of 50% is required at the time of your trip booking. Sunrise Pack Station reserves the right to cancel the trip due to forest fire. Sunrise Pack Station will not be held responsible for any cancellation, or for any of your expenses incurred as a result of this cancellation. All trip fees and deposits will be refunded or credited to the following year.

    • The Deschutes Angler (Oregon)

Cancellation/Date Change outside of ninety (90) days = 90% refund of the deposit or 90% transfer to another date. Sixty-one (61) - ninety (90) days prior = 75% refund of the deposit or 75% transferred to another date. Thirty (30) - sixty (60) days out = 50% refund of full trip payment and the eposits will not be refunded. A date change thirty (30) - sixty (60) days out = 50% of your full trip payment can be transferred to another date. You forfeit the deposit. Cancellation within thirty (30) days = No refund of trip payment. Date changes within thirty (30) days are treated as a cancellation.

    • Brazda’s Flyfishing Washington (Washington)

All deposits are NON-REFUNDABLE. In the event of conditions deemed to be unfishable, your NON-REFUNDABLE deposit will be transferred to another open date. The client may reschedule up to forty-five (45) days prior to their date. If you cancel within forty-five (45) to thirty (30) days of your scheduled date you will be charged 50% of the total trip costs. Cancellations within thirty (30) days of scheduled date the client is responsible for the full price of their booking.

    • Wind River Canyon Lodge (Wyoming)

You may cancel your reservation prior to (45) days of your arrival date and receive a deposit refund. There will also be a handling fee of $100.00 per person. Within (45) days of the start of your trip, you are responsible for the full amount of your reservation (both deposits and final payments are non-refundable).

VENEZUELA CANCELLATION / REFUND POLICIES
A NONREFUNDABLE deposit of 50% per person is due within 10 days of booking to hold both space and guides on all packages. No space or guides will be held without receipt of deposit. Full pre-payment is due 90 days prior to date of trip. All cancellations must be received in writing, sent to Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures, LLC.You may cancel your reservation prior to 120 days of your arrival date and receive a full refund, minus a handling fee of $100.00 per person in addition to any fees charged by Yellow Dog. If cancellation takes place between 119 and 60 days prior to arrival, you may choose to reschedule for any time provided there is space available on the new dates; or the full deposit is forfeited. If cancellation takes place with less than 60 days prior to arrival, deposit and final payment are NON-REFUNDABLE. A re-schedule date may be allowed on a case by case basis. Yellow Dog reserves the right to charge a minimum handling fee of $100.00 per person for date changes after the initial reservation has been made.

DAY TRIP CANCELLATION / REFUND POLICIES
** For all day trips, full payment of the total package cost for each trip is due to Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures (YDFA) within 10 days of booking to secure the reservation. Guides and dates cannot be held or reserved without payment. Payment can be made using check or credit card (Visa or MasterCard only). Checks are very much appreciated.

** WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND THAT YOU PURCHASE A TRIP INSURANCE

POLICY FOR THIS PACKAGE! *** Please contact Yellow Dog (888-777-5060 or travel [at] yellowdogflyfishing [dot] com) for assistance with purchasing your trip insurance policy. It is quick, easy and inexpensive. BOOK WITHIN 15 DAYS OF THIS INVOICE and receive bonus coverage and benefits. CALL TODAY.

    • Baja Anglers (Mexico)

Cancellation must be made in writing (fax, mail or email) to Yellow Dog outside of 30 days of scheduled fishing days. At that point, we will reschedule your day trip(s) - pending availability- or refund 80% of your rate. (10% cancellation fee from the lodge and 10% from Yellow Dog).  Outside of 15 days, we will be able refund up to 50% of the cost of your day trips or reschedule pending availability. Inside of 15 days, Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures or Baja Anglers will not offer refunds for any reason.

If Yellow Dog, the outfitter, or the guide cancels your day trip due to weather conditions, you will be able to reschedule your trip with no penalty, or opt to receive a refund in the amount of 80% of the total cost of the day trip. This decision will be made at the discretion of the outfitter (Grant Hartman).

    • Cancun Fly Guides/ Isla Blanca (Mexico)

Cancellation must be made in writing (fax, mail or email) to Yellow Dog outside of 30 days of scheduled fishing days. At that point, we will reschedule your day trip(s) - pending availability- or refund 80% of your rate. (10% cancellation fee from the lodge and 10% from Yellow Dog).  Outside of 15 days, we will be able refund up to 50% of the cost of your day trips or reschedule pending availability. Inside of 15 days, Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures or Cancun Fly Guides will not offer refunds for any reason.

If Yellow Dog, the outfitter, or the guide cancels your day trip due to weather conditions, you will be able to reschedule your trip with no penalty, or opt to receive a refund in the amount of 80% of the total cost of the day trip. This decision will be made at the discretion of the outfitter.

    • Pesca Maya (Mexico)

Cancellation can be made in writing (fax, mail or email) to Yellow Dog outside 72 hours of scheduled pick-up time. At that point, we will reschedule your day trip(s) or refund 80% of your rate. (10% cancellation fee from the lodge and 10% from Yellow Dog). On cancellation notices less than 72 hours, all payments will be nonrefundable.

If Yellow Dog, the lodge, of the guide cancels your day trip due to weather conditions, you will be able to reschedule your trip with no penalty, or opt to receive a refund in the amount of 80% of the total cost of the day trip.

    • Holbox (Mexico)

Cancellation must be made in writing (fax, mail or email) to Yellow Dog outside of 30 days of scheduled fishing days. At that point, we will reschedule your day trip(s) - pending availability- or refund 80% of your rate. (10% cancellation fee from the lodge and 10% from Yellow Dog).  Outside of 15 days, we will be able refund up to 50% of the cost of your day trips or reschedule pending availability. Inside of 15 days, Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures or Holbox Tarpon Club will not offer refunds for any reason.

If Yellow Dog, the outfitter, or the guide cancels your day trip due to weather conditions, you will be able to reschedule your trip with no penalty, or opt to receive a refund in the amount of 80% of the total cost of the day trip. This decision will be made at the discretion of the outfitter.

    • Tres Pescados (Belize)

Cancellation must be made in writing (fax, mail or email) to Yellow Dog outside of 30 days of scheduled fishing days. At that point, we will reschedule your day trip(s) - pending availability- or refund your rate minus a $50 cancellation fee. Outside of 15 days, we will be able refund up to 50% of the cost of your day trips or reschedule pending availability. Inside of 15 days, Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures or Tres Pescados will not offer refunds for any reason.

If Yellow Dog, the outfitter, or the guide cancels your day trip due to weather conditions, you will be able to reschedule your trip with no penalty, or opt to receive a full refund. The cancellation will be at the discretion of the guide or outfitter.

    • Belize River Lodge / City (Belize)

Deposits/Payment is refundable, less a US$25.00 cancellation fee, only if we are notified within writing (email, fax, mail) 24 hours of your day fishing trip. Cruiseships sometimes, unexpectedly cancel their stop in Belize, if for some unexpected reason this happens,  please call Belize River Lodge directly (501) 225-2002. If the guide has not left the Lodge, we can offer a full refund, less the $25.00 fee.

If cancellation is not made in writing with ample time, the no-show/cancellation fee is US$200.00. 

    • Placencia / Eworth (Belize)

Cancellation must be made in writing (fax, mail or email) to Yellow Dog outside of 90 days of scheduled fishing days. At that point, we will reschedule your day trip(s) - pending availability- or refund 80% of your rate. (10% cancellation fee from the outfitter and 10% from Yellow Dog). Outside of 30 days, we will be able refund up to 50% of the cost of your day trips or reschedule pending availability. Inside of 15 days, Yellow Dog Flyfishing Adventures or the outfitter will not offer refunds for any reason.

If Yellow Dog, the outfitter, or the guide cancels your day trip due to weather conditions, you will be able to reschedule your trip with no penalty, or opt to receive a refund in the amount of 80% of the total cost of the day trip. This decision will be made at the discretion of the outfitter (Eworth Garbutt).

    • US West

Exact cancellation policies will depend on outfitter. Payment in full is required to hold all guides and outfitters will not issue refunds for any cancellation within 30 days of trip. For specific guide requests, refunds will not be available at any point