If you cancel, amend or change a bookingYou may modify or cancel your booking at any time prior to your arrival date by telephoning or emailing the MainEventTravel.com offices.Fees (indicated below) may apply when modifying or cancelling your booking.If you amend your booking, there may be a service charge or amendment fee levied by the accommodation or other service provider.
If you cancel your booking, fees and/or charges may apply. These will vary from, loss of the first night of the booking, to total loss of the whole cost of the booking, depending on the type of room and booking that is made.
In any event, if you fail to cancel or amend your booking in accordance with the provider's cancellation or amendment policy, you will be charged a cancellation or amendment fee by the accommodation or other service provider. If, for whatsoever reason, you do not turn up at the accommodation on the arrival date stated on your booking confirmation email, without sufficient prior warning to MainEventTravel.com ("a no-show"), this shall be considered a cancellation and no refund will be issued. In the case of a no-show, the hotel may elect to cancel the remainder of the booking, without refund.
Age and responsibilityYou warrant that you are 18 years of age or over and have legal capacity to use the Site and to create a legally binding contract.You warrant that all personal information submitted during accommodation booking is correct and you accept financial responsibility for all transactions made under your name or account.You hereby authorise MainEventTravel.com to process all Personal Information about you and the persons named on the booking that has been obtained in connection with your booking. Personal information shall be deemed to include, but not be limited to: any telephone numbers, fax numbers, email addresses, addresses of residences, signatures, ID or passport copies, or any other information belonging to you or your group.InsuranceYou are strongly advised to take out adequate travel insurance prior to arriving in your destination. It is your responsibility to check you have adequate insurance cover. The insurance should cover, amongst other things, the cost of cancellation by you, personal losses, all medical costs and the costs of assistance including return your own country in the event of an accident or illness if the booking is outside your home country.Passports & VisasCarrying of Passports is required for most travel outside your home country and is the reponsinilty of each individual customer. All passengers entering the USA (and some other countries) now require a MRP (Machine Readable Passport).
Visa requirements for different countries vary depending on the the country of issue of your own passport. MainEventTravel.com strongly recommend that you check any Visa requirements before travelling.
MainEventTravel.com can provide registrations for certain tournaments on our website. This is subject to availability and the legal framework of the jurisdiction where the event is being held.
Tournament Registration Availability
Tournament registrations are only available online up until 72 hours prior to the day that event starts. After this time, we can only provide this service if you contact the MainEventTravel.com UK office directly and this will be subject to higher fees.
Tournament Registrations Fees
Tournament Buy in Questions
1 Which tournaments can I register for?
You can register for any tournaments where you see the ‘Buy in now’ icon.
2 How does it work?
Just select ‘Buy in Now’ and the tournament registration will be added to your shopping basket
3 Why should I use the online registration system?
Our system can save you time on arrival; it can save you from having to carry large amounts of cash; it can also save you from currrency conversion charges if buying in to a tournament in a foreign country.
4 How do I select my tournament?
On each tour stop, any event which has online registrations will have the ‘Buy in now’ icon.
5 Do I have to register with MainEvent Travel.com before buying tickets?
Yes, in order to make any transaction, you need to register on our site. This is not only to verify your identity, but also to secure the details of your transaction.
6 Do I have to pay to register on MainEventTravel.com?
No. You only pay when you buy a hotel room or tournament entry.
7 How do I update my profile or view my tickets?
Click 'Log in' on the top of the homepage, then enter your email and password.
You will be able to update your profile, change the password, and view your transaction history.
8 How can I buy my tournament registrations online?
Once you have added a tournament buy in and/or a hotel room to your purchase, just check out using a credit or debit card as you would with any other retail site.
9 How old do I need to be to buy tournament registrations?
In the USA, players must be 21 years old (18 years old in the State of Florida and Turning Stone Resort. Age restriction in Ontario, Canada is 19 Years of age). Other territories may vary. Valid personal identification is required upon entrance to all Casinos. We recommend a passport or valid photographic driver's licence as appropriate identification. However please check with the Casino which you are visiting before arriving at the Casino.
10 What are the payment options?
Payments must be made as a purchase using a debit or credit card. This is not a cash advance.
Registering a tournament will be a regular card transaction.
11 Can I pay in installments?
No. All payments must be made in one transaction when buying your ticket.
12 How are my tickets delivered?
Once you have completed your transaction your confirmation will be emailed to you. Your confirmation can be printed directly from your computer at the end of the transaction. Also, you will receive an email with a PDF file of the confirmation. If you can't print your confirmation just bring a valid ID and your confirmation details to the Casino registration desk.
13 What should I do when I arrive at the Venue?
When you arrive at the Casino, please inform the Registration Desk that you have already registered and that the money was wired to the casino by MainEventTravel.com. Please note that in-house Casino poker room rules supersede all website information.
14 How long before the tournament starts can I buy my ticket?
As soon as we have the required details from the venue, we will offer tournament registrations online. These will be available until 72 hours prior to the event, to allow time for Wire Transfers to be made.
15 Is it possible to cancel my registration?
Yes, cancellations must be made BY EMAIL at least 96 hours before the beginning of the tournament in order to be eligible for a refund.
In most instances we may be able to cancel within a shorter time frame, but please let us know ASAP.
16 How do I cancel my ticket online?
You CANNOT do this; you MUST email us directly to do so.
17 Will I be eligible for a full refund if I cancel my registrations?
You will be refunded the full price of the tournament itself. However, the online convenience charge is not refundable. Approved refunds will be credited to the card used to make the purchase within 30 days of the cancellation request.
18 What happens if I cancel my event through illness?
Please forward notification of any illness at the earliest possible opportunity to both MainEventTravel.com, and the host Casino. This may require to be supported by documentary evidence of the illness. The decision to refund the buy in on the grounds of illness can only be taken by the host Casino. Unfortunately MainEventTravel.com are unable to overrule any decision made by the Casino on this matter.
19 Which poker events do you offer tournament registrations to?
We can offer online registrations for events where 3rd party registration is legally permitted in the territory in which the Casino is located. In all cases, you will require to have valid ID and a casino players card to enable you to play in the tournament.
20 Which charges apply when registering online for a tournament on MainEventTravel.com?
We currently charge a sliding scale of processing fees for tournament entries that are detailed earlier in this section. If you are booking a long stay hotel package, or multiple tournament entries for one particular stop on a tour, please contact us directly as we may be able to offer a reduced rate.
21 I forgot my password. What should I do?
Your log-in name is your email address. If you have forgotten your password, you should click 'log-in', enter your email address and click on 'Forgot your password?' A new password will be sent to your registered email address. Once you have logged-in again, you can change your password by clicking on 'my account'.
22 Does buying my tournament registration online guarantee me a seat?
Yes it does, although most casinos will not actually enter you into the tournament until you arrive at the Casino and register. This is also subject to the in-house rules of the host Casino. Please check with the Casino to ensure that you are aware of any conditions, or local rules, prior to arriving at the Casino. We strongly recommend that you arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time of the tournament.
23 What happens if a seat is unavailable when I arrive at the casino for my tournament?
Occasionally some tournaments may run an alternate list and add you to this if you have not arrived before the tournament begins. We strongly recommend that you arrive at least 30 minutes before the event starts
24 How many seats can I purchase at a time?
You can purchase one seat at a time. The credit/debit card used to purchase the buy in must match the player's valid identification upon arrival at the Casino.