Terms & Conditions


Booking Terms and Conditions

These Booking Conditions, together with our Privacy Policy and, where your itinerary is booked via our website, our Website Terms of Use , together with any other written information we brought to your attention before we confirmed your booking, form the basis of your contract with True Luxury Sport Limited a company registered in England with company no: 10621779 and registered office address of 208 Fulham Road, London, England, SW10 9PJ (“we”, “us”, “our”). Please read them carefully as they set out our respective rights and obligations. In these Booking Conditions references to “you” and “your” include the first named person on the booking and all persons on whose behalf a booking is made or any other person to whom a booking is added or transferred. 

By making a booking, the first named person on the booking agrees on behalf of all persons detailed on the booking that:

  1. he/she has read these Booking Conditions and has the authority to and does agree to be bound by them;
  2. he/she consents to our use of personal data in accordance with our Privacy Policy and is authorised on behalf of all persons named on the booking to disclose their personal details to us, including where applicable special categories of data (such as information on health conditions or disabilities and dietary requirements);
  3. he/she is over 18 years of age and resident in the United Kingdom and where placing an order for services with age restrictions declares that he/she and all members of the party are of the appropriate age to purchase those services;
  4. he/she accepts financial responsibility for payment of the booking on behalf of all persons detailed on the booking.

Please Note: We act in the following capacities, as a Package Organiser in the sale of a Package Itinerary (please see clause 12 for further details) and as a Principal in the sale of a ‘single service’ booking (i.e. a ticket only booking). As a result our obligations to you will vary depending upon whether you book a Package Itinerary with us or whether you make a single service booking. We have tried to set our differing obligations out below as clearly as possible

  • Section A contains the conditions that will apply to all bookings you make with us;
  • Section B contains the conditions which will apply when you make a booking with us where we act as the Package Organiser; and
  • Section C contains the conditions which will apply where you make a single-service booking with us, where we are acting as Principal.

 

SECTION A – APPLICABLE TO ALL BOOKINGS

  1. Paying for Your Itinerary

The procedure for making a booking is shown in your itinerary quotation and on our website. All bookings are subject to these terms and conditions and by asking us to confirm your booking, the person who makes the booking is taken to have accepted these booking conditions on behalf of all persons named on the booking. Once we have received the applicable payment(s) due at the time of booking (see below), we will, subject to availability of the requested arrangements, send you an invoice. We reserve the right to return your deposit and decline to issue a booking confirmation at our absolute discretion.

It is at the point when we issue this to you that a valid contract will come into existence between us. If your confirmed arrangements include a flight, we will also issue you with an ATOL Certificate. Please check your confirmation/invoice and all tickets/documents carefully as soon as you receive them and contact us immediately if you think any details are incorrect. We regret we cannot accept any liability if we are not notified of any inaccuracies (for which we are responsible) in any document within 2 days of our sending it out (1 day for tickets).We will do our best to rectify any mistake notified to us outside these time limits but you must meet any costs involved in doing so.

The deposit is part payment of the itinerary. The deposit required will be shown on the quotation page of your itinerary. In addition to the deposit, full or part payment of certain elements of your itinerary (such as flights) may be required at the time of booking or at some point between booking and balance due date. The deposit and all such additional payments are non-refundable except as set out in the cancellation terms contained in either Section B or Section C of this document (as applicable).

The balance must be paid no later than the date specified on the invoice. This is normally no less than 90 days before the departure date. However, there are a few destinations or trip components that require payment of more than 90 days before the departure date which will be specified on your invoice and quotation. Please note if we do not receive all payments due (including any surcharge where applicable) in full and on time, we are entitled to assume that you wish to cancel your booking. In this case, the cancellation charges set out in either Section B or Section C of this document (as applicable).

If we do not cancel straight away because you have promised to make payment, you must pay the cancellation charges shown in either Section B or Section C of this document (as applicable), depending on the date we reasonably treat your booking as cancelled.

Full payment is required at the time of booking for all bookings made after the balance due date as above.

On occasions, we may be asked by suppliers to make payment to them earlier than normal. Such requests may, for example, be made in order to secure accommodation and other services during periods of peak demand. Whilst suppliers may have no contractual right to make such requests, failure to comply with them may result in the loss of confirmed arrangements. Where this situation arises, we reserve the right to ask you to make payment of the requested sum within a stipulated period and prior to balance due date. We will of course endeavour to avoid doing so if we can. Any such early payment will be non-refundable except as set out in the cancellation terms set out in either Section B or Section C of this document (as applicable).

  1. The Brochure and Quotation & Accuracy

We take every care in ensuring that the information in the brochure, in any of our advertising material and given in quotations/itineraries is correct at the time of publication. However we are sure you will appreciate that subsequently minor alterations may arise. We reserve the right to change any of the prices, services or other particulars contained in this brochure or any quotation at any time before we enter into a contract with you. If there is any change we will notify you before we enter into such a contract. Where we state that additional information, a fact sheet or a dossier is available on a particular itinerary or programme, this information should be regarded as a term of the contract. The hotel classifications given in our brochure, quotations and dossiers and fact sheets are for guidance only. They are not based on any national or international classification system, they are the opinions of our staff or agents and are quite subjective.

Please note, the information and prices shown in our advertising material, brochures and/or quotations may have changed by the time you come to book your itinerary. Whilst every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the brochures, quotations and prices at the time of printing or when they are given to you, regrettably errors do occasionally occur. You must therefore ensure you check all details of your chosen itinerary (including the price) with us at the time of booking.

  1. Travel Insurance

Adequate travel insurance is a condition of your contract with us. You must be satisfied that your insurance fully covers all your personal requirements including pre-existing medical conditions, cancellation charges, medical expenses and repatriation in the event of accident or illness. If you choose to travel without adequate insurance cover, we will not be liable for any loss howsoever arising, in respect of which insurance cover would otherwise have been available.

  1. Force Majeure

Except where otherwise expressly stated in these Booking Conditions, we cannot accept liability or pay any compensation if our contractual obligations to you are affected by “Force Majeure”. For the purposes of these Booking Conditions, Force Majeure means any event beyond our or our supplier’s control, the consequences of which could not have been avoided even if all reasonable measures had been taken. Examples include warfare and acts of terrorism (and threat thereof), civil strife, significant risks to human health such as the outbreak of serious disease at the travel destination or natural disasters such as floods, earthquakes or weather conditions which make it impossible to travel safely to the travel destination or remain at the travel destination, the act of any government or other national or local authority including port or river authorities, industrial dispute, labour strikes, lock closure, natural or nuclear disaster, fire, chemical or biological disaster, unavoidable technical problems with transport and all similar events outside our or the supplier(s) concerned’s control.

Brexit Implications: please note that certain travel arrangements may be affected as a result of the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union. This could include an unavailability of certain flight routes, access to certain ports and airports etc. Please rest assured that this is something we will continue to monitor and will advise our customers as soon as possible if we become aware of any confirmed bookings that will be affected. However, since this is something which is completely unprecedented and outside our control, we would treat any such changes as Force Majeure, and whilst we will endeavour to provide suitable alternative arrangements or refunds where possible, we will not be liable to pay you any compensation.

  1. Special Requests

If you have any special requests, you must advise us in writing at the time of booking. Although we will endeavour to pass any reasonable requests on to the relevant supplier, we regret we cannot guarantee any request will be met unless we have specifically confirmed this. For your own protection, you should obtain confirmation in writing from us that your request will be complied with (where it is possible for us to give this) if your request is important to you. Confirmation that a special request has been noted or passed on to the supplier or the inclusion of the special request on your confirmation invoice or any other documentation is not confirmation that the request will be met.

Unless and until specifically confirmed, all special requests are subject to availability. We regret we cannot accept any conditional bookings, i.e. any booking which is specified to be conditional on the fulfilment of a particular request. All such bookings will be treated as ‘standard’ bookings subject to the above provisions on special requests.

  1. Complaints

Should you have any complaints about any aspect of your itinerary, you must inform our local representative or tour leader immediately and the supplier of the arrangements concerned. Problems can most easily be dealt with on the spot.

Please note, if you do not report a problem or complaint which, if it had been reported at the time it occurred could have been resolved then this may affect ours and the applicable supplier’s ability to investigate your complaint, and will affect your rights under this contract. It is sensible to expect a client travelling in the developing world to be reasonably resourceful if things go wrong.

If you experience any difficulties, contact us in the UK. The number will be found on your pre-departure information. In the unlikely event that an acceptable solution cannot be found, you should then write to us within 28 days of your return with full details of your complaint. If you fail to follow this complaints procedure, your right to claim the compensation you may otherwise have been entitled to may be affected or even lost as a result.

You can access the European Commission Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) platform at http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr/. This ODR platform is a means of registering your complaint with us; it will not determine how your complaint should be resolved.

  1. Disabilities and Medical Problems

We are not a specialist disabled travel company, but we will do our utmost to cater for any special requirements you may have. If you or any member of your party has any medical problem or disability which may affect your booking, please provide us with full details before you make your booking so that we can try to advise you as to the suitability of your chosen arrangements. We may require you to produce a doctor’s certificate certifying that you are fit to participate. Acting reasonably, if we are unable to properly accommodate the needs of the person(s) concerned, we will not confirm your booking or if you did not give us full details at the time of booking, we will cancel it and impose applicable cancellation charges when we become aware of these details.

  1. Excursions

Please note that we do not provide or arrange excursions other than those listed in your itinerary and forming part of the arrangements booked and paid for in the UK. Our local representatives or guides may put you in touch with local organisers of excursions if you request but we can have no liability for such excursions, as your contract for such excursions will be with a local company providing the services and not with us.

  1. Passport, Visa and Immigration Requirements & Health Formalities

It is your responsibility to check and fulfill the passport, visa, health and immigration requirements applicable to your itinerary. We can only provide general information about this. You must check requirements for your own specific circumstances with the relevant Embassies and/or Consulates and your own doctor as applicable. Requirements do change and you must check the up to date position in good time before departure.

Most countries now require passports to be valid for at least 6 months after your return date. If your passport is in its final year, you should check with the Embassy of the country you are visiting. For further information contact the Passport Office on 0870 5210410 or visit https://www.gov.uk/browse/citizenship/passports.

Special conditions apply for travel to the USA, and all passengers must have individual machine readable passports. Please check https://uk.usembassy.gov. For European itineraries you should obtain a completed and issued form EHIC prior to departure. 

Up to date travel advice can be obtained from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, visit https://www.gov.uk/travelaware.

Non British passport holders, including other EU nationals, should obtain up to date advice on passport and visa requirements from the Embassy, High Commission or Consulate of your destination or country(ies) through which you are travelling.

We do not accept any responsibility if you cannot travel, or incur any other loss because you have not complied with any passport, visa, immigration requirements or health formalities. You agree to reimburse us in relation to any fines or other losses which we incur as a result of your failure to comply with any passport, visa, immigration requirements or health formalities.

  1. Foreign Office Advice

You are responsible for making yourself aware of Foreign Office advice in regard to the safety of the countries and areas in which you will be travelling and to make your decisions accordingly. Advice from the Foreign Office to avoid or leave a particular country may constitute Force Majeure (see clause 4).

  1. Law and Jurisdiction

Your contract with us and all matters arising out of it are governed by English law. We both agree that any dispute, claim or other matter which arises out of or in connection with this contract or your itinerary , will be dealt with by the Courts of England and Wales only unless, in the case of Court proceedings, you live in Scotland or Northern Ireland. In this case, proceedings may be brought in the Courts of your home country. If proceedings are brought in Scotland or Northern Ireland, you may choose to have your contract governed by the law of Scotland/Northern Ireland as applicable. If you do not so choose, English law will apply.

SECTION B: PACKAGE HOLIDAY BOOKINGS

This section only applies to Package Itineraries booked with us, where we are acting as the Package Organiser (please see clause 12 for further details of when this will be the case). Please read this section in conjunction with Section A of these Booking Conditions.

  1. Definition of a Package

Where your booking is for a Package itinerary that we have organised, as defined below, we will act as a “Package Organiser” and you will receive the rights and benefits under the Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018 (“PTRs”), as outlined in this Section B of these Booking Terms and Conditions.

A “Package itinerary” exists if you book a combination of two of the following separate travel services:

  • transport;
  • accommodation;
  • rental of cars, motor vehicles or motorcycles (in certain circumstances);
  • any other tourist service not intrinsically part of one of the above travel services;

provided that those separate travel services are purchased together from a single visit to our website / during a single phone call with our telephone booking line and are selected by you before you agree to pay; or are advertised, sold or charged at an inclusive or total price; or advertised or sold under the term “package” or a similar term.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Please note that:

  1. where you have booked a Package that lasts for less than 24 hours and which does not include overnight accommodation; or
  2. where you have made a booking which consists of not more than one type of the travel services listed at (a) – (c) above, combined with one or more tourist services (as listed at (d) above), this will not create a Package where the tourist services:
    • do not account for 25% of the value of the combination and are not advertised as, and do not otherwise represent, an essential feature of the package; or
    • are selected and purchased after the performance of the transport, accommodation or car rental has started.

These bookings will be treated as “Single Service” bookings and will not be afforded the benefit of the rights under the PTRs, please see Section C of these Booking Terms and Conditions for the terms applicable to such arrangements.

  1. Pricing of Package Itineraries

The price of your travel arrangements has been calculated using exchange rates quoted by oanda.com on an ongoing basis in relation to the following currencies: US Dollars and Euros.

We reserve the right to amend the price of unsold itineraries at any time and correct errors in the prices of confirmed itineraries. We also reserve the right to increase the price of confirmed itineraries solely to allow for increases which are a direct consequence of changes in:

  1. the price of the carriage of passengers resulting from the cost of fuel or other power sources;
  2. the level of taxes or fees chargeable for services applicable to the itinerary imposed by third parties not directly involved in the performance of the itinerary, including tourist taxes, landing taxes or embarkation or disembarkation fees at ports and airports; and
  3. the exchange rates relevant to the package.

Such variations could include but are not limited to airline cost changes which are part of our contracts with airlines (and their agents), cruise ship operators and any other transport providers.

You will be charged for the amount of any increase in accordance with this clause. However, if this means that you have to pay an increase of more than 8% of the price of your confirmed itinerary (excluding any insurance premiums, amendment charges and/or additional services or travel arrangements), you will have the option of accepting a change to another itinerary if we are able to offer one (if this is of equivalent or higher quality you will not have to pay more but if it is of lower quality you will be refunded the difference in price), or cancelling and receiving a full refund of all monies paid to us, except for any insurance premiums and any amendment charges and/or additional services or travel arrangements. Should you decide to cancel for this reason, you must exercise your right to do so within 7 days from the issue date printed on your final invoice. We will consider an appropriate refund of insurance premiums paid if you can show that you are unable to transfer or reuse your policy.

Should the price of your itinerary go down due to the changes mentioned above, then any refund due will be paid to you. However, please note that travel arrangements are not always purchased in local currency and some apparent changes have no impact on the price of your travel due to contractual and other protection in place.

There will be no change made to the price of your confirmed itinerary within 20 days of your departure nor will refunds be paid during this period.

  1. If you Change or Transfer your Package Itinerary

If, after the contract between us has come into existence, you want to change your itinerary we will do our best to pass your request to the relevant supplier, however we cannot guarantee that such changes can be made. Where a change can be made, we will charge for any additional costs incurred including any costs imposed or incurred by any of our suppliers, and including for example cancellation charges that may be incurred for sectors cancelled. You should note, for example, that a change of name on or other alteration to an airline ticket will usually incur a 100% cancellation charge and full rebooking fee.

Transfer of Booking:

If you or any member of your party is prevented from travelling, that person(s) may transfer their place to someone else, subject to the following conditions:

  1. that person is introduced by you and satisfies all the conditions applicable to the itinerary;
  2. we are notified not less than 7 days before departure;
  3. you pay any outstanding balance payment, as well as any additional fees, charges or other costs arising from the transfer; and
  4. the transferee agrees to these booking conditions and all other terms of the contract between us.

You and the transferee remain jointly and severally liable for payment of all sums. If you are unable to find a replacement, cancellation charges as set out in clause 15 will apply in order to cover our estimated costs. Otherwise, no refunds will be given for passengers not travelling or for unused services.

  1. If you Cancel your Package Itinerary

If you, or any member of your party, decides to cancel part of the booking or cancel the entire booking once it has been confirmed by us, written notification must be sent to us by recorded delivery post or by email. Your notice of cancellation will only take effect when it is received in writing by us at our offices and will be effective from the date on which we receive it. Since we incur costs in cancelling your arrangements, charges will be applied from the date the letter is received, or the email is acknowledged by True Luxury Sport.

Should one or more members of a party cancel, it may increase the per person itinerary price of those still travelling and you will be liable to pay this increase.

The charges are applied as a percentage of the total itinerary cost excluding any amendment charges and any amounts paid in addition to the deposit at the time of booking or before the balance due date (see clause 1) which are non-refundable in the event of cancellation. The following cancellation charges apply if your final balance due date is 90 days prior to departure.

Period before departure date within which written notification is received at our offices

Cancellation Charge

Up to balance due date

Deposit (and any additional charges specifically required by that date) only;

Balance due date – 65 days

50% of itinerary cost

 65 – 0 days

100% of itinerary cost

Important Note: Certain arrangements may not be amended after they have been confirmed and any alteration or cancellation could incur a cancellation charge of up to 100% for that part of the arrangements in addition to the charges above.

Where possible, we will deduct the cancellation charge(s) from any monies you have already paid to us.

Alterations or cancellations by you after commencement of travel and unused services:

We will do our best to implement any changes to your arrangements you request once they have commenced, but we cannot guarantee this will be possible. In the event of such amendments being made you will be liable for any cancellation charges that may be levied for the services originally booked, and for the cost of booking the revised arrangements and the arrangements themselves. As a basic principle, no refunds will be paid to clients who do not complete a booking. However where we ourselves are able to obtain a refund from hotels or principals for services not used, we will pass this on to you, less any reasonable administration charges.

Cancellation by You due to Unavoidable & Extraordinary Circumstances:

You have the right to cancel your confirmed itinerary before departure without paying a cancellation charge in the event of “unavoidable and extraordinary circumstances” occurring at your itinerary destination or its immediate vicinity and significantly affecting the performance of the itinerary or significantly affecting the transport arrangements to the destination. In these circumstances, we shall provide you with a full refund of the monies you have paid but we will not be liable to pay you any additional compensation. Please note that your right to cancel in these circumstances will only apply where the Foreign and Commonwealth Office advises against travel to your destination or its immediate vicinity. For the purposes of this clause, “unavoidable and extraordinary circumstances” means warfare, acts of terrorism, significant risks to human health such as the outbreak of serious disease at the travel destination or natural disasters such as floods, earthquakes or weather conditions which make it impossible to travel safely to the travel destination.

This clause 15 outlines the rights you have if you wish to cancel your booking. Please note that there is no automatic statutory right of cancellation under the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 (Directive 2011/83/EU).

THE IMPORTANCE OF TRAVEL INSURANCE

You are required to take out adequate travel insurance as a condition of this contract. Your travel insurance may, depending on the details of your policy, allowing you to recover the cancellation charges, check your policy for details. Never travel without insurance, the unexpected can always happen.

  1. If we Change or Cancel your Package Itinerary

As we plan your arrangements many months in advance, we may occasionally have to make changes or cancel your booking and we reserve the right to do so at any time.

Changes: If we make a minor change to your itinerary, we will make reasonable efforts to inform you as soon as reasonably possible if there is time before your departure but we will have no liability to you. Examples of minor changes include alteration of your outward/return flights by less than 12 hours, changes to aircraft type, change of accommodation to another of the same or higher standard, changes of carriers. Please note that carriers such as airlines used in the brochure may be subject to change.

Occasionally we may have to make a significant change to your confirmed arrangements. Examples of “significant changes” include the following, when made before departure:

  1. A change of accommodation area for the whole or a significant part of your time away*.
  2. A change of accommodation to that of a lower standard or classification for the whole or a significant part of your time away*.
  3. A change of outward departure time or overall length of your arrangements by more than 12 hours.
  4. A change of UK departure airport except between:
    1. The London airports: Gatwick, Heathrow, Luton, Stansted, London City and Southend
    2. The South Coast airports: Southampton, Bournemouth and Exeter
    3. The South Western airports: Cardiff and Bristol
    4. The Midlands airports: Birmingham, East Midlands and Doncaster Sheffield
    5. The Northern airports: Liverpool, Manchester and Leeds Bradford
    6. The North Eastern airports: Newcastle and Teesside
    7. The Scottish airports: Edinburgh, Glasgow, Prestwick and Aberdeen
  5. A significant change to your itinerary, missing out one or more destination entirely.
  6. *Please note: A change affecting a stay in a hotel during an itinerary where the hotel itself is not the focus of the tour, does not constitute a significant change.

    Cancellation: We will not cancel your travel arrangements less than 30 days before your departure date, except for reasons of force majeure or failure by you to pay the final balance. We may cancel your itinerary before this date if, e.g., the minimum number of clients required for a particular travel arrangement is not reached.

    If we have to make a significant change or cancel, we will tell you as soon as possible and if there is time to do so before departure, we will offer you the choice of:

    1. (for significant changes) accepting the changed arrangements; or
    2. having a refund of all monies paid; or
    3. accepting an offer of alternative travel arrangements of a comparable or higher standard from us, if available (at no extra cost); or
    4. if available, accepting an offer of alternative arrangements of a lower standard, with a refund of the price difference between the original arrangements and the alternative arrangements.

    You must notify us of your choice within 3 days of our offer. If we do not hear from you within 3 days, we will contact you again to request notification of your choice. If you fail to respond again, we will assume that you have chosen to accept the change or alternative booking arrangements.

    Compensation

    In addition to a full refund of all monies paid by you, we will pay you compensation as detailed below, in the following circumstances:

    • If, where we make a significant change, you do not accept the changed arrangements and cancel your booking;
    • If we cancel your booking and no alternative arrangements are available.

    The compensation that we offer does not exclude you from claiming more if you are entitled to do so.

    Period before departure in which we notify you

    Amount you will receive from us (per person)*

    More than 60 days

    Nil

    60-43 days

    £10

    42-29 days

    £20

    28-15 days

    £30

    14-0 days

    £40

    *IMPORTANT NOTE: We will not pay you compensation in the following circumstances:

    • where we make a minor change;
    • where we make a significant change or cancel your arrangements more than 60 days before departure;
    • where we make a significant change and you accept those changed arrangements or you accept an offer of alternative travel arrangements;
    • where we have to cancel your arrangements as a result of your failure to make full payment on time;
    • where the changes or cancellation by us arises out of alterations to the confirmed booking requested by you;
    • where we are forced to cancel or change your arrangements due to Force Majeure (see clause 4).

    If we become unable to provide a significant proportion of the arrangements that you have booked with us after you have departed, we will, if possible, make alternative arrangements for you at no extra charge and where those alternative arrangements are of a lower standard, provide you with an appropriate price reduction.

    1. Our Responsibility for your Package Itinerary
    1. We will accept responsibility for the arrangements we agree to provide or arrange for you as an “organiser” under the Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018, as set out below and as such, we are responsible for the proper provision of all travel services included in your package, as set out in your confirmation invoice. Subject to these Booking Conditions, if we or our suppliers negligently perform or arrange those services and we don’t remedy or resolve your complaint within a reasonable period of time, and this has affected the enjoyment of your package you may be entitled to an appropriate price reduction or compensation or both. You must inform us without undue delay of any failure to perform or improper performance of the travel services included in this package. The level of any such price reduction or compensation will be calculated taking into consideration all relevant factors such as but not limited to: following the complaints procedure as described in these Booking Conditions and the extent to which ours or our employees’ or suppliers’ negligence affected the overall enjoyment of your itinerary. Please note that it is your responsibility to show that we or our supplier(s) have been negligent if you wish to make a claim against us.
    2. We will not be responsible or pay you compensation for any injury, illness, death, loss, damage, expense, cost or other claim of any description if it results from:
      1. the acts and/or omissions of the person affected; or
      2. the acts and/or omissions of a third party unconnected with the provision of the services contracted for and which were unavoidable and extraordinary; or
      3. Force Majeure (as defined in clause 4).
    3. We limit the amount of compensation we may have to pay you if we are found liable under this clause:
      1. loss of and/or damage to any luggage or personal possessions and money: the maximum amount we will have to pay you in respect of these claims is an amount equivalent to the excess on your insurance policy which applies to this type of loss per person in total because you are required to have adequate insurance in place to cover any losses of this kind.
      2. Claims not falling under (a) above and which don’t involve injury, illness or death: the maximum amount we will have to pay you in respect of these claims is up to three times the price paid by or on behalf of the person(s) affected in total. This maximum amount will only be payable where everything has gone wrong and you or your party has not received any benefit at all from your booking.
      3. Claims in respect of international travel by air, sea and rail, or any stay in a hotel:
        1. The extent of our liability will in all cases be limited as if we were carriers under the appropriate Conventions, which include The Warsaw/Montreal Convention (international travel by air); The Athens Convention (with respect to sea travel); The Berne/Cotif Convention (with respect to rail travel) and The Paris Convention (with respect to hotel arrangements). You can ask for copies of these Conventions from our offices. Please contact us. In addition, you agree that the operating carrier or transport company’s own ‘Conditions of Carriage’ will apply to you on that journey. When arranging transportation for you, we rely on the terms and conditions contained within these international conventions and those ‘Conditions of Carriage’. You acknowledge that all of the terms and conditions contained in those ‘Conditions of Carriage’ form part of your contract with us, as well as with the transport company and that those ‘Conditions of Carriage’ shall be deemed to be included by reference into this contract.
        2. In any circumstances in which a carrier is liable to you by virtue of the Denied Boarding Regulation 2004, any liability we may have to you under our contract with you, arising out of the same facts, is limited to the remedies provided under the Regulation as if (for this purpose only) we were a carrier.
        3. When making any payment, we are entitled to deduct any money which you have received or are entitled to receive from the transport provider or hotelier for the complaint or claim in question.
      4. It is a condition of our acceptance of liability under this clause that you notify any claim to us and our supplier(s) strictly in accordance with the complaints procedure set out in these conditions.
      5. Where any payment is made, the person(s) receiving it (and their parent or guardian if under 18 years) must also assign to us or our insurers any rights they may have to pursue any third party and must provide ourselves and our insurers with all assistance we may reasonably require.
      6. Please note, we cannot accept any liability for any damage, loss or expense or other sum(s) of any description:
        1. which on the basis of the information given to us by you concerning your booking prior to our accepting it, we could not have foreseen you would suffer or incur if we breached our contract with you; or
        2. relate to any business.
      7. We will not accept responsibility for services or facilities which do not form part of our agreement or where they are not advertised in our brochure. For example any excursion you book whilst away, or any service or facility which your hotel or any other supplier agrees to provide for you.
      8. Where it is impossible for you to return to your departure point as per the agreed return date of your package, due to “unavoidable and extraordinary circumstances”, we shall provide you with any necessary accommodation (where possible, of a comparable standard) for a period not exceeding three nights per person. Please note that the 3 night cap does not apply to persons with reduced mobility, pregnant women or unaccompanied minors, nor to persons needing specific medical assistance, provided we have been notified of these particular needs at least 48 hours before the start of your itinerary. For the purposes of this clause, “unavoidable and extraordinary circumstances” mean warfare, acts of terrorism, significant risks to human health such as the outbreak of serious disease at the travel destination or natural disasters such as floods, earthquakes or weather conditions which make it impossible to travel safely back to your departure point.
      1. Your Insolvency Protection for Package Itineraries
      1. Conditions of Suppliers

      Many of the services which make up your itinerary are provided by independent suppliers. Those suppliers provide these services in accordance with their own terms and conditions which will form part of your contract with us. Some of these terms and conditions may limit or exclude the supplier’s liability to you, usually in accordance with applicable International Conventions. Copies of the relevant parts of these terms and conditions are available on request from us or the supplier concerned.

      1. Prompt Assistance for Package Itineraries

      If, whilst you are taking part in your itinerary, you find yourself in difficulty for any reason, we will offer you such prompt assistance as is appropriate in the circumstances. In particular, we will provide you with appropriate information on health services, local authorities and consular assistance, and assistance with distance communications and finding alternative travel arrangements. Where you require assistance which is not owing to any failure by us, our employees or subcontractors we will not be liable for the costs of any alternative travel arrangements or other such assistance you require. Any supplier, airline or other transport supplier may however pay for or provide refreshments and/or appropriate accommodation and you should make a claim directly to them. Subject to the other terms of these Booking Conditions, we will not be liable for any costs, fees or charges you incur in the above circumstances, if you fail to obtain our prior authorisation before making your own travel arrangements. Furthermore, we reserve the right to charge you a fee for our assistance in the event that the difficulty is caused intentionally by you or a member of your party, or otherwise through your or your party’s negligence. 

      1. Delays, Missed Transport Arrangements and other Travel Information

      If you or any member of your party misses your flight or other transport arrangements, it is cancelled or you are subject to a delay of over 3 hours for any reason, you must contact us and the airline or other transport supplier concerned immediately.

      Under EU Law, you have rights in some circumstances to refunds and/or compensation from the airline in cases of denied boarding, cancellation or delay to flights. Full details of these rights will be published at EU airports and will also be available from airlines. If the airline does not comply with these rules you should complain to the Civil Aviation Authority at www.caa.co.uk/passengers. Reimbursement in such cases is the responsibility of the airline and will not automatically entitle you to a refund of your itinerary price from us. If, for any reason, you do not claim against the airline and make a claim for compensation from us, you must, at the time of payment of any compensation to you, make a complete assignment to us of the rights you have against the airline in relation to the claim that gives rise to that compensation payment. A delay or cancellation to your flight does not automatically entitle you to cancel any other arrangements even where those arrangements have been made in conjunction with your flight. 

      We cannot accept liability for any delay which is due to any of the reasons set out in clause 7 of these Booking Conditions (which includes the behaviour of any passenger(s) on any flight who, for example, fails to check in or board on time). 

      The carrier(s), flight timings and types of aircraft shown in this brochure or on our website and detailed on your confirmation invoice are for guidance only and are subject to alteration and confirmation. We shall inform you of the identity of the actual carrier(s) as soon as we become aware of it. The latest flight timings will be shown on your tickets which will be despatched to you approximately two weeks before departure. You should check your tickets very carefully immediately on receipt to ensure you have the correct flight times. If flight times change after tickets have been dispatched we will contact you as soon as we can to let you know.

      Please note the existence of a “Community list” (available for inspection at https://ec.europa.eu/transport/modes/air/safety/air-ban_en) detailing air carriers that are subject to an operating ban with the EU Community.

      This brochure is our responsibility, as your tour operator. It is not issued on behalf of, and does not commit the airlines mentioned herein or any airline whose services are used in the course of your travel arrangements.

      1. Advance Passenger Information

      A number of Governments are introducing new requirements for air carriers to provide personal information about all travellers on their aircraft to the Authorities before the aircraft leaves the UK. The data will be collected either at the airport when you check in or in some circumstances when, or after you make your booking. Accordingly, you are advised to allow extra time to check in for your flight. Where we collect this data, we will treat it in accordance with our privacy policy.

      SECTION C – SINGLE SERVICE (TICKET ONLY) BOOKINGS

      This section applies to all single service bookings that you make with us (e.g. a ticket only booking) when we are acting in a Principal capacity. Please read this section in conjunction with Section A of these Booking Conditions.

      1. If You Change or Cancel Your Single Service Booking

      Changes:

      If, after the contract between us has come into existence, you want to change your single service booking we will do our best to pass your request to the relevant supplier, however we cannot guarantee that such changes can be made. Where a change can be made, we will charge for any additional costs incurred including any costs imposed or incurred by any of our suppliers, and including for example cancellation charges that may be incurred for sectors cancelled.

      Note: Certain ticket arrangements may not be changeable after confirmation and any alteration may result in a cancellation charge of 100%.

      Cancellations:

      If you, or any member of your party, decides to cancel part of the booking or cancel the entire booking once it has been confirmed by us, written notification must be sent to us by recorded delivery post or by email. Your notice of cancellation will only take effect when it is received in writing by us at our offices and will be effective from the date on which we receive it. Since we incur costs in cancelling your arrangements, charges will be applied from the date the letter is received, or the email is acknowledged by True Luxury Sport.

      Please Note: All single-service, ticket only arrangements that we sell are fully non-refundable, from the time of booking. Therefore, if you wish to cancel your single-service, ticket only booking a cancellation charge of 100% will apply.

      Where possible, we will deduct the cancellation charge(s) from any monies you have already paid to us.

      This clause 23 outlines the rights you have if you wish to cancel your single service booking. Please note that there is no automatic statutory right of cancellation under the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 (Directive 2011/83/EU).

      1. If We Change or Cancel Your Single Service Booking

      We may in exceptional circumstances be required to cancel your booking in which case a full refund of all monies paid will be made to you. We regret we cannot meet any expenses or losses that you may incur as a result of change or cancellation.

      Very rarely, we may be forced by force majeure (please see clause 8) to change or terminate all or some of your arrangements after departure. If this situation does occur, we regret we will be unable to make any refunds, pay you compensation or meet any costs or expenses you incur as a result.

      1. Our Responsibilities for your Single Service Booking
      1. Subject to the remainder of this clause, we have a duty to select the suppliers of the services making up your booking with us with reasonable skill and care. We have no liability to you for the actual provision of the services, except in cases where it is proved that we have breached that duty and damage to you has been caused. Therefore, providing we have selected the suppliers/subcontractors with reasonable skill and care, we will have no liability to you for anything that happens during the service in question or any acts or omissions of the supplier, its employees or agents.
      2. We will not be responsible or pay you compensation for any injury, illness, death, loss, damage, expense, cost or other claim of any description if it results from:
        1. the act(s) and/or omission(s) of the person(s) affected; or
        2. the act(s) and/or omission(s) of a third party unconnected with the provision of the services contracted for and which were unforeseeable or unavoidable; or
        3. unusual or unforeseeable circumstances beyond ours or our supplier(s) control, the consequences of which could not have been avoided even if all due care had been exercised; or
        4. an event which either ourselves or suppliers could not, even with all due care, have foreseen or forestalled.
      3. We limit the amount of compensation we may have to pay you if we are found liable under this clause:
        1. loss of and/or damage to any luggage or personal possessions and money,
        2. The maximum amount we will have to pay you in respect of these claims is an amount equivalent to the excess on your insurance policy which applies to this type of loss per person in total because you are required to have adequate insurance in place to cover any losses of this kind.

        3. Claims not falling under (a) above and which don’t involve injury, illness or death
        4. The maximum amount we will have to pay you in respect of these claims is twice the price paid by you in total. This maximum amount will only be payable where everything has gone wrong and you have not received any benefit at all from your booking.

      4. It is a condition of our acceptance of liability under this clause that you notify any claim to ourselves and our supplier(s) strictly in accordance with the complaints procedure set out in these conditions.
      5. Where any payment is made, the person(s) receiving it (and their parent or guardian if under 18 years) must also assign to ourselves or our insurers any rights they may have to pursue any third party and must provide ourselves and our insurers with all assistance we may reasonably require.
      6. Please note, we cannot accept any liability for any damage, loss or expense or other sum(s) of any description: (a) which on the basis of the information given to us by you concerning your booking prior to our accepting it, we could not have foreseen you would suffer or incur if we breached our contract with you; or (b) relate to any business.
      7. We will not accept responsibility for services or facilities which do not form part of our agreement or where they are not advertised in our brochure. For example any excursion you book whilst away, or any service or facility which your hotel or any other supplier agrees to provide for you.
      1. Terms of Event Organiser

      Where you book a ticket only arrangement with us, your event tickets will be subject to the terms and conditions of the event organiser that apply to the tickets you have booked, which will form part of your contract with us. Some of these terms and conditions may limit or exclude the supplier’s liability to you. Copies of the relevant parts of these terms and conditions are available on request from us or the supplier concerned.

      1. Resale of Tickets

      Under no circumstances are you permitted to sell or transfer any event tickets to a third party. You are not permitted to list any tickets that you purchase via us on ebay, stub-hub or any similar website. If you are found to have re-sold or be attempting to re-sell your ticket, this will result in the immediate cancellation of your booking.

      Please insert a link to your Website Terms of Use.

      TBC based on form of financial protection adopted, going forward.

      We will need to revisit this clause based upon the decision you reach re: ongoing financial protection, so please do update me as and when you make a decision on this point.

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