OUR TERMS & CONDITIONS OF BOOKING
These terms and conditions of booking set out the terms on which your contract with us, ‘Albatross Motoring Limited’ is based upon. This contract is made on the terms of these booking conditions, which are governed by English Law, and the jurisdiction of the English Courts.
All information provided in our leaflets, brochure or website is, to the best of our knowledge or belief, correct at the time of publication. We will advise you of any changes that are fundamental to the contract, or which we believe will affect your enjoyment of the holiday. Please advise us if there is any requirement, which you believe is fundamental to your holiday so that we can give you the latest information at time of booking. In these terms and conditions of booking, Scenic Car Tours, Amazing Road Journeys, Classic & Historic Motorsport Events and US Road Trips are all trading names of Albatross Motoring Limited, Company Registration Number 9000671. “You” and “Your” means all persons named on the booking (including anyone who is added or substituted at a later date). “We”, “us” and “our” means Albatross Motoring Limited. Except where otherwise stated, these booking conditions only apply to the holiday arrangements that you book with us in the UK and which we agree to make, provide or perform (as applicable) as part of our contract with you. All references in these booking conditions to “holiday”, “booking”, “contract” or “arrangements” mean such holiday arrangements unless otherwise stated.
1. BOOKING You must either: i) complete and sign a booking form and send this to us with the per person deposit as required, ii) make an on-line booking via our website, or iii) Make a booking with one of our reservation staff over the telephone. In all cases at the time of paying a deposit you will automatically be deemed to have accepted our terms and conditions of booking. In the case of bookings that are made less than ten weeks before departure full payment will be required at the time of booking. The person who makes the booking accepts responsibility for other members of the party, and in particular for payment for all the persons on the booking. You must be at least 18 years old to make a booking. Where a booking is made through a group or club organiser or other agent, any money paid by you to the said organiser/agent is held on our behalf. A contract is made when we accept your booking and deposit payment. We will then send you our written confirmation and invoice. If we cannot accept a booking, any monies paid will be promptly refunded. In the case where a holiday is based on specially negotiated or limited ferry or air-fares or booked in specific booking class, you will be notified at the time of booking if space is not available at the special rate, we will then endeavour to secure space for you in an alternative class and will advise you of any additional cost and at this point you will have the choice whether or not to continue with your booking. Please note: Once booked most special ferry or air fares are non refundable and non-changeable and you will be advised at the time of booking, should your fare carry any additional restrictions.
2. PAYMENT We hold your deposit towards the full cost of the holiday. The balance must be received by us no later than ten weeks prior to departure, or by the final payment due date shown on your tour confirmation invoice and tour documentation. If you do not pay the full cost within the time specified we may treat your holiday as being cancelled by you in which case the cancellation charges shown in clause 4 will apply. If Paying by Credit Card - We accept Visa and MasterCard credit or debit cards. As of 13th January 2018, payments using these cards will not incur any additional charges. We also accept payments made by; cheque and direct bank payment. Please note: We do not accept American Express, Diners club of other cards.
3. YOUR HOLIDAY PRICE a) Prices shown are given as an indication and are unless otherwise indicated, starting prices are based on two persons sharing a twin or double room and a car in the lowest booking season. Full pricing details are shown on our website or may be obtained by calling us. b) We reserve the right to notify you of any alteration in the advertised price and any changes in holiday arrangements before accepting your booking. c) Once you have made your booking and paid a deposit, the price is fully guaranteed and will not be subject to any additional surcharges. d) Prices in this brochure and on our website are calculated on rates of exchange linked to those available to us; either based on rates previously secured or our view of currency exchange rates applicable at the time payments are due. e) Single supplements are payable for sole occupancy of a room and a car. A single room does not guarantee the allocation of a double or twin room, and in some instances may be a small room with one single bed. For triple or quad occupancy, this may be a standard room with either a camp bed, fold/roll-away bed, or in some cases a mattress on the floor and in most cases this will result in space in the room being limited. Please note: In some European hotels, a twin room may consist of a large bed base topped with 2 single mattresses with separate bedding.
4. CANCELLATION BY YOU If you fail to pay the full cost of the holiday within the specified time or if you cancel your holiday, you will be liable as a minimum, to pay the charges detailed below up to the point of cancellation. Or in the case of failure to pay your balance the due date, we may deem your booking to have been cancelled by you. All cancellations must be made in writing by the person who made the booking.Any cancellation charges will be calculated according to the date when we receive written n