Terms and Conditions
Long Line Surf School Terms and Conditions of Business
These are the Terms and Conditions upon which the Long Line Surf School and any person or persons (the client) applying to book a surf lessons or a surfing holiday agrees to adhere to:
When booking any surfing course with Long Line Surf School a contract is made when the booking is confirmed in writing or email by us. In the case of telephone bookings when a written confirmation is not possible then the agreement is a verbal contract.
We require a minimum of 2 people to run any Long Line Group Surfing Course. Please be aware when booking, that your lesson may need to be rescheduled to accommodate you within a group setting.
ONLINE BOOKINGS: once booked online a phone call or email will be sent to you as a confirmation of booking
WHEN A BOOKING IS MADE:
*You will receive confirmation of your booking via e-mail or post. Please print off this confirmation and bring it with you at the start of your course as it will be required upon signing in. Please note that for all booking made using GIFT VOUCHERS - Once the lesson is booked and confirmed by us, no changes are permitted. Gift Voucher bookings are non transferrable and non-refundable. Please ensure that the date/s and time/s that you book are suitable for your requirements.
*The balance as specified in the confirmation will be collected at the beach at the start of your course, unless other arrangements have been agreed with the Long Line Surf School. Preferred method of payment at the beach is cash or cheque. *For groups of 5 or more people the balance payment will be collected 10 days before lesson starts date.
CHANGING YOU BOOKING:
Long Line Surf School will make every effort to arrange any changes requested after the booking has been confirmed. Any changes are subject to availability of course dates, places and or instructor availability.
In a case where your group size drops in numbers from the original booking, notification of this must be sent to the Long Line Surf School in writing in due time. If the changes are less than 21 days prior to the lesson start date you will be responsible for paying the balance of the original booking.
If you would like to bring extra guests please notify us at least 14 days in advance. We cannot guarantee that extra guests can be accommodated, unless pre-booked.
-All cancellations must be sent in writing / email to: Long Line Surf School, 649 Seacoast Road, Limavady, Co.Londonderry, BT49 0LG or firstname.lastname@example.org, and are effective on the date receive by Long Line Surf School
Cancellation charges are payable as follows:
- A service charge of £25 is applied to ALL cancellations.
• Cancellations less than 21 days before the lesson date: 100% of total cost payable.
• Cancellations made prior to 21 days: Loss of non-refundable deposit.
If any members of your group are not going to participate in their surfing course then their space must be cancelled following the procedures above. Any non paid “No shows” will be charged to the credit / debit card on file.
Failure of any member of your group to turn up on the day without prior cancellation will result in full payment, as stated on the confirmation letter being due.
Failure to turn up for your lesson at the appropriate time will not entitle you to a full or partial refund of any amount.
We reserve the right to refuse clients who turn up unreasonably late for their course (once the beach lesson has commenced). No refund will be offered in this situation.
Long Line Surf School reserve the right to change the venue of cancel the course due to unsuitable conditions.
In the rare event that Long Line Surf School considers sea conditions to be unsuitable for instruction we have 3 options:
1. Your lesson/s will be re-arranged for a more appropriate time/date
2. A credit voucher will be issued
3. Another activity may be offered such as Beach rugby or Wild Swimming at a discounted price and the remaining balance will be given as a credit voucher.
4. PLEASE NOTE: No refunds are issued
- Any credit voucher issued by Long Line Surf School must be used within the same season (which runs from March - December). All vouchers are dated and signed by staff. Any lessons owed must be booked in advance and are subject to availability.
Long Line Surf School accept no responsibility for students in and beyond the surf line. All care will be taken to ensure student safety. Students will be expected to listen and adhere to advice given by Long Line Surf School staff at all times.
-We will refuse to teach any student that is under the influence of alcohol or substance or is in no fit state to take part in the course. This decision is made at the discretion of the coach on the day! No refund will be offered in this situation.
-Students are required to sign a medical declaration prior to surfing.
-Parents/Guardians of children age 18 or under will be required to sign them in and stay within the beach vicinity of Benone Beach at all times.
- Surf ‘N’ Stay accommodation is provided by the Downhill Hostel, Seacoast Road. The Downhill Hostel is a privately owned establishment.
- Long Line Surf School does not make any claims to the standard or arrangement of the accommodation and facilities, nor accepts any responsibility for any problems that may arise during your stay. Any problems must be directed to and dealt with the accommodation providers directly.
SURF ‘N’ STAY CANCELLATION:
Cancellation less than 21 days before arrival date – 100% of the remaining cost will be payable.
Cancellations over 21 days before arrival date – 20% of the remaining balance will be payable, outside of the initial deposit which is non-refundable.
- If any group members are not going to turn up for their surf ‘n’ stay course then their place must be cancelled following our cancellation procedures.
- Failure to turn up to your accommodation without prior cancellation will result in the remaining balance due being charged to the account from which the original deposit we received with immediate effect.
FOR ALL COURSES YOU ARE AVISED TO TAKE OUT YOUR OWN PERSONAL INSURANCE FOR CANCELLATION, ACCIDENT, PERSONAL BELONGINGS AND PROPERTY INSURACE BEFORE ARRIVAL.
Participation Liability and Other Important information:
*Please bring the minimum amount of valuables possible to the beach as we will not accept any responsibility for loss of, or damage to personal items.
The activity of surfing carries with it a degree of risk to both people and personal property, even if enjoyed under the proper supervision of qualified instructors. It is also a strenuous and physical activity that requires those taking part to have a reasonable standard of swimming ability and personal fitness. All course members must therefore make us aware of any medical conditions, illnesses or allergies that they have and any prescribed drugs or medication they are taking at the time of booking and upon signing in on the day of their course.
No-one should participate in a surfing lesson if they are suffering from a heart condition or if they are pregnant. If you are unsure as to whether or not any medical condition that you may have will be affected by the activity of surfing then medical advice must be sought before booking your course. All course members must be able to swim at least 50 meters and must under no circumstances be under the influence of alcohol, drugs or medication at the time of the lesson, which may adversely affect their physical/mental abilities.
All course members must agree to abide by all instructions and decisions that the Long Line Surf School and its instructors make to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all participants.
Students on all courses will be entitled to the use of surfing equipment during their lessons, provided by the Long Line Surf School during their lesson times only. Whereas Long Line Surf School takes all reasonable measures to ensure that equipment is in a safe and good condition for use, course members are responsible for immediately reporting any damage caused to the equipment, or that becomes apparent whilst the equipment is in their possession.
Long Line Surf School does not seek to limit or exclude any liability for personal injury or loss of life which may occur as a result of its own negligence or that of its employees, officers or agents. However – Long Line Surf School assumes no liability in respect of any personal injury, loss, damage, consequential loss or third party claims which occur through no fault of its own, its employees, officers or agents.
All other liability or conditions implied by law and excluded to the fullest extent possible.
BROCHURE AND WEBSITE ACCURACY:
We make every attempt to make sure that our brochures and website show our customers the services that are on offer at our Surf School.
All information provided is given as a guide: We accept no responsibility for errors, omissions or discrepancies in our literature. All prices are accurate at the time of publication. We reserve the right to increase and decrease prices any time after publication. Any alterations or changes will be made clear at time of booking.
Long Line Surf Academy, 649 Seacoast Road, Limavady, Co.Londonderry, BT49 0LG