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Terms & Conditions

Agreement of Service

To ATTEND ST ANDREWS GOLF CAMP

 

TERMS & CONDITIONS
 

St Andrews Golf Camp – Terms and Conditions 

INTRODUCITON 

At St Andrews Golf Camp the safety and welfare of our juniors is our number one priority. Throughout our camps, juniors are well supervised by trained staff. When juniors arrive at St Andrews Golf Camp, they are introduced to their group and the staff who are available 24 hours per day to provide pastoral care and support throughout the camp. The setting of our camps, St Andrews, is renown as a safe university town offering a fun environment for juniors to have one of the best experiences of their lives. However, to ensure the safety of our junior campers there are certain terms and conditions as well as rules and regulations that St Andrews Golf Camp campers are expected to adhere to. By applying to St Andrews Golf Camp, juniors agree to abide by the rules and regulations set out in these terms and conditions and any additional rules and regulations detailed on arrival.

 

DEPOSIT AND FINAL PAYMENT

 A deposit of 25% is required at the time a booking in order to hold The Golf Camp spot on the client's behalf. The balance of the total trip cost is due 90 days prior to departure and the final cost of the Camp is not guaranteed until payment in full has been received. Note: Late payment may jeopardise the confirmed Golf Camp spot, as these are normally conditional upon receipt of payments by specified dates. Receipt by St Andrews Golf Camp client's deposit will denote the acceptance by the client and its party of these terms and conditions. All deposits are non-transferable and non-refundable.

INCLUDED IN PROGRAMME FEE

Accommodation, full board, tuition, green fees, excursions, entertainment, welcome pack, prizes and airport transfers, if junior arrives within stated timeframes and at the specified airport. 

NOT INCLUDED IN PROGRAMME FEE

Medical Insurance and expenses, travel insurance, transport to and from home city, airport transfers outside stated times, pocket money and souvenirs.

CHANGES

We reserve the right to administer a charge of £20.00 per person per change, for any changes requested by the client (or agent) after deposit has been received and confirmation issued. Changes cannot be made within 60 days of travel without St Andrews Golf Camp prior written consent. The client may be asked to authorise in writing revised cost quotations based upon these terms.

CANCELLATIONS

If the client wished to cancel the trip, they must do so in writing and the following terms shall apply to each member of the party. All deposits once paid are non-refundable and non-transferable.

 

CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS

If you wish to cancel a Camp booking for any reason, you must do so in writing to jamie@standrewsgolfcamp.com

Should the cancel of the camp happen for any medical reasons, this request must be supported by an appropriate doctor’s certificate in English. In the event that the cancellation is for medical reasons and is made at least 31 days before the start date of the camp, a voucher will be issued for all fees paid to St Andrews Golf Camp, less a £600 administration fee, and will be eligible for use through the following calendar year.

It is most unlikely that St Andres Golf Camp will have to change any of your booking arrangements, but should any amendment become necessary, we will do our best to provide comparable arrangements.

We cannot accept liability for any loss, damage or expense or make refunds in the event of any changes (whether before or during a stay) arising from force majeure such as war, threat of war, riots, civil unrest, strikes, natural disasters, fire, flooding, technical problems with transportation, airport closures, acts of god, terrorism, quarantine, epidemics, pandemics, weather conditions, government action, or other events beyond our control. All of these are deemed out with the guardian or St Andrews Golf Camps reasonable control that prevent the junior from attending, no refund of fees will be made, except at the camps discretion and in accordance with the cancellation policies stated above.

Any junior who does not turn up or who leaves the summer school during the session is not entitled to receive any refund.

For camps running in 2021, camp vouchers are valid through 2022 and if there is a Golf Camp price inflation for the following year the additional amount will be payable to confirm the spot on The Golf Camp. 

Whilst every effort is made to ensure that our golf programmes are completed, where there is curtailment or abandonment due to adverse weather conditions (the decision for which rests solely with the head coach), we cannot accept any liability for any loss suffered as a result nor make full or partial refunds. By booking with us you are deemed to accept the risk that weather conditions may adversely affect, in whole or in part, time with coaches or on the golf course. 

 

JUNIORS REQUIRING A VISA TO ATTEND & VISA REFUSAL

In some instances, juniors may require visa support documents, and these can be issued on request. Applicants are encouraged to apply for a visa as soon as their place on a camp is confirmed to ensure there is enough time for the visa to be processed. If a junior’s visa is denied and St Andrews Golf Camp are notified by May 1st, a voucher for all fees paid to St Andrews Golf Camp will be issued for use in the following calendar year. After May 1st, applicants are not eligible for any refund. By agreeing to these terms and conditions, applicants must keep St Andrews Golf Camp updated with the progress of their visa application and immediately inform St Andrews Golf Camp of any issues. It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to apply for their visa to the UK.

MEDICAL INSURANCE

Guardians and juniors are responsible for informing us on application of all medical, dental, dietary, educational or other special needs regarding the junior. All costs related to those needs including medical and dental care, tests, allergy, shots and prescriptions are the responsibility of the guardian. Applicants should ensure that they have appropriate medical insurance to cover any medical treatment received while in the UK. This must be purchased before arrival at St Andrews Golf Camp. All bills from health facilities used by St Andrews Golf Camp on behalf of a junior will be sent to the guardian for payment.

CAMP CANCELLATION INSURANCE

We strongly advise that you take out travel insurance prior to travel. This helps ensure that you are covered in the event of delayed transportation and lost luggage or any unforeseen circumstances that prevent you from travelling to the Camp.  Please note that that all payments made are non-refundable and non-transferable.

EMERGENCY MEDICAL CARE

In the event of an emergency, the parent/guardian authorises St Andrews Golf Camp to contact and secure, if necessary, medical attention for their son/daughter. If emergency or surgical treatment is required and the parent/ guardian is not contactable (all efforts will be made to contact the parent/guardian in the first instance) the parent/guardian gives permission for a St Andrews Golf Camp representative along with senior management to secure whatever medical treatment may be required as advised by a medical professional.

TRANSPORT & TRAVEL

All juniors arriving and departing from Edinburgh International Airport on the stated dates will be transferred to and from our campus free of charge as long as they arrive within the departure time of summer school coaches. St Andrews Golf Camp must receive all flight/travel information by 1st June.

DISMISSAL FROM PROGRAMME

We reserve the right to dismiss any junior found in breach of St Andrews Golf Camp Terms and Conditions/ Rules & Regulations. Should a junior violate any of these rules, St Andrews Golf camp has the right to dismiss or exclude the junior from the program and, in extreme cases, repatriate that junior at the junior’s/guardian’s own expense, in any case, without refund.

CHANGES TO THE PROGRAMME

We reserve the right to change or cancel courses, and to modify the program. We will advise juniors of any changes that significantly alter the program they have selected.

RESPONSIBILITY/LIABILITY

St Andrews Golf Camp will exercise due care in arranging and conducting the program. However, we cannot assume responsibility or liability for any damage, loss, claim or injury of any kind whatsoever resulting from any act of omission, commission or inadvertence of any accommodation provider or carrier or other company or person rendering any of the services required as part of the program. Nor can St Andrews Golf camp be responsible for any junior who leaves the program (with or without St Andrews Golf camp consent) or who breaks the rules and regulations and in doing so suffers loss or injury. Causing harm to yourself or others will not be tolerated.

To the maximum extent permitted by law, St Andrews Golf Camp excludes liability for any loss or damage of any kind however arising, including, without limitation, any direct, indirect or consequential monetary or other loss suffered by a guardian or junior as a result of the junior taking part in one of St Andrews Golf Camp programs but if St Andrews Golf Camp is held by a Scottish court to be directly responsible for any such loss or damage, we will pay to the guardian or junior who has suffered loss up to the amount equal to the price paid to St Andrews Golf Camp for the relevant program.

St Andrews Golf Camp will not assume responsibility or liability for any damage, loss, claim or injury resulting from events beyond its control including, without limitation, acts of God, strikes, incidents of terrorism, politically or religiously motivated violence, war, sickness, government restrictions or regulations, weather, quarantines or wilful or negligent acts of third parties or suppliers to St Andrews Golf Camp  

ENTIRE AGREEMENT & GOVERNING LAW

These terms and conditions, which have been fully incorporated into and referenced in the Booking/Credit Card Authorisation Form constitute the entire agreement between the two parties relating to the subject matter hereof, and supersedes any prior understandings or agreements (whether electronic, oral, or written) regarding the subject matter, and may not be amended or modified except in writing.

SEVERABILITY

These terms and conditions shall be deemed severable. In the event any provision is determined unenforceable or invalid, all other provisions shall remain fully enforceable and valid under governing law.

Travel Regulation Insolvency Protection

St Andrews Golf Camp is a company committed to customer satisfaction and consumer financial protection. We are therefore pleased to announce that, at no extra cost to you, all participants booking with St Andrews Golf Camp Ltd are fully insured for the initial deposit, and subsequently the balance of monies paid arising from the cancellation or curtailment of your travel arrangements in the unlikely event of insolvency of St Andrews Golf Camp Ltd. This insurance has been arranged by Towergate Travel through Evolution Insurance Company Ltd .

Claims

In the unlikely event of Insolvency, you must Inform Towergate Travel immediately on +44 (0) 1932 334140 or by email at tcs@towergate.co.uk . Please ensure you retain the booking confirmation as evidence of cover and value.

Policy exclusions: This policy will not cover any monies paid for Travel Insurance or any claim relating to Air Flights. If you have booked flights as part of your travel, you should ensure that the company with which you booked the flights has the appropriate CAA/ATOL bonds in place.

All Terms and Conditions are subject to change.