Terms and Conditions

The following terms and conditions shall apply in respect of all photographic workshop and tour bookings made through Skye Photo Tours and will form the basis of your contract with Skye Photo Tours.

 

  1. Workshop deposits are non-refundable. Example – a £100 per person (3 days Skye workshop), deposit is required at the time of booking. Deposits should be paid through the website via PayPal. A confirmation email will then be e-mailed to you. All workshop and tour fees are based in UK pounds. The balance is due 30 days before the start date (you will be notified via email with a PayPal Payment Link). If the balance does not reach us by the date specified in our confirmation, we reserve the right to treat the booking as cancelled.

  2. If you are booking a workshop within 30 days of the start date, you will be requested via email to pay the balance by PayPal Payment Link.

  3. Workshops will only operate with a minimum of 2 participating photographers. In the event of your workshop being cancelled by Skye Photo Tours for whatever reason, other than non-payment of balance (point 1), your payment will be refunded in full including your deposit. Our liability is limited to the amount of any money you have paid to us. If we cancel your tour we will make every effort to advise you at least three weeks prior to the workshop date.

  4. If you cancel more than 30 days before the start date, then any money you have paid to us is fully refundable, minus your deposit.

  5. If you cancel between 29 and 15 days before the start date you will receive a 50% refund, minus your deposit.

  6. If you cancel 14 days or less before the start date there will be no refund, although every attempt will be made to fill your place. If your place is filled then any money you have paid to us is fully refundable, minus your deposit.

  7. One Day Photo Tours deposit is required, £50 per booking, however if the weather is too bad a refund will be made. Deposits should be paid through the website via PayPal. A confirmation email will then be e-mailed to you. All tour fees are based in UK pounds. The balance is due 28 days before the start date (you will be notified via email with a PayPal Payment Link). If the balance does not reach us by the date specified in our confirmation, we reserve the right to treat the booking as cancelled. In the event of your tour being cancelled by Skye Photo Tours for whatever reason, other than non-payment of balance, your payment will be refunded in full including your deposit. Our liability is limited to the amount of any money you have paid to us. If we cancel your tour we will make every effort to advise you at least three weeks prior to the tour date.

  8. Bookings are non-transferable between participants and / or workshops.

  9. If you wish to cancel your booking please do so in writing via email, the date received being the date of cancellation.

  10. We reserve the right to change the tour itinerary due to altered circumstances and conditions. We will make alternative arrangements as required but no refunds will be given for services that are not utilised as a result.

  11. It is a fundamental booking condition that you accept the hazards involved in visiting remote areas. All participants must be fully insured for the duration of the tour. Participants are responsible for arranging their own insurance, which must cover at least medical expenses, injury, death and repatriation. It is advisable that you also have cancellation and curtailment as part of your insurance policy. Customers should provide Skye Photo Tours with evidence of their insurance. In addition you should be insured against loss of or damage to baggage and personal possessions including all your camera equipment.

  12. Personal items and baggage remain at all times the responsibility of the participant. In addition responsibility must be accepted for any equipment loaned to you, and you must agree to pay for any loss or damage caused to this equipment while in your care.

  13. Skye Photo Tours does not accept liability for death, bodily injury or illness unless this arises from the negligent act and/or omission of Skye Photo Tours whilst acting in the course of their employment.

  14. Skye Photo Tours cannot be held responsible for; the consequences of any delays, expenses incurred or alterations caused by illness, weather, war, terrorism, political events, civil strife, natural disaster, technical difficulties or any event beyond our control.

  15. Skye Photo Tours does not accept responsibility for any loss of valuables, including camera equipment, during a course or workshop.

  16. Due to the adventurous nature of some tours, all customers must at all times agree to comply with the decisions taken by the leader of the tour.

  17. It is your own responsibility to make travel arrangements to the workshop starting points including international flight arrangements if required. Skye Photo Tours cannot take responsibility for changes or alterations to any flights or any travel delays.

  18. Our tours and workshops can involve travel in remote, mountainous regions, where amenities and medical facilities are not readily accessible. Every effort is made to ensure your safety and wellbeing, but bookings are accepted on the understanding that you appreciate the risks and hazards associated with this sort of workshop or tour. Skye Photo Tours will not accept responsibility for accidents, injury, lack of fitness, carelessness, illness, negligence or lack of punctuality attributable to the customer. If you have any disability or illness, please inform us at the time of booking the tour so advice can be given on the suitability of the workshop/tour.

  19. We are unable to accept bookings from persons under 18 years old.

  20. If you should have a complaint about the workshop/tour, it must be made in writing and received by Skye Photo Tours within fourteen days of the end of the workshop/tour.

  21. In the unlikely event of any sort of dispute arising, the Law of Scotland shall apply. If the dispute cannot be resolved directly between us within 6 weeks of written intimation of the dispute, both Skye Photo Tours and our customer shall attempt to settle the dispute by Mediation. A Mediator will be selected with the assistance of the Law Society of Scotland. If the mediation is unsuccessful, the Sheriff Court at Inverness shall have jurisdiction.

  22. We will not ask for or keep information about customers, unless agreed by both parties, other than is necessary to process orders, process refunds, and provide information about products and about our events. We will not disseminate personal information about customers to any third party. We will comply with any customer’s request to discard their telephone number, e-mail address and their address by e-mailing: info@skyephototours.com  

  23. For all refunds where the original payment was made through an online processor such as PayPal, or via banking transfers, they will be returned to you, minus any fees that incurred by using the respective online processor.

  24. By booking, reading, and agreeing to our terms and conditions at time of booking you are agreeing to be bound by these. The person booking the workshop or tour does so on behalf of all the other individuals included on it, so that all are bound by the booking conditions.

© 2020 Skye Photo Tours All Rights Reserved

Gordon Charlton Skye Photo Tours Dunvegan Isle of Skye IV55 8WA 

Tel: +44 (0)1470 521810

Mob: +44 (0)7484 294264

Email: info@skyephototours.com