GENERAL TERMS & CONDITIONS BILL'S TRIPS
(a) Bill’s Trips will provide you with confirmation of your application upon the receipt of the following signed and completed documents:
- Release and Indemnity;
- Skiing Questionnaire;
- Medical Questionnaire;
- These General Terms and Conditions.
(b) Your acceptance as a guest is subject to your skiing/boarding capabilities, medical condition and fitness being to the standard deemed necessary by Bill’s Trips.
(a) Should you be accepted as a guest you will be required to pay a non-refundable deposit of $1000.00 within 14 days of such confirmation.
(b) Bill’s Trips requires payment of the deposit and price to be made by way of cash, bank cheque, money order, electronic funds transfer or credit card.
(c) Payment by credit card will incur a 3% surcharge.
(d) Bank cheques and money orders are to be made payable to “Bill’s Trips Pty Ltd”.
(e) Payment of the remainder of the price is due 90 days prior to departure.
(f) Quotation of all prices are in Australian Dollars (AUD).
(a) Prices which are advertised or otherwise quoted in respect of your trip are subject to change prior to departure. Prices are only guaranteed upon payment of the total Price.
(b) Bill’s Trips may at its discretion change the price of your trip where there are increases in and additions to the costs of the trip beyond its control including (but not limited to):
- A change in exchange rate;
- Additional permits, costs or government charges;
- Additional travel costs and expenses of whatever nature.
(c) Any additional payments which are required as a result of a change in price shall be paid by you within 14 days written notification from Bill’s Trips.
4. Exclusions from price
(a) You are required, at your own expense, to arrange the following prior to departure:
- Airfares, visas and travel taxes;
- Travel insurance.
(b) For the duration of your trip, the following are not included in the price:
- Travel expenses which are not provided by Bill’s Trips including but not limited to excess baggage;
- Meals and beverages which are not provided by Bill’s Trips;
- Personal expenses such as clothing, ski/boarding equipment and ski/boarding equipment maintenance;
- Medical expenses and evacuation for both illness and injury.
- All avalanche equipment
(c) An indication of the travel expenses and meals which are provided by Bill’s Trips are as stated on the Bill’s Trips Website. You are required to review this and familiarise yourself with them prior to signing these General Terms and Conditions.
5. Cancellation by you
(a) You may cancel your trip at any time prior to departure by providing written notice to Bill’s Trips.
(b) Should you cancel your trip at any stage the deposit is non-refundable.
(c) Should you cancel your trip more than 60 days before departure, you will be entitled to a refund of all moneys paid (less the deposit) subject to Bill’s Trips finding a replacement guest. In the event a replacement guest is not found, the entire price paid by you will be forfeited.
(d) Should you cancel your trip less than 30 days before departure the entire price paid by you will be forfeited.
6. Cancellation by Bill’s Trips
(a) Bill’s Trips reserves the right to cancel your trip either prior to departure or during the trip for reasons including (but not limited to):-
(i) Prior to departure:-
- A change in your medical condition or fitness;
- Your failure to disclose details of your medical condition or fitness prior to departure;
- In the event that insufficient guests are booked on a particular trip.
(ii) During the trip:
- Should you fail to comply with the directions of Bill’s Trips;
- Should Bill’s Trips determine that you should not participate any further.
(b) In the case of termination prior to departure Bill’s Trips shall refund the price (less the deposit) within fourteen (14) days of written notification from Bill’s Trips of the cancellation.
(c) In the event of termination during the trip the entire price paid by you will be forfeited.
7. Alterations to your trip
(a) Bill’s Trips reserves the right to alter your trip including but not limited to dates and routes, including early termination or finalisation of your trip in respect to any trip which you have been accepted as an applicant.
(b) Factors such as government travel warnings, hazardous weather conditions, dangerous militant or terrorist activity, and/or other events occurring which cause serious risks to you or other guests may give rise to modification, postponement or delay of your trip.
(c) In the case that the dates of a trip are postponed or delayed by Bill’s Trips and you are not able to participate as a result of this change, you will be entitled to a refund of the price (less the deposit) within fourteen (14) days of you advising Bill’s Trips in writing.
(d) Should your trip be terminated or finalised early, you acknowledge that you will not be entitled to any compensation or refund of the price from Bill’s Trips.
8. Release and indemnity form
It is acknowledged that the terms of the Release and Indemnity Form that you have signed separately are to be incorporated within these General Terms and Conditions.
(a) The governing law of these General Terms and Conditions shall be the state of New South Wales in Australia.
(b) All notices you send to Bill’s Trips are to be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. All notices sent by Bill’s Trips to you will be via the email address provided by you when submitting your application.
(c) Where a term of these General Terms and Conditions are invalid at law or otherwise, this does not invalidate these Terms and Conditions as a whole.
(d) Reference to “Bill’s Trips” in these General Terms and Conditions includes Bill’s Trips Pty Ltd ACN 142 773 448, its principals, directors and agents.