Terms and Conditions for Beagle Cruises:
By booking a berth or whole boat charter you are agreeing to these terms and conditions.
Liability: By booking a berth or charter you acknowledge that Beagle Cruises have taken all reasonable steps to safeguard it’s liabilities to you and Beagle Cruises cannot be held liable for any death, injury, damage or loss to you or your effects. We are all responsible for our own safety whilst aboard or undertaking any activity to do with Beagle Cruises including travelling to and from the boat.
Beagle Cruises cannot be held responsible for any occurrence preventing you from joining the cruise as booked. It is recommended that travel insurance with cancelation cover is taken out.
Reservations: are not confirmed until the completed Booking Form and a non-refundable deposit of 20% of the total fee (or as otherwise agreed) has been received. Provisional bookings by phone or e-mail will be held for seven days pending receipt of the completed Booking Form and deposit.
Full payment shall be made 4 weeks prior to the date of the charter / holiday. Anyone making a booking on behalf of a passenger or group of passengers warrants and confirms that he/she has the authority of said passengers and that each such passenger/group agrees to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. If your final payment is not made by 4 weeks prior to the start date we may cancel your booking and attempt to re sell it. Please get in touch with us in case of any problems.
Payment will be accepted by: BACS (See booking form) or Cheque (please allow 10 days from postage to clearance, we prefer bank transfer). Special offers/discounts are only valid at the time of publication and for the designated period. Any Bank/payment fees are to be paid by you (the person making the payments).
Note: If you would like to change your booking we will try to accommodate you but this may not always be possible.
Cancellations: must be notified to us in writing by the person who made the booking. If you cancel your holiday:
More than 2 months prior to the start of your holiday/cruise, you will only be charged your deposit.
From 2 months to 1 month prior to the start of your holiday/cruise, you will be charged 50% of the holiday/cruise cost.
Less than 30 days prior to the start of your holiday/cruise, you will be charged the full amount.
Note: We appreciate that wholly unforeseen events may result in cancellation. In view of the above and for your peace of mind we therefore strongly advise you to take out appropriate comprehensive Accident and Cancellation Insurance at the time of your booking.
If we are unable to run the holiday due to any unforeseen circumstances we will offer you a different date. If this is not possible we will refund all money to you, and you will have no further claim against us. In this instance we are not liable for any personal expenses you may have incurred as a result of your booking such as travel tickets (flight, rail etc.), travel insurance etc.
Coronavirus: If, because of the UK and Scottish Governments' coronavirus guidelines, it becomes necessary to reschedule your holiday, any payments you have made to date will be put towards the cost of your new, rescheduled holiday. There will be a difference in price if you choose a shorter or longer rescheduled holiday or, if you choose a different cabin.
Health: Persons completing the booking form are declaring that they, and all persons on whose behalf they are booking, are in good health and are sufficiently fit, mobile and agile. Any special health conditions or concerns which may affect your or other people's enjoyment of the holiday/cruise must be notified to us in good time prior to the departure/embarkation date. The skipper may refuse to carry any passenger or luggage on any cruise for any cause relating to the safety of the vessel or any property or any other persons on board. In such circumstances the passenger will not be entitled to any compensation or payment whatsoever.
Children: No unaccompanied children under the age of eighteen (18) can be carried. Anyone under 18 years of age, are wholly the responsibility of their parents/guardians at all times.
Animals: No animals will be carried.
Drugs and illegal material: No drugs, dangerous and illegal material or other unlawful goods are permitted on board the vessel and the passenger(s) will free and release Beagle Cruises and the Skipper from any liabilities or responsibility arising out of any breach of this condition. Our vessel are non-smoking vessels.
Privacy: Your contact and personal details may be kept by us for future mailings and news. You may opt out of receiving e-mails at any time by contacting us. The booking process asks for your address details and phone number which allows us to contact you. Please note that your financial details are never stored by us. We will not pass on or sell your details to any third parties.
Complaints: In the unlikely event that you have a complaint please report it to us as quickly as possible in order that we may deal with it promptly and, hopefully, to your satisfaction. The Laws of Scotland will govern any claims, disputes, legal action or proceedings arising out of or connected with this booking contract.
Itineraries will be subject to variations in weather and other local conditions, we will try to take you to destinations of your (the majority of guests) choice but this may not always be possible.