Number of Participants

  • There is no minimum number of participants, so the activity will take place irrespective of the number of participants.

Payment

  • A 25% deposit is required when the booking is accepted.
  • The remaining 75% is due 4 weeks prior to the activity date.
  • If less than 4 weeks to the activity date, payment in full is required.
  • Your place will be reserved on receipt of your booking form and deposit.
  • Your place will be confirmed on receipt of final payment.

Cancellation by You

  • 25% will be retained if the cancellation date is less than 4 weeks before the activity date.
  • 75% will be retained if the cancellation date is less than 2 weeks before the activity date.
  • We recommend you acquire travel / holiday insurance to cover for such eventualities.

Cancellation by Us

  • Chalk Newton Geoscience will notify the customer of cancellation as soon as practical if the activity cannot be undertaken for any reason including unsuitable environmental and/or weather conditions.
  • In the event of cancellation customers will be offered the choice of the following options:-
    – Relocating activity to an alternative location.
    – Re-booking on a different date.
    – Full refund of the fee paid.
  • If cancellation is due to Covid-19, then cancellation may take place at anytime before the activity date, until the day of the activity itself.
  • We shall not be liable for accommodation and travel costs if a course is cancelled, postponed or relocated.
  • We recommend you acquire travel / holiday insurance to cover for such eventualities.

Liability and Indemnity

  • Participants attend on the understanding to act responsibly and behave reasonably during the activity, while taking direction from the leader(s) and following instructions or guidance given.
  • Chalk Newton Geoscience shall not accept any responsibility for any incident, accident or illness to any participant, no matter how caused.
  • Chalk Newton Geoscience shall not accept any liability for any expenses, loss of earnings, loss or damage of equipment and/property, arising from such incident, accident or illness.

Insurance

  • Overseas participants (non-UK residents) must be insured against cancellation, accident and medical care including repatriation and any other eventualities deemed necessary.