Number of Participants

  • Unless explicitly stated, 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.
  • Value added tax is not applicable.
  • 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.
  • Prices are in British Pound Sterling (GBP). We cannot be responsible for currency fluctuations and or additional fees outside our control that may be applied such as bank transfer fees, credit card fees and etc.

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.
  • If applicable, we shall refund in British Pound Sterling (GBP) and we cannot be held liable for any loss due to fluctuations in currency exchange rates during transactions.
  • 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.