OUR T&Cs

When making a booking you are agreeing to the below terms and conditions.

1. Booking.

a. Places can only be reserved by submitting a completed booking form and making a 10% deposit. We will send you an invoice for the remaining balance 30 days before your trip starts.

This can either be paid before you arrive or paid at the launch spot by cash or credit/debit card (American Express, JCB, Visa, Diners Club, Mastercard or Maestro).

b. All bookings will be confirmed by email.

c. All bookings made with Scandinavian Kayaking Adventures are protected under Swedish Law by a travel guarantee.
Anyone who arranges or sells travel arrangements subject to the provisions of the Travel Guarantees Act (1972:204) must lodge a travel guarantee with Kammarkollegiet before these arrangements can be marketed or sold. The purpose of the Act is to provide financial protection for travellers if a travel arrangement is cancelled or interrupted, usually as the result of the bankruptcy of the travel operator.

2. Amendments by the customer.

a. A customer may change dates before the trip starts with no loss of deposit. We will try our very best to find a date which is suitable.

3. Cancellation by the customer.

a. All cancellations must be in writing and acknowledged by Scandinavian Kayaking Adventures.

b. Customers can cancel their booking at anytime before the start of the trip on the following terms;

100% refund of the trip, less any deposit paid.

In circumstances beyond the customers control (e.g. cancelled flight), the customer will receive 100% refund of the trip, plus deposit paid.

c. If the participant choses to leave the trip earlier than planned, this does not entitle to a return.

4. Amendments by us.

a. Sea kayaking is weather dependant. In the event that the weather is unsuitable, Scandinavian Kayaking Adventures will advise suitable safe alternatives such as use of sheltered waters in harbours and fjords.

b. We endeavour to select the best locations for the trip. In the event of force majeure (unusual and unforeseen circumstances beyond our control, the consequences of which are unavoidable e.g. strike, riot, natural disaster, act of war or terrorism) and Scandinavian Kayaking Adventures is forced to cancel or curtail a trip we will endeavour to provide a suitable alternative, but we cannot pay compensation or accept liability for the return of fees or expenses (e.g. flights).

5. Insurance.

a. Scandinavian Kayaking Adventures advises that customers acquire insurance for cancellation and curtailment and loss / damage of personal belongings and equipment for your whole trip.

b. It is a condition of booking for all trips that you and all participants are covered by adequate insurance for the duration of the trip and for the activities undertaken. The insurance must include cover for medical and emergency expenses (including repatriation), personal accident, injury and death. In the event of emergency medical expenses the responsibility of such costs will be borne by the customer. Please ensure that you hold travel insurance that covers activities like kayaking.

6. Damage of equipment.

You are responsible for looking after any equipment during your trip. Wear and tear is expected over time, and you should notify us if anything is faulty. The equipment will be inspected upon your return to ensure it is in good working order. In the event of excessive damage that is the result of careless behavior or mistreatment of equipment, Scandinavian Kayaking Adventures reserves the right to charge you for repair or replacement costs incurred.

7. Your safety.

a. Personal protective and safety equipment supplied must be worn at all times during the trip.

b. It is strongly advised that you should not use the kayak whilst under the influence of alcohol.

8. Under 18s.

a. Scandinavian Kayaking Adventures does not cater for unaccompanied children under 18 years of age. Accompanied children over 12 may participate in sea kayaking on the condition that the accompanying adult accepts that the child’s actions and safety is the accompanying adult’s responsibility.

9. Data Protection.

a. We will not sell or give out your personal details or e-mail address to any other party without your permission.

10. Personal belongings.

a. Scandinavian Kayaking Adventures can hold onto larger baggage for you whilst you are out on the water, however we cannot be held responsible for personal belongings and equipment. Items stored in our vehicles or with our staff is at your own risk. If you take valuables on our activities e.g. jewellery, watches, glasses, non-waterproof cameras etc you do so at your own risk.

11. General.

a. Any information provided by Scandinavian Kayaking Adventures on such matters as routes, climate, clothing, equipment, advice etc. is given in good faith but without responsibility on the part of Scandinavian Kayaking Adventures.

12. Limited liability.

a. Under no circumstances shall Scandinavian Kayaking Adventures be liable for any direct, indirect, special, punitive, incidental, exemplary, or consequential damages, or any damages whatsoever, arising out of or in connection with the use, inability to use, or performance of the information, services, products and materials available on the Scandinavian Kayaking Adventures website or given to you before your trip.

 

 

Scandinavian Kayaking Adventures is owned by Darren Parkinson and based in Sweden (organisation number 198107038898).

Darren Parkinson is referred to as 'Scandinavian Kayaking Adventures' in the above terms & conditions.

All tours, activities and transfers are referred to as “trips”.


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