Terms and Conditions
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Below are our terms and conditions for skydiving with 1300SKYDIVE – SYDNEY , Sydney Skydivers.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
1300SKDYIVE – SYDNEY, Sydney Skydivers
TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
By making a booking you agree to the following terms and conditions which are publicly available on our web site or by request.
All bookings are given a checkin time only. This is not a jump time. Failure to turn up at the assigned checkin time may result in delays to your jump. You will need to checkin and complete paperwork and briefings prior to your jump so it is important you checkin on time.
Bookings are non-refundable however you may change your booking date or checkin time with 24hrs prior notice. Should weather prevent your jump proceeding all payments remain valid for a period of 12 months from original booking date and you are free to choose an alternative date.
Less that 24hours prior notice may result in a $20 re booking fee being charged. If you think you may be unable to choose alternative dates or have limited availability or are traveling we strongly advise you choose booking insurance.
Booking insurance is $19 per person which must be paid at the time of booking and allows you to receive a full refund (not including the $19 insurance).
Booking insurance will protect you should you be unable to jump due to weather and not be able to rebook to another date or transfer your booking to another of our skydive locations. It also covers you for sickness and breakdowns on the day of your skydive as long as you notify us prior to your checkin time on the day of your jump allowing you to re book to another date or receive a full refund less the pre paid booking insurance fee of $19 per person.
** Booking Insurance is not available with Gift Vouchers. Gift Vouchers are not refundable but are transferable.
At the time of booking ALL validity of packages, prices and offers must be confirmed by the customer booking the skydive. We reserve the right to refuse expired, invalid or unconfirmed offers or packages. To change your booking we require 24 hours notice.
We require a $100 deposit per person prior to the booking date. Deposits are a per person payment payment and may not be used to pay the balance of another persons skydive. Deposits are transferable to another person to pay their deposit and remain valid for 12 months.
If you fail to checkin on the day of your booking any deposit is forfeit.
There are no refunds without booking insurance. Booking insurance does not cover persons failing to checkin on the day of their booking without giving prior notice.
In extraordinary circumstances where a refund does take place without booking insurance a $40 administrational fee per person will be charged.
Safety is a large consideration when skydiving, factors such as wind, cloud, rain, and other factors such as air traffic can affect the time it takes to complete your skydive activity. Weather can change for better or worse in minutes. Whilst we endeavour to complete an individual’s jump within 2-3 hours of arrival, we advise you to arrive with no time constraints – you should plan for this to be at least a half-day’s activity.
Aircraft are mechanical and periodically require servicing and maintenance; we reserve the right to change aircraft type without notice. On occasion, these aircraft changes, weather , Air Traffic Control (ATC) and other operational considerations
may require us to change our operational altitude without notice. Any unplanned Aircraft availability or other unexpected circumstances beyond our control preventing jumps proceeding: Bookings may be changed to any other date within 12 months of the original booking date. Any refund request due to jumps not proceeding and customers being unable to choose alternative dates requires booking insurance.
Jump altitudes can be affected by variable conditions outside our control such as weather, aircraft fuel and weight loading, all up passenger gross weights, air traffic control delays or air traffic and air traffic clearances . We will always endeavour to deliver the highest altitude we can. All our products are sold and booked as “up to” a jump altitude. We will deliver a skydive from the highest altitude available with all reasonable efforts. The skydiving service will be considered delivered and there are no refunds, for variations in jump altitude.
Medical conditions or any other considerations that may affect your skydive should be discussed with us prior to your booking. No alcohol / recreational drugs or medication that may affect or impair your judgment are to be taken.
Gift Vouchers are non-refundable but are transferable. Vouchers will expire 3 years after purchase unless the voucher is a special offer or deal and a specific expiry date is indicated with different terms. Failure to checkin on your chosen date and time will render your voucher invalid.
Extending a Gift Voucher expiry date:
As gift voucher are now valid for 3 years no extension is available. You must book and complete your jump within the 3 year voucher expiry date.
Booking a Gift Voucher.
You need to redeem your Gift Voucher PRIOR to the jump day online or by calling and letting us know your voucher number, otherwise you will be unable to use the voucher on the day of your jump.
If you lose or misplace an email or copy of a voucher you can still redeem the voucher by quoting your voucher number when booking. To physically replace a lost or misplaced voucher is $25 inc express postage. You must safeguard your voucher number; we will honor or redeem any voucher if a valid (unused) voucher number is quoted.
Weight is an important factor in Aviation and Skydiving. It affects aircraft weight and balance , fuel allowances and climb rates. Weight is also an important factor on a Tandem jump. It affects equipment maintenance, your instructors workload and manufacturers limits and specifications on equipment.
Please note that MAXIMUM weight for a Tandem skydive is 115kg
All passengers over 95kg a surcharge will apply as follows:
95kg and over $25
100kg and over $50
110kg and over $100
Please note that MAXIMUM weight for AFF learn to skydive in Sydney is 110kg and there are no excess charges over 95kg for AFF.
We reserve the right to refuse a skydive based on age, health, weight or any factor we deem to be an adverse risk.
Optional personal accident insurance is available for $30. You are not required to take up the insurance however in certain cases, due to age, health, fitness, weight or other factors, we may on occasion recommend and require that a customer take up the $30 personal accident insurance. This is a rare occurrence but our advice and decisions are to ensure our customers receive the best advice, service and peace of mind.
Minimum age is 12 years old and all minors must have a legal guardian present on the day of the jump.
Whilst it is not mandatory to book a video, it is advisable, as on some occasions a late change of mind may result in disappointment.
All bookings require a $100 deposit per person paid at the time of booking to secure your checkin time. If due to weather or after your arrival you are unable to complete your skydive your booking remains valid for 12 months from the original booking date and you may select another date. Deposits may not be used to pay the balance of another persons skydive. Deposits are transferable to pay another persons deposit.
Video and photo charges:
If all footage is unavailable due to camera failure or other unforeseen circumstances you will be offered a second skydive on the same day with camera AT NO CHARGE, or a full refund of your video/photo product payment.
If there is a partial camera failure resulting in partial footage only the full charge will still apply as cameras are subject to harsh environmental conditions that are outside of our direct control and , although not common, camera failures can occur.