Houseboat Booking Policy

Conditions of Hire

1 The current prices are subject to change.

2 After a reservation deposit is paid the price quoted will not change.

Payments & Security Bonds

3 A deposit of $1,000 per week is required within 7 days to confirm your booking. If the total hire value is less than $1,000 the full amount is due on booking. (2% surcharge on all card transactions)

4 Full payment for hire is required 8 weeks (2 months) prior to departure.

5 A $1,000 security bond is payable in cash or card (surcharge 2% applies) upon arrival. (or via EFT 5 days prior to arrival) The bond is fully refundable less fuel used and loss/damage (within 7 days of end of hire) when the boat is returned on time, in good order & condition. Bond is refunded into a nominated bank account. A description of your group (ie. number of males and females and the average age of the people in your group) should be discussed with the booking office at the time of booking. Single sex groups or where some or all of the occupants on the boat are under the age of 25 will incur a double bond.

All hires are guaranteed by a credit card imprint which is taken upon boarding.

6 Fuel – The fuel tank will be full prior to departure. Fuel used including diesel, unleaded and gas will be charged upon your return and taken from the bond monies.

Cancellations

7 Cancellations must be made a minimum of two (2) months prior to the commencement of the hire for a refund to be payable. Travel insurance is recommended

8 Refunds of deposit for cancellations made less than two (2) months prior to the commencement of the hire will be made when the same boat has been hired for the same period at the same price.

9 A cancellation fee of $100 will apply.

General Conditions

10 All occupants of the vessel are required to read and sign a comprehensive hire agreement prior to departure.

11 Occupants under 18 years of age require the signature of a parent or guardian.

12 Hire will commence at 2.00pm on the day of departure and will terminate at 9.00am on the last day.

13 Arrivals after 5.00pm may be required to remain at the mooring sites until the following morning.

14 The houseboat must be returned in good clean condition or an extra cleaning charge will apply. Smoking inside the houseboat is not allowed and additional cleaning fees will apply.

15 No pets, firearms, trail/motorbikes or chainsaws are allowed on board the boat.

16 In the unlikely event of unfavourable river conditions, or any unforeseen circumstances, causing danger to the river craft, the proprietors reserve the right to re-arrange the booking. Every effort will be made to give notice in advance if such circumstances arise.

17 We agree to have the boat, motor and accessories in good working order. We will not be obliged to compensate the hirer for loss of time due to unforeseen mechanical problems during the hire period.

18 The number of people on board is limited to the number of berths allowed by NSW Maritime regulations. A child over the age of 12 months is counted as one person.

19 At least one crew member must be aged 21 or older and hold a current drivers license. The boat must be driven in daylight hours only. No driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

20 The management reserves the right to refuse any hire without stating any grounds for refusal or termination.

21 Car parking is available at the mooring sites. No responsibility is accepted for parked vehicles / trailers.

 


Please return form with deposit to All Seasons Houseboats
PO Box 4068, Mildura VIC 3502

Bookings and enquiries within Australia 1800 22 33 75
Or fax back on 03 5021 4537
Email: info@allseasonshouseboats.com.au