Funky Playbus Terms and Conditions
Throughout these Terms and Conditions, the following interpretations apply:
“Hirer”, “You”, “Your” means the person who hires the Funky Playbus on behalf of themselves and all members of a Group. The Hirer is the person named on the Booking Confirmation.
“Group” means the children that attend the party specified on the Booking Confirmation Form, and their parents or guardians.
“Seller”, “We”, “Us”, “Our” means LTS Entertainment T/a The Funky Playbus. We agree to sell the services of The Funky Playbus to the Hirer subject to all the Terms and Conditions.
“Vehicle” means the Funky Playbus – a double decker bus belonging to the Seller, which has been converted to offer the facilities used to provide the service to the Hirer. The Vehicle is 32′ (9.75m) long, 8′ (2.5m) wide and 14’6″ (4.5m) high.
“Staff” means the driver and any other personnel that are working for LTS Entertainment T/a The Funky Playbus.
We will supply the service to the Hirer and the Hirer will pay for the services in accordance with the Terms and Conditions. The Hirer accepts the Terms and Conditions.
Any variations on the Terms and Conditions can only be permitted if expressed in writing by Us.
The Hirer agrees to inform all members of the Group that the event is booked and of all the Terms and Conditions and agrees to ensure that the Terms and Conditions are adhered to by all members of the Group.
A booking is made and a contract formed when We receive a payment of at least the deposit from You. The deposit is non-refundable.
The Booking Confirmation must be checked by the Hirer and a 50% deposit sent by the Hirer to the Seller no later than the date indicated on the booking confirmation, in order to secure the booking. If the deposit has not been received by that date, We will be entitled to regard the booking as cancelled and offer it to someone else.
Once We have received a 50% deposit from You, and subject to availability, Your booking will be secured until 7 days before the booking date, at which time the balance of payment is due. Payment of the balance by the due date will secure Your booking until the booking date.
You, the Hirer, agree to indemnify the Seller in full against all losses, costs, damages, charges and expenses incurred by Us as a result of a cancellation by You.
If You do not pay Us the balance by the due date, We will be entitled to regard the booking as cancelled and no refund will be payable.
The care, supervision and safety of the Group are at all times the responsibility of the Hirer. Any members of Staff present are there solely to operate and/or manage the Vehicle and oversee the running of the party. We recommend that twenty should be the maximum number of children on the Vehicle at any given time, and that the age of each child is between eighteen months and eight years inclusive.
The Hirer must ensure there is a minimum of two adults supervising the children at all times.
We will not take responsibility for any delay in reaching any venue due to road works, traffic chaos or any other highway hazard.
It is the responsibility of the Hirer to provide a parking space suitable for, and accessible by, the Vehicle for the duration of the party.
The Hirer will be responsible for any parking charges that may be due, and for obtaining any permission necessary to park the Vehicle at the Hirer’s chosen location, and for any fines arising from the failure of the Hirer to pay such charges or obtain such permission.
The Hirer will be responsible for any damage caused to the Vehicle by any member of the Hirer’s Group.
The Hirer will also be responsible for any damage caused to the interior or exterior of the Vehicle as a result of incitement. This is includes any soiling of any person during the hirer’s booking.
The seller reserves the right to terminate the booking and close all public areas on the bus if a soiling occurs, due to health and safety regulations. A clean up charge of £50.00 will also be payable before the seller leaves.
The Hirer must ensure that You and Your Group do not behave in such a way that puts the safety of others at risk, or that may cause damage to the Vehicle to occur.
No one may eat, smoke, or drink on the Vehicle, except for a private hire, when food and drink are allowed in the designated area, subject to agreement with Us. Chewing Gum is forbidden at all times.
No Animals are allowed onto the Vehicle at any time.
The Hirer must ensure that everyone in their party wears suitable clothing and that all badges, necklaces, chains and any other jewellery are removed from all party members before playing.
The Hirer must leave the Vehicle in a clean and tidy condition to the satisfaction of the Staff.
The Hirer must look after the equipment and ensure that nothing is removed from the Vehicle at any time.
The Hirer must make themselves known to the driver on the day of booking.
The Hirer must ensure that all outdoor footwear is removed before entering the play area. Storage is available on the Vehicle for footwear.
If any member of Staff believes that any member of the Group is jeopardizing the safety of others, or of the Vehicle, they will be entitled to remove them from the Vehicle and that member or those members will have to make their own way from that point. No refund will be due.
The Seller does not accept responsibility for any loss, damage, inconvenience, injury or death arising from any accident, breakdown or delay attributable to reasons beyond the control of the Seller.
We will not be responsible for any valuables or other items belonging to members of the Group.
No one should approach the Vehicle until it has completed manoeuvres, the engine has stopped and the main door is opened, and we ask that no members of the Group enter the Vehicle until requested to do so.
The Seller’s liability to the Hirer (other than liability for death or personal injury resulting from the Seller’s negligence) for any loss or damage of any nature: (a) arising from any breach of the Terms and Conditions; or (b) any negligence, breach of statutory or other duty on the part of the Seller; or (c) in any other way out of or in connection with the non-performance of or purported non-performance of, or failure to perform the Services in accordance with the Terms and Conditions will be limited to a refund of the total amount paid by the Hirer.
The Hirer is not permitted to cancel this agreement except with the written consent of the Seller. Subject to the Seller giving permission for the contract to be cancelled, a refund of the booking fee less the deposit will be payable, provided that the cancellation is more than 21 days before the booking.
The Contract is between the Seller and the Hirer as principals and may not be assigned by the Hirer without the express written consent of the Seller.
These Terms and Conditions form the whole agreement between the Seller and the Hirer and shall not be removed or varied in any way.
If the Seller is in default of any of its obligations hereunder, it shall not be liable where such default is due to any act of God, war, strike, lockout, industrial action, fire, flood, drought, tempest or other event beyond the reasonable control of the Seller. In such circumstances, the Seller shall give notice to the Hirer where possible, and be released from performance of its obligations hereunder to the extent the event of supervening impossibility prevents or restricts the Seller’s performance.
These Terms and Conditions are subject to English Law and the Hirer consents to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts in all matters regarding the Services.