GREAT SCOT TOURS – 2018 terms & conditions

When you book with Great Scot Tours you will have read, understood, & accepted the terms and conditions.

Driver/Guided Tours
The daily rate includes itinerary planning, a 9 hour working day, beginning around 0900hrs and, ending around 1800hrs, vehicle & associated costs, professional driver/guide services, and taxes.

Currency All quotes and transactions are in £ GBP.

Entrances to paid venues or attractions etc are not included in fees.
Any ferry charges are not included in the fees
Fees quoted do not include overnight accommodation or meals for guides, unless stated otherwise.

Insurance
Great Scot Tours strongly recommends that passengers arrange for themselves suitable travel, medical, and cancellation insurance.

How to Pay:
How to Pay:
Fees may be paid by the following methods:
Bank Transfer payments, in advance – clients are responsible for ensuring payment in full, in GBP, also covers any bank charges. Overseas payments may attract bank charges (these are approx £7-£10 from European country & £10- £15 from Non European countries) which must be met by the client.
PayPal most credit/debit cards accepted
Bank Transfer payments, in advance – clients are responsible for ensuring payment in full, in GBP, also covers any bank charges.

Additional Expenses:
Additional Expenses
Full Day Tours: On those lasting more than 8 hours, a supplementary payment for each additional hour may be payable. A lunch allowance is also payable.
Half Day Tours: On those lasting more than 4 hours, or ending after 13.00hrs, a supplementary payment for each additional hour may be payable.
Extended Tours: Lunch, dinner, bed & breakfast to be provided. Overtime work and expenses to be negotiated prior to departure.
Travelling expenses: To be negotiated, e.g. to a pick-up point or from drop-off point.

Great Scot Tours Cancellation Policy
Cancellation of confirmed tour
Full Day Tours: Full fee is payable if tour is cancelled less than 30 Days prior to tour date
Half Day Tours: Full fee is payable if tour is cancelled less than 30 Days prior to tour date
Extended Tours*:Full fee is payable if tour is cancelled less than 30 Days prior to tour date
Deposits are non-refundable.
*An extended tour is a tour which lasts for more than one day.

Luggage Policy
Luggage is conveyed at the owners’ own risk.
Guests are limited to one medium sized suitcase per person. A surcharge of £5.00 per day, per extra piece of luggage, may be applied. Any additional luggage not declared during the booking process will only taken at the drivers discretion.

Child Seats
Great Scot Tours does not provide child seats on our tours. It is the legal responsibility of guests travelling with children to provide child seats for a travelling child that complies with current Scottish legislation. https://www.gov.uk/child-car-seats-the-rules

Liability
Great Scot Tours cannot accept liability for losses or additional expenses incurred due to delays or change in transportation (air, rail, sea or other services), technical problems to transport, sickness, weather, strike or other causes which are outside our control. Should Great Scot Tours have to cancel your booking for any unforeseen reasons any monies already received will be refunded in full. Great Scot Tours will not accept liability for any expenses over and above this.
In the event of the guide allocated to you becoming unavailable we will find you a suitable professional guide to accompany you.