| Terms & Conditions Brisbane
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R. Ott Show World Corporation Pty. Ltd.
1. Responsibility and Sub-Contractor Services
You must be over 18 years of age to make any booking, alternatively, your Parent or Guardian can make the booking on your behalf.
When you call us we assume and you declare you are over 18 years of age.
You and or your Parent or Guardian automatically agree, confirm and accept full responsibility to the set-out terms and conditions herewith when you pay your booking/securitydeposit/ bond to Show World Corporation Pty. Ltd. trading as “Nightcruiser” for and on behalf of any Nightcruiser’s chosen Sub-Contractor carrying out the services.
1 a. NIGHTCRUISER APPOINTED SUB-CONTRACTORS.
You agree, accept and understand that Nightcruiser will allocate a suitable chosen Sub-Contractor to carry out the Party Tour and Services as agreed.They will be in full control and assist you directly and you will abide by their own terms and conditions as well, listed separately at the bottom of this webpage.Furthermore, you agree to the emailed out tour schedule and detailed arrangements.
Email communication or faxes between our offices and clients are deemed and treated the same as a signed legal contract.
3. Booking Deposit:
Must be paid in advance by the due date requested as stated and or attached to our emails to protect your date.
The booking deposit is non-refundable.
Payment options are also detailed and attached.
4. Refund of Bond:
We are unable to refund your booking deposit/bond for a cancellation for whatever reason and time.
5. Security Bond:
The booking bond, if asked for it, also automatically becomes your damage bond, once paid. It can not be used towards the fee due for the service at the point of pick-upThe Sub-Contractor might refund on the spot or as per their terms and conditions after the service back to your bank account. This ensures the right person receives the bond.It is your responsibility to ask the driver if he is happy to recommend the refund after inspection.We, therefore, require your Bank BSB and Account numbers to forward to the chosen Representative.
If you have any dispute it can only be solved by the Sub-Contractor [Vehicle Owner Operator] and yourselves.
Your pre-paid bond cannot be used towards your cash fee due prior to departure. Otherwise, we hold no damage security bond.
6. a Bond Payment Information:
BOND PAYMENT to secure your Vehicle
As discussed, we have tentatively reserved your booking, which places you under no obligation until we receive your bond which is now due.Remember: Its first come first served due to the demand – the sooner the bond the sooner the guaranteed booking.Below are details on how to secure your booking and get the deposit to us.
To confirm and secure your booking please pay the requested bond amount and add your booking number or name as a narration with your payment.
Payment Options: Bond / Advance Payment
Bank: Bank West
Account Name: Show World Corporation Pty. Ltd.
BSB: 306 – 042
Reference:[Your booking number or Name the booking is in]
Please call 0427 55 33 40 to make a payment over the phone anytime.
Payments made by Credit Card incur an additional 1.9% – 2.9% Surcharge, the cost to us!
No Charge if you transfer direct. (see above details) Payments can be made via cash (in advance or on the night), Bank Transfer, bank deposit [sent receipt] (7 Days in Advance), Visa or MasterCard (No Amex) (over the phone).
*Note the deposit/bond will be refunded in cash at the end of your tour unless alternative methods are made.
7. Damage Inspection prior to Departure:
We suggest that when you initially board and pay your fee due, prior to your guests boarding, you also inspect the vehicle for any damage prior to departure. That way there will be no dispute as to when the damage occurred.
8. After 12 midnight Charters:
We and our Representative reserve the right to full payment including the bond in advance for any charters starting after 12 midnight.
9. Payment due. Full Amount Due Prior to Boarding:
As per the agreement, is to be paid in cash, (unless otherwise arranged in advance. No cheque accepted unless first cleared and 5 working days is needed to have them cleared) before boarding and departure in full to the driver by the person who is responsible for the charter. Cruiser Captains do not carry any change.
10. Collection of Monies:
Under no circumstances is it the responsibility of the Driver to collect individual passenger money, should you be collecting from your guests towards the costs.
11. Arrival Cancellation:
If a chartered vehicle arrives at the pickup point and the responsible client does not wish to go ahead, for whatever reason, the total charge for the charter is still due, less anticipated fuel costs not used, by negotiations with depot operations manager at the time.
12. The responsibility for Guests Actions:
As the hirer of the chartered vehicle, you are responsible for your guest’s actions. All Drivers are within their legal rights to evict any or all persons at any time if they are causing a disturbance, deemed to be acting in a manner that could cause the vehicle to have an accident, causing unruly behaviour, are heavily intoxicated or insist on consuming alcohol on board.
13. You are Responsible:
The vehicle/s will not carry any person from your party unless you, the responsible hirer, is on board. We will keep the bond until such time as your guests have departed the vehicle/s at the end of the charter. If you will not travel with the charter you must allocate and nominate an adult to take your place to fully accept the responsibility and the booking must be in their name.
14. Teen Fun Bus and Kids Party Bus Tours Adult Supervision:
Suitable Adult supervision must be provided as instructed by the Nightcruiser Crew. The number of adults is dependent on the number of passengers. The driver can not supervise any group other than carrying out his responsibility under the Transport Act.
All reasonable precautions, safety and due care will be taken, however in the case of sickness, accident or injury by any passenger, Show World Corporation Pty. Ltd. trading as Nightcruiser and the appointed Representative take no responsibility for the costs or actions taken against them, while at all times ensuring the best possible care and attention.
16. Travel Insurance:
We recommend, if thought necessary by you and passengers to protect against sickness, medical expenses, ambulance transport, loss of earnings, accident and/or unforeseen circumstances. They do so at their own expense and this should be pointed out in advance by the charterer to their guests.
17. Sub-contracted out:
Nightcruiser sub-contract out its tours and charters to various Sub-Contractors and that you agree to this service. All subcontractors have agreed to provide the licensed out service to Nightcruiser’s strict company policy.
18. Late Arrival, Delays or Sub-contracted out:
Be assured that we always do our utmost to provide the service booked, arrive on time, even arrive in advance at times. However, if delays occur due to mechanical failure, traffic conditions, sickness, provision of a sub-contracted vehicle instead of a Nightcruiser Party Bus or without Nightcruiser livery or any other cause, you agree not to make any claim against us.
19. All of the agreed itinerary/ schedules need to be maintained:
Times or venues cannot be changed during the agreed tour as venues have accepted bookings for the time booked and may not grant access if late arrival.
20. Loss of Bond:
If changes to the schedule made and non-arrival at the booked venue. Venues are booked for and on your behalf as an additional courtesy service by the Nightcruiser Crew. Venues hold the time slot free so we don’t get turned away at arrival. You must agree to maintain to the agreed tour schedule and it can not be changed during the tour. You will lose your bond automatically as venues; especially Wineries will make financial loss claims against Nightcruiser Party Bus Tours. If the claim is greater than your bond, we will reclaim any additional charges from you, to which you agree.
21. We Can Not Accept Responsibility:
If Venues, Police / Council Rangers/Parking Inspectors ask us to move on without allowing disembarkation. As we always comply with laws, you agree not to make any claim against Westwide Corridor Coaches Pty. Ltd. [Perth, WA. Nightcruiser Licensee] and or Nightcruiser and or Show World Corporation Pty. Ltd. trading as Nightcruiser, as this is out of our control.
22. Venues Information, Deals and Free booked VIP entry:
Deals, Information and all other arrangements are obtained on behalf of you and your guest’s as a complimentary additional service by the Nightcruiser Crew. [If applicable and available in your area].
These provisions are provided directly by the Venues and are out of our control. We can not offer any guarantees or entertain any comebacks if what we have arranged is not provided. You agree not to make any claims against our Representative/Sub-Contractors or Show World Corporation Pty. Ltd. trading as Nightcruiser.
Some Venues for various reasons require additional entry fees and have strict dress codes and once they have reached their patron legal limits cannot allow additional patron in by law.
Please note! Some of these services, however, might not be offered in your particular area.
23. Wine, Beer and Spirit tasting Disclaimer:
All Wineries, Breweries and Distilleries could charge a tasting fee which is not included in the Nightcruiser Charges. The venues request that you collect the fees from your guests and pay them in one lump sum.
24. Non Entry to Venues:
If Authorities change the trading hours or conditions of entry or deals to a venue for whatever reason, you agree not to make any claim against the Perth, WA. Nightcruiser Licensee, as it is not within our powers to demand deals or entry. It is up to the client to check with the venue in advance for any change.
25. Time loss:
Or any personal expenses, entry fees incurred as a result of delays, alteration or curtailment of any charter, whether caused by mechanical defects, flooding, civil commotion, riots, terrorism, driver mistakes or any other cause, are the responsibility of the Charterer. We always try our hardest to maintain all schedules and understand the importance. If additional expense is incurred for taxis or other transport you agree not to make a claim against us.
26. Sensible Alcohol Consumption:
Alcohol is permitted on board on a BYO Basis.
STRICTLY NO Red Wine or Glass.
A Reminder, venues reserve the right to refuse entry into venues and we highly discourage excess drinking.
Food is STRICTLY not permitted on board.
Nightcruisers Sub-Contactors and or “Nightcruiser” encourages sensible alcohol consumption on licensed premises and therefore, if any passengers are deemed too intoxicated or causing a disturbance they can be asked to leave the vehicle/tour and if given the option to travel home by taxi or other means do so at their own expense.
28. Bus/Vehicle Groups or Charters:
BYO is permitted on the vehicle and at the discretion of the Representative.
No glass, including bottles or glasses, on the Bus.
29. Street Drinking:
It is an offence for a person to consume liquor on any road, park or reserve within the boundaries of the metropolitan area or of a town or townsite, whether on foot or in a vehicle. Minimum Penalty: $200, Maximum Penalty: $1000+
30. Passenger Property Loss:
All property and valuables remain the responsibility of their owners. Drivers are not permitted under strict company policy to store, look after passengers’ goods or clothing or hold the property for Safe Keeping. Nightcruiser or their Representative cannot take responsibility for items left on vehicles and or are lost or stolen.
If any property is found deemed lost, we hold it at the Depot after entering it into a Lost Register.
We will not be liable or will not pay for damage to property or clothing which belongs to any person in vehicles including trailer.
We take no responsibility for the lost property while waiting collection.
30a. Electronic devices disclaimer [iPhone, iPods and other devices]:
Nightcruiser and its Sub-Contractors encourages the use of Electronic Devices, Laptops, Tablet PCs, iPhone, iPad, iPod and Smartphones for the purpose to allow passengers to bring their own music.
Nightcruiser or its Sub-Contractors cannot accept any responsibility for such electronic devices if damaged, lost whilst on the vehicles or damaged electronically.
At no stage must they be left unattended with the Sub-Contractor Driver, Chauffeur or Nightcruiser Captains at any time.
All Charterers must advise their guests of this fact and agree to do so. Any connection leads required should be brought along by Charterers.
31. Soiled and or damaged Clothing:
We have a regular routine cleaning program in place; however, we ask you and your guests to check seats prior to use as we will not accept responsibility for any soiled, damaged or torn clothing resulting from seats, the interior or exterior of the vehicles.
32. Photo IDs:
Are imperative for all patrons entering licensed premises. It’s their responsibility to have them available. Some venues now require 2 ID’s.
33. Under Age:
Persons taking responsibility for these terms and conditions must be of legal age, 18 years and over. If any passengers are found to be underage on alcohol-related tours, they will need to make their own way home at their own expense and can not stay on board with the Nightcruiser during the duration of the organised total schedule.
34. Conduct Code is Simple:
“Nightcruiser” and its Representatives operates under its own strict Code of Conduct and any fighting, rioting, vandalism, unruly and abusive behaviour/language in or outside vehicles, in public or venues, damage to personal property, passengers or property of the Nightcruiser / Vehicle will result in the immediate termination of a tour/charter and withdrawal of services. Nightcruiser Party Bus Tours are foundation members of various Accords and strictly abides by these codes.
Nightcruiser is a foundation member of the Nightclub Tours Operators of Australia, Gold member of the Party Bus Association of Australia and their code of conduct.
35. Vehicle Damage:
Where the vehicle is damaged by you or your guests or left in an unpleasant condition (e.g. Vomit), the vehicle may be withdrawn immediately, and if deemed necessary, all bond may be kept. If you or your guests cause excessive damage, Nightcruiser and or its Representatives will take action to recover all costs incurred. Vomit will incur an automatic $50 disinfection charge and or loss of Bond.
36. The breaking of Emergency Windows:
Back Window, Roof Emergency Exit vents, Middle or Front doors without an emergency will incur an automatic replacement cost, plus new signage charge. Total approx. $550.00 depending on the damage.
36a. Transport regulations:
Replacement only by licensed tradesmen.
37. Fire Extinguisher and First Aid Kits:
If abused by passengers they will need to be replaced and charged to Client.
38. Venue Dress Standards and behaviour rules:
It is the individuals’ responsibility to make sure they adhere to venues dress codes and behaviour rules.
39. Musical Requests:
Clients are welcome to bring own CDs and iPhones, iPods or other devices to play their own music at their own risk. Suitable connection cords should also be supplied. Licensee carries music copyright licenses and is a member of APRA and PPCA
40. Power Sound System:
Amplifiers and Speakers are checked prior to departure from our depot, should they fail during the tour you agree not to make any claim against us. We will endeavour the repair or replace during your tour but feel the continuation of tour/transport is paramount.
Weather Conditions can not be used as a reason to cancel Nightcruiser services
Bond payments must be received in advance before we confirm your booking. Payments for the Job must be made upon arrival in cash prior to service allowing you to collect from your guests.
All payments can be made in advance via:
1.Visa or MasterCard (No Amex) (over the phone 1300Nightcruiser).
2. Pay anybody Bank Transfer.
3. Direct over the counter bank deposit or
“Last minute” guests are more than welcome and the Crew will provide you with the different payment options.
Electronic transfers carry no charge and must reach us by the due date.
Payments made by Credit Card incur a small additional 1.9%- 2.9% Surcharge as to what we are charged.
43. Price change and Money due:
You can not change the price agreed to prior to the arrival of the service. If you experience fewer passengers turning up it is your responsibility to make up the difference or increase the per head basis you collect. The bond can at times be used towards payment if authorised by Operations Manager of Representative, but will not be refunded or cannot be claimed at a later time.
ADDITIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR SUB-CONTRACTOR NO. 1
$200 bond payable to secure the vehicle for use with your booking.
Vehicle and booking will not be secured for your tour until the bond is received, and therefore first come first served due to the demand for Nightcruiser Party Bus Tours.
Bond is refundable on a separate occasion, providing there is no damage on or to the bus.
Bond is not refundable if the Terms and Conditions below are not adhered to.
No glass, including bottles or glasses, permitted on the Bus.
Smoking is not permitted on the bus.
Disruptive, violent or abusive behaviour or sexual abuse of any kind towards the staff or other passengers will not be tolerated.
The Party Bus reserves the right to terminate your travel at any time if this occurs.
We as the party bus hold no responsibility for passengers being refused entry into a licensed premise, due to Intoxication or any other anti-social behaviour, either inside or outside, any establishment.
The Organizer will be held responsible for any damage caused to the bus, either inside or out, and will be liable for all costs exceeding the bond amount.
If you are not at the pickup point at the time provided you will forfeit your travel.
(No refund will be given).
If you cancel your booking your bond is not refundable for any reason.
We as the party bus holders are not liable for any person who may injure themselves on and/or outside any of our buses.
ADDITIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR SUB-CONTRACTOR NO. 2
Term & Conditions of Hire
Missing or Damaged Equipment or fittings to the vehicle:
If there is any deliberate or malicious damage done to the vehicle, then the repair will be quoted at a cost with an additional administration fee charged by the Sub-Contractor
Repairs to Vehicle:
Any repairs that are required will be appropriately quoted by a qualified repairer, Which will be determined by the Sub-Contactor’s company.
The Hirer/ee whose credit card is used for the booking will have that Credit Card charged for any damages or other chargeable offences (no shows, outstanding balances, cancellations to name a few)
Any additional cleaning fees due to inappropriate or irrational behaviour will be charged at a flat rate of $300. (This includes Carpet/Curtain steam clean and wash-down inside vehicle.)
A credit card must be on file at the time of booking before a finalised booking can commence. The balance is due on the day of hire, or prior to hiring, unless pre-arranged with management.
The Responsibility of the Hirer:
The hirer accepts that him or her and their entire party comes aboard the Sub-Contractor’s at their own risk and the Sub-Contractor and Nightcruiser and affiliates accepts absolutely no responsibility and/or liability of any person/s wellbeing and physical state whilst on board, and the hirer or his/her delegate must agree to do everything in his/her power to help minimize the likelihood of accidents occurring such as keeping patrons seated to prevent slipping/falling or other such accidents/incidents. The Sub-Contractor and Nightcruiser will take all reasonable care to make sure its patrons arrive safely at their destination.
The Hirer shall be solely and fully liable and responsible for the behaviour and well-being of all passengers and shall be primarily responsible for any damage caused to the vehicle whatsoever.
The hirer shall be fully responsible and liable for any damage caused both inside and outside the vehicle by the hirer or a member of his or her party. This includes irrational behaviour resulting in damage to the vehicle or its contents by a third party. The hirer must fully agree to be held liable for the retail cost of any repair as a consequence of any damage caused. The hirer further agrees that the company may at its entire discretion determine the repairer that will fix the damage to the vehicle. In addition, the hirer shall be responsible for payment of a fixed rate, which shall be determined by the Sub-Contractor’s company, at its sole discretion for the period during which the vehicle cannot be used as a consequence of said damage and repairs. That notwithstanding, the hirer shall also be responsible for any further losses which are incurred as a result of lost bookings. The hirer holds the company, its agents or employees harmless from any liability for any personal or material damages arising from the conduct of his or her party.
The Sub-Contractor’s company, its agents or employees and Nightcruiser shall not be held liable or responsible for any articles left in the vehicle and the hirer specifically indemnifies the company, its agents or employees from any such responsibility and undertakes to advise all other persons in his or her party.
The consumption of food is not permitted in any of the vehicles unless specific agreement has been made to the contrary at the time of the booking and agreed in writing. Where complimentary drinks are supplied by “Bus Tour Rhymes Tours and Charters”, these must be consumed in the vehicle and may not be removed for any reason whatsoever. In the event that drinks are removed, then the company may at its discretion, recover the replacement cost from the hirer. Where food is supplied for any reason by the Sub-Contractor, the company will at all cost ensure that the food is fit for consumption, but will under no circumstances be liable for any sickness/injury as a direct result from this supply, it is at a “at your own risk” type of basis.
Any abuse or misuse of equipment e.g. microphones and remotes will result in the use of such items and service being terminated immediately. This includes swearing into microphones, shouting abuse, and or directing abuse from the vehicle so it can be heard outside. This and any other behaviour deemed to be inappropriate by the sole discretion of the chauffeur will result in loss of service immediately. This includes refusal of entry into any venues due to intoxication levels or any other reason and the Sub-Contractor, can and will cease service immediately if deemed necessary.
As stated below, the Sub-Contractor can and will recover any money for loss of property that is provided in the bus/limousine. This includes, but is not limited to; glassware, cushions, bar equipment, DVD’s, CD’s, TV’s, Curtains.
The hirer accepts the fact that there is to be a no smoking policy in the vehicle at all times. This is in accordance with the Bus Accreditation rules and regulations policy. The company does not permit the consumption of illicit drugs whilst in the vehicle. Failure to comply may result in the termination of hire.
Irresponsible behaviour that causes damage to the vehicle or endangers the safety of the other passengers will not be condoned. This includes, but is not restricted to; sitting on the exterior of the vehicle, hanging out of the windows, opening the curtains and making rude or inappropriate gestures to the outside public, shouting abuse, rudeness or intolerance with the chauffeur, arguing with the chauffeur, misuse of the equipment, fixtures or consumables in the vehicle and willful damage to the interior generally.
Also, the opening of the emergency hatch is forbidden. This is for emergencies only, and fines will apply if not adhered to. Such behaviour may, at the discretion of the chauffeur, and “Bus Tour Rhymes Tours and Charters”, result in the immediate termination of the hire without compensation. In addition, the hirer shall be held liable and responsible for any loss, howsoever caused, by the behaviour of his or her party.
The hirer accepts that the DVD, CD and all other equipment is provided as a courtesy. In the event that the equipment fitted to the vehicle malfunctions prior to or during the hire, “Bus Tour Rhymes Tours and Charters” accepts no liability whatsoever and no compensation shall be provided, nor will the company provide a refund. In the event that a vehicle is involved in an accident or suffers from a mechanical failure, or is no longer safe to drive, then the company shall make alternative arrangements to get the hirer and his or her party to their destination. The company may at its entire discretion determine the method of onward travel and has the right to cease any onward travel if necessary. The hirer specifically accepts that the hire is based on the best endeavours of the Sub-Contractor, and it will do anything in its power to assist where appropriate. There can be no specific guarantees in terms of time, the reliability of the vehicle and events out of the direct control of the chauffeur or the company.
Alcohol may not be consumed by passengers under the age of 18 years. It is the law, and the Sub-Contractor and Nightcruiser will not allow any underage drinking.
The Hirer accepts photos may be taken of his/her event and used for marketing purposes or any other purpose the company see fit and Sub-Contactor carries no liability for any photos released from those events.
If at any time, male or female entertainment (show girls, strippers, waiters/es or any other form as listed by us) has been hired to be on board the bus during an event, it is the responsibility of the hirer and his/her party to act appropriately in accordance with their own specific rules of engagement and any inappropriate behavior will be dealt with by the Chauffeur at the time, the Sub-Contractor takes no responsibility or liability for any injury or action caused to the third party entertainment hired or any other persons on board at the time of hire and by agreeing to these terms and conditions both the hirer and the third party body being hired will totally indemnify the Sub-Contrator or any negligence or malpractices.
To make a reservation the hirer is required to supply a Credit Card on file, photograph proof of Card may be required for legality reasons – unless there has been a prior arrangement made with management.
The outstanding monies can be paid on the night and none of the deposits made to make a booking are refundable
Photo ID will be used to identify the hirer on the night. These Terms and conditions apply to the person/people hiring the vehicle unless otherwise stated.