General Terms & Conditions
Eligibility Requirements and Responsibility for Defects
The customer has to take the following into account:

  • Surfing is a perilous (high-risk) sport,
  • there is a high risk of injuring yourself and/or others
  • the customer has to act according to the instructors without exception
  • MissionTo Surf will be not be held responsible for any person and damages to property as a result of negligence.
  • You must ensure that the details provided by you on registration or at any time are correct and complete.

Good swimming skills and a certain amount of fitness are essential for taking part. Customers participating in courses must expect to be involved in adventurous and sometimes strenuous activities. Although prior experience and/or training is not necessary on all the courses, customers are expected to be in good general health. The customer must declare that there is no demur carrying out surfing from a medical point of view. The customer must satisfy him/herself that taking part in the course is within his/her own capabilities. The company reserves the right to refuse a booking on medical grounds if it is considered to be detrimental to their safety and smooth running of the course. We suggest to contact a doctor before your trip in case of possible discomfort.

For taking part in the surf course you have to be over eighteen years of age. Any customer under the age of 18 years must have the written permission of his/her parent or guardian before being able to take part in any course offered by the company. The parent hereby declares his child mature and liable enough to participate in the surf camp. The company does not take over any duty of supervision, except legal road traffic regulations. The parent or guardian need to be aware and accept the risks involved in adventure activities and satisfy themselves accordingly.

Participation in the surf camp and course, claiming of all the offered benefits, as well as arrival and stay are at participant’s risk, liability and expenses.

The company is not liable for dangers bound to surfing. The participant has to accept these dangers.

The company shall have no liability for damages caused during surfing by other course participants or any other party.

Property belonging to the customer is at all times the responsibility of the customer.

The customer is responsible for the safekeeping of all equipment issued for use during the course. Any property of Mission to Surf has to be used carefully and orderly by the customer.

The company reserves the right to charge for equipment that has been lost or misused.

Any injury or illness occurring between the time of the declaration and the commencement of the course must be reported to the camp management.

If other companies are instructed with carrying out additional services, then these companies take over liability for claims in connection with these services.

On our part the company is liable for dutiful preperation and carrying out of the camps.

MissionToSurf, its partners and its staff only take liability for accidents and accidental damage if an insurance bears the damages without liability of the above mentioned. Each further liability of the above mentioned for damages to the participant are excluded and the participant takes over liability of damages caused to other parties. Liability is excluded independent from any legal ground, time of damage, person of the injuring and injured party, circumstances of actions leading to damage or damaging event as well as their causes and form.

MissionToSurf has a public liability insurance.

Booking and Payment Arrangements
Registration has to take place via e-mail or in written form. The writer who registers herself/himself and all the other listed participants takes liability for fulfilling the contract.

After receiving the booking the company will confirm the customer’s booking by e-mail and furthermore informs the customer of the deposit and the account number. The contract shall be formed when the company acknowledges acceptance of the required payment.

Cancellation by the Customer
Cancellation from participation is possible at any time and must be in writing. It becomes effective the cancellation has been received.

Costs of Cancellation
The customer will be charged on the following basis:

An administrative cost of € 25.00 per course/substitution where cancellation takes place with more than 3 months notice or substitution of the original customer for another is made.

  • 40% of the total course fee where cancellation takes place with more than 1 month notice before date of arrival
  • 70% of the total course fee where cancellation takes place with more than 7 days notice before date of arrival
  • 90% of the total course fee where cancellation takes place within the period of 1 – 7 days before date of arrival and on or after the commencement date of the course.

If a third party enters the contract, then he/she and the original participant are jointly and equally liable for the total course fee.
Cancellation by the company
In the event of necessary cancellation on reasonable grounds customers will be offered the full refund of the travelling expenses.

Customers must follow the instructions set by the company. In case of acting inappropriately and thus putting the reputation or the integrity of the other customers or company at risk, the customer can be excluded from the course at any time. In this case the fee paid will not be refunded.

The customer agrees that the company offers a service free of defects or improves the bad service within reasonable time instead of redhibitory action or reduction of price Solution can be found by correcting the fault or by offering a similar or more significant compensation that the customer approves of. The notice of defect has to be made on site by the camp management. The company has the right to reject the solution if it requires a disproportional amount of effort. The customer is obliged to help in any case of troubles within the legal frame and to avoid or keep damage down. The customer is furthermore obliged to report his/her complaint to the local camp management immediately. The management has to help if possible.

Exclusion of Claims and Limitation
Claims of the customer because of insufficient travel services have to be claimed from the company within a month after the end of the trip. Later claims can only be asserted if the expiration of this time limit wasn’t his/her fault.

The customer is responsible for contracting insurance. A company’s holiday cancellation insurance is not included. The purchase of an insurance package is advisable.

Change of Schedule
Changes cannot be excluded. Changes of the timetable due to risks caused by the weather are possible. A short-term and on-site relocation can therefore be necessary.

Asserting a Claim
Place of jurisdiction – for all calms concerning the business conections – is the court in Portugal. Portuguese law is effective.

Severability Clause
The inefficacy of individual clauses doesn’t include the inefficacy of the travel contract and of the other terms of the AGB (general terms and conditions).

MissionToSurf doesn’t take any liability for accuracy, timeliness and completeness of the information on this website. MissionToSurf is not under any liabilty whatsoever in respect of damages arisen from the use of this website. MissionToSurf believes that the content of this website is correct at the time of publishing but all prices and services described herein are subject to change or withdrawal without notice. MissionToSurf is not responsible for websites you can reach by links on the MissionToSurf Website. MissionToSurf is only the operator.

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