Booking Conditions

Our booking conditions have changed. For all bookings made prior to 31 March 2023 please click here for our booking conditions. For all bookings made after 31 March 2023, please see our booking conditions below.

Introduction
1.1    These booking conditions, together with our privacy policy and any other written information we brought to your attention before we confirmed your booking, apply to your booking with Honeymoon Dreams Limited (08518785) trading as Beach Weddings of The Cloisters, Unit 7, 12 George Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 1NP. (“we” or “us”). Please read them carefully as they set out our respective rights and obligations. In these booking conditions references to “you” and “your” include the first named person on the booking and all persons on whose behalf a booking is made or any other person to whom a booking is added or transferred. If you have any further questions after reading these booking conditions, then please contact our customer services team who will be happy to help you.

1.2    We are authorised agent of Travelpack Marketing & Leisure Services Ltd. ATOL 2886. We sell travel services on behalf of Travelpack Marketing & Leisure Services Ltd.

1.3 If your booking via Honeymoon Dreams Limited (08518785) is done via Protected Travel Services Your money is fully protected and paid into an independent Trust Account, managed by Protected Trust Services Ltd. of 307-315 Holdenhurst Rd, Boscombe, Bournemouth, BH8 8BX. Please ask for mor details at the time of booking

1.4 Honeymoon Dreams Limited (08518785) is a member of Protected Travel Services https://www.protectedtrustservices.com/consumer/

Booking

2.1    By making a booking, you agree on behalf of all persons detailed on the booking that you have read these booking conditions and agree to be bound by them and you are over 18 years of age.
2.2    When you make your booking you must pay the relevant deposit as specified at the time of booking. If you believe that any details on the booking summary (or any other document) are wrong you must advise us immediately as it may not be possible to make changes later, you may incur charges to make changes and it may harm your rights if we are not notified of any inaccuracies in any document immediately.
2.3    Please check that all names, dates and timings are correct on receipt of all documents and advise us of any errors immediately. We will not make any charge for changes to documents, but you will have to pay any charges made by suppliers. Please ensure that the names given are the same as in the relevant passport

Payment
3.1    You will be required to pay a deposit or make full payment for your booking at the time of booking. Where you only pay a deposit, you must pay the full balance by the balance due date notified to you. If full payment is not received by the balance due date, we will notify the supplier who may cancel your booking and charge the cancellation fees set out in their Booking conditions. Except where otherwise advised or stated in the booking conditions of the supplier concerned, all monies you pay to us for arrangements will be held on behalf of the supplier(s) concerned

Your contract
4.1    When making your booking we will arrange for you to enter into contracts with the suppliers (tour operator, airline or other supplier) named on your booking summary. For most bookings we act as agent for the supplier. Details will be given at the time of booking. The supplier’s booking conditions will apply to your booking and we advise you to read these carefully as they contain important information about your booking. They may limit or exclude the supplier’s liability to you, as well as in accordance with applicable International Conventions. Please ask us for copies of these if you do not have them. Until a component has been confirmed by the individual supplier, no contract has been formed.
4.2    You may wish to purchase flights, hotel, car rental, transfers or other services from us. Each component will be provided by different third party providers of the products you have selected. Your contract will be with the individual suppliers and not with us. As an agent we accept no responsibility for the acts or omissions of the supplier or for the services provided by the supplier.

If You Want To Change or Cancel Your Holiday
5.1    Any cancellation or amendment request must be sent to us in writing by the lead passenger and will not take effect until received by us. If you cancel or amend your booking the supplier may charge the cancellation or amendment charge shown in their booking conditions (which may be 100% of the cost of the travel arrangements). We may collect this on their behalf and you also must pay us any applicable administration charges.

Changes or Cancellations by the Supplier or Tour Operator
6.1    We will inform you of any changes or cancellations as soon as reasonably possible. If the supplier or tour operator offers alternative arrangements or a refund, you will need to let us know your choice within the time frame we stipulate. If you fail to do so the supplier is entitled to assume you wish to receive a full refund. Except where we act as package organiser (see “Where we are package organiser” below), we accept no liability for any changes or cancellations made to your arrangements by the supplier under your contract with them.As international travel restarts following the Covid-19 outbreak, please keep in mind that it will continue to be an unprecedented and evolving situation. Protecting public health is a priority and we will be working closely with our suppliers such as accommodation and transport providers so that stringent health, safety, hygiene and security measures are considered for every step of the journey. As part of this, changes to operations and safety practices may be needed to protect our customers’ health.Any updates to your package holiday will be made with these considerations in mind

Our responsibility for your booking
7.1    Your contract is with the supplier and its booking conditions apply.  Our responsibilities are limited to making the booking in accordance with your instructions. We accept no responsibility for any information about the arrangements that we pass on to you in good faith. However, in the event that we are found liable to you on any basis whatsoever, our maximum liability to you is limited to three times the cost of your booking (or the appropriate proportion of this if not everyone on the booking is affected). We do not exclude or limit any liability for death or personal injury that arises as a result of our negligence or that of any of our employees whilst acting in the course of their employment

Complaints
8.1    The contract for your arrangements is between you and the supplier and any queries or concerns should be addressed to them. If you have a problem whilst on holiday, this must be reported to the supplier or their local supplier or agent immediately. If you fail to follow this procedure there will be less opportunity to investigate and rectify your complaint. The amount of compensation you may be entitled to may be reduced or you may not receive any at all depending upon the circumstances.
8.2    If you wish to complain when you return home, write to the supplier as set out in your booking confirmation. We will of course assist you with this if you wish.10.3    You can also access the European Commission Online Dispute (ODR) Resolution platform at http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr/. This ODR platform is a means of notifying us of your complaint; it will not determine how your complaint should be resolved

Your Financial Protection
9.1    Many of the travel arrangements that we sell are protected in the case of the financial failure of the travel company. Please ask us about the protection that applies to your booking.
9.2    When you buy an ATOL protected flight or flight inclusive holiday from us you will receive an ATOL Certificate. This lists what is financially protected, where you can get information on what this means for you and who to contact if things go wrong.
9.3    Please note that ATOL protection is not available for flights with low-cost carriers or where your payment is made direct to airlines unless they are part of a package (see “Where we are package organiser” below). Where necessary, we will add supplier failure insurance to your booking automatically. This protects you by insuring us against the costs of refunding or replacing your booking if a supplier fails. If applicable we will charge an administration fee for supplier failure cover which will be shown on your booking confirmation.
9.4    We, or the suppliers identified on your ATOL Certificate, will provide you with the services listed on the ATOL Certificate (or a suitable alternative). In some cases, where neither we nor the supplier are able to do so for reasons of insolvency, an alternative ATOL holder may provide you with the services you have bought or a suitable alternative (at no extra cost to you). You agree to accept that in those circumstances the alternative ATOL holder will perform those obligations and you agree to pay any money outstanding to be paid by you under your contract to that alternative ATOL holder. However, you also agree that in some cases it will not be possible to appoint an alternative ATOL holder, in which case you will be entitled to make a claim under the ATOL scheme (or your credit card issuer where applicable).
9.5    If we, or the suppliers identified on your ATOL Certificate, are unable to provide the services listed (or a suitable alternative, through an alternative ATOL holder or otherwise) for reasons of insolvency, the Trustees of the Air Travel Trust may make a payment to (or confer a benefit on) you under the ATOL scheme. You agree that in return for such a payment or benefit you assign absolutely to those Trustees any claims which you have or may have arising out of or relating to the non-provision of the services, including any claim against us, the travel agent (or your credit card issuer where applicable). You also agree that any such claims may be re-assigned to another body, if that other body has paid sums you have claimed under the ATOL scheme.

ATOL

10.1    We are an Accredited Body Member of Travelpack Marketing & Leisure Services Ltd., ATOL 2886. This means that Travelpack Marketing & Leisure Services Ltd. allow us to trade under their ATOL in accordance with the terms of Accredited Body membership. ATOL license is issued by the CAA of 45-59 Kingsway, London WC2B 6TE (www.caa.co.uk). An ATOL Protection Contribution of £2.50 per passenger is payable to the CAA on package bookings and this will be reflected on your booking summary as a charge for “ATOL fee”.

Special Requests
11.1 If you have any special requests (for example dietary requirements, cots or room location), please let us know at the time of booking. We will pass on all such requests to the supplier but we do not guarantee that they will be met and we will have no liability to you if they are not.

Insurance
12.1 Adequate travel insurance is a condition of your contract with either us or the supplier in question, as applicable. You must take out a policy of insurance in order to cover you and your party against the cost of cancellation by you; the cost of assistance (including repatriation) in the event of accident or illness; loss of baggage and money; and other expenses. If we have issued your policy please check it carefully to ensure that all the details are correct and that all relevant information has been provided by you (eg. pre-existing medical conditions). Failure to disclose relevant information will affect your insurance. If you fail to travel with adequate insurance cover we will not be liable for any losses in respect of which insurance cover would otherwise have been available.

Accommodation Ratings and Standards
13.1    Accommodation ratings are displayed as provided by the supplier. These are intended to give a guide to the services and facilities you should expect from your accommodation. Standards and ratings may vary between countries, as well as between suppliers. We cannot guarantee the accuracy of any ratings given and no warranty is given or implied.
13.2    Safety standards in some countries may differ from those applicable in the United Kingdom. We strongly advise that all customers seek to minimise their exposure to injury by familiarising themselves with relevant safety information.

Room Allocation
14.1 After registration, on arrival at your accommodation, you will be allocated a room. It is your responsibility to verify the check-in and check-out times directly with your accommodation supplier. Please note that any local taxes and expenses will be payable to your accommodation supplier in resort on check-out.

Building Work
15.1 From time to time, renovation or refurbishment and its associated noise are unavoidable at a hotel. If we are notified of such works we will inform you before you make your booking or within a reasonable time of us being notified.

Delivery of Documents
16.1 All documents (e.g. invoices/tickets/Insurance policies) will be sent to you by post or email. Once documents leave our offices we will not be responsible for their loss unless such loss is due to our negligence. You must pay any charges made by suppliers if tickets or other documents need to be reissued

Passports, Visas and Health
17.1    We can provide general information about the passport and visa requirements for your trip, but this is for guidance only and it remains your responsibility to check the requirements before you travel. Your specific passport and visa requirements, and other immigration requirements are your responsibility and you should confirm these with the relevant Embassies and/or Consulates. Neither we nor the supplier accept any responsibility if you cannot travel because you have not complied with any passport, visa or immigration requirements. Most countries now require passports to be valid for at least 6 months after your return date. For more information on passports please visit https://www.gov.uk/browse/citizenship/passports

  1. The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office also provides useful information on health and entry requirements. Please visit gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice for advice by country. Contact the UK embassy for the destination(s) you intend to visit and/or transit through if you require further information.It is essential that you check health and entry requirement information regularly. Failure to take the appropriate action could result in denied boarding by the airline or denied entry, as countries become stricter with respect of their entry requirements.

If you are planning to start a family imminently, you should seek medical advice on your chosen destination ahead of confirming your wedding/holiday.

17.2    Please take special note that for all air travel within the British Isles, airlines require photographic identification of a specific type. Please ask us for full details. We can provide general information about any health formalities required for your trip but you should check with your own doctor for your specific circumstances. Up to date travel advice can be obtained from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, visit www.fco.gov.uk.

Final Travel Arrangements
18.1 Please ensure that all your travel, passport, visa and insurance documents are in order and that you arrive in plenty of time for checking in at the airport. It may be necessary to reconfirm your flight with the airline prior to departure. Please ask us for details at least 72 hours before your outbound flight. You should take a note of any reference number or contact name when reconfirming. If you fail to reconfirm you may be refused permission to board the aircraft and you are unlikely to receive any refund

Unavoidable and Extraordinary Circumstances
19.1 Except where otherwise expressly stated in these booking conditions we will not be liable or pay you compensation if our obligations to you are affected by any circumstances which we or the supplier of the service in question could not have avoided even if all reasonable measures had been taken. These circumstances can include, but are not limited to, war, threat of war, civil strife, pandemic, terrorist activity and its consequences or the threat of such activity, riot, the act of any government or other national or local authority, industrial dispute, natural or nuclear disaster, fire, chemical or biological disaster, weather conditions which make it impossible to travel safely to the destination and all similar events outside our control or the control of the supplier concerned

Behaviour
20.1 Please be aware that the booking conditions of the supplier will normally state that your stay can be terminated, with no refund, if the behaviour of your party falls below an acceptable standard. Suppliers will also often require you to pay for any damage you cause to the accommodation in resort. We are under no obligation to you if any event such as this occurs. You agree to indemnify us for the full amount of any claim (including all legal costs) made against us by the supplier or any third party as a result of your conduct.

Privacy Notice
21.1 We are committed to respecting your privacy and protecting your personal information. Our privacy policy is available on our website

Data Protection Policy

22.1 Beach Weddings collects and uses your personal information to process enquiries, quotes and bookings. It is possible that Beach Weddings also use personal information to inform you of other products or services available from Beach Weddings. Beach Weddings may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

We are collecting your personal information for the purposes of booking the travel services that you have requested. This information, including any information about any health or medical issues that you tell us about and your passport details will be sent to the suppliers who will be providing your travel services. These suppliers may be based outside of the EU where the protection of personal data may not be as strong as it is in the EU.

Beach Weddings does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Beach Weddings may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your personal information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party.

If you opt in to receive marketing emails from us, through indicating so on your enquiry form or signing up to our mailing list by any other means, you will regularly receive emails about holiday offers, company information, holiday inspiration and ideas. We will never pass your information onto any third party and you can unsubscribe from these emails at any time by emailing marketing@puredestinations.co.uk

Law and Jurisdiction
23.1 These booking conditions are governed by English law and the parties agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.