Bell Tent Hire Terms & Conditions
"Company" means The Stylish Camping Company (sole trader Louisa Fallon)
"Client" refers to the person named as the hirer on the tax invoice.
"Guest" means any person using the equipment during the period of hire.
"Equipment" is the tents and all other camping accessories and materials provided by the Company to the Client for use during the period of hire.
- The Company agrees to:
- Provide the equipment for use by the Client and their Guests at the agreed site for the period of hire, as set out on the tax invoice.
- Erect any structure on or before the date of set up for the period of hire.
- Provide the equipment in good working order.
- To disassemble and remove all equipment from the agreed site on or after the final date of the period of hire.
- The Client agrees to:
- For tailor-made bookings only:
- Pay the booking deposit of 50% of the total cost of hire at the time of booking. The booking will only be operative upon receipt of the deposit by the Company.
- Pay the balance of the total due to the Company no later than fourteen (14) days prior to the commencement of the period of hire, plus a refundable Security Deposit of $150.00 per tent.
- For any ‘Stylish Camping package’ booked and paid for directly through the Company's website, the full cost of hire must be paid at the time of booking, including a refundable Security Deposit of $150 per tent.
- Security Deposits will be refunded within seven (7) days of end of period of hire, subject to any loss or damage to the Equipment. The Client will be liable for the cost of any loss or damage exceeding the amount of the Security Deposit. Details of any loss or damage will be provided to the Client.
- In the event the booking is cancelled, the deposit will be surrendered as follows:
- in its entirety if the cancellation is notified to the Company less than fourteen (14) days prior to the commencement of the period of hire;
- one half of the deposit if the cancellation is notified to the Company more than fourteen (14) days prior to the set-up date. In those circumstances, the balance of the deposit will be refunded to the Client.
- For tailor-made bookings only, prior to the commencement of the period of hire the Client must:
- Provide the Company with a clear and legible map and/or directions indicating the location of the agreed site.
- Provide the Company with a clear and legible plan indicating the preferred position in which the Equipment is to be placed. Despite any such plan, the Client acknowledges that the Company has the right to set up the Equipment in a position it thinks most suitable and fits the purpose.
- Ascertain the location of all underground services or any other impediments and provide those details to the Company. Despite any such notification, the Client will be responsible for any damage incurred to underground services of any type.
- Obtain all necessary permits and/or licences from any Government Authorities (include but not limited to Local Council, Police Service and Fire Service) as necessary for the duration of the period of hire. Any and all costs associated with obtaining such permits will be payable by the Client. Should any delay or cancellation of the hire occur in relation to such permits, all fess or other associated expenses will be payable by the Client. All requirements pursuant to such permits and/or licences must be notified to the Company in writing no less than thirty (30) days prior to the set up date. In the event these requirements delay or result in the Company being unable to perform its obligations, the Company shall notify the Client and the agreement shall be deemed void.
- The Client acknowledges that occupancy is not to exceed the maximum number of guests per tent as detailed on the tax invoice.
- The Equipment
- The Client is fully responsible for the Equipment for the duration of the period of hire.
- The Client will be responsible for all expenses, losses, damages, and/or claims suffered during the period of hire arising from any negligence, omission or fault of the Client and/or any such claims, or reimburse the Company for any losses or damages to the Equipment.
- The Client agrees not to use any electrical equipment included but not limited to lighting, appliances, cooking or other decorative electrical items, without written consent being received from the Company. Such consent must be requested prior to the commencement of the period of hire.
- The Client agrees not to use any naked flame in, or within four (4) metres of the Equipment.
- The Client agrees to immediately report any theft of the Equipment to the local Police Service and to the Company.
- The Client agrees to use the Equipment for purposes only that accord with the laws of the jurisdiction in which the site is located.
- The Client agrees not to deface or tamper with the Equipment including, but not limited to, affixing any object to the Equipment.
- The Client agrees no smoking is permitted within four (4) metres of the Equipment.
- The Client agrees no animals, including pets, are permitted within two (2) metres of the Equipment.
- The Client agrees not to remove the Equipment, or any part thereof, from the agreed site at any time.
- The Client acknowledges the Equipment is not suitable for children under the age of eighteen (18) years without the presence of a person over the age of eighteen (18) years.
- The Client must ensure that all Equipment is vacated by 10.00am on the final day of the rental period, otherwise a cost of $100.00 per tent will be charged, unless prior arrangement with the Company for a later departure time has been made in writing.
- The Company reserves its right to inspect the Equipment at any time for the duration of the rental period. Should there be any damage sustained to the Equipment, or any other breach of these Terms by the Client, the Company reserves the right to remove the Equipment from the site without notice to the Client.
- Set Up of Equipment (tailor-made bookings only - not purchased directly through the Company’s website)
- The Client agrees that the Client will be present during the assembling and disassembling of the Equipment by the Company. In the event the Client is not present, the Client agrees that any changes to the positioning of the Equipment at the request of the Client may incur additional fees at the discretion of the Company.
- For the purposes of assembling and disassembling of the Equipment, the Client will ensure the Company is provided with unencumbered access to the site, free of any impediment including cost.
- The Company shall not be liable to the Client for any delay, poor or non-performance of the terms of this hire that result from forces of nature such as weather conditions, including high winds, flood, storm, nor any other situation that causes health or safety concerns for the employees of the Company. Should such forces of nature cause the assembling of the Equipment not to occur at the commencement of the period of hire, the Company shall determine whether it is appropriate to set up the Equipment at any later stage during the duration of the period of hire. Should the Company determine that set up is not appropriate for any reason, the agreement will be terminated, the deposit refunded to the Client and the Client agrees to have no additional claim against the Company. The Client agrees that any costs reasonably incurred in the attempt to assemble the Equipment will be payable to the Company.
- The Client will indemnify the Company in relation to any and all liability for personal injury or property damage that arises either directly or indirectly as a result of this hire. The Client will indemnify the Company in respect of any claims made by a third party in this regard.
- Title to Goods
At all times the Company retains title to all the Equipment.
- The Client will not sub-let, sell or profess to sell or otherwise deal with the Equipment, or any part thereof, nor part with possession of any of the Equipment for the duration of the period of hire.
- This hire will be governed by the laws of New South Wales.