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SA Golf Cruise Terms & Conditions

Please also see: Terms and Conditions of the MSC Cruises

1. Preamble:
Please read the following carefully, as they set out the terms and conditions of the contract between you and K2019310978 SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD T/A SA Golf Cruise. We act as booking agents for the suppliers of the component parts of the holiday we organise, and as such, bookings for their services will form a direct contract between you and the relevant supplier, and will be subject to that supplier’s standard terms and conditions, attached hereto and which are to be read as specifically incorporated herein.

2. Liability:

  • All tickets are issued subject to these standard terms and conditions as well as those specified by the relevant service providers, and by accepting the vouchers and tickets and/or utilising the services of service providers participating in any tours or packages offered by K2019310978 SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD T/A SA Golf Cruise, you are thus contractually bound to both these terms and conditions and those of the service providers, which you acknowledge having read . In the event of there being a conflict between these terms and conditions and those of any service providers, these terms and conditions shall take preference.
  • Neither K2019310978 SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD T/A SA Golf Cruise nor any associated company or representative shall be liable for any death, personal injury, delay and loss or damage to your belongings, save in an instance of gross negligence on the part of K2019310978 SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD T/A SA Golf Cruise, or its employees, and by your acceptance of these terms and conditions of business you hereby indemnify K2019310978 SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD T/A SA Golf Cruise against any claims for such loss, injury or damage so arising.
  • K2019310978 SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD T/A SA Golf Cruise shall not accept liability for any actions, errors or omissions on the part of any service provider and/or their agents, which may be prejudicial to you or result in loss in any way or form whatsoever.
  • It is your responsibility to ensure that you are independently and adequately insured in relation to any and all services rendered in terms of these terms and conditions.
  • K2019310978 SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD T/A SA Golf Cruise shall not accept liability for any of your actions for the duration of your trip, which may be prejudicial to you or others or result in you or them suffering loss, injury or damage.
  • It shall be your responsibility to be at every pickup point / location specified in the itinerary provided timeously, and failing this, K2019310978 SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD T/A SA Golf Cruise shall not be liable for any costs or damages caused as a result of your failure to attend timeously where required from time to time. Should you not be at any location as required, you shall be obliged to arrange, at your own cost, transport to the next location. Should any tours be missed, or should you arrive late SA Golf Tours shall not be liable to reimburse you for same.

3. The Golf Tournament:
The included list of golf courses in the K2019310978 SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD T/A SA Golf Cruise package may be subject to change in the event of any golf course accepting any conflicting national or international event, weather conditions or for any other reason out of our control. Should such a situation occur, K2019310978 SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD T/A SA Golf Cruise will endeavour to book a golf course of comparable standard, and all booked guests will be notified of the change and replacement venue at the earliest opportunity.

  • A Golf Cruise will not be held liable in any way for the cancellation of any of the scheduled rounds due to adverse weather conditions or the ship not docking or departing from any of the scheduled ports on time for any reason whatsoever, and you release and indemnify K2019310978 SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD T/A SA Golf Cruise from, any loss, damage or disappointment arising from this.
  • The daily leaderboard and final winner will be determined by the independent tournament management team and their decision will be final.

4. Tournament Format and Rules:
Prizes:

The tournament will feature great prizes and every participant will receive a top-notch hamper.
Daily Prizes per Golf Course
Top 5 pairs on each course.
4 x Nearest the Pin prizes on each course.
R 5 000 worth of additional “novelty” prizes per course.

Overall Championship
Top 5 pairs (1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th place).

Daily Registration:

  • A tournament Hospitality Desk will be set-up at each golf course.
    Players will be required to check in at the Hospitality Desk prior to their round to collect their Live Scoring device, scorecard, local rules, etc.
  • Players will be required to hand in their scorecard and Live Scoring device at the end of each round to the Hospitality Desk.

Rules and Format:

  • Pairs (teams of 2 players) will compete over 3 rounds
  • Each team of 2 will remain the same for all 3 rounds, i.e. participants may not change playing partners at any stage
  • There will be a different format for each round.
  • Daily prizes and overall championship prizes
  • The overall championship prizes will be determined by a weighted points format – dependent on where each pair finish in each round – similar to the FedEx Cup system used on the US PGA Tour
  • The full points system and allocation will be detailed on the website when the draw for Round 1 is released

Golf Courses:
The participants will be split over a maximum of the 3 golf courses on offer in each city.
The number of golf courses per tournament day will be dependent on the final number of players, availability and shall be at K2019310978 SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD T/A SA Golf Cruise sole discretion.

Should two or three courses be required, the following process will take place to determine which course participants play:

Round 1 – Durban:

  • Participants can select their 1st, 2nd or 3rd options of the course they want to play. Courses will be allocated on a first come first served basis.
  • Players will be notified 1 month prior to the first round of their allocated course.
  • The full list of tee times per golf course will be published on our website.
  • All participants will also be notified of their tee time via email and SMS as well as on our website as stated above.
  • Format: Betterball Stableford (plus both scores to count on the Par 3’s)

Please Note: Golf carts are included at Zimbali Country Club but no spotters, golf carts and spotters are included at both Mount Edgecombe Country Club and Durban Country Club

Round 2: Port Elizabeth:
The highest ranked players on the leaderboard will be allocated to the highest ranked golf course.

  • Announcements for Round 2 will be communicated on the ship on
    Thursday 2 April 2020 – venue and time to be confirmed closer to the event.
  • The full list of tee times per golf course will be published on our website.
  • All participants will also be notified of their tee time via email and SMS as well as on our website as stated above.
  • Format: Betterball Stableford (hidden jackpot holes)

Please Note: Golf carts are included at Wedgewood Golf and Country Estate but no spotters, golf carts and spotters are included at Humewood Golf Club and Port Elizabeth Golf Club.

Round 3: Cape Town
The highest ranked players on the leaderboard will be allocated to the highest ranked golf course.

  • Announcements for Round 3 will be communicated on the ship on Saturday 4 April 2020 – venue and times to be confirmed closer to the event.
  • The full list of tee times per golf course will be published on our website.
  • All participants will also be notified of their tee time via email and SMS as well as on our website as stated above.
  • Format: Combined Stableford (both members of the pair to count)

Please Note: Golf carts and spotters are included at all 3 golf courses: Royal Cape Golf Club, Erinvale Golf Course and De Zalze Golf Course

As per the itinerary, the prize-giving and gala dinner will be held at the Westin Hotel in Cape Town on Sunday 5 April 2020.

VERY IMPORTANT: Requests for arranged 4-balls will only be considered for the first round. Thereafter, tee times and 4-ball allocation is done strictly as per the scores.

Scoring:

  • The event will feature VPAR Live Golf Scoring http://www.vpar.com/tournament-service
  • Each 4-ball will be given a VPAR device at each course for live scoring.
  • Players will be able to view the real-time leaderboard live on the golf course on the device, at the halfway house and in the clubhouse at the end of the day.

Golf Carts and Caddies:

  • Shared golf carts (per pair) and 1 spotter per 4-ball are included in each round (unless otherwise stated above).

Halfway House:

  • Grab-and-go halfway house is included for each round (excluding drinks).

Handicaps:

  • If a player does not have an official club handicap at the time of the event, that player will be required to play off their last official handicap.
  • If a player has never possessed an official club handicap, they will be required to play off a maximum of 18 for men and 24 for ladies.
  • The tournament organisers reserve the right to verify all handicaps.
  • Players will be required to submit their scores on the national handicap network within 24 hours of completing their round.
  • Those players with unofficial handicaps will be subject to handicap adjustments by the tournament organisers.

5. Tour Packages:

  • Package Prices:
    Prices are based on supplier costs, cruise costs, taxes, hotel rates and the rate of exchange. Prices are subject to change until deposit payment is received by K2019310978 SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD T/A SA Golf Cruise. K2019310978 SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD T/A SA Golf Cruise reserves the right, without prior notification, to adjust prices in accordance with increases in cruise prices, air fuel taxes, government and/or airport taxes and in the event of any currency and/or price adjustments including those of suppliers.
  • Payment Terms:
    Bookings are secured with a 50% deposit, and balance must be received by close of business on Thursday 16 January 2020.

Golfer’s Tour Packages Include:

  • Top-notch hamper
  • Round of golf, luxury accommodation and all meals in Durban
  • Cruise costs in balcony cabin, VIP boarding, mandatory charges and all on-board meals. K2019310978 SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD T/A SA Golf Cruise entertainment and MSC entertainment
  • Round of golf in Port Elizabeth
  • Round of golf, luxury accommodation, all meals, gala dinner and prize-giving ceremony in Cape Town
  • All transfers, green fees, spotters (except where indicated otherwise) and golf carts

Non-golfer’s Tour Packages Includes:

  • Top-notch hamper
  • Luxury accommodation and all meals in Durban
  • Cruise costs in balcony cabin, VIP boarding, mandatory charges and all on-board meals. K2019310978 SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD T/A SA Golf Cruise entertainment and MSC entertainment
  • Day out in Port Elizabeth
  • Luxury accommodation, all meals, gala dinner and prize-giving ceremony in Cape Town
  • All transfers

Tour Packages exclude:

  • Connecting flights to Durban and from Cape Town, all beverages & gratuities and all other costs that are not specified in the inclusions above

VERY IMPORTANT:

  • Guests need to arrive at King Shaka International Airport no later than 09h00 on Tuesday 31 March 2020 (if you are Durban based, please also meet at King Shaka International Airport no later than 09h00). Please meet at the Mugg & Bean outside the airport arrivals, where there will be a K2019310978 SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD T/A SA Golf Cruise accreditation desk for all golfers to register at. The shuttles will then transport you to the golf courses.
  • Shuttles to Cape Town International Airport will depart the hotel between 06h00 and 09h00 on Monday 6 April 2020.

6. The Cruise:

  • The Cruise Ship is scheduled to travel the route (“Travel Route”) and stop at the ports of call (“Ports”) specified in the Cruise Booking which you have booked.
  • The Cruise and Travel Route shall be deemed to have commenced when you have boarded the Cruise Ship at the scheduled or substituted embarkation port, have cleared customs and immigration and have passed through the reception formalities to board the ship, notwithstanding when ocean navigation from the port commences. The Cruise and Travel Route shall be deemed to have been completed when you disembark at the final port of destination (Cape Town).
  • In the case of a repositioning or other international non-coastal voyage or cruise, or in the event of a package or multi-modal inclusive travel booking, then the Cruise Travel Route shall be deemed to have commenced when you have cleared through passport control and entered the international departure area in the country of your domicile or the departure point for your pre-cruise travel arrangements if covered in your booking, for the commencement of international travel by air, train or other means of conveyance in a multi-modal package booking.
  • The operation of the Cruise Ship is affected by weather and sea conditions, mechanical problems, duty to assist ships in distress, instructions of the Port and other authorities relating to departure and/ or arrival and/or stoppages, the availability of Port facilities, and other factors which may be beyond K2019310978 SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD T/A SA Golf Cruise’s control.
  • For these reasons set out the date and/ or time at which the Cruise Ship is scheduled to sail are approximate only and may be delayed and subject to change.
  • K2019310978 SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD T/A SA Golf Cruise does not guarantee that the Cruise Ship will be able to depart the port of embarkation on or at the scheduled date or time, or at all; and/or call or stop at the Ports at which it is scheduled to call or stop; and/or that you will be able to go ashore on a planned shore excursion during the scheduled Travel Route; and/or that the Cruise Ship will travel along the scheduled Travel Route. K2019310978 SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD T/A SA Golf Cruise may change the Travel Route and/or Ports at which the Cruise Ship calls or stops if the master of the Cruise Ship (“the Master”) considers it necessary to do so for any of the reasons set out above.
  • If for any reason, the Cruise Ship is unable to sail the Travel Route, K2019310978 SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD T/A SA Golf Cruise may transfer you to another ship or to any other mode of transport bound for the destination of your Cruise, at your cost.
  • K2019310978 SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD T/A SA Golf Cruise shall not be liable for any costs, loss or damages which you may incur or suffer if for any reasons beyond K2019310978 SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD T/A SA Golf Cruise’s control:
    – you have to board the Cruise Ship at a different Port;
    – the time or date on which the Cruise Ship is scheduled to leave a Port is delayed or if it is unable to depart a Port at all for reasons beyond its control and is obliged to remain moored alongside a berth or at anchor; BOOKING TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR ANY INTENDED CRUISE AND CONTRACT OF CARRIAGE TO BE CONCLUDED WITH K2019310978 SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD T/A SA Golf Cruise.
    – the Cruise Ship is unable to stop at a scheduled Port or anchor or stop to permit you to go on a scheduled shore or other excursion, or once stopped at a Port, you are unable to go ashore;
    – the Cruise Ship is substituted by another ship or mode of transport; and/or the time or date, on which the Cruise Ship is scheduled to land at the final port of destination, is delayed.
    – Should you be unable to attend any part of the tour as a result of the aforegoing, or should you fail to attend at any location timeously as required for the duration of the K2019310978 SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD T/A SA Golf Cruise, K2019310978 SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD T/A SA Golf Cruisee shall not be liable to reimburse you for any portion so missed and shall not be liable for any additional costs or damages incurred as a result thereof.

7. Hotel Accommodation:
The included list of hotels in the K2019310978 SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD T/A SA Golf Cruise package may be subject to change. Should such a situation occur, K2019310978 SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD T/A SA Golf Cruise will endeavour to book a hotel of comparable standard, and all booked guests would be notified of the change and replacement venue at the earliest opportunity.

8. Other Services:
K2019310978 SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD T/A SA Golf Cruise is the agent only for Transportation, Excursions, and Shore Side Services. In selling tickets (including coupons or vouchers) or otherwise making arrangements for hotel, air, land & local water transportation, golf shore excursions and tours, K2019310978 SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD T/A SA Golf Cruise acts only as an agent for other service providers who provide such services as independent contractors.
You agree that K2019310978 SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD T/A SA Golf Cruise will not be liable in any way for, and you release and indemnify K2019310978 SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD T/A SA Golf Cruise from and liability due to any loss, death, injury, delay, or damage to person or property or disappointment arising from or in connection with such services.
SK2019310978 SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD T/A SA Golf Cruise acts solely as selling agent for the suppliers.
K2019310978 SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD T/A SA Golf Cruise makes no oral or written warranty, expressed or implied.
Ship names, port calls, golf courses are subject to change at any time.
Port, Air, Fuel, and Government taxes are subject to change at any time.
No reservation request [the booking] is guaranteed until under-deposit with supplier.
If you have a written confirmation from us and have paid a deposit or if you have made final payment, your price as reflected in your written booking confirmation and invoice is protected.

9. Cancellation:

  • Cancellation by you:
    Please be aware that the deposit is non-refundable and cancelled bookings will incur charges. These charges can be up to 100% of the cost of the booking, regardless of whether travel has commenced. Where we incur any liability for a cancellation fee or charge for any booking which you cancel, you agree to indemnify us for the amount of that fee or charge.
  • Cancellation by K2019310978 SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD T/A SA Golf Cruise:
    While every effort is made to keep to all itineraries, K2019310978 SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD T/A SA Golf Cruise reserves the right to cancel the tour/travel arrangements prior to departure, in which event the entire payment will be refunded by the K2019310978 SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD T/A SA Golf Cruise in full and final settlement of all further liability of whatsoever nature, howsoever arising, which may arise as a result of such cancellation.

10. Force Majore:
For the purpose of this Agreement, an “Event of Force Majeure” means any circumstance not within the reasonable control of K2019310978 SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD T/A SA Golf Cruise, but only if and to the extent that (i) such circumstance, despite the exercise of reasonable diligence and the observance of Good Utility Practice, cannot be, or be caused to be, prevented, avoided or removed by K2019310978 SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD T/A SA Golf Cruise, and (ii) such circumstance materially and adversely affects the ability of the K2019310978 SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD T/A SA Golf Cruise to perform its obligations under this Agreement, and SA Golf Cruise has taken all reasonable precautions, due care and reasonable alternative measures in order to avoid the effect of such event on K2019310978 SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD T/A SA Golf Cruise ability to perform its obligations under this Agreement and to mitigate the consequences thereof.

K2019310978 SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD T/A SA Golf Cruise shall be excused from performance and shall not be in default in respect of any obligation hereunder to the extent that the failure to perform such obligation is due to an Event of Force Majeure.

K2019310978 SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD T/A SA Golf Cruise will not be held liable in any way for the cancellation due to an Event of Force Majeure and you release K2019310978 SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD T/A SA Golf Cruise from, any loss. damage or disappointment arising from this.

11. Insurances:
It is strongly advised that all clients take out adequate insurance cover such as cancellation due to illness, accident or injury, personal accident and personal liability, loss of or damage to baggage and sports equipment. K2019310978 SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD T/A SA Golf Cruise will not be responsible for any such loss or damage nor shall it be liable if the client fails to take adequate insurance cover or at all.

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