Hire items and services included in the quotation will only be reserved and converted to bookings once Events & Tents has received a signed copy of the quotation and terms & conditions which are also to be initialled on each page.
A 50% deposit is required 10 working days prior the quoted on event date which is payable to the following account:
EVENTS AND TENTS ABSA BANK CHEQUE ACCOUNT NUMBER 4075848986 BRANCH CODE 632005 PEASE STATE YOUR CLIENT CODE AND QUOTE NUMBER AS REFERENCE
The balance is due three working days prior to the event if you whish to pay by EFT and ten working days prior to the event if you whish to pay by CHEQUE.
PLEASE NOTE THAT NO GOODS WILL BE HANDED OVER OR DELIVERED WITHOUT THE FULL BALANCE, INCLUDING THE REFUNDABLE BREAKAGE DEPOSIT, BEING PAID.
Proof of payment must also be faxed or e-mailed to Events & Tents.
An interest rate of 2.5% above bank prime lending rate will be charged on all late payments and overdue amounts.
Any other special payment arrangements must be added to our terms and conditions in writing.
Quotations are valid for fourteen days although Events & Tents reserves the right to alter or cancel any quotation at any time at its own discretion.
You as the lessee are liable for any losses/damages, caused for whatsoever reason, which might occur to hired goods during the stated hire period.
You as the lessee are responsible for supplying security should there be a need.
Events & Tents requires confirmation of final numbers 3 working days prior to the event quoted on.
No reduction in numbers will be accepted later than 3 working days prior to the event.
Events & tents is not a search and recovery business and when goods are to be collected you as the lessee are responsible for all goods to be ready for collection in the same state that they were delivered. If we as the lessor have to look for and pack items hired by you, you as the lessee will be charged a fee to be decided upon by Events & Tents.
All cancellations are to be sent to Events & Tents in writing and the following cancelation fees are applicable: 30 Days prior to the event 50% - 15 Days prior to the event 75% - 3 Days prior to the event 100%
Events & Tents does not maintain insurance for hire items from when goods are handed over until the agreed collection or return time. It is the sole responsibility of the client to insure for any losses, shortage or damages.
Any goods returned late or after the agreed return date will be charged to your account as a shortage or at 1 hire charge for every day after agreed return date.
The Lessee acknowledges that ownership of the goods at all times remains vested in the Lessor.
The Lessee agrees to utilise the goods only in the agreed manner for which they are intended and not to tamper with or attempt to make repairs to the goods of whatsoever nature, without the written consent of the Lessor ,if such works or repairs are affected without the written consent as aforesaid ,the Lessor shall be entitled to demand from the Lessee the current replacement cost of any such goods.
All goods hired shall remain on the premises to which they were delivered and shall not be removed there from, nor shall the Lessee lend any hired goods to a third party without written consent from the Lessor.
The Lessee acknowledges , by his signature below hereof ,having read the a foregoing terms and conditions and agrees to be bound thereby and agrees to pay the hiring rates as well as any expenses incurred by the Lessor or any Attorney’s fees including collection charges, should an account be submitted to the Attorneys for collection.
The Lessor will not accept any responsibility of count unless goods are counted in the presence of its representative, should goods be returned not so counted, the count taken in the Lessor’s premises will be final and binding on the Lessee.
All cutlery, crockery and glassware must be washed, dried, paked into the correct containers and be ready for collection on the date and time stated.
Goods returned unwashed will be charged for at a rate determined by the Lessor.
Linen must be dry when being returned and any linen returned to the Lessor in a wet, mildewed, stained, torn or burnt condition will be charged for at a full replacement value.
No responsibility will be accepted for damage caused by the Lessor’s representatives, agents, employees or servants to overhead or underground cables, nor to fixed installations, irrespective of whether the exact location of these have been pointed out or marked to the Lessor in advance.
No Liability or responsibility will be accepted by the lessor in respect of late, non-delivery, mechanical breakdowns or other circumstances beyond the Lessors’ control.
The lessee agrees that he/she will be on site to receive any goods delivered in order to confirm correct goods are delivered and if the lessee or an representative is not present to check goods upon delivery then the lessee agrees that goods were delivered in accordance with what is stated on the contract.
No claim shall be made against the Lessor or it’s representatives, agents ,employees or servants for any injury, damage, loss or other of whatever nature and whether suffered by the Lessor or any other person, at the Lessee’s premises or function venue, resulting from any negligence by the Lessor in performing it’s services.
The Lessor shall be entitled access to any premises or venue, where the function is to be held, of the Lessee for the purpose of quoting, inspecting, repairing and collecting any or all the hired equipment at any time.
The Lessee acknowledges that the Lessor is given 21 days to check and test any goods brought back or collected by the Lessor and is given a further 21 days to refund any deposit monies or part thereof.
If goods are delivered and services are rendered by the Lessor and equipment is requested to be returned after the said return/collection date, for whatever reason, then these goods and services will still be charged for in full, unless the Lessor agrees otherwise.
No extension of time indulgence granted by the Lessor to the Lessee shall affect, prejudice or derogate from the rights of the Lessor in any respect under this agreement, nor shall it in any way be regarded as a waiver of any of the Lessor’s rights hereunder or a notations for this Agreement or debar thereafter insisting on compliance with the terms and conditions hereof.
For the purpose of all or any legal proceedings against the Lessee hereunder, the Lessee hereby consents to the jurisdiction of the Magistrate’s Court notwithstanding that such proceedings are otherwise beyond its jurisdiction. This clause shall be deemed to constitute the required written consent conferring jurisdiction upon the said Magistrate’s Court provided ,however that the Lessor shall have the right at its sole option and discretion to institute proceedings in any other competent Court in respect of any claim which but for the a foregoing ,would exceed the jurisdiction of the Magistrate’s Court.