An engagement agreement is sent in response to the client requesting a booking. The engagement agreement is sent to the client as an offer of acceptance of the booking.
By completing the agreement, the client is agreeing to the terms set out therein.
The engagement offer will be reserved for a period of no more than 7 days and will only be confirmed upon receipt of completed agreement and deposit (50% of the total fee). The balance is due by cheque a minimum of 7 days in advance of the event, by bank transfer no later than the day before the event or in cash at the event.
Once the engagement is confirmed, any cancellation on the part of the client will incur the
following percentage of the full fee less any travel expenses.
a) More than 30 days from the performance date; No fee payable.
b) Between 22-30 days from the performance date; 25% of the full fee.
c) Between 15-21 days from the performance date; 50% of the full fee.
d) Between 8-14 days from the performance date; 75% of the full fee.
e) Between 1-7 days from the performance date; The full fee will be payable. .
In the unlikely event that the artiste is unable to fulfil the engagement due to illness or unforeseen circumstances, if you wish it, every effort will be made to find a suitable replacement artiste.
It may not be possible to find someone who will cover the event at the same price. In this case the client will be responsible for any extra cost.
The client shall be responsible for providing shelter / shade for inclement or extreme weather. It is not possible to twist balloons in the rain, hot sun, extreme cold or high wind.
If the artiste is unable to perform because of the lack of adequate protection from the weather, the client shall be liable for the full fee.
If the client cancels the booking due to weather conditions before the artiste has set out for the event, the full fee less any travel cost will be payable.
At public and large events, it is not possible to provide a balloon for everyone. The artiste will try to judge the demand and choose the sophistication of the models in accordance and allowing for the time constraint of the booking. Despite this, lengthy queues do often occur as Bubbly Circus balloon models are so desirable.
At parties / smaller events, in order to provide a balloon model for every guest, it is imperative that the client and artiste have agreed on how many people are in attendance. This is necessary to fulfil everyone within the specified time and to provide the best service.
If the number of guests exceeds the agreed amount, it may be possible for the artiste to work extra time at the appropriate rate. This must be formally agreed and is not always possible due to other commitments. Barring this, the artiste will not be expected to work over the time paid.
The artiste is entitled to comfort / refreshment breaks.
A responsible adult must be in attendance at all times, the artiste is not liable for the supervision of children.
Balloons are not recommended for children under 3.
The artiste is obliged to advise the following health and safety information
Children under eight years can choke or suffocate on uninflated or broken balloons. Adult supervision required. Keep uninflated balloons from children. Discard broken balloons at once.
Allergy Advise – Balloons are made from natural rubber latex which can cause allergies.