Terms & Conditions

TERMS & CONDITIONS

1. DEFINITION
 The “Owner” is Blooming Occasions.
The “Hirer” refers to the person, firm or corporation hiring equipment from the Owner.
The “Equipment” means all the equipment and accessories supplied to the Hirer including flowers.
“Terms” means these Terms and Conditions of Hire.

 2. DEPOSIT, PAYMENTS AND OTHER FEES
 A non-refundable deposit of 20% of the total hire/service cost is required to be paid to Blooming Occasions to confirm the Hirer’s booking. Deposit paid will come off the total bill payable. Deposits are required for all orders, with the exception of:
i.                Orders placed less than 30 days from delivery require full payment to secure the booking.
             ii.  All Custom Built or Special Purchase Equipment requires full payment at the point of booking to commence manufacture or buying process.
 Prices quoted are for delivery on street level. Extra charges may be payable for delivery to and removal from higher or lower level.
 The total invoice must be paid 30 days before delivery or pickup of any Equipment. If the Hirer does not comply with this, Equipment will not be released and the deposit is non-refundable.
 If the Hirer requests to have item/s removed from the invoice after the deposit is paid the 20% deposit is non-refundable nor transferable.
 All prices are quoted in Australian Dollars.
A 15% surcharge will be incurred on public holidays.

 3.  CANCELLATION
  Booking deposits paid are non-refundable to cancellation, change-of-mind or change of date. No refund applies to deposit amount.
 Cancellations are requested in writing by email or letter by the Hirer stated on the invoice and can be sent addressed to Blooming Occasions,  PO Box 216, Culburra Beach NSW 2540 or via email to elisetownsend@bloomingoccasions.com.au
Cancellations made more than 30 days from delivery will receive a refund of any funds remitted, excluding the booking deposit.
 Cancellations made less than 30 days from delivery will receive a refund of delivery and collection fees only. The remainder of the bill must be paid in full as the cost of Equipment is considered cost of lost opportunity to Blooming Occasions.
No refund applies for Equipment cancelled on delivery.
No refund applies to cancellations of Custom Built or Special Purchase Equipment and full payment must be paid by the Hirer.
Booking deposits are non-transferable.

 4. QUOTATION
 All quotes provided expire within 7 calendar days from the date of invoice. Blooming Occasions reserves the right to adjust the prices in any quotation once the expiry period has been reached. Equipment is hired on a ‘first come, first served’ basis and a quotation does not guarantee the availability of any/all items.

 5. LIABILITY AND INDEMNITY
 NOTE: All props are used and therefore reasonable signs of wear and tear will show as they are continual hire items.
 The Hirer assumes all responsibility for the Equipment from the time of delivery until collection by Blooming Occasions and is liable for all Equipment damaged or lost during this period. Insurance is not covered by Blooming Occasions once the Equipment has left the warehouse location.
 Any Equipment used outside is done so entirely at the risk of the Hirer. In no case should the Equipment be used or left outside in the rain or overnight.
 In no case should any furniture (including dining chairs and lounge furniture) or floor coverings such as rugs be used on wet or muddy ground.
All items must be stored and left in secure dry storage location.
 Credit card details are required as a security bond from the Hirer and held in the case of any and all damages, breakages, theft or unaccounted Equipment from Blooming Occasions.
                        i.                Once all Equipment is returned and checked that it is in the same condition as prior to dispatch no charge will be made.  The Wedding Shed decision as to the condition of the Equipment prior to dispatch and on return shall be final.
 Any charges made regarding damages, breakages, professional-cleaning costs, repairs or shortages the hirer will be invoiced accordingly and the relevant amount will be charged to the hirer’s nominated credit card within seven (7) days of return.
 If an item is returned damaged but repairable, you the Hirer will be sent an invoice for the cost of repairs and payment will be charged to the hirer’s credit card.
 In the event that Blooming Occasions is issued with a fine due to the instructions of the Hirer, the fine will be payable by the Hirer.
 The Hirer agrees that all charges for hire loss, hire extension, damage and repair will be paid and that all collection fees, legal fees or any expenses involved in the collection of these charges will be paid by the Hirer.

 6. DELIVERY, SET-UP AND PICKUP
There must be a site contact available at all times during the delivery and collection days to sign for both the delivery and collection. The Hirer must provide Blooming Occasions with the name/s of these person/s and contact details. Drop off access must be arranged by the Hirers prior to driver arriving.
All hire items must be packed up and stored in an accessible place ready for collection, if any items are not packed away and ready for pick up at the designated time and cause delay to our staff. Which then requires our staff to pack up items, this will incur a fine of $500 which will be charged to the hirer’s designated credit card.
  If Blooming Occasions is setting up Equipment, the Hirer is responsible for allowing sufficient time and access to the venue for set-up.  In this instance an additional charge will be included for set up based on hire quantity.
 When Equipment is received, it is the responsibility of the Hirer to check the itemised receipt to confirm all Equipment has been delivered. If item/s are missing from the order and are shown on the receipt, it is the responsibility of the Hirer to inform Blooming Occasions immediately.

 7. Blooming Occasions has the absolute right to refuse a booking and/or refund and payment made at their discretion.   

Terms and conditions as of the 07/01/2017.