booking refund protection
Booking Refund Protection
The booking vendor will provide you with a refund for any unused
booking if you are unable to attend the booked
event due to any of the circumstances set out below.
The following words or phrases have the meaning shown below wherever they appear
in bold in this document
Accident – A bodily injury confirmed by a
doctor that prevents you from attending the booked
You/Your/Yourself – A person who has made a
booking alone or as part of a group with us.
Doctor – A qualified medical practitioner registered
with a recognised professional body. A doctor cannot be yourself
or a member of your immediate family.
Emergency Services – The Police, Fire and Rescue
Service or Emergency Medical Services
Booking/Booked event – The pre-planned and pre-booked
service(s) / event(s) / ticket(s) transacted with us by you
and provided within the United Kingdom
Group – Any number of people who have made a
booking with the booking vendor with Booking Refund Protection
in the same transaction.
Illness – A physical or mental condition confirmed
by a doctor that prevents you from attending the
Immediate family – Your husband,
wife, partner, civil partner, parent, child, brother or sister.
Normal Pregnancy – Symptoms which normally accompany
pregnancy (including multiple pregnancy) and which are generally of a minor and/or
temporary nature (e.g. morning sickness, fatigue etc.) which do not represent a
medical hazard to mother or baby.
Pre-existing medical condition – Any disease,
illness or injury (whether diagnosed or not) at the date of booking.
Public Transport Network – Any mode of public
transport other than public hire taxis licensed for public use on which the
customer had planned to travel to a booked event within
the United Kingdom.
Ticket – A non-refundable, authorised ticket
that was purchased from a recognised and reputable booking vendor where Booking
Refund Protection has been purchased at the same time as purchasing the ticket(s).
United Kingdom – England, Scotland, Wales, Northern
Ireland, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man
We/us/our – The booking vendor with whom
you made the booking.
What we will refund?
We will refund the cost of your booking if
you are unable to attend a booked event due to:
- unexpected disruption of the public transport network you
could not have reasonably known about before the date or time of the booked
- the death, accident, or illness happening to
you, a member of your immediate family or any person(s)
in the group due to attend the booked event with you;
- the mechanical breakdown, accident, fire or theft en route of a private vehicle
taking you to the booked event;
- jury service which you were unaware of at the time of the
- burglary or fire at your residence in the 48 hours immediately
before the booked event requiring attendance of the emergency
- you being summoned to appear at court proceedings as a witness which you
were unaware of at the time of booking;
- you being a member of the armed forces and being posted overseas
- adverse weather including snow, frost, fog or storm where the Police service or
other Government agency have issued warnings not to travel.
What we will not refund?
We will not provide a refund where:
- an illness or the death of you, a member of
your group or a member of your immediate family is caused
by surgery, a change of treatment or medication for a pre-existing medical condition;
- you cannot provide a doctor’s report for
accident or illness;
- the symptoms that accompany a normal pregnancy are the sole reason
you cannot attend a booked event;
- you cannot return any unused tickets or vouchers
forming part of the booking;
- you cannot provide evidence of the unused tickets
when applying for a refund;
- the booked event is cancelled, abandoned, postponed, curtailed
- you decide not to attend a booked event other
than for a reason included within this Booking Refund Protection;
- you are prevented from travelling to a booked event
due to disruption of the public transport network which is public
knowledge prior to the booked event;
- you can recover any part of the booking;
- in our reasonable opinion, you did not allow sufficient
time to travel to a booked event;
- you carry out a criminal act which prevents you
attending a booked event;
- you are prevented from travelling to a booked event
due to an outbreak of a contagious disease and the Government or any agency acting
on behalf of the Government has imposed a ban on travel.
- you make a false or fraudulent refund application or support a
refund application by false or fraudulent document, device or statement.
We will not pay for travelling or associated expenses (unless travel
costs are included as part of the total booking price), or any loss other than the
purchase price, including booking fee, of the booked event.
We will not pay any consequence of war, invasion, acts of foreign
enemies, hostilities (whether war be declared or not), civil war, rebellion, revolutions,
insurrection, military or usurped power, riot, civil commotion, strikes, lockout,
terrorism, malicious intent or vandalism, confiscation or nationalisation of or
requisition or destruction of or damage to property by or under the order of any
government or public or local authority. We will not pay any loss
caused directly or indirectly by:
- ionising radiations or contamination by radioactivity from nuclear fuel or from
any nuclear waste from the combustion of nuclear fuel;
- the radioactive toxic explosive or other hazardous properties of any explosive nuclear
assembly or nuclear component thereof.
We will not pay any loss caused directly or indirectly by damage
or destruction directly occasioned by pressure waves caused by aircraft or other
aerial devices travelling at sonic or supersonic speeds.
We will not pay any costs you incur in submitting
or providing evidence to support your refund application.
- you must make all necessary arrangements to arrive at the event
- you must not be aware of any material fact, matter or circumstance,
at the time Booking Refund Protection is purchased, which may give rise to a refund
- you must take all reasonable precautions to prevent or reduce any
request for a refund.
- Unless we agree otherwise:
- the language of this document and all communications relating to it will be English;
all aspects of the contract, including negotiation and performance, are subject
to English law and the decisions of English courts.
Requesting a Refund
You must telephone the TicketPlan helpline on 0844 884 1031 (in
order to request a Refund Application Form) as soon as reasonably possible after
becoming aware of circumstances that may lead you to request a
You may be asked to provide at your own expense the following:
- the original unused tickets and vouchers for all parts of the
- a doctor’s report where your refund request is
for accident or illness or a death certificate
where your refund request is for death;
- an official notice from the transport service provider in the event of delay, cancellation,
mechanical breakdown or accident in relation to the public
- for the breakdown of a private vehicle, a vehicle recovery service report (AA, RAC
or equivalent), copy of garage repair bill or parts receipt or in the case of a
motor refund request, confirmation from the vehicle motor insurers, vehicle repairers
- the original jury invitation inviting you to be a juror;
- in the event of a burglary the police report with crime reference number;
- the original witness summons requesting you to appear in court;
- any reasonable additional evidence that we ask for.