Terms & Conditions

For all holidays abroad your holiday contract is directly with the ABTA & ATOL Tour Operator. The Tour Operator is responsible for all aspects of your holiday and their Terms & Conditions apply. Links to the appropriate Tour Operator’s Terms & Conditions can be found on each holiday web page.

Insurance is mandatory for all golf holidays abroad. You must be satisfied that your insurance fully covers all your personal requirements including pre-existing medical conditions, cancellation charges, medical expenses, etc. If you choose to travel without adequate insurance cover we will not be liable for any losses that may arise.

A £50pp-£100pp non-refundable deposit will be required at the time of booking for UK events. 

A £250-£500pp non-refundable deposit will be required at the time of booking for golfing holidays abroad. The cost of flights is also payable if booked on your behalf. Flight times and golfing arrangements may be subject to alteration.

Balances must be settled twelve weeks prior to any event/holiday. Payments for holidays abroad to be made to the Tour Operator. We only accept Bacs transfers or cheques for UK events.

In the unlikely case that UK bookings fail to reach the required minimum numbers, at any time up to 30 days before the date of the event we reserve the right to cancel and we will offer a full refund.

Should you wish to cancel a confirmed booking written notification is required. If you notify us by email you should receive a reply within 48 hours. If you do not receive a reply please call us on 020 8075 2929.

Your cancellation charges will be as follows:

More than 91 Days,  Loss of Deposit

61-90 Days,  50% of the event cost

31-60 Days, 75% of the event cost

0-30 Days, 100% of the event cost

This applies to UK events only. For holidays abroad your contract is with your ABTA & ATOL Tour Operator.

Fairways cannot accept any liability for injury, illness, death, loss of enjoyment, damage, expense or cost to our clients whilst participating in any UK event.

By being present at a Fairways event you consent to be photographed and/or filmed. Fairways is entitled to make full use of any photographs and film in all current and future media worldwide without any liability or payment to you. If you prefer not to be photographed or filmed please inform us at the time of booking.

Force majeure, events beyond our control

Except where otherwise expressly stated in these booking conditions, we regret we cannot accept liability or pay any compensation where the performance or prompt performance of our contractual obligations is prevented or affected by or you otherwise suffer any damage or loss as a result of “force majeure”. In these Booking Conditions, “force majeure” means any event which we or the supplier of the service(s) in question could not, even with all due care, foresee or avoid. Such events may include war or threat of war, riot, civil strife, actual or threatened terrorist activity, industrial dispute, natural or nuclear disaster, adverse weather conditions, fire and all similar events outside our control.

Eligibility Rules for our Events

Eligibility: Our competitions are open to mixed pairs made up of one man and one lady, both of whom must conform to the Rules of Amateur Status as approved by the R&A Rules Limited and the USGA.

Handicap Limit/Adjustments: Competitors must have a Handicap Index under WHS rules. Men with a Handicap Index higher than 28 will play off 28. Ladies with a Handicap Index higher than 36 will play off 36. Proof of your handicap is required.

Format: Fourball Better Ball Stableford with a 85% handicap allowance under WHS rules in all events.

Prize Presentation: In all UK events this will take place as soon after the last card has been returned on the final day. It would be appreciated if prize winners could attend the prize giving. In the event of a tie, a decision will be made on count-back.

Final Decisions: All decisions relating to our competitions are final. No discussions or correspondence with entrants will be entered into. In all competitions we reserve the right to reject any entries that we consider to be harmful to the goodwill or reputation of Fairways.