Terms And Conditions
This fee entitles you to Club membership of Axis. This membership is valid for 15 months or until your day/flight is completed, whichever is sooner. Membership entitles you to use the Club weather forecasting facilities and booking system and will include the flight or day you have booked.
If the membership is a gift, it will commence from the date specified on the voucher, ie the date of the birthday, or date of gift, not the purchase date. You must make the recipient of the gift aware of these terms and conditions
You must be in credit to book in. If you wish to book for more than one day, you must have enough credit for each day you book.
If you are on an EP or CP course, and you take more than 15 months to complete that part of your course you will be asked to pay for any extra days taken.
Booking in. You may book in by telephone, email, or text, but you must receive confirmation of your booking. We will try to confirm as soon as possible. You must be in credit to book in. . If you fail to check in the night before you will forfeit your flight / day!
Your cancellation. If you need to cancel a booking for any reason you must give us at least 48hrs notice, in order for us to fill your space. If you do not, and we cannot fill your space you will be charged for the day/flight!
Our cancellation. If we have to cancel a course, it will usually be for reasons of weather and your safety, but we reserve the right to cancel for other exceptional reasons. You will simply have to re-book your course at the next available time. There is no charge for this, and due to the weather dependency of this sport, may happen frequently.
Refunds. Courses/ flights cannot be refunded, however if you wish to sell or transfer your course you may, but there is a £15 admin fee to do so. The new applicant must fill out a new booking form.
Courses Abroad Deposits are non refundable, however places may be sold on to a suitable applicant. If you have to cancel and do not let us know more than 8 weeks before departure, you may be liable for the whole course fee if we cannot fill your place. Should we have to cancel you. then of course fees and deposits will be refunded.
Aerial and general photography . If you have booked and paid for photography, we cannot guarantee to always be able to perform this service. If for technical or safety reasons it is cancelled you will be refunded for the photography only, not the flight. All images remain the copyrighted property of Axis paragliding and you agree to their use for commercial purposes by Axis. You may not sell or reproduce images or make copies of images without express permission.
Flying Terms and Conditions
To ensure that your course is as safe and enjoyable as possible, it is important that you read and understand these flying conditions.
I understand that: Paragliding is a form of aviation, with all of the inherent and potential dangers that are involved in aviation. No form of aviation is without risk, and injuries and death can and do occur in paragliding, even to trained pilots using proper equipment. No claim is made or implied that all sources of potential danger to the pilot have or can be identified. No one should participate in paragliding who does not recognise and wish to personally assume the associated risks.
I must be a member of the BHPA to be under training, and I must abide by the rules of the association and its Instructors. I understand that as a member I am entitled to third party insurance to the level of 2 million pounds, but that it provides me with NO personal accident cover. I understand that my instructors liability insurance is limited to £50,000 per claim. I understand that it is advisable to have sufficient personal accident insurance and it is my sole responsibility to do this.
I will not consume ANY alcohol during, or in the 12 hours preceding tuition, or be under the influence, or suffering from the effects of alcohol, or drugs, during my course.
I will come to my course dressed in appropriate outdoor clothing (Strong, grippy soled, outdoor boots with good ankle support. Gloves, Long trousers, long sleeved shirt and jacket, sun cream and will bring lunch and at least 2 litres of water to drink)
I understand that my Instructors decision to cease flying and terminate the course of any student for whatever reason to be final and binding.
I unreservedly indemnify, Axis Paragliding, or its Instructors and staff against any loss, damage or injury caused by me during my participation of the sport or my attendance on a course. (Events not covered by BHPA 3rd party liability)
I have read, understood, and agree to abide by the conditions set out above.