Orvis Festivals: Terms and Conditions
These terms are supplementary to our standard Terms of Service. Your statutory rights are not affected.
Festival products are defined as any occasion where, in return for remuneration, Orvis and/or its partners undertake to provide access to an activity for any purpose including but not limited to competitive fishing, learning, tuition and/or demonstration.
Accessibility and Suitability
Orvis is proud to be inclusive and we endeavour to make all our products accessible to everyone. However, as our festivals take place in venues shaped by nature, some locations may be easier to access and enjoy than others. If you have any questions about the suitability of a particular venue or would like more information, please contact our customer service team.
There is no age or ability qualification for any festival product. However, while every reasonable effort will be made to accommodate differing abilities, some events will be more suited to those with prior experience or knowledge. If you are unsure about the suitability of a particular event, please contact our customer services team.
Festivals by their nature, take place over a wide geographical area. Orvis does not provide transport to, from, or between locations utilised within festivals. Attendees are advised to ensure they have access suitable transportation between venues. For advice on travel needs, please refer to the individual product page or contact our customer service team.
Children under the age of 18 and some vulnerable adults must each be accompanied by a responsible adult. If would like further information on this, please contact our customer services team.
Health, Safety, Wellbeing and Compliance
The safety and wellbeing of our associates and guests is paramount. A full health and safety briefing will given at the start of each event. Participants are expected to follow all reasonable instructions given by their host/guide/instructor and/or any person employed by or on behalf of the Orvis Events Team. All participants must follow local and national laws and regulations.
Orvis and its partners, at their sole discretion, reserve the right to eject participants from an event/festival or terminate the event/festival early on grounds of health, safety, wellbeing, or compliance.
Participants must report to their registration point at the time specified within the individual event documentation and must not be under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Orvis and its partners, at their sole discretion, reserve the right to refuse entry to participants arriving late, appearing to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol or if there any health and safety concern.
For Participants 18 and Over: Participants must assess the potential risks associated with each activity and, by engaging in them, willingly acknowledge and assume these risks.
For Participants Under 18 and Their Guardians: If participants are under the age of 18, their legal guardians must evaluate and accept the potential risks before permitting them to participate in any activity.
Experiences in England and Wales may require participants to hold a valid fishing licence.
You will be advised during the booking process whether a fishing license is required for your experience. You may be required to produce your license on request by your guide/host, an employee of the host fishery and/or an employee/agent of the Environment Agency.
This is a legal requirement governed by The Environment Agency; Licenses can be obtained directly from the EA at https://www.gov.uk/fishing-licences. If you are unsure whether this is applicable to your experience, or need guidance on which license is applicable, please contact our customer services team.
If you are unable to attend a pre-booked Orvis Festival product, please contact email@example.com as soon as possible.
Cancellations made by the client up to 28 days prior to the event will be subject to a full refund. Cancellations made by the client within 28 days of the event, will not be refundable except where Orvis in its sole judgement finds that there is exceptional justification.
Orvis and its partners reserve the right to change the location and timing of Festival Products to a venue and/or schedule of similar characteristics up to 48 hours prior to the start of the event.
In addition to those terms outlined in our Terms of Service – Orvis and its partners reserve the right to cancel any event within 48 hours of commencement on the grounds of safety. This may include, but it not limited to, considerations for prevailing weather and/or venue suitability. In such circumstances and alternative date and/or venue will be offered.