Terms and Conditions

1. General In so far as nothing specifically is agreed on the contrary, all transactions between the Obergurgl ski school and the customers are subject to our GTC. The object of the business is the operation of a snow sports school (ski school). It will include, in particular, services, such as giving lesson in the skills and knowledge of skiing, (without guarantee of training success) as well as the carrying out and escorting of skiing.

2. Conclusion of the contract for offers, online-price queries and prices: Reservations for private courses can be made over the internet or by telephone. Reservations are only regarded as firm bookings after written confirmation by the Obergurgl ski school. The offers from the Obergurgl ski school are subject to alteration. For the acceptance of the reservation and the extent of the service, our written order confirmation is definitive exclusively. Verbal or telephone covenants are only valid with expressive written confirmation by the Obergurgl ski school. With group courses, a contract condition is asserted first with purchase of the required tickets. All of our prices mentioned are in Euros and if not recorded differently are understood to be inclusive of the statutory VAT. Price lists are subject to change. We accept no liability for printing errors.

3. Payment conditions: Confirmed private instructors must be cancelled a day before until 5 pm otherwise we will charge the full amount of the booking. Unless otherwise stated in writing, for contracts which take place via the internet, fax or other remote means of communication and which concern private courses the clients has to inform the ski school Obergurgl about their payment wish either to pay right here in Obergurgl before the lessons starts or over the shop link with a credit card. If this will be not done by the clients than is the booking not fixed. For contracts entered into at the place of execution, the fee for the service carried out is to be paid either to the skiing teacher directly or in the ski school office. For payment default by the customer, we are entitled to offset interest payable on arrears to the sum of 5% annually, hereby claims for the reimbursement of higher interest is not impaired.

4. General attendance conditions: The contract partner has to inform the Obergurgl ski school about its skills and experiences with skiing truthfully and comprehensively as well as individually taking care of the condition of the skiing technology and to the external conditions of the appropriate equipment. Likewise, you have to inform the Obergurgl ski school completely about physical abilities, in particular state of health, and any illnesses where applicable. Before the beginning of the training, the checking of the skiing equipment (in particular the ski binding) by means of specialist operation is carried out by the contract partner individually. The group coordination of the skiing courses takes places by the Obergurgl skiing school. Should the removal of a participant be required, the contract partner has to comply with this decision. Otherwise, the Obergurgl ski school is entitled to dissolve the contract. Ski school group lesson tickets can only be used on consecutive days and the ticket is only valid for 1 guest. Should a ski class diminish to 3 (ski alpine) or 2 (snowboarding) guests the ski school has the right to combine classes or shorten lessons. Please provide the ski school ticket when booking extra lessons. Ski School guests are responsible for taking out their own accident and third party insurance. Ticket refunds or part refunds after injuries or illness only with a doctor`s certificate. No reimbursements if classes are cancelled because of bad weather conditions. The contract partner has to comply with the instructions issued to them by the Obergurgl ski school. The flouting of an admonition entitles the Obergurgl ski school to immediately dissolve the contract. The attendance at the services of the Obergurgl ski school under the influence of alcohol or drugs entitles the Obergurgl ski school to immediately dissolve the contract. The contract partner, in the cases described for contract dissolvement has no claim for reimbursement of the training fee.

5. Liability rules: Essentially the Obergurgl ski school is according to the legal directives liable exclusively for damages, which are directly connected with the activity of the Obergurgl ski school and which were caused deliberately or with gross negligence. Appropriate liability insurance exists. 

6. Guarantee: The contract partner has to make a complaint where applicable to the office, in order to ensure that action is taken. No claim exists for the reduction of the fee with failure to do so. Claims against the Obergurgl ski school are to be made and justified in writing no later than 4 weeks after the occurrence.

7. Rescission For private courses, a rescission from the contract up to no later than 5pm of the previous day is possible without accumulation of a cancellation fee. If the cancellation takes places at a later time, however, the Obergurgl ski school is entitled to demand the agreed tariff to the extent of a full daily rate. In respect to group courses a reimbursement of payments already made is only possible with accidents with presentation of the original receipt (see reverse of the course ticket) and with a medical certificate from a local doctor. The amount to be reimbursed is re-calculated on the basis of the actual services performed for this time period. The total amount is reduced thereby, however higher daily rates may apply. With rescission during current service or with non-appearance at the agreed date no reimbursement takes place. When the weather conditions cannot guarantee that the services will be carried out for safety reasons, the Obergurgl ski school reserves the right to postpone or cancel the services.

8. Place of execution A-6456 Obergurgl, Piccardweg 1

9. Place of jurisdiction For decisions of all disputes resulting from this contract, the relevant appropriate court has jurisdiction exclusively at the headquarters of the Obergurgl ski school.

10. Choice of Law Austrian Law applies

11. Legal effectiveness Should individual regulations of these terms and conditions become void this does not affect the effectiveness of the remaining regulations or the entire legal transaction. The invalid condition is replaced by such, that the invalid condition represents the next from an economic standpoint The contract partner has to inform the Obergurgl ski school about its skills and experiences with skiing truthfully and comprehensively as well as individually taking care of the condition of the skiing technology and to the external conditions of the appropriate equipment. Likewise, you have to inform the Obergurgl ski school completely about physical abilities, in particular state of health, and any illnesses where applicable. Before the beginning of the training, the checking of the skiing equipment (in particular the ski binding) by means of specialist operation is carried out by the contract partner individually. The group coordination of the skiing courses takes places by the Obergurgl skiing school. Should the removal of a participant be required, the contract partner has to comply with this decision. Otherwise, the Obergurgl ski school is entitled to dissolve the contract. Ski school group lesson tickets can only be used on consecutive days and the ticket is only valid for 1 guest. Should a ski class diminish to 3 (ski alpine) or 2 (snowboarding) guests the ski school has the right to combine classes or shorten lessons. Please provide the ski school ticket when booking extra lessons. guests are responsible for taking out their own accident and third party insurance. Ticket refunds or part refunds after injuries or illness only with a doctor`s certificate. No reimbursements if classes are cancelled because of bad weather conditions. The contract partner has to comply with the instructions issued to them by the Obergurgl ski school. The flouting of an admonition entitles the Obergurgl ski school to immediately dissolve the contract. The attendance at the services of the Obergurgl ski school under the influence of alcohol or drugs entitles the Obergurgl ski school to immediately dissolve the contract. The contract partner, in the cases described for contract dissolvement has no claim for reimbursement of the training fee.

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