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Terms and Conditions

Old Inn Terms and Conditions

All of our terms and conditions can be viewed using the navigation on the left of this page.

However there are some conditions below which are generic to all offerings at The Old Inn;

CREDITS CARDS & PRE-AUTHORISATION

We do not separate out credit cards charges and have not applied the credit card levy since 13/1/18. Credit card charges are absorbed into our cost structure.

We take a pre-authorisation for all bedroom bookings, whether you choose to settle your account on check out by cash or debit card. If you do not have a credit card, full payment plus our standard rate of per day charges must be paid in advance. 

Pre-Authorisations

The hotel is NOT charging your credit card. A pre-authorisation is a security guarantee for payment only. The pre-authorisation fund is not held by the hotel, the company who provide the credit card system or by the authorising bank. The pre-authorisation fund is held on your card by your own issuing bank. A pre-authorisation can be held on your card for a period of 10 to 15 working days. Pre-authorisation should be released by your issuing bank automatically, if not you will need to contact your home issuing bank. The Old Inn cannot speed up this process, and your issuing bank will not speak to us directly. YOU must contact your card issuer.

 

ALLERGENS

 

We take great care of you, our customers, and as such if you have any hypersensitivity such as anaphylaxis, caused by food, liquid, or chemical contact, please let the hotel know in advance on 02891 853255. As each case is individual, although we will try our best, we cannot guarantee total removal of all traces of food, liquid or airborne particles that may trigger hypersensitive reactions.

BOOKING CONDITIONS FOR ALL EVENTS

The following sets out the terms and conditions for venue hire. Please therefore read them carefully and let us know if you have any questions. Once You pay the Deposit referred to in paragraph 4, a binding contract is created between You and the Hotel.

1. Definitions

‘Additional Charges’ means those charges referred to in paragraphs 3, 4, 7, 8, 9 and or 10.

‘Clients’ means the person making the booking, the booking company or attendants where applicable.

‘Deposit’ means the deposit referred to in paragraph 4.

‘Estimated cost’ means the minimum cost based on final number of guests notified to the Hotel at least 30 days before the date of the function.

‘Function’ means event held at the Venue.

‘Guest’ means any and all persons (including children), attendees, employees, contractors or other person(s) attending the event at the invitation of, in relation to or on behalf of the Clients and in respect of the Function (including the Clients).

‘the Hotel’ means The Old Inn, Crawfordsburn which is the trading name of Crawfordsburn Inn (1999) Limited.

‘Package’ means any pre-arranged combination of goods and or services offered for sale at an inclusive price.

‘Parties’ means the Hotel and the Clients/You and ‘Party’ shall mean either of them;

‘Quotation’ means the specification sheet setting out the cost (exclusive of VAT) of Hotel goods and services  to be supplied by the Hotel to the Clients and which is valid for 30 days after the date appearing on the quotation to which these terms are attached, together with any and all documentation relating to the agreement between the Hotel and You;

‘Venue’ means The Old Inn Crawfordsburn where it is agreed that your event or function will be held.

‘Working Day’ means 9:00am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday inclusive but excluding public holidays.

‘You’ means the client(s)


 


2. Basis of contract

2.1 These Terms and Conditions shall form the contract between You and the Hotel in connection with the services to be supplied.

2.2 The Hotel may agree to you making a provisional booking with us, but this is not legally binding on either you or the Hotel unless and until a contract is entered into in accordance with this paragraph 2. All provisional bookings for functions will be held for a period of FOURTEEN days after which time such bookings will be automatically released.

2.3 No contract shall come into being until you, the Clients, pay the Deposit as set out at paragraph 4 below.

2.4 Payment of the Deposit constitutes acceptance of these terms and conditions.

2.5 The Hotel appreciates that on occasions someone else (such as a parent) may wish to make payments on your behalf.  The Hotel is happy to accept such payments, but please note that unless the Hotel agrees otherwise with You in writing You are legally responsible for any payments due to the Hotel.

2.6 The booking individual, booking company and attendants are each jointly and severally liable for all payments and all other client obligations.

2.7 You are requested to sign or acknowledge these terms and conditions. If you have paid the Deposit but You have not signed these terms and conditions then performance of the Hotel’s obligations will be deemed to be done on the basis of the terms set out in these terms and conditions in the absence of a signed copy of these terms and conditions and or you raising particular concerns or issues about the services to be supplied.

2.8 If You make a booking by telephone You must provide current residential addresses and email addresses for the person making the booking.

3. Price

3.1 If your function date is scheduled more than 1 year after the date of our confirmation of booking, the Hotel reserves the right to increase the price of your function package by up to 5% for each complete period of 12 months between these two dates. For the purpose of clarity, such increases in price will be due to changes in market, supplier or contractor prices and or increases in the rate of VAT and or other taxes and or duties.

3.2 If not all components of the price in the quotation are stated to be fixed (for example, because they depend on the number of guests to be catered for), the final price will be determined either in accordance with the Quotation (for example, the charge "per person" for meals) or as otherwise agreed with the Hotel (for example, if there are any "extra" services not set out in the Quotation which the Hotel subsequently agrees at its discretion to provide to You). 

3.3 Any equipment, decoration and or any other items brought into the Hotel by You and or your Guests should be removed by You immediately after the event. The Hotel reserves the right to charge You £25 per day in respect of any such equipment, decorations and or any other item which is not removed immediately after the event and is stored by the Hotel. If such equipment, decorations and or any other items are not claimed by or on behalf of You within 28 days after the event the Hotel reserves the right to dispose of them at its complete discretion and You will also be liable for any waste disposal costs incurred by the Hotel in so doing.

4. Payment

4.1 A NON REFUNDABLE, NON TRANSFERABLE deposit is payable before the end of 14 days after a provisional booking has been made in order to secure your booking. This Deposit is not automatically deducted from your final bill but will be returned to you within 14 days after your function less any deductions as set out in paragraph 4.4 below.

4.2 The Estimated Costs must be paid in full 8 days before the date of your Function.

4.3 All Additional Charges incurred on the day of the Function must be paid on the day of the function without exception.

4.4 The deposit  referred to at paragraph 4.1 above will be returned to You  14 days after the end of the Function less any deductions for any losses or damages, breakages or other expenses (including but not limited to additional cleaning, costs or claims) incurred as a consequence of your and or your Guests’ occupancy and use of the Hotel. The Hotel reserves the right to charge additional costs for any excessive losses, damages or breakages to the Hotel, the property or its contents.

4.5 An authorised credit card needs to be lodged with the Hotel by You prior to the commencement of the Function in order for any final adjustments and accounts to be settled at the end of the Function. Alternative means of payment in cleared or guaranteed funds received prior to the Function may be agreed with You at the discretion of the General Manager of the Hotel.

4.6 The Hotel accepts major credit cards and debit cards.

4.7 Should You fail to make any payment(s) on or before the due date as set out in paragraphs 4.1 to 4.8 the Hotel reserves the right to treat the Function as cancelled and the Cancellation Policy set out in paragraph 5 shall apply. It is your responsibility to adhere to the payment dates and amounts to be paid and the Hotel is not obliged to remind You of the contractual payment dates or amounts.

4.8 In the event that You fail to make any payment due to the Hotel on or before its due date the Hotel further reserves the right to charge interest on the balance outstanding at the rate of 3% above the prevailing Bank of England Base Rate and to recover any amounts owed including but not limited to interest and any costs of recovery.

4.9 No allowance, credit or refund will be made for food and beverages, services or other enhancements not taken or used during the Function which have been contracted in the Quotation.

4.10 The Hotel strongly recommends that You take out insurance to cover any disruptions caused by events outside of the hotels direct control such as pandemics, force majeure, civil riots etc.

 

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5. Cancellation by You

5.1 if You need to cancel your Function You must inform the Hotel verbally immediately and as soon as possible after verbal notification You must notify the Hotel in writing.

5.2 cancellation charges will be applied as follows:

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6. Cancellation by the Hotel

6.1 The Hotel reserves the right to postpone, amend or cancel your booking without liability to You and without any obligation to refund your deposit if:

6.1.1 You do not pay the balance of your Function package price by the date due for such payment; or

6.1.2 the Hotel has reasonable grounds to believe that  You may not pay the balance of your Function package price by the due date and the Hotel has requested You to explain the position and You have not done so satisfactorily; or

6.1.3 the Hotel discovers, before You have paid the balance of your Function package price, that You have deliberately concealed information, or deliberately given incorrect  information, about your intended Function in circumstances where (if You had not done so) it would have been reasonably foreseeable that the Hotel would not have accepted your                booking; or

6.1.4 the Hotel has reasonable grounds to believe that your behaviour or that of your Guests at the Function is likely to result in damage to the Venue or to hotel property and/or injury to people;

6.1.5 the Hotel may refuse and cancel a Function booking at any time in the Function booking process (including after a Function booking has been confirmed and a deposit or deposits have been paid, if the Hotel believes that the Function may include illegal acts or activities, which might contravene the Hotel’s operating licences, and or the Guests are likely to behave in a manner that will trouble other Guests at the Hotel or might prejudice the Hotel’s operating licences and or its reputation. You will be entitled to the return of any  deposits paid less a deduction for costs already incurred by the Hotel in preparation for the Function.
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6.2 If the Hotel cancels your booking under paragraph 6.1 above, You must pay the Hotel for any losses and costs sustained by the Hotel as a result of the cancellation which were reasonably foreseeable to both parties when the contract was entered into the cancellation charges to be paid by You will be in accordance with those set out at paragraph 5.2 above.

 

7. Amendments by You

Any amendment(s), additions or enhancements to any part of the Function booking must be made in writing by You and confirmed in writing by the General or Duty Manager of the Hotel. Should You wish to make any amendments or additions (including but not limited to changes to the Function, postponement or changes to the number of Guests or any other facilities or services booked), the Hotel reserves the right to amend the rates or facilities offered.  Any additional charges due will be paid in accordance with an amended Quotation.

8. The Hotel building, grounds and speeches

8.1 the public areas of the Hotel building at the Venue and its gardens are not included in your hire of the Venue and the Hotel cannot guarantee that no one else, such as Hotel staff and other customers will be present in these areas at the same time as You and your Guests. 

8.2 the Hotel reserves the right to carry out maintenance, refurbishment and redecoration works at the Hotel, which may result in parts of the Hotel not being available to You for the Function.  Further, the external and internal appearance (including scaffolding) or decoration of the Hotel booked is subject to change. The Hotel will try to minimise the impact of any such works and may, but is not obliged to, relocate the Function within the Hotel or offer You alternative part(s) of the Hotel.  You will not be entitled to cancel or refute the Function booking as a consequence of these works.


8.3 the Hotel cannot guarantee the temperature of any particular areas or rooms.


8.4 the Hotel cannot guarantee vehicle parking for all Guests at the Hotel.

8.5 no confetti or other decorative accessories are permitted  to be thrown in the gardens or function rooms within the hotel.

8.6 should You wish to avail of “Speeches First” You are advised that a time constraint of 30 minutes will apply for the speeches.  Should You wish speeches to take more than 30 minutes, your arrangements for speeches should be made post-meal. If your speeches take place before the meal and take longer than 30 minutes the food prepared by the Hotel might, at the Hotel’s sole discretion, need to be discarded and prepared again. You will be responsible for any delay caused and additional expenses incurred in the additional preparation of any food.

9. Your Responsibilities

9.1 You must confirm final catering numbers no later than 8 days before your Function. Subsequent increases in numbers will be invoiced separately.  Please note that no refunds will be given for any decrease in numbers. If your actual number of Guests falls beneath the minimum number set out in the Quotation You will still be charged for the minimum number set out in the Quotation and or as required for any Package services.

9.2 You must provide the Hotel, by the dates reasonably requested of You, with any other information requested by the Hotel (such as your final choice of menus) so that the details of your Function package and/or its price can be finalised.

9.3 Unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Hotel, only food and drinks supplied by the Hotel may be consumed at your Function. If food and beverages are brought into the Hotel, the Hotel car park or other precincts of the Hotel, by You and or your Guests (including any children) for consumption in breach of this paragraph, a charge will be made equal to the Hotel’s selling price for that or equivalent product(s), which will be determined at the Hotel’s absolute discretion. Guests’ special dietary requirements and allergies to food items should be notified to the Hotel in advance for alternative food items to be arranged.   The Hotel will not accept responsibility for Guest illnesses if not notified about required special arrangements in advance.       

9.4 The Hotel does not accept alcoholic miniatures into the Hotel.  Should any other food item such as a chocolate fountain be brought into the hotel, a carriage of £125.00 will apply.  This fee may be waived if an evening buffet to the value of £450.00 is provided by the Hotel.

9.5 You must comply with, and use your reasonable endeavours to ensure that your Guests comply with all of the Hotel’s reasonable instructions intended to ensure the safety of property and/or people at the Venue.

9.6 You must provide your Guests with such information the Hotel may reasonably request regarding arrangements to be followed at the Venue (for example, in relation to car parking or the storage of valuables).

9.7 The Hotel will hold You liable for any damage caused by You and or your Guests (including any children). An inspection of the Hotel before and after the Function may be requested by contacting the duty manager. The Hotel will notify You of any damage and will provide an estimate of the repair or replacement costs.  You will reimburse the Hotel in full for all losses, damages and breakages. If You request the removal or movement any of furniture and or fixtures and fittings, the Hotel will be entitled to make additional charges to cover their removal and storage and their subsequent reinstatement. Any damage caused to the Hotel, its equipment, contents or fittings will be invoiced directly to You immediately after the event.

9.8 The Hotel reserves the right to stop any activity which it reasonably believe is likely to cause damage to the interior or exterior of the Hotel or to risk the safety of people at the Hotel, and it will not tolerate any abusive behaviour by Guests to any other Guests and or other customers and or members of staff.  The Hotel reserves the right to remove any persons acting inappropriately from the event. Should You and or your Guests (including any children) act in an improper or disorderly manner or refuse to comply with the reasonable requests of the Hotel’s  staff, the Hotel reserves the right to withdraw services or facilities or to terminate the Function or to insist upon the immediate removal of a Guest or Guests from the Hotel. Should this occur, no monies will be refunded. The decision of the Hotel’s senior representative/management at the Hotel will be final and binding.

9.9 Use and or provision of any and all fireworks, whether by or on behalf of You, your Guests and or any other third party provider of fireworks whether professional or not, are strictly forbidden.

9.10 Use of the Hotel and its facilities shall be restricted to legal purposes.  Neither You nor your Guests may bring illegal or intoxicating substances or liquids or to the Hotel.  Only You and your Guests shall use the accommodation at the Hotel; visitors shall not be permitted unless registered with the Hotel in advance and upon arrival.  Unwarranted use of the Hotel and facilities is not permitted and the Hotel reserves the right to demand the removal of a Guest, who is in breach of this paragraph.

9.11 In the interests of safety, You and your Guests may be asked to submit to a search of their person or their belongings and or their hotel room and anyone found to be in possession of materials believed by the Hotel to be dangerous, illegal or unsuitable and or in breach of any of the provisions of this paragraph 9 may be denied entry or removed from the Hotel or the materials may be confiscated until the end of the Function.

9.12 The Hotel operates a strict “No Smoking” policy.  You and your Guests are expected to respect and adhere to this at all times and, in particular, in the accommodation. The Hotel reserves the right to charge You an immediate fee of £50 upon discovering evidence of smoking and a further charge of £200 in order to cover the extensive cost of restoring accommodation to a smoke fee condition. The Hotel also reserves the right to charge for any loss of business up to 24 hours after You and or your Guests have departed to a maximum of £2000.

9.13 The Hotel must be respected. Furniture, fixtures or facilities may not be rearranged; items emitting obnoxious odours may not be brought in; excessive quantities of goods or products may not be brought in; and excessive noise or offensive behaviour is not permitted.

9.14 Fixing or suspending  items to the walls, floors or ceilings of any part of the Hotel is strictly forbidden. Any fixtures brought by You and or your Guests must be completely free standing.

9.15 If You include any images of the Hotel on your Function invitations, You must ensure that You have the permission of the appropriate copyright holder.

9.16 Details of third party suppliers which the Hotel may provide to You are intended to help You in arranging other services to be provided in connection with your Function.  If You do engage these or any other third party suppliers the Hotel accepts no responsibility for their performance of services and You should take up any complaints with them directly.  You are also responsible for paying their charges, including any cancellation charges made by them, directly.  If the Hotel is for any reason required to pay any cancellation charges to any third party suppliers which it has engaged at Your request, You will be required to refund such charges to the Hotel immediately upon request by the Hotel. The Hotel reserves the right not to allow into the Hotel any third party suppliers who do not meet its requirements intended to ensure the safety and welfare of property and people at the Hotel. 

9.17 Where any facilities, activities, events or services, including food and or beverages, are booked, the Hotel will not be liable to make any refunds should You and or your Guests fail or refuse to use them for whatever reason and full payment will be made.

9.18 You will be responsible for the cost of any additional licences, fees and royalties, which may be due in respect of the Function to the Performing Rights Society, Phonographic Performances Ltd, the Copyright Licensing Agency Ltd, the Educational Recording Agency Ltd, or any other relevant person, firm or organization and will be payable with the final balance.

9.19 You and your Guests must accept full responsibility for the behaviour and safety of any children attending the Hotel or the Function. In certain circumstances registered childcare or supervision may be required at Your expense.

9.20 The Function will start 12 noon and finish at 12 midnight on the date specified in the Quotation unless otherwise agreed with the Hotel at least 8 days before the date of the Function.

9.21 Any items related to the function must be removed on the day of the function, otherwise the Hotel cannot be held responsible for mislaid items. Any equipment, device, electrical or otherwise including but not limited to mobile phones, MP3 players etc, brought into the Hotel by You and or your Guests and or suppliers are subject to your and or your Guests’ and or your suppliers' sole supervision and control and responsibility for any such equipment and or device not owned or supplied by the Hotel shall not pass to the Hotel nor any Hotel staff members under any circumstances, whether implied verbally by Hotel staff or not. In the event that You and or your Guests and or Suppliers connect or request the Hotel’s staff to connect any such equipment and or device to the Hotel’s sound system or any other electrical or other system whether for the purposes of listening to music, charging the equipment and or device or for any other purpose, You and or your Guests and or suppliers do so at Your own risk and the Hotel accepts no liability for the loss, damage and or theft of such equipment and or devices.

9.22 You will be held liable for any losses, breakages or damage to the Hotel and its contents and furnishings, fixtures and fittings (including any items hired by You for use by You and or your Guests) or for injury to anyone including the Hotel’s staff and contractors arising as a consequence of this booking.

9.23 Any Guests who do not arrive, or who depart early, will be charged at 100% of the Guest rate(s) quoted for nights of non-attendance.

9.24 You will indemnify the Hotel against any and all claims or losses or expenses including but not limited to reasonable legal and professional fees or damages arising as a result of any breach of this agreement.

9.25 With the exception of assistance dogs, no pets are allowed at the Hotel.

10. Limitation of liability

10.1 The Hotel shall indemnify You for personal injury or death caused by the negligence of the Hotel's employees in connection with the performance of their duties under these terms and conditions.

10.2 Save in respect of claims for death or personal injury arising from the Hotel's negligence, in no event will the Hotel be liable for any damages resulting from loss of event, lost profits, loss of anticipated savings, nor for any damages that are an indirect or secondary consequence of any act or omission of the Hotel whether such damages are or were reasonably foreseeable or actually foreseen.

10.3 The Hotel will not be liable for any delay and or other loss caused to You as a result of the failure or delay by You in complying with any of the provisions of paragraph 9.

10.4 The Hotel does not warrant and takes no responsibility for the accuracy of any verbal information given or statements made by its staff or contractors.

10.5 The Hotel has taken reasonable steps to ensure that the information contained in its own and third party or agents’ websites, brochures, tariffs, leaflets and advertising is correct and cannot be held responsible for any errors or omissions in correspondence or published material.

 

10.6 Except as provided above in the case of personal injury or death, the Hotel's maximum's liability to You under these Terms and Conditions or otherwise for any cause whatsoever (whether in the form of a refund, the additional cost of remedial services or otherwise) will be for direct costs and damages only and will be limited to the lesser of:

 

10.6.1 the sum for which the Hotel carries comprehensive insurance cover  (subject to the Hotel actually recovering such sum from the insurer); or

 

10.6.2 the total amount of money payable to the Hotel for your Function package which is the subject of Your claim plus damages limited to 10% of the same amount for any additional costs directly, reasonably and necessarily incurred by You in obtaining alternative services.      

 

10.7   All liability that is not expressly assumed in these Terms and Conditions is hereby excluded to the fullest extent allowed by law. These limitations will apply regardless of the form of action, whether under statute, tort (including negligence), or any other form of action. For the purposes of this paragraph “the Hotel” includes its employees, sub-contractors and suppliers. You acknowledge that the Hotel's employees, sub-contractors and suppliers shall have the benefit of the limits and exclusions of liability set out in this clause in terms of the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999. Nothing in these terms and conditions shall exclude or limit liability for fraudulent misrepresentation.

11. Assignment

11.1 The Hotel may assign, transfer or sub contract in whole or in part any of its rights or obligations under these Terms and Conditions.

11.2 You shall not assign, transfer or sub-contract in whole or in part of any of your rights or obligations under these Terms and Conditions without the prior written consent of the Hotel.

12. Severance

If any provisions of these Terms and Conditions is or becomes prohibited by law or is judged by a court to be unlawful, void or unenforceable, the provision shall, to the extent required, be severed from these Terms and Conditions and rendered ineffective as far as possible without modifying the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions, and shall not in any way affect any other circumstances of or the validity or enforcement of the remainder of these Terms and Conditions.

13. Waiver

No failure or delay by the Hotel in exercising any right, power or privilege under these Terms and Conditions shall impair the same or operate as a waiver of the same nor shall any single or partial exercise of any right, power or privilege preclude any further exercise of the same or the exercise of any other right, power or privilege. These rights and remedies provided in these Terms and Conditions are cumulative and not exclusive of any rights and remedies provided by law.

 

14. Interpretation

In these terms and conditions unless the context otherwise requires:

14.1 words incorporating any gender include every gender;

14.2 words importing the singular number include the plural number and vice versa;

14.3 words importing persons include firms, companies and corporations and vice versa;

14.4 references to numbered clauses and annexes are references to the relevant clause in or annex to these terms and conditions;

14.5 reference in any annex to these terms and conditions to numbered paragraphs or clauses relate to the numbered paragraphs or clauses of that annex;

14.6 the headings to the clauses, annexes and paragraphs of these terms and conditions;

14.7 any reference to an enactment includes reference to that enactment as amended or replaced from time to time and to any subordinate legislation or byelaw made under that enactment;

14.8 any obligation on any party not to do or omit to do anything is to include an obligation not to allow that thing to be done or omitted to be done;

14.9 any party who agrees to do something will be deemed to fulfil at obligation if that party procures that it is done.

15. Set off

Where the Hotel has incurred any liability to the other party, whether under these Terms and Conditions or otherwise, and whether such liability is liquidated or unliquidated, the Hotel may set off the amount of such liability against any sum that would otherwise be due to the Hotel under these Terms and Conditions.

16. Third parties

The parties confirm their intent not to confer any rights on any third parties by virtue of these Terms and Conditions and accordingly the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 shall not apply to these Terms and Conditions. The parties do not require the consent of any third party to terminate, rescind or to agree any variation, waiver or settlement in relation to it.

17. Force Majeure

17.1 Neither party shall have any liability under or be deemed to be in breach of these Terms and Conditions for any delays, loss of electrical power or failure in performance of these Terms and Conditions which result from circumstances beyond the reasonable control of that party.

17.2 If such circumstances continue for a continuous period of more than 90 days the non-affected party may terminate these Terms and Conditions by written notice to the other party and in such event neither party shall have any further obligations under these Terms and Conditions save that You shall immediately pay the Hotel all amounts due to the Hotel up until the date of such termination.

18. Notices

18.1 All notices under these Terms and Conditions shall be in writing and must be in English.

18.2 Notices shall be deemed to have been duly given:

 

18.2.1 when delivered, if delivered by courier or other messenger (including registered mail) during normal business hours of the recipient; or

 

18.2.2 when sent, if transmitted by fax or email and a successful transmission report or return receipt is generated; or

 

18.2.3 on the fifth business day of the sender following mailing, if mailed by national ordinary mail, postage prepaid; or

 

18.2.4 on the tenth business day of the sender following mailing, if mailed by airmail, postage prepaid, in each case addressed to the most recent address, email address, or facsimile number notified to the other.

 

19. Proper law and jurisdiction

The parties agree that the place of performance of these Terms and Conditions is Northern Ireland. The validity, construction and performance of these Terms and Conditions shall be governed by Northern Irish law and shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Northern Irish courts to which the Parties submit notwithstanding the conflict of law provisions and other mandatory legal provisions save that the Hotel shall have the right to sue to recover its fees in any jurisdiction in which You operate or have assets.