Registrations are only binding for the Ruhpolding Ski and Snowboard School when the agreed fees have been paid in full. In case of advance bookings via internet, or order of vouchers, with receipt of the amount on our account.
§2 Course fee/prices
The course fees are to be paid in cash or by EC card at the time of registration at the ski school office. In case of advance bookings via internet or vouchers, the amount has to be transferred to our account. All prices are subject to change. The calculation is made in euros at the prices valid on the day.
§3 Cancellation of a registration by the ski school
The Ruhpolding Ski and Snowboard School has the right to cancel the registration before the start of the course. This can happen due to over- or under-occupancy of the chosen performance class. If no alternative course or alternative day can be arranged with the participant, the fees will be refunded. Minimum number of participants per course is 5. If the number of participants is reduced, we reserve the right to change the course time or the course fee.
Bookings for group lessons are possible in the ski school office or online (2 days in advance). In case of no-show the fee will not be refunded. Private courses booked online can be charged by us in case of no-show. There is no right to courses of any kind. The ski school alone decides on the allocation of courses and participation / non-participation.
§5 Bus rides/taxi transfer
Any bus or cab rides to other ski resorts are the responsibility of the participant.
§6 Lift costs
Lift tickets are to be paid by participants of the course types Kids-/Teensclub and Premium Adult. For participants of all other courses, which take place in Ruhpolding, the lift costs are included for the duration of the course. The treadmills and rope lifts in the ski school's own beginners' area are included in the price. Information about lift ticket costs in advance is not binding.
§7 Private lessons/one-to-one lessons
Private lessons can only be booked at the ski school office in person or by phone. Private lesson bookings are only binding when the fee has been received on our account.
§8 Lesson time
The lesson time is as agreed upon in the registration. If the lesson time changes, this will be announced in the registration. The Ruhpolding Ski and Snowboard School is not liable for cancelled lessons due to bus delays (e.g. traffic, road or weather conditions, bus defects, accidents).
§9 Interruption of lessons
Unfavorable weather and snow conditions, dangerous circumstances, etc. may lead to an interruption of lessons. The decision to interrupt lessons is the sole responsibility of the Ruhpolding Ski and Snowboard School. This decision must be complied with. The cancelled ski course time will be made up as far as possible. A refund of the participant fees for the cancelled part of the course can only be made if a make-up is not possible. Further claims are excluded. Issued vouchers are not redeemable in cash.
§10 Cancellation conditions
The customer has the possibility to cancel all booked courses without giving reasons until 2 days before the course starts free of charge. Fees already paid in advance will be refunded. In case of cancellation less than 2 days, 50% of the fee will be refunded. In case of illness and presentation of a valid medical certificate, 100% of the course fee will be refunded.
§11 Deregistration with the ski instructor
If a participant leaves his group during the lesson times, he has to deregister himself, or his parents or any other person with parental authority, with the ski instructor concerned. The Ruhpolding Ski and Snowboard School accepts no liability for unauthorized removal from the ski course. Furthermore, the Ski and Snowboard School Ruhpolding is not liable if a participant misses the bus trip home as a result of removal or non-registration.
§12 Exclusion from the course
In case of complaints from other course participants, parents, ski instructors about the inappropriate behavior of a course participant during the course, the Ruhpolding Ski and Snowboard School may exclude the course participant in question from further participation in the course. In this case, the right to a refund of pro-rata fees is forfeited.
In the ski school participants from 4 years (ski course) and 8 years (snowboard course) can be enrolled. Prerequisite for all ages is a good physical condition (in case of possible complaints or physical impairments, the family doctor should be consulted).
§14 Refund in case of withdrawal of a participant.
No refund is possible after the start of the 2nd day of the course. A refund for missed course days is excluded, unless (in case of illness) a valid certificate is presented at the ski school office. There is no substitute service.
§15 Lost or damaged items
The Ruhpolding Ski and Snowboard School is not liable for skis, boots, accessories, clothing, money and personal items that are lost or damaged during lessons or lesson breaks.
Each ski and binding must be checked and adjusted by a specialist store before the start of the course. A liability of the Ski and Snowboard School Ruhpolding regarding defects on skis and bindings is excluded. Likewise, defects can lead to exclusion from the lessons. Advice from the ski instructor in this regard is not binding. The FIS rules of conduct apply to skiing. The instructions of the ski instructor must be followed.
Every participant has to take care of his own insurance. There is no insurance coverage through the Ski and Snowboard School Ruhpolding. The ski school is not liable for accidents of any kind.
§18 Right of cancellation for ski course bookings (§§ 246 EGBGB, 312g BGB)
If you have booked your ski course using exclusively means of distance communication (e.g. letter, fax, e-mail), you may revoke your contractual declaration in text form (e.g. letter, fax, e-mail) within 14 days without stating any reasons. The period begins after receipt of this instruction in text form, but not before conclusion of the contract and also not before fulfillment of our information obligations pursuant to Article 246 § 2 in conjunction with § 1 paragraph 1 and 2 EGBGB and our obligations pursuant to § 312 g paragraph 1 sentence 1 BGB in conjunction with Article 246 § 3 EGBGB. The timely dispatch of the revocation is sufficient to comply with the revocation period.
The revocation is to be sent to:
Ruhpolding Ski and Snowboard School, Maiergschwendter Straße 10b, 83324 Ruhpolding Tel.: +49 (0)8663/1418
In the event of an effective revocation, the services received by both parties shall be returned and any benefits derived shall be surrendered. If you are unable to return the goods received in whole or in part, or only in a deteriorated condition, you may be required to compensate us for the loss in value. Obligations to refund payments must be fulfilled within 30 days. The period begins for you with the dispatch of your revocation, for us with its receipt. In the case of a service, your right of revocation shall expire prematurely if we have begun to perform the service with your express consent before the end of the revocation period or if you have arranged for this yourself.
Should one or more clauses of these Terms and Conditions of Participation and General Terms and Conditions
(GTC) and cancellation policy be invalid, this shall not affect the remaining terms and conditions. The statutory provisions shall then apply.