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Hire Terms

Terms and conditions

Minimum Rental amount is R300. No Exceptions

WE ONLY HIRE OUT FOR EVENTS IN CAPE TOWN AND SURROUNDING AREAS.

The terms and conditions are between Quirky Parties and the hirer (person or organization hiring the products) and by hiring from us you are agreeing to our terms and conditions. All goods hired are the responsibility of the hirer until they are returned to us.

Rental

Please note that we only accept bookings for dry hire 2 months before the date of your event.
As we do full set-ups for events and weddings, some of our rental items might be in use on the day and will therefore not be available to hire out.
The minimum amount for an order of hired goods is R300. This means that if your hired goods is less than the minimum amount you will still be charged R300 for your order.

Hire Period

Hire period is for 3 days. We have 2 hire periods. ( See below ) You are welcome to hire for both periods but you will be charged double the hire fee.

50% of the hire fee will be charged for each additional days hire and 50% for each day that the items are returned late over and above the 3 day period.

Weekend hire; Collection Friday after 10am and return on Monday before 11pm

Weekday hire; Collection Monday after 2pm and return Thursday before 2pm

Orders

We reserve the right to substitute an item for an alternative design i.e. if breakages, delayed returns, lost items have occurred as a result of a previous customer order.

Payment

Payment must be made via internet transfer. No over the counter payments will be accepted. Banking details will be on your invoice. The full amount of your order is payable within 3 (three) days of invoice date to secure your booking. If after 3 (three days) we have not received a payment from you,  items will no longer be held for you and will be made available to the next interested customer.

Collection and Delivery

We do not offer a collection or delivery service. Please make suitable arrangements if you are hiring large items to collect and return to our premises.

Security/Breakage deposit

A security deposit will be charged per contract / hire item and is subject to the following terms & conditions. The customer accepts that any additional fees charged due to late return / loss or damage, will be deducted from the security deposit. Should the deposit be insufficient to cover additional charges then the customer agrees to pay any balances due. We charge a minimum breakage deposit of R500. This is payable in cash on the day of collection and refunded in cash if order is returned on time and intact

LATE RETURNS: A charge equal to 50% of the hire fee will accrue for each day late. This amount will be deducted from the Security Deposit.

Quotes

Please note that we do not issue quotes as the prices of items are on the website. If you are ready to book and pay for your goods an invoice will be issued to you. Please decide on the items you would like to hire as we cannot issue the same invoice numerous times. The invoice is valid for 3 days only as we have limited stock of each item. If after 3 days we have not received a payment for your invoice, goods will become available to the next interested client

Broken or lost items

If an item is lost or returned to us in a condition whereby we cannot hire it out again, the hirer will be liable for the full replacement cost.

  1. Bottles or jars that are returned dirty or containing pieces of fruit or food will be charged a fee of R200 on the order.
  2. Replacement fee for bottles lost or broken is R12.50 each.
  3. If a croquet set is returned with missing balls you will be charged for a complete set as they can only be bought in sets.
  4. The charge for a set of croquet balls is R300.
  5. There will be an additional fee charged if items are not returned in the packaging in which it left our premises.

Checking and Signing

It is very important that you check your items carefully upon delivery and sign the accompanying delivery note accordingly. Please bring to our attention any problem with your order at this time. Upon signing you are fully responsible for the care of all the items and are expected to return them to us in good order.

Liability

Quirky Parties will accept no responsibility for damage or injury caused to person or product as a result of this hire arrangement unless negligence on the part of us can be shown. All goods are hired and are the responsibility of the hirer until they are returned to us.

 Cancellation

Failure to collect the hired items will be deemed to be a cancellation on the part of the hirer and no compensation will be paid.

Please note that the hire fee is non-refundable should you wish to cancel your booking in part or in full.

We reserve the right to levy a charge of 10% of your order to cover any administrative expenses in the case of order changes.