Barr Transportation GENERAL CONTRACT TERMS & CONDITIONS – By ordering this charter and/or applying payment, you have agreed to the Terms and Conditions found below.
This document will constitute a legally binding contract, and it cannot be amended except by another agreement in writing between the BARR TRANSPORTATION, LLC (also know as The Company or Carrier) and the Customer. The total contract price stated is based upon the specific service requested by you. Carefully read the entire contract before you sign it. If you find any errors, or omissions, you should contact BARR TRANSPORTATION, LLC and make a notation of all errors or omissions, either on this document or by calling. If BARR TRANSPORTATION, LLC agrees that this document contains errors or omissions, a new contract will be prepared and furnished to you. A detailed itinerary is required for all trips and must be furnished to the Company two weeks prior to your departure date. All parking and/or entrance fees are the responsibility of the Customer. Contract charges are based on current fuel prices at the time of booking. BARR TRANSPORTATION, LLC reserves the right to impose a fuel surcharge as fuel prices increase.
PAYMENT TERMS: If the bus is booked, a $200.00 or 30% deposit (whichever is greater) will be due two weeks from the date of the Reservation Confirmation. Deposits are necessary to hold the date. Final payment is due two weeks prior to trip departure. If the bus needs to be canceled for any reason with two or more weeks’ notice, the deposit is returned in full. If the bus is canceled with less than two weeks’ notice, the deposit is forfeited but any remaining balance on the charter is returned. BARR TRANSPORTATION, LLC reserves the right to cancel a charter agreement if the required deposit is not received by the due date. Please check over your order and return the invoice copy with deposit or you can pay online. This is your confirmation and invoice. No other bill will be sent.
BARR TRANSPORTATION, LLC reserves the right to charge up to 1 hour before departure and 1 hour after trip completion for “LOT TIME” to allow our vehicle to get to and from the destination. THE CUSTOMER reserves the right to negotiate the price of this LOT TIME charge.
If a BARR TRANSPORTATION, LLC vehicle is used for more than the quoted time, you will be charge PER FULL HOUR (60 minutes) of bus use. This cost will depend on the usage of the bus, and customer will be notified via invoice by BARR TRANSPORTATION, LLC within 72 hours of trip completion for final payment.
If you want to make any changes in the agreed itinerary, you must contact BARR TRANSPORTATION, LLC more than two weeks prior to departure date. If BARR TRANSPORTATION, LLC agrees to make the requested changes in your itinerary and results in either an increase or decrease in the stated contract price, a new contract document will be prepared and sent to you for your signature.
Your BARR TRANSPORTATION, LLC driver will be furnished with a copy of the agreed itinerary and is specifically instructed to strictly follow it. The driver has no authority to agree to make any changes in the trip schedule. Rather, the driver must request the prior approval of a duly authorized officer of the Company. Therefore, if, after your trip commences, you want to make changes in the agreed itinerary, you must so notify the driver at once and he will contact the Company. The Company shall have the absolute discretion and right to either agree, or decline, to make any requested changes. If the Company agrees to any requested changes, and if you do not pay in advance, you will become responsible for the payment of the full amount of any increase in the contract price immediately upon completion of the trip.
It is understood and agreed that the performance of the service detailed in this order is subject to FMCSR regulations and is contingent upon the carrier’s ability to furnish the equipment and perform the service. The number of hours that a motor-coach or bus operator can be on duty is strictly limited by the U.S. Federal Law.
The Company reserves the right to lease equipment from other companies in order to fulfill this charter agreement.
The Driver will receive 100% gratuity provided. All guests are also permitted to provide the driver cash on the day of the trip.
Cancellation received within 14 days of a “Charter Trip”/ “Dispatch Departure Time”, will result in the forfeiture of the total cost of the charter. Full refund, if canceled 15 days or more before departure.
BARR TRANSPORTATION, LLC reserves the right to cancel a charted trip for any reason, at anytime. If a deposit has been made, the deposit and any additional payments will be refunded in full to the customer.
Carrier does not guarantee to arrive at or depart from any point at a specified time, but will endeavor to maintain the schedule submitted by its agent or employee.
a.) Carrier will not be liable if an Act of God, public enemies, authority of law, quarantine, perils of navigation, riots, strikes, the hazards or dangers incident to a state of war, accidents, breakdowns, conditions of the road, snow storms, and other conditions beyond its control, make it, in the opinion of the Carrier, inadvisable to operate “Charter Coaches or Buses” either from the “Place of Origin” or any point en route. The Carrier shall not be liable therefore or be caused to be held for damage for any reason whatsoever. Additional cost such as meals, lodging, towing and transportation will become the responsibility of the chartering party.
b.) The Company shall not be liable for the loss of any items of personal property, or baggage, stored in either the overhead racks inside the bus, or the luggage compartments underneath the bus. Each member of the group shall be responsible for his/her own personal property and baggage. Each person shall be responsible for removing all of their own personal property and baggage from the bus at the end of each day of travel, and upon the completion of the trip.
c.) Baggage and all other property will be handled only at passengers’ own risk and only in an amount that can conveniently be carried in the charter bus. Any damage to the vehicle, caused by the chartering party, will be charged by the carrier to the chartering party.
CLEANLINESS OF COMPANY VEHICLES
If the driver or company official deem the bus to be extremely dirty after the party has left the bus, the company has the right to charge a $250 per vehicle cleaning fee.
Carrier reserves the right to refuse to transport a person or persons under the influence of alcohol or drugs, or whose conduct is such to make him/her objectionable to other passengers and our drivers, or causes interference of the safe operation of the vehicle. In addition, note that SMOKING IS NOT ALLOWED in any of our coaches or buses, or other vehicles. It is the LAW.
This contract shall be deemed to have been made in the State of Maryland, performed at least in part herein, and it’s enforcement and interpretation shall be subject to it’s laws. BARR TRANSPORTATION, LLC reserves the right to change this agreement/contract at anytime and without notice.