Terms & Conditions

Please read carefully

When you book a Course with GasconyMasterclasses, you confirm that in submitting the Booking Form you have read and accepted these Terms & Conditions.


A non-refundable deposit of £500 per person is payable within one week of receipt by GasconyMasterclasses of the Booking Form.  Details of direct credit (electronic) transfer will be sent to you as soon as we receive the form.  Your reservation will be confirmed when GasconyMasterclasses receive the deposit.

Final payment

The balance is payable 5 weeks before the start of the course.  Failure to pay may result in cancellation of your reservation and forfeit of your deposit.  

Cancellation & Refunds

If for any reason it is necessary for GasconyMasterclasses to cancel the course, all payments made to GasconyMasterclasses by you will be fully reimbursed.  GasconyMasterclasses reserve the right to cancel or modify the course for any reason prior to its commencement. If you have to cancel flights or other travel arrangements, payment for these are your responsibility and should be covered by your own insurance.  GasconyMasterclasses accept no responsiblity for them.  

If you need to cancel, written notice must be received by GasconyMasterclasses 60 days prior to the commencement of the course, in which case any payments made to GasconyMasterclasses by you will be refunded in full.  Cancellation made 30-60 days prior to the commencement of the course will be subject to a 50% cancellation charge.  There will be no refund for cancellations made less than 30 days prior to the commencement of the course.  No refunds will be given for any part of the course if you are unable to complete it.

Bookings may not be held-over for another course and cannot be transferred to another person.  Cancellations for medical reasons should be covered by your own travel insurance. 


You are responsible for making and paying for travel arrangements to Toulouse Blagnac Airport.  No reimbursement will be made by Gascony Masterclasses in the event the course is cancelled for any reason or if you are unable to attend.  GasconyMasterclasses does not book or provide any travel arrangements for participants prior to arrival at Toulouse Blagnac Airport and therefore has no responsibility for them.

Passports, Visas, etc.

It is your responsibility to ensure you have a valid passport and a visa (if necessary) and to look after them for the duration of the Course.  GasconyMasterclasses accept no responsibility for their provision or for their safeguarding, or their loss.


It is your responsibility to book and pay for Travel Insurance.  This should cover full medical expenses, personal baggage, personal accident, accidental loss or damage to property, cancellation of a course for any reason, personal liability, legal expenses and emergency.  It is your responsibility to ensure your insurance is comprehensive and adequate.  Please also ensure you have an up-to-date EHIC Card, available free-of-charge here.


Accidents and Emergencies

GasconyMasterclasses is not liable for any accidents, injuries, losses, delays, expenses or damages caused by a third party. GasconyMasterclasses is not liable for natural disasters, war, terrorism, illness, fire, theft, accidents, emergencies and other similar eventualities.

Legal Terms

When you book a course with GasconyMasterclasses you accept these Terms and Conditions, and that they are governed in France by French Law.  In the unlikely event that it is necessary, both parties shall submit to the jurisdiction of French courts
at all times