Advance Payment / Pay on day parties / Refunds

The price will fluctuate each time, depending upon that particular party girl, but will be around £70 per person give or take £10-£20 either way. There are no hidden charges or extras to pay after your booking. Halloween however, being a very intensive party to stage, will be around £100 each. See 'All Hallows' Eve' tab for further details.

The fee is to cover
the many hours it takes to organise them, all of the administration and running costs, along with paying for the time the girl spends with us. In the past, I made almost zero profit. The new venue should mean greater returns to make these economically sustainable and to keep the club alive. 

Previously I gave the options of sending to a PO Box, a credit transfer to my bank, or 'pay on the day'. I now prefer just the credit transfer method, for the reasons outlined below.

'Pay on the Day' parties have a long tradition of failure as many people just don't turn up. Usually about 4 people! So I prefer the full amount to be sent to me before each party. This is so that I know who is coming, before I go to a lot of effort for nothing and know that I can pay the girl what has been agreed, often in advance, before she begins. 

The payments to my account are deposit only. I do not have access to anyone's details. I see only a name and the amount transferred. In fact it is ME, giving out MY bank sort code and account details and not you. Remember that any cheque you've ever sent, gives your sort code, account number AND signature to a stranger; the latter is not shown online of course. 

I am also traceable this way, rather than a PO Box. BACS Transfers are an established part of the banking system, and used by all high street banks. It is reliable, secure, faster and cheaper for you and more time efficient for me too and will take over from cheques shortly anyway.
 

The advanced payment system is totally based on trust and honesty, which is why I take the trouble to give as many details here as I can. I have to trust that you are genuine and won't waste my time over others who really are, and you have to trust me enough to send money to someone you don't yet know.  
 
If you are reading this with only 3 days to go before the party date and you want to attend, it is advisable to pay using the 'Faster Payments' system offered by banks, which are instant.

(For some further details about Payment, please see 'Web Log Entries 2' tab, entitled, 'Tuesday July 13th, 2010 - 'Goodbye PO Box' ' which explains why I abandoned the P.O. Box system) 

Booking with me is just as it would be for the theatre, concert, ballet, music gig/festival.

In the event of a cancellation, I will always refund money, or hold it over until the next one with your permission.


REFUNDS ~ These are given as either cash, cheque or bank transfers. I obviously need a street address for the first two, and if you've paid using the banking system you'd have to provide a bank sort code and account number as I do not have these when you book.
 
ATTENTION
If you have paid and you cannot make it on the night, but you have not told me this, and the event has taken place, I am not able to give a refund. This is because you were included on the guest list and your money will have gone to pay for the girl's time, my time and organisation, props and running costs. Good communication is key to making these work, so please always tell me what you intend doing.