Samantha Renee Events Payment and Cancellation Terms Rare Occasions, Inc. is a service, just like catering; therefore, all packages and services must be purchased in advance. Payment plans are available for our event; a nonrefundable retainer/deposit and credit card to keep on record is required to reserve all dates/times, ensure any incidentals, cover outstanding balances, complete your contract, and begin the event planning process; Samantha Renee Events will NOT begin any planning without a valid credit card on record regardless of your final payment method (including cash, check or certified check). Your retainer is applied towards your total wedding cost. ALL balances, in full, are due 30 days in advance of your wedding date and are automatically charged to the credit card on record, unless other payment options are agreed upon in writing. Your wedding is not considered guaranteed/booked until a signed contract and retainer/deposit are received and the following guidelines are met: Retainers/deposits are due at the time of contract signing and are NONREFUNDABLE. A valid credit card must be put on record, at time of contract signing. This insures that all balances will be paid for. Unless other arrangements have been made for payment, this is the card that will be charged 30 days prior to your wedding. (NO debit/ATM cards.) Bookings for my services are not guaranteed until a contract agreed to by both parties, is signed by both parties and a valid credit card is put on file. 25%50% of planner’s fee and 50% of budget are needed to start the planning process. This money is collected during contract signing. Last payment is due 30 days before wedding. Failure to pay balance means a no show from us. Deposit is a nonrefundable (after 48 hours) down payment to secure your wedding date. Should you need to cancel, and it is after the 48 hour period, your deposit can be transferred to another date. If before the 48 hour period, you will receive 50% of your deposit back. Payment Plans Payment plans are available for weddings booked at least 6 months out. 25% of fee will be due at signing and each month, money is due. Each late payment will incur late fees and failure to pay altogether will result in ceasing of all work in the planning of your wedding or event. We reserve the right to request payment in full if payments are paid late 3 times consecutively.
Cancelling and Rescheduling On the day of your event or service, if Samantha Renee Events has already begun the commute to your event or service and you have not contacted our office regarding your emergency it will be considered regularly scheduled event and a noshow on the client’s part and all fees are due to Samantha Renee Events. from the client. No refund or rescheduling option will be granted. Please contact us soon as possible in the event of ANY emergency, so we may follow the proper
procedures for rescheduling. If you decide to cancel during the planning process, retainer is nonrefundable and all monies collected up to that point is nonrefundable. A cancellation fee of $500 will be billed to you. We will not get involved in contracts between you and vendors. Samantha Renee Events accepts cash, cashier checks (due 30 days in advance) MasterCard, Visa, Discover and bank debit cards. We also accept payment through PayPal for your convenience and security. Personal checks will only be accepted under certain conditions A $35 fee will be charged for any returned checks and the final outstanding payment will then be charged to the credit card on record. TRAVEL Consultations and/or events held outside of the Northern New Jersey area is subject to travel expenses. Travel mileage, time, tolls and parking are also additional.
*General Liability and release information: Should there be any, this client and all their guests do hereby agree to appear in photographs taken at their events, and associated events, to be used by Rare Occasions, Inc. for the purpose of public relations, marketing, advertising, and general publicity. By consenting to agree to planning and design services, use of decor, and any potential hazards associated with use of Rare Occasions, Inc. services, this client and their guests hereby or: Rare Occasions, Inc release from any and all liability whatsoever, hold harmless and indemnify Rare Occasions, Inc. and any and all individuals, organizations, and/or organizations connected with Rare Occasions, Inc.