Ticket Reimbursement Program – Switzerland

For a worry-free ticket purchase, you may opt into the SecureMyBooking Ticket Refund Program to obtain a refund should you be unable to make it to your event for the reasons set out in the Program.

From traffic delays, illness, adverse weather conditions, strikes, accidents and more, it’s easy for you to apply for a refund. For just a fraction of the cost of your tickets, you will be able to recoup 100% of the paid ticket price (including fulfilment and administration fees) if you are unable to make it to your event for one or more of the reasons set out in the Program.

 

What am I covered for?

We will provide a refund of the amount paid by Customer(s) for tickets to an Event should Ticket Holder(s) be unable to attend, or arrive late at the Event such that they are unable to utilise the ticket(s), solely as a direct result of:

  • Adverse weather, including snow, fog, frost or storm preventing attendance at the Venue.
  • Cancellation, Abandonment, Postponement or Relocation of the Event which is the sole and direct result of a cause not otherwise excluded which occurs during the period of the Secure My Booking Ticket Reimbursement Program and is beyond the control of the Ticket Holder(s) and the Participant.
  • Death of the Ticket Holder(s) or a member of their Immediate Family within thirty days prior to the date of the Event.
  • Incapacity of the Ticket Holder(s) through Accident, Bodily Injury or Sickness first commencing prior to the Event.
  • Restricted access to the Venue caused by Flood, Fire, Explosion, or through the act of a constituted authority to protect Public Health and Safety.
  • Strikes, Riots, Civil Commotion, Martial Law, Terrorism, Volcanic Ash Event, National Mourning.
  • The Ticket Holder(s) inability to attend an Event which is Rescheduled after the date of purchase from The Seller, due solely to a Prior Engagement of the Ticket Holder(s) such Prior Engagement to be existing prior to the date of the first announcement of the Rescheduling.
  • The Ticket Holder(s) inability to attend due to being a member of the armed forces who is unexpectedly called to duty.
  • The unavoidable requirement for the Ticket Holder(s) to remain at home due to serious damage to the Ticket Holder(s) home or place of business caused by fire, aircraft, explosion, storm, flood, subsidence, earthquake, falling trees, burst pipes, lightning, malicious persons or theft.
  • The unavoidable requirement of the Ticket Holder(s) to perform Jury Service where the Jury Summons was first received by the Ticket Holder(s) after the date of ticket purchase.
  • Travel Delay due to either the mechanical failure of or accidental damage to the transport in which the Ticket Holder(s) is travelling or due to a cause outside of the control of each of the Ticket Holder(s) that solely and directly prevents the Ticket Holder’s continued transit to the Event.
  • Travel Delay preventing the Fulfilment Company employed being able to achieve the timely delivery of the Ticket Holder(s) tickets due to Strikes, Riots, Civil Commotion, Martial Law, Terrorism, Volcanic Ash Event, National Mourning.
  • Travel Delay the Ticket Holder(s) collecting their tickets from either the venue or a designated collection point.
  • The Ticket Holder(s) being summoned to appear at court proceedings as a witness where the witness summons was first received by the Ticket Holder(s) after the date of ticket purchase.
  • The Ticket Holder(s) being a member of the armed forces who is unexpectedly and unavoidably called to duty.
What am I not covered for?

This ticket reimbursement program does not cover any application directly or indirectly arising out of, or contributed to by, or resulting from:

  • The Ticket Holder(s) lack of care, diligence or prudent behaviour.
  • The Ticket Holder(s) failing to observe and comply with the requirements of any law, ordinance, court or regulatory body of whatever jurisdiction.
  • Any fraud, misrepresentation or concealment by the Ticket Holder(s).
  • Actual or threatened War, invasion, act of foreign enemies, hostilities (whether war be declared or not), civil war, rebellion, revolution, insurrection, military or usurped power, confiscation, nationalisation, requisition or destruction of or damage to property by or under order of any government or public or local authority.
  • Any financial failure of or financial default by anyone.
  • Lack of or inadequate receipts or sales for the Event.
  • Variations in the rate of exchange, rate of interest or stability of any currency.
  • Loss or damage caused in whole or part by ionising radiations or contamination by radioactivity from any nuclear fuel or from any nuclear waste from the combustion of nuclear fuel, the radioactive, toxic, explosive or other hazardous properties of any explosive nuclear assembly or nuclear component thereof, nuclear reaction, nuclear radiation or radioactive contamination.
  • Seizure or destruction under quarantine or customs regulations, confiscation, nationalisation or requisition or destruction of or damage to property, by or under the order of any government or public or local authority, or the handling of contraband or the engaging in illicit trade or transportation.
  • Seepage and/or pollution and/or contamination unless it is discovered after the purchase of the Secure My Booking Ticket Reimbursement Program and is a direct cause of a covered loss.
  • Failure of the Ticket Holder in the event of Bodily Injury or Sickness to consult a duly qualified medical practitioner and comply with the medical advice given thus causing a loss in whole or part under this Ticket Reimbursement Program.
  • Death, Bodily Injury or Sickness of the Ticket Holder(s) directly or indirectly caused by or resulting from: suicide or intentional self-injury or criminal act committed by the Ticket Holder(s).
  • Non-Appearance of any Participant.
  • Any loss directly or indirectly caused by or arising out of or contributed to by or resulting from, any influenza variant or communicable disease which prior to or simultaneously with the loss arising, is declared an epidemic or pandemic by the World Health Organisation and/or Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and/or Atypical Pneumonia and/or Avian Flu and/or any threat or fear of any of the above (whether actual or perceived).
  • The actual or threatened malicious use of pathogenic or poisonous biological or chemical materials regardless of any other cause or event contributing, concurrently or in any other sequence, thereto.
  • Any loss of or no play caused by any weather condition which reduces or prevents play at any cricket or tennis outdoor sporting event.
  • Any music concert where the performing area is not fully and prudently covered with a roof and three sides.
Important Program Conditions

General conditions

  • Any fraud, misstatement or concealment or negligent statement in the information provided in the making of a reimbursement application shall render the application voidable by Secure My Booking.
  • The Ticket Holder(s) shall at all times take all reasonable care and measures to avoid or diminish a loss under this Ticket Reimbursement Program.
  • Any and all refund payments due under the terms and conditions of this Ticket Reimbursement Program may be made payable to a third party(s) as directed by the Customer. Payment of such refunds shall be a sufficient and complete discharge of all of the obligations to the Customer and/or Ticket Holder(s) in connection with said reimbursement application(s).
  • The Secure My Booking Ticket Reimbursement Program is to be governed by and construed in accordance with the Laws of England whose courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction.
How do I apply for a refund?

Claims should be submitted online at www.refundsolutions.co.uk within sixty (60) days of the incident. However, we should point out that the reimbursement programme covers a list of circumstances in which you may apply for a refund and we are unable to consider any circumstances that are not listed.

You may be asked to provide any of the following when making a reimbursement claim:

  • Doctor’s certificate or hospital letter confirming the dates and nature of your incapacity/illness. You can use our quick and easy form by downloading here
  • A copy of the death certificate
  • Evidence such as an official police report, insurance claim for vehicle damage, report from a roadside assistance service or a repair invoice. Confirmation of a delay from a public transport provider which details the cause, date and extent of a delay.
  • Copy of your summons for jury service.
  • Weblinks from a reputable national news outlet detailing the circumstances of the refund application.
  • Written evidence issued by an independent authority that supports the circumstances of the application. Confirmation from the Venue of the restricted access or closure.
  • Confirmation from the Meteorological Office detailing the adverse weather, weblinks from a reputable national news outlet.
  • A buildings insurer / loss adjuster's report or report from the emergency services clarifying the nature and extent of the damage.
  • Evidence of your prior engagement. confirmation of the cancellation, abandonment, postponement or relocation of the Event.
  • Official Armed Forces document.
  • Any reasonable additional evidence you are asked for.
Definitions

The following words or phrases have the meaning shown below wherever they appear in bold

  • Abandonment or Abandoned means the inability to complete more than 50% of the Event once commenced.
  • Accident means a sudden, unexpected and unintended, specific event which occurs at an identifiable time and place.
  • Bodily Injury means an identifiable physical injury, including illness resulting from such injury, which is caused by an Accident occurring after the ticket was purchased.
  • Cancellation or Cancelled means the inability to proceed with the Event prior to commencement which takes place either on the date specified on the ticket or on the Rescheduled date
  • Customer means a person who purchases a ticket from The Seller and who has subscribed to the Secure My Booking Ticket Reimbursement Program on their own behalf and/or on behalf of others in respect of that ticket.
  • Event means the particular performance for which the ticket was purchased.
  • Fulfilment Company means a recognised delivery service company contracted to deliver the tickets for an event to their Customer.
  • Immediate Family means the mother, father, sister, brother, children, spouse, civil partner or co-habitee (and their children) and civil law partner, grandparent, legal guardians, foster parents provided that such person(s) are subject to exclusions the Ticket Holder(s) lack of care, diligence or prudent behaviour or the Ticket Holder(s) failing to observe and comply with the requirements of any law, ordinance, court or regulatory body of whatever jurisdiction.
  • National Mourning means Cancellation, Abandonment, Postponement or Relocation of the Event caused by any period of mourning declared by the Government or Monarchy of the country in which the Event is due to take place.
  • Non-Appearance means any loss in consequence of the Cancellation or Abandonment of the Event arising directly or indirectly from the death, accident, or illness, or travel delay of the Participant.
  • Participant means any party, including without limitation, any act, artist, celebrity, sports or other person(s) billed to appear or perform at the Event or any provider of technical services, who is contracted to perform a function critical to successful fulfilment of the Event.
  • Postponement or Postponed means the unavoidable Rescheduling of the Event to another time.
  • Prior Engagement means a pre-existing engagement in respect of which the Ticket Holder(s) has written proof that such Ticket Holder(s) has committed to attend prior to the announcement of the date of a Rescheduled Event
  • Relocation or Relocated means the unavoidable removal of the Event to another location.
  • Rescheduled or Rescheduling means the Postponement and / or Relocation of the Event to a date after the original date stated on the ticket(s).
  • Sickness means an illness which is sufficiently debilitating to prohibit safe movement of the Ticket Holder concerned and their inability to travel.
  • Terrorism means an unlawful act including but not limited to the use of force or violence and / or the threat thereof, by any person(s) acting individually or on behalf of or in connection with any organisation(s) or government(s) committed for political, religious, ideological or similar purposes including the intention to influence any government and / or to put the public or any part thereof in fear.
  • The Seller means an agency or venue from whom the Customer has purchased a ticket and who has subscribed to the Secure My Booking Ticket Reimbursement Program.
  • Ticket Holder means a person who holds a ticket purchased by a Customer and who can demonstrate that the Customer subscribed to the Ticket Reimbursement Program on their behalf in relation to that ticket.
  • Ticket Price means the ticket price, booking fees and service fees and fulfilment costs as evidenced in the internet booking form or confirmation of ticket purchase excluding any charge applicable under the Secure My Booking Ticket Reimbursement Program.
  • Valid Ticket means the issued ticket for the booked event, or the internet booking form, or issued documentation which is for admission to the booked event, which are unused and not cancelled.
  • Venue means the place(s) as detailed on the ticket purchased where the Event is to be held.
  • Volcanic Ash Event is a phenomenon caused by the eruption of a volcano sending an ash cloud into the atmosphere.