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Terms & Conditions


These are the Terms & Conditions for booking a Photo booth, Flower wall, Dry ice or a DJ.

1. Definitions

The Partystarters: Jayson Elkins trading as The Partystarters Photo booth’s & DJ’s Pty Ltd  and any employees.

Client: The person, organisation, company or other body which is hiring the goods as specified on the Booking Form.

Event date: The time and date of the event, confirmed by The Partystarters and noted on the Booking Form.

Booking Form: The form signed by, or on behalf of, the client and The Partystarters specifying details of the booking.

Day: A calendar day, unless specified otherwise.

2. Booking confirmation

2.1. A booking is not confirmed until the client returns a Booking Form, pays any costs as outlined under ‘Payments’ in these terms and conditions, and receives confirmation of the booking from The Partystarters.

3. Payments

3.1. A non-refundable part payment of $300 of the booking cost is payable upon booking. The booking is not confirmed until the part payment is received by The Partystarters.

3.2. The balance of the booking cost is payable before the start of the client’s event.

3.3. If the balance of the booking cost and the bond are not received before the start of the event on the date, the booking will be cancelled, and the client will forfeit the deposit.

3.4. If the client requests use of The Partystarters services in excess of the time noted on the Booking Agreement, this will be billed at $200 for each additional hour or part-hour.

4. Delivery, set up, pack down, removal, access, space, stairs & power.

4.1. Set up & pack down of the photobooth is not part of your hire, so the client can enjoy full use for the
entirety of the chosen package.

4.2. Set up & pack down of our services are FREE of Charge within 40km of Central Sydney & Metro area.
If the event is outside of this area, additional fees may apply.

4.3. The client shall ensure a safe and appropriate environment/location is provided for The Partystarters to
operate its equipment.

4.2. The client must ensure:

  • – a space of 3m x 3m or more.
  • – access to 240v power within 10m of The Partystarters equipment.
  • – all doorways and access paths are at least 80cm wide.
  • – The Partystarters do not allow our equipment to be operated outside, all hires must be indoors.
  • – If the required space is not given for your chosen booth at the venue and improvisation is needed, the red carpet & bollards may not be used.

4.3. A survey of the event location may be required if The Partystarters is not satisfied that a suitable location will be provided. This survey may incur an additional fee of $50.

4.4. The client is responsible for paying any charges imposed by the venue or required to access the venue. These charges may include, but are not limited to, parking and electricity.

4.5 The client is responsible to provide parking for The Partystarters staff for the duration of the event and for bump in and out, if not a fee of $25 will be charged.

4.6 The Partystarters do NOT allow our equipment to go up or down any form of stairs. Our equipment is heavy, on wheels and cannot go up or down any stairs. If we arrive at the venue on the
booking date and it is found to have only stair access and we have not been informed, the hire will be cancelled, and the client will forfeit the deposit made.

4.7 The Partystarters do NOT hire out to private house events.

4.8 The client is responsible for allowing The Partystarters a 3-hour bump in time prior to event starting with a 1 hour bump out time.

4.9. Pack down commences directly after the hire time finishes unless agreed to between hirer and The Partystarter’s and the client.

5. Images

5.1. The Client gives permission to The Partystarter’s for the use of images during the event. These images may be used as a promotional tool on mediums such as our website, social media, flyers and other promotional material. The Partystarter’s will not use images which may be deemed inappropriate or damaging to any user/s of our services & can be removed if requested.

5.2. From time to time, The Partystarters staff may take photos for use on social media platforms for marketing.

5.3. All images will be provided to the hirer on a USB post event and will be deleted from our equipment 7 days after the event date.

5.4. We use high quality remote flash equipment for brilliant image results however, from time to time and at some particular locations, our flashes are triggered by mobile phones and other unknown devices. This at times results in a blank image and is very minimal.  If this does happen, we simply offer the guests another chance to take more images.

5.5. The Partystarters take no responsibility for any loss or damage to those images once we hand over the USB or images to the client on the date of the event.

5.6. The Partystarters url will feature at the top of all photo strips unless requested otherwise.

6. Changes & Cancellations

6.1. Requests for changes of the event date must be made at least 180 days before the original event date. A date change is subject to availability and receipt of a new Booking Form.

6.2. All cancellations will result in the client forfeiting the deposit, however if The Partystarters are notified of cancellation more than 180 days before the event date, credit to the value of the deposit will be given to the client to use for any future booking made within 6 months of the date of cancellation.

6.3. Cancellations made due to storm damage, , extreme weather , disease , virus , fire , change of mind or supplier or partner break up within 365 days of the event date will result in the client forfeiting all payments made to The Partystarters.

6.4. All cancellations will be assessed on a case by case basis.

6.5. The Partystarters can cancel any booking at any time. If The Partystarters decides to cancel a booking, all payments made will be refunded to the Client.


7. Damage to equipment/Food & drinks

7.1. In order to prevent damage to equipment, The Partystarters reserves the right to deny service to any person.

7.2. If circumstances arise where a threat or implied threat of harm, damage or violence to The Partystarters staff or equipment, The Partystarters reserves the right to cease providing services. If the client is able to resolve the threatening situation within 20 minutes. If the situation is unable to be resolved, The Partystarters will not resume providing service and the client will receive no refund of booking cost.

7.3. Any damage to The Partystarters equipment during the client’s event caused by the client, client’s guests or any other person in attendance at the event whether invited or not, will result in the cost to repair/replace the equipment to be charged to the client.

7.4. The Partystarters do not allow food or drinks into the Photobooth or equipment. We kindly ask that all guests are to leave their food & drinks outside the booth at all times and recommend that a small table be provided by the client or the venue to assist with this and can be positioned by our staff.

8. Indemnification

8.1 The Partystarters will not be held responsible for any circumstances outside their control. This includes, but is not limited to, fire, riot, civil commotion, accidents, acts of nature and equipment failure. If such circumstances arise, all reasonable efforts will be made by The Partystarters to provide service or find a suitable replacement service. If this is not be possible, the client will receive a refund of all payments received by The Partystarters for the booking.

8.2. The client agrees that in all circumstances, The Partystarters liability is limited to an amount equal to the booking cost and not be liable for indirect or consequential damages.

9. Attendants/Staff Meals

9.1. Attendants are provided with every hire and are to be provided with a supplier meal at all functions of 4 hours or more to the same standard as the guests of the function.

10. Idle Time

10.1. The client will be charged “Idle Time” if The Partystarters are required to set up the photo booth longer than 30 minutes prior to photo booth start time .

10.2. For example, if your event starts at 6pm and finishes at 11pm however you want the photo booth to operate 745pm-1045pm which leaves 1 ¾ hours where the booth is laying idle, this means our staff are having to be on or near site, the client will be charged a “per hour” idle time fee. Please take this into consideration when choosing your booking times.

11. Children

11.1. Whilst our Photo booths and staff are fun and child friendly, we are not a child-minding service, nor are we qualified in that area. We welcome all guests to use the Photo booth including children, however we kindly ask that all children under the age of 12 be accompanied by an adult or parent/guardian to be supervised. That parent, adult/guardian does not have to be in the Photo booth, or the pictures, just close by to ensure safety, any loss or damage to props and equipment and over use of the Photo booth.

11.2 The Partystarters take no responsibility for any guest, child or adult that use any form of chair, stool or anything that will enhance the height of that person whilst using our equipment.

12. Guestbook

12.1. The Partystarters 50-page dry mount leather guest book is the perfect keep sake.

12.2. The Partystarters will show and guide all guests how to insert photo strips into the book however, it is not the sole responsibility of the attendant to insert all strips into the book for the entirety of the hire.

13. Technical Details

13.1. If for unforeseen reasons, there is a problem with the photo booth during the event, The Partystarter’s will try & resolve the issue as quickly as possible.

13.2. The Partystarters will also stay for a longer period than the original hired time to make up for any lost use caused by the issue. Each case is taken into consideration and based on the issues. At times, it can be due to power at the venue as an example and is out of our control.

13.3. If the problem cannot be solved on the day, the client will be offered another Photo booth hire to the value of the remaining time from when the problem occurred, or a part refund would be considered to the value of the time remaining.

13.4 At no stage will a full refund be offered.

14. Public Liability

14.1 The Partystarters have $20 Million public and product liability and are covered with the company “AIG”

14.2. Policy number 9624767CMB


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