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Booking and Payment 2018-02-12T15:38:53+00:00

BEFORE BOOKING

1. Choose your Route
Selecting your route can be both fun and enlightening, take a glimpse at our routes pages to get inspired.

2. Choose your Yacht
Yachts vary in size and price, so selecting one based on your requirements is simple. Prices range from approx. €4.000 – €20.000 per yacht – the average price is around €8.500.

HOW TO BOOK

1. Start your reservation by browsing our search engine to find your yacht. You can filter by destination, dates, and number of guests etc.

Please note:
a. Each week commences and finishes on a Saturday lasting a total of one week by default.
b. You can further refine your search by selecting the yacht model, a number of cabins and more.

2. Once you have submitted your reservation, you will receive a confirmation email for your option as well as details as to the marina.

Please note:
a. The Booker is the main contact person for The Yacht Break and responsible for organizing payment, completing crew list details online.
b. Details required for the crew list are: name as per passport, date of birth, passport number and contact details. Crew member details can be added once logged into your booking on the booking system.
c. The Booker is responsible for check-in and check-out of the yacht. Hence, once at the marina, please go to make your way to the provided yachting agency’s office, and they will assist you with check in and check out procedures. You can also ask your skipper to assist you.

3. You will be contacted by one of our team after you have made your booking to understand your requirements so that we can tailor your holiday.

4. Prior to departure, your skipper will contact you to help plan and answer questions regarding your trip. If you have any questions regarding the booking process please refer to our FAQs.

PAYMENT & CANCELLATION

Payment for confirmed yachts should be made by wire transfer over two payments.
Once the initial reservation is submitted on the The Yacht Break website, you will have 24 hours to pay the first installment of the total yacht cost. Once this has been paid, your option will turn into a confirmed booking where terms and conditions apply. Thus, the first installment acts as a deposit, which is non-refundable if the booking is subsequently canceled. If payment is not made within 24 hours, the option will automatically expire.

Please ensure you check your spam filter if you do not receive a confirmation email as it may have ended up there.

All bookings will be paid in 2 installments:
a. first payment: 50% of the total charter price no later than 24 hours after making the reservation (an option is created)
b. second payment: 50% of the total charter price no later than 40 days before the charter departure date

If preferred, you may settle the total in one payment.

PROBLEMS WITH PAYMENTS?

Paying via wire transfer
Currently, we only support wire transfer payments. For the wire transfer to process correctly you need to use the company as well as bank details

What is the Deposit?
The deposit is a kind of insurance that is paid directly to the yachting company at check-in on site. It is a security deposit against damages caused to the yacht during the week. If you do not have any damage at check-out then the entire deposit is returned. Deposits can be paid either by card or in cash.

CAN WE BOOK FLIGHTS THROUGH THE YACHT BREAK?

The Yacht Break does not arrange flights. To get your flight at a reasonable price we recommend booking your flight as early as possible. We recommend you book a flight that lands before 3 pm local time to get to the marina in time and leave on the same day.
Depending on your destination and when your flight arrival we will provide you with details on how to reach the marina so adequate time is considering for transfers.

TRAVEL INSURANCE

We recommend that you and all members of your yacht charter party have comprehensive travel insurance prior to departure. Please make sure you don’t travel without adequate insurance!