Registration

The OB-PS Event 2015 fee covers all programme items in the Tampere Hall, including meals, as well as the Friday and Sunday excursions. Reservations for accommodation and pre & post tours as well as shirt orders should be made on the same on-line registration formKindly make sure that you receive the automatic e-mail reply to your registration. If you register as a guest, please write the name of your host on the registration form. Please give your travel details on the reservation form. If you have not yet made your travel plans at the time of registration, please send the travel details to Inga Pikse at the World Bureau when you have made your travel arrangements. E-mail: inga@wagggs.org or phone +44 (0)20 7433 6438.

Please see Accommodation for more information on event hotels and hotel reservations.

Event Fees

Early registration until 6 March, 2015: 640 EUR
Late registration from 7 March, 2015: 740 EUR
No VAT will be added to the fees.

The event fee includes:
Admission to the OB-PS Event 2015, event material, lunches and refreshments, Welcome party, Tampere City Reception, Gala Dinner, Friday and Sunday Excursions, event services at the venue.

Please note that costs for travel, accommodation and insurances are not included in the fees.

Payment and Confirmation

All payments (event fee, excursions, hotel deposit and payment for the event shirt) should be made in advance in euros (EUR) in connection with the registration. When registering online, you will receive an automatic e-mail reply acknowledging your registration.

Payment Options:

Credit card: Visa, MasterCard and Eurocard are
accepted.

Bank transfer to the event account:
Bank: Pohjola Bank Plc
Address: P.O.Box 308, FIN-00013 POHJOLA
SWIFT/BIC code: OKOYFIHH
Account number/IBAN: FI11 5730 0820 6481 82
Account holder: OB-PS 2015 Event
Reference: Delegate’s personal reference number

Please use the participant’s reference number when making the bank transfer. The reference number will be shown on the automatic reply that you will receive after submitting the registration form online. Payment by bank transfer is to be settled within two weeks of registration. Credit card payments will reach the recipient immediately.

Note!

All payments should be made excluding possible banking charges.
Bank drafts as well as personal, traveller’s or company cheques cannot be accepted.

Confirmation of Participation

Tavicon will confirm the participation upon receiving the registration and payments. No participation confirmation letters will be sent before all the payments (including hotel deposit, payment for excursions, pre and post tours and event shirt have been received.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Kindly note that all cancellations and/or changes to registration and accommodation must be made in writing to Tavicon by e-mail: ob-ps2015@tavicon.fi or by fax: +358 207 701 201.

If a cancellation for the participation and/or hotel reservation is received by 15 March 2015, the event fee will be refunded with the exception of a handling fee of 50 EUR and/or the hotel deposit will be refunded minus 20 EUR handling fee. No refunds of the event fee, hotel deposit, event shirt order or the golf tournament can be made for cancellations received after 15 March 2015. Please note, however, that for Savonlinna Opera Pre Tour no refunds can be made after 6 March and for Mänttä, St Petersburg and Helsinki/Tallinn Pre and Post Tours no refunds can be made after 4 May 2015. Please also note that no-show does not constitute cancellation.

In a case of no-show, there will be no refund of the event fee, dinner payment or the hotel deposit. There is no extra fee if a registration is transferred to another person.