Lingua Franca

French lessons, events & trips


TERms and conditions

Nouméa 2017

Bookings & Payment:

The prices quoted are subject to availability. Further places may be available however there is the chance of a price increase associated with purchasing airline tickets so close to departure date. Please ask us for a quote.

Payment upfront and in full is required once your spot has been confirmed.

Cancellation fees which could amount to 100% of the trip cost may apply.

Payment of deposit/balance constitutes acceptance of these terms and conditions.

Lingua Franca does not organise for students to share rooms. Should a student wish to share, it is their responsibility to find someone with whom to share and one student must take full financial responsibility for the cost of the room in the event of a cancellation.

Services Not Used:

No refund is available once your holiday has commenced or in relation to services which are included in the holiday price which have not been used.  

Not included:

Cost of passports, visas, travel insurance, excess baggage, all items not specifically mentioned as being included, and all items of a personal nature such as laundry, telephone, gratuities, meals & beverages (which are not stated as being included).

Travel Insurance:

A valid travel insurance certificate is a condition of travel. This must be provided to Lingua Franca one month before the departure date. Emma is happy to provide quotes for insurance if required.


All prices are quoted in Australian Dollars and are current at the time of printing. Flights included are based on Brisbane/Nouméa travel - the price may vary depending on your city of origin, flight availability and/or varying exchange rates. 

Force Majeure:

Lingua Franca cannot be held liable for any claims, losses, damages, costs, expenses, delays or loss of enjoyment, of any nature or kind whatsoever, to the traveller and or travelling companions or group members resulting from events beyond our or supplier's control including but not limited to acts of God, strikes, lockouts or other labour disputes or descriptions, wars, blockades, insurrections, riots, earthquakes, weather conditions, floods or acts or restraints imposed by government authorities.


Lingua Franca and Travel Managers only act as agents for the persons or companies providing or offering the means of travel, transport, accommodation and all other services and all receipts, tickets, vouchers and coupons are issued subject to the terms and conditions under which such transportation and other services are offered.  

All possible care has been taken to ensure that suppliers maintain a high standard.  However, as we do not control any of the service providers, we cannot be responsible for problems arising from your booking, howsoever caused, unless it is the direct result of negligence on our part or on the part of our employees.  

In particular, Lingua Franca accepts no responsibility or liability for matters outside our control including injury, damage or loss arising from accidents, delays or irregularities, wars, riots and civil strife, terrorist activity, natural disasters, weather conditions, industrial disputes, government actions, airline schedule changes, etc 


All baggage and personal effects are, at all times, at your own risk.  Any excess baggage charges are the responsibility of the passenger.