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  • Does my insurance cover any damages resulting from Jet Ski'ing at Chichi Jetski Tours ?
    Although most damages can be covered by the group's security deposited amount, some damages can go beyond the value of 7000 Euro per Jetski. To the best of our knowlegde, most travel or liability insurances in the Netherlands do not cover any damages caused by Jet Ski'ing. This means that Dutch guests will have to pay for any damages out of own their own pocket. We don't have any information on travel insurance or liability insurance coverage for other countries. Please check your insurance coverage prior to making a reservation with us.
  • Does Chichi Jetski Tours offer pick-up /drop off services ?
    As we are still a small company, we do not offer pickup services. We can recommend a number of taxi companies that we work with often (we know which taxies are puntual, quick and cost efficient). When making your reservation, please add a note to the booking to indicate that you would like our help to connect you to a great taxi company. We will link you up and thank you for supporting the local economy.
  • About the SeaDoo Jet Ski
    Brand : Seadoo Type: GTI 130 Rental The maximum speed for customers is 70 km/hr under the right conditions. Horse Power: 130 PK Color: White/Neon Green (Groen)
  • Licenses required to participate ? Sailing license needed to drive a jetski in Curacao ? Heb je een vaarbewijs nodig voor een jetski op Curacao ?
    Not required: Drivers license (car) Drivers/sailing license (boat) Both type of these drivers licenses are not required as all of our tours are fully guided. Required: Swimming license (advanced) The local law stipulates that a sailling license is not needed for participants of the tour if the jetski tour is guided by a professional watersports company registered on Curacao. Chichi Jetski Tours is formally registered with the Curacao Ports Authority as a commercial watersports company. Chichi Jetski Tours guides are fully certified. Therefore - if you book a guided jetski tour with Chichi Jetski Tours, you do not need a sailing license (vaarbewijs) to drive a jetski during the tour.
  • What to wear/bring ?
    Swimming wear (please do not wear new swimming gear as the colors may come off and damage the leather on the saddle of the Jet Ski). Slippers/Flip flops Swimming glasses (goggles) to protect your eyes against splashes of saltwater. Sun protection. We have no toilet, locker room, or shower on the departure location, please take this into account when planning your trip. (At your own risk) Leave personal belongings in the trunk of your car or at home. The parking lot is right in front of the reception. (At your own risk) You can bring your phone or camera and wrap it in the towel that we have put in the water resistant compartment of the Jet Ski.
  • Do you have any vacancies or do you offer any interships ?
    At the moment, we do not have any vacancies, we will continiously monitor this FAQ. In case the situation changes you will find any open positions here. Please do not apply for any positions until roles have been published on this FAQ section of our website.
  • How is the sea in Curacao ?
    Please expect some waves as the route that we are following is mainly open sea. When we enter the harbours (Spaanse Water, Fuikbaai), the sea will be calmer and it will be possible to increase your velocity.
  • What is the security deposit? How to get it back ? Damage ?
    The security deposit is 300 Euro / 600 Guilders / $ 340 for each Jet Ski. Security deposits help cover problems or accidents that occur during a reservation, like damages or not following the guide's rules. At time of check-in, an authorization hold will be secured on the credit or debit card provided. These funds will not be available for your use. The authorization hold will be released when the equipment is returned in the same condition as you received it and when all rules were followed. The time it takes to release this additional authorization depends on your bank and is beyond the control of Chichi Jetski Tours. The average transaction reversal on creditcards is immediate and some creditcard release the amount within 3 to 5 business days . The deposit is 300 Euro / 600 Guilders / 340 Dollars for each rented Jet Ski to be paid on the day of the tour (During check-in prior to departure). If you use a credit card for the deposit, we will charge the credit card (we will not make a reservation, but a charge). The deposit will be returned to you immediately on completion of the tour (in case rules have been followed and in case of no damages). When the deposit will be returned, it will be returned in the same way that it was paid. In the case that you used a credit card for the deposit, we will cancel/void the transaction which will return the deposit to your credit card. Some creditcard companies (such as Rabobank) may take up to 5 working days to fully process the cancellation, so your spending limit would be affected during the time that the bank will take to remove the reservation. A release of liability waiver will be signed by each participant prior to departure of each tour. In this agreement you will agree the following (amongst other points): I authorize Chichi Jetski Tours to determine whether any damage to Chichi Jetski Tours’ equipment (identified during- or after the Activity) is new or pre-existing and I authorize Chichi Jetski Tours to determine the cost to repair any identified damage. Jetski Tours provides private tours only. I agree that my private group will be considered one entity by Chichi Jetski Tours. In case Chichi Jetski Tours identifies a new damage, I authorize Chichi Jetski to charge me the deposit that was provided by all group members. This would be irrespective of which member of my group is believed to be responsible for the damage. This includes damages that were caused by unfortunate mistake such as turning the Jet Ski upside down. I also authorize the full deposit of my group to be charged when rules are violated or when instructions from the guide are not followed (by any member in my group). I am aware that the total cost to repair certain damages can be higher than the amount that was provided as a deposit by my private group (some large damages can exceed 7000 euro per Jet Ski). I agree to pay, immediately after the Activity, for the estimated excess cost to repair the damages. If at a later date, Chichi Jetski Tours determines that the actual cost to repair the damage is higher than initially estimated (and sufficient evidence is provided of the unforeseen extra costs) , I will authorize Chichi Jetski Tours to charge me for these additional costs. I agree to pay for the damage that I (or any member in my group) caused to Chichi Jetski Tours or any third party. I will not raise any disputes. Please also check the FAQ on insurance coverage.
  • Can I bring my phone on the Jet Ski tour ?
    Yes - but at your own risk. There is a water resistant compartment on the Jet Ski in which you can store your phone. Please note: Due to the shocks at sea, the phone may get damaged. Also please note that although the newest phones (such as Iphone 14 or Samsung) may be waterproof/resistant, they are not really resistant to salt water. To reduce the chance of any issues, please wrap the phone in shock absorbing material such as an old t-shirt and please ensure you close the lid carefully to ensure the phone does not jump out.
  • I have not driven a Jet Ski before. Can I participate on this activity?
    Yes! We will provide training and detailed instructions on how to operate the Jet Ski before we start the tour. The time for this training is not included in the time of your tour. It's therefore important to arrive at least 20 minutes prior to scheduled departure time. No boat license is required when you book a tour with us as all our Jet Ski rides are guided. If needed - the guide will be there to support and coach you while you are at sea. The guide is here for your safety and also for our reputation on the island.
  • Who can participate (age, who can drive?). Who can be a passenger ?"
    All participants have to be good swimmers and in good health. The minimum age for passengers is 8 years (accompanied by adult). The minimum age for drivers is 16 years (bring your ID if you are under 18). If you are older than 8 years and you can swim in rough seas, you can participate as a passenger. However - The maximum allowed weight of 2 persons on 1 Jet Ski is 160 KG
  • I am expecting a baby, can I ride the Jet Ski ?"
    Going on a Jetski tour with us is not allowed with us if you are expecting a baby.
  • Do you have any local rates ?
    Our prices are the same for everyone. We don't have any local rates. Please follow us on instagram to be notified via our stories on any of our promotions/specials.
  • How does Chichi Jetski Tours deal with cancellations, late arrivals, and "no shows" ?"
    We request that if you would like to cancel, to please cancel as soon as possible (please use Email or WhatsApp). This gives us the opportunity to fill the schedule. We offer refund as follows: * Clients canceling more than 7 days prior to the start of the tour will be eligible for a 75% refund. * Clients canceling between 3 and 7 days prior to the start of the tour will be eligible for a 50% refund. * Clients canceling between 24 hours and 3 days prior to the start of the tour will be eligible for a 25% refund. Any additional charges incurred by financial 3rd party service providers (credit card companies, payment processors) will be borne seperately by the client. No refund will be provided under the following circumstances. - Cancellations received less than 24 hours prior to the start of the tour, or cancellations for same-day reservations, will not receive any refund. - Clients expressing dissatisfaction with weather or any other tour conditions will not be eligible for a refund. The tour operator will make reasonable efforts to address concerns but is not obligated to provide a refund in such cases. - Clients changing their mind on the day of the tour and deciding not to participate will not be eligible for any refund. - Clients found to have violated tour rules, such as the use of alcohol, will not be eligible for any refund. Any damages or additional costs incurred due to rule violations will be charged separately. - If a tour has already been rescheduled once, no refund will be provided in case of a later cancellation. - Clients experiencing issues with the payment of the deposit on the day of the tour will not be eligible for any refund. Participation in the tour is contingent upon successful payment. - Clients arriving late (please arrive 20 minutes prior to scheduled time of departure) or do not show at all for any reason will not receive any refund. Chichi Jetski Tours reserves the right to make exceptions to this policy under extraordinary circumstances at their discretion. In case a refund is applicable, this will arrive back into the client's bank account circa 5 business days after the cancellation was accepted.
  • Do you offer any Jet Ski rides that cost less money ?
    We prioritize the standard tours that we offer via our website and we do not take reservations in advance for shorter Jet Ski rides. However .... if you contact us on the day itself via Phone, or via WhatApp (+5999 5219400) we may be able to fit you in for a tour of 30 minutes from 2 Jet Ski's and up (if we are open and in case our schedule allows). for 2 Jet Ski's, the price for a 30 minutes ride is 150 Euro, 300 Guilders or 170 Dollars for 3 Jet Ski's, the price for a 30 minutes ride is 225 Euro, 450 Guilders or 255 Dollars The price for each extra passenger will be 50 Euro, 100 Guilders or 60 Dollars. The standard security deposit will also apply for these shorter trips (300 Euro, 600 Guilders, 340 Dollars per Jet Ski).
  • I'm a social media influencer. Is a collaboration / barter deal possible with Chichi JetSki Tours?
    At ChichiJetSkiTours, we love working with influencers who share our passion for travel and adventure. We're open to collaboration/barter deals with influencers who have a significant following on social media and can help us promote our tours to a wider audience. If you're interested in working with us, please review the conditions in the link below and get in touch with our marketing team and we'll be happy to discuss the details of the collaboration/barter deal. We look forward to hearing from you.
  • What is the price ? What are the costs ? Which Euro conversion rate do you apply onsite/locally ?
    We operate with a minimum price of 150 Euro / 300 Guilders / 170 Dollars. The security deposit is 300 Euro / 600 Guilders / 340 Dollars per Jet Ski and this will be returned immediately after the tour in case of no damage & all rules are followed. For 150 Euro / ~300 Guilders / ~170 Dollars you can rent: 2 Jet Skis for 30 minutes (1 person on each Jet Ski) or 1 Jet Ski for 1 Hour For 300 Euro / ~600 Guilders / ~340 Dollars you can rent: 2 Jet Skis for 1 hour (1 person on each Jet Ski). For 345 Euro / ~690 Guilders / ~390 dollars, you can rent: 3 Jet Skis for 45 minutes (1 person on each Jet Ski).. For 460 Euro / ~920 Guilders / ~520 dollars, you can also rent: 4 Jet Skis for 45 minutes (1 person on each Jet Ski). It is also possible to book tours with 2, 3 , 4 or 5 Jet Ski's with a longer duration. You will find the prices for the longer tours on the page : our prices . It is not possible to book tours for less than 150 Euro / 300 Guilders / 170 Dollars via our website. Please contact us via whatsapp on the day that you wish to ride a Jetski to find out if it's possible to drive a jetski for 1 person for 30 minutes that same day. When booking via our website, our creditcard company will automatically convert the Euro price to Dollars when needed. The website will use the online banking conversion rates that applies on the specific day that you make the reservation. However - when you are paying onsite using cash or creditcard, we will use the conversion table below. The top row determines the number of Jetski's.
  • Can I become an affiliate or reseller of your Jet Ski tours ?
    Yes, this is possible. However - we do not pay you any commissions. Our vision is to work as a team of people and entities/companies that have a mindset of High Quality Service Delivery. If the collaboration works well, it will pay off in different positive ways. Please visit this page on our website to review the terms and conditions for any partnerships.
  • Can I make a reservation for multiple Jet Skis ?
    You can make a reservation for up to 5 Jet Skis per booking (depending on the currently availabable capacity). If you like to ride with a larger group, please make 2 reservations (1 group will wait for the other group to finish). If you wish to reserve more than 2 Jet Ski's for a single timeslot, please visit the page book-online. Then select from the top of the page the number of Jet Ski's required (including passengers on each Jet Ski). To complete your reservation, select the desired tour and payment options.
  • What are the safety rules ?
    Please refer to the terms and conditions page to review all rules in detail, but here's a summary of the key rules. The Jet Ski activity is inherently hazardous, and our guests may be exposed to dangers, including some of the following: unpredictable ocean currents, lightning, hypothermia, hostile or aggressive wildlife, and negligence of others.​ To minimize the risks for Chichi Jetski Tours and it's guests, Chichi Jetski Tours maintains strict safety rules. All tours are guided by a Chichi Jetski Tours guide with no exceptions. All participating guests should be in good health at the time of the tour, and not under the influence of alcohol or drugs. A life vest will be provided by Chichi Jetski Tours. Wearing of life vest and dead man's cord is mandatory. Follow the instructions provided by the guide, stay behind the guide at the seaside of the guide. Sail in the dark blue part of the sea (circa 200 meters away from the coast). Keep eye contact with the guide and other members of your group during the trip. Adjust your speed to ensure the group stays together as one. Keep enough distance between members in your group and any obstacles such as other boats, rocks, the coast, and the guide. When deciding on the appropriate distance, take into account the unpredictable effect of waves which may pick up the Jet Ski and take it into unexpected directions. Take into account the unpredictable effect of unexpected movements from other Jet Ski Ride participants. The deposit will be charged to all deposit providers for the Jet Skis that were involved in the tour - irrespective of who is believed to be responsible for the collision. Limit and adjust your speed so that you are in a position to respond in a timely manner to unexpected events such as vulnerable swimmers that are snorkeling in the dark blue part of the sea. When circumstances around you allow, do not stand still too much in open seas (especially when there are big waves). Keep moving forward to improve the control and navigation of the Jet Ski and to minimize the chance of flipping the Jet Ski upside down.
  • How can I pay for the tour and the security deposit ?
    Reservations will require online payment via this website in advance. Alternatively - when you are in Curaçao, you can make the reservation on-site at least one day prior to your tour and pay onsite with Cash, Bankcard, or Creditcard. Please check the FAQ on the costs for the local conversion rates for other currencies. Payment for the tour (on-site): Cash (Guilders, Euros, Dollars). Bank/ATM Card. Tikkie. Credit card (most credit cards accepted including American Express and Kompra Leon). Payment for the tour (website reservations): Credit card. Paypal. Ideal. Payment for the security deposit (on-site): Cash (Guilders, Euros, Dollars). Credit card. Tikkie. Bank/ATM card is not accepted for the security deposit.
  • People with disabilities
    Chichi Jetski Tours does not recommend participation for people with disabilities such as deafness or hearing impairment, heart problems, epilepsy, problems of continence, people using a wheelchair, joint problems, and people with reduced vision. Please contact us prior to making a reservation if you would like to discuss the available options despite this recommendation.
  • Can I bring my GoPro on the Jet Ski tour ?
    Yes - you can bring a GoPro at your own risk. However - the GoPro cannot be attached to the Jet Ski, so please bring your own GoPro headset or body mount (Gopro Chesty)
  • Do you have availability (and when) ?
    You can check our availability online via our website by accessing the book-online page Choose from the top of the page the total amount Jet Skis that you desire to rent (up to 5 depending on available capacity). Browse the available tours. If you want to know more about a specific tour. Select [read more]. If you like what you see, then select the book now button. Choose the date (if no dot is available below the desired date, it means we have no availability anymore, select another date or call us to check if we can try to make some availability for you). We are closed on Tuesdays and Sundays. Select the desired time from the list of available times and click next. Fill in your personal details, read the terms and conditions and select the tickbox if you agree. Select pay now if you want to proceed to make your reservation. Select the preferred payment option, fill in the associated details and click on pay now. Once you have successfully completed the payment, you will receive a booking confirmation email with further information such as the required arrival time & departure location (google maps).
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