Following are the terms and conditions for booking and staying at the Southport Weekender 2023 at Butlins in Bognor Regis.

We will try to ensure that all information, photographs and accommodation descriptions have been compiled from the most accurate sources available at the time of going to press. Some facilities may vary between accommodation including bed configurations, décor, size and layout may vary from photographs and descriptions. Published photos show a typical representation of the rooms and apartments.

Southport Weekender may change these terms at any time by posting changes online, via email, in pre-arrival information or due to unforeseen circumstances.

You should review these terms regularly to ensure you are aware of any changes made by the Southport Weekender.

Our terms and conditions include:

Booking your Southport Weekender weekend
Before you arrive
Behaviour and Compliance
Payment options
Changes and cancellations to your booking
Guests with disabilities
Smoking policy
Venue Capacities
General information
Alcohol & Drugs policy

Booking your Southport Weekender weekend

Bookings can be made on the event website at southportweekender.co.uk
Booking enquiries email: info@southportweekender.co.uk

Before you arrive

Please ensure that all of the following guest’s details have been submitted for every every member of your booking:
Full name and address
Date of birth
Email address
Contact telephone number
Passport number or driving license number

Failure to update us with the information required prior to your break, will lead to your contract with us being cancelled. (Please see Identification & Data protection). You also need to make sure everyone in your group brings some photo Identification with them (passports or photo driving license to match the number supplied in advance). If we don’t get this information (or the names on your booking don’t match the guests who arrive) sadly we will have to cancel your booking.

Check in is from 2pm on 18th March 2022


To ensure that a safe and secure environment is provided for all of our guests and team, we ask that you please show consideration to others and treat people and our facilities with respect at all times.

Offensive, illegal, or any form of anti social behaviour including excessive noise will not be tolerated. If guests fail to comply with these rules at any point throughout their break, or Butlin’s/Southport Weekender reasonably suspects that they may fail to do so, their contract it will be terminated. They and their party will have their booking cancelled prior to arrival and or during their stay whilst on resort, without refund.

These are standards that we expect from our guests from the moment they contact us, throughout their break and during any post break communications.

Contracts will also be terminated if Butlin’s/Southport Weekender has a reasonable suspicion that any guest has committed, or intends to commit any of the above.


We'll be issuing you with wristbands on your arrival at check-in. It is your responsibility to ensure that you look after and wear your wristband at all times whilst on resort. Guests without wristbands will be refused entry to venues and may be required to leave the resort without refund.


All guests attending Southport Weekender must be aged 18 or over and are required to provide identification on arrival. The only accepted forms of Identification are a photographic driver’s licence or passport (provisional licenses are also accepted). Failure to provide identification (as specified above), if asked will lead to refusal of entry to our resorts.

In addition, for every guest on the booking we must have the full name, date of birth, full postal address including postcode, contact telephone number and with your consent, an email address so that we can keep all parties informed of our pre arrival guides, this is inclusive of up to date entertainment information about your break and future offers.

The above information is also required to ensure we know the identity of all guests ensuring that we help to provide an environment that is safe and secure for all.

This information MUST be provided by 5th February 2022 or we reserve the right to cancel your contract with Butlin's. Funds are NON refundable by this date.

We will make checks to ensure that our guests are registered on the electoral roll and where not located we reserve the right to cancel your booking until you are able to confirm this. Only the guests listed on the confirmation of booking may occupy the accommodation. If any other person/persons are found in occupation, Butlin's will terminate the contract, the guests and unauthorised persons will be asked to leave the resort immediately, and refunds will not be given.

Payment options

A deposit of 10% is required at the time of booking to secure the booking.

Bookings can be paid in full or paid for by deposit and then equal monthly instalments as per the ticket companies terms and conditions.


All pricing is subject to promotional availability at the time of booking Southport Weekender. We guarantee that the price shown on your confirmation of booking for the accommodation, party size, is the amount payable by you. We reserve the right to raise or lower our break prices and other charges at any time before booking. Please note that all prices shown are inclusive of VAT. We reserve the right to amend the VAT element of the prices in the event of a change in the rate of VAT.

Booking fees are set at £9 person for all bookings apart from 2 berth bookings which are charged at £9.50 per person.

Cancellations and amendments to your booking

Re-sale of a booking:
You are not allowed to re-sell your Southport Weekender booking

Re-sale of event wristband:
Anyone found to be offering the resale of wristbands prior or during the break will lead to the booking being cancelled for both the individual involved and anyone associated to the booking, if identified whilst on resort you will be asked to leave, with no offer of a refund for any time missed on resort.

If you need to amend your booking:
Please contact Festicket Customer Services at: https://support.festicket.com/hc/en-us/requests/new
Amendments to bookings are charged at £30

Guests with disabilities

If you or anyone on your booking have special requirements, please let us know at the time of booking. We will do our best to meet these requirements but they cannot always be guaranteed. If your special request is a necessity for you to be able to attend, or any member of your party has restricted mobility or access requirements, please email us to info@southportweekender.co.uk the following information:

The number of disabled guests and carers in your party: Please note that a ratio of one carer to every unit of accommodation booked is required on all bookings made.

Advice of any special needs these guests may require
The number of and sizes of wheelchairs being brought to the resort
The number and sizes of hoists being brought to the Resort
The numbers of and width of any scooters being brought to the resort
Details of any prescribed medication
We wish to ensure that we can provide the right accommodation and service, and require these details to meet your expectations.


Please treat your accommodation with care and respect; it will be inspected at the end of your break by our accommodation and housekeeping team. You will be held responsible for any damage caused during your stay. Damage to your accommodation may also result in the termination of your stay at Southport Weekender with no compensation.

£100 per room/apartment on the booking will be pre-authorised when you check in. We reserve the right to charge you during or after your stay for any loss or damage to our property. A pre-authorisation for payment may be requested upon your arrival at resort prior to check in for £100 per booking. For multi-unit bookings we will ask for a pre authorisation payment per unit of accommodation, this may be taken from additional guest cards if nominated as the lead guest in that accommodation. For group bookings of 19+, you will be asked to give us the lead accommodation guests names before your arrival on resort. This will be made via your debit or credit card. Your card will not be debited unless damages to your accommodation or that of our property are caused. The authorisation from your bank will last for up to 7 days and will impact the availability or access to the amount of funds authorised by your Bank or Building Society. We reserve the right to enter accommodation at any time and for any reason, to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all of our guests. Butlin’s reserves the right to require that any guest be interviewed by us, on Butlin’s premises, to enable us to look into instances of damage or nuisance to Butlin’s property or guests. Any person who refuses to comply, without a reasonable excuse, will be treated as having terminated their contract. They and their party will then be asked to leave the resort immediately and refunds will not be given. We reserve the right of entry to our resorts, and the right to refuse entry to our resorts without notice. Guests are advised not to bring electrical appliances to any resort, If they do so, they use the equipment at their own risk.

Smoking policy

Butlin’s is a family resort, so for the comfort of all guests our resort and all of our accommodation is no smoking (this includes any private outside areas like patios and balconies). Smoking in your accommodation will incur a £75 cleaning fee. There are designated areas on resort for guests that wish to smoke. Given their remarkable likeness to cigarettes, this includes e-cigarettes.

E Cigarettes:

E-cigarettes may only be used in the designated smoking areas provided. We do not allow these to be used in any of our entertainment venues or accommodation.

Venue Capacities

Butlin's venues are subject to maximum capacities set by the local Fire Officer, and as such entrance to venues are not guaranteed. As our venues are popular seating cannot be guaranteed or reserved.

We recommend you arriving early to venues, well before your favourite artists set times.

Filming and Photography

Please be aware that photographic shoots and/or filming may be in progress during the Southport Weekender. You give us rights, free of charge, to anything containing your image (or the people in your party) that is taken while you stay with us.

Please be aware that some entertainment shows use strobe lighting. The availability of some outdoor facilities and entertainment may be affected by adverse weather conditions.

Alcohol and drugs policy

For the safety, wellbeing and enjoyment of all of our guests, we do not allow guests to bring excessive quantities of alcohol onto our resort. We are committed to responsible drinking and will confiscate any excessive alcohol at the resort entrance or from your accommodation during your break and give it back to you at the end of the weekend. You may bring up to 12 x 440ml cans of lager, beer or cider or 6L of lager or cider in plastic bottles or a 3L box of wine per person or one (maximum 700ml) bottle of spirit per person. You may bring this with you on arrival to the weekend only; there is no re-entry with alcohol. Where repeated attempts to breach this condition are made, Butlin’s reserves the right to terminate the contract without notice and without refund of monies paid. Please be aware that for licensing reasons only drinks bought in our venue bars may be consumed in our venues. Also, you cannot take drinks from one venue to another. We have a zero tolerance policy on drugs. Anyone found taking illegal drugs or any other illegal substance will be asked to leave our resort and will not receive a refund for any part of their break.