Terms and Condtions

Placement Terms & Conditions


  1. Engagement of Services
  1. You hereby request services from Hopscotch Travel to procure placement services on the terms set out below.
  2. In this document “The Agency” shall mean Hopscotch Travel. The “Applicant” shall mean you, the party using The Agency’s services
  1. Service
  1. No service will be rendered without proof of payment.
  2. The Applicant declares that the Applicant is not an agency and is using this service in a personal capacity only.
  3. The Applicant shall be responsible for the provision and accuracy of any information necessary to Hopscotch Travel to perform the Service.
  4. The Applicant is under no obligation to take on a position interviewed through Hopscotch Travel.
  5. Hopscotch Travel shall keep the Applicants details strictly confidential except where details are required to be passed to potential placements for the purpose of interviews.
  6. Hopscotch Travel reserves the right to vary these Terms & Conditions at any time in order to comply with legislative requirements or changes in Agencies pricing or policies.
  7. Hopscotch Travel reserves the right to make changes to the Service as deemed necessary or desirable.
  8. Should the registration expire, the Applicant may request to re-register.
  1. Placement
  1. The Applicant agrees that placement will not take place until the placement fee has been paid.
  2. The Candidates are responsible for all costs incurred to get to the destination country which includes Visa cost and flight cost. Hopscotch Travel is not liable or responsible to pay for the candidate.

3.1. Long Term Placement

  1. Long term placement is any placement for a duration of a 6 – 12 month period..
  2. Hopscotch Travel charges a once off placement fee for long term positions.

3.2. Short Term Placement

  1. Short Term placement shall mean: Placement of a Candidate for no longer than a maximum of 3 months.
  2. This placement fee shall be due and payable to Hopscotch Travel on acceptance of an Applicant for the position offered by the Client
  3. The Applicant agrees that placement will not take place until the placement fee has been paid.
  4. The Applicant agrees that should the Client require the Applicant to work for any period during the placement over and above the hours discussed, an agreed rate will be paid per hour.
  5. The total to be earned by the Applicant over the projected period worked is paid on a weekly or on a monthly basis up to a maximum of 90 days.
  6. Any amounts due above and beyond this will be charged for on the last day of the position.
  7. Short term contracts are not renewable beyond 90 days.
  1. Payment
  1. The Applicant agrees to pay any invoices due within 3 day of receipt of invoice.
  2. The Applicant agrees that no service will be rendered without proof of payment.
  3. The Applicant agrees that placement will not take place until the placement fee has been paid.
  4. Payments must be made promptly.
  5. If an amount remains delinquent 30 days after its due date, an additional 10% per month will be charged.
  6. Hopscotch Travel reserves the right to vary these fees at any time.
  1. Confidentiality
  1. Hopscotch Travel  hereby undertakes to treat all information supplied by the Applicant as confidential and not to pass such information on to any third party, unless required to do so in order for the Applicant to carry out his or her duties to the Client.
  1. Information, Damages and Indemnity
  1. Hopscotch Travel disclaims any and all liability for any loss, damage, costs or expenses suffered by the Applicant, directly or indirectly, arising from the Applicant.
  2. Hopscotch Travel is not responsible for losses or damages suffered by the Applicant.
  3. In selecting Applicant s for listing, Hopscotch Travel has relied on the information supplied by the Applicant, and the information obtained from references supplied by the Applicant.
  4. Hopscotch Travel is not responsible for providing insurance or any payroll taxes and has no employment relationship with the Applicants provided.
  1. General
  1. This document embodies the whole agreement between the Applicant and Hopscotch Travel.
  2. No variation, amendment, modification, deletion or addition to these terms and conditionsshall be valid unless in writing, agreed to and signed by both the Applicant and Hopscotch Travel.
  3. Neither party shall be bound by any express or implied term, representation, warrant, promise or the like not recorded in this contract.
  4. No indulgence granted by Hopscotch Travel to the Applicant shall be deemed to be a waiver of any of rights of Hopscotch Travel.
  5. If at any time after an initial meeting between a Applicant and a potential placement referred by Hopscotch Travel becomes either directly or indirectly placed or employed  by the Client, and the Client does not notify Hopscotch Travel or does not pay the appropriate fee as stipulated in this contract the Applicant agrees to pay Hopscotch Travel a placement fee together with a fine of R 4000 and agrees to be responsible for any legal costs incurred by Africa2Italy in collecting such fees.
  6. The Applicant understands that by agreeing to these terms and conditions the Applicant may not employ any friends or relatives of the placements sent to them by Hopscotch Travel.
  7. Clients that employ the above mentioned people agree to pay Hopscotch Travel a placement fee together with a fine of R4000 and any legal fees incurred by Hopscotch Travel when collecting this fee.