For those who’ve just joined a team, welcome aboard! Here are the ways to get your deposit or payment to Secret Compass. In making your payment, you agree to our standard Terms and Conditions.
Our Card Payments page is here. We accept all major credit cards. Please ensure that the full amount due is received by Secret Compass with you being responsible for any charges. Expeditions require a deposit to secure the spot with the rest due 90 days before departure (Expedition deposits are £400 or USD$600 and UK Weekend deposits are £125). Please ONLY put your surname as a reference against the transfer, do not include the name of the country you are travelling to.
Please ensure that the full amount due in £GBP is received by Secret Compass with your being responsible for any bank charges. Expeditions require a £400 or USD$600 deposit (UK weekends £125) to secure the spot with the rest due 90 days before departure. Please email Secret Compass to let us know that a transfer is en route so we can hold your spot as transfers can take several days. Please ONLY put your surname as a reference against the transfer, do not include the name of the country you are travelling to.
- Account name: Secret Compass
- Account number: 81485881
- Sort code: 403021
Payment protection and Ts and Cs
In paying via any method to confirm your spot on a team or project, you agree to Secret Compass’s standard Terms and Conditions. Your booking is insured by International Passenger Protection (IPP) and its panel of insurers. This insurance is only valid for passengers who book and pay directly with Secret Compass.
For international deposits made into the Secret Compass account the details are as follows – please note there are different details for £GBP or $USD payments so please check you are using the right information. Ensure that you cover all charges and kindly email Secret Compass to let us know that a transfer is en route so we can hold your team spot as international transfers can take several days to arrive. Please put ONLY put your surname as a reference against the transfer, do not include the name of the country you are travelling to.
- Secret Compass £GBP account
- Swift code: HBUKGB4157F
- IBAN number: GB13HBUK40302181485881
- Bank address: HSBC PLC, 25 Market Street, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, ST3 1BH, UK
- Secret Compass $USD account
- Swift code: HBUKGB4B
- IBAN number: GB12HBUK40127673145467
- Bank Address: HSBC PLC, 25 Market Street, Longton Stoke on Trent, ST3 1BH, UK
Secret Compass does not accept cheques.
What next? Get ready!
Team spots are only confirmed once both a booking form and deposit (or balance) payment has been received by Secret Compass. Our Get Ready section will help you prepare for all aspects of this expedition. As soon as you have them, send us a passport scan (if not already attached to your Booking Form) and your flight and travel insurance details. Wait to hear that your expedition is a confirmed departure before booking your flights; see our standard Terms and Conditions for more information around this.
- Your balance will be due 90 days in advance of departure.
- Your leader will send an introductory email in the lead up to departure.
- Study your Expedition Handbook: get fit, get kit, go forth and adventure!