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Topic: United Surf camps

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replies: 9

By:

Peter

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Portugal Portugal

 

United Surf camps

« on: April 06 2012 15:04:00 »

Anyone been to a united surf camp?
Want to go to a surf camp in Portugal and want some feedback before booking with United surf camp
Thanks
Peter



By:

Marco

RE: United Surf camps

« Reply #1 on: April 13 2012 09:04:00 »

I went 'with' them: Mistake.

-I thought they own and run the camps, wrong! They have never even been to the camps they offer.
As a result they miss sold the holiday to me.
- Book with the camps directly, at least they can answer your questions properly, and they are cheaper, since United surf camps charges commisions and adds % on top of the prices.

By:

Peter

RE: United Surf camps

« Reply #2 on: May 10 2012 14:05:00 »

Any other good surf travel companies you recommend besides United Surf camps?

By:

luce

RE: United Surf camps

« Reply #3 on: May 13 2012 10:05:00 »

sorry i dont know the answer but does anyone know a company who offer surf camps in morocco? Im heading north from taghazout. Ive been staying at www.surfstarmorocco.com and really love it, but want to see more places. If you know of a surf camp in the north please let me know i hear its good surf there, afterwards i will be going the portugal too so let me know if you know any good places to surf there and surf camps, good luck and have a great surf holiday!

By:

Gil

RE: United Surf camps

« Reply #4 on: June 15 2012 07:06:00 »

Your choice depends a lot of what you want. If you want big crowds so that you can party a lot, then look for camps in Algarve or Peniche. If you want something more relaxed with some real surfing try Figueira da Foz.
Before booking go to www.surfingportugal.com (Portuguese Surfing Federation). If the camp is not on they're list (Escolas de surf) then it is not certified by the FPS and most likely not even licenced. That can't be good!! Every day I see posts of people asking what is good or not, but I've never seen any one asking if the camps are actually licenced and certified to teach! ! Strange way to make choices.
Cheers

By:

Gil

RE: United Surf camps

« Reply #5 on: June 15 2012 07:06:00 »

Sorry, wrong link on my last post.
http://old.surfingportugal.com/index.php?opcao=escolas



By:

Ratatui

RE: United Surf camps

« Reply #6 on: June 25 2012 16:06:00 »

Portuguese surfing federation is a "pot". Pot is a portuguese expression that express the idea something exists only for some people take benefit €. The thing people should worry about to check is TURISMO DE PORTUGAL. All the certified schools are there.Sorry Gil, but you can use your diploma in the toilet.ahahhh
Hang loose bro

By:

USC customer service

RE: United Surf camps

« Reply #7 on: July 20 2013 10:07:00 »

Dear Marco,

We are very sorry to read that you have been unsatisfied with a surfing vacation provided by us.

We would like to come in contact with you to further understand why you are not satisfied and see if we can compensate you somehow.  United Surf Camps is a network of high quality surf camps which are frequently visited and evaluated. The pricing policy is that it is the same price of booking a stay independent of how the booking is made. Based on the comment you left there seem to have been some misunderstanding which we would like to investigate further.

Please send and e-mail directly to our info@ adress and we can set up an interview.

all the best,

Kit - Customer Service USC

By:

Mark de Hoog

RE: United Surf camps

« Reply #8 on: July 20 2013 11:07:00 »

Kit , how often does United Surf Camps visit any of the 27 surf camp destinations you offer to ensure quality control?
Also I must say that your website tries to give the impression that they are owned by United Surf camp, since you speak of 'our surf camps'


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