GITES DU CABARDES
TERMS AND CONDITIONS 2018
Article 1 – length of stay: you have signed the present contract for a set period and are unable to stay in the accommodation after the set departure date.
Article 2 – booking completion: a deposit of at least 30% of the hire charge is required before a booking can be accepted. This should be made by cheque, credit card or Paypal and will be refunded if the accommodation is not available. Booking is confirmed on receipt of your completed booking form and deposit.
Article 3 – cancellation: IF YOU HAVE TO CANCEL YOUR BOOKING, PLEASE EMAIL OR PHONE US IMMEDIATELY. Cancellation before your arrival: we will keep your deposit. If we are able to re-let the property, we will return your deposit.
If the cancellation is less than 30 days before your arrival date and we fail to re-let the property, your deposit will be forfeited and you will be liable for the balance of the rent.
Article 4 – late arrival: If you are arriving after the arranged date, please inform us. If we are not informed of your late arrival and you do not arrive within 24 hours of the arrival date, we will offer accommodation to other customers and keep your deposit.
If you leave before the agreed departure date no refund will be given
Article 5 – arrival departure: bookings are from Saturday to Saturday in the high season, unless agreed otherwise. The accommodation is available as of 1600 hours on the day of arrival and must be vacated by 1200 hours on the day of departure.
Article 6 – balance payment: TO BE PAID ON ARRIVAL. WE CAN ONLY ACCEPT CASH OR CHEQUES DRAWN ON A FRENCH ACCOUNT – CREDIT CARDS NOT ACCEPTED.
Article 7 – deposit: A BREAKAGE DEPOSIT OF 150 EUROS IS REQUIRED ON ARRIVAL. THIS CAN BE PAID IN EITHER CASH OR BY CHEQUE? EUROS, STERLING OR YOUR CURRENCY. This will be returned to you on your departure after the property has been checked.
Article 8 – breakage and liability: your accommodation has a list of all equipment. Should anything be missing from this list please inform us within 24 hours. You are responsible for leaving the property in a clean and tidy condition. The property will be checked when you vacate and if any cleaning is required or damage caused a suitable sum will be deducted from your deposit.
Article 9 – capacity: the accommodation cannot be sub-let and cannot be occupied by more people than is stated on the booking form.
Article 10 – pets: we can only accept pets after prior approval.
Article 11 – insurance: YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL DAMAGE AND MAY EXTEND YOUR EXISTING POLICIES TO COVER YOUR STAY.
Article 12 – electricity: METERED FROM AUTUMN TO SPRING AT COST PRICE (WHEN HEATING IS USED), IS PAID FOR ON DEPARTURE.
Article 13 – taxe de séjour: this local tax is due with the balance payment on arrival. 2018 rate: 1 euro/night/pers (children under 18 are free).
Article 14 – understanding of the contract: bookings are offered on the sole understanding that these conditions of hire and general information have been read, are agreed and the information you have given on the booking form is correct.
Article 15 – the website photos are not contractual: we may have moved furniture around between the three gites since the photos on the website were taken.