Booking conditions

KEY FACTS

Important: A booking can only be confirmed once the deposit has been paid (or the full amount if within 8 weeks of arrival).

Deposit
30% of rental cost is due at the time of booking.

Balance
The balance (along with a 400€ security deposit) must be paid not less than 8 weeks prior to your arrival at the property.Bookings taken within 8 weeks of your arrival at the property must be paid in full at the time of booking.

Cancellation

If you need to cancel your booking the party leader must do so immediately in writing or by email to the owner (or their representative) and Select Villas. Cancellation charges are as follows:

The deposit paid is non refundable: 30%
Between 55 and 45 days prior to arrival: 50% of the total rental
Between 44 and 21 days prior to arrival: 80% of the total rental
Between 20 days and the arrival date: 100% of the total rental

FULL BOOKING CONDITIONS

1. The property known as Villa Fayence (hereafter the Property) is offered for holiday rental subject to confirmation by the owner Mr Brian Woods (the Owner) to the renter (the Client). Select Villas will act on behalf of the Owners: Mr Brian Woods.

2. To reserve the property the Client should (1) complete and sign the booking form and return it to Select Villas and (2) make payment to Select Villas of the initial non-refundable deposit (30% of the total rent due). Following receipt of the booking form and deposit, Select Villas will on behalf of the Owner send an email confirmation of the booking and statement of the remaining balance. This is formal acceptance of the booking.

3. The balance of the rent along with a 400€ security deposit (see section 8) is payable not less than 8 weeks before the start of the rental period. If payment is not received by the due date, the Owner reserves the right to give notice in writing that the reservation is cancelled. The Client will remain liable to pay the balance of the rent unless the Owner is able to re-let the Property. In this event, clause 4 of these booking conditions will apply. Reservations made within 8 weeks of the start of the rental period require full payment at the time of booking.

4. Subject to clauses 2 and 3 above, in the event of a cancellation, refunds of amounts paid will be made if the Owner is able to re-let the Property and any expenses or losses incurred in so doing will be deducted from the refundable amount. The Client is strongly recommended to arrange a comprehensive travel insurance policy (including cancellation cover) and to have full cover for the party’s personal belongings, public liability etc, since these are not covered by the Owners’ insurance.

5. Cancellation terms:
If you (the Client) need to cancel your booking the party leader must do so immediately by email to Select Villas as the Owner’s representative. Cancellation charges are as follows:
The deposit paid is non refundable: 30%
Between 55 and 45 days prior to arrival: 50% of the total rental
Between 44 and 21 days prior to arrival: 80% of the total rental
Between 20 days and the arrival date: 100% of the total rental

a) Cancellations due to government public health measures
If at the time of booking there are public health measures related to Covid (such as travel ban, lock-down or quarantine requirements) in place the cancellation charges are as follows:
Up to 28 days before arrival: Full refund less fee to cover administration costs.
Between 28 and 21 days: 80% of the total rental.
Between 21 and 0 days: 100% (full amount) of the total rental.

If at the time of booking there are no public health measures related to Covid (such as travel ban, lock-down or quarantine requirements) in place but are subsequently imposed meaning that the Client is unable to travel and/or occupy the Property the client may cancel and receive a full refund less a fee to cover administration costs. Select Villas must be notified within three days of the new travel ban, lock-down or quarantine being announced.

Irrespective of any public health measures in place at the time of booking the Client has the option to transfer the rental to 2022 as long as this is done 10 weeks or more before the 2021 arrival date. The rental will remain the same or in exceptional circumstances a small increase may apply.

b) The rental period shall commence at 4pm on the first day and finish at 10am on the last day. The Owner shall not be obliged to offer the accommodation before the time stated and the Client shall not be entitled to remain in occupation after the time stated unless an agreement was made beforehand.

6. The maximum number to reside in the Property must not exceed 8, unless the Owner has given written permission.

7. The Client agrees to be a considerate tenant and to take good care of the Property and to leave it in a clean and tidy condition at the end of the rental period. The Client must leave the Property as found inside and outside (bins emptied, fridge empty, all floors cleaned, all bed linen in a pile ready for collection, barbecue cleaned). The Owner or representative at the Property reserves the right to make a charge to cover additional cleaning costs if the Client leaves the Property in an unacceptable condition. The Client also agrees not to act in any way which would cause disturbance to those residents in neighbouring properties. The Client agrees not to sublet the Property, even free of charge without the written consent of the Owner.

8. Services included in the published rate:
The rental, bed linen, towels (hand and bath towels supplied not beach or pool towels) and tea towels, water and electricity.

In case the Owner wasn’t able to honor its commitments due to force majeure, the Owner reserves the right to cancel bookings and fully refund the deposit paid.

Security deposit: When paying the balance the Client must pay a security deposit (400€). A security deposit or damage deposit is used in case of damages made to the Property or its content (inside and outside). The security deposit will be returned on evidence and after inventory that all furniture, object or linen is not missing, damaged, soiled and if this is the case, replaced by an identical item after agreement with the Owner who accepts its replacement. Providing the villa has been left in a good state, the security deposit will be refunded by bank transfer within 10 days after the Client departure.
Pets: Pets are not allowed at the Property.
Smoking: Not allowed at the Property.

9. The Client shall report to the Owner or local representative without delay any defects in the Property or breakdown in the equipment or appliances in the Property and arrangements for repair or replacement will be made as soon as possible.
The Client agrees to let the Owner or local representative make any urgent repairs if the need arises during the rental period without being entitled to any compensation or reduction in rent.

10. The Owner shall not be liable to the Client:
a) for any temporary defect or stoppage in the supply of public services to the Property, nor in respect of an equipment or appliance in the Property
b) for any loss, damage or injury which is the result of adverse weather conditions, riot, war strikes or other matters beyond the control of the Owner
c) for any loss, damage or inconvenience caused to or suffered by the Client if the Property shall be destroyed or substantially damaged before the start of the rental period and in any such event, the Owner shall, within seven days of notification to the Client refund to the Client all sums previously paid in respect of the rental period.

11. Under no circumstances shall the Owner’s liability to the Client exceed the amount paid to the Owner for the rental period.
This contract shall be governed by French law in every particular including formation and interpretation and shall be deemed to have been made in France. Any proceedings arising out of or in connection with this contract may be brought in any court of competent jurisdiction in France.
Please note that these booking conditions are contractually binding between the Owner and the Client.

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