Booking conditions


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

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

The balance 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.


If you need to cancel your booking the party leader must do so immediately in writing or by email 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 31 days prior to arrival: 80% of the total rental
Between 30 days and the arrival date: 100% of the total rental


1. The Property known as Villa Les Arcs (hereafter ‘the Property’) is offered for holiday rental subject to confirmation by the Owner Mme Dezirot (‘the Owner’) and the renter (‘the Client’). Select Villas will act on behalf of the Owner.

2. To reserve the Property the Client should
(A) complete and sign the booking form.
(B) 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 is payable not less than eight 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 6 of these booking conditions will apply. Reservations made within eight 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.

5. If the Client has not taken up the rental within four days of the agreed arrival date and has not rescheduled their arrival in writing, the Owner will regard the booking as cancelled and the charges as laid out in Clause 6 will apply.

6. 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: 30%
Between 55 and 45 days prior to arrival: 50% of the total rental
Between 44 and 31 days prior to arrival: 80% of the total rental
Between 30 days and the arrival date: 100% of the total rental.

a) Cancellations due to government public health measures
If the Client has to cancel the booking because applicable government public health measures mean it is unlawful or unadvisable to travel or occupy the Property, the Owner is not required to refund any rental payments made and the Client should claim these via their travel insurance. The Owner will not meet any expenses or losses that the Client may incur as a result of cancellation.

7. The Client is required to arrange a comprehensive travel insurance policy (including cancellation cover) and to have full cover for the party’s personal belongings, public liability (including damage to the Property) etc, since these are not covered by the Owners’ insurance.

8. The rental period shall commence at 5pm on the first day and finish at 9am 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.

9. The maximum number to reside in the Property must not exceed 10, unless the Owner has given written permission.

10. The Client will pay a security deposit of 700€ in cash (seven hundred euros) will be paid on arrival at the Property and refunded on departure less any charges as set out in Clause X.

11. The rent includes an electricity allowance of 200kw per week. The Client will be charged 0.2€ per kwh for consumption above this allowance.

12. 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.

13. The Client shall report to the Owner within 24 hours any defects in the Property or breakdown in the equipment or appliances in the Property. Any claims after this time will not be accepted by the Owner.

14 Repairs made necessary by negligence or poor maintenance during the Clients stay, will be payable by the Client.

15. The Client and his party also agree not to act in any way which would cause disturbance to those residents in neighbouring properties.

16. The Property is rented furnished with kitchen equipment, dishes, glassware, blankets and pillows, as described on the website. Additional information regarding other items will appear in the inventory, provided at the time of entry into the Property.

17. Where appropriate, the Owner or his representative shall be entitled to claim the following from the Client upon departure:
(A) An obligatory cleaning fee of 240€ for the Property, which does not include the kitchen or the plancha and its utensils.
(B) Any breakages or unusual deterioration of objects, furniture or equipment exceeding normal wear and tear for the duration of the rental.
(C) The price of cleaning in case of abnormal stains due to lack of maintenance is charges at 15€ (plus VAT) per hour in addition to the final cleaning fee. This measure also applies to dirty duvets and pillows, curtains, paintings, ceilings, carpet, windows, bedding etc.
(D) Holiday tax (taxe de sejour) levied by the local authority and collected on their behalf by the Owner.

18. Under no circumstances shall the Owner’s liability to ‘the Client’ exceed the amount paid to ‘the Owner’ for the rental period.

19. 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.

20. Please note that these booking conditions are contractually binding between the Owner and the Client.

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