Terms and conditions of booking for Maison D'hibou.

Deposit: To confirm your booking please complete the booking form which we will email you. Please send this along with a cheque payable to Mrs K Hughes. We will require a non-refundable deposit of 25% of the total accommodation cost. Once the cheque has cleared your booking will be confirmed. Please call us or provide a telephone number on which we can call. In an effort to maintain our current prices we have opted to not include a secure online payment facility on this web site, which, although convenient, would incur additional costs.

Prices: Prices payable are as indicated on this web site at the time of the initial booking and subject to individual agreement for specific dates.

Payment of balance: The balance of the payment, plus 250€ security deposit, is due at least 30 days prior to the booking start date. Payment in full is required for bookings made less than 30 days before their start date. If the payment of balance is not received by the due date, we reserve the right to cancel the booking.

Cancellation: If you should need to cancel your holiday 45 - 30 days prior to the arrival date, 50% of the rental cost will be charged. If cancellation takes place between 30 and 15 days prior to arrival, 75% will be charged. Cancellations within 15 days of arrival will be charged at the full rental cost. All cancellations must be confirmed in writing and sent to us by recorded delivery.

Insurance: You are strongly advised to take out adequate insurance for your holiday. We cannot accept responsibility for losses or damage caused by events beyond our control such as strikes, industrial disputes, airport or port closures, fire, flood and other natural disasters.

Terms and Conditions

Hirer's responsibilities and security deposit: Although final cleaning of your gite is included in the price of your holiday, the hirer is responsible for leaving the property in a tidy condition and failure to do so may incur extra charges. We reserve the right to make a retention from the 250€ security deposit to cover breakages, losses or damage to the property or its contents. We undertake to return the security deposit, minus any retention, within two weeks of your departure.

Booking Period: The property will be available from 3 pm on the date of arrival and must be vacated by 10 am on the day of departure. Bookings are from Saturday to Saturday unless alternative arrangements have been agreed.

Conditions of use: Use of the accommodation, equipment, swimming pool and any other amenities on site is entirely at the hirer's risk and no responsibility can be accepted for any loss, injury, death or damage to the user's or any other visitors person or belongings, including cars. Children should be supervised at all times in the main garden and whilst using play equipment. No ball games are allowed in the gardens of the main house.

Swimming pool: Generally the swimming pool is heated and available for use from May to September. However, these dates may vary, depending on the weather conditions at the time. We reserve the right to temporarily suspend usage of the pool for essential or emergency maintenance. Children using the pool are the responsibility of their parents. The pool is gated to conform with French safety laws.

Sorry: No Pets and No Smoking

Information: Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that our information is accurate, representations made on this web site and any other advertising will create no liability on the part of the owners.

Lastly:
We, the owners reserve the right to occasionally use the pool on request and by arrangement with the customer.

We do not permit loud music, unsociable behaviour of any kind.

By signing the booking form you agree to the above terms and conditions.