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FULL NAME.....................................

ADDRESS.......................................

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TELEPHONE NUMBER....................

BOOKING PERIOD FROM..............TO..............

HOUSE TO BOOK.............

No. IN PARTY ADULTS...... CHILDREN..............

AGES OF CHILDREN UNDER 16......................

PLEASE TICK IF YOU REQUIRE COT........ HIGH CHAIR........

TOTAL RENTAL COST ..................

LESS 25% DEPOSIT....................(ENCLOSED)

TOTAL REMAINING.....................

SECURITY DEPOSIT....................

(N.B.25% deposit, which is required before a booking can be confirmed, is non-refundable. You are advised to take out a travel insurance policy, which may enable you to recover non-refundable monies)

I HAVE READ YOUR TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND ACCEPT THEM ON BEHALF OF ALL MY PARTY WHO WILL RESIDE IN THE PROPERTY, ON WHOSE BEHALF I AM DULY AUTHORIZED TO MAKE THIS AGREEMENT. I AM OVER 18 YEARS OF AGE.

DATE.........................

SIGNED.......................

LETTINGS ARE PROVISIONAL UNTIL CONFIRMED IN WRITING BY THE OWNERS

LETTINGS are from Saturday(4.00PM) to Saturday (10.00am)

CHEQUES should be made payable to R.J. Hillier and sent with your booking form to Barbara Hillier at

3 Elm Close, Shipham, Winscombe, BS25 1UG

WE PROVIDE pillows, duvets and bedding, but not for the cots

FUEL is extra for the log-burning stove, the price to be arranged

The House is non-smoking

BOOKING CONDITIONS

  1. The properties known as Les Libellules is for holiday rental subject to confirmation to the Client.
  2. To reserve the property, the Client should complete and sign the booking form and return it together with payment of the initial non-refundable deposit (25% of the total rent due). Following receipt of the booking form and deposit, the owner will send a confirmation invoice and statement.This is the formal acceptance of the booking.
  3. The balance of the rent together with the security deposit (see clause 5) is payable not less than four 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-rent 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. Any chargeable expenses arising during the rental period (e.g. telephone calls) should be settled locally with the Owner before departure,
  5. A security deposit of 100 for every week or part week of the rental period is required in case of, for example, damage to the property or its contents. However, the sum reserved by this clause shall not limit the Client's liability to the Owner. The Owner will account to the Client for the security deposit and refund the balance due within two weeks after the end of the rental period.
  6. 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 rent the 'property' and any expenses or losses 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 Owner's insurance.
  7. The rental period shall commence at 4.00PM on the first day and finish at 10.00am 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.
  8. The maximum number to reside in Les Libelulles must not exceed 10 unless the Owner has given written permission.
  9. The Client agrees to be a considerate tenant and take good care of the property and to leave it in a tidy condition at the end of the rental period. Although a final clean is included in our prices, the Owner reserves the right to make a retention from the security deposit 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 resident in the neighbouring properties.
  10. The Client shall report to the Owner without delay any defects in the Property or breakdown in the equipment, plant machinery or appliances in the property, garden or swimming pool, and arrangements for repair and/or replacement will be made as soon as possible.
  11. Under no circumstances shall the Owner's liability to the Client exceed the amount paid to the Owner for the rental period.
  12. The Owner shall not be liable to the Client:
  1. For any temporary defect or stoppage in the supply of public services to the property, garden or swimming pool.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

This contract shall be governed by English law in every particular including formation and interpretation and shall be deemed to have been made in England. Any proceedings arising out of or in connection with this contract may be brought in any court of competent jurisdiction in England.

Please note that these booking conditions will be included on our confirmation invoice/statement.