Terms and Conditions when booking directly
Booking with us directly is simple, the easiest way is using the form provided on this site, alternatively, just contact us with the dates you have in mind and the type of reservation you wish to make (bed and breakfast, the whole gîte or the gîte for an extended period). We will send you a reservation form and bank details, once it is returned and the appropriate 50% deposit has cleared our account, the booking will be confirmed.
All deposits (and final gite payment required no later than eight weeks prior to arrival) to be paid in euros by international transfer to our account in France. The balance for a room stay is to be settled on arrival, either by cash, cheque (euros) or direct transfer.. Please be aware that you may be liable to a small fee from your bank for the payment into euros if you do not have a euro account.
When renting the gîte, a cash deposit of €200 is required on arrival and subject to deduction for damage or breakages, the deposit will be returned on departure.
We completely understand that on occasion, an unforeseen situation or change of circumstances means that you cannot keep your booking and must cancel. We would strongly recommend you have the appropriate travel insurance in place to avoid unnecessary financial disappointment at such times due to any cancellation fees that may apply.
Cancelling a room reservation
If (you) the guest decides to cancel after the initial payment has cleared and the booking has been confirmed, the 50% deposit is non-refundable.
Cancelling a standard gîte reservation
If (you) the guest pays the full balance on time, (you) the guest will receive a partial refund.
The initial 50% deposit is non-refundable.
25% refund of the total cost if (you) the guest cancels at least eight weeks before check-in.
15% refund of the total cost if (you) the guest cancels at least six weeks before check-in.
Cancelling a long term gîte reservation
If (you) the guest makes a long term reservation and decides to cancel the reservation before the start date, the first month of the reservation is paid to (us) the host in full and not refunded to (you) the guest.
If (you) the guest makes a reservation and decides to cancel the reservation during their stay, (you) the guest must agree a new checkout date with (us) the host. Regardless of the checkout date chosen, (you) the guest is required to pay (us) the host for the 30 days following the cancellation date, or up to the end date of (your) the guest’s original reservation if the remaining portion of the original reservation is less than 30 days.
Standard room reservation no shows
If (you) the guest makes a reservation to reserve a room and provides the required deposit but then fails to cancel or fails to arrive on the day, payment of the balance of the reservation is required in full.
If (you) the guest makes a standard room or standard gîte reservation and then decides during their stay, for whatever reason, to depart earlier than the full term of their reservation, payment of the balance of the reservation is required in full.