Terms and Conditions of Booking Chideock Cottage
The following conditions apply to the contract of hire of Chideock Cottage by the owners.
A binding contract is entered into on receipt of the booking confirmation email.
A booking is deemed to be accepted by the owner when you, the hirer, receive confirmation. If the details on the confirmation are not correct, please contact the owners immediately.
The number of persons occupying the property must not exceed four.
No pets or smoking are allowed in the cottage.
Provisional reservations can be accepted by telephone or email and must be confirmed within 3 working days by the arrival of the required deposit.
A deposit of 25% is required at the time of booking. Deposit payments can be made via the website booking system (Freetobook) by debit or credit card via Stripe. There is no additional charge for paying by credit card.
The balance is due 8 weeks before arrival date, or at time of booking if sooner. If the balance is not received within the time specified the owner/booking agent reserves the right to cancel the booking and retain the deposit.
Balance payments may be made via Stripe (debit or credit card) or by direct bank transfer (we will give you details) or by cheque. Please make cheques payable to “Chideock Cottage”.
Cancellations: The deposit payment is non-refundable. Should you have to cancel your holiday, you will be liable for the full payment. However, if we be able to re-let the cottage, the balance payment (i.e.full payment less the deposit) will be refunded. We strongly recommend you consider taking our cancellation insurance. Try http://www.guestfirst.co.uk/
Booking Alterations: Any change in holiday dates/number of guests will be subject to the agreement of the owner.
The cottage will be available from 4pm on the day of arrival. Please vacate by 10am at the latest on the day of departure, in order that we have time to prepare the house for the new guests.
The hirer agrees:
That the supervision of children and any adults requiring care remains the responsibility of the hirer at all times.
To be responsible for leaving the accommodation clean and in good order, otherwise a cleaning charge will be levied.
To pay for any unreasonable damage, breakage or loss caused.
A security cash deposit of £100 is required on arrival, against which damage and breakages will be charged. This will be returned by bank transfer after departure.
Cars and belongings are left at guests’ risk at all times. No responsibility can be accepted for loss or damage to such items.
Errors and omissions excepted.