The hiring contract is made between the person making the booking (the ‘Hirer’) and the owner (the 'Owner') of the Holiday Property (the ‘Property’
Bookings The Hirer must be over 18 years of age and be a member of the party occupying the Property. The Hirer agrees to take responsibility for the party occupying the property. All bookings taken require a 25% deposit unless otherwise agreed, with the balance paid no later than 8 weeks before the start of the holiday. If booking less than 8 weeks (56 days) before the start of the holiday, full payment will be required at the time of booking. Bookings are provisional only until such time as confirmed by the booking confirmation form posted to the Hirer by the Owner. We prefer payments to be made by bank transfer. However, for speed and convenience, the deposit may be paid by debit or credit card.
Amendable bookings If you change your mind about your booked holiday, provided that no payments are overdue and the start date is not less than (a)8 weeks away, provided the different dates are still available and the new dates are within (b)6 mths (before or after), you may change your booking. There's no admin fee!
Covid Refund Guarantee If unable to take your holiday because of a national or local Covid-19 lockdown coinciding with the date of your holiday, either at your home address or the Sandy Shore address, we guarantee either a full refund or, if requested, the transfer of money paid to a later booking.
Tenure Weekly bookings normally commence on a Saturday, unless otherwise stated. The holiday term usually commences at
Occupancy Unless expressly agreed in advance, no group bookings (four or more adult party members) are accepted where all party members are under 25 years of age. The Owner reserves the right to decline bookings from large single sex parties e.g. Hen & Stag parties.
Availability The booking is made on the understanding that the Property will be placed at the Hirer’s disposal on the date stated. If this should not be possible then the Hirer’s deposit and any rent will be returned in full, and the Hirer will have no further claim against the Owner. If the property becomes unavailable part way through the hire period then a pro-rata refund will be made.
Linen & Towels Bed linen is provided. Cot linen and beach towels are not provided.
Cleaning The property will be professionally cleaned prior to arrival. By accepting these Terms & Conditions the Hirer agrees to keep the property and its contents in the same condition and repair as found on arrival and shall ensure that all members of the party shall also take care of the property and its contents. The Hirer must ensure the property is left in a clean and tidy condition upon departure and all rubbish is disposed of when vacating the property. The Owner may charge the Hirer for the reasonable costs of any additional cleaning if this is necessary.
Pets Well behaved dogs are allowed provided they have been advised on the booking form. Pets to be kept off furniture and adhere to other 'house rules' as per the Notice displayed in the apartment. See also Damage/Breakages below.
Complaints Problems must be reported within 24 hours of
Damage/Breakages All damages and breakages are the responsibility of the
Liability In the absence of any negligence or any other breach of duty by the Owner, the Owner shall not be held responsible for any accident, loss or damage which may be sustained by the Hirer or members of the party or visitors, howsoever caused.
Allergies Claims cannot be entertained in respect of any complaint arising as a result of any allergy which a party member may suffer from, unless written confirmation is obtained prior to the booking, confirming the Property is free from the specific cause of the allergy.
Property Description Every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the property information provided and whilst the representations contained in advertising material are made in good faith, neither these nor any oral representation made by the Owner or its representatives, will create a liability on the Owner, nor do they form any part of this agreement. In the interests of continued
Access The Owner or an owner approved agent shall be allowed access to the Property at any reasonable time during the holiday term to deal with complaints, repairs etc. and to verify that the property is being used in accordance with the terms and conditions herein.
Cancellations The Hirer must advise cancellations to the Owner in writing/email. Cancellations advised to the Owner more than 56 days before the holiday start date shall be entitled to a refund of the amount paid less an administration fee of £50. Cancellations advised to the Owner 56 days or less before the holiday start date shall not be entitled to a refund but we will endeavour to re-let the booking and if successful would normally consider a partial goodwill refund at the sole discretion of the Owner. Instead of cancelling, consider amending the booking to another date - see Amendable bookings above.