Terms & Conditions...
Holiday Let Hire Contract
By paying the deposit/balance to the Owners of Spey Cottage, Tobermory, the Hirer agrees that they have entered into a hire contract with the said Owners as per the terms and conditions described in this document –
The Hirer must be one of the party staying in the Property for duration of the Hire Period.
The Hirer has the right to occupy the property exclusively as a holiday let for the hire period only and this period can only be extended with the permission of the Owners.
Bookings must be made by a person over the age of 18.
A deposit of £150 per week is taken at the point of the provisional booking being made. The balance of payment becomes payable six weeks prior to the booked date.
Bookings made less than 6 weeks prior to the commencement of the Hire Period must be paid in full at the time of booking.
Failure to pay the deposit or balance of the booking fee in full by the due dates will constitute a cancellation of the booking by the Hirer.
The Hire will be allowed to occupy the Property from 3pm on the first day of the Hire Period and must vacate the Property by 10am on the last day of the Hire Period unless otherwise agreed with the Owners.
The Owners strongly recommend that the Hirer take out holiday insurance. In the event of a cancellation by the Hirer, the Owners will endeavour to re-let the Property and, if successful, a refund may be made, however, in circumstances where the cancellation is made less than two weeks before arrival, no refund will be available.
The Owners will endeavour to ensure that the Property is available for the dates booked. In the unlikely event the Property becomes unavailable and the Owners have to cancel the booking, the Owners will endeavour to find the Hirer suitable alternative accommodation. If suitable alternative accommodation cannot be found, the Owners will be entitled to a full refund. The Owners shall only be liable to return monies received. No compensation or consequential losses shall be paid.
If for any reason beyond the control of the Owners or the Agent the Property is unavailable on the day when the booking is due to begin, or the Property becomes unsuitable for holiday letting, neither the Owners or the Agent will, either jointly or individually, accept any liability to the Hirer or pay any compensation.
The Hirer accepts that the Owners grants no warranty in their description of the Property. Whilst every care is taken to provide an accurate description of the Property, alterations by the Owners are occasionally made to the Property and some aspects may change. The Hirer accepts that no refunds are available for such changes and that no liability attaches to the Owners for any such change.
The property is in a rural location and the Owners and the Agent offer no guarantee as to availability of television, radio, Wi-Fi, mobile telephone, mobile data or any other communications service.
Use of the Property
The Property shall be used as a holiday let only and for no other purpose. The Hirer shall not use the Property for Stag (bachelor) or Hen (bachelorette) parties, except with the prior written agreement of the Owners or the Agent.
The Hirer undertakes that the Hirer’s party will not exceed the occupancy limit detailed in the description of the Property.
The Hirer undertakes not to sublet or grant any other rights of occupancy in respect of the Property at any time.
The Hirer undertakes that the Hirer and every member of his/her party shall act in a courteous and considerate manner in respect of their use of the Property throughout the Hire Period. The Owners and/or their agents are entitled to insist that the Hirer or any member of their party leave the Property without any refund if, in the reasonable opinion of the Owners or the agent, the behaviour of the Hirer and/or their party is unacceptable.
Candles are not permitted in the Property save in the event of being required in an emergency.
The condition of the Property is at all times the responsibility of the Owners. The Hirer accepts the accommodation in its current state at the commencement of the Hire Period and shall keep the Property clean and tidy.
The Hirer will make every effort to keep the Property, fixtures and fittings and all contents in the same state of repair and condition as at the start of the commencement of the Hire Period. Any accidental damage or breakages should be reported to the Owners prior to the end of the Hire Period.
The Hirer shall be liable to the Owners for any loss, costs, expenses or claims arising from any damage caused to the Property and/or its fixtures and fittings and/or its contents by the deliberate, wilful, negligent, or reckless act or omission of the Hirer or of any of the Hirer’s party (excepting fair wear and tear and minor breakages at the discretion of the Owners). If, as a result of such damage, the Property and/or its fixtures and fittings and/or any of its contents need to be repaired or replaced, the Hirer shall be responsible for reimbursing the Owners’s reasonable costs of doing so.
No smoking is allowed in the Property at any time.
The Owners retains the right to make an additional charge for cleaning should the Property not be left in a similar condition to that at the start of the hire period detailed in the booking.
The Owners reserves the right for the Owners and/or their agents to enter the Property at any reasonable time on giving reasonable prior notice (and at any time without notice in the case of an emergency) to inspect the Property and the Hirer’s compliance with these Ts&Cs.
No responsibility is accepted by the Owners for any accident, injury or mishap to persons while occupying the Property. The Owners will also not be held responsible for any temporary or unexpected condition of the Property or its services (water, electricity) as a result of extreme weather conditions or other factors out with their control.
If for any reason beyond the control of the Owners the Property is unavailable on the day when the booking is due to begin, or the Property becomes unsuitable for holiday letting, then the Owners will not accept any liability to the Hirer or pay any compensation.
In the unlikely event of a problem arising during the hire period it is essential that you contact the Owners immediately in order that any issue can be resolved as soon as reasonably practicable.