The contract is between Mervillas Ltd and the party leader who must be over 18 years and sign a booking form accepting the conditions on behalf of all persons named on the booking form including those substituted or added by an agreed amendment of the booking. A contract exists when you have paid a deposit and we have accepted your booking and is subject to Scottish law and the exclusive jurisdiction of the Scottish courts. On receipt of the signed booking form and deposit we shall send you written confirmation. The Villa is reserved only for the use of persons named thereon so please check the confirmation carefully and notify us immediately if anything is wrong. If it is later found that the number of persons occupying the Villa is greater than as agreed. and or the party is not as notified, including the occupation by pets of any kind, then the use of the Villa by the party will be terminated immediately and all monies paid under the contract will be deemed forfeit.
Payment A deposit of 20% of the villa rental is required when booking. The balance of the rental cost is due 6 weeks prior to the start of the rental period. If the balance is not paid by the due date we reserve the right to cancel your booking and retain any deposits held. If you book within 6 weeks of the start date of the rental period the full amount is due immediately.
Inventory Deposit A refundable deposit of £200 per week is payable at the time when the balance of the rental cost is due. This is held to cover for any breakage, damage or additional costs to us as a result of your stay in the villa and includes but is not limited to;
a Any breakages or damage caused to the villa and its furniture and fittings, the pool its contents and grounds.
b Excessive use of gas, water and electricity
c The replacement of missing items
d Any addition to normal cleaning required by the villa, its contents and grounds. (For example we expect the BBQ to be left in a clean usable condition and your day to day rubbished removed. If it is not, the additional costs incurred by us for cleaning or removing left rubbish will be charged to you.)
e Retuning of Satellite system if system is deliberately untuned
f Damage to pool by excessive use of suntan oils and lotions, always shower in the outside shower before using the pool.
g Any anti-social behaviour which may cause disturbance or nuisance to neighbours in the residential community surrounding the villa. (For example excessive noise at any time, and in particular, after 12 midnight and before 7.00a.m , may lead to the automatic forfeiture of the inventory deposit).
The deposit will be automatically refunded as soon as we receive confirmation that the villa, contents and grounds (including the pool and BBQ area) were left in a satisfactory condition and keys returned within two weeks.
Booking Periods Weekly booking periods are from 6pm to 10 am the departure day. The date of the arrival day of each individual week of villa rental determines the rental price for that week. The rental costs quoted are inclusive of use of the villa for period stated, pool cleaning, departure cleaning and change of linen and towels (not beach) in the middle of two week periods. The linen and towels should be available for collection and new linen with towels will be left. We accept arrivals on any days and for various durations. Please do not hesitate to ask
Cancellation of bookings by you Any cancellation of the booking must be made in writing by recorded delivery or by email and signed by the party leader. Cancellation will become effective from the date it is received. All cancellations are subject to a charge, payable by you, which is expressed below as a percentage of the total rental cost.
More than 70 days Deposit only 42 - 29 days 50%
69 - 57 days 25% 28 - 15 days 75%
56 - 43 days 30% 14 days or less 100%
WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND THAT YOU OBTAIN ADEQUATE HOLIDAY INSURANCE TO COVER THE PERIOD OF YOUR HOLIDAY.
We cannot be liable for the security of your own personal possessions. The villa is equipped with a burglar alarm system for your protection and we recommend that this is used at all times.
If we cancel your booking In the unlikely event of a cancellation of your booking by us, we will do so in writing, by recorded deliver or email. Cancellation will become effective from the date it is received. All cancellations by us are subject to a total refund of monied paid, plus if within ten weeks of the start of the rental period the following scale of compensation per person will be paid. Maximum 8 persons
70 days or more £nil 28 - 15 days £20
69 - 43 days £10 14 days or less £30
42 - 29 days £15
We cannot accept any responsibility for cancellation or curtailment of your rental period caused by matters over which we have no control. This includes, but is not limited to:- war or threat of war, natural or nuclear disaster, government action, and act of God.
Pool heating is included in costs published between July and August. Please enquire to obtain additional charges for the use of pool heating during all other published periods.The pool cover must be used if pool heating is requested or we may levy an additional utility cost if excess levels of electricity are used. This pool cover stops the pool losing its heat overnight and keeps the temperature maintained.
Le contrat est conclu entre Mervillas Ltd et le chef du parti qui doit être âgé de 18 ans et signer un formulaire de réservation en acceptant les conditions au nom de toutes les personnes nommées dans le formulaire de réservation, y compris ceux qui sont substitués ou ajoutés par un amendement convenu de la réservation. Un contrat existe lorsque vous avez versé un acompte et nous avons accepté votre réservation et il est soumis à la loi écossaise et de la compétence exclusive des tribunaux écossais. Sur réception du formulaire de réservation signé et dépôt, nous allons vous envoyer une confirmation écrite. La Villa est réservé uniquement à l'usage des personnes nommées à ce sujet s'il vous plaît afin de vérifier la confirmation avec soin et nous aviser immédiatement si quelque chose ne va pas. S'il est constaté plus tard que le nombre de personnes occupant la villa est plus élevé que convenu. et ou la partie n'est pas notifiée, y compris l'occupation par des animaux de toute sorte, alors l'utilisation de la Villa de la partie sera immédiatement résilié et toutes les sommes versées en vertu du contrat sera considéré comme forfait.