Terms of Sales

Article 1 : This seasonal rental contract is reserved for the exclusive use of the rental of Gîtes de France accommodation approved by the Departmental or interdepartmental office with territorial jurisdiction on behalf of the National Federation of Gîtes de France.

Under no circumstances can the National Federation of Gîtes de France be held liable for the use of its contracts by third parties or for purposes other than tourism.

Article 2 – duration of stay : The tenant signing this contract concluded for a fixed period may not under any circumstances invoke any right to remain in the premises at the end of the stay.

Article 3 – conclusion of the contract : The reservation becomes effective once the tenant has sent the owner the entire rental and a copy of the signed contract before the date indicated on the front. A second copy is to be kept by the tenant.

The rental concluded between the parties to this deed may in no case benefit even partially to third parties, natural or legal persons, except with the written consent of the owner.

Any breach of this last paragraph would be liable to result in the immediate termination of the rental at the fault of the tenant, the rental income remaining definitively acquired by the owner.

Article 4 – no withdrawal : For reservations made by mail, telephone or internet, the tenant does not benefit from the withdrawal period, in accordance with Article L121-21-8 of the Consumer Code relating in particular to hosting services provided on a date or at a specified periodicity.

Article 5 – Cancellation by the tenant : Any cancellation must be notified by registered letter to the owner.

a) cancellation before arrival at the premises:

50% of the amount of the stay remains with the owner. The latter reserves the right to keep the full amount of the stay, if the cancellation occurs less than 30 days before the scheduled date of entry into the premises.

If the tenant does not appear within 24 hours of the arrival date indicated on the contract, this contract becomes void and the owner can dispose of his lodging. The sums paid remain with the owner /

b) if the stay is shortened, the rental price remains with the owner. No refund will be made.

Article 6 – Cancellation by the owner : The owner pays the tenant all of the sums paid, as well as compensation at least equal to that which the tenant would have incurred if the cancellation had been made by him on that date.

Article 7 – arrival : The tenant must present himself on the specified day and time mentioned on this contract. In case of late or delayed arrival, the tenant must notify the owner.

Article 8 – inventory : An inventory is drawn up jointly and signed by the tenant and the owner or his representative on arrival and departure from the gîte. This inventory is the only reference in the event of a dispute concerning the inventory.

The state of cleanliness of the lodging on the arrival of the tenant must be noted in the inventory of fixtures. The cleaning of the premises is the responsibility of the tenant during the rental period and before his departure. The amount of any cleaning costs is established on the basis of calculation mentioned in the description sheet.

Article 9 – security deposit or deposit : On arrival of the tenant, a security deposit, the amount of which is indicated on the front of this contract, is requested by the owner. After the contradictory establishment of the exit inventory, this deposit is returned, after deduction of the cost of repairing the premises if damage was observed.

In the event of early departure (prior to the time mentioned on this contract) preventing the establishment of the inventory of fixtures on the very day of the tenant’s departure, the security deposit is returned by the owner within a period not exceeding not a week.

Article 10 – use of the premises : The tenant must ensure the peaceful character of the rental and make use of it in accordance with the destination of the premises.

Article 11 – capacity : This contract is established for a maximum capacity of 15 people. If the number of tenants exceeds the capacity, the owner can refuse the additional people. Any modification or termination of the contract will be considered at the initiative of the customer.

Article 12 – reception of animals : The tenant cannot stay in the company of a domestic animal. If this clause is not respected, the owner can refuse the stay: no refund will be made.

Article 13 – insurance : The tenant is responsible for all damages arising from his fault. He is required to be insured by a resort-type insurance contract for these various risks.

Article 15 – payment of charges : At the end of the stay, the tenant must pay the owner the charges not included in the price. Their amount is established on the basis of calculation mentioned on this contract and in the descriptive sheet and proof is provided by the owner.

Article 16 – disputes : Any complaint must be submitted to the Departmental or interdepartmental office of Gîtes de France within three days of entering the premises.

Fédération nationale des gîtes de France – 40, avenue de flandre – 75019 Paris

The general conditions of sale stated above can be modified at any time, without notice. On the other hand, any contract concluded or any order placed before modification of the above data will not be modified, the previous conditions will remain applied.

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