Booking Terms & Conditions
1. Please check the availability tables for Le Vieux Café and L’Écurie.
2. If your dates are available please contact us either by telephone or email if you have any questions before booking your next holiday.
3. We update our availability charts as soon as a booking is confirmed.
4. We will reply to your request within 24 hours.
5. In order to secure your booking we ask that you complete the on-line Booking Form and arrange for a payment of a 30% non-refundable deposit for the total cost of the holiday.
6. Rental charges are based on the agreement that no more than the original number of persons listed on the booking form may occupy the facility or use the premises.
1. A 30% non-refundable deposit is required to secure your booking
2. The remaining 70% balance must be paid at least 8 weeks prior to the start of your holiday. (We will send an email to remind you of this date).
3. A £100/€120 Security deposit (Cheque) is required against any damages caused and this should be handed in upon arrival.
4. Once we have received the booking form & deposit we will send out confirmation of all details by email along with a booking reference number.
5. If booking your holiday less than 8 weeks prior to the start date, then we will require payment in full when booking.
6. Payments can be made by cheque, electronic bank transfer or credit card, either in Sterling or Euros.
7. If paying by sterling cheque, please make it payable to Mr & Mrs J Khan. This cheque can be paid into any branch of HSBC using the account details that we will provide to you.
8. If paying by direct bank transfer - either to a UK or French bank account - we will provide our bank details for you to complete a transfer when we receive your booking information.
9. If paying by credit card we will send you a secure link for your payment.
10. The Security Deposit of £100/€120 is payable to cover any damage to the property or contents, although the client's liability is not limited to this amount. The Security Deposit will be refunded or accounted for within 2 weeks of the end of the holiday.
11. Deposits will not be returned on the day of departure, as we need to clean & inspect the house first. The house must be left in the same clean & tidy condition as that which they were found, including emptying all rubbish bins, cleaning fridges and cookers and removing all food stuffs before departure.
12. Any additional services, such as Meals or Welcome Pack etc will be paid for on arrival. Please note that these charges cannot be taken out of the Security Deposit.
Duration of Rental
1. For both Le Vieux Café and L’Écurie Holiday Cottages, bookings are from Saturday to Saturday, except in the Low Season, when booking periods may vary – information given on request.
2. The rental period will commence at 17.00 on the first day and terminate at 10.00 on the last day unless we have agreed otherwise.
1. In the event of a cancellation prior to 8 weeks before the holiday start - only the Booking Deposit will be forfeited. Thereafter, cancellation charges will be the full rental price.
2. If we are able to re-let your cancelled holiday, we will refund your deposit and final payment (where appropriate), however we will deduct a £50 administration fee.
3. We would strongly recommend that clients take out insurance at the time of booking – to cover medical, personal and cancellation charges.
4. For guests travelling from the UK, please remember that your EHIC medical card will NOT be valid after the end of 2020 so you will need to obtain the new GHIC card or have medical insurance.
Visitors with Dogs
1. Dogs are welcome, with the following hygiene rules and good practice:
2. Access for dogs is limited to the ground floor of the holiday cottage.
3. Please bring the following for your dog: bed, basket, mattress or rug, bowl and towels.
4. Please do not let your dog sit or sleep on the beds, sofas or rugs in the holiday home, unless you bring your own covers/throws for the sofas.
5. We rely on your respect and understanding in order to continue to accept visitors with their dogs.
6. Please ensure that you pick up after your dog and dispose of their waste in the correct dustbin. (marked Black Bags)
7. If you are travelling from the UK with your dog, please note that from the 1st January 2021 you will need to have a new UK Pet Passport, have rabies jabs for your pets etc.. This process can take up to 4 months - so prepare in advance.
1. In order to comply with French legislation you are advised that access to the owner’s private pool is not part of the letting contract but is by invitation only. This invitation is herewith formally extended to you but may be withdrawn at the owner’s discretion.
2. In the event of any equipment breakdown the client is asked to notify us and repairs will be completed as soon as possible. We will not be liable for any temporary stoppage to the supply of public services to the property (i.e.: electricity, water, etc) nor in respect of any equipment or appliance failure.
3. No unauthorised use of personal electrical appliances (fans, heaters, electric blankets etc..)
1. It is the guest's responsibility to ensure that they are aware of any travel restrictions that may be in operation due to Covid 19 - both in their own country and France. Please see your local Government website for current travel arrangements.
2. If you decide to travel during a pandemic, then you must take responsibility for your actions - we will not refund monies if your travel is curtailed or cancelled (ferries/flights cancelled etc..)
3. We are happy to accept bookings from guests for future bookings - but please note that if restrictions are subsequently imposed on travel - we will only postpone your dates or issue a credit voucher for a future holiday. We will not refund money paid unless we are able to re-book your dates with guests who are able to travel. (Unless we are instructed by our Government that we must offer refunds)
4. If you start to feel unwell during your holiday - please inform us immediately and we will point you in the right direction for medical treatment.
5. Please ensure that you have taken out adequate medical insurance for your holiday. If you are based in the UK, then the EHIC card will no longer be valid after the 31st December 2020 - you will need the new GHIC card.
Click on the buttons below to see a full list of items included in your holiday cottage and shared areas. Please note, some items may be substituted or added to during the season due to normal wear and tear.
Annette & Jason Khan
Annette Khan (Entreprise Individuelle)
Maison Lairoux Holiday Cottages
3 rue de la Motte, 85400 Lairoux, France
Tel: 00 33 (0)2 51 28 43 98
Mobile: 00 33 (0)6 43 37 87 74
WhatsApp: 00 33 (0)6 43 37 87 74