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Terms and Conditions


Responsibilities

We promise to make sure that the holiday arrangements we have agreed to make, perform or provide as applicable as part of our contract with you are made, performed or provided with reasonable skill and care.

However, we will not be responsible for any injury, illness, death, loss (for example loss of enjoyment), damage, expense, cost or other sum or claim of any description whatsoever. Please note, we cannot accept responsibility for any services which do not form part of our contract. Change of sheets is provided once a week for clients exceeding 7 or more nights.

The enjoyment of this property entails certain responsibilities on your part. We may inspect the property at any time during daytime. 

Holiday Insurance

We strongly recommend that you take out fully comprehensive travel and health insurance, which dependent on reason, will normally cover you in the event of cancellation against loss of deposit or cancellation fees and for medical costs in the event of your becoming ill or having an accident whilst on holiday. It is your responsibility to ensure that the insurance covers your purchase and is suitable and adequate for your particular needs.

Liability

We cannot accept any liability for loss, damage or injury to you or our personal property, occurring whatsoever relating to this contract and/or the rental property, as you must be responsible for taking all necessary safety precautions. Equally, no claims of any sort will be entertained in the event of incidents occurring whilst any occupants or guests are under the influence of alcohol or any drugs, whether therapeutic or not.

Deposits

Except under exceptional circumstances, all bookings must be accompanied by a deposit which will be credited towards the total cost of your accommodation. Deposits may be paid by bank/wire transfer, bank cheque or any other means convenient to you, however the property will not be held until deposit has been received and cleared. Any expenses incurred in forwarding the deposit to us must be paid by you. The total deposit amount required will be indicated to you once you confirm an intention to book our property. After your booking is accepted and where applicable a deposit received, a balance invoice will be sent to you detailing the total cost due. Full payment is due not less than four weeks of arrival. If you do not make all payments in full and on time, we reserve the right to cancel your booking and cancellation charges will apply. 

Cancellations / Refund of Deposit

Should you for whatever reason, cancel the booking, you will have the right to repayment of all money paid minus cancellation charges. Cancellation is effected only when written notification is received or in the event of non payment of balances. Cancellation charges are based on total rental payments and are calculated from the date of the rental period as follows:

1. More than 61 days prior: 30% held ( Refund of 70%)
2. 60 days or less: 100% held ( No Refund )

Rental fees include rental of FOUR WINDS, sheets and towels, use of water, electricity and gas, use of swimming pool for the designated periods and persons. If additional persons are noticed in the house other than those quoted, one has to pay extra money at the going rate. We may inspect the property at any time during daytime.    

Circumstances beyond our control

We will not be liable to pay any compensation or to otherwise accept responsibility for any loss of damage as a result of circumstances which are beyond our control, such as nearby construction noise, electricity and / or water cuts, excavations, war or threat of war, civil strife, industrial disputes, natural disaster, bad weather, actual or threatened terrorist activity, damages caused by others in pevious rent, etc.

Changes to Terms & Conditions

We reserve the right to change these terms and conditions at any time by posting changes on this web site. It is your responsibility to review the web site terms and conditions regularly to ensure you are aware of the same. Your use of this web site after a change has been posted will be deemed to signify your acceptance of the modified terms and conditions. We recommend that you print and retain for your records a copy of these terms and conditions.

Data Protection

In compliance with the data protection Act 1998, personal data shall be obtained only for one or more specified and lawful purposes, and shall not be further processed in any manner incompatible with that purpose or those purposes.

Security Deposit

A security deposit is required to be paid with the balance to be lodged as a bond against potential damages and costs incurred at the property. The amount of the deposit is Euro 300 or equivalent in another currency of the same value. In the event of damage to the property or others, these will be assessed and the balance of the deposit returned to you. You have to acknowledge that you are responsible to us for the full value of damages caused, notwithstanding that it may exceed the value of the security deposit. Therefore it is your responsibility to check carefully the house on check in with the housekeeper.

Arrivals, Departures and Conduct

Arrivals are accepted at 3:00 pm (15:00) of the day of arrival. Departures are due before 11:00 am on the final day of rental. Where possible requests for extended departure times will be accommodated, however this must be by prior agreement, and only if possible at our discretion. We ask you to respect us and our neighbours, and ask you to refrain from excessive noise, especially during late hours.

Cleaning and Order

The house must be delivered and left clean and in order as found. Four Winds is to be used solely for holiday accommodation only by the number of persons that rented the house, and not for any; additional persons, commercial activities, parties, discos, or other kind of entertainment. Damages to the property will be noted, and are subject to payment on demand. Smoking is only allowed in terrace and in the pool areas and not allowed in the house.

Crockery and other equipment of the house (chairs, blankets, etc.) must not be used or transported out of the rooms or house. Beach towels are not provided.

Kindly refrain from using bath towels by the swimming pool.

Furniture and other items are not to be moved around. Candles, hobs, etc, must be used with great care, so as to prevent any unnecessary harm, fire or damage. After delivery of Four Winds, repairs of breakdowns and those of ordinary maintenance (plugging of w.c. and basins, damages to equipment and furniture or to property, stains on mattresses and bed covers, broken crockery, etc.) will be charged to you and the amounts will be deducted directly from the bond. In uncertain circumstances a receipt will be provided for the expense met for repairs carried out after the departure.

Parking

You are allowed to park only on the opposite side of the front house and not to block any garages and passage ways.

Housekeeper / Pool Service

This includes change of bed linen, bath and kitchen towels once a week. This service is provided for customers exceeding 7 or more nights. The house keeper whose name is Tessie, residing at Kercem. Tel: 99006724 / 79949394 will hand you the keys on your arrival and explain the facilities. Pool service and maintenance are normally carried out during the week from Mon-Fri.  Such services must be carried out for your own safety & health reasons.

NB: When Chlorine is added to the pool (for your safety) please allow 4hrs for swimming.