Terms & Conditions

1. Contract

The contract is for a short-term holiday letting and is made between the Client
and the Owner of the Apartment.

The contract will be entered into when the Client is issued a confirmation of the
booking by letter or email.

The contract will be subject to the following conditions.

2. Prices and Periods

2.1. Self-Catering Apartment Price List – Per night (based on normally a 3 night

Ground Floor Apartment (sleeps max of 4/5)

Peak £120 -140
High £110 – 120
Mid £90 – 110
Low £80 – 90

Lower Ground Apartment (sleeps max of 2/4)

Peak £100 -110
High £85 -100
Mid £75 – 85
Low £65 – 75

Peak periods vary but will normally include the Edinburgh Festival, Easter,
Christmas and New Year weeks, Rugby weekends etc.

High: 1 June to 30 September (excluding Peak periods)
Medium: 14 March to 31 May & 1 October to 14 November (excluding
Peak periods)
Low: 15 November to 13 March (excluding Peak periods)

2.2. Prices quoted are per property per night (not per person) within the price
period shown. If the Client’s Booking falls across two different price periods, the
Client will be charged pro rata for the number of days in each period.

2.3. The rental fee includes all taxes, gas and electricity, and a welcome pack of
food. Sheets and towels are provided.

2.4. Booking must normally be for a minimum of 3 nights. However, restrictions
of 7 nights or more may apply at peak times such as the Edinburgh Festival,
Christmas and New Year.

3. Payment

3.1. The first night is needed to confirm the Booking.

3.2. The balance of the rental fee is due on arrival at the holiday let.

3.3. Payment of the rental fee balance can be made by Paypal, cash or cheque.

4. Cancellation

4.1. Any cancellation made by the Client for whatever reason shall be in writing
and addressed to:
V Johnston
26A Abercromby Place,
or veroniquejohnston@yahoo.co.uk

The following charges are payable in the event of cancellation of a Booking:

No. of days before the start of the Booking that notification of cancellation is received. Amount Payable
30 days or more No charge
15 – 29 days 1st night is charged (less any revenue from re-letting)
1 – 14 days Total charged (less any revenue from re-letting)
0 days or No show Full amount of the balance charged

5. Cancellation Insurance

5.1. The Client is strongly recommended to take out cancellation insurance to
protect against cancellation charges.

6. Non-availability

6.1. In the unlikely event that the Apartment becomes unavailable following
confirmation of the Booking or changes are necessary to the Booking for reasons
outside the control of the Owner, the Client will be notified as soon as reasonably
possible. The Owner reserves the right to arrange similar accommodation of a
similar type and standard in a similar location for the same time period and to
transfer the Booking accordingly.

6.2. If it is not possible to arrange alternative accommodation or if the Client does
not wish to transfer the Booking, all monies paid will be refunded to the Client.

6.3. The Owner shall not have any further obligation or liability for nonavailability,
changes or cancellation.

7. Letting Period

7.1. Unless otherwise notified the letting period commences at 3.00 p.m. on the
day of arrival and ends at 10.00 a.m. on the day of departure.

8. Number of Occupants

8.1. The number of persons occupying the Apartment must not exceed the
maximum number specified in the Owner’s information unless previously agreed.
The Owner reserves the right to refuse entry to the property by the Client and his
entire party if this requirement is not observed.

9. Care of the Property

9.1. The Client should take reasonable and proper care of the Apartment and its
contents and leave them in the same state of repair and condition.

9.2. The Client is liable to reimburse the Owner on demand for the costs of
replacement, repair or extra cleaning where he is in breach of his obligations
under 9.1 or any breakages or damages caused during the period of occupation.

10. Pets

10.1. Pets are not permitted in the Apartment.

11. Smoking

11.1. Smoking is not permitted in the Apartment.

12. Car Parking

12.1. There is 1 parking space close by, which needs to be reserved in advance
when booking accommodation. There is also ample meter parking in the street.

13. Collecting Keys to the Apartment

13.1. Keys to the apartment should be either collected from 26A Abercromby
Place or as arranged with Owner.

13.2. Apartments are normally available from 3.00 p.m.

13.3. If an earlier arrival time is anticipated, this must be negotiated with the
Owner who may be able to look after luggage until the Apartment is ready.

13.4. It is essential that the Client advise the Owner of his expected arrival time
to ensure that a key holder is available. If the Owner is not available, instructions of
where to find the keys will be emailed.
13.5. The Owner must be advised of any delays as soon as possible.

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