Carrick Eriskay - Booking terms and conditions

South Uist Self-Catering Cottages - Carrick Eriskay

General

These terms and conditions (together with those stated or reasonably implied anywhere on the website Uist Self Catering Cottages and associated websites) apply to all lettings of Carrick Eriskay.

The property is Carrick Eriskay

We (Us) are -

Mr & Mrs Jonathan & Denise Bridge
trading in partnership as Uist Self Catering Cottages
An Garradh Mor
Cille Bhrighde
Uibhist a Deas
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
HS8 5TT
United Kingdom

You are the hirer, the person who signs the booking form or, in the case of online booking, the person who makes the online payment.

You and Your Party

You must be 18 or more years of age when you return the booking form to us with your payment. You shall be responsible for complying with these terms and conditions subject to any variation thereto agreed in writing between you and us. You shall be responsible for ensuring all members of your party accept and adhere to these terms and conditions.

Your party shall be limited to those persons and domestic house-trained pets declared by you on the booking form accepted by us or subsequently agreed with us in writing. 

Notwithstanding such limitation, you shall be responsible for the any person or animal invited or admitted to the property by you or any person in your party as if that person or animal were a member of your party.

Sub letting or assignation of the let is prohibited.

Except as may be otherwise agreed in writing, you must occupy Carrick Eriskay throughout the period of hire.

Discounts we offer to you personally are not transferable unless agreed in writing between you and us.

Changes

Changes you wish to make to the composition of your party (including animals) must be notified to us in writing. You must provide us with the details for the proposed party, the names of all adults, the names and ages of children, and the number and type of any animals.

If a change to arrival date or duration is to be made more than nine months before the original arrival date, the change will be treated as a modification of the rental contract. If a change to arrival date or duration is to be made nine months or less before the original arrival date the change will be treated as follows:

  • If the proposed new arrival date is earlier than the original arrival date and the cost of the new rental is the same or more than the cost of the original rental, the change will be treated as modification of the rental contract.
  • If the proposed new arrival date is earlier than the original arrival date and the cost of the new rental is less than the cost of the original rental, the change will be treated as a cancellation of the original rental contract and substitution with a new rental contract. Amounts already paid in respect of the original contract will be credited to the new contract, subject to deduction proportionate to the reduction in cost.
  • If the proposed new arrival date is later than the original arrival date and the change is to be made more than eight weeks before the original arrival date, the change will be treated as cancellation and new booking. Amounts already paid in respect of the original contract will be credited to the new contract, subject to deduction proportionate to any reduction in cost .
  • If the proposed new arrival date is later than the original arrival date and the change is to be made eight weeks or less before the original arrival date, the change will be treated as cancellation and new booking. Amounts already paid in respect of the original contract will be credited to the new contract, subject to a deduction of 50%.
We may, exclusively at our discretion, and according to the circumstances, waive all or part of the specified deductions. Changes will not take effect until we issue our written confirmation.

Cancellation by You

Cancellation by you after the booking is confirmed should be made to us in writing by recorded delivery to -
, An Garradh Mor
, Cille Bhrighde
, Uibhist a Deas
 HS8 5TT


If we receive your cancellation more than 8 weeks before your arrival date, we will refund to you that part of the total amount received from you that is in excess of the Booking Deposit. If we receive your cancellation 8 weeks or less before your arrival date, and we have not yet received the amount due for Balance and the Breakages Deposit, you will remain liable for the balance of the full rental. If we receive your cancellation 8 weeks or less before your arrival date, and we have already received the amount due for Balance and the Breakages Deposit, we will refund to you that part of the total amount received from you that is in excess of the full rental amount. 

Where relevant, we may make further deductions from amounts to be refunded to you in respect of transaction charges for which you are liable but which you have not already paid.

If we do not receive payment from you on or before the date on which that payment is due, we shall be entitled to treat your booking as cancelled by you, notwithstanding the requirement for cancellation to be in writing.

Cancellation by you shall not give rise to compensation for damages or consequential losses being due or paid to us or any payment made to us other than as explicitly provided for under these terms and conditions.

Refunds when you cancel will be nett of any transaction charges.

Cancellation by Us

We shall be entitled to cancel your confirmed booking if on a previous occasion of hiring a property owned by us you failed significantly and materially to observe the terms and conditions attached to that hire. In the event of such cancellation we will repay to you all of monies we have received from you for the hire to be cancelled, less any monies due to us and outstanding in respect of previous hires.

We will make best endeavours to ensure the property is available for the period of your booking. In the unlikely event the property becomes unavailable and we must cancel your confirmed booking more than 8 weeks before your arrival date, we will refund to you all the money you have paid to us. If we must cancel your booking less than 8 weeks we will endeavour to find alternative accommodation suitable for and acceptable to you, and at no additional cost to you : if this is unsuccessful we we will refund to you all the money you have paid to us.

Cancellation by us shall not give rise to compensation for damages or consequential losses being due or paid to you or any payment made to you other than as explicitly provided for under these terms and conditions.

Your responsibilities

You shall be responsible for the actions of yourself and any member of your party including animals.

You and each member of your party must comply with our reasonable instructions regarding the security and good management of the property or with respect to a neighbour’s property, and responsible for consequences of failing to do so.

You must take reasonable care of the property and leave it clean and tidy at the end of your holiday. You will be charged the cost of making good any damage (fair wear and tear excepted) including excessive soiling of carpets, upholstery or other damage or loss caused or permitted by you or a member of your party.

You are responsible for anti-social, un-neighbourly, reckless or criminal conduct by you or a member of your party during your occupation of the property.

Children aged less than 16 years shall not be left at the property other than under the supervision of a competent adult.

No animal may be brought or left indoors if not supervised by a responsible person or confined securely in a suitable cage.

Period of hire ; Occupation

The period of hire shall be from 16:00 on the first day of hire stated on the booking form you return to us, to 10:00 on the last day of hire, or as may otherwise be agreed beforehand in writing.

You must, at the time of booking, intend to occupy the property for the full period of hire. If subsequently for any reason you expect to be absent for twelve hours or more, you must must inform us of the circumstances as soon as possible.

Charges

You are responsible for paying the all monies due for the hire of the property, the Breakages Deposit, and any other sums due under these terms and conditions.

You shall be responsible for all electricity and internet usage from 12 noon on the first day of hire to 10:00 on the last day of hire. Use of electricity is subject to a reasonable seasonal usage allowance which is sufficient to provide for your needs and comfort at any time of year and regardless of weather conditions, but is not intended to provide for careless, wasteful or profligate usage: usage over and above the reasonable seasonal usage allowance careless is charged at cost plus 10%.

At Carrick Eriskay only (not at Eight Askernish), a landline phone is available to guests as follows:

  • Incoming Calls: Unlimited free incoming voice and text calls, including from mobiles and international, excluding operator-connected and reverse-charge.
  • Outgoing Calls: Voice and text calls to UK numbers beginning 01, 02, 03, 0845, 0870, and up to 60mins duration, are charged at 2p per minute, 10p minimum. Outgoing calls 60mins or more duration are charged at 10p per minute. Any other use of the phone (eg mobiles, international) is by prior arrangement, and is charged at cost plus 10%.

If you make payment to us from funds in a currency other than UK Sterling, or require re-payment to such a currency, you are responsible for any transaction charges or fees arising. We will deduct from the Breakages Deposit any transaction charges or fees incurred by us not already covered by your previous payments to us.

Departure from the property after 10:00 on the last day of hire, unless previously agreed with us, will give rise to a charge of £15 for each half hour of delay, deductable from the breakages deposit.

Repayment to you of the Breakages Deposit is subject to deductions, as appropriate, and if not already paid for, in respect of: electricity and internet usage in excess of that included in the rental; use of landline phone, optional extras; costs incurred from non-Sterling transactions; additional cleaning and late departure charges, breakages damages or excessive soiling, and any other fees charges or costs provided for in this contract or otherwise agreed.

Miscellaneous

Any difficulties or complaints should be brought to our attention as soon as possible, so that the problem can be remedied as soon as practicable. We shall not be bound to provide a remedy for complaints that you could reasonably have notified us of during your holiday but you nonetheless did not do so.

We cannot accept responsibility for damage to or loss of vehicles, personal belongings or any other property or animal brought to the property by you or any member of your party.

Facilities, furnishings appliances and utensils may vary from those shown in photographs or otherwise described, but will be substantively the same in nature, quantity and quality, in so far as may be reasonably practicable under the circumstances obtaining at the time.

We reserve the right to enter the property at any reasonable time during your stay in order to check for damage howsoever caused, to assess the need for repairs or replacements, or to carry out urgent repairs or replacements, or to undertake grounds maintenance.. We will as far as possible give you reasonable notice and endeavour to agree with you a mutually convenient time.

Law of Contract

This contract is subject to the laws of Scotland.

The property is let for the purposes of holiday accommodation only.

Should any of these terms and conditions be proven contrary to law, such shall not affect the validity of those terms and conditions not so proven.

 

Advisory note

We advise you to consider obtaining comprehensive travel insurance that will cover your holiday at the property and your journey here and back.