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Terms and Conditions applying to all bookings for Eastbourne Holiday Cottages and all self catering properties (referred to as Cottages).

(1) CONTRACT

1(a) By making a booking for one of our cottages, you agree that these Booking Terms apply to that Cottage booking.

1(b) This contract will be governed by the laws of England.


(2) LOOKING AFTER THE COTTAGE

2(a) Guests are legally bound to notify Eastbourne Holiday Cottages of any breakages or damage to the property and reimburse them for replacement, repair, or extra cleaning costs on demand.

2(b) You must take all reasonable care of the Cottage and leave its furniture, fittings and effects in the same clean and tidy condition at the end of the rental period as at the beginning.

2(c) Smoking is not permitted in any of Eastbourne Holiday Cottages.


(3) RESERVATIONS

3(a) If you make your reservation at least four weeks before the rental period begins:

(1) You must pay a reservation fee of one hundred pounds by cheque, via paypal on our website or direct bank transfer at the time you make the booking;

(2) You must then pay the balance of the Rental Price to us by cheque, Paypal or direct bank transfer no later than four weeks before the rental period begins. If we do not receive the balance of the Rental Price by that time, we will assume you have cancelled your booking and you will forfeit your reservation fee.

3(b) If you reserve the Cottage less than four weeks before the date you are due to arrive, you must pay the Rental Price in full by cheque, Paypal or direct bank transfer when you make the booking.

3(c)Cancellation by you of your booking must be in writing (e-mail or letter). Cancellation charges are as follows: Number of days before holiday start date that notification is received More than 28 days - cancellation charge - Deposit (100) Less than 28 days - cancellation charge - 100% of rental If you cancel at any time we will endeavour to re-let the property. If a replacement is obtained, we will refund all monies paid by you for the rental, less our administration fee of 50.


(4) NUMBER OF VISITORS

You agree that the number of people staying in the Cottage will not be more than the number stated in your booking.

(5) PETS

We only accept pets in those cottages identified as "Pet Friendly"

(6) LIABILITY

Eastbourne Holiday Cottages, its employees and agents do not accept third party liability in respect of breach of contract, negligence, misrepresentation or otherwise.

(7) COMPLAINTS

If you feel you have a reason to complain about the Cottage, you must tell us immediately so we can take appropriate action.

(8) ACCESS

You must give us or our representative access to the Cottage at any reasonable time while you are renting it to carry out essential maintenance or if there is an emergency.

(9) IF WE CANCEL your reservation for reasons beyond our control, we will return the Rental Price to you in full.

(10) STATUTORY RIGHTS

Nothing in these Booking Terms shall affect your statutory rights.

(11) DATA PROTECTION

By making a booking, you agree that we may store and use your information as required to complete your booking and allow you to stay at the cottage. We may from time to time use this information, solely for the marketing of our services. If you do not wish us to do so please advise us accordingly.

(12) CHILDREN

Guests must accept responsibility for the safety of their children at all times whilst staying in Eastbourne Holiday Cottages.