Terms & Conditions of Sales


Article 1. Purpose: This contract is reserved for the exclusive use of Le Mas Mellou vacation rentals and only French law is applicable to the contract.

Article 2. General Provisions: No modification (erasure, overprint, etc.) will be accepted in the drafting of the contract without the agreement of both parties. The owner undertakes not to disclose to any third party information of any nature whatsoever, on any medium whatsoever, that the tenant may have been required to give to him during the execution of this contract. These latter provisions are, however, not applicable to requests for information made by administrations and/or the Courts.

Article 3. Conclusion of the contract and payment: The reservation becomes effective once the tenant has paid or returned to the owner the amount of the deposit for the stayas well as a copy of this signed contract, before the date indicated on the contract. This deposit is equal to 50% of the total amount of the stay. The balance of the rent must be paid no later than the day of arrival.
Charges not included in the rent must be paid at the end of the stay at the latest. Prices are inclusive of all taxes, tourist tax and other services are extra. In the event of payment by bank transfer or credit card, exchange costs and all bank charges are the responsibility of the customer.

Article 4. Security deposit: The tenant pays a security deposit of €350 upon arrival. It will be returned within a maximum period of 15 days from the tenant's departure, less, by the owner, the amounts payable by the tenant for the purposes of restoring the premises. The amount of these deductions must be duly justified by the owner on the basis of the contradictory exit inventory, bailiff's report, quotes, invoices. If the security deposit is insufficient, the tenant undertakes to complete the amount on the basis of the supporting documents provided by the owner. This present deposit cannot under any circumstances be affected or considered as a contribution to the payment of the rent.

Article 5. Duration: The tenant must leave the premises at the time stipulated in the contract or at a time convenient to the owner, after inventory. The tenant cannot under any circumstances claim any right to remain in the premises at the expiration of the rental period initially provided for in the contract, unless agreed by the owner.

Article 6. Use of the premises: The owner will provide the accommodation in accordance with the description he has given and will keep it in serviceable condition. The tenant will enjoy the rental in a peaceful manner and will make good use of it, in accordance with the destination of the premises. The rented premises are for temporary or holiday accommodation, excluding any professional activity of any nature whatsoever (maximum 3 months). Upon departure, the tenant undertakes to leave the rental as clean as he found it upon arrival. All repairs, whatever their importance, made necessary by the tenant's negligence during the rental, will be their responsibility. The rental cannot under any circumstances benefit third parties, except with the prior agreement of the owner. Subletting is prohibited to the lessee, even free of charge, under penalty of termination of the contract; the full amount of the rent remaining acquired or owed to the owner. The installation of tents or the parking of caravans on the grounds of the rented property is prohibited without the prior agreement of the owner. The number of tenants cannot exceed the maximum accommodation capacity indicated in the catalog or descriptive statement. Exceptionally and subject to the owner's agreement, this rule may be waived. In this case, the owner will be entitled to receive a price increase which must be previously communicated to the tenant and recorded in the rental contract.

Article 7. Welcoming animals: The owner accepts the reception of domestic animals, the tenant must specify the animals accompanying him and obtain the owner's agreement. The contract specifies the pricing conditions for welcoming these animals. Internal regulations defined by the owner can specify the arrangements for welcoming these animals.

Article 8. Inventory and inventory: The contradictory inventory is made at the start and end of the stay by the owner or his duly authorized representative with written authority and the tenant. If it is impossible to carry out an inventory upon arrival, the tenant will have 72 hours to check the inventory displayed and notify the owner of any anomalies noted (concerning stays of a duration less than or equal to at 4 days, the 72 hour period is reduced to 24 hours). After this period, the rented goods will be considered free of damage upon entry by the tenant. A contradictory exit inventory must be established. The tenant accepts that this inventory can be carried out either with the owner or his agent. If the owner or his agent notices any damage, he must inform the tenant within a week.

Article 9. Conditions of termination: Any termination of this contract must be sent by registered mail with acknowledgment of receipt, the date of receipt being authentic or by email with acknowledgment of receipt, the date of receipt being authentic.
a) Termination at the initiative of the tenant: The reservation can be canceled:
- Free if the customer cancels their reservation at least 22 days before the arrival date
- for 50% of the amount if the customer cancels their reservation between 21 and 8 days before the arrival date
- for 75% of the amount if the customer cancels their reservation between 7 and 4 days before the arrival date
- for 100% of the amount if the customer cancels their reservation between 4 days and the arrival date
In the event of no-show by the customer on the day of arrival, 100% of the reservation amount remains with the owner and will be debited from the credit card given as guarantee.
In the event of cancellation, the owner can dispose of his rental.
b) Termination at the initiative of the owner: In the event of cancellation by the owner, the latter must inform the tenant by registered letter with acknowledgment of receipt or by email with acknowledgment of receipt. The latter will immediately reimburse the tenant in full for the sums paid. Except in cases of force majeure, the tenant may request damages or compensation for moral damage and financial damage suffered in an amount at least equal to the penalty he would have borne if the cancellation had taken place at his discretion. made on this date.
c) In the event of termination during the contract: When the termination of the contract by the owner occurs during the rental period, it must be duly justified (failure to pay the rent, bad check issued by the tenant, proven deterioration of the rented premises, complaints from neighbors, etc.). This termination, which occurs by registered mail with acknowledgment of receipt, results in the departure of the tenant within two days of the date of receipt of the letter notifying him of this decision. In this case, whatever the cause of the termination, the entire amount of the rent remains with the owner. The owner reserves the right to retain the amount of the security deposit under the conditions specified in the ""security deposit"" paragraph.

Article 10. Interruption of the stay: In the event of early interruption of the stay by the tenant, and if the liability of the owner is not called into question, no reimbursement will be made, apart from the security deposit.

Article 11. Arrival: The customer must arrive on the day indicated in the contract and at the times mentioned, between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. (5 p.m. and 7 p.m.). In the event of late or delayed arrival, the customer must notify the owner in order to avoid the application of article 9.a). We recommend that you confirm your arrival time the day before and provide us with a contact mobile number when booking.

Article 12. Payment of the balance and tourist tax: The balance must be paid on arrival at the owner. The tourist tax is a local tax which the customer must pay to the owner who then pays it to the Public Treasury. The latter is not included in the room price and is calculated per day and per adult person (over 18 years old).

Article 13. Insurance: The tenant is required to insure the rented premises. He must check if his main residence contract provides for the resort extension (vacation rental). Otherwise, he must contact his insurance company and request an extension of the guarantee or take out a specific contract, under the ""resort"" clause. An insurance certificate will be required upon entry to the premises.

Article 14. Disputes:
For all disputes arising from the execution or interruption of this contract, only the Courts within the jurisdiction of the location of the building subject to rental have jurisdiction.
In accordance with article L. 612.1 of the Consumer Code, you can use the MEDICYS mediation service free of charge: electronically: www.medicys.fr or by post: MEDICYS - 73, bd. de Clichy - 75009 PARIS