In these Conditions “we”, “us” and “our” and the “Company” means Adventure Base Limited. ALPES is a trade name for Adventure Base.
1.1 In these Conditions:-
– “we”, “us” and “our” and the “Company” means Adventure Base Limited;
– “you”, “y our” and the “Client” shall mean the person(s) making the booking;
– “Contract” means the contract between you and us in relation to the letting of the Property, any additional services and any Partner services that we book f or you.
– “Conditions” means our standard booking terms and conditions as set out in this document.
– “Partner” means any company whose services we book on y our behalf , including but not limited to, ski schools, transfer companies, ski guides, ski hire etc.
2. The Properties and Availability
2.1 Our properties are offered f or holiday rental accommodation, subject to you receiving written confirmation from us in accordance with Condition 3.3 below.
2.2 The Property will be let on a flexible basis, but the company retains the right to enforce weekly Saturday to Saturday, or Sunday to Sunday, bookings during the high season.
2.3 The Property can be occupied from 5pm on the day of arrival until 10am on the day of departure.
2.4 Bookings are f or holiday lettings only and will not give rise to a tenancy.
3. Reservations and Payment
3.1 Reservations may be made by email or telephone.
3.2 In order to confirm a reservation, Clients must pay 30% of the total booking price to Adventure Base (Deposit). This deposit is non-refundable. Payments can be made by credit/debit card via our website or by bank transfer to the UK Adventure Base account.
3.3 A binding Contract exists between us and you, from the point at which we receive y our deposit. In paying your deposit, you are agreeing to the terms and conditions of our Contract.
3.4 The balance of the booking price, including any additional extras or modifications, are due and payable no later than 10 weeks prior to the start of the rental period. If full payment is not received by the due date, we reserve the right to notify the Client in writing or by email that the reservation is cancelled.
3.5 The Client will remain liable to pay the balance of the total booking price if we are unable to re-let the Property f or the rental period.
3.6 Any reservations that are made within 10 weeks of the start of the rental period require full payment at the time of booking.
3.7 All prices are shown in GBP.
3.8 All credit card payments are subject to a 2.49%charge.
4. Damage Deposit
4.1 We will ask you to provide card details on check-in as a damage deposit
4.2 Deductions will be made from y our credit card to cover any damage or loss to the Property and /or its contents and fixtures and fittings only with prior warning/discussion with you.
4.3 It is the client’s responsibility to ensure that the accommodation is left in an acceptable condition with rubbish removed.
5. Changes to Bookings
5.1 If you wish to make changes to y our booking, please notify us in writing as soon as possible. We will endeavour to assist where possible but cannot guarantee to meet such requests/changes.
6. Cancellations by you
6.1 Please notify us as soon as possible if you wish to cancel y our booking. The following cancellation charges will apply:-
Prior to payment of balance – we will ref und 10% of the deposit you have paid only if the week can be re-sold, otherwise nil.
After payment of balance – we will ref und 80% of the total amount you have paid, only if we can successfully relet the Property.This is subject to a deduction of costs incurred by us.
6.2 Cancellation of additional services such as ski lessons, lift passes, transfers etc cannot be cancelled or modified less than 48 hrs before the service is to commence.
7. Cancellations by us
7.1 Due to circumstances beyond our control it may be necessary to cancel or alter your holiday. In such circumstances we will endeavour to offer a suitable alternative property. If this is not possible, a full ref und of all monies paid will be made.
8. Force Majeure
8.1 We shall not be liable to you for any loss, damage or injury, which is the result of adverse weather conditions, flood, riot, war, strikes or other matters beyond our control.
8.2 We shall not be liable to you for any loss,damage or inconvenience caused to or suffered by you if the Property is destroyed or substantially damaged prior to the start of the rental period. In this situation we will endeavour (where possible) to refund to you all monies paid by you in relation to the rental period.
9. Insurance and Liability
9.1 The use of the Property, equipment and amenities is entirely at your risk and we accept no responsibility for any injury , loss or damage to you, your belongings or your vehicles.
9.2 You are strongly advised to arrange a comprehensive insurance policy to provide cover for cancellations and loss/damage to belongings/luggage. You are reminded to bring your healthcare card EHIC (previously form E111) with you.
9.3 We shall have no liability f or death or personal injury unless this results from our negligence.
9.4 Subject to Condition 9.3 above, our liability to you shall not exceed the amount paid by you to us f or the rental period.
10. Letting Conditions
10.1 The following terms will apply at all times during your stay at the Property:-
￼(a)The number of people occupying the Property must not exceed the number stated on the clients invoice unless we have provided prior written consent;
(b)The Property must be left in a clean and tidy condition and we reserve the right to make a deduction from the Damage Deposit to cover additional cleaning costs if the Property is not left in an acceptable condition;
(c) You must not act in such a way which will or may cause a nuisance or annoyance to residents of neighbouring properties;
(d) Smoking is prohibited inside the Property;
(e) No pets are permitted unless otherwise stated.
11. Partnership services
In agreeing to the use of any of our partners for additional services such as, but not limited to, ski guides, ski school, ski hire, you automatically agree to the terms and conditions of that particular company.
11.2 Adventure Base personally recommend all our chosen partners. We endeavour to make sure that all 3rd party services we book f or you are delivered as advertised. However, we cannot be held liable f or the services of our partners.
12. Special requests
We endeavour to cater f or your special requirements where possible, although failure to do so will not result in the breach of contract on our part. Please be sure to notify of any special requirements at the earliest time possible.
13. Accuracy of Information
13.1 Adventure Base endeavours to ensure that all information supplied on our website or given by word of mouth is correct and accurate.
13.2 Photographs supplied on our website are given f or general information, and not f or specific detail. If anything aspect of the information provided is of particular importance to the client we adv ice that they specify this at the time of booking.
14.Questions and Complaints
14.1 We hope that you will have an enjoyable stay, however if you have any questions or complaints during y our stay, please contact us as soon as possible. We regret that we may be unable to consider complaints once the Property has been vacated.
15.1 The Contract and these Conditions are governed by English law and are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
16. Taxe de Sejour
Taxe de sejour will be covered by Adventure Base at a rate of 1 euro per person per night (adults and children over 13). This is charged by the local Mairie and is a compulsory tax payable by all tourists in France.
Adventure Base Ltd is registered in England and Wales. Company Number 5779528 and in France SIRET number 49327689300028 VAT Registration: GB 893 6207 94. T VA Registration: FR494 9327 6893
Registered Office: 20 AnchorTerrace, 3-13 Southwark Bridge Road, London SE1 9HQ