Translated from French.
Original text can be read here.
Article 1: This seasonal rental contract is reserved for the exclusive use of the rental of Gites de France approved by the Departmental Antenna territorially competent on behalf of the National Federation of Gîtes de France. In no case the departmental office of Gîtes de France can not be held liable for the use of its contracts by third parties or for purposes other than tourism.
Article 2 - Length of stay: the client signing this contract concluded for a specified period may under no circumstances claim any right to maintain the premises at the end of the stay.
Article 3 - Conclusion of the contract: The reservation becomes effective when the tenant has sent to the owner a deposit of 25% of the total amount of the rental and a copy of the contract signed before the date indicated on the front. A second copy is to be kept by the tenant. The lease concluded between the parties to this deed can in no way benefit even partially to third parties, natural or legal persons, except with the written agreement of the owner. Any breach of this last paragraph could result in the immediate termination of the lease to the fault of the tenant, the proceeds of the lease remaining permanently acquired from the owner.
Article 4 - Cancellation by the tenant: Any cancellation must be notified by registered letter or email to the owner. A / Cancellation before arrival on the premises: The deposit remains with the owner. The latter may request the balance of the amount of the stay, if the cancellation occurs less than 30 days before the scheduled date of entry into the premises. If the tenant does not appear within 24 hours of the date of arrival indicated on the contract, this contract becomes void and the owner can dispose of his lodging. The deposit is also acquired to the owner who will ask the balance of the lease. B / if the stay is shortened, the price of the rent remains acquired to the owner. There will be no refund.
Article 5 - Cancellation by the owner: The landlord pays the tenant all of the sums paid, as well as an indemnity at least equal to that which the tenant would have borne if the cancellation had taken place by that date.
Article 6 - Arrival: The tenant must appear on the specified day and at the time mentioned on this contract. In case of late or delayed arrival, the tenant must notify the owner.
Article 7 - Payment of the balance: The balance of the rent is paid at the entry in the places.
Article 8 - Inventory: An inventory is established in common and signed by the tenant and the owner or his representative at the arrival and at the departure of the house. This inventory is the only reference in case of litigation concerning the inventory. The state of cleanliness of the cottage upon arrival of the tenant must be noted in the inventory. The cleaning of the premises is the responsibility of the tenant during the rental period and before his departure. The amount of any cleaning fee is specified in the description of the accommodation.
Article 9 - Deposit or security deposit: On arrival of the tenant a deposit, will be claimed by the owner, plus a deposit per animal present, amount indicated on the reservation documents. After the contradictory establishment of the inventory of the places of exit, these deposits are restored, deduction made of the cost of restoration of the places of the place if degradations were noted. In case of early departure (prior to the time mentioned on this contract) preventing the establishment of the inventory of fixtures the same day of the departure of the tenant, the deposit is returned by the owner within a period not exceeding not a week.
Article 10 - Use of the premises: The tenant will have to ensure the peaceful character of the hiring and to make use of it according to the destination of the places
Article 11 - Capacity: This contract is established for a maximum capacity of people. If the number of tenants exceeds the capacity, the owner can refuse the additional persons. Any modification or breach of the contract will be considered at the initiative of the customer.
Article 12 - Insurance: The tenant is responsible for all damages arising from his act. It is required to be insured by a resort type insurance contract for these various risks.
Article 13 - Payment of charges: At the end of the stay, the tenant must pay to the owner, the charges not included in the price. Their amount is established on the basis of calculation mentioned on the present contract and in the descriptive card and a proof is given by the owner.
Article 14 - Disputes: Any claim relating to the inventory of fixtures and the state of the description during a rental, must be submitted to the Departmental Antenna Gîtes de France within 3 days from the entry into places. Any other complaint must be addressed to him at the latest eight days after the end of the stay, by registered mail. In case of persistent disagreement, disputes may be submitted to the quality department of the National Federation of Gîtes de France who will strive to find an amicable agreement.
SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF SALE
1- The price includes 8 kWh / day. Regarding electricity, additional consumption will be payable directly to the owner at the end of your stay. These drinks must be the subject of a contradictory statement at the beginning and at the end of your stay. They are billable only if there is indeed an individual meter. NB: The price of kw / h can not exceed the current EDF tariff.
2- In case of price including charges, the rental price includes: heating, electricity, gas, oil, water ...
3- Additional charges: In case of excess of electricity consumption, the supplement will be charged on the basis of the tariff in force. Regarding heating oil or gas in case of absence of the meter, the price is 6 € / day for 2-3 people - 8 € / day for 4 people - 10 € / day for 5/6 people and 12 € / day for 7/8 people and 14 € / day from 9 people
4- Tourist tax: In some tourist communities, a tourist tax is collected by the owner on behalf of the municipality.
5- Certificates of residence: certain establishments or works councils granting holiday allowances, our association can not deliver a certificate or invoice that on justification of your stay.
6- Reception: You must be welcomed by your owner or his representative. - Require an inventory on your arrival and departure. Normal check-in and check-out times are 4 pm and 10 am - It is recommended that you make a phone call with your landlord to arrange the arrival. In addition, he can advise you for access.- In case of premature departure or night, advise your owner (see chapter Deposit).
7- Animals: The presence of animals must be indicated in the first contact, and obligatorily in the establishment of the contract accepting the animals. A security deposit is required per pet (amount stated on reservation documents). Their presence may be billed (see description of accommodation).
8- Cleaning charges: You must return your lodging to your departure.- In agreement with the owner and prior to your departure, you can for personal convenience, waive this obligation for a cleaning fee to be paid directly to the owner so you find the amount on the descriptive card.
9- Tenant Insurance: Inquire with your usual insurance company and check if your home multi-risk policy has an extension for vacation rentals. Otherwise, it is advisable to contract a holiday insurance.