GB TERMS & CONDITIONS
These Terms and Conditions form the basis of your contract with us so please read them carefully with additional importance given to section 18.
Nothing in these Terms and Conditions affects your normal statutory rights.
By payment of the deposit and your entry to the Property you agree to these Terms and Conditions.
Your contract is with GirlBoss Limited (“we”, “us”, “our” in these Terms and Conditions) for the property. References to “you” or “your” or "guest" are references to the person making the booking and all members of the holiday party as listed in section 1.
The guest number should not exceed the number stipulated in the quote unless otherwise agreed. We ask all the persons over 18 in the group to sign a licence to occupy electronically before arrival with a proof of ID. Only the persons who have signed licence are permitted to occupy the property.
A deposit of one half (50%) of the rental fee is payable on the booking. The balance shall be payable 8 weeks before the commencement of the rental. We will construe non-payment of either the balance of the rental fee or damage deposit on or before the due date as cancellation of the rental by you. For bookings made less than 8 weeks before the commencement of the rental the total fee is payable on booking. The damage deposit payment of £500 must be paid 1 week prior to arrival if paid by bank transfer or by 4pm the day before arrival if paid by card.
Any cancellation by you should be made in writing by email. On receipt of the notice of cancellation, we will seek to re-let the property for the period of the booking. If we succeed in re- letting the property for the whole period with the same value it shall refund all monies paid less a £25 administrative charge. If we only succeed in re-letting the property for part of the period booked or for a lesser amount, it shall refund an amount equal to the money paid less the rental for the period which is not re-let and less a £25 administrative charge. If we are not able to re-let the property at all for the period then you will remain liable for full payment, all monies paid by you shall be forfeited to us and outstanding balance is payable upon demand.
4 CHANGES OF DATE
We may consider a request from you to change the dates of the booking after confirmation has been issued. However, there is no guarantee that requests can be accommodated.
5 PERIOD OF RENTAL
Rental commences at 5 p.m. on the day of arrival and terminates at 11 a.m. on the day of departure unless otherwise agreed. If guests stay on after the check-out time at the property without prior agreement or payment, the charge for using the property is £200 per hour plus any associated charges that may occur as a result of staying on.
6 USE OF PROPERTY
The number of persons sleeping at the property must not exceed the number stipulated in the booking. When you are a group of less than 30 (or if the price has been discounted for your stay), we reserve the right to lock off any rooms necessary for storage. The property will be used for personal and domestic purposes only. We reserve the right to have our staff, employees or agents attend and enter the property ( at anytime we choose) should we become concerned about noise or anti-social behaviour. No use of the garden for any activities which may lead to a breach of the peace are allowed under any circumstances. The property shall not be used for any commercial purposes without our written consent. A filmed inventory will be conducted before arrival. Please do not wear shoes in any bedrooms. It is your obligation to inform us immediately should any problem arise with the building or its contents during your stay by either text or email (Any and all issues must be addressed prior to departure). We cannot be held responsible (in any way) should your booking be affected in any way whatsoever due to sonic bangs, riot or civil commotion, any change in law, pandemic, national or regional lockdowns, intervention or prohibition by the local authority, radioactive or nuclear contamination, terrorism, pollution or contamination, weather damage, war or risk of war, any act of god, fire or flood damage or any damage from a previous guest(s) negligence (whether intentional or not), delays from repairs, maintenance, improvement works and we recommend that you arrange insurance to cover the booking. We reserve the right to refuse entry to the entire party at any stage (or terminate the contract at any time) if these conditions are not observed.
The parties acknowledge and accept the Property is licensed as holiday accommodation and does not create a Landlord and Tenant relationship and is excluded from any security of tenure under the provisions of the Housing Act 1988.
Should there be cause for complaint during the rental of the property, it must be notified promptly to us in writing by either text or email prior to the end of the holiday let.
9 PRIVACY/NON DISCLOSURE
The Guests will be using the property owner’s private home address.
Guests agree to fully respect the property owner’s right to absolute privacy. The property owner agrees to fully respect the Guests right to absolute privacy
Guest Privacy: The Guests will have absolute privacy when within the house and after using the house. The property owner will not release details of either this agreement, any details of Guests who have stayed at the house or their reason for staying at the house, unless required to do so by law
Property Owner’s privacy: Use of the house is subject to the Guests respecting the Property Owner’s right to absolute privacy. Guests are entitled to take photographs for their own private non commercial use and to post photographs on their own private social media accounts, as long as this material cannot be viewed by the public
Without the property owners written consent, Guests are NOT permitted to publish or share information with any party about the property owner, the property or this agreement. Information, includes photographs, comments, correspondence between the property owner and Guests and this agreement. All guests (Licensees) will be jointly liable for any/all costs (including legal costs)/ losses incurred by the Property Owner, if this clause is breached.
By entering into this agreement the licensee agrees to never publish (or allow anyone to publish on their behalf ) any comments/ written material or images of the property or your stay at the property on any web-site unless you have our express written permission to do so. Should this clause be breached you agree jointly and severally to be liable to pay us upon demand all legal (and associated costs and disbursements) in connection with enforcement of this term.
10 BREAKAGES, DAMAGE, CLEANING
You are legally bound to reimburse us for replacement, repair or extra cleaning costs (such as vomit, blood, urine) on demand, There is a booklet at the house indicating what we expect you to do at the end of your rental. Bed throws and decorative items, if soiled will be dry cleaned and the cost of which will be payable upon demand or deducted from the damage deposit We do not charge for minor breakages only for serious, negligent or wilful damage. In the unlikely event of serious damage, we do not limit our claim to the damage deposit, but would seek full compensation.
11 CARE OF THE PROPERTY
You shall take all reasonable and proper care of the Property and its furniture, pictures, fittings and effects in or on the Property and leave them in the same state of repair and in the same clean and tidy condition at the end of the licence period as at the beginning. We request that all rubbish is placed in the bins. You are legally bound to reimburse us for replacement, repair or extra cleaning costs on demand.
12 REFUND OF DAMAGE DEPOSIT
We will return the Damage Deposit to your nominated bank account or by cheque. You are legally bound to reimburse us for replacement, repair or extra cleaning costs on demand. The Damage Deposit is to cover any damage to the Property and any contents, extra cleaning costs if the Property is left in an unreasonable state, neglect, loss or non return of keys, excessive or long distance telephone charges. We will check the condition and contents of the property and will notify you within 7 days of any additional cleaning costs or charges for damage and breakages for which you are liable. Payment shall be made by you immediately on receipt of the invoice in respect of the above charges. Any charges will be deducted from the damage deposit and the balance refunded to you by us within 7 working days. If there is no damage or breach of conditions, the deposit will be refunded within 5 working days from the date of departure, unless otherwise agreed in writing. If we are unable to contact you to advise of any damages that may have occurred during your stay that require a deduction from your deposit, we cannot guarantee the balance of these funds will be refunded within the 5 day time period. We will not be held accountable for any bank charges etc you may incur resulting from the late return of the Damage Deposit. In the event of damages caused by you during your stay costing in excess of the Damage Deposit, you will be notified in writing of the amount owing.
13 GROUP BOOKINGS
Unless otherwise agreed in writing between Girl Boss Limited and you, no more than the maximum number of persons as listed in section 1 (as per our quotation) which has been agreed. Admittance may be refused if this condition is not observed. Please inform us if the numbers change. We charge £150 per extra person unless otherwise agreed in writing. We reserve the right to refuse or revoke bookings from parties which may in their opinion be unsuitable for the property concerned. In such cases all payments made will be refunded in full and the contract will be discharged.
Pets are welcome ONLY on prior agreement writing with Girl Boss Limited and will be subject to additional cleaning costs.
Smoking is not permitted in Girl Boss Limited properties under any circumstances. When smoking outside after the hours of 10.30pm section 18 must be fully respected.
We (for ourselves, our employees and agents) shall not be liable to you for any accident, damage, loss, injury, expense or inconvenience, which may be suffered, incurred, arise out of or in any way connected with the rental unless this results in the death or injury of one of the occupants. If the Property becomes unavailable or unusable for some other reason than those mentioned in section 6 prior to the commencement of the rental, then our only obligation will be to reimburse you for the rental fee paid or to provide you with similar accommodation. All guests are jointly and severally liable for any damage caused or breach of the peace arising in connection with the stay. If the use of the Property is adversely affected during the Licence period, the Licensor’s liability is limited to the total rental paid but not further or otherwise subject to the provisions hereof save in the case of death or personal injury of the occupants.
17 RIGHT OF ENTRY
Girl Boss Limited owners, agents and employees shall be allowed the right of entry to the property at all reasonable times for purposes of inspection, to carry out any necessary repairs, upgrades, maintenance . Whereas with matters relating to any breach of the peace (or alleged breach) entry will be given upon demand. For weekly rentals, Girl Boss Limited may require access to inspect the property during the rental.
18 TERMINATION OF BOOKING
The right is reserved to terminate the booking with immediate effect if the hirer fails to observe the conditions imposed from time to time by Girl Boss Limited and in the event of termination under the provisions of this clause you will not be entitled to any refund of the hiring fee paid. If the agreement is terminated by us we may demand immediate departure from all guests. The conditions are set out here-to and Girl Boss Limited reserves the right to alter, amend or add to the rules and conditions at any time.
19 NOISE POLICY
Girl Boss Limited properties have a private setting but we do have neighbours whose needs we respect. We therefore ask you to show consideration to the environment and our neighbours in all matters, and especially with regard to noise. To help ensure everyone’s holiday goes well, we ask you to respect the following noise rules:
After 10.30 pm and before 9am please:
Do not make noise outside the house between 10.30pm and 9am
Please do not take radios, CD players or other sources of music outside the house or into the conservatory area between 10.30pm and 9.am.
Please limit any music playing or television noise inside the house so it cannot be heard outside. Please keep all the windows and doors closed after 10.30pm.
Please do not turn up music within the property to provide music outside.
Please show consideration for our neighbours at all times and especially in the early morning and late evening as you would do at your own residence.
If there is a conservatory area, it is deemed outside space.
Please ensure the doors to the, rear bedroom, lounge, kitchen and hallway are closed at night to enable the sound reduction measures to be fully effective.
20 BREACH OF CONTRACT
If any of the above conditions are breached by you (or your guests), we reserve the right to re- enter the Property and request that you leave the Property with immediate effect. The Damage deposit will not be refunded.
21 DATA PROTECTION
The company is a registered database. The company may record conversations and phone calls. All personal information is stored along the guidelines of the information commission. Outside areas of some properties are covered by CCTV.
This Agreement is governed by English law and each party agrees to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts as regards any claim or matter arising under this Agreement.
22. JOINT AND SEVERAL LIABILITY
The Licensor and the persons listed in Section 1 are jointly and severally liable for all obligations under this Licence.
23. OBLIGATIONS OF THE LICENSOR
The Licensor shall upon written notification use its reasonable endeavours to remedy any structural defect, electrical defect, machine breakdown, heating breakdown or drainage problem at the Property during the Licence within a reasonable period. The Licensor shall pay for all utilities during the Licence period and all council tax.