Change over time; 10.00hrs
for departure and 17.00hrs arrivals. You can arrive at any time
after 17.00 details will be issued to you after the completion
of you stay payment.
To reserve for La
Colle - Galileo or The Main House
Simply fill in the enquiry form (see the
bottom of this page)
and send it to us by Email.
Upon receipt of your Email, or
fax, we will hold the reservation requested ,
unless already booked. We will also send you a
confirmation of "booking option"
form with our request for the 35% deposit for the photo safari.
In the event that we have not received your transfer for the deposit within 5 days
of us issuing to you the "booking option" form, we will cancel your
Once we have received full payment, we will issue you with a fully
confirmed reservation, maps on how to get to La Colle, plus local information.
No latter than two months prior to your visit you will be expected
to have paid the balance of your account for the stay of the
accommodation and the booking is not fully confirmed until the
balance is paid by this date.
You will be expected to have paid the
security deposit (refundable after departure) for the term
of the stay : 485 € (short term), A separate Paypal request will be
made for this, which will allow an easy repayment. Long let stays two months security deposit.
Please leave before 10.00 hours as we
need a minimum of 4/6 hours to prepare the property for the next guests.
Your accommodation will be clean on arrival,
linen and bathroom towels, one set per stay, are already supplied with the accommodation.
You will also find that we have already made the beds up for
you on your arrival so there will be no work awaiting you. .
In France the traditional
method of renting gîtes or stay accommodation is based on leaving
the property fully cleaned and presented for the next guest. We
however understand that you are on holiday and although we do not
expect you to leave the accommodation all messed up we do accept that
you can leave the property tidy and ready for the cleaner. For this
purpose you will be asked for a cleaning fee left for the
cleaner in an envelope when you leave.
cleaner cost = 75 Euros
Main House cleaner cost 85 Euros
used to be optional but due to the inconsistent nature of the
how the properties where left this has now been changed.
If you cancel your reservation after paying the
35% deposit up to the 8th week prior to your
booked date, the deposit will be paid in full
minus a 150 € administrative charge. No
refund will be made on cancellations under the
8th week. If you are at all unsure about your
plans but still wish to reserve your booking, we
recommend that you take out a holiday insurance
cover which will protect your deposit on
Disputes and jurisdiction will be settled in the French courts.
Early departures : In the event of an early departure other than the end date
of the period reserved via the Booking Option will incur the full charge.
Access track to La Colle Main House and La
Colle Galileo; Low slung cars ( i.e.
sports cars) and caravans are not recommended to
be taken up to the hamlet. Normal cars ( ours are VW Bora
& a Vitara ) regularly use
the tracks throughout the year. (For
further information on this track click here)
Bon Voyage !! And we look forward to
having the pleasure of seeing you
I have introduced PayPal and it's major
credit card services for deposit payments outside Europe: This
not only saves you money in transfer costs but also saves time
and effort as average transfer fees from outside Europe run
between 30-40$ per transfer.
Galileo (La Colle) ¤ Main
House (La Colle)