Terms and Conditions
By booking your holiday with Skipton Canal Cottage you
agree to the following terms and conditions:
A deposit of 25% of the weekly rental is payable when booking.
We will send you a confirmation, by post or email, upon
receipt of the deposit. The balance of the cost of the holiday
is due six weeks before you arrive.
CANCELLATION AND INSURANCE
Once you have booked your holiday, our agreement with you
is a legal contract. If you cannot go on holiday and the
cottage cannot be re-let you are liable to pay for the booking
in full, even if you cancel before paying the balance. If
we succeed in re-letting the cottage for the same period,
we will refund you less a handling fee of £25.00.
For these reasons we strongly recommend that you take out
cancellation insurance for your holiday.
NON AVAILABILITY OF COTTAGE AS BOOKED
We would only cancel your holiday if the cottage was unavailable
for reasons beyond our reasonable control. We would attempt
to offer you alternative accommodation, however if this
was either not possible or not acceptable to you then we
would refund to you all monies paid for the holiday. Our
liability to you would not extend beyond this refund.
Skipton Canal Cottage will be ready for you from 3pm on
the day of your arrival, unless otherwise agreed in advance.
We strictly require that you vacate your cottage by 10am
on the morning of your departure. To assist preparation
for the next visitors, we ask that you leave the property
in a clean and tidy condition.
We do not accept responsibility for injury to persons or
loss/damage to possessions unless caused by proven negligent
act or omission of ourselves, our employees or contractors,
or agents of the same, whilst acting in the course of their
employment. This includes loss or damage to vehicles and
their contents, and to the personal possessions you bring
Short breaks are available from Friday to Tuesday (from
2008), but are only available to book four weeks prior to
arrival date. Full cleared payment must reach us before
Should you find any faults or have any complaints during
your stay, please advise us immediately so that any appropriate
action can be taken. Any unresolved disputes may to referred
DAMAGE AND BREAKAGES
You are responsible for any breakages or damage you cause
to the cottage and its contents, a list of replacement value
is available on request. Please report these before you
WEB SITE AND BROCHURE
We make every effort to ensure that the information and
cottage description contained on our web site and in our
brochure and any accompanying leaflets are accurate. We
do however reserve the right to make small changes and we
accept no liability for minor inaccuracies.
We do not accept pets.
The agreement is for the holiday period and is not intended
to create the relationship of Landlord and Tenant between
the Visitor and the Cottage Owners. The Visitor shall not
be entitled to a tenancy, or to any assured shorthold or
assured tenancy or any statutory protection under the Housing
Act 1988 or other statutory security of tenure now or upon
termination of the Agreement.
The construction, validity and performance of the Agreement
shall be governed by the law of England and Wales, and both
parties submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts
in England and Wales.