These main issues hiring agreement are part of the hiring ageement
Main issues of the hiring agreement of the Garden House (are part of the hiring agreement)
This summary together with the complete text of the conditions for rent constitutes the hiring agreement
Shortly, this text will be available on the website as well in German and French. This agreement is based upon the model agreement as formulated by the General Dutch Tourist Association (ANWB). A few specific topics are added.
Duration of stay
The minimum number of nights is in principal two. For a stay of one night an additional charge is applied (€30, €20, €10 for 1, 2 or 3 persons respectively).
Check out time
On the day of departure the Garden House is available till 10:00 or a few hours later, only in consultation with the contact person.
Three bicycles are available for free. They are supplied with two locks, including a chain lock. Both locks must be used whenever the bicycle is parked, even if only for a few minutes.
Special seats for children are available, however, advanced notice would be appreciated.
Damage to bicycles will be repaired at the guests expense. In case of loss the cost of replacement would deducted from the security charge (€250).
Breakfast is not included and not supplied. The Garden House is equipped with a complete kitchen. In addition, there is a well supplied eco supermarket at walking distance. You can select your own favourites among delicious fresh products, including a bakery and restaurant.
As part of the booking procedure you are requested to submit your name, address, the number of guests, their names and passport/ID card numbers and the dates of arrival and departure. From the contact person the e-mail address and telephone number is required as well. These data are necessary to produce the invoice and to fill out the municipality tourist register.
Booking=Payment of 50% of the rent
After payment of half of the rent your booking is definite.
Without this downpayment the Garden House remains available for others as well. Payment can be made through a bank transfer. All transfer costs are to be paid by the hirer.
Payment by cheque is not accepted. Sometimes booking & payment must be arranged through other organizations (like AirBNB for instance). These organizations may use their own regulations and these should be followed.
Payment of the remaining rent/security
Two (2) months before arrival the remaining rent should be paid. At that time a security of €250 should be paid as well. The security is the same amount as the excess on the insurance, which is €250.
In case of cancellation costs are involved:
More than 3 months before start of the renting period: 15% of the rent
2 to 3 months before: 50% of the rent
1 to 2 months before: 70% of the rent
1 day to 1 month before: 90% of the rent
Less than 1 day before : 100% of the rent
On departure your security charge will be returned. Outstanding costs like tourist tax, bank transfer costs and damage to property will be deducted first.
The municipality imposes a tourist tax of 5,5% (2013) of the rent. The tax is not included in the rent and will be settled on departure.
Value Added Tax (VAT)
The rent includes 6% VAT (but excludes tourist tax)
Costs of bank transfer
Bank transfer costs must be paid by the hirer.
Smoking is not permitted inside, but only outside.
Pets are not allowed in the house.
A reasonable amount of firewood for the barbeque is available at no extra cost.
Info on arrival
On arrival you will receive oral/written information about the use of the Garden House, Wi-Fi, bicycles and so on.
Damage to the property
You are advised to arrange a suitable travel and third party insurance. Damage will be paid from the security charge (€250) and your insurance.
Access to the property during the period of rent
The lessor reserves the right to access the house when needed. As a matter of course privacy will always be considered.
BedandBikeAmsterdam is not liable for personal physical or material damage during the stay in the house and garden, including while using the bicycles. The use is at the hirer's risk. An insurance for cancellation costs and third party damage is advised.