PENINSULA VILLAS BODRUM - TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF VILLA RENTAL 

The Terms and Conditions below will be applied to villa rental bookings. 
 
General 
This is a legally binding contract between the property owner and the holidaymaker. 
The property owner is also referred to as “owner”, "we", and "us". 
“holidaymaker” means the person who signs the booking form or, in the case of online booking, the person who makes the online payment. This person is responsible for ensuring all members of the holiday party accept and adhere to these terms and conditions. The holidaymaker is also referred to as "you". 
“Keyholder” means the appointed property manager 
“Service Charges” means telephone calls, internet, water and electric. 
“Property” means the property which is being booked referred to as the named property booked as described on this website. 
"Rental Fee" means the Total Rental Cost as defined in the Booking Confirmation. 
 
1.0 Making your Booking 
All bookings are made subject to these booking conditions. 
1.1 Making your Booking Request – Reserving the Property 
Bookings can be made by completing the booking forms on the Peninsula Villas web site and following the instructions or by contacting Peninsula by telephone, or email. Contact details are available on the Peninsula web site. 
The balance of the rental charge, known as the FINAL PAYMENT not less than 12 weeks prior to the start of the holiday. Failure to pay the deposit or balance in full by the due dates will constitute a cancellation of the holiday by the holidaymaker. Please be sure to note the due dates of these payments as reminders are not routinely issued. 
Bookings made less than 12 weeks prior to the arrival date must be paid in full at the time of booking. 
 
1.2 Confirming your Booking 
Once you have made your booking request, a booking DEPOSIT is payable within 3 days of the provisional booking being taken. The booking is taken on a PROVISIONAL basis until the deposit has been paid in full and funds cleared through the banking system (where appropriate). The booking then becomes confirmed. Until the booking is CONFIRMED, it can be cancelled by either party at any time without prior notice 
When we agree to accept your Booking Request Peninsula will issue you a payment request by email. This invoice will be sent to the holidaymaker. Please check this invoice carefully as soon as you receive it. Contact Peninsula immediately if any information which appears on the confirmation or any other document appears to be incorrect or incomplete as it may not be possible to make changes later. We regret we cannot accept any liability if we are not notified of any inaccuracies in any document within 5 working days of our sending it out. 
Your booking is confirmed when Peninsula receives your deposit and the availability status will be changed to BOOKED, and you will be issued a confirmation invoice by email. 
 
2. Payments 
In order to confirm your Booking Request and Confirm your stay the following payments are required once we accept your Booking Request. These are detailed in the Invoice which will be sent to you by Peninsula. The following payments are required: 
 
2.1 Initial Payment 
Once you have made your booking request, the INITIAL PAYMENT is payable within 3 days of the provisional booking being taken. The initial payment comprises the BOOKING DEPOSIT and the BOOKING FEE. 
 
2.1.1. Booking Deposit 
Once you have made your booking request, a BOOKING DEPOSIT is payable within 3 days of the provisional booking being taken. 
If booking is made over 12 before your requested dates - a BOOKING DEPOSIT of 16% of the full payment must be paid. If booking is made within 12 weeks of your requested dates " FULL PAYMENT” must be paid. 
The BOOKING DEPOSIT is not refundable in the event of your cancellation or failure to pay on time as set out below. 
PayPal can be used to make the Payment - On request. Should you decide to use PayPal as your preferred payment method then you will be charged the PayPal service fee of 3.9% of the Initial Payment. 
 
2.1.2. Booking Fee 
A BOOKING FEE of £25.00 is applied to all bookings. This payment is made when the BOOKING DEPOSIT is made. 
 
2.2. Final Payment 
The balance of the cost of your stay must be received by the Owner not less than 12 weeks prior to the start of your booking (or at the time of booking if this date has passed). This date will be shown on the confirmation invoice. 
The balance of the rental charge, known as the FINAL PAYMENT is payable not less than 4 weeks prior to the start of the holiday. Failure to pay the deposit or balance in full by the due dates will constitute a cancellation of the holiday by the holidaymaker and we reserve the right to treat your booking as cancelled by you. In this case the cancellation charges set out in clause 7 below will be payable. 
Please be sure to note the due dates of these payments as reminders are not routinely issued. 
Payment can be made either to the owner's bank account. Details will be provided when you received the Deposit Payment request. Any transaction charges will be Your responsibility and the Owner is to receive net of any transfer and bank charges the amount detailed in the invoice. 
 
2.3. Refundable Breakage Deposit 
You must pay a Refundable Breakage Deposit as detailed in the contract and as described on this website for the property. This will either be collected by ourselves one month prior to the start of the rental or it will be collected on arrival by the Property Manager. These arrangements are to be agreed with Peninsula Vilas Bodrum at the time of the booking and they will be detailed in the Booking Confirmation. The cost of any damage to the property or to any items in and/or at the property caused or any service charges incurred by you or any member of your party will be deducted by us from the security deposit at the end of your stay. If no deductions are required your security deposit will be refunded in full to you not later than 2 weeks after your departure from the property. If the security deposit is not sufficient to cover any damage caused or service charges incurred by you, you will be responsible for paying us any additional monies required immediately on request from us. 
In the event of cancellation by you if you have made payment of the security deposit, then this is fully refundable. 
 
2.3.1 Breakages 
The holidaymaker should make every effort to keep the property, fixtures and fittings and all contents in the same state of repair and condition as at the start of the holiday. Any accidental dame or breakages should be reported to the property owner (or their representative) prior to departure. The property owner retains the right to make an additional charge for damage and breakages although it should be noted that minor breakages and reasonable wear and tear (in the opinion of the property owner) will not be charged for. 
 
3. Your Contract 
A binding contract between us both comes into existence when the Deposit payment is paid {see clause 2}. If you cancel after paying the deposit our normal cancellation charges will apply {See clause 7}. This contract and all matters arising out of it are governed by the laws of Turkey and we both agree that any dispute arising out of or connected with your Booking will be dealt with by the Courts of Turkey. 
 
4. The cost of your stay 
We reserve the right to increase or decrease the prices of accommodation at any time. The price of your stay will be confirmed at the time of booking, subject to the correction of errors. Once the Booking is confirmed the price we have agreed will not be changed. We reserve the right to correct errors in both advertised and confirmed prices. We will do so as soon as we become aware of the error. 
Please note, changes and errors occasionally occur. You must check the price of your stay at the time of booking, and you must check your confirmation invoice. 
 
5. Number of Persons 
The maximum number of people entitled to stay at this property is as described on this website for the property listing, and furthermore, only those people named on the booking form are entitled to stay. If it is found that more people than agreed are using the property, this will be considered a breach of contract and the holidaymaker and his/her party will be asked to leave immediately without any refund. Sub-letting or assignation of the let is prohibited. 
 
6 Arrival and Departure Time 
Every effort will be made to have the property available from 16.00 on the day of arrival. The property must be vacated by 10.00 on the day of departure. Late departure will result in an additional charge being made. Information about keys and how to collect them will be provided once full payment has been received. 
On arrival you must present your Booking Confirmation details as well as your passport or identity card to us or our key-holder 
 
7. Cleaning 
The property will have been cleaned and beds made up before your arrival. Should you require extra cleaning or linen changes during your stay this must be pre-arranged with us. The cost will be advised accordingly. 
We expect the holidaymaker and party would treat the property as they would their own home. The property owner retains the right to make an additional charge for cleaning should the property not be left in a similar condition to the way it was found at the start of the holiday. 
 
8. Changes by you 
Should you wish to make any changes to your confirmed booking, you must notify us or Peninsula by email as soon as possible. Whilst we will endeavour to assist, we cannot guarantee we will be able to meet any such requests. Where we can, an amendment fee of £35.00 will be payable together with any costs incurred by ourselves. 
 
9. Cancellation by you 
Should you need to cancel your stay after the contract has begun (see clause 3 above), the holidaymaker must immediately advise Peninsula either by email, fax or in writing to the contact addresses as detailed www.peninsulavillasbodrum.com. Your notice of cancellation will only be effective when we receive it in writing, and it is confirmed as received by us. 
 
The cancellation fees are as follows: 
Cancellation received 12 weeks before your reservation start date, the cancellation charge will be the DEPOSIT. 
Cancellation received less than 12 weeks before your reservation starts, the cancellation fee will be the Final Payment and the Deposit Payment. That means to say the TOTAL RENTAL FEE. 
As we incur costs from the time we confirm your booking and may be unable to re-sell your period of stay, the following cancellation charges will be payable. Where the cancellation charge is shown as a percentage, this is calculated on the basis of the total cost of the booking excluding amendment charges. Amendment charges are not refundable in the event of cancellation. 
Depending on the reason for cancellation, you may be able to reclaim these cancellation charges (less any applicable excess) under the terms of any insurance policy you may have. Claims must be made directly to the insurance company concerned. 
 
10. Insurance 
It is strongly recommended that you take out adequate travel insurance. Please read your policy details carefully. It is your responsibility to ensure that the insurance cover you purchase is adequate for your particular needs. 
 
11. Cancellation by the Property Owner 
Occasionally, we have to make changes to and correct errors on the website descriptions and other details both before and after bookings have been confirmed and cancel confirmed bookings. Whilst we always endeavour to avoid changes and cancellations, we must reserve the right to do so. 
If we have to make a significant change to or cancel your booking, we will tell you as soon as possible. We will endeavour to offer you an alternative should a significant change or cancellation occur. 
We regret we cannot pay any expenses, costs or losses incurred by you as a result of any change or cancellation. 
 
12. Force Majeure 
We regret we cannot accept liability or pay any compensation where the performance or prompt performance of our contractual obligations is prevented or affected by or you otherwise suffer any damage or loss as a result of "force majeure. 
 
13. Our Liability to you 
 
13.1. We promise to provide your accommodation with reasonable skill and care. We do not accept responsibility if any death, personal injury, failure or deficiency of your accommodation arrangements is not caused by any fault of ours. 
Please note it is your responsibility to show that reasonable skill and care has not been used if you wish to make a claim. 
We will not be responsible for any injury, illness, death, loss (for example loss of enjoyment), damage, expense, cost or other sum or claim of any description whatsoever which results from any of the following: 
(a) the fault of the person(s) affected or any member(s) of their party or 
(b) the fault of a third party not connected with the provision of your accommodation by us which we could not have predicted or avoided or 
(c) an event or circumstance which could not have predicted or avoided even after taking all reasonable care (see clause 10) 
In addition, we will not be responsible where you do not enjoy your stay or suffer any problems because of a reason you did not tell us about when you booked your stay or where any problems you suffer did not result from any breach of our contract or other fault of ourselves or any losses, expenses, costs or other sum you have suffered relate to any business. 
Please note; we cannot accept responsibility for any services that do not form part of our contract. This includes, for example, any additional services or facilities any other supplier agrees to provide for you. 
 
13.2. The promises we make to you about the accommodation we have agreed to provide or arrange as part of our contract - and the laws and regulations of Turkey will be used as the basis for deciding whether the accommodation in question had been properly provided. If the particular accommodation which gave rise to the claim or complaint complied with Turkish laws and regulations at the time, the accommodation will be treated as having been properly provided. 
 
13.3. We agree to advise you in writing our contact details and our key holder after your booking has been confirmed. 
 
14. Complaints and problems. 
In the unlikely event that you have any reason to complain or experience any problems with your stay whilst away, you must immediately inform us or our key holder. Any verbal notification must be put in writing and given to us or our key holder as soon as possible. Until we know about a problem or complaint, we cannot begin to resolve it. Most problems can be dealt with quickly. For all complaints and claims which do not involve death, personal injury or illness, we regret we cannot accept liability if you fail to notify the complaint or claim entirely in accordance with this clause. 
 
15. Behaviour. 
You accept responsibility for any damage or loss caused by you or any member of your party. Full payment for any such damage or loss must be paid direct to us at the time. If you fail to do so, you will be responsible for meeting any legal costs we incur in full in recovering full payment from you. 
We expect all clients to have consideration for other people. If in our reasonable opinion or in the reasonable opinion of any other person in authority, you or any member of your party behaves in such a way as to cause or be likely to cause danger, upset or distress to any third party or damage to the property, or in any way damage the reputation and/or goodwill of the Owner we are entitled, without prior notice, to terminate the occupation of the person(s) concerned. In this situation, the person(s) concerned will be required to leave the accommodation. We will have no further responsibility toward such person(s). No refunds will be made and we will not pay any expenses or costs incurred as a result of the termination. 
 
16. Special requests and medical problems 
If you or any member of your party has any medical problem or disability that may affect your stay, please tell us before you confirm your booking so that we can advise as to the suitability of the chosen arrangements. In any event, you must give us full details in writing at the time of booking. If we reasonably feel unable to properly accommodate the particular needs of the person concerned, we must reserve the right to decline their reservation or, if full details are not given at the time of booking, cancel when we become aware of these details. 
 
17. Passports, visas and health requirements 
It is your responsibility to ensure that you and your party members are in possession of all necessary travel and health documents (including Passports and Visas (where applicable) before departure. You must check passport and visa requirements for entry to Turkey with your Embassy. 
 
16. Prices and Website Accuracy 
Whilst every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the website and prices at the time of requesting the booking, regrettably errors do occasionally occur. You must therefore ensure you check all details of your stay (including the price) before you Confirm Your Booking {See Clause 1.2}. 
 
17. Responsibilities and the role of Peninsula 
Peninsula acts as the booking agent and is not the principal of any rental contract between us both. We appoint Peninsula to visit, photograph and describe this property in good faith. The approval and accuracy of the description appearing on the website is the sole responsibility of us and we agree to review the published details and take steps to advise Peninsula of inaccuracies. Peninsula undertakes to make such changes as requested. Therefore, Peninsula declines all responsibility for any inaccuracy as it is beyond its control. Peninsula provides and is solely responsible for the publishing, and the web site software. 
 
18. Complaints procedure 
In the event of any problems you must contact us or our keyholder immediately, plus you undertake to do your best to resolve or minimise the problem in order to avoid any prejudices that could result. you must immediately get in touch with us or our keyholder by telephone on the day of your arrival, confirming your complaint in writing within 24 hours by fax or by e-mail. You are obliged to give us the time necessary to resolve the problem. 
Should there be no written complaint supplied as above specified and you leave the accommodation prematurely and without an explicit authorisation by us, you forfeit your rights for a refund of the rental price, unless the terms of this contract have been breached. 
 
The property owner reserves the right to ask the holidaymaker and their party to leave the property, without refund, should the behaviour of the holidaymaker and/or their party be considered by the property owner to be unreasonable.