General terms and conditions
General terms and conditions for hiring Plein 21.
The owner and tenant agree on the following:
The house has as only function: holiday house (boarding not included). It is not allowed to exceed the number of 12 people in the holiday house.
The tenant is the only one to be held responsible for the material in the house. When leaving the holiday house, it will have to be in the same condition as it was at the start of the hiring period. For any damage on the material caused by the tenant or loss of any part of the material, the owner has the right to claim a refund for any lost or damage caused. He can recuperate the amount of the damage with the tenant’s paid-up guarantee, or in case the amount of the guarantee is insufficient, the owner has the right to recuperate the amount of the loss or damage in any other way. This rule isn’t applicable for any natural wear on the furniture.
The tenant is the one and only responsible for any damage caused to the house and/or equipment and apparatus. For any damage caused, the owner has the right to win the amount of reparation back on the amount of guarantee deposited by the tenant on the account of the owner, or if the amount due seems to be insufficient to cover the costs, the owner can claim the right to recuperate them in any other way.
The tenant promises to take care of the house, the equipment and any other apparatus. In case of problems, the tenant promises to immediately notify the owner. In case of any voluntary damage and/or vandalism to the furniture and/or to the house, the owner will put a claim to the tribunal of Kluisbergen and will start a judicial proceeding.
The tenant is not allowed to effectuate any work on the electric apparatus being part of the house, only in case of emergency and after having notified the owner. It’s also forbidden to effectuate any work on the house or apparatus, without the agreement of the owner.
The tenant is responsible for any co-tenant.
At the end of the hiring period and when the tenant leaves, the holiday house must be clean. The owner maintains himself the right to claim a supplemental amount in case the house hasn’t been cleaned or if it’s left in an undesirable state. When the tenant leaves, the house as well as the dishes must be clean, and the dishwasher must be empty.
Pets are not allowed in the holiday house.
When leaving the holiday house, the tenant must lock every entry door of the building.
The owner cannot be held responsible for theft or damage caused on personal goods of the tenant or co-tenants. It’s advisable not to leave any valuable goods in the holiday house.
During the hiring period, the owner cannot be held responsible for any accident with injuries in the holiday house.
The tenant will return the hiring contract signed and will pay an advance of 50% of the total amount of the rent to the owner in order to confirm the reservation.
- Any cancellation will have to be notified to Plein 21 by mail. After reception of the cancellation, Plein 21 will send a confirmation of cancellation by e-mail.
- Any cancelling, at least 21 days (3 weeks) before the start of hiring period, the cancelling costs are amounting to 50% of the rent.
- Any cancelling, between 21 days before the start of the hiring period, cancelling costs amount to 100% of the rent.
The tenant has the right to take a cancelling assurance with an insurance agency of his choice.
The tenant promises to pay the hirer: the total amount of the hiring costs, as well as 400 euro of guarantee and general costs amounting to 200 euro, at least 21 days before the start of the hiring period. Once the payment has been done, the reservation is considered to be definitive and the holiday house will be free on the day of arrival.
The advance will be refunded two weeks after having left the holiday house, after deduction of any reparation costs for any damage caused.
The Belgian Judicial Code is applicable. The tribunal is the one where the owner is domiciled: the justice of the peace court in Ronse and the courts of the district of Oudenaarde.