« Every contact we have with a client
influences whether or not he comes back,
We have to be exceptional every time or we'll lose it. »
John Russell (Harley-Davidson) 



You will find a copy of the rental contract
At the bottom of this page.


Article 1,

This contract is reserved for the exclusive use of Clévacances approved holiday rentals and only French law is applicable to the contract.

General Terms

Article 2,

No modification (deletion, surcharge, ...) will be accepted in the drafting of the contract without the agreement of both parties.

In the event of an obvious error related to the translation of the foreign versions of the pages of this site, the French version, to the exclusion of any other, will be used in the event of a dispute.

The owner undertakes not to disclose to any third party any information of any nature whatsoever, on any medium whatsoever, that the tenant will have been led to give him in the execution of this contract. 

These last provisions are however not applicable with regard to the requests for information which would be formulated by the administrations and/or the Courts. 

Conclusion of the contract
 and payment

Article 3,

The reservation becomes effective as soon as the tenant has returned to the owner a copy of this contract accompanied by the amount of the deposit for the stay, before the date indicated on the front. The balance of the rent must be paid at the latest on the day of arrival.

The charges not included in the rent must be paid at the end of the stay.

Security deposit

Article 4,

The tenant pays a security deposit on arrival. It will be returned within a maximum period of 1 month from the tenant's departure, after deduction by the owner of the amounts to be paid by the tenant for the purpose of restoring the premises.

The amount of these deductions will have to be duly justified by the owner on the basis of the contradictory inventory of fixtures of exit, bailiff's report, estimate, invoices? 

If the security deposit is insufficient, the tenant undertakes to complete the sum on the basis of the supporting documents provided by the owner. This deposit can in no case be considered as a participation in the payment of the rent.


Article 5,

The tenant must leave the premises at the time stipulated in the contract or at a time convenient to the owner, after an inventory of fixtures.

Under no circumstances may the tenant avail himself of any right to remain in the premises at the end of the rental period initially provided for in the contract, except with the agreement of the owner.

Use of the premises

Article 6,

The landlord will provide the accommodation as described by the landlord and maintain it in a fit state for use.

The tenant will enjoy the rental in a peaceful manner and will make good use of it in accordance with the purpose of the premises. 

The rented premises are for temporary or holiday accommodation, excluding any professional activity of any kind whatsoever (maximum 3 months). 

On departure, the tenant undertakes to leave the rental as clean as he found it on arrival. Any repairs of any importance, made necessary by the negligence of the tenant during the rental period, will be at his expense. 

Under no circumstances may the rental benefit third parties, except with the prior agreement of the owner. Sub-letting is forbidden to the tenant, even free of charge, under penalty of contract cancellation; the full amount of the rent remaining acquired or due to the owner. 

The installation of tents or the parking of caravans on the grounds of the rented property is prohibited, except with the prior agreement of the owner. 

The number of tenants may not exceed the maximum capacity indicated in the catalogue or description. Exceptionally and subject to the owner's agreement, this rule may be waived. In this case, the owner will be entitled to receive a price increase which must be previously communicated to the tenant and recorded on the rental contract.

Animals welcome

Article 7,

If the owner accepts the reception of pets, the tenant must specify the animals that accompany him. The front of the contract specifies the tariff conditions for the reception of these animals. A set of internal rules defined by the owner may specify the terms and conditions for the reception of these animals.

 State of play
and inventory

Article 8,

The contradictory inventory of fixtures and the inventory of furniture and various equipment are made at the beginning and at the end of the stay by the owner or his duly authorized representative with written power of attorney and the tenant. If it is impossible to carry out the inventory on arrival, the tenant will have 72 hours to check the posted inventory and report any anomalies to the owner.

After this period, the rented goods will be considered free of damage on the tenant's arrival. A contradictory inventory of fixtures on departure must be drawn up. 

The tenant accepts that this inventory of fixtures can be carried out either with the owner or his representative. If the owner or his representative notices any damage, he will have to inform the tenant within a week.

Cancellation conditions

Article 9,

Any cancellation of the present contract must be sent by registered mail with acknowledgement of receipt, the date of receipt being taken as proof.

(a) Termination at the initiative of the lessee 

In the event of cancellation by the tenant before the arrival in the places the accompte remains acquired to the owner, and the balance of the amount of the stay is entirely due by the tenant.
If the tenant does not show up within 24 hours of the arrival date indicated on the contract, the present contract is cancelled and the owner can dispose of the rental. The deposit also remains the property of the owner who can ask for the payment of the balance of the rent.

b) Termination at the initiative of the owner
In the event of cancellation by the owner, the latter will pay the tenant the totality of the sums paid. The tenant can ask for damages or compensation for the moral and financial loss suffered.

(c) In the event of termination during the course of the contract
When the cancellation of the contract by the landlord occurs during the rental period, it must be duly justified (non-payment of the rent, bounced cheque issued by the tenant, proven deterioration of the rented premises, complaints from the neighbours, ...).
This cancellation, which is made by registered letter with acknowledgement of receipt, leads to the departure of the tenant within two days of the date of receipt of the letter notifying him of this decision.
In this case, whatever the cause of the cancellation, the full amount of the rent is retained by the owner. The owner reserves the right to keep the amount of the security deposit under the conditions specified in the paragraph "security deposit".

Interruption of the stay

Article 10,

In case of early interruption of the stay by the tenant, and if the responsibility of the owner is not called into question, there will be no refund, except for the security deposit.


Article 11,

The tenant is obliged to insure the rented premises. He must check whether his main residential contract provides for the holiday extension (holiday rental).

If the opposite is the case, he must contact his insurance company and ask for the guarantee to be extended or else take out a special contract under a "holiday" clause. A certificate of insurance will be requested upon entry into the premises.


Article 12,

All claims must be sent as soon as possible to the Clévacances approved Territorial Antenna, which will intervene in order to facilitate the amicable settlement of disputes:

- If the contract has been signed by the owner and the tenant, 

- If the claim is made within the first three days after arrival

For any dispute concerning the inventory of fixtures or the descriptive inventory, 

 - At the end of the stay for all other disputes. 

For all disputes arising from the execution or interruption of the present contract, only the Courts of the jurisdiction of the place of the building object of the rental are competent. 

In accordance with Article L 612.1 of the Consumer Code, you can use free MEDICIS mediation service which we report:

- Electronically :
- By post : MEDICYS - 73, boulevard de Clichy - 75009 PARIS (France)

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