UMBRIA HOLIDAY RENTALS – BOOKING INFORMATION (revised on Feb 25, 2018)
THE FOLLOWING INFO OVERRIDES ALL INFO RE UMBRIA HOLIDAY RENTALS THAT MAY BE ELSEWHERE.
THE FOLLOWING INFO APPLIES TO ALL OF OUR CENTRAL SPOLETO APARTMENTS, SPOLETO BY THE POOL AND SOME OF OUR OTHER VILLAS AND POOL APARTMENTS.
THERE IS NO WELCOME PACK WHEN THERE IS A RESTAURANT ON SITE OR THERE IS A HOTEL AND THERE ARE LOCAL SHOPS/SUPERMARKETS WITHIN EASY WALKING DISTANCE – EXCEPT FOR CENTRAL SPOLETO.
PLEASE CHECK SPECIFICALLY RE THE ADDITION OF A WELCOME PACK, IF THIS IS IMPORTANT TO YOU. OTHERWISE, THE RATE INCLUDES :
ALL UTILITIES….. ….central heating, unlimited hot water, linens, towels…… + hair dryers, microwaves (where applicable)….. + SUN-LOUNGERS, COTS, HIGH-CHAIRS, BICYCLES (ONLY MULINO), LINEN, BEACH TOWELS (AUTOMATICALLY IN POOL PROPERTIES OR ORDER OTHERWISE), A GENEROUS WELCOME PACK (to start you off !) …..in most cases, wine, pasta, pasta sauce, olive oil, milk, coffee, tea, sugar, all the condiments + toilet paper, soap etc+ CLEANING AT END OF STAY ARE ABSOLUTELY FREE OF CHARGE – AND , NO TAXES (except in some cases, you will be required to pay a small local tax to the Commune).
Bed linen and towels are provided at the start of your stay and, by request, bed linen will be replaced once a week, by request. However, there are washing machines available for all our apartments and, therefore, we expect you to wash your own towels.
There are absolutely no additional “hidden” extras – only nice surprises !
PLEASE CHECK SPECIFICALLY IF THE ABOVE IS NOT CLEAR TO YOU……
HOW TO BOOK AND PAY:
IF YOU WISH TO INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF SECURING A BOOKING, EMAIL ME AS SOON AS YOU CAN AND MARK YOUR EMAIL, “REQUEST TO BOOK” IN ORDER TO PRIORITIZE IT.
UP TO A 25% DEPOSIT IS REQUIRED TO SECURE A BOOKING
LAND LINE PHONE :
(0039) 0743 498 38
EMAIL : firstname.lastname@example.org
THEN, ASSUMING THE VILLA, APARTMENT OR POOL PROPERTY YOU HAVE NAMED IS STILL AVAILABLE, I WILL SEND YOU THE CONFIRMATION DETAILS, PENDING A DEPOSIT.
There are some circumstances where a special deal can be arranged. However, please note that a “special deal” arrangement is inclusive of all discounts that may be on offer elsewhere and, further, MAY require that 50% or THE TOTAL is paid in advance in order to secure the booking.
OR, YOU MAY BE REQUIRED TO PAY AN IMMEDIATE DEPOSIT AND, THEN, THE REMAINDER, UP TO 9 MONTHS IN ADVANCE, TO SECURE YOUR BOOKING – see below for the cancellation conditions.
Returnees (or anyone they recommend who mentions their name) attract a 5% discount off the full rate FOR LIFE. Indeed, this LIFE TIME discount may increase, the more times you stay with us! To claim this discount, the name of the returnee must be stated. This discount is not cumulative.
Please enquire about our apartments that can be “joined up” to accommodate larger parties because I offer discounted “combi” rates.
Please note that the period from May to Oct inc is almost fully booked by May. Therefore, those of you wishing for a longer term booking in this period should book as early as possible in order to increase your chances of a long period being available in one apartment. Otherwise, you can move from one apartment to another, and, include a break in your stay, should you wish, without losing the discounted rate for the weeks booked in total.
ALSO, PLEASE NOTE THAT SOMETIMES I OFFER PROMOTIONAL RATES: A PROMOTIONAL RATE IS NOT COUNTED AS A DISCOUNTED RATE, NEITHER IS IT COUNTED AS A FULL RATE AND, THEREFORE, DOES NOT ATTRACT THE DISCOUNT OF A FULL RATE BOOKING.
I am increasingly in receipt of scam email whereby someone asks to pay in an unorthodox manner. In order to avoid wasting time, the only method of payment I accept for an advance payment and/or deposit IS via Paypal or via an electronic transfer in sterling or euros (depending on the circumstances at the time), in all cases, for the exact amount I have requested. Please note that until I receive the payment into my account, the booking remains unsecured.
CONFIRMING AND PAYING FOR YOUR BOOKING:
As soon as I receive a 25% deposit, by e-mail, via Paypal or electronic transfer, your booking is secured.
Your confirmation details will include all the arrangements for meeting you, including the probability of picking you up from the station and dropping you back re your return journey, if you have booked an apartment in central Spoleto. This service could be unavailable in exceptional circumstances eg the car being serviced etc. However, to date, this service has had no interruptions.
If you are booked into our country properties, then, in most cases, you are required to be in possession of a car. If you are booked into Spoleto By The Pool or Spoleto Pool Cottages, then, a car is highly recommended.
Days in addition to a week are costed pro-rata the weekly rate.
DIVIDING YOUR STAY BETWEEN ONE APARTMENT AND ANOTHER EG A TOWN AND COUNTRY EXPERIENCE :
a booking of at least 2 weeks will usually attract a discount, irrespective of whether the stay is divided between more than 1 apartment and irrespective of whether the stay is interrupted eg, you could stay for 1 week, go somewhere else, and return for another 2 weeks and still attract the same discount.
CHRISTMAS/NEW YEAR BOOKINGS BETWEEN DEC 21 – JAN 3 INC :
POSTO DEL SOLE, VISTA DEL MONDO + VILLA MARIANNA ARE BETWEEN 2000 – 3000 EUROS/WEEK MINIMUM DURING THIS PERIOD – PLEASE ENQUIRE RE EXACT WEEKLY RATE.
PLEASE NOTE THAT, EXCEPT FOR THE ABOVE, UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED, FROM DEC 21 – JAN 3 INC, THERE IS AN EXTRA TARIFF OF 100 EUROS FOR ANY PERIOD BETWEEN THESE DATES. DURING THIS PERIOD, BOOKINGS WILL BE CHARGED AT THE WEEKLY RATE, EVEN IF YOU WISH TO BOOK FOR LESS THAN A WEEK.