Important Information

General Guidelines and Informations

Frequently asked questions:

The minimum rental period is normally 2 weeks. The rental is normally per week, starting on Saturday (or Sunday) 16.00 until Saturday (or Sunday) 10.00. See the information in the individual house descriptions.

Specifications of distance are always approximate. They do not always apply to the most comfortable route and cannot take short-term diversions, stoppages or obstructions due to the weather or other causes into consideration. Specification of distance to the beaches, particularly those with dunes, woodland or fields on their outskirts does not refer to the waterline. Distance specifications to localities are not required to refer to their centres, places of interest or shopping facilities.

Sizes and area specifications are approximations according to information from the owner or nearby localities.

All linen must be supplied privately, the bedlinen can often be rented for a small fee. The information is supplied by each house description. Please note, french double beds are 1.40m wide. Please give adequate notice if you wish to rent bedlinen.

Unless otherweise stated the final cleaning has to be done by the customer. If arranges, the cleaning can be taken care of by the landlord at extra charge.

In many communities of the costal area an amenity tax is being charges in summer. Depending on the community the tax differts and is determined per person and day.

The holiday homes have been individually equipped according to the owners' taste. The furnishing conveys a particular flair to the guest and is not to be compared with standard holiday facilities. We value the flexibility and open-mindedness of our guests who therefore know that hardly anything can be the same as it is at home. This is true of such things as building standards, stairs, windows, locks, railings, sanitary and electric fittings, size and measurement.

  • The minimum standard in the kitchen includes a sink, cooking facility and refrigerator. Other appliances eg. dishwasher, microwave, are noted in the house description.
  • Telephone: many rental properties have a telephone whose use is often restricted to the local area. It may be used to full capacity upon purchase of a number-coded "Ticket de téléphone."
  • TV: as France does not have cable network, reception is restricted to ca. 4-5 French programmes. Availability of satellite dishes for the reception of foreign channels is noted in the house description.
  • French beds have a single mattress 140 cm x 190 cm in size. Deviations from the norm are noted in the house description.
  • The term bathroom indicates a room in which one can wash oneself and includes at least a wash-basin. other sanitary fittings eg. bathtub, shower are noted separately.
  • Although seldom seen nowadays, some walls may only be plastered without paint or wallpaper.

If your dog is to accompany you, please note that it must be more than three months old and is not to be allowed in the bedrooms.
Please have your dog's vaccination pass with you - the vaccinations required by law are the same as those in Germany. The vaccinations should not be over one year or under one month old. If your four-legged friend should fall into the so-called dangerous breeds category, please note the following:
  • In addition to the vaccination pass you will need proof of breed that the dog has been classified as a Category 2 dangerous breed according to French law (eg. Rottweiler, Staffordshire, American Staffordshire ...)
  • The dog must wear a muzzle and be kept on a lead at all times.
  • The bringing of Category 1 dangerous breeds (Pitbull, Boerbull, Tosa ...) into France has been forbidden since 1st. January 2000.

As a curtesy to non-smokers, we request the smokers among our guests to only smoke outside.

Travellers should inform themselves in sufficient time about infection and vaccine protection as well as other preventative measures and, if necessary, consult a doctor. Please refer to general information, particularly from health offices, doctors specialising in travel, tropical practitioners, travel medicine information services or the national health service.

A valid identity card is sufficient for members of the European Union.

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