Terms and conditions
SkiDiscount.co.uk is owned and operated by ComeToParis registered in France. By accessing any areas of the SkiDiscount.co.uk site ("site"), users ("Users" or "you" or "customer(s)") agree to be legally bound and to abide by these Terms and Conditions. Any command sent to SkiDiscount implies to submit to these terms and conditions. If you do not agree with any part of these Terms and Conditions, you must not use this Site. Users should make certain that they read and fully understand all of the provisions of these terms and condition as applicable.
1 - PAYMENT
Users who give their credit card number to the services of SkiDiscount, accept to be fully submitted to these terms and conditions. The payment does not imply an invoice for their booking. This will be send by mail with the voucher by mail. User agrees that if a service satisfying your request is available, SkiDiscount will confirm the reservation and charge the entire amount of the stay, including standard city and sales taxes, to your credit card.
Depending on the hotel you select, a local tax or "hotel occupancy tax" may apply. Theses taxes will be added by your hotel and will be payable at check out. When you check in, a credit card might be required to secure any additional local hotel occupancy taxes and incidental charges (phone calls, room service, movie rentals, etc.) that you may incur during your stay. CASHING SkiDiscount gives you the best quality of service. That is why we only charge you for the available services of your request. For any extra cost, the user will be asked for an authorization. The bank transfer will only be dealt with SkiDiscount specifications. The total amount for the available products will be charged when SkiDiscount will decide it.
Privacy and secure payments
SkiDiscount works with a reliable bank to operate the on-line payment. The privacy of your credit card information is secured by a SSL (Secure Socket Layer) system operated by this bank. Though you get the best quality of service for your on-line payment.
2 - PRICE
Our prices are net and include tax. The payment is due in Euro. The other indicated prices are computed on the current base but SkiDiscount does not warranty these prices. The shipping fees for vouchers are included in the prices of the services provided by SkiDiscount. The public rates are also indicative. They might be different from the prices the user will see in the ski resorts. These public rates have been gathered when SkiDiscount visited the hotels or its providers. They are computed on the same base, if possible, as the SkiDiscount prices in Euro. The rates' base is written before all the prices. If not, the only reference will be the one written on the SkiDiscount voucher. Price Validity: The indicated prices on the SkiDiscount site are valid the day of the payment. Prices may vary along the season and no refund can be asked if prices decrease between the date when the booking has been made and after. If the customer's request exceed this period, SkiDiscount can propose an extra charge to the customer. This extra charge isn't negotiable. SkiDiscount can at any time modify the rates published on SkiDiscount 's site.
3 – CONFIDENTIALITY
SkiDiscount is committed not to use the data collected in an illegal way. The customer can at any time be cancelled from the list by writing at SkiDiscount. The list has been declared to Commission Nationale Informatique et Liberte and comply with this French law: loi n¡78-17 du 6 Janvier 1978. By this mean, the customer can avoid his data to be used by anyone else than SkiDiscount.
4 - VOUCHERS
The customer will receive one voucher per service reserved with SkiDiscount. These vouchers will be send by mail (that is why we need your address) and/or by e-mail. You will only receive the vouchers by mail if you ask us to do it. This will be made only if the reservation occurs more than one month before arrival. You absolutely must show these vouchers to obtain the service you reserved thanks to SkiDiscount. This voucher is the proof of your reservation.
Provided that SkiDiscount publishes its products on Internet, the customers can have all nationalities. These terms and conditions apply in almost all countries, but in some (countries where there is no efficient transportation system), an extra fee can be charged for the shipping. SkiDiscount can take no complaint in account if there was a delay in the shipping of the vouchers.
5 - MODIFICATION OR CANCELLATION DUE TO SkiDiscount
SkiDiscount does its best for its customer to enjoy their journey in Paris. But in case of causae majores, or a third party act, SkiDiscount could not be responsible for the consequences. SkiDiscount will always try to look for the best way to make the situation better. If, before arrival, the journey is modified for an essential part of the contract, the customer can, in the period of seven days after he/she has been informed by SkiDiscount, either cancel his reservation (by mail only), so the customer will get his money back, either decide to benefit from the modified journey, so the customer will be asked to accept the rates modification that can occur. In any case, no allowance will be granted if the journey is modified due to causae majores or due to the security of the customers. In addition, SkiDiscount' providers keep their responsibility toward the customer. So SkiDiscount will not be responsible for a modification or a cancellation due to one of SkiDiscount's provider.
6 - CANCELLATION AND MODIFICATION DUE TO THE CUSTOMER
In case of cancellation, the customer will be asked to write us with acknowledgement of receipt. The date, when the letter is sent, will be the reference.
- Between the reservation date and 30 days prior to the service's date, 50% of the total amount will be retained.
- Between 29 than 15 days prior to the service's date, 75% of the total amount will be retained.
- Less than 15 days prior to the service's date, the total amount is due to BestPriceSkiRental and no refund can be done.
Each journey that has been begun, is considered as fully provided. No allowance can be asked in this case. For a no-show, 100% of the total amount will be retained. Each service or product reserved thanks to BestPriceSkiRental is considered as confirmed as soon as it has been paid and a voucher has been sent for it by BestPriceSkiRental.
Each modification asked by the customer will be dealt, if there is availability, with an extra fee of 15 Euros per equipment in addition to the extra cost.
7 – DESCRIPTIONS
SkiDiscount is doing its best to give you the best quality of information. If you do have remarks or information to give us, we will be very pleased to include them in our database. However, the pictures, the description given on SkiDiscount's site are only information they are not part of the contract. Some of the features can also be modified. No allowance will be granted in case of complaint. Drawings, pictures, texts, and the whole site are SkiDiscount's property. So no use of them can be made without the authorization of SkiDiscount. Some of the pictures are free of exploitation, their author are indicated if possible. Each voucher sent by SkiDiscount is the confirmation of your booking. SkiDiscount's customer relieve SkiDiscount from any injury or responsibility that could occur during their journey in Paris, according to the French and European laws. In addition, they also admit the hotel rule. If you have special needs or requests (such as (non)smoking room, pet accommodations, type of bedding, connecting rooms, view, floor location, wheel-chair accessible room, etc.), you must fill the comment form of your reservation to verify that special needs or special requests can be met after your reservation is confirmed. The SkiDiscount Parties make no guarantee that special needs or requests will be met. A hotel reservation cannot be refunded, canceled or modified on the basis that the special needs of a guests were not (or could not be) met by the hotel.
8 - AVAILABILITY
SkiDiscount gives you the best quality of service. Nevertheless, the services provided by SkiDiscount are submitted to availability. No allowance will be granted in case of no availability. SkiDiscount is not obliged to treat a command.
When there is no availability, SkiDiscount tries to give an alternative opportunity. This is out of the contract. To some extent, the hotels' room rates can be modified. The extra fee will be submitted to the customer in the booking confirmation.
9 - THE COMMANDS
For the request or command to proceed, SkiDiscount asks the customer to fill forms. The essential information to provide are shown by an asterisk. No request can be treated without these pieces of information.
If an error happens because of wrong address or name, due to the customer, SkiDiscount would not be responsible. Last, the automated systems of recording show proofs of the contract and its date.
The insurance cancellation must be taken when booking.
10 - PROCEEDING THE COMMANDS
Any command or request is confirmed by SkiDiscount only after SkiDiscount has sent to the customer by mail or e-mail a confirmation of its work. Causae majores can prevent SkiDiscount to complete his task. No complaint can be made about this. SkiDiscount reserve the right not to treat some requests. In this case, SkiDiscount will try to inform its potential customer by e-mail.
We take care of our customers: that is why we do our best to give you will have to allow two working days between your request and our answer. Nevertheless, this point is out of the contract.
If the customer does not receive the vouchers before his arrival, he/she will have the opportunity to get them at SkiDiscount's office in Paris. The waiting periods indicated here are out of the contract and give no special right to any allowance.
While SkiDiscount will use its best efforts to respond within the time periods indicated on this Site, no guarantee is made that you will receive an e-mail regarding the status of your SkiDiscount Request within the stated processing time. SkiDiscount.co.uk is not responsible for any delays in responding to a SkiDiscount request caused by an incorrect e-mail address provided by the User or other technical problems beyond its reasonable control.
11 - SHIPPING
We recommend our customers to verify what they receive by mail. Do not throw away the packaging if you are not sure nothing important is in.
Damages and Complaints
General Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT SHALL SkiDiscount AND THEIR RESPECTIVE AFFILIATES (COLLECTIVELY, "THE SkiDiscount PARTIES"), BE LIABLE FOR ANY INJURY, LOSS, CLAIM, DAMAGE, OR ANY SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, WHICH ARISES OUT OF OR IS IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH ANY USE OF THIS SITE, EVEN IF A SkiDiscount PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
The SkiDiscount Parties do not assume liability for any injury, damage, death, loss, accident or delay due to any act or default of a Hotel Supplier, or by an act of God. Further, no responsibility is accepted for any damage and/or delay due to hotel cancellations, pilferage, labor disputes, machinery breakdown, quarantine, government restraints, weather or causes beyond the SkiDiscount Parties' control. No responsibility is accepted for any additional expense, omissions, delays or acts of any governmental authority.
If the customer is looking for any damages or has a complaint, a mail with acknowledgement of receipt must arrive at our address within the eight days following the end of the journey. The address is: SkiDiscount 92-98 Boulevard Victor Hugo, 92110 CLICHY FRANCE.
12 - COPYRIGHT
The User acknowledges that the information, data, software, photographs, graphs, video, typefaces, graphics, music, sounds, images, illustrations, maps, designs, icons and written and other material (collectively, "Content") on this Site are copyrighted works of SkiDiscount and/or various third party content providers ("Providers"). Reproductions or storage of information or works retrieved from this Site, in all forms, media and technologies now existing or hereafter developed, is subject to the French Law on this subject and to the U.S. Copyright Act of 1976, Title 17 of the United States Code.
Courts of Law : PARIS, France
SkiDiscount and its customers admit that the applicable jurisdiction will be the one of Paris, France in case of complaint or damages. These terms and conditions are the only ones valid except if a special contract is signed. The performance of these Terms and Conditions shall be governed by the internal laws of Paris, France, Europe. A SkiDiscount Party may at any time modify these terms and Conditions and your continued use of this Site will be conditioned upon the Terms and Conditions posted on this Site at the time of your use. In the event any term or statement elsewhere on this Site conflicts with or is contrary to these Terms and Conditions, these Terms and Conditions shall control.