Terms and Conditions
1. The Reservation
1) Fill out the "Reservation" form by indicating your name,
address, telephone number, e-mail address, the dates for your stay,
and the number of persons.
2) To confirm your reservation, we must receive a booking deposit
corresponding to 30% of the total cost of your stay or to 1 month
for rentals over 2 months, payable by bank transfer or Credit Card
at a cost of 2% (Amex is not yet accepted) or via Paypal (cost of
4%). The Euro € is the only currency accepted.
3) By making a reservation, you declare to be over 18 years old
and agree to MONPARIS Terms & Conditions. MONPARIS can send you
a personalised contract if you ask for it.
4) The minimum stay is 4 nights, unless otherwise pre-agreed upon
or if within a special promotional offer.
2. The Pricing
Our prices are all-inclusive and always in Euros. For US dollar or
any other currency equivalents, we recommend www.xe.com for
immediate and up to date conversions.
Medium & Long Term rentals: discounts will apply, depending on
length of stay. Discounts will also apply for combined rentals (ex:
2 Paris apartments).
The price includes:
- Costs of water, real estate and residence taxes.
- Consumption of electricity & heating included for rentals less
than 4 weeks.
- Fast (ADSL) and unlimited Internet connection, Wi-Fi. Some
apartments have a Computer, but we highly recommend to bring your
own laptop since the french keyboard is different (qwerty).
- Cable TV and stereo system
- Telephone- Incoming calls + free and unlimited outgoing calls to
fixed home phones in France, Europe, USA, Canada, Brazil, and other
countries… (Complete list of countries in the apartment or on
- Cleaning (with change of sheets & towels) once a week and/or
end of stay
- Personal reception at the apartment on arrival and departure for
formalities and keys, unless otherwise agreed with Monparis.
Additional costs to be paid in advance or on the premises:
- Additional cleaning and change of linen. (see Services)
- Advance shopping (see Services)
- Transport from/to the airport (see Services)
- Electricity & heating consumption for rentals over 4 weeks.
- Outgoing calls to mobile phones/cellulars in France and all over
the world except USA and Canada.
- The refundable damage/security deposit which represents 30% of the
total rental cost.
- An extra charge of 20% applicable during Christmas/New Year's Eve
- Extra fees will be charged if the following rules are not
respected. (see “General rules & Obligations”)
Pricing may change at the owner's discretion up until your
reservation has been confirmed. Whether you decide to extend or to
cut short your planned stay, pricing could also change, depending on
length and availability.
3. The Payment
Your booking can be payable:
- with credit cards: Visa, Mastercard (not yet American Express
& Diners). You will be responsible for the expenses associated
- by bank transfer from your bank to MONPARIS’ account. We’ll send
you the necessary information in due course, but please understand
that you will be responsible for all expenses associated with the
- over the Internet. We use Paypal (from eBay Group), which is a
safe way to make online payments. You will be responsible for the
expenses associated (from 0 to 4%)
A) Reservation Payment:
30% of the total rental cost or 1 month for rentals over 2 months.
This has to be paid at the booking date to confirm your dates. If
you prefer, you can also pay the entire sum in once.
B) Balance payment and refundable security deposit:
Balance payment can either be made few weeks before your arrival
through Paypal (credit card) or wire transfer, OR upon your arrival
in cash (Euros only), or traveller checks in euros.
C) Security deposit:
For the refundable security deposit, we require a check of 30% of
the total rental cost (in Euros or in any other currency) upon your
arrival, which will not be cash, unless absolute necessity. We will
return it to you (or destroy it) upon your departure. You can either
pay it with the total rental cost through bank transfer or Paypal.
4. The Refundable security deposit
The owner requires a security deposit of 30% of the total rental
cost. The security deposit is a protection for the owner against
potential damage to the apartment during the rental period. If there
is no damage, the security deposit will be fully refunded to you
upon your departure or within a month if made by credit card. If
there is any damage, the remaining security deposit will be refunded
within a month after deducting the amount to cover these damages.
You can subscribe to an insurance for short term rentals that covers
cancellation, curtailment and personal liability (see below).
5. Insurance & Cancellation policy
In the event of a cancellation (a change in the rental period is
considered as a cancellation) from the renter, the owner will retain
a pro-ratio portion of the rental fee subject to the following
schedule (any wiring expenses incurred will be deducted from the
1. If the cancellation is notified 60 days or more before the
scheduled arrival, we will reimburse the received amount except 5%
of bank expenses and 120 euros of administrative cost .
2. If the cancellation is notified less than 60 days before the
scheduled arrival, we will keep the totality of the paid amount and
will claim the remaining amount of the rental. Nevertheless, if we
manage to rent the apartment during the period you had previously
booked, we will charge you only 10% of the total rental cost + bank
expenses, and refund you the rest.
A travel insurance with trip cancellation clause is strongly
recommended, but not an obligation, at the time of booking. The
all-important trip cancellation feature protects all of us from the
downside of an unanticipated change of plans.
Moreover, you are notified that is mandatory in France that every
tenant has his or her own civil liability insurance policy. You may
be asked for of this coverage during your stay. You are welcomed to
use the policy offered by the companies below.
Renter insurance is compulsory in France. We recommend you several
insurance companies which propose contracts to cover personnel
effects, personal liability for short term rentals (<90 days),
curtailment and cancellation (optional). Monparis is not responsible
for theft or damage to personnel belongings. The applicable rate is
3% of the total amount of the rental.
- Cabinet ALBINET - tel: 0148018450 (More than 1 month
Insurance "Assurance voyages & loisirs"
- If you have to cancel, any deposit will be reimbursed and the
owner of the property will receive any balance due.
- If you have to cut short your stay, you will be reimbursed for the
- And you will be covered for any damage caused by fire, water, or
6. General Rules & Obligations
a) Check in/ Check Out
Arrival times: After 3 p.m., unless otherwise agreed (house
cleaning/maintenance is usually performed between 11am-3pm).
Departure times: before 11 a.m., unless otherwise agreed.
Any delays or variations are possible, but they must be communicated
to MONPARIS at least 48 hours before arrival.
We are proposing the option of late check-out and early check-in at
half price of the dayly rate.
Someone will be at the apartment on arrival and departure for
formalities and keys, unless otherwise agreed with Monparis. If you
do not use our transport, please call us from the airport or from
the taxi to tell us your arrival time.
The check-in is not guaranteed if the client does not provide us the
flight details or the expected arrival time to the apartment. We
kindly ask the guests to inform us about any eventual delay on
Late check in: for a check-in between 7:00 pm and 10:00 pm, we will
charge you a 30 euros extra. For a check-in between 10:00 pm and 8
am, we will charge 50 euros.
Moreover, on Sundays and public holidays, we will charge you a 30
b) You are responsible
1) for all deterioration of the property and its contents caused
by you or by a member of your group or by one of your guests. You
are also responsible for all damages sustained by a third party and
which result from an act committed by you or by a member of your
group or by one of your guests.
2) for the state of cleanliness of the property at the end of
your stay. Any violation on your part or on the part of a member of
your group can lead to a deduction of your security deposit and even
additional costs if the deterioration exceeds the amount of your
You agree to:
- Act in a responsible way at all times
- Leave the property in the same general condition as found
- Bring or keep no pet
- Return keys to the owner on departure
- Not to act in any way that would cause disturbance to neighbors
- Not to exceed the number of people agreed for sleeping
Although a final cleaning is included in the price, MONPARIS
reserves the right to retain a part of the damage deposit to cover
additional cleaning costs if you leave the property in an
Owner may inspect the premises at any time.
c) MONPARIS is required to
1) Respect the general conditions and not request additional
charges unless these are stipulated in the “Special Conditions” of
2) Supply the client with household linens upon arrival.
3) Respect the commitments undertaken with the client during the
4) Return the security deposit upon the client’s departure after
check-out or at the latest one month later.
MONPARIS cannot be held responsible:
For the temporary defect of equipment, for electricity power cuts,
for a water reduction cuts through no fault of his/her own, for
loss, breakage or injury due to weather conditions, riot, strike or
any other circumstances independent of his/her will.
In the case that the apartment is destroyed or considerably damaged
BEFORE the beginning of the rental, you will be notified by e-mail
and completely reimbursed as soon as possible. In the case of
misunderstanding, in any case MONPARIS will not owe the renter a sum
exceeding the total price of the rental.
d) Services - Taxi Airport/Station Transfer Arrangements
If you would like us to organize a car service for you, we would be
glad to do so, with a driver in a private and comfortable car. A
transfer from/to the airport CDG (or Orly) costs:
ATTENTION : Prices can be updated by the car Company, and depends
also of the number of bags per passenger. Also, there is an extra
cost between 8PM and 8AM and holidays.
- 90 (Orly 85) euros for 1-2 passengers
- 110 (Orly 100) euros for 3-4 passengers
- 140 (Orly 110) euros for 5 passengers or more
This amount is payable directly to the driver in cash. Even if your
plane is late or the traffic is huge, you will pay the same price,
which will not be the same with a taxi. Your private driver will
wait for you at the airport at the arrival gate (just after customs)
with a white board with your name written on it.
If you decide not to use our transport, please let us know your
arrival time to the apartment.
- Extra cleaning sessions
Extra cleaning sessions can be scheduled at an extra fee:
- Extra cleaning services for Studio 1 bedroom 2 bedroom
3 bedroom :
Full cleaning (+ 10 €/person for sheets & towels) €30 €40 €60 €80
Toilet paper, tissues, soap, dishwashing and washing liquids, salt
& pepper, etc. There is always enough beginning stock of
supplies to start your vacation and most guests will leave extra
things behind before leaving (oil, coffee, coffee filters, sugar,
condiments, etc.). However, you will need to buy your own food
supplies when you arrive, and you are expected to replace whatever
- Goodies upon arrival
If you need few products upon your arrival, we will send you a food
list that we can buy for you in advance. We will send you a food
list so that you can chose the items and quantities you would like.
This service will be charged 10 euros.
- Cell phone rental
We rent French prepaid mobile phones or just the SIM card at a cost
of 20 euros for the whole stay period plus the communication balance
already credited to the cell. We will provide you with a dedicated
phone number ahead of time, so that you can share it with your
company and/or family before leaving. All incoming calls are free,
including from the US or any other country. Local outgoing calls
approx. 0.5 euro/min and US approx. 1 euro/min.
- Baby crib
We can provide you with a portable baby crib at a fee of 50 euros
for the period of your stay, please bring your own baby sheets &
e) Sleeping Capacity of the Apartment
The number of persons cannot exceed the sleeping capacity of the
apartment, unless a written agreement from MONPARIS. This number
includes children less than 2 years old. If the number of occupants
is not respected, MONPARIS reserves the right to charge you an extra
f) Respect for Neighbors
Please note that our properties, like almost all Parisian
apartments, are located in old buildings, and as such, floors and
walls are very thin. So you need to avoid making a lot of noise or
shouting, especially at night or early in the morning (especially if
you have to catch an early flight) or on Saturdays and Sundays until
noon (most Parisians sleep late on Sunday morning).
g) No smoking - No pets
All of our properties are NON SMOKING and NO PETS allowed. If these
conditions are not respected, we will charge you 200€ extra fee.
The collection and data processing of personal information, on the
internet must be done, with respect for the individual's fundamental
rights. MONPARIS is committed to a data processing policy,
consistent with the law n°78-17, 6th january 1978, related to data
processing, files and freedom. MonParis agrees not to disclose these
data to any third parties for the purpose of surveying, marketing,
canvassing or for other commercial use.
8. Applicable law
These terms and conditions of reservation are governed by French
law, in particular its provisions relating to seasonal rentals. Any
disputes shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the Paris courts.