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Chalet Foret D'Argent, 5 star - Morzine

Terms and Conditions

Accommodation Terms

1. Deposits and Bookings

No contract shall exist between the client and the supplier until a Booking Form signed by the client and a deposit has been received and confirmed in writing by us. Deposits are not refundable unless we are unable to accept your booking.

2. Payment of the Balance

Payment of the balance due must be made no later than 10 weeks before the departure date . For bookings within 10 weeks of the departure date the total costs of the accommodation is immediately payable. In all cases the supplier reserves the right to cancel the holiday arrangements, without any obligation to refund or make alternative arrangements, where the client fails to make payments as stipulated.

3. Prices

We will endeavour to maintain the prices indicated/agreed however we reserve the right to vary the price of the accommodation, food, transfers and other services provided if our costs are increased by over 2%. The Exchange rate used to calculate all 2021/22 prices was €1.15 to the £ and so if this reduces by over 2% we reserve the right to add a surcharge to your booking to cover our increased costs. In addition we will pass on any direct costs incurred in full due to any changes in government legislation.

4. Financial Security

The Association of Bonded Travel Organisers Trust Limited (ABTOT) provides financial protection under The Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018 for the supplier Number 5159, and in the event of their insolvency, protection is provided for the following:

1. non-flight packages and

2. accommodation only bookings.

Lift Passes and Transfers not sold as part of a package, and/or not sold by the supplier as principal to the contract with the customer, are not protected by ABTOT.

ABTOT cover provides for a refund in the event you have not yet travelled or repatriation if transportation was included in your package.

Please note that bookings made outside the UK are only protected by ABTOT when purchased directly with the supplier.

In the unlikely event that you require assistance whilst abroad due to our financial failure, please call ABTOT’s 24/7 helpline on 01702 811397 and advise you are a customer of an ABTOT protected travel company.

You can access The Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018 here: https://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2018/634/contents/made

5. Alteration or Cancellation by us

Due to circumstances beyond our control it may be necessary to make alterations to confirmed bookings. If this is necessary we will inform the party leader as soon as possible. In most cases these changes will be minor in nature and do not significantly alter the accommodation and service provided.

In the unlikely event of the supplier making a major alteration or cancelling the accommodation, we shall offer the client a choice of accommodation from the brochure/web site (where the price is less we will refund the difference) or alternatively offer a full refund.

6. Cancellation by the Client

Cancellation shall take effect only when written notification from the person signing the booking form is received by the supplier. Cancellation fees shall be levied according to the period by which cancellation precedes departure and are expressed by a percentage of the total accommodation price as follows: loss of deposit - up to 57 days before departure, 35% if 56 days – 43 days before departure, 55% if 42 – 29 days before departure, 75% if 28 – 15 days before departure and 100% if 14 days or less before departure.

7. Alteration by the Client

You may change your booking up to 14 days before departure by transferring it to another person if you are unavoidably prevented from travelling, and the transferee meets any conditions which may apply to the accommodation and agrees to the terms of the booking agreement. The right to transfer is subject to the payment of an administrative fee of £25. Should you wish to make any other amendments to your confirmed booking you must notify the supplier as soon as possible in writing. We will do our utmost to accommodate your requests but this may not always be possible. Where it is possible we will charge you an amendment fee of £25 plus any costs incurred by the supplier or charges or costs incurred or imposed by our suppliers.

8. Travel

The supplier cannot accept any responsibility for any problems or delays with regard to the clients personal travel arrangements. Clients are fully responsible for the provision of all necessary valid documents e.g. Passports or Visas together with any legal requirements for Covid 19 entry eg Double Vaccination etc.

9. Damage by and Behaviour of the Client

The supplier shall be entitled to recover from the client the amount of all claims made against us in respect of any damage caused by the client to the accommodation or other property. The client undertakes to conduct him/herself in an orderly fashion and not to disrupt the enjoyment of others in the accommodation with the client or to prejudice the reputation of the supplier with the owners of the accommodation or its suppliers. The client undertakes to comply with all local regulations in respect to the accommodation and these are clearly displayed in the entrances of all the chalets. We reserve the right at our discretion to terminate without notice and liability the accommodation of any person we deem to be acting inappropriately.

For self catered holidays in France Details of a valid credit card will be taken on arrival at the property in resort as security against damage, loss, breakages and additional cleaning charges. These details will be kept for the duration of your stay and by you agreeing to these T & Cs, you are agreeing to allow the supplier to charge that card in the event of any damages, losses, breakages or additional cleaning charges.

The supplier will endeavour to deal with any discrepancy during your stay. In the event that damage to one of our properties is not brought to our attention during this period, and is learned of after your departure, we will contact you within 72 hours of leaving the property to confirm additional charges to be processed.

For Self Catered holidays in Switzerland you must provide your card details to the UK office at least 7 days before your holiday starts.

In our catered chalets any loss or damage, where-so-ever or howsoever caused, arising by the Group Leader, or members of the group, to vehicles, property, grounds and outbuildings owned by or managed by the supplier must be paid for in full . This is payable by the Group Leader, on behalf of the group, irrespective of which person was responsible before you leave the resort, if its not paid and you are on one of our transfers the transfers will be cancelled until the full amount is paid

10. Insurance

It is a condition that you and your party obtain suitable Travel Insurance, from a reputable provider, which must at least include the following: -

  • Emergency Medical Expenses including, amongst other costs; ambulance charges and repatriation
  • Cancellation of your trip or Curtailment cutting short your trip
  • Personal Liability to include, amongst other liabilities; damage caused by your (or your party’s) negligence to the property in which you are staying and may not include a clause which restricts actions being taken against a travelling companion other than family and must include contractual liability of the party leader for the actions of his party
  • Travel and transfer delays which must include amongst other costs; additional costs incurred in the event of a delay
  • The policy must include the activities you are likely to do and in particular skiing and snowboarding on and off piste with or without a guide
  • The policy must cover the period from the date of booking to the last day of your trip and may not have a clause allowing the insurer to cancel the policy nor vary the terms usually following medical reasons unless there has been individual underwriting with specific terms.

In the event that you fail to obtain suitable Travel Insurance we shall not be liable for any costs incurred or claims made against us due to your failure to comply with this term.

11. Force Majeure

We regret that we cannot accept liability or pay any compensation or refund any monies paid where the performance or prompt performance of our contractual obligations is prevented or affected by “force majeure”. Such events may include war, threat of war, riot, civil strife, actual or threatened terrorist activity, natural or nuclear disaster, pandemics, adverse weather conditions (including snow), fire and all similar events outside our control.

12. Length of Stay

The client is entitled to occupy the property only between 5pm on the agreed date of arrival and must leave by 10am on the agreed date of departure.

13. Liability

13.1. We promise to make sure that all parts of the accommodation we have agreed to arrange, perform or provide as part of our contract with you are performed or provided with reasonable skill and care.

13. 2. We accept responsibility for death, injury or illness caused by negligent acts and /or omissions of our employees and suppliers. When we talk about negligent acts this means failure by ourselves, or our suppliers whilst acting to use reasonable skill and care in performing or providing the service in question. It is your responsibility to show that reasonable skill and care has not been used if you wish to make a claim.

13.3. We will also accept no liability for death or injury caused by any equipment provided in the accommodation in respect for infants and children such as cots, high chairs, stools etc. It is the responsibility of the client to ensure that these items are of adequate quality and construction. If there are any concerns these must be reported on the day of arrival to our representatives and the items must not be used.

13.4. We will also accept no liability for death or injury caused by any equipment provided by the owners of the accommodation in respect for infants and children such as cots, high chairs, stools etc. It is the responsibility of the client to ensure that these items are of adequate quality and construction. If there are any concerns these must be reported on the day of arrival to our representatives and the items must not be used. We are acting only as agents for the purchase of lift passes, ski equipment, rail travel and outsourced transfers and as such any complaints or issues regarding such services and equipment must be made to the actual suppliers and not us.

13.5. Where you book excursions or make further arrangements before departure or in the resort and make payments directly to the relevant suppliers we accept no liability for any failure in such arrangement or any death or personal injury which you may suffer.

14. Baggage of the Client

All baggage and personal possessions remain at all times and in all circumstances at the owners risk except where we have proved to be negligent.

15. Complaints by the Client

Should you have any cause for complaint whilst in the accommodation, our local representatives must be immediately advised of your dissatisfaction so that remedial action, where possible, can be taken without delay. If you wish to pursue a claim against us, written notice must be given to us no later than 28 days after the end of your accommodation.

16. Our Brochure and Web Descriptions

We have taken great care in the printing and production of our physical and web brochures and any accompanying literature but regret that we cannot be held responsible for circumstances beyond our control e.g. maintenance work to or breakdown of lift systems, adverse weather conditions, alterations to the furnishings of properties made by the owners, nor guarantee the workings of equipment such as televisions, etc. If any changes become apparent which we believe will materially affect the enjoyment of the accommodation then we will notify the party leader immediately it is brought to our attention.

The information and prices shown in our brochure/web may have changed by the time you come to book your accommodation. Whilst every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the brochure and prices at the time of printing/production regrettably errors do occasionally occur. You must therefore ensure you check all details of your accommodation (including the price) at the time of booking.

17. General Conditions

The supplier does not accept pets in any of the accommodation and there is also a no smoking policy in all of the accommodation. Clients may only smoke on external balconies and terraces. Additionally skis and snowboards must be kept in the ski lockers and must not be brought into any of the apartments or left on balconies. We reserve the right to consider any guests failing to comply with these conditions as likely to cause damage and will be subject to clause 9.

18. Use of hot tubs, saunas etc.

When using such equipment you are required to note the instructions given verbally by our staff and adults are fully responsible for ensuring that all children are not placed in any danger whatsoever. Children under 16 must be directly supervised by adults if using any such equipment and no children under 16 must use the sauna

19. Chalet Facilities

All of our Hot-tubs, saunas and WIFI connections are covered by contracts. However in the event of their failure all efforts will be made to ensure continuous provision of these services. However no down-time of any of the above will constitute any refunds if circumstances are outside our contract means or ability. In addition the speed of the WiFi connections in the Alps is very poor compared to the UK and so it is unlikely that you will be able to all stream or download films or large documents etc. If WiFi is important to you we strongly suggest that you have an alternative connection e.g. a 4G connection as we cannot guarantee the speed or availability of our connections.

20. Jurisdiction

These conditions and any contract to which they apply are governed in all respects by English Law.

21. Covid 19 Guarantee

If the resort or country you are due to go to closes due to Covid 19 and/or if the UK Government as a whole introduces a total travel ban and/or there is travel advisory in place up to the day before you travel and the Government advises against all but essential travel due to Covid 19 (e.g. in the UK if the FCO advises against all but essential travel for the whole of the country e.g. England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland not just one individual area/element) then you can move your holiday to another date in the same season or to an equivalent week the following season there will be no refunds due

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Chalet description

Sleeps 10 to 12 people

Fantastic free standing 5 bedroom chalet in Morzine with exceptional facilities including an outdoor sauna, outdoor hot tub with bluetooth speakers , a lounge with feature fireplace and even a pool table! With its tranquil riverside location in the forest and just 100m from the nearest cable car, this contemporary chalet is a great option for friends or families looking for that little bit of luxury and wow factor in a peaceful setting.

Fully Catered | Fireplace | Outdoor Hot Tub | Outdoor Sauna | Snug with TV | Free WiFi | Bar with Pool Table | Bose Sound System | Private Parking

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Chalet room information

Chalet facilities

Outdoor Hot Tub

Fully Catered Chalet

Balcony and Terrace

Ski AM/PM Shuttle Service

DVD Entertainment

Family Friendly

Fireplace

FREE Wifi Access

Games

Lounge Area

Mid-Week Towel Change

Parking

Sauna

Ski and Boot Area with heated racks

Towels & Bathroom Accessories

TV and DVD Player

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  • Property details

    All Rounder
    Short Transfer
    Snowpark
    Vast Area
    Family Friendly
    Beginner Friendly

    Chalet Foret D'Argent is a boutique catered chalet located in the beautiful Valley de la Manche in Morzine. Named after the silver birch tree forest it backs onto, this is one of the most unique and idyllic locations in the area. Recently officially awarded a 5 star rating by the resort of Morzine, we can guarantee this is a chalet with a serious dose of the "wow" factor. Chalet Foret D’ Argent is a very spacious chalet with a contemporary design by the prestigious local architect Hervé Marullaz, who designed the chalet to maximise its location being both within the forest and close to the River Dranse.

    This 5 bedroomed chalet is a stunning stylish retreat. Its interior is designed over 6 floor levels and it has a wonderful large glass roof as its stunning centre piece, it feels like you are in a relaxing hideout with a sprinkling of classic contemporary chalet chic. What makes this detached chalet truly special though is the sound of the river heard flowing throughout every room in the chalet when you open the windows to look onto the forest and mountains.  Chalet Foret D’Argent lets you escape into its tranquil surroundings so you can retreat and chill or explore everything the vibrant town of Morzine can offer you. For skiing, we are located only a 2 minute drive in our shuttle service or you walk to the Nyon cable car in only 5 minutes.

    Sleeping ten adults and up to two children, the chalet benefits from a superb master suite with private lounge on the top floor and four generous bedrooms on the lower ground floors. All bedrooms are have big luxury en-suite bathrooms complete with rainforest showers and luxury bathroom products. The chalet has several entertaining areas to keep everyone happy. As you enter Chalet Foret D’Argent you are greeted with the focal point which is its huge glass atrium running though the centre of the chalet drawing light into the spaces across different levels and combined with the floor to ceiling windows it creates a balanced, calming feel where the outside is drawn in.

    Leading from the glass atrium, the sheer size of the living and dining areas comes into view. The open plan lounge is centred around a feature fireplace and surrounded by big comfortable sofas. This opens up into another level which has the huge open kitchen and dining room with large oak dining table which looks out over the large balcony with beautiful views of the forest and mountains. The fabulous bar with pool table opens out onto a glass mezzanine with glass ceiling making this a great space to socialise. The snug area has large comfortable sofas to watch your favourite films or television programmes. There is an outdoor sauna located in the converted original Mazot that was on the land and there is a large outdoor hot tub complete with bluetooth speakers next to the river so you can make the most of this tranquil location and stunning views. Please note that there are facilities to accept 2 extra children in the chalet please ask for details

    Ground Floor - Upper Level
    Large entrance hall with a unique, amazing glass atrium
    Ski Room with heated boot and glove warmers
    A large, but cozy lounge with comfortable sofas that surround a double sided feature fire place
    Balcony from the lounge overlooking the forest and mountain
    Ground Floor - Lower Level
    Large luxury open plan kitchen with a breakfast bar with stools where you can watch our staff prepare your meals
    Dining area with large oak table. This area has amazing picture windows and leads onto a balcony that has great views of the forest and mountains. Weather permitting sit on the outdoor furniture and enjoy a drink whilst taking in the peace and tranquillity of the area
    Upper Level - Mid
    A "Snug" with comfortable sofas and a large flat screen smart TV, here there is a mixture of wooden and glass floors overlooking the dining area with a surrounding glass balustrade
    Upper level
    Bar and games room with a pool table. This area has incredible views of the Pointe de Nyon and the slopes of Morzine and its a great place to watch the stars at night thanks to its large glass atrium
    Bedroom 5 - A very large Master Bedroom which is entered via a glass walkway. This can be made up as a Super King or twin bedded room and it has a private lounge with a sofa and TV. There is a large bathroom with feature freestanding bath, large walk in rainforest shower, double sinks and of course a heated towel rail. There are private balconies to two sides with far reaching mountain and forest views. Note: An additional bed can be made available in this room for children under 12 A cot can be added to this bedroom
    Study area with desk with amazing views

    Lower Ground Floor 1
    Bedroom 1 - A Super King / Twin bedroom with large picture windows overlooking the forest. It boasts a large bathroom that has a walk in rainforest shower, toilet, sink and heated towel rail and has access to a terrace. Note an additional bed can be made available in this room for children under 12 . A cot can be added to this bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - A Super King / Twin bedroom with large picture windows overlooking the forest. It boasts a large bathroom that has a walk in rainforest shower, toilet, sink and heated towel rail and has access to a terrace

    Lower Ground Floor 2
    Bedroom 3 - A Super King / Twin bedroom with large picture windows overlooking the forest. It boasts a large bathroom that has a walk-in rainforest shower, toilet, sink and heated towel rail.
    Bedroom 4 - A Super King / Twin bedroom with a smart TV and large picture windows overlooking the forest. It boasts a large bathroom that has a walk-in rainforest shower, toilet, sink and heated towel rail. Note an additional bed can be made available in this room for children under 12 A cot can be added to this bedroom
    Outside
    Private Grounds surrounding the chalet
    A bespoke unique sauna built inside the original Mazot. The sauna has an amazing window looking directly onto the forest
    Large outdoor hot tub with bluetooth speakers which has fabulous views of the river, forest and mountains.
    Plenty of private parking.

    Average snow history

    2016/17
    425cm
    2017/18
    454cm
    2018/19
    455cm
    2019/20
    461cm
    2020/21
    295cm

    Weather    6 October 2017    8:00AM

    Temperature
    4 to 5 degrees
    Snowfall
    None

    Weather

    2016/17
    425cm

    2017/18
    454cm

    2018/19
    455cm

    2019/20
    461cm

    2020/21
    295cm

    6 October 2017    8:00AM

    Temperature
    4 to 5 degrees
    Snowfall
    None
  • Resort at a glance
    Morzine
    All Rounder
    Short Transfer
    Snowpark
    Vast Area
    Family Friendly

    Average snow history

    2016/17
    425cm
    2017/18
    454cm
    2018/19
    455cm
    2019/20
    461cm
    2020/21
    295cm

    Weather    6 October 2017    8:00AM

    Temperature
    4 to 5 degrees
    Snowfall
    None

    The largest, and arguably best positioned of the Portes de Soleil resorts, Morzine offers easy access to both Les Gets, Avoriaz and all 600km of pistes. It is perhaps more of a wonderful traditional French town than a ski resort, but its ambiance and welcome is absolutely second to none.

    Do not be fooled by its 1000m altitude – it benefits from the Mont Blanc micro-climate, resulting in excellent skiing even at lower levels. With a multitude of bars and restaurants, it is a super option for those looking for a bit of everything.

    Morzine piste map

    Morzine piste map

    Weather

    2016/17
    425cm

    2017/18
    454cm

    2018/19
    455cm

    2019/20
    461cm

    2020/21
    295cm

    6 October 2017    8:00AM

    Temperature
    4 to 5 degrees
    Snowfall
    None

    Activities

    Cross Country Skiing
    Heliskiing
    Ice Skating
    Paragliding
    Snow Mobile
    Spas Wellness Center
    Sports Centre
    Swimming

    Travel

    Geneva Airport
    1h 20m
    80km
    Chambery Airport
    2h
    135km
    Lyon Airport
    2h 30m
    210km
    Grenoble Airport
    2h 30m
    215km
    Sat-nav: Lat: 46.18° N Long: 6.71° W

    If you book your flights with us you can book a shared or private transfer from the airport to the resort as part of your booking. Even if you don't book flights through us we can organise transfers for you - just give us a call on +44 (0) 208 877 8882.

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