Home From Home Perthshire Booking Terms & Conditions

Home From Home Perthshire- act only as agents for the owners of Highland Perthshire self-catering holiday cottages featured on its website.

The hiring contract is between the hirer & the self-catering cottage owner. The receipt of a signed booking form/e-mail confirmation and/or payment of the non-refundable deposit is deemed to be a firm booking and it is assumed that the hirer has read & agrees to the conditions as found on our website.This also applies to short break self-catering cottage bookings.

If accepted the hirer becomes liable for the full remaining balance of the charges which are due seven weeks prior to the commencement date of their scottish self-catering cottage holiday. Non-payment of the balance by the due date will result in the Agency regarding the self-catering hoilday cottage as being available for re-booking.This also applies to short break bookings of our scottish highlands self-catering cottages. 

Cancellation by hirer

All cancellations must be notified to the Agent (Home From Home Perthsire) initially by telephone and confirmed in writing within 7 days of the event which gives rise to the cancellation.

A cancellation charge is payable on all holidays, the amount of which is determined by how many days before the start date, that the written cancellation notice is received by the agent (Home From Home Perthshire).

0-21  days before holiday start date that written notification is received

Cancellation charge - 100%

22-42 days before holiday start date that written notification is received                           Cancellation charge -  75%

43 days or more before holiday start date that written notification is received                         Cancellation charge -  Deposit


The number of persons occupying a Perthshire self-catering cottage must not exceed the maximum occupancy level stated in the cottage details. Self-catering cottage owners reserve the right to end occupancy of their self-catering holiday cottages without notice or refund in the case of a breach of this condition.

The hirer is fully liable for the condition of the scottish self-catering holiday cottage and its contents for the period of their holiday (fair wear & tear excepted). The hirer will make good any damage or loss & leave the cottage & its contents in a clean & orderly condition. The individual who signed the booking form will be held responsible for the hiring party.

Comprehensive conditions and restrictions applying to each individual self-catering cottage (e.g. good housekeeping deposits, limitations on pets, children, short breaks etc) will be stated in each individual holiday cottage description & form part of these Hiring Terms & Conditions. Owners reserve the right to refuse to hand over occupancy of their self-catering cottage to any person/s that in their opinion, is not appropriate to take charge. In this eventuality hire charges will be refunded in full & the liability of the owner shall cease. Without prior consent properties are not available for hire to single sex groups, stag / hen parties.

Cancellation by owner

If an owner is prevented, due to situations beyond their control, (e.g. fire damage, flood, drought or the interruption of utility supplies), from putting their cottage at the disposal of the Hirer, the hire charge shall be refunded in full but the Hirer shall have no further claim against the owner.

Home From Home Perthshire have taken every care to ensure the correctness of each of our Highland Perthshire, Scotland holiday cottage descriptions and all information is given in good faith and deemed accurate, but the Agency cannot be held responsible for changes beyond their control or be liable for any act, neglect or default on the part of the owner resulting in loss, injury or accident caused to the Hirer.