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Booking procedure - Deposit and Contract
When everything has been cleared by e-mail with us, and the content of "The rates, availability and booking" section is clear, in order to confirm your decision to stay in Magenta Apartment, please fill in the Booking Request form.
If the period you desire is still available at the moment of your request, you will receive a Confirmation Note and the Booking Contract duly prepared with your data. Then you are required to print it, sign and send it back to us using a fax machine or, if you prefer, snail mail. Within a few days, to secure your reservation, you have to pay a 30% Deposit. Without otherwise agreed, the Total Rental Amount is paid within 6 weeks of rental. After your confirmation through the Booking Request form we will consider no more available for any other guest your desired period even if the payment procedure could take some days. We both will keep under control the procedure by e-mail.
In any case your stay will be secured only on receipt of the Deposit and Contract signed and we cannot give you the key of the apartment if the Total Rental Amount has not been completely paid and received.

After the deposit payment we will send a receipt note by email and normally at this point you will receive further details and arrival instructions.
The outstanding balance and the time to respect for paying it are stated in the Booking Contract: the final payment is normally due six weeks before the start of the rental period or, in some cases, our guests hand over the amount in cash on arrival (*).
We can decide the best solution for the delivery of the keys: it is our usual habit to post a set of keys to the address of our guests, far in advance, regardless someone of us will plan to meet you in Florence. In any case don't worry: we will arrange everything by e-mail considering your particular case. In the same way after your arrival we will arrange the way to drop-off the key.
The rental fee covers a stay from 15:30 of the day of arrival to 10:15 of the day of departure but accordingly with our other reservations, sometimes we may arrange earlier arrivals or delayed departures.

Payment method
The best way to pay the required deposit is via credit card: we have an account on In this case you will be able to pay directly on-line. They will show you the current exchange rate and the equivalent amount in your Primary Currency. When you pay, they will handle the conversion for you. Paypal is a secure system for transferring funds that is owned by eBay and is used by millions in the world. Learn more at it's just a few clicks. Like doing a bank wire transfer only faster. You may pay also mailing a cheque in Euro or in your own currency, or with a bank transfer order from your bank (**). If you have decided to pay in a different currency from Euro, when we reply to your Booking Request we convert into your currency the Total Rental Amount reported in Euro. In this way, the formulated price is once for all the price of the agreement and there will not be other problems with exchange rate fluctuations (conventionally used the "maximum price" referred to Only for payments via mailed checks and non SEPA bank tranfer orders we ought to increase the rental amount by 5% to cover the bank charges. Credit card payments need no extra fees. If eveything is cleared with the dates, the home facilities offered, and you have decided to spend part of your holiday in Magenta Apartment, please click the button below: you will see the Booking Request form to fill in. At the end, submitting, you will confirm the Booking Request, and in a few hours we will send you an e-mail message with the exact price calculated, the complete data, bank details and an attached Contract with your data, ready to print on paper, subscribe and post or fax to us again.
GO TO THE "BOOKING REQUEST" form ..................
(*): The owner reserve the right to decide the payment modality of the Balance.
(* *): We reserve to accept your currency depending on the possibility of our bank to exchange it.
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