- How many gites do you need to be labeled Villages de Gîtes?
There must be a minimum of 5 rentals (gîtes or chalets) or 30 beds and a maximum of 40 rentals.
- What types of rentals are allowed?
Cottages and cottages (new or traditional construction), atypical accommodations are accepted.
Possibility of having additional bed and breakfast accommodations.
Mobile homes are not allowed, the village must not be integrated into a campsite or any other form of establishment.
- Is there any mandatory equipment?
A swimming pool (or access to a body of water), a playground (to current standards)
- Are there any mandatory regulations?
The activity must be registered in the trade register.
The establishment must benefit from a ministerial classification (Atout France) or meublé de tourisme (minimum required).
- Is there a charter, a set of specifications?
The labeling is based on the respect of the reference frame and the charter Villages de Gîtes.
- Is there a certification visit?
Yes, carried out by an employee of the association and a member of Villages de Gîtes near your village.
- Is there a membership fee?
No, no membership or entrance fees are charged.
The first year you must pay the annual association dues.
- How is the fee calculated?
The total amount corresponds to a basic fee which is the same for all members to which is added an amount per rental.
The different amounts are set each year at the General Assembly.
Villages de Gîtes maintains partnerships with professional actors: works councils, service providers (insurance, portal…)
- Negotiated rates!
With a booking platform (Elloha):Villages de Gîtes takes care of the “Startup” solution for each member and has negotiated preferential rates for the other two formulas (Connect and Magic).
Villages de Gîtes takes no commission on bookings passing through its website.
For management software (Applicamp): discount on the license, installation and training as well as monthly maintenance.
- A network dynamic!
Professionals who exchange on their trade and share moments of meeting (training, general assembly…)
A loyalty of the customers who privilege this concept of family vacations.
- Communication tools!
A website, a catalog distributed at fairs and B&B villages, social networks (Facebook, Instagram and YouTube channel), adwords promotion campaigns…