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Children and their associated problems.
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Martha



Joined: 16 Apr 2006
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Location: Chamonix

PostPosted: Mon Apr 26, 2021 12:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yep - would say it's not appropriate for this family at this time (and probably not for the next 12 years as someone's going to fall into the unsuitable bracket, for a long long time! ) Laughing

But I'd send them the long text and then they can see why, and make a call.

For people who want to book and might be totally fine, I am thinking of many families I've known who come here and have a full day arranged for their kids every day - hiking, climbing, biking etc. and then come back, hot tub, supper and bed, tired out! The place could work well for these families, and has done in the past, it is what a lot of people come here for.

But also we do get families who want to have a relaxed holiday mainly in the garden with a little light walking and some cable car rides, with the idea that the kids will amuse themselves in the garden and (especially) the hot tub. This is what I'm trying to avoid, it doesn't work for us in the garden or for the house or (especially) the hot tub.
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Martha



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 28, 2021 12:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

A quick update, with the new text up, summer is booking well with couples and friends, plus a family with teens. About half with dogs. Fingers crossed it continues!
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SPJ



Joined: 28 Dec 2015
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 28, 2021 1:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Great Martha, good to hear.
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farley



Joined: 29 May 2014
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Location: Poitou Charentes

PostPosted: Wed Apr 28, 2021 2:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thatís great re your bookings Martha.
Iím really hoping we can all have a safe and happy summer season.

So sorry to hear of your friends dogs, itís a potential scenario which constantly concerned me when dog walking. Very sad.
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