Terms and Conditions

Viewing this site represents your acceptance to our terms and conditions.If you do not accept these terms, please leave the site without further delay.



1 - All content produced on this site is copyright © Bide a start, scenery photography is copyright © Pixel Kutz.


2 - Booking can be reserved through completion of our online booking form, followed by payment of a non refundable deposit. This will vary depending on the length of your stay.


3 - Remaining balances are due six weeks prior to your stay. If booking within six weeks of your stay, please fill out the booking form and email us using the provided link. We will invoice the correct tariff minus your deposit.


4 - Cancellations although sometimes unavoidable still leaves you responsible for the entire balance due. However if we can re-let the property we will refund the value of your stay. Travel insurance is highly advised.


5 - In the interest of other guests, all our properties are non smoking and due to allergies unfortunately pets are not allowed.


6 - The hirer will be responsible for any damages or breakages that occur during your stay. Please report all breakages prior to your departure, failure to report any damage will incur a £20 fee plus damage costs. Minor items such as a broken glass will not occur a charge if reported before you leave.


7 - The property should be vacated on the specified departure date and time booked, and in the same cleanliness as found. We reserve the right to charge an additional fee for deep cleaning.


8 - Bideastart may contain hyperlinks to websites operated by other parties. These links are suggested for your information only. We do not endorse the views, statements or information contained in these websites. We advise caution when visiting externally linked websites available from our website. No liability is accepted for any information or bookings made from any external site.

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Bide a Start
Caroline and Derek Bulter are a local couple with years of experience in the property market, which is reflected in the high standard of accommodation they provide.
contact us
Email: ObscureMyEmail
Telephone: (01595) 69 4847
Mobile: 07979986701
Self-Catering Accommodation
We offer self-catering property in the main town of Lerwick in Shetland and will meet and greet you at the property to provide you with keys and a personal tour.