The current general rental conditions (hereafter named the “GRC”) are concluded exclusively between the Rental Store and any Customer making a Booking through the Website.

The confirmation of a Booking by a Customer on the Website implies the Customer’s entire accordance and acceptance of the GRC.


The Customer declares being at least 18 years old and has the legal capacity to purchase from the Website.


The winter sports equipment that is available to Book on the Website is described on the Website as being a certain category of material available and under no circumstances must this be understood as being a specific model. The general characteristics of each of the available categories are explained on the Website and sometimes there are several examples of equipment that correspond to each one of these categories. The examples of the equipment materials are given purely as an indication and have no contractual value.

Art 3: PRICE

The rental prices corresponding to the Booking are determined according to the type of equipment booked, reserved, the chosen rental period of location and the date of the Booking.


A Booking on the Website can be made at any point up to 1 day before the rental period.

When a Booking is made through the Website, the Customer chooses the equipment category that they intend to rent.

After selecting the equipment, the Customer will be requested to confirm their Booking.

A 20% deposit is required to confirm the Booking that the Customer selected on the Website.

It is Only after receiving the validation from the central credit card network concerning the payment of the deposit that the Booking, undertaken by the Customer on the Website, can be accepted.


When the Customer confirms their Booking on the Website, they must pay a 20% deposit of the total rental amount (all taxes included), hereafter named the “Deposit”, to the Rental Store. The balance of the rental price must be paid by the Customer directly to the Rental Store when collecting the equipment.


The Booking is only confirmed after the payment of the Deposit.

The deposit is payable exclusively on the Internet by credit card or through PayPal or Satispay with secure payment.

The payment can only be considered valid when the Rental Store receives validation from the central credit card network. If the central credit card network were to refuse payment, the Rental Store reserves the right to simply cancel the Booking.

Upon receiving the agreement from the central credit card network concerning the payment of the Deposit, a form confirming the acceptance of the Booking is sent to the Customer with the details of the reserved equipment, the rental period and the corresponding rental price. During the payment transaction, the Customer is automatically connected to the payment circuit server. The bank data is protected by encrypted codes and is only processed by the circuit for the time necessary to process the transaction. The Rental Store does not receive, process, or store, in any way or form, the Customer’s bank details.


The Reservation is considered concluded and only becomes viable when the Rental Store receives the payment of the Deposit and the Customer receives a form that confirms the Reservation.

Once the Booking has been finalised, the Rental Store is committed to hiring out the Booked Equipment to the Customer according to the conditions fixed during the Booking and the GRC while the Customer undertakes to collect the reserved Equipment in accordance with the same terms and conditions.


Changes to the Booking will be made if they are related to the type and quantity of the Reserved Equipment

Type of equipment: Any change to the category of the Reserved Equipment requested by the Customer can only be handled by the Rental Store. For any changes of this nature, the Customer should contact the Rental Store directly which will then process the Customer’s request for any changes. The Rental Store would accept the Customer’s request for changes if the product requested is available in the store in question.

The Rental Store’s acceptance to make the changes will not affect the deposit paid. The Rental price modification will be considered when paying the balance.

Quantity: If a particular article is deleted it is considered as a cancellation.

On the Website, it is not possible to add an article to a booking after it has been registered. recorded. If the Customer wishes to book an extra article, they must make another booking for the article they wish to rent.


The Booked Equipment must be collected from our Rental Store:

– ARCHIMEDE SKI RENT Via Pinerolo 16 A, 10058 Sestriere (TO)

In order to collect the Booked Equipment, the Customer must present the confirmation form that outlines the acceptance of the Reservation.

The Booked Equipment can be collected from 5:00 pm the day before the rental period indicated on the confirmation form.

The Customer must also present proof of identity or a passport.

Any payment for the rented equipment is carried out exclusively by the Rental Store. If the Customer knows that they will be collecting the equipment late, the Customer must inform the Rental Store. The Rental Stores are only obliged to retain any equipment booked by the Customer through the Website up until 10am on the morning following the first day of rental indicated on the confirmation form. After this deadline, the Booking Reservation will be considered as cancelled. If the Customer cancels the reservation, the Customer will lose their booking and the equipment in question will be made available for rental and the Customer will not be entitled to a refund of their deposit or any other type of indemnity.


The Rental period begins from the moment where the Customer collects the rented equipment and lasts for the dates indicated on the rental voucher. The rental period automatically ends at the time and date indicated on the rental voucher.


The rented equipment must be returned at the end of the rental period that is indicated on the rental form. The Customer must pay the Rental Store for any equipment returned after the day following the return date indicated on the rental form for a further day’s rental at the prices communicated in store. In the event where the rented equipment is late by more than one day, the Customer must pay a day’s rental for every additional day.

It is imperative that the rented equipment is returned to the Rental Store from where it was rented. The Customer is obliged to return the rented equipment by the end of the stipulated rental period as required by the law.


The Rental Stores will only be exempt from the responsibility for providing the Booked Equipment late in the event of force majeure. Force majeure meaning any event that is independent to their actions, that is unavoidable and unpredictable and that is defined by case law, which is also the case for any delay in returning the Booked equipment in the framework of the aforementioned rental period.

However, if it is impossible for the Rental Store to provide the Customer the Booked Equipment, the Rental Store must do its utmost to provide the Customer with equipment of equal or superior quality for the same rental price.


The rented equipment can only be used by the people who withdraw the equipment. Under no circumstances may the equipment be sub-let, lent or borrowed free of charge.

The Customer certifies to use the equipment according to its normal use, taking care and being careful not to harm any third parties in accordance with the regulations in force.

The rented equipment cannot be sold off nor used as collateral. The Customer is responsible for the Rented Equipment and must not benefit in any way, in real terms or in any other terms, from renting of the said products, that is liable to harm the possession or limit the availability of the full property rights of the Rental Store.


The Customer assumes full responsibility of the rented equipment from the moment they take possession. They remain responsible for the said equipment until the equipment is returned. They must ensure that the equipment is properly maintained and will always use the equipment responsibly. When the rental period expires, according to the date on the rental form, in the event of non-return on the agreed date and time, the Customer is solely responsible for the equipment which remains in their possession until the moment that it is effectively returned. If the rented equipment is not returned, for whatever reason, the Rental Store will invoice the Customer for the total value of brand-new equipment at the retail sales price in addition to the total rental cost. In the event of theft, the Customer is obliged to file a complaint with the relevant law enforcement authorities.

Any doubts that the Customer may have about the condition of the rented equipment must be expressed to the Rental Store by the Customer when the said equipment is collected and in doing so the observation must be noted down on the rental form when it is signed. If an observation of this type is not made, then no doubts about the said material can be raised after.

The rented equipment, which is numbered and marked, must be returned with the same numbers and the same markings. The Customer must return the rented equipment clean and in the same condition that it was in when the Customer took possession of it, excluding any damage caused by normal use or a hidden defect or a non-visible aspect that has caused any damage, for which the Customer cannot be held responsible.

The Customer remains responsible for any other damage to the rented equipment, whatever the cause may be. The Customer accepts responsibility for any damage caused and a payment must be made to the Rental Store by the Customer for the costs of returning the said equipment to its initial state or even to replace the equipment, within the limits of the maximum value for replacing the equipment with brand new material at the retail price, and this in addition to the rental cost. In the event where it is technically or economically impossible to undertake the repairs, the equipment will be replaced. The Customer must pay the repair/replacement costs of the rented equipment, or the deposit left by the Customer will be cashed in. All repairs will be exclusively undertaken by the Rental Store.


– Right of withdrawal

The Customer has a right of withdrawal of 7 days from the moment the Customer receives the confirmation email and the full acceptance of the Booking. Any demand for cancellation must be sent to the Company by email to the following address:

In this instance, the Deposit will be reimbursed within 30 days by a payment credited to the bank card that was used for the transaction.

– Cancellation before the collection of the reserved equipment and after the withdrawal period

Any request cancellation occurring before the reserved equipment is collected but after the legal withdrawal period, the Rental Store keeps the entire Deposit to cover administrational costs.

– Cancellation after the rented equipment has been collected.

Early cancellation of the rental contract is possible by returning the equipment without any reimbursement claim.

– Cancellation due to weather conditions

In case of total closure of the ski area, normally accessible from the Rental Store is not the responsibility of the Rental Store, the full amount will be charged, unless otherwise agreed with the rental store.

-Reimbursements for the rented equipment are made exclusively in the event of illness and/or accident by presenting a medical certificate.


Concerning all personal data collected by the Rental Store to process the Booking. The Rental Store is committed to protecting this data in accordance with the regulations in force, stipulated in the “security-confidentiality” section of the Website.