Low Deposit Terms and Conditions

Conditions applicable to bookings with a low deposit

When booking a holiday more than 12 weeks in advance you may be able to take advantage of a lower initial deposit payment (“Low Deposit Offer”). You will pay an initial deposit which is lower than the standard deposit, in order to secure your booking, subject to these additional terms and conditions. Please read these carefully together with the general booking terms and conditions which are applicable to your booking The lead name on the booking agrees to accept these additional terms on behalf of all customers named on the booking.


This offer is subject to availability on bookings made either online or via a call centre, and bookings are accepted at the discretion of Very Cheap Holidays Limited. Where we act as agent, this offer does not affect our agency status.

Where you make a booking with us under our Low Deposit Offer, the following conditions will apply in addition to our standard booking conditions:

Payment timetable

If you make a booking under our Low Deposit Offer then you agree to the following payment timetable:

  • Your Low Deposit Offer payment is taken at the time of booking.
  • 28 days after the booking confirmation is issued a further balancing payment, detailed at the time of booking, will then be automatically deducted from the credit/debit card used to secure the booking. This payment makes up the full standard deposit amount.
  • The final balance of your booking is due no less than 8 weeks before the date of departure.

You authorise us to automatically take these payments from the payment card in accordance with the above timetable. The cost of your booking will also include any booking fee, airline charges and any travel insurance premiums due, which will be outlined in your booking documentation.

Cancellations and changes

Important note: If you book a holiday with a low deposit under our Low Deposit Offer, you are liable to make all of the payments under the payment timetable listed above. For the avoidance of doubt, if you choose to cancel your booking at any stage then you agree to pay the difference between the amount paid and the standard deposit in addition to any cancellation and/or administration charges which may be payable as set out in our general booking terms and conditions.