A fee equal to 25% of the total rent will be charged in case of cancellation, transfer or change of reservation. If reservation is not cancelled prior to 47 days before check-in date, all rental and tax money sent will be forfeited. WRITTEN NOTICE, SENT BY USPS, REQUIRED FOR CANCELLATION AND MUST BE POSTMARKED BEFORE THAT 47 DAY MARK OR IF YOU PREFER E-MAIL…same rule applies.
A late fee may be required, at owners discretion, if deposit or balance is not paid on time.
Also, cancellation or early departure due to inclement weather(as well as some other odd, natural occurance or “Act of God” that might interrupt your vacation plans) does not warrant refund of any money sent! If a Mandatory Evacuation order is given by proper city official due to a hurricane or any reason, refunds will only be given by your Travel Protection policy/agent. If there is a loss of power due to city/county/weather issues we are in no way responsible.
IF YOU CHOOSE NOT TO PURCHASE TRAVEL PROTECTION INSURANCE/COVERAGE, THERE WILL BE NO REFUNDS.
Check-In time is 4 p.m. or after. (If tenant has not checked in by 10 a.m. of the following day after official check-in day without prior notice, home may be re-rented and loss of all rental and tax money sent will result).
Check-out time is 10 a.m. or earlier.
ANYONE STAYING PAST 10 A.M. ON CHECK-OUT DAY WILL BE CHARGED FOR THE EXTRA DAY!
ABSOLUTELY NO check-ins before 4 p.m.!
Maximum of 5 vehicles only are allowed to be parked on property at any time during rental. Also…if you or anyone in your party arrive early….remember..there is absolutely NO parking in the homes driveway. We have our inspectors, pool people, yard people, cleaners, us, and others preparing home for your arrival and we all must be able to access the home! When home is ready we will call you.
Homes may NOT be used for weddings, wedding receptions, bachelorette/bachelor parties or any gatherings associated with wedding festivities. Also we DO NOT rent to college/school groups, chaperoned groups or any groups under the age of 25. If home is rented UNDER ANY FALSE PRETENSES, POLICE WILL BE CALLED, THERE WILL BE IMMEDIATE EVICTION AND ALL MONEY WILL BE FORFEITED!
If more than one of our homes are rented by same family during the same week/dates, no household items may be brought /left/exchanged from either home. If items from one home are found in other home there will be a charge per item found.
There is a $20. charge for keys not left in the home at departure and a $30. fee for all lockouts.
All prices strictly reflect (_) persons or less. Any more people will cost as website states. It will be considered a breach of contract if extra or unpaid for guests are found on the property. Immediate eviction can be expected of total group and all money sent will be forfeited. Here is the Florida statute confirming:
509.151 Obtaining food or lodging with intent to defraud; penalty.—
(1) Any person who obtains food, lodging, or other accommodations having
a value of less than $300 at any public food service establishment, or
at any transient establishment, with intent to defraud the operator
thereof, is guilty of a misdemeanor of the second degree, punishable as
provided in s. 775.082
<http://www.flsenate.gov/Laws/Statutes/2011/775.082> or s. 775.083
<http://www.flsenate.gov/Laws/Statutes/2011/775.083>; if such food,
lodging, or other accommodations have a value of $300 or more, such
person is guilty of a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided
in s. 775.082 <http://www.flsenate.gov/Laws/Statutes/2011/775.082>, s.
775.083 <http://www.flsenate.gov/Laws/Statutes/2011/775.083>, or s.
A damage deposit of $700-$1000 is required. If no damages are incurred and HOME IS LEFT IN THE ORDER IT WAS FOUND & there have been no other violations of rental policy, then damage deposit will be mailed back 3-5 days after check-out.
NOTE: If expenses are incurred to repair damages, replace missing items, pay for extra cleaning or any other violation of rental policy as a result of your stay, we reserve the right to apply any money sent to offset expenses.
If lock-box on pool heater is tampered with, result will be loss of full damage deposit.
If any mattresses have been “wet”, loss of full damage deposit will result.
If a breach of contract occurs (or if local authorities/police are called for any reason) and eviction is the result/necessary, the NIGHTLY rate will be applied,……or depending on the “issue”, entire amount of money paid may be forfeited.
ABSOLUTELY NO PETS ON THE PROPERTY OR IN HOME AT ANY TIME!! ALSO NO SMOKING IS PERMITTED IN HOME!! If pets are found in or on property, or smoking is realized, loss of full deposit will be the result. Eviction of tenants (due to having pets or if smoking is realized) will be at the discretion of the owner.
PRIVATE POOL IS TO BE USED BY REGISTERED GUESTS ONLY!
Sheets and towels are provided, however we ask that you bring your own BEACH towels. Bath soap (1 per tray), toilet paper ( 2 rolls per bath) and trash liners (1 per basket) are provided UPON ARRIVAL ONLY.
Trash/recycle bins must be pulled to the curb on trash days and brought back no later than evening of same day.
Owner is, by Florida law, allowed to enter home at any time if he/she suspects any actions that might breach this contract. Owner may also enter home to check A/C filters and for any other reason necessary to maintain, security and comfort of tenant.
Renters must promptly disclose any known or suspected issues with the home. If there are any “issues” found after tenant checks out…and they were not reported during the time tenant was renting…tenant may be held accountable for them and payment may be required from such person or from damage deposit.
The home will be in clean and working condition. No compensations will be given for non-working items outside the owner’s control, including but not limited to power outages, cable TV outages, internet outages, etc. For items inside the owner’s control, the owners will make every attempt to rectify problems that may occur while you are in the home. It is the renter’s responsibility to notify the owner immediately if there are any problems. No refunds or any other compensation will be given for the problems that the owner is able to rectify within a reasonable time frame.
If property is for sale, renter must cooperate with the owner or realtor to arrange convenient times to show said property.
WE ASK THAT ALL MEMBERS OF GROUP RENTING & STAYING IN THE HOME READ THIS RESERVATION INFORMATION SHEET SO ALL DO INDEED UNDERSTAND THE RULES OF THIS CONFIRMATION.
Call us when you get near or in Destin. We will guide you in and meet you at the rented property with the keys. ABSOLUTELY no check-ins before 4 p.m!!
A “courtesy call” or e-mail will be given 47 days prior to check-in to remind you to send balance and at that time it will be DUE WITHIN 7 days of phone call or E-mail. If balance due has not been paid within 7 days after renter has been notified by email or phone, then reservation will be considered cancelled, home will be re-rented and all prior rental and tax money paid will be forfeited. OR if owner chooses not to cancel the reservation then a late fee may be applied.
PAYMENT OF ANY AND ALL RENTAL MONEY AUTOMATICALLY CONSTITUTES ACCEPTANCE OF ALL TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH HEREIN AND RENTER ACKNOWLEDGES THAT ALL INFORMATION AND RULES IN THIS AGREEMENT HAVE BEEN READ, UNDERSTOOD AND AGREED TO...OF YOUR OWN FREE WILL.