Terms and Conditions

Our aim is to provide accommodation that is clean and comfortable and fully equipped so that you can enjoy your vacation to the full. The following terms and conditions are to ensure that our properties are kept in the condition equal to the time you arrived.

Date of Arrival/Duration of Stay
When making your reservation online you can schedule your arrival date for any day of the week. For short reservations please see our gap filler specials or enter your dates intothe system if it tags onto an existing booking then it will allow the reservation to proceed. Please note. Short term reservations may not accepted for peak periods.

Bookings of 3 weeks or more, please see Discounts / Short Stays

Confirmation of Reseervation
If we make the reservation for you the system will automatically send you a conformation email containing a link to these terms and conditions, it will be deemed that you accept these terms and conditions by midnight the day of reservation unless you confirm otherwise.

We reserve the right to cancel any reservation subject to issuing a full refund.

Payments
With the exception of the initial fee of $250 charged to your card, you have the choice of making your payments by echeck or credit card.
$250 non refundable fee is charged to your credit card at time of booking. This is part of the total cost of your reservation.
25% deposit is payable within 7 days of receipt of the reservation form. Final Balance due must be received by 90 days prior to arrival.

If the reservation is made within the 90 days prior to arrival, the full payment is due and payable immediately. (For UK residents only, accommodation is quoted in US dollars. Any amounts quoted in UK pounds are for guidance purposes. The US dollar rate prevails. Final calculation of exchange rate will be debited or credited to your credit card during your stay or after your departure)

Cancellations
Refunds are subject to owners ability to re-rent the accommodation.

Trip Cancellation Insurance
We recommend you take out a comprehensive trip cancellation insurance to cover unforeseen eventualities.

All prices are subject to 11.5% sales and resort tax.

Refunds
In the event of cancellation refunds are subject to owner’s ability to re-rent the property for the dates you reserved.Cancellations, non-arrivals, late arrivals, early departures or alterations that result in a loss of revenue for the owner will be charged. It is recommended you take out travel insurance to cover the cost of your rental in case of cancellation.

Occupancy
As listed on the reservation form. Additional persons only by prior arrangement with the owner. The renter may entertain amaximum of 4 visiting guests. No visiting guest may sleep overnight in the accommodation and if this occurs a 25% per person surcharge of the total cost of the reservation will be charged. The owners also reserves the right to terminate the rental agreement immediately without refund.

We do not accept reservations from anyone under 25 years of age. We do not allow persons under 25 to occupy a property unless accompanied by someone over 25 years of age.

Accommodation
In the event of circumstances beyond our control, the owner reserves the right to substitute the accommodation for equal or upgrade if necessary.

Check In /Check out times
Arrivals: On or after 4pm Departure: by 10 am
Telephone Usage All local calls are free. Renters must use calling cards for long distance or international calls. You can purchase these at any retail outlet or at the post office. If calling card is not used then charges for long distance are $1.00 per minute or $2.50 per minute for international calls and these will be charged to your credit card.

Pets Under certain circumstances we allow pets. In the event that the renter brings a pet without obtaining authorization a 25% surcharge on the total cost of thereservation will be charged and the owner also reserves the right to terminate the rental agreement immediately without refund.

Security Deposit
Renter agrees that the credit card number provided at the time of reservation can be charged up to the sum of $1,000 in the even tof damage or misuse occurring. Renter further agrees to be responsible for all damages in excess of this sum which will be determined if necessary by arbitration. Renter agrees that in the event of failure to agree by arbitration, proceedings will be held in the Manatee County Court, or in the case of United Kingdom residents at the Courts in the County of Carmarthenshire. After your departure the accommodation is checked by Housekeeping. Provided the accommodation is left in a reasonable condition and no items are missing or damaged, then your credit card will not be charged i.e. a broken dish or glass is acceptable and is part of the normal every day usage. The accommodation must be left in reasonable and clean condition or extra cleaning chargesmay be imposed. In the event it is found the accommodation incurred careless damage, requires excessive cleaning, or has missing items, the guest acknowledges and agrees their credit card will be debited to replace said items at the fair market price. Customer agrees to pay reasonable attorney fees and all court costs and expenses to enforce this agreement including appellate proceeds with or without legal proceedings.

Smoking
Our accommodations are SMOKE-FREE. Smoking inside will result in a $200 per week minimum extra cleaning charge. Please enjoy your cigarettes outside your accommodations on balconies, patios or by the pool.

Keys
Renters who lose their keys or lock themselves out after office hours must phone the Island Locksmith on 778 1661. Renter is responsiblefor paying the locksmith call out charge and the replacement key charge. You will be requested to provide the locksmith with a copy of your reservation form proving your occupancy of the accommodation and either a passport or valid driving license with photograph.

Entire Agreement
This agreement shall be governed and enforced according to the laws of the State of Florida. The prevailing party in any lawsuit toenforce any provisions of this agreement shall be entitled to an award of attorneys fees, cost of expenses for mediation, arbitration and trial or appellate proceedings. This agreement contains the entire agreement of the parties. It may not be changed orally, but only by agreement in writing signed by the party against who enforcement of any waiver, change, modification, extension or discharge is sought. Renters cannot assign or transfer this agreement.

Rate changes
Rates are subject to change without notice.
On-Line booking and Information The information provided, though deemed accurate is not guaranteed. It is subject to errors, omissions, change of price or withdrawal without notice

Indemnification
The owners shall not be liable to guests or to any party for any damages to property or for the injury to persons onthe premises from any cause whatsoever, including defects in the premises or otherwise: guests shall indemnify and hold harmless the owners from any and against all liabilities, claims, expenses, fees, loss of use of actions of any and any kind arising out of renters or their guests use and occupancy of the premises. The owner is not responsible for accidents, injury or loss of personal belongings of any kind.

Furnishings
While our accommodations conform to standard furnishing requirements, our owners shall not be responsible for providing any additional furnishings or equipment not previously agreed to on the reservation form.

Failure of Equipment/Condition
In the event of failure of equipment to work, please notify us first so repairs can be made. Renter expressly waives and relinquishes any rights or claims against owner for any damage that may result to renter from lack of maintenance, cleanliness, repair, defect for ordinary negligence. There will be no refund of all or part of the rental amount for any failure of any of the equipment to work.