PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS RENTAL AGREEMENT IS NOT THE ONE YOU WILL SIGN WHEN BOOKING A RESERVATION, BUT IS POSTED ONLINE FOR THE CONVENIENCE OF READING IT BEFOREHAND.
Southern Belle knows that a vacation rental is all about having a good time and spending quality time with family and friends. Below you will find our policies and the Southern Belle way of taking care of your home. We know that most of this agreement may not pertain to you and in no way are we suggesting that you will do anything other than leave your foot prints behind, but in order to provide each guest with a great experience and exceptional service, we must ask that you please follow our rules. These rules will keep our guests, homeowners, city officials and employees in a skippidy do da state of mind. Please take a few moments to read over this policy.
Checking In/Out, Smoking, and Pets:
Guest acknowledges and understands that he/she is a temporary guest of the property and not a tenant. The Guest booking & staying at the property is responsible for the conduct of all invitees and must be 25 years of age or older.
As the Guest, I understand that check in time is no earlier than 4pm unless I have added the Early Bird Package to my reservation. I agree and understand that my credit card/bank account will charged and I will be billed at a rate of $100.00 per hour for early check in unless I have purchased and arranged the Early Bird Package.
As the Guest, I understand that check out time is no later than 10am unless a Forget the Worm Package has been added to my reservation. I agree and understand that my credit card/bank account will be charged at a rate of $100.00 per hour unless I have purchased and arranged the Forget The Worm Package.
As the Guest, I understand that as the undersigned Guest, I am responsible for all actions of my group including late and early check in, even if I am not present. As the group leader I agree and understand that it is my responsibility to inform all members of my group about the rules and regulations of the property that I am renting.
As the Guest, I understand that no pets and no smoking are allowed in any Southern Belle property.
Furnishings and Parties:
Guest understands that the property is furnished and decorated to each individual homeowners tastes. Guest has viewed pictures of the property on www.southernbellevacationrentals.com and is satisfied with room decor, size, and location of the property. Guest promises to exercise care in the treatment of the accommodations and furnishings. Guest understands that no Gatherings, Parties, or Events of any kind shall be held at any Southern Belle Vacation Rental that goes over the maximum occupancy of any given property. Occupancy and use of the home, suite(s), courtyard, and common area of the property by Guest, or other visiting invitees of Guest, shall not be such as to disturb or offend neighbors, nearby residents or other Guests of the property. Loud stereos, TVs, or parties will result in immediate eviction with no refund. If the noise disturbs other guests on the property, Guest is subject to financial penalties. Southern Belle Vacation Rentals reserves the right and prerogative to terminate this Rental Agreement and to ask disruptive guests to vacate the premises in the event of complaints, or at the discretion of Southern Belle Vacation Rentals with no refunding of rental fee.
Guest understands and agrees that the maximum number of occupancy as stated on their Confirmation Letter must not be exceeded and in the event that the maximum occupancy is exceeded, SBVR and the City of Savannah Fire Marshall will evict immediately without notice any number of guests in excess of the maximum occupancy number or the entire party. This rule and requirement is made a part of this agreement for insurance regulation requirements, fire code and city ordinance requirements, and particularly for the safety of Guests. Southern Belle Vacation Rentals has the right to inspect the property during your stay to guarantee that this stipulation has not been violated. No Weddings, Receptions, Events, Reunions, or Parties of any kind are to be held at the property or in the courtyard or open areas without the written consent of Southern Belle Vacation Rentals. Events require a separate Event Agreement and Event Fees. The Definition of an Event is any gathering of people at the property that exceeds the number of people sleeping at the property as stated in the Confirmation Letter. Southern Belle Vacation Rentals has the right to inspect the property at any time during your stay to guarantee that this stipulation has not been violated.
Damage to Homes and Lost or Damaged Items:
Guest shall be solely responsible for any and all damage to the property, furnishings, personal property, and missing or stolen merchandise from the property. If you notice any property damage upon your arrival, please bring it to our attention immediately by calling 912-289-0130. Southern Belle Vacation Rentals reserves the right and Guest authorizes Southern Belle Vacation Rentals to charge Guest credit card or bank account for any and all such damages, loss, or costs associated with repairing or replacing any items that were damaged in excess of $1. The total amount of the value or repair of an item(s) will be charged to the credit card or bank account on file. Keys must be left in the property or in the key lock box upon your departure. Failure to leave the keys or a garage remote if the property you are renting has keys or a garage remote will result in a $15 charge per key. Garage Door openers not left at the property will result in a $150 charge, Missing TV remotes will be charged at a rate of $50.00, and Ceiling Fan Remotes will be charged at a rate of $100.00.
Guest acknowledges that Southern Belle Vacation Rentals is not responsible for any loss of money, jewelry, or other personal items of Guests or any invitees of Guest. Any items left at a home will be shipped back to Guest at their request for a cost of $35 to cover labor expenses associated with making trips to properties and to the post office, plus the cost of shipping, and will be charged to Guest credit card.
Guest hereby agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Southern Belle Vacation Rentals from any and all claims including those of third parties for damage to person or property, arising out of or in any way related to Guest or invitees of Guest use of premises resulting from the building or any part of it or any equipment becoming out of repair, or resulting from any accidental in or about the building, or resulting directly or indirectly from any act or neglect of any Guest of the property, invitees of Guest or of any other person. Guest assumes the risk of injury and any related pain and suffering or medical expenses or other losses relating to the use of Southern Belle Vacation Rentals property and/or recreational activities on the premises or in the city where property is located and will hold Southern Belle Vacation Rentals harmless with respect thereto.
Care of Our Homes:
Guest shall leave Southern Belle Vacation Rentals property, premises, and furnishings in clean and undamaged condition. Guest understands that Southern Belle Vacation Rentals reserves the right, and Guest authorizes Southern Belle Vacation Rentals to charge Guest for any necessary repairs, or for any unusual degree of cleaning which may be necessary.
Guest shall not bring, keep or have either inside or outside the premises of Southern Belle Vacation Rentals property any article or thing of a hazardous nature, including fireworks, explosives, flammable items, firearms, gas, or any other item that either might be or could be hazardous or considered hazardous by any insurance company.
Guest acknowledges and agrees that no refunds will be made for the failure of any of the property equipment, televisions, or appliances, heating or air conditioning, and Internet. However, in the event of any such failure or any difficulty with any such appliances, Guest is requested to contact Southern Belle Vacation Rentals and every effort will be made to make prompt repairs.
Cancellation Policy and Refunds:
If, due to an act of God, or to unforeseen circumstances, Southern Belle Vacation Rentals property becomes unavailable for rental to Guest, Southern Belle Vacation Rentals liability shall be limited to the refund of any deposits or other rental amounts previously paid. Reservations, once booked & confirmed cant be shortened for a refund of the shortened stay. If a reservation is cancelled, it cant be rescheduled.
30 to 365 Days Prior to arrival date: Full refund minus $300.00 unless we are able to rent the property out for the full rental rate that you have paid. In this case we will refund the initial $300 deposit as well.
29 to 0 Days Prior to arrival date: Will result in entire loss of rent unless the below occurs: 100% refund if property is re-booked for the total for your canceled dates minus a $50 processing fee to cover labor and credit card fee expenses. Full refund minus $300.00 unless we are able to rent the property out for the full rental rate. In this case we will refund the initial $300 deposit as well.
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