When a booking is made with us, the booking form must be completed and signed.
This person signing should be the group's leader. He or she must be over 21,
and authorized by all members of the group who are listed on the booking form,
to accept the booking conditions on their behalf. All communication will be
made with the leader of the group, who should duly pass on to the other group
members any relevant information. Upon receipt of the completed booking form,
confirmation of the booking will be sent to you in writing, please check
carefully to ensure it is correct, if not please inform us immediately. Our
home is booked solely for the use of those persons named on the booking form
unless agreed in writing with us. Once we have sent confirmation to you, we
have a binding contract.
Maximum capacity of the villa is 6 persons and in order to comply with the
State of Florida fire regulations this must not be exceeded. The renters
must treat the property, it's furniture, fittings, utensils and other
facilities with respect. Any loss or damage must be reported immediately to the
Management Company. The group's leader is responsible for paying for losses,
damage or breakages. The owners reserve the right to withhold any funds from
the security deposit to pay for any loss or damage caused to the property or
its contents by any member of the group. The villa is available for
occupancy from 5pm on the day of arrival until 10am on the day of departure.
You agree to permit the Management Company or their Agents reasonable
access to the property to carry out any necessary maintenance.
NO PETS ARE PERMITTED unless prior written agreement is
made with the owners.
PAYMENTS AND DEPOSITS
A non-refundable deposit of £100/US$175 per
booking is required. The outstanding balance is payable 8 weeks prior to the
start of your occupancy. For bookings made less than 10 weeks prior to the
start of your occupancy, the full balance is due immediately.
CANCELLATION - BY YOU
If any member of your group needs to
cancel the booking, we would ask that we be informed immediately in writing or
email, duly countersigned by the group leader. Cancellation will be effective
from the date it is received by us. Cancellations are subject to charges
detailed below as a percentage of the total amount due dependent on the time
Cancellation notice given
More than 8 weeks = Deposit only
8 weeks to 0 days= 100% of the rental
Note For most reasons beyond your control cancellation will be covered
by your travel insurance. But cancellation due to financial reasons or no
longer wishing to travel is unlikely to be included in your travel insurance.
CANCELLATION - BY US
In the unlikely event that due to
circumstances beyond our control, we need to make changes to or cancel your
booking, we will inform you as soon as possible. We reserve the right to cancel
any bookings at any time, and will only be held liable to refund Monies already
paid by you the client. (Including the £200/US$350 security Deposit). In cases
of ‘force majeure’ your booking may need to be terminated prior to the
scheduled conclusion of your booking. This however is extremely unlikely to
occur although if the situation arises we will not be able to offer refunds,
pay compensation or reimburse you for any expenses you may incur. Your travel
insurance may cover you for these events.
Additional Pool heating can be requested at time of
booking or direct with our management company on a day by
day basis upon arrival. Please understand that it is not possible to
guarantee the temperature of the pool which to some degree is dependant on the
All children must be supervised at all
times, and also caution must be taken around wet areas. The owners and
management company do not accept responsibility in the event of injury or death
caused as a result of the use of the pool.
For your safety glass is not permitted in the patio/pool area.
If any person(s) shall be unable to use the swimming pool at the villa due to
repair or maintenance for a period in excess of 7 days there will be a refund
made of 5% of the daily rental charge for each day the pool is unusable. No
such refund will apply to a period of 7 days or less. The owners and their
agents do not accept liability for injury howsoever caused, during the use of
the pool and the surrounds of the pool. Guests are expressly forbidden to allow
children to use the pool without adult supervision. Under the terms of our
Florida state hotel/motel licence, the pool door is alarmed for the protection
of children. This alarm should not be tampered with and a fine will be imposed
if this rule is ignored.
There is a no smoking policy inside the villa and the garage, but guests may
smoke around the pool and gardens.
WEBSITE AND BROCHURE DESCRIPTION
Whilst all information supplied on the website and in our brochure is believed
to be correct and to the best of our knowledge, it is understood that the
information supplied is for guidance purposes only and does not form part of
Things do occasionally go wrong, and we promise you we will make our
best efforts to rectify faults to your satisfaction. Please inform our local
management company quickly to allow them to get the problem rectified as soon
as possible. If you are not satisfied with the solution please let us know in
writing (or email). We will not accept liability for any dissatisfaction or
other complaints not reported to our local manager during your stay.
Unfortunately we cannot be held responsible nor accept any liability where we
are prevented from fulfilling our contractual obligations by "force majeure".
These include but are not limited to, war, threat of war, civil commotion or
strife, hostilities, strikes and other industrial disputes, natural disaster,
fire, acts of God, terrorist activities, technical difficulties with
transportation and utilities, closure of ports or ferries, quarantine,
epidemics, weather conditions, government action or other events outside our
control. Your travel insurance may cover you in some of these events.
This agreement shall be construed in
accordance with and governed by the law of England and Wales and each party
agrees to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and
WE DO NOT ACCEPT
LIABILITY FOR ANY INJURY, DAMAGE OR LOSS SUSTAINED BY ANY MEMBER OF YOUR GROUP
OR ANY PERSON WHO ENTERS INTO THE VILLA DURING YOUR CONFIRMED RENTAL PERIOD
EITHER BY YOUR INVITATION OR NOT, EXCEPT WHERE ANY PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH IS
ATTRIBUTABLE TO OUR NEGLIGENCE.
IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED THAT YOU AND ALL MEMBERS OF YOUR PARTY TAKE OUT HOLIDAY
TRAVEL/MEDICAL INSURANCE TO COVER CANCELLATION FEES AND ANY OTHER LOSSES THAT
MAY OCCUR. IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO ENSURE THIS IS SUFFICIENT.
From October 2004, all
British visitors must have their own machine readable (i.e. the red EEC style)
passports, children are not able to travel on their parents passport from
Up to date information regarding the
passport and visa changes can be found at the following links: