SHORT TERM RENTAL AGREEMENT
Thank you for placing a reservation with Kiwanda Coastal Properties Vacation Rental Management. Your reservation has been secured with your credit card. This Short Term Rental Agreement (the “Agreement”) is made by and between Kiwanda Coastal Properties (“Agent”) and “Guest(s)” as of the date last set forth on the signature page of this Agreement and is for rental of the vacation rental property (the “Property”). For good and valuable consideration, the sufficiency of which is acknowledged, the parties hereby agree as follows:
By accepting this Agreement electronically (for example, by clicking “I accept”), or booking or otherwise occupying, accessing or using the Property, you acknowledge that you have read and understood, and agree to be bound by, all terms, conditions, and policies in this Agreement.
The description of the Property set forth on our website or the portal you used to book your stay, including without limitation the parking limitations and maximum occupancy information (the “Property Description”), are part of this Agreement and are incorporated herein by this reference.
Payment: Guest agrees to pay the total amount due prior to or at check-in. Upon reserving the Property, you will be charged a first payment of the required Security Deposit (SD) which will be secured with your credit card. The remaining payment is due prior to, or upon arrival. Personal checks are gladly accepted. Visa, MasterCard & Discover also accepted.
You acknowledge you are responsible and liable for all costs, fees, taxes, expenses and other charges incurred in connection with your short-term rental of the Property, including those items chargeable to your credit card as described above. You acknowledge that you remain responsible and liable for all such amounts not paid by your credit card company, and that the Agent have all rights available at law and in equity to collect such amounts if you fail to pay. You also acknowledge that you may be responsible for additional charges as outlined below.
Occupancy & Signing Guest: The responsible Guest must be over the age of 24, will sign this agreement and agrees to be an occupant of the Property for the duration of the stay. All other guests are required to be responsible adults over the age of 24 or family members of the responsible guest or minors accompanied by their legal guardians.
Please strictly adhere to all occupancy and parking rules for the house (this includes visitors during the day). If additional vehicles are necessary, please contact us for special arrangements. Guest(s) shall park in the assigned parking area only. Guest(s) agrees to use that assigned parking area in a considerate manner so as not to cause any undue or negligent damage to the area’s lawn, bushes, trees, shrubs, buildings, etc.
Parking: Each Property has limited parking. RVs, boats, buses, campers, jet-skis, etc. are generally not allowed by may be pre-approved depending on the Property.
Occupancy & parking rules are strictly enforced and apply to the entire property during the stay. Additional day-use guests may be allowed with management pre-approval.
Cancellation Policy: 1/2 the total cost of the Booking is subject to forfeiture if reservation is canceled or changed within 21 days of arrival. If the house is fully rebooked by another renter, cancellation charges (less $35) will be refunded. Reservation cancellation fee is $35.
Pet Policy: Please notify us if you are bringing a pet to a pet friendly home. Pets are limited to domestic, housebroken dogs. Do not leave the pet in the house unattended unless it is kenneled. Clean up all outdoor evidence of your dog. Dogs are not allowed on any furniture or bedding. If your home does not allow pets, and evidence of a pet is found you will be subject to additional charges at the discretion of management.
Expected behavior and Damage: Guest(s) agrees to be held completely liable for accidental or malicious damage to house or contents of house(s) during rental time by Guest(s) or Guest(s)’ guests. Guest(s) certifies that they will comply with all the rules regarding peaceful enjoyment of neighbors, allowable people in premises.
Guest(s) agrees that at the discretion of management, security deposits(s) will be held and/or additional charges will be assessed to renter for damages, additional cleaning or non-compliance of rules. Renter will be supplied with a detailed accounting to pay any additional costs or be criminally prosecuted by owner and management with all associated legal costs and collection charges being paid for by Renter. Guest(s) acknowledges and understands that he/she is financially responsible for any and all property damage which may occur during the stated rental period which can reasonably be attributed to the rental party’s negligence or abuse. Damage to, decor, equipment, and/or furnishings or removal of said items during the reservation period caused by any member of the party regardless of whether the member(s) is duly authorized (i.e. unauthorized guest or pet). Guest authorizes management to deduct funds from security deposit, or charge additional funds for 1) Unauthorized pet-$200 2) Pet waste pickup $50 3) additional cleaning (including excessive garbage) billed at $50/hour.
Guest will be responsible for payment for any and all damage with payment due immediately upon presentation of invoice. Agent does not guarantee amenities & condition of house. Guest agrees to notify agent immediately of any condition of the house lending itself to discomfort. Guest understands there are no refunds for early departure. There shall be no refunds of rents due to shortened stays or ruined expectations because of weather conditions. There shall be no refunds of rents because of shortened stays or ruined expectations due to work and family emergencies or other commitments.
INDEMNIFICATION AND HOLD HARMLESS
This property is privately owned. Although highly unlikely, guest understands that at the discretion of owner or management, their stay can be interrupted or cancelled at any time. Owner and Agent/Management will be held harmless from all claims, actions an judgment of injuries to persons or property suffered on or about said premises. Renter/Guests acknowledge and understand that each and every guest, or guardian, is solely responsible for any accident or injury to any person while in-residence, and neither the Owner nor the Agent accepts any legal or financial responsibility. Guest(s) hereby agree to indemnify and hold harmless Agent and/or the Homeowner from any and all claims, for any liabilities, theft, damage, cost or expense whatsoever arising from or related to any claim or litigation which may arise out of, or in connection with, Guest(s) use and occupancy of the rental property.
If for some reason the property becomes unavailable Agent will make all reasonable efforts to provide timely notice and alternative accommodation. Homes are privately owned and subject to various situations (weather, damage, necessary repairs and other extenuating circumstances) that would make them unavailable to guests. Guest(s) hereby agree to indemnify and hold harmless Agent and/or Homeowner from any liabilities or claims that result in a cancelled reservation.
Guests, and guardians, assume all risk of injury or other loss resulting from any recreational activity and will hold the Agent and Homeowner harmless with respect thereto. You have secured your booking with a credit card. You may receive additional charges on your credit card if you have left the home in unacceptable condition upon checkout and/or if you have not complied with applicable rules.
Non compliance of the rules could result in additional charges, and/or eviction from the property. Guest agrees that this is a short-term accommodation only for the duration of their reservation and is not their residence and cannot be used in anyway as a primary residence.
By acknowledging and accepting this Agreement or otherwise accessing or using the Property, you agree to be opted into communications from the Agent via phone, e-mail, mail, or other communications to which you may opt out after receipt of such communications pursuant to all pertinent laws and regulations regarding such communications.
Check-in time: 4:00 PM. Check-out time: 11:00 AM. We cannot accommodate early check-in, or late check-out without preapproval.
Thank you and we look forward to seeing you at the beach.