RENTER UNDERSTANDS AND AGREES TO THE FOLLOWING TERMS:
TRAVEL INSURANCE – Travel insurance is optional. Once in force, travel insurance is not refundable after 10 days of acceptance (If you are still within 10 days of acceptance, but have already left on your trip or filed a claim, at that time, insurance is also not refundable). Travel insurance cannot be added within 30 days of the reservation arrival date. Renter’s decision with respect to the purchase of travel insurance will affect Renter’s rights in the event of a mandatory evacuation. Specific questions should be directed to the insurance company. Generali Global Assistance – 866-999-4018. Renter understands that if travel insurance is not indicated in the booking charges, renter may contact Jekyll Realty’s office to have it added if so desired.
ACCIDENTAL DAMAGE INSURANCE – As a part of your stay, you may purchase a Vacation Rental Damage Protection plan designed to cover unintentional damages to the rental unit interior that occur during your stay provided they are disclosed to management prior to check-out. If purchased, the policy will pay a maximum benefit of $3,000.00. Any damages that exceed $3,000.00 or are not covered under the plan will be charged to the credit card on file. If, during your stay at one of our rental properties, an insured person causes any damage to real or personal property of the unit as a result of inadvertent acts or omissions, the Insurer will reimburse the Insured for the cost of repair or replacement of such property up to a maximum benefit of $3,000.00. Certain terms and conditions apply. Full details of the Vacation Rental Damage coverage are contained in the Description of Coverage or Insurance Policy, www.vacationrentalinsurance.com/g20vrd. The Vacation Rental Damage can be purchased up to, and including at, check-in. By submitting payment for this plan, you authorize and request Customized Services Administrators, Inc. d/b/a Generali Global Assistance & Insurance Services to pay directly Jekyll Realty any amount payable under the terms and conditions of the Vacation Rental Damage. Please contact Jekyll Realty directly if you do not wish to participate in this assignment.
SECURITY DEPOSIT – A Security Deposit of $1,000.00 will be added to all reservations. Security Deposits must be included with the Initial Deposit that is due within 10 days of making a reservation. Security Deposits will be refunded after the renter has departed and the vacation rental has been inspected by Jekyll Realty. Refunds of security deposits may take between 14 and 30 days depending on the financial institution. Renters may purchase a Vacation Rental Damage Protection plan and be exempt from the $1,000.00 Security Deposit.
RENTAL DEPOSIT, BALANCE DUE, CANCELLATION & REFUSAL – Initial Deposit is due within ten (10) days of making tentative reservation, unless otherwise stated on the Reservation Confirmation Deposit Schedule. Balance is due thirty (30) days prior to check-in date, unless otherwise stated on the Reservation Confirmation Deposit Schedule. Deposits held will be applied to the total rent. In the event of cancellation or refusal by Renter less than 90 days prior to arrival date, the deposit will only be refunded when the unit has been re-rented for the same time period. Any refunds based upon Renter cancellations are made less a $50 cancellation service charge. Rental deposits will be placed in an interest bearing Trust account in a state institution qualified to engage in the banking and trust business, separate from Agent’s personal account, and the Agent is entitled to the interest earned on such deposits to cover administrative expenses. Fees and taxes are subject to change.
CHECKING IN – You will be able to check in at our office between 4:00 pm and 5:00 pm on the arrival date. Our office is currently located in the Beach Shops just South of the Convention Center. 21 Main Street, Suite #107 at the intersection of Beachview Drive and Main Street. Please call if you are arriving after 5:00 pm to make arrangements for after hours access.
USE OF THE PREMISES – Renter agrees that the number of guests accommodated by the vacation rental will not be exceeded and that the Premises are not to be used for any party, nor sublet in any manner. In addition, renter agrees that no outside guests will be permitted to use the swimming pool if vacation rental is so equipped. Violation will result in eviction without refund. Renter understands that various service providers may require access during renter’s stay, including, but not limited to exterminator, and service repair personnel.
THE PREMISES – Renter acknowledges that the premises were built prior to 1978 and that construction materials may (or may not) have been used at that time that are no longer permitted by local or national code. Those materials include, but are not limited to: lead-based paint, asbestos tile flooring and/or adhesive. Neither the Listing Broker nor the homeowner have inspected the cottage for these materials and are unaware if any are present.
CHECKING OUT – Renter agrees to vacate the Premises not later than 10:00 am on the departure day. Failure to vacate by 10:00 am will result in additional fees. Renter agrees to leave the cottage “broom clean” with dishes cleaned and trash bagged and placed in the outdoor garbage can. If bedding becomes soiled during Renter’s stay, Renter agrees to launder same.
LINENS – Certain properties provide linens and towels. Unless stated, arrangements for linens, etc. should be made at least 2 weeks prior to arrival, see separate Cottage Linen Order Form.
PET POLICY – STRICTLY ENFORCED, VIOLATORS WILL VACATE THE PREMISES WITHOUT REFUND *UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES ARE PETS PERMITTED IN ANY ACCOMMODATION WITHOUT AGENT’S PRIOR WRITTEN PERMISSION AND RENTER’S PREPAYMENT OF A NON-REFUNDABLE $150 PET FEE. PETS ARE FORBIDDEN AT ALL TIMES IN HOUSES SO DESIGNATED.
SMOKING POLICY – STRICTLY ENFORCED * SMOKING IS NOT PERMITTED IN ANY JEKYLL REALTY VACATION RENTAL. VIOLATORS WILL INCUR A MINIMUM FEE OF $250.
TELEPHONE CHARGES – Long Distance charges should not be made to the house telephone. If any charges occur during Renter’s occupancy, Renter agrees to pay for any calls plus a $5.00 service charge. VILLAS-BY-THE-SEA Renters are charged a $.50 per local call charge and agree to pay these charges at the Villas front desk prior to their departure.
ALTERNATIVE ACCOMMODATIONS – Jekyll Realty reserves the right to provide alternative accommodations or to refund Renter’s deposit if for any reason this specific unit becomes unfit or otherwise unavailable for rental.
INDEMNIFICATION – Renter will indemnify and save harmless the individual homeowners, Jekyll Realty and its employees and contractors, for any liability or loss arising from, or related to the rental of these premises including but not limited to claims for damage or loss of personal property or for personal injury.
TRASH – Jekyll Realty vacation rentals are equipped with an adequate number of trash barrels for the number of guests accommodated. Renters that leave more trash at the house than will reasonably fit IN the outdoor barrels provided will incur additional charges. We encourage recycling.
BREAKAGE & MOVED FURNITURE – Renter agrees to report any breakage or damage, including carpet or furniture stains, that occur during Renter’s occupancy of the cottage as soon as is practically possible. All units are carefully checked for damages after guest departure. Unreported damage discovered upon Renter’s check out will be invoiced and include a minimum $50.00 service charge. Furniture moved from one room to another shall be regarded as unreported damage.
APPLIANCES & EQUIPMENT – Jekyll Realty cannot guarantee the operation of the appliances and equipment in the cottage. Any malfunction will be repaired as soon as possible. No refunds will be made for appliance or equipment failures.
CREDIT CARD TRANSACTIONS – Renter authorizes Jekyll Realty to charge the initial deposit, balances, and any damages or charges incurred, to the credit card provided strictly for the purpose of the Cottage Rental in this agreement.
CONTRACT – This contract constitutes an agreement between Renter and Jekyll Realty, as Agent, to rent the premises described. Renter’s failure to abide by the terms herein may result in additional charges and/or eviction.
Items Renters Should Bring
Beds have mattress pads, spreads, pillows and blankets. You will need to bring or rent sheets, pillowcases and towels if your unit does not specify LINENS PROVIDED. We do not leave disposables in the properties. Please see the list below for items you may want to bring. The kitchen will be equipped to cook and serve meals for however many people it accommodates, including a drip-type coffee maker and toaster.
Sheets and Pillow Cases (if not provided)
If charcoal grill is present, charcoal is NOT provided. If a gas grill is present, gas is NOT provided.
You, may find some gas left in the tank that you are welcome to use. If no gas is present, you may fill the tank at the Jekyll Island Campground located at the north end of the island.
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