Terms and Conditions
By placing a reservation, you are entering into a legal rental contract with Select Vacation Villas, and therefore agree to and are bound by Select Vacation Villas' terms and conditions.I. Reservation Confirmation
Reservations are not confirmed or considered "guaranteed" until a signed rental agreement and 20% deposit are received by Select Vacation Villas. All reservations require a 20% non-refundable deposit if booked more than 45 days prior to arrival. Any reservation booked less than 45 days from arrival will require payment in full, but will not be confirmed or considered "guaranteed" until a signed rental agreement is also received by Select Vacation Villas.
Cancellations must be confirmed in writing. The 20% reservation deposit is non-refundable. Cancellations made within 45 days or less of arrival will result in loss of all monies, and any claims must be arranged with the travel insurance company, if a policy was purchased. Reservation dates and Property selection cannot be changed, doing be considered as a cancellation and the cancellation policy will apply. Cancellation of a reservation due to non-payment of balance within the 45-day time period, will result in the loss of all monies.
III. Optional Travel Insurance
Travel insurance is available at 6.95% of your total reservation cost and is offered through CSA Travel Protection. Travel insurance payment is taken at the time of reservation. A Guest may choose to purchase insurance after they have made a reservation. If travel insurance is purchased after the original booking, it must be purchase at least 45 days prior to arrival. Select Vacation Villas recommends Guests purchase travel insurance if concerned about the possible interruption or cancelation of the reservation. For travel information coverage view the following information please click here
IV. Nature of Use
Guest is hereby granted a license to use the vacation rental Property. Guest acknowledges and agrees that no form of tenancy has been created pursuant to Chapter 83, Florida Statutes through Guest's use of the Property.
All reservations made more than 45 days prior to arrival will require an initial non-refundable 20% deposit, which is applied towards the full balance of the reservation. The initial payment must be made by credit card in the reservation lead Guest name. Select Vacation Villas must receive payment in full for Guest's use of the Property at the agreed upon rate, no later than 45 days prior to Guest's arrival. If payment has not been made 45 days or less prior to arrival date, Select Vacation Villas will automatically charge the credit card on file. If any reservation is made within 45 days of Guest's arrival date, full payment is due upon booking. Select Vacation Villas will not confirm any reservation within 45 days of the arrival date unless payment in full have been received and the rental agreement has been signed.
VI. Age Requirement
Guests under the age of 25 unaccompanied by a parent or legal guardian will not be permitted to rent or occupy any vacation rental home from Select Vacation Villas. Any reservations made under false pretenses will result in of monies and removal from the Property.
VII. Agency of Select Vacation Villas
Guest acknowledges and agrees that Select Vacation Villas acts as agent on behalf of the Owner of the vacation Property for the purpose of reserving, renting and managing the use of the Property.
VII. Prohibited Uses
Only the lead Guest and persons identified in the Rental Agreement as the Guest party may use or occupy the Property. Guests may not invite other persons to make use of the Property or the amenities related to such Property for any reason whatsoever. Smoking is NOT permitted in any vacation rental managed by Select Vacation Villas. Failure to comply with Select Vacation Villa's non-smoking policy will result in a minimum $500 charge to the credit card on file. Pets are NOT permitted in any vacation rental managed by Select Vacation Villas. Failure to comply with Select Vacation Villa's no pet policy will result in a minimum $500 charge to the credit card on file. BBQ grills should only be used outside the home. Guests are responsible for using appropriate safety precautions in using grills on the Property, and shall be liable for all damages that may result from the misuse of any grill. Parents are solely responsible for supervising their children on the Property, including the pool, if applicable. Adult supervision is required at all times when children are using the pool.
XI. Check In / Check Out
On arrival please show a valid Photo Driver's License and the Rental Voucher to security at the gate. Guests may not be allowed to drive onto the resort unless a Photo Driver's License is shown. No full or partial refunds will be given if access is denied to the property for not having these two items at anytime during your stay. Check in at the property is 4:00 PM and not before, check out is no later than 10:00 AM. Guests may be charged if this is not adhered too. Each Guest will receive their own electronic door code, which will allow access to the Property throughout your stay dates. Guest may proceed directly to the Property for check in. Failure to depart by 10:00 AM will result in additional charge to the credit card on file for a late check out. Additionally, if a Guest checks in early, without prior permission, an additional charge will be filed to the credit card on file for an early check in. If you would like to arrange an early check in or late check out for your reservation you may do so by contacting our reservations team at 866 556 6805. Additional options such as early check in and late check out must be added to the reservation at least 48 hours prior to arrival and paid in full upon confirmation in writing.
X. Right to Refuse Occupancy and Removal of Guest
If Guest violates the terms and conditions of the Property occupancy, including, but not limited to; failure to check out of the Property at the time set fourth for the reservation, use of Property for unauthorized events or gatherings, causing damage to the Property, or engaging in prohibited use of the Property, and Guest fails to pay for or vacate the Property upon written or oral request by Select Vacation Villas, Guest may be removed with the assistance of a Florida law enforcement officer in compliance with Section 509.141(4), Florida Statutes. In the event a Guest fails to depart from the home for the next arriving Guest that day and having to move that Guest to another home, the departing Guest agrees to pay damages and cost incurred by Select Vacation Villas. Select Vacation Villas reserves the right to refuse service to any Guest for any reason, provided, however, that such refusal shall not be based on race, creed, color, sex, physical disability or national origin.
XI. Force Majeure
There may be circumstances beyond our control, in which the Property might not be available for your reservation. Examples of these circumstances include, but are not limited to, destruction of Property, sale of Property, water, gas or sewage leaks, fires or any other damage to the Property making it inhabitable or potentially inhabitable. In such circumstances, Select Vacation Villas reserves the right to transfer the Guest to another vacation Property of reasonably comparable value, determined in the sole discretion of Select Vacation Villas, whose determination shall be final. If these alternative arrangements are not acceptable to the Guest, then Select Vacation Villas will refund 100% of all monies paid. If the Guest accepts the alternative accommodation, they also agree to re-locate back to the original Property when it is deemed habitable by Select Vacation Villas. Select Vacation Villas will not be responsible for any other costs connected with any such cancelation howsoever arising.
XII. Furnishings and Linens
Furnishings of the Property are subject to change without notice. Furniture, bedding, utensils, or any other items supplied with the Property must not be taken out of or transferred from one Property to another. Loss of any Property items, as well as damage to the Property items or furnishings in excess of normal wear, will be charged to the Guest. Moving furniture inside the Property is strictly forbidden. A basic supply of linens is provided in each Property. Bed linen and bath towels are not changed during your stay unless a daily maid service or additional Property clean is scheduled and paid for. Each Property will have a startup kit upon each Guest arrival. The startup kit of hand soap, toilet tissue, paper towels, laundry soap, dish soap and trash bags are not replenished.
Daily maid service is not provided and it is the responsibility of the Guest to maintain the cleanliness of the Property during the reservation. At the end of a Guest's stay the home will be cleaned by a professional cleaning staff. This will include washing bed linens, towels, and dishes, as well as vacuuming and sanitizing the kitchen, bathrooms, living room, and bedrooms. Reservations staying 7 nights or more will have the cleaning fee waived. While the Property will be cleaned after a Guest departure, Guests are required to leave the home in a comparable condition as to how it was found, and Guests are responsible for picking up and bagging all trash in the Property. Failure to do so will result in an additional cleaning fee that will be charged to the Guest's credit card on file.
Guest hereby agrees to indemnify and hold Select Vacation Villas harmless for injuries or other losses to the Guest and/or other persons that may occur in connection with the Guest's use of the Property. Guest agrees to indemnify and hold Select Vacation Villas harmless for any Property information errors due or changes due to maintenance or the Owner's removal or addition of items from the Property. We have made every effort to ensure that all information on Select Vacation Villas website is correct and accurate.
XV. Damages and Accidental Damage Waiver (ADW)
Upon every reservation an accidental damage waiver (ADW) is applied. The accidental damage waiver is non-refundable and covers up to $1,000 for Condos and Townhomes, and $1,500 for Homes. This waiver only covers reported accidental or inadvertent damage, which must be reported to Select Vacation Villas within 24 hours in order to be eligible for coverage. Upon Guest departure, the accidental damage waiver will become null and void, and any unreported damage found by Select Vacation Villas upon post inspection, will be at the sole responsibility of the Guest. Any charges related to unreported damage found, will be charged to the Guest credit card on file. In the event that the Guest fails pay the amount due in Property damage(s) to Select Vacation Villas, Select Vacation Villas reserves the right to exercise legal proceedings to pursue the monies due. Select Vacation Villas does not condone intentional damage, theft or gross negligence, and will result in additional costs to the Guest and legal action, if required. The accidental damage waiver is a plan provided by and managed by Select Vacation Villas and should not be considered an insurance policy.
XVI. Pool/Spa Terms & Conditions
Pool and spa heat is NOT included in the total cost of a reservation. If you have not requested pool heat, but would like to add this option to your reservation, please contact our Reservations team at least 48 hours prior to your arrival. Most pools will take 24 hours to heat from the time they are turned on. Pool heaters have electrical/mechanical components, which can sometimes malfunction. Select Vacation Villas, its vendors, and the Property Owner cannot be held responsible for any pool heaters that may malfunction. Guests are required to inform Select Vacation Villas as soon as possible if a pool/spa is not working properly. Compensation for malfunctioning heaters are based on a case to case review and is at the sole discretion of Select Vacation Villas. Select Vacation Villas will do everything in its power to resolve any problems with malfunctioning equipment as quickly as possible. Please Note: All pool townhomes/homes have pool door alarms and/or child safety fences. According to Chapter 515.33 of the Residential Swimming Pool Safety Act: anyone tampering with or disconnecting pool alarms/and or child safety fences, commits a misdemeanor of the second degree, punishable by a $5,000 fine or one (1) year in jail. Select Vacation Villas will apply a charge fee per door alarm and/or child safety fence for its repair/replacement. Please do not tamper with pool safety equipment.
XVII. Parking Policy
Some of our vacation home Resorts will not allow cars to be parked on the streets, in order to ensure proper access for emergency vehicles and waste management vehicles. Select Vacation Villas requires that all vehicles must be parked in the driveway where available. Please note the majority of homes do not have garage access and cars will not be able to park in a garage. Additional parking can be found in designated areas within the Resort, please ask Resort security where these are located. RVs, commercial vans, buses and trailers are NOT permitted at any property and will be towed at the Guest's expense. The Resort also has the right to tow any vehicles found to be in violation of Resort regulations and/or vehicles parked on the street. Select Vacation Villas is in no way responsible or liable for any vehicles towed during a Guest's stay. If there is not enough parking at the vacation Property, please contact our Reservations team who can assist you with an appropriate solution for your stay.
XVIII. Other Remedies
In addition to the foregoing rights and remedies of Select Vacation Villas under these terms and conditions, Select Vacation Villas expressly reserves all other rights and remedies available to similar parties pursuant to Chapter 509 Florida Statutes. Exercise of one right or remedy by Select Vacation Villas shall not prevent exercise of any other right or remedy available to Select Vacation Villas.
XIX. Credit Card Authorization
The Guest is providing credit card details as a guarantee of payment to Select Vacation Villas. Guest accepts all terms and conditions of the rental agreement and accepts all liability for rent and charges related to Property rental, as well as any damage beyond normal wear and tear during the term of the vacation rental. Guest understands that these costs will be charged to the credit card on file. The initial 20% deposit payment must be made by credit card in the reservation lead Guest name. This Guest alone is liable for all payments and damages on a reservation and is fully responsible for the full reservation rent and charges.