When making a booking, the party leader
must complete the booking form and initial
on behalf of all members of the party that
these booking conditions together with our
general information have been read and accepted.
The party leader must be over 21 years of
age. The accommodation is booked solely
for the use of the guests named on the booking
form. Due to State fire regulations in Florida,
the maximum occupancy as advised by us must
not be exceeded.
To confirm your booking, we will require
a deposit of $200.00. Your booking is only
confirmed once we have received your deposit
and booking form.
2. PAYING THE BALANCE
The balance of your rental cost is payable
6 weeks prior to your arrival in Florida,
including a refundable security deposit
of $250. Where payment in full has not been
made by this date, we reserve the right
to cancel the booking, and cancellation
charges as detailed below, will apply. If
you book within 6 weeks, we will require
full payment at the time of booking.
3. PRICE GUARANTEE
Once a confirmed booking and deposit has
been received, the booking will not be subject
to any increase or surcharge.
4. WHAT'S INCLUDED
You have use of the property including
all utilities except pool heating, for which
a supplement is payable (unless otherwise
stated). Your holiday home is cleaned and
prepared for your arrival. Maid service
however is not usual in Florida private
homes and it's therefore up to you to keep
the property clean and to change and wash
bed linen and towels (which are supplied)
during your stay.
Your holiday home is available from 4:00
pm local time on the day of your arrival.
We ask that you vacate the property by 11:00
am on the day of your departure, leaving
it in a tidy condition to enable our cleaners
to prepare for newly arriving guests.
5. SECURITY DEPOSITS
The party leader will be held responsible
for any damage, breakages or losses that
may be caused to the rental property or
to its contents during the stay. A $250
refundable security deposit is payable with
the final balance which will be held to
cover or part cover any breakages, excess
cleaning costs or damage to the property.
The deposit will be returned at the end
of the rental period subject to inspection
by the management company, less any deductions
to cover the cost of replacement or repair.
Excess costs will be invoiced and payable
in full, immediately.
We understand that accidents may happen.
We ask that you inform the Management Company
of any defects or breakages, as soon as
possible so that you and the following guests
are not inconvenienced.
6. CHANGING YOUR BOOKING
Any amendment to a confirmed booking may
incur a charge of up to $25 amendment fee.
Changes within 8 weeks may result in additional
If you wish to cancel your booking within
6 weeks of your arrival any monies already
paid will NOT be refunded.
8. IF WE CHANGE YOUR ACCOMMODATION
Occasionally it may be necessary to amend
or cancel your booking through reasons beyond
our control and we reserve the right to
do so. We will inform you as soon as possible
and offer you the choice of alternative
accommodation of a similar standard or a
refund of all monies paid, providing it
does not arise for reasons of 'Force Majeure'.
9. FORCE MAJEURE
No liability can be accepted for events,
which are 'force majeure'. These include,
but are not limited to war, threat of war,
riots, civil commotion, terrorist activities,
industrial disputes, technical difficulties
with transportation, natural or nuclear
disaster, fire, adverse weather conditions
or other events outside our control.
We accept no liability whatsoever for any
injury or loss sustained by guests or any
other visitors to the home or swimming pool,
or for any loss or damage howsoever caused
to any property brought to the premises.
11. IN CASE OF COMPLAINT
While it is unlikely that you should have
a complaint, occasionally things do go wrong.
If you have a problem during your stay,
you MUST inform Florida Spirit immediately
who will endeavor to rectify the matter.
We will not accept liability for any dissatisfaction
or other complaint not reported to the local
managing agent during your stay.
It is vital that you have adequate comprehensive
insurance cover for you and all members
of your party. Check that any policies you
are considering do cover you for rented
accommodation booked independently of travel
arrangements. No responsibility is accepted
for any death, illness or loss or damage
to property and/or motor vehicles howsoever
13. WEB SITE
Our web site is a guide to the quality
and description of our home and it's facilities.
No liability is accepted for unintentional
errors, mistakes or omissions.
14. DEPARTURE DOCUMENTATION
Approximately 30 days before arrival, we
will send you details, giving directions
to Dux Villa and information on key collection.
The keys are left in a 'lock box' facility
at the villa, and you will be given a security
code to open it. Please remember to take
the code details with you otherwise access
to the villa cannot be guaranteed. You are
required to check in at the nearby offices
of the management company within 24 hours
of arrival at the house.
15. SWIMMING POOL
Where stated, pool heating is included
within the rental price (between November
and March, excluding promotions). Residential
pool heaters are not as efficient as industrial
pool heaters and temperatures can often
vary depending on weather conditions and
time of year. Unfortunately, we cannot accept
any liability for pool water temperatures
because weather conditions are not controllable.
Parents are solely responsible for supervising
their children on the Premises, including
the pool, if applicable. Adult supervision
is required at all times when children are
using the pool.
16. PROHIBITED USES
(i) No pets or animals of any nature are
permitted on the Premises.
(ii) Smoking is not permitted in any part
of the Premises.
(iii) Grills / Barbecues should only be
used on the lawn outside of the pool screen,
and not inside any other part of the Premises
including, without limitation, inside the
house, in the garage, or on the pool deck.
Guests are solely responsible for using
appropriate safety precautions in using
grills on the Premises, and shall be liable
for all damage resulting from misuse of