TERMS AND CONDITIONS
BOOKING APPLICATION AND DEPOSIT
For low and/or mid-season bookings, a deposit of 25% of the accommodation cost is charged.
For high and/or peak-season bookings, a deposit of 50% of the accommodation cost is charged.
Full and final payment for the holiday booking is required at least 28 days prior to the commencement of the holiday.
If the outstanding balance has not been received by the due date, the owner and/or the booking agent reserve the right to cancel the booking without notice and the guest will forfeit the deposit.
CANCELLATIONS AND AMENDMENTS
For low and/or mid-season bookings, the deposit is fully refundable should you cancel more than 29 days before arrival to the commencement of the holiday. For low and/or mid-season bookings: (a) should you cancel or amend your booking less than 15 days prior to the commencement of the holiday, the full amount of accommodation cost will be forfeited; and (b) should you cancel or amend your booking from 15 to 28 days prior to arrival, 25% of the full amount of accommodation cost will be forfeited.
For high and/or peak-season bookings, the deposit is fully refundable should you cancel more than 29 days before arrival to the commencement of the holiday. For high and/or peak-season bookings: (a) should you cancel or amend your booking less than 15 days prior to the commencement of the holiday, the full amount of accommodation cost will be forfeited; and (b) should you cancel or amend your booking from 15 to 28 days prior to arrival, 50% of the full amount of accommodation cost will be forfeited.
Cancellations and amendments are required in writing, preferably via email.
SIZE OF PARTY / MAXIMUM NUMBER OF GUESTS
The maximum number of guests must not exceed 12 people.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES ARE PARTIES, FUNCTIONS OR SOCIAL GATHERINGS PERMITTED IN THE HOUSE.
In the event that this clause is breached, the owner reserves the right to evict all tenants immediately and payment will be forfeited.
Smoking is not permitted inside the house. Please dispose of cigarette ends safely and thoughtfully if you smoke outside.
Please be aware that noise complaints are a breach of terms and conditions and may result in forfeiture of your bond and/or termination of your booking.
BOND/SECURITY AND THE GUEST RESPONSIBILITY
A $1,000 bond/security deposit is payable, either in cash or via the provision of credit card details.
Guests are expected to look after and take all reasonable care of the property and all the furnishings and equipment included in the property. It is the responsibility of the guests to ensure that all doors and windows are securely locked and that the property is left in a clean and tidy state at the end of the holiday. Any faults, damages or breakages must be reported to the owner, relevant booking agent or a representative of the booking agent as soon as possible.
GUESTS WILL BE LIABLE FOR ANY BREAKAGES OR DAMAGES CAUSED TO THE PROPERTY DURING THE GUEST’S HOLIDAY OCCUPATION AND ALL COSTS OF REPAIR AND/OR REPLACEMENT SHALL BE PAYABLE UPON DEMAND TO THE OWNER OR BOOKING AGENT. IN THE EVENT THAT THE PROPERTY IS NOT LEFT CLEAN AND TIDY THE GUEST WILL BE LIABLE FOR THE COST OF EXCESS CLEANING WHICH WILL BE CHARGED WITHOUT NOTICE TO THE SECURITY DEPOSIT PROVIDED AT A RATE OF $40 PER HOUR.
Guests are advised to take out comprehensive travel and holiday cancellation insurance to cater for any unforeseen circumstances.
TERMINATION OF BOOKING
The owner and/or booking agent reserves the right to terminate the booking at any time. Due to all booking channels not being perfectly paired, there is a small chance that a double booking may occur. In the event that this is to occur it is at the owner's discretion which booking request will be approved.
Should you be evicted from the property for breaching the booking conditions or rowdy behaviour, you will forfeit full payment.
DECLARATION & AGREEMENT
In completing the booking application, either online or physically, I hereby acknowledge that I am the guest named in the booking application and that I am over the age of 18 years of age and that I have read and understand these booking conditions prior to making payment of the deposit and that all information provided herein is true and correct.
I FURTHER AGREE THAT THE STATED CONDITIONS WILL APPLY TO MY BOOKING IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE BOOKING CONDITIONS AND I AGREE TO BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY AND ALL CHARGES DUE AND PAYABLE ON THIS BOOKING AND ANY DAMAGES THAT MAY OCCUR OR EXCESS CLEANING AS REQUIRED WILL BE CHARGED TO ME. IF INSUFFICIENT FUNDS ARE AVAILABLE FROM THE SECURITY DEPOSIT, I AGREE TO ACCEPT RESPONSIBILITY FOR OUTSTANDING PAYMENTS.
In paying the deposit, either in cash or via the provision of my credit card details, I acknowledge I have read and accepted the above booking conditions.