2015

terms and conditions


“Booking” means the period for which you pay to stay at the Vintage Oar.

“Property” means the Vintage Oar at 41 Lake Road Milang SA 5256 and all its fixtures, fittings and equipment.

“Management” means Owners and Managers of the Property.

"Guests" means persons persons who stay overnight in the Property during the Booking.

"Visitor" means a person a Guest permits to visit the Property during the Booking.


Rental contract

Guests are granted a limited permission to occupy the Property for holiday purposes.  This is not a residential tenancy agreement under the residential tenancy legislation.  Failure to comply with the Guests' obligations in the Terms and Conditions may result in termination of permission to occupy the Property and eviction.  The rental contract is between the Guests and Management of the Property and is subject to terms and conditions herein.  Variations to these conditions may only be made by prior arrangement with Management of the Vintage Oar in writing.    


Deposit

The contract for accommodation shall not be effective until the Guests deposit payment is received and cleared.  The deposit is 50% of the accommodation, bond and cleaning fee (and any Dog Bond and Cleaning fee for Dog Stay if applicable).  Payment of deposit constitutes the Guests acceptance of the terms and conditions contained within this rental contract. 


Final payment

The full amount payable in respect of the Vintage Oar rental shall be paid at least 21 days prior to the date of commencement of the booking.  If the full payment has not been received at least 14 days prior to the start of the rental period, then Management of the Vintage Oar has full rights to cancel the Booking, retain monies already paid and attempt to re book the property.


If the accommodation booking is made within 21 days of the date of commencement of the Guest's stay, the full rental payable for the Vintage Oar is required together with any bond and any other payment applicable.


Method of payment

Payment can be made by electronic banking or PayPal; account details will be provided at time of booking,


Please email for further details.

stay@vintageoar.com.au  

  

If booking through Stayz, payment can also be made via the online payment system through Stayz:

http://www.stayz.com.au/accommodation/sa/fleurieu-peninsula/milang/161681


Bond

The Guest is responsible for the house and contents for the duration of their stay and apart from reasonable standard cleaning requirements the property must be left in the same condition as at check in.  Please treat it as you would treat your own home.  The Guest shall take reasonable care of the property and shall leave the property, including all fixtures, fittings and equipment on, in or about the property in a clean and tidy condition, at the end of the stay.  An AUD$400.00 bond is applied to each stay at the Vintage Oar.


Dog Bond

For any guests who have written permission for their dog(s) to stay on the property (limited to outside only; dogs are strictly not allowed inside), they are required to pay the Dog Bond of AUD$400.00.  The Guest is responsible for any damages and shall take reasonable care of the property and shall leave the property, including all fixtures, fittings and equipment on, in or about the property in a clean and tidy condition, at the end of the stay.  The Guest must undertake to remove any faeces prior to vacating the property.  If the dog is found to have been inside, the full Dog Bond will be retained by the Owner to conduct a full clean of the inside of the property to remove dog hair.  If faeces are found on the property after vacation, part of the Dog Bond will be retained for cleaning and disposal.  All details pertaining to the Bond also applies to the Dog Bond.


Breakages, loss and theft

The Guest shall be liable for any breakages, damage, loss or theft caused to the property, any part thereof, any of the chattels therein, the gardens or outside the property that may occur during the Guest's occupation of the property and all costs of repair and replacement thereof shall be payable from the Guests bond at the end of the stay.

 

Bond and Dog Bond will be refunded to your nominated bank account within 5 to 10 business days from check out date less any fees for damage or replacement of lost or stolen items.  If damages or replacement of lost or stolen items is in excess of AUD$400.00, or $400.00 for the Dog Bond the Guest agrees to accept responsibility for outstanding payments.

 

Any damage, breakage or loss to any part of the property or any of the chattels therein shall be reported to Managements as soon as practicable after the damage, breakage or loss occurring thereto.

 

If a bond refund is sent to an overseas bank account an AUD$50.00 fee will be charged and the refund reduced accordingly.


Arrival and departure times

The check in time is after 2.00pm and departure time is no later than 10.00am unless otherwise arranged.  Special arrangements can be made for early check-in and late check-outs on request and confirmed in writing by Management.


Number of Guests

The property can be occupied by up to 8 adults, 2 children and 1 baby, unless otherwise negotiated in writing with Management. Management reserves the right to refuse occupancy of the Vintage Oar if this condition is not observed.  Guests must comply with House Rules and By Laws.


Number of Visitors

Guests may invite a maximum of 10 Visitors on to the property for the purposes of visiting.  Visitors are not allowed to reside in the property.  Guests must control and be responsible for Visitors and ensure that Visitors comply with House Rules, By Laws and refrain from anti-social behaviour.


Private holiday use

The Vintage Oar is for private holiday use only, not for commercial purposes and is not subject to sub-letting, unless previously negotiated with Management in writing.


Parking

Guests and Visitors must comply with parking regulations and show consideration to neighbours.  Guests and Visitors are encouraged to park onsite, including cars, motorbikes, caravans, boats and other water craft.


Cleaning

It is requested that the house, including the BBQ, is left in a clean and tidy condition, a basic holiday clean is not included in the accommodation rental price, it is an additional cost of AUD$150.00. The clean will be carried out once the property has been vacated, however will not be cleaned during your stay unless previously arranged in writing with Management.

 

Holidaying with dogs

Holidaying with dogs is very enjoyable. Your pet dog(s) is/are allowed on the property if they do not pose a risk to others, do not destroy the property and all faeces are removed.  Dogs are strictly not allowed inside and are charged at AUD $30.00 per night.  There is an additional Dog Bond (please see “Dog Bond”).


Cleaning after Dog stay

For any guests who have written permission for their dog(s) to stay on the property, under no circumstances can the dog be inside the house.  It is requested that the gardens and any area the dog has been is cleaned and all faeces removed.  There will be additional charges incurred should the gardens be left in an unsatisfactory condition after your dog has stayed.


Linen

Fresh bed linen is supplied to the house and all beds are made.  All bath towels and tea towels are supplied (does not include beach towels).


Tea and coffee provisions

Small provisions for tea and coffee are provided (no milk).  They are not restocked throughout the stay.


No smoking policy

Smoking is not permitted inside the home or on the balconies. Please dispose of cigarette butts thoughtfully if you smoke outside.  There will be additional charges incurred if cigarette butts are required to be removed from gardens and surrounds.


Noise and illegal activity

The Vintage Oar is located in a residential area and is not to be used for private functions. Disturbance to neighbours, including excessive noise by personnel or dogs is prohibited and may result in termination of the rental agreement.  Management has the right to eject Guests from the Vintage Oar during their stay if it is deemed that Guests are partaking in illegal activity.


Guests' property

All personal belongings, baggage, vehicles and other property of the Guest of any description shall be the risk of the Guest at all times and Management of the Vintage Oar accepts no responsibility for any loss or damage thereto.


Should Guests leave property at the Vintage Oar after check out it is the responsibility of the Guest to pick up the item(s) from a mutually convenient location from Management or to pay for the costs of postage and packaging of the item(s).


Right to refuse or revoke bookings

Management reserves the right to revoke or refuse to honour any booking, which may in their opinion (and at their sole discretion), be unsuitable for the Vintage Oar.  Management has the right to eject Guests from the Vintage Oar during their stay if it is deemed that the tenants are not looking after the property or have too many people residing at the property.


Cancellation policy

For cancellations made in writing, up to 6 weeks prior to the arrival date Management of the Vintage Oar will make every effort to re-book the property and the deposit will be refunded less a AUD$150.00 Administration Fee.


For cancellations made in writing between 3-6 weeks prior to the arrival date the deposit will be non-refundable. Management of the Vintage Oar will make every effort to re-book the property and, if successful, will refund any additional payments less a AUD$150.00 Administration Fee and any costs to re-book.  If Management of the Vintage Oar are unable to re-book the property, no refund will be given.


For cancellations made in writing less than 3 weeks prior to the arrival date the deposit will be non-refundable. Management of the Vintage Oar will make every effort to re-book the property and, if successful, will refund 70% of the balance of the Holiday Rental costs if full payment has been received.  If Management of the Vintage Oar are unable to re-book the property, no refund will be given.  If the full balance has yet to be received by the due date of 21 days prior to check in, Management will charge a $150.00 Administration Fee, retain the deposit and any costs to rebook.


For cancellations made in writing, less than 7 days prior to the arrival date or no shows will forfeit full deposit paid, balance paid, and will require full payment of any balance owing.


In the unlikely event that a booking must be cancelled by Managements of the Vintage Oar, we will make every effort to transfer the booking and deposit to a suitable date within a six month period from the original booking date. If this is not possible, any payments made by the Guest will be refunded in full.  No compensation will be offered or paid under any circumstances.


Insurance

Managements of the Vintage Oar strongly advise the Guest to obtain Holiday & Travel Insurance to cover themselves against unforseen circumstances which may arise including accident, ill health or any other matters beyond the Guest's reasonable control, as once the booking has been made and confirmed, the Guest will be responsible for payment of the full rental (according to conditions outlined above) whether or not occupation of the Vintage Oar occurs.


Consequences of not meeting the Terms and Conditions

The consequences of not complying the Terms and Conditions requirements can include enforcement action from the owner, Manager, security services, local council or the Police.  Such enforcement action could result in termination of permission to occupy the property, eviction loss of rental paid, deductions from Bond and extra charges.



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