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Vacation Rental Policies

 DEPOSIT AND PAYMENTS: 50% of your reservation is due within 24 hours of your reservation. The total is due 30 days prior to your check in date. If you have a credit card on file it will be charged automatically unless other payment arrangements are made. Please review your reservation and make sure all the information including check in and checkout dates are correct. For multi month stays deposits will be made on the first month rent and all remaining payments will be made 30 days in advance.

PAYMENT TERMS: Credit Cards or Electronic Checks are accepted. There is a $50 charge for all returned checks plus the cost of collection.

RATES: Rates, terms and applicable taxes are subject to change without notice. We reserve the right to move Guest up to 30 days in advance to a comparable property or refund the Guest the amount paid.

NONREFUNDABLE PET DEPOSIT: Depending on the property you rent there will be an additional nonrefundable pet fee in the amount $100 - $300.

CHECK IN AND CHECK OUT: The rental period begins at 4:00 p.m. on the day of arrival and terminates at 10:00 a.m. on the day of departure, unless prior arrangements have been made. Early check in’s or late departures will incur an extra charge of $50. The properties are professionally cleaned and inspected before and after each rental to ensure that all guests have a clean comfortable stay. Please be thoughtful of renters who may be checking in on the same day that you checkout. Occasionally delays may occur during peak season.

PROPERTY SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS: Some properties may have specific rules or requirements. These specific rules will be disclosed to you. They must be strictly followed or there may be monetary penalties applied.

SHORT TERM RENTAL: It is expressly understood and agreed that this is a short-term vacation rental, and is not a lease or other long term residential tenancy agreement. This Agreement is only for the use of the Property for the stated Term. It creates no property rights in Guest and no rights to renewal or for recurring usage. This Agreement is also neither a Time-Share sale or a Plan of Time-Share Development, nor a Vacation Club.

UNITS FOR SALE: Units will be clearly identified. Some vacation homes may be for sale during your stay. We have made rental concessions for all listed properties. We will give you a 4 hour notice for a realtor/broker to show the home/duplex/condo. Pine Island Realty will first notify you via phone, yet if no contact is made, a note will be put on the front door.

TELEPHONE: Some of the rentals have telephones. If the rental home has a phone, local service is provided and it will show under amenities. If you require a phone for your stay, please make sure the home you are choosing has one available.

DAMAGE AND CLEANING ISSUES: Any damage or cleaning issues noticed upon arrival should be reported to Pine Island Vacation Rentals immediately. Please notify Pine Island Vacation Rentals within 24 hours of your arrival if there is any damage or cleaning issues. If damage or cleaning issues are not

reported it is assumed that the condition of the property is satisfactory and free of damage. All general maintenance issues should also be reported so the unit can be kept in good repair. You will not incur any additional charges if the following items are adhered to:

No damage is done to the unit or its content including the linens.

All debris, garbage and discards are placed in proper containers.

All soiled dishes are placed in the dishwasher.

There was no exceeding the maximum occupancy of the unit.

There was no smoking or evidence of smoking in the unit.

Unit is left in neat condition.

Pet friendly units show no sign of pet damage or excessive cleaning.

If you experience any problems whatsoever with the vacation property during your stay, please contact us and we will do our best to rectify the matter as soon as it is practically possible. Please note that as Florida is a tropical State, insects such as ants and the like are occasionally inevitable, and are not cause for complaint. The vacation property is treated periodically as part of a pest and termite control program, and is cleaned after each rental.

NO SMOKING: Smoking is not allowed in any of our units. Smoking is not allowed outside by any open window/door. Smoking is permitted on balconies as long as the doors and windows are closed.

SEVERE WEATHER: We do not refund rents or deposits lost due to cancelled or shortened stays because of weather. Departures due to inclement weather do not warrant refund of rent or deposit. If the rental property falls under a MANDATORY EVACUATION, we will refund any unused portion of rent collected from tenants that are registered and/or any advance rent collected for the reservation that is scheduled to arrive during a mandatory evacuation.

PET POLICIES (Allowed in Pet Friendly Units Only): There is a maximum of two pets per guest allowed in each unit. Guest pets must be treated for fleas and ticks prior to arrival. Guests must pick up after pets and tightly tie the remnants in a plastic bag if staying in a Pet Friendly Unit. Pets are not allowed on the furniture and all pet hair must be cleaned up prior to departure. A $150 Non-refundable pet deposit is required for all pet rentals. The violation of any terms of this pet policy subjects the guest to additional fines or termination of the rental period. Guest pet policies and unit availability are subject to change per county and association rules and regulations at any time.

COMMUNITY RULES: Guest agrees to abide by rules of the community. These may be posted in the unit or at the community pool or office. These rules may change from time to time.

FALSIFIED RESERVATIONS: Any reservation obtained under false pretense will be subject to forfeiture of advance deposit and/or rental money and the party will not be permitted to check-in.

TENANT assures us that the tenants will observe all conditions and terms of this agreement as to maintaining the rental in good order and appearance and will conduct themselves in a manner inoffensive to neighbors.

TENANT assures that any tenant who violates any of the terms of this Agreement shall be immediately denied occupancy and shall remedy any damages or other expenses, which are caused by the tenant and/or the tenant's guest(s).

TENANT agrees that any tenant who is found using drugs or allows others to use drugs on the premises will be immediately denied continued occupancy at these premises.

TENANT and/or their guests shall not disturb, annoy, endanger, or inconvenience neighbors, nor use the premises for any immoral or unlawful purposes, nor violate any law or ordnance, nor commit waste or nuisance on or about the premises.

TENANT agrees that during the term of this agreement and such further time as he/she occupies the premises, he/she will keep the rental clean and free of trash, garbage, and other waste; and all pipes, wires, glass, plumbing and other equipment and fixtures in the same condition as at the beginning of, or may put in during the term of the agreement, reasonable wear and tear and damage by unavoidable fire and casualty only exception.

TENANT agrees to indemnify and save our company harmless from all liability, loss or damage arising from any nuisance or harm made or suffered on the premises by the GUEST, tenants, or guests or from any carelessness, neglect, or improper conduct of any persons entering, occupying or visiting the premises. We accepts no responsibility or liability for any loss or damage or alteration to the terms of your reservation caused by events beyond our control, including but not restricted to war, terrorist activity, civil commotion, flight delays, or cancellations, airport closures, loss of luggage, adverse weather conditions, fire flood, or industrial dispute. We cannot accept any liability for failure of public supplies such as water, electricity, Internet or breakdown of the air conditioning system. Nor for the consequences of the action or omissions of persons who may control or supply main services, or any actions taken in the vicinity of the property reserved, by any authority over which there is no control.

We cannot accept any liability for your personal safety during your vacation. It is particularly important that children are supervised at all times in and outside the vacation property. We assume no responsibility for accidents. You are reminded to exercise care as to your personal safety, and the safety of your companions. Whenever possible, valuables should be left secure and out of sight.

RADON GAS: “Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that, when it has accumulated in a building in sufficient quantities, may present health risks to persons who are exposed to it over time. Levels of radon that exceed federal and state guidelines have been found in buildings in Florida. Additional information regarding radon and radon testing may be obtained from your county public health unit” Pursuant to 404.056(7), Florida Statues.

CREDIT CARD AUTHORIZATION: I understand and consent to the use of the credit card provided without original signature on the charge slip, that an email of this agreement will serve as an original, and that this Credit Card Authorization cannot be revoked and will not terminate until 90 days after the rental is vacated. Additional charges may include: unauthorized long distance telephone and satellite TV charges; excessive cleaning fees of $150; damages beyond normal wear and tear and unreturned keys. All charges not covered under the Damage Protection Insurance may be included.

BY CONTINUING, YOU AGREE THAT UPON SURRENDER OR ABANDONMENT, AS DEFINED BY CHAPTER 83, FLORIDA STATUTES, THE LANDLORD SHALL NOT BE LIABLE OR REPONSIBLE FOR STORAGE OR DISPOSITION OF THE TENANTS’S PERSONAL PROPERTY

CANCELLATION: If you cancel, for any reason, less than 90 days before check in, your entire advance rent will be forfeited. If you cancel prior to the 90 day time period your deposit will be returned to you in full. Cancellations, for any reason, less than 30 days before check in forfeit full payment. All cancellations must be in writing and received by our office before cancellation dates.

BY CONTINUING, YOU AGREE THAT UPON SURRENDER OR ABANDONMENT, AS DEFINED BY CHAPTER 83, FLORIDA STATUTES, THE LANDLORD SHALL NOT BE LIABLE OR REPONSIBLE FOR STORAGE OR DISPOSITION OF THE TENANTS’S PERSONAL PROPERTY