Terms & Conditions
Paradise Exclusive Vacations & Rentals LLC
Thank you for booking your vacation with Paradise Exclusive Vacation & Rentals.   We hope you enjoy your stay in this amazing property!

This Use and Occupancy Agreement (the “Agreement”) is made by and between Paradise Exclusive Vacation and Rentals, Inc. (“Broker”) and {reservations.first_name}{reservations.last_name}(“Guest”) as of the date last set forth on the signature page of this Agreement.  For good and valuable consideration, the sufficiency of which is acknowledged, the parties hereby agree as follows:

Property:  The property is located at  {reservations.location_address}.

Terms of Lease: The lease begins at 4 p.m. on {reservations.startdate} (the “Check-in Date”) and ends at 10 a.m. on {reservations.enddate}(the “Check-out Date”).   A minimum down payment of 20% of the rental fee is due at the time of booking.  Full payment is due 60 days prior to arrival. 

Cancellation Policy:  All payments are refundable prior to 60 days of check-in date.  Cancellations made within 60 days of check-in will not be refunded, except in the case where we are able to re-book the specific dates reserved.   We will refund your deposit/rental fees when the specific dates are re-booked.  A cancellation fee of $300 (re-renting fee) will be charged for all cancellations on reservations over 28 days. 

No Smoking. No Pets Allowed.  In the event that a Property does accept a pet, Agent must be notified when making the reservation and a nonrefundable pet fee of $250.00 is applied to the reservation. In the event that a guest has a pet in a property where it is not allowed, this will cause the forfeiture of all payments/deposits and guests will be asked to remove the animal and/or vacate the Property immediately. Guest will be charged for any costs with regard to returning the Property to its original condition.

Check-in/Check-out: Check-in is 4 pm, Check-out is 10 am. The cleaners will be scheduled to arrive promptly at 10 am on the day of departure.   If you do not request and gain approval of a late-check out and stay after 10 am, charges will be incurred at $50 per hour (minimum 1 hour).  Renters are required to make sure the premises are secure; A/C is set to cool at 80 degrees, windows and doors are shut and locked and all of the dishes are properly cleaned and/or run through the dishwasher.  Laundry should be started and no more than 2 extra loads of laundry should be required.   If the premises are left in such a condition that extra cleaning charges are incurred, then these costs will be billed to you.  If trash has to be picked up upon departure, there will be a minimum $50 deducted from the security deposit.  Please remove all trash on scheduled trash days.

Damage Waiver and Capacity Restrictions: Property inspections are conducted prior to each arrival and after each departure.  Please report any damage upon arrival. Also, please report any damage or breakage immediately upon occurrence so the matter can be settled prior to your departure.  Guests agree to pay for any flagrant damage to the units, excessive cleaning required at check-out, missing or damage to the units’ contents, or any other accidental damage to anything within the rental unit during the rental period. Damage deposits are refunded within 30 days of check-out. You will be held responsible for damage beyond normal wear and tear, extra cleaning, laundry or trash removal. 

Lost Items: A $15 per key and $80 per garage door opener will be charge for any item that is not returned at the conclusion of this rental.  A lock out charge of $50.00 will be incurred if keys have to be brought to the unit.

RESERVATIONS: All Reservations are subject to Management and Property Owner approval. Online rates are subject to change without notice. Should there be ANY issues with the reservation, you will be contacted within 48 hours.

UNAVAILABILITY/RELOCATION: Broker has the right to relocate renters or guests to similar accommodations upon occurrences/unavailability beyond its control. If such a change is necessary, then all the terms and conditions apply as if the tenancy was conducted in the original unit. Broker assumes no responsibility for the decor, equipment or other features of individual units, and will not make remuneration for the likes, dislikes of any guest.

APPROVED GUESTS AND USE: The Premises are for the sole use as a personal vacation residence by Approved Guests. Reserving Guest is responsible for any guests that use the property during the term of this agreement. Guest may not exceed Max Occupancy for Property at any time. If the Premises are used, in any way, by more than max allowed guests, (i) Guest and all others may be required to immediately leave the Premises or be removed from the Premises; (ii) Guest is in breach of this Agreement; and (iii) Guest forfeits its right to return of any monies collected.

Terms include a No Tolerance Policy regarding excessive noise, parties, or disturbing neighbors. Please make sure you are comfortable with our Terms as they are strictly enforced.

LOST ITEMS OR LEFT ITEMS: Management assumes no responsibility for lost, stolen or abandoned items. Reasonable effort will be made to contact the Guest for return. There will be a $25.00 handling charge plus shipping costs for any found items returned at Guest’s request. Management shall not be held liable for condition of said items. Any items not claimed for longer than 30 days, may be donated or sold.

MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY: No guests in excess of the maximum occupancy specified in the rental agreement shall occupy the property. Breach of this will result in immediate termination of the rental agreement with a forfeiture of the entire rental amounts and or security deposit.

NO PARTIES: All of our rentals are in residential areas and may NOT be used for weddings, receptions, parties, or large gatherings. Any disruptive events could result in the eviction and forfeiture of entire rental amount and security deposit.

ILLEGAL SUBSTANCES: No illegal substances are allowed in the rental, and minors should not be in possession of alcohol. Violations will result in eviction from the property and no refunds will be issued.

TV/CABLE/INTERNET/SATELLITE: No refund shall be given for number of devices, outages, content, or lack of content or personal preferences with regard to cable/internet/satellite service. Services are provided as a convenience only, and are not integral to this agreement. No refund shall be given for outages, content, lack of content, speed, access problems, lack of knowledge of use, or personal preferences with regard to service.

AIR CONDITIONING/HEATING:  Guest agrees that Air conditioning shall not be set below 72 degrees and heat shall not be set above 78, and that the fan setting shall be “Auto”. Doors and windows shall be closed when either heat or air conditioning is in operation. There are no refunds for lack of, or malfunctioning HVAC units.

POOL AND SPA: If so equipped, spa/pool heating is included.  Guest agrees not to tamper with pool heat controls or manipulate heater in any way. Pool heat shall not exceed 84 degrees. Guest understands that the area surrounding pool and spa may not be fenced or secure. Guest understands and agrees to be responsible and liable for any damages that occur to the pool and spa and its support equipment through Guest misuse and/or negligence. Separate Pool Waiver Required on homes with Pools. 

SYSTEM(S) FAILURES: In the event the rental unit sustains a failure of a system, including but not limited to water, sewer, septic, electrical, gas, plumbing, mechanical, appliances, heat pump, ventilating, pool, hot tub or other system or structural systems, neither the property owner nor the Management shall be liable to Guest for damages, and no refunds will be given for such failures. However, Management will make an effort to promptly repair or replace the failed system or equipment, and in such event, Guest agrees to permit Manager or its service provider to have reasonable access to the property to inspect and make such repairs.

UNFORESEEN OCCURRENCES: Management will not assume liability for any loss, damage or inconvenience caused by but not limited to the following: weather conditions, natural disasters, pests, construction, acts of God, or other reasons beyond its control. There shall be no refunds available as such instances are beyond the control of Management. It is highly recommend that Guest considers travel and/or rental insurance.

MAINTENANCE & REPORTING: Guest shall properly use, operate and safeguard the Premises including, if applicable, any landscaping, furniture, furnishings, appliances and all mechanical, electrical, gas and plumbing fixtures, and keep them clean and sanitary. Guest shall immediately notify Management of any problem, malfunction or damage. Guest shall pay for all repairs or replacements caused by Guest, excluding ordinary wear and tear. Guest shall pay for all damage to the Premises as a result of failure to report a problem, malfunction or damage in a timely manner.

ENTRY: Management and Managements representatives and agents have the right to enter the Premises, at any time, (i) for the purpose of making necessary or agreed repairs, decorations, alterations, improvements, for maintenance or to supply necessary or agreed services; (ii) to verify that Guest has complied with the terms of this Agreement; or (iii) in case of emergency. Management and Managements representatives and agents have the right to enter the Premises, upon reasonable notice of at least 24 hours, to show the Premises to prospective or actual purchasers, tenants, mortgagees, lenders, appraisers or contractors.

Hurricane Policy: Agent strongly advises all Guests to purchase travel insurance to protect your investment for any reservation with stay dates between June and November. These dates fall within Florida’s hurricane season and Agent/Property Owners do not give refunds for vacations interrupted by hurricanes, including mandatory/voluntary evacuations.

Association Rules and Regulations:  Anyone occupying a unit governed by a homeowner’s or condominium association shall abide by all association rules and regulations.  Guest shall not be permitted to take occupancy unless they have obtained all required association approvals.  Guest shall have sole responsibility for making application to the association and shall do so within the time frame required by association.  Guest agrees to comply with all association requests for information. HOA Application/Fees Required for all condominiums.  

TERMINATION OF OCCUPANCY: Upon termination of occupancy, Guest shall: (i) return all copies of all keys or opening devices to the Premises, including any common areas; (ii) vacate the Premises and surrender it to Management empty of all persons at agreed upon time; (iii) vacate any/all parking and/or storage space; and (iv) deliver the Premises to Management in the same condition less ordinary wear and tear as received upon arrival.

PERSONAL PROPERTY AND INJURY: (i) Owner Insurance: Guest personal property, including vehicles, are not insured by Owner or, if applicable, HOA, against loss or damage due to fire, theft, vandalism, rain, water, criminal or negligent acts of others, or any other cause. Owner/Management does not insure against personal injury to Guest, guests or licensees due to any reason other than the condition of the Premises. (ii) Guest Insurance: Management recommends that Guest carry or obtain insurance to protect Guest and licensees and their personal property from any loss or damage. (iii) Indemnity and Hold Harmless: Guest agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Owner and Management from all claims, disputes, litigation, judgments, costs and attorney fees resulting from loss, damage or injury to Guest or licensees or their personal property.

MEDIATION: Guest agrees to mediate any dispute or claim arising out of this Agreement, or any resulting transaction, before resorting to arbitration or court action. Mediation fees, if any, shall be divided equally among the parties involved.

ENTIRE CONTRACT: Time is of the essence. All prior agreements between Owner and Guest are incorporated in this Agreement, which constitutes the entire contract. It is intended as a final expression of the parties` agreement, and may not be contradicted by evidence of any prior agreement or contemporaneous oral agreement. The parties further intend that this Agreement constitutes the complete and exclusive statement of its terms, and that no extrinsic evidence whatsoever may be introduced in any judicial or other proceeding, if any, involving this Agreement. Any provision of this Agreement that is held to be invalid shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision in this Agreement. The waiver of any breach shall not be construed as a continuing waiver of the same or any subsequent breach. 

RELEASE: In consideration of the right to visit the home, Guest agrees to release to the fullest extent allowed by law, Owner and its Management, members, officers, associates, employees, agents, representatives, attorneys, assigns, and affiliates (collectively, the Affiliates) from all liability or responsibility of any kind whatsoever for any personal injury, death, property damage or other loss sustained by me, my minor children, any guest identified on this form, or any guest or person allowed onto the property during my rental dates as a result of my, my children's or the guests participation in a visit to the home, due to any cause whatsoever, including without limitation negligence on the part of Owner or Management. I understand that this release will bind my heirs, administrators, executors, and any other person or entity seeking to claim under or through me.

CERTIFICATION: I or we, the Guest(s), hereby certify and consent that I/we have read the entire agreement and conditions and agree to the terms and will comply with them during the course of this vacation rental.

Guest Signature:  {{signature}}   Signature Date: {current_date2}
Paradise Exclusive Vacations & Rentals LLC
8300 Wiltshire Drive
Port Charlotte FL 33981