Sanibel Vacations Rental Policies
RESERVATIONS AND CANCELLATION
•Reservations may be made either online at www.SBLvacations.com, calling us at 1-239-691-2265, or emailing info@SBLvacations.com.
•All reservations must be made by an adult over the age of 21. Reservations made under a false pretense will be subject to eviction and forfeiture of any and all advance payments, including the Property Protection Plan fee and CSA insurance premium.
•A deposit payment of $500 for stays over 27 nights or $300 for stays less than 28 nights is required to reserve a property. Upon payment of this deposit and receipt by Sanibel Vacations of the completed rental agreement, your booking is considered to be confirmed. Payment may be made by credit card, wire transfer, or ACH transfer.
•The remaining balance must be paid 60 days prior to check-in with the exception of all Single Family Homes being rented in-season (January thru March) which require the final balance to be paid in full 90 days prior to arrival date. If your reservation is made 30 or fewer days prior to check-in, the entire balance is due at the time your booking is made.
•CANCELLATIONS: All cancellations must be in writing, or email, from registered Guest and received by SBL. Guest shall be entitled to a refund of all deposits, less an administration fee of $75.00 plus sales tax for all cancellations made at least 90 days in advance of the scheduled arrival date. If a Guest cancels the rental agreement less than 90 days in advance of the scheduled arrival date, the Guest shall forfeit all paid rents, deposits, processing fees, and taxes paid to SBL, unless the Property is successfully re-booked for the same dates and same rate as Guest’s reservation.
•Late check-in and/or early departure for any reason, including but not limited to inclement weather, does not warrant the refund of any payments, rent or deposits.
•When you confirm a reservation, a property will be assigned. However, should the property become untenable or unavailable due to unforeseen events, acts of God, or the sale of the rental property, Sanibel Vacations reserves the right to substitute comparable accommodations without liability. Upon notification of the change, you will be given the opportunity to cancel with no penalty should the new arrangements not be acceptable. In these rare instances we will notify you as soon as possible of the change. You will be offered the current rate for the new property. Upon your acceptance of the new rental property, the normal cancellation policy will apply once again.
•We strongly recommend that you purchase a travel protection insurance policy that covers trip cancellation, delay, interruption and other circumstances. Sanibel Vacations can provide you with such a policy through CSA. For more information, visit www.SBLvacations.com or call us at 1-239-691-2265.
•Weather and Hurricanes: Guest understands that inclement weather can occur at any time during the year in Florida, but more specifically during hurricane season (June through November). SBL follows and abides by any advisory statement from any local emergency authority and the City of Sanibel. Guest agrees to comply with SBL’s Hurricane Policy. Guest(s) will not receive a rebate, rent reduction, or refund from SBL or the Owner in the event of a voluntary or mandatory evacuation.
•Our prices and fees are quoted in U.S. dollars and will be charged in U.S. dollars.
•Rates are subject to change without notice until your reservation is confirmed.
•Rates do not include taxes; the sales tax rate is 11%. Taxes will be added to the total.
•Upon payment of the rent due by Renter and Renter’s performance of his obligations under this Agreement, Renter shall have use of the premises designated in this Agreement during the term of the Agreement. The premises will be received in good condition.
•The total number of persons allowed in the property at any time is restricted to the stated limit for each property. Renter must disclose the number of persons in his party as well as the name of every member of his party and the number of any pets, if allowed. Sanibel Vacations reserves the right to refuse entry or to expel persons not named as members of Renter’s party. If this limit is exceeded, then eviction without refund is the penalty.
•CHECK-OUT PROCEDURE Check-out on the departure date shall be no later than 10:00am. Failure of guest to check-out and vacate the Property by 10:00am will subject the Guest to additional charges. Prior to check-out, tenant is responsible for washing/drying all beach towels. Only one (1) dirty set of linens per bed may be left for the cleaners, and all dishes must be either clean or in the dishwasher. All trash must be removed from the property and placed in the appropriate exterior trash bins. Excessive dirty laundry and excessive cleaning of property is subject to additional charges.
•ADDITIONAL CHARGES: Guest agrees to supply SBL valid credit card information at the time of check-in. Guest is financially responsible for any damages to the property not covered by the Property Protection Policy and not resulting from normal wear and tear. Additional charges incurred by Guest during the rental period, may include but are not limited to cleaning/ laundry service, telephone charges, equipment rental, resort amenity privileges, and lost keys. Guest authorized SBL to charge the credit card supplied by the Guest for any and all Additional Charges.
•We are very serious about maintaining a respectful atmosphere for the quiet enjoyment of all our guests. We will rent to family groups and responsible adults only.