Terms and ConditionsWanderlust Vacation Homes have a Zero Tolerance Policy for excessive noise, house parties, or disturbances to neighbors. Each violation carries a minimum $500.00 fine per occurrence and/or immediate termination of occupancy with no refunds. See Section 3 and 13 for details. Please take your group inside and keep noise levels down past 8pm. Quiet hours are from 8 Pm until 9 am daily.
Please do not proceed with booking if you or anyone in your group is not comfortable with these policies.
REGARDLESS OF CONFIRMATION RECEIPT, ONLINE RESERVATIONS ARE NOT VALID UNTIL MANAGEMENT APPROVES.
Tenant/Guest agrees to closely read and abide by the Terms of the agreement. As consideration for the booking and use of Vacation Rental Property during the lease term, Tenant agrees to pay Manager or owner for all items specified.
1. RESPONSIBLE PARTY: Manager and Tenant agree as follows: Tenant is an adult at least 25 years of age and will be an occupant of Property during the entire reserved period, unless other arrangements are approved in writing by Manager. Tenants and/or occupants valid government I.D. must be presented upon request. Tenant assumes responsibility for all actions of other occupants and guests. No keys or entry code will be issued to anyone who is not an adult 25 years of age. Persons not falling within the foregoing categories will be required to vacate the property immediately without any refund. Any reservation found to be obtained under false pretense will be subject to forfeiture of advance payment, deposit and/or rental money, and the party will not be permitted to check-in or continue their stay.
2. CANCELLATION: We do not offer refunds for cancellations. Trip insurance is highly recommended. There are no refunds for early departures, delayed arrivals, inclement weather or reduction in the number of nights reserved for any reason. If the Property becomes unavailable or unsuitable for rent for any reason whatsoever, including but not limited to, casualty loss, construction, physical deterioration or loss of utility services, the Managers liability will be limited to the return of all monies paid on account at the time of cancellation by the Manager. In the event Manager cancels the reservation; Manager will attempt to substitute the Property with a like-kind. All monies received will be refunded to Tenant within 5 business days of cancellation.
2.5 Vacation Rental Insurance has been made available with your reservation. Vacation Rental Insurance provides coverage for the loss of prepaid, non-refundable expenses due to certain unforeseeable circumstances that may jeopardize your vacation investment and force you to incur unplanned expenses. Trip Cancellation and Trip Interruption coverage is available for events such as a sickness or injury of yourself, family member or traveling companion; flight delays due to adverse weather; interruptions of road service; terrorist acts; and mandatory evacuations. The plan also includes other valuable coverages such as Medical and Dental, Baggage, and Emergency Assistance and Transportation in addition to useful services such as identity theft, concierge and 24/7/365 emergency assistance. We strongly recommend you purchase this valuable protection. Additional terms and conditions apply; please read your Description of Coverage/Policy carefully and contact CSA at (866) 999-4018 with coverage questions.
3. TERMINATION: If Guest or any member of Guest's party or visitors violate the terms of this Agreement, Manager may terminate occupancy and Tenant agrees to depart with no refunds. Manager has the right to inspect the premises without prior notice at any time to enforce the terms of this agreement. Should the Tenant or their guests use the unit for any illegal or unlawful purpose including, but not limited to the possession, serving, or consumption of alcoholic beverages by persons less than 21 years of age, house parties or keg parties, beer pong, or use of common areas in a manner contrary to the provisions of this agreement, or the rules of the homeowners association, the rental period shall be terminated immediately with no refunds. The Tenant shall waive all rights to due process for failure to vacate the premises upon termination of the rental period. Manager or its agent may enter the premises and remove Tenant, the members of Tenant's party, and their belongings. Tenant is notified that all individuals occupying the Unit will be subject to immediate eviction procedures under State law. IF MANAGEMENT OR LAW ENFORCEMENT IS DISPATCHED TO PROPERTY DUE TO ANY ILLEGAL ACTIVITY OR DISTURBANCES EMANATING FROM THE PREMISES OR GROUNDS, THERE WILL BE A MINIMUM $500 CHARGE TO TENANT’S CREDIT CARD, or withheld from your security deposit AND SUCH AN OCCURANCE WILL BE CONSIDERED GROUNDS FOR IMMEDIATE EVICTION.
4. RENTS AND PAYMENT: An advance payment of at least 50% of the total amount due is required up to 90 days prior to check-in date.100% of the balance due is required 60 days prior to the arrival date. Accepted forms of payment are Visa, MasterCard and Discover, traveler's checks, bank money orders, cashier's checks or personal checks. Initial payment must be made
With a credit card and Tenant agrees to provide Manager with a valid credit card during the entirety of the reservation. If Tenants credit card is declined, the reservation is not valid. If paying by check and check is returned for NSF, there is a $50 service charge per occurrence. Should Tenant fail to make final payment in full by the due date, Manager may in its sole discretion deem the reservation null and void, or charge the Final Payment to Tenants credit card. Should Tenant utilize a different person’s credit card for payment, it must be pre-approved by Manager and there is a $25 fee per transaction. Tenant assumes all liability for any disputed or charge back amounts by said party. Rates are subject to change and no refunds are given in the event advertised rental rates are reduced. If a discrepancy arises between information or rates quoted verbally, on the website, email or otherwise, the rate on the reservation will prevail. In the event incorrect information or rates are quoted due to a typographical or other error, Manager shall have the right to refuse, cancel or limit any reservations listed incorrectly, whether or not a reservation confirmation has been sent.
5. SECURITY DEPOSIT: A security deposit is required. Tenant is usually offered a Damage Protection Plan (DPP) depending on which website they book on. If, during the dates of occupancy, Tenant causes any damage to real or personal property of the unit as a result of inadvertent acts, and the total cost of damage is not covered by the Security Deposit, the Insurer will reimburse the Insured for the cost of repair or replacement of such property up to the maximum benefit of $1500.00. Tenant must notify Manager of any damages prior to check out in order for DPP to apply. Any damages not covered by DPP will be charged to Tenant. Certain terms and conditions apply. Manager, at its discretion may impose a refundable security deposit in addition to the DDP at any time prior or during the dates of stay. Refundable security deposits less any deductions will be returned within 7 days of departure date.
If damage is deemed by Manager to be intentional or caused by negligence, reimbursement will not be covered by the DDP and will be deducted from the Tenant's credit card. Should manager be unable to recover costs from the credit card on file, Tenant is responsible to provide an alternative method of reimbursement within 48 hours of notification. DPP does not cover damage of allergy/flea remediation from pets.
6. RESERVATION TRANSFERS: Should Tenant need to transfer the reservation to a substitute Tenant, substitute tenant must be approved by Manager, and must agree to all terms and conditions. A $150 transfer processing fee shall be applied to the reservation.
7. CHECK IN: Check in time is 4:00 PM. Early check-in is allowed only with prior written approval. Keys or entry code will be provided the day before check in and all fees and charges have been collected. If for some reason, the home is not ready for check-in you will be notified. Please do not attempt to check-in or visit the home prior to notification that the home has been cleared for check-in. Please notify Manager upon arrival so we may ensure the Property is to your satisfaction.
8. CHECK OUT: Check out time is 10:00 AM. There is no holding over. PRIOR WRITTEN APPROVAL IS REQUIRED from Manager for late check-out. Cleaning and maintenance are pre-scheduled, so adhering to the Check-Out Time is very important. A $100 hour fee will be charged for each hour (or portion thereof) past the required check out time and Tenant will be liable for any additional damages incurred, but not limited to the cost of supplying alternative accommodations for arriving guests.
9. CHECK OUT / CLEANING PROCEDURES: Each property will be inspected, sanitized and cleaned prior to your arrival and after your departure. Tenant should leave the property in the same general condition at Check-In meaning:
Please strip all beds and place towels and bedding in the laundry room. Please try to run a few loads of laundry before departure.
a) Any debris, rubbish and discards removed from the home.
b) Dishes and cooking messes cleaned up.
c) Put back any furniture or items that have been rearranged (inside and outside home).
d) All remote controls left in the rooms with the TV's in plain sight.
e) Refrigerator and unit should be left clean and free of perishable food.
f) Any toys, bikes, lounge chairs equipment, etc. cleaned and put back in place.
g) BBQ cleaned with brush.
h) Turn-off lights, heater, air conditioner, fans, appliances, etc.
i) All doors and windows closed and locked.
j) Leave garage openers, parking passes (if applicable) on the kitchen counter.
k) If unit has a lock-box, return keys to the lock-box.
L) Kindly start a load of towels in the washer.
The cleaning fee is for a standard cleaning only. If the home was left in poor condition and additional cleaning is required, fees will be charged to Tenants credit card on file at the rate of $50 per hour. A $25 per item fee will be charged for each lost key, and $75 for each garage door opener and remote control that is damaged or not left at the Property upon check-out. A $50 penalty will be charged for lost or missing items along with the replacement cost.
10. OCCUPANCY: Tenant understands and agrees that Property shall be occupied by no more than the number of individuals (including children and infants) indicated on the original rental inquiry, and day/evening guests are limited to 4 persons. A charge of $100 per day per person may be imposed for excess occupancy. All day/evening guests must vacate the premises by 10:00 p.m. Should Tenant wish to entertain or have more than 4 guests; Tenant must obtain pre-approval by Manager in writing.
11. AMENITIES: The property is fully furnished, and includes ready-made beds, 1 set of bath towels per guest, and an equipped kitchen. Furnishings and amenities are not new and may exhibit signs of wear and tear. Amenities and furnishings are subject to change, and may or may not be the exact same as represented due to replacement, substitution or other reasons. Manger provides a starter kit which includes toiletry items, soaps, dish detergent, laundry soap, toilet paper, paper towels, and other dispensable items. Since a limited supply is provided, Tenant should plan to shop to replenish these items if necessary. Manager assumes no responsibility for the quality or contents of any food products left on the premises and Tenants use and/or consumption of same is not recommended and shall be at Tenant's/Guest's own risk(s). Towels (except beach towels, if provided) and linens are not to be taken from the units.
12. TELEPHONES: Telephones are typically not provided. If provided, Tenant agrees to not make long distance telephone calls or pay for any long distance or collect calls occurring during the reservation dates. Emergency medical, fire and police service can be called by dialing 911. Many Units are located in areas with poor cell phone coverage. Please verify with Manager if a land line is necessary or you are concerned with cell phone signal strength.
13. DISTURBANCES: Tenant and their guests shall behave in a civilized manner and shall be good neighbors respecting the rights of the surrounding neighbors and shall not create noise or disturbances that interfere with the quiet enjoyment of their property. Creating a disturbance of the above nature shall be grounds for fines and/or immediate termination of this agreement, forfeiture of rent and deposits and Tenants shall then be required to immediately vacate the premises. Quiet hour starts at 8 pm and pool or spa (if applicable) and outdoor noise should be kept to a minimum regardless of the hour and in compliance with the local Noise Ordinance.
14. TENANT'S NOTIFICATION RESPONSIBILITIES: Tenant shall call Manager upon arrival to property to confirm arrival. Upon arrival, Tenant agrees to examine the Unit, all furniture, furnishings, appliances, fixtures and landscaping, if any, and shall immediately report to Manager if any are not in operating condition or in disrepair. Tenant also agrees to immediately notify Manager of any occurrences that may cause damage to Property or adjacent units and to take reasonable measures to mitigate damage, and be responsible for damages for failure to do so. Tenant acknowledges that unless Manager is notified on day of check-in of any damage or cleaning concerns, Tenant will be liable. Any and all damages, breakage, lost or missing items on the Property during the occupancy will be Tenant's responsibility and must be reported to Manager and paid prior to departure.
15. MULTIPLE HOME RENTALS: Should Tenant or acquaintance of Tenant rent another property in proximity to Unit, no items shall be moved from home to home. The majority of occupants from two or more rentals will not spend the bulk of their rental time at a house other than the house in which they are sleeping (violation of the occupancy rules). Having too many guests in one house creates extra wear and tear, risk of sewer problems and noise complaints.
16. GARBAGE: Tenant shall dispose of all waste material generated during the rental period in a lawful manner and put the trash in the exterior trash bins provided for pickup. See the Guest Information Binder in the unit or contact manager for garbage collection days. Tenant is cautioned not to leave trash outside for long periods of time because it attracts pests.
17. SUBLEASING: Tenant shall not sublet the property.
18. SMOKING: No smoking is allowed on the premises. If smoking does occur on the premises, Tenant may be evicted and is responsible for all damage caused by the smoking including, but not limited to, stains, burns, odors remediation and removal of debris.
19. PETS: Pets are prohibited unless a separate Pet Addendum has been signed in advance of occupancy. If an unauthorized pet is found on the premises, Tenant may and/or pet may be evicted and Tenant is responsible for any and all damage caused by pet(s), including pet allergen remediation.
20. TRANSIENT OCCUPANCY: Tenant expressly acknowledges and agrees that this Agreement is for transient occupancy of the Property, and that Tenant does not intend to make the property a residence or household.
21. OWNERS PROPERTY: Tenant agrees not to access the owner's storage area, even if unlocked, which contains owner’s personal property and may contain cleaning supplies and chemicals that could be hazardous to children and adults.
22. FIRE EXTINGUISHER: The property is equipped with a minimum of one (1) fire extinguisher. The fire extinguisher was fully charged at last inspection. It is the duty of the tenant to locate fire extinguisher, notify all other occupants and guests of the location, and to inform management immediately should the fire extinguisher be missing, or be less or become less than fully charged.
23. SMOKE DETECTORS/ CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTOR: The property has smoke detectors and a carbon monoxide detector installed and they are believed to function properly at the time of rental. Tenant will notify management without delay if detectors are missing, uninstalled, "chirps" or have a low battery condition.
24. PARKING: Tenant is advised that in many high density beach communities, parking is at a premium, and garages and parking spaces can be smaller than normal. Tenant is advised to ask for measurements if parking is needed. No refunds will be given if vehicles do not fit in designated spaces.
25. SECURITY: Tenant shall see to their own and to the Property security by locking doors, windows, garage doors, etc. when it's prudent to do so and always when all guests are absent or the property is vacated.
26. NEW LOCKS OR ALTERATIONS. Tenant shall not make or permit to be made any alterations to the Premises or change or add any lock without prior consent of Manager.
27. LOST ITEMS: Manager shall have no responsibility for lost, stolen or abandoned items. Every reasonable effort will be made to contact the Tenant for return. There will be a $25.00 handling charge plus shipping costs for any items returned at Guest's request. Manager shall not be held liable for condition of said items. If items are not claimed for longer than 30 days, they shall become the property of the Manager and may be donated or sold.
28. TV/CABLE/INTERNET/SATELLITE/SOUND DOCK MUSIC SYSTEM: If provided, no refund of rents shall be given for number of devices, outages, content, or lack of content or personal preferences with regard to cable/internet/satellite/music systems and service. Services are provided as a convenience only, and are not integral to this agreement. No refund of rents shall be given for outages, content, lack of content, speed, access problems, lack of knowledge of use, or personal preferences with regard to service.
29. AIR CONDITIONING / HEATING: Most beach rentals are not equipped with air conditioning. If so equipped, Tenant 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.
30. POOL AND SPA: If so equipped, spa heating is included. Pool heating, unless solar equipped is an additional fee. Tenant understands that the area surrounding pool and spa may not be fenced or secure. Tenant also understands and agrees to be responsible and liable and will pay Manager upon request for any damages that occur to the pool and spa and its support equipment through Tenants misuse and/or negligence.
31. 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 Manager shall be liable to Tenant for damages, and no refunds will be given for such failures. However, Manager will make an effort to promptly repair or replace the failed system or equipment, and in such event, Tenant agrees to permit Manager or its service provider to have reasonable access to the property to inspect and make such repairs.
32. NOISE TRANSMISSION: Tenant is aware if Unit is located in a high density neighborhood, it is therefore subject to noise from nearby residences/businesses/traffic/ air traffic. If Unit has common walls, ceilings or floors, noise may travel between and cause disturbance to Tenant from other residences.
33. UNFORESEEN OCCURRENCES: Manager does not accept liability for any loss or damage 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 of rents because of shortened stays or ruined expectations due to work and family emergencies, unavailability of any or all parts of the Unit, or any other reasons. It is highly recommend that Tenant considers the purchase of travel insurance.
34. SALE / LEASE OF PROPERTY: If unit is actively listed for sale or lease, Manager may notify guest to schedule and show property.
35. WAIVER OF LIABILITY: for spa, hot tub, Jacuzzi, whirlpool, pool, sauna, pond, etc. herein referred to as special feature. If so equipped, it is the tenant's responsibility to learn about safety precautions, warning signs of water conditions, and safety procedures concerning swimming in or being around the special feature. Tenant understands that the area surrounding special feature is not fenced or secure, and there are special risks that may be involved for anyone, in particular children who are not carefully supervised, person(s) intoxicated, on any kinds of drugs or medication, with health risks, or if pregnant. Tenant agrees to explain the risks of the presence and use of the special feature to all guests at the property. Tenant agrees to assume all responsibility for Tenant and other guests, for the consequences of those risks and to be fully and solely responsible for any accidents that may occur. Tenant agrees to waive any claim whatsoever against property owner or Manager for accidents or claims arising from use of special feature.
36. RESERVATIONS ARE NOT FULLY GUARANTEED: If for any reason, the Property is not available or becomes unavailable or uninhabitable for the reservation dates, every effort will be made to locate substitute accommodations. If the substituted property rents for more for the same period, or remaining period respectively, tenant will have the option to pay any additional charges or cancel the reservation within 72 hours of notification of Tenant by Manager. However, if the substitute property rents for less for the same period, the difference will be refunded to Tenant. In any event, the sole remedy for any perceived damages, liability, or inconvenience is a full refund of the rental amount upon Tenant cancellation. It is highly recommend that Tenant considers the purchase of travel insurance.
37. AGENCY: It is mutually understood and agreed that Manager is acting as Agent only for the property owner and has no liability to either party for the performance of any terms or covenant of this agreement. Furthermore, Tenant understands Manager is being compensated in this transaction by the property owner and is contractually obligated to protect the interest of same. Manager hereby discloses to Tenant should Tenant elect to purchase travel insurance protection or damage insurance through various travel websites. Manager may be compensated by provider(s) for cooperation in the transaction.
38. HOLD HARMLESS: The Tenants and Tenants' Guests shall hereby indemnify and hold harmless the Manager and property owner against any and all claims of personal injury, property damage or loss arising from use of the premises regardless of the nature of the accident, injury or loss. Tenants expressly recognize that any insurance for property damage or loss which the Landlord may maintain on the property does not cover the personal property of Tenants, and that Tenants should purchase their own insurance if such coverage is desired.
39. ADDITIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS: The undersigned, for himself/herself, his/her heirs, assignors, executors, and administrators, fully releases and discharges Manager and Owner from any and all claims, demands
and causes of action by reason of any injury or whatever nature which may have occurred to the undersigned, or any of his/her occupants or guests as a result of, or in connection with the occupancy of the premises and agrees to hold Manager and Owner free and harmless of any claim or suit arising there from. In any action concerning the rights, duties or liabilities of the parties to this agreement, their principals, agents, successors or assignees the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover reasonable attorney fees and costs.
40. WRITTEN EXCEPTIONS: Any exceptions to the above mentioned policies must be approved in writing by a Manager in advance.
41. DISPUTES under this Agreement shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of California. Any action relating to this Agreement shall be filed only in the San Diego County court in California in which county the Unit is located. Both parties consent to the exclusive venue and jurisdiction of such court. Tenant agrees to pay all reasonable costs, attorney's fees and expenses that shall be made or incurred by Manager enforcing this agreement.
42. Facsimile signatures are deemed original signatures.
43. CREDIT CARD AUTHORIZATION: Tenant agrees to provide Manager with a valid credit card for the duration of the reservation. Tenant is providing the credit card as a guarantee. Tenant certifies that he/she has read and agrees to abide by the terms of this agreement, and agrees to pay and authorize Manager to charge any rental amounts, taxes, security deposits, extra cleaning, missing property and any damages not covered under the Security Deposit Protection (Paragraph 3) and fines or charges pertaining to violations of the rental agreement. Tenant understands that all credit card sales are final. Should manager be unable to recover costs from the credit card on file, Tenant is responsible to provide an alternative method of reimbursement within 48 hours of notification