GVR Reservation - Rental Agreement


Reservations confirmed upon receipt of a reservation deposit in the amount of 50% or $750 USD or payment in full (or as defined on booking site). Requested dates are not secured until the full payment or reservation deposit has been received by wire transfer or credit card. Credit cards and US checks are processed in US dollars. Payment in full is due 60 days prior to arrival. Discounted rates require payment in full with reservation & are NON REFUNDABLE – please buy trip insurance if you are taking advantage of a discounted offer.
CANCELLATIONS
Reservation deposits and any amounts paid are nonrefundable. This includes *date changes, early departures & late arrivals. Reservations made less than 60 days prior to the arrival date are not cancelable & non-refundable. Sub-letting is not permitted. WE STRONGLY ENCOURAGE TRIP CANCELLATION INSURANCE. *[date changes mean: fewer days/alterations, based on surrounding bookings – if it does not impact the calendar we reserve the right to waive fees]. This includes *date changes, early departures & late arrivals. Reservations made less than 60 days prior to the arrival date are not cancelable. Sub-letting is not permitted. WE STRONGLY ENCOURAGE TRIP CANCELLATION INSURANCE. *[date changes mean: fewer days/alterations, based on surrounding bookings – if it does not impact the calendar we reserve the right to waive fees]
CLEANING
There is a mandatory cleaning fee per checkout. However, if circumstances require more than 6 man-hours to clean, the additional time will be charged at a rate of $35/per hour. If a guest has willingly left the rental unit in such condition requiring more than 6 man-hours to prepare for the next arriving guest, and the next arriving guest cannot be accommodated as scheduled, the departing guest will be held responsible for all costs incurred to accommodate the new arrival with appropriate alternate accommodations and all cleaning and / or repair costs. For guests staying more than 5 nights, one additional complimentary housekeeping visit can be scheduled weekly during your stay.
TELEPHONE USAGE
In Athens, a telephone is provided and is available for your use with free unlimited long distance to the US, Canada, Western Europe, Australia & NZ. We offer this as an extra amenity, but it is subject to change – if that happens before your arrival, we will let you know. Wireless high speed internet is also available for your use, as is a desktop computer. The password is in the welcome book. Please note we do not provide technical support.
SMOKING
The interior of the apartment is NON SMOKING. Smoking is permitted on the verandas and the roof terrace. Guests are responsible for discarding smoking materials. Evidence of smoking materials anywhere in the apartment, balcony, terrace or veranda will result in a fee of $500.
LINENS and SUNDRIES
Linens are provided for use on the premises. Bath towels (blue, burgundy, gold and green), blankets, sheets and other linens are not for use at the beach. We have provided specific towels for the beach. They are large colorful towels with maps of various areas of Greece printed on them. Please feel free to use these when you go to the beach. If you like these towels, feel free to take them with you, understanding a charge of $25 per towel will be charged to your credit card.
PETS
No pets are allowed in the apartment without the prior consent of the owners (we are suckers for the stray cats/dogs roaming Athens’ streets, & we encourage their rescue & can help facilitate their adoption & safe transport back home with you). Contact us if you decide to adopt, we did, and we’ve never regretted it!.
LOST KEYS
You will be provided two sets of keys to the apartment. There is a $250 fee for lost or non-returned keys.
STORAGE
Check in is 4 PM, check out 10 AM – unless otherwise agreed to. We can provide luggage storage if you are departing after 10 AM.
ARRIVAL
You will be met at the apartment within the time period agreed to. In Athens we encourage the use of our transfer service, as this assures you a quick transfer from the airport or port to your vacation rental. We generally allow up to 2 hours from flight or boat arrival (or as agreed to). If you are running late or are lost, we expect a phone call to the numbers provided. A fee of $35/ hour will be charged for excessive waiting time at the apartment beyond the time agreed.
UTILITIES
Utilities are included in the fee for guests staying 21 days or less. We want you to be comfortable; however a surcharge of $150 will be charged if the air conditioners or heaters are left on upon your departure. In Athens, the mini splits are efficient and work quickly, heating and cooling the areas they serve quickly. Please respect this and TURN OFF these units when you leave the apartment. If you know that you will be using them excessively, please let us know and we can negotiate something that will keep us all happy.
OCCUPANCY
The individuals listed herein shall be the sole occupants of the apartment. Additional guests, loud partying or disturbing the neighbors will result in immediate eviction, loss of security deposit and possible additional charges. This includes gatherings, parties, dinner parties, etc. not specifically authorized by the lessor, regardless of whether the additional guests sleepover.
Rates are based on the number of guests. The following individuals will occupy the apartment. You will be charged an additional fee of ($10-$25)/night for each additional guest above the previously reserved number. You will be charged an additional $50 per night for guests not listed.