Reservation Agreement

RESERVATION AGREEMENT

This agreement stipulates the terms and conditions which all persons who are staying in any Greek Vacation Rentals property accept responsibility for.

I, (the name on the reservation),  have reserved the property for the dates specified on my reservation  for the number of guests (including, children & babies – yes they are counted as guests).

The individuals listed on the Guest Info Agreement will occupy the apartment (you are welcome to add guests beyond the original quoted number, note the rate will increase by the amount on the website or as agreed in writing. . You will be charged an additional fee of €50 for each additional guest not listed.

RESERVATIONS

Reservations are acknowledged upon receipt of a deposit in the amount of a nimum of 50% of the booking fee.. Requested dates are not secured until the rent or deposit has been received. Credit cards and US checks are processed in US dollars based on the daily credit card rate on oanda.com. Reservation checks not received within 72 hours of booking acknowledgment are subject to cancellation. Reservations for which the Guest Info Agreement is not received within 7 days of booking are subject to cancellation. Payment in full is due 60 days prior to arrival. Discounted rates require payment in full with reservation & are NOT REFUNDABLE – please buy trip insurance if you are taking advantage of a discounted offer.

CANCELLATIONS – REFUNDS

All bookings are non-refundable. This includes date changes, early departures & late arrivals.  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 this provision]

OCCUPANCY

The individuals listed herein are to 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.

CLEANING

There is a mandatory cleaning fee as quoted. However, if circumstances require more than 6 man-hours to clean, the additional time will be charged at a rate of 35 euro/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 7 nights, one additional complimentary housekeeping visit can be scheduled weekly during your stay.

TELEPHONE USAGE

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 $750.00.

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 €20 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. 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 euro per 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 euro will be charged if the air conditioners or heaters are left on upon your departure. In winter, please turn off the thermostat on both levels before departing 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.

HOLD HARMLESS

The guest agrees to indemnify, defend and hold the Owner harmless from any and all claims and damages including actual attorneys’ fees and costs arising from the guest’s, occupants’ or visitors’ use of the Property or from any activity, work or thing done, permitted or allowed by the Guest in or about the Property or area in which the Property is located as well as activities of third party activities within the vicinity of the apartment. In the event a property becomes uninhabitable or is not rentable for any reason, GVR reserves the right to provide alternate, comparable accommodations. If the alternate accommodation is not one of our Athens penthouses, and the guest is not satisfied with alternate accommodations, the agreement shall be terminated and all funds returned to guest.

By clicking through & finalizing this booking, I certify that I am over the age of 25 years old and I agree to all terms and conditions of this agreement and I authorize any payments for rent, cleaning fees, extra occupants, smoking inside the apartment, broken or disappeared property, utilities or damages be charged to my credit card below.

A €500 authorization will be placed on this card upon my arrival, however in the event charges exceed this amount, I authorize payment by the below credit card for additional costs, cleaning fees, extra occupants, smoking inside the apartment, broken or disappeared property, utilities or damages.  

 

A €250 FEE WILL BE CHARGED FOR UNAPPROVED LATE CHECKOUTS.