Terms and Conditions

Check-in/Check-out: Your rental begins 3:00 PM on the day of arrival and lasts until 10:00 AM on the day of departure. Access to door entry will be provided on the day of arrival and will begin at check-in time and will automatically expire promptly at check-out. 

Rates: Rental rates are based on property features, location, season, and booking demand. Rates are subject to change without notice prior to booking and may change on the same day.  Cleaning charges, sales tax, administration, and a damage protection fee will be added to all reservations. These fees will vary with each property. Rates, fees, and payment schedules may vary when the reservation is booked through a third party. 

Payment:   Rental payment is due at the time of booking. Payment of 50% of the total rental amount is required at the time of booking. Full rental payment is due 45 days before arrival. If the rental is booked within 45 days of arrival, the full rental payment is due at the time of booking. Online payments must be made by credit card or by e-check. 

Cancellations: Reservations are non-refundable except through Red Sky Travel Insurance for a qualifying reason or if the property is rebooked for the same time and rate, less a $75 cancellation fee. Once your reservation has been confirmed, any cancellations, changes in dates, changes to a shorter rental period, or property changes will be subject to this cancellation policy. In the event of cancellation, qualifying refunds must be obtained from Red Sky Travel Insurance and are subject to their policies and conditions. To protect against the loss of your rental payments, travel insurance is strongly recommended.   

Travel Insurance: SALTY BEACH VACATION RENTALS has partnered with Red Sky Travel Insurance to provide Sun Trip Preserver® coverage for our guests. The plan is optional, but we strongly recommend it. In case of any unforeseen events, this insurance helps protect your vacation investment. IF YOU CHOOSE NOT TO PURCHASE THIS COVERAGE, NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN.  

Hurricane Policy: Should a hurricane or tropical storm threaten our area, we will receive evacuation instructions from the National Hurricane Center and our local governing officials. If the “Mandatory Evacuation” order is given, refunds will only be given by Red Sky Travel insurance if you have purchased coverage before the storm was named. SALTY BEACH VACATION RENTALS will not issue a refund of any rent payments. 

Rental Agreements: At the time of booking, you are required to read and electronically agree to all applicable forms, rules and agreements. The executed agreements will be forwarded to you via email upon receipt of your electronic signatures. You will not be allowed to check-in or access the rental until your signed rental agreement has been completed and received. 

Unit Assignments: A unit will be assigned when you book your reservation. No unit requested is guaranteed and we do reserve the right to change unit assignments. Units may not be sublet. 

Occupancy: The total number of persons allowed in a unit at any time is restricted to the limit stated for that property. This will be stated online for each unit as the number the property “sleeps”.  People not recorded in the reservation or over the occupancy limit will not have access to programs or facilities included in the rental, may be asked to leave the property, or may cause all members of the reservation to be evicted with no refund given. Guests must comply with all obligations imposed upon this agreement by current applicable building and housing codes. 

Minimum Age of Renters: All vacation rentals are family rentals ONLY. No units will be rented to vacationing students or young adults (under 25) unaccompanied by the responsible parents or guardians. A PARENT MUST BE STAYING IN THE UNIT AT ALL TIMES. OUR RENTAL UNITS ARE MONITORED FOR VIOLATION OF THIS POLICY. ALL VIOLATORS WILL BE EVICTED AND ALL RENTAL PAYMENTS AND ADDITIONAL CHARGES WILL BE APPLIED. RESERVATIONS MADE UNDER FALSE PRETENSES ARE NULL AND VOID AND CHECK-IN WILL NOT BE ALLOWED. This policy includes reservations made by parents who do not check in and/or leave overnight during the length of the stay. NO EXCEPTIONS. 

Parking Limits: There is a limited number of parking spaces for each rental – the number of allowable parking spaces will be included in your rental agreement. Should the property require a parking fee for entry onto the property, the required application and fee amount will be sent by email in advance for procurement of the parking pass.   

Specific properties have vehicle restrictions for leisure vehicles such as but not limited to boats, watercraft, trailers, RVs, motorcycles, scooters, skateboards, golf carts, buses, and over-size vans. Know before you go. SALTY BEACH VACATION RENTALS is not responsible for securing additional parking for any vehicles you travel with that are not permitted or do not fit in the allowed parking spaces and are not responsible for any vehicles ticketed, fined or towed. Parking is at your own risk and SALTY BEACH VACATION RENTALS is not responsible for vandal, damage or item loss. 

Good Neighbor Policy: Rental properties are located in neighborhoods and communities that include both short-term guests and year-round residents. Please be sure to observe all the rules and regulations, which are provided for each property as a provision to your agreement. All guests, guests of owners, as well as owners, are required to conform to all rules and regulations of the properties. Violators are subject to eviction. Please respect the rights and space of nearby homeowners and other vacationers. 

Smoking: No smoking, or vaping is permitted. A smoke remediation fee of $400 will be assessed and charged if any evidence of smoking is found in your non-smoking unit. Certain properties are 100% smoke-free and do not allow for any type of smoking on the premises and grounds. 

Pets: Pets are not permitted in most rentals. Rental agreements will contain specific language and provisions regarding rules for pet specific properties. Do not bring a pet without prior approval and agreement to pet provisions. 

Furnishings: Vacation rentals are individually owned and furnished. Please do not rearrange the furniture, take items outside that are a part of the interior décor, or move items from one unit to another unit. Units may have one or more lockers, garages, closets, or cabinets that are reserved for storage of the owner’s property. These lockers, garages, closets, or cabinets are NOT included in the rental and access will not be given.  

Housekeeping: Your vacation accommodation will be cleaned to quality standards prior to your arrival and after your departure. You will be responsible for the cleaning of your unit during your stay. You are also responsible for leaving the unit in good condition at check-out. We respectfully request that you remember you are staying in someone’s home during your vacation; please treat it with the care you would your own. If you have any housekeeping issues or problems, you must let us know within 24 hours of check-in so we can address any concerns. We do not offer credits, discounts, or refunds for any housekeeping issues. 

Keep the Premises as clean and safe as the conditions of the Premises permit and cause no unsafe or unsanitary conditions in the common areas and remainder of the Premises that you use. 

Supplies Provided in Your Rental: An initial setup of trash liners, paper towels, toilet paper, and soap is provided. Extra items needed are the responsibility of the guest. Guests are to provide their own paper items and cleaning supplies. We are not permitted to provide or stock the rental with spices, condiments, or food products of any kind. Guests should bring any needed food items desired during their stay.  

Beach Towels: Linens and towels are provided with your reservation. Blankets, linen and towels are not to be removed from the unit for beach use. Beach towels will be provided during your rental and are to remain upon your departure. 

Dispose of all rubbish, garbage, food products, grill ashes, and other waste in a clean and safe manner during your stay and upon departure.  

Items Left in Unit:SALTY BEACH VACATION RENTALS is not responsible for personal items left in a unit. If you wish to have them returned, there will be a $20 service charge plus shipping costs. 

Maintenance, Repairs, Mechanical Failure: SALTY BEACH VACATION RENTALS cannot guarantee that utilities, appliances, elevators, or amenities will not fail. However, we will make every effort to repair or restore the use of these utilities, appliances, elevators, or amenities as soon as is possible. Report any issues to the office so that we may correct the situation. Homeowner’s Associations, vendors, or owners’ involvement may present limitations or time delays that SALTY BEACH VACATION RENTALS cannot be held responsible for. Repairs or maintenance may require access to the rental even if you are not present during their arrival. No credits, discounts, or refunds will be given due to the loss. 

Notify Agent in writing of the need for replacement of and/or repairs to a smoke detector and replacing the batteries as needed during the tenancy. 

Keep all plumbing fixtures in the Premises or used by the guest as clean as their condition permits. 

Do not deliberately or negligently destroy, deface, damage, or remove any part of the premises or render inoperable the smoke detector or pool alarm, if applicable. 

Be responsible for all damage, defacement, or removal of any property inside the Premises that is in your control unless the damage, defacement, or removal was due to ordinary wear and tear, acts of the Owner or Agent, defective products supplied, or repairs authorized by the Owner, or natural forces. 

Access to Property During Your Stay: SALTY BEACH VACATION RENTALS employees or vendors may arrive unannounced to perform regularly scheduled services such as pool services, HVAC filter inspection, pest control, or trash removal. These services may require entry to the property for a brief period, even if you are not present at the property during their arrival.  

Internet, Cable, and Cell Phone Service: Our rentals rely on third-party providers for all utilities including internet, cable, and cell phone service. We do not guarantee internet connectivity, cable television, or cell phone signal due to the service being provided by an outside vendor, restrictions from personal devices, or other factors that may lead to interruption of service. In the event service is inoperable, we will do our best to troubleshoot over the phone, but if further assistance is needed, for personal electronics, the guest will be responsible for contacting their provider. No credits, discounts, or refunds will be given due to the loss of internet service, cable television, or cell phone service. 

Construction:SALTY BEACH VACATION RENTALS cannot predict any construction taking place in the area or at neighboring properties and therefore cannot be held responsible for any inconvenience. No credits, discounts, or refunds will be offered. 

Pools: Some properties have a swimming pool that is located on the leased premises. For these properties, the guest acknowledges that there may be no lifeguard, or other such safety personnel provided on the leased premises. The guest accepts the premises with such a swimming pool and expressly agrees to use the property and such swimming pool at the guest’s own risk. Guests are to comply with all posted county, state and local health department rules & regulations. 

Strong Wind Drafts: Guests are advised to close all balcony doors before opening the front door to avoid potential serious injury. Strong winds or drafts may cause the front door to shut unexpectedly and forcefully. Do not leave the front door open while using any other balcony doors. You accept and assume all liability for injury or death and any property damage caused by strong winds and drafts occurring in the rental property. 

Respect local wildlife and habitats both on the beach and in the water. Follow posted signs, flags, or instructions of lifeguards, local government personnel, or beach attendants. Be aware of the beach flag warning system while on the beaches. Surf conditions change throughout the day, and it is critical to obey the flag warning system. A double red flag means the water is closed for swimming due to dangerous rip currents. 

Practice good hygiene, wash your hands often, and disinfect your rental during your stay.  

You agree not to use the Premises for any activity or purpose that violates any law or governmental regulation and may use the Premises for residential purposes only and you will not exceed the occupancy allowed for the Premises. 

Your breach of any duty contained in this agreement after the commencement of your reservation shall be considered material and shall result in the termination of your stay with no refund of rent or other monetary consideration. 

The guest acknowledges SALTY BEACH VACATION RENTALS is the agent of the property owner and is acting at all times, in and for the best interest of the owners. Agent will not be held responsible for acts of theft, vandalism, or damage to the guest’s personal property.  

PROVISIONS-added to reservations agreements with specific locations accordingly 

****Pool alarms: The state of Florida requires pool alarms on all homes with private swimming pools. For your safety, please be aware of the pool alarm sound when anyone uses a door or window that provides direct access to the swimming pool. Anyone who tampers with or disables this alarm will be fined $500. Please report malfunctioning or missing pool alarms to our office immediately. 

****Pets: SALTY BEACH VACATION RENTALS allows pet-friendly rentals for dogs only in specific properties designated as pet-friendly. You must disclose you are traveling with a pet and pay the appropriate pet fee with your rental. The pet fee is non-refundable and taxable. The fee is $400 for pet-friendly homes and $300 for pet-friendly condominiums and townhomes. 

****Walk and curb your dog only in designated areas. 

****Limited Dogs: The number of dogs allowed, and their weight restriction is specific to the property selected. Unless otherwise stated for the individual property, there is a limit of one dog per rental with a paid pet fee. 

****Pets Must be in Good Health: Pets must be in good health and must not present a health hazard to anyone. All vaccinations are required to be current for the dog(s) and you must travel with these records during your stay. A current vaccination record and photo of your pet is required prior to arrival and acceptance of pet allowance. 

****Dogs Must be Under the Complete Control of the Guest. The dogs must be crated when left alone in the property. When outside the property, they must be on a leash at all times. 

****Dogs are not permitted in any pool deck area.  Florida Health Department prohibits animals in the pool or pool deck area or within 50 ft of an unfenced pool.  

****The guest reserving the property and the dog owner are responsible and financially liable for the dog(s). Damage, excessive dog hair, dog waste stains, and debris/waste left on the property are subject to damage charges.  

****Pets are not permitted to disturb others by whining, scratching, or barking excessively. 

****SALTY BEACH VACATION RENTALS has sole discretion to request that the pet be removed from the property or to request that the guest find other accommodations. 

****Real Estate Showing: The rental property may be on the market for sale and real estate showings may be required. Guest agrees to allow the rental to be shown to prospective buyers. We will attempt to give reasonable notice of showings.