TERMS & CONDITIONS
Owners must provide detailed and accurate property descriptions and relevant information. Owners Direct Algarve reserve the right to amend details considered to be inaccurate or misleading.
Owners may use Owners Direct Algarve as a property-listing venue only, or give further instruction for the arrangement of rental bookings made by its clients.
Payment for property listings will be required prior to listing being made live.
Property listings will include up to 6 photographs as standard. Each new listing will also be highlighted on the homepage for the first week to increase exposure.
Owners Direct Algarve will deduct 15% from any rental payments received from clients through its website
Owners must have adequate property, contents and liability insurance and where applicable, property rental licence.
Owners must provide details of local key holder contact in case of emergency.
If rental bookings are to be arranged by Owners Direct Algarve, a key must be provided to facilitate inspections, cleaning and client access.
If Owners Direct Algarve are responsible for rental bookings – owners must promptly inform of any other reservations made on the property. Any subsequent conflicting reservations will not be honoured. Owners Direct Algarve will not become liable for any loss incurred by its clients once a confirmed booking is made.
The property must be in sound structural order with all appliances working correctly and safely.
Owners must supply enough bedding & towels (3 sets) to allow for changeovers.
A €200 (two hundred euro) deposit will be held by Owners Direct Algarve to cover costs of minor services and any unforeseen emergencies.
Clients to pay booking deposit of 15% that is non-refundable, when booking is confirmed.
Remainder of balance must be received by Owners Direct Algarve at least six weeks prior to arrival, if not the booking may be cancelled.
In addition to the final payment balance, the relevant cleaning fee for the property type will be added along with a refundable breakage deposit of €200 (two hundred euro).
If property is part of a development/condominium you agree to abide by the local rules of occupancy.
Late bookings, i.e. within 6 weeks of rental period, must be paid for in full and will be considered a confirmed booking.
Cancellation of confirmed bookings must be made in writing.
Pets/animals are only allowed in rental properties if specified in the property details.
Smoking is not permitted in the rental property unless specified in the property details.
Please advise the owner, or Owners Direct Algarve if you find any faults, breakages or missing items in the rental property upon your arrival.
The breakage deposit will be refunded after the rental period ends and the property inspected. Costs of any breakages or missing items will be deducted.
OWNERS DIRECT ALGARVE
Owners Direct Algarve are not Managing Agents. We provide an advertising portal for owners and can arrange rental of properties.
Owners Direct Algarve will always ensure as far as is reasonably practicable, that property descriptions are honest and accurate.
Owners Direct Algarve will actively promote itself through various mediums to ensure revenue growth for owners whenever possible.
All prices are in Euros.
Payments may be made through electronic bank transfer or through the secure Paypal facility, which also allows safe online payment, by all recognised credit cards. Costs incurred for transfers, or differences in exchange rates, will not be covered by Owners Direct Algarve.
Owners Direct Algarve are not be responsible for any breakages, faults or missing items in rental properties.
Owners Direct Algarve will not be liable for any accidental injury, damage or loss sustained by the client(s) during the rental period.
Property cleaning, maintenance, repairs or improvements can be arranged with costs and payment agreed prior to works being carried out.
Owners Direct Algarve will provide regular (3-monthly) and detailed property reports to owners with regards to rental income and costs.
Rental payments will be transferred to owners by electronic transfer after relevant deductions are made.
Owners Direct Algarve will not divulge any personal details to third parties at any time.
Owners Direct Algarve reserve the right to suspend a property from its listings if the terms and conditions are not adhered to. No refund of payment made will be given.
Advertising within the Owners Direct Algarve website is available upon enquiry.
The Owners Direct Algarve website is copyright protected. You may not copy or reproduce any text, images or photographs with prior written consent.