Terms & Conditions

Terms And Conditions:

The aim of Anna Maria Island Beach Rentals, Inc. is to provide accommodations that are clean and comfortable and fully equipped so that you can enjoy your vacation to the fullest. The following terms and conditions are to ensure that our properties are kept in the condition equal to the time you arrived.

PAYMENTS
All reservations require a 30% deposit payable via credit card. A deposit is required to confirm your reservation and your deposit is applied toward your final balance owing. Please note all rates are United States Currency.All final balance owing payments are due 60 days prior to your arrival date. All reservations made 60 days or less prior to the arrival date, the full payment is due and payable immediately via credit card.

CANCELLATION POLICY
Cancellations received 61 days prior to the arrival date will receive a full refund less $300.00

administration fee. Cancellations received 60 days or less prior to the arrival date no refund will be issued and the balance is due in full. We encourage all guests to purchase the cancellation insurance offered to all guest reservations.

You are a valued guest and we want to do everything possible to make your trip enjoyable and worry free. Because the unforeseen and unexpected can occur before you leave or when you’re away from home we recommend CSA’s Vacation Rental Insurance Plan. You can protect your valuable reservation investment for only 7.65% of the total gross reservation amount. Please review the enclosed Marketing Flyer for more details: http://www.csatravelprotection.com/ certpolicy.do? product=G-330CSA

OCCUPANCY
Occupancy can never exceed the number of people indicated on the lease agreement including infants, children and visitors. Violation of this policy will result in immediate eviction without compensation as per condominium association rules.

NOISE ORDINANCE
The Island does have a noise ordinance that goes into effect after 10 pm, this ordinance pertains to any loud music or loud sounds coming from the accommodation after this hour. If the police or the Management Company is called due to the renters disturbing the peace we do reserve the right to terminate the rental agreement immediately without refund in certain situations.

CHECK IN/CHECK OUT TIMES Check in time is 3pm – Check out time is 10am.

TELEPHONE USAGE
Most properties have landlines All local calls are free. Most properties offer unlimited long distance calling free.

PETS
No animals or reptiles of any description will be kept in or on premises. Violation of this policy will result in a $500.00 special cleaning charge applied to your credit card on file and immediate eviction without compensation.

SMOKING
The guest agrees to restrict any smoking to the outdoors. Smoking inside the condo, house or on the balconies is not permitted. Violation of the policy will result in a $500.00 special cleaning charge applied to your credit card on file and immediate eviction without compensation.

KEYS
All properties feature keyless locks.

SECURITY DEPOSIT
This Vacation Rental Damage plan covers unintentional damages to the rental unit interior that occur during your stay, provided they are disclosed to management prior to check-out. The policy will pay a maximum benefit of [$3000.00]. Any damages that exceed [$3000.00] will be charged to the credit card on file. If, during your stay at one of our Rental Properties, an Insured Person causes any damage to real or personal property of the unit as a result of inadvertent acts or omissions, the Insurer will reimburse the Insured for the cost of repair or replacement of such property up to a maximum benefit of [$3000.00]. Certain terms and conditions apply. Full details of the Vacation Rental Damage coverage are contained in the Certificate of Insurance or Insurance Policy (www.vacationrentalinsurance.com/G10VRD). The Vacation Rental Damage can be purchased up to, and including at, check-in. By submitting payment for this plan, you authorize and request CSA Travel Protection and Insurance Services to pay directly [Anna Maria Island Beach Rentals Inc.] any amount payable under the terms and conditions of the Vacation Rental Damage.
INDEMNIFICATION:

Anna Maria Beach Rentals, Inc. shall not be liable to guests or to any party for any damages to property or for the injury to persons on the premises from any cause whatsoever, including defects in the premises or otherwise: guests shall indemnify and hold harmless Anna Maria Island Beach Rentals, Inc. from any and against all liabilities, claims, expenses, fees, loss of use of actions of any and any kind arising out of renters or their guests use and occupancy of the premises. The management is not responsible for accidents, injury or loss of personal belongings of any kind.

ENTIRE AGREEMENT
This agreement shall be governed and enforced according to the laws of the State of Florida. The prevailing party in any lawsuit to enforce any provisions of this agreement shall be entitled to an award of attorneys fees, cost of expenses for mediation, arbitration and trialor appellate proceedings. This agreement contains the entire agreement of the parties. It may not be changed orally, but only by agreement in writing signed by the party against who enforcement of any waiver, change, modification, extension or discharge is sought. Renters cannot assign or transfer this agreement.

GENERAL AND OVERSEAS VISITOR INFORMATION
If you have not travelled to Florida before we have outlined a few pointers for your information. If you need to contact us by telephone from Europe please call us after 11.30 European time. Anna Maria Island is a small, friendly island community that welcomes and appreciates overseas visitors who come to the island for rest, relaxation sun and fun.

TRAVEL
Direct flights from the UK and the rest of Europe
Airport Distances from Anna Maria Island:
Tampa Airport 1 hr
Orlando Airport 2 hrs
Miami Airport 5 hrs
Sarasota Airport 20 minutes (for connecting flights from other American airports such as New York, Atlanta or Washington)
Fort Myers Airport 2.5 hrs

TRAVEL INSURANCE
You are a valued guest and we want to do everything possible to make your trip enjoyable and worry free. Because the unforeseen and unexpected can occur before you leave or when you’re away from home we recommend CSA’s Vacation Rental Insurance Plan. You can protect your valuable reservation investment for only 7.65% of the total gross reservation amount. Please review the enclosed Marketing Flyer for more details: http://www.csatravelprotection.com/ certpolicy.do? product=G-330CSA

MEDICAL AND EMERGENCY
Do not leave home without taking out a Travel Insurance that also covers medical emergencies. Make sure your insurance covers you for travel in America. The excellent Pinnacle Medical walk-in clinic 941-761-1616 (similar to UK GPs – General Practitioners) for minor accidents and ailments is just over on the mainland – approximately 10 minutes drive. Blake Hospital comes highly recommended by many island residents. It is a large, modern and extremely well equipped hospital that offers a comprehensive range of medical services. Dr Guy Yatros at Island Dental Spa offers emergency dental treatment for visitors.

GETTING AROUND ANNA MARIA ISLAND
You can travel FREE from one end of the Island to the other with Anna Maria Island Trolley Service. Operating 365 days a year from six in the morning until ten thirty at night running every 20 minutes you will see green Anna Maria Island Trolleys traveling up and down the entire length of Anna Maria Island. Daily service runs from the Anna Maria City Pier which is the northern part of the Island, to Coquina Beach at the south. There are many stops all over the Island, with a stop right out front of Anna Maria Condo Rentals. You will find Trolley stops every two to four blocks and most have covered seating while you wait. Trolleys are air conditioned and some offer open air-seating. You can continue on to surrounding areas, including Bradenton, Longboat Key and Sarasota with MCAT (Manatee County Area Transit). MCAT connects with the FREE Anna Maria Island Trolley and you can get on the Long Boat Key Trolley and for .75 cents, ride it all the way to Sarasota and back. MCAT (Manatee County Area Transit) partners with SCAT (Sarasota County Area Transit) in operating the Longboat Key

Trolley from Coquina Beach on Anna Maria Island to downtown Sarasota via Longboat Key and St. Armand’s Circle. Daily service runs from 5:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. every 60 minutes. Trolleys offer both air conditioned and open-air seating. The Longboat Key trolley does not operate on major holidays.

TRAVELLING WITH CHILDREN
Cribs, cots, high chairs and other baby equipment can be arranged. Phone or visit their website to reserve these items. They will deliver and set up the items and then collect them on the day you leave. Cribs come complete with set of sheets. Make sure small children wear sun hats, T-shirts and sunblock to prevent sunburn. Nearby shops sell them, plus a great range of beach toys, buckets & spades. Walgreens and Eckerd both pharmacies which sell many baby items plus prescription and non prescription drugs.

SHOPPING
Prices in Florida are generally much less expensive than in Europe. We have excellent casual and beachwear on the island. For really serious shoppers the nearby town of Bradenton is home to an incredible factory outlet mall where you can “shop till you drop”. Also really worth a visit is De Soto Mall just over on the mainland, with three large department stores, diverse small shops, coffee shops and restaurants. Trainers, sports gear, cosmetics, sunglasses, luxury name brand clothing lines, jewelry, shoes, CDs, cameras plus a myriad of other items.

CLOTHING
Make your journey easy, travel light. You have a large washer and dryer in your vacation home – you can buy great beach clothes & swimsuits here on island. Bring a light jacket for cooler evenings in winter months and wear cool comfortable cottons and sunhats/shades. If you are planning to take a trip up to Busch Gardens in Tampa or Disney in Orlando wear comfortable trainers.

ISLAND INFORMATION
We place a local information file in your vacation property with the answer to almost every question that has been asked of us by our guests. This contains emergency numbers, contact information, getting around, things to do and places to visit, info on your property, services, taxis, local restaurants and general island info. Our two local island newspapers can always be picked up at Publix Grocery store on the island and are a mine of information for visitors on local events, new restaurants to visit, fishing news and all the local gossip. The Anna Maria Island chamber of commerce office also has a plethora of maps, brochures and leaflets plus info on local tennis courts, golf, water sports, boat & jetski rental, scuba diving, boat trips, fishing trips and area events.

HOUSE KEEPING
Cleanliness of each property is a top priority of Anna Maria Island Beach Rentals Inc. All cleanings consist of wiping all surfaces from top to bottom, wiping down all appliances inside and out, removing all perishable items, washing all laundry in the unit, dusting all surfaces, moving furniture to clean under and around, all windows inside/out, and cleaning each unit thoroughly. Each property is inspected by trained supervisors. Their work is guaranteed to be right or they will come back and fix any issues. Additional cleaning services include taking care

of most minor repairs to the property. Check and maintain all light fixtures, batteries in remotes, grill parts, patio furniture, and ac filters. Our goal is to have each property in tip top shape for your arrival. Our cleaning people will be the last people in the property before your arrival to make sure it is perfect.

What you can expect upon arrival: In each bathroom:
-bar soap-shampoo & conditioner -toilet strip cover

-soap dispenser at sink -small garbage bags

Kitchen set up:
-Sponge-paper towel roll
-new large garbage bag for large trash can -two dish tabs

WE LOOK FORWARD TO WELCOMING YOU TO ANNA MARIA ISLAND.