Katt's Kottages Terms and Conditions




This Rental Agreement and Contract (the “Agreement”) is a legally binding agreement made and entered into as of the Reservation Date written below by and between the undersigned person(s) or company (the “Guest”) and the undersigned owner, manager or agent (“Rental Agent”), pursuant to which the Guest has agreed to rent the residence described below (the “Property”), for the duration of the Rental Term for the Total Rental Fee and other good and valuable consideration as described herein.


OCCUPANCY


Guest agrees that no more than six (6) persons shall be permitted on the One Bedroom Cottage Property at any time during the Rental Term, and no more than ten (10) persons shall be permitted on the Two Bedroom Garden or Penthouse (PTHS) properties at any time during the Rental Term, all of whom shall comply with the conditions and restrictions imposed upon Guest under this Agreement. No more than two (2) registered guests shall sleep overnight on the One Bedroom Cottage Property at any time during the Rental Term, and no more than five (5) registered guests shall sleep overnight on the Two Bedroom Garden or Penthouse (PTHS) properties at any time during the Rental Term, all of whom shall comply with the conditions and restrictions imposed upon Guest under this Agreement.



CONDITION AND USE OF PROPERTY


The Property is provided in “as is” condition. Rental Agent shall use its best efforts to ensure the operation of all amenities in the Property, such as internet access, satellite or cable TV access or air conditioners, heaters, appliances as applicable.  Rental Agent shall not be held responsible for such items failure to work, but will make every effort to correct any issues as reported as quickly as possible.  Guest acknowledges that use of amenities decks, balcony, beach, grills, beach gear, bicycles, kayak, paddleboard, golf cart and the like may be potentially dangerous and involve potential risks if improperly used, particularly with regard to children and such use is at the Guest’s own risk. Guests acknowledge that there are no lifeguards and swimming at the beach is done so at their own risk.

Guest shall use the Property for temporary residential purposes only, only for the duration between the Check-in Date and the Check-out Date, and always in a careful manner to prevent any damage or loss to the Property and keep the Property in clean and sanitary condition at all times.  Guest and any additional permitted guests shall refrain from loud noise and shall not disturb, annoy, endanger, or inconvenience neighbors, nor shall Guest use the Property for any immoral, offensive or unlawful purposes, nor violate any law, association rules or ordinance, nor commit waste or nuisance on or about the Property.



DEFAULT


If Guest should fail to comply with the conditions and obligations of this Agreement, Guest shall surrender the Property, remove all Guest’s property and belongings and leave the Property in good order and free of damage.  No refund of any portion of the Total Rental Fee shall be made and if any legal action is necessary, the prevailing party shall be entitled to reimbursement from the other party for all costs incurred.



ASSIGNMENT OR SUBLEASE


Guest shall not assign or sublease the Property or permit the use of any portion of the Property by other persons who are not registered guests of the Guest and included within the number of and as permitted, registered, overnight occupants under this Agreement.



RISK OF LOSS AND INDEMNIFICATION


Guest agrees that all personal property, furnishings, personal affects and other items brought into the Property by Guest or their permitted guests and visitors shall be at the sole risk of Guest with regard to any theft, damage, destruction or other loss and Rental Agent shall not be responsible or liable for any reason whatsoever.

Guest hereby covenants and agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Rental Agent and their agents, owners, successors, employees and contractors from and against any costs, damages, liabilities, claims, legal fees and other actions for any damages, costs, attorneys fees incurred by Guest, permitted guests, visitors or agents, representatives or successors of Guest due to any claims relating to destruction of property or injury to persons or loss of life sustained by Guest or family and visitors of Guest in or about the Property and Guest expressly agrees to save and hold Rental Agent harmless in all such cases.



RELEASE


Guest hereby waives and releases any claims against Rental Agent, the Property owner and their successors, assigns, employees or representatives, officially or otherwise, for any injuries or death that may be sustained by Guest on or near or adjacent to the Property, including any common facilities, activities or amenities no matter how they may be caused.  Guest agrees to use any such facilities or amenities entirely at the Guest’s own initiative, risk and responsibility.



ENTRY AND INSPECTION


Rental Agent reserves the right to enter the Property at reasonable times and with reasonable advance notice for the purposes of inspecting the Property. If Rental Agent has a reasonable belief that there is imminent danger to any person or property, in the event of an emergency or for maintenance purposes, the Rental Agent reserves the right to enter the cottage without your presence or permission and without advance notice.



UNAVAILABILITY OF PROPERTY


In the event the Property is not available for use during the Rental Term due to reasons, events or circumstances beyond the control of Rental Agent, Rental Agent will apply due diligence and good faith efforts to locate a replacement property that equals or exceeds the Property with respect to occupancy capacity, location and value that meets the reasonable satisfaction of the Guest.  If such replacement property cannot be found and made available, Rental Agent shall immediately return all payments made by the Guest, whereupon this Agreement shall be terminated and Guest and Rental Agent shall have no further obligations or liabilities in any manner pertaining to this Agreement.



ADDITIONAL TERMS TO THE RENTAL AGREEMENT


In addition to the standard terms included herein, Guest acknowledges and agrees that the following additional terms and conditions apply to the Guest’s rental of the Property:

GENERAL PROVISIONS

This Agreement contains the entire agreement between the parties with regard to the rental of the Property, and any changes, amendments or modifications hereof shall be void unless the same are in writing and signed by both the Guest and the Rental Agent.  This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas.  The words “Rental Agent” and “Guest” shall include their respective heirs, successors, representatives.  The waiver or failure to enforce any breach or provision of this Agreement shall not be considered a waiver of that or any other provision in any subsequent breach thereof.  If any provision herein is held invalid, the remainder of the Agreement shall not be affected.  Any notice required to be given under this Agreement shall be in writing and sent to the contact information included herein.  Execution of a booking through the website shall be deemed a valid understanding of, and the acceptance of, the contents of this Agreement. 



CONTACT

1 Queens Highway, P.O. Box BI-024039 Alice Town, Bimini, Bahamas 

Tel: (242) 347-3382  Fax: (242)225-2403

Cell:  (242)359-8009  Cell: (242)359-8382

KattsKottages@gmail.com or KattsKottage@yahoo.com