Owner Terms and Conditions
Florida Villa (WFV)
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What Florida Villa (WFV)
Owner Terms and Conditions
The following words and expressions shall have the following meaning.
What Florida Villa (WFV)
Your advertisement. Including, text, images and other information given by you for display on this website.
Our acceptance of your application to register yourself and your Listing on this Website.
A booking fee of 10% of total booking costs per booking charged to the owner by Us for your listing on this website.
Display of the website and its contents
Provision of Services
In exchange for payment of the booking fee we will take all reasonable steps to ensure that the Services are provided by Us at all times.
We reserve the right to temporarily suspend the provision of the Services for the purposes of maintenance, upgrading or editing of the Website or where this is necessary to facilitate a switchover of the Website from one I.S.P. to another at this at any time. Notwithstanding the foregoing you accept that we will not be liable to you for any cost, claims or losses arising directly or indirectly (including consequential loss) from the suspension of the Services including but not limited to, where such suspension is due to any factor out with our control.
For the avoidance of doubt we are providing the Services solely and are not to be regarded as your agent in any way or as the agent of any party who sends a booking request to you via the Website. Any bookings made by any party will be a direct contract between you and the person(s) making such booking and we will not be liable to you for any costs, claims or losses which arise in consequence of any booking made.
You will not use the Services for any improper, fraudulent, criminal, immoral or unlawful purpose or for any display of any material that is offensive, obscene or indecent.
By registering and listing on the Website you represent that the name, address and other factual information which you provide about you and your listing are correct and that you are duly authorized to register and list the name, address and other factual information.
We reserve the right to cancel and remove any registration or listing or modify the same without refund if we find that you have given any false particulars or misinformation regarding your registration or listing. You acknowledge that you will have no claim against us in respect of delay or loss of bookings caused as a result of the removal of your registration or listing.
Great care is taken to display all the details in your listing. We will not be held liable for any loss due to any omission or error on our part.
What Florida Villa (WFV) at our own discretion reserves the right to alter any part of the Website. This may include the layout of your listing.
Owners advertising their property on the website accept that What Florida Villa (WFV) can accept bookings requests and on their property at the agreed rates set by you the property owner.
Once a booking request has been received What Florida Villa (WFV) will e-mail the owner requesting confirmation of the booking acceptance.
The owner agrees to confirm acceptance or decline the booking by logging into their account and going to the "Bookings Pending" area where they can accept or declining the booking. This must be carried out within 24 hours of receiving the booking request.
If the booking is declined, the owner must give a valid reason for declining the booking. Any owners who do not follow this procedure will result in their property being removed from the website without notice.
All prices on the website must include all taxes and utilities and be the final price the guest pays.
Property availability will be determined by the owner's availability calendar. Owners must ensure that their availability calendar is kept up to date and is updated accepting a booking. The availability calendar must also be updated when bookings are accepted out with What Florida Villa (WFV) including their own vacations. This is very important. This will prevent booking requests being sent when there is no availability.
Once a booking request has been accepted by the property owner What Florida Villa (WFV) will email the property owner when the contact details of the customer are viewable in their completed bookings area.
From there on in, all questions, requests for further information and responsibilities for collecting any payment lie solely with the property owner. The booking request in whole will be transferred to the property owner. What Florida Villas (WFV) part in the booking procedure will then be deemed as complete. Fulfillment of the booking will be the responsibility of the property owner.
The collections of Security Deposits lie solely with the villa owner. What Florida Villa does not collect Security Deposits on behalf of the owner. It is clearly stated in the booking form that a Security Deposit will be required by the villa owner prior to their stay and that this is not included in the booking cost shown.
Villa Owner's own Terms and Conditions
It is a requirement that the villa seeker has to accept the owners Terms and Conditions prior to the booking request being sent to the owner. If the villa seeker does not accept the owners Terms and Conditions then the booking request will NOT go ahead. Therefore when you receive a booking request you know that the villa seeker has accepted the villa owners terms and conditions.
Payment to What Florida Villa (WFV)
On acceptance of a booking the property owner agrees to pay What Florida Villa (WFV) the booking fee displayed on the booking request form. Our booking fee rates are calculated from the final price.
In the event we receive a customer request to cancel a booking request before the owner has accepted the booking request, the request will be cancelled immediately and the villa owner informed as soon as possible.
It will remain the sole responsibility of the villa owner to enforce their own cancellation terms and conditions once the booking request has been accepted.
It is a material condition of this contract that you must own the holiday home(s) that you are using the Services to advertise.
You are allowed to use the Services to advertise any number of holiday homes that you own. Each holiday home is given a unique ID number therefore avoiding confusion for multiple property owners.
Property availability will be determined by the owner's availability calendar. Owners must ensure that their availability calendar is kept up to date and is updated immediately after acceptance of any bookings. The availability calendar must be updated when bookings are accepted out with What Florida Villa (WFV) including their own vacations.
This is very important. This will prevent booking requests being sent when availability is not there.
Our "Search by Availability" and "Booking Procedure" queries your calendar information to obtain accurate searches and costs. It is therefore very important that you keep the calendar up to date at all times. This will be strictly enforced.
We operate a 30 day rule on availability calendar updates. If you do not update OR confirm that your calendar is up to date for a period of 30 days your listing will automatically be de-activated. To re-active your listing, simply confirm that your calendar is up to date. There is no need to contact WFV.
Any owners who confirm that their calendar is up to date when it is actually not up to date will result in their property being removed from the website without notice.
We expect you to respond to any booking requests that you receive through this Website about your holiday home. Please respond within 24 hrs.
The description of your holiday home must be accurate.
You must give a detailed description of all the rooms in your holiday home.
Describe if your pool is overlooked, private, in a conservation area, over looking water, on a golf course.
The more descriptive you are the clearer the image of your home will be to the potential renter.
You may not post any contact information of any type in any part of your listing including your terms and conditions sections.
Any member abusing this condition will be automatically removed from the website without any consultation or notice.
Frequently Asked Questions – Completing your FAQ section will result in quicker decision making by the villa seeker. It is strongly recommended that you complete this important part of your listing.
You must update your rental rates to ensure that they are accurate at all times. All prices on the website must include all taxes and utilities and be the final price the guest pays.
The link on your listing must be directed to the personal website relating to the holiday home listed.
You are entitled to display up to twelve pictures of your holiday home on the Website.
Pictures displayed must be of the holiday home listed.
All pictures must be clear, level with the horizon and display an accurate and fair portrayal of your holiday home.
All pictures uploaded for use in your listing must be in jpeg format and between 300 x 300 pixels and 1024 x 768 pixels in size.
All pictures will be automatically resized to ensure a consistent display throughout the website.
All pictures will be automatically optimized to ensure high-quality yet quick download times.
You must own the copyright or have permission from the copyright holder to be able to display Images, Photographs (including digital) on the Website. You agree to indemnify What Florida Villa (WFV) against all copyright claims relating to the images or photographs used in your listing.
For the avoidance of doubt you grant us an unrestricted, open ended and free license to utilize any Images, Photographs or text entered onto the Website and that for any purpose.
You also consent to the storage by Us of any contact and personal information relative to you.
Display of Your Information
Please ensure that you check all grammar and spelling in your listing.
We are a professional company who wish to maintain our professional image throughout the Website. It is in all our interests to have clear, concise and up to date information about your holiday home(s) on the Website.
The use of Html tags in your listing is forbidden.
Your listing will be reviewed periodically to ensure that you are following our standards for advertising on the Website.
We reserve the right to change these terms and conditions at anytime. It is your responsibility to regularly check this page for any modifications.
As the content of the owner maps is supplied by google we cannot guarantee that the maps will be viewable all of the time. By using this service you agree to indemnify What Florida Villa (WFV) against any failures to display the map contents.
You will be solely responsible for placing the supplied code into your web site and WFV will not be held responsible for any errors that may occur in using or adding the supplied code to your web site. WFV reserves the right to withdraw this service at any time without notice and you agree that WFV will not be held liable for any associated costs by withdrawing this service.
For the avoidance of doubt, any contract created hereunder shall be governed by Scottish Law. We will not be liable to you for any costs, claims or losses which arise in consequence of your use of the Services which may arise in consequence of any foreign laws which might apply to this contract or any matter flowing from this contract.