Beau Monde Rental PoliciesBeau Monde rental policies are designed to protect the safety and security of our guests as well as the owners of our luxury vacation homes. Our rental policies create a safe environment for all parties. If you have any questions about these guidelines, don't hesitate to contact one of our luxury home rental consultants.
Arrival and DepartureStandard arrival time to the residence should be no earlier than 3:00 p.m. on the arrival date. The standard departure time should be no later than 11:00 a.m. on the departure date.
Payment for RentalsMost major credit cards are accepted. Payment in full is required 45 days prior to arrival date. To reserve a home, a deposit of 50% of the rental amount is required if the reservation is made more than 45 days in advance. This payment structure may vary depending on the home, based on homeowner agreements. Upon request, a payment schedule is available for reservations that are made more than 6 months in advance. Area occupancy tax is required on all vacation rentals for less than 30 days. Occupancy tax percentage does vary by location. Homes for vacation rental offer nightly, weekly, or monthly rental rates. In addition to rent for the time period, listed rental rates may include regular departure cleaning fee and normal utility usage, calculated based on historical utilities usage in the given property. Additional charges for excess utility usage above 20 % of normal will be billed within 45 days of departure. Pool and spa are set at standard temperatures set by the county or state in which the home is located. Temperature requests above standard may result in additional fees.
Security DepositIn lieu of a substantial security deposit paid in advance, a credit card is required on file to charge the cost of any damages or repairs to the home made during occupancy. The deposit also includes any excess utility charges, extra cleaning charges, long distance telephone fees, and any additional services requested during occupancy. Advance notice will be given prior to charges be made against the credit card.
Cancellation PolicyThe following cancellation penalties will apply to the total rental amount paid for reservations:
- 90+ days before arrival date 5% penalty
- 89 to 60 days before arrival date 30% penalty
- 59 to 31 days before arrival date 45% penalty
- Under 30 days before arrival 100% penalty