A. Payment terms.
50% deposit within 7 days, balance due 6 weeks before arrival date.
B. Cancellation Fees & Refunds
If the booking is cancelled more than five (5) weeks before arrival, Frueauf Village Management will refund the deposit less a cancellation fee of $300 which will be retained by Frueauf Village Management. If the booking is cancelled less than five (5) weeks before arrival, Frueauf Village Management will attempt to re-let the period booked, and if Frueauf Village Management can re-let the apartment the money held by Frueauf Village Management will be refunded less a $300 cancellation fee which will be retained by Frueauf Village Management. If Frueauf Village Management cannot re-let the apartment by your scheduled arrival date, all moneys held by Frueauf Village Management will be retained. Any request for cancellations and/or refunds must be made in writing to Frueauf Village Management. All requests for refunds and cancellation terms above are at the discretion of the individual apartment owner. Where a refund is applicable, the amount refunded will be less any transaction charges which may not be refunded by the service used to facilitate the booking including but not limited to credit card charges, third party agent commissions which the booking agent (FSCM Pty Ltd) may not be able to recover.
C. Security Bond (Pre-authorization only)
A Security Bond (of $500) is required to be provided with each booking and must be made by credit card prior to your arrival. A form will be sent to you to complete and return. The Security Bond payment is in addition to the cost of the reservation. The Security Bond charge will be processed as a pre-authorized amount only on your arrival date. Charges will only be applied to the nominated credit card/charge card for any costs related to any damage/loss/excess cleaning of the accommodation rented by the cardholder or the customer named on the Booking Form. Security Bond payments are fully refundable provided bond conditions are met. Bond payments are refunded only after a thorough inspection and cleaning of the apartment has taken place within 48 hours of departure. Should there be any damage to the apartment, articles therein, missing items or excess cleaning due to the apartment being left in an unacceptable state, these monies will be taken out of the security bond. (Please see the Bond Information below).
D. Security Bond Conditions
To ensure your bond is refunded in full, please check the following guidelines: Place all rubbish and bottles in the bins provided within your accommodation. Remove and dispose of unwanted items from your refrigerator. Depart your apartment no later than the scheduled check-out time. Delays to cleaning staff due to late checkout will be charged at $75 per hour plus GST. Leave the apartment in an acceptable condition, i.e. clean any excess spills or cooking mess. Wash any dishes, pots & pans and put them away neatly in the cupboards. Respect this property as if it were your own, no muddy boots and please take care of the furniture and fittings. Rubbish/bottles not stored in the provided rubbish receptacles; dirty dishes & excess cleaning will be charged at a minimum rate of $50, plus $35 per hour thereafter plus GST. Please check your apartment information sheet for further guidelines and special conditions. Should there be any damage to the apartment, articles therein, missing items, or excess cleaning due to the apartment being left in an unacceptable state, these monies will be taken out of your bond.
E. Noise and Residential Amenity
Guests must not create noise which is offensive to neighbours especially between 10pm – 8am and during arrival and departure at any time throughout the occupancy. Offensive noise is prohibited and may result in: Termination of permission to occupy the Property; eviction; loss of rental paid; and extra charges for security and expenses which may be deducted from security bond. Guests must abide by any noise abatement conditions, standards and orders issued by police or any regulatory authority to minimise impacts upon the residential amenity of neighbours and local community.
The Alpine environment is subject to extreme weather conditions which may affect access to and from the resort. We strongly recommend insurance that you take out insurance to cover against cancellation, personal liability and loss of your own luggage or equipment. NB: Under the provisions of the Health Act it is not possible to cover medical or hospital expenses in domestic insurance policies.
G. Responsibility Clause
We always do our best to ensure your arrangements are satisfactory. Frueauf Village Management, its respective servants and employees shall not be liable for any injury, damage, loss, additional expenses, accident, delay, changes in accommodation, breakdown in equipment or vehicles, weather, strike, sickness, theft, cancellation or of the foregoing shall likewise not be liable for any injury, damage, loss additional expenses, accident, delay or irregularity, whether to property, person, or otherwise arising in connection with any accommodation or in connection with any vehicle or transport or other services. Frueauf Village Management reserves the right to amend published tariffs (excluding confirmed bookings), and further reserves the right to cancel or withdraw any property at its absolute discretion. Frueauf Village Management encompasses the booking and onsite management of the Frueauf Village Complex. All management functions are performed on behalf of the apartment owners by FSCM Pty Ltd who is the appointed Management entity.