I. This agreement is made between Vacation Homes Abroad, Inc. (VHA) and the person whose name appears on the reservation form, such person being referred to as the client. The signature on VHA’s reservation form by the client warrants that she/he has been authorized to enter into this agreement by all persons named and that she/he will be liable for all payments.
II. Vacation Homes Abroad, Inc. (VHA) acts as agents on behalf of the property owners, managers and European reservation agents. VHA and the European reservation agents do not own the properties. The owners and property managers determine rules and conditions for property usage. The client agrees that VHA and European reservation agents shall not be liable for any injury, loss, damage, accident, or delay caused by or in any way connected with the acts or defaults of the property owner, or for any accident occurring as a result of the client using recreational facilities (including but not limited to bicycles, swimming pools, tennis courts, billiard tables, equipment) associated with the property.
III. The client agrees that Vacation Homes Abroad, Inc. (VHA) and property owners, managers and European reservation agents shall not be liable for happenings outside each’s respective control, including but not limited to the breakdown of domestic appliances, plumbing, wiring, infestation of pests or damage resulting from exceptional weather conditions, actions taken by local authorities such as road repair and other building/maintenance works, from irregular actions taken by neighboring property owners such as building/maintenance/farm works, from travel delay caused by airlines, trains, and buses.
IV. Accuracy of descriptions: Descriptions are based on descriptions from the owners and property managers. Photographs are supplied by VHA, property owners, managers and/or European reservation agents to provide an impression of the property. The photographs may be taken with a wide-angle lens to show as much of the interior as possible and may not reflect actual size. Facilities offered may differ from descriptions and photographs. The client agrees that VHA, property owners, managers and European reservation agents shall not be responsible for such differences. Where owners and property managers advise us of any changes or alterations, we will advise the client accordingly. If facilities offered have been altered or withdrawn due to reasons beyond the owners, managers, European reservation agents and VHA control, we can accept no responsibility.
V. All reservations must be secured by a deposit, and are not confirmed until the deposit is received and the client receives written confirmation of reservation terms and payment schedule. Payments may be remitted by check or in some cases by Visa or