Atlantic Beach NC - Rental Terms
Confirmation of Reservations
Atlantic Beach Realty, Inc. complies with the N.C. Vacation Rental Act (NC General Statutes Section 42A-1).
Reservations may be made in person, online or by calling 800-786-7368. Please review the property information carefully and determine your rental preferences. When you contact our office please tell us the properties that suit your needs and your vacation dates. The earlier your reservation is made, the more likely you are to receive your first choice. Our reservationists will assist you with any questions before booking your reservation. A rental agreement confirming your reservation will be mailed to you detailing your rental charges and initial deposit amount. Please sign this agreement and return it with your advance deposit within 5 days of making your reservation. The required deposit is the rental amount and any applicable Travel Protection Insurance premium. The balance of your rental is due 30 days prior to your arrival. Your deposit will be held in an interest-bearing account with interest payable to the Agent.
Trip Cancellation/Interruption Plan
Atlantic Beach Realty offers Trip Preserver trip cancellation/interruption insurance from Red Sky Travel Insurance. Travel insurance charges are automatically added to your advance rental payment. If you do not wish to purchase trip preserver travel protection, you may delete the charge by signing where indicated on the lease. The Trip cancellation/interruption insurance is optional BUT strongly recommended. We advise you to purchase Trip Preserver so that you and your family will be financially reimbursed in cases of unforeseeable events. This includes protection against loss of vacation time due to severe storm evacuations and other benefits too numerous to list in this space. If you choose not to purchase Trip Preserver, no refunds will be given in the event of unforeseeable cancellations, including hurricane evacuations. A brochure describing this coverage is mailed with every rental confirmation. For more information, you may call Red Sky Travel Insurance at 866-621-2070.
If your reservation must be cancelled, for any reason, all money paid will be forfeited (except security deposit) unless the property is re-rented for the entire canceled period and for the full rental amount. If we are able to re-rent the property for the full rental amount then all funds will be refunded except the trip insurance premium (if applicable) and a cancellation fee of $100. In order to protect your vacation investment please consider purchasing the Travel Protection Insurance. Information will be provided with your confirmation. A request to transfer to another week at the same property for the same year will be honored if available and a $75 fee charged. A request to transfer to another property is considered a cancellation.
A $500.00 damage deposit is required on all units with final payment. In lieu of a cash deposit you may pledge your VISA or MASTERCARD as security. Ask your reservationist about this option. If the unit is left undamaged, all check-out procedures observed, all keys and car passes returned and no long distance calls made, your deposit will be returned within 45 days of check-out. Tenant will be held liable for any damage or breakage in excess of this amount.
Cleaning, Taxes, & Fees
All rentals include departure cleaning and linen service. Before departing, guests should leave all dishes cleaned and put away (not in the dishwasher). All trash should be placed in plastic bags and put in the outside garbage receptacles. An extra fee will be charged for dirty dishes, trash left in the unit, or if extraordinary cleaning is required. All rents are subject to 6.75% N.C. sales tax and 6% Carteret County room tax.
Check-in time is 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., no exceptions. You will need to check-in at our office specified on your lease. Please do not go to the property you have rented prior to check-in as it may interfere with the cleaning crew. Early check-in is available on some units for an additional fee - please inquire. If you will be arriving after 6:00 p.m., please notify our office so that arrangements may be made for a late arrival. Upon your arrival, please notify us immediately if there are damages or housecleaning problems.
Check-out time is 11:00 a.m., no exceptions. The unit is to be completely vacated before returning all keys, parking passes, and pool tags to our rental office. An extra fee will be charged for late check-out. Please check your unit carefully to make sure that you have all your personal items. We cannot be responsible for personal items left behind.
Rentals are to family groups only - no teen or college groups. Chaperoned house parties or unchaperoned house parties are strictly prohibited. Violation of this policy will result in immediate eviction with no refund of rent or deposits.
Parking, Keys, & Grills
Parking is limited to two cars at condominiums. No boats or campers are allowed in these parking lots. Any required parking passes, gate cards and swim tags will be issued at check-in along with two keys for your rental unit. All items must be returned to our office at check-out. There will be a charge for any unreturned or damaged keys, parking passes, swim tags, and gate cards. Grills are not furnished at cottages unless noted on the description. Most condominiums have charcoal grills available in the common areas. Grilling is not allowed on the decks of any properties because of insurance regulations.
Pets are not permitted in or on the premises of any of our units unless designated "dog friendly". There is an additional charge of $100-$200 per dog. Violation will result in immediate eviction with no refund of rent or deposits.
Number of Occupants
Please choose a unit that is large enough to accommodate your party. Property should not be used or occupied by more than the maximum allowable number of occupants. State health rules base occupancy on two persons per permitted bedroom. Infants in cribs are not counted.
Telephones, Fax, & Mail
If your rental property furnishes a telephone, the phone number will be included with your confirmation. All long distance calls may be charged to your credit card or calling card. Any charges to unit phones will be billed to tenant plus a $20.00 clerical fee. Mail may be sent to you in care of: Atlantic Beach Realty, P.O. Box 2290, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512. We don't encourage working while on vacation, but if you must, we offer free copy and fax service to our guests.
What to Bring/Linens Included
All of our properties are individually owned and furnished to each owner's taste. We ask that you treat their home as you would want someone to treat yours. We welcome guests to come and preview units before renting to make sure that it will fit your needs. All of our properties have fully equipped kitchens and basic furniture. When you arrive, you will find the beds made, towels hanging in the bathroom, and a starter set-up of toilet paper, paper towels, garbage bags, and soap. You will need to bring beach towels, staple items, and beach chairs. Beach chairs, umbrellas, cribs and high chairs are available for rent for an extra fee and will be delivered to your unit.
Should an appliance or equipment break down, please contact our office and we will make every effort to correct the problem as soon as possible. However, we cannot guarantee that an interruption in service will not occur and refunds will not be made for malfunctions.
Rental Items & Golf
For your convenience, port-a-cribs, highchairs, beach chairs and beach equipment are available for rent. Please call us for rates and to arrange this service at least one week in advance. We also offer the most affordable golf on the East Coast and will be happy to book your tee time for you at over six area golf courses.
Errors & Omissions
Atlantic Beach Realty shall not be liable for unintentional errors, omissions, or changes in the advertisement of bedroom, occupancy or prices. The information herein is believed to be accurate and timely, but no warranty as such is expressed or implied. Due to state regulations regarding septic permits, some information presented may be inaccurate as the availability of these permits is limited. Every effort has been made to ensure all information is accurate and specific guidelines of the Carteret County Health Department have been followed.
2016 guests are given the first chance to reserve the same unit for the same week next year, subject to owner usage and availability. Your request along with a $100.00 deposit plus tax must be made in writing no later than check-out. Deposit is non-refundable and will be applied to your reservation. If we are unable to make the property available to you, deposit will be refunded. Advance reservations will be confirmed in January 2017.
Many of our units are available to rent from October through April for a special monthly rate. Please call for rates and availability.
K = King
Q = Queen
D = Double
T = Twin
QSS = Queen Sleeper Sofa
F = Futon