Vacation Rental Terms and Conditions

RESERVATIONS AND DEPOSITS:
Advance reservations advised. A deposit of 50% of stay or full amount if amount is less than $1,000.00; whichever is greater applies. An additional security deposit or fee may be required for pet-friendly properties.  If the amount is greater than $1,000.00 then the final payment will automatically be processed 60 days prior to the reservation.

RESERVATIONS PRICES DO NOT INCLUDE:
Expenses and items not mentioned, including, but not limited to: transportation, tips for personal services, meals, insurance, telephone calls and other items of a personal nature.

PAYMENTS:
Visa, Master Card, American Express, Discover credit cards – and checks via Electronic Debit are accepted.  A current and valid credit card must be provided by check-in time for incidentals and/or damage to property. No refunds are given for shortened stays. Card used as collateral for possible damages to property must have the minimum security hold amount available. 

RETURNED CHECKS:
A $50 check fee will be charged if a check is returned to us by the bank for insufficient funds.  No check-ins are allowed unless payment in full is received.

CANCELLATION POLICIES:
Full refund, less 5% Processing/Administrative fee upon 60 days notice for most nightly rentals. If cancellation occurs within the 60 day cancellation period, the entire stay is non-refundable, unless Watchdog Property Management LLC is able to book the entire stay at the same rental rate. Watchdog Property Management LLC will make every effort to re-book the property for the cancelling guest so as to lessen the financial loss; however cannot make any certain guarantees.

OFFICE HOURS:
Our office is conveniently located with parking at 309 Sixth St. in the town of Crested Butte. We are open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays to Fridays. During Prime Rental Season, we are usually available in the office, by appointment, on Saturdays and Sundays.

INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY:
Effective year-round.  We do not refund for inclement weather, potential snow-storms, or evacuation orders with a guest or other circumstances beyond our control. We strongly encourage the purchase of Travel Insurance to protect your vacation investment, which we offer through CSA Travel.

RESPONSIBILITY:

  1. Guest hereby assumes all risk of damage to any and all personal property of the property and Guest, including household furniture and goods during such use and occupancy.
  2. Guest hereby assumes any and all risks associated with the foregoing and agrees to hold Watchdog Property Management, LLC harmless from and indemnify Watchdog Property Management, LLC against the same.

USE:

  1. It is agreed that the Premises shall be used only for residential purposes, no animals (unless property is pet friendly and pre-authorized in writing through office), and for no other purpose whatsoever.
  2. Guest in the possession, use and occupancy of the Premises agrees to observe and comply with all restrictions, laws and ordinances affecting the Premises or occupancy thereof.
  3. Guest further agrees that no use shall be made of the Premises, or acts done which will increase the existing rate of insurance upon the Premises, or will cause a cancellation of any insurance policy covering the Premises.
  4. All properties are NON-SMOKING.  If smoking in the property is detected it will result in an additional charge on the credit card on file or will be deducted from your security deposit at the MINIMUM rate of $500.00.