All bookings are made with phuketvillarentals.com owned and operated by Phuket Island Property Services Co., Ltd. (PIPS) on the understanding that the Company is acting as an agent on behalf of the owners of properties featured in the company web site or elsewhere. When you reserve a villa or apartment with phuketvillarentals.com your Villa Rental Confirmation will be forwarded to you via e-mail.
The Villa Rental Confirmation becomes a binding agreement when you pay your rental deposit. Sending payment in response to your Villa Rental Confirmation constitutes your acceptance and agreement to these terms, conditions, limitations and restrictions as stated below.
Two months deposit and one month's rent in advance is required, prior to confirming the booking. Deposits shall be refundable upon clearance of all utility and service invoices. Unfortunately in Thailand this can take as long as 4-6 weeks in certain circumstances.
NOTE In the case that a home becomes uninhabitable due to circumstances beyond the company's control, the company agrees to relocate the guest to similar or better accommodation, subject to availability. In the case that alternative accommodation is not available, the company agrees to refund the guest the balance of any monies paid on a pro rata basis of the room rate. If the alternative accommodation is not accepted by the guest, no refund will be paid.
The guest will be required to settle all extra charges incurred for services including, but not limited to, telephones, transportation, personal laundry, tours and excursions or any other service not included in the room rate before departure.
All tenancies will be subject to a security deposit. This may be in the form of a signed credit card slip or in cash. PIPS staff will check the home prior to occupation and an inventory be taken of the contents. A copy of the inventory will be made available to tenants to corroborate the inventory count. Any discrepancies must be reported to PIPS management within 24 hours of arrival at the home.
The damage deposit will be applied to your credit card together with your balance payment. These charges may include but are not limited to any damages, additional housekeeping, excessive cleaning, missing inventory, missing keys, telephone charge, rental items or additional nights stay etc which will be charged automatically against your damage deposit. Checkouts after 12 am, which have not been pre-arranged, will be subject to a charge against the damage deposit. Any monies due in excess of the damage deposit will be subject to further deduction from your credit card.
Check-in is 2:00 p.m. unless otherwise arranged with the owner/property manager. An information package will be available at the unit with additional information on the property, which you may find useful. Do not forget to bring your check- in package, which has been emailed to you upon acceptance of your reservation, as it will have emergency contact numbers and pick up details or directions for finding and accessing your unit.
Checkout is 12:00 p.m. unless otherwise arranged at least 24 hours in advance of departure. Failure to check out by this time may result in a surcharge to your security deposit.
Daily maid cleaning and linen changing is available as stated in the details of each property.
Phuketvillarentals.com reserves the right to interrupt service and evict guests due to noise complaints or any type of property abuse without a refund. Illegal activities will be cause for immediate eviction by local police.
Parents of young children may wish to note that very few of the swimming pools in Phuket's private homes have fenced off swimming pools. This may require a level of supervision higher than one may be accustomed to elsewhere.
PIPS provide information most relevant to the properties listed on the website. Should you require more detailed information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
A signed credit card imprint will be required to cover costs of a telephone when provided. Where the phone line is connected through a switchboard, the calls will be metered as recorded by the switchboard. In the absence of a switchboard the calls will be metered as per the invoice from the relevant telephone authority. In all cases, calls as metered will be subject to a 10% surcharge. Deposits will be refunded after all invoices for the period of occupation have been cleared. We strongly suggest you to purchase a local prepaid SIM card, which can be arranged upon request to the owner/property manager, to make mobile phone calls or long distance calls.
Please note: most of the homes listed have IDD facilities. Please stipulate should you need access to a phone. PIPS do have local mobile phones for rent and can arrange local SIM cards should you require them.
Most homes listed have facility for local dial up connection using a prepaid service with a local ISP. It should be noted that some Internet connection are not reliable in Thailand and that phuketvillarentals.com cannot be held liable and will not be able to refund or relocate a guest if the Internet connection is not available from the ISP or not of a perceived suitable speed.
Phuketvillarentals.com acts as an agent for each property owner and accepts no liability for property loss or damages, nor liability for injury, accidents, delay, or any irregularity. Furthermore, guests are responsible for their villa or apartment during occupancy, and must lock windows and doors securely at all times when not on the premises. You must also observe all precautions given by your escort or local contact. The property and its contents will be insured. Any act by a tenant that should negate the insured premises and contents that results in loss, damage to the Owner will be the responsibility of the tenant. Tenants are required to insure their personal possessions prior to occupation.
Please notify the owner/property manager as soon as possible if a problem relating to the rental property exists. Every effort will be made to rectify any problem in a timely manner. No refund or rate adjustment will be made for malfunction of air conditioners, TV's, appliances, pool or any other malfunction. Repairs will be made as soon as possible after notification.
Past guests who have breached these terms and conditions will be refused future rentals.
All rates posted on phuketvillarentals.com at the time of your reservation made are guaranteed.
As the properties that phuketvillarentals.com offers are not official tourist structures, such as hotels, residences, etc. but private houses. As such they do not have standards or categories that are internationally recognised. Instead they reflect, in their architecture and furnishings, the local traditions and the personal taste of the owner.
Phuketvillarentals.com has carefully chosen properties, which provide level of quality within which it believes that any person can find satisfaction. Phuketvillarentals.com cannot however exclude the possibility that these differences can sometimes result in minor inconveniences - due to the special nature of the architecture and of traditions in the area.
These Terms and Conditions are governed by and shall be construed in accordance with the laws of Thailand. All disputes arising out of or in connection with the present contract shall be finally settled under the Rules of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce, Thailand by one or more arbitrators appointed in accordance with the said Rules. Arbitration shall take place within the province of Phuket, Thailand.