General terms for clients
1. BOOKING AND PAYMENT
When booking, the client confirms that is familiar with the General Terms and that he accepts them in their entirety. When booking, the client is required to pay deposit and booking fee, while the balance is due directly to the owner of the apartment or villa upon arrival.
2. PRICE OF ACCOMMODATION
The price of accommodation is in EUR. To clients who have paid deposit for their reservation, Online Croatia guarantees the price of accommodation. If more clients, than are stated on the voucher, arrive at the accommodation unit, the host has the right to deny the extra clients accommodation or to accommodate all of the clients at extra charge directly made to the host.
3. AGENCY'S RIGHT TO CHANGES AND CANCELLATION
Online Croatia reserves the right to change or modify a reservation in case of circumstances caused by conditions beyond its control that cannot be predicted, avoided or rectified. Booked accommodation can be substituted only by an accommodation unit of the same or higher category and at the price confirmed during booking, provided that client is notified ahead of time. In cases where substitute accommodation for paid accommodation is not available or client does not except it, Online Croatia guarantees the refund of the complete paid amount.
4. CLIENT'S RIGHT TO CHANGES AND CANCELLATION
Client has the right to deposit refund in case he or she has to cancel the travel due to unexpected circumstances up to 3 days before travel and if Agency confirms unexpected circumstances.
AGENCY CONSIDERS UNEXPECTED CIRCUMSTANCES TO BE
- Sudden acute illness (other than mental illness) that requires medical care
- Pregnancy complications
- Death or serious injury of the client, spouse or common –law partner with whom the client lives in marriage or domestic partnership, child, parent, brother, sister or person for whom the renter provides
The travel must be cancelled in writing to the Agency no later than three days before the arrival date stated in the voucher.For the purpose of determining the unexpected circumstances, the Agency shall request the renter to provide documented evidence in order to be able to refund them. In case of incomplete documentation or documentation not evidencing any of the above circumstances considered to be unexpected by the Agency, the Agency is entitled to refuse a refund.
Deposit refund means the return of the entire amount paid, reduced by bank fees. Refund shall be effected exclusively to the foreign currency account of the renter i.e. only to the account with his/her name. The refund shall not include the booking fee.If unexpected circumstances related to one of the travel participants, the Agency returns the funds in proportion to the number of travel participants
CIRCUMSTANCES FOR WHICH THE AGENCY DOES NOT RETURN THE DEPOSIT: mistake when choosing travel, reluctance to travel, events that occurred prior to the payment of deposit or which could be predicted, planned, anticipated or postponed surgeries, medical treatments or interventions, war, military operations or actions similar to war, terrorism, epidemics and pandemics, natural disasters, acts of God, prohibition or government decision, nuclear events etc.
In the event of a cancellation caused by other circumstances, cancellation made in period after three days before travel or failure to appear the Agency retain the paid amount and refunds cannot be claimed.
Entire rent rate indicated in voucher is to be paid even in the cases when:
- Accommodation unit is used by less people than indicated in voucher
- Client is late and takes accommodation unit in rent with one or more days of delay
- The client needs to stop the use of accommodation unit before the departure data indicated in voucher (the host is not obligated to refund for the days he/she will not use accommodation unit).
If the client does not come in accommodation unit until 12 p.m. on arrival date, the host is not obligated to hold accommodation unit for client anymore.
If more clients than are stated on the voucher arrive at the accommodation unit, the host has the right to deny the extra clients accommodation or to accommodate all of the clients at extra charge directly made to the host.
5. AGENCY'S OBLIGATIONS
It is agency's obligation to take care of provided services, hosts, and clients’ interests and rights according to accepted customs and practices in tourism.
The client is required:
- To pay balance directly to the host in cash first day of arrival.
- To obey house rules in accommodation units and to have good relations with the host
- To produce the confirmation of payment (voucher received by mail) upon arrival with travel documents
- To check whether a visa is necessary for the country where the destination is located
Should the client not follow the above listed obligations, the client is liable for caused damage and must cover the expenses. By confirming the reservation, the client accepts to pay for all damages caused directly to the host. If the customer does not obey house rules in accommodation unit (especially disturbing other clients or neighbours after 11 p.m.) the host has the right to stop the rent without obligation of any money refund to the client.
7. COURT JURISDICTION
The Client and the Agency will aim to settle possible law suits in the application of this Agreement and if an agreement cannot be reached the issue will become subject to the decision of the Dubrovnik Court jurisdiction, under the authority of the laws of Croatia.
In Dubrovnik, 01.01.2015.
Note: all bookings contracted until 31.12.2014 are subject to general conditions stated on the voucher and contracted with clients.