Sample Timeshare Rental Agreement
This article is a
free Sample Rental agreement that can be used by anyone renting a
timeshare to a 3rd party. (items in bold italics or "xxxxx"
replace with resort interval information before printing or emailing).
Please ensure you alter the document to meet your own rental
requirements (ie changing the deposit amount or terms etc) before using
this as an actual rental agreement!
at the xxxxxxx
- Unit Being Rented
rental is for Unit xxxx
at the xxxxxxx
Resort. The rental period is from check-in time on xxxxxx until
check-out time on xxxxxx.
The rental is solely for occupancy of the unit for the rental period.
It does not include any transportation of any type or any payment for
charges incurred while occupying the unit. This rental does not require
you to attend, listen to, or participate in any timeshare sales
presentation of any type. This is a non-smoking room.
- Payment for Rental
rental rate for the unit is $ xxxxxx,
or as otherwise agreed in writing. After receiving payment, I will
contact the resort informing the resort that you will be occupying Unit
for the rental period instead of me.
have the option to make an initial payment of $100 to hold the unit
while I provide you with confirmation that the unit has been reserved
for my use. (I will confirm my usage right by providing a copy of
either a letter or e-mail from the resort that confirms that the unit
has been reserved for my usage.) You must then pay the balance of the
rental payment within seven(7) calendar days after I provide you with
the confirmation. If you do not pay the balance of the rental by that
time, your hold on the unit will be released and I will return your
deposit in full.
will accept only one “hold” on the unit at a time; if I am holding the
unit for you I will not accept a hold from another potential renter,
nor will I rent the unit to another while it is on hold for
can make payments by cashiers check, money order, or personal check. If
you make any payments by personal check, you and I agree that payment
will not be considered as received until the check clears your bank.
- I can ask the resort to change the unit assigned,
the check-in and check-out dates, or both. Any rescheduling will still
be for one week (seven nights) accommodations. If you want to change
the reservation, the following terms will apply:
- You must make a minimum $100 deposit to hold the
unit, as described in section 2, above.
- Prior to changing the reservation, you and I will
also confer to determine the reservation changes to request. After you
and I concur on the changes that will be requested, I will contact the
resort to determine availability of units meeting those criteria.
- After contacting the resort, I will review the
available units with you. I will then make a reservation change request
to the resort in accordance with your preferences. I must receive
payment in full for the rental in accordance with section 2, above,
before I will ask the resort to change the reservation. If none of the
available changes are acceptable to you, I will refund all payments you
- There is an inevitable time lapse between when I
ask the resort about the availabilities of requested changes in
reservations and the time when the resort processes my
request. Because of this time lapse, I cannot guarantee that your
requested change will be completed. (Another owner could reserve the
same unit in the intervening time.) If the changed reservation is no
longer available, I will contact you again to determine if there are
other changes that might be acceptable to you. If we can’t identify any
other suitable changes, I will refund all payments you have made. (Note
that you can reduce the chance of losing a potential change in
reservation by paying in full before the reservation change is
- Because the resort will not allow reservations to
be made more than 360 days before check-in day, if you request
a different check-in day, your requested check-in day can not be more
than 360 days in the future from the day the change request is made.
- Because of the extra effort and uncertainties
involved in changing the reservation, if I receive several offers to
rent or hold the unit, I will give priority to an offer or hold that
does not involve a change in the reservation. Please be aware that if
you change the reservation, you will probably receive a unit other than
Unit xxxxxx. The particular unit obtained will depend on availability
for the requested check-in date. After changing the reservation, the
new unit may be a less desirable unit.
- If you cancel the rental, I will list the unit for
rental Online. If I am successful in renting the unit online,
I will refund to you the amount of the rental price obtained, after
deducting any applicable rental commission and a $200 cancellation fee.
- (Example: Assume that: 1) you cancel after paying
a $1000 rental fee; 2) I advertise the unit on eBay,and complete a
rental for $500; and 3) eBay fees are $35. I would then refund you $265
(i.e.,$500 less the $25 eBay fees and the $200 cancellation fee). You
and I agree that an eBay auction will not be successful until payment
is received from the winning bidder. If the winning bidder pays by
personal check, you and I agree that payment will not be received until
the bidders check clears his or her bank. Alternatively, if you find
another renter, I will refund you the full amount paid by the new
renter without a cancellation fee. The new renter must accept the unit
under the same terms as your rental (except for the rental fee).
- You agree to abide by all rules and regulations of
the resort during your stay. You agree to maintain the unit in the same
condition as it is at the time of check-in, except for normal wear and
tear. You agree to pay for all incidental charges imposed by the
- Transient Occupancy Tax
- Telephone Charges
- Food, Beverage or any other Room Charges
- Charges for using the in-room safe
- additional maid or housekeeping service beyond
the mid-week light housekeeping
- other charges of the resort for services or the
use of facilities
- charges for damages, repairs, or replacement of
furnishings missing from the room inventory after your occupancy of the
- you agree to sign a credit card slip at check-in
to guarantee payment for these charges
- you agree not to sublease or rent the unit to a
of the Unit
- in the unlikely possibility of the unit being
unavailable or unusable when you arrive for check-in or at any time
during your occupancy, (due to such circumstances as damage to the
property, emergency repairs, or error by the resort in booking
your own language here about how you want to handle this situation
and I agree the provisions of this section will be the sole exten of my
liability associated with the unavailability of this unit.
Signature of Owner
Signature of Renter
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