Vacation rentals are becoming more popular every year. The value for your money is hard to beat. But like any lease arrangement, all parties need to be protected.
The best way to protect everyone involved is by filling out a vacation rental agreement template.
Get a good vacation rental agreement for your property to begin with and then just change the names, dates and other specifics to fit your next group
of renters. A vacation rental agreement template can be easily used over and over.
The home owners must always make sure their interests are protected in terms of possible damage to their property and protect themselves against situations involving
non-payment or cancellations.
On the other hand, the renters must be protected and informed as to what they can expect and what will be expected of them.
Scroll down a bit and you'll find a completely free version of a vacation rental agreement template.
We offer 2 additional free versions of a lease agreement
for a vacation property just following this example. See which one would work best for you.
Legal forms may have discrepancies with requirements from state to state, so please be aware
of that possibility.
Reservation Information: Provisions that will indicate if a reservation in being held in a renter's name and will include the
applicable credit card information.
Security Damage Agreement: This is particularly important in rentals, as disagreements often arise over alleged damages
and how the security deposit will be charged, and/or returned.
Check-In/Check-Out Procedure: This is a helpful provision that outlines a procedure for checking in and checking out of the rental.
Use and Enjoyment of the Premises: By law, a tenant is entitled to a certain degree of use and enjoyment of the property.
This provision will set out what the premises has to offer and assures the renter that they will meet their expectations in terms of enjoyment. This provision sets out specific matter such as smoking, alcohol consumption, and whether pets are allowed.
Hold Harmless Provision: A hold harmless provision is an important element to be included. This will ensure that the renters will
protect the owners from any liability that may result during the rental term such as from an accident or illness.
The offering of these free legal forms is not meant to be a substitue for legal advice. Legal Disclaimer
If you do-it-yourself, be smart about it!
Tip: Be sure to have all responsible parties (renters and owners) sign and date every page of the agreement - not just the last page.
If a page is not signed, or at least initialed, it can be easily disputed later.
Free Vacation Rental Agreement Template
The following download is a blank, customizable, 3 page template for a short term vacation rental agreement.
Here are all of our free examples of vacation rental agreement templates:
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