Vacation Rental Agreement


In lieu of signatures, payment by guest constitutes acceptance of this Rental Agreement. All guests staying at or visiting the property are jointly and severally liable under this Agreement.

AGE REQUIREMENT: Guest acknowledges they are at least 25 years of age.

AVAILABILITY: In the unlikely event circumstances beyond our control prevent us from providing the exact property you request we may (a.) cancel the reservation and refund all monies paid, or (b.) transfer your reservation to a comparable or superior unit managed by Journey West. Our maximum liability for damages incurred due to the unavailability of the reserved property shall be limited to the total amount of fees paid.

PAYMENTS: If payment of the total amount due is not received prior to arrival this reservation will be canceled. All payments become the property of Journey West. You hereby authorize the booking agent, or Journey West, to charge the credit card used to secure the reservation for any additional monies due under this Agreement.

CANCELLATION POLICY: From the date of the booking, up to 5 days before arrival, cancellations will receive a full refund minus a 4% processing fee. Upon check-in, you are responsible for all nights reserved. If we are legally allowed to rent your reservation stands (no matter the reason, including COVID).

TRAVEL INSURANCE: We strongly encourage you to purchase travel insurance. Illness, weather, road closures, canceled flights, etc., are not just cause for cancellation within five days of arrival. Journey West does not offer insurance currently. Viable insurance options can be found via google search.

OCCUPANCY: Exceeding the occupancy advertised for this property will result in a $500 fine, eviction, or both.

LAWS, HOUSE RULES, AND REGULATIONS: You agree to comply with all statutes, ordinances, and requirements of all local, state, and federal authorities. No parties, events, loud music, or smoking (of any kind) are allowed inside the premises or outside on patios/decks. A $500.00 fine and/or eviction with no refund may immediately result in violations of any laws, rules, and regulations. No pets are allowed at any time. If legal action is necessary, you agree to be responsible for all legal fees for both yourself and Journey West. PARKING: You will be provided with a parking pass and must obey parking rules set by the governing body of the property you are a guest at. Failure to display the pass and follow guidelines may result in your car being towed at your expense.

CHECK-IN TIME: 4 pm MST. CHECK-OUT TIME: 10 am MST. It is important you honor check-out times as housekeeping has a tight schedule to prepare for the next guest. Failure to depart by 10 am will incur an additional charge of a full day’s rate (unless other arrangements are made in advance).

DAMAGES: You are responsible for any damage or unreasonable wear and tear to the vacation rental unit, including all contents, that occur during your stay. Please notify us of any existing damage to the unit immediately upon arrival to avoid liability. No waxing of skis or snowboards is allowed on the premises! Damages, missing linens, or other contents will be charged to your credit card.

LOST ITEMS: Journey West is not responsible for the loss of money or property of any kind. If something is left behind, please contact us and we will search for it. If found, we will gladly return it for the cost of postage plus a $35 surcharge. Lost keys to the rental unit are subject to a $75 replacement fee.

DEPARTURE PROCEDURES: A simple list of departure procedures will be provided and must be completed to avoid additional charges (i.e. all doors and windows locked, the dishwasher started, trash removed, used towels placed in the shower/tub, etc.). You may be charged $49.00/ hr. to correct any uncompleted items or if you leave the condo or linens dirtier than is normal or reasonable.

START-UP SUPPLIES: We provide you with initial supplies to get started (toilet paper, soaps, etc.) but once used we do not restock.

ENTRY AND INSPECTION: Journey West, its contractors, and agents shall have the right to enter the property at any time in case of emergency, or to make repairs if necessary. IF THERE IS LOCKBOX USED FOR ACCESS WE REQUIRE YOU TO LEAVE THE KEY IN THE LOCKBOX AT ALL TIMES.

ASSUMED RISK: This property is in a high alpine environment and is subject to low oxygen, heavy snow, freezing, and slippery conditions. Use of the property, as well as hot tubs, swimming pools, or other amenities, are at your own risk.

ACTIVITIES/ACTIONS OF OTHERS: Journey West has no control over possible construction activities or any actions of others which may impact your stay. We will notify you at the time of booking of any possible issues we are aware of. Beyond that, we cannot make any representations or warranties as to anything else which may occur.

INDEMNIFICATION AND WAIVER: You agree to hold harmless the property owner and Journey West from any and all liability for costs, expenses, claims, disputes, litigation, judgments, and attorney fees resulting from loss, damage, or injury to you, your guests, or licensees, or their personal property arising out of your, your guests, their invitees, and licensees occupancy or use of the property, except for injury or damage caused by the gross negligence of the Released Parties. This waiver is intended to be a full and complete waiver and release of the Released Parties from any and all present and future claims.

 INSURANCE: You acknowledge that the property owner and Journey West’s insurance does not cover you, your guests, and invitee’s personal property, including vehicles, against loss or damage due to; fire, theft, vandalism, rain, snow, water, criminal or negligent acts of others, or any other cause.

ATTORNEY FEES: In any action or proceeding involving a dispute arising out of this Agreement, the prevailing party will be entitled to reasonable attorney fees and costs incurred in enforcing this Agreement.

ENTIRE AGREEMENT: The foregoing constitutes the entire agreement between the Parties.

NOTICES: All notices to be delivered under this Agreement may be delivered via email.