Terms and Conditionto make your reservation

  1. Check cottage availability shown under each cottage description.
  2. If showing available (dates not covered in red) and after reading the Rules, Complete the BOOKING FORM/RENTAL AGREEMENT and Click on the SUBMIT button. An E-Mail confirmation will be sent to you within 24 hours (and usually same day).  If you have any questions, call 1-519-371-1773 (plus summer number 1-519-422-1537) or email Final Payment

  1. A non-refundable deposit of $500 per cottage (per week booked) is required to reserve the cottage. This is due within 7 days of the rental confirmation.
  2. Final payment is due 30 days prior to rental check-in date.
  3. If your reservation is made less than 30 days prior to rental check-in date, full payment is due at the time of booking. 
  4. If the renter cancels the reservation before payment is provided, a $50 cancellation service charge will be processed on the renter's credit card.
  5. All monies paid including deposits and final balances are non refundable and non transferable.  Therefore, it is important to consider purchasing cancellation insurance. 

21ctexthome.gif        Total Cost per cottage is $165.00

       (*) Rate above for Ontario Residents only... Notification will be sent to renters if rates need adjustment to premium above.

  • Each cottage has a stated maximum number of occupants allowed. The number of occupants staying overnight shall not exceed the maximum number approved at the time of booking for that property. Renters who exceed the number of occupants stated on your confirmation for rental will be subject to either eviction without refund or an additional charge of $100 per person, per night.
  • Pets are permitted on the property only if confirmed at the time of rental.
  • Smoking in all cottages is not permitted.
  • Other cottage rules may apply, (such as restrictions for phone use, etc.).
  • The rental property must be maintained in good condition both inside and out.
  • Sub-letting your cottage is forbidden.
  • No tents or trailers are allowed on the cottage property.
  • Three car maximum, unless otherwise agreed.
  • Any renter who breaches these conditions will be either immediately evicted without refund or will be subject to a minimum $100/day penalty.
  • The accommodations listed by Adopt-a-Cottage Rentals - Carter Travel website are privately owned cottages. Each cottage has the normal amenities of home including flush toilets, electricity, kitchen utensils and appliances. Many cottages obtain their water from sand point wells or the lake. It is recommended that all water for drinking be brought to the cottage.
  • None of these accommodations provide bed linens or towels. Some do not provide blankets or pilllows. 
  • Most cottages have propane BBQ's which you are welcome to use. Should it run out and you wish to use the BBQ, it is the renter's responsibility to fill the tank at their own expense.  Owners do not re-imburse the cost of the propane.  Please inquire should you have any questions about any of the amenities
  • Any disruption to a cottage's internet service will be addressed as quickly as possible, but will never result in any refund.
  • Each renter is responsible for leaving the cottage thoroughly cleaned and without garbage upon departure.  Leave no evidence of your stay.  Should the cottage not be cleaned, the renter will be responsible for cleaning costs and a minimum $100 charge will be processed on your security deposit.
  • Do not leave garbage. It must be taken with you when you depart.    Exception:   The Renter has the option of pre-arranging and prepaying for a maximum 3 garbage bags at a cost of $30 to the rental agency.
  • A credit card authorization in the amount of $700 is required at the time of check-in. This will act as security to the cottage owner in the event of damage, etc.  This security deposit hold will be released back to the credit card within 72 hours of departure with confirmation that the cottage and its grounds have been left in the same condition as when first occupied (without damage and well cleaned). Should penalties for cleaning, extra occupants, etc. be imposed, the credit card will be debited. Damages are not limited to this $700 security deposit. Carter Travel further reserves the right to ask for proof of the renter's home insurance showing that any damage to the rental property will be covered on the renter's home insurance.
  • Unless otherwise arranged with Carter Travel, each cottage can be entered at 4 PM on commencement date of rental and must be vacated by 11 AM on the departure date.  Renters who enter the cottage without authorization before 4PM will be assuming the cottage and all conditions "as is" and will be held liable for previous renters cleaning and damage issues (as cottages are not guaranteed to be inspected and properly cleaned before 4PM).  Renters who are late checking out by 11 AM with all vehicles and belongings off the propery, will be charged $50 for each hour of their delayed departure. 
  • Key pickup, location and directions to your cottage will be provided to you within 2 weeks of your check in date.
  • Adopt A Cottage Rentals is a "work safe" business and is committed to providing a safe working environment to all employees. Any customer who commits any type of physical or verbal assault will be immediately evicted from their rental property without refund.
  • In the event that Carter Travel experiences a situation that the original cottage booked becomes unrentable, every attempt shall be made to arrange an alternative cottage of a similar type, cost and location as was originally booked. If the alternative cottage is not acceptable to the Renter, Adopt A Cottage - Carter Travel shall refund in full all monies paid.
  • The renter acknowledges and agrees with Carter Travel and the property owner that the cottage and its facilities will be used in accordance with the terms and conditions of the booking agreement and that they do so at their own risk and that they indemnify and save Carter Travel and the Property Owner harmless from any claim made as a result of personal injury, sickness or death, loss or damage, however caused, to person or property during or after occupancy. Further, the Vacationer accepts full responsibility of the use of any recreational equipment and agrees to pay for any repairs, damage or replacement cost of said equipment, if caused by any of the cottage occupants or their family or visitors.
  • All clients are required to complete and submit the Rental Agreement to Carter Travel. Upon receipt, confirmation will be sent within 24 hours. The renter agrees that the Booking Form will be evidence of the binding obligation of the parties to be bound by the terms of this  Agreement.
  • Forms of payment for the cottage rental include your choice of: 

       1) Cheque - payable to Carter Travel,  2) VISA/Mastercard Credit Card,  3)  Email Money Transfer.





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