We know this part isn't as fun, but it's super important, so please read on...
This is important and affects your legal rights and obligations, so please read them and other terms referenced in this document carefully. Each guest must affirm electronically or verbally agreement to these terms and conditions. They are legally binding at the point the reservation is secured by payment. Booking through a 3rd party does not waive SkyRun’s rights under these terms and conditions.
Note that the cancellation policy can vary by property. Check the cancellation policy on the property you are booking. This is our default cancellation policy.
SkyRun Steamboat Terms & Conditions
PAYMENT: Your payment of 1/3 of the grand total (or a minimum of $300) was paid at the time of booking. The remainder of the balance was paid 30 days prior to arrival. If you booked through Airbnb or another 3rd party site, they have collected your payments according to their payment terms & conditions.
CANCELLATION POLICY: Except as provided by Travel Insurance or special billing terms, cancellation at any time results in forfeiture of monies paid thus far. Cancellation within 30 days of the reservation start date results in the forfeiture of the entire payment. There is no cancellation or refund from SkyRun for any reason. SkyRun may, due to unforeseen circumstances, cancel a guest reservation. In the case of a SkyRun cancellation, through no fault of the guest, the guest is entitled to a refund of lodging for the unused nights. SkyRun's liability shall not exceed the total amount paid for the unused nights in the event of cancellation.
CHECK-IN & CHECK-OUT: Check-in is 4pm MST, Check-out is 10am MST. An early check-in and/or late checkout must be coordinated and confirmed by SkyRun Steamboat office. SkyRun is authorized to charge guests $50/hr to $250/hr for anyone not vacated at the property time or to remove personal items from the property, as well as charge guests for an extra night if staying past authorized check out time, or checking in prior to checkin time.
CHECK-OUT: You must vacate the property no later than 10am MT. Unauthorized late checkouts will be assessed at $150 per 30 minutes and possibly more during peak times. Departure instructions must be followed to avoid additional charges, at the sole discretion of SkyRun Steamboat.
SPECIFIC PROPERTY BOOKED: You have booked a specific property. However on extremely rare occasions, the specific property you booked may not be available due to circumstances beyond our control such as maintenance problems with the property booked, or a change of ownership or management of the property since you booked. In the event that the property you booked is not available, SkyRun will attempt to place you into a similar or better property at the same price or offer you another property at a lower rate. If the replacement property offered is not acceptable to you for any reason, SkyRun will cancel your reservation and refund your total amount paid. SkyRun does not guarantee that a suitable property will be able to be found. If the property you have rented becomes un-occupiable during your stay (heat or refrigerator breaks for example), SkyRun will also make our best effort to find you a similar or better place to move to and if unable to do so, refund the portion of your rent unused.
EARLY DEPARTURES: As reservations are carefully scheduled in advance, no refund will be given if a guest leaves prior to their reserved departure date, regardless of reason.
DAMAGE, TRASH, & CLEANING: Any damage, excessive cleaning, excessive trash, incidental charges such as added housekeeping may result in additional charges, at the sole discretion of SkyRun Steamboat.
SMOKING: Smoking of any kind or substance is not permitted inside any property. Condo Associations restrict smoking on complex grounds and porches. Removal of smoke detectors is illegal and will result in charges, at the sole discretion of SkyRun Steamboat. Violators are subject to a $350 fine in addition to applicable cleaning charges.
LOCK OUTS: After-hours lock-out service will incur a charge of $50.
LOST & FOUND: It is the responsibility of the guest to ensure all personal items are gathered at departure time. Any item left behind in the property that a guest would like returned will be subject to a $35 handling fee plus packaging and shipping costs. We cannot guarantee an item left behind by a guest will be found.
PARKING: SkyRun Steamboat will provide parking passes and/or parking guidelines including the maximum number of cars allowed. SkyRun Steamboat will NOT be held liable for ticketing and/or towing of guest vehicles. Guests exceeding the maximum number of cars will be asked to move additional cars or may be towed. Paid overnight parking is provided by the Town of Steamboat at the north end of town. No refunds or compensation will be paid to guests that ignore the parking restrictions outlined in the ad when the property was booked.
KEYS: All keys, keycards, remotes will be left in the unit on the kitchen counter prior to departure. Lost keys, keycards or remotes will incur a charge of $75.
PETS: Pets are not permitted (including Emotional Support Pets). Any evidence of pets discovered in or around the home will result in an additional $350 fine, plus charges for any damages sustained or extra cleaning required. SkyRun cannot guarantee that a pet has never previously entered a property.
VEHICLES: Steamboat is located in a high-alpine environment subject to extreme weather including snow and ice that may make roads and driveways impassable and dangerous. All guests are encouraged to use all-wheel or 4-wheel drive vehicles during the winter (Nov - May). Roads can be difficult to navigate during winter and driveways may be steep. SkyRun Steamboat will not provide refunds to guests unable to reach their property or to guests needing rescue or towing to get to their properties.
HOT TUBS: Guest use of any hot tub or spa assumes all risks and liability. Guests are advised that there are potential dangers to children who are not carefully supervised, as well as any person using hot tub or spa too long or if a person has health risks, is intoxicated, using any kind of drugs or medication, or is pregnant. Guests are advised that the chemicals used in the servicing and maintenance of the hot tub can lead to skin and eye irritations, rashes, and other reactions especially in children. Guest agrees to waive any claim whatsoever against SkyRun Steamboat, it's owners, contractors, employees, principals, agents, and associated property owners accidents, illness, or injury arising from use of any hot tub or spa. Guest agrees that he/she is responsible and liable for any damages that occur to the hot tub or spa through their or their guest's misuse or negligence. Should guest or guest's guests contaminate the water with any foreign substance by not abiding by the rules, guest agrees to an additional charge of $125.00 to cover the cost to drain, clean and refill the hot tub and remediate the contamination to the filtering system. Each hot tub is serviced prior to arrival and the chemical levels are checked and recorded.
UNFORESEEN ISSUES: Unforeseen and uncontrollable circumstances may occur during your stay including but not limited to, internet, TV, and utility outages, inclement weather, travel delays, limited availability of town services, the closing of common & home amenities (including hot tubs, pools, and fitness centers). Guests are not entitled to full or partial refunds for any unforeseen circumstances. SkyRun Steamboat as an entity and the reservations associated with a home are not part of or party to the sales contract for a home; in the event that a home is sold and future reservations are not accepted by the new homeowner, reservations are subject to cancellation or the reservation may be moved to another comparable SkyRun Steamboat property.
VIOLATIONS: Any violations of this rental contract and/or SkyRun Steamboat policies may result in immediate removal from the property.
LIABILITY RELEASE: SkyRun Steamboat, it's owners, employees, contractors, principals, agents, and associated property homeowners, will be released and held harmless from any and all liability, claims, costs and expenses whatsoever arising out of or related to any loss, damage or injury that may occur while on the premises.
AGE & OCCUPANCY RESTRICTIONS: Guests must be at least 25 years old to rent a property from SkyRun. At any time SkyRun may request that the guest who reserved must provide a valid ID as proof of age. The person booking the property must be in the property for the entire duration of the guest stay. Maximum occupancy at any time is equal to the number of people the property sleeps in beds. No people beyond that number are allowed at any time. Exceeding this occupancy is grounds for immediate removal from the property without refund.
PARTIES: No house parties, weddings, receptions or events are allowed at any SkyRun Steamboat property. If there is a party in the property (as further evidenced by a noise complaint, security report, or by excessive amounts of trash or destruction) the guest will be charged for a complete clean, replacement of damaged items and property, HOA fines, plus any additional charges necessary to return the home to its previous state. Such activities completely void the Damage Waiver.
TV: Most properties are equipped with standard cable service; this is a service paid by the homeowner and a benefit extended to the guest at no additional cost and provided by a local service provider. Guests are not entitled to nor should they expect access to Pay Per View, Netflix, HBO or any other premium channel. Guests may never call the 3rd party service to purchase or extend the provided service. Circumstances outside of SkyRun control may result in service interruptions, outages, degradation or what the guest may consider less than satisfactory service to what they may be accustomed to. SkyRun will not reimburse or refund any monies to the guest in the event of any of the above circumstances.
INTERNET: Most properties are WiFi enabled; this is a service paid by the homeowner and a benefit extended to the guest at no additional cost and provided by a local service provider. SkyRun cannot guarantee reliable or consistent internet service. Circumstances outside of SkyRun control may result in service interruptions, outages, degradation or what the guest may consider less than satisfactory service to what they may be accustomed to. SkyRun will not reimburse or refund any monies to the guest in the event of any of the above circumstances. If a guest wants to ensure optimized and reliable service, SkyRun recommends guests travel with their own air card.
PHONE: Guests understand that phones (land line or VoIP) may not be present in a property and should not be expected. Guests are encouraged to have mobile phones charged for communication in an emergency. Some properties have poor cellular coverage which is beyond SkyRun control. Refunds and credits will not be provided to guests for slow or nonexistent service.
ELECTRICITY: Steamboat is serviced by Yampa Valley Electric. Power interruptions and outages may occur at any time. SkyRun cannot guarantee power, heat or electricity in the event of an power outage or interruption. SkyRun will not reimburse or refund any monies to the guest in the event of any of the above circumstances.
WEATHER: SkyRun will not refund guests for any weather-related issues including but not limited to road conditions, lack of snow, too much snow, or inability to get to the property due to weather or flight delays/cancellations; or issues resulting in weather conditions such as power outages, etc.
ENVIRONMENT & SNOW: Steamboat is located in a high mountain alpine environment - some properties may be as high as 10,700 feet. Hydration is important to minimize impacts of altitude change. There is typically 10-20% humidity year-round. Summer temperatures may average 60-80 degrees with a low in the 40-50s. Properties in Steamboat DO NOT have Air Conditioning (AC) fans are provided for guest comfort. Winter temperatures may vary widely from negative temperatures to 40-50 degrees. Most properties in Steamboat have baseboard heaters which may take several hours to register heat changes. SkyRun, HOA and building managers make efforts to clear private drives, sidewalks, stairs and access points but in this environment ice and snow will always exist... take care while walking and moving about to avoid falls and slips. Some access points, stairs and decks may not be shoveled if it is not the primary access to the property, note that sometimes the garage is the primary access point. Driveways will be plowed when there is more than 6 inches overnight and there may be delays in equipment reaching properties as major roadways need to be cleared by the county first and foremost. Despite efforts, ice and snow will remain, ice melt is provided at properties. Decks, stairs, entranceways, sidewalks, driveways, paths and patios may be slippery; use caution at all times. Be cautious of roof overhangs where snow and ice are likely to build up.
COMMON-USE AREAS & HOAs: Condominiums and townhouses are managed by 3rd party Home Owners Associations (HOAs). These HOAs manage and control shared amenities which include but are not limited to outdoor grills, hot tubs, pool, fitness areas, parking structures and areas, picnic areas and landscaping. Be aware that during non-peak times amenities may be unavailable due to circumstances out of SkyRun control such as building and amenity maintenance or closures. Also, even during peak times HOAs may need to make buildings and amenities unavailable for emergency maintenance and other reasons out of SkyRun control. For no reason will SkyRun provide a refund if amenities are unavailable due to HOA closures or maintenance. SkyRun Steamboat offers vacation rentals 365 days a year and has no control over the availability of amenities controlled by HOAs or complexes; nor does SkyRun Steamboat have any obligation to disclose availability to guests. SkyRun will not provide any refunds to guests for the unavailability of such services.
TOWN & RESORT SERVICES: SkyRun Steamboat operates within the town of Steamboat which offers wonderful events, entertainment, restaurants, cultural activities and more. Steamboat Ski Resort offers recreational activities including the availability of the Gondola, lifts, and trails based on weather conditions and seasonal schedules. SkyRun Steamboat offers vacation rentals 365 days a year and has no control over the availability of resort, town or county services and activities; nor does SkyRun Steamboat have any obligation to disclose availability to guests. SkyRun will not provide any refunds to guests for the unavailability of such services.
SKYCARD: SkyRun Steamboat offers free seasonal activities. Activities offered and dates available are subject to change at any time. Activities are provided by 3rd party vendors. The availability of activities is dependent upon the availability of the vendor itself, weather factors (water runoff, snowfall received, etc.) and other uncontrollable influences. The winter SkyCard program is valid approximately mid-November to mid-April; and the summer SkyCard program is valid Memorial Day - Labor Day. Due to weather and vendor availability, activities may not be available. The valid dates of the program does not guarantee the availability of an activity - for instance, if snowshoeing is offered but the Nordic Center isn't open yet because there isn't enough snow in mid-November, the activity will not be available.
LOST & FOUND: SkyRun is not responsible for the replacement or reimbursement any lost or stolen items belonging to or rented by the guest (or any member of the guest's party). If SkyRun discovers an item after guest departure, and the guest wishes to the have the item(s) returned to them, the cost of packaging and return mailing will be paid by the guest.
OWNERSHIP of PROPERTY: The guest acknowledges that they do not own nor have any rights to the property. The guest may never alter the appearance or function of any part or contents of the property at any time (this includes but is not limited to paint, window coverings, furniture, appliances). Additionally, the guest may never employ directly or on the behalf of SkyRun or the homeowner a 3rd party contractor or vendor to perform any work or services within or to the property (this includes but is not limited to hiring housekeepers, handymen, contacting internet or TV providers directly). The guest may not move any furniture or electronics at any time.
FOR SALE: SkyRun provides short-term rental services to properties that may be For Sale. If a property is For Sale, and a potential buyer would like to view or tour the property during a guest stay SkyRun will notify the guest prior to the showing. If a property is sold, reservations may be cancelled and refunded, or the guest may be moved to another comparable SkyRun Steamboat property will be provided to the guest. If guest elects to find alternative housing outside of SkyRun available properties, SkyRun will not be held liable for any difference in cost between the originally reserved property and the alternative property.
WARRANTIES: Equipment - From time to time, equipment (TV, appliance) in a property or in a complex/building (pool, hot tub, etc.) may be out of service. In such a case, notify SkyRun immediately and SkyRun will do everything within our power to correct the situation or make proper complex/building personnel aware of a situation.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: SkyRun assumes no liability for your stay in Colorado or the activities that you take part in while here. The limit of SkyRun's liability is the total amount of compensation we have received for your home rental.
This rental agreement may be changed at any time and without notice.