Agreement

RESPONSIBILITY AGREEMENT MT. BAKER LODGING, INC.

THIS RESPONSIBILITY AGREEMENT is made and entered into by and between MT. BAKER LODGING, INC. (we or us), whose principal office is located at 7463 Mt. Baker Hwy. PO BOX 2002 Maple Falls, WA 98266-2002 and Guest (you).

As a condition to the rental of all Vacation Properties Mt. Baker Lodging, Inc. reserves the right to charge the
Guests`/Cardholders` credit card for any and all Guest/Cardholder/Invitee caused losses and damages sustained to the Vacation Property(ies) throughout the duration of their stay of occupancy. In the event of any Guest/Cardholder/Invitee caused loss, or damage to the Vacation Property(ies), including, but not limited to repairs, replacements, undue cleaning, eviction, service calls, service charges, fines/assessments, plus all applicable tax, Mt. Baker Lodging, Inc. is hereby granted the right to debit(charge) the Guests`/Cardholders` credit card. An itemized statement outlining all associated costs will be sent via regular mail to the mailing address submitted by the Guest(s)/Cardholder(s) at such time as the reservation was booked. By written or electronic endorsement of this Agreement, the Guest(s)/Cardholder(s) hereby agree(s) to pay for all such charges, as defined above and on the proceeding pages.

CANCELLATIONS for MT. BAKER LODGING GUESTS:  Guest hereby acknowledges that, for regular reservations, if Cancellation is received a minimum of 21-days prior to our Guest’s scheduled date of arrival, a Cancellation Fee in the amount of Sixty-Five Dollars ($65.00) or 8% (which ever amount is greater) shall be withheld from the Advanced Reservation Payment, and the remaining monies shall be credited back to the Guest, and that for holiday reservations commencing on or after December 15th through January 3rd, if Cancellation is received prior to November 15th, a Cancellation Fee in the amount of Sixty-Five Dollars ($65.00) or 8% (which ever amount is greater) shall be withheld from the Advanced Reservation Payment, and the remaining monies shall be credited back to the Guest. For regular reservations, if Cancellation is received twenty (20) through fifteen (15) prior to our Guest’s scheduled date of arrival, the Advanced Reservation Payment shall be forfeited by the Guest, unless the vacation property can be re-booked for the entire duration, in which case a Cancellation Fee in the amount of Sixty-Five Dollars ($65.00) or 8% (which ever amount is greater) shall be withheld, and the remaining balance shall be credited back to the Guest, and that for holiday reservations beginning on or after December 15th through January 1st, if Cancellation is received on or after November 16th, but prior to December 1st, Guest shall forfeit the Advance Reservation Payment, unless the vacation property can be re-booked for the entire duration, in which case a Cancellation Fee in the amount of Sixty-Five Dollars ($65.00) or 8% (which ever amount is greater) shall be withheld from the Advance Reservation Payment, and the remaining monies shall be credited back to the Guest. Guest further acknowledges that, for regular reservations, if Cancellation is received fourteen (14) days or less prior to our Guest’s scheduled date of arrival, Guest shall forfeit all rental monies, unless the vacation property can be re-booked for the entire duration, in which case a Cancellation Fee in the amount of Sixty-Five Dollars ($65.00) or 8% (which ever amount is greater) shall be withheld from the rental monies, and the remaining monies shall be credited back to the Guest, and that for holiday reservations commencing on or after December 15th through January 1st, if Cancellation is received on or after December 1st, Guest shall forfeit all rental monies, unless the vacation property can be re-booked for the entire duration, in which case a Sixty-Five Dollar ($65.00) or 8% (which ever amount is greater) Cancellation Fee shall be withheld from the rental monies, and the remaining monies shall be credited back to the Guest. For legal and accounting purposes, the person placing the reservation must be one in the same as the credit/debit card holder, and that this person is considered to be the Guest. All other persons involved with the rental occasion are considered to be the Guest’s invitees, and all discussion regarding reservation, cancellation, and damage policies will be discussed with the Guest, not the Guest’s invitees.

RESERVATIONS: Upon procuring a reservation, Guest hereby acknowledges that An Advance Reservation Payment equal to 50% of total cost, including tax, is required to reserve a vacation property, and that for regular reservations, the remaining balance is due-in-full 14-days prior to our Guest’s scheduled date of arrival, and is automatically debited to our Guest’s credit/debit card on the scheduled due-date, and that for holiday reservations commencing on December 15th through January 4th, the remaining balance is due-in-full and automatically debited to our Guest’s credit/debit card on December 1st. For legal and accounting purposes, the person placing the reservation must be one in the same as the credit/debit card holder, and that this person is considered to be the Guest. All other persons involved with the rental occasion are considered to be the Guest’s invitees, and all discussion regarding reservation, cancellation, and damage policies will be discussed with the Guest, not the Guest’s invitees.

RESERVATIONS AND CANCELLATION FOR AIRBNB GUESTS ONLY: Reservations are subject to a 2-night minimum stay during regular periods, and a 3-night minimum stay during holiday and special event periods. The person making the reservations must be at least 23 years of age, ID required at time of check-in.  If cancellation is received 21 days or longer prior to arrival we will gladly refund your Reservation Payment, less the Airbnb Service Fee charged at the time of booking, and our cancellation fee of $65 or 8% (whichever is greater). 20 through 15 days will forfeit 50% of the Reservation Payment, plus the Airbnb Service Fee charged at the time of booking, unless the home(s) can be re-rented, then only the Airbnb Service Fee charged at the time of booking, and our cancellation fee of $65 or 8% (whichever is greater) will apply. If cancelled 14 days or less you will forfeit full payment unless home(s) can be re-rented.

CLEANING FEE: 1. A non-refundable* Cleaning Fee is required at the time of reservation, and is NOT considered to be a component of the Advance Reservation Payment. *refundable only in accordance with our limited Cancellation Policy.

PROCESSING FEE: A 3% Processing Fee shall be charged for all confirmed reservations.

SECURITY/DAMAGE AGREEMENT: 1. Guest(s)/Cardholder(s) is/are individually and severally liable and otherwise fully responsible for any and ALL Guest/Cardholder/Invitee caused damages incurred to the Vacation Property(ies), including, but not limited to all adjacent structures and premises, throughout the entire duration of their stay of occupancy. This includes, but is not limited to intentional and /or unintentional removal of Property Owners` (principal`s) personal property (belongings), willful and/or accidental damage to structure(s) and premises including, but not expressly limited to any and all fixtures, appliances and furnishings. Guests`/Cardholders` credit card(s) shall be charged at full cost of repair and/or current replacement, including labor and materials, removal and disposal, plus taxes and surcharges, as applicable. 2. A Fifty Dollar ($50.00) Replacement Fee shall be charged to Guest(s)/Cardholder(s) that fail to return any and all Vacation Property related keys and/or gate access cards* (*if applicable). All such costs shall be charged to the Guests`/Cardholders` credit card(s). 3. Failure to vacate the Vacation Property(ies) on the scheduled date of departure by our established check-out time of 11:00 AM shall result in immediate assessment of a fee equivalent to the sum of one (1) additional nights` rental rate, plus tax, with all such costs being charged to the Guests`/Cardholders` credit card(s), and the Guest(s)/Cardholder(s) and/or their invitees will be subject to immediate eviction from the Vacation Properties. 4. Undue and/or unreasonable cleaning of the Vacation Property(ies) immediately subsequent to the Guest`s/Cardholders` departure shall be charged to the Guests`/Cardholders` credit card(s) as a Additional Cleaning Charge at a rate of Fifty Dollars ($50.00) per hour, with a one (1) hour service minimum. This applies to the premises exterior, grounds, and hot tubs/spas/bbq`s (if so equipped) as well as the premises interior.

COMMUNITY FINES/ASSESSMENTS: Fines and/or other assessments levied against the Property Owner (principal) due to Guests`/Cardholders` noncompliance with established community homeowner`s association rules and regulations will be charged to the Guests`/Cardholders` credit card(s) at cost, plus a $10.00 surcharge payable to Mt. Baker Lodging, Inc. Guests`/Cardholders` may, at Mt. Baker Lodging`s option, be subject to immediate eviction of the vacation property, with complete forfeiture of any and all rental monies paid. All Guests/Cardholders are expected to examine the Vacation Property(ies) structures and premises to the best of their reasonable ability UPON ARRIVAL, and to immediately report any and all damage(s) observed to Mt. Baker Lodging, Inc. In the event of damages reported upon Guest departure, and/or unreported damage(s), the Guest(s)/Cardholder(s) shall be charged at full cost of repair and materials, removal and disposal, plus taxes and surcharges as applicable.

GUESTS/INVITEES PERSONAL PROPERTY: Mt. Baker Lodging, Inc., and it`s Property Owners (principals shall not be held liable nor otherwise responsible in any way for the Guests`/Cardholders` personal property that is damaged, lost or stolen, and upon endorsing this Agreement, Guest(s)/Cardholders and/or their invitees agree to forever hold harmless and indemnify Mt. Baker Lodging, Inc., and it`s Property Owners (principals) from any such liability/responsibility. If found; upon Guests`/Cardholders` request, Mt. Baker Lodging, Inc., will return personal property left behind by it`s Guest(s)/Cardholder(s) with a Handling Fee of $25.00, plus all applicable shipping costs. Mt. Baker Lodging, Inc. can, at its option, hold property on behalf of the Guest(s)/invitee(s) for a period of up to 30 days, after which time all such property will be discarded.

CHECK-IN/CHECK-OUT PROCEDURES: CHECK-IN time is 4:00 PM on the day that your scheduled reservation begins. Please try to schedule your arrival at our office accordingly, as there are NO early check-ins except by prior arrangement. Upon arrival at our office, Guest(s)/Cardholders will receive their key(s) and gate access card(s) (if required), as well as any special instructions or updates that may be pertinent to the Vacation Property(ies).
CHECK-OUT time is 11:00 AM (SHARP). Your cooperation in adhering to our established check-out time will be greatly appreciated by both our housekeeping staff and incoming guests (see rule #3 under Security/Damage Agreement). Prior to departure, the Guest(s)/Cardholders(s) is/are expected to (a) start a washload of laundry; bathroom and kitchen linens first (if Vacation Property(ies) is/are equipped with a washing machine), (b) all dirty dishes, cookware and eating utensils should be rinsed, placed in the dishwasher, and the dishwasher should be started prior to departure. In Vacation Properties that are not equipped with dishwashers, all dirty dishes should be washed, dried, and put away in the proper location, (c) all household trash, garbage, and/or other discarded items should be properly bagged-up so as to avoid spillage/leakage and, (c-1) IF located in Glacier Springs, Maple Falls, and/or Silver Lake communities, properly deposited in the refuse container located outside the Vacation Property(ies), ( c-2) IF located in the Mt. Baker Rim and/or Snowater condominium communities, properly deposited in the community dumpster, (c-3) IF located in the Snowline and Snowline Lodge (condos) communities; placed on the kitchen (vinyl/tile) floor whereupon housekeeping will remove all refuse from the Vacation Property(ies). If the Guest(s) is/are staying for an extended period of time within the Snowline community, Mt. Baker Lodging, Inc., can arrange for periodic pick-up of all household refuse. All Vacation Properties are located in a wooded setting in close proximity to the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. Many animals abound. Therefore, under NO circumstances should household refuse be deposited and/or otherwise left outside of the Vacation Property(ies) (see rule #4 under Security/Damage agreement). Upon departure, all keys and gate access cards (if applicable) are to be brought back to the Mt. Baker Lodging, Inc., office immediately and without delay. Keys and/or gate access cards not returned in accordance with the above shall be treated as though the Guest(s)/Cardholder(s) remained at the Vacation Property(ies) in excess of the scheduled 11:00 AM check-out time, and rule #3 under Security/Damage Deposits shall apply. DO NOT leave the key(s) and/or gate pass(es) in Vacation Property(ies) and and/or under outside doormats.

HOME MAINTENANCE/HOLD HARMLESS: While Mt. Baker Lodging, Inc., and its Property Owners (principals) strive to maintain Vacation Properties in the finest condition, no guarantees are expressed nor implied regard suitability or fitability for any particular purpose. Mt. Baker Lodging, Inc., does guarantee that appropriate repair and/or replacement will be performed as soon as possible under prevailing circumstances. As such, it is the Guests`/Cardholders` responsibility to immediately notify Mt. Baker Lodging, Inc., of any and all difficulties that they incur during their stay so that appropriate repairs/replacements can be scheduled and performed.  Inconveniences under which we may have no immediate control and which DO NOT warrant any refund of rental monies include: (1) breakdown of VCRs/DVDs, hot tubs, saunas and /or other recreational appliances/devices, (2) power outages, (3) adverse road and/or weather conditions, (4) construction taking place in the area, (5) [a] vacation property(ies) that is/are not decorated and/or otherwise accommodated to suit the Guest`s individual/personal taste(s). All Guest(s)/Cardholder(s) and their invitees use the Vacation Property(ies) structures and premises at their own risk. Mt. Baker Lodging, Inc., and its Property Owners (principals) shall not be held liable nor otherwise responsible in any way for injury to any Guest(s)/Cardholder(s) and/or their invitees, that is caused or permitted to be caused by the intentional or unintentional acts of said Guest(s)/Cardholder(s) and /or invitee(s), or by the failure of structures, appliances, (including hot tubs, saunas, and bbq`s) furnishings, and/or other equipment, whether by malfunction, misuse, acts of God/nature, and/or are otherwise naturally occurring. No guarantees are expressed nor implied as to the fitablity of utilities and/other services provided to the Vacation Properties and adjacent structures and premises.  No guarantees are expressed nor implied regarding the fitablity/suitability/compatibility of
materials utilized in the construction of the Vacation Property and/or its contents. Mt. Baker Lodging, Inc., and its Property Owners (principals) shall not be held liable nor otherwise responsible in any way for allergic reactions to Guest(s)/cardholder(s) and/or invitees, caused or permitted to be caused by materials utilized in the manufacture of the Vacation Property(ies) and/or its contents, nor from mold and/or airborne spores, nor from pet/animal allergens, nor from chemical agents utilized in the cleaning/maintaining of appliances, linens, carpeting, utensils, fixtures, hot tubs, saunas, and/or to other equipment. By written or electronic endorsement of this Agreement, Guest(s)/Cardholder(s)/invitees hereby agree to forever hold-harmless and indemnify Mt. Baker Lodging, Inc., and its Property Owners (principals) from any liability/responsibility arising therefrom.

OCCUPANCY LIMITS ENFORCED: Adherence to designated Vacation Property occupancy limits is strictly enforced. Over crowding violates local health codes and fire ordinances, and is considered grounds for IMMEDIATE eviction from the Vacation Property(ies), with Guests`/Cardholder`s forfeiture of any and all monies paid. NO mobile sleeping units (i.e.: travel trailers, motor homes, tents, and/or other RV`s etc.*) may be used at Vacation Property for any purposes whatsoever, other than transportation to and from the Vacation Property(ies). (*travel trailers, motorhomes, tents, and/or other RV`s etc., are NOT PERMITTED to be parked anywhere within the confines of the Snowline and Mt. Baker Rim community development AT ANY TIME for any purpose whatsoever.)  Violation of designated occupancy limits may at Mt. Baker Lodging`s option; result in immediate eviction, with complete forfeiture of any and all rental monies paid.

SMOKING: All Vacation Properties within the Mt. Baker Lodging, Inc., rental program are considered smoke free. Smoking IS permitted OUTSIDE of the structures(s) of the Vacation Properties. However, all cigar/cigarette butts, wrappers, and/or other material must be properly discarded. Materials found discarded about the grounds will necessitate additional cleaning, with a one (1) hour service minimum (see Rule #4 under Security/Damage Agreement).

PETS: Mt. Baker Lodging, Inc., offers its Guest(s)/Cardholder(s) (domesticated) pet friendly accommodations in SOME of its Vacation Properties. However, many of the Vacation Properties DO NOT permit pets of any description. It is the Guests`/Cardholders` responsibility to check with Mt. Baker Lodging, Inc., prior to reserving, to disclose that they wish to bring a pet(s) and to determine the availability of pet friendly Vacation Properties. Pets found in Vacation Properties not designated for such purposes, shall result in the Guests`/Cardholders` IMMEDIATE eviction from the Vacation Property(ies) with the complete forfeiture of any and all monies paid. In addition, this will necessitate additional cleaning, with a one (1) hour service minimum (see Rule #4 under Security/Damage Agreement).

ENTIRE AGREEMENT: THIS AGREEMENT, WHEN COMBINED WITH ANY AND ALL COMMUNITY RULES AND REGULATIONS, (IF APPLICABLE) CONSTITUTES THE ENTIRE AGREEMENT. NO ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS ARE EXPRESSED NOR IMPLIED. THIS SUPERCEDES ANY AND ALL PREVIOUS AGREEMENTS, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED.  UPON MANUAL OR ELECTRONIC SIGNING, THE GUEST(S)/CARDHOLDER(S) HEREBY ENDORSE THE FACT THAT THEY HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THIS AGREEMENT IN ITS ENTIRETY, AND AGREE TO ACCEPT ALL OF ITS TERMS, CONDITIONS, AND RESTRICTIONS, WITHOUT EXCEPTION.

DEFINITIONS: The terms Guest`,Guest(s)`, and Guests` all refer to the specific Cardholder whose credit card(s) was/were utilized to secure reservations for the Vacation Property(ies) from Mt. Baker Lodging, Inc.  As such, the Guest(s)/Cardholder(s) (as defined above) is/are individually and severally liable and otherwise directly responsible for the actions of all members of their party including, but not limited to, family members, associates, and invitees. All costs of accommodation including , but not limited to, loss, damage, and/or fines are considered to be the full and
complete responsibility of the Guest(s)/Cardholder(s), regardless of whether or not the Guest(s)/Cardholder(s) was/were actually present at such time as the loss, damage, and/or fine(s) actually occurred. The terms `Property Owner` and `Principal` all refer to the person(s) or entity that holds an interest of ownership in the Vacation Property. The term `Vacation Property` and `Vacation Properties` refers to the specific structure(s) and premises incorporated into the Mt. Baker Lodging, Inc., rental program that is rented to the Guest(s)/Cardholder(s), including, but not expressly limited to all furnishing, appliances, and accompaniments.

PRIVACY POLICY: Mt. Baker Lodging, Inc. will not sell or share your personal information with any third party. If you have any questions about our policies, please contact us. Thank you!