Terms and Conditions

In order to rent a boat from the Charter company MKS of SWFL, LLC aka Cape Coral Charter Boats the renter/tenant has to agree to the following terms:

  1. Special rental conditions for boats
  2. Extended rental conditions for boats

2.1      Online booking-/ documents

2.2      All-inclusive-package (A-I-P)

2.3      Payment and additional cost

2.4      Cancellation

 

  1. Special rental conditions for boats:

The rental contract between renter/tenant and MKS of SWFL, LLC aka Cape Coral Charter Boats goes into effect when the renter/tenant has signed all necessary documents on site (e.g. Cape Coral, Florida). The rental contract, rental terms and all the SW Florida rules and regulations are explained in detail at site (e.g. Cape Coral, Florida).

 

In order to drive a boat in SW Florida you need to be at least 21 years’ old and poses a driver’s license. For insurance reasons you need to receive theoretical and technical instructions in regards to the rules and regulations of boating.

The use of a boat is at your own risk and without any warranty/guaranty. The boat is usually filled up with gas and will be documented. The boat should be returned the same way.

The boat should be used/treated accordingly. Any damages have to be reported to MKS of SW Florida, LLC aka Cape Coral Charter Boats immediately. Renter/tenant is responsible for damages caused through improper handling or by third parties and all claims will be the renters/tenants responsibilities. MKS of SW Florida, LLC aka Cape Coral Charter Boats has the rights to use the security deposit for any costs incurred (e.g. gas, damages…).

The renter/tenant has to obey the rules and regulations as well as the instructions given at check in (theoretical and technical instructions). Violating those rules can result in immediate termination of the contract between renter/tenant and MKS of SW Florida, LLC aka Cape Coral Charter Boats without any refund not even partially. Should the boat get damaged from previous renter/tenant or cannot be used for any other reasons MKS of SW Florida, LLC aka Cape Coral Charter Boats will try to offer a replacement boat without any additional cost involved. In case it is not possible to offer a replacement boat renter/tenant will receive a full refund of his payment

 

  1. Extended rental conditions for boats

2.1  Online booking-/documents:

With the online booking or the signature on the booking document and the related payment renter/tenant and MKS of SW Florida, LLC aka Cape Coral Charter Boats agrees to be bound to the contract/reservation of a boat for 4 weeks. Should MKS of SW Florida, LLC aka Cape Coral Charter Boats not receive booking confirmation within these 4 weeks then the reservation is invalid and the boat can be rented out to someone else. If MKS of SW Florida, LLC aka Cape Coral Charter Boats has received and confirmed in writing (e.g. letter, fax or email) the booking reservation then the reservation is binding and the boat will be held until the date of renting.

 

2.2  All-inclusive-package (A-I-P):

Due to the excellent service of MKS of SW Florida, LLC aka Cape Coral Charter Boats to the customer and the all-inclusive-package (A-I-P) they offer; the customer will not have to pay for the following:

Theoretical and technical instructions in regards to the rules and regulations of SW Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation and MKS of SW Florida, LLC aka Cape Coral Charter Boats as well as check-in at the boat, cleaning of the boat, SeaTow insurance, delivery/pick-up of the boat (minimum of 3 rental days), comprehensive insurance, liability insurance, 6% sales tax, contact/on call person during the entire rental period, check-out at the boat.

 

 

2.3  Payment and additional cost:

Payments can be made through PayPal, Credit card, Traveler checks or in cash (US Dollars or Euros). Renter/tenant is responsible for any occurring fees (e.g. PayPal 3 %, credit card – VISA/Mastercard 2.9 %, American Express 3.9% – or traveler checks…).

Down payment (minimum 30% or more of total rental amount) if not agreed differently, has to be paid right away or no later than 7 days after the booking date.

The rest of the rental amount is due on site in Cape Coral, Florida when receiving the boat. If it deems necessary to take driving lessons or orientation lessons these can be booked anytime for an additional fee of $60.00/hour each.

MKS of SW Florida, LLC aka Cape Coral Charter Boats does offer a toilette (porta pottie) for an additional fee of $80.00.

The security deposit is $1,000.00 can be wired to our German account (DKB Deutsche Kredit Bank) with no additional fees or be paid on site in Cape Coral, Florida via credit card with an additional fee from the credit card company (VISA/Mastercard 2.9 %, American Express 3.9%).

In case the boat is not sitting on a boatlift during the rental period, MKS of SW Florida, LLC aka Cape Coral Charter Boats can charge the renter/tenant an additional cleaning fee of $80.00.

MKS of SW Florida, LLC aka Cape Coral Charter Boats can add a surcharge of 20% to the rental prize during high season (e.g. Christmas, Easter or Summer…).

 

2.4  Cancellation:

A cancellation 14 days before the actual begin of the rental period is not accepted. The renter/tenant will only receive his deposit back if MKS of SW Florida, LLC aka Cape Coral Charter Boats can rent the boat during that same time to someone else.

A cancellation 30 days before the actual begin of the rental period is only accepted with a cancellation fee of 50% of the total rental amount payable by renter/tenant to MKS of SW Florida, LLC aka Cape Coral Charter Boats.

A cancellation 90 days before the actual begin of the rental period is only accepted with a cancellation fee of 25% of the total rental amount payable by renter/tenant to MKS of SW Florida, LLC aka Cape Coral Charter Boats.

If for any reason the renter/tenant has to cancel the rental contract MKS of SW Florida, LLC aka Cape Coral Charter Boats can deduct the final payment from the down payment.