Terms and Conditions

  1. A deposit of half of the rental amount is due when reservation is made, so have your credit card number and expiration date ready. Final balance is due 30 days prior to your arrival. Personal check will be accepted if received 30 days prior to check-in. Final balance includes a total of 11% State and room tax, and other reservation fees. All reservations must be paid in full 30 days prior to arrival. Occupancy: The property owners, whom we represent, have instructed us not to rent to non-family, high school, or college groups. We rent to families and responsible adults over the age of 25. Occupancy should not exceed the maximum limit set in the property. Identification of all occupants must be furnished upon request. Violation of any of these policies can result in denial of access to the property, cancellation of the reservation, and/or immediate removal from the property without refund. Guest shall not sell or assign this agreement or sublet the property or any part, and at all time during the lodging period person listed as Guest shall be present in and use the lodging as his or her residence. Guest must be present and obtain keys in person. Guest must sign the lodging agreement and return to Shoreline Properties within ten(10) days or agent reserve the right to cancel. NO PERSONAL OR BUSINESS CHECKS OR CREDIT CARDS ACCEPTED ON DAY OF CHECK IN. If a last minute reservation is made, there are no refunds for cancellations at any time. We strongly recommend that you purchase trip insurance if you feel for any reason that you might have to change your plans. Last minute reservations made within 28 days of arrival require immediate payment  of the rental amount on a credit card.
  2. Cancellation: All cancellation should be made in writing. Reservations cancelled within 24 hours after deposit will be free cancellation. Any cancellation after the first 24 hours will be subject to regular cancellation and will result in loss of that deposit, unless rental agent is able to re-rent the apartment. If re-rented, a 16% service charge of the total rent will be made and the balance of the deposit will be refunded to the lodger. Unless notified Guests arriving more than twenty-four hours late will lose all deposit money and forfeit all rights to the property. Properties cannot be exchanged or transferred for other properties. If final balance is not paid 30 days prior to your arrival date Shoreline Properties reserves the right to cancel. No refunds due to "Acts of God."
  3. Check In Time: 3 p. m. to 6 p. m. Late arrivals should make advance arrangements with SHORELINE PROPERTIES, INC.
  4. Check-In , Check-out Place: SHORELINE PROPERTIES OFFICE ONLY. Not at rental property.
  5. Damage Waiver Program: The signing occupant of the unit is financially responsible for any damage to a property, whether made by himself, his family, or his guests. We have implemented a policy to relieve you of the worry of the accidental damage. A $70-$100 non-refundable "Damage Waiver Program" fee will be added to your reservation. We realize accidents happen and this will eliminate the possibility of charges for minor accidental damages. This covers accidental damage up to $1,000. The signing occupant will still be responsible for damages that are deliberate. Not all units require participation in the damage waiver program. 
  6. Check Out Time: on or before 10 a. m. Prompt check out is expected. Return all keys, pool tags, and parking permits to the office of SHORELINE PROPERTIES. Do not leave keys in apartment.
  7. Telephone: If telephone service is important to you during your vacation, check with SHORELINE PROPERTIES to see if telephone service is in the apartment. If telephone is provided most are on long distance blocking, which means all calls must be made on your credit card. Not all units have phones. We do not give refunds for "No Telephone Service."
  8. Cleaning: Cleaning teams must occupy the unit sharply at 10 a. m. to properly prepare the apartment for the next tenant. Please cooperate by leaving promptly.We ask you to respect the property you have rented and thank you for renting with Shoreline Properties.
  9. Television/VCR: Provided in some apartments as a courtesy of the owner. In the event of failure, repairs may not be possible. It is recommended that you bring a portable TV or VCR with you or be prepared to rent one if television is essential to you.
  10. CATV: Means that the cable antenna system is supplied in the apartment and good reception of ten channels can be expected. It does not mean there is a television in the apartment. Unless specified, apartments do not have Home Box Office (HBO) or other premium movie channels.
  11. All Apartments rented weekly, have bedspreads, pillows, dishes, flatware, cooking equipment and toasters. BRING your own linen, light blankets, towels, extra pillows, personal toiletries, and cleaning and laundry supplies. BRING any special items that you find necessary for your comfort and convenience. Sleep sofas are provided in most apartments, however, they are meant for the use of an overnight guest or small children.
  12. Infants & Small Children: If your child needs special equipment, such as high chairs, strollers, cribs, etc., BRING THEM WITH YOU. Most apartments make no provision for children s items.
  13. Beach Chairs and Beach Blankets: These are necessary items when you vacation at the beach, and they are not supplied in most apartments. BRING them with you. 
  14. No Pets: Building rules do not allow guest with pets. Violations of this rule will be subject for eviction and losing the rental. Owners of the unit may have pets; Shoreline Properties is not responsible for any pet allergies for the guest.
  15. No smoking.No vaping All our unit are smoke free. Vialation of this rule will be subject to $300.00 penalty for the guest.In additional some buildings complex have adopted a smoke free policy.Vailators will be subject to a fee.
  16. Parking is very limited in Ocean City, so do not bring unnecessary cars. Most high-rise buildings have a registration fee (referr to your lodging agreement) and assigned parking for only one car, and will assign only one pass. VANS, CAMPERS & TRAILERS are not allowed to park in buildings parking lot. People staying in these vehicles may not use facilities of building. Tenants must comply with building parking rules.
  17. Charcoal Grill fires are not allowed on balconies or decks of multiple-unit buildings. FIRE ORDINANCE.
  18. Noise control :Loud Music, Noises or Parties are a violation of the local police ordinances, and a violation of your lease. Guest will be subject to eviction and loose the rental.Ocean City has adopted a noise control ordinance that makes it unlawful to cause or permit noise levels which exceed those established by the Department of the Environment of the State of Maryland (COMAR or are in violation of Chapter 30, Article V of the Town Code. It shall be a violation of this agreement and grounds for eviction under Maryland law if these noise levels are exceeded as a result of activity on this property. Ocean City has other noise ordinances, which are criminal offenses if violated.
  19. Clothesline & Towels: Condominium rules do not allow towels hanging over the balcony or clothes hanging from homemade clotheslines.
  20. Swimming Pools: Most outdoor pools are open from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Some indoor pools are open only on weekends during the off season. Check with agent for details about your rental. Children not toilet trained are not allowed in most condominium pools. Toddlers not allowed in pool. Shoreline Properties is not responsible for opening and closing of the building pools.
  21. Renting sight unseen: Inspection of your rental property before making a reservation is recommended, however, if you cannot make a personal inspection, we at SHORELINE PROPERTIES will do our best to accurately and honestly describe the property to you. SHORELINE PROPERTIES will not be responsible however, if rental is made without inspection and tenant is dissatisfied upon occupancy. Once confirmation deposit is received, no refunds or exchanges will be permitted.
  22. Off Season Rentals: We provide rentals year round. We offer Flex Rentals in the off season. Guests can check-in or check-out any day for 2-3-night minimum stay. See property listings for details regarding availability. 
  23. Internet service: All unit have internet service, but Shoreline properties is not responsible for interruptions. No refund will be given for this interruption if any.
  24. Printing Errors: Great care has gone into the preparation of this website, however, some printing errors may occur. SHORELINE PROPERTIES will not be responsible for these errors.
  25. Tax Exempt: Persons requesting tax exempt status must do so on the initial reservation, and a copy of the tax exempt certificate must be provided at the time of deposit.
  26. Boat & Trailer: If you are bringing a boat and trailer you will have to make your own arrangements where to put boat in water and where to store the trailer. City law prohibits the parking of a trailer on city streets and most condo associations will not allow parking of boats or trailers on their lot.
  27. Tall Vehicle: Some buildings have underground parking and have low clearance. If you have a high profile vehicle, you should check about "under building" parking clearance.
  28. Mail: If you must have mail sent to you while staying in Ocean City have it sent care of SHORELINE PROPERTIES. Never have it sent to the building where you are staying.
  29. Lock Out Charge: There is a $75.00 charge for people locked out after office hours.
  30. Shoreline Properties is not responsible for items left behind tenants check out, please check unit to get all your personal belongings with you. We appreciate your business, our staff can not guarantee the delivery of items found in the unit, separate arrangements can be made from tenants.
  31. If vacation insurance protection is desired. You can purchase CSA travel insurance with your reservation. You can click here CSA INSURANCE to download more information.
  32. Any final payment made on a credit card is subject to a 2.75% Credit Card fee, and Guest agrees to pay 2.75% credit card fee. If guest wishes to avoid this charge, they can pay 30 prior to arrival by check, money order, or cashier check.
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