FAQ

Common Questions about Our La Jolla Vacation Rental Homes

How do I book your La Jolla Vacation Rentals?

You can either make a booking directly on this website by using the “check availability box” to the left.  Or you can call our office at (858) 459-5491 and a receptionist will be glad to help you.

Is booking online secure?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our Payment gateway providers database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. After a transaction, your private information (credit cards, social security numbers, financials, etc.) will not be stored on our servers.

What sort of payment methods are accepted?

We accept payment by credit card (American Express, Visa, Mastercard or Discover), if paying by credit card there is a 3% fee and a valid ID will be required.   We also accept checks if not booking less than 15 days prior to check-in, or you can pay via Bank or Wire Transfer. Wire Transfers have a $16 fee for each wire.

Do you collect a Security Deposit?

We do not collect a security deposit. Instead, we collect a $89 Damage Protection Insurance fee per unit, which covers up to $3,000 in accidental, non-intentional damage to the unit.  If you choose not to do the Damage Protection Insurance – we require a $3,000 refundable security deposit – which will be refunded within 90 days of check-out.

What other fees are included in the total?

Along with the Security Deposit Insurance fee , we also collect a cleaning fee and a lodging tax.

How much money do we put down as a deposit to book your La Jolla Vacation Rentals?

If booking 15 days or less from time of arrival, the entire balance is due to book the property, otherwise we require 1/2 of the Rental Rate and if you chose to do the Refundable Security Deposit in lieu of the Damage Insurance the $3,000 Refundable Security Deposit will be due upfront with your 1st payment.  The balance of your total will then be due 14 days prior to your check-in.

Can I bring my pet with me?

We offer several homes, some of which allow pets and some do not.  You can either look at our properties online by clicking on the “vacation rentals” tab above and see if the home you are looking at allows pets.  Or you can call our office at (858) 459-5491 and a receptionist would love to help find a home that is just right for you and your pet.

Are “Event’s allowed in any of your properties?

Events are strictly prohibited in all our properties.  In the rare occasion a small event is allowed in a property – it is only with express permission from Management and Owner.  These events will entail a $3,000 event fee or 3 x the Lodging Rate, whichever is greater and will be regulated as to noise and size in accordance with local laws and regulations.

What are the benefits of a vacation home rental?

Our La Jolla vacation homes are stocked in such a way that you always feel like you are coming “home” to your “vacation home” rather than returning to a small hotel room.  Our homes have full kitchens which are fully stocked.  You will be able to enjoy a full service home while you are on vacation rather than a small, cramped hotel room.

What is stocked in the kitchens?

We provide all dinnerware and flatware, a variety of utensils for cooking/baking/serving/etc., all major and minor appliances including blender, toaster, and coffee maker, as well as non perishable spices and herbs have usually been left by other guests.

What else do you supply in your rental homes?

We provide Trash Can liners, Dish Detergent, Hand and Body Soap, Dishwasher soap, Kitchen Sponge, paper products to start off your stay, hairdryer, iron and ironing board, broom, and basic cleaning items as well as bed linens, bath towels and beach towels.

What appliances are in the home?

Appliances vary by unit, but most include Washer/Dryer, Dishwasher, Oven/Stove, Microwave, Blender, Toaster, Coffee Maker, Television,  Wireless Internet, Alarm Clocks, Charcoal or Gas BBQ, Iron and Ironing Board. Please note that NOT all units are stocked with these appliances. Please inquire for amenities specific to a unit.

Do you supply all linens?

Yes, we provide all bed and bath linens.

Do you supply beach toys, boogie boards and beach chairs?

We supply a limited amount of beach chairs, boogie boards, beach toys and beach towels, however this may vary depending on the property – please contact us for specifics on each property.

Do your units have air conditioning or heat?

You will find some kind of heating in all of our units, however we only have a limited amount of homes that have air conditioning.  Thankfully, being on the coast we have a wonderful breeze that allows you to open the windows to cool off the home. We also provide fans, and additional fans can also be requested if needed. Several of our units have ceiling fans as well.

What do you suggest bringing?

San Diego has an average temperature of about 70 degrees, so you should be fine in just about anything! If you are coming between November and May, it might be a good idea to pack a couple warmer sweaters and a waterproof jacket as well…just in case.

Things you might not think to bring, but should!

  • Wetsuit (if you plan on surfing in the winter)
  • Slippers
  • Shampoo and Conditioner (we supply a small travel size)
  • Saran wrap and foil for leftovers (some homes have these already – but only if left by others)
  • -Umbrella (rain)
  • -Playing Cards and Board Games
  • -Your Favorite books
  • -Ice Chest (for those long beach days

What are the check-in and check-out times for your properties?

Our check-in time is 4:00 pm and check-out is 11:00 a.m.  We do offer early check-ins and late check-outs when available for an additional fee of $75/each.  With an early check-in you can check-in anytime after 12:00 and with a late check-out your check-out time would be moved to 3:00 pm.

What’s the typical weather in San Diego?

San Diego enjoys beautiful weather year round with an average daily temperature of 70.5 degrees Fahrenheit (21.4 degrees Celsius). A marked feature of the climate is the wide variation in temperature within short distances due to the topography of the land. You can enjoy coastal, mountain and desert environments all in the space of one day.

 

Still have questions??? Call us at (858) 459-5491.