|Q: What is your cancellation policy?
A: Cancellation Policy: No refunds of moneys paid. However, if your reservation is paid in full and our office can rent the same house for the same price, you will receive all moneys less 10% of the total rental amount. If the rerental is for less than original reservation then cancel or will pay the difference in addition to 10%penalty.We recommend travel insurance which is usually can be purchased for between 5-10% of the rental cost. Travel insurance is available with CSA Travel Protection at 1-800-711-1197 or www.csatravelprotection.com
|Q: How do we reserve a house?
A: You can book on line or call our office to book your vacation. Our office hours are as follows:
Monday through Friday 9am to 6pm
Saturday 9am to 6pm
Sunday 10 am to 5pm
401-789-6659 or fax 401-789-6705
|Q: Where are your cottages/houses/condos located?
A: All of our cottages are located in PT. Judith,which is southern Narragansett, RI. Narragansett is in a convienent and "close to everything" part of RI. Point Judith, Galilee, Scarborough, and Sand Hill Cove are all part of Narragansett. We are only 15 miles to Newport, 30 miles to Providence, and 30 miles to Westerly.
|Q: Can we see the house before we book it?
A: All of our cottages are available to be seen online with slide shows on our site http://www.durkincottages.com
If you would like to see the cottage in person you may contact the office and set up an appointment. Please keep in mind we can only show two houses per appointment and we do need a 48 hour notice prior to showing as most houses are occupied. It is always best to visit the cottages online before calling for an appointment.
|Q: What kind of deposit do we need in order to reserve a cottage?
A: We take the following costs and add them up:
1.rate for the week
2.refundable security deposit(varies from cottage to cottage)
3.non-refundable $50.00 booking fee
4.non-refundable cleaning fee(varies from cottage to cottage)
We ask for half the rent plus the booking fee within 3 days is required to reserve. The balance is due 60 days before arrival.As we get closer to the season, the entire amount will be needed to secure the reservation.
|Q: What do I need to bring with me?
A: You'll need to bring sheets and towels. Kitchens are equipped with pots & pans, dishes, glasses, coffee mugs, silverware.
|Q: Do you have houses right on the beach?
A: Yes we do. All of our beachfront houses are located on Sand Hill Cove Rd. These houses allow you to walk out the door and be right on the private section of Sand Hill Cove Beach.
|Q: Are beach passes included with the rental?
A: No. You do not need a pass to get on the state beaches. You will need to pay to park, if you plan on driving there.
|Q: What beaches are you close to?
A: All of our cottages are in the Scarborough State beach and Roger Wheeler State beach area. If the house is not within walking distance to either beach, then it is within 2 miles(max).
|Q: How many cottages do you have for rent?
A: Over 150