FAQ Tag: charter fees

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What is APA (Advanced Provisioning Allowance)

Yachts in many areas are all “Plus expenses,” which means that on top of the charter fee (includes the boat, the crew, the furnishing, and toys onboard), you will pay..

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Avoiding Boat Damage while Bareboating

The most common causes of property damage are: * Docking accidents and hard docking the boat. Usually involves fiberglass dings (or worse) or possible damage to a rub rail. *..

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Should we use cash or credit while on charter?

Cash is king around most yachting hotspots. Your AmEx will undoubtedly go a long way in many mainland restaurants and shops, but not very far in the beach bars. Mastercard..

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Do I need Travel Insurance for my yacht charter?

Travel and cancellation insurance is always a good idea as it will cover the portion you will NOT receive back! We work with Squaremouth (opens in a new browser) and can help..

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What happens if I have to cancel my yacht charter vacation?

We will immediately contact the yacht manager or clearinghouse and “open up the dates.” If the boat is rebooked for the same period and at the same rate, you receive..

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What happens to my yacht vacation money?

The boat gets a notice from their clearinghouse that they have a charter! The base charter fee will go into an escrow account. Ten days or longer out from the..

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How do I pay for my yacht vacation?

Everyone does things a bit differently, but generally by wire or electronic transfer. Some companies do take credit cards. H2O Luxury Yachts takes credit cards for the first 50% of..

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What and When are payments due to pay for my yacht vacation?

Upon getting the all clear that the dates you want are open and the rate is correct, you sign the contracts and make the deposit. Typically count on 50% down..

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Do I have to sign a contract?

Yes, every yacht charter will have a corresponding agreement for everyone’s protection that lays out the terms, prices, dates, number of guests, and many other conditions. The contract protects both..

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How do I reserve a yacht vacation?

We recommend several yachts that fit your idea of a perfect yacht charter vacation. H2O Team brokers will check on availability and let you know that, as well as the..

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