Terms & Conditions for Property Listings

The purpose of Bookindirect is to provide internet users with an accommodation directory based on the catch phase “Best Rate Direct”

The following describes the terms and conditions that govern your use of our directory and on which Bookindirect Pty Ltd T/as BookinDirect offers you access to our web site.

Listing Levels

Bookindirect offers property owners two (2) levels of listing

  • BookinDirect Link Listing
  • A Basic Listing

 BookinDirect Link Listing

To advertise on the BookinDirect web site at the BookinDirect LinkLevel the property owner/manager acknowledges that an introductory period will be available where BookinDirect Pty Ltd will not ask for fees or contributions to be made. This period is currently 3 months from the first time the property is listed. A the time of selecting a BookinDirect Link membership a valid credit card number is required to be submitted. No payment will applied until the end of the introductory period.

When selecting your BookinDirect Link Listing with BookinDirect Pty Ltd you will have the choice of the following membership payment options;

A  6 monthly fee of $199.00 (plus tax)......    Charged 6 monthly in advance unless cancelled prior to the end of the 6 month period..

An annual Fee of $299.00 (plus tax)...   Charged annually in advance unless cancelled prior to the end of a twelve month period.

The monthly or annual fees can be paid automatically via our credit card online payment facility. Alternatively a member may wish to arrange direct credit into our BookinDirect Pty Ltd bank account. A Tax Invoice will be available to be downloaded via the Members Account section which can be accessed on the BookinDirect website.

To qualify for a BookinDirect Link Advertisement the property must have:

  • A Website
  • A Direct Booking link that will confirm and guarantee bookings on-line.
  • Offer a Best Rate Direct equal or better than the rates displayed on Online Travel Agent Sites that take commissionable bookings.

Bookindirect Pty Ltd undertakes to:

  • Present BookinDirect Link Advertisers before any other levels
  • BookinDirect Link listings will have a direct link to the properties "Online Booking” software and a link to the properties website.
  • BookinDirect Link Advertisements will be displayed in random order to give all listed properties in this group an opportunity to be displayed at the top of the search results.
  • BookinDirect undertakes to promote properties that are prepared to pay a BookinDirect Link advertising membership ahead of those properties that choose not to.

Free Basic Listing

To advertise on the BookinDirect web site at the Basic Level the property owner/manager acknowledges that no fees or charges will be levied by BookinDirect Pty Ltd.

To qualify for a Basic Listing the property must have:

  • An active email enquiry link to take booking enquiries.
  • Be prepared to take bookings via telephone.
  • Offer a Best Rate Direct equal or better than the rates displayed on Online Travel Agent Sites that take commissionable bookings.

Bookindirect Pty Ltd undertakes to:

  • Place Basic advertisers on an other page below BookinDirect Link advertisers
  • Basic Advertisements will be displayed in random order to give all listed properties in this group an opportunity to be displayed at the top of the Basic advertisers in the search results.

Best Rate Direct

BookinDirect Link advertisers and Basic advertisers are required to display a Best Rate Direct. The Best Rate Direct can be changed at the discretion of the property owner/manager at anytime by using the login facility.

To maintain the integrity of the Bookindirect website the Best Rate Direct displayed should be a genuine best rate that is not more than any other rate advertised on any other websites or accommodation directories.

Bookindirect Pty Ltd reserves the right to remove a properties listing from display if that property brings the Bookindirect website into disrepute by misleading or false advertising a “Best Rate Direct”.

Property Owner Responsibilities, Warranties and Indemnities

The Property Owner/Manager bears sole responsibility for the accuracy and validity of all property information displayed on the Bookindirect website.

The Property Owner/Manager warrants that no information displayed will be either misleading or offensive.

You warrant that you hold, or, that you are licensed and will continue to be licensed to hold the copyright of all images, graphics, text and data you display on the Bookindirect web site. Bookindirect Pty Ltd takes no responsibility for any copyright infringements by the Property Owner/Manager.

The Property Owner/Manager agrees to keep their login password secure and the Property Owner/Manager will make no claim for any loss or damage direct or indirect arising out of or connected with any unauthorized use of the Property Owner’s/Manager’s user name or password.

You indemnify Bookindirect Pty Ltd against all costs, expenses, loss or liability that we may suffer (directly or indirectly) resulting from:

  1. your breach of these terms;
  2. your use or misuse of the Service;
  3. the use or misuse of the Service by any person using your account; and, publication of defamatory, offensive or otherwise unlawful material.

Payment of Listing Fees

If a property Owner/Manager selects a listing level that requires a payment of fees then the advertised fees should be paid with in the conditions set out for that listing.

The Property Owner agrees to pay all fees incurred by you or any designated users or incurred as a result of any use of your password (whether authorized or not) in accordance with any advertised price lists.

Cancellation of BookinDirect Link Fees

A property that no longer wishes to pay the 6 monthly $199.00 (plus tax) BookinDirect Link marketing contribution is free to cancel their listing at this level at any time. There will be no refund of the 6 monthly portion that has been paid but the advertisement at "BookinDirect Link" level will remain live until the 6 months paid for has expired. Once expired the properties listing will automatically revert to the Basic advertisement.

If a property has paid an annual discounted fee of $299.00 (plus tax) they too can cancel their listing at any time. The fee or any part will not be refunded but the listing at "BookinDirect Link" level will remain live until the payment period has expired. Once expired the properties listing will automatically revert to the Basic advertisement.

BookinDirect warranties and Liabilities

Bookindirect Pty Ltd does not warrant that your access to the Bookindirect website will be secure or uninterrupted. Bookindirect Pty Ltd will not be liable for any loss resulting from you relying on the security, uninterrupted supply of information or access on the Bookindirect.com.au or Bookindirect.com web site.

Bookindirect Pty Ltd must perform scheduled maintenance to databases from time to time. We will attempt to perform all scheduled maintenance at times that will affect the fewest customers.

Bookindirect Pty Ltd accepts no liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss caused to the Property Owner by inaccurate information supplied by the Property Owner/Manager and displayed on the Bookindirect web site and the Property Owner/Manager agrees to indemnify Bookindirect Pty Ltd in respect of any claims arising there from.

Bookindirect Pty Ltd accepts no responsibility for email requests generated from your email request link that are delayed or not delivered.

Bookindirect Pty Ltd may have provided the initial means of contact between you (the Property Owner) and the Site User, but it takes no responsibility for any transaction entered into between you and the site user. Bookindirect Pty Ltd is in no way responsible for the conduct of the customer, should they place a booking. Bookindirect Pty Ltd is not responsible for the non-payment by a customer for accommodation booked, the state in which the property is left, or the damage, which may be done to the property.

It is the responsibility of the Property Owner/Manager to finalize and confirm any bookings made to their property from the Bookindirect web site as promptly as possible. Bookindirect Pty Ltd cannot be held liable for any problems that may arise including, but not limited to, failure of the booking.

Suspension and Delays to Service

Bookindirect reserves the right to refuse to display any Property Owner’s details or remove all details from Bookindirect web site without giving reason.

We may from time to time without notice suspend the Service or disconnect or deny your access to the Service.

  1. During any technical failure, modification or maintenance involved in the Service provided that we will use reasonable endeavours to procure the resumption of the services as soon as reasonably practicable; or
  2. If you fail to comply with any provision in this agreement (including failure to pay charges due), until the breach (if capable of remedy) is remedied. Notwithstanding any suspension of any service under this clause you shall remain liable for all charges due throughout the period of suspension.

If your account has been suspended or terminated due to your breach, reactivation of your account will be completely at our discretion.

Bookindirect Pty Ltd reserves the right to refuse to supply services to a potential customer who has previously had its account with Bookindirect Pty Ltd terminated for breach.

Bookindirect Pty Ltd may without notice to you remove, amend or alter your data upon being made aware of:

  1. any claim or allegation; or
  2. any court order, judgment, determination or other finding of a court or other competent body, that the data is illegal, misleading, defamatory, offensive or in breach of a third party’s rights.

Bookindirect Pty Ltd reserves right to remove you for violating any of these terms and conditions without notice and without a refund.

If your account is closed you must pay all outstanding charges immediately and we may delete all Property Data from the web site.

Copyright

This web site is the property of Bookindirect Pty. Ltd. In joining Bookindirect web site the Property Owner obtains no rights to the software, databases, hardware and other infrastructure and facilities used by Bookindirect to deliver the Service.

The Property Owner may not modify copy, distribute, transmit, display, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information or software obtained from this web site without the written permission of Bookindirect.

In Conclusion

The Property Owner grants to Bookindirect a license to use and reproduce all Property Owner data in order to fulfill its obligations under this agreement. In this agreement “Property Owner data ” means all information, data, text, logos, images, and/or content in any form that forms part of the Property Owner’s property information or emails.