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Terms and Conditions

Welcome to Designabreak. By accessing and using this website and the services it provides, you agree to these terms and conditions . If you do not accept these terms and conditions, you must refrain from using the website and the services.




Designabreak makes no representation as to the accuracy or currency of the information contained on this website. The content of the Accommodation And Business information is the sole responsibility of the Owner/Property Manager of the Accommodation or Business. Designabreak has not confirmed the currency or accuracy of the content of the Accommodation or Business information and you are strongly recommended to make your own investigations into the authenticity of any information supplied. The placement of the Accommodation and Businesses on the website does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by Designabreak for the Accommodation or Business advertised. Designabreak is in no way liable for any inaccuracies or misleading statements made in the information provided by the Owner/Property Manager. Designabreak does not warrant that the services provided will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error free, or that any information, (including listings, feedback and guest books) provided on the Site are error-free or reliable.


You may only use this site if you can form a legally binding contract that is enforceable against you.

You agree to provide complete, accurate and current personal information when booking Accommodation.

You agree not to use this website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by the terms and conditions on this website or by any other applicable laws and regulations. You irrevocably and unconditionally indemnify Designabreak from any loss or damage or costs in connection with any breach of the terms and conditions on this website or any other legal obligation by you and your use of, or conduct on this website.


Designabreak may change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of this website at any time, including the availability of any feature, database, or content, where it has legal, commercial, technical or any other reason to do so. Designabreak may also impose limits on certain features or services or restrict your access to parts or all of the website for any reason. You agree that Designabreak will not be liable to you or any third party as a result of such modification or discontinuation.

There may be times when the website becomes inaccessible as a result of technical difficulties experienced by Designabreak or on the internet. Designabreak will use reasonable skill and care to overcome these difficulties where it is within its control to do so. Designabreak does not guarantee continuous access to this website or any of its specific features.


Designabreak does not warrant that the operation of this website will be uninterrupted or error free. In no event will Designabreak become liable to a user of the website in respect of any loss or damage, special or consequential, including negligence or breach of statutory duty, contract or otherwise, which may be suffered by a user as a direct or indirect result of any breach by Designabreak of any of its obligations or warranties under these terms and conditions, or as the result of any negligence or other act or omission of Designabreak. No advice or information that is obtained by you from Designabreak or anyone else will create any warranty by Designabreak that is not expressly stated in these terms and conditions.


Designabreak reserves the right to remove from its website any email address, link to external website or other item or feature which either does not conform to the guidelines provided, or which Designabreak in its sole discretion decides is inappropriate, or acts against Designabreak’s best interests. Designabreak requires you to request its permission to link to this website.


We only obtain information that we reasonably require to do business with you. This may include:

Personal information provided by you; and

Aggregated information generated by our systems or third party systems which track traffic to our site but does not relate to you personally.

We may use this information:

For future marketing, promotional and publicity purposes, including to carry out direct marketing, market research and surveys; and

For ensuring that you are shown the advertising and information that is most relevant to you and your interests.

We may also disclose:

Aggregated tracking information and other information that does not personally identify you, to third parties such as our partners;

Your personal information to third parties when we believe in good faith that we are required to do so by law;

Your personal information to third parties provided we have your prior authorisation, which we will usually obtain at the time of collecting the information from you.

We reserve the right to change this policy at any time and for any reason.


While our site shows probable availability of some properties, it is not a guarantee that a specific property is available at a certain time. You must always check directly with the owner.

Owners may have particular requirements or restrictions on their properties. If so, these are a matter between you and the owner.


You must comply with all laws relevant to the short term rental of the properties you advertise on our site. All information about your property and rates must be accurate at all times.

You will only list a property for rent if you are authorised to do so. If you are a co-owner of a property, you must ensure that all other co-owners agree to you renting out the property.

You agree to respond to enquiries and online booking requests in a timely manner.


We charge owners fees for the use of our website as a way for owners and renters to contact each other, as detailed on our fees and charges page.

If you are a renter, you do not pay us for the enquiry service we provide.

If you are the owner, you must pay us the fees associated with your advertising on our site. If you choose to offer online bookings through the website, these bookings will incur a commission payable to Designabreak, as detailed on our fees and charges page.

We may change the fees charged for services at any time. In the event that we introduce a new service, the fees for that service are effective at the launch of the service, unless otherwise stated.

Our fees are shown in New Zealand dollars and are exclusive of GST. You must pay us our charges plus GST, unless we indicate otherwise.


As Designabreak is not a party to any rental transaction between you and another party, you agree not to involve, or attempt to involve, us in any dispute or in the resolution of disputes that arise between you and another party as a result of the Services provided.


If we do not exercise or enforce any right available to us under these terms and conditions, it does not constitute a waiver of those rights.


If any provision of these terms and conditions becomes or is held to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal for any reason, and in any respect, that provision shall be severed from the remaining terms and conditions, which shall continue in full force and effect.


Designabreak  owns all proprietary and intellectual property rights in the website (including text, graphics, logos, icons and sound recordings) and the software and other material underlying and forming part of the services and the website.

You may not without our prior written permission, in any form or by any means:

Adapt, reproduce, copy, store, distribute, print, display, perform, publish or create derivative works from any part of this website; or

Commercialise, copy, or on-sell any information, or items obtained from any part of this website.


Rates/Prices can change in an instant and terms and conditions can be updated. Any new rates and terms and conditions will be applicable from the time of update.


The terms and conditions of this website are governed and construed in accordance with the laws of New Zealand.


These terms and conditions supersede all previous conditions, understandings, commitments, agreements and representations whatsoever whether oral or written, and constitutes the entire agreement, between the parties, relating to the subject matter of these terms and conditions.