A Village Amenity Fee – VAF (aka the Rental Royalty fee) is applicable for all members who rent their properties to guests and collects income from these rentals.

BMVA members who work with rentals managers, e.g., Blue Mountain Resort or Lodges at Blue Mountain, each pay 1% of the gross rental revenues earned from the property to BMVA.  This fee is charged to the paying guests, collected and remitted by the rental manager on behalf of the member to the BMVA.

BMVA members who are managing their rentals privately, through online rental portals such as AIRBNB, VRBO, etc., or independent managers, are responsible for collecting a 2% Village Amenity fee directly from guests and remitting the fees to the BMVA.

How do you explain this fee to your renting guests?   Please see the description below, which is displayed at all front desks throughout the Resort and should be shared with private rental guests.

There will be a 2% Village Amenity Fee charged to your bill on
checkout. This Fee is collected by the Blue Mountain Village
Association in order to partially fund a number of amenities available
at the Village.
These amenities include: award winning events and animation,
children’s activities, Visitor Information Centre, shuttle service,
security, waste collection and recycling.
The fee also supports the various Association assets in the
Village including: public walkways, docks and trails, water play
fountain, gardens, seasonal decorations, the Mill Pond and play
ground.
The Blue Mountain Village Association is working with all the
Resort stakeholders to make your stay at Blue Mountain a great
experience and a lasting memory.

To help make this remittance easy for our members who manage their rentals privately (i.e., outside of Blue Mountain Resort and Lodges at Blue Mountain), please download the available calculator for the Village Amenity fee HERE.   Simply enter the dates of your rentals and income earned and this will automatically populate the fees to be paid.   All fees are HST applicable and payable to Blue Mountain Village Association.   Remit this calculation form, and payment to the BMVA on a monthly basis.

SEE LINK – REQUIREMENTS FOR SHORT TERM ACCOMMODATION (STA) LICENSING AS LEVIED BY THE TOWN OF THE BLUE MOUNTAINS

If you have any questions, please contact Moira McIntrye at [email protected] (705) 444-7398 ext 225 or Craig McIntyre at [email protected] (705) 444-7398 ext 226.

 

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