The simple check-in process is far too often overlooked, yet it’s one of the most vital points in the traveler’s vacation experience. The arrival at the property sets the tone for the guest’s entire stay, so you want it to be as positive and seamless as possible. Here are some tips on how to create a foolproof arrival and departure experience for your guests, and some questions to ask yourself when coming up with a check-in (and check-out) plan.
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Here at our humble little office in Denver the Evolve team is constantly revving their engines about the vacation rental industry. Every day we’re bringing new homes into our Network from across the country and the world, and our owners and managers are earning more rental income with little or no added effort. Read more
Choosing to open your vacation rental to pets is a great way to increase bookings and attract an additional pool of travelers. However, it’s a choice that should not be taken lightly. (To help make your decision, read our pros and cons of opening your home to pets.) If you’ve decided to go pet-friendly, be sure to consider the following information to protect yourself, your home, and your guests:
When you own or manage a vacation rental, encountering some wear and tear is inevitable. The red wine stain on the rug, the broken coffee mug, the ripped comforter… they’re are all minor annoyances, yet ones that still cost money to repair or replace.
It’s the little things in life… and in a vacation rental.
Though private pools and gourmet kitchens are nice, high-end amenities aren’t necessary to ensure that your guests have a wonderful stay at your home. The truth is that vacationers often stay in homes rather than hotels simply because they prefer to enjoy the comforts of “home.”
There are plenty of low-cost additions you can make to your vacation rental that will have a high-impact on bookings as well as repeat visits. So, if you aren’t ready to renovate the kitchen or install a whirlpool bathtub, start by investing in a few small upgrades that your guests will enjoy.