You already know that it’s important to stock essential items, like dishes and linens, and to take away personal and irreplaceable items before your renters arrive. Still, many vacation rental owners don’t know how important it is to regularly take stock of every item in their rental vacation homes. Here are the best reasons to keep a vacation home inventory (paraphrased and expanded from this post from the Homeaway.com community): Read more
You may have scored a great deal on your vacation rental home, but you’ll still need to get there. If you’re planning a summer vacation, keep in mind that fuel prices are expected to go up this summer (as they do most summers), and flights will be popular, so ticket prices will go up. Still, there are ways to fly for less, so you can save some money for the rest of your vacation. Here are some tips to make air travel more affordable: Read more
When we told you about the most amazing things you can do with your frequent flyer miles, including booking a seat on a flight into outer space, you may have said, “Wait, what? We can do that?” Read more
Many globe-trotting parents say having kids is the best reason there is to travel. You can teach your children about the world in ways far more memorable than any book or class. Also, traveling together a wonderful way to bond as a family. Still, traveling with kids—whether they’re infants, teens, or any age in between—is a challenge that takes extra planning, flexibility, and patience. Read more
1. Why did you buy your property? What attracted you to it? Do you have a favorite feature?
It’s only three hours from where I live, so weekend getaways are very easy. The cottage has a spectacular view of Lake Huron — and has the best sunsets. It has a large sandy beach, yet is up on a bluff for privacy if you don’t want to be part of the beach action. Read more
Our infographic on the Top 10 reasons to choose a vacation rental over a hotel:
If you’ve seen one hotel room, you’ve seen ‘em all. Forget the humdrum old way of doing things. There’s another option when it comes to vacation accommodations — and it involves saving money, having more space, and breaking away from boring. All good things, in our humble opinion. We’re talking about the homes over hotels movement, and we’re its biggest supporters. Spread the word — and join us in a whole different way to travel! Read more