Summer is here, which means family reunion season is upon us! If you’ve reached the point where can’t count your cousins, an annual reunion is a great way to stay connected with your relatives. Vacation rentals are the ideal way to bring together a large group — you forego the hassle and expense of a hotel, and relieve family members of some pretty daunting hosting duties.Read More
Renting a vacation home is an excellent idea if you or one of your family members have severe allergies, whether they are trigged by animals, foods, or other allergens. You’ll have more control there than in a hotel. Still, you’ll have to get there, and traveling by plane may be your best bet. Flying with severe allergies does take extra planning, though, and a bit of research. Here are tips for keeping allergy sufferers safer in the air:Read More
In a site-wide audit of vacation rental reviews, HomeAway discovered the number one phrase used in negative reviews when expressing disappointment with accommodations. The phrase?
“Pots and pans.”Read More
As you’re learning the business of managing your own vacation rental home, you’ll want to make a plan for natural disasters that will protect your investment and keep your renters safe without scaring them away. It can be done. Here are three excellent resources to help you:Read More
Maybe you’ve enjoyed photography casually for years, but you’ve never taken a class. Or maybe you’ve been unhappy with your travel photos in the past. Whatever the reason, you’re ready to step it up to the next level, and produce some serious eye-candy from your next vacation. We can help you with that… And it starts with good news: you don’t have to spend hundreds of dollars on high-end cameras, expensive software, or fancy accessories. A simple point-and-shoot camera and a little know-how are all you need to capture awesome moments from your travels. Remember these tips on your nextRead More
When you’re listing your vacation home rental for the first time,you’ll get to choose the rules and create custom policies for your property — and some of those choices can be complicated. One of the common questions first-time renters ask is, “Should I allow pets?” The choice is yours to make, but here are some key points to consider:Read More