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
Photos are the single most important selling tool for your vacation rental home. If your property listing doesn’t provide enough photos or has low-quality photos, it will be very difficult for travelers to feel comfortable booking your home. You may not be a professional photographer, but there are some simple steps you can take to ensure that your home looks its absolute best. Follow the guidelines in this post, and we promise your pictures will turn out better than you could have expected!
To get the best photos possible, your home should be free of clutter and make sure there are no people or flash reflections in your pictures!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
Once you’ve chosen your vacation destination and found the perfect rental vacation home, the next step is deciding how you’ll get there. Road trips are the classic American family vacations, but keeping kids of any age safe and happy (and parents sane) on the road takes planning. We’ll trust you to know the basics of what’s best for your family. To add to your vacation fun, here are some of the best and most surprising family road trip tips we’ve found:Read More