Measuring ROI: A Simple Guide for Vacation Rental Owners

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As a vacation rental owner, you know that measuring ROI – or how much you’re getting out of your vacation property after you spend on necessary expenses – on your property goes beyond just calculating what your annual bookings bring through your bank account. However, even newer and more seasoned property owners alike might be surprised at some of the details that can contribute to (or detract from) your annual ROI. Let’s have a look at some metrics you can establish to make sure that you’re seeing your vacation rental’s revenue from every possible angle in all circumstances.

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Travel Innovations for 2011

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When you’re standing in that airport security line for what seems like forever, it’s easy to forget that the travel industry is ripe with constant innovation. The top travel innovations for 2011 range from simple travel conveniences to changing the way airline pilots complete their paperwork. Let’s dive in and have a look at what’s made 2011 an interesting year so far in travel technology.

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The Value of Vacation Rentals

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The vacation rental market is an industry estimated at nearly $25 billion in the United States alone. Add in Europe, and that figure grows as high as the $85 billion range. For such a large industry, you’d figure you’d hear about it more over the airwaves and maybe you’re a traveler that already knows the value in using vacation rental when you travel. However, if you’re new to the vacation rental concept, there’s more to this rapidly growing industry than just the dollars it commands.

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How Do I Find Vacation Rentals? 5 Tips for Simple Searching and Booking

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If you find yourself in a position where you need to find vacation rentals for an upcoming trip, we’re here to tell you: there are a lot of places to look online! If you spread your efforts too thin, you’ll probably give up your search and head back to a hotel. However, with a few simple tips, you can not only find vacation rentals with ease, but make the best use of your time doing so.

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Tips to Boost Vacation Rental Bookings

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If you’ve chosen to list your vacation home as a vacation rental, chances are you want that property to earn its keep. You’re hoping for bookings to cover some of the expenses or maybe just generate some extra income over the course of the year.  If you’re going to list it, however, you should make sure that those listings are working for you and not against you. Here are six tips to help you improve your listings and increase the bookings on your site.

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Want to Book a Vacation Rental? 10 Questions You Should Ask

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Ever had the inkling to book a vacation rental and not known where to start? With all of the sites available on the web (and we’re partners with many of them), we completely understand – it can be overwhelming to even start the process. While it’s not hard to book a vacation rental, it is hard to feel as if you’ve gotten not only the best deal possible but also understand everything that’s expected (on both sides – renter and owner) during your stay.

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