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Jul 22 2014

Use Local Festivals and Events to Help Fill Vacancies

wellfleet-oysters-2Still have availability for the summer or fall season? Consider promoting a local festival, fair or other fun event close to your home’s location! We’ve compiled an extensive list of Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket events for download.

Cape Cod Events – 2014 Summer and Fall

Marthas Vineyard Events – 2014 Summer and Fall

Nantucket Events – 2014 Summer and Fall

Here are a few examples of how you might use a local event to fill vacancies with an Owner Special:

  • Offer an exclusive deal
    Owner Special: OysterFest, Oct 18 and 19th. Book 3 nights, get a 4th night free!
  • Offer an event-related gift
    Owner Special: Book the long weekend of OysterFest – Oct 18 and 19 – and receive 2 lbs of fresh Wellfleet oysters with your booking!
  • Offer tickets to the event
    Owner Special: Book the weekend of Oct 18 and 19 and get 2 free tickets to the Wellfleet OysterFest with your rental!

Consult the Events pages of our Vacation Planner for up-to-date event listings for your area.

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Shannon Russo

Shannon Russo - It gave me great pride and pleasure to be the driving force behind the WeNeedaVacation.com Homeowner Blog from it's inception in November 2011 until September 2014. During that time, I also had the opportunity to educate and empower homeowners through the production of a Homeowner Video Tutorial series, the design of all WeNeedaVacation.com email communications, and assisting Cape and Islands homeowners with the knowledge I have gained from owning a just-off Cape vacation rental home for over ten years. Email Shannon

2 comments

  1. Shannon Russo

    Hi Vicki. We have had a couple other similar requests, but the fact is, that would be a huge undertaking. I think we’ll stick to focusing all of our efforts on promoting our site and property listings, creating valuable resources for vacationers and homeowners, like this blog, and providing our special brand of personalized customer support. Best, Shannon

  2. Vicki Dempsey

    Hi Shannon,
    Do you see this as a possibility for the weneed site? We spend 4-5 weeks at our house in June and July and rent the ‘best’ weeks. I have often wanted to spend a couple of nights in a ‘similar’ house (location or amenities) just for variety. I don’t want to pack up my house – I just want to ‘trade’ a few nights with a like minded family. My lake beach for your Nauset bungalow. Not the whole week just 2 nights. Following me? Have you ever come across this request and the possibility of a ‘meeting place’ to do this?
    Thank you in advance for your input.
    Best, Vicki

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