Tag Archive: vacation rental rent

May 13 2015

Handling Payments from our Northern Neighbors

Homeowners report to us that they get more interest from Canadian vacationers than from any other foreign country.  In a previous blog post, we detailed the preferred methods of payment for international guests, including PayPal and bank transfers.  But here’s some advice specifically geared to Canadian tenants.

If you decide to have your …

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Mar 19 2014

Should I provide linens in my vacation rental?

Homeowners frequently ask us, “Should I provide linens?” Although there’s no right answer, I have to say that linens and towels are a very popular amenity, particularly for vacationers who are traveling long distances. Generally, those who rent the larger and more expensive homes expect to be provided with this amenity. Today’s vacationers like …

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Nov 08 2013

[Infographic] Guest Reviews and Their Impact on the Vacation Rental Marketplace

We’ve combined our recent vacationer survey results with our site booking statistics to demonstrate how guest reviews are changing the way vacationers choose and book vacation rental homes. To view the original post, see the original guest reviews infographic.

Infographic authored by WeNeedaVacation.com. To view the original …

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Oct 02 2013

Don’t let poor business practices result in lost bookings

Despite your home being a perfect fit for a prospective vacationer, it’s possible that you can lose the booking due to an ill-advised booking procedure. A recent email correspondence with a vacationer drove home the risks of a homeowner requiring too much of a rental deposit, too soon, and without providing the vacationer with a …

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Apr 05 2013

Handling International Inquiries, Payments and Bookings

As the global economy begins to stabilize and consumer confidence grows, more and more vacationers from other countries are resuming vacations to the US. And with this winter’s devastating effects on other popular East Coast destinations, vacation rental owners on the Cape & Islands could see a surge in inquiries and bookings from our friends …

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