Checklist for Creating Comprehensive Directions for Your Renters

    providing diretions to vacation rental guestsWhether your guests are planners or procrastinators, most guests will appreciate tips on area attractions, activities and restaurants before they've even left for vacation. You can also use this opportunity to outline and reiterate some of your policies on parking, recycling, reporting problems and checkout procedures.

    This Directions Checklist will help you to create comprehensive directions that will have your guests in the right mindset before arrival and perhaps even reduce questions for you during their stay.  You can also use our Sample Directions as a  model when creating the pre-arrival information for your own home.
    Getting There:
    □ Property Address
    □ Phone
    □ Gate Codes
    □ Parking Instructions
    □ Directions from N/S/E/W
    □ Directions from Airport
    □ Mileage
    □ Landmarks
    □ Roads to Avoid
    □ Directions to Specific Unit with Complex
    □ Floor #

    □ Key Instructions
    □ Lockbox Code
    □ Check-In Time
    □ Instructions for Inspecting Home and Reporting Complaints

    During Stay:

    □ Codes (Beach, Fitness Center, Internet)
    □ Access to Extras
    □ Household How To's
    □ Recycling Policies
    □ Local Attractions w/ Address, Phone
    □ Area Activities w/ Address, Phone
    □ Restaurants w/ Type of Food and Price Levels
    □ Grocery Stores
    □ Checkout Time
    □ Checkout Instructions

    Emergency Info:
    □ Medical Facilities
    □ Owner Contact Info
    □ Housekeeper/Handyman Contact Info
    □ Reliability of Cell Reception

    □ Advice/Warnings
    □ Rules/Regs (HOA or Condo Assoc.)