Are you new to the world of vacation rentals? Or perhaps you’re an owner or property manager who would like a quick refresher on what’s important to travelers. Well, look no further. We polled travelers for you. In their own words, here are the top things they care about when it comes to renting a vacation
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An accurate calendar is so important. Travelers don't want to spend time finding a property and inquiring only to be told the property is not available. You can learn more about your calendar here.
Travelers want to be able to pay online, quickly, easily and securely. Not yet online bookable? Here's why you should be. *Reminder, all listings must be online bookable at the time of your next subscription renewal.
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|stock your pantry. Think about the families that are coming to your property and stock some books, toys and games. Do you have a beach property? Consider stocking beach chairs, umbrella and a cooler. You can get more inspiration here.|
|House Rules for the most important rules. Your rental agreement should also cover anything special that a traveler needs to know and agree to before staying at your home.|
|Mobile Hospitality app to keep all information that is pertinent to travelers in one easily accessible place. You can find out more about the app here.|
In today's electronically connected world Wi-Fi isn't just a luxury anymore, it's a necessity. Here's what travelers have to say:
"Wi-fi Internet is a must-have. We won't rent a home without it." – dreamguest
"Yes, you have to offer broadband Wi-Fi. The working vacation is here to stay and renters need to be able to stay connected to their business or they will be forced to stay elsewhere whether they want to or not. This is really non-negotiable, and there shouldn't be any further argument." - turtlecatcher
|*Last Updated April 17, 2018|
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