Vacation Rental Blog

News and tips for property managers

How to adapt your vacation rental for couples: 8 things you must do to receive bookings

Couples that are looking for a romantic getaway are a big market segment of the vacation rental industry and, in order to appeal to them, you should consider adapting your holiday home to respond to their needs. But how do you do it? What are couples on a romantic...

Setting check-in and check-out days for your vacation rental: Why flexibility is key to bookings

Allowing 7 day check-in and flexible arrival periods is key to maximising vacation rental bookings in a post-pandemic industry. This article explains more.

What are the best Vacation Rental Websites for me? A guide for hosts

Every vacation rental manager is familiar with at least one or two sales channels or OTAs such as Airbnb, Booking.com or Vrbo. However, in reality there are probably hundreds of different sites for guests to book their short term-rentals, each one catering to a...

Infographic: Top tips to set your vacation rental rates

Scroll down for a handy infographic with top tips to set your vacation rental rates! Infographic: Top tips to set your vacation rental rates Setting the right rates for your vacation rentals can be a bit of a challenge. How can you secure bookings while maximizing...

How to adapt your vacation rental for families

Are you thinking that your vacation rental could be a great option for families? Are you looking to find out all you should consider to attract this segment? Read on to discover all you should know about attracting families to your vacation rental.Vacation rentals...

House Rules for Vacation Rentals: A guide for Hosts

Opening the doors of your house to strangers is something that can generate distrust. As an administrator or owner of a vacation rental, you do not want to have problems with neighbors, find broken vases, discover that things are missing in the house, etc. That is why...

How to build a mailing list for your vacation rental business

We’ve all received emails with offers or updates from a business, but how does one go about building a mailing list for their vacation rental business? And why exactly is a mailing list so useful in the short-term rental industry? An email list is a list of emails...

Rental Property Photography: Best examples and tips for vacation rental photographs.

19th of August is World Photography Day! Rental property photography is one of the most important aspects when advertising your holiday rental house. Therefore, we could not miss out on the opportunity of celebrating International Photography Day (its alternative...

How to use Instagram for your vacation rental business

You’ve probably heard of Instagram, and maybe you’ve already started using it a little, but are you aware of all there is to learn about it and how useful it could be for your vacation rental business? Instagram is a widely-used social media network that allows users...

Should you offer discounted mobile rates for your vacation rentals?

An increasing number of vacation rental channels now allow hosts to offer discounted rates for guests booking via mobile devices. We explain why, and how you can do it.