Vacation Rental Blog

News and tips for property managers

Covid policy – a guide for vacation rental owners and managers (Updated regularly)

As you will no doubt be aware, the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) has led to a great deal of disruption and uncertainty all across the world. With the increasing cases of delta and omicron variants in US, Europe and Asia, our vacation rental industry is concerned about the...

Why guest reviews are important for vacation rental managers

Guest reviews have become a fundamental part of the vacation rental consumer’s journey. Prospective guests love to read reviews before booking a stay. It’s true, according to Booking.com, reviews are the second most important decision making factor in booking an...

How to write a vacation rental description: Tips and examples

Knowing how to write an amazing vacation rental description is essential if you want to make your vacation rental listings stand out on sales channels like Booking.com, Airbnb and Vrbo, and to quickly get the guest’s attention among hundreds of other listings. A good...

Shoulder season for vacation rentals: How to increase your bookings during the shoulder months

What is the “shoulder season” and why is it important for property managers? As a vacation rental owner or manager, what can you do to attract guests to your property during this period and maximize your bookings? Keep reading to find out all the answers!Why is it...

How to improve your Airbnb booking rate for your vacation rentals: 9 tips to receive more bookings

Airbnb is among the best international vacation rental sales channels, so probably you’re already listing on the platform, but how can you improve your Airbnb booking rate? What are the actions you can take and that you should pay attention to in order to get more...

Vacation rental cleaning: a free cleaning checklist for your holiday home

Every vacation rental owner or manager should have a handy and complete cleaning checklist. In fact, did you know that the cleanliness of a holiday home is one of the most important aspects of a well-reviewed vacation rental business? And that the lack of thorough...

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...