Vacation Rental Blog

News and tips for property managers

Best Vacation Rental Sales Channels in Europe

Managing different vacation rental properties in Europe involves different decisions, including which channels to choose when publishing your vacation rental offers. Currently, there are many options online and each of them can target different customers or may have...

Should you offer Free Cancellations for your Vacation Rentals? What the data says

When it comes to vacation rentals, it’s long been established that the more flexible you make your cancellation policy, the greater your chance of receiving bookings. Of course, that may be fairly intuitive - guests want the most financial security possible when...

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

As you will no doubt be aware, the recent COVID-19 (Coronavirus) has led to a great deal of disruption and uncertainty all across the world. Our number one priority is of course the health and wellbeing of all of our customers, our team and their families, and our...

Universal messenger: How to simplify guest communication

What is a universal messenger, why is it useful and how can vacation rental managers use it to simplify their guest communication?

Why is a mobile-optimised website a must for your vacation rentals?

A mobile-optimised vacation rental website is now essential for property managers and owners who want to scale-up their vacation rental business.

Why do you need your own vacation rental website?

Are you looking for direct bookings and planning to scale up your vacation rental business? Then you should consider having your own vacation rental website.  Having your own vacation rental website can boost your online presence, make it easier for your guests to...

Vacation Rental Email Checklist for The Best Guest Experience

Good email communication can greatly help you to enrich Guest Experience. Make reference to these  email checklists and start to create the best possible Guest Experience before, during and after their stay. No one will deny the importance of email communication in...

Success with Bookings during COVID

Give your guests peace of mind by removing the financial uncertainty of bookings during COVID. Your.Rentals strongly recommends changing to a Free7 or Free14 cancellation policy for the time being. Guests Still Have Strong Desire to Travel  Times are undoubtedly tough...

Flex appeal: Why a flexible cancellation policy could boost your vacation rental business

Free cancellation, flexible, strict - which cancellation policy is best for you (and your guests)?As a vacation rental manager, you live, eat, sleep and breathe bookings. “Number of Bookings” is almost certainly one of the KPIs for your business, and probably greatly...

Channel Manager for Vacation Rentals – what is it and how does it work?

Once you start working in the vacation rentals industry, you’re faced with loads of new terms that you hear all the time, even if you don’t know exactly what they mean. One of the most common things you’ll hear being talked about is a “Channel Manager”, with everyone...
Success with Bookings during COVID

Success with Bookings during COVID

Give your guests peace of mind by removing the financial uncertainty of bookings during COVID. Your.Rentals strongly recommends changing to a Free7 or Free14 cancellation policy for the time being. Guests Still Have Strong Desire to Travel  Times are undoubtedly tough...