Vacation Rental Blog

News and tips for property managers

Cleaning Guidelines for Vacation Rentals during COVID-19

As a vacation rental host or property manager, the cleaning guidelines you should follow, and how you communicate with your guests that your vacation rentals are clean and safe will be more important than ever due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Why is cleanliness more...

How will guest booking habits change after Coronavirus?

The huge disruption in the vacation industry caused by the Coronavirus has led to major changes in behaviour from both hosts and guests. One of the biggest questions on the mind of property managers is that of how guest booking habits will change after Coronavirus....

How To Advertise Your Vacation Rental Properties Post-Coronavirus

What does the future of rental hosting look like? As the vacation industry (and the world at large) continues to reel from the devastating effects of the Coronavirus pandemic, many have been asking when things will get “back to normal”. Such a question obviously has...

Credit Vouchers: What Rental Hosts Need To Know

The Coronavirus outbreak has disrupted the entire travel industry and led to an unprecedented number of cancelled bookings all over the world. Initially, many of these bookings were refunded in full due to Extenuating Circumstances policies put in place by several...

Why And How To Turn Your Short-Term Rental Business Into A Mid-Term Rental Business

The last weeks have been especially tough for the vacation rental industry. The coronavirus has spread all around the world and brought along lockdowns and travel restrictions. As a result, short-term rental businesses are suffering from a large amount of...

Covid-19 Contingency Plan: costs & financing

The spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) has caused widespread chaos and disruption in almost all parts of the world, affecting nearly every aspect of our lives. This is especially true of the economy, particularly regarding the tourism sector which has been hit hard. You...

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...

Online Discussion Groups For Property Managers: Network And Share Your Experience!

Being a property manager can be extremely satisfactory in everyday life. In our latest vacation rental industry report that you can download here, we discovered that meeting people, as well as the possibilities offered by technology, bring happiness to most vacation...

How To Use Social Media To Grow Your Vacation Rental Business Effectively

Social media is extremely important for any business, and the vacation rental industry is no exception. Truly, there are millions of potential guests for your holiday home out there, and nowadays, each of them is most likely a social media user. You can’t possibly...

What’s The Business Potential Of Pet-Friendly Rentals?

Being open to different markets is good business sense if you want to succeed and grow your vacation rental business. The niche market of pet-friendly rental is one market that should be on your radar. The European Pet Food Federation (FEDIAF) survey in 2018 found...
Top 5 Tips To Deal With Guest Complaints

Top 5 Tips To Deal With Guest Complaints

One of the most critical areas in vacation rental property management is to know how to deal with guest complaints. It is never pleasant to receive a complaint from one of your guests. Also, the additional threat of bad reviews appearing online can be a worry. But if...

Mark Your Calendar – Key Vacation Rental Events In 2020!

Mark Your Calendar – Key Vacation Rental Events In 2020!

New year, new events! In 2020, there will be plenty of conferences and fairs for property managers to attend. These are all excellent opportunities for you to network and learn more about the vacation rental industry. Mark your calendar as we have listed the upcoming...

10 Tips To Get More Vacation Rental Bookings in 2020

10 Tips To Get More Vacation Rental Bookings in 2020

In your vacation rental business, you are always trying to find out how you can get more bookings.  Bookings are the life-blood for your survival and long-term existence in the industry. As the tourism sector is set to be even busier in 2020, the number of vacation...

Double Bookings – A Property Manager Nightmare!

Double Bookings – A Property Manager Nightmare!

How To Avoid Double Bookings As the travel and tourism industry continues to flourish, the short-term rental industry has also experienced robust growth.  To grasp this amazing business opportunity, property managers must learn the ways and tips to manage their...