Make sure your insurance coverage is current and appropriate
So you have purchased your dream vacation home. You are ready to rent it out to share what the area has to offer with other people. Now is the time to think about adequate insurance coverage for your new home. Just like … Read More
Check out these cool resources!
In addition to the travel guides we provide on ownerdirect.com for many different destinations, there are of course many other resources you can research to get an idea about your travel destination. This can be culture related, map related or food related, among others. … Read More
One of the most frustrating things for a guest to find out is that the information listed in the property description or the availability calendar is inaccurate or outdated. When researching, guests rely on accurate data and details, to continue the inquiry process. This can refer to the availability, the … Read More
Before you leave for your vacation (either driving to your destination or driving to the airport), it is always wise to check driving conditions, especially in the winter time. We have collected a few resources for you!
A valued addition: The welcome binder!
When your guests arrive at your unit, they will most likely have done some research on the area or town, or maybe they are even repeat visitors. However, from my own experience I know that there are always questions to be answered … and I … Read More
Destination wedding and/or honeymoon planning guide
One out of every ten weddings is a destination wedding. Exotic places provide picture-perfect settings, spectacular backdrops and memorable vacations for any couple starting a new life together. Here are some great ideas on locations as well as reasons to consider a destination wedding and/or honeymoon.
Reasons … Read More
Short notice bookings – are you prepared?
Short notice bookings can happen
Some owners assume that there won’t be any last minute bookings. They might not have their unit “ready to go” for a guest or even forget to check their notices. Fact is that matches and bookings can happen at any time. Guests … Read More
How to save money when exchanging money
By choosing the wrong venue for your exchange transactions, you can lose several percentage points on every transaction!
With a fluctuating world economy and the U.S. dollar selling at varying rates against other currencies, it becomes more and more important to avoid or … Read More
Owners sometimes ask what the difference is between Owner Direct Vacation Rentals and a property manager (or central reservations or a resort association). The explanations below list the benefits of Owner Direct … Read More
If you haven’t already, we invite you to come “Like” our Owner Direct Facebook page and enter our photo contest. Simply post a photo of you, your family, friends or pets having fun, in the snow or in the sun at a winter destination to be entered … Read More