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
Did you know that you are actually spending too much when you book expensive hotels while travelling? These funds could go into purchasing local souvenirs for your family and friends, booking that exciting extreme outdoor adventure in your destination, or fund your future travels.
Learning a bit more about vacation rentals and … Read More
We find the prospective guests. We generate the traffic. What should you do? Are you sure you offer the best value?
Our job is to find the prospective guests and provide the finest service … and your job is to offer the best value for your type of property … Read More
It’s hard enough to keep track of time at home! Now enter different time zones and even countries into the equation, and the confusion is complete! For property owners dealing with customers worldwide, we created this guide to help figuring out the best times to call … Save this for … Read More
Travellers are not only becoming more adventurous when planning trips and vacations but are also more conscious about being eco-friendly. Many of us try to incorporate eco consciousness into every aspect of our lives, even when considering travel options. We aim to leave as little of a carbon footprint as possible, and … Read More
What links to your Owner Direct property page can do for you …
So you have a beautiful vacation home that you would like to rent out (or rent out more often). By signing up with Owner Direct, you made the first step by creating a free listing that gives … Read More