Success is unarguably a product of hard work, persistence and consistency. And these same things are key towards becoming a truly successful vacation rental owner.

Through the years of Owner Direct Vacation Rental’s existence, we have observed a few habits that are common among our successful vacation rental owners. We gathered … Read More

When it comes to family holidays, Disney World, Italy, San Diego, Vancouver, Puerto Vallarta and ski resorts across British Columbia are some of the top destinations offering great family fun. However, when going to these places it can be often difficult to find a … Read More

If you are the owner of a vacation rental, or have been a guest in a vacation rental, you probably have an opinion on this. It seems trivial but when I read these articles, I realized I was nodding and exploring my own thoughts on this topic…. Read More

There are places where public transport systems aren’t that great or particularly safe while traveling, especially if you’re unfamiliar with the area. Moreover, there are areas far from routes taken by public vehicles, especially out of the main city. This can lead to significant delays and inconveniences.

That’s where rental cars … Read More

There is a fine line between your home and your vacation rental home. And that is they are different. The first is the home where you actually live and truly feel at home in, while the second is the one home that you try your best to have … Read More

Fabulous Florida, also known as “The Sunshine State”, became a popular winter tourism destination for the well-to-do from colder climates over a century ago and has gained ever greater popularity since. Vacation rentals by owner in Florida are one of the best accommodations options to choose. Avoid the … Read More

As a frequent renter of vacation homes, due to my work in the industry, I have seen various levels of “fully equipped” homes. Don’t get me wrong, I am perfectly fine with a clean, pleasant place that has what was advertised and shown in the pictures…. Read More

Next time you’re planning a ski trip to the mountains, instead of staying in a hotel, consider renting a ski condo. Many come with all the benefits and amenities that hotels offer and include even more perks.

When most ski resorts are created, hotels and condos are built for guests to … Read More

The pressure to make your vacation rental home stand out among competition is growing ever more pressing for owners. To help our owners compete, we have gathered these 5 ways vacation rentals stand out among competition to keep, if not get you, in the lead.
#1 Great location
A savvy traveler is … Read More

The winter holidays mean a lot of different things to a lot of people as traditions, culture and holiday cheer makes the holiday season special. Some enjoy a vacation and time spent with their families and others prefer to take their holidays overseas.
For those who take a … Read More

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