Dreaming of sandy shores and warm waves lapping at your feet? If a beach vacation is in order, then these destinations should make it to the top of your consideration list. Don’t short-change yourself by skimping on the destination – what’s amazing about these world-renowned beaches is that each one … Read More

We cannot overemphasize the importance of adding great photos to your property listing with Owner Direct. Hence, the previous related articles here and here. And if you still need more convincing, then this post is especially for you.
Photos are a great online marketing tool.

Marketing trends these days direct us to use less words with … Read More

Best marketplaces to shop in the world
Any travel itinerary includes visiting marketplaces not only for the sole purpose of visiting but for some more practical reasons: to try local foods and to shop for things we need during our vacation and some souvenirs to take home. A marketplace also reflects … Read More

Maximizing your guests’ experience
In the competitive vacation rental market, small details can make a huge difference. For example, guests might choose one property over another just because of the suggestions for nearby activities provided, or the toys to keep the kids occupied. It is critical to do all you can to … Read More

A growing trend for many travelers who love to cook is to find accommodations with kitchens that make us feel like we are world-renowned chefs. What more could a “foodie” ask for than a kitchen with personality?
Here’s a few of our favs.
On … Read More

Providing phone and Internet services to your guests
Phone services
If you own a vacation home, you have probably discussed whether you want to or can provide phone service to your guests. While phone service arrangements vary greatly from country to country, in the US and Canada it is easy to custom-taylor … Read More

Travel has always been my life’s investment. I’d choose a new destination over a new pair of shoes or bags any day. Despite having a modest travelling budget, I’m proud to say I’ve been on my fair share of adventures around the world. If you’re like me, you will find … Read More

Your vacation rental home has all the same appliances in it that your regular home has. Make sure you perform regular preventive maintenance on them, just as you would in your home.

Keeping appliances clean can make them last longer. Any appliance that can attract dust (through static electricity, or … Read More

You never know when the unforeseen will happen, and sometimes there can be a situation at your vacation rental while a guest is there that causes them some inconvenience. It’s not possible to have one hard and fast rule to go by for resolving complaints and issuing a … Read More

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