Andrea Lamond

Andrea Lamond is the marketing director for Owner Direct Vacation Rentals and an avid traveler. When not blogging, working on media projects or SEO, you’ll find her out skiing the slopes, enjoying the beach, or immersing herself in different cultures around the world.

Your Guide to Booking Mountain Cabin Vacation Rentals

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Jan2021
Smell the fresh, crisp, mountain air as you pull up to a gorgeous scenic view and your mountain cabin rental. See the nostalgic touches of friendly open porches and welcoming front doors. Enjoy the modern-day conveniences like fully-equipped kitchens, inviting living rooms and bubbling hot tubs. Mountain cabin ... Read More
January 5, 2021Andrea Lamond
How Does OwnerDirect compare to Airbnb, Vrbo and Tripadvisor

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Dec2020
You’ve probably heard about Airbnb, Vrbo and Tripadvisor. They are three well known vacation rental websites and are some of the larger players in the industry. Let’s take a deep dive into the differences between OwnerDirect, Airbnb, Vrbo and Tripadvisor. Company ... Read More
December 4, 2020Andrea Lamond
Now more than ever: everything you need to know about travel insurance

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Nov2020
With the current global pandemic still looming over us, it's important to understand just how travel insurance works given the world in which we currently live. The team at Consumers Advocate researched what policies have which sort of coverage and how they ... Read More
November 5, 2020Andrea Lamond
Vacations during a pandemic: Book a vacation rental

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Oct2020
Planning a vacation sure is different these days. There is safe ways to still travel and have a holiday. Vacation rentals are just the thing.
October 5, 2020Andrea Lamond
Checklist for cleaning and prepping your vacation rental

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Aug2020
Guests have successfully booked your vacation home meaning you did a great job on your property listing with Owner Direct. Congratulations! Now what? What should you do next to make sure you don’t fail the expectations of your guests? The answer: Go clean up and get your ... Read More
August 17, 2020Andrea Lamond
amid-covid-19-travel-locally

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Jul2020
With summer upon us and COVID-19 travel restrictions still in place in many parts of the world, guests who are searching to make the most of their vacation time are looking to stay in private vacation rentals more locally than before.... Read More
July 10, 2020Andrea Lamond
Top 10 Family Ski Resorts in U.S. & Canada

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Mar2020
Every winter skiers of all ages flock to the mountains to hit the slopes. From coast to coast, Owner Direct Vacation Rentals has complied a list of our overall top 10 family ski resorts in the U.S. and Canada. These are the best resorts for mountain terrain, family activities and the ... Read More
March 9, 2020Andrea Lamond
Best Hawaii Destinations for 2020

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Jan2020
Hawaii, the land of dreams, sun, sand and beaches. For a first timer, how do you know which island to visit and why? As per hawaii-guide.com,  "Maui is a fine location for almost all visitors to the islands. It's the middle ground between the ... Read More
January 27, 2020Andrea Lamond
How to Budget for Your Next Vacation Home Improvement Project

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Jan2020
You might not spend a lot of time in your vacation home. However, like your regular home, your vacation home requires ongoing care to maintain its integrity. Whether you reserve your vacation home for family or decide to rent it out during the off-season, it’s important to think about required ... Read More
January 6, 2020Andrea Lamond
The Force is Strong with these ‘Star Wars’ Themed Rooms

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Dec2019
Looking for the perfect vacation home for your Star Wars enthused family? The recent box office successes of the latest Star Wars movies and TV shows are inspiring some major Disney wanderlust. Look no further than these spectacular Florida homes for your next adventure. Luxury 6 bedroom home in ... Read More
December 16, 2019Andrea Lamond
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