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.

Top 20 Vacation Rentals with Private Pools

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Apr2021
There's nothing like jumping into a crisp clear pool on a hot summer day. What better way to spend a vacation than with family and friends around a private pool all to yourselves. Check out these top 20 vacation rentals with private pools all for you to enjoy ... Read More
April 19, 2021Andrea Lamond
BC & AB likely to stay local within the next 1-3 years

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Mar2021
In a recent survey conducted by Owner Direct and Insights West, we asked BC and AB guests how likely, if at all, they were to travel for pleasure purposes in the next 1-3 years.
March 19, 2021Andrea Lamond
7 Brilliant Tips to Pack your Car for a Road Trip

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Mar2021
It’s beautiful weather outside, and the timing is perfect for a road trip. Whether you decide to drive out to the mountains, or head for the beach, all successful road trips require some level of planning to make them memorable. Despite the convenience that technology and other automobile ... Read More
March 5, 2021Andrea Lamond
Other Items to Include in your Vacation Rental

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Feb2021
Your vacation home is a unique place. For starters, it’s not a place where you spend a lot of time, especially if you rent it out. When you list your vacation home as a rental, you want to make sure it’s appealing to a wide range of people.... Read More
February 5, 2021Andrea Lamond
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
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