Category Vacation Rental Blog

13 Oct

What Guests Want During COVID-19

Flexibility has always been a necessity in the short-term vacation rental industry.    In 2020, though, that’s been more true than ever as vacation rental property managers and travelers have been forced to reevaluate what really matters.    Months of uncertainty at the beginning of the pandemic eventually gave way to stabilization; restrictions loosened in […]

29 Sep

Vacation Rental Profits: How Much Money Should You Make?

The income your vacation properties generate has a floor and a ceiling: how much money you should be making is a lot different than how much money you could be making    The vacation-rental market is more competitive than ever, and the data necessary to determine the possibilities on that spectrum can be downright dizzying. […]

14 Sep

Should You List Vacation Rentals on Multiple Sites?

Though it can be an extremely complicated arena, the short-term rental industry really boils down to a pair of critical metrics: exposure and revenue.   Property managers can’t simply open their doors and expect bookings to flood their calendars. Rentals need to be listed on travel sites, of course, and those listings need to be […]

20 Aug

The Key to a Post-Quarantine Boom: Flexible Policies

With parts of the country opening up piece by piece, travelers are hitting the road in search of adventures outside their homes. But they’re not being reckless: safety, trust, and flexibility remain top priorities as families and friends try to navigate the still-uncertain landscape of the COVID-19 pandemic. You can learn more about what guests […]

14 Jul

Expedia Travel Packages for Vacation Rental Property Managers

Expedia has worked diligently to become the most well-known, most powerful marketing machine site for travel packages. They offer a full suite of bundle options called Expedia Travel Packages (flight/accommodation, flight/car, hotel/car, and flight/accommodation/car). Their consistency of pricing, global coverage, and ease of use make Expedia the favorite site for package travelers.     Vacation […]

14 Jun

Perform Better on Airbnb: Tips & Best Practices

Vacation Rental Property Managers: Do you want to perform better on Airbnb? Follow these tips & best practices! Reviews, Reviews, Reviews (both ways) – it is extremely important not to only receive and actively solicit reviews (i.e. at check-out, etc), but properties that provide traveler reviews receive higher rankings. (Learn how to handle poor guest […]

14 Mar

Virtual Tours for Vacation Rentals: Can They Help Your Listings?

As the saying goes: you never have a second chance to make a great first impression. While photos can convey the look of your properties, virtual tours provide the guest an immersive experience of what it’s like to walk through your property. Virtual tours have been the standard in the real estate and traditional hospitality […]

14 Jan

VHC’s 2019 U.S. Vacation Rental Trends Report

View our Trends Report directly from vacation rental industry professionals that could help increase revenue and bookings in the year 2019 and beyond!

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