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Lawsuit: New fees from Austin-based HomeAway are ‘bait and switch’

Lawsuit: New fees from Austin-based HomeAway are ‘bait and switch’ We came across this story here and felt that it needed sharing… We have also included a letter from Brian Sharples regarding the traveller fee rollout A federal lawsuit accuses Austin-based vacation rental company HomeAway Inc. of engaging in “bait and switch tactics” after it rolled out new service fees for customers booking vacation rentals. Those fees “range from 4...
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18 Kitchen Essentials That Are Missing From Your VR Kitchen

      By Mercedes Brennan  18 Kitchen Essentials That Are Probably Missing From Your Vacation Rental Kitchen When you consider one of the top reasons people rent vacation rentals is the ability to cook, it’s a no-brainer to provide a well-equipped kitchen. Not supplying basic kitchen necessities in a vacation rental kitchen is kind of like opening a diner without a hamburger on the menu, or lacking a Phillips...
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The Centre Of The Vacation Rental Universe

  By Alan Egan How to become the centre of the vacation rental universe. Helping site visitors and gaining extra bookings Not that long ago, I wrote, That said, there is in fact a simple method of marketing that does indeed put you right at the centre of your own vacation rental universe. Better still, if you adopt this method you will get more bookings. And let’s face it we...
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Vacation Rentals – When You Think About It Like This…

  By Alan Egan I came across this quote and it made me think that there may be something to this… What are your thoughts? We hope that you liked this Vacation Rentals – When You Think About It Like This…post, if you think that others would benefit from seeing it please share the article by using the buttons on the left. We appreciate each and every share. What are your...
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Vacation Rentals – How To Win Guests And Influence Bookings

      By Mercedes Brennan  When you think of “success” in the short term rental market, what do you think of? I’ll bet great location, fast wi-fi, swanky furnishings and responsive owners come to mind, right?Exactly! But there’s more to it than that. Let’s get a little deeper and think about the simple things that make people happy. The things that seem super obvious when you think about them,...
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Why You Should Have a Blog on Your Website

 By Maria Rekrut – Vacation rental expert The modernized era is the internet era, teens and twenty-year-olds spend quite a bit of time on the internet, as well as websites such as Amazon, EBay and most importantly Google. You even have the use of blogs such as WordPress, which is becoming popular by the second. Remember that our future vacation rental guests will be these very same Millennials who will be...
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You Won’t Believe What’s Happening In The Vacation Rental Industry!

    By Maria Lamb An owner speaks out We came across this post on a Facebook thread and Maria kindly agreed to us sharing it here… [pullquote align=”full” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””] Are you an owner of a home that you rent out as a vacation rental? Are you a vacationer who has stayed in or may consider renting a vacation rental home? If so… you won’t believe what’s...
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Is Homeaway Telling The Truth About Best Match?

  By Alan Egan Have you gone from the first page to the 5th? Homeaway’s changes to their sort order are having a big impact on owners across the globe – This article looks at some of what’s going on. The trouble starts when a company operates a top heavy business combined with a pay for display subscription model because they can’t fulfill on their exposure promises. I could go on (and on) but...
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