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Why Should I Book A Vacation Rental Rather Than A Hotel?

Vacationing at a VIP rental home is an ideal way to share precious time with loved ones, live like a local, immerse yourself in new environments, and create timeless memories on your own terms.

 

Some of the benefits of a vacation rental include:

  • Comfort: Most VIP vacation homes provide much more space than hotel rooms, are comfortably and beautifully furnished, and offer private living rooms and outdoor spaces.
  • Flexibility: Most VIP vacation homes are kid friendly, pet friendly, and the kitchen never closes.
  • Immersion: Most VIP vacation homes are located in residential areas. VIP vacation rentals offers a detailed introduction to popular local shops, restaurants, and attractions for each featured destination.
  • Privacy: Though many VIP vacation homes are staffed for your convenience, you will not share a wall or common space with strangers. You may find this enables a more peaceful environment.
  • Amenities: Most VIP vacation homes include more than one bathroom, home theater systems, private pools, hot tubs, fireplaces, secluded beach access, or even golf course privileges.
  • Expense: Most VIP vacation homes have more than two bedrooms and sleep a large number of guests for one price. As the majority offer full kitchens, or even a house chef, you may avoid the cost of eating out for every meal. Your budget may better accommodate exciting adventures in the area!

What Amenities Are Included In A Vacation Rental?

Every property is different, but most are fully furnished with typical amenities including provided linens, more than one bathroom, a full kitchen, reserved parking, entertainment center, and internet access.

 

Many VIP vacation homes include additional amenities such as beach access, washer and dryer, paddle boats, outdoor grills, swimming pools, hot tubs, as well as welcome extras like an exercise room, pro-pet policies, lift tickets, sunset views, or even golf course passes. It all depends on the property.

How Do I Know If A Rental Is Pet Friendly?

Every VIP rental property has unique pet policies. In the property description, most property owners will specify their policy. The best way to be certain is to send an email inquiry or simply call the property owner/manager and inquire directly. Remember that trying to “sneak in” a pet could risk breaking your rental agreement.  

Will The Rental Have Parking?

Most VIP vacation rentals provide reserved parking, and this will be mentioned in the individual property description. Unless an extra cost is detailed in the description or rental agreement, the cost of parking is generally included. The best way to be certain is to send an email inquiry or call the property owner/manager and inquire directly. Remember that public parking cannot be guaranteed.

How Far In Advance Should I Make My Reservation?

Planning well in advance may help you get the most out of your vacation. Most travelers will reserve lodging as much as 6 months in advance. Advance booking becomes especially important during peak seasons in the most popular travel destinations. The sooner you book, the more options you will have.

How Do I Search For Rentals Using The Map?

  1. Once on the VIP Vacation Rentals homepage, use your mouse to select the country you want to visit.  If you have a touch screen just tap the map.
  2. Once the country is targeted, narrow your search by selecting a particular region or state.
  3. Then select the individual city you are visiting to see all available properties within it.
  4. Browse available properties, and select one that catches your eye to explore in detail.

Why Is There No Calendar?

When selecting a vacation property rental, the most important step is contacting the owners. This allows you to ask questions about specific needs, learn about rates, review available dates, and discover more about the area. VIP Vacation Rentals prides itself on putting travelers directly in touch with professional, experienced property owners/managers.

Can You Pay For Bookings Online?

Each vacation rental is privately owned and operated, and payments are made directly to the property owner/manager. Typically a deposit is required upon reservation, followed by the balance paid in one or two later installments. Many property owners/managers ask for a deposit and the full rental charge to be paid before arrival.

 

Each vacation rental has individual methods, schedules, and preferred payment options. Credit cards, PayPal, or personal checks are all common options. We recommend using a secured option such as PayPal or credit card.

How Do I Contact A Property’s Owners/Manager?

Arrangements to lease a vacation rental are made directly with the property owners/managers. Their direct contact information is listed on each property profile’s “Availability” tab.

 

Remember, when speaking with a property owner/manager; take the opportunity to ask about any special needs, rates, available dates, and the local area and activities.

 

Should you prefer electronic communication, simply visit the VIP Vacation Rental’s “Contact” page, or email a message directly to inquiries@162.241.193.82

How Do I Know The Properties Advertised Are Legitimate?

Working with hundreds of vacation rental owners over the last five years, VIP Vacation Rental CEO Adam Vanderpool has chosen to list vacation homes worldwide that are verified, trusted, and privately owned by experienced property managers. Only the most prominent, luxurious and professionally managed vacation rental properties are selected for listing in VIP Vacation Rentals featured destinations.

 

Many vacation rental directories will list any “property” that can provide the fee, without checking to ensure the listing photos and description accurately represent the property. As internet postings can be misleading, VIP Vacation Rentals takes it upon itself to verify each property listing.

 

Another way to be sure is to simply contact the property owner/manager on the telephone rather than strictly through electronic communication. If concerns present themselves after speaking with the owner/manager, you can always ask for information to contact past renters.

 

When making payment for a vacation rental, we always recommend using a secured option such as PayPal or a credit card.

What Is The Cancellation Policy?

Each vacation rental property’s cancellation policies are uniquely determined by the property owner/manager. As circumstances can change unexpectedly, we suggest you review your chosen property’s cancellation policy before making payment. The cancellation terms and policies will be made clear during the booking process, and outlined in your rental agreement.

 

The best way to be certain is to send an email inquiry or call the property owner/manager and inquire directly.

 

Remember that some discounted rates cannot be cancelled, though that would be specified at the time of booking.

How Can I Get My Money Back If I Need To Cancel my Trip?

Each vacation rental property’s cancellation policy is uniquely determined by the property owner/manager and referenced in your rental agreement.

 

Please contact the property owner/manager directly to discuss the procedure.

Does VIP Vacation Rentals Charge Any Travelers Or Booking Fees?

VIP Vacation Rentals does not charge any travelers or booking fees.

Further questions? Contact us at customersupport@vipvacationrentals.co or 971-279-5993.

Owner FAQ’s

Why Should I Advertise With VIP Vacation Rentals?

Many vacation rental directories will list any “property” that can provide the fee, without checking to ensure the listing photos and description accurately represent the property. As internet postings can be misleading, VIP Vacation Rentals takes it upon itself to verify each property listing.

 

Working with hundreds of vacation rental owners over the last five years, VIP Vacation Rentals’ CEO Adam Vanderpool has chosen to list vacation homes worldwide that are verified, trusted, and privately owned by experienced property managers. Only the most prominent, luxurious and professionally managed vacation rental properties are selected for listing in VIP Vacation Rentals featured destinations.

 

Here are a few great reasons to trust us with your business:

 

  • We want you to be successful.We ensure your property profile is attractive and compelling to potential renters. VIP Vacation Rentals builds your profile for you with engaging content, updating it as necessary and making the process as simple and effortless as possible.
  • We don’t just represent anyone with a checkbook. We represent real, trusted, experienced vacation rental owners and managers who treat the property and their guests professionally, like a business. As internet postings can be misleading, VIP Vacation Rentals takes it upon itself to verify each property listing.
  • We handpick first-rate vacation rentals. We list only a limited number of the leading vacation rentals in each of our featured destinations.  VIP Vacation Rentals helps you attract quality renters, and designates your rental as a preferred property.
  • We lend your rental credibility.Potential renters know they are dealing with a verified owner/manager and a real property. VIP Vacation Rentals features only prominent, luxurious, and professionally managed vacation rental properties in the most popular destinations.
  • We educate potential renters about area offerings.Every featured destination provides an orientation to the area, highlighting details individual to the location. VIP Vacation Rentals researches and compiles enticing destination information relevant to travelers, including a general description of climate, spoken languages, used currencies, cuisine, entertainment, activities, and local transportation.
  • We support your efforts. We manage inquires and booking questions about your property, acting as a liaison between you and potential renters. VIP Vacation Rentals makes it easy for renters to get in touch with you, which is one of any potential renter’s top concerns.
  • We can directly market your vacation rental for you.Partnering with internet marketing company, Direct Placement, LLC, we can help potential renters find, and consider, your property first. VIP Vacation Rentals appreciates the opportunity to work with one of Oregon and SW Washington’s fastest growing companies of 2013.

How Do I Get Started?

Simply visit the “Contact” page, email us at customersupport@162.241.193.82, or call 971-279-5993

How Do I Create Or Modify My Profile?

VIP Vacation Rentals builds your profile for you with engaging content, updating it as necessary and making the process as simple and effortless as possible. You will have a listing agent who can help you with listing updates as necessary.

 

Should you want to update your profile, simply send pertinent information to customersupport@162.241.193.82 or contact your listing agent.

 

For large file transfers, upload and share the necessary files with vipvrs2014@gmail.com when using a Google Drive or DropBox account.

What Does My Profile Include?

Every featured destination provides an orientation to the area, detailing highlights individual to the location. A general description of climate is included, as well as languages spoken, currencies used, cuisine, entertainment, activities, and local transportation. Your individual profile page features this bonus resource for travelers as “Things To Do.”

 

Your individual profile page also includes 5-10 high quality pictures, area location, a general description, availability and rate information, amenities offered, and property testimonials from past clients. Inclusion of a video property tour is also recommended.

What Photos Should I Include On The Profile?

Rentals with 4 or more photos tend to get more bookings. We require 5-10, and suggest including:

  • Exterior photographs of property in at least two separate seasons when it is particularly lovely.
  • Photographs of the main living area, kitchen, dining area, and one of each bedroom.
  • Additional photographs of any extra amenities like a hot tub, pool table, game room, etc.

The minimum photograph size requirement is 850x555pixel with the highest resolution possible.

 

For large file transfers, upload and share the necessary files with vipvrs2014@gmail.com when using a Google Drive or DropBox account.

How Do I Send A Video To Be Included In My Profile?

A video is a great tool for sharing the property experience with potential renters. VIP Vacation Rentals highly recommends the inclusion of a video property tour on your profile page. As an added plus, your video tour will be featured on the VIP Vacation Rentals YouTube channel as an additional way to attract potential renters.

 

Upload and share the necessary file with vipvrs2014@gmail.com when using a Google Drive or DropBox account.

Why Is There No Calendar?

When selecting a vacation property rental, the most important thing to a potential renter is the ability to directly contact the property owner/manager. Speaking with potential renters in person allows for more opportunity to get a feel for the client, establish a rapport, discuss available dates, determine any special needs, and review policies and rates with less chance of misunderstandings.

 

VIP Vacation Rentals prides itself on putting travelers directly in touch with professional, experienced property owners.

How Will An Interested Renter Contact Me?

Potential renters will contact you directly at your provided business number to reserve the property, but also to ask about rates, available dates, special needs, the local area, and offered activities. If an inquiry is submitted via the website, your listing agent will contact you with the information in a timely manner.

Can A Renter Pay For A Booking Online?

As each vacation rental is privately owned and operated, payments are made directly to the property owner/manager.  We recommend offering a secured payment option, such as PayPal or credit card.