These days it’s very easy to get scammed into renting a holiday home that isn’t all that you thought it will be. These tips below will make sure you don’t make rental mistakes that will make you waste money and even worse, waste a perfectly St Martin Villa Rentals holiday!
Check for hidden charges on package deals:
Everyone loves a package deal, not only you save money; you also get to book all yourSt Martin Private Villa Rentals activities in advance.
- Always know what you are booking in advance, does your package deal include air fare or other transport?
- How will you have to arrange for your meals and internet?
- Will you be getting laundry services and other cleaning services?
- Does the apartment or cottage you are renting have a fully functional kitchen and washing machine?
Always check the fine print for hidden charges as most package deals have them.
Will you get a partial refund if you have to leave early or is your deal non refundable? Make sure you clarify all these minor details in advance.
Be in contact with the Manager or the owner:
Make sure you are in contact with the manager or the owner of the cottage or theSt Martin Private Villa Rentals that you have rented in case you run into any problems with the house appliances like the washing machine, air
conditioning or refrigerator. It is also better to speak to the owner/manager at least once before actually departing for your holiday and do not blindly trust the internet advertisements that promise everything.
Secure family and pet friendly locations:
If you are traveling with your family, security should be your number one priority. The vacation home that you rent should be in a secure location with all emergency locations at commuting distance by car in case of a fire or any other emergency. Make sure there is plenty of space in your holiday home for your kids and adequate bedding arrangements. Also make sure that the St Martin Private Villa Rentals holiday home allows pets or not. You should see enough pictures of the inside and the outside of your holiday home on the internet before actually renting it out.
Booking early/ off season bookings:
There are plenty of cottages and holiday homes that offer great deals if you book months in advance or when it’s actually off season. Plan your holiday way ahead of time so you can save money on rental and if you are lucky maybe get great air fare and car rental deals as well. During tourist season rental prices sky rocket, you can try to get cheaper St Martin Private Villa Rentals prices if you book tour packages for activities near or around your holiday home along with air fare and car rental.
Shopping Areas / Malls:
If you are looking for shopping, make sure that the holiday home you are renting is close to a good Mall or shopping district. If you plan to rent the home for a long period you will need to know where to purchase grocery from or where good restaurants are located.
Now that you have these great tips on how to rent a vacation home hassle free, enjoy a great, safe and fun filled holiday while staying at St Martin Private Villa Rentals.