How to Impress Your Vacation Rental Guests

Posted by Team Donovan on Wednesday, January 17th, 2018 at 10:52am.

The experience your guests have is one of the most important factors in the long-term success of your vacation rental property.

As more people are choosing to travel to Orlando, FL, vacation homes make it easy for them to enjoy all of the attractions and amenities that the area has to offer. But how can you enhance that experience for your guests? 

There are some easy steps you can take to ensure that your guests enjoy their stay and share their positive experiences with your future vacation rental guests. 

Personal Care Items for Guests 

The easiest way to impress your guests is to consider their personal care needs. How many times have you forgotten a toothbrush, floss, shower cap, shampoo, or other personal care items when traveling? 

Vacation rental guests appreciate having these items available. Not only does it prevent the need to go out and buy them soon after they’ve arrived, it shows your consideration as a host for their personal needs. 

Travel-size personal care items can be found at most drugstores, making it easy to buy a large amount to have on hand for your guests. These small items make a big impact on the experience your home provides. 

Technology Amenities Your Guests Need 

These days, a vacation doesn’t mean a break from technology. Whether it’s for work or personal use, laptops and other mobile devices are almost always included in the packing lists of today’s travelers. 

But chargers and adapters are often left behind or lost, and guests usually need these items soon after they arrive. 

Having universal chargers and adapters in your vacation rental home allows you to meet the technology needs of your guests and increases your home’s convenience and comfort. 

Provide chargers that are compatible with today’s most popular devices, and include universal adapters that accommodate international guests. These items are inexpensive and make a huge difference in the experience of your vacation rental guests. 

Give Your Guests a Good Night’s Sleep 

You can improve the comfort of your home by helping guests get a good night’s sleep. Earplugs and eye masks aren’t always on travelers’ packing lists, but they can be a welcome surprise when guests need them most. 

Earplugs reduce exposure to outside noise. This will depend on the location of your property, but earplugs can also be useful for guests who want to get some rest while staying with restless family members. 

Some people are sensitive to light when sleeping, and your home’s ability to block outdoor light may not be sufficient for some guests. An inexpensive eye mask can work wonders in helping your guests sleep each night. 

Impressing your vacation rental guests is easy when you know what items they’ll appreciate the most. The needs and expectations of today’s travelers must be considered in order for homeowners to get the most out of their Orlando, FL vacation homes. 

Making sure your guests have everything they need enhances their experience and can help grow the number of guests you have and the positive reviews they share with others in the future. 

Finding the perfect home to use as a vacation rental can be challenging, especially if you don't live in the Orlando area. That's why it's important to choose a real estate firm that is knowledgeable about homes for sale that can be used as a short-term rental for vacationers. Team Donovan is a leader in the sale of properties for use as a vacation home, and can help you find the best property for your needs. Contact us online or call 407-705-2616. We look forward to serving you!