Renting a vacation home can be a more affordable getaway for families. Why? For starters, you’ll get more amenities will a private house vs. a hotel room—including a full kitchen where you can prepare most of your meals, a place to park with no additional charge, and private bedrooms and extra space that you don’t have to pay extra for.
So whether your vacation home dreams include a beach view, cottage setting, urban, or cultural accommodations, here are ten things to know before charging you sign the rental agreement…
1. Start Looking Early
Many vacation homes can book up months prior, so once you have your dates you can start researching early on. Look for accommodations with positive traveler reviews on sites like TripAdvisor, many early birds can also snag a deal.