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4 Alternatives to Fresh Flowers in Vacation Rentals – And They’re Real!

One of the most common suggestions newbie vacation rental owners get from the veterans is to provide a vase of freshly cut flowers for newly arriving guests. Few things say "welcome to our home" better than fresh flowers, especially if they're beside a bottle of wine or a box of chocolates. Guests love these little extras; [...]

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How To Buy Artificial Flowers and Plants for Vacation Rentals

Last week, I received the following question on the 1 Chic Retreat Facebook page from subscriber, Lynette Doan, and thought I’d share it with our community because it’s a great discussion topic: The answer is, yes I do approve of artificial botanicals in vacation rentals - be they succulents, flowers, twigs or sprigs. However - and [...]

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3 Reasons Why Cast Iron Pans Are The Bomb in Vacation Rental Kitchens

If you haven't noticed from my Facebook posts, I'm a huge advocate of cast iron cookware in vacation rental kitchens. They're extraordinarily practical, not expensive and are a favorite among both professional chefs and home cooks. Unfortunately, they're tremendously uncommon in vacation rentals. And this needs to change. Why is cast iron perfect for holiday homes? [...]

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The Ultimate Guide to Craigslist and How it Will Transform Your Vacation Rental

I've said it before and I'll say it again. And yes, that does indeed include the basic home stays with lower rates. In fact, it applies to all vacation rentals all of the time. Why? First of all, a high-end look gets people's attention. Vacation rental marketing guru Matt Landau recently reported that the average traveler [...]

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