There's a reason vacation rentals represent the fastest growing segment of the travel and tourism sector: they're an amazing way to travel! By an large, vacation rentals are larger and better appointed than hotels of the same price. They also typically feature well-equipped kitchens--which lets travelers skip dining out some nights.
But if you've never stayed in a vacation rental before, you may not know what to expect. Do you need to bring your own condiments? Will there be daily housekeeping?
Stay Alfred--a vacation rental company with units in Bellevue, Boston, Denver, Nashville, New Orleans, Portland, and Seattle--has published a comprehensive vacation rental packing list that includes the 18 items most renters forget.
...But what should a first timer expect? Stay Alfred has prepared the ultimate vacation rental packing list to help you understand the difference between packing for a trip to a hotel and packing for a stay in a vacation rental–including the 18 items even seasoned vacation renters might forget!For your Rental Home
- All-Purpose Cleaner and Sponges*: Unlike a hotel, a vacation rental is not cleaned every day. Having a little cleaner handy can help you take care of little spills and messes as they come up.
- Aluminum Foil: One of the chief benefits of a vacation rental is access to full kitchen facilities. Take full advantage of your cooking options with foil, wax paper or static wrap*.
- Baby Equipment**: Most vacation rental companies do not provide cribs or playpens...
Before you depart for your vacation, be sure to print off this handy packing list.