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How to Escape VRBO & HomeAway Fees!

 

How to Escape the VRBO & Homeaway fees!

 

Escape the fees and book from the Source!
Whether you are shopping for day to day things, or planning your next vacation rental, nobody likes to pay more than they have to. Here lately, people are doing just that and they don’t even know it! A little over a year ago VRBO & Homeaway, introduced a “service fee” that raises the total a traveler pays to an additional 4-10%, that can be an extra $500 added to your vacation.

I don’t know about you, but that extra $500 could be used for a lot of things to help my vacation more memorable. As most people know, we are the managers for those exact properties on VRBO or HomeAway that traveler’s like you, are dishing out the unnecessary premium on. As any reputable business in the area we welcome reservations from all channels such as these, and there is value to the services they offer for travelers and vacation rental agents alike. However, we feel you should know what hundreds if  not thousands of our repeat guests already know.

Our low-price guarantee!
Reserving directly with Emerald Coast Vacation Rentals guarantees you are paying the absolute best price possible. Not only do you save money, (ask us about our 10% Repeat Guest Discount!) you get access to a talented group of locals who know and love the area. Of course, in this fast paced world, you can reserve online on our state-of-the-art website, but we also offer reservation specialist who can assist in finding you the perfect property for you and your family. Trusting locals to help you with your vacation only adds to the experience! Not only do they have immense knowledge on the properties they manage, but they understand the area as well. Need a good local recommendation for restaurants? They can help! What are the recommended golf courses in the area? They can help! Giving you the local insights that will just add to the essence of an amazing vacation, on top of the white sugar sand beaches of the Emerald Coast! Not only do they offer vast knowledge on accommodations, but they can help with restaurant recommendations, with planning excursions, and special locals only insight that will help you have truly authentic experiences.




Don’t they have more properties to choose from?
Yes these accumulated booking sites do have more properties, but that doesn’t mean they are better properties. Emerald Coast Vacation Rentals hand-selects the best properties in the area and we offer a wide range of options spanning from Destin to Santa Rosa Beach, including much sought locales like Frangista Beach and South Walton!




Get even more for your money!
So now that you know reserving direct will help you avoid the VRBO + HomeAway Booking Fee. Here at Emerald Coast Vacation Rentals we take added value seriously. Every guest who stays with us receives our Free Amenities Package! These include freebies and discounts all along the coast. including but not limited to a round of free golf daily, deep sea fishing, and snorkeling tours.