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Twas the Night before Vacation Rental Christmas

By Jan Covey
Published: 12/31/11 Topics: Comments: 0

Jan Covey is a hard working and energetic property manager owner of a ski area vacation rental management company located on the slopes of Washington State's Mount Rainier National Park. She wrote this rhyme during the overwhelmingly busy Christmas Holidays.


Mount Rainier National Park

Twas the night before Christmas
And all through the house
Every creature was stirring
Especially the mouse

I in my Carrharts, Katie and Margie dressed all in black
As we get all geared up for
THE HOLIDAY ATTACK!!
With mountains of laundry
And dirty hot tubs galore,
And everywhere you looked
The messes were MORE..MORE..MORE!!

The schedule on the Website
Becomes our sacred Bible,
Or duty to clear ice off the steps
So we won't be held liable.

Here comes the Blue Sleigh
With all of the gear,
Full of smiling grandchildren all in good cheer!!
Armed with mops and buckets
And toilet paper and soap,
To get it all done is the CHRISTMAS HOPE !!

If we all just hang in there
One way or "tuther"
This busy season will pass
And we'll be on to another !!

Just keep trying to remember
The money we'll earn,
Every time we survive
Another "QUICK TURN" !!

And even though the team is usually joyful
With Margie the "MOTHER"
This is the season to try extra hard
TO BE KIND TO EACH OTHER !!

MERRY CHRISTMAS
TO ALL !!.......AND TO ALL....."SLEEP TIGHT"


Jan Covey, Sunspot Vacation Rentals

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Author: Jan Covey – Property Manager, Crystal Cabins
Blog #: 0200 – 12/31/11

Jonathan's Personal Rental Story

By Jonathan McIntyre
Published: 08/01/11 Topics: Comments: 0

Jonathan's Personal Rental Story
Jonathan McIntyre

My name is Jon and I’m a long-time staff member at a Vacation Rental Management company. You might expect that I am a firm-believer in the short-term Vacation Rental Industry and that I am.

In my work I get to visit many cabins, condos, homes and villas helping with photography, website design, property preparation and working with Owners. I know how the entire process works and why it is such a good deal for second home owners.

Lost My Mind

You might also think that, if I had some rental property, I would automatically choose vacation rentals as the way to go. That’s right except my investment townhome just happens to be in an area that is not popular for visitors. It is a beautiful home, nicely furnished and well designed. (My lovely wife is an architect so we think we know a little about how to make a home amazing.)

Several years ago we bought a new bigger home about which we were especially enthused. It seemed best to put our townhome into long-term rental. We knew the tenant some what, he had a good job and good income.

None-the-less, we did require an application, credit and background check. They came back sterling and we willingly turned over our place to this great tenant. Things went well . . . for awhile.

By the fourth month the Tenant quit paying the rent, but we gave him time to catch up. He never did and started complaining so we did some extra work on the place. (It was practically brand new). But the rents never started again.

Can Not Get Rid of Them

We begged. We pleaded. We insisted. But still no rent. Finally we had to file legal suit to evict the tenant. That took many months and lots of money.

When he finally moved out - you would not have believed the mess. It cost additional time and money to haul out their garbage (and I do mean garbage). We had to paint all the walls and replace all the carpet; after just a few months of occupancy.

Of course, we would like to pursue the tenant to get money for the lost rent, lost vacancy, legal costs and property repairs. But he doesn’t have a dime and we can’t find him anyway. Vanished in the night.

The Only Conclusion

So the moral to this story is clear - If your property is in an area where short-term vacation rentals are in demand, if you want to save money, frustration and your sanity, never ever consider renting your home long term. Let me repeat – never ever, ever never.

With long-term tenants are you are betting you will get a good tenant. Betting they’ll pay their rent. Betting they’ll take care of the place. But that is a bet I will never take again.

Vacation Rentals are Beautiful

The great part of Vacation Rentals is that Guests are not Tenants. They pay in advance. They don’t stay long and can’t make a big mess. They get rigid rules and can be evicted immediately. Professional managers inspect the home frequently and professional cleaners keep it spic and span.

Oh, and the best part, owners make more money with no work, less wear and tear and can use the home whenever they like. You can have your cake and eat it too. So - please take my advice.

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Author: Jonathan McIntyre – Marketing Director, Sunspot Vacation Rentals
Blog #: 0190 – 08/01/11

Vacationers Demand Whistles and Bells!

By Thelma Coffone
Published: 07/11/11 Topics: Comments: 0

Vacationers Demand Whistles and Bells!

When vacation rentals were first becoming a viable option for the vacationing public, amenities were not important. Guests were pleased to have a clean house with a little privacy and more space than a hotel room. A fully equipped kitchen was a plus, especially for those traveling with children.

Today is a different story. Guests want all the comforts of home plus fancy amenities they don’t have at home. Vacationers are looking for lodging that features game rooms with pool tables, satellite TVs, saunas, swimming pools, and any type of electronic gadget you can think of. My husband and I are former owners of a vacation rental company. When we started our company in 1994, the most asked for amenity was color TV instead of black and white!

One of the most requested items today is a high speed Internet connection. In this day and age, people have to keep in touch with their offices and check email even while on vacation. It’s the job of the Vacation Rental Manager or Owner to strive to meet the guest’s needs while working within their vacation budget.

The more amenities you can offer, the better your chances of having a high occupancy rate. Pay close attention when creating listings for your property to be certain to list everything that the home offers. A feature that may seem insignificant to you may be extremely important to a guest. I remember making a booking where the deciding factor between two homes was an electric s'mores maker! Go figure!!

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Author: Thelma Coffone, Vacation Rental Association
Blog #: 0179 – 07/11/11

Empowerment. It works

By Greg Coffone
Published: 07/01/11 Topics: Comments: 0

Empowerment means to give someone power or authority. In a customer contact role that could mean allowing key employee’s the ability to make decisions that are exceptions to the rules like offering something to the guest that would not be normal, perhaps a concession if they have had a bad experience.

Are your key employee’s empowered? By allowing key employees to make some exceptions, it saves valuable time for the customer and you, the VRM. Can your reservationist “make a deal”? Is your head of maintenance authorized to offer a concession for a major inconvenience?

Maybe offer a pass to a local attraction, or a meal? If a guest has been inconvenienced, the proactive course should be for them to be offered something, instead of having to ask. Believe me, they will ask.

When you empower an employee, they begin to take “ownership” in the company. You will know when they take ownership when hear instead of “that’s they way they do it here” you hear “that’s our policy”. All of a sudden it becomes more important to close that reservation, then to get off the phone and on to Face Book. (I will address those issues in a later newsletter)

It becomes more urgent to clear that maintenance issue, then to take a break.

Of course, the key to empowerment is training. My wife and I recently went to one of the fast food restaurants here in town. They have $3.99 special, a burger and a shake. I asked if I could substitute a malt for the shake. Blank stare, then “ah it won’t be $3.99 then”.

The prices of a shake/malt on the menu are the same. The difference between them, a tablespoon of malt. The VRM should make certain that an empowered employee is aware of the benefits and possible consequences of their decisions. Are they creating a loyal guest, or giving away the business.

Keep in mind; don’t over criticize what you consider a bad decision, because in the employees mind it was a good one.

I used to tell our folks “I would rather you make a bad decision then no decision”. If handled properly a bad decision is a learning tool. A good decision makes money.

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Author: Greg Coffone, Vacation Rental Association
Blog #: 0184 – 07/01/11

Reputation management in the age of online slander

By William May
Published: 06/01/11 Topics: Comments: 0

With the advent of the internet and online (often anonymous) reviews the goal of attaining and maintaining a desirable reputation for a business has changed forever. Previously it was enough to conduct a business honestly and with respect for customers, vendors, competitors and employees. But now, customers and others can post reviews of any business. Some may be legitimate but many are not.

Speech

Every American has been taught about Freedom of Speech and Freedom of the Press. Unfortunately, they have never been schooled in the heavy obligations that come with such freedoms. Journalists are drilled with these rules and taught how to behave ethically and responsibly. Consumers are unaware of the standards to which their speech or publications are subjected and the risk they take in speaking or writing badly of others.

The Press

For example, the freedom of speech is far greater than that of the Press. The reasons is that the accurate recording or memory of speech can be difficult to ascertain or understand. But even freedom of speech has its limited. speakers are not allowed to incite violence (Such as espousing hate), are not allowed to lie and cheat a non-public person, and are expected to make statements which are heart-felt and fact based.

Freedom of the Press is held to an even higher standard than Freedom of Speech. Because published or broadcast speech (including the Internet) is so widely disseminated and to people who have no other way of judging what is said about a person, journalists are expected to be more cautious about what the print. The art of journalism has been declining over recent decades with the advent of advocacy journalism, the narrowing difference between opinion and reporting and the increasingly competitive nature of television broadcasting.

The advent of online blogs and reporting have also contributed to the decline of journalism. Consumers, who often think of themselves as journalists and who seldom have an training or understand of their obligations, are anxious to become writers, editors and publishers. This is especially true because the internet provides a platform for which their little or even no cost.

Benjamin Franklin once said - freedom of the press is reserved for those who own one. While this egalitarian viewpoint can be criticized we now see that putting immense publishing power into the hands of consumers who lack standards may be just as dangerous.

Public People

Folks who voluntarily put themselves in the limelight by becoming politicians, journalists or celebrities automatically lose much of their protection from defamation or slander. By putting themselves up as someone who others are expected to talk about, by in-fact asking people to notice them, they can not then sue people for talking about them in ways that they find offensive.

Non Public People

So it is into the world of the Internet, blogs and online reviews that most business have been become the target of both well-meaning and criminal consumer writers. The act of creating reviews about a business or product is relatively new. And most recently Search Engines like Google have begun to collect and aggregate reviews making it easier for customers to find them.

In a selfish mode, most of us seem to think that reading reviews is a good thing. We can hear what other people think of that new restaurant down the street. Unfortunately this kind of review creates many risks.

  • We are reading reviews posted by people we don't know, even if their logon name is visible.
  • Usually the reviews are anonymous.
  • The review can be written by a competitor or a past employee who was fired.
  • They can be written by people with no knowledge of the product or how it compares to competitors.
  • Worse, the unfair power of dishonest reviews encourages those who want to extort the company.

Customer Service

Businesses know that treating customers fairly is necessary. When consumers have legitimate problems with products or services, when something is overcharged or under delivered, good operators make amends to the customer. But what are they to do when a customer asks for far more than they deserve? When they steal from or cheat the business? What do you do if they lie and cheat in order to gain more benefits than they pay for?

That is the problem with online anonymous reviews. Businesses who do not give consumers anything and everything they dream of to ask - can be slammed by those same consumers using online websites.

Slander & Libel

The fact of speaking about someone in order to defame their reputation is called Slander. Speaking the truth is one way to avoid slandering others, but even that is not sufficient. The goal of damaging the person can turn any comment into slander. Smart people don't slander others because they can be sued and will lose.

The printing (Or broadcasting) of slander is called Libel. It is held to a higher standard. Publishers of media who print slanderous remarks can be protected so long as the corroborate that the remarks were made, that they are not hate based and that they identify the speaker. On the other hand, the speaker themselves can be found guilty of libel because they issued them.

In short, no intelligent educated person engages in slander and libel. lawyers will tell you a high level of fact finding is necessary to prove either of them in a court of law, but that is not really the case. Court's have regularly protected people from being defamed, slanders or libeled by others.

Forever and Forever

The trouble with online reviews is that they live on forever. How many of you would like to have your skills reviewed when you were 12 or 13 years old. Surely you have improved your skills greatly over the years. But with Online reviews, you will be judged based on your behavior at an early age.

Or, like a human, you may be judged by the girlfriend you dumped when you were 16years of age, and whose heart you broke. She now has the ability to malign you for the rest of your life. Businesses have the same exposure.

Dis-Reputable

When newspapers publish opinions they will only do so for people who identify themselves and whose identity can be confirmed. They won't publish slanderous or libelous material. They will allow other opinions to be published. Blogs and Reviewers - in fact - refuse to do anything of the kind.

Most websites hope to build content to build readership. Angry and extortionist reviews are embraced because we - as humans - are further motivated to read a website when its full of juicy (even if untrue) allegations. America's fascination with celebrities and the rumors that surround them prove our fascination with exaggeration even if we know they are not true.

Newspapers, magazines, radio and TV get sued frequently for mis-representation of facts, publication of innuendo and rumor. The plaintiffs often win when they prove the media or author had ignored facts and failed to corroborate and substantiated what was printed.

So why don't websites police comments and reviews posted to them? The answer is that they can not afford to. And - lucky for them - the communications decency act says they don't have to. (Don't get the word decency confuse you. The law was not written to protect websites but has been interpreted by media lawyers to do just that. Maybe one day legislative bodies will right this wrong.)

Management:

How do online reviews and website fit into the world of Slander and libel? The answer is that they are governed by the same basic rules. Speaking untruths, or speaking truths with the intent to harm others is forbidden. Common courtesy should be employed and speakers or writers should endeavor to be fair minded, courteous and restrain from unfair or misleading criticism.

Unfortunately it must be admitted that consumers simply do not understand those rules. If they did, they probably would ignore them. And with virtually anonymous postings they feel protected form the long arm of legal prosecution. And most feel that they will never be pursued for such things.

They are probably correct. Taking action against the media (website) or the writers would be an expensive process. Just finding the name of the writer might prove to be impossible. On the internet they can easily hide their tracks. Plus businesses who sue to protect themselves may be seen as bullying customers.

Acknowledge

So at this time, businesses mostly have had to admit that online reviews -even the most unfair and misleading - are here to stay and that it is too expensive to take legal action to protect themselves. Its kind of like knowing you are going to get mugged and not being able to call the police, or ever see the criminal put in jail.

But business need to take steps to protect themselves. And there are steps which can be followed in order to minimize the threat of unfair online reviews. Here are some:

Best Practices - Always operate the business by being fair and consider to customers.

Fault - If he business makes a mistake, they must admit it and take action to return the guest to their original position. That may mean offering refunds, discounts or apologies.

Overboard - Further it is sometimes necessary to give the guest far more than they deserve. Think of this as paying off a mugger for leaving you alone.

All of these steps are important however they will not solve the problem of unfair reviews. That is because an angry customer wants far more than his money back. He wants far more than the business can give him. He wants - as Shakespeare says in 'The Merchant of Venice" the customer wants his pound of flesh.

And now with the Internet he has a tool to extract that pound of flesh over and over again. And even if he is fully in the wrong.

Farming

No business will achieve 100% highly satisfied customers. And every business is exposed to customers who will harass and threaten them. In time, other consumers will begin to understand this process.

More important is that consumers may eventually learn to discern between legitimate reviews - pro and con - and illegitimate ones. Therefore, it is necessary to work diligently to "farm" good reviews from the happy customers to offset negative reviews from the crazy ones.

Unfortunately, happy customers are happy and, without an ax to grind, they seldom leave reviews - even if the business asks them to do so. The should, of course, take the time to post online reviews praising those businesses that they like and enjoy.

It is necessary to practically beg good customers to leave bonafide opinions of the business. Even that won't produce enough online reviews - we have created an electronic survey system which can be sent to guests asking for their review and rating of our company.

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Author: William May, MayPartners Advertising
Blog #: 0177 – 06/01/11

The Love of Work Well Done

By Wm. May
Published: 05/24/11 Topics: Comments: 0

Dad

Dad was a very quiet soft spoken guy who ran a truck dealership (kinda of like a car dealership). His customers loved him, his employees loved him, and no one ever quit. He grew up on a wind-swept ranch in North Dakota, went off to war and took care of his family every day thereafter.

Exactly fifty years ago, at the age of fifteen, a buddy and I helped him move to a new building and set up all of the shelving and equipment. He was so proud. That time frame seems impossible, except Dad departed this earth over 20 years ago.

After all those years, and on a whim, I recently stopped into the truck shop, and it was as if he had never left.

As I walked in, I must not have looked like the usual trucker because several parts men gave me the long look. One came out and said, "May I help you?"

I said, "Oh no, I was just looking around at the shop that I helped my Dad set up 50 years ago. And with that, he literally jumped up and down and said, "You must be Dick May's son. Hey everybody, Dick's son is here."

Although Dad retired from that store over 40 years ago, people came running and soon all work had stopped while the entire crew told me stories I had not heard. About his always positive attitude, his constant smile and his encyclopedic knowledge of everything truck. Some had never met me, but all knew the stories as if they knew him.

In return, I told them of how all those years ago when I was helping my Dad set up the store--worried about its future--that I had asked him, "Dad, how are you ever going to compete with Eckerts." Eckerts Truck Shop was the big dog competitor in town.

As usual, Dad just smiled slightly, looked around to make sure no one else could hear, kind of held his breath, looked both ways again, bent over slightly and then whispered,

"Well Billy boy, here is how it is. Here is how I see it."

"Number one, I am fairly sure I can out think them."

"But number two, I am 100% absolutely sure I can out work them."

The love of work, the love of work well done, was my Dad's secret weapon.

It was only a few years after he uttered those words (that I have now repeated hundreds of times,) that the Eckerts closed shop.

Dad's business became every trucker's favorite place to buy parts, get their rigs serviced or just stop in for coffee and see that smile, a smile that is still remembered 40 years later.

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Author: Wm. May – Truck Lover, MayPartners
Blog #: 0522 – 05/24/11

Keep It Simple

By Greg Coffone
Published: 05/01/11 Topics: Comments: 0

I recently read a blog posted by a much respected officer of a Vacation Rental Software Company. In it he purposes the calculation of the worth of a client. In this former vacation rental manager’s opinion, software companies have clients, we have guests.

By definition a client is a person or organization using the services of a professional person or company. A guest is a person who spends some time at another person's home.

If we begin to view our guests as corporate clients, we loose the very essence of a Vacation Rental Manager. Many of us became VRM’s because we had a passion for making a vacation memorable. It is our responsibility to make our guest’s comfortable and secure.

It is not important to gather as much information about them as possible to determine if they will rent from us again, or to figure out if our advertising is working. They booked didn’t they? Will they come back? If they come back to our area, and we helped make their vacation memorable, good chance we will see them again.

Many software companies are looking for ways to add revenue. Let’s face it, a reservation isn’t that difficult and most software has it down pat. It’s hard to charge more for a reservation process.

Whistles and Bells are revenue generators. They are heavily promoting analytical processes. These are fine for the “big boys”, however, does the average VRM have time to analyze his/her reservation data? The writer I mentioned above recommends using a formula developed by a major business school to “calculate” the worth of a client.

Well when you finish inspecting properties, doing maintenance, taking reservations, solving guest problems, dealing with employees, maybe you can take your calculator to bed with you.

Here is my formula. Make sure your properties are ready, put a smile on your face, and put the welcome mat out. The rest will take care of it self.

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Author: Greg Coffone, Vacation Rental Association
Blog #: 0183 – 05/01/11

Vacationers Demand Whistles and Bells

By Thelma Coffone
Published: 04/01/11 Topics: Comments: 0

Vacationers Demand Whistles and Bells

When vacation rentals were first becoming a viable option for the vacationing public, amenities were not important. Guests were pleased to have a clean house with a little privacy and more space than a hotel room. A fully equipped kitchen was a plus, especially for those traveling with children.

Today is a different story. Guests want all the comforts of home plus fancy amenities they don’t have at home. Vacationers are looking for lodging that features game rooms with pool tables, satellite TVs, saunas, swimming pools, and any type of electronic gadget you can think of. My husband and I are former owners of a vacation rental company. When we started our company in 1994, the most asked for amenity was color TV instead of black and white!

One of the most requested items today is a high speed Internet connection. In this day and age, people have to keep in touch with their offices and check email even while on vacation. It’s the job of the Vacation Rental Manager or Owner to strive to meet the guest’s needs while working within their vacation budget.

The more amenities you can offer, the better your chances of having a high occupancy rate. Pay close attention when creating listings for your property to be certain to list everything that the home offers. A feature that may seem insignificant to you may be extremely important to a guest. I remember making a booking where the deciding factor between two homes was an electric s'mores maker! Go figure!!

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Author: Thelma Coffone, Vacation Rental Association
Blog #: 0180 – 04/01/11

Internet and Indoor Plumbing

By Thelma Coffone
Published: 03/01/11 Topics: Comments: 0

Internet and Indoor Plumbing Who Wants to Live Without Them?

In today’s environment, most people don’t want to live without either of them. It goes without saying that indoor plumbing is a must have in your vacation home rental but surveys show that the Internet is equally important to the majority of people.

The Internet is thought of more as a utility like electricity and water than as a luxury. Millions of workers telecommute each day and others, although not telecommuters, have the need to keep in touch with their offices and at least check e-mail frequently. The obvious benefits of telecommuting include the freedom to travel while still staying “connected” with their jobs.

Today, most vacation home rentals offer high speed Internet connections for their guests. As most people travel with a laptop computer, it isn’t necessary to have a computer in the home for their use. However, since the cost of computer systems are now so reasonable, it is a good idea to have a work space including a computer and peripherals available for the guest. It is another amenity to make your home more desirable.

An excellent source for additional income would be renting a laptop to guests staying in homes with an Internet connection but no computer. You might also consider offering a printer, scanner and fax machine along with the computer as a package deal. A basket with office supplies such as paper clips, stapler, scissors, file folders, printer paper, pens and pencils, etc. would surely impress your guest.

We as Vacation Rental Managers and Owners are missing the boat if we don’t take advantage of today’s need for the Internet when marketing our homes for rental. If you offer Internet capabilities, be sure to MARKET that amenity. It may prove to be the one thing that makes someone select your house for vacation versus one that “isn’t in touch with the world”.

As for the indoor plumbing….do I really need to say more?

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Author: Thelma Coffone, Vacation Rental Association
Blog #: 0181 – 03/01/11

Internet and Indoor Plumbing

By Thelma Coffone
Published: 03/01/11 Topics: Comments: 0

Internet and Indoor Plumbing Who Wants to Live Without Them?

In today’s environment, most people don’t want to live without either of them. It goes without saying that indoor plumbing is a must have in your vacation home rental but surveys show that the Internet is equally important to the majority of people.

The Internet is thought of more as a utility like electricity and water than as a luxury. Millions of workers telecommute each day and others, although not telecommuters, have the need to keep in touch with their offices and at least check e-mail frequently. The obvious benefits of telecommuting include the freedom to travel while still staying “connected” with their jobs.

Today, most vacation home rentals offer high speed Internet connections for their guests. As most people travel with a laptop computer, it isn’t necessary to have a computer in the home for their use. However, since the cost of computer systems are now so reasonable, it is a good idea to have a work space including a computer and peripherals available for the guest. It is another amenity to make your home more desirable.

An excellent source for additional income would be renting a laptop to guests staying in homes with an Internet connection but no computer. You might also consider offering a printer, scanner and fax machine along with the computer as a package deal. A basket with office supplies such as paper clips, stapler, scissors, file folders, printer paper, pens and pencils, etc. would surely impress your guest.

We as Vacation Rental Managers and Owners are missing the boat if we don’t take advantage of today’s need for the Internet when marketing our homes for rental. If you offer Internet capabilities, be sure to MARKET that amenity. It may prove to be the one thing that makes someone select your house for vacation versus one that “isn’t in touch with the world”.

As for the indoor plumbing….do I really need to say more?

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Author: Thelma Coffone, Vacation Rental Association
Blog #: 0181 – 03/01/11

March, April & May best months to visit old & green land of Umbria

By Giuseppe Nuzzaci
Published: 02/02/11 Topics: Comments: 0

The Umbria region is located exactly in the middle of Italy . And it’s the most charming headquarters in which to stay and to discover all the central Italy regions: from the now commercial Tuscany to the most wild and real Umbria, Le Marche and Lazio.

From Florence to Perugia, From Siena to the medieval Gubbio, from Pisa to the Spiritual and lovely Assisi, from Rome to Crotona, from Spello to Ancona or to the see of the funny Emila Romagna region with the towns of Riccione and Rimini. The nature during the Spring time in Umbria is like a soft bomb of colors . The Sun starts to warm the old medieval and Etruscan cities and villages of the Umbria region !

If you will visit Umbria during these months you will find around the region just the real Umbria people and you can test the real Italian/Umbrian lifestyle . You will not find so many tourists around. It will be easy to visit fantastic museums and galleries such as the Umbria National Gallery, the Archeological museum or the lovely medieval botanic garden, that are all in the Etruscan and medieval city of Perugia .

The Charming Villa Nuba vacation rentals in Perugia, Umbria is proud to be selected as the best Charming place to stay from the Umbria Villa Owners Association. Due to the comments of their previous Guests, it’s now also First as the best Specialty lodging in Perugia on the famous travel site "Trip Advisor" !

Great last minute availability specials about The Charming Villa Nuba Apartments rental in Perugia, Umbria where you can find comforts, traditions, a lovely garden, modern facilities and all in the countryside and at the same time at only 15 minutes walking distance to medieval Perugia :

For a Family Vacation or For a Group of Friends:


Del Perugino charming apartment cottage rental of s.m. 80 with two double bedrooms, two bathrooms, fully equipped kitchen also with fire place and Jacuzzi and sleeps 4+2 :

  • MARCH : a 7 nights stay just Euro 780,00 all inclusive ; 2 weeks stay at only Euro 1390,00 !
  • APRIL : a 7 nights stay just Euro 1150,00 all inclusive ; 2 weeks stay at only Euro 2200,00 !
  • MAY : a 7 nights stay just Euro 1200,00 all inclusive ; 2 weeks stay at only Euro 2300,00 !

For a Romantic Vacation or for a Family Vacation for a Couple with a Small Child :


Del Bonfigli luxury charming apartment cottage rental of s.m. 50 with a junior suite bedroom, a romantic bathroom with angular Jacuzzi for 2 people, fully equipped kitchenette and sleeps 2+1:

  • MARCH : a 7 nights stay just Euro 580,00 all inclusive ; 2 weeks stay at only Euro 990,00 !
  • APRIL : a 7 nights stay just Euro 900,00 all inclusive ; 2 weeks stay at only Euro 1750,00 !
  • MAY : a 7 nights stay just Euro 950,00 all inclusive ; 2 weeks stay at only Euro 1790,00 !

Finally at Villa Nuba they still have open the Early Bookings Special for reservations for the 2012 Seasons and with great specials with the very old 2010 rates !!!!

WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR ? You can go immediately to visit the Villa Nuba official website www.PerugiaRentals.com where you can find more info, virtual tours, official video and contact information of the most charming vacation rental place to stay in Umbria !

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Author: Giuseppe Nuzzaci, Vacation Rental Association
Blog #: 0173 – 02/02/11

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