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If you use your second property as a vacation rental property, then you know you need more than a great location. You have to convey activities to do in and around the rental home, have everything a rentee could need, and so much more. This means more and more amenities come into play. Your additional features provide extra comfort and improve the guests’ overall experience. To help you get your rental vacation property to be the best it can be, we have our top 10 amenities for any property.

1. Washer and Dryer

Your guests are looking forward to getting away and not doing laundry. However, that doesn’t mean they won’t run into unexpected messes like a drink spilled on their clothes. Having access to a washer and dryer for those unexpected dirty clothes is a big plus for any property.

2. Dishwasher

Dishwashers make for an easy clean up for you and your guests. A dishwasher makes it easy for guests to enjoy their time, allows them to easily clean up after meals, and help you tidy the kitchen for the next vacation home users.

3. Wi-Fi

Some rentees may be utilizing your recreational property to escape technology while on vacation, but many guests benefit from using wifi too. They may not realize how much they need it until they want to check their personal emails, social media, and use their phones for local guides for the area. Plus, it is better to have wifi and not need it, than to not have it and need it.

4. Coffee Maker

Over 50% of Americans drink coffee. Most likely your guests will have their morning coffee while enjoying a beautiful sunrise from your rental property. Having a cup a joe (or tea) ready for their vacation is a great way to easily satisfy guests.

5. Pet-Friendly Environment

Our furry friends need some space too! According to Roanoke Times, nearly 78% of Americans who have pets travel with them. Having a pet-friendly space is a big bonus for those vacationers looking to bring their pets along for the ride.

6. Family friendly games

Having family friendly games for those unexpected weather storms or indoor days is great for guest to have access too. Board games are great for those truly looking to disconnect and connect with their friends and family.

7. Local maps, guidebooks, and recommendations

Guests are always looking for things to do in and around your property. With backporch, make activities easily available through the property info feature. The tabs include activities, how to’s, and contacts.

8. Security and safety

A new location can be nerve wracking, even when looking to getaway. Having a good security system and local emergency contacts readily available puts a guest at ease. It helps them relax knowing that they can call anyone they need in case of emergency.

9. Outdoor space

Outdoor spaces (whether a patio, balcony, yard, or near by park) greatly impacts a persons’ mental health, including your guest! Along with a beautiful getaway home, the outdoor space is a fantastic amenity that keep guests coming back for more.

10. Recycling

Nowadays people are becoming aware of their impact on the earth. Having trash and recycling services available can satisfy and amplify a guest’s experience.

If you’re wondering how you can share all of your great amenities with your guests, you’re in luck. All of these amenities can be listed within the backporch app. The variety of features easily display and convey to the guest the amazing experience they will have at your property. The best part is that it is all in the palm of their hand. Download the backporch app today.

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