Can VRBO solve this urgent vacation rental problem?

John Duncan has an urgent vacation rental problem. The owner of the property has gone into radio silence and Duncan doesn’t think he’ll have anywhere to stay. Can he get a refund before his vacation is ruined? Read more “Can VRBO solve this urgent vacation rental problem?”

Want to avoid vacation rental surprises? Read this

When it comes to vacation rental surprises, there are surprises — and there are surprises.
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A berry good time in Southern California, Temecula edition

Temecula may be one of California’s best-known wine regions, but I’ll always remember it for something else: the fresh fruit we harvested on a recent visit to this out-of-the-way Southern California destination. Read more “A berry good time in Southern California, Temecula edition”

Oh, you wanted electricity with your VRBO rental?

When Jason Burns and his family arrive at their Parisienne houseboat rental, they are shocked to find that it is missing one important element: electricity. Surely this qualifies the clan for a VRBO refund. Or does it? Read more “Oh, you wanted electricity with your VRBO rental?”

Excuse me, your vacation rental is missing something

If you rented a vacation home this summer, you probably have a story like Michelle Lawson’s. She has lost count of the times she has checked into an apartment, only to find that it’s lacking something important, such as towels, soap, a working dishwasher or an Internet connection. Read more “Excuse me, your vacation rental is missing something”

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