10 Tools For Vacation Rental Property Managers – Boxpitality
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10 Tools For Vacation Rental Property Managers


 

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1. Urban Bellhop – Vacation Rental Check In and Cleaning

Urban Bellhop is perfect for vacation rental managers who are constantly working, traveling, or just can’t make it to meet their guests. Urban Bellhop helps Vacation Rental hosts maximize their rental opportunities by offering services such as check-in management, listing management, and cleaning. Starts at $50 per guest

2. Nest Thermostat - Automated Thermostat

Another great tool for vacation rental managers who are unable to be on site but need the ability to control temperatures in the house. The Nest Thermostat programs itself to set optimal temperatures, saving energy for Vacation Rental managers by up to 20 percent each month. $249

3. Kigo - Channel Management Software

Kigo offers a “Channel Manager” option as a part of their vacation rental management software package. Kigo links your vacation rental properties to Flipkey, and is made effortless through Kigo’s channel manager, with the data from all channels synced in real time. Packages start at $109

4. Fibaro - Door/Window Sensor

Fibaro offers a wide variety of home safety products, including smoke sensors and flood sensors. However, one of its best devices is the Door/Window Sensor – a cheap yet reliable security device for vacation rental hosts to prevent theft and break-ins. $65

5. FlyCleaners – Vacation Rental Cleaning Service

FlyCleaners is a mobile on demand dry-cleaning service app for iOS/Android. FlyCleaners allows users to place orders for pickup and delivery, sort of like an Uber for your dry-cleaning. This service is perfect if you don’t have a washer/dryer in your home, or if you need to switch out bedding and towels quickly before the next guests arrive. Starts at $4.95 for 5 lbs of laundry

6. Parakeet - Home Automation Services

Home automation for vacation rentals. Parakeet provides several services for vacation rental property managers to improve the guest experience and increase revenues using our smart home automation technology. The parakeet system allows for remote access control of several primary property functions, such as door locks, garage doors, thermostat as well as freeze/flood sensors and has the ability to scale from a single property to thousands of properties. Price varies depending on services

7. Metro Butler – Vacation Rental Cleaning Service and Key Delivery

Metro Butler is a full-service cleaning and key delivery company for rental homes and homeowners. Currently in beta serving only the greater New York area, Metro Butler is an ideal tool for vacation rental managers who need to clean the property before new guests arrive but can’t leave work to do it themselves. Starts at $125 per cleaning

8. Netflix - Netflix...

This might seem like a no-brainer, but the truth is most vacation rentals don’t provide netflix. Affordable, easy to use, and with parental controls, Netflix offers your guests a chance to kick back, relax, and watch a variety of movies and TV shows without commercials. Starts at $7.99 per month

9. SkyBell – Vacation Rental Security Camera

SkyBell combines the features of a doorbell and security camera. As a vacation rental manager you can instantly watch a live video feed of the guest at the door from your mobile phone, and greet them using the built in speaker. $199

10. Lodgify - Websites for Vacation Rental Managers

Lodgify allows users to quickly and easily create websites specifically for vacation rentals. Everything you need for guests to get a feel for your property is included in every template. Customize your website or go with a stock template. Packages from $9 a month