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Travel Insurance for Vacation Rentals

Travel Insurance for Vacation Rentals

Are you looking forward to your next vacation? More people nowadays opt to stay in vacation rental properties, enjoying their time away in ample home-like accommodations. Travel Insurance for Vacation Rentals is an essential part of planning your coveted once-a-year (for most folks) time to rest and recover. Whether you need to cancel your trip or interrupt it due to sickness or weather conditions, you can get professional assistance and recover your funds with the right travel protection plan. VRBO…

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Flexible Date Search

Flexible Date Search

Many people start searching for accommodations prior to buying flights. They want to know different options and pricing on them. In a busy season, people often need to find any few days available to rent. The following are real requests we received in the past: Please let me know if you have any availability for 7/8 days anytime in the first 2 weeks of January. Looking for accommodations for three adults for arrival any time between Feb 16 and Feb 24…

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Why You Need Travel Protection for Your Hawaii Vacation

Why You Need Travel Protection for Your Hawaii Vacation

Many people travel during their time away from life’s obligations. From visiting relatives to going abroad to see new lands, we tend to go and want to enjoy the trip to the fullest. This is especially true when we go across seas, as we don’t want to have to worry about such things as where our luggage is or what happens if a flight gets canceled. However, these things can happen. A flight becomes delayed or a medical emergency comes…

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Banyan Tree in Lahaina, Maui

Banyan Tree in Lahaina, Maui

Banyan Tree in Lahaina, Maui is the oldest and largest banyan tree in Hawaii, and one of the oldest and largest banyans in the United States. It’is a true landmark and a sight not to miss. Located in the center of Lahaina Banyan Court Park, it can be visited and admired at any time. Many events in Lahaina take place under its canopy. All Lahaina ocean tours and activities depart from the harbor, right behind the Lahaina Banyan tree. Photo…

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Owner Guide: How to Collect Occupancy Tax on Airbnb

Owner Guide: How to Collect Occupancy Tax on Airbnb

UPDATE Jul 17, 2019: Yes, owners shall collect GE and TA taxes on cleaning fees in Hawaii After more research, calls to the Hawaii Department of Taxation and a consultation with the Rental By Owner Awareness Association, the verdict is – all vacation rental property owners and managers in Hawaii must collect and remit taxes on cleaning fees. Refer to the Tax Facts brochure, revised in February 2019, section 4: “… gross rental proceeds do include fees, such as maintenance…

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How To Export Airbnb Calendar – Explained Step-by-Step

How To Export Airbnb Calendar – Explained Step-by-Step

Last updated September 1, 2019. While this article is written for Airbnb hosts who need to export Airbnb calendar into their HomeyHawaii listing, this information is useful to any Airbnb host who needs to sync Airbnb calendar with any other platform, supporting iCalendar format. If you are a vacation rental owner, travelers are your best customers! And you want to take a really good care of them from the get-go. Travelers crave to know accurate availability, so let’s dig into how…

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Hawaii Vacation Rental Deals

Hawaii Vacation Rental Deals

The farther you fly for your vacation, the more expensive it can get, and Hawaii is far from everywhere. But you can plan ahead to make your dream Hawaii vacation cost-effective. Finding reasonably-priced flights is one part of the equation, another is finding affordable accommodations. Hawaii Vacation Rental Deals can extend your budget and allow to enjoy more of the numerous activities, tours and restaurants. Everyone knows about hotels. It’s a convenient hands-free solution, if you don’t need a kitchen….

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HomeyHawaii – List of Updates

HomeyHawaii – List of Updates

HomeyHawaii.com provides online  listing service and has a fast and powerful vacation rental booking management system, that is based on our own calendar.  Below is the list of recent updates to our listings and booking management system. Listings: Featured Destination Added to Home Page June 30, 2018 Kamaole Sands Resort has now a dedicated page. Group calendars for resorts with 10+ condos will have filters by [buildings]/condo types. Listings: Icons for Video and Calendar + other updates June 25, 2018…

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The Ultimate Guide to Hawaii Vacation Rental Fees

The Ultimate Guide to Hawaii Vacation Rental Fees

The same term ‘Vacation Rental Fees’ gets used in different contexts, and it can get quite confusing. The purpose of this article is to explain most possible fees that a traveler to Hawaii can expect to pay. We mainly discuss those fees as they apply to vacation rental industry, and mention hotels for comparison only. All quoted taxes and fees are in USD. What are Vacation Rental Fees? Vacation Rental Fees include any fees that a traveler, staying in a…

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How to Avoid Scams when Booking a Hawaii Vacation Property

How to Avoid Scams when Booking a Hawaii Vacation Property

Aw, vacation. A time to relax, explore, and daydream. And part of that bliss of a vacation comes with our accommodations. Today’s choices are generally hotel or vacation rental property. We all know the perks of staying in a hotel, but what about rentals? Learn how to avoid scams and find a perfect Hawaii vacation property for your next trip to the Aloha state. Vacation rental properties offer tremendous value for your money when it comes to living space, in-home…

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