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Let’s say a guest books a vacation rental for a long weekend. They are looking forward to relaxing and cooking meals at the house. (According to Statista.com, 64% of travelers opt for vacation rentals instead of hotels for access to a kitchen!) You may have your kitchen fully stocked with all the gadgets, dishes, pots, etc. they could possibly need. But is your pantry stocked with essentials? Think about it. Who wants to buy full bottles of salt and pepper or olive oil for three days? Providing the essentials is affordable for you and will please guests. Here is list of the basic pantry essentials we recommend and where you can easily find them.
Also consider buying a set of spices like the McCormick Spices Everyday Essentials Pack.
At the end of the day, adding these basic items is a small price to pay for guest satisfaction. The vacation rental market is competitive, and you want to stand out, get top-notch reviews, and ultimately return guests. Not to mention, a little bit goes a long way. For more vacation rental tips, check out our Vacation Rental Resources Page.
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