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Vacation Rentals: Why 5-Star Reviews Matter & How to Get Them
Sophie Leigh-Jones

In today's client-centered business environment ratings and reviews are crucial for all different types of business. Hotels and restaurants are some of the most widely reviewed businesses, with vacation rentals being subject to the same rating scrutiny, if not more so, given the uncertainty that surrounds them.

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Charleston SC Beach Vacation: Beach Bag Essentials
Meagan Moore

Heading to the sandy beaches of Charleston SC for a getaway? Nothing says summer like a day spent on one of South Carolina’s beautiful beaches. Whether you are staying at one of our vacation rentals on Folly Beach or visiting one of Charleston’s other top-rated beaches - Isle of Palms, Sullivan’s Island, or Kiawah Island -  having the right essentials in your beach bag will help make your beach day that much better.  Check the weather forecast, call your friends and pack these "5 Beach Bag Essentials" to guarantee you'll have a fun day in the sun:

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Why Concierge Services Matter When Booking a Luxury Vacation
Brittany Walker

When it comes to the luxury consumer, convenience and peace of mind is high on the priority list, especially when on vacation.  At Luxury Simplified Retreats, our team understands the value of providing a relaxing vacation for guests with luxury at every turn.  Minimizing stress invites guest to focus on creating memories with their family and friends, as opposed to worrying about booking all of the activities, dinner reservations, or grocery shopping.  After all, a vacation isn't really a vacation if the guests are still doing all the work! So just how does one accomplish this?

 

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Grab a Map and Head to these Hidden, Local Charleston SC Restaurants
Brittany Walker

As the popularity of Charleston has grown, so has the culinary scene. With SO many places to choose from, it is easy to get lost in the endless sea of restaurant options. Visitors often flock to the "Big 5:" Husk, Halls, Hominy, Hanks and High Cotton, but getting a taste of the unique and off-the-beaten path culinary experience is an absolute must. At the end of the day, it is always the places that are the hardest to find that are the BEST!

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Building A Vacation Rental? How To Maximize Space For The Vacationer
Sophie Leigh-Jones

The opportunity to build a home that you intend to use as a vacation rental in Charleston SC can be both exciting and daunting at the same time. And, although it may be a little more time consuming, starting at the building stage to design your home for the purposes of a vacation rental can be very advantageous in the long run.  There are a number of things to consider when building a vacation home as an investment - and savvy, well thought out choices will enable you to maximize your revenue potential while ensuring happy guests along the way.

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Charleston SC: The One Thing That Sets Vacation Rental Management Companies Apart
Brittany Walker

Since Charleston SC claimed the title of "#1 City in the World" by Travel+ Leisure, the vacation rental industry here has grown exponentially. Whether you’re a vacationer, homeowner or investor, it seems like everyone wants a piece of the pie. Taking care of a property is a full-time job, so if you’re a vacation rental homeowner and don’t want the heavy burden that comes with cleaning, maintenance, and booking, then a vacation rental management company is your solution. When choosing a property manager, there are several factors to consider prior to selection, but more often than not, occupancy levels and consistent, reliable property care are two crucial areas a property management company must deliver on.

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4 Things To Do For The 4th Of July On Folly Beach SC
Meagan Moore

Head to Folly Beach this 4th of July for an all-American celebration. Packed with restaurants, bars, and of course the beach, Folly Beach is a fun place to be any time of the year. It’s the ideal setting for 4th of July festivities so whether you live in the area or are visiting from out of town, you’re sure to enjoy spending the 4th on Folly.

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Hello, Summer: Top 5 Events for Memorial Day Weekend in Charleston SC
Meagan Moore

Kicking off the summer in Charleston SC for Memorial Day Weekend? Celebrate the men and women of our armed forces with live music, healthy competition, and fun for the whole family (even the four-legged family member is welcome)! With events every day throughout the holiday weekend, Charleston is the perfect place to get away for #MDW - whether you're downtown or on the beach. Here are the Top 5 Events for Memorial Day Weekend in Charleston SC:

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7 Can't Miss FREE Piccolo Spoleto Festival Events in Charleston SC
Meagan Moore

Over the next few days Charleston SC will be flooded by artists and art lovers from around the world for the annual Spoleto Festival (and it’s companion, the  Piccolo Spoleto Festival). In its 41st year, the 17-day event celebrates performing arts including opera, dance, theater, classical music, and jazz, among others. Spoleto performances are sprinkled throughout the Holy City in a lively display of music and dance. If you're planning a trip to Charleston SC between May 25 and June 12, be prepared to be amazed.

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Weekend Trip Guide To Charleston SC: Where to Stay, Eat, and Drink
Meagan Moore

Charleston SC is a city rich in history and culture, famous for it’s southern charm, it's easy going lowcountry lifestyle, and it's coastal views. It's a city where high society living meets old southern hospitality. And being the #1 city in the WORLD, voted by Travel + Leisure, of course your travel plans for the year HAVE to include the Holy City. When it comes time to plan for your trip,  here is a weekend trip guide of "musts" for the best places to stay, eat, drink, and play, in one of the globe's brightest and most welcoming cities.

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