Thanks! You're all signed up.


10 Important Items That Can Make Any Vacation Rental Feel Like Home


The glories of vacation rentals are many. Even the smallest rentals tend to be a palace compared to a typical hotel room, and you get all sorts of vacation-simplifying extras like a kitchen, grill, or even a washer and dryer. But … for all their abundance, vacation rentals are often missing some of the most important aspects of home. Happily, most are easy to pack. Here are our top 10 items we throw in the car to transform any vacation rental into a true home away from home.

More from SmarterTravel:

Christine Sarkis is constantly honing her vacation rental bring-along list. Follow her on Twitter @ChristineSarkis and Instagram @postcartography for more advice about making every vacation the best vacation.

Don't Miss a Trip, Tip, or Deal!

Let us do the legwork! Sign up for our free newsletter now.

By proceeding, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Top Fares From