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Why to #BookDirect with Liquid Life for Your Next Beach Vacation!


As lovers of the Gulf Coast, people are constantly traveling, and with travel comes the need for an awesome place to stay!

With so many websites providing vacation rentals, it's easy to get overwhelmed with all of the options available. 

When you book directly through a property manager (like us!), you get the best price and service! Third party websites, like VRBO, Airbnb, Expedia, and Booking.com, upcharge your reservation 10-20%. This can cost you hundreds of extra dollars on your vacation. 

A large percentage of guests who book their vacation on these household-name websites are unaware they aren't booking directly with the owner. Booking direct is an amazing way to secure a vacation rental that is loaded with benefits! 

As you begin to search for the perfect Gulf-front condo for your next beach vacation, there are a few things to keep in mind: 

1. Book Direct to Save Money

Big websites like VRBO and Expedia add a high percentage of booking fees to your reservation total - up to 20%! Booking directly with Liquid Life cuts out any of these extra commissions. Travel websites are basic booking portals that offer limited customer service. 

2. Don't Believe the Hype - Get Local Service from Local People

Travel websites with national brands offer extra levels of limited customer service. If you need something before, during, or after your stay, the Liquid Life team is who will be helping you. Living and working on our beautiful, white sand beaches, our team has a love for the Gulf Coast area, and we are here to make sure your vacation experience is everything you dreamed of. 

Only when booking direct are guests guaranteed direct contact to the person responsible for the property (like Liquid Life!) to inquire about services and amenities before booking.

We even visit our properites regularly and can tell you anything you need to know before your stay! Is there a grill? How many pillows are in the condo? Is there a hot tub on property? The list goes on.

3. In-Depth Knowledge of the Destination

When booking direct, Liquid Life, as a local property manager, can also become a free destination guide for your visit to the Gulf Coast. Our team knows all the best activiites, restaurants, and places to shop. You can even explore the area from our website!

4. Mishaps

Nobody wants to think about having issues while they are on vacation, but let's be honest - occassionally things happen. By booking direct with Liquid Life, you have a local contact if a pipe blows at 3:00 am or your refridgerator stops working. You get the customer service and peace of mind you deserve.

5. Special Deals

When travelers communincate directly with property managers, they will be the first to find out about special offers, discounts, and exclusive deals.

The properties Liquid Life manages are listed on some of these larger third party websites like VRBO - this is so our owners recieve national exposure. But we are a local company serving the Gulf Coast since 2012. Our goal is for our guests to enjoy our beautiful beaches while creating memories to last a lifetime.

So sit back, relax and #BookDirect today! 

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Published by Shelby Berry
Tuesday, September 17, 2019