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Resolved! Welcome packet help

Hello! My first booking is approaching, and I had a couple questions...Is there a sample/template 'Welcome Packet' to provide my renters somewhere? Are there certain things that hosts ask their renters to do before returning their Rv's/campers that y...

Bookings

Hi there we are renting rookies. Is it normal to have a booking sit at pending for more than 10 days?

Lori123 by Day-tripper
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Brand New

My husband and I are first timers at renting our travel trailer out. Any tips and anyone want to give us the good bad and the ugly lol

Court523 by Day-tripper
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What Does "Renter Withdrew" Mean?

We've rented our RV several times now and have quite a few coming up. In "bookings" I've seen things like "confirmed", "denied", "expired", "pending renter response", "returned", and "you declined", but I've never seen "Renter Withdrew" before. What ...

No luck!

So I have my Rv up for two weeks with no action.I live in Western North Carolina near many many incredible campsites.I don’t understand why I haven’t had any action at all. I’ve even lowered the price.

Rates per mile on delivery

I don’t like to gouge the customers on delivery fees but with the cost of fuel now days what is everyone charging? I’m changing $3.50 In California is this high or reasonable

Fassback by Day-tripper II
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Which RV or trailer to buy

We are wanting to buy an RV or trailer to rent out through outdoorsy and not sure which is the most commonly rented in Colorado on this site. Does anyone have any feedback on which may generate the most income to justify the purchase?

Seras by Day-tripper
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Co-host?

I'm thinking about getting an RV and getting it listed here. Is it possible to have a co-host who can help me manage the pick-up, cleaning and staff, and get a revenue share?

Travel Trailer- Hitch

We are new to renting. We have a travel trailer, we use an Anderson hitch with sway bars to tow it with our Jeep Grand Cherokee. My question is if you rent a travel trailer are you supposed to include your hitch? If you do include it, is it covered b...

FM90 by Day-tripper
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QR code

Hello Im a brand new host.How do I get a QR code and a sticker with the code on it to put on my pop up camper??? TIA !!

Legal forms

Hello newbie here, we are 3 days from our first renter coming to pick-up our RV; question is: instead of printing all the paperwork is there a way to have them sign online?

El-Ritz by Day-tripper
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New To outdoorsy

Hey everyone! I am new to outdoorsy and one had 1 person considering my 5th wheel toy hauler. How do you get people to rent your rig? My husband and I are having better luck using RV share and had great reviews. Any help on this?????

Lawson4 by Day-tripper
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Yellowstone Park Closed - Cancelations?

Hi Folks,Considering the tragic floods in Yellowstone this week, I'm sure many local businesses will be affected. Our primary RV rental destination is Yellowstone so we expect a financial hit this summer which will be difficult. Do any of you have ex...

RayRay by Day-tripper
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Key Handoff and Walkthrough from afar

We have a rental coming up that is about 2 hours away (we are delivering). The renters won't be arriving until later that night and we will not be able to be there at that time so will be leaving the keys and setting up ahead of time. Are there any s...

Can I change my delivery fee after a booking

This is my first year renting my trailer out. I had a lot of people book before the fuel prices skyrocketed. Now you I’m not even Breaking even on delivery’s for this month and next. Can I add or change fees to keep renting possible? I really don’t w...

Fassback by Day-tripper II
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Roamly Insurance Clause allowing rental for personal policy

Hi We are new to Outdoorsy and RV insurance. We have a personal policy with Roamly. Is there a clause that we need to look for in our policy to ensure we are able to rent out our RV? I just want to be sure we understand. We know they can not use our ...

DeeJay by Day-tripper II
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Canceling

Hello! I have to make my first cancellation and wondering what others tell their renters when they cancel? my husband and I are having a baby the week of a rental I have next month. I have a backup delivery person who was going to deliver for us but ...

Lou1two by Day-tripper
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Full Water Tanks or Empty Water Tanks???

Question for other hosters/owners/renters: Do you rent your camper with a full fresh water tank?We have a 2021 nUCamp T@B 320CS-S with a 20 gallon fresh water tank that we've always rented empty.Thoughts on renting with the fresh water tank full vers...

Ben_Katy by Day-tripper
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Include towels

As a first-time road-lord of a motor home, I'm trying to decide what to provide to renters as a standard vs. what is an add-on. Are bath, kitchen, hand, pool or beach towels included in the rental? Or should they be an add-on that the renter can choo...

Gwhit by Day-tripper II
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Default booking calendar

Hey All fellow owners,I have a question. Can I make my default calendar be set to booked instead of available? I recently forgot about a weekend I needed my RV and it was listed as available. A guest requested it and I did a quick check on the family...

Deano by Day-tripper
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Custom Built Teardrop

Newbie here. I am considering listing a custom-built teardrop camper trailer. Does anyone have experience with this and is willing to share?

HDRivers by Day-tripper
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INSTAmatch Quote Question

IM doesn't tell you where the renter plans to go, so when preparing a quote to send to a renter, what address do I use for delivery? Thanks for any input!

Dealing with personal insurance

I am new to hosting, and I have a few people asking if they can use their personal insurance to cover the trip instead of using Outdoorsy's provided insurance. Is this allowed? How do you handle these requests? I'm not sure what to tell people. On th...

Hello everyone!

We are new at Outdoorsy and would appreciate every advise we can get on how to become the best hosts we can be.What are the common items to be included with the rental? Our first couple of renters asked for earlier delivery, how would that work?

LaMechy by Day-tripper
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Insurance

Hi… I’m new here. I am having a hard timing understanding the whole insurance deal. Is insurance automatically covered when you sign up as a host? I have a renter and I’m getting a message that says my travel trailer does not qualify for insurance co...

Heidi by Day-tripper
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Renting Towing vehicles in cold weather climate

Can anybody tell me when their rental season start's and ends in the MN,WI,MI area?Do any snowbirds bring the RV rentals south for the with and rent them out there?Does anyone rent out Ice Castles (fishing houses) in the winter? or small campers with...

Resolved! Cleaning Manual in RV

Hi! We're new to this, so I have a few questions:1.) Is it common to include a cleaning manual in your RV (like what you'd find in an Airbnb)? I want to ask our renters to return our unit in the same condition they received it, but am not sure if it'...