Here are some of the key questions to ask before you hand over your cash.

  • What is included in the price? Check for additional charges.
  • How far is it to SGU campus, the beach, restaurants and supermarket?
  • Is it family-friendly? For example,
  • What cooking equipment is there?
  • How do you get there from the airport?
  • Do you supply bed linen, towels and loo roll?
  • When and how do I pick up the keys?
  • Is there a local keyholder who can help us when we arrive?
  • Is there a housekeeper? Are cleaning fees included?
  • Does the place have cable/internet access? What's the wi-fi key?
  • Is there a TV or DVD player?
  • Is the property smoking or non-smoking?
  • Is electricity included in the cost? If not, what's a typical weekly/monthly bill?
  • Does the owner live nearby, in case of problems?
  • Is a deposit required?
  • Is there a washing machine or laundry service?
  • Are the beds doubles or twins? Are there cots if we have babies?
  • Is there onsite security?