How to Pack Your Vehicle

How to Pack Your Vehicle Strategic Organization for a Successful Snowbird Road Trip The first season we became snowbirds, I made a huge mistake. I did not get involved in packing the vehicle, only the stuff that goes in the vehicle. I was naively happy 

14 Tips to Avoid Rental Scams

Deposits with no recourse, high pressure tactics, pricing and terms too good to be true and no contract are all major red flags 14 Tips to Avoid Rental Scams  With the popularity of online shopping, online scams are also at an all time high. Rental 

How to Evaluate Online Rental Photos

Perceived and actual views may be entirely different, as well as accessories used for staging. Don’t hesitate to ask for clarification. How to Evaluate Online Rental Photos  Travel and snowbirds are synonymous. Snowbirds by definition seasonally migrate to a warm climate and for many that 

Room by Room: How to Furnish a Vacation Rental Property

Room by Room: How to Furnish a Vacation Rental Property Room by Room: How to Furnish a Vacation Rental Property is a follow-up to “The Basics of How to Furnish a Vacation Rental Property.” As an experienced vacation rental guest, I learned from observing and 

The Basics of How to Furnish a Vacation Rental Property

The Basics of How to Furnish a Vacation Rental Property Many snowbirds understandably dream of eventually purchasing their own vacation rental property. My husband and I rented for six seasons and it inspired me to write a post entitled, “What to Look for in a 

Work From Wherever Snowbirds

Work From Wherever (WFW) Snowbirds How to Choose the Best Rental for Working Remotely In May of 2019, I published a blog post entitled “How to Be a Working Snowbird,” and in 2021 it remains quite relevant. In fact, How to Be a Working Snowbird 

Snowbird Packing and Prep Four Week Timeline

Plan your travel bags so each person knows exactly how much space they are allotted for clothing, kitchen, bath, office and pet/s. Snowbird Packing and Prep Four Week Timeline Snowbird Checklists for Leaving Home Snowbirds have a dual goal prior to departure: not only packing, 

Ten Layers of Snowbird Security

Cameras are priceless for peace of mind all year round. Allow plenty of time to research, install, test and tweak before departing TEN LAYERS OF SNOWBIRD SECURITY Security is essential for snowbirds who travel hundreds of miles away from their primary home for an extensive 

How to Be a Working Snowbird

The view from my desk on a gorgeous February day — working snowbirds face challenges such as being able to stay focused on work How to Be a Working Snowbird Many wonder how to be a working snowbird in a seasonal southern community. Working snowbirds 

40 Snowbird Hacks, Tips

Basic everyday household items such as glassware can easily be repurposed in your snowbird home   40 Snowbird Hacks, Tips No one wants to haul a bunch of limited use household items to/from their snowbird home, nor is it practical to purchase everything while away