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Safely Ranks No. 1,177 on the 2022 Inc. 5000 Annual List

For the 2nd Time, Safely Appears on the Inc. 5000, Ranking No. 1,177 With Three-Year Revenue Growth of 551 Percent   ATLANTA, August 16, 2022 – Today, Inc. revealed that Safely is No. 1,177 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in America. The list represents a one-of-a-kind look at the most

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Vrbo Damage Insurance: Comprehensive Coverage for Your Vrbo Property

Protect your vacation rental from property damage—no damage deposit required. $1million in coverage. On-demand insurance. Guest screening included. Protect your business from costly damages with Safely’s short-term rental insurance. Get a quote Why you need Vrbo damage protection insurance for your property Standard homeowner’s insurance won’t protect your second home if it’s used for business purposes.This leaves your vacation rental

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Vrbo Damage Deposits – Everything You Need to Know

Vrbo’s security deposit for your vacation home may give you confidence that you’re covered for accidental damage. But that might not be the case. Damage deposits are usually only about 10% of the booking fee and don’t cover personal injury claims, meaning you could find yourself out of pocket. Bills to repair property damage or pay for a guest’s medical

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How to Conduct Airbnb ID Guest Verification and Protect Your Home

Save yourself hours of manual guest screening and protect your home from bad stays with Safely’s automated solution. Why do short-term renters need guest screening? 70% of all bad stays are caused by just 14% of guests. That means repeat offenders cause the vast majority of bad stays and represent the biggest risk to your home.And the damage caused can

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Vacation Home Insurance: Get the Right Coverage for Your Second Home

You’ve fulfilled your dream of buying that picturesque second home, but how do you protect it from harm? Vacation home insurance. This type of insurance is not the same as traditional homeowners insurance, which is why you need to do your research before choosing a policy.  Where is your property located? Will you be using it as a short-term rental

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Does Vrbo Do Background Checks on Guests?

Background checks are essential to protect yourself from bad guests who can damage your property, reputation, investment, and relationship with the local community. Without a proper check, you’re at risk of letting a bad guest into your home, which could mean anything from wild parties, to drug-use, to broken furniture and fittings, and even structural damage. But if you try

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How to claim the Airbnb Host Guarantee

Airbnb Host Guarantee: What’s Included and Excluded

Airbnb offers a Host Damage Protection Guarantee to protect homeowners, but according to many hosts, there’s no actual “guarantee” that you’ll get your money back or that they’ll pay for Airbnb guests’ damage. To put your mind at ease, you need to make sure that you and your home are protected by a comprehensive policy and a responsive team. Continue

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Safely named to TAG Top 40 List 2022

Safely Named One of Top 40 Most Innovative Technology Companies in Georgia

ATLANTA (April 18, 2022) – Safely, the leader in short-term rental protection, is excited to announce it has been named to the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) list of the Top 40 Innovative Technology Companies for 2022. TAG’s Top 40 Awards, sponsored by Amazon Web Services, Best Buy, and Comcast Business, recognize Georgia-based technology companies for their contribution to innovation

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Airbnb Guest Screening: keep bad guests out of your vacation home

Manually conducting Airbnb guest screening is time-consuming and can feel intrusive for your guest—but a screening process is an essential part of protecting your home.  So, how do you protect your property from a bad guest before check-in and give yourself peace of mind—without scaring away the business or getting a bad review? Learn more about the need for guest

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Safely Named to Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies

Safely, the leading vacation rental protection company , was recognized by Inc. magazine on the 2021 Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the country’s fastest growing private companies. “Inclusion in the Inc. 5000 list is an honor for all of us at Safely,” said Andrew Bate, CEO. “For Safely, making the list is validation of our efforts to

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5 Ways to Recruit New Homeowners

5 Ways to Recruit New Homeowners   This post was contributed by Guesty, a short-term rental property management platform that automates and streamlines the daily, complex operations of managing flexible inventory. Safely.com partners with Guesty to promote innovation and growth in the short-term rental industry. Property management companies are eager to recoup any losses they may have incurred during COVID-19,

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Using Guest Screening and Insurance to Recruit Homeowners and Protect Direct Bookings

Using Guest Screening and Insurance to Recruit Homeowners and Protect Direct Bookings Vacation rental owners are predisposed to imagining the worst – theft, arson, wild animal attacks, the list goes on! They’ve heard the horror stories. And, whilst the reality is that damage levels are relatively low, these concerns are legit – after all, they’re opening up their homes to

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Comprehensive Vacation Rental

Reduce the Risk of Coronavirus with Vacation Rentals

Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is changing the way we think about travel. As the number of coronavirus cases grows, airline ticket sales are declining, events are being canceled, and stock markets are falling steeply. Many people around the world are wondering, can I even take a vacation this year? The Answer Is: Yes. You can still travel during the coronavirus outbreak.

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Vacation Rental Guest Screening in 2020

Online booking is now the norm, not the exception Successful vacation rental property managers must be willing to accept bookings shortly after someone submits their credit card information. But trusting people without screening them first can have dire consequences. You could damage relationships with neighbors. Your home could get wrecked and become unavailable for months. Or worse. We believe that

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Vacation Rental Security Tips 2020

In the global sharing economy, the demand for genuine experiences and unique vacation rentals is skyrocketing. This means there are tremendous opportunities for property managers to grow their businesses. At the same time, however, this opportunity comes with an increased level of risk and uncertainty, especially for vacation homes. The truth is, because most homeowners still don’t trust strangers with their

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