When you are going for a vacation rental, you are staying in somebody’s home and hence you must have a control on your behavior so that you can leave an impression that a good guest has come. Many people behave unruly which leaves a bad impression on the mind of the room owner. Just follow these simple rules to be a good guest when you are going for a vacation rental.
Read their listings carefully – Facilities available in a vacation rental may not be same as offered by a hotel room. Facilities like toiletries, Wi-Fi, free breakfast, coffee may not be available in the vacation rental home. Moreover, if their rooms have space of sleeping for two persons and you may have landed with four guests, then it will invite trouble. To avoid confrontation at the spot, read their listings carefully so that you get a clear idea about what the vacation rental is offering. You can plan your trip and luggage accordingly.
Ask in details – Before making the booking, inform the owner about the size of the travel party and verify with him other necessary details. Does he have any problem if you carry a pet or does he have any car parking space, etc.?
Try to get an idea of the host – Some hosts are very social and may help you to hang around in the local area, help you in sightseeing. On the other hand, some will simply wash his hands off. If you want to spend some quiet time with your friends or wife or partner, then the second type of host will be the perfect option for you.
Be specific about your arrival time – Remember that the owner is not a hotel front desk member and will wait for you for the whole day. Inform him or her about the specific time of your arrival, especially your arrival time is around midnight or later.
Leave the things as it is – Many guests have a tendency of damaging the things of the host before leaving the place. Use them, but do not damage them before leaving. If you find anything damaged at the time of arrival, just inform him so that no dispute arises.
Share the schedule – If you find that your
schedule may hamper his daily routine or life activities, then share your daily
schedule with the host so that inconvenience can be avoided from both ends.
Many people consider Milan, the city in
Italy to be an expensive one. If you make a visit to the city of Milan, it does
not mean that it is going to drain out your pocket. There are many sites in
Milan, which will not cost you a single cent to see them. Let us have a look at
some of these sites –
See the statues at the exterior of Duomo – Though it is not free to enter this wonderful structure, you can enjoy the splendid architecture even from outside. Having a pearly vision made with Candoglia, there are some wonderful statues like the ‘mini statue of liberty’ above the entrance at the front.
See the sculptures in the Cimitero Monumentale – Started in 1866, Cimitero Monumentale is one of the biggest cemeteries in Milan. It is a piece of wonderful architecture designed byCarlo Maciachini in bi-colored marbles. The sculptures designed here are really wonderful.
See the bull’s balls at the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II – Made with arcades of vaulted glass, this old shopping gallery in Milan resembles world-class elegance. The bull is located at the center of the gallery and spinning on your heels on the bull can bring in good luck to you – the legend says so.
Enjoy a little bit of sun in Parco Sempione – The hunting ground of the royalSforza family, this garden has got lush, green lawns and some beautiful ponds which are ornamental.
Visit the Museo Civico di Storia Naturale – Made in a storybook setting, this building has got in storytelling format everything starting from mankind’s history to the plant evolution. This neo-Gothic building was made in 1844. Admission to this building is free on the first Sunday of the month.
Get moved by the frescoes at Chiesa di San Maurizio – The paintings and frescoes seemed to be there at every inch of this chapel which was made in the 16th century. This originally belonged toMonastero Maggiore, a convent for the Benedictine nuns.
Enjoy your nightlife at Tempio del Futuro Perduto – This place is gaining in popularity for its wonderful club nights. Your entry will be free if you bring some small donations link a T-shirt or a small book.
Besides these, there are some more places which can allow you free entry. You will feel wonderful seeing these architectural delights of Milan and have a great time enjoying them.