Easy Ways to Tackle Hurricane Season with LSI Tools
The Atlantic Hurricane Season officially began on June 1, and vacation rental managers in coastal areas throughout the country know full well how an unexpected storm can impact their business.
During the hurricane season, it’s not unusual for vacation rental companies to take extra steps to protect their homes, owners, guests and staff – from creating and sharing evacuation plans, to drafting checklists of preparation steps in case a storm is approaching.
It can be tedious to plan for a storm during the busy summertime months, but remember that when you’re covering your bases for the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season, LSI Tools can help!
Many of our team members live and work in coastal areas, too, so we’ve developed a myriad of ways for you to stay organized and save time when it matters the most.
Curious how LSI Tools can help your company when a storm approaches? Consider these tools and features that can make your hurricane preparation and response easier.
Disaster Recovery Tool
The Disaster Recovery Tool is a FREE tool for all of our clients, and it allows your staff to carefully prepare each and every property, and also inform your guests, owners, and other staff members of specific damage to all properties after a major storm, hurricane, or other disaster that may affect your business.
Accessible by all departments, the Disaster Recovery Tool features easy-to-enter property updates, owner, guest, or staff notes, the option to upload attachments, (like photos or PDFs), and an easy to scan database for all of your properties that may be affected by the storm.
Simply to learn and use, the Disaster Recovery Tool essentially saves hours of time when it matters the most, and can allow you to keep track of all activity and potential issues before, during and after a storm with ease.
Encourage your vacation rental guests to protect their stay with our Travel Insurance upsell emails in ResMail Pro.
Targeting only guests who have not purchased travel insurance, this upsell letter is a great way to remind guests to secure their vacation investment and to cover their bases in case a storm or hurricane approaches, and there is an evacuation or other emergency that will cut their vacation short.
When an evacuation or storm occurs, it’s essential to get out pertinent info to all of your guests as quickly and efficiently as possible, and this is where Rental Insight can lend a hand! Through the Occupancy Report, you can email all of your current or future guests, (or any guests within a given timeframe), with just a few clicks, ensuring that you are able to share important information at all times.
View send and received reports to ensure your message went through, and send multiple communications to affected guests within minutes.
An approaching hurricane or storm can add excess stress for everyone at your vacation rental company, but there are tools at your fingertips to make it through. Request a demo of any of the above mentioned tools today, and get started on ensuring a safe and stress-free hurricane season.