When companies begin planning a business trip, most envision staying in a standard hotel room with the same standard services offered. While this may be advantageous for an overnight stay, other options are available that can be beneficial to the business traveler. Extended stay hotels can be utilized for long business trips, but travelers should know they have other options available. Vacation rental homes can be a favorable alternative. Keep reading to learn about planning a business trip in a Smoky Mountain cabin:
Great Alternative to Hotel Rooms
Vacation rental homes are great alternatives to the standard hotel stays. After a long business day, returning to a cabin in the Smoky Mountains can be a way for a business person to recharge. Often times when co-workers travel together, their company has to incur the extra cost of multiple hotel rooms. By planning a stay at a vacation rental, these travelers can make better use of company funds by sharing one Smoky Mountain cabin. This will not only allow them to collaborate on business ideas but also will allow them the personal space needed to relax at the end of the day. Vacation rentals can also offer an alternative to the constant need to eat at restaurants by providing fully equipped kitchens to cook in.
Factors to Consider When Booking a Smoky Mountain Cabin
When planning a business stay with a vacation rental company, there are a few different things to consider. First, the location of the rental needs to be taken in to consideration. Travelers need to decide if it is more desirable to be close to a business area or if privacy is needed to work on a specific task or to meet a deadline.
Second, research of the surrounding area needs to be done. If a prospective client need to be taken to dinner, you should have an idea of what restaurants are in the area. If you have some down time and want to explore, you should find out what there is to do in the area around your cabin.
Third, business travelers need to determine what services they will need during their trip from the company they are considering. We can provide amenities such as wireless internet access, fax machines, and even computers in certain cabins while still providing the basic necessities such as linens, towels, washer and dryers, and fully stocked kitchens.
Do Your Research
Before booking a reservation with any company, you need to do your homework. Make sure to ask questions about the group’s specific needs. Understand the cancellation policy. Most reputable companies will encourage purchasing travel insurance to protect the trip against unforeseen circumstances (storms, illness etc.). This can be purchased at the time of making the reservation or you may be directed to a specific company to purchase separately. Finally, read the rental agreement thoroughly. This will inform you when check-in and check-out times are and define the company’s policies and regulations in regards to its rentals. We are happy to provide all of this information to you when you stay with us!
Now you know more about planning a corporate trip to a Smoky Mountain cabin! Are you ready to plan your next business trip? Look through our cabins in the Smoky Mountains and book one today!