Air-conditioning - This property has air-conditioning installed and the home owners are happy for guests to use it at their leisure. One or more rooms may be air-conditioned in the property.
Balcony - There are one or more balconies within the property. This may be a consideration when swapping with young children.
Bike Parking - There is a place to park your bike. This usually either includes a safe enclosed bike parking location or alternatively a bike rack on common grounds.
Cable TV - The home has paid TV channels available for use.
Car Swap Possible - The home owner is open to a car swap as well. These may be especially useful if you are both flying into each others locations and have no access to a car. It is important to discuss insurance and usage cost issues when agreeing to car swap.
Cleaner - This home has a cleaner that is available during your stay. It is important that you discuss what the cleaner does and when as well as any expected costs.
Dishwasher - This home has a dishwasher that is available for your use.
Motorhome Parking - This home has a parking spot large enough for a motorhome or caravan to use.
Dryer - This home has a clothes dryer available for your use.
Garden - This home has a private or shared garden available for your use.
Gym - This home has a gym available. The gym may be within the house or on the property grounds. Always discuss with the home owner who is allowed to use the gym and any associated rules or fees.
Heating - This home has heating available. Heating may be either an open fire, radiators, reverse cycle air-conditioning or some other kind of heating unit. We suggest discussing heating options with the home owner as in some climates heating may need to be left on or turned off at certain times or may even be controlled by an automated thermostat.
Kids Toys - The home owner has children's toys available for your use.
Netflix - This home has Netflix or other streaming TV services available for your use. We recommend asking the home owner if you need to bring your own sign in credentials or if they are happy for you to just use their services as is. Some homes may also require you to use your phone to start streaming, which may require wifi or a data package.
Pet Friendly - This home is pet friendly and may allow you to bring your pet with you. Make sure you discuss with the home owner the type of animal that you have and any special requirements. Some families may also request that you look after each others pets instead of bringing them on holiday with you.
Pool - This home has a private or shared pool available for your use.
Smoking Allowed - The home owners are happy for you to smoke within the home. Homes without smoking allowed may allow you to smoke in garden areas, however you need to confirm this with the home owner.
Hot Tub - This home has a private or shared hot tub available. It's always good to check potential age limits or time restrictions with the home owners if the spa is shared or in a communal area.
Street Parking - This home has street parking outside or near the home where you can park a regular sized car or SUV for free. Street parking does not include paid street parking.
Undercover Parking - This home has under cover parking within the property where you can park a regular sized car or SUV for free. The parking may be garaged inside the home or under cover parking as part of an apartment complex.
Washing Machine - This home has a washing machine available for your use.
Wheelchair Friendly - This home is wheelchair friendly. This usually means the home has no stairs or ramps available and appropriate facilities for less mobile people.
Wifi Available - This home has free Wifi available for your use. Some countries have usage restrictions on the internet that may impact you. It's always best to discuss with the home owner if the internet is unlimited or is metered in some way. Additionally be aware that use of services such as whats-app or internet messaging may also be restricted in some countries.