Answers to many of the most frequently asked questions we get are below. But if you can’t find the information you’re looking for, please don’t hesitate to contact us.
Can NEVR Help Me To Select The Right Home?
Absolutely. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call our office at 508-432-0900 during business hours and one of our NEVR Team Members would love to help find a home that is just right for you.
What Is The Minimum Reservation Length?
We require a 7 night Saturday-to-Saturday stay for our Cape Cod Vacation Rental Homes during the peak summer months from end of June until the first week in September. 3 Night Stays are available in many of our homes during the Fall and Spring Seasons. Just Ask Us.
Can I Bring My Dog?
We offer the most Dog Friendly homes on Cape Cod. Click here: Cape Cod Dog Friendly Homes to view each home. We do not charge any additional fees to bring your dog. Upon booking, you will be emailed a Pet Registration Form for completion. Pet Damage is the sole responsibility of the guest. Homes that are not listed as Dog Friendly do have a strict No Pets Policy. Thanks for understanding.
How Do I Book A Reservation?
You Can Securely Book Online On Our Website AT NewEnglandVacationRentals.com
For Reservations made over 60 days away-you can make 2 payments-50% deposit with reservation and the final balance will be auto billed to your credit card 60 days prior to arrival.
How Is Payment Made?
We accept MasterCard and Visa for Payments. Sorry we do not accept cash, checks or any other credit cards.
Are There Any Extra Fees?
If you book directly with NEVR through our website, you only pay a processing fee of $250 -No Extra Fees. State and local taxes are charged if applicable.
Is Departure Cleaning Included With My Reservation?
Yes it is and we do not charge a departure-cleaning fee. Simply follow our basic check out instructions and there will be no extra charges. If you prefer for our cleaners to take care of the basic check out list, this can be arranged for a fee of $100-$300+ (depending on the condition and size of the home) that can be billed to your credit card for your convenience.
Do I Have To Pay A Security Deposit?
We Do Not Charge Security Deposits. We do hold your credit card on file in case of damage or incremental charge. We will never charge your credit card with out informing you in advance.
I Booked Through A Third Party Advertising Site Who Charged Me An Additional Fee– Can I Cancel And Book Direct With NEVR?
Our Cape Cod Vacation Rental Homes are offered on many 3rd party advertising sites such as Homeaway, VRBO, Trip Advisor and Airbnb. You will not be able to cancel your reservation on these sites to book on the NEVR site. These online travel sites do charge additional booking fees. We are not able to discount or waive the extra fees charged by these sites. If you have any questions regarding these extra booking fees please contact the 3rd Party site directly.
Is there a Minimum Age Requirement?
You must be 25+ years old unless accompanied by a parent or guardian to book one of our Vacation Rental Homes. An ID must be furnished upon request.
The Home Description States Only Sleeps 6 People; I Have 8 People, Is This OK?
The occupancy limit is set by each Cape Cod Town and is a number that cannot be exceeded. All persons are counted including babies.
Are Linens Included?
All beds will have bedspreads, blankets and pillows. Linens such as bed sheets, bath towels and bath mats can be rented at time of booking or at a later date through our linen/concierge services. We do have a few homes that come with linens.
Here are the homes that do include linens:
415 Main Street Chatham– (in summer season – Begins the third Saturday in June until the last week of August)
10 Cove Hill Chatham–(in summer season – Begins the third Saturday in June until the last week of August)
14 Hallett Lane Chatham–(in summer season – Begins the third Saturday in June until the last week of August)
201 Main Street Chatham–(in summer season – Begins the third Saturday in June until the last week of August)
388 Main Chatham –All Reservations Booked, All Seasons
52 Ivy Hill Chatham–All Reservations Booked, All Seasons
325 Bridge Street Chatham–All Reservations Booked, All Seasons
Click here for Linen And Other Items Rentals.
What Does My Home Come With?
Each home is Cape Cod unique and privately owned. We do require that our NEVR homes come equipped with all furniture, beds, and kitchen items such as pots & pans, dishwear, eating utensils, and appliances. Check the amenities tab on the property information for complete details. Note that each vacation rental home is individually owned and is a self-catering accommodation.
Most of our homes come with a “Back To Basics Bag” all with compliments from the owner! This is a large reusable tote comes with: 2 rolls of toilet paper, tissues, hand soap, sponge, 2 trash bags, dish soap, dish washing detergent, hand sanitizer, a roll of paper towels, and laundry detergent (for guests with a 1 week minimum stay). Click Here: What Should I Bring To My Cape Cod Vacation Rental Home?
Beach chairs are often available at our homes. We cannot guarantee the quantity or the shape they will be in – people do leave them behind from time to time so there may be some for your use–again we cannot guarantee this. If your are driving to the Cape always best to put a couple in your car- If not, There are many stores in the area such as the Grocery Stores, Christmas Tree Shops, Ocean State Job Lot, CVS etc. that sell them very inexpensively. Bringing a Beach Blanket is recommended as well.
Does a Beach Pass Come With My House?
No but you can purchase a beach pass for all beaches at: Cape Cod Beach Pass Information
The Home Has A Fireplace. Can I Use It?
Fireplaces should not be used unless given permission.
How Do We Contact NEVR During Our Stay? Our office is open 9am-6pm and our telephones are open 9am-5pm Monday –Saturday. We do close for major holidays but have emergency services available if during your reservation period. Call us at 508-432-0900 or email us at email@example.com and we would be very happy to assist you.
How Do I Access My Home And What Are Check In and Out Times?
All of our homes have keyless entry so you can go directly to your home. We will email you about 5-7 days prior to your arrival with directions and check in instructions.
- Check in is any time after 3pm. If your home is ready earlier we will email/text you. Please do not go to the home before 3pm with out permission by our NEVR office.
- Check out is by 10am.
Does My Home Have Wifi and How Do I Get The Code?
All of our NEVR Cape Cod Vacation Rental homes have free WiFi and the code will be provided in your check in instructions and will be posted at the home.
Does My Home Have Cable TV?
All homes have Cape TV. All will have at least basic cable and many will have extended.
Is There Trash Pick Up?
Yes and this will be provided in your check in instructions and will be posted at the home.
What If I Need To Cancel My Reservation?
We have a short rental season and once booked the rental is yours and the owners in turn count on that rental revenue. A confirmed reservation is non refundable–please consider purchasing trip cancellation insurance. Ask our guest specialist for more details. Notice of Cancelation must be in writing and reported to us.
Can I Switch Homes Once I Book?
Once you have booked a home with NEVR you have booked a particular home owned by an individual owner. Switching homes would be treated as a cancellation and would require that we rebook the original home that was rented for the same time period and at the same rate. Rebooking Fees will apply.
How Do I Check Out Of My Home On Departure Day?
- Home should be left tidy. Run Dishwasher and unload it or wash all dishes if there is no dishwasher. Please return all furniture to its original location.
- Make sure you take all personal property and all food items with you.
- Completely empty and clean fridge and cupboards of all food items.
- Please take out all trash to designated containers.
- Please turn all exterior and interior lights off upon leaving. Close and lock all windows and close shades.
- Close outdoor umbrellas. You may be responsible for damages if umbrellas are left open and found broken.
- Please brush down the outdoor grill and put the grill cover back on (if provided).
- Make up the Beds with bedcovers back on beds as you found them upon arrival. Extra blankets folded and put in closets.
- Upon Departure just text us at 508-232-4153, email us at bookings@NewEnglandVacationRentals.com, or call us at 508-432-0900.