What to Pack: Linens, Bikes and Essentials

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Linens for Your Cape cod Vacation Rental Home
Linens (Bed Sheets and Kitchen, Bath, Beach, Dish towels and Bath Mats) are not included in Cape Cod unless stated for individual property. We do offer optional linen service for a fee for our Cape Cod homes through our Linen Rental Services.  Linens booked through LinenDrops (info below) can be booked during the check out process when confirming a reservation.

All beds will have bedspreads, blankets and pillows. Furnishings, appliances, kitchen supplies, deck and beach furniture are provided by owners and New England Vacation Rentals, Inc. takes no responsibility for the overall condition, quality or number of each.

Be sure to check your home information on our website for more information.

Here are the homes that do offer complimentary  linens:

10 Cove Hill Chatham–(in summer season-Begins the third Saturday in June until the last week of August-7 night stays only)

14 Hallett Lane Chatham–(in summer season-Begins the third Saturday in June until the last week of August-7 night stays only)

201 Main Street Chatham–(in summer season-Begins the third Saturday in June until the last week of August-7 night stays only)

325 Bridge Street Chatham–All Reservations Booked, All Seasons

388 Main Chatham –All Reservations Booked, All Seasons

415 Main Street Chatham– (in summer season-Begins the third Saturday in June until the last week of August-7 night stays only)
525 Route 28 Harwich Port – All Reservations Booked, All Seasons

530 Route 28 Harwich Port – All Reservations Booked, All Seasons

557 Route 28 Harwich Port, Units 201, 202, 203, 204 – All Reservations Booked, All Seasons

945 Commercial Street Unit 10A Provincetown–All Reservations Booked, All Seasons

Why bring it when you can rent it.  Is your car overflowing with stuff?  Or are you flying in ? Don’t lug all your stuff to your vacation.  Call us and we can arrange for rental of all kinds of items…

We offer all concierge services such as grocery shopping, babysitters and all kinds of equipment rentals.

We are delighted to be partnering with Linendrops.com to bring convenient, reliable, resort quality linens to your vacation rental property.  In an effort to make your stay as easy as possible, we have included linen pricing for each home directly on our booking page.  Simply choose your ideal vacation home and at the time of booking add the optional “Home Linen Fee” in step 2 of our booking process.

Frequently Asked Questions regarding the services of Linendrops.com

Q: Where will we find the bath and beach towels?
A:  If you ordered linens from New England Vacation Rentals website at the time you rented your vacation home, bath towels and beach towels will be included in your linen rental fee.  They will be delivered along with the other items for your home (sheets, bath mats, etc) by 3:00 PM on your day of arrival.
If you order linens directly through LinenDrops, you will need to choose the items and quantity of each you would like to have delivered when placing your order.
All Linendrops items are packaged and clearly labeled for your convenience!
Q: What if I don’t need all of the linens provided in the package offered on NEVR website?
A:  New England Vacation Rentals offers linen rental packages based on the number of beds and occupancy of each home.  If you need more or less than what is included in our package, you may simply go to LinenDrops.com and place an order for the quantity of each item you will need. Payment will be accepted directly on their website if ordering on your own.
Q: Help!  I forgot to order linens for my vacation rental!
A:  No problem – last minute rentals will gladly be accomodated, based on availability.  If within 1 week of your stay, please contact a LinenDrops representative to check on availabilty by emailing service@linendrops.com or call/text to 844-954-6367.  If your arrival is more than a week away simply got their website LinenDrops.com and order what you need.
Q:  I am only staying for a few days.  Do I need to rent linens for the whole week?
A:  Yes, all linen rentals are based on a one week stay during the peak rental season.
Q:  I am staying longer than 1 week – do you provide discounts?
A:  Yes, a multi-week 20% discount has already been calculated for linens rented through the NEVR website.  For those ordering from Linendrops directly, a 20% multi-week discount will automatically be calculated when you enter your arrival and departure dates.
Q:  We have decided to leave earlier than planned.  Where should we leave the linens?
A:   Please follow normal day of departure guidelines by laving all linens OUTSIDE of rental property.  Let us know of your change in plans by call/text to 844-954-6367 or by emailing service@linendrops.com.  LinenDrops will arrange to have them picked up earlier than scheduled.
Q: Where will my linens be when I arrive?
A:  Most linen bags (Blue w/ LinenDrops Logo) are left on the front porch or in a location that is visible to you when arrive.  In the event of severe weather, they may be moved to the back of the house in a covered area.  A LinenDrops representative will email or text you their location if not in a visible location.
Q: What do I do with the linens when we are leaving?
A: On day of departure, simply take all rented linens (bed sheets and pillowcases, bath, hand and wash cloths, bath mats, beach towels, kitchen towels and crib sheets) and return them to the blue LinenDrops laundry bags they arrived in.  Linens do not need to be laundered or folded prior to returning.  When leavingplace all linen bags OUTSIDE the front of property by 9:00 AM for a LinenDrops representative to pick them up.  
Please return only items that were rented from LinenDrops – We cannot guarantee return of personal items or items that belong to the homeowners.
Q: What if something is missing from my order?
A:  Although it doesn’t happen often, there may be an occasion where something you ordered is missing or is not to your satisfaction.  Please check your order for accuracy as soon as you arrive.  Any questions or concerns about your linens should be directed to LinenDrops directly.  Please call or text 844-954-6367 or email at service@linendrops.com.  They will be happy to help you and guarantee replacement items within 24 hours.
Q: Will the beds be made UP? 
A:  LinenDrops will leave all linens outside of the property by 3:00 PM on the day of your arrival.  For an additional fee of  $60 + $5 per bed they will arrange for bed making service.  You may contact LinenDrops directly by emailing service@linendrops.com.  One week advance notice is REQUIRED for this service.  LinenDrops will invoice you separately for this service.
Q: Do I have to wash the linens before returning to you?
A:  No! That’s the best part of renting vacation linens…we do all the hard work!  We ask that you use care when using our linens as we strive to provide all of our customers with resort quality linens at all times.  If you choose to wash anything during your stay, please use only Non-Chlorine Bleach, keep separate from personal belongings and do not wash with dark colors.
Q: What if something is lost or damaged while I am renting it?
A:  Normal wear and tear is expected and will not incur additional charges.  Loss or excessive wear & tear may result in reasonable replacement charge being incurred.

Another linen rental company, The Furies:

The Furies linen rental company

Essential Rentals

Cape Cod Guests can order linens, bikes, kayaks, baby items and lots of other essential items listed below through  “Essential Rentals.”  

Linens, Bikes and Essentials

All beds will have bedspreads, blankets and pillows. Furnishings, appliances, kitchen supplies, deck and beach furniture are provided by owners and New England Vacation Rentals, Inc. takes no responsibility for the overall condition, quality or number of each.  Our Concierge Affiliate Essential Rentals offers everything from Luxury Linens and Grocery orders to bikes to kayaks, baby essentials and even outdoor TV’s.

Vacation Checklist (provided for your convenience )


  • Swimwear
  • Cover-ups
  • Hats
  • Flip Flops, Sandals & Walking Shoes
  • Sportswear/Shorts/ T-shirts
  • Slacks/Dress
  • Bathrobe/Pajamas
  • Underwear, Socks
  • Light Jacket/ Wind-Breaker
  • Sweater or Sweatshirt
  • Eyeglasses
  • Toothbrush/Paste/Mouthwash
  • Brush/Comb/Hair Dryer
  • Shampoo/Conditioner
  • Soap
  • Perfume/Cologne
  • Deodorant
  • Shaving Kit
  • Medications/Vitamins
  • First Aid Kit
  • Chapstick

For the House:

  • Laundry detergent
  • Toilet Paper
  • Paper towels
  • Trash Bags
  • Sponges
  • Dishwasher detergent and Regular Dish soap
  • Dish Towels
  • Bed Sheets including pillow cases and bath mats and Bath Mats and Beach Towels (if you do not rent them)–Bed sizes are listed on our website.
  • Paper and Pen/Pencil
  • Cooking Condiments (spices) and Oils

Beach Gear:

  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Portable Radio
  • Beach Bag
  • Beach Blanket/Towel
  • Beach Umbrella
  • Sand and Water Toys
  • Waist flotation device
  • Blow-up Water Toys
  • Beach Chairs –These are often available at our homes, however we do not advertise them because we cannot guarantee the shape they will be in – people do leave them behind from time to time so there may be some for your use, although 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 Ocean State Job Lot, CVS etc that sell them very inexpensively

Sports Gear:

  • Fishing Pole and Tackle
  • Snorkel Mask/Fins
  • Tennis Rackets and Balls
  • Basketball
  • Golf Clubs
  • Diving Gear
  • Surfboard
  • Boogie Board
  • Bicycle


  • Cell Phone/Charger
  • Camera w/ batteries & film
  • Laptop, Video Games
  • IPod
  • Books & Magazines
  • Reading Glasses
  • Writing materials, stamps & journal
  • Recipes
  • Destination maps, books, literature
  • Important Documents (airline tickets, car rental receipt, etc)
  • Cash, Travelers Checks, Credit Cards
  • Emergency phone numbers
  • Mailing addresses of family/friends
  • Email Addresses
  • Favorite Kids Movies
  • Rainy Day Toys for Kids
  • Coloring books, crayons, etc.
  • Cards and Games