CNN Money lists Owner Direct Vacation Rentals as one of the top rental property websites for ski resorts. "Some of the fun perks with ski towns [in the summer]: amazing golf courses, spas, whitewater kayaking and hiking. To find a house that suits your family, negotiate with an owner directly through Owner Direct Vacation Rentals."
SmartMoney.com lists Owner Direct Vacation Rentals as. "the leader in "Last-Minute Housing Deals. Condos, timeshares and rentals-by-owner are all viable options. At Owner Direct Vacation Rentals, folks booking at the last minute can get a 30% discount."
The Seattle Times advises readers that.. "Owner Direct Vacation Rentals ists about 8,000 properties worldwide, including many condos in Hawaii at www.ownerdirect.com. Such rentals often are cheaper and sometimes more congenial since you deal directly with the owner."
Arthur Frommer's Budget Travel Online lists Owner Direct as a leader in ski condos for slackers. "Rather than let units go unfilled in their prime season, ski-condo owners post discounted prices online to entice spontaneous folks (and procrastinators) to book at the last minute. Prices dip lower as the deadline approaches. "I tell my friends to search about a week in advance," says Tony Lopes, manager of Ownerdirect.com, which lists condo rentals all over the world, including at many ski resorts. Ownerdirect.com is heavy on British Columbia properties (over 600 units at the Whistler and Big White resorts alone), and has a good selection for the rest of Canada and the U.S. In one of its Rock Bottom Specials, which are discounted by at least 40 percent, a two-bedroom unit in Park City, Utah, dropped from $120 to $60 a night."