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Lounge/Living area

Must Haves

  • Comfortable seating for at least the number of people that you sleep
  • A TV large enough to watch from across the room (27” or larger)
  • The digital TV service for your country – Satellite
  • Reading lamps
  • A DVD player
  • A couple of decks of cards and board games


  • A large-screen HDTV
  • internet access
  • Satellite, premium cable or movie channels
  • An iPod docking station
  • Spare batteries to fit the TV remote

Kitchen/Dining Room

Must haves

  • Microwave
  • Teapot
  • Coffee pots with filters/coffee maker
  • Cleaning supplies, including liquid hand soap and dishwashing liquid
  • Different sized saucepans, frying pans and utensils
  • Baking trays and/or roasting pans
  • Essential tools such as chef’s knives, vegetable peelers, colanders and cheese graters
  • A plastic chopping board (a glass one will blunt your knives)
  • A glass salad bowl
  • Enough plates, glasses and cutlery for double the number of people that you sleep
  • A dining table that will seat the number that you sleep


  • Expresso machine/coffee maker
  • Specialist gadgets
  • Other small appliance like a juicer, mixer or hand held blender
  • Mixing bowls and measuring jugs
  • A casserole dish


Must Haves

  • Three sets of high-quality sheets for each bed
  • Pillows with pillow protectors – New pillows every season
  • Extra blankets
  • Mattress protectors
  • Full length mirror
  • Reading lamp on a bedside table in each bedroom
  • Tabletop, oscillating or ceiling fan if no a/c
  • Curtains or blinds for privacy
  • Hairdryers
  • Enough storage solutions (eg wardrobes and chest of drawers) for guests to comfortably keep their clothes and personal possessions
  • Wooden Coat hangers in the wardrobes


  • Mattress toppers
  • Extra cushions and throws
  • Television


Must haves

  • 2 quality bath towels per guest
  • 2 hand towels per guest
  • Hair dryer
  • An extractor fan if no window
  • Bin



Must Haves

  • Outdoor Seating and sun loungers
  • Lighting
  • Ash trays (even if your home is non-smoking)

Must have for villas/some townhouses

  • A dining area
  • A barbeque grill
  • Decking or patio area


  • Outdoor fireplace or patio heater
  • Children’s play area

Other Amenities

Must have

  • Vacuum (broom, dustpan and mop)
  • Iron and full size ironing board
  • A first aid kit
  • Liners in rubbish bins, plus extra bin liners


  • High speed internet/Wi-Fi
  • A dryer
  • Air conditioning
  • Baby/toddler gear like a portable cot and a high chair and age-appropriate toys
  • Game room with a pool table, table football, ping pong table and/or dartboard
  • Exercise equipment like a stationary bike or treadmill
  • Sports equipment like tennis rackets, footballs or golf clubs
  • Beach towels

Top tip: If your property is in a coastal area, providing two beach towels per guest will stop renter taking your lovely bath towels down to the beach and clogging them up with wet sand.

Kitchen Checklist

Large Appliances

  • Full-size refrigerator with freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven with stove top burners

Small Appliances

  • Microwave
  • Coffee pot (auto shut off) or expresso machine
  • Toaster (wide slot) or toaster oven
  • Blender


  • Dinner plates
  • Sandwich/Salad plates (side plates)
  • Bowls
  • Cutlery (forks, spoons, butter, knives)
  • Water glasses
  • Coffee cups
  • Wine glasses
  • A large serving platter


  • Assorted ovenproof dishes
  • Assorted frying pans
  • Roasting dish
  • Egg cups
  • Ice cube trays
  • Cheese grater
  • trays
  • Childrens plastic cups
  • measuring jug
  • Saucepans with lids
  • Bread knife
  • Paring knife
  • Vegetable knife/peeler
  • Carving knife
  • Colander
  • Microwaveable dishes
  • Soup ladle
  • Tongs
  • Serving spoons
  • A large salad bowl
  • Mixing bowl
  • Table spoon
  • Rolling pin
  • Jug for milk or juice/water
  • Utensil set
  • Plastic chopping board
  • Bottle opener -Can opener
  • Corkscrew
  • Kettle
  • Tea pot
  • Oven gloves
  • Kitchen towels and washcloths (at least 2 of each)
  • Kitchen scissors
  • BBQ Utensils (if applicable)

Basic Pantry items

Optional Items

  • Cool boxes
  • salt and pepper
  • Cookbooks and local recipes
  • Steak Knives
  • A stocked spice rack
  • Coffee and coffee filters
  • Toothpicks
Posted: 2010-12-08      Click here to go back to summary


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