Frequently Asked Questions
Answers to some of your most frequently asked questions about CollegeWeekends.com.
Are properties available for rent during times other than weekends?
Yes. Short-term rental homes, apartment/condos, and other properties are available for weekend stays, mid-week stays, and full week or more stays. Each homeowner determines when their property is available.
Planning an upcoming visit to your favorite college or university? It’s free to search for short-term rental options.
Are you interested in posting your home, apartment/condo, or spare space for short-term stays? It’s free to create a post to showcase your rental on CollegeWeekends.com.
How much does it cost to join CollegeWeekends.com?
Nothing! There is no cost to create an account, so join all the other fans and visitors who have found convenient places to stay near colleges and universities. Be sure to check out our “College Town Favorites” resources to find great places to eat, drink, and have fun.
How do I rent a property on CollegeWeekends.com?
Welcome! First, sign up for a free account, then find a property and either book instantly or send a message to the owner and wait for acceptance. Be sure to check out our “College Town Favorites” resources to find great places to eat, drink, and have fun.
Can anyone rent a home or apartment/condo?
Yes, anyone can become a renter. We cater to all travelers, including college visitors, alumni, fans, and parents and family members of students. You must be 25 years or older to rent and have a valid credit card on file.
Why are property addresses not provided before booking?
We don’t reveal the exact addresses of properties to protect our homeowners. However, you can still see the approximate location of the property as well as surrounding points of interest on our map. You will receive the exact address once you’ve booked the property.
How much does it cost to rent a place through CollegeWeekends.com?
We believe in transparent pricing and no hidden fees. In order to cover CollegeWeekends.com services, there is a 10% fee added to the rental cost established by the homeowner. All of these costs are shown before you complete the booking process.
How much does it cost to list my short-term rental property on CollegeWeekends.com?
Nothing! There is no cost to list your rental on CollegeWeekends.com.
Do I have to live in a college town to rent my property on CollegeWeekends.com?
We cater to rentals in and around college towns, but if you have a great property in another wonderful setting, then please list it! We find that visitors are attracted to many different locations and property types.
What if I want to communicate with potential renters before letting them book my property?
On our platform, you can either agree to have your property instantly booked or you can communicate with the potential renter to make sure it’s a good match for both parties before the booking can occur.