Due to the coronavirus, renting a private home nearby has become a popular way to vacation this summer. Consumer Reports reveals how to minimize your exposure to the virus while keeping your family safe in your rental.
Many people who booked their summer rentals long before the coronavirus pandemic are now facing challenges trying to cancel contracts or rebook. Tom Jones, a Massachusetts native living in Florida, had booked a Nantucket rental with friends, for two weeks, beginning June 13. They had already made initial payments of more than $13,000 when the pandemic hit. “When it got about five…