Frequently Asked Questions

For Renters 

Q: Do I deal directly with the cottage owner, or via CottagePortal?   

A: CottagePortal is an advertising site, you are renting directly from the owner of the cottage rental.   


Q: I would like to rent a cottage.  How does it work?   

A: First find a cottage rental you like.  Then you send a cottage rental inquiry to the cottage owner.   They reply to you, and you talk directly to the cottage owners about the rental.  


Q: Should I send multiple cottage rental inquiries?   

A: Yes, we recommend you send a cottage rental inquiry to more than one owner.   Please be mindful of availability dates.


Q: Does CottagePortal insure the rentals, or renters?  

A: No, we are an advertising only site.   For more information please view our Terms of Use.   


For Cottage Owners

Q: I would like to list my cottage rental on this site, what should I do?  

A: Go the List My Cottage, you can also view different listing packages to choose from.  


Q: Does CottagePortal charge commissions on cottage rentals?  

A: No, this site is commission free.   CottagePortal pay a nominal subscription fee, and there are no additional hidden charges.  


Q: How much does it cost to advertise a cottage for rent?  

A: Please view the pricing page for advertising rates.  We do offer discounts on multiple cottage listings by the same cottage owner or property manager.