Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions about vacation rental homes with Bluebird Day Vacation Rentals in beautiful Bend, Oregon

How do I book a reservation?

Super easy! 

1.  Enter your desired dates and check availabilty.

2.  Click on the boxes to compare homes.

3.  Click on the yellow "Book it now" tab and follow the steps to reserve your vacation home.

Is booking online secure?

Booking online is absolutely secure. This website utilizes a DigiCert SSL secure key to ensure that all transactions are secure.  We never share any of your information, ever. 

Why choose to stay in a vacation home?

The best part of Bend is how we LIVE! By enjoying your vacation in a home nestled in one of Bend's hippest neighborhoods, you can live like a local! Relax on the front porch.  Make a cup of tea and put your feet up.  Spread out.  Cook on the grill or make a fabulous dinner with friends.  Toss a frisbee in the yard or meander through the neighborhood on a cruiser bike. Walk to the river trail outside your back door.  Do a load of laundry.  Meet your neighbors, or hang out in the privacy of your own sequestered garden.  Unwind in the outdoor hot tub and gaze up at the High Desert stars.  Spend a couple of days, a week, or more living like a local and get a true taste of why people who live in Bend, love it so much!

In case of an emergency, who do we call?

If you are lost or have a maintenance emergency, please call 541-728-4400.

Where is the closest airport?

Bend has a small municipal airport that services private jets primarily.  Your closest choice is to fly into Redmond, Oregon at the recently renovated Roberts Field Airport (RDM). This airport is only 20 minutes away from the energy and excitement of downtown Bend. 

Flights into Redmond are provided by Horizon Air, United, Delta and Allegiant Air. These carriers offer approximately 46 arriving and departing flights daily to and from Denver, Phoenix, Portland, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, and Seattle. 

You may also choose to fly into Portland, the drive to Bend is less than 3 hours and absolutely beautiful.  Be sure to check road conditions! 

Is there lodging at Mount Bachelor Ski Resort?  How far is Bend from Mount Bachelor?

Mt. Bachelor's 3,683 acres are located entirely within the Deschutes National Forest and surrounded by 2 million acres of forested wilderness. While being in such a natural environment allows for scenic beauty rarely visible elsewhere, it also means that there are no lodging accommodations at the base of Mount Bachelor Ski Resort.  Bend is 22 miles away from Mount Bachelor, and the drive time is about 25 minutes in good conditions.  Click on this link to learn more about Mount Bachelor:

Is there a shuttle to Mount Bachelor Ski Area?

Yes!  You can click here for the Mount Bachelor ski shuttle schedule.

How do we get into the vacation homes?

Once your balance is paid in full, you will receive the address of your vacation home as well as a lock box (or key pad) combination so you may let yourselves in to enjoy your vacation.

What time is check-in and check-out?

Check-in is 3:00 pm and check-out is 11:00 am.  

Is the home fully furnished?

All of Bluebird Day Vacation Rentals properties are fully furnished and complete with fully equipped gourmet kitchens including dishes, pots, pans, serving ware, utensils, silverware, glassware, coffee pot, blender, toaster, basic spices, etc.  Everything you need for entertaining can be found in each of our homes.  Our bathrooms are fully stocked with towels, wash cloths, hair dryers, all natural bodywash, and paper products.  Environmentally friendly cleaning supplies are provided.  Fresh clean linens, pillows and duvets are provided for each bedroom.

Is there daily housekeeping or linen service?

Daily housekeeping is available at your request for a fee.  Fees vary depending upon the home.  Please inquire ahead of time so we may alert our cleaning staff.  Each home is equipt with a washer and dryer for your personal use.  The cleaning fee that is included in your reservation covers a deep cleaning that will occur after your stay to prepare for the next guest.

Are pets allowed?

We offer a selection of pet friendly homes as well as homes that are completely pet free.  For homes that do allow pets, there is a one time charge of $50 per pet.  Please check with the home you are interested in to see if it allows pets.

Is there TV? Cable? Wireless Internet?

Yes!  All of the homes are equipt with TV's, Cable, and free wireless internet.  Many of the homes have DVD players with DVD libraries for your enjoyment.

Is smoking allowed in the homes?

Bluebird Day Vacation Rentals maintains a NO SMOKING policy for all of our homes.  

What is the cancellation policy?

Cancellations MUST be made 30 days prior to your arrival date to ensure a full refund. For cancellations made less than 30 days before the arrival date, the following will apply: We will make all efforts to re-rent the home, however, the amount for days that cannot be re-rented during your reservation will be withheld from your total amount + a $50. cancellation fee.

We are looking forward to having you as our guests!