Below is a list of our most frequently asked questions.
Q: Where is Ryder Cup 2016 taking place?
A: The Ryder Cup 2016 golf tournament will take place at the Hazeltine National Golf Course in Chaska, Minnesota.
Q: Where is Ryder Cup 2018 taking place?
A: The Ryder Cup 2018 golf tournament will take place at Le Golf National in France.
Q: Are accommodation prices for one week or two?
A: In general the prices listed are for a stay of one week unless the owner has specified differently. Remember many home owners will be happy to negotiate a price and will be flexible with the amount of days you wish to stay.
Q: What does it cost to advertise my house on Accommodation for The Event?
A: See our Ryder Cup House Rental page for advertising details and prices.
Q: Do you take a commission on the properties rented?
A: No, we charge a once off fee to advertise your house. There are no hidden charges or additional fees.
Q: Do I need to be situated near the event to advertise my house?
A: Properties should ideally be within 90 minutes drive of the venue. The closer a property is to the Ryder Cup venue or one of the designated park and ride locations the greater it's desirability will be.
Q: Asking price - How much should I charge?
A: When setting an asking price take the following factors into account. The number of bedrooms (how many people you can accommodate), how close the property is to the Ryder Cup venue, how private the location is (ie. detached, semi-detached, private land) and how much are similar houses in your location asking for. If you are unsure on an asking price please contact us and we will provide you with assistance.
Q: When should I start advertising my house?
A: We are now accepting listings for The Ryder Cup 2016 and The Ryder Cup 2018 events. In general the earlier a property is advertised the more exposure and visibility it will get.
Q: How do I make a payment to list my house?
A: Payment can be made by credit card online or by cheque.
Q: How long will my house be listed?
A: All properties are listed until the end of their respective Ryder Cup event dates.
Q: Can I modify my listing?
A: Yes you can modify your listing at any time at no extra charge. Login to your account to manage your listing.
Q: What are the benefits of advertising on AccommodationforTheEvent.com?
A: AccommodationforTheEvent.com is dedicated to advertising and promoting accommodation for large events including the Ryder Cup. In the exciting build up to Ryder Cup 2006 our site received over 150,000 hits in one month alone. We have advertised accommodation for all Ryder Cup events since 2006 including the most recent events in Louisville 2008, Wales 2010, Illinois 2012 & Scotland 2014. More recent daily statistics for the upcoming Ryder Cup 2016 event have shown over 6,000 hits on our website in one day alone. Our site attracts thousands of golfing enthusiasts from around the world and provides easy access to accommodation for upcoming Ryder Cup events.
Q: What do I need to do to prepare my house?
A: Try to keep your house contents and furnishings to a minimum. Remove any personal items, clothing, cash etc. and provide the basic furnishings and appliances. For example beds, wardrobes, tables, chairs, TV, phone, kitchen appliances and utensils. Extra comforts like cable TV and broadband Internet access will increase the desirability of your house.
Q: How are enquires to my listing handled?
A: We encourage people to list their name and phone number so they can be contacted directly by interested guests. We also provide an online form with your listing for people who wish to contact you via email. Enquiries made via the form are emailed on to your own personal email account.
Q: How should I handle bookings?
A: It's up to the home owner to handle their own bookings and transactions. As a guideline we suggest you ask for a non-refundable booking deposit in advance and require the remainder paid in full on arrival.