What You Need To Know About Outer Banks Rentals from A to Z


A: Amazing Amenities

Élan Vacations rentals come with a host of amenities to customize your Outer Banks Vacation. Try our advanced vacation rental search and choose the amentiies that are important to you and your family.

B: Best Locations

Our rentals are found throughout your favorite OBX towns. Try our map search of OBX rentals and see exactly where you want to be.

C: Corolla Vacation Rentals

Learn more about our Corolla rentals here. Also check out our OBX spotlight on the Town of Corolla.

D: Duck Vacation Rentals

Learn more about our Duck rentals. Read all about this family favorite destination in our OBX Spotlight on the town of Duck.

E: Early Arrivals

Our Standard Early Arrivals Program gets you off the road and on vacation ahead of the crowd. Pick up your keys as early as 9a.m. If your home is ready, you can go straight to the property and start to relax. Otherwise, we'll take your cell number and call you as soon as the property is ready.

F: Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have questions about a specific Élan Vacations rental? Our FAQs page has all the answers you need about your OBX vacation rental.

G: Great for Get-Togethers

Planning a family reunion? Need a group of homes that are close and convenient to each other to accommodate everyone? We can do that! These closely grouped Élan Vacations rentals are just what you're looking for.

H: Homes with Private Pools

We have some amazing OBX rentals with private pools. Swim the days away and make the most of this popular amenity. Just select Private Pools in your advanced search criteria and see which Outer Banks rentals offer them.

I: In Case You Need Equipment Rentals

Sometimes you don't want to lug everything you need with you on vacation. That's where Outer Banks Equipment Rentals comes in. From baby items to beach accessories and bikes to watersports equipment, they can hook you up with rentals you desire without any of the hassle.

J: Just For You

We want to make your Outer Banks vacation the best it can be. Let us help you! We offer a variety of services and conveniences just for you that promise to make your vacation everything you expect it to be and more.

K: Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk Vacation Rentals

Peruse our Kill Devil Hills rentals and Kitty Hawk rentals. They are right in the heart of the action in the Outer Banks, so you're close and convenient to where you want to be.

L: Linens & Towels Included

Linens and towels are provided in our OBX rentals, so that's one less thing you need to worry about packing and bringing along with you.

M: Military Discounts

Did you know that we offer a Military Discount Program? We do! Élan Vacations and its homeowners proudly support both our active military and veterans. In an effort to show our appreciation, we offer the Military Discount Program that provides 5% off the base rental rate for these participating homes.

N: Nags Head Vacation Rentals

We just love our Nags Head rentals and you will, too. With a variety of sizes and styles, there is something for everyone. You can find our Nags Head rentals here.

O: Outstanding Customer Service

At Élan Vacations, we pride ourselves on offering a high level of experise and experience when it comes to vacation rental services on the Outer Banks. We are relationship driven and dedicated to providing superlative customer service delivered with warmth, friendliness and individual pride.

P: Pet Friendly

Pets need vacations, too, and where better than the Outer Banks? Treat them to some time away where they can put their paws in the sand and feel the coastal breeze blowing through their fur. Go to our Search by Amenities page and find the perfect pet-friendly OBX vacation rental for you and your four-legged friend.

Q: Quality Service

We've said it before and we'll say it again. We value quality accommodations and quality service. That's what we're all about!

R: Repeat Renter Discount Program

We want you to come back again and again. That's why we offer the Repeat Renter Discount Program. The Élan Rewards program is where the owners offer a discount as a "thank you" for renting their house again. Stay in an Élan Rewards home and return the following year for a 5% discount off the advertised rental rate.

S: Southern Shores Vacation Rentals

Looking for private pools and hot tubs as part of your OBX rental amenities? Our Southern Shores rentals have a lot of them. Check them out!

T: Trip Insurance

Need trip insurance? We've got it! Protect yourself and your vacation investment from unforeseen circumstances. Élan Vacations has partnered with Red Sky Travel Insurance to provide Trip Preserver coverage for our guests. You can read more about our trip insurance option here.

U: Understanding the Elan Difference

There is a difference! Not all vacation rental companies are equal when it comes to quality and service. What sets Élan Vacations apart? We've already covered a lot of them. We offer standard early arrivals, linens and towels, repeat renter discounts, military discounts, a beach bag starter kit, and a complimentary customer appreciation barbecue, to name a few. Read more about the Élan difference and come experience it for yourself.

V: Value For Your Dollar

Smart families know that you get a bigger bang for your buck when you choose a vacation rental versus a hotel/motel stay. Added benefits included more personalization, more privacy, more amenities, more convenience and more of what's important to YOU during your stay. Isn't that what a true vacation is all about?

W: Weekly Rental Specials

Speaking of savings, don't forget to check out our Outer Banks Vacation Rental discounts and specials page. Save even more by using the discount code found on that page for select properties on our site.

X: Xtras

As you can see from this list, you are receiving a lot of extra vacation services that other rental companies would charge you for. We're happy to go above and beyond for our visitors, vacationers and guests.

Y: You Are Important

You are our most important asset. We want you happy and ready to come back for more. And more. And more.

Z: Zero Regrets

You deserve an Outer Banks vacation filled with memories that will last a lifetime, wonderful moments with those you love the most, and plenty of fun in the sun, sand and surf. Your vacation home should be your haven of relaxation each and every day of your stay. We want you to leave your OBX vacation with a smile on your face, some sun on your skin and zero regrets knowing it was time well spent.

What is your favorite thing about an Outer Banks stay with Élan Vacations? We'd love to hear from you!