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Common Questions about Vacation Rental Homes

How far are your cabins from Helen? 
We have cabins anywhere from walking distance to 15 miles away just depending on your preference. On each units personal page in the description you will see mileage from downtown Helen to cabin... 

Are your cabins pet friendly? 
Currently we have several properties that allow pets including A View From Above and the Deer Field properties. 

What are your rental policies? 

How can I see which cabins are available for the dates in which I want to stay? 

Go to any page's left hand column:
Select your arrival date and departure date
Then press Check Availability
This will bring all cabins that fit your criteria.
You can then filter your results using the "Advanced Search" check boxes on the search results page.

How can I make a reservation? 
Reservations are very simple to make, either online or with one of our experienced and friendly reservationists. We can be reached toll-free at 800-395-3644. We are always glad to help!

What type of payments do you accept? 
We accept Visa, Master Card, and Cash appon arrival.
Prepayments have the option of sending in a check or money-order (which must be recieved with-in 10 days of making your reservation)and must be RECEIVED at least 10 days before your arrival. 

Are there any additional fess? 
Every cabin has a base rate which can be found on the cabins personal page under the rate table.

A processing fee is added onto all properties.
Each unit has a cleaning fee ranging from $69.00 - $199.00 per night
The tax rate is 15% on all lodging in Helen. The lodging (city tax) is 8% and the state tax is 7%.

What is the processing fee? 
The processing fee covers the cost of processing credit cards and all paperwork involved with your reservation. 
What is required to make a reservation? 
A Visa or Mastercard to hold your reservation with.
50% of the total balance of your reservation.
Your name and basic information 
And that's it (pretty simple!)

When is payment due?
50% is due upon making your reservation. 
The other 50% is due upon arrival. 

How do I get the physical address of our Cabin? 
Unfortunately we do not give out the address of our cabins ahead of time. But you will need to come to our office to check-in and the office address is: 
8287 South Main Street
    Helen, Georgia 30545
Buisness Hours 

What does A-1 Vacation Rentals provide? 
  • A beautiful and clean cabin...
  • Linens for all beds in cabin.
  • A clean starter set of towels for each person allotted in cabin.
  • A starter set of toiletries.
  • Dish soap
  • A fully equipped kitchen 
  • And last but not least a Wonderful memory that will last forever!!! 

Some things you need to bring: 
  • Shampoo, we do not provide shampoo
  • Hairdryer
  • We provide a starter set of linens and toiletries. If your stay is lengthy you may want to bring extra (towels, toilet paper, etc.). Maid service is NOT provided during your stay so no restocking will be done.
  • Flashlights or Candles in case of a power outage.
  • All cabins have a grill, many are charcoal - you will need to provide your own...
  • If there is a particular piece of cooking equipment that you absolutley need to prepare a spectacular meal you are planning, please be aware these are privately owned units and Owners supply basics, specialty items may not be available... Think ahead and bring it with you...
  • Matches for fire pits, fireplaces, and/or grill may not be there... 

Where can I get firewood? 
We have firewood for sale at our office for $3.95 a bundle.
But we don't have matches or starters so remember to grab them before you leave the house!

What is there to do in the area? 
Please visit our "Area Guide" page for listings, links, and phone numbers of Helen's dining, activities, and shopping guides.

Additional info can be found at the Alpine Helen Convention & Visitors Bureau (link listed below). 

Where is the closet grocery store? 
There are many stores in this area. Depending on the location of your cabin one store may be closer than another. Below are some listing:

-Ingles -- Cleveland 
Located 9 miles from downtown Helen
Open 24 hours 
55 Helen Hwy
Cleveland, GA 30528
(706) 219-4096

-Betty's Country Store
Located in downtown Helen 
Open 7:00 am - 9:00 pm daily
18 Yonah St
Helen, GA 30545
(706) 878-2617

-Adams IGA -- Cleveland 
Located 10 miles from downtown Helen
Open 7am-10pm Mon-Sat and 8am-9pm Sunday
271 E Kytle St
Cleveland, GA 30528
(706) 348-6226?

Where is the closest Wal-Mart? 

-Wal-Mart Store Supercenter
  Cornelia Georgia 30531

Wal-Mart Supercenter
  Cleveland, Georgia 30528 


Check-in and Check-out? 
Check-in is at 3:00pm
Check-out is at 11:00am
If you believe you are going to arrive after our normal buisness hours please call the day of your arrival and we will instruct you on how to check in without us being here.