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What is the best mattress protector for a VRBO?

What is the best mattress protector for a VRBO?


Quick answer: A machine washable, fullly encased mattress protector that is unnoticed when slept on. 

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Why do I need a fully encased mattress protector for my VRBO?
Accidents happen on every side of VRBO mattresses. Some leaks with even reach the underside. So if you are going to go through the effort of protecting your mattress, best to protect the entire mattress.

Why do I need to make sure my VRBO mattress protector goes unnoticed when slept on?
Many mattress protectors are constructed of plastic or rubber so they make an annoying crinkling sound when a guest moves on the bed. This turns a comfortable bed into something the sounds like it belongs in a cheap elder care facility. Your mattress protector should be made from fabric so guests will have no idea its even there.

Why do I need a machine washable mattress protector?
It makes hosting easier and cheaper.  When the eventual leak happens if your mattress protector is not machine washable then you only have two options: buy a new one or regular trips to the dry cleaner.  With machine washable, on the other hand, it just requires some stain remover and a run through your washing machine. 

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