Beth's Breakaways

Vacation Homes in Branson, MO

Policies & Frequently Asked Questions

Please review this page before you arrive, you will find lots of answers here! If you don't find what you are looking for, please contact us. 

How does the reservation process work?
If you are interested in making a reservation with Beth's Breakaways, please check the availability calendar first. If dates are available, use the Inquire page to begin the rental process. We will reply with your total rate. To confirm a reservation, half of the total rental rate and a completed rental agreement is required. The second half of the balance is due thirty days before arrival. When final payment is received with the agreement, an email will be sent with directions and the key code to enter the property. 

Is there a minimum stay? 
Generally, there is a 2 night minimum stay, except for the following time periods -
  • Peak season: 5 night minimum
  • Memorial & Labor Day: 3 night minimum
  • Thanksgiving and Christmas Break: 4 night minimum

Who is Beth's Breakaways, LLC?
Beth's Breakaways, LLC, is a family owned and operated business offering vacation rentals in Branson, Missouri. Several are owned by the same owner who owns Beth's Breakaways, Beth Hammond. Beth and her family run the business with the help of the best cleaning crews in the area and local maintenance people that are also top notch. Beth is often in the Branson area, but also has a home in Iowa, so she is between the 2 places.  She is always a phone call away, and always has the help she needs to meet the needs of renters.

How secluded are the properties?
Beth's Breakaways offers ten vacation homes in Missouri, in the Branson, Hollister and Kimberling City areas. Some of the vacation rentals are on their own on acres of land, whereas other rentals are located in area developments. Beth's Breakaways offers a variety of properties to accommodate small and large groups with diverse vacation needs.  

What forms of payment are accepted?
Visa, Master Card, Discover, Checks and Cash

Where do guests check-in?
When final payment is received with the rental agreement, an email will be sent with directions and the key code to enter the property. Renters are able to let themselves in upon arrival without checking in at an office.

What are the check-in and check-out times?
Check-in: anytime after 3:00 pm except Lap of Luxury Lodge for which check-in is anytime after 4pm
Check-out: by 10:00  am. 

What is provided in the vacation rentals?
  • All linens (sheets, towels, blankets, pillows)
  • Paper goods (toilet paper, paper towels) and cleaning items (laundry soap, dish soap, garbage bags)
  • Toiletries (shampoo, conditioner, and body wash)
  • Fully stocked kitchens (plates, glasses, flatware, pots, pans, glassware, coffeemaker, crockpot, pancake griddle, etc.)

What do vacation rental guests need to bring?

What is the vacation rental cancellation policy?
  • If a reservation is cancelled at least 45 days before the arrival date: the initial amount paid, less $100.00,  will be refunded
  • If a reservation is cancelled 45 days or less before the arrival date: there will be no refund. However, if the rental can be re-rented for the dates of the cancelled reservation, a refund will be provided in the amount that it was re-rented for. To increase the likelihood of a refund, it's best to give ample noticed in the unfortunate circumstance where cancellations are required. Sorry, no exceptions.

What is there to do in the area around Branson?
Take a look at the
Branson Activities page. There are so many thing to do here, a week just isn't enough time. To name a few, guests in the Branson area enjoy Table Rock Lake Activities, Silver Dollar City, Dixie Stampede, hiking, fishing, horse back riding, dining, go-carting and wineries.

Are pets allowed in the Beth's Breakaways vacation rentals?
The only rental that allows pets is the
Lazy Bear Log Cabin. The pet fee is $20.00 per night and the following rules must be followed:
  • No pets on the furniture or beds
  • The dog must be in a crate, when renters are away from the home.
  • Owners must clean up after it outside

Is smoking allowed in the Beth's Breakaways vacation rentals?
There is NO SMOKING permitted inside any of the Beth's Breakaways' properties. For guests who are smokers, all smoking must be done outside. Cigarette butts are not to be thrown on the ground and any other smoking related waste is to be properly extinguished and immediately disposed of after use. If a renter smokes in the rental, the entire damage deposit will be forfeited. Sorry, no exceptions.

Are outdoor fires allowed?
Guests must follow any local fire restrictions. Extreme caution is to be exercised when using fire pits, grilling and smoking. 

Where do we put trash and recyclables?
Please dispose of trash in the provided containers. Each home has a dumpster where guests need to take their trash.  There is an instruction sheet on the counter that advises where this is. 

Are the Beth's Breakaways vacation rentals air conditioned and heated?
Beth's Breakaways' vacation rentals have air conditioning and heating. Please do not set heat controls above 72 degrees. Please do not set cooling controls below 68 degrees. If windows are opened, please turn off the HVAC system.
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Reservations: Online, email or call 319-461-0845
Beth's Breakaways
| Branson Missouri Vacation Home Rentals
Beth Hammond, half-time resident of Branson | 2575 Sockum Ridge Road | Washington, Iowa 52353