Guest Frequently Asked Questions

Why should I rent a home on Lake LBJ (Kingsland, TX)?

Lake LBJ is one of the largest, constant level lakes in the United States, at just over 21 miles long with a maximum width of 10,800 feet.  Lake LBJ is perfect for water related activities such as boating, waterskiing, jet skiing, and fishing.  One of the most popular and beautiful lakes in Texas, Lake LBJ, was named after President Lyndon B. Johnson, and is part of the Highland Lakes chain of six lakes starting in Austin and going northwest for over 85 miles.  Lake LBJ starts at Kingsland, where the Colorado and Llano rivers meet and goes to Horseshoe Bay.

Why should I rent from Lake Me Away?

Lake Me Away is committed to delivering high quality vacation rental experiences for you, your family and friends. We are experienced business leaders, operators and managers with a depth of knowledge in luxury hospitality, sales and marketing, business and watercraft operation and safety. We believe wonderful vacation experiences in a lovely, lakeside setting creates life long memories and are committed to doing all we can to ensure a relaxing vacation experience.

Is the home fully furnished?

Yes. The homes are fully furnished, both indoors and out. The homes feature kitchens that are fully stocked with pots, pans, cooking utensils, plates, glassware, silver etc. Linens are provided for all beds and bathrooms. (Beach towels are typically NOT provided.) Additionally, a “starter” supply consumables such as shampoo, soap, trash bags, paper towels, toilet paper, dishwashing soap, laundry detergent etc. is also provided.

Is there Internet access?

Yes. All the homes feature high speed internet service. Access codes are located in the home on the House Rules.

Is daily housekeeping service provided?

No. Daily service is not included but can be arranged for an additional fee. 100% of the Housekeeping Fee paid by the renter at the time of booking is paid to the housekeepers who clean the home following departure.

What should I bring and what should I leave at home?

While the homes and kitchens are fully furnished and stocked, you will need to bring your food and beverage items as well as personal items such as hairdryers, shampoo, body wash etc. Should you plan to enjoy the outdoors and the lake, plan to bring sunscreen, beach towels, a good book and a hat. Items such as jewelry and other valuables should be left at home. The homes do not have safes and Lake Me Away is not responsible for items lost or stolen. Specific questions about items available in the home should be directed to tracy@lakemeawaylbj.com.

Can I rent a boat or kayak?

Yes. There are two companies in Kingsland that rent watercraft and will deliver them to your dock. Splash Rentals (www.splashrentals.com) and Wave Chasers (www.wavechasersllc.com) both rent watercraft for your enjoyment. Just Yakin’ Kayak Rental is located in Marble Falls and rents kayaks (www.justyakin.com).

Can I bring my boat or jet skis?

Absolutely! Many of the homes have day docks or boat slips for your watercraft. Inquire about the specifics of your property! A public boat ramp is available in the Kingsland Community Park.

What other activities are available in the area?

While the Highland Lakes are known for the beautiful water and boating activities, the area also offers opportunities for hiking, shopping, scenic drives, winery and brewery tours, state parks, golf, fishing and much more!

How do we get into the property?

The homes are equipped with either a digital lock or a lock box. Entry instructions and codes will be emailed to you approximately one week prior to your arrival along with the address of the property.

What are check-in and check-out times?

Check-In time is 4:00 PM and Check-Out time is 11:00 AM. Requests for an early check-in or late check-out can be made the day prior to your arrival and is subject to a $50 fee.

What is the closest airport?

Austin Bergstrom International Airport (ABIA) is approximately 70 miles from Kingsland. Rental cars are available at the airport.

What if I have to cancel my trip?

Unfortunately, cancellations that occur within 30 days of the scheduled arrival are non-refundable. Travel insurance is highly recommended.

Are laundry facilities available?

Yes. All homes are supplied with a clothes washer and dryer.

How do I pay for my visit?

We require a 25% reservation fee at the time of booking as well as a Rental Agreement, Guest Details and a signed Pet Policy, if applicable, in order to confirm the reservation. The remaining balance is charged 30 days prior to arrival and is non-refundable.

What is the Smoking Policy?

Smoking is not permitted in any of our homes.

Can I bring my dog?

Dogs are allowed in some of our rentals. A signed Pet Policy and a paid Pet Fee is required. For more information, please request a copy of the Pet Policy for your review.

What if I break something or damage the house?

Reservations are covered by either a $500 refundable Security Deposit or a Vacation Rental Damage Protection Plan provided by CSA Travel Protection. This plan costs $49 and covers unintentional damage up to $3000 providing the damage is reported to the property manager prior to departure. Your choice of the Security Deposit or the Vacation Rental Damage Protection Plan is made at the time of booking.