Georgia’s main attraction for vacation rentals is by far Atlanta, who’s metro area makes up one of the largest cities in the United States with just over 6 million people according to the 2020 census and Jackson-Hartsfield International Airport is the busiest in the US. Athens is home to the University of Georgia Bulldogs, the 2021 NCAA College Football national champions, while Columbus is where the final battle of the civil war took place, and Savannah is well known throughout the country for its beautiful coastal landscapes, well-preserved architecture, and its rich and vibrant history.

Great Vacation Rental Cities in Georgia

Georgia STR State Level Regulations

Currently there are no state level laws or regulations that are imposed on short term and vacation rental properties in Georgia, however there are a number or laws and regulations specific to local city and county governments and there has been a lot of recent activity at those levels to enact licensing and permiting measures.

Georgia Short Term Rental Taxes and Fees

States sales Tax of 4% of the listing price including any cleaning fees for reservations of 89 nights and shorter is applied to each stay. More information can be found by visiting the State of Georgia Sales and Use Tax website.