Archive for September, 2007

It’s Time to Rent a House for a Family Christmas Getaway – Press Release

Friday, September 28th, 2007

It’s Time to Rent a House for a Family Christmas GetawayRentalo’s Prices Make Vacation Rentals Possible in Any Destination Miami, Florida, September 27, 2007‘tired of the same old, same old Christmas at home? Why not rent a house big enough for the family to have all the comforts of home, plus a fun destination.  The web site makes it easy to find the perfect house”for a price that’s amazingly affordable.  Rentalo, the leading travel lodging and vacation rental web site, can even answer special requests through its ‘submit inquiry” feature, putting travelers directly in touch with property owners.  Affordable villas, houses and even apartments are available all over the U.S., Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, Europe and the most popular destinations in the rest of the world.  For example: 

Paris House $257 per night  What could be more perfect than Christmas Week in Paris, where shops and hotels glow with holiday decorations, the Champs Elysées and the Eiffel Tower sparkle with lights, and ice skaters twirl in front of the city hall.  Oriane de Vallée is a beautiful four-bedroom, two-and-a-half bath loft house set on its own little private street right in the center of Paris.  A true haven in the midst of the city’s hustle bustle, this vacation rental is located within walking distance of Montmartre, Place Clichy and Batignolles, and the nearest metro stop is only steps away. Among its added attractions are a laundry room and an office with a computer and DSL Internet. The minimum rental is one week and the price per week is $1,800, which breaks down to $257 per night for a family or group of eight. 

Orlando Villa $130 per night  Give the kids a thrill and take them to Walt Disney World, which goes overboard with Christmas decorations and fun.  Just five minutes from Disney World Rentalo offers a three-bedroom luxury villa that welcomes children and pets. This Orlando vacation home rental, which costs only $130 a night (with a five night minimum), is located off Route 192 in a resort complex with heated pool, tennis courts and a clubhouse that provides an exercise room, pool table and snacks. It has everything a family needs: a crib, two TVs, a fully-equipped kitchen, and a full-size washer and dryer.  The villa is close to restaurants, shows, shopping and golf courses, and is only 10 minutes from Universal and Sea World.   

Vail Townhouse $450 per night  This snow-covered ski resort looks like a Christmas card picture at this time of year, and a family that likes to ski will like a four-bedroom, four-bathroom Vail  townhouse with updated décor and  sunny exposure.  Three of the four bedrooms have twin beds, so the kids can even bring their friends along. The living area has a wood-burning fireplace and faces south to a mountain meadow where the kids can go sledding. Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing are also possible on a nearby golf course, and there’s an athletic club just 50 yards from the front door that has a lap pool, two hot tubs, a sauna and showers.  Beaver Creek is a little over a mile away and downtown Vail is a fast eight-minute drive.  Ice skating as well as skiing is available in both resorts and the famous Colorado ski resorts of Copper Mountain, Breckenridge and Keystone are all an easy drive away.  The house costs $450 a night (with a seven night minimum) during the holidays. 

Cape Town $480 per night   December is summertime in South Africa and Christmas in Cape Town means sunning, swimming, dining outdoors on the V&A Waterfront or even a safari.  The Colony, with its six bedrooms and six baths, is so roomy even the grandparents and friends can come along.  This beautifully restored two-storey villa in downtown Cape Town has a view of Table Mountain from its several balconies and patios.  Decorated in African contemporary style, it is secured by an alarm system, has a pool with recliners, a spacious living/dining area with terrace access, a modern kitchen, garage and high speed Internet.  The house is serviced five times per week, but additional housekeeping and babysitting can be arranged.  At $450 a night, the price per person comes to $37.50, a bargain in any language.  There is wildlife viewing in the vicinity and the house is within 10 minutes drive of the Table Mountain Cable Car, Camps Bay beaches and the V&A Waterfront. 

Rentalo links those seeking rental accommodations to property owners in 15,000 destinations. There is no cost involved.  Using the web site is easy:  It shows details and photos (and sometimes videos) of each rental property.  Its “quick search” feature is even easier; it matches properties with the traveler’s criteria”destination, type of rental, dates and price.  Visitors to the web site can find hotels, motels, inns, lodges and Bed and Breakfasts in addition to vacation rental villas and apartments, and can browse the whole worldwide database. 

For more information about rental possibilities for Christmas, log onto  Rentalo’s e-mail address is and the toll-free telephone number is 1-877-710-5914.



Discounts on Fall Getaways to Florida – Press Release

Friday, September 28th, 2007

Discounts on Fall Getaways to Offers 2-Bedroom Apartments from $55 a Night Miami, Florida, September 27, 2007 ” Savvy travelers know this is the time of year to get terrific bargains on vacation rentals in Florida. And Rentalo, the leading travel lodging and vacation rental web site, gives information about and shows pictures and videos of such accommodations.  It also links travelers directly with the property owners, who can even answer special requests by e-mail. What’s more, on they can click the Special Offers box and find discounts up to 43% and two-bedroom apartments and condos for as little as $55 per night in popular beach resorts.  For example: 

New Smyrna Beach  A professionally-decorated two-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bath townhouse is set in a beautifully wooded condo resort on this barrier island off the East Coast of Florida.  From now until December 14, with a minimum rental of seven nights, the townhouse costs only $71 a night”a discount of 43%.  It is within walking distance of the beach, shops and restaurants and three golf courses are in the general neighborhood.  Two computers are available for guest use in the Clubhouse and the vacation rental, itself, has two patios, a heated swimming pool and a cabana. 

Madeira Beach  A view of John’s Pass and the Intracoastal drawbridge from its balcony makes this two-bedroom, two-bath Gulf Coast vacation rental especially appealing.  Newly remodeled, it has the most up-to-date amenities, as well as large bedrooms that sleep six people in beds rather than pull-out sofas. With a 20% discount, this lodging goes for $100 a night, depending on a seven-night minimum, until December 15. A beach trolley runs right in front of the building and the beach boasts a heated pool as well as tiki huts.  Golf and fishing are available nearby, as are shops, restaurants, a boardwalk and even a casino boat. 

Boynton Beach  This two-bedroom, two-bath  apartment in the Key West-styled Marina Village has wall-to-wall Berber carpeting throughout and is handicapped accessible.  Most of the condos in this community have Intracoastal Waterway views and many have Atlantic Ocean views.  There’s free trolley service to the beach, which is only a short walk away.  A nature walk; waterfront restaurants, shops and cafés; a heated pool and spa; covered parking; a fitness center; and a business center are among Marina Village’s other attractions.  From now until November 30, a 15% discount means a price of only $85 per night, with a minimum rental of 30 nights. 

Bradenton  The Lakes is a lakefront vacation rental with two bedrooms and two baths in a two-storey condominium building that’s also handicapped accessible. Until November 30, the owners are offering this attractive condo at a 23% discount for only $55 a night, with a seven night minimum.  The resort offers tennis courts, a heated pool, a clubhouse and covered parking.  It’s only five minutes to the beach and shops and restaurants are just around the corner.  Theater, restaurants and the Ringling Museum in Sarasota; Busch Gardens and Ybor City‘s entertainment center in Tampa; and even Walt Disney World in Orlando are all within easy driving distance.  

Rentalo’s enormous inventory of some 200,000 properties in some 15,000 destinations in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, Europe and around the world, includes hotels, inns, lodges and bed and breakfasts in addition to vacation rental villas, condos and apartments.  To book the ideal accommodation for a vacation or business trip, log onto  Rentalo’s e-mail address is and the toll-free number is 1-877-710-5914.



Back to school is a great time to travel – with kids

Thursday, September 27th, 2007

With the little ones that is.  Thats right, parents that have little ones that are not old enough for school can save time and money by traveling in the fall season. 

This is a great time to offer special offers for travelers looking to travel with small children.  If your property is children friendly, try to ad a few inexpensive perks that may make the live of a traveling parent easier.

 The Morning Call recently recommended as a source for families to find great value on accomodations read article here

Rentalo recommended to find properties in Europe

Thursday, September 27th, 2007

Travel to Europe is becoming more and more expensive everyday as the euro gains ground on the dollar.  Travelers have to find creative ways to save money and still afford a great European vacation.  Rencently the Miami Herald posted an article about this topic, and in the explames of how travelers can save money they used a property found on!

Rentalo is proud of offering great accomodations at great prices for all our travelers worldwide.

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