RENTALO.COM HELPS MAKE SUMMER TRAVEL TO EUROPE EASY
LODGING SEARCH ENGINE FINDS VACATION RENTAL SAVINGS
IN TUSCANY, BARCELONA, COSTA DEL SOL, OTHER DESTINATIONS
MIAMI, FL – The latest reductions on lodging rentals in the online newsletter of Rentalo.com feature vacation rental properties in Spain's Barcelona and Costa del Sol and Italy's Tuscany region that will help travelers reduce the cost of travel to Europe this summer. The worldwide internet directory Rentalo.com, the fastest growing search engine for rental accommodations, offers quick access to 100,000 rental properties in 15,000 destinations worldwide.
Europe-bound vacationers can quickly find the best values in vacation homes, apartments, hotels, guest houses, bed and breakfasts and other rental lodgings using Rentalo’s destination-based inquiry service, which does the search work and advises inquirers of the properties available in their destination of choice. Once advised by Rentalo, the registered users contact the property owner or manager directly to book their selections.
Rentalo.com’s free online accommodations newsletter provides vacation and business travelers with short-term savings of 20% to 80% from the published rates on selected rentals. Travelers can register for the bi-monthly newsletter at privately owned vacation houses and apartments and other rental lodgings by registering their e-mail on Rentalo. Once users input their destinations of choice, Rentalo begins sending them bi-monthly newsletters with discounts at rentals at these locations.
Current discounted offers in Spain include two apartments in Barcelona – one in the Ramblas area and another facing Ciutadella Park – and two properties in Tuscany – one a large farmhouse, 18 miles from Florence, and the other a two-bedroom apartment at
L'Aquila at the based of the remains of a ninth century castle, close to the town of San Gimignano. Other rental offers include apartments close to Marbella and Malaga on Spain's
Costa del Sol.
One two-bedroom, modern Barcelona apartment is conveniently located just off Las Ramblas, close to the Plaza Real, the 19th century Royal Plaza. Past guests comment on the apartment's location in the heart of the city, its roominess for four and its decor in warm Mediterranean colors. Weekly rates are 840 Euros (about $1,092) with minimum stays of four nights. Nightly rates are 120 Euros ($156).
The other two-bedroom apartment by Ciutadella Park is close to the Ramblas, the Gothic Quarter, the bustling port attractions and walking distance to the Picasso Museum. Ideal for three guests, the apartment has a lovely terrace overlooking the Park and a fully-equipped kitchen. The nightly rental rate is 100 Euros ($130) for two guests and 130 Euros ($169) for three with a minimum stay of three nights.
The rental accommodations, 15 minutes from Florence and within easy reach of Pisa, San Gimignano and Siena, are situated in a spacious former farmhouse, now housing eight large, elegant apartments in traditional Tuscan style with a handsome stone façade, beamed ceilings and original frescoes decorating some ceilings. Guests can enjoy a large pool, open from May to September, surrounded by olive trees and a grand view of the hills, and fully-equipped kitchens, bedrooms and bathrooms and free laundry room. The olive groves with 800 trees produce olive oil for sale in the region. The nightly rate for six guests is 360 Euros or $468 for a minimum stay of three nights.
The L’Aquila two-bedroom apartment near San Gimignano can sleep up to six and rents for 120 Euros or $156 nightly during the summer months with a minimum stay of three nights. Amenities include therapeutic outdoor Jacuzzi, satellite TV, dishwasher, barbecue grill, private garden and deck with incredible views and private parking. Sports facilities – swimming pool, tennis, horseback riding and bike rentals – are just 20 minutes away, the food market is 10 minutes away and hiking trails run through the surrounding woods and vineyards.
Registered users can request a Rentalo "quick search" for rentals at their selected destination or destinations. Rentalo maintains users privacy by using “virtual” e-mails when sending out a general query so only when the registered user contacts the property or properties of choice does their actual e-mail become known.
Those who prefer to browse Rentalo's extensive inventory on their own will easily find rentals in all price ranges in cities and resorts throughout Europe, the U.S. and worldwide. A new Rentalo feature – “define search” – also makes browsing easier. It allows users to check all categories of accommodations, narrow their choice to vacation rentals, hotels/ motels or B&Bs, dates of travel, number of travelers and add criteria such as number of bedrooms, pet-friendly, handicapped accessibility and choice of amenities.
Rentalo’s large and unique inventory of lodgings also makes it a helpful site for travel agents who can quickly find and book rentals for their clients anywhere in the world. Travel agent commissions range from 5% to 20%. In addition, agents who register on Rentalo’s affiliates "publisher'' link program can add to their revenues. For more on Miami-based Rentalo and its free bi-monthly newsletter, log on to www.rentalo.com or call 1-877-710-5914.
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