Press Release



Miami, FL, August 19, 2008 — Worries about the economy and the price of gas have kept many American families home this summer. But it's not too late to have a "staycation," which means staying somewhere wonderful but close to home in the U.S.A., the leading on-line vacation rental directory makes the decision easy and inexpensive with its thousands of vacation rental options all over the country, and even easier and less expensive with its Special Offers box, which lists vacation rentals with discounts up to 33% and higher. And now Rentalo's new website design features an eye-catching photo slide show of each property, as well as a new property map, complete description, prominent contact information and an availability calendar—all on the same wider page. Some of the end-of-summer discounted properties listed:


A luxurious six bedroom "log cabin" built in 2007, this beauty has panoramic views of the Shenandoah Valley and the Blue Ridge Mountains. The secluded cabin has six bedrooms, two large covered porches, and a six person hot tub with waterfall on an open deck. A perfect escape, it is close to the magnificent Luray Caverns and the Massanutten Four Seasons Ski Resort. With the 13% discount, the price until October 31 is $325 per night, with a 3-night minimum. For information:


It's a cozy, comfortable cabin located in the beautiful Cave Rock area, close to the beach and boat launch (for picnics, swimming and fishing off the rocks), shops and casinos. Two bedrooms, two lightweight mattresses and a futon sleep five. There's a wood-burning stove and redwood deck with table, chairs and barbecue. With the 33% discount, the price until September 28 is $100 per night, with a 5-night minimum. For information:

GULF SHORES, AL — 31% Discount

This two-bedroom condo is smack on the sugar white sandy Gulf of Mexico beach for which this resort town is famed. It is near an amusement park, museums, historic sites, outlet shopping, deep sea fishing, great golf and restaurants specializing in fresh seafood. The apartment features a beachfront balcony, air conditioning, a Jacuzzi/hot tub and wireless broadband Internet connection. With the 31% discount, the price until September 5 is $114 per night, with a 4-night minimum. For information:

BIG SKY, MT — 10% Discount

A vaulted wood ceiling and Montana art work decorate the living/dining room of this Big Sky townhouse, which also has three bedrooms and a recreation area with pool. Its balcony overlooks mountain peaks and is surrounded by the trees that provide privacy. There are five local trout streams, whitewater rafting on the Gallatin River, as well as hiking, horseback riding, tennis and golf nearby. And Yellowstone National Park is only an hour away. With the 10% discount, the price until November 1 is $135 per night, with a 3-night minimum. For information:

"Rentalo is unique among vacation rental directories and hotel reservation sites, since its comprehensive inventory appeals to both leisure and business travelers," says president Alfredo Purrinos. Its inventory of some 120,000 properties in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Mexico, Caribbean and around the world includes hotels, inns, lodges and bed and breakfasts in addition to vacation rental villas, condos and apartments. To book a discounted late-summer vacation rental, log onto and click the Special Offers box. Rentalo's e-mail address is and the toll-free telephone number is 1-877-710-5914.

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