Press Release



Miami, FL, March 3, 2009—With the economy in free fall, everybody's looking for a discount and, the leading online vacation rental directory is offering dozens of them, from 10% to 75% off. It's a great way to have a spring vacation in the U.S., Mexico, Caribbean or even Europe—and save money while you're doing it. To find the bargains, log onto and check out the "Latest Special Offers." If none of the latest special offers is exactly right, click "view more" to see all the other possibilities.

And now Rentalo makes vacation rentals even more appealing, with their new "Worry Free" Lodging Guarantee that provides up to $5,000 of payment protection—for free—so travelers can book a vacation rental with full confidence.

Some of the good deals that are available:

Enchanted Guest House, Beverly Hills, CA—25% Off

You don't have to win an Oscar, or even be a movie star, to rent this romantic hideaway on a private estate in Beverly Hills where many celebrities have stayed. There's one bedroom and one bath, a fully-equipped kitchen and a tropical garden surrounding a pool and Jacuzzi with a waterfall. Rodeo Drive shops, Hollywood and the beaches are all within a short driving distance. The nightly rate is $295 until March 31, with a one-night minimum. For information:

West Coast Villa, Barbados—13% Off

This newly-built, two-bedroom, air-conditioned villa is in a new development in St. Peter, on Barbados's fashionable West Coast. French doors open from the living room to the spacious terrace for views of the island, the Caribbean Sea and colorful sunsets. Gorgeous white sand beaches, shops and restaurants are five minutes by car, and two of the island's best golf courses—Royal Westmoreland and Sandy Lane—are close by. The nightly rate is $130 until April 30, with a three-night minimum. For information:

Village House, Provence, France—38% Off

Here's a four-bedroom, three-bath maison de village that's part of the history of the charming Provençal village of Carcès. It is just footsteps away from boulangeries, shops, cafés, an art gallery, a bank, a traditional Saturday market and five wineries. The terrace in back provides a view of the countryside with its mimosas and poppies and there's a small pool in the courtyard. The nightly rate is 125 euros or $158, from April 25 to May 30, with a seven-night minimum. For information:

Casa Quien Sabe, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico—23% Off

Located on a hillside with a spectacular view of Bandaras Bay and Puerto Vallarta below, this luxurious three-bedroom condo is within walking distance of the beach and downtown. It features a private terrace, a palapa bar, a pool and Jacuzzi tub; access to the comfortable family room is over a pond with a waterfall. Professionally-decorated and air-conditioned, the condo has maid service and a purified water system. The nightly rate is $275 from April 1 to May 30, with a four-night minimum. For information:

"In the current economic downturn," says Rentalo president Alfredo Purrinos, "vacation rental homes make even more sense. They are a budget-friendly and affordable alternative to traditional lodging." Rentalo's inventory of some 200,000 properties in the U.S., Mexico, Caribbean, Canada, Europe 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 house, villa or condo, log onto

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