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Miami, FL, April 27, 2009—While Vancouver is not appealing in winter-it is gray and drizzly almost every day-come May, when the sun shines, the flowers bloom and the sailboats appear on English Bay, it is arguably the most beautiful destination in North America. Surrounded by water and snow-capped mountains, this largest city in Canada's British Columbia-just above Seattle on the map-has a lot more going for it than physical beauty It is an exciting metropolis full of great restaurants, shopping, museums, theater and nightlife., the leading online vacation rental directory, can make a Vancouver vacation very affordable, with rental apartments that start as low as $100 a night. And it doesn't hurt that one dollar U.S. buys $1.20 Canadian this year. Go to to see the possibilities on the Rentalo web site:


This bright, modern, beautifully-furnished and centrally-located Vancouver apartment has two bedrooms and two baths in one of the best residential buildings in the city. Building amenities include a gym, hot tub, steam room, billiards, a library and excellent security, not to mention a Starbuck's at the front entrance. The apartment is close to Stanley Park, Vancouver's famous Robson Street shopping district, the Cruise Ship Terminal and the wonderful market on Granville Island. Even Whistler is only a one-and-a-half-hour drive away. The nightly rate is $145 with a five-night minimum. Rentalo ID No. 3881.


Located only one block from the Robson Street shopping district, this one-bedroom Vancouver apartment offers a great location in a reputable high-rise building. It is furnished with a modern touch, provides high-speed Internet and cable/satellite TV and the full-equipped kitchen includes a washer and dryer. There is even an 18-hour concierge in the lobby for added convenience and security. The apartment is convenient to everything from tennis and boating to restaurants and museums. The nightly rate until May 31 is $100, with a four-night minimum. Rentalo ID No. 269830.


With the mighty Fraser River flowing by this three-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bath Vancouver house, a view from every room is guaranteed. There are also scenic walks-watching fishermen and tugboats on a working river-along the seawall that's right outside the door. A large wrap-around patio extends the living space for barbecues or just enjoying the sunshine and views. Renters have access to a clubhouse with complete gym and hot tub, as well as two secure underground parking spots. The nightly rate is $150 ($200 on weekends), with a seven-night minimum. Rentalo ID No. 108863.


The Max Suite, a stunning urban oasis, features a grand 525-square-foot outdoor terrace with lounge chairs and a patio set. The well-appointed Vancouver apartment itself has two bedrooms and two full baths and sleeps five comfortably. The building boasts an indoor pool, hot tub, sauna and well-equipped gym. Great Yaletown restaurants and casual cafes are close by and the seawall is only two blocks away. Take a morning stroll along the marina or rollerblade toward the sunset. The nightly rate until September is $228, with a five-night minimum. Rentalo ID No. 209262.

"In the current economic downturn," says Rentalo president Alfredo Purrinos, "vacation rental homes and apartments 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., Canada, Caribbean, Mexico, Europe and around the world includes hotels, inns, lodges and bed and breakfasts in addition to vacation rental villas, condos and apartments. To book an affordable apartment or house in Vancouver, log onto

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