Press Release



Vacation Trends and Special Deals for Pennsylvania’s Top Vacation Destination Poconos by Vacation Lodging Directory

Vacation Rentals versus Hotels Comparison Shopping Trends, Vacation Planning Trends, Vacation Themes Trends and Special Deals in Poconos, Pennsylvania

Miami, FL. March 16, 2010 – The leading lodging web site reveals the findings of a recent marketing study conducted on 6,694 opted-in travelers who searched for vacation rentals in Pennsylvania’s Poconos from July 2008 to January 2010.   This marketing study validates recent forecasts by travel experts on consumers’ increasing interests in comparison shopping.  In addition, shares special deals in the area.

The study revealed that 72 percent of the vacation planners who inquired for a place to stay showed interest in comparison shopping among  Poconos’s vacation rentals, bed breakfasts, and hotels.  31 percent were early planners who started their vacation planning 1 to 2 months in advance, 40 percent were from last minute travelers inquiring within the last 30 days prior to the arriving to their Poconos lodging, and another 27 percent were travelers planning at least 2 months prior to arriving to Poconos.  Poconos’ most popular vacation theme is family reunions with 70 percent of the inquiries requesting accommodations for groups of more than 4 adults or families with kids, 16 percent for couples on romantic getaways, and 5 percent for people traveling alone.

Poconos Chalet  from $93 per night
A beautiful chalet house offered at a discounted rate of $93 USD a night. It is located in a gated community and there are three swimming pools and two large lakes. It has three bedrooms and two bathrooms and can accommodate up to nine people. More information and details can be found at, ID 111019.

Poconos House from $337 per night
This beautiful contemporary three story house can sleep up to fourteen guests and it features four bedrooms and a fully equipped kitchen. There is a game room with a pool table, a fireplace, and ceiling fans. There is also a clubhouse, a community pool, and tennis courts. More information on this Poconos accommodation can be found at, ID 317849.

Lake Harmony Vacation Lodge from $200 per night
This Poconos vacation house features four bedrooms and can accommodate up to 14 guests. Three bedrooms feature full size beds, the fourth bedroom has a queen size bed and two twin beds. It also has a private balcony / deck overlooking the beautiful Pocono Mountains.  All bedrooms have dressers and television for your entertainment.  For more information about this beautiful mountain lake house in Poconos, visit, ID 312513.

“According to travel industry and search engine stats, most internet users don’t find what they search for online.” says Alfredo Purrinos, president and founder of “At, we work hard to make it easy for travelers to find the best place to stay that meet their specific lodging needs.”

Travel editors, experts, and other media publications interested in similar data pertaining to other vacation destinations, or additional consumer data statistics and facts such as budget, amenities, length of stays, peak seasons, and inventory data should contact Rentalo directly. 

About is a leading online travel lodging and vacation rental website. Its broad inventory of vacation rentals, bed and breakfasts, and hotels is available online and via RSS feeds, affiliate distribution partners, as well as thousands of journalists and editors through e-mail, press releases, and travel publications. Through selected partnerships, Rentalo's inventory is available to an online audience of more than 100 million travelers in the United States and abroad.  For more information, visit or call 1(305) 558-5577.

Media Contact:
Carolina Plata
1-305-558-5577 ext 607