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Vacation Rental Deals and Trends for Branson Missouri
by Worldwide Lodging Directory Reveals Hotels versus Vacation Rentals Comparison Shopping Trends, Vacation Planning Trends, Vacation Themes Trends for Missouri’s Top Vacation Destination Branson

Miami, FL. March 19, 2010 – A recent study on travelers searching for vacation rentals in Branson from July 2008 to January 2010 was released by the leading directory of vacation rentals Performed on a database of 2,180 travelers; the study validates recent forecasts by travel experts on consumers’ interests in comparison shopping.

Comparison Shopping Trends for Branson, Missouri

The study revealed that 59 percent of the vacation planners who inquired for a place to stay showed interest in comparison shopping among Branson vacation rentals, bed and breakfasts, and hotels. Seventy-two percent of travelers were also open to receive offers from nearby destinations like Hollister, Rockaway Beach, Forsyth, Ridgedale, Reeds Spring and others. 

Vacation Planning Trends for Branson, Missouri

26 percent were early planners who started their vacation planning 1 to 2 months in advance, 41 percent were from last minute travelers inquiring within the last 30 days prior to arriving to their Branson lodging, and another 31 percent were travelers planning at least 2 months prior to arriving to Branson.

Vacation Themes for Branson, Missouri

Branson’s most popular vacation theme is family reunions with 54 percent of the inquiries requesting accommodations for groups of more than 4 adults or families with kids, 21 percent for couples on romantic getaways, and 1 percent for people traveling alone.

“Comparison shopping is a time consuming process yet effective in finding the best alternative when looking for lodging options” says Francisco Suarez, customer service manager at “Rentalo makes it easy for travelers to compare offers from vacation rentals, hotels, and bed and breakfasts via the free destination inquiry service also called wanted ads service.”

Special Deal: Branson Vacation Condo Rental – from $90 per night
This charming vacation rental apartment has two bedrooms and two bathrooms and can sleep up to six people comfortably. The unit is surrounded by 150 wooded acres that guests are welcome to explore. There is a beautiful view of the Ozarks, a basketball court, and two pools. Detailed information with pictures and a short inquiry form are available at, ID 118659.

Special Deal: Table Rock Lake Resort Condo – from $100 per night
This newly remodeled Branson vacation condo at Eagle’s Nest Resort on Table Rock Lake features two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a deck with a stunning view. There are cathedral ceilings and a spacious and tastefully decorated living room. The condo can sleep up to six people comfortably.  More information is available at, ID 208202.

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. 

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