Travel Tips

Vacation Home Rental and Budget Travel

A vacation home rental can be a real budget saver. Homeowners through the years have invested in vacation rental properties that they rented to travelers. But these days, the practice of renting a primary residence or exchanging homes has become quite common. Web sites such as globalpropertylistings.com have made these transactions easier. Many travelers start their planning with a hotel search or...

Rental vs. Hotel: When’s an Apartment Smart?

Whether you’re in a city or the countryside, renting an apartment, house, or villa can be a fun and cost-effective way to delve into Europe. A short-term vacation rental is a great alternative to a hotel, especially if you plan to settle in one location for several nights. Options run the gamut, from French gîtes to Tuscan villas to big-city apartments in the heart of town. Prices vary depending on the...

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