June 29, 2009
For those who haven't booked their holiday yet, why not opt for good old France this summer? It's only a quick Channel crossing away, the weather is reliably pleasant and the food is predictably delicious. Moreover, on Holiday-Rentals there are currently over a hundred French properties running fantastic special offers for last-minute travellers, so you really have no excuse to hold off any longer!
June 15, 2009
Think Nordic countries are all about snow, long nights and Christmas markets? Think again. For those who want to try something different this summer but don't want to venture too far from our British shores, the land of midnight sun is ideal. Holiday-Rentals lists 530 properties in Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland and Iceland, from city break pads to remote log cabins by crystal-clear lakes, and the countries are well-served by budget airlines so great for a bargain break.
June 08, 2009
There's never been a better time to visit the beautiful Welsh county of Pembrokeshire as this year it plays host to not one, but two Hollywood blockbusters. Following hot on the heels of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Russell Crowe's new Robin Hood epic Nottingham starts filming at Freshwater West in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park on 15 June, and fans have until the end of the month to catch a glimpse of the Oscar-winning actor. If that's not enough to tempt you, the filming will be part of the finale and will include a spectacular battle scene with boats and horses, offering a truly unforgettable experience.
June 03, 2009
A generation of 20-somethings are holidaying with their parents to save money amid the recession, according to new research by Holiday-Rentals.
June 02, 2009
HomeAway, Inc., which operates the world's largest network of vacation rental websites, today announced the appointment of Petra Friedmann to the position of President of HomeAway Europe. A longtime veteran of the travel industry, Friedmann brings invaluable online consumer experience to her new role managing the company's European presence. She replaces Alexis de Belloy, who transitions to a similar position overseeing the HomeAway brands in the U.S.
June 01, 2009
This year's financial woes have prompted many Brits to put their summer holiday plans on hold, but this needn't be the case if you choose your destination wisely. Consider Bulgaria, which has claimed the top spot in this year's Holiday Costs Barometer from Post Office Travel Services, overtaking last year's top three Thailand, South Africa and Egypt - and the good news is you don't need to fly half way around the world to get there!