Get two holidays for the price of one in Krakow, Salzburg & Dubai
24 November 2008 If time or money is an issue and you can't decide between a city break or ski holiday, why not combine 2-in-1 in Krakow, Salzburg or Dubai? All these destinations offer a dose of culture and sightseeing, as well as access to the slopes; ideal for those with limited time or budgets.
Holiday-Rentals lists great value private holiday homes in all these areas, available to rent direct from owners, which often works out much less per head than a similar standard hotel. There are lovely apartments in Krakow from just £12 per person per night; in Salzburg from around £25 per person per night; and in Dubai from around £30 per person per night.
Listing over 122,000 properties worldwide, Holiday-Rentals is the UK's number one holiday rentals website and is the only private lettings site to offer a rental guarantee and guest reviews, for increased peace of mind when booking direct.
All prices quoted are for December to March and all properties had good availability over this period at time of going to press.
By renting a private holiday home in Poland's former capital and one of its oldest cities, travellers can combine a city break with a ski holiday in nearby Zakopane, which is just 62 miles, or a two hour drive away. Krakow is Poland's cultural centre and a vibrant, fun city, boasting beautiful cathedrals, lively markets, numerous museums and public art galleries, as well as trendy restaurants and bars. Meanwhile, Zakopane, which lies in the Tatra Mountains, is informally known as the winter capital of Poland, and offers stunning scenery, fantastic snowmobile trails, superb winter sports facilities, mountain treks and cable car rides.
Holiday-Rentals lists 19 properties in Krakow, as a well as a few in Zakopane should people wish to stay overnight.
Property 96039 - Modern apartment in a classic Polish town house dating back to 1889, located in the historic Jewish Quarter, ideal for all City attractions.
2 bedrooms, sleeps 6
£300 per property per week
Property 87002 - Characterful, bright and spacious apartment in a typical Krakow style, with high ceilings, chandeliers and parquet flooring throughout.
2 bedrooms, sleeps 6
£395 to £430 per property per week
Property 97721 - Two stunning apartments in a portered building in the heart of the city, 5 minutes walk from the Market Square.
Green Apple: 1 bedroom, sleeps 5
Orange: 1 bedroom, sleeps 5
£476 per property per week
Property 68453 - Two luxury apartments with saunas, fountain and Jacuzzi, located between two main night-life attractions - 5 minutes walk to both.
Rustic Splendour: 3 bedrooms, sleeps 10
£769 to £855 per property per week
Austere Elegance: 3 bedrooms, sleeps 8
£684 to £769 per property per week
Mozart's birthplace and the Sound of Music city, Salzburg was voted the third most beautiful city in Europe this year. Colourful townhouses, awe-inspiring castles and opulent palaces are complemented by classical operas and symphonies played live. But it's not just history and culture that attract visitors to this beautiful city; its Alpine setting and over 20 surrounding ski resorts, such as Zell am See, Kitzbühel, Obertauern, Gastein Valley, Leogang and Schladming make it the perfect setting for winter sports enthusiasts. All the resorts are covered by one pass.
Holiday-Rentals lists 20 apartments in Salzburg.
Property 64909 - A selection of beautiful, modern apartments in a 14th century house in the pedestrian area of Salzburg's Old Town.
All 1 bedroom, sleep 2
£342 to £427 per property per week
Property 505242 - A pretty apartment in a characterful villa built in a typical Salzburg architectural style, 20 minutes walk to the city centre.
1 bedroom, sleeps 5
£427 to £504 per property per week
Property 49382 - A selection of stunning, spacious apartments in the pedestrian area of the Old Town, a 2 minutes walk to Mozart's house and many other attractions.
Two 1 bedroom, sleep 4 and one 3 bedroom, sleeps 8
From £556 per property per week for a 1 bedroom apartment
From £1,154 per property per week for a 3 bedroom apartment
Dubai is known as a city where the most incredible things are possible; man-made islands, new coastline, the world's tallest habitable tower, the world's largest mall, a rotating tower? the list is endless! This glitzy metropolis is on a mission to overshadow all other global destinations. But it is also a city of contrasts. A visitor to Dubai can spend the day exploring the desert or trawling the ancient souks, then finish it off dining in a glitzy restaurant with Hollywood A-listers. Now there's another addition to the city's spectacular attractions too; one of the largest indoor ski resorts in the world, with 22,500 square metres of ski area. There are 5 runs of varying difficulty, the longest being 400m.
Holiday-Rentals lists 156 luxury apartments and villas in Dubai.
Property 11880 - A luxury suite in the brand new Al-Majara complex located at Dubai Marina at the heart of Jumeirah, with access to gym and pool.
1 bedroom, sleeps 2
£750 to £850 per property per week
Property 66362 - A selection of fabulous apartments on Jumeirah beach next to Le Royal Meridian hotel and spa and the Ritz Carlton hotel, with access to pool.
All 2 bedrooms, sleep 6
£995 to £1,150 per property per week
Property 408012 - A stunning apartment close to the Marina Walk, with access to outdoor pool and sauna.
1 bedroom, sleeps 4
£1,015 per property per week