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Tips for Budgeting a Family Vacation This Summer

In just a few short weeks, summer will officially start and families across the country will flock to beaches, lakes, mountain resorts and other destinations to enjoy a vacation. While most vacations aren’t exactly cheap, there are several ways you can stay on budget. Below, we’ve shared a few tips from Mikey Rox of The […]

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Top 5 Questions to Ask Before Reserving a Vacation Rental

Although summer is probably the most popular season to take a vacation, there are plenty of reasons to books some time away in the fall. From cooler temperatures to discounts on everything from hotel rooms to golf packages, the autumn season is a great time to explore a new city or get out of town. […]


Cape Cod Rental Market Heating Up As Summer Approaches

About this time every year, I get the itch to plan a little summer getaway. Last year, a friend and I headed down to Atlanta to take in a baseball game and explore the different neighborhoods of the popular southern city. This year, I’m turning my attention to the East Coast. Although I’d love to […]

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Four of the Most Family-Friendly Beaches in America

Don’t look now, but beach season is just around the corner. This year, plan a trip that even the kids will love by visiting one of the 10 most family-friendly beaches in the country, according to the family travel experts at FamilyVacationCritic.com. Here are a few of our favorites from their list: Coronado Municipal Beach […]


Equipment Rental Site Offering VIP Packages for Babies

I guess you can never be too young to be a V.I.P. According to a story at the Long Island Exchange, baby equipment rental company Hamptons Baby Gear is now offering its clients VIP packages for their little ones. These packages give the company’s customers the convenience of door-to-door service and the luxury of brand […]


Number of Vacation Rental Bookings on the Rise

Haven’t booked your stay at that summer vacation rental yet? You might want to soon, according to the experts at TripAdvisor who recently announced the results of its fifth annual vacation rental survey. In all, 52% of the over 1,100 U.S. respondents said they plan to stay at a vacation rental in 2014, up eight […]


Five Tips for First Time Vacation Home Renters

With temperatures well below freezing outside our office here in Northern Kentucky this week, I think it’s safe to say I’m not the only one thinking about taking a trip somewhere warm and sunny. If you and the family are itching to get away to a tropical destination – Hawaii or the Florida Keys perhaps […]

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December 17th, 2013 Mega Millions Jackpot

Somebody’s Gotta Rent. Might As Well Be You!

So you didn’t win the Mega Millions jackpot, did ya? Guess you won’t be buying that island or that Ferrari you were planning on getting with your winnings. Just because you can’t afford to buy those doesn’t mean you have to go without. Islands, Ferraris, much more are available for rent! Check out Rent It […]


Onefinestay Looks to Carve Niche in Vacation Rental Market

As sites such as Airbnb and VRBO continue to gain steam, another start-up is looking to carve out their niche in the vacation rental market. Onefinestay, a London service, is launching in Los Angeles and aims, according to the L.A. Times, to give visitors the feel of living like a (well to-do) local. “Curated” Collection […]

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Start-Up Shakes Up Vacation Rental Industry

Looking to rent a vacation home in Southern California for a family reunion, Amitav Chakravartty navigated the listings on Craiglist before settling on an oceanfront villa. To reserve the home, Chakravartty was asked to wire a $900 deposit to the owner. After wiring the money, the “owner”, along with Chakravartty’s money, disappeared. The victim of […]