BBC’s Home Away from Home is looking for Britain-based travel enthusiasts

BBC One’s Home Away from Home is back and they are looking for Britain-based travel enthusiasts who want to try out a home swap holiday in the UK. If you like the idea of swapping homes with people who live in a completely different part of the country, why not take part? The series sees couples (be it partners, friends or families) from across the UK swap homes with one Continue Reading →

Snaptrip and Cottages4you Partner to Become UK’s Biggest Holiday Rentals Site

– Offers over 25,000 UK rental properties – The world’s largest collection of bookable UK properties, achieved in under 10 months – Snaptrip offers exclusive membership model for self-catering rentals – Brand aims to drastically reduce unsold inventory rates in self-catering sector – Recent VC funding reaches $1m London (February 20th, 2015) Late deals website Snaptrip will this month become the largest website for self-catering holiday rentals in the UK Continue Reading →

Presenting Your Home for Holiday Rentals

Making your property available for short-term holiday rentals can be a great way to generate some income with little input or hassle. Once you’ve got a steady stream of regulars who know and love both your accommodation and location, the business can effectively run itself and become a steady source of funds. Getting to that point however, can sometimes take a bit of effort; most important of all is the Continue Reading →

What to look for in a holiday park

Holiday parks are a popular vacation option, and it’s not hard to see why. The best of these visitor spots offer an array of facilities, plenty of entertainment and top-quality accommodation. Of course, some parks are better than others, so it’s important to know what to look for when you’re booking a trip like this. Here are some priorities to bear in mind: Top-notch facilities The whole point of holidays Continue Reading →

Home swap a good way to travel the World for retirees living on fixed income


Retirees dreaming of living abroad are being forced to seek alternative ways of pursuing their travels dreams, due to rising living costs in traditional retirement destinations, such as France and Spain. This is why sites like are becoming an attractive proposition. Around 20% of its UK Members are retired and share a primary motive to save money while travelling. Managing a budget over the longer term is a concern Continue Reading →

VPS Cold Weather Plan For Vacant Properties

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VPS, the UK’s leading vacant property specialist, has issued a timely guide to help landlords and owners of both vacant commercial properties and empty homes plan for the winter ahead. “Damage caused by winter weather can cost thousands to repair.” Warns Anthony Owen, Managing Director of VPS. “Flooding from a burst pipe in an unattended property can go unnoticed for days, and the repair to a roof which has collapsed Continue Reading →

Short Term Rentals Company Only-apartments Reveals How to do Barcelona on a Budget

According to recent research from a leading apartment rental site, Barcelona is the number one holiday destination of choice for British summer holidaymakers. Only-apartments released the information in a recent infographic that saw the Catalonian capital take the crown in a runaway victory. To help UK travellers make the most of their time in the popular Spanish city, Only-apartments has released an insider’s guide to doing Barcelona on a budget. Continue Reading →

Seville Only-apartments throw life line to cash strapped Brits

Romantic, historic and oozing Andalucían charm, Seville is the holiday destination of choice for local Spaniards and British holidaymakers alike. Yet despite its popular reputation, a weekend in the Spanish city is surprisingly affordable. Short stay holiday apartments are fast emerging as the next big thing in European travel and Only-apartments is at the forefront of the trend. With two person studios starting from just €29 a night, Seville accommodation Continue Reading →

Make Yourself at Home in Carioca Rio


  The World Cup has been and gone, but if you missed the action, don’t worry, you can still seize the opportunity to treat yourself to the holiday of a lifetime in Rio de Janeiro, now that the city is quieter and prices have dropped! If you want to live the Carioca experience to the full, there’s no better way to do so than renting an apartment in the iconic Continue Reading →

Advertise Your Holiday Home for Free with Panoramic Villas

If you own a holiday home on the Costa del Sol and wish there could be a cheaper and easier way to get more bookings then Panoramic Villas can help.  They offer free advertising on a quality website with secure payments without commission. Panoramic Villas are the leading holiday rental company on the Costa del Sol with expert knowledge of the area and they are currently seeking quality properties like Continue Reading →