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 →

Safety Tips For Choosing Holiday Accommodation

As the summer kicks off many British families will chose to head off on a summer holiday that includes a self-catering holiday accommodation. Visit Britain predicts that about 80 million nights are spent every year in holiday apartments, flats, and cottages. However, many of the properties that are available for hire have gas fired appliances or old boilers.  The Building & Engineering Services Association (B&ES) warn that older appliances can pose a Continue Reading →

Book A Room For the FIFA World Cup 2014 Without Spending A Dime

People across the globe are getting ready for the FIFA World Cup 2014 to kickoff on June 12th and for the month of matches that will end with a winner on July 13th. It has never been easier to find a place to stay during the games thanks to the increase of people choosing to use low cost and easy exchange services such as In order to stay for Continue Reading →

Revamping Your Holiday Home

Holiday Home Revamp

If you are planning on renting out, or using your holiday home soon, here are a few nautical ideas to spruce it up a bit:   Clockwise from Top Rattan Sun Lounger – Fishpools – £649 Wooden Lighthouse Light Cords – Coastal Home – £3.49 Wooden Hurricane Lanterns – Occa Home – £70 Nautical Bunting – The Cotton Bunting Company – £12 You don’t have to spend loads of time Continue Reading →

Chancellor makes it easier for British people to move or buy abroad

According to World of Expats, this year could see an increasing number of British people buying property overseas – with announcements in the Chancellor’s recent Budget adding fuel to this trend. “The Chancellor’s pension reforms will make it easier for people to retire and buy property abroad,” says Nigel Ayres, Founder and CEO, World of Expats – the first destination for expats. “Even those with relatively modest earnings over their Continue Reading →

Tips for owners on renting their ski properties in 2014

The fact that many celebrities were spotted on the French Alps last month prove that the Sochi Olympics has reawakened a passing for skiing for all levels of society. In fact, Leonardo DiCaprio and Paul McCartney have both been spotted out on the slopes with the estate agency stating that as interest in skiing grows so will interest in buying a ski property. Of course, most people do not Continue Reading →

How about France?

Going on a home exchange holiday doesn’t necessarily commit you to a two-week stay. You might want to get away for a long weekend. In which case, it’s obviously best to choose a flight to a destination that’s only a few hours from home. The south of France is around two hours away from London. To many people, the south of France conjures up images of Nice, Cannes, expensive yachts and perma-tanned Continue Reading →

Have a right royal holiday thanks to Kate’s uncle

Thanks to Kate Middleton’s uncle Gary Goldsmith, you are now able to have a right royal time at the exact place that Prince William and Kate Middleton had a romantic getaway. The magnificent Ibizan Villa La Maison de Bang Bang’s name comes from the islands dance scene. The posh getaway can be rented at £20,000-a-week and holidaymakers can have a similar experience as the one the Royal couple had. The Continue Reading →

Holiday lets in Europe set to be very successful this year

Even though the city of Dubai is the most popular destination, agents and owners letting holiday properties in Europe are likely to have a prosperous year. One of UK’s popular accommodation, Alpha Holiday Lettings expects 7 European destinations to be one of the top ten holiday home hotspots. Dubai, the city renowned for year round sunshine, fabulous beaches and luxurious lifestyle is the number one based on 2013’s booking trends Continue Reading →