What do we do?
The website provides
you with an opportunity to view worldwide rental listings and book some
of the best holiday homes, villas, cottages, condos, chalets and apartments
for rent direct from owners of vacation rentals worldwide.
What would we recommend?
We list some of the finest holiday homes and villas in the most popular
locations in the world and we would like to find time to go and visit them all
if given the opportunity but we recommend that you choose where you
would most like to go and book a villa holiday through us and recommend
it to others or write a testimonial.
What do we have to offer?
We have a very good selection of high quality holiday homes,
villas, and apartments for rent direct from owners who offer self catering
rental accommodation to discerning visitors who want more than just
a cramped hotel room.
Will a holiday villa rental save
Yes. Booking directly with the owners on the internet is very often
cheaper than booking hotel rooms for family holidays.
How much does a villa holiday
Costs vary from a few hundred dollars per week for the whole property in low season to many
thousands at peak times for large family villas but the major cost for
many will be flights depending on the time of year and location. We
provide a list of recommended airline search engines for you to contact
through our website where you may pick up a flight for a song.
How should I book through the Internet?
Every holiday rental property is shown with a
form to contact owner directly. Booking direct with owners allows you
to gain a personal insight into areas that travel agents cannot provide
Can we book the whole package with you or the villa owner?
We provide listings of holiday rentals direct from owners who may be
able to advise you on flights, but we provide everything on a self service
basis with travel pages for you to book your own flights at most convenient
times, hire a car cheaply in advance or take out travel insurance or
order holiday money delivered to your door or office etc. Other than
that you are free to browse our pages to make your own commission free
What are the Holiday Villas like?
We show a wide variety of self catering holiday villas and apartments
to cater for practically all tastes but generally they will be well
maintained, well equipped and come with all essentials such as linen,
towels, cutlery and a multitude of home comforts and kitchen appliances.
Why should I book a Villa Holiday rather
than a hotel?
Villa Holidays offer holiday makers superior standard facilities to
a hotel room with all the modern comforts of a private home away from
home with space for adults and children to relax or play in comfort
and enjoy a few days or evenings relaxing by their own pool or garden
that offers a base to explore the region in their own time.
What types of holiday rentals are available?
We offer holiday villas and vacation home rentals that may include
a selection of luxury apartments, condos, flats, cabins, chalets, townhouses,
farmhouses, barns, mansions, castles, chateau, hotels, gites, cottages,
b&b's and beach houses for rent worldwide.
How do I book?
Contact the owner by email using the online booking request form asking
for availabilities or by phone when dates confirmed.
Is it safe to make payments online?
Yes. PayPal is generally one of the safest forms of online payment and
all private details and credit card info etc. are encrypted to ultimate
degree in transit so cannot be intercepted or seen by anyone. However
individual owners will confirm acceptable ways for you to pay deposits
and or accommodation.
Is the list price guaranteed?
The prices quoted should be confirmed at the time of booking as some
prices may be subject to currency fluctuations, taxes, international
or local events, additional services requested, or subject to discounts
for additional weeks, so please check with owner.
Do Holiday rental owners offer discounts
for longer stays?
Holiday rentals are usually less than 30 days and properties are let
on a short term daily or weekly basis. All discounts for extended stays
are subject to availability and special rates may be quoted by individual
owners on request.
Deposits vary but are generally required to make a reservation and confirm
holiday booking dates to insure against late cancellations.
When is the balance for holiday required?
Balances are generally paid 10 weeks before arrival. If booking within
this period then full payment for holiday is usually required.
What are the security deposit charges for?
Security deposits are generally required to cover exceptional costs
incurred during your stay to insure against costs of accidental damages,
breakages, excessive cleaning bills or long distance phone calls. However
deposits should be returned less any charges for breakages etc. within
What are the best times to book a holiday
It is best to plan well in advance. Whenever it suits you best but school
holidays and half term breaks are usually the busiest and most expensive
times to go. In terms of seasonal weather we can provide you with various
resources to check weather forecasts 15 days in advance.
Do booking all start on a particular day?
Most rental bookings are listed from Saturday to Saturday but bookings
can start or finish on any available date the owner chooses.
Are holiday homes cleaned or maintained
Cleaning is usually done before or after your stay but any extra services
may be provided by agreement.
What if there are any problems with the
Holiday rental properties should have a designated property management
company or person responsible for the maintenance and upkeep in the
absence of the owner to ensure that any problems encountered can be
speedily rectified for guests. Details about this or emergency services
should be included in rental documentation and should be just a call
Are towels and linen provided?
Linen and bathroom towels are usually provided but you should provide
your own beach towels.
How will I find the property?
Full address details and clear directions should be available from owner
before arrival. It is very important to have good directions or a print
out of maps to and from airports if hiring a car. Keys
may be obtained from the owner, the management company or by coded door
or drop box at the premises.
What's does the price include?
Holiday rental prices are usually for the whole property for the whole
week for the maximum number of visitors specified and there should be
no hidden costs. However certain things like pool heating in winter
months may incur an extra cost. Additional services may also be charged
How can I confirm that the property is
You can contact the owner for suitability if you have any special needs
or concerns for members of your party.
Do I need a car for getting around?
A car is usually required to get around, go shopping or do some sightseeing.
Where can we hire a good car like that?
Car Hire can be booked in advanced through our online agents who have
always provided us with good cars at very competitive prices.
Where can we book flights?
Airline flights can be booked at any time through our Flights page.
Do I need travel insurance?
Yes, All travelers should have some form of insurance to cover medical
treatment, baggage loss, delayed or canceled flights.
Do all travelers need a valid passport?
Yes. Everybody over the age of 16 not included on parents 10 year passport
needs a full passport valid for at least 6 months. All children not
already included on a passport including new born babies need their
own up to date passport to travel to the US. Travelers must allow time
to get visas well in advance of traveling. If in doubt about whether
you need a visa to visit any country then please make enquiries beforehand.