Posts Tagged ‘villa rental’

Three great ways to see Jamaica beyond the resorts

Posted on January 3rd, 2013 by Laura Byrne Paquet

Say the words “Jamaica vacation” and most people will immediately picture an all-inclusive beachfront resort. But this Caribbean island has more to offer the adventurous traveller. Here are three tips. Rent a house. Huffington Post writer Dr. Irene Levine recently profiled three rental villas in Jamaica, including Goldeneye, the scenic estate where Ian Fleming wrote […]

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Win a villa stay in Montserrat

Posted on April 3rd, 2009 by Laura Byrne Paquet

The Caribbean island of Montserrat is one of my very favourite places to travel like a local. It’s hard to do anything else; the island has only two hotels and they’re only 18 rooms each, so even at a hotel you pretty much feel like you’re staying with family. Private villas are the main form […]

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Rentalo revamps

Posted on July 25th, 2008 by Laura Byrne Paquet

Rentalo.com, the vacation home rental giant, has just relaunched its website. The home page is still incredibly busy–woe betide folks (like me, ahem) who find it hard to read tiny fonts–but there are a lot of useful changes. In particular for travellers who like to live “la vida local,” it’s now easier to distinguish vacation […]

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Vacation Home Expo returning to Atlanta

Posted on June 22nd, 2008 by Laura Byrne Paquet

The Vacation Home Expo is coming back to the Cobb Galleria Convention Centre in the Atlanta ‘burbs, from January 23 to 25, 2009. I attended the inaugural show in April 2008 and found it a useful way to gather information on a wide range of vacation home rental companies. Granted, many of the exhibitors were […]

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