If you are looking to get out of the busier cities in Sydney or Melbourne, Adelaide can offer you a new landscape along with an opportunity to take part in Australia’s amazing wine scene. However, if you can only get away for a weekend or so, you want to know that you can fit in all the major sights, as well enjoy the opportunity to relax.
Here are some ways you can make the most of your time in Adelaide, whether you are planning on staying for a while or a short period of time. Continue reading “How to Make the Most of Your Vacation to Adelaide”
Florida is one of the most beautiful vacation destinations in the United States. Try these tips to make your next Florida vacation as memorable as possible.
Pick Your Destination
The Sunshine State is surprisingly large; there are many different locations to choose from that offer a variety of vacation experiences. Continue reading “Beachside and Beautiful—A Guide to Vacationing in Florida”
Going on vacation can be expensive when you stop to consider the costs of a hotel. This is what makes the idea of renting or owning a vacation place somewhere so desirable. The basic difference is that a vacation rental belongs to an owner who rents it out to guests, and a timeshare is a property with shared ownership that is divided up between the owners. Beyond these, here are some of the major differences that you’ll need to take into account if you’re deciding between a vacation rental or a timeshare.
A timeshare has association fees that are due on a yearly basis. This is what covers the maintenance and staffing of the resort in which your timeshare is located. As costs go up, so too does this amount. In order to remain in good standing with your account, you have to pay these fees on time. If you don’t pay them before the deadline, you risk incurring additional penalties and not being able to use your timeshare until you’ve taken care of them. In contrast, a rental property does not have association fees, but you do not have ownership and may have difficulty communicating with the owner if they don’t live nearby. Continue reading “Vacation Rentals vs. Timeshares–What’s the Difference?”
Taking a vacation with the kids should be fun for everyone, but there are only so many theme parks that you (and your wallet) can cope with. When you need a break from the pool, and the kids need a break from the museums, there is a big world out there waiting to be explored. All you need to get the kids to come along is an angle.
Nobody is going to enjoy a hike if they are anxious about safety, so take sensible precautions. Ensure that someone knows where you are going and when you expect to be back. Find out from local sources what hazards you might encounter on the way and how to deal with them. Continue reading “Nature in All Its Glory: Connecting With the Great Outdoors on Vacation”
Who hasn’t at some point dreamed of owning their very own holiday home?
For those considering turning their dream into a reality as well as those who aren’t, here are 4 reasons why you should – as well as some advice as to how to go about realising the dream of owning a holiday property. Continue reading “4 Reasons to Invest in Your Very Own Holiday Home”