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Valentine's release coverage so far:
Seriously PR - May 2013
When is a B&B not just a B&B?
When it comes to bed and breakfast accommodation the days of musty rooms, burnt toast and squeaky beds are a thing of the past and instead it is a luxury option favoured by discerning travellers who expect only the best when they are away.
Seriously PR - February 2013
Despite one of the wettest summers on record last year, Brits still hanker after the traditional British seaside break of days gone by, according to holiday rentals specialists Owners Direct. Far from being put off by soggy deckchairs on the beach and the inevitable picnics in the car, holidaymakers are currently...
Woman Magazine - February 2013
Whether you're doing something special for Valentine's or just want to get away with your other half, we've found the best deals available...
Cooler Magazine - February 2013
Every issue we give you the lowdown on destinations you should travel to with haste. These essential guides are written by locals, who know said city inside out because they live there, unlike London-based numpties like us!
National Geographic Traveller (Budget Buster) - February 2013
Leigh Russell, mum to Mille (3), Beach time in Portugal.
National Geographic Traveller (Special) - February 2013
A 'groupcation', 'multi-generat ion holiday' or an 'austerity break': call it what you will, but t he old-fashioned family holiday is making a comeback. Built-in childcare, time to socialise with litt le-seen loved ones, and shared costs are among t he reasons why so many of us are choosing to go away w ith relatives...
Seriously PR - January 2013
Valentine's Day is the perfect excuse to go abroad With Valentine's Day fast-approaching, up and down the country couples will be frantically trying to think of a romantic gesture to make this February 14th special for their loved one...
The Daily Telegraph - January 2013
This Aegean archipelago offers the ultimate Greek island experience.
The Daily Telegraph - January 2013
The region has wonderful beaches, but you need to choose a base carefully.
A Place in the Sun - January 2013
Sue and Sean Flynn have three rental properties in the popular resort of Kalkan on Turkey's south-west coast. In love with the laidback vibe and stylish Old Town restaurants, they bought a two-bed duplex apartment in 2005. Letting it proved so successful that in 2006 they purchased a three-bed penthouse, and then another...
Women spend so much time preparing for their holiday including shopping, packing and arranging holiday insurance that they are exhausted by the time they reach their holiday destination, according to new research by UK holiday rentals specialists Owners Direct.
One of the first things British holidaymakers do when they arrive at their self catering holiday property is have a good rifle through the kitchen cupboards and drawers. And what do they want most to find? Sharp knives!
The Queen's Diamond Jubilee is only a month away – but with once in a lifetime celebrations like this come price hikes! For those thinking of taking a break during the extra jubilee bank holiday starting on June 2nd, news that a hotel stay in London is an average of 54 per cent higher than usual is hardly encouraging.
Virgin boss Richard Branson has pipped both George Clooney and Johnny Depp to the post in a survey that asked British holiday makers who they'd most like to stay with!
According to a recent survey by villa rental specialists Owners Direct, despite selecting self-catering accommodation, 75% of Brits still choose to eat out over four times a week whilst on holiday.
Despite results showing that people value their holiday time more than ever due to work overload, very few are taking advantage of the relaxed attitude, preferring to take a break over the coming May half-term and summer holidays.
More than half of Britain's schools are happy to let parents take their children away during term-time according to a recent survey* by holiday rentals specialist, Owners Direct.
Owners Direct sees web traffic surge with three quarters of people believing self-catering is better value than a hotel. More and more people are opting for a self-catering holiday than ever before- believing it's much better value than staying in a hotel, according to holiday lettings specialists, Owners Direct.
Couples rate a cuppa and a good book alongside sexy undies and champagne. With Valentine's Day fast approaching, love is in the air. But what type of romantic are we Brits?
Four fifths (85%) of overseas property owners say the cost of maintaining their property has gone up in the last 12 months and over a fifth (21%) are struggling to meet the increased costs, according to latest research from currency specialists HiFX...
95 per cent of Brits prepared to have a go at speaking the lingo despite the howlers...
This Christmas, Owners Direct are going to be celebrating the very best of British with a festive round up of the great shopping, new year getaways, romantic breaks and family fun on offer across England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
16 July 2010
Cash, Passports, travel documents, credit cards and even the car keys are just some of the vital items left behind at holiday homes, according to a survey carried out by holiday rental specialists Owners Direct.
03 June 2010
Despite fears that the Euro would force holidaymakers to stay away from top European destinations this summer, leading travel website Owners Direct has reported a bumper year so far in 2010 with enquiries up 94% on 2008 and 44% on 2009. Firm favourites such as Lanzarote, Tenerife and Mallorca are making repeat appearances in their list of top European destinations.
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