ï»¿ The best way to select a lodging in today’s unpredictability economy is comparison shopping between all the alternatives
The leading directory of vacation rentals, Rentalo.com released a recent survey on travelers searching for vacation rentals in Chicago from July 2008 to January 2010. Performed on a database of 2,561 travelers, the study validates recent forecasts by travel experts on consumers’ interests in comparison shopping.
66 percent of vacationers who were searching for lodging showed interest in comparison shopping among Chicago lodging. ï»¿ Surprisingly, almost Sixty-six percent of vacationers were interested about receiving offers from places located near Chicago, like Oak Park, Bedford Park, Bridgeview, Oak Lawn, Melrose Park, Oak Brook and others.
Those who planned their trips early, at least 30 or 60 days in advance, were almost 22 percent. The ones who inquired in the last minute to arriving to their Chicago lodging were the 33 percent. The remaining 44 percent were vacationers planning their travel at least 60 days before arriving to Chicago
Chicago’s most popular vacation theme is family reunions with 31 percent of the inquiries requesting accommodations for groups of more than 4 adults or families with kids, 26 percent for couples on romantic getaways, and 22 percent for people traveling alone .
Finding the best offers in places to stay takes less time because the information is easy to access. The inquiry service is free and travelers can compare lodging options in a easy and fast way
Chicago bed and breakfasts – from $150 per night
In Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood, this is a complete self-contained apartment suite with private entrance. Relax in the private two-person Jacuzzi and steam room (robes and slippers provided). Entertainment – premium cable TV, VCR/DVD with a library of movies, stereo, and CD player – can be enjoyed in front of the fireplace or in bed. During nice weather enjoy the deck and private garden. For more information on this apartment, please visit rentalo.com, ID 312182.
Chicago vacation rentals – from $200 per night
In the centre of Lincoln Park, a safe area of Chicago, you will find this gorgeous Victorian vacation rental. . Close to park, cafes & restaurants, and DePaul University. Easy parking, six minutes walk from public transportation – CTA (near Fullerton Train Station – Red or Brown line). This Chicago holiday apartment features independent fully furnished rental unit with fully equipped kitchen, in a high end home ready to accommodate your needs for a great get-away. Additional details can be found at rentalo.com, ID 19167.