Planning your next travel adventure, holiday or vacation can be one of the most enjoyable or most frustrating parts of the whole experience. The internet has become the most used tool in researching everything from transportation, accommodations and destination information. Travelers are finding it very easy to book your entire trip online well before your departure. To assist your research for virtually all aspects of travel such as accommodations, restaurants, sights to see, etc., you can visit websites such as Trip Advisor. Prior research of your destination (s) will help make your stay more enjoyable.
One of the emerging popular types of destination accommodations are staying in short stay holiday/vacation apartments. This is a very good alternative to a hotel stay. These apartments have become very popular throughout Europe. You can find studio, 1,2,3 bedroom fully furnished apartments that offer all the convenience and amenities of home. They are often at a lower cost than hotels, offer more space and comfort. Apartments are wonderful choice for couples, couples traveling together and especially families. You will find apartments located in different neighborhoods throughout each city. Many of these apartments can be booked and paid for online before your departure. Trip Advisor also has reviews on many of the apartments that you will find on the different booking websites.
As mentioned apartments have become very popular with families. One of the important factors is how cost effective they become as compared to multiple hotel rooms. The family is together in one surrounding with a choice of the number of bedrooms needed. In addition to offering all the comforts of home (some have washers/dryers) you can save considerably on food costs.
One of the original short stay holiday apartments websites is Short Stay Group. They were founded in response to the growing demand for short stay, self catering apartments in the main city centers of Europe including Amsterdam, Paris, Barcelona and Rome and Istanbul. On the site in addition to booking your reservation you will find all the details/descriptions about each apartment including location, photos and all the amenities offered. Apartment owners can also list their apartment on the website.