America is another country offering a great choice of vacation accommodation. Florida is probably the most popular holiday destination amongst families choosing a villa. The great thing about Florida is that there are properties to suite all budgets.
You can select a small self catering property in Florida and end up with quite a cheap holiday. If however you have a bigger budget you can splash out and rent some amazing holiday homes in Florida. If you want a vacation house in Florida you are going to be spoilt for choice. Many tourists go on a family holiday to Florida and return year after year staying in villas.
When choosing to stay in self catering accommodation you must decide what sort of holiday home that you are looking for. You must first decide how much money you want to spend on your rental and how many bedrooms that you need in your accommodation.
Some of the holiday homes that you can rent in Florida can be big and offer amazing accommodation. Typically houses in America have big bedrooms and have a very high standard of furnishing.
When you have decided how many bedrooms that your holiday rental home has, you then need to decide what appliances that you are going to need. It is possible to rent a house with a swimming pool and these are very popular in countries with a warm climate. Some holiday homes have veranda doors that open straight out onto the swimming pool area.
If you rent a property with a swimming pool it is wise to check that the accommodation also has pool loungers and also an outside table and chairs. It will make your stay in your property rental far more enjoyable if you can catch the sun by the pool and also have the facilities to eat next to it as well.
Some holiday home rentals also provide barbecues which can be used to cook your own food outside. There is nothing better than cooking a steak by the side of your swimming pool with a cool beer of bottle of wine nearby.
If you are staying in your villa for more than a few days it would be good to check that they have washing machines and tumbler driers. Many holiday rentals now provide these as standard but it is still worth checking to see that they are there.
If staying in a vacation home in Spain, France, Italy, Portugal or indeed any warm climate it is worth checking that there is some form of air conditioning or fans. Remember that many of these properties can get very hot in the summer months.
Some of the vacation properties in France can be quite charming and many are set in beautiful rural locations. By staying in a rural holiday home in France you can have a very peaceful and relaxing time. You can sample the local food and try many of the local restaurants that are close by to your accommodation.
Many tourists staying in France love to leave their holiday home in the morning and sit in a local cafe and eat French bread and wash it down with a strong cup of coffee.
Andrew Gibson is MD of Direct Holiday Bookings. It is one of the fastest growing online travel websites for booking holiday homes. To see an example of why Direct Holiday Bookings is growing so rapidly have a look at Holiday Villas . Direct Holiday Bookings also has a great selection of Holiday Cottages and self catering holiday apartments that can be rented as holiday homes all over the world.