Saratoga Springs, NY (PRWEB) August 06, 2012
The 144th Saratoga Springs horse racing season is off to a good start, with attendance already up 16 percent over last year. Saratoga Springs hotels have raised prices for the first time in four years, which has sent many attendees to NYVacationRentals.com to book private vacation home and condo rentals in Saratoga Springs, close to the race track.
Local restaurants and shops are seeing return visitors for the first time in four years, as race track fans are eager to return to Saratoga Springs for the month of August. Area businesses are already happy with the increase in traffic, which they expect will remain consistent through August.
Saratoga Springs visitors who return each year for horse race season prefer staying in a private vacation rental near the Saratoga racetrack , bypassing overpriced hotels and enjoying added amenities that vacation rentals offer.
Liz Ernst of NYVacationRentals.com, says that August is high season in Saratoga Springs, and more vacation rental properties are being listed as travelers head here in droves for their summer vacations.
“Saratoga Springs in August is a sight to behold, with plenty of activity thanks to the steady stream of vacationers the area attracts,” Ernst says. “People come to spend anywhere from a weekend to the entire month of August in Saratoga Springs, and the tourism dollars that flood in during August are more than welcome.”
The tough economy in recent years has caused more Saratoga Springs vacation home owners to make their accommodations available to rent, and visitors are grateful they do. By comparison shopping for a New York vacation home rental in Saratoga Springs, travelers can find the cabin, condo, house or cottage that suits their needs. Not only do they appreciate the privacy that a vacation home rental offers, but the home-away-from-home perks of a full kitchen and laundry room makes their time here much more comfortable that a hotel stay can offer.
Booking accommodations in Saratoga Springs for a weekend, a week or the whole month means that families and groups of friends can stay comfortably together under one roof. These private vacation rentals in Saratoga Springs sleep anywhere from two to 20 people, so there is something for every vacationer.
Families traveling with children, or groups traveling together and sharing space find that a home setting with private bedrooms makes for a comfortable and enjoyable vacation.
Ernst says that more travelers are looking for lower-cost options to hotel rooms when they visit Saratoga Springs or any of New York State’s popular vacation areas. New York vacation rental properties are gaining momentum as visitors juggle rising travel prices in tough economic times.
“People love coming to Saratoga Springs every August because of the region’s scenic beauty and local charm as much as for the love of horse racing,” Ernst says. “Now that so many people have been renting private vacation properties for short visits here and in places all across New York State and other areas for years, it’s a trend that never loses its appeal.
“Travelers opt for the convenience and value they find in a privately owned vacation rental condo or house, and they’re not going back to booking hotel rooms,” Ernst says.
Visitors comparison shopping for the best value on a vacation rental home in Saratoga Springs are finding that price, amenities, and location always seem to favor a vacation rental home over a hotel or bed and breakfast.
“Our job is to make sure that property owners and travelers can find each other, making it easy for travelers to book the right vacation rental home for their needs and budget,” Ernst said.
For more information, visit the website at NYVacationRentals.com.
About New York Vacation Rentals:
NYvacationRentals.com is among the fastest-growing web destinations for travelers seeking rental properties anywhere in New York State. This collaborative site matches property owners with vacationers looking for the perfect rental property. The site now features improved search options and educational tools for renters and property owners.
The mission of New York Vacation Rentals is to connect travelers from all over the world with property owners in New York by providing detailed listings of properties, and a safe and efficient way of communicating right on the website. Powerful search tools allow renters to narrow down listings in order to find the vacation rental of their dreams. Prospective renters can research, compare and book cabins, villas, houses, ski chalets, condos and other great vacation properties anywhere in New York.
For more information about vacation rentals in Saratoga Springs or anywhere in New York, visit NYvacationrentals.com to learn more about New York vacation properties.