Bookings Still up for West Country, Reports Blue Chip Vacations

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Leading West Country holiday letting company Blue Chip Vacations reports that neither the disappointing Summer, nor the much discussed 'credit crunch' have dampened the enthusiasm of the British public for holidaying in the West Country.

I was concerned that the disappointing Summer, combined with concerns about the economy, could mean that bookings would slow down substantially. However the public have proved themselves to be far from fickle over their love of Devon and Cornwall. At this rate the West Country will definitely be the place to be in 2009.

Leading West Country holiday letting company Blue Chip Vacations reports that neither the disappointing Summer, nor the much discussed 'credit crunch' have dampened the enthusiasm of the British public for holidaying in the West Country. The company is already reporting a 65% increase on bookings for holidays in Devon and Cornwall in 2009, compared to the same period a year ago.

Blue Chip Vacations represents around 500 handpicked 4 & 5 star self catering holiday properties across the West Country. Each property has been chosen for its stunning location, amazing coastal or rural views or hi-spec interior. Properties are reviewed each year to ensure they meet the high standard set not only by Blue Chip Vacations, but also by Quality in Tourism.

Managing Director, Liam Gavin comments, "I was concerned that the disappointing Summer, combined with concerns about the economy, could mean that bookings would slow down substantially. However the public have proved themselves to be far from fickle over their love of Devon and Cornwall. At this rate the West Country will definitely be the place to be in 2009."

"We are privileged, at Blue Chip Vacations, to represent some spectacular holiday properties in the most picturesque parts of the region. Dartmouth has a wide selection of fine restaurants, galleries and shops. Newquay too has a number of stylish new developments along its coastline and an enduring popularity."

27 DART MARINA, Dartmouth - Sleeps 6
An exceptional 3 storey waterfront property on the River Dart. All rooms are finished to a high standard with solid oak floors and doors and wool carpets in the bedrooms. The house was originally the show home for the waterside development. Dart Marina itself has on-site facilities including a health spa with heated pool, steam room, spa bath, fitness suite and treatment rooms. The development also has two high quality restaurants and Dartmouth too has a wide selection of places to eat.
Week beginning 13 December - £814
Weeks beginning 10, 17, 24 & 31 January - £851pw
….plus, every week long break before 1st March can save 15% by booking online.

QUAY HOUSE, Newquay - Sleeps 6
Probably one of the finest 3 bedroom holiday properties in North Cornwall. Quay House is sited in an enviable position directly on Porth Beach and offers everything you would expect from a luxury holiday home. It has its own steps down to the beach as well as 2 parking spaces. The property has fantastic views across the bay and a balcony with outside seating. Broadband access is also available to guests who bring their own laptop. The open plan living room has high ceilings and bay windows, plus a 34" flatscreen TV with Sky Satellite and a DVD player.
Week beginning 13 December - £562
Christmas week, beginning 20 December - £1,149
New Year week, beginning 27 December - £1,149
Weeks beginning 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31 January - £551pw

For further details, contact:
Simon Whittam on 01752 823414
or 07802 416 420
http://www.bluechipvacations.co.uk

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