Vacation Trends and Special Lodging Deals for Sydney, Australia, by Worldwide Lodging Directory

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Hotels versus Vacation Rentals Comparison Shopping Trends, Vacation Planning Trends, and Vacation Themes Trends in Australia’s Top Vacation Destination Sydney, New South Wales

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At, finding the best values in lodgings takes little time mainly because the information is easily accessible to consumers. Our free inquiry service allows travelers to easily and quickly compare lodging options.

The leading directory of vacation rentals,, released a recent study on travelers searching for vacation rentals in Sydney from July 2008 to January 2010. Performed on a database of 4,291 travelers; the study validates recent forecasts by travel experts on consumers’ interests in comparison shopping.

Comparison Shopping Trends for Sydney: The study revealed that 78 percent of the vacation planners who inquired for a place to stay showed interest in comparison shopping among Sydney vacation rentals, bed and breakfasts, and hotels. Forty-six percent of travelers were also open to receive offers from nearby destinations like Woollahra, Rosehill, Randwick, Lane Cove, Ashfield, Chatswood, Seaforth, Canterbury and others.

Planning Trends for Sydney: 24 percent were early planners who started their vacation planning 1 to 2 months in advance, 27 percent were from last minute travelers inquiring within the last 30 days prior to arriving to their Sydney lodging, and another 47 percent were travelers planning at least 2 months prior to arriving to Sydney.

Vacation Themes for Sydney: Sydney’s most popular vacation theme is family reunions with 54 percent of the inquiries requesting accommodations for groups of more than 4 adults or families with kids, 21 percent for couples on romantic getaways, and 1 percent for people traveling alone.

Sydney Vacation Rental Apartment – from AUD$ 220 per night

This perfectly located Sydney vacation apartment offers guests spectacular views of the ocean and the beach. It has been fully renovated and can sleep up to four guests comfortably. It has one bedroom and one bathroom, high speed internet, and covered parking. It is currently listed at a price of $220 AUD per night. More information and pictures are available at, ID 307351.

Sydney Bed and Breakfast Accommodations – from AUD$ 80 per night

A comfortable bed and breakfast with all the necessary amenities to make your vacation an unforgettable experience! This bed and breakfast is ideally located, with a bus stop at the front door. There is an internet kiosk and complimentary breakfast is provided every morning until 9:00 am. There are numerous shops and clubs within walking distance. For more information and pictures visit, ID 85523.

Sydney Serviced and Furnished Apartments – from USD$ 100 per night

Suitable for daily or extended stays this selection of serviced and furnished apartments is ideal for those looking for an affordable yet comfortable alternative. The apartment has two bedrooms and one bathroom and can sleep up to six people comfortably. There is a lounge, a dining area, and a pool. Detailed information and pictures can be found at, ID 2320.

“Comparison shopping is a time consuming process yet effective in finding the best alternative when looking for lodging options” says Francisco Suarez, customer service manager at “Rentalo makes it easy for travelers to compare offers from vacation rentals, hotels, and bed and breakfasts via the free destination inquiry service also called wanted ads service.”

In today's economic uncertainty, consumers are showing increased interest in comparison shopping. “At, finding the best values in lodgings takes little time mainly because the information is easily accessible to consumers.” says Alfredo Purrinos, President and Founder of “Our free inquiry service allows travelers to easily and quickly compare lodging options.”

Travel editors, experts, and other media publications interested in similar data pertaining to other vacation destinations, or additional consumer data statistics and facts such as budget, amenities, length of stays, peak seasons, and inventory data should contact Rentalo directly.

About is a leading online travel lodging and vacation rental website. Its broad inventory of vacation rentals, bed and breakfasts, and hotels is available online and via RSS feeds, affiliate distribution partners, as well as thousands of journalists and editors through e-mail, press releases, and travel publications. Through selected partnerships, Rentalo's inventory is available to an online audience of more than 100 million travelers in the United States and abroad. For more information, visit or call 1(305) 558-5577.

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