Renting a holiday villa abroad can be a risk, particularly if youre booking your villas online. Weve all heard the horror stories about resort hotels that have turned out to be part-built or badly run, and we all want to avoid similar bad experiences.
Most of us now turn to the internet to look for the things that make up our holiday flights, accommodation, car hire and then book online, crossing out fingers that everything turns out well. What can you do to avoid a disaster when you arrive at your destination?
Booking a holiday villa in Spain, Portugal, Cyprus or anywhere else in Europe is always easier if youve had a property or rental company recommended to you. Talk to friends who have rented villas before and find out what sort of experiences they have had. Use their experiences to define what you do and dont want in a holiday villa this will help you when you are browsing through the hundreds of villas that are advertised on the internet.
2. Check out the rental company
There are a lot of villa rental companies on the internet how do you know which are reputable and which are not? The best thing to do is to take a...