Comparison Shopping Trends for Branson, Missouri



Filed under : Hotels, Vacation Rentals

Rentalo.com, the leading website of vacation rentals, just finished an excellent study about travelers looking for place to stay in Branson from July 2008 to January 2010. A database of 2180 travelers was examined and the results showed that most travel specialists were right about the increasing interest in comparison shopping among consumers.

The study revealed that 59 percent of the vacation planners who inquired for a place to stay showed interest in comparison shopping among Branson vacation rentals, bed and breakfasts, and hotels. Seventy-two percent of travelers were also open to get offers from nearby destinations like Hollister, Rockaway Beach, Forsyth, Ridgedale, Reeds Spring and others.

26 percent were early planners who started their vacation planning 1 to 2 months in advance, 41 percent were from last minute travelers inquiring within the last 30 days prior to arriving to their Branson lodging, and another 31 percent were travelers planning at least 2 months prior to arriving to Branson.

The most common vacation topic among travelers to Branson is family meetings with fifty-four percent of the inquiries searching for lodging for groups of more than four people or families traveling with their children. The romantic choice was represented the 21 percent and were those couples searching for romantic places to stay. The last 1 percent represented vacationers traveling alone. 

Comparison shopping usually takes a lot of time but it is true that can help in finding the best option when searching for a place to stay”  says Francisco Suarez, customer service manager at Rentalo.com. “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.”

Now, it is time to see what comparison shopping is and the best way is to look at 2 real lodging options in Branson.

Special Deal: Branson vacation condos– from $90 per night
This charming vacation rental apartment has two bedrooms and two bathrooms and can sleep up to six people comfortably. The unit is surrounded by 150 wooded acres that guests are welcome to explore. There is a beautiful view of the Ozarks, a basketball court, and two pools. Detailed info with pictures and a short inquiry form are available at rentalo.com, ID 118659.

Special Deal: Table Rock Lake Resort Condo – from $100 per night
This recently remodeled Branson vacation condo at Eagle’s Nest Resort on Table Rock Lake features two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a deck with a sensational view. There are cathedral ceilings and a spacious and tastefully decorated living room. The condo can sleep up to six people comfortably.  More information is available at rentalo.com, ID 208202.

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