Comparison Shopping Trends For Galveston, Texas



Filed under : Hotels, Vacation Rentals

A survey or Options(82)’>analysis on travelers’ routines can help us choose the best lodging option in our next travel, in this case, to Galveston, Texas. We can discover alternative accomodations that might be a good solution for us and make our holiday less costly or at least, unique.

Rentalo.com, the very well-known directory of vacation rentals, hotels and bed and breakfasts, reveals the conclusions of a new study conducted on 20,342 travelers who were looking for vacation rentals in Galveston, Texas from July 2008 to January 2010.  This study info verifies last year’s forecasts made by travel experts on consumer’s growing interest in comparison shopping  Plus, the lodging website exhibits handy findings on traveler’s vacation preparation routines, and destination’s vacation themes for Galveston, Texas

Comparison Shopping Trends for Galveston: The collected information shows that 57 percent of the trip planners were interested in comparison shopping among Galveston vacation rentals, bed and breakfasts, hotels, and resorts. It was interesting to find that 73 percent were interested in comparing quotes that came from accommodations located near Galveston like Tiki Island, Surfside Beach, Texas City, Port Bolivar, and Crystal Beach.

Vacation planning Trends for Galveston:  50 percent of the inquiries came from last minute planners who started their vacation planning within the last 30 days prior to their arriving to their Galveston lodging, 25 percent were from early planners inquiring 2 or more months in advance, and 25 percent of the inquiries were sent 1 to 2 months in advance.

Vacation Theme Trends for Galveston:  The most desired vacation theme for Galveston is family vacations with 49 percent of the inquiries requesting lodging for families with children, 39 percent for groups of more than 4 adults, 18 percent for couples, and 4 percent for people traveling alone.

As an example, below is one of the best Galveston vacation houses option available in Galveston, Texas:  In this beautiful place , fireworks on Seawall can be enjoyed from comfort of front porch. Book this superb house now with gated and fenced yard to secure bikes. Coronado Palms is a superb home away from home surrounded by palm trees with a tropical theme. Enjoy gulf breezes on the large covered front porch.Walk on the beach! Enjoy that everything is close on this small island! You will fall in love with the decor of this 1,125 square foot cottage. From the sail fish that greets you at the door to the sea birds that inhabit the nooksand the brilliant fish in the kitchen – the decor is cheerful. The 1923 Arts and Craft Bungalow has been restored historically, with modern amenities such as central air and heat, new kitchen and new bathroom. The inside has crown molding, bead board ceilings, ceiling fans in all rooms, original oil stained hardwood floors and an antique claw foot bathtub with shower.  The wood furniture from Guatemala is called The Coronado, and the many beautiful palms give the cottage its name. Many of the decorations are from the owners’ travels and gifts from friends from around the world.  For further details, pics and a practical inquiry form, please log into Rentalo.com property ID#115171.

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