A leading lodging and vacation rental directory that facilitates comparison shopping for trip planners in the US and abroad, is publishing a series of trend analysis studies based on inquiries submitted by its database of opted-in travelers to its broad inventory of vacation properties in close to 15,000 destinations worldwide.
On this opportunity, the website shows the survey results for 12,601 vacationers who were looking for vacation rentals in the most visited spots of Arizona and especifically in Sedona, from July 2008 to January 2010.
This study confirms traveler’s increasing demand for hotels versus vacation rentals comparison shopping.
Plus, there are some interesting stats on trip preparing and vacation themes for Sedona, Arizona that the lodging directory discloses.
Sedona Comparison Shopping Trends: 64 percent of the travelers who searched for short term accommodations showed interest in comparison shopping among Sedona vacation rentals, bed breakfasts, and hotels. 58 percent showed interest in lodging quotes from nearby destination Mormon Lake.
Sedona Vacation planning Trends: 43 percent of the travelers were early planners who started their vacation planning 2 or more months in advance from the travel dates, 17 percent of the inquiries were from travelers who inquired 1 to 2 months in advance, and 39 percent were from last minute travelers inquiring within the last 30 days prior to the arrival date.
Sedona Vacation Theme Trends: The most requested vacation theme in Sedona is family trips with 36 percent of the people’s inquiries seeking for a place of stay for groups of more than four adults. Families with kids represented the 28 percent of the inquiries. Those classic couples looking for a special place to stay sent the 32 percent of the requests and the remaining 11 percent came from people traveling alone.
It is not a secret that travelers around the world are looking for websites that make it easy for travelers to compare and evaluate different lodging alternatives. Rentalo.com was designed with this idea in mind, helping travelers to compare offers from vacation rentals, hotels, and bed and breakfasts that satisfy their particular requirements.
For example, below there are 2 excellent options to evaluate:
Castlerock Sedona vacation home: This Sedona vacation home is a spacious 1,100 sq. ft., Two bedroom, two bath, ranch style townhome located in a quiet complex on the east end of the Oak Creek Golf Club with views of the beautiful Sedona Red Rocks. We offer all the comforts of your own home in a smoke free, pet free environment. Our home is just a short drive to hiking trails, the Uptown (old Sedona) area and easy access to I-17 for those day trips to other Arizona sights. For more details, photos and an inquiry form to contact the owner, please visit rentalo.com, property ID#307144.
6 Bedroom Sedona vacation Home: This home has incredible views, spacious rooms (5,000 square feet) and your own private heated outdoor pool and jacuzzi. There are 6 bedrooms, 4 full baths. There are 2 king beds, 2 queen beds, and 4 twin beds. The house is located in uptown Sedona at the base of scenic Oak Creek Canyon. The yard fully landscaped with 4 lawn areas, rose bushes, strawberries and more. The house has two levels with two mastersuites. The upstairs mastersuite has a very elegant bath with a jacuzzi tub, dual showerhead showerroom, toilet, two sinks, and a vadet. 4 bedrooms have private entrances to the large upper deck or lower lawn area. House was featured on the television show ‘Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous’ featuring the western actress Jane Russell who formerly owned the home. For more information, pictures and a practical inquiry form, please, log into property ID#38045 at rentalo.com.