The leading lodging web site Rentalo.com reveals the findings of a recent study conducted on 15,689 opted-in travelers who searched for vacation rentals in Long Beach Island, New Jersey from July 2008 to January 2010. This trend study is consistent with other comparison shopping trends published by travel experts during Q4 of 2009, and also in January of 2010.
In addition, the worldwide lodging directory shares some interesting findings on traveler’s vacation planning habits and destination’s vacation themes for Long Beach Island, New Jersey.
Comparison Shopping Trends for Long Beach Island: The study revealed that 70 percent of the vacation planners who inquired for a place to stay showed interest in comparison shopping among Long Beach vacation rentals, bed breakfasts, and hotels. 40 percent of leisure travelers showed interest in staying nearby Long Beach Island in cities like Ship Bottom, Beach Haven, Surf City, West Creek, Holgate, Tuckerton, Manahawkin, Harvey Cedars, Loveladies, Barnegat Light, Port Republic, and Forked River.
Planning Trends for Long Beach Island: 60 percent were early planners who started their vacation planning 1 to 2 months in advance, 25 percent were from last minute travelers inquiring within the last 30 days prior to the arriving to their Long Beach lodging, and the remaining 15 percent were from travelers planning 1 to 2 months prior to travel date.
Vacation Themes for Long Beach Island: Long Beach Island’s most popular vacation theme is family vacations with 63 percent of the inquiries requesting accommodations for families kids, 47 percent for groups of more than 4 adults, 16 percent for couples on romantic getaways, and 1 percent for people traveling alone.
The study on travelers visiting Long Beach Island, New Jersey shows high interest in comparison shopping. Rentalo.com makes it easy for travelers to compare value offers from vacation rentals, hotels, and bed and breakfasts.
For example, you can compare this two great deals:
First, this lagoon front home in Loveladies. This Long Beach Island vacation rental has 3 Bedrooms, and it can sleeps up to 8 people, with 1.5 bathroom PLUS an outside shower that is always useful. Kitchen-oven/stove, fridge, microwave, dishwasher, washer dryer. Screened in porch and outside deck and dock, so you can bring your boat & jet skis! AC in 2 of 3 BRs and main living area. Dogs & cats are welcome. Walk to beach or park in lot at beach. For more information and pictures, please log on to rentalo.com, ID#119175. There is a simple and practical inquiry form available.
Secondly, this just 1 year-old oceanfront duplex located at Long Beach Blvd. (corner of Pershing Ave) is an excellent place to stay. It has all the amenities of home plus an outdoor shower with dressing room and oceanfront decks with a table and chairs. Isn’t amazing that the house has direct access to the beach and includes seasonal beach badges?. It is also a block from the local deli, park, tennis courts and bay for fishing. For more information and pictures, please log on to rentalo.com, ID#119192. There is a simple and practical inquiry form available too.