TripAdvisor, the travel site announced the launch of holiday rentals on TripAdvisor Holiday Rentals India, allowing travellers to search and compare more than 550,000 properties around the world. Available properties are wide-ranging and can accommodate single travellers up to large groups in villas, ski chalets, apartments, houseboats, castles, treehouses and more.

“We are excited to introduce holiday rentals to our Indian audience as it will open a whole new world of accommodation options for the ardent Indian travelers especially ones who love to travel with their family. According to our estimates, an average Indian family (two adults + two children) can save up to 57 per cent in a destination like Venice by opting for holiday rental versus a regular hotel stay. We are confident that this new offering from TripAdvisor will see a tremendous uptake among the avid travelers in the country” commented Nikhil Ganju, Country Manager, TripAdvisor India.TripAdvisor India

“We’re thrilled to give Indians access to our vast and growing collection of holiday homes around the world. Travellers can now find pictures, reviews, descriptions and booking information on 550,000+ properties, while homeowners can list their properties for free and benefit from TripAdvisor’s unsurpassed audience of 260 million users per month,” commented Dermot Halpin, President, TripAdvisor Holiday Rentals.

TripAdvisor Holiday Rentals for travellers

Booking a holiday rental property is easy: through the ‘Holiday Rentals’ tab on TripAdvisor, travellers will find pictures and extensive details on available properties. Users can filter properties by date of stay, destination, size, amenities/options such as ‘private pool’ or ‘pet-friendly’, and more. When a suitable property is found, travellers can quickly and easily arrange payment and/or contact the owner with more questions.

Travellers consistently cite value as one of the greatest benefits to holiday rentals. Particularly for families or groups planning a holiday of a week or more, the savings offered by holiday rentals can be significant. For instance, Indians taking a trip during the upcoming school break could save up to 57 per cent in popular destinations worldwide by choosing a holiday rental