Monday, March 18, 2013

Vacation Rentals App By Dwellable

Spring is here and the weather is just beautiful. It's getting warmer now and many people are already planning their vacation. I stumbled on a really useful app (created by Dwellable) that allows you to search info and pricing on vacation rentals in any location. I enjoy vacations and I immediately had to download this app to my iPhone. Hubby and I are already talking about our next vacation.

Vacation Rentals By Dwellable

Find the perfect vacation rental with this beautiful app! Compare thousands of dream rentals right on your iPhone/iPad. We cover all US destinations, including hot spots like Hawaii, Cape Cod, Gatlinburg, Orlando, Outer Banks, San Diego and many others. The app is free and is available in the App Store at: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/dwellable-vacation-rentals/id507215257?mt=8

I've never thought about looking into vacation rentals before, but thought it would be a new experience to try out. What's the difference between vacation rentals and hotels? I did some research and this is what I learned: With vacation rentals, you get more room and amenities for your travel dollars. Not every hotel room has a full kitchen. Also, you don't have to worry about your check-out times or parking fees. Vacation rentals sound like it is more quieter and more private than a hotel. You might find some hotels are cheaper than others. Preferences may depend on how long you want to stay, how many people in your group and if you prefer a luxurious one or not.


I really enjoyed using this app and I get the info right at my fingertips when I need it. The quality images are great! At the opening screen of the app, there's an animated background image of waves on the beachy sand. I thought that was pretty neat and made me imagine going somewhere that has a beautiful beach on a hot sunny day.  The search bar prompts you to enter the location you want to browse or just see all destinations.  Looks like Hawaii has quite a lot of rentals. I decided to see what is available in Maui, Hawaii.

I can filter by price, number of beds, amenity and other options. I can also enter the dates when I arrive and the app will show what rooms are available. There's not a lot of listings as I hope there would be, but hopefully more will be added. I am having fun exploring different locations and places of interest.

The vacation rentals are only USA for now and I hope the developers will expand and include other countries in the future.

* filter by price, room, amenities, and other options
* lots of photos to view
* includes contact info and email of the homeowner
* detailed description of property
* shows calendar and availability

Disclosure: I did not receive any products nor was paid for this post. Any expressed opinions are my own and personal thoughts and may differ from other consumers. No other compensation was given.

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  1. Interesting review! And welcome to the world of vacation home rentals...you'll never go back!

  2. luxury vacation rentals are on the rise! I took the family down to sea isle and we stayed in an amazing place. I definitely recommend finding your own deal online!