February 22nd, 2011 8:33 AM by Alan Martin
Vacation homes near Disneyworld
Everyone knows that Florida is a great destination for family holidays. With its myriad of theme parks, stunning sub-tropical climate and superb stretched of sandy Gulf Coast shore, the Sunshine State has it all in spades.
Generations have grown up with some truly treasured memories of family visits to the magic kingdom and the stunning area that surrounds it, and all parents know just how much joy such a trip could bring to their offspring.
But while a visit to Disneyworld and the surrounding area might be just what the doctor ordered, in this post credit crunch climate, the strict financial measures mean that more and more families are having to cut back on their holiday budgets. With their belts well tightened when it comes to cash for a family break, many believe that a jaunt across the pond is something out of reach, but this does not have to be the case.
With a myriad of cheap flights to Orlando on offer, families that want to head to Florida for some fun in the sun may well be able to build their own break for a fraction of the cost of the package alternatives.
The key to affording a Florida vacation for families is to shop for all the elements separately, ensuring that they get the best possible deal on all the essential elements – using cheap flights to Orlando combined with budget car hire and some carefully selected self catering accommodation.
Often the greatest expense of any getaway is the accommodation; hotels or resort-based breaks can quickly eat into your budget.
Choosing from one of the many holiday homes near Disneyworld that are available to rent can help families looking for a more frugal option of a Florida holiday and seeking to significantly cut costs.
Holiday homes are a great idea for those seeking a cheaper stay as they can often accommodate large groups of friends and family, meaning that at capacity the per person prices for a stay can be surprisingly reasonable.
And the vast majority of Florida vacation homes are superbly equipped and finished to a high standard with many offering extras such as an onsite swimming pool or games facilities – both of which can cut the costs of seeking entertainment on every day of a family’s stay.
Also, opting for one of the many vacaton homes near Disneyland essentially turns a break away into a self catering holiday meaning that families can avoid the costs incurred by eating out while away if they wish by shopping their own food and preparing meals and picnic lunched on site.
And self catering breaks really make sense for family groups, even if they are not choosing this option in an attempt to be frugal since the home from home environment of a self-catered stay means parents can ensure there is minimal disruption to important routines helping to avoid some of the common pitfalls of travelling with little ones in tow.
In short, no family needs to give up on their Florida dreams if they are willing to spend some time shopping for all the elements of their getaway.