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November 2012

The Benefits of Renting an Orlando Villa

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November

If you are planning to vacation in Orlando, you have many accommodation options. If you are traveling in a large group or you simply prefer a bit of privacy while you vacation, villas offer the perfect place for your stay. There are many benefits to choosing Orlando villas for your accommodation needs from more space for your group to more money in your wallet.

First, villas offer much more space than what you get with a traditional hotel room. While hotel rooms are nice, if you want room to move about then a villa or rental home is your best choice. Most people vacation for up to seven days and spending all of this time in a small hotel room, particularly if you have several people with you, can get a bit stressful. You also have the added benefit of having more than one bathroom in a villa. If you are traveling with three or more people, this extra bathroom can be a life saver and most villa rentals offer at least two, some up to four, bathroom.

Villas are a bit more economical than renting a hotel room, particularly if you are traveling in a large group. Renting several hotel rooms can be very expensive. You can however share the cost of a villa with other members of your group and save money because the overall cost will be much lower than renting out rooms in even the most economical hotel.

In addition to other benefits, villa rentals give you more peace and quiet which allows you to enjoy your vacation much more. Instead of hearing people in the room next to you or having to fight for the elevator, you simply come and go as you please in your own home away from home. For many vacationers, this is the greatest benefit of all.


What You Should Know about Buying International Health Coverage

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November

Many people travel every day. Some take short vacations while others may be moving overseas or taking an extended vacation. If you are planning to travel out of country and are going to be gone for several weeks or longer, health insurance is an important thing to consider. While you may very well have insurance in your home country, you should understand that most typical health insurance policies do not cover overseas medical treatment. This means that you will need to purchase an international health insurance policy.

You can purchase this insurance coverage from a number of different companies and it is important that you take some time to research your options. Buying from the first company that you come across is not recommended. By comparing three or more companies, you get a better idea of what coverage is available and what costs you are going to have to pay. Your actual cost for international health coverage will vary depending on the amount of time that you need the policy and what company you choose to purchase it from.

Short term policies typically last only for a few weeks to a few months while long term policies may last for several years. You should take the time to determine just how long you will need international health coverage before you begin looking at policy types. Once you know how long you will need it you can look at different policies and choose the coverage that best applies to your situation. Think about what type of medical coverage you may need. Evacuation is an essential element in international coverage as it will pay to send you home should you become seriously ill or injured. Ensure that your policy has this coverage and any other specific elements that you feel you may need.