The Difference of Staying in a Timeshare Rental vs. a Hotel Room for Families

When planning a family vacation, many people don’t realize the benefits of staying in a timeshare vacation rental as opposed to a hotel. A hotel is certainly the traditional way for booking accommodations for your trip, but hotel rooms can get very tight on space if you are traveling with your family or a group.

Unlike other vacation rentals, a timeshare rental gives you the best combination of  home-like accommodations – with resort-style amenities, kid and adult activities onsite and an all-around better opportunity to spend quality time together.

The benefit of a timeshare rental is that they are very family oriented. There are plenty of activities for everyone in your family. Some timeshares have amenities like tennis courts, adults and kids swimming pools and game rooms. If your child wants to try a new activity, rentals often have a younger kid’s activity schedule. While you and your spouse are out playing tennis, you won’t ever have to worry about your kids being bored or being in danger as there is plenty of supervision for the youths at our resorts.

Depending on the location of our rentals, some have specific hiking areas to explore. Timeshare rentals also feature in-house shops where you can do grocery shopping or rent movies without even leaving the grounds.

As for the accommodations themselves, vacation rentals are like a home away from home. Your family is able to live in a vacation rental just like you would at home. Many vacation rentals have a full kitchen where you can save on eating out by cooking regular meals. If there are leftovers, no worries, you have a full refrigerator. Some have laundry facilities inside the rooms so you can pack less. You want to barbeque? Not a problem!

Spending your family vacation time in a vacation rental also means you can live independently. Options are available for each person in your family to have their own wing or separate bedroom or sleeping area. If you’d like to make s’mores or you simply enjoy being warm, you can book a rental with a fireplace. You can also enjoy the option of making your own breakfast every morning, or enjoying a movie with the family after a long day of site seeing.

Does the average hotel room have any of that?

When deciding whether to book a vacation rental versus a hotel room, the most important thing to consider is flexibility. The chances of your family having a more enjoyable, comfortable family vacation is greater if you stay in a vacation rental than if you stayed in a hotel.

If you book a hotel for your family vacation, you will either all likely be in the same room at all times, or you will have to book multiple rooms. A vacation rental has significantly fewer restrictions.

The great part about vacation rentals is that it is often a better price for a one-week stay than most hotels. With luxury resort-style vacationing at a fraction of the cost, the choice should be clear.

ResorTime has hundreds of timeshare destinations to choose from! Call us today at (877)477-7368 to start planning your next vacation rental experience.



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