When the number of options for stays at great green friendly accommodation increases on your travels it’s never a bad thing. So when the folk at SellMyTimeShareNOW.com sent DontFlyGo.com a message asking if we’d like to review their site, we were only too happy to oblige. After all, we’re all for helping environmentally conscious travellers connect with new sites and services that can help them live out their travel dreams.
The Green Friendly Accommodation Options at SellMyTimeShareNOW.com
The guys at SellMyTimeShareNOW definitely do that, having built out a really efficient system for travellers searching to hire or a rent a timeshare that makes the process easy. Head over to their site and you’ll see that they offer over 15,000 different options in hundreds of locations across the world. Emphasizing the benefits that staying in accommodations of this type have over an energy-hungry hotel; many of the villas and condos listed are no more expensive either.
So why is this useful for the green-minded traveller you might ask? Well staying in a villa or condo is much more sustainable. The traveller becomes part of their local community, buying local produce to cook or eat in kitchens all the while ensuring that energy consumption is kept to a low by living in these locales as if they were the travellers own home.
But what about the site itself? Does it making hunting for the ideal choice easy or not? Let’s take a closer look.
Green Friendly Accommodation: First Impressions
The first thing that will strike you about the site is how clean it is. The search page is designed sharply with emphasis on the search bar thanks to a splash of green and the placement of a large orange “search” button. On the left-hand side of the page the user has links to all the important content they need around the site, including options to find timeshares via the filters of country and city and to also view featured options.
When it comes to search, perhaps the most important function of the page, SellMyTimeShareNOW delivers good results. Typing in “Spain” to find locations close to me, the engine delivered over 100 results, listing them in order of relevance.
Really impressed by the fact that the page automatically delivers all possible accommodation options at once, and that scrolling down to see them all is seamless, the filters on the left hand side, although immeasurably useful, are actually not all-that important. Thanks to a handy pop-up slider that travels down the page with you, one click and you’re easily back at the top.
Green Friendly Accommodation: Booking Options
With the booking system arranged by “weeks”, hovering over the week to look at which date it corresponds with easily resolves the issue of not knowing the exact week your vacation might be. Being able to filter villas and condos by the price slider makes it easy to find those that might suit your budget too.
Other filters that make the engine invariably easy to use include the option to sort results via unit, nearby and resort amenities, as well as the number of bedrooms and all the other prerequisites you’d expect from a site of this nature.
For the green-minded traveller the page comes into its own when selecting options that have environmentally-friendly travel activities like bike riding, horse riding and outdoor sports nearby.
With these options in mind we filtered the site to find plenty of options in areas of Spain like the Canary Islands, the Balearics and Andalucia. From there we sorted the list from the cheapest rental prices per week to the highest and went about selecting options to see how friendly the interface was.
Selecting Tenerife’s Club Olympus at Garden City we were impressed at being greeted with a quality summary of the location and a breakdown (represented, rather neatly, by infographics) on the features and amenities offered. On the left-hand side are provided decent images, current temperature and the area’s location on a map. Very good presentation of information on this part of the site, top marks!
Green Friendly Accommodation: Inquiries
So, impressed with the site’s interface and search engine, how does SellMyTimeShareNOW.com shape up in terms of making rental inquiries?
Thankfully this is easy too, mainly because of the side-bar on villa and condo pages that means you don’t have to leave these pages and go elsewhere to register your interest. All that’s required is that you simply type in your information and your value offer and a representative of the company will get back to you to discuss your travel plans further. Very quick and painless.
Green Friendly Accommodation? Conclusion
As environmentally sympathetic travellers looking for a decent service to plan alternative accommodation options, SellMyTimeShareNOW.com functions very well as a rental site.
With plenty of options that offer a wide range of alternative and green-friendly activities and amenities you could do a lot worse then to use them for your next travel adventure.
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