It’s a great time to have a few bucks to spend … the U.S. dollar is at a real high and that makes your luxury vacation budget go further! From booking an exquisite vacation villa to savoring a wildlife-filled African safari, there’s never been a better time for planning the perfect vacation and splurging on some spectacular souvenirs. (Bonus: airfares are low, too. Business class, anyone?) Take advantage of the strong U.S. dollar and book your luxury value vacation today.
The Rand has lost nearly 28% of its value against the dollar this past year, and flights from North America to Johannesburg have devalued by over 25%. These prices are making it even cheaper to get up close and personal with the grandeur of Southern Africa at four of the finest safari camps in the world.
Take advantage of this t experience the Big Five at Kruger National Park, tag endangered rhinos at Madikwe Game Reserve, and marvel at the Okavango Delta. Game drives in open-sided vehicles, walking safaris, night tracking and more put everyone in the center of the animal kingdom for an amazing adventure.
With charming villages nestled on rolling hills, sweeping fields of fragrant lavender, sprawling olive trees and quiet almond groves, it is no wonder that Provence has served as powerful inspiration for artists like Van Gogh, Monet, Matisse and Picasso throughout the centuries.
With the Euro declining 20% against the dollar, now you to can be inspired by the beauty of France and fill a suitcase with chic and savory souvenirs. Take advantage of the dollar’s strength and enjoy legendary wineries and chateaux, exploring the vast pockets of idyllic landscapes and return home to relax in a luxury vacation rental with Time & Place.
Lake Tinaroo, Australia
The world’s largest island is a continent of contrasts from stylish modern cities to timeless outback landscapes. Experience lush green rain-forests and sparkling turquoise waters complimented by luxurious island resorts and remote outback stations. Sightseeing, dining, and interacting with this young and vibrant culture from an ancient indigenous history is now more affordable. With the Australian dollar decreasing by nearly 9% against the U.S. dollar this past year, Australia has become a great vacation destination for 2016.
Bali has an irresistible combination of stunning tropical beauty, spiritual culture, and the magical ability to inspire peace in those that arrive upon its shores. During the past two years the Indonesian rupiah has declined about 13% against the U.S. dollar, making Bali a perfect destination for any beach lover. A luxurious trip to Bali can be comparable to a trip to Europe, with flights under $900, so what are you waiting for? Contact Time & Place for an amazing stay in one of our luxurious resorts.
Croatia has quickly gone from a virtual unknown to a destination sweetheart. It’s easy to see why when you take a look at the pretty villages and gorgeous coastline. With abundant culture and historical sites, as well as stunning beauty inland and along the Adriatic Sea, you’ll only wonder why you haven’t taken your strong dollar and ventured to Croatia until now.
The remarkable history of London would be enough to draw visitors from around the globe. With landmarks like Westminster Abbey and the Tower of London, there’s plenty to see. The heart of London may be reverent of its past, but its personality is modern and bold. A gracious host to new and exciting trends that span architecture, food and more, London is a city that embraces both history and innovation. Explore all that London has to offer at almost 20% less than in 2012.
A rare destination that combines centuries old architecture with a modernist design and outlook, Barcelona is definitely a city with its own unique vibe and one that will mesmerize you. Our portfolio of Barcelona luxury vacation homes ranges from gorgeous one bedroom flats to luxurious 4 bedroom rentals with panoramic ocean views.
If you crave a peaceful place to soak in Grecian beauty, Folegandros is a choice that is slightly off-the-beaten path without having to sacrifice the age old pleasures of great dining or pristine beaches. This Time & Place destination invites you to experience the classic Greek Isle delights like dramatic views, warm Aegean water, and charming villages. Enjoy the tranquility that echoes the serene setting of this mystical island on your next luxury vacation.