Eager for a staycation? Well, the coast is not clear!
That’s the message from travel experts in Ireland – as almost all coastal accommodation is booked up for the rest of the summer, with families having to fork out huge sums for anything that is left.
A surge in demand in self-catering holidays has seen families snap up nearly all cottages and holiday homes available for the remainder of the summer.
A recent survey revealed the staycation boom had sparked a doubling in searches for homes to rent in Ireland’s holiday hotspots. Pic: Getty Images
And that has led to a surge in prices with some properties in the west going for ‘hundreds of euro a night’ if they are still available.
The Irish Self-Catering Federation dismissed the soaring prices as ‘not the norm’ and advised people to look away from the coasts for better value.
Continue reading this atricle at https://extra.ie/2020/08/05/news/irish-news/staycations-by-the-sea-prices