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End of march visit

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Saint Paul...
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End of march visit

Hello,

I've spent days trying to find a reasonable Folly Island vacation rental for 4 nights Mar 21-25, with no luck. We're a family of 5- so we're looking at 2 bedrooms. Many of the emails I send don't get responded to and the few that respond, the rate is about $300/night (inclusive of tax/cleaning/fees)- which seems very high.

This is our first visit to Charleston, so we'll be visiting the city & it's site and doing daytrips- not just hanging on the beach the whole time. I think we'll probably only have 1 day for beach lounging. Does it make sense to try to stay elsewhere?

We're also staying in downtown Savannah (historic district) for 4 nights- so I was hoping to contrast that with a beach place, but price is almost double on Folly! There seems to be a lot of open rooms, so I'm not understanding the high prices. Thanks in advance for your help!

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31. Re: End of march visit

I have had the same issue with vrbo owners not responding to my inquiries. Strange and frustrating indeed!

Edited: 20 January 2013, 18:06
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32. Re: End of march visit

It is rather disturbing to hear the the vrbo folks don't even bother to respond ~ it's just weird. Why list it if you are not going to reply to inquiries?

Saint Paul...
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33. Re: End of march visit

After all my negativity (sorry about that, it was frustrating!), I did want to update that there is a good ending! I had given up on VRBOs and booked a hotel on Savannah highway - settling for a place with good reviews, but less than ideal location and single room (for 5 of us). Then a few days ago, I was contacted by a VRBO owner who I had originally sent an inquiry to. They had seen this thread on here and realized I had contacted them earlier. They offered me a very reasonable deal on another unit that was still available. I promptly cancelled the hotel room. I am very excited - as now we are in a fantastic location on Folly Beach - near beach and restaurants, in a great unit with multiple bedrooms.

Thank you TripAdvisor Forums!

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34. Re: End of march visit

Glad you have a happy ending...please come back at tell us about your trip after you get home!

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