First stop after arriving at your Orlando villa, the supermarket!

What’s the first thing you want to do when you get to your Orlando villa?  If the answer is put on the kettle, then read on…

Target Store Orlando

Whilst on route to your Florida villa you are likely to pass a Publix, Walmart or Target these are all supermarkets where you could pick up some milk, tea, coffee and sugar.  You might also be surprised to hear that Walgreens chemists will also sell these items and are more likely to be open later in the evening.

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Do I really need a hire car when on holiday in Orlando, Florida?

We are asked many times….do we need a hire a car when on holiday in Orlando? The simple answer is YES, but I’m nervous about driving?  Don’t be, and here I answer why…

Hire Car Driving in Orlando

You don’t need a hire a truck like this, but it was offered and I had never driven anything like this so why not, not great on fuel but fun to drive.

With the majority of flights going into Orlando International Airport (MCO) it’s very simple to pick up your hire car and be on your way.  Many offer sat navs that will help you navigate your way around during your holiday, but these are charged by the day and it would therefore be cheaper to purchase the North American map for a Tom Tom that you own already, just remember to pack the charger!

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How to Rent Orlando Villas Direct from the Owners

When you first start looking at renting a villa in Orlando for your next holiday it can seem a little overwhelming as we have over 570 Florida villas to choose from but if you write down the main things you are looking for you can narrow your search very quickly and get to the homes that suit your needs.

Below is a list of things to help you rent Orlando villas directly from the owners.

1. Try to have specific dates in mind and check that the flights are available and within budget as there is no point emailing loads of owners about dates only to find the flight prices are too high for your chosen dates. Continue reading

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Stay Close to Disney World at Formosa Gardens Florida

Formosa Gardens Florida is one of closest villa communities to Walt Disney World, located only 3 miles from the main gate this small gated community features luxury Florida villas to rent all with private pools, spas / hot tubs. Formosa Gardens has homes from 4 to 9 bedrooms many with lake or conservation views and they vary in size from 2,000 to 10,000+ sq feet so you will have plenty of room for you and your family to relax and enjoy your Florida holiday.

Most of the rental villas on Formosa Gardens cater for the high end of the market so are priced accordingly but if you want large pools, king sized beds, flat screen TV’s and well equipped games rooms this could be the community for you. Most of the Formosa Gardens villas have a good ratio of bathrooms to bedrooms so you won’t have to share with anyone else. Continue reading

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New Orlando Villas Blog from VR360FloridaVillas.co.uk

vr360floridavillas Orlando Blog

Welcome to our new Orlando villas blog which will cover everything to do with renting a villa in Orlando, things to do in Orlando, places to eat, all the local Orlando golf course, shopping and much much more.

We will post new articles every week with photos and videos about Orlando and would love to hear from you, let us know what you would like to know and we will do our best to cover it.

We have been visiting Florida and specifically Orlando for over 20 years so know the area, attractions, shopping and golf courses very well. We will be giving you all the tips and tricks we have picked up over the years to try and make your Orlando villa holiday the best it can be and help you to get all the benefits our 20 years of knowledge give us.

Over the last few years we have collected thousands of photos and videos of all the attractions like SeaWorld, Universal Studios, Walt Disney World, Downtown Disney plus the shopping malls, golf courses and restaurants so hopefully this will make planning your Orlando villa holiday very easy and give you access to everything all in one place. I hope you enjoy visiting our site as much we enjoyed capturing the photos and videos in Orlando, Florida.

We currently run two of the largest Orlando rental villas sites in the Uk, www.vr360floridavillas.co.uk and www.vr360homes.com which each have over 550 homes to rent all located only minutes from Disney World. All of our Florida villas listed have loads of photos and most have a 360 Virtual our so you can take a look around.

We recently visited SeaWorld Orlando and Discovery Cove which is also part of the SeaWorld family and will be posting some videos and photos to show you around, both of these parks are great fun and not to be missed when visiting Orlando.

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