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Aspen Vacation Rental Costs

Written by Kelly Palmer on June 15, 2015

Aspen has long been hailed as one of the top ski destinations in the world.  As one of the playgrounds for the rich, it’s equally beautiful and popular in the summer months.  At G2G, we are regularly asked about Aspen vacation rental costs.  So, in this article, we’ll look at what a typical 4 or 5 star hotel will cost you in the winter or summer, and then we’ll see what it would cost to rent a high end condo

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Cabo Vacation Rental Costs (Los Cabos and Cabo San Lucas)

Written by Kelly Palmer on June 10, 2015

At G2G Collection, people are always talking with us about where they like to stay in Cabo, or asking us for advice on where they should stay and what they should expect to pay for a villa rental or to rent a luxury condo there. Cabo has long been one of the top “hot spots” to vacation in all of Mexico.  In this article, we’ll review Cabo vacation rental costs, as well as explain the difference between Cabo (Los Cabos)

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Punta Mita Luxury Vacation Rental Costs

Written by Kelly Palmer on June 5, 2015

At G2G Collection, we’re constantly speaking with people about their top vacation spots and answering their questions about how much it costs in different destinations.  One of the hottest new destinations that we get asked about is Playa del Carmen, a beach community on the “Mexican Riviera” about 45 minutes south of Cancun.  In this article, we’ll review pricing for different options in Punta Mita, as well as explain the difference between Punta Mita and Punta de Mita.

Punta Mita vs.

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Timeshares vs. Vacation Clubs: An Honest Comparison and Review

Written by Kelly Palmer on June 3, 2015

For years, people have been asking us if our vacation club is like a timeshare.  You may be wondering what is the difference between a timeshare and a vacation club?  If so, you certainly aren’t alone, as there is much confusion even in the industry regarding these terms.  In this article, we’ll dive into timeshares vs. vacation clubs, clearly define the difference between these two “second home alternatives” and compare the pros and cons of each.

What is a Timeshare?

A timeshare

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5 VRBO Problems and How to Avoid Them

Written by Kelly Palmer on June 1, 2015

In the past few weeks, we have been asked many times about the risks of renting homes on websites like VRBO, Homeaway and Airbnb.  While there are many virtues of companies like VRBO (Vacation Rentals by Owner, or Homeaway, their parent company), renting homes on the internet can also present challenges.  Here are the top 5 VRBO problems and how to avoid them:

1. The pictures don’t give you the “whole picture.”  Imagine that you own a vacation home with a fabulous

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How Much a Destination Club Costs (Membership Pricing)

Written by Kelly Palmer on May 28, 2015

Our team speaks with thousands of people each year, only some of whom are familiar with destination clubs.  Today we will walk you through how much a destination club costs and review the different types. With a wide range from $7,500 to $400,000 or more, you can begin to determine if membership is right for you, and if so, which one might be the best fit.  Let’s get started…

The 3 Types of Destination Clubs (also referred to as Vacation Cubs)

To understand what a destination club

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A Unique Fundraising Tool that Turned a $7,500 donation into $38,000!

Written by Kelly Palmer on April 29, 2015

Ask any nonprofit what their single biggest challenge is and the answer is always the same: fundraising.  And the same fundraising concerns loom year in and year out. How do we attract large scale donors? How do we maintain donor interest? How do we keep those donors feeling good about their contribution? How do we earn and increase contributions—even during sluggish donation periods? Through a little bit of planning, and a little help from G2G, Boys and Girls Clubs of Collin County (BGCCC) was

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Is A Vacation Club A Sound Choice For The Solo Traveler?

Written by Kelly Palmer on March 12, 2015

Traveling solo has its advantages as well as its pitfalls. A solo vacation ensures adventure, a chance to make new friends and the opportunity to intimately explore a destination free of other responsibilities. For many travelers, a membership to a vacation club makes financial sense but does that strategy work for the lone traveler? Consider these topics and find out.

Safety

Safety is always a concern of a solo traveler. Just like at home, there is safety in numbers and while most locales are safe,

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Four 48 Hour Getaways To Help You Recharge and Reconnect

Written by Kelly Palmer on March 10, 2015

Maybe you don’t have the vacation time for a long week away from work but that doesn’t mean you can’t find some rest and relaxation away from home. A quick weekend getaway is the perfect way to recharge and reconnect. These four destinations offer great food, beautiful landscapes, and some much needed comfort for the perfect weekend getaway.

South Carolina Lowcountry

South Carolina is known for its hospitality and a trip to the Lowcountry promises great weather, home cooking, and a tranquil retreat from a fast-paced lifestyle. Escape to Palmetto Bluff where you

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5 Trips You Should Be Taking But Aren’t (Fun Vacation Ideas)

Written by Kelly Palmer on March 5, 2015

You’ve done it all, the Vegas getaway, the beach bungalow, the ski chalet, and now you’re just retreading those same old locales. Before you book another trip with college friends or family, consider these 5 fun vacation ideas that offer offer something a little bit different for your next getaway.

Romantic Getaway

Consider: 30A Florida

Whether you’ve been married twenty years or dating just one, a romantic getaway for two is an absolute must for relaxation and reconnecting. 30A, Florida is one of the most beautiful beaches in America and

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