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Monday, November 18, 2019

(Vacation) Home for the Holidays
The holidays are fast approaching, and many families are traveling as part of their celebrations. If you are planning a visit to Florida for Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, or Kwanzaa, you won’t need to worry about squeezing into a relative’s crowded home. Instead, you can book your own private vacation home through Kong Va...

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Fall In Love with Tampa Bay
Fun activities and cooler weather make West Central Florida the place to visit this autumn!Everyone always thinks of Florida as the go-to destination for their summer vacation. While we agree that’s true, we think that the benefits of a fall get-away to Florida are often overlooked. As the humid summer heat turns a bit cooler &ndash...

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Are You Ready for Some Football?
The 2019 season of the National Football League (NFL) kicks off on September 5th and marks 100 years of professional football in the U.S., to the cheers of football fans across the country. Adding to the excitement, there will be a series of “NFL 100” events, initiatives, and programs to commemorate the 100th season, celebrati...

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Our Best Tips for a Late Summer Trip
School is back in session soon, but summer isn’t over yet. There’s still time to create memories that will last the year during one last family vacation! It’s the “summer slow season” in South Florida, which means you’ll find  a lot of lodging options, including the vacation homes by Kong Vaca...

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Have Fun in the Sun During Your July 4th Vacation!
Heading to Tampa Bay or Hallandale Beach for the 4th of July holiday? We want to make sure you have a blast (but safely, of course)! Whether you’re planning an Independence Day cook out or a day by the pool, it’s important to stay safe. Here are some tips from Kong Vacation Homes to keep your vacation fun, safe, and stress-fre...

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

What You Need to Know BEFORE You Travel During Hurricane Season
Hurricane season is almost here, and storms are already brewing! But should that stop your travel plans to the (mostly) Sunshine State? No way! It just takes a little preparation and planning to prevent a hurricane from blowing your vacation off course. Know Your TimingHurricanes season stretches from June 1 to November 30, covering ...

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Spring Is in the Air!
The temperatures in Florida are trending up, the dogwoods are preparing to bloom, and we’re getting ready for spring at Kong Management Group! Spring is our favorite season in the Sunshine State, with its warm days and lower-than-usual humidity. It’s definitely the best time of year to experience the outdoors. In fact, it&rsqu...

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

It’s Snowbird Season!
When you were in school, you might have learned about the phenomenon of bird migration, where flocks of birds wing their way north in the spring, nest during the summer, and fly south to warmer climates in the fall. Floridians are familiar with another type of migration in fall and winter months, the arrival of the “snowbirds”...

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Stay Safe on Your Next Vacation
Your safety should be your first priority when you are planning a vacation. From the way you pay for your vacation rental to your privacy and security during your stay, Kong Vacation Homes has compiled this list of safety tips to consider before your vacation begins:Payment SafetyUsing a secure method to pay for your vacation rental is th...

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Tips for Stress-free Travel with Kids
If you’re a parent, you probably really need a vacation. The problem? Family trips can be very stressful – and not so restful for Mom and Dad! At Kong Vacation Homes, we keep the comfort and safety of your entire family in mind when we design our properties. Here are some tips to help you have a great family get-away:Plan Ahea...

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