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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...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Tips for Booking the Best Vacation Rental
If you’re planning your next vacation but don’t want to stay in the typical chain hotel, a short-term home rental may be the perfect option for you. A rented vacation home generally is more budget friendly, more private, and more spacious than other accommodations. A host with good customer service also can offer more personal...

Monday, June 25, 2018

Experience Summer with These Travel Trends
This year, more people are looking for unique and memorable experiences when they travel. But more than just visiting a run-of-the-mill destination, they are looking for personalized experience that leaves them with a great story to tell. So, chain hotels and boring accommodations are out, and small boutique hotels, Airbnb rentals, and ca...

Friday, June 1, 2018

Top Five Tips for First Time Airbnb Guests
If you’ve never heard of it before, Airbnb is an online marketplace which lets people rent out their properties or spare rooms to guests. It’s the biggest accommodation-sharing website in the world, and it’s growing fast! Since 2009, Airbnb has grown from housing 21,000 guests a year to more than six million a year!If yo...