Few months ago, booked villa for 5 in South of France, also booked EJet flights (Mchester). 2-15 Aug.
Got e mail today saying villa was no longer available, said someone in the family had been taken ill.
It is a distant relative of someone I used to work with, so got it for a reasonable rate. Paid a deposit which he is going to refund.
Call me cynical but I can't help feeling he has got a better offer.
Have spent the whole day trawling every possible villa / gite website in South France area, not surpisingly very little availability for those peak weeks. Those that are available are completely out of our price range (Max £1000 for 2 weeks) Have also looked at hotels etc but just too pricey. Not sure tents would be suitable. (first holiday with nephew and my sister, he has a slight learning disability, so need something a bit more secure) Seems no mobile homes available either. Have tried everything
Am beginning to despair, cannot afford to lose the cost of the flight and admin charges to change dates are too steep for 5.
If anyone knows of a house / mobile home available tSouth France area first 2 weeks Aug to rent privately, please let me know.