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World Cup boosts number of enquiries for Cape Town by over 50%

World Cup boosts number of enquiries for Cape Town by over 50%

After two-thirds of the available tickets for the 2010 FIFA World Cup already sold*, the choice of accommodation in South Africa is getting scarcer. On HomeAway Holiday-Rentals though you can still find a wide range of holiday homes available to rent for the World Cup, ranging from budget apartments to luxury houses with pools. 

According to the recent HomeAway Holiday-Rentals Marketplace Report, Cape Town was the number one destination being enquired about for holidays in June 2010 and total booking enquires in 2009 increased by over 50 percent compared to the previous year. Owners are experiencing strong demand, as people rush to secure their accommodation for the FIFA World Cup. Nonetheless, those looking for accommodation in South Africa still have plenty to choose from. There are currently over 300 properties in South Africa listed on including more than 170 holiday homes in Cape Town.


Below are details of three properties in Cape Town, as well as a beautiful country house near Durban, one of the hosting cities of the 2010 FIFA World Cup. For more, browse through over 300 holiday homes in South Africa on HomeAway Holiday-Rentals.