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=== 1.2 Vacation Rental Schema properties ===
 
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Properties from other Schemas:
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<table class="tableizer-table">
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<tr class="tableizer-firstrow"><th>Property</th><th>Expected Type</th><th>Description</th></tr>
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<tr><td>Properties from Place[http://schema.org/Place]</td><td>&nbsp;</td><td>&nbsp;</td></tr>
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<tr><td>address</td><td>PostalAddress</td><td>Physical address of the item.</td></tr>
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<tr><td>aggregateRating</td><td>aggregateRating</td><td>The overall rating, based on a collection of reviews or ratings, of the item.</td></tr>
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<tr><td>geo</td><td>GeoCoordinates or GeoShape</td><td>The geo coordinates of the place.</td></tr>
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<tr><td>map</td><td>URL</td><td>A URL to a map of the place.</td></tr>
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<tr><td>photos</td><td>ImageObject or Photograph</td><td>Photographs of this place</td></tr>
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<tr><td>reviews</td><td>Review</td><td>Review of the item</td></tr>
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<tr><td>telephone</td><td>Text</td><td>The telephone number.</td></tr></table>

Revision as of 13:22, 7 January 2013

1. Vacation Rental Schema

1.1 Scope

The scope of the Vacation Rental Schema is to differentiate this accomodation type from other accomodation types that are currently marked up. The most relevant Schema.org mark-ups to this industry right now are the following:

   http://schema.org/Hotel
   http://schema.org/Hostel
   http://schema.org/Motel
   http://schema.org/BedAndBreakfast
   http://schema.org/LodgingBusiness

According to Wikipedia[1], Vacation rental is the renting out of a furnished apartment or house on a temporary basis to tourists as an alternative to a hotel. The term vacation rental is mainly used in the US. In Europe the term villa rental or villa holiday is preferred for rentals of detached houses in warm climates. Other terms used are self-catering rentals, holiday homes, holiday lets (in the United Kingdom), cottage holidays (for rentals of smaller accommodation in rural locations) and gites (in rural locations in France.

This accommodation type definitely differs from Hotels, Hostels, Motels and B&Bs and it's certainly a sub-category of the LodgingBusiness schema with a few extra features, as described below.

1.2 Vacation Rental Schema properties

Properties from other Schemas:

PropertyExpected TypeDescription
Properties from Place[2]  
addressPostalAddressPhysical address of the item.
aggregateRatingaggregateRatingThe overall rating, based on a collection of reviews or ratings, of the item.
geoGeoCoordinates or GeoShapeThe geo coordinates of the place.
mapURLA URL to a map of the place.
photosImageObject or PhotographPhotographs of this place
reviewsReviewReview of the item
telephoneTextThe telephone number.