Apartments Spain started life as Apartrent back in 2000. At that time, our aim was to offer cost effective online advertising to owners of Spanish apartments and villas who wanted to rent out their properties during the summer months.
In 2004 we decided to stop providing our own advertising as more and more sites were springing up offering similar services at unsustainable prices or even free of charge. We knew that this situation couldn't last and sure enough the majority of these sites disappeared over the next two years.
Instead of property advertising, we devoted our site to information about the regions of Spain including the culture and the food. Apart from a few ads the site was non profit making and became more of a labour of love.
At this time, there were a few big players in the property rental advertising market, notably, Holiday Lettings and Home Away who were dominating the search engines. These companies were recruiting hundreds of website owners worldwide into their affiliate programs. Affiliates earn money by generating enquiries through links on their own websites.
With our background in Spanish rental property advertising, we decided to become affiliates ourselves, changed the site name to Apartments Spain and began the lengthy process of building our new affiliate website.
We knew from experience that the properties being advertised by Holiday lettings and Home Away would be updated frequently and as all the listings on our site had been manually inserted it was becoming a nightmare to keep on top of the changes. At the beginning of 2015, we started to use auto updating datafeeds instead of constantly trying to play catch up. Now, all the holiday apartments and villas we advertise on behalf of HomeAway.co.uk are live feeds so you can be assured that all the properties are up to date. We display the properties on our pages in an easy to use format with user friendly menus to ensure easy navigation throughout the site