California Vacation Rentals on the Company’s Dime

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When someone else is paying, do you go for the steak dinner or the salad?

The latter? Me, too, but the greedy part of me wants the rib-eye, the appetizer and the Baked Alaska.

However, in this age of cutting pork, a very lucky crop of executives still get to travel on business,  have their meal and entertainment expenses reimbursed and stay in temporary housing. Those fortunate few may even have the luxury of working remotely or hosting company off-sites in fancy gated communities where outdoor kitchens, pools with grottoes and mountain views are standard ways of team building.

With the real estate fallout and the state in dire need of economic stimulation, California vacatation rentals pose excellent opportunities for corporate America to house their leaders, whether for long-term projects or short-term situations while candidates get settled in their communities.

Per the owner’s description of the Pasadena vacation rental above, “See the coast and Catalina Island on a clear day, downtown Pasadena views and purple mountain majesty every evening.”

That hardly sounds like work at all.

Posted in All-season rentals, California vacation homes, Family vacation spots

About Valerie

Valerie Moloney is your resident blogger and the Expansion Markets Editor for, who oddly enough, feels panicked when asked, "What's the best place to eat in Chicago?" or her favorite, "It's my birthday. Where should we go with a party of six?" No stranger to travel--and traveling with kids--she is a young mom who ODs on the Internet when it comes to planning family trips or buying clothes. Here's hoping she finds you the vacation you deserve.

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