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Golf in winter sun

9.00am 21st April 2006 - Travel, an internet company based in Sollentuna near Stockholm, has sourced a wide range of luxurious self catering apartments at some of Europe and Asia’s finest golf resorts and is offering them for 1-6 month rental from £740/€1110 a month – all with unlimited free golf thrown in.
This means that’s customers can spend a month in Spain, Malaysia or Thailand this winter for about the same as it would cost for a week’s holiday at other times in the year. was set up to provide an all-inclusive service for all those British and Scandinavian golfers who like the idea of escaping the winter weather but do not want to go to the trouble of buying a property abroad. All packages include: opened for business last winter when it offered a range of apartments plus free golf at Costa Ballena on the Spanish Atlantic coast and it proved so popular that it has now extended its activities to provide a similar service at Sherry Golf on the Spanish Costa de la Luz (Coast of Light), the Imperial Lake View Resort in Thailand and the acclaimed A’Famosa Resort in Malaysia.
The company is the brainchild of an avid Swedish golfer, Fredrik Bjuhr, who used to spend endless hours organising his own winter trips abroad.
“The simple fact is that it always took much longer than it should have done,” said Bjuhr. “There were plenty of apartments to choose from but a lot of them were no use to me because I could not find a local course that would do me a deal on green fees for the period I was there.
“The whole process was totally exasperating which is why I decided to set up,” added Bjuhr. “I wanted to provide what in Britain is known as a one-stop-shop. We can arrange accommodation. We include unlimited golf at your destination and all at prices which you will find it extremely difficult to match elsewhere.

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