More people are considering renting a property for their holiday next year as they seek to get the best value for money, a new study shows.

Almost a quarter said they would book in advance to get a better deal; 22% will rent a holiday home as a bigger group to cut costs per head; 20% will rent a holiday home in the belief that it helps cut costs; 11% will choose a cheaper destination and 10% will look out for hotel specials and deals.

What do readers of this blog think about renting holiday cottages in groups to cut costs? Is it something you are thinking about for your holidays in 2010?

To find some larger cottages for groups, search the main Holiday Cottages website here.