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Spring 2012: France villa rental speciallist Kerry McKeen, travelled to Paris, Pas de Calais region, Vimy Ridge Canadian Memorial, WWI battlefields,Arras, Wellington Tunnels, Aix en Provence, Luberon, Avignon, Isle sur la Sorgue, St.Remy de Provence, Cassis, Gordes, Goult, Cucuron, Ansouis to inspect and stay in villa rentals in France, and to meet with France tourism representatives and suppliers. Recommended Paris rental apartments: affordable 1 bedroom Paris rental apartment, Paris 2 bedroom apartment rental in Marais. luxury Paris apartment rental with 2 bedrooms and view of Eiffel Tower. Recommended apartment rentals in Aix en Provence: luxury rental apartment Aix en Provence with 1 bedroom and garden walking distance to markets, shops & restaurants, Aix en Provence luxury apartment rental with garden and walking distance to center, luxury 2 bedroom rental apartment in heart of old town in Aix en Provence, Aix en Provence luxury apartment with 3 bedrooms, patio & view in center. Recommended rentals in Provence, Luberon: luxury rental in :uberon with view, pool, 3 bedrooms, walking distance to village, charming Provence house rental in Luberon with 2 bedrooms, balcony, view, in village, apartment rental in Provence with 1 bedroom, patio, walking distance to village in Luberon.

Spring 2011: France villa agent Kerry McKeen, President & Owner of France Bound Villa Rentals participated in the France Tourism Professional Trade show Rendez Vous France. This year the annual event was held in Bordeaux France and included visits to St. Emilion, several vineyards in the famous Bordeaux wine growing regions, and excursions to Languedoc, Gard & Aquitaine regions, including Montpellier, Pont du Gard, and Uzes.

Spring 2010: France Bound villa rental specialist Kerry McKeen attended the Rendez Vous France Tourism Trade show for travel professionals. This year the annual event was held in Nice on the Cote d'Azur-Riviera in SE France. Kerry also visited and met with local tourist office representatives & suppliers in Monaco. Monte Carlo, Eze, St. Paul de Vence, Villefranche, Biot, Tourettes sur Loup, Mougins, Cannes etc.

In the Press: Travel & Leisure Magazine. France Bound "Readers Find: France - While planning a trip to the south of France last spring, my wife and I stubled upon, a vacation rental site. Lucky for us we ended up spending two wonderful weeks in a Belle Epoque apartment with a private veranda on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, right along the Mediterranean. Meanwhile, Kerry McKeen, the company's owner, personally answered our questions about everything, from where to do our shopping, to where to eat out, and even helped us to arrange day trips to the nearby villages of St. Jeannet and St. Paul de Vence, and got us tickets to the Cannes File Festival and the Monaco Grand Prix. In the end, we didin't want to leave our home away from home, and are already thinking about where we'll be renting next. Del McLennan, London Ontario." Read about recommended France villa rental agent & destination travel specialist France Bound at April 2009.

Fall 2009: France villa rental agent Kerry McKeen stayed at several rental properties this season including charming rentals in the Dordogne with pool, a beautiful rental house in St. Remy, an apartment in the centre of Aix en Provence, and a very well appointed villa with pool in the Luberon Provence. We also inspected a 6 bedroom luxury villa rental in the Luberon near Gordes. a luxury rental villa with 5 bedrooms and pool near Gordes in the Luberon. a 6 bedroom luxury chateau with pool on a private vineyard in the Luberon Provence, a well appointed rental villa with 4 bedrooms, pool and views of the Luberon, a 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom luxury villa rental in Provence, a 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom village house in Provence, a luxury villa rental near St. Remy with 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and pool , a rental villa within walking distance to St. Remy Provence with 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom & pool , a luxury rental villa with pool, 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, and walking distance to St. Remy Provence. a Provence luxury villla within walking distance of village near St. Remy with 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, beautiful furnishings, and swimming pool, a luxury villa in Provence with air conditioning, walking distance to village, 5 bedrooms, 5bathrooms, and pool near St. Remy, and lost more. Visit to view our superb collection of luxury Provence villa rentals.

March 2009 - France Bound president Kerry McKeen attended the France Tourism trade show "Rendez-Vous France" in Paris, and the professional development programme in the Aquitaine region, which included visits to BordeauxSt. Emilion, Biarritz, St. Jean de Luz, and Sare in the the Pays Basque.

In the press: Western Living Magazine: "Allons-y ! Vancouverite Kerry McKeen and her team at France Bound, a Vancouver based travel consultancy firm, are ready to whisk you off to France. Choose from over 300 privately owned properties, all of them personally inspected by France Bound to ensure the best in quality, service and local charm. Luxe amenities like a personal chef, maid service and an orientation appointment with a local host will make your escape effortless. So, will it be a luxurious countryside chateau? or perhaps a funky Parisian apartment?" - written by Katie Lister. Western Living Magazine. December 2008.

October 2008 - France Bound rental inspection & research trip - your France Bound team toured throughout Provence to inspect 25 new villa, house and apartment rentals in France. We also stayed in selected villa rentals in Provence, revisited many Provence vacation rentals, and inspected new rentals in the Dordogne. Here is a selection of recently inspected villa & vacation rentals in France: Villa St. Paul, Villa Peymeinade, Nice apartment Promendade des Anglais, Nice Music apartment, Aix Leydet Apartment, Villa Isle sur la Sorgue, Maison Pernes, Arles Maisonette, Mas Chatearenard, Apartment Isle sur la Sorgue, Bastide Caromb, Villa Vaison, Puymeras Village House, Puymeras Maison Horlage, Bastide Vaison, Maison La Roque Gageac, Domaine Belves, Maison Troglodyte.

June 2008 - France Bound founder and president, Kerry McKeen attended the France National Assembly of Tourism in Paris.

May 2008 - Kerry McKeen, President & Owner of France Bound, a villa rental agency specializing in Provence luxury villa rentals, Provence house rentals, and rental apartments in Paris has been appointed to the International Advisory Board for the French Government Tourist Office Maison de la France & Air France.

2008 recommended new France villa & house rentals:

2007 recommended new villa, house & apartment rentals in France:

Please contact us for help in selecting the most suitable villa. We know the rentals and the locations, and look forward to offering you our expertise as France villa rental agents and destination specialists for France travel.

Fall 2007 - France Bound consultants travelled to SW France, Provence, and Paris to check new rental properties and to visit the locations. On this trip we stayed at a few of our best villa & vacation rentals in France, including Chateau Marmande in SW France, Chez Beatrice in Provence, Maison St. Remy & Aix en Provence apartment. We also visited the following rentals: Maison Courtauly, Maison Monsegur, Maison Eymet, Chez St. Remy, Bastide Carpentras, Villa la Roque, Villa St. Didier, Apartment Quatre Dauphin, Paris Auteuil.

In addition, we visited the following destinations: Toulouse, Languedoc region, Lot et Garonne department, the Pont du Gard, the Luberon region of Provence, St. Remy de Provence, Les Baux de Provence, Aix en Provence, Arles, and Paris.

We were also delighted to be a part of the Rugby World Cup in Bordeaux France, and to cheer on the Canadian rugby team!

Spring 2007 - France Bound consultants joined the Rendez Vous France travel trade show for travel professionals. This annual year the event was held in Strasbourg France. France Bound also visited and met with local tourist office representatives & suppliers in Paris, Corsica, and Aix en Provence.

Fall 2006 - France Bound visited Provence and Paris to meet with suppliers and to inspect new Provence villa rentals and Paris rental apartments. Visit to view our distinctive collection of hand-picked and personally inspected rental villas in the Luberon, rental houses in Provence, and apartment rentals in Paris.

Alliance Francaise in Vancouver offers a French course for travellers - For beginning French students who want to get most out of a visit to France or French-speaking countries, the course is a real guide to help you travel with confidence. Visit the Alliance Francaise website for more information:

January 2005 - Now is the time to make reservations for your 2005 holidays in France, because the best rental properties fill up early. Contact us for assistance in selecting the most suitable villa, house or apartment rental in France to meet your needs and expectations.

Charming new villa rental in Provence: Beautiful 3 bedroom house with pool and views within walking distance of the colourful market town of Lorgues, not far from St. Tropez in the Var region. Visit "Villa Lorgues" at

September 2005 - France Bound consultants have just returned from an annual fall research & inspection trip to France with lots of exciting new rental propeties, and insider travel tips for Provence, Rivierea-Cote d'Azur, Burgundy and Paris. View our newest villa rentals in France at

Winter 2005 - Now is the time to make reservations for your 2006 holidays in France, because the best rental properties fill up early. Contact us for assistance in selecting the most suitable villa rentals to meet your needs and expectations.

Spring 2005 - NEW villa listing in Provence: Beautiful 3 bedroom house with pool and views within walking distance of the colourful market town of Lorgues, not far from St. Tropez in the Var region. Visit the beautiful "Villa Lorgues" listing on our Var rentals page.

April 2005 - Kerry McKeen, president of France Bound Villa, House & Apartment Rental Agency joined the annual Rendez Vous France travel trade show for tourism professionals. This year the event was held in Rocammadour SW France. France Bound Villa Agency also visited and met with local tourist office representatives & suppliers in Dordogne, Sarlat, Paris, and Aix en Provence.

October 2004 - The Fall 2005 issue of the France Bound newsletter is now available. Please contact us to receive the latest edition, which features client reviews of rental properties plus France Bound travel tips and recommendations.

August 2004 - France Bound launches a new web site which has been completely redesigned and incorporates new interactive elements, enhanced content, improved navigation, and enticing photos of France. The new site features an interactive map of France to easily locate rental properties and regional information.

New regional information pages help visitors to become more familiar with each of the 22 regions of France. Information about the landscape, places of interest, activities, food and wine is provided for each region, plus a tempting selection of images represent each area.

April 2004 - France Bound Villa rental agency owner Kerry McKeen joined the Canadian delegation of travel professionals at the 2004 Maison de la France travel tourism trade show in France. Trade shows, workshops and educational tours were held in 3 locations: Deauville, Normandy; Paris; and Avignon Provence. The event offers an excellent opportunity to meet with France tourism representatives and suppliers.

January 2004 - France Bound is licensed under the B.C. Travel Agency Act and maintains trust accounts for all funds received by clients. Our financial statements are audited annually by the Registrar of Travel Services. In addition, we have posted a bond in favour of the Travel Registrar, and contribute annually to the B.C. Travel Assurance fund for travel consumer's protection. B.C. Travel Agents Registration # 29469.

In the Press: ... Kerry McKeen has become a France resource to the point where she offers specialized consulting  to those who are planning vacations and long-term stays in France. For information on villa rentals in Provence, house rentals in France, and apartment rentals in Paris contact France Bound.   French-Kissed. B.C. Business Magazine Travel. Author: Angela Murrills. July/00.



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