WIMCO Releases the First Villa Rental Mobile App, Allows Travelers to Plan Luxury Villa Vacations On-the-Go


Mobile Friendly Website Pages Makes Smartphone Browsing a Breeze

If you want to find the villa that suits your needs best on St. Barts, WIMCO Villas has just made that task much easier. WIMCO, the leading, largest, and longest established private villa company on St Barts has embraced technology’s omnipresence and offers two new takes on vacation pla

  • For the first time, iPhone users can now download a Wimco Villas app that puts all of Wimco’s 1,400 private villas in the Caribbean andEurope at their fingertips.
  • WIMCO has also incorporated QR codes into the pages of their just released 17th edition of the Vendôme Guide to St. Barthelemy, that when scanned link the reader to a mobile friendly mini-site featuring Wimco’s 250 villas on St Barts. The Vendome Guide is the most comprehensive book on what to see and eat as well as where to stay and play while visiting the glamorous French Caribbean paradise.

WIMCO Villas IPhone App

The WIMCO Villas iphone app, available in the  App Store, is the perfect way to plan a luxurious getaway on the go. Combining an easy navigation system with the ability to see prices, availability, pictures and even contact a WIMCO agent, the iPhone app is a one-stop shop for planning the custom tailored villa vacation that you deserve. A few of the app’s features include:

  • Search Function: Users can search by destination, number of bedrooms desired and travel dates. The app returns a list of villas that meet those criteria, that are also available for those dates.
  • Detailed Descriptions: Users can see details about specific villas including pricing, room-by-room amenities, description and location.
  • Favorites: The app allows users to save their favorite villas and access them again quickly through a favorites list. The app even saves the search criteria used to find villas so the user can easily request availability at a later date.
  • Contact Information: Users can click to call WIMCO, or fill out a short inquiry form.

 QR Codes in the Vendôme Guide to St. Barthelemy

 The Vendôme Guide is best known for the beautiful pictures and information on WIMCO’s 250 villas on St Barts punctuated by the guide’s ‘top 5’ lists that highlight the best places to dine, sunbathe, and enjoy on the island. After opening a free QR reader app, easily downloadable from any mobile App Market, the new QR code feature allows user simply pass the screen over the QR codes in the Vendome Guide and the phone will then display WIMCO pages specifically designed for mobile phones allowing readers to see photos, descriptions, prices and availability for each of Wimco’s 250 villas on St Barts.


WIMCO, the publisher of the 2011/2012 Vendôme Guide to St. Barthelemy, is a marketing and reservations company with U.S. headquarters in Newport, RI. With almost 30 years of experience in marketing villa rentals on St. Barts, WIMCO brings more travelers to St. Barts than any other villa agency or hotel, and its concierge service and real estate sales office across the street from the airport in St. Barts provides its clients with an unparalleled level of service.  Wimco reservations 1-800-449-1553, or [email protected].