Not everyone knows the benefits of staying in an apartment when traveling. Many people prefer to stay in hotels because what’s not to love about free soaps and shampoos, cable channels, free wifi, and free housekeeping? With all these in mind, why give up all these benefits and go for an apartment instead?
A casual traveler might prefer staying at a hotel than an apartment. But an experienced traveler will go for an apartment because of the benefits it provides. If done right when renting an apartment, you’ll save more money and will surely provide a better experience.
If you’re planning for a short-term vacation where you’ll be staying for a few nights, your best answer is an apartment. The prices vary depending on the season, location, size, and the accommodations. Some apartments may offer same or even cheaper than hotel rooms. And it would be best to look for apartments in interesting neighborhoods so you could learn all the local insights and gain knowledge of the place.
There advantages you will enjoy that can’t be compared when staying in a hotel. The biggest advantage is space. Though it’s more convenient for groups, it can still be enjoyed by two people. You’ll be saving more cash when a group could split the price of an apartment than paying for a pricey room that is good for 4-6 persons in a hotel.
What’s great about in an apartment is that you could cook your own meal because of a kitchen which hotel rooms lack. You don’t have to eat in an expensive restaurant which could waste your money. If you love trying different foods from the local restaurants, then you could just stock your kitchen for breakfast and lunch so you could save money for restaurants.
So the next time you’ll be going out of town for a few days, consider renting an apartment. It’s cheaper, enjoyable, and better experiences. Just don’t expect the services from the hotel be the same on your rented apartment. Just remember that an apartment is like your home away from home.