Anytime I travel, I always have a plan and a budget in mind. If I intend to stay in one city for a few days (or weeks) to take in everything the city has to offer, I’d rather not have to spend an arm and a leg for a hotel room that I won’t be in very much. Fortunately, I found HomeAway.com. Here’s why we love them:
- The website offers an extensive list of rental properties all over the globe.
- You can find a luxurious villa in St. Kitts just as easily as you can find a budget apartment in Sicily.
- More often than not, the owner of the property lives within close proximity and can help familiarize you with the area.
Ready to start planning a trip? Check out the website and enter a location. From there, the home owner and yourself will work out the arrival/departure details. Be sure to confirm the nightly/weekly/monthly rate as well as any other costs you will be liable for before completing your booking. Also, utilize Google Maps to determine how close things like the grocery store or bus stop will be from the property.
Editor’s Note: The DIWYY forums are also a great resource for finding the best neighborhood for your stay in a foreign city. Post your question and let other readers who have been there give you the inside scoop!
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