One of the top, cheap accommodation comparison sites, you can always count on booking.com to find you a stellar deal. Perhaps my favourite thing about it, aside from their incredible range of choice, most rooms you find on there offer free cancellation, which means you can still shop around whilst having peace of mind that you’ve got somewhere booked if all else fails.
Go on, have a little search to see just how easy it is!
As the name suggests, lastminute.com is best to use if you’re booking last minute. Whilst all the good hotels/hostels may have already been booked up on other sites, Lastminute always have some quality accommodation available at short notice, and for a healthy price. Plus, their comparisons are spot on, it’s definitely one of the best deal finders around. Top tip: if you’re feeling spontaneous, book one of their top secret (luxury) hotels and save up to 40% off in the process.
The way people holiday has changed so much since Air BnB became a thing. The site is like an online marketplace that gives you the option to rent a whole apartment/house or rent a room in someone’s home, it’s up to you which you’d rather but if there’s a group of you it’s always best to rent a whole apartment.
The best thing about Air BnB is it’s cheaper than a hotel and sometimes, depending on the apartment you pick, it’s better than a hotel. It’s like a home away from home, and helps you soak up the culture of a place far better than a hotel ever could.
It’s so easy to search for the perfect place to stay. You simply just search for the location where you want to stay, set your dates, budget and any other preferences you have and then look through the list of options available. You can even read reviews on the apartments from people who have stayed there for that extra piece of mind.
If you haven’t heard of this yet, check it out for your next trip, you won’t regret it.
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COUCH SURFING (FOR THE BRAVE)
Almost kinda similar to Air BnB, if you don’t mind kipping on some stranger’s sofa, then Couch Surfing could be a good option for you. It’s completely free, which means it’s perfect for backpackers on a budget or students travelling on their summer vacay.
One of the best things about couch surfing is if you get a decent host they’ll show you around the place, and a local’s guide to a city or town is always better. They’ll take you to all the non-touristy places so you can soak up the culture and experience travelling in its full form.
Have you got any more tips for finding budget accomodation?
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