The Benefits of Renting a Condo for your Next Holiday

Planning your next holiday with a strict budget? If you travel in a group, splitting the bills should solve your financial dilemma. However, when you are the sole financier for the trip, it is best to choose a practical yet enjoyable itinerary for everyone.

Living Room
Condo Living Room

One thing that takes a big chunk of your travel money is accommodation. Fortunately, there are budget-friendly options to consider.

Condo versus Hotel

If your idea of a holiday is to get royal treatment, then paying for a hotel room makes sense. You can do nothing but soak in large pools and drink piña coladas until the sun sets. Waking up to breakfast in bed and enjoying the luxuries of your suite are activities worth every cent. However, if you are strictly on a budget and want to do a little exploring outside your air-conditioned room, hotels should be removed from your list of options.

Condo For Rent
Condo For Rent

Renting a condo is suitable for traveling with family and friends in almost any situation. It is also a cheaper alternative for long-term stays. Whether you are flying to the U.S., Europe, Asia, or Australia, real estate companies and private owners can rent out their properties to travelers.

Vacation rentals may include apartments for rent in Pasadena, townhouses, country houses, and villas; however, condominium units will have everything you need to have a comfortable and peaceful stay in the metro.

Why Go Condo

In hotels, you get what you pay for. Five-star hotels are expected to have a fine range of facilities, such as fitness gyms, swimming pools, golf courses, and the like. However, if you only plan to use your accommodation to sleep and store things, the extra you pay for premium amenities will go to waste.

Why not rent a condo and use the extra money to visit theme parks, beach resorts, and shopping malls? Not only would you experience many things, but you will not be tethered to one location during your holiday.

A condo for rent is all about reasonable convenience. Pick up a takeaway, make a few sandwiches, or knock up burgers and chips for dinner. Cooking your own meals is a cheaper alternative than perusing the hotel’s grand buffet options. This is also an appealing option for families with allergic kids.

You will not have to worry about your child getting rashes before a tour because you will take care of his meals yourself. Parents will also not worry about being late for breakfast or dinner when the hotel’s kitchen counters are already closed.

Space is also a factor to consider when renting out accommodations. Depending on size, a condominium unit can house many adults and kids. In hotels, there is a limit to every room, despite the size. If you try to squeeze in another person, you will pay extra.

Lastly, security should be an essential point to consider. Hotels are known for premium security systems, with guards in major entryways and CCTV cameras in the hallways. Rooms can be opened with key cards, and any security issues will be attended to immediately. The same cannot be said in condominiums.

There might be a guard or two somewhere on the property, but you should not rely on them to secure your valuables. It is best to be wary when staying in condos. They might be convenient and cheap, but they are not theft-proof.

Want more updates about new tourist attractions and hotel recommendations? Follow #TeamOutofTown, on Facebook, TwitterInstagram, and Pinterest for more travel ideas.


Written by Melo Villareal

Melo Villareal is the Online Publisher of He is an Accountant by profession who left the corporate world at the age of 23 to explore his beautiful country and the rest of the world. Today, Melo works as a part-time Social Media Manager for local and international clients. His full-time work focuses on discovering interesting culture, explore different cuisines and take memorable photos from local and international destinations he's visiting.

What do you think?


Restaurante Sobrino de Botin by Max Alexander : PromoMadrid

Dinner at Restaurante Botin Madrid: The World’s Oldest Restaurant