Forget hotels, holidaying in someone’s house is now possible and cheap

 Monday, June 27, 2022 


There are several alternatives to Airbnb which are become adept for short and big vacations. The factors like booking, availability and expanse are better covered in many of these alternatives.

 Hotels are completely full this summer due to the sudden surge in travel. But, the requirement is not exhausted. The Hotel expenses often cause numerous trip cancellations.

Blueground is a platform that shows the availability of room rentals. Options to sort the staying place with the help of city and day specification can be done.

The options available here are $1300 lower than the standard rates available on Airbnb and Vrbo. The demand for the hotels will surge up to 27% according to American Hotel & Lodging Association. The surge is evident in the post-pandemic era.

Furnished apartments can be accessed from platforms like Blueground. These can be hired for a month. These apartments come with full kitchen amenities and pre-staked groceries for a prolonged stay. Will Lucas, CEO of Mint House has stated that these are created for both short and long-term staying purposes.

He also stated that these are created for family getaways as well as digital nomads. Homes are available in Atlanta, Miami, Austin, Chicago, Denver and Los Angeles.

 Home swapping is a practice that is getting a favourite for many people. It is a process of exchanging homes with another person. The process has initiated at the time pandemic.

Several platforms like HolidaySwap, Love Home Swap and HomeExchange are the most important platforms for this. HomeExchange spokesperson Jessica Poillucci said that this will be an opportunity for travellers to save money and bond with the local people.

Housesitting is another very important vacation staying possibility. The idea is to stay in someone’s house while they are away. Jessy Hamel has stated that this is the next best option for travellers to stay but it generally comes with some work like looking after pets or a garden.

Other options are staying at monasteries, a covered wagon which is a house on wheels and a bed and breakfast. These destinations are making the travellers attempt offbeat destinations despite having Hotel rooms stacked.

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