So you’ve decided to travel abroad for your next holiday? You’ve chosen which country you want to visit, and the time of year you are going, but you’re not sure on what kind of accommodation to get. There are so many choices these days for what kind of place to stay in, and each has its positives and negatives. Here are three choices.

 

vacation accommodation

Image Credit: Pexels

 

Hostel

 

If it is just you and a friend or two (or spouse) and you plan to have an active holiday, then you might want to consider staying in a hostel. This might sound like utter madness to some people, but hostels can be incredibly cheap alternatives to staying in something like a bed and breakfast or hotel.

Also with proper research, you can find some that are also maintained to a very high standard. A hostel often has you sharing a large room with a lot of different people with shared bathroom and kitchen facilities. However, this doesn’t have to be the case. For example, Anker Hostels in Norway offer individual rooms so you can stay with another person and you have your own kitchen and bathroom.

You need to either provide your own bedding or rent some from the front desk, and the same is true for pots and pans. It still completely self-catered but if you don’t mind cooking (or plan to eat out a lot), then a hostel like this could be perfect for you.

 

vacation accoommodation

Find affordable accommodation for your next vacation.

 

 

Holiday Home

 

If you like the sound of a hostel, but want something all to yourself, then you should definitely get yourself a holiday home. You will need to provide your own food, but everything else comes with the holiday home. You can rent holiday homes around the world, and they are an excellent choice if you are taking a family on holiday. This way everyone gets their own space and can enjoy the holiday to its fullest.

You can use a site like Elite Holiday Homes Holiday Rentals to search for the right. Whether you want a holiday home in a secluded location or with a swimming pool, with enough research, you can find the perfect getaway for you and your entire family. While holiday homes are more expensive than a hostel, they are also generally of a higher standard, and you will be able to roll out of bed and get straight on with enjoying your holiday every morning.

 

Airbnb

Spacious holiday apartment in Vietnam

 

 

Hotel

Hotels are probably the most common form of accommodation when going abroad. Hotels offer a lot of different options from full board where you don’t need to pay for food and drink all holiday to bed and breakfast to completely self-catered and something in between. You can find a hotel that will give you the specific options you are looking for.

They also have a lot of additional services and activities. Hotels are often a great choice for people with young children as plenty of them offer activities during the day. This gets the kids off having fun and allows adults to relax and enjoy a much-deserved break. There are also exclusive adult hotels where couples can enjoy a romantic vacation with no disturbances at all.

 

Mai Khao Lak

Find magnificent hotels like this one in Khao Lak, Thailand.

 

About Your fair Dinkum Traveller

Anthony Jury

Anthony Jury

Your Aussie - Asia Adventure
G'day mate, it's your Fair Dinkum traveller who ventures into Asia and around Australia. Stay tuned for epic destinations, great tips and awesome travel stories.Read more...
Booking.com

James Bond Island

Subscribe To Our Monthly Newsletter

Subscribe to Fair Dinkum Traveller to receive our free monthly newsletter and to be in the running for future giveaways.

You have Successfully Subscribed!