And that’s according to travel expert Rick Steves. His recommendation for travel in Europe this year: Stay in an apartment and feel like a “temporary local.” Of course, we already know that short-term apartments are an economical alternative to hotels and one of the best ways to get to know a city. That’s why we offer apartments in 8 major European cities. Short-term apartment rentals are our specialty, but if you need further proof that apartments are the way of the future for travelers to Europe, here’s Rick’s endorsement in his own words (from CNN.com):
“Because of the high cost of hotels and the sinking economy, short-term apartment rentals are becoming more popular. Budget travelers can stay in spacious accommodations with a kitchen (generally stocked for a self-service breakfast) for the price of a moderate hotel room. I used an apartment as my base several times last year. It gave me a good excuse to shop in the local markets, enjoy the economy of eating in, and bask in the feeling of being a ‘temporary local’.”
Makes sense to us. Take Rick’s advice and opt for a Red Apple Apartment on your next trip to Europe.