Why Stay in a Vacation Rental during your Germany Vacation?

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Example of a vacation apartment - Waldgirmes, Goethestrasse
Example of a vacation apartment - Waldgirmes, Goethestrasse

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Did you know there are cheaper options for accommodations than even the lowest prices for hotels on travel websites? You can save anywhere from 20 to 80 percent on your accommodations if you book a vacation rental instead of a hotel, and all for the same length of stay. Vacation rentals—which can include apartments, houses, cabins or cottages—are a great option for the budget-minded traveler who values independence and home-like comfort.

From the family with a pack of energetic kids, to the retired couple out to see the world, vacation rentals are sure to meet anyone's needs. Accommodations are spacious, furnished, usually include a fully-equipped kitchen, and often include access to a yard, pool, or other outdoor common areas. And forget the hectic chaos of a hotel: noisy neighbors, housekeeping knocking on your door, coming and going through a busy lobby. Vacation rentals afford you the kind of privacy that hotel dwellers only dream of—just like home!

And for those whose vacation motto is to "live like the locals," vacation rentals allow you precisely that. Perhaps your neighbors will be friendly locals, or your accommodations reflect the environment around you. Either way, you won't feel like just another tourist.

The Kraft Family wanted to create exactly this opportunity for their clients. Eager to encourage their friends to visit Germany, their homeland, and wanting to create a home-like experience for them, the Krafts founded Live Like a German to offer vacation rentals that would otherwise be unavailable to an American market. Their website includes travel guides and tips from previous travelers on locals sights for visitors to various German destinations, and packages to Germany may even include a local tour guide if requested. Their personal touch to every aspect of your trip is apparent, and you're sure to feel right at home in the vacation rentals they've handpicked.

So when you book your next trip, consider the multitude of options for accommodations out there. Don't limit yourself to boxy, cramped hotel rooms. Spread out in a vacation rental of your very own!



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This travel guide has been written by Jim Seki.

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