“Kathleen, your e-mails are interesting, but I need facts. I’d like to rent in Belize to see if we like it there. The research I’ve done on vacation resorts there tells me it must be a place for the rich and famous. Not a place to live on a thousand dollars a month.”
–Larry L., United States
Short-term furnished rentals are more expensive than long-term unfurnished rentals. In some locations the difference in price can be 100% more for a furnished short-term place, even in the same building.
Also understand that vacation resorts are for people on vacation. If you shop where the tourists shop, you’ll pay tourist prices. This is true for everything, including apartment rentals. To pay local prices, you need to look for local-style accommodation in places where the locals live.
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