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How Co-Living Spaces are Making Travel more Affordable

Published on September 10, 2019 by Qasim Naqvi

“Travel is never a matter of money but of courage.” – Paulo Coelho

Some people would disagree and in the olden days, they may have been right but not today. Traveling, experiencing the world and opening up to new experiences has never been easier and more cost-efficient. From transport to accommodation, there are solutions that cater to every issue. The result of co-living spaces is that traveling costs come down drastically.

What does co-living entail?

Co-living is the latest trend that has seen tremendous growth in the past few years. In the past, accommodation options while traveling were limited. People could only choose between hotels or homes if they knew someone in the vicinity. Co-living, allows normal people to open up an extra room in their house to travelers. It costs less than staying in a hotel and creates an extra stream of revenue for the homeowner. 

The benefits

Co-living is a great prospect which offers convenience to both parties. There are several other benefits which come from co-living spaces too especially when it comes to traveling. 

Offer less expensive accommodation than hotels

Be it for business or pleasure, people take a lot of trips around the world. Depending on various factors like local economy and exchange rates, hotel rooms can cost hefty amounts. This used to the biggest reason people didn’t make travel plans. With co-living spaces though, you can reserve a room or even a portion of the house for just a fraction of the price. 

Drops the overall costs incurred during a trip

If you are a frequent traveler, you’ll know that accommodation is amongst the largest expenses on a trip. If you are not one, you’ll have to take our word for it. With co-living spaces, there are several things which are catered to in one package. There is food, living and even transport because these spaces are located at much more travel-friendly locations than most hotels. 

The advantage of diversifying experiences

Travelling is all about meeting new people and learning about new cultures. The nature of the trip becomes irrelevant once you embark on a journey. This is why people get addicted to traveling. Co-living spaces offer a better opportunity to explore different surroundings and environments as compared to hotels. 

Rather than spending time in an isolated room, you live side by side other people who can teach you a lot about the area. People who enlist their homes as co-living spaces are generally hospitable and very friendly. These places offer all the comforts of home and the luxuries of a fine stay at a bargain price. It is all that traveling was meant to be. 

Conclusion

Co-living spaces are transforming the way many of us view traveling. It is a more open and comfortable experience yet it doesn’t cost all that much. For someone who has always dreamt of seeing the world but thought that there is too much money involved, these spaces provide the perfect way out. All you need to do is pack your bags!


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