08 Aug 2009Blog

CNN.com: Barbados on a budget: 5 ways to save

by Jonathan

Barbados beachNice piece on CCN.com about visiting Barbados on a budget; suggesting folks travel here off-season, rent a condo or house, drink local and use the local busses. Good suggestions for budget conscious travellers…

Savvy shoppers can find two-bedroom villas within a few minutes’ walk of popular west coast beaches for as little as $200* per night in the summer on vacation rental sites such as Homeaway.com and vrbo.com.

In December and January, when prices reach their peak, the same property may go for more than $400 per night. Still, at about $200 per room, it beats resort prices, and you get the benefit of a communal living space and kitchen. Some properties also have pools, housekeeping services and the option to hire a local cook for an additional fee.

Source: Barbados on a budget: 5 ways to save.