Filed Under (Travel and Leisure) by urgetek on 02-03-2014
Scotland is a part of the United Kingdom which is really worth visiting. It is famous for many castles that look scary especially during night, beautiful national parks full of various plants and wild animals, aqua parks as well as pretty narrow streets consisting of old town houses. There are many places in Scotland which can make an impression on tourists and that is the reason why so many people decide to go there and learn something about the history and the customs of this part of Great Britain. Those who love travelling around the world and have been practicing it for several years are aware of the fact that there are cheap flights enabling them to travel to Scotland. Sometimes the flights are so cheap that it is even a sin not to take the chance and go to Scotland. Nevertheless, what can be very problematic is the accommodation. Tourists do not usually know where they should look for an accommodation, which will be as cheap as the flight in order to save money for visiting Scotland and paying for the attractions like, for instance, entering museums. The following article can help tourists find a cheap place in Scotland where they can stay for several days without any complications.
Probably majority of us thinks about hotels or motels, because they seem to be the most popular and at the same time the most common places to stay. Of course, it is possible to rent a room in a motel, leave our baggage there and start visiting Scotland. However, we should be aware of the fact that both motels and hotels located in Scotland are not so cheap. Scotland is a place full of tourists and those, who have hotels know that people will pay money for renting rooms since they will not have any other option. And some people do this – they pay a lot of money in order to have a room, in which they can leave their luggage, take a shower and go to sleep since the rest of the time is spent on sightseeing. Do you really think that it is a good idea? We know that there are better options and we are going to say a few words about them in a moment.
One of the better options is to rent an apartment, in which the conditions will be much better than in the motel or hotel rooms. Sometimes apartments can cost more or less the same as not so comfortable room in the hotel. The apartments offered for tourists in Scotland are clean and nice as well as their location is good – it is usually close to the most important attractions and places that are worth visiting. So, instead of looking for a motel or a hotel, one should rather search for an apartment in which he will fee at home.
However, the best option is to look for an accommodation at somebody’s house. Young travelers probably know that there are special websites including advertisements connected with giving an accommodation totally for free! Some, usually young, Scottish people feel alone in the big cities and they are looking for some friends from abroad, to whom they could show the city and the most attractive places in Scotland. In this way, tourists can meet new people, learn something about Scottish culture and customs and, above all, find the accommodation for free. At the same time Scots offering their rooms for people coming from abroad can learn something about their visitors’ customs and culture as well as they can feel like guides. There are only advantages of such way of accommodating so everyone should try it! Sounds good, doesn’t it?