If you’re staying in Europe long-term, this shouldn’t be an issue. London’s rental market is quite competitive nowadays.Here are some tips for renting a flat: Posted by April Kuhlman on Dec 9, 2013 in Travel Advice, Travel Finance, Work & Education | 0 comments Spending a few years traveling Europe is only a dream for most of us. If you’re worried about finances, click here for ways to earn money while you travel.The first thing you need to figure out is how long you’re legally allowed to stay. You can travel within this area on a traditional passport for 90 days within a period of 180 days.
Countries outside the Schengen Area all have different Visa requirements.
You can learn about the requirements for US travelers from the US State Department.
If your parents or grandparents are European citizens, look into the process of obtaining an EU passport.
Posted by April Kuhlman on Dec 13, 2013 in Travel Advice, Travel Finance | 0 comments If you’re going to be spending three or more months in Europe, consider renting a flat.
It’s a great way to live like a local and can actually save you money.
If you’re staying with a group, a flat is definitely the way to go.Check online to find rental agencies and private landlords, compare prices, and read reviews.Craigslist, London Guest Suites, and Homes & Property are great websites to start your search.Living in a flat will give you privacy (unlike a hostel), a kitchen, and the opportunity to explore local bars and restaurants.Some flats come with free Internet access, but don’t expect a washing machine.Many flats have a minimum stay of six or twelve months.