9 tips to find your perfect apartment in Vienna
Finding your perfect apartment in Vienna can be easy but also challenging as the selection is really huge. So today Jamie Moulton, a senior content curator at JustProperty.com, a leading real estate portal in the MENA region, headquartered in Dubai, UAE and being a passionate traveler by himself, shares some ideas with you how to find the best and perfect apartment in Vienna.
Vienna is a city that provides visitors a very high quality of life. The Austrian capital was voted most livable city in the world for it has so much to offer to residents and visitors alike. Whether you are travelling for business or pleasure, you must never miss out on exploring the city's beauty. If you truly wish to have an authentic experience throughout your stay, I advise you to opt for staying at apartments in Vienna instead of a fancy hotel room.
There are plenty of things to consider when trying to find the perfect apartment in Vienna that suits your travels. Hence, I have here some helpful tips to keep in mind when searching for an apartment in Vienna.
Choose the right location
Location is everything and that is why you should choose an apartment that really matches your requirements where to stay in Vienna. Do you want a direct access to all the touristic and historical places in Vienna? Do you need to stay near your company? Or do you want to be near your family?. The location you choose will define your entire stay. Therefore having the option to see all the apartments on the Vienna map is really handy. Apart from that, Vienna has a great network of public transport so it is really easy to get around.
Go for the off-season travel
Traveling during the off-season isn't everyone's cup of tea but if you wish to find the perfect apartment in Vienna for less money, opt for off-season travel. During the off-season, offers can be extremly luring and you will find yourself staying in the fanciest apartment that comes fully equipped and all within your budget.
Opt for mid-week vacation
Big cities like Vienna tend to get high traffic especially during the weekends which affects rental prices. Hence, if you truly wish to experience the city like a local and enjoy an affordable stay in one of the city's luxurious apartments as well; opt for a mid-week vacation.
Share the costs
Usually deluxe, larger apartments are costly, which is why it is always advisable when traveling in a large group to stay in one large apartment and share the costs. This is a great way to cut costs and actually use the extra cash to explore more of the city's sites and attractions.
Do a facility check-up
When booking your apartment check for the provided facilities such as WiFi, free airport shuttle, free breakfast, free TV, laundry facilities, 24-hour service and more. All these feature will add up to your vacation and make your stay even more fun and entertaining. Is there something that is an absolutely must for you? Then use the filter options so that only those apartments are shown to you that match your needs.
Check the booking conditions
Sometimes plans can change or something happens so that you have to cancel your reservation. If you want to be flexible always check the booking conditions before proceeding any further with your booking.
Ask for long stay deals
If you are staying for a couple of months, e.g. because you are on a business trip, it is preferable to negotiate a longer-term deal that allows you to stay for a specific amount of time for less money than the original cost.
Identify what you want
To make sure you found the perfect apartment in Vienna, you should first identify what you want. Are you looking for an apartment with a kitchen? Are you picky about the furniture? Do you wish a city view? Do you want a private garden? Then go for it. This process will help you find the best place to stay. Make use of the filter options that are provided for the search.
Keep an open mind
Always keep an open mind when looking for apartments. For instance, if you can’t find an apartment close to the central area, then look for those in outlying areas instead. As long as you are close to the bus station or metro, then you are good to go. Remember to always have a flexible way of thinking!