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What To Ask When Renting A Luxury Apartment For Your Next Vacation

by Jordan Marshall

When planning a vacation, you have so many options on where to stay it can be daunting to try to figure it out. You may not have thought of looking at luxury apartments with a pool to rent because you might think they are primarily for those wishing to live there. You can find luxury apartments in which to spend your vacation. It can also give you a good idea of what to expect should you ever decide to rent one as a home. Here are a few things to ask when renting a luxury apartment for your next vacation.

Does The Rental Fee Include Amenities?

In some cases, the use of the pool is covered by the owner's association fees. The same is true for all other amenities in the building. In other cases, the use of the building's amenities are extra. It's possible that when you rent a luxury apartment that has a pool or other amenities such as a fitness center, spa, or salon, that you may have to pay extra for its use. You could potentially negotiate for a better all-inclusive price to the rent. You could also budget for any extra amenity fees you may have to pay ahead of time.

Does The Apartment Have Storage Space?

When you are on vacation, you might not think about asking if the luxury apartments you are looking at have ample storage space, but it's a good idea to. You may be going on a skiing trip and don't necessarily want to keep your skis and other equipment sitting in the living room or bedroom taking up space. When there is more storage space, you can keep your sports equipment and luggage there instead of taking up valuable space in closets or even against the walls in your bedroom.

Also, find out if there is bicycle parking if you should want to bring your bike along to ride the trails. When you have ample storage space, you don't have to worry about what you can bring; there is room for your things there.

Can You Use A Parking Space Onsite?

If you own a car and are looking at luxury apartments to rent for your vacation, you should also ask if there is a parking space available on-site to use. If you are renting from the one who lives there, it's possible to use their space for the duration of your stay. You may also have to pay extra if you wish to park on-site, or you may be given a visitor pass for your car.

If you are unable to park on-site, then make sure that the luxury apartment you rent is close to another available parking lot. Keep these things in mind as you look for luxury apartments with a pool.