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Any BHW'ers form Spain or that have been to Barcelona?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by UrsuAke, Jun 25, 2014.

  1. UrsuAke

    UrsuAke Power Member

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    Hey guys.

    Planning a trip to Barcelona at the end of August or first quarter of September and I'm looking for an apartment for rent for a week. Does anybody know where to search for such a thing? Any dedicated websites to renting apartments for less than a month that offer any guarantee?

    I don't want to get there and find out that the reservation I've made doesn't exist. Happened to me before when dealing with home owners (struck a deal with the man and when I got there he already rented the place).

    So, any info would be helpful. Anyone? :D
     
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    I have never had any problems just getting one whilst I am there, I visit the area often.
     
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    Yeah but where do you look, how do you find them? I've seen that the average price per night per apartment is 40-50$ on tripadvisor.
     
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    Depends on how long I am staying, if I know I am staying 1 month plus, I go to an estate agent which specialises in short term deals. If I am passing through I just pay the going rate. I know not many people are into just turning up and hoping, however I have never had a problem with it, and you get a better deal , I just find them in the street, they are everywhere.
     
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  7. RosuC

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    I've let you a PM - I'm in Spain and I can call an agent in Barcelona to get you some good rates, depends on how much you want to stay, your price target.
     
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    Might want to check out AirBnB. I've used them few times to rent apartment for few days to a month - never had any issues.
     
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    Yeah, AirBnB is your friend. Just make sure there are a couple of legit reviews first.
     
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    AirBnB has the best prices so far. Thanks for all the input guys. Really apreciate it. I have lots to research now.