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Aqua Lodge Rentals At Coconut Cay

3 out of 5

7200 Aviation Blvd, Marathon, FL, 33050

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This vacation home doesn't skimp on freebies - guests receive free WiFi and free self parking. If you want to take your pet along, this pet-friendly property offers everything you'll need for your pet including pet-sitting services. An outdoor pool is also provided.

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Sheraton PGA Vacation Resort, Port St. Lucie

3.5 out of 5

8702 Champions Way, Port Saint Lucie, FL, 34986

The price is $127 per night

$127

per night

Dec 19 - Dec 20

This vacation home features an outdoor pool and a spa tub. There's fun for all ages with a children's pool and a playground, and families will appreciate the onsite laundry facilities. Guests will appreciate free perks like free self parking and WiFi in public areas.

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Marriott's Sabal Palms

4 out of 5

8805 World Center Dr, Orlando, FL, 32821

Free Cancellation

Reserve now, pay when you stay

The price is $247 per night

$247

per night

Jan 4 - Jan 5

This vacation home features an outdoor pool and a gym. Business travelers can take advantage of the free WiFi in public areas. Enjoy the spa tub and perks like free self parking.

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Vacation USA LTD

3.5 out of 5

US-192 & N Poinciana Blvd, Kissimmee, FL, 34746

The price is $137 per night

$137

per night

Dec 7 - Dec 8

This vacation home features an outdoor pool and an outdoor tennis court. Guests will appreciate free perks like free self parking and WiFi in public areas. Express check-in, express check-out, and dry cleaning are also on offer.

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Orlando- Holiday Inn Club Vacation Resort

Kissimmee, FL

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An outdoor pool is available at this vacation home.

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CozyKey Vacation Rentals

3.5 out of 5

1011 Lake Berkley Dr, Kissimmee, FL, 34786

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This vacation home features an outdoor pool and a gym. Guests will appreciate free perks like free self parking and WiFi in public areas. Laundry facilities are provided for your convenience.

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The Berkley, Orlando

4 out of 5

8545 W. Irlo Bronson Highway, Kissimmee, FL, 34747

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2 outdoor pools, a spa tub, and a gym are all featured at this smoke-free vacation home. There's fun for all ages with a children's pool and an arcade/game room, and barbecue grills are available on site. Guests will appreciate free perks like free self parking and WiFi in public areas.

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Summerville Vacation Homes by Columbia Management

4 out of 5

2621 Sunrise Shores Drive, Kissimmee, FL, 34747

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This vacation home features an outdoor pool and a gym. Bring the family and enjoy the free kid's club, playground, and arcade/game room. Enjoy the spa tub and perks like free self parking and free WiFi.

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Laguna Villas

3 out of 5

5209 Broken Arrow Drive, Kissimmee, FL, 34746

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An outdoor pool is featured at this vacation home, along with free WiFi in public areas and barbecue grills.

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Florida Cabin Rentals

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Camp Mack, a Guy Harvey Lodge, Marina & RV Resort

3 out of 5

14900 Camp Mack Rd, Lake Wales, FL, 33898

The price is $107 per night

$107

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per night

Dec 14 - Dec 15

A marina and an outdoor pool are featured at this cabin. Enjoy a meal from the restaurant and perks like free self parking and free WiFi. There's a bar/lounge on site, and laundry facilities and barbecue grills are also provided.

Pool

Free WiFi

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Cozy rustic cabin in the Heartland of Florida!

Clewiston, FL

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This cabin includes a garden and barbecue grills.

Kitchen

Air conditioning

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Authentic log Cabin By the Bay.

Panacea, FL

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This cabin includes a garden and barbecue grills.

Free WiFi

Kitchen

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Navarre Beach Camping Resort

2 out of 5

9201 Navarre Pkwy, Navarre, FL, 32566

Free Cancellation

Reserve now, pay when you stay

The price is $27 per night

$27

per night

Dec 11 - Dec 12

A private beach and an outdoor pool are featured at this cabin. Enjoy a day at the beach kayaking, or relax with sun loungers. Enjoy the spa tub and perks like free self parking and free WiFi.

Pool

Free WiFi

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Yearling Restaurant and Cabins

2.5 out of 5

14531 E County Road 325, Hawthorne, FL, 32640

Free Cancellation

Reserve now, pay when you stay

The price is $108 per night

$108

per night

Dec 7 - Dec 8

A restaurant and a bar/lounge are featured at this cabin. Guests will appreciate free perks like free self parking and WiFi in public areas. A garden and a picnic area are also provided.

Free WiFi

Parking included

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Twin Palms Resort

2 out of 5

15259 FL-78, Okeechobee, FL, 34974

The price is $120 per night

$120

per night

Dec 9 - Dec 10

Stay at this cabin in Okeechobee. Enjoy free parking, a kitchen, and a refrigerator. Popular attraction Seminole Casino Brighton is located nearby. Discover genuine guest reviews for Twin Palms Resort along with the latest prices and availability – book now.

Parking included

Kitchen

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Cabin on a Lake

Floral City, FL

The price is $100 per night

$100

per night

Dec 7 - Dec 8

This cabin includes a garden and barbecue grills.

Free WiFi

Kitchen

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Ramblers Rest RV Campground

2.5 out of 5

1300 North River Rd, Venice, FL, 34293

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This cabin features an outdoor pool and a gym. Enjoy the spa tub and perks like free self parking. A library, a picnic area, and WiFi in public areas are also on offer.

Pool

Parking included

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Southern Palms RV Campground Resort

2 out of 5

One Avocado Lane, Eustis, FL, 32726

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This cabin features an outdoor pool, a gym, and a restaurant. Guests will appreciate free perks like free self parking and WiFi in public areas. A library, a picnic area, and laundry facilities are also on offer.

Pool

Free WiFi

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Vacation Condos in Florida

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South Eola Condos by Barsala

4 out of 5

355 N Rosalind Avenue, Orlando, FL, 32801

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An outdoor pool is featured at this condo, along with free WiFi in public areas.

Pool

Free WiFi

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Captiva Beach Resort

2 out of 5

6772 Sara Sea Circle, Siesta Key, FL, 34242

The price is $152 per night

$152

per night

Dec 8 - Dec 9

A private beach and an outdoor pool are featured at this smoke-free condo. Guests will appreciate free perks like free self parking and WiFi in public areas. A picnic area, laundry facilities, and barbecue grills are also on offer.

Pool

Free WiFi

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The Pointe Condos by Barsala

3.5 out of 5

4950 W Prescott St, Tampa, FL, 33616

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An outdoor pool is featured at this condo, along with free WiFi in public areas and barbecue grills.

Pool

Free WiFi

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Suites at 23 Palms By RocketStay

3 out of 5

435 NE 23rd St., Miami, FL, 33137

The price is $155 per night

$155

per night

Dec 7 - Dec 8

Free WiFi in public areas, a terrace, and express check-in are available at this condo. Business travelers can take advantage of the express check-out. Laundry facilities are provided for your convenience.

Pool

Free WiFi

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Berkley Lake Townhomes

3 out of 5

1010 Park Ridge Cir, Kissimmee, FL, 34746

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2 outdoor pools, an outdoor tennis court, and a spa tub are all featured at this condo. Enjoy the gym and perks like free self parking and free WiFi. A business center, a terrace, and a garden are also on offer.

Pool

Free WiFi

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Vacation Village at Parkway

3 out of 5

2975 Arabian Nights Blvd, Kissimmee, FL, 34747

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7 outdoor pools, 6 spa tubs, and a gym are all featured at this smoke-free condo. Bring the family and enjoy the children's pool, playground, and arcade/game room. WiFi in public areas is free.

Pool

Free WiFi

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Symphony Beach Club

3.5 out of 5

453 S Atlantic Ave, Ormond Beach, FL, 32176

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The price is $94 per night

$94

per night

Dec 7 - Dec 8

An outdoor pool, free self parking, and laundry facilities are featured at this condo. WiFi in public areas is free. A picnic area, luggage storage, and barbecue grills are also on offer.

Pool

Free WiFi

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High Point World Resort

3.5 out of 5

2951 High Point Boulevard, Kissimmee, FL, 34747

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This condo features an outdoor pool and a gym. Business travelers can take advantage of the business center. There's an outdoor tennis court on site, and laundry facilities and barbecue grills are also offered.

Pool

Free WiFi

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Spectrum Resort Orlando

4 out of 5

7750 Sandy Ridge Drive, Kissimmee, FL, 34747

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Free water park access and an outdoor pool are featured at this smoke-free condo. Enjoy the gym and perks like free self parking and free WiFi.

Pool

Free WiFi

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DoubleTree by Hilton at the Entrance to Universal Orlando

4 out of 5

5780 Major Blvd, Orlando, FL, 32819

Free Cancellation

Reserve now, pay when you stay

48.57 mi from city center

The price is $92 per night

$92

per night

Dec 13 - Dec 14

This smoke-free aparthotel includes 2 restaurants, an outdoor pool, and a 24-hour gym. Bring the family and enjoy the children's pool, free theme park shuttle, and arcade/game room. Relax with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges and get perks like free WiFi.

Pool

Free WiFi

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Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort

3.5 out of 5

6550 Adventure Way, Orlando, FL, 32819

Free Cancellation

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47.71 mi from city center

The price is $146 per night

$146

per night

Dec 22 - Dec 23

This smoke-free aparthotel features 2 restaurants, 2 outdoor pools, and 2 spa tubs. There's fun for all ages with a lazy river and a bowling alley, and families will appreciate the onsite laundry facilities. Unwind with a drink at one of the 2 poolside bars and enjoy freebies like WiFi in public areas and a theme park shuttle.

Pool

Free WiFi

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Caribe Royale Orlando

4.5 out of 5

8101 World Center Dr, Orlando, FL, 32821

Free Cancellation

40.05 mi from city center

The price is $172 per night

$172

per night

Dec 13 - Dec 14

A full-service spa, 3 restaurants, and 3 outdoor pools are all featured at this luxury aparthotel. Bring the family and enjoy the children's pool, waterslide, and playground. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center, express check-out, and valet parking.

Pool

Air conditioning

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Holiday Inn Resort Orlando Suites - Waterpark, an IHG Hotel

3.5 out of 5

14500 Continental Gateway, Orlando, FL, 32821

Free Cancellation

39.91 mi from city center

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The price is $79 per night

$79

per night

Dec 8 - Dec 9

A water park, 2 outdoor pools, and 3 spa tubs are all featured at this smoke-free aparthotel. Bring the family and enjoy the mini golf, waterslide, and playground. Business travelers can take advantage of the 24-hour business center.

Pool

Air conditioning

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Grande Villas Resort

3.5 out of 5

12118 Turtle Cay Circle, Orlando, FL, 32836

Free Cancellation

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42.19 mi from city center

The price is $139 per night

$139

per night

Dec 12 - Dec 13

2 outdoor pools, a spa tub, and a gym are all featured at this eco-friendly aparthotel. There's fun for all ages with a children's club and mini golf, and barbecue grills are available on site. Enjoy a meal from the restaurant and perks like free self parking and free WiFi.

Pool

Free WiFi

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Avanti International Resort

3 out of 5

8738 International Dr, Orlando, FL, 32819

Free Cancellation

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45.79 mi from city center

The price is $95 per night

$95

per night

Dec 7 - Dec 8

This aparthotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a bar/lounge. There's fun for all ages with a children's pool and a theme park shuttle, and families will appreciate the onsite laundry facilities. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 4 conference rooms, business center, and express check-out.

Pool

Free WiFi

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Summer Bay Orlando by Exploria Resorts

3.5 out of 5

17805 US Highway 192, Clermont, FL, 34714

39.56 mi from city center

The price is $119 per night

$119

per night

Jan 3 - Jan 4

Free water park access, 5 outdoor pools, and 2 outdoor tennis courts are all featured at this Art Deco condo resort. Bring the family and enjoy the mini golf, children's pool, and free theme park shuttle. Enjoy the 4 spa tubs and perks like free self parking and a free area shuttle.

Pool

Free WiFi

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Hyatt Regency Orlando

4.5 out of 5

9801 International Dr, Orlando, FL, 32819

Free Cancellation

45 mi from city center

The price is $149 per night

$149

per night

Dec 18 - Dec 19

This smoke-free aparthotel features a full-service spa, 2 outdoor pools, and a restaurant. Bring the family and enjoy the children's pool, waterslide, and kid-friendly dining. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 105 conference rooms, 24-hour business center, and valet parking.

Pool

Free WiFi

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Cypress Pointe Resort by Diamond Resorts

3 out of 5

8651 Treasure Cay Lane, Orlando, FL, 32836

Free Cancellation

Reserve now, pay when you stay

42.24 mi from city center

The price is $78 per night

$78

per night

Dec 13 - Dec 14

This aparthotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a poolside bar. There's fun for all ages with mini golf and a children's pool, and families will appreciate the picnic area. Enjoy the gym and perks like free self parking and free WiFi.

Pool

Free WiFi

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FAQs

What is the best way to find a vacation rental in Florida? ›

Where to book your vacation rental online
  1. airBnb may be the most well-known of the group. ...
  2. Booking.com often has the most listings, and they also have more options, including hotels. ...
  3. Hotels.com is my go-to reservations service for hotels when I'm on the road, but don't ignore their vacation home rental listings.
19 Jul 2022

Can I rent short term in Florida? ›

Short-term vacation rentals are perfectly legal in Florida, however, there are still some regulations you should know. At the state level, short-term property managers are required to have a license in order to host guests at their property.

Which short term rental platform is best? ›

The 7 Best Short Term Rental Sites for Hosts
  • Airbnb. It's the most well-known, as well as the fastest growing, and that's in large part because it's one of the best. ...
  • Vrbo. ...
  • Booking.com. ...
  • Expedia. ...
  • Vacasa. ...
  • Homestay.com. ...
  • Atraveo. ...
  • Don't Limit Yourself to Just One Short Term Rental Site.
29 Mar 2022

What is considered a short term vacation rental in Florida? ›

A Short-Term Vacation Rental is any dwelling unit or group of dwelling units in a condominium or apartment that is leased or rented for a period of six (6) months or less.

Is it cheaper to stay in a hotel or Airbnb in Florida? ›

Booking Airbnb ushers in double the space, better discounts, and amenities. In some instances, you can pay equally as much for a hotel as you would an Airbnb.

Which is less expensive Airbnb or Vrbo? ›

Vrbo is often cheaper than Airbnb because its service fee is typically lower.

Can you do a month to month lease in Florida? ›

A Florida month-to-month rental agreement is a short-term lease document between a landlord and tenant. The agreement can be terminated within a minimum of fifteen (15) days in accordance with State law or at a longer time-period written in the lease.

What is the cheapest way to be a snowbird? ›

Downsize a Current Home

Moving to a one- or two-bedroom home can save money. Snowbirds looking to stay on a budget may choose to spend more money on a new home in a desired area and downsize a current home. Downsizing means moving to a smaller home, which generally costs less, both in price and maintenance.

Is Florida banning vacation rentals? ›

Florida state law prohibits local governments from banning short-term rentals altogether and from limiting the length or frequency of stays. These Florida laws make the Sunshine State one of the preferred markets for investors interested in vacation rental investing.

Is there a cheaper alternative to VRBO? ›

If someone is looking for the cheapest place to stay, they'll have a lot more options on Airbnb. Airbnb and Vrbo both charge guests booking fees, but the commission that property owners pay is slightly different between the two sites.

How do I rent a short-term rental without Airbnb? ›

LOOKING FOR AN AIRBNB ALTERNATIVE? 6 OPTIONS FOR YOUR SHORT-TERM RENTAL
  1. Homestay. Unlike other short-term rental platforms that focus on vacation rentals, Homestay only offers hosted. ...
  2. VRBO. VRBO has been around longer than Airbnb, opening in 1995 . ...
  3. HomeAway. ...
  4. TurnKey Vacation Rentals. ...
  5. FlipKey. ...
  6. Booking.com.

What is the most used vacation rental site? ›

Airbnb is the top trusted vacation rental site and one of the most recognizable vacation rental brands. It offers hosts the opportunity to make money from listing their short-term rental properties and experiences. It has the largest community of vacation rental hosts.

What is the difference between short-term rental and vacation rental? ›

A property that is rented anywhere between one evening up to one month is often considered a short term rental. In contrast, a property rented for one month or longer is usually considered a long term vacation rental.

Is short-term rental a good idea? ›

Q: Are short-term vacation rentals profitable? A: Yes, short-term vacation rentals can be very profitable. It started as a side gig for some landlords and families with vacation homes, but it's turned into a legitimate way to make income with the recent rise in travel demand.

Is renting short term worth it? ›

The short answer is, yes — vacation rentals are very profitable. Of course, there are a lot of variables such as location, property maintenance, and upfront costs but overall short-term leases provide a better return than a long-term lease.

What is the cheapest month to stay in Florida? ›

The cheapest times to visit

You can find terrific values on hotels and activities in the fall (Sept. 1 to right before Thanksgiving) and spring (from mid-March through mid-June, except for Easter and spring break weeks).

What is the cheapest part of Florida to stay in? ›

Top 8 Cheapest Florida Vacations
  1. Clearwater/St. Pete. ...
  2. Cocoa Beach. Also known as Space Coast, Cocoa Beach is just a few miles south of the famous Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. ...
  3. Gainesville. Okay, Florida Gators fan, I know you know Gainesville. ...
  4. Marathon. ...
  5. Ocala. ...
  6. Orlando. ...
  7. Pensacola. ...
  8. Sarasota.
31 Mar 2022

Which is cheaper booking or Airbnb? ›

Whilst Airbnb is usually the cheaper option, you can often get some amazing deals on Booking.com if you book in advance. Many budget hotels are significantly discounted which is quite different from Airbnb where there are never explicit sales on accommodation.

Why do people use Vrbo instead of Airbnb? ›

Winner: Vrbo

Aesthetics aside, however, Vrbo offers far better filter and sort functionality than Airbnb. For example, Vrbo lets you filter by user reviews, including properties rated highly for cleanliness and properties rated 4 stars and above. Vrbo's filters are also more intuitive.

Are there hidden fees with Vrbo? ›

A 5% commission fee is charged on the rental amount and any additional fees you charge the traveler (such as cleaning, pet, and boat fees). Bookings that originate from our expanded distribution partners may have higher fees.

Is it safe to rent through Vrbo? ›

Yes, Vrbo is a legitimate online vacation rental site. As with any similar site, pay attention to amenities, reviews and cancellation policies.

How much notice is required on a month to month lease in Florida? ›

For month-to-month tenancies, the landlord or tenant must deliver a notice at least fifteen (15) days before the next time the rent is due informing the other party that the lease will be terminated. Any time period shorter is ineffective.

How long is a short term lease in Florida? ›

Let's start with the basics: what would be considered a “short term rental” (or STR) in the state of Florida? In that state, any individual lease agreement that is less than six months in duration is considered a short term rental.

What is the minimum lease term in Florida? ›

In Florida, residential leases of any duration are acceptable. An oral lease agreement is legal and enforceable for any period of less than one year. Lease agreements that exceed one year are permitted, but they must be in writing to comply with the statutes of fraud concerning property transactions.

Is it better to buy or rent as a snowbird? ›

If you think you may need to sell quickly and you'd lose money with a home purchase, it makes more sense to rent. You're concerned about upkeep costs. Homeownership costs money. Even with proper maintenance and upkeep, it doesn't take much to end up with a large, unexpected bill.

How do people afford Snowbirding? ›

How to Be a Snowbird on a Budget
  1. Keep a Simple Wardrobe. Even if you're going to be in Miami for the winter, you will need some cool weather clothing. ...
  2. Contact Your Insurance Company. ...
  3. Think Inexpensive Hobbies. ...
  4. Consolidate Electronics. ...
  5. Go Digital. ...
  6. Pack for Your Pets. ...
  7. Cook at Home. ...
  8. Don't Pack What You Can Buy.
21 Dec 2018

Where is the cheapest place to be a snowbird? ›

7 Most Affordable Snowbird Destinations for the 2022-2023 Season
  1. Tybee Island, Georgia. Swoop into the Low Country after the summer crowds recede, and just as the shrimp and oyster season hits. ...
  2. Pawleys Island, South Carolina. ...
  3. McAllen, Texas. ...
  4. Anna Maria Island, Florida. ...
  5. Princeville, Hawaii. ...
  6. Prescott, AZ. ...
  7. Twentynine Palms, CA.

What counties in Florida are open for short-term rentals? ›

They can now operate the rentals along with the following counties: Hillsborough, Pinellas, Hernando, and Citrus, Sarasota, Manatee, Highlands and DeSoto counties. As of Thursday, 50 of Florida's 67 counties have been approved to operate short-term rentals.

Will rent go down Florida 2022? ›

In 2022, rents are up 7.2 percent, compared to 14.8 percent at this point in 2021.

Is it illegal to Airbnb in Florida? ›

Renting a single room or rooms other than the whole unit is not classified as a public lodging and would not require a license from DBPR. However, hosted rentals may still be subject to other city, county, or other local level requirements.

How do I get a vacation rental without Vrbo? ›

5 alternatives of VRBO
  1. Airbnb: Airbnb is one of the most trustable communities based on connection and belonging for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world. ...
  2. Tripadvisor: ...
  3. Booking.com. ...
  4. Find Home Away. ...
  5. Find world vacation rentals.
30 Jul 2021

Why is Airbnb more popular than Vrbo? ›

Airbnb has more listings.

More listings equals a better variety of places to stay, although Airbnb has more users — 150 million compared to Vrbo's 48 million — so there is more competition for available listings.

Which is more popular Vrbo vs Airbnb? ›

VRBO: Compared to Airbnb's 5.6 million listings, VRBO boasts over 2 million rentals worldwide. Keep in mind, however, that while VRBO offers fewer rentals, they only list whole houses, condos, or apartments.

What else can I use besides Airbnb? ›

AirBnB Alternatives
  • Vrbo.
  • Booking.com.
  • The Plum Guide.
  • Agoda Homes.
  • Homestay.
  • Sonder.
  • Blueground.
  • House Sitting.
15 Mar 2022

Is there anything similar to Airbnb? ›

Airbnb competitors include websites like Vrbo, Booking.com, Tripadvisor, Agoda, Expedia, TUI Villas, TravelStaytion, HomeToGo, Plum Guide, and Google. Not all of them are vacation rental marketplaces.

What is the difference between Airbnb and renting? ›

Traditional renters have to follow the lease agreement and may not change the pricing on the spot. This means that you will receive the same amount of rental income as stated in the rental agreement, ensuring a steady cash flow. An Airbnb rental property allows you to be more flexible with your pricing.

How do I not get scammed on vacation rentals? ›

10 Tips on Avoiding Vacation Rental Scams
  1. If it's too Good of a Deal to be True, it's probably a Scam. ...
  2. Look out for Suspicious Payment Methods. ...
  3. Never Pay This Way. ...
  4. Alert Banks. ...
  5. Look for owners who have Security Policies and Rental Agreements. ...
  6. Ask Questions. ...
  7. Verify the Existence of the Owner.

What is it called when you want to rent a house for vacation? ›

The term vacation rental is mainly used in the US. Other terms used are self-catering rentals, holiday homes, holiday lets (in the United Kingdom), cottage holidays (for rentals of smaller accommodation in rural locations) and gites (in rural locations in France).

Which is the best rental portal? ›

The 4 Best Rental Listing Sites of 2022
  • Best Overall: Zillow Rental Manager.
  • Best for Screening Prospective Tenants: Avail.
  • Best for Attracting Qualified Applicants: Apartments.com.
  • Best for Cost Comparables: Rentometer.

How do I find the perfect vacation rental? ›

5 Tips for Choosing the Perfect Vacation Rental
  1. Read the Description. The description of each rental property can be really helpful, both for what it says and what it doesn't say. ...
  2. Read the Reviews. ...
  3. Check Amenities Carefully. ...
  4. Figure Out Transportation. ...
  5. Look at the Neighborhood.
7 Oct 2020

Is Airbnb cheaper than renting a house? ›

A 2022 NerdWallet analysis of more than 1,000 U.S. Airbnb listings with check-in dates in 2022 or 2023 found that the savings for long-term stays are indeed significant. On average, the nightly rate for a seven-night Airbnb stay turns out to be 32% cheaper than the nightly rate for a one-night stay.

What is renting a house on vacation called? ›

The term vacation rental is mainly used in the US. Other terms used are self-catering rentals, holiday homes, holiday lets (in the United Kingdom), cottage holidays (for rentals of smaller accommodation in rural locations) and gites (in rural locations in France).

Why is finding a rental so hard? ›

A lower supply of new properties and increased demand for rental units also results in increased rental costs. This means that fewer people can afford the monthly apartment rent, making it hard for average earners to find an apartment.

Is Zumper or Zillow better? ›

Reviewers felt that Zumper meets the needs of their business better than Zillow. When comparing quality of ongoing product support, reviewers felt that Zillow is the preferred option. For feature updates and roadmaps, our reviewers preferred the direction of Zumper over Zillow.

Is FloridaRentals com legit? ›

FloridaRentals lists thousands of properties. By far the vast majority of properties you will encounter on the Internet (especially those listed on services such as FloridaRentals) are indeed legitimate.

What are the five vacation house rules? ›

Web Design Reminders as Taught by HGTV's, Vacation House Rules
  • Do Your Research. There are more than 4.8 billion Internet users, according to Internet Live Stats. ...
  • Plan Your Design. If you're driving to a new place & have no directions, you're going to get lost. ...
  • Get Noticed. ...
  • Get Your Hands Dirty. ...
  • Be Your Guest.

What is the safest way to pay for a vacation rental? ›

The safest way to pay for your vacation rental is by credit card. Regardless of where you live, credit cards offer more consumer protection than any other payment method.

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