The farther you fly for your vacation, the more expensive it can get, and Hawaii is far from everywhere. But you can plan ahead to make your dream Hawaii vacation cost-effective. Finding reasonably-priced flights is one part of the equation, another is finding affordable accommodations. Hawaii Vacation Rental Deals can extend your budget and allow to enjoy more of the numerous activities, tours and restaurants.
Everyone knows about hotels. It’s a convenient hands-free solution, if you don’t need a kitchen. And you can usually cancel very close to arrival should anything happen.
But vacation rentals by owner are plenty in Hawaii, and they cost much less than hotels. For a family of 3-4 the amount that can be saved with Vacation Rental Deals over hotel stays might even cover the cost of flights.
Let’s take a sample. Maui Coast is a popular hotel on Maui South shore, in Kihei, across the road from Kamaole Beach Park I.
Quote for 2 people for March 20-27, 2020 in Maui Coast Hotel
Here is the quote (a Promo rate) for 7 nights March 20-27, 2020 for 2 people in a Deluxe room, described as: “Spacious 355 Square Feet Deluxe Room with Luxurious King Bed and Comfortable Pull-Out Sofa Bed with your own Private Lanai”.
We found a Vacation Rental Deal for the same dates, in Kihei Kai Nani Resort, across the same road from Kamaole Beach Park II.
Quote for 2 people for March 20-27, 2020 – Vacation Rental Deal
Comparison of the 2 quotes: Hotel vs Vacation Condo
- Living area: 355 sq feet vs 723 sq feet
- Bathrooms: both have 1 bathroom
- Private lanai: both have
- King beds: both have
- Cooking facilities: mini-fridge vs fully-equipped litchen
- Resort fees $182 vs none
- On-site amenities: very similar, but Kihei Kai Nami has gas BBQs
- Daily mail service: yes vs no
- Full quote $3225 vs $1694
- Cancellation policy: 72 hours vs 60-90 days
Summary: This Vacation Rental Deal saves you $1531 (almost 50%), has more room and fully-equipped kitchen. If you don’t mind eating at home that can easily save you another $200-300 during the week over eating out. And if your party has 3+ people, your savings will multiply.
Protect your Vacation Rental Deal!
Note that vacation rental cancellation policies are not as flexible as hotels’. Turn this to your advantage, buy a good travel insurance! It will not only cover cancellations but also help recover losses in case of unwanted trip interruptions. The following quote for two people is only $110 for the best protection, and you will still have $1421 left for activities, food and entertainment.
Can you save even more with Vacation Rental Deals?
While Kihei Kai Nani condos are a steal at their regular rates, there are times that owners discount them even further to fill space between other bookings. It usually happens within one-two months from now, but you can be lucky to find a Special Deal for a later arrival.
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