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Self Catering vs Hotel Getaways

22nd July 2022

Self catering is becoming more popular as people seek out more private options for their holidays. It can also be a great way to save money if you like to cook at home.
There are plenty of benefits to self catering that make it worth considering for your next getaway.

Self catering holidays are becoming more and more popular. Some people are choosing to do it to save money and others are going down that route because they like to cook and don’t want to eat out every night.

Holidaying in a hotel is one of the most popular ways to spend time away from home. It provides a chance to relax and unwind, and many people enjoy the convenience of having hotel restaurants and bars.

However, there are some drawbacks to this kind of holiday. For example, you may not be able to bring your own food or drinks into the hotel as they may not be allowed. If you choose self catering holidays instead, you will have much more freedom when it comes to enjoying your holiday.

Here are 5 reasons why self catering holidays are better than all inclusive hotel getaways

Here are 5 reasons why self catering holidays are better than all inclusive hotel getaways

1. Self catering holidays require less planning

If you have friends or family joining you on holiday with a long list of allergies and food preferences, it can be really difficult to plan where to eat on a hotel getaway. Self catering holidays provide freedom in being able to cook whatever and whenever you like.

3. Self catering holidays provide the freedom to do (and eat) what you want, when you want

Self catering holidays allow you to cook your own meals at any time during the day or night, rather than having set meal times like when staying at a hotel or resort, where all meals are included in your rate. This means that you’re not tied down by eating times if you’re travelling with children, or if you just want something different while on holiday then this can be easily accommodated by going off and sampling some local cuisine!

4. Love your privacy? Self catering holidays are the way to go

Hotel rooms are often small and during peak season the building can become crammed with people. Self-catering breaks give you all the space you need and more! You can choose from a number of properties with different styles and layouts, meaning there will always be something for everyone. You have the freedom to choose to interact with other guests, so you won’t have to worry about sharing the best chill-out spots or stunning views.

5. You can make your apartment a home away from home

Self-catering apartments offer you the opportunity to settle into your surroundings and feel that you are in a home away from home. Self-catering is an ideal choice for those who want to make their own meals, as well as saving money on eating out. It also means that you can eat what you want, when you want it. When traveling with friends or family, renting an apartment is a great way to feel at ease, even if it’s just a weekend getaway.
Factor in the privacy, the independence that self catering holidays offer, the freedom to prepare your own food and socialise with friends and family when you want to, and it’s easy to see why a self catering holiday is overall better than an all inclusive.

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