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Is Your Rent Too High? Here’s What People Are Paying Around the World

Is Your Rent Too High? Here’s What People Are Paying Around the World

Explorers enjoy traveling and exploring new regions worldwide but still want to keep their budgets in check. Well, they are in luck because there are numerous crazy low rents in some countries that’ll be bound to surprise you. We made a list of crazy and exciting places, according to people on the Internet. Let’s get right into it, shall we?

1. Putumayo, Colombia: $200

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An avid traveler researched the local community and stayed with a host family who owned a property in a rural area of Putumayo, Colombia, where they settled on a rent of $200 per month. He further added that it was different from a listing that you would find online or anything. If you ask around, you could find a similar package like this one. This was an inconvenience, but other than that, he seemed to be satisfied with the loving people, the interesting culture, and the beautiful environment and sceneries that he experienced there. Did it pique your interest?

2. Zgorzelec, Poland: $215

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One of the tourists in the small border town in Poland near the German border paid $215 for a one-bedroom bath with a separate kitchen and living room. According to him, it was quite a big place and was one of the four flats in a converted house opposite his workplace. He concludes that he enjoyed his stay there and recommends it to anyone who wants to travel around Poland. 

3. Phnom Penh, Cambodia: $500

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A Voyager states that he spent around $500 for two beds with a bath, a spacious living room balcony, and a small kitchen in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. It also came with the free outdoor pool, tennis court, and a gym, but other amenities were available, which sounds like a pretty good deal. He emphasized that he enjoyed the stay there a lot, and honestly, with that kind of deal in one of the most beautiful countries in the world. Who wouldn’t want to go there? 

4. Mendoza, Argentina: $150

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Living in Mendoza, Argentina, just under $150 per month for a bedroom and one bath apartment with Internet gas and electricity included is quite an excellent package, as narrated by an expert. If you like the sunny climate and the historical relationship with wines, you will love this place. Other than that, it’s a beautiful place to visit and has a beautiful environment.

5. Yerevan, Armenia: $375

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One traveler paid $375 a month for a clean, cozy, decently finished one-bedroom apartment with a huge balcony in a very central location in Yerevan, Armenia. According to him, it was the price for a long-term lease contract, for which he had to pay in AMD rather than USD, so it was close to $420, and he had to pay utilities separately, which was $50 but still, all things considered, it was a pretty good deal. 

6. Vienna, Austria: $1,100

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According to a tour guide, he found an 85-meter-square two-bedroom condo with a decent amount of green space for just $1100. It was a good quality building, and compared to what you pay for a sub-optimal property in the UK, it is a good deal. According to him, even in Scotland, a one-bedroom apartment could be up to $800. So, would you try your luck to find a condo like that?

7. Sacheon, South Korea: $650

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Staying in Sacheon in Gyeongsangnam-do rural South Korea for $650? Yes, that’s right. A commenter believes he stayed in Sacheon in Gyeongsangnam-do, rural South Korea, for $650. It had three bedrooms and two bathrooms and was a high-rise apartment about 1000 square feet in diameter. You could also pay $7,500 in key money—a type of loan where the landlords invest the money and then return it at the end of your stay.

8. Tokyo, Japan: $500

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You can find a room for $500 a month in Tokyo, Japan in which you don’t have to compromise anything. As said by an explorer, one of his friends even has a whole house in a major city that was around $1000 a month in Japan. With the beauty and the culture of this place that millions of people adore currently, We think this is a pretty crazy deal. If you ever want to go and visit Japan, you can get a pretty good room or an apartment for a budget and enjoy the wonders of that country.

9. Erfurt, Germany: $900

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An avid traveler states that he paid $900 a month, including all utilities, for a large, fully furnished studio with a private balcony in Erfurt, Germany. Although housing in Germany is pricier than in many countries, there are lots of benefits for residents, including free college and work-life balance.

10. Sinai, Egypt: $100

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A commenter rented an apartment for $100 per month in Sinai, Egypt. The apartment was well-furnished and was located at Seaview. Imagine having an apartment in one of the world’s most beautiful places and only having to pay $100 per month. Now that’s a steal, if I have ever seen one.

11. Murcia, Spain: $220

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Sharing his experience with us, an explorer was quoted that he paid $220 a month for a great apartment in Spain with a great landlord compared to Brooklyn, New York, where he paid $1300 a month for a sub-par apartment and a bad landlord. Having to stay in a country like Spain for $220 and enjoying the beauty and nature of that country, it’s the best deal for anyone that avails it.

12. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam: $850

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One of the explorers narrated where he said that he paid $850 for a penthouse with four bedrooms and two bathrooms. According to him, one of the bedrooms had an HD projector with surround sound, and there was an outdoor pool where he was staying. It was a little far from the city center, but the sunrise was spectacular. He further said that it was the best place he had ever lived. He sarcastically said that whenever someone asked him why he wasn’t interested in moving back to America. Having a penthouse for $850, who would want to go back?

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Zobia Shazi, Expatsi contributor
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Zobia Shazi is a freelance writer from Pakistan and travel enthusiast. With a Bachelor's degree in IT and four years of professional writing experience, she's passionate about crafting compelling content for people all over the globe. When she's not busy typing, you can find her reading books in a nice cafe or exploring new places.

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Zobia Shazi, Expatsi contributor
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Zobia Shazi is a freelance writer from Pakistan and travel enthusiast. With a Bachelor's degree in IT and four years of professional writing experience, she's passionate about crafting compelling content for people all over the globe. When she's not busy typing, you can find her reading books in a nice cafe or exploring new places.