Caribbean Islands Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Looking for cheap place to stay during augustus-oktober 2013

Hello everyone!

I'll be staying on the island of Aruba for an university research project for several months later this year. During this time I'm looking for a cheap location to stay, ideally just a spare room or apartment. It doesn't have to be near any tourists hotspots and I'm okay with performing small household tasks to accommodate my stay. Optionally I'm more than willing to live in with a family. I'll be going a student budget so I'm not looking for luxury, but at the same time I would like to live with some degree of comfort, since I'll be extremely busy during the months of my stay. The exact dates of my stay are still unknown, but it's safe to say that it will be around late August till late October. Any suggestions are welcome!

I would also love to know whether renting a car will be crucial to my stay, since my research will most likely take me all over the island (I'll be interviewing students at schools). I've got a car license that is restricted to automatic transmission cars only, will this be a problem with renting cars? Can I get around by bike or public transportation? Being Dutch I'm somewhat of a vivid biker, so physically I'm quite up to the task, but will it be safe and practical?

I thank you in advance for your answers,
Henry

No Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcements:
  • Writers Needed for Mexico
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Jul 24, 14 at 12:19 PM
  • Writers Needed for Georgia Coast
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Jul 18, 14 at 03:12 PM
  • Writers Needed for Rwanda and Uganda
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Jul 18, 14 at 03:12 PM
View all Caribbean Islands activity »
  1. 1 Trip Report It's Excellent in the Exumas ~ A week on Staniel Cay (+ Atlantis)
  2. 2 Anguilla Honeymoon in June
  3. 3 My First Vacation Alone & First Vacation in 13 Years
  4. 4 looking for rustic on the beach, north side
  5. 5 Trip Report A U.S. citizen's tour to Cuba
  6. 6 Please help me decide to go to Cuba!
  7. 7 Best place for two single girls in early 20s?!
  8. 8 Seeking luxury resort with private villas/pools
  9. 9 St. Thomas Frenchman's Reef Marriot Resort - Need advice
  10. 10 Which island?
  11. 11 Puerto Rico Public Transportation
  12. 12 Planning possible retirement in USVI
  13. 13 Trip Report St. Thomas is dangerous
  14. 14 Need Help..Large group, wedding?
  15. 15 St. Croix and sea grass
  16. 16 Multiple flights in Caribbean
  17. 17 Rainforest Question: Better to do a Tour or go on your own?
  18. 18 Bahamas Resort
  19. 19 Which country?
  20. 20 Seeking general advice on one-to-two-month Caribbean villa rental
  21. 21 back to TCI, for 3rd time...
  22. 22 Antigua or St Martin
  23. 23 South Beach Hotel Barbados
  24. 24 Bequia or Virgin Gorda?
  25. 25 Is this Itinerary too ambitious???
View next 25 » Back to the top