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Short Term Apartments for Rent, Features to Look For when Renting

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If you are travelling for business or holidays, or are in need of a place to stay while you look for a new home to purchase, you might want to think about short term apartments for rent as a possible housing solution. These are available either by the night, or with weekly and monthly rates. Some may require you to sign a lease or put down a deposit, while others will let you pay as you go. To find the best apartment for your temporary needs, however, there are a few factors to think about first. One thing to think about when you are comparing different short term apartments for rent is whether or not they are furnished. A furnished apartment offers a great deal of convenience if you are travelling to a new city, for example, you don't have any furnishings of your own, but aren't planning on staying long enough for it to make sense for you to purchase new furniture. You will most definitely want a furnished apartment in that case. However, if you plan on staying for six months to a year or longer, it might make sense to acquire your own furniture, which you could then resell or put into storage. Another factor to think about is the size of the different short term apartments for rent, and what types of amenities that they offer. Condos or other large rental buildings might offer a pool, spa, gym, or other luxurious features. This will probably cost more, however, so that could depend on your budget. You will probably want to find an apartment that has laundry facilities and a level of security on the premises that you feel comfortable with. If you are going to be travelling for business, then short term apartments for rent offer a much higher level of convenience and comfort than hotels do. This can be a more economical option as well, whether you are a business traveler or simply on holiday. You will probably want to make sure that the apartment is equipped with high speed internet access and other amenities such as this for business communication purposes. Some may also offer you the use of a mobile phone so that you do not have to worry about signing a new contract when you enter the city. These are all a few factors to think about, to create a more comfortable environment.

Short Stay Apartments Melbourne - Hotel Alternatives

Planning a vacation or even just a weekend getaway is an exciting time. There are so many fabulous destinations to choose from, all over the world, and it can be difficult to decide exactly what kind of lodging you're looking for. If you're staying in Melbourne for less than one month, you might think that your only options for accommodations are hotels and possibly staying with friends in the area. However, this can become pricy when your stay is longer than a week, and might also result in a strained friendship by the time you leave. Short stay apartments Melbourne are a great alternative to the traditional hotel accommodations and can give you a rare look at the city while you're there.
Have you ever been disappointed to learn that your "hotel room with a view" turned out to be a tiny shoebox that over looked the highway or the airport? If you're coming to Melbourne to see the sights and sounds of the exciting city, it doesn't make sense to stay in a hotel or condo that keeps you far away from where all the action is. Short stay apartments Melbourne are modern accommodations that will make you feel right at home during your stay. They are typically located in the best locations around the city, and feature the very best amenities while also offering all the comforts of your home.
In case you've never used short stay apartments Melbourne before, you should know that they are the preferred accommodation alternative to those that love to self-cater. If you're staying in the city on a budget, it doesn't make sense to add the extra expense of having to eat in the hotel restaurant every night. When you choose these well appointed apartments, you'll be able to cook delicious local food in your own kitchen every day.
If you're wondering how you can go about finding the best short stay apartments Melbourne has to offer, you should know that there are many online directories and booking resources that can let you scroll the best locations for free. Just like making an online hotel reservation, you can use these resources to view images of the rooms, browse the list of amenities, and figure out how close each location is to the attractions and sights that you want to see. Don't spend another night in a cramped hotel room when you can enjoy a home away from home for the same price.

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Short Term Apartments for Rent, Features to Look For when Renting.....

What is your accommodation and selection criteria?

How much does it cost to promote my property on Stay With Style?

Does Stay With Style provide a management service of your property?

What Services does Stay With Style Offer

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BOOKING QUERIES

How do I book an apartment?

What is the payment procedure?

Where or to whom will I have to pay the balance of rent?

When will I receive the booking confirmation?

When will I know the address and owners details?

When will I receive keys?

Is there a security deposit I have to pay on arrival?

How can I check the amount I have to pay as a deposit?

What will I have to bring along?

How can I cancel my accommodation reservation?

Will I be refunded if I cancel my accommodation reservation?

How far in advance should I book accommodation?

PAYMENT QUERIES

Is it safe to fill in the payment form with my credit card details?

Which methods of payment do you accept?

Can I pay Stay With Style the balance due after the prepayment?

Can I pay the balance due by credit card?

Can I receive an invoice?

What are your banking details for direct money transfers?

Where is your office located?

Short Term Apartments for Rent, Features to Look For when Renting..../
If you are travelling for business or holidays, or are in need of a place to stay while you look for a new home to purchase, you might want to think about short term apartments for rent as a possible housing solution. These are available either by the night, or with weekly and monthly rates. Some may require you to sign a lease or put down a deposit, while others will let you pay as you go. To find the best apartment for your temporary needs, however, there are a few factors to think about first. One thing to think about when you are comparing different short term apartments for rent is whether or not they are furnished. A furnished apartment offers a great deal of convenience if you are travelling to a new city, for example, you don't have any furnishings of your own, but aren't planning on staying long enough for it to make sense for you to purchase new furniture. You will most definitely want a furnished apartment in that case. However, if you plan on staying for six months to a year or longer, it might make sense to acquire your own furniture, which you could then resell or put into storage. Another factor to think about is the size of the different short term apartments for rent, and what types of amenities that they offer. Condos or other large rental buildings might offer a pool, spa, gym, or other luxurious features. This will probably cost more, however, so that could depend on your budget. You will probably want to find an apartment that has laundry facilities and a level of security on the premises that you feel comfortable with. If you are going to be travelling for business, then short term apartments for rent offer a much higher level of convenience and comfort than hotels do. This can be a more economical option as well, whether you are a business traveler or simply on holiday. You will probably want to make sure that the apartment is equipped with high speed internet access and other amenities such as this for business communication purposes. Some may also offer you the use of a mobile phone so that you do not have to worry about signing a new contract when you enter the city. These are all a few factors to think about, to create a more comfortable environment.

What is your accommodation criteria?
We require properties to be within 6 kilometres of the CBD, in Melbourne, Sydney near to shops cafes and transport. We advertise serviced apartments, individual apartments and houses. The properties must be renovated and in a clean presentable condition, fully equipped and furnished. If you are not sure you can send us 2 or 3 photos buy email to info@staywithstyle.com.au

How much does it cost to promote my property on Stay With Style?
It is free to advertise your property on our website. For our service, we charge a 10% booking fee, for successful bookings only.

Does Stay With Style provide a management service of your property?
Stay With Style are licensed Real Estate Agents, who act as booking & letting agents only. You are responsible for the ongoing management of your apartment during the rental. We work with various service providers who can assist with your servicing and tenant requirements. We are happy to introduce you to our team upon your listing with us.
For longer term leases, we can assist with preparing leases and bonds, for management we can put you in touch with property managers who specialize in longer term lets.

What Services does Stay With Style Offer
Stay With Style act as your booking service and promote your property on our site. We can also promote your property on other accommodation and travel websites and take of all the enquiry for your property from our site and other websites as agreed to achieve confirmed reservations. We can handle all tenants payments and account to service providers and owners as agreed.
Please contact us for more detail.

How do I book an apartment?
On our home page you can Search for accommodation by entering your travel dates or preferred search fields: preferred location, no. of people and dates and then press “search” All the available properties will be shown according to the criteria you selected. Select your preferred apartment, the rate for your dates should show. If you agree with the price and property details you can proceed with booking the apartment by following all the steps and providing your information as requested on the booking form.

What is the payment procedure?
In order to confirm your booking, a deposit is required.
You can make this prepayment online by Mastercard, Visa or American Express. Alternatively you may call us to make a booking and pay by bank transfer. Please fax the bank transfer receipt to Stay With Style (+ 63 03 95349218) to confirm the booking.

Where or to whom will I have to pay the balance of rent?
You will have to pay the balance of rent directly to the owner or guardian of the accommodation. Some apartments require you to pay the balance in cash, (aus $) on arrival at the accommodation. Alternatively some owners request payment prior to arrival by bank transfer or credit card. Details will be specified on the booking page ( owners terms and conditions) and emailed to you with your booking confirmation.

When will I receive the booking confirmation?
Usually you receive it within 24 hours of making your booking, provided that the reservation form has been filled in correctly. We cannot confirm the booking unless we receive the required information and the booking deposit. Please note, we update our listings constantly to ensure the real-time booking service for accommodation in Melbourne.

When will I know the address and the arrival details?
After receiving your booking confirmation, you will receive an email confirmation with all your reservation details, including the name and contact number of the person you will meet at the apartment.

Where and when will I receive the keys?
The owner or contact person of the accommodation will handover the keys and show you the property upon your arrival, alternatively keys may be left in a coded key safe at the property. Details are given to the guest , when payment has been made in full.

Is there a security deposit I have to pay on arrival?
How can I check the amount I have to pay as a deposit?
A cash security deposit is an amount of money that is requested in addition to the cost of staying in the apartment. It is returned on your departure assuming that there has been no damage to the apartment, or no extra cleaning is required. For some apartments a cash deposit is not required as the owner will ask to hold your credit card details as security, however for some apartments you may be required to pay a security deposit which will be specified on the booking form. Please note the owner may request your passport or Australian drivers licence details as security.

What will I have to bring along?
All our listings are fully furnished, equipped with bed linen and bath towels. Beach towels are not provided. With most properties a starter of courtesy supplies are provided, such as toilet paper, soap, tea and coffee but as the apartments are self- catering you will need to buy any supplies of food, shampoo & conditioner for yourself and personal belongings.

How can I cancel my accommodation reservation?
All cancellations must be made by e-mail or fax to Stay With Style. Please note that our conditions for cancellation differ depending on how much advance notice you give for the cancellation. For further information, please consult our terms and conditions.

Will I be refunded if I cancel my accommodation reservation?
Usually, our conditions for the cancellation of an accommodation depend on the date the client cancels his/her reservation. Please, check the terms of cancellation of a reservation in our terms and conditions.

How far in advance should I book accommodation?
Our accommodation is very much in demand, especially during high season. Therefore we would always advise that you book as soon as you decide on which apartment you would like to let to make sure you get the one you want. Please note: We confirm the reservations on a first-come, first-serve basis.

PAYMENT

Is it safe to fill in the payment form with my credit card details?
We take every precaution to protect your information, especially sensitive information such as your credit card number. We use a Thwates Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), which is an Internet security protocol used by Internet browsers and servers to transmit sensitive information. We also do everything in our power to protect user-information off-line. All of our users information, not just the sensitive information mentioned above, is restricted to our offices. Furthermore, ALL employees are kept up-to-date on our security and our Privacy Policy

Which methods of payment do you accept?
For the Booking Deposit we accept credit card (Visa /MasterCard, American Express and Pay Pal) or bank transfer payable directly to us - find bank details below. Credit card fees and bank charges may apply The outstanding balance has to be paid directly to the owner on the day of arrival unless otherwise specified. Some owners also accept bank transfer before your arrival. If you prefer this, please check with him/her directly once you received the booking confirmation with his/her contact details.

Can I pay Stay With Style the balance due after the prepayment?
No. This is not possible. The balance due on an accommodation has to be paid directly to the owner.

Can I pay the balance due by credit card?
No. This is not possible, unless the owner has their own credit facilities. In most cases, you have to pay the balance due by bank transfer or cash. Details of paying the remainder are given on each apartment page. Of course, you will receive a receipt of payment.

Can I receive an invoice?
As the accommodation listed on our website are private properties, it is not always possible to receive an invoice for the total amount of the reservation. If an invoice is required, please contact Stay With Style before making a reservation.

Banking Details
Bank: Macquarie Bank Limited
Bank Address: 101 Collins Street, Melbourne
BSB: 183-334 Account number: 277992566

Office Address
Shop 1B/60 Fitzroy Street
St Kilda 3182
Melbourne
Victoria Australia
Tel.: 03 9525 3389
Fax: 03 90957347