Accommodation Options in Australia
Getting to know the right accommodation that suits the budget and price range of a person is considered to be one among the major challenge faced by any international student.
It is said that there is a lack of affordable accommodation options in Australia that seriously affects the International students who come to pursue their higher education in Australia.
So, you have to make sure that you can afford to the high cost of accommodation into your budget before you visit the country and possess enough funds to cover the possibilities of increased rent.
Once you think of visiting the country, it is best advised to organize a temporary accommodation on your own before you actually visit the country.
This will permit you to take your time to know about the present living place and also to find the best place where you can afford to stay in a more comfortable manner.
There are various internet booking services that help you to book last minute hotels and apartments. However the city hotels are said to be somewhat expensive at A$150 per night so you need to find a place that is real cheap as early as possible.
There are various options for you if you plan to arrange a permanent accommodation in Australia. It will actually be able to suit your budget. Rooms and residential colleges are also available along with the hostels, homestay and rental properties.
You can also share your accommodation with other international students to reduce your cost of living in Australia. Shared accommodation is one popular method of accommodation among the international students which is often advertised in noticeboards, newspapers.
Most of the accommodation options except homestay, will not comprise of electrical items, household equipments, blankets and sheets etc. however, second hand household goods are accessible in a cheap manner.