Have you ever wanted to grab your suitcase, throw in some clothes and book an airline ticket at a moment’s notice to go travel the world? Yeah, same. But more often than not, we have responsibilities to consider—you know, like paying our rent and managing our finances. Traveling takes money and usually the bulk of our income goes towards rent, which doesn’t exactly leave behind a lot for hotels, restaurants, costly activities and souvenirs.
Sure, you can certainly travel on the cheap, but if you have to cut corners while traveling, you will probably have an even harder time paying rent while gone. Which is why a lot of renters have taken to subletting their apartments while they’re off exploring the world. Finding someone to rent your home while you’re away can be a good solution to financial woes, but there are some things to keep in mind.