Budget Friendly Vacation Rentals

Cheap and Cheerful Florida Vacation Rentals


MILLION DOLLAR VIEW END UNIT - SUMMERHOUSE, Panama City Beach , Florida Vacation Rental by Owner

Panama City Beach
2/BR 2/BA SLEEPS 6

4BR/3BA, Family Beach Spot, Huge Balcony, Beach Service avail $250 wkly discount

Panama City Beach
4/BR 3/BA SLEEPS 10

Best Deal.... New Smyrna Beach Beachfront Condo for rent

New Smyrna Beach
2/BR 2/BA SLEEPS 6

Modern and spacious home in Pompano Beach

Pompano Beach
3/BR 2.5/BA SLEEPS 10

Cudjoe - Tranquility in Paradise (28+ night rentals)

Cudjoe Key
3/BR 2/BA SLEEPS 8

Heated Pool, 4 BDRMs, Large Lanai, Close to Clearwater Beach Pier 60

Clearwater
4/BR 2/BA SLEEPS 12

Superb 3br Resort condo. Walk to pristine beach/world class shopping.

Naples
3/BR 2/BA SLEEPS 6

Casa Paradise

Cape Coral
3/BR 2/BA SLEEPS 6

Serenity By The Seaside

Panama City Beach
2/BR 2.5/BA SLEEPS 6

Spectacular Gulf Front views | Steps to Beach | Beach Chair Service Included

Miramar Beach
2/BR 2/BA SLEEPS 6

Sophisticated Elegance - Navarre Regency #810

Navarre
2/BR 2/BA SLEEPS 6

The Sunshine state 5BD, 3Bath with pool

Fort Lauderdale
5/BR 3/BA SLEEPS 10

Grand Panama condo renovated-(Complete) - Beach front includes 2 beach chairs

Grand Panama Beach Resort
2/BR 2/BA SLEEPS 6

Long Beach Resort 2BR/2BA+6 Beach Chairs, Panama City Beach , Florida Vacation Rental by Owner

Panama City Beach Area
2/BR 2/BA SLEEPS 6

Peace Of Heaven. Sits Directly on the beautiful Gulf Beaches! 8th floor views!

Navarre Beach
2/BR 2/BA SLEEPS 6

Superb 3BR+ pool home, pet friendly, near beach, world class shopping and dining

Naples
4/BR 3/BA SLEEPS 7

Margaritaville Resort condo on Anna Maria Sound

Bradenton
3/BR 3/BA SLEEPS 7

Emerald Vista, Penthouse Condo 3Bed & 3Bath - Santa Rosa Beach Rental

Santa Rosa Beach
3/BR 3/BA SLEEPS 6

LUXURY UPGRADED POOL HOME IN PRIVATE GATED COMMUNITY

Kissimmee
4/BR 3/BA SLEEPS 8

Sombrero Beach house w/45’ dock Ocean access

Marathon
2/BR 2/BA SLEEPS 6

Sunkissed & Salty: Dreamy Amenities. Prime Location. Rave Reviews!

Anna Maria
4/BR 4/BA SLEEPS 8

Disney Island Resort Home with Pool and Jacuzzi

Davenport
5/BR 5.5/BA SLEEPS 13

Budget Vacation Rentals in Florida

On a tight budget and want to book a great vacation rental property in Florida? FLARBO has got your back! Search through our fantastic selection of budget minded and cheap - er holiday homes in the sunshine state. 

Florida airbnb rental type properties that are inexpensive are hard to find. They get snapped up quickly but we've made searching easier with our "budget-friendly" filter to help Florida travelers find exactly what they want and need. 

Hosts often rent Florida budget rentals with for stays with a minimum night stay. Check with the advertising host to see what their individual policy is.

For Budget Stays - Calculate the Price Per Person Per Night

Larger capacity homes can rent for $600 a night which may not sound cheap but if you look at the price per person it's a great way to save big!

For example: $600 per night for a property that sleeps 20 works out to just $30 for each guest per night. That price is epic!

Nightly rentals of cheaper Florida vacation properties can be found more easily in the low season, shoulder seasons or with monthly longer stay units. Whether you are looking for a beach property or a beautiful Kissimmee home with Disney park views FLARBO has an excellent selection for you.

Is Florida a good place to rent Cheaper Vacation Rentals?

Florida Vacation Rentals by Owner Budget Properties

Florida has a HUGE variety of holiday property types. Whether you are looking for a bungalow rental in a gated community with multiple amenities like a private pool or hot tub or searching for a high occupancy home that can fit a crowd but at a reasonable price... the sunshine state has it all. Florida Rental By Owners (FLARBO) is your traveler gateway to finding your dream holiday home within a budget.

FLARBO has hundreds of cheaper properties if you are on a budget to choose from. Don't expect to pay less than you would for an accommodation in your hometown though. With demand at its peak it's reasonable to plan to pay more than you would in your local region.

How do I rent a cheaper vacation rental in Florida?

Budget Vacation Rental Information

There are an abundance of areas throughout our southern state that are perfect to find a cheaper vacation rental for your holiday. If you are searching for high season dates we recommend lowering your search criteria to open up more options. For example: try searching for homes without a pool if you can find a community pool or the nearby ocean to serve as your swimming spot. 

Also, widening your search for areas that are off the beaten path offers great budget-minded rentals at lower rental rates. Less demand usually equals lower rents. Try searching a region and looking at cities or villages that you haven't heard of before that are yearning for you to explore.

Typical Stay Periods - Budget Florida Rentals

Cheaper vacation homes can be rented as follows depending on the area of the city (zone) and the host's preference.

  • nightly
  • weekly
  • monthly
  • seasonally (3 months or longer)
Typical Turnover Day

Depending on the area cheaper Florida rentals will most likely have a Friday or Saturday turnover date during high season based on the municipal standards. Although this turnover date can vary by host and by location.

  • Try searching for Friday or Saturday dates during high season
  • Any day during low season

What is the average nightly rate for a cheap vacation rental in Florida?

Budget Vacation Rentals Price Information
  • Low range from $48 per night
  • High range from $600 per night for larger capacity homes
  • Lower pricing is usually associated with proeprties that require a longer stay
Florida Budget Vacation Rentals Booking Window

The most southern state offers more budget accommodations than any other state in the USA. There are different levels of homes offering cheaper holiday homes that are clean and well maintained giving travelers the perfect home base to explore the Sunshine state. The best budget-minded vacation rentals book at least 12 months to a year and a half in advance. Budget minded travelers know to book their favorite homes well in advance in order to secure lower pricing. Plan ahead to book your favorite budget rental!

Budget Vacation Rental Guest Retention

Visitors that love to escape for a sunny holiday often get hooked on the best that the state has to offer and return annually. From the beaches to theme parks, golf course resorts and luxe condo-hotels a traveler can find exactly what they are looking for one year and experience something completely different the following year. Demand is extremely high with snowbirds and digital nomads that work in tropical locales without a home base as well as seasonal visitors so we recommend booking as early as you can!

What are the best times of the year to book a cheaper vacation rental in Florida?

High Season for Budget Vacation Rentals

High Season - February to mid-August including all Major U.S. Holidays

High Season runs from mid-February when spring school breaks start straight through to the middle of August when school returns, including all major U.S. holidays. During this time, it is common for hosts and managers to rent their homes with turnover days only falling on Fridays or Saturdays or fore a minimum night stay requirement, so it's a good idea to enter Friday or Saturday search dates to improve your results or lengthen your search dates.

You can expect to pay the highest rates during the high-season running from March through to the third week of April where prices of larger homes can cost well over $1,300 per night as well as all holiday weeks.

High season can also run through the summer months of June, July and August depending on the location in Florida. This is where you can find local travelers from southern states like Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina who are escaping to the coast for cooler climates.

Low Season for Florida Budget Vacation Rentals
Low Season - September to January

Low Season for budget vacation rentals runs from September to January excluding holidays. This is the best time to book a holiday villa or condo at the lowest prices of the year. 

Where can I find a Monthly Florida Vacation Rental on a Budget?

Florida Budget Vacation Rentals for Monthly Stays - Digital Nomads and Snowbird Rentals

With home buying options out of reach for many, some people are opting to work away from their offices in tropical locations like Florida. Snowbirds and Digital Nomad travelers that are looking for monthly and seasonal rental options. Choosing the filter specifically for monthly budget - friendly Florida vacation rentals renders 71 vacation rentals for monthly stays.

Where can I find a cheaper Florida Rental that allows pets?

Florida Budget Rentals that Allow Pets

Finding a vacation rental that allows pets with amenities like a fenced yard in Florida is tricky, combine that with a tight budget it's even harder to find. Not on Florida Rental By Owners! There are currently 72 Florida budget friendly vacation rentals that allow pets on FLARBO.

Where can I find a Cheap Vacation Rental that allows Weddings or Events?

Florida Budget Vacation Rentals that Allow Weddings and Special Events

Finding a budget - friendly vacation rental in Florida that permits events and weddings can be elusive. A larger budget-minded house is the ideal option to fit a larger group interested in celebrating a destination wedding, special event or simply a family reunion. It's important for a guest to check the municipal noise ordinances with the host to understand what limitations you may have in your vacation rental. Parking ordinances are also something to consider which may limit parking at private residences. If you do rent a rental property for your special occasion be sure to abide by the rules and ask your host about restrictions. You don't want the sheriff to show up and spoil the fun. There are currently 19 Florida budget - friendly rentals that allow events on FLARBO.

Vacation Rental Statistics about Florida Budget-Minded Rentals

Use the search filters on Florida Rental By Owners website to look for accommodations meeting your criteria.

Budget Vacation Rentals with a Pool or Hot Tub

Florida is a mecca for outdoor living with its warm tropical weather and abundance of sunshine. Travelers searching for budget houses that have pools and hot tubs are ideal. There are many options for pools, and hot tubs which make this an ideal year-round destination.

Budget Vacation Rental Property Types

There are many budget property types on Florida Rental By Owners for rent.

  • 201 rentals are listed as "beach house, house cottage or bungalow" accounting for 52% of the budget accommodation types
  • 161 rentals are listed as "condo" are another popular budget rental accounting for 42% of the accommodation types

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