How not to overpay for a yacht
Yachting will give a reserve of impressions for many months ahead. Once you have been on a cruise or just on a boat trip, you will definitely want to repeat it again. If you decide to spend your holiday aboard a motor yacht, sailing boat, or catamaran, then it is worth turning to charter companies.
Yacht charter in Croatia
One of the most suitable countries for yachting is Croatia, or rather its Adriatic Sea. Clearer seas in the world can not be found, but the sun shines brighter and warmer. A favorable climate is ideal for sea tourism. Therefore, Croatia is a favorite place among yachtsmen.
Everyone can rent a boat in Croatia. Charter services are at the European level of service, and prices are acceptable, in comparison with other countries. Today, the tourism business is highly developed, which is why, in the world do not count a number of yachts. Large and small, elite and standard, expensive and cheap, cruise and leisure. The choice of a yacht depends on the purpose for which the vessel is rented.
How to choose a yacht
For daily sailing a boat boat would do. It is mobile, maneuverable, it is easy to reach any hidden bay. Sailing boats are acceptable for romantic, family and quiet trips. A catamaran charter is a compromising solution. With a strong wind you can sail, in calm weather you can sail with a help of a motor.
Where to rent a boat in Croatia
At the pick of the high seasons, it is better to book a boat as early as possible. The Adriatic coast is famous for its numerous ports and marinas. There you can rent a yacht. The best charter services are provided in these cities:
Croatia is the leader in the lowest prices of yacht rent in the whole Europe. All charter companies require an advance payment of 50% of the total value and a security deposit. The deposit is returned in full, provided that a yacht has not received any damage during the cruise. If, for some reason, a trip is canceled by tourists, the prepayment is not refundable.
Compulsory costs include cleaning a yacht at the end of the charter. The cost can vary from the size of the yacht, from about 80-250 euros.
The minimum period for a charter is one week. In a low season, you can rent a yacht for a couple of days for 150-1500 euros per day. Basically, prices in Croatia are indicated for the week of rent:
- 8-13 meters- from 800-900 in low season, to 2400 euros in high season.
- 14-15 meters- from 1300 in low season, до 4400 euros in high season.
The charter of motor yachts will cost a little more, and renting large yachts of large dimensions will fly into an impressive amount. This is due to the fact that elite boats are equipped with the latest technological innovations, the best navigation systems, and the design and interior are made in a modern style. Weekly rent is from 20,000 to 30,000 euros.
You can try your luck and get a decent discount. The earlier the reservation is made and the advance payment is made, the more pleasant the discount will be. Usually companies make concessions at a rate of 10%, and sometimes more.