We all know that renting in Sydney is a bit of a joke, with the median rental price for a house reaching around $530 a week.

Add in the cost of living and food to that and you’re looking at around roughly $833 a week just to get by.

But it isn’t all bad news.

Turns out, you could actually live on a cruise ship for around the same price. In fact, it’s cheaper! 

A 7-night trip on P&O’s South Pacific Splendour, which includes stops in the Pacific, Vanuatu and New Caledonia, will set you back $648 per week.

7-nights on P&O’s Discover the Southern Barrier Reef, exploring Australia’s spectacular east coast, also costs $648 per week and includes food and drink!

How can you say no that?


Even better, spend 13-nights exploring Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand with Royal Caribbean for just $639.15 per week.

I know where I would much rather be…

Wake up and smell the ocean, Cruiselings! #likenoplaceonearth photo by @cedesface

A photo posted by P&O Cruises Australia (@pocruises) on


And if you want to be extra savvy, why not rent your home out on Airbnb and save even more cash! 

It’s a win-win in my eyes!

Source: Escape

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