Housing

Ask a Travel Nurse: How do I get the best housing on my first Travel Nursing assignment?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How do I get the best housing on my first Travel Nursing assignment?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I am about to become a first-time Traveler. What should I look for in terms of accommodations and how do I get the best housing on my first Travel Nursing assignment? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: In speaking with travel companies, if you are concerned about your accommodations, one of […]

By December 19, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Ask a Travel Nurse: What can I expect for Travel Nurse housing?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What can I expect for Travel Nurse housing?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I am planning to start Travel Nursing soon and I have no idea what to expect or ask about when it comes to housing. What can I expect for Travel Nurse housing? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: Hopefully before you sign anything, you are told what to expect in the […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: How do I get the travel nurse housing I want?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How do I get the travel nurse housing I want?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I just took my first travel assignment and I love it, but my company has me in a motel and not the efficient little apartment that I was promised. How do I keep this from happening and get the housing I want in the future? Also, have you ever taken […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: How should I handle housing on my first assignment?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How should I handle housing on my first assignment?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I’m about to sign on for my first travel nurse assignment. Should I take the housing allowance and find my own place or should I take paid housing arrangements through the agency?       Ask a Travel Nurse Answer: On your first assignment, I strongly suggest taking the company provided […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: How much will my housing stipend be?

Ask a Travel Nurse: How much will my housing stipend be?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: If you would rather find your own housing than have the agency arrange it for you, what should you expect for compensation for housing? Ask a Travel Nurse Answer:    Unfortunately, neither I, nor anyone else, can answer this question for you. The reason being is because your housing subsidy can […]

Ask a Travel Nurse: What about insurance and taxes?

Ask a Travel Nurse: What about insurance and taxes?

Ask a Travel Nurse Question: I am currently looking into the possibility of taking my family on the road and doing some travel nursing. However, I have major reservations when it comes to finding health insurance and understanding the whole picture of taxes. We currently own our home, and I am not following what is […]

Ask a Travel Nurse Housing Expert: How do housing stipends work for travel nurses?

Ask a Travel Nurse Housing Expert: How do housing stipends work for travel nurses?

Ask a Travel Nurse Housing Expert Question: I don’t know if my agency is being honest or fair with me in terms of their housing costs. They list a property at one price in the contract but I found it on Craigslist at another price. I don’t completely trust my recruiter and so I don’t […]

Travel Nurse Housing Resources

Travel Nurse Housing Resources

Choosing between agency housing and taking the stipend can be a huge decision. While taking agency housing seems the easiest, it does have its disadvantages. You really have no control over apartment location; there will be a short move in date (usually 2 days before assignment) and also a short notice of location. Taking the […]

By February 19, 2013 5 Comments Read More →
Don’t Let Bed Bugs Ruin Your Next Travel Assignment

Don’t Let Bed Bugs Ruin Your Next Travel Assignment

There have been overwhelming amounts of beg bugs infestations in hotels and homes in the last few years, especially in larger cities. Traveling to new assignments regularly unfortunately increases your chances of encountering bed bugs and possibly bringing them home. But don’t fret! There are precautionary steps to take to make sure this doesn’t happen. […]

By May 30, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Great Resource for Browsing and Posting Travel Nurse Housing

Great Resource for Browsing and Posting Travel Nurse Housing

Finding your own housing as a Travel Nurse can be a little difficult, especially if you’re not sure where to look. A great online site has been gaining in popularity since its inception in 2008. Airbnb is an online community marketplace to list, discover, and book housing accommodations all around the world with listings in […]

By April 20, 2012 2 Comments Read More →