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Cheap Reservations without the Hassle
- Plan your vacations on off seasons, Hotel rates, even airline
and car rental rates are lower during this time due to lower
demand. You can get as much as a 50% discount if you book a room
during off season, so try and call the hotel if they have off
season discounts and ask them when the discounts will be
- Some hotels give discounts to certain people like students,
military contingents, Senior citizens, honeymooners etc. Ask for
these discounts and what their details, you can save a lot with
- Ask if your kids can stay for free, if you're with your
family, sometimes hotels can allow up to two kids for a two bed
room provided that the kids are within the age limit.
- If you're not very particular with hotel locations, you can
access name-your-price websites for car rentals and hotel
reservations. They'll do the haggling for you and you're sure
not to over-budget.
- Some hotels and even car rental companies, give "free days" if
you use their services for more than a week. Ask about these
certain perks if you're planning a long stay.
- Make sure that the room fees are the only ones you're paying
for. Some hotels have surcharges and extra fees that aren't
mentioned in room rates and then suddenly pop-up on check-out.
Before you reserve, ask about these,
and if upon check-out you
suddenly find yourself with fees that you didn't know about,
refuse to pay it.
- You can also exchange frequent Flier miles for hotel lodgings
so if you have an expiring miles card, or a miles card that
you'd just want to get rid of, ask the hotel if they honor these
- Sometimes, hotels provide free airport pick-up you can use
this as bargaining tool. Ask for a free pickup when haggling so
you'll get something extra even if you pay the full price.
- If you're planning to travel during peak season, always call
in advance, rates tend to get higher as the season approaches.
- Sometimes, weekend rates are lower than regular fees, or vice
versa, ask your agent, or ask the hotel yourself if they have
these, then you can schedule your trip during these times and be
able to avail of the discount.
- Always ask for a confirmation number when you reserve a room,
so that they can't say that they didn't receive your
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