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Barter Week in Italy

Barter Week in Italy Barter Week has become an annual event wherein thousands of hotels and B&B’s offer free accommodations in exchange for goods or a service. For example, services or goods requested by the property owners include photos, videos, clothing and accessories. This year it takes place from November 19th-25th. Incredibly, some hotels and […]

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How to not get stuck with the worst room in the hotel

How to not get stuck with the worst room in the hotel   Pictures can be deceiving and let’s face it most us book online even knowing this.  Descriptions of rooms and locations of hotels can also be misleading.  For instance when a hotel is listed as being “near” a beach, the definition of near […]

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Hotel Hacks

Hotel Hacks In this video you will see ideas to solve some common problems while traveling.  Forgot shaving cream, there is a solution given out by hotels.  Need to freshen some clothes, another solution in the video.  Hmmm, how about if you want make a grill cheese in your hotel room?  Not sure about that […]

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How to Tweet (and Instagram) Your Way to a Better Hotel Stay

How to Tweet (and Instagram) Your Way to a Better Hotel Stay Are you obsessed with tweeting, instagramming, hashtagging, and updating all of your Facebook friends on your every move? Well, beside being able to enjoy all the compliments a great selfie can garner, posting to social media can also score you some awesome bonuses […]

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LET HOTELS FIGHT OVER YOU

LET HOTELS FIGHT OVER YOU  Thanks to Bidroom — a new online booking site that lets hotels compete against one another for your affections/business — you’ll save tons of cash on hotel rooms. Cheaper hotel rooms for everyone Every time you’ve booked a hotel using a major booking website, they’ve been grabbing up to 25% […]

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10 Ridiculous Hotel Perks You Won’t Believe

10 Ridiculous Hotel Perks You Won’t Believe Hotel amenities can be the icing on your vacation cake, making an otherwise humdrum stay special. But a few properties have recently taken their perks from pleasant surprises to ridiculous gimmicks—some so over-the-top that you just have to laugh a little. Here are 10 of the most ridiculous […]

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You booked a crappy hotel. Now what?

You booked a crappy hotel. Now what? There are many common scenarios and potential solutions if you booked a crappy hotel.  From wrong size hotel beds to a bad hotel location, Leif Petterson for Lonely Planet describes this situations and solutions here: You booked a crappy hotel. Now what? Travel the world with us!

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Hotel Hacks and Questions You Need to Ask for a Quiet Room

Hotel Hacks and Questions You Need to Ask for a Quiet Room When you are standing at the front desk, checking into your room, ready for a much-needed break from the hubbub of the world, this is the moment to secure a great room. While you need to factor in how busy the hotel is, […]

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How to get the best hotel rate

How to get the best hotel rate When you’re booking a multi-night stay at a hotel, you probably book it as one reservation. If you book each night individually, you might get a better rate. Read the rest of the article by Dave Greenbaum for Life Hacker here: Book Each Night Separately at a Hotel […]

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Tips for Avoiding Hotel Fees

Tips for Avoiding Hotel Fees Hotels have always offered their share of unreasonable fees — such as exorbitant taxes and dollar-a-minute telephone charges — but in recent years the industry has begun upping the ante. Ever been socked with a $25-a-night “resort fee,” or had the pleasure of paying $3 simply for having a safe […]

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