HOW TO BEAT THE RISINGCOSTS OF HOTEL STAYS
 One of the most common and popular meansto save money on a hotel stay is to book yourhotel as part of a travel package, ...
 Many of the large luxury hotel chains like Sheraton, Ritz andMarriott offer exclusive hotel clubs promising a moreperson...
 There are rafts of online search tools and dealtools allowing you to easily source bargains for ahotel stay across the w...
 When it comes to getting a good hotel deal,loyalty is very important. Most hotel chainsand brands offer a form of loyalt...
 When travelling internationally, particularly for business,telephone costs can rack up. With most luxury hotels now off...
 A number of online sites now offer security in the form ofrefundable rates. Book a room through one of these sites and ...
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  1. 1. HOW TO BEAT THE RISINGCOSTS OF HOTEL STAYS
  2. 2.  One of the most common and popular meansto save money on a hotel stay is to book yourhotel as part of a travel package, referred to asbundling. This is most often done through hotel andflight package deals offered by airlines andonline travel agents like Expedia andTravelocity. By hiding their hotel rates in a bundle withanother service, hotels are able to drop theirprices lower than advertised originally. You can save up to 25% off the cost of buyinghotels and flights separately if you are able tobundle them in to a package deal.BOOK AS A PACKAGE
  3. 3.  Many of the large luxury hotel chains like Sheraton, Ritz andMarriott offer exclusive hotel clubs promising a morepersonal, exclusive and luxurious hotel stay with a raft ofadditional extras. Whilst many dismiss these clubs as upselling tactics, many ofthem offer exceptional value for money given what extras areoften included. Be sure to check what exactly is on offer for club levelupgrades – it may well end up saving you money.JOIN THE CLUB
  4. 4.  There are rafts of online search tools and dealtools allowing you to easily source bargains for ahotel stay across the world. By aggregating hotel deals you are able toquickly see which one is cheapest or offer thegreatest discount off its normal rates. Combine these search tools with review sites liketrip advisor to check the reputation and qualityof the hotels before you purchase. A quick review check can tell you easily whichhotel deal is a bargain and which is cheap for areason!GET ONLINE
  5. 5.  When it comes to getting a good hotel deal,loyalty is very important. Most hotel chainsand brands offer a form of loyaltyprogramme encouraging guests to returntime and time again to incur a range ofbenefits and perks. Most programmes cost nothing to sign up forinitially and you can build a range of benefitsand cost savings over time. Loyalty programmes are now offeringpartnership programmes with airlines andcar rental companies to allow you to extendyour range of membership benefits.BE LOYAL
  6. 6.  When travelling internationally, particularly for business,telephone costs can rack up. With most luxury hotels now offering free Wi-Fi to guests, takeadvantage of online tools, such as Skype, which offers freeinternational Skype-Skype calls and a heavily discounted rateon calls to landlines.PHONE CALLS
  7. 7.  A number of online sites now offer security in the form ofrefundable rates. Book a room through one of these sites and should the ratedrop before your stay you will receive an automatic refund –guaranteeing you the cheapest deal possible.CHECK FOR REFUNDS
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