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Save money on your holiday: Book your own accommodation and flights- How to book Flights online; How to book Accommodati

Updated on September 15, 2013

Booking Travel & Flights Online

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Booking Accomodation Made Easy

Booking accommodation online can mean saving both time and money. Gone are the days where you need to drive from one motel to another, enquiring about any vacancy, prices and affordability. With countless online booking sites, booking accommodation in advance has never been easier. Simply make a booking online, present the receipt upon your arrival, and the rest will be taken care of.

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Online travel and accommodation websites allow you to book your your accommodation online in minutes without the fuss of a travelling to various hotels looking for a vacancy. Prebooking accommodation can save time and money with online accommodation websites offering great deals and discounts saving you hundreds of dollars and time. Booking with a travel agency does have the added customer service, although online websites do contain various pictures and reviews from real people who have shared their travel experiences.

Check For Accommodation Reviews

When booking accommodation online, it's important to check for reviews from various websites. Most online accommodation websites will note the reviews from actual people so you should have a pretty good idea as to whether that accommodation will suit your needs and budget. It's also best to take a look at pictures posted on the website and send an email to ensure the accommodation suits your needs, for example, is the accommodation pet friendly?

Booking Accommodation Online

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Why book with a travel agent?

Travel agents can offer you fantastic deals on travel and accommodation, but unless you're looking for airport transfers, baggage handling, and top of the range accommodation packages, you can save loads of money by simply making your own accommodation bookings online. Booking.com is just one of the many fantastic websites out there which offers great rates and specials.

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    • DeviousOne profile imageAUTHOR

      DeviousOne 

      6 years ago from Sydney, Australia

      Some good advice there point2make. Much of it can depend upon the time that you're planning to make the booking aswell, for example, last minute accommodation prices can come a lot cheaper than booking months in advance. It does depend on the circumstances too.

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      point2make 

      6 years ago

      Good hub...excellent information thanks. I would add that it is important to shop around and remember not all booking sites are equal. I returned from a trip to Boston, Ma this week. I have often used online sites to book rooms but this time I saved $30 a night by booking directly with the hotel myself. Other times , during my travels, online booking was cheaper. There is a lot of choices out there and doing your homework can save you a lot of money and hassle. Great hub...voted up!

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