5 Weird Places to Visit in Australia

by Online Hotelier on May 25, 2012

If you’re tired of resorts, “must-see” destinations and packaged tours, maybe it’s time you took a walk on the weird side of Australia. The Land Down Under is full of them; if you know where to look. Here are 5 weird places to visit in Australia that aren’t too far off the beaten track. Tully […]

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Getting Your Vacation Off To A Flying Start

by Online Hotelier on September 10, 2010

The trick to getting the most from your holiday is to arrive at your destination as relaxed and refreshed as possible. Unfortunately, most people are at work one day busily trying to tie up all the loose ends and then the next morning they find themselves driving to the airport.

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Difference Between Booking a Hotel and a Vacation Rental

by Online Hotelier on March 30, 2010

So you’re making plans to head out on a well earned vacation, to get away from the daily bump and grind that is your life. If you are heading to a Hawaiian island, one of the main things to think about is the accommodations you will have when you arrive at your destination. What do you look for? What location to do you want to be at? What sort of amenities do you want to have access to?

With so many airline/hotel room/car rental packages your initial thought may be to just book it, after all it is very simple and non time consuming, and probably a bit cheaper. That being said there are a couple of different options available to you.

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How to Stay on Budget When You’re Cruising

by Online Hotelier on July 7, 2009

Going on a cruise can be a great way to save money on a summer vacation. Cruises are typically all-inclusive; which only includes food and entertainment. Often, if you’re not careful, you will end up spending more than you planned on because of your drink purchases, gift shop trips, gambling in the onboard casino, participating in shore excursions and various other activities. Well here are couple tips to keep you on budget.

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What to Look for in Online Web Hotel Reservations

by Online Hotelier on June 7, 2009

There are several ways to make web hotel reservations, some may even assist the consumer in getting a discount. Many of those who travel will turn to the internet for reservation bookings. However, if you don’t know what to look for when making online hotel reservations, the traveler can easily be fooled. Some of the hotels featured online may not be completely honest about matters such as features, undesirable locations, costs, and their reviews.

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How to Make Reservations Using Hotels.com

by Online Hotelier on March 30, 2009

If you are trying to find a hotel reservation online you should use Hotels.com. Hotels.com is the easiest way to make hotel bookings online. You will often find the same rooms that you are looking at on other sites on Hotels.com for less expensive prices.

Start by visiting Hotels.com and then enter the information about your trip. Where you are going, when you need the hotel room, and how many people will be staying with you. Then it will take you to your hotel selection page. Here you can narrow done your hotels by amenities, guest rating, star rating, price, or even by hotel name. Once you click on the hotel that you are interested in, it takes you to a page that tells you about your selected hotel. If you like the hotel and the price, you then book your hotel reservations.

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