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World Travel; how to book luxury hotels on a budget

Let’s admit it, everyone prefers a little luxury once in a while, and what’s to say you can’t have it whilst on your budget travels. I’ve spent much time comparing the costs of hotels against various sites/ travel agents and direct methods so I’m sharing my tips on the best ways to get your hotel for less.

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Generally the first stop for all travel goers is the likes of Expedia.com, Hotels.com and Trivago.com, however, it’s important to bear in mind that these companies are all owned by the same holdings company, so make sure you compare against an independent travel site such as http://www.khalifashotels.ae/to make sure you really are getting the best deal.

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An alternative site that I have recently discovered is secretescapes.com, they offer hotels and holiday deals at anything up to 80% discount of the face value. Check them out for your more luxury stays.

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It’s wise to use discounted websites such as Groupon or Wowcher when looking for hotel deals. Although more restricted than the above, if you are looking for something last minute then you can usually find deals within the month span that are great to use.

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Be willing to shop about, spend some time comparing and don’t be afraid to try out services that aren’t mainstream, these usually produce the best value but are overlooked by the larger competitors.

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Happy Travels! xx