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Hotel tricks

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If you travel quite a bit because of your job like me, you may have had the experience of opening the door to your hotel room and not seeing a desk. One hotel I once stayed at, amazingly, didn’t have a desk in the room, so I started thinking....

Take away your cookies

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Here’s a little known fact about airline and hotel websites. These sites will put a “cookie” on your computer that remembers what you’ve purchased in the past and how many times you’ve visited the site. When you get a quote from one of the sites, go to another computer,...

Tips for easier travel

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Are you heading out of town for work or fun? I travel quite a bit because of my job, and one hotel I once stayed at, amazingly, didn’t have a desk in the room. I get a lot of work done in hotel rooms, so a desk is an...

A desk in a pinch

I travel quite a bit because of my job, and one hotel I once stayed at, amazingly, didn’t have a desk in the room. I get a lot of work done in hotel rooms, so a desk is an essential. What did I do? Simple ‘ I used the...

A tip for a tip

A good concierge is worth their weight in gold. They can help you find great places to eat, get primo tickets and help with about anything else you would need on a trip. If you’re not staying at a fancy hotel with a concierge, no problem. You can just...

Let’s make a deal

Have you ever tried to get a reservation at a hotel only to be told that there were no vacancies? Next Time, ask the hotel manager if you can have one of the “out of order” rooms. Every hotel has rooms that are out of order for one reason...

All charged up

Let’s say while you’re traveling, you check into your room and then discover you’ve forgotten your cell phone or laptop battery charger. What do you do? Simple, go to the hotel’s front desk, explain your dilemma and ask to see the lost and found box. Odds are somebody previously...

The power of cash

Here’s a little-known fact. A lot of hotels will give you a discount if you pay with cash. Before you book your reservation, call them and ask.