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Cost Differs on your site to Direct Stay Costs

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Cost Differs on your site to Direct Stay Costs

Hi, not sure am understanding the cost per night that Trip Advisor has for Uptown Valencia spacious, airco, shopping district (in Spain) as it is advertised at $26/night or $181/per week but when one inquires directly then you receive much higher quotes than this. Could you tell us the reason for this?

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1. Re: Cost Differs on your site to Direct Stay Costs

The TRipadvisor listing you refer to is in the Vacation Rentals section. These are paid listings submitted and maintained by the property owner or manager. Tripadvisor partners with Flipkey and Holidaylettings to provide this feature.

Also if you look carefully on the specific listing you are referring to, as they say, the devil is in the details. Right under the rates you read the following:

Standard rate per person per night. Just send a message with the date and nr of persons to receive the total rate.

since the property is shown as sleeping 6, one would expect the total amount to be significantly higher. The low published price is a "hook" to interest people.

So if you have a complaint with anyone, it would be with the owner or manager for misleading advertising.

By the way replies on this forum come from members like you, not official TA staff.

Raquel

Edited: 09 November 2013, 14:24
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2. Re: Cost Differs on your site to Direct Stay Costs

Thank you so much for answering my question. I did realise that the place was very, very well priced for what it was offering, but did not except such a drastic difference in price to what I eventually received as a quote. As advertised when I saw it would of cost for 3 people was under R2 000 but the quote I received was for R10 200 which is a huge difference.

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