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Reliable Sites for booking of Apartment or Motels

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Reliable Sites for booking of Apartment or Motels

Hi All,

i come across Wotif.com

is it reliable?

wat other sites to source apartments or motels?

thank you.,

Fort Riley, Kansas...
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1. Re: Reliable Sites for booking of Apartment or Motels

Wotif.com is good, as is http://www.travelbug.co.nz/ and http://www.besthoteldeals.co.nz/ My favorite is www.kayak.com

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2. Re: Reliable Sites for booking of Apartment or Motels

Another site which is gaining traction in New Zealand is

https://www.airbnb.com/s/New-Zealand

The offers on this site are generally from non commercial folk who may have a room or a residence available for short term accommodation. In the market, it is located somewhere between couchsurfing and Bed n' Breakfast. You can find some very affordable deals on the site.

It is a very personalised and mostly, non commercial service so you are dealing directly with the owners. Pitch your expectations accordingly, add a dash of common sense, and you should be okay using the service.

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3. Re: Reliable Sites for booking of Apartment or Motels

Some others:

http://www.bnb.co.nz/

http://www.nzstays.co.nz/

Edited: 02 September 2012, 00:24
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4. Re: Reliable Sites for booking of Apartment or Motels

I would like to recommend you deal direct with the properties.

You will get helpful information from them about the area, which will help you with your planning.

Dealing with a booking site , means there are commissions involved. Sometimes as much as 25%. So by talking with the owners directly will in most cases be beneficial to both of you.

Booking.com is a good site.

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5. Re: Reliable Sites for booking of Apartment or Motels

I agree with Trelawn book directly with the owners you should get a better deal.

The commissions charged by isites and other booking agencies including online agents unfortunately add to the costs of running a business.

If commissions are as high as 25% it must pay to talk to the owners.

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