Forget Something? Five Pieces of Advice To Help You Never Leave Items Behind At Your Hotel

Most of us have been there. We check out of our hotel and hit the road. Just as the property is no long in the rear view mirror, we remember that we forgot that swimsuit on the back of the bathroom door or the clothes hanging in the closet. If you tend to forget items when you travel from hotel to hostel to bed and breakfast, you are not alone. The traveler is frequently dealing with little sleep, jam packed schedules and early check out times. Leaving behind possessions at a hotel is naturally going to happen under these circumstances. However, you don’t need to lose your favorite pair of walking shoes or T-shirt to the hotel lost and found. Here are a few tips to help you never leave items behind at your hotel.

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Four Mistakes You’re Making When Booking a Hotel

For my upcoming trip to Greece and Italy, I am staying at around a dozen different hotels. Throughout the booking process, there are a number of things I look for and at times neglect. When I turn a blind eye in the booking process, I usually regret it once I get to the hotel. I have either neglected to see just how far outside of town my hotel is or I have failed to go over the list of amenities with a fine toothcomb. With so many different properties and booking pages frequented for my trip, I caught mistakes that I have made in the past in the booking process for my accommodations to ensure smooth sailing when I check into these accommodations.

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Worth The Price: Four Travel Items You Shouldn’t Skimp On

For most travelers, they want to get there, travel around their destination and return home, all for an affordable price. Travel doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg but there are certain travel items you shouldn’t skimp on in the end. While you can save money by having a weary eye on airfare or hotels, you shouldn’t pull back the budget for these items. If you do, you might face problems not just down the road but also on the road.

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From the Runway to the Rollaway: Four Essentials To Look For in an Airport Hotel

With an early morning flight out of Munich back to the United States, I decided to go with the convenience of the airport hotel rather than something in the city center. I could take the train into town for dinner and still wake up in the morning without having to worry too much about my travel time to the airport. The airport hotel can be convenient for those long layovers or early morning flights. However, not all of these hotels are created equally. Before you book that rollaway after touching down on the runway, make sure that your airport hotel offers these essentials.

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Wi-Fi Woes: Five Signs Your Hotel’s Internet Access Could Be Trouble

Internet access has quickly become one of the most important hotel amenities for travelers. In a dialed in world, travelers want to be connected online where they rest their head at night. However, we have all had those terrible hotel Internet experiences, those nights of painstakingly trying to load a simple web page or encountering the outrageous charges for 5 minutes of Internet time. As Internet access is such a key amenity for travelers, there are a number of signs you can look out for before you check in that will indicate if your hotel’s Wi-Fi might cause you to tear your hair out. If you see these signs, it might be best to look for another property with a more reliable connection.

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