“This Uber/Airbnb/restaurant was really great,” you think to yourself, as you sit down to write a review. You type up everything you loved about the ride/apartment/meal, and then you hover your cursor over the star ratings. “Well,” you think, “there’s always room for improvement!” or “This was great, but not literally…
We’ve praised hotel alternatives like Airbnb. But regular ol’ hotels are still a solid lodging option. Before booking a potentially cheaper alternative for your trip, it’s smart to compare prices with traditional hotel rooms nearby. All the Rooms makes it easy to do this in one spot.
Sites like Airbnb and VRBO are fantastic alternatives to a cramped hotel room. But you don't always have to settle for the rate the owner is asking, especially when traveling last minute. By learning to negotiate the rate, and knowing what to ask for, you can lower your vacation costs significantly.
Airbnb has grown to be the most popular alternative to a traditional hotel, but there are other options out there. Here are a few services that share a lot of the same perks.