1. Welcome to kiwibox

    We're happy that you are part of our community. Please take a few minutes discover how kiwibox works.

    You want to explore kiwibox on your own? No problem. You can easily restart the tour at any time by using the sidebar if you change your mind.

  2. Logo

    A click on the kiwibox Logo brings you back to the startpage. Besides a menue with a lot of useful links opens if you mouse over.

  3. Notifications

    You may find all of your news, friendship requests and messages up right in the navigation bar.

  4. Settings

    Just mouse over a post and the gearwheel will appear. Here you'll find all the settings for your news.

  5. Supermodul

    The supermodul summarizes various contents. Enjoy exploring!

yourkohsamui

yourkohsamui   , 32

from Dallas

Statistics

Hotel Tips And Ideas You Can Use On Your Next Trip

A hotel stay should make you feel relaxed an satisfied, not unhappy and ripped off. If something rubs you the wrong way, it will be hard to enjoy your trip. Rather than encountering these issues, enjoy your stay at a hotel by using these tips.

Check online reviews before booking a room. These sites will allow you to see previous guests' experiences at the hotels you are considering. The information provided by patrons of the hotel will help you make a good choice of where to stay.

If you have a safe in your closet, then you should use it to keep your valuables safe while you are outside of the room. You can stash your expensive electronics and jewelry in the safe and go about your day without worry.

Check online for great hotel deals. Usually, when you try to book a room over the phone, the clerk will not let you know that there is a better deal online. For this reason, making a proactive search is advisable. Look at Jetsetter, Enrovia and YourKohSamuiVillas.com.

6389137398643001958.jpgDo not make the assumption that your pets are welcome at all hotels. Be sure to ask even if the website says it's ok to bring a pet. Ask about their pet policy. Many hotels have restrictions on the breed and size of pet allowed on the premises.

AAA members get an extra discount at certain hotel chains. Your membership in this auto club has just such a discount available to you. Membership in AARP, a union, an auto club or even being a police officer can get you a discount. This can add up on a long trip.

Always remember to pack running clothes and any thing else you need for exercising while on your trip. Try enjoying an early jog at your new destination. This can be a great way to stay in shape while seeing some of the local scenery. Running down city streets or country roads can give you a fresh view of the place you are visiting.

Do you care about your environment? If so, a "green" hotel may be for you. There are a lot of eco-friendly hotels out there. Newer hotels are sometimes built according to green standards. Also, older hotels often make several changes to become eco-friendly. Finding hotels that are environmentally friendly can be as easy as asking your favorite travel agent.

The price you are charged for your hotel room is partly dependent upon when you make the reservations. Hotels price rooms based on availability. If you can, make your reservation no earlier than 24 hours before you arrive. You may find the best prices this way. Empty rooms don't earn the hotel money, so they're happy to cut the price and reserve a room.

For those frequent travelers, it may be better to build loyalty and perks by joining the membership club of your favorite hotel. Then you can accrue points, get extra perks, and save money.

Get an AAA membership for hotel perks when you travel. Your AAA membership will pay for itself right away in hotel and car rental discounts and availability. Parents of small children will probably like the car seat that's provided for free in a lot of locations.

Steer clear of long distance calls while in a hotel. Make use of the Internet, instead. Hotels usually have Wi-Fi, so you can call using Skype. You can stay connected with people back home by using this instead of making expensive long distance calls from your hotel phone.

If you are traveling with children, be sure the hotels you book have clean swimming pools that are up and running. It is extremely frustrating for you and your children to arrive at a hotel expecting a pool and/or other activities only to discover that there are none.

If you are going to inspect if your hotel room has bed bugs, then start looking in the bathroom. You probably won't find any bedbugs in the bathroom. That makes the bathroom the safest place to keep the luggage while you look through the remainder of the accommodations. It is also the safest place for children and pets, too.

Using the advice shared here will help you make decisions that land you a good hotel. Now you know exactly what to look out for. A good hotel should relax and please you, and you don't have to settle for anything less.