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What to Look for When Booking Affordable Accommodation?

Sunshine Coast Motor Lodge
Posted in Affordable Accommodation @ Oct 10th 2014 2:25pm - By Lindy Elliot

Choosing where you are going to stay when you visit a new place on your travels can be easy if you know how to approach it in the best way. Often the idea of booking in advance (and knowing where you are going to be) is the most tantalising option, and will ensure that your room is waiting for you when you arrive. For others the idea of going with the flow and choosing a place when they arrive, works out better – it’s totally up to the individual. 

Check Reviews

Check out reviews of the place online so you can get an idea about what the experience was like for others who have stayed there. Often this will give you a good idea about whether the info on their website is accurate and will help you to make a decision for yourself. 

Off-Season Discounts

Often many accommodation places offer off-season discounts for those who wish to do their travelling during the quieter months. Make sure you ask about discounts because they may not offer them unless you are up front and ask for them. 

Family and Pet Friendly

If you are travelling with pets or family you will want to be sure that they can accommodate yours. Booking (and paying a deposit) on a place that is not right for you and your family will only cause you stress and worry later on. There are some places that have a no children policy, so make sure that you look for family accommodation Sunshine Coast.

Close to the Action

If you are aiming to be in a particular area because of its attractions and activities you will most likely want to check ahead and make sure that it is close by the action, otherwise you could spend a lot of time in transit. 

Big Budget vs Cheaper Option

Paying through the nose does not always guarantee you the holiday (or accommodation of your dreams). In fact, there are times when the cheaper option is sometimes a bit nicer, or has more going for it, but you need to take the time to research into it. Another thing to think about is that if you pay big bucks for your hotel room you will be more likely to feel like you need to hang around there ‘to get your money’s worth’. But if you opt for the cheaper accommodation you will be more likely to actually get out and about and see the place you are visiting.
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