hotels

Where Aussies Can Rent The Cheapest Hotel Rooms Around The World

Want to book a holiday without spending a fortune on your hotel room? Here’s what you’ll pay right now for hotel rooms around Australia and around the world, including a searchable interactive map.


When Hotels Are Cheaper In 25 Major Cities

Choosing the right time to travel can make a big difference to how much you spend. This infographic identifies the cheapest months to stay in 25 major cities around the world.


Ask Google Now For Directions 'To My Hotel' Or Nearby Restaurants

With Google Now, you can say “Navigate to Home” and it knows where that is. Now, Google has added the ability to use that same feature for your hotel, if you have an itinerary in your email.


Save Money On Hotels By Avoiding The Business Travel 'Rush Hour'

The next time you’re travelling for pleasure, book a hotel outside of the business district on weekdays, and in the business district on weekends, to get the best rates.


Make A DIY Coffee Plunger From Hotel Room Materials

Stuck at a hotel and don’t want to use the kettle for a basic cup of instant? Instructables user Josh Campbell shows you how to make a French Press using stuff you’ll (mostly) find right in your room.


Hotel WiFi Test Ranks Hotels By Wi-Fi Speed And Quality

For many of us, decent Wi-Fi ranks right up there with location and price when it comes to choosing a hotel. Hotel WiFi Test makes it easy to choose a hotel with quality, fast wireless internet access for guests.


Sanitise Or Quarantine Your Hotel Room's TV Remote Before Using It

We’ve mentioned how dirty remote controls are, and they may not be cleaned very often — if ever. When you stay in a hotel, you might want to clean off previous occupants’ germs before using it, but there are other options too.


Ask For An 'Out Of Order' Rate To Save On Hotel Costs

The next time you are looking an inexpensive hotel room at the last minute, try asking for an “out of order” rate for a great deal.


The Best And Worst Months To Stay At Hotels Around The World

Staying at a hotel can be one of the most expensive aspects of travelling, especially if you go at the wrong time. Hotel search site Trivago researched the price changes for 46 cities around the world to offer us these travel advice calendars — so you’ll know when you’ll get the best hotel rates.


Make Sure You Don't Get The Worst Room With These Hotel Manager Tips

Some people get upgraded to fancy suites in the hotel; others get sentenced to rooms near the elevator. If you want to avoid the worst rooms, heed these reservation tips from a hotel front desk supervisor.