When you plan a vacation or a weekend break, you need to make the necessary arrangements so as to book a room in a hotel. This generally means that you spend quite a while looking at different websites so as to compare their respective rates and try to see if there is any promo that you can benefit from.
Apart from taking a while to decide which hotel you will be booking, you also need to go through the process to reserve the room and make the necessary payment for your reservation. So the whole decision making and booking process tends to be quite tedious and time consuming. I must admit getting cheap deals feels like looking for the best jackets available at runner click.
If you love to go on holiday or for a weekend break, but cannot stand the whole ordeal of booking a room, now there is a very simple way to go about. Hotel booking couldn’t have been made easier thanks to Traveloka.
Traveloka is a hotel booking app which will simplify the whole process for you. Traveloka can be downloaded for free. Simply search for Traveloka Book Flight & Hotel, and you will surely notice it as it has over 10 million downloads and a 4.4 star rating. Traveloka is regarded as the best travel app you can use to avail of cheap flights and hotel booking. Once you download the app, register so that you can have an account where you can easily manage your current bookings, as well as any future ones.
I liked the app as soon as I started using it as it has a simple layout and is very user friendly. As soon as I registered I could check ongoing hotel deals, and I started to take note of any applicable promos. This certainly made my search much easier and quicker!
If you already have a particular hotel in mind, just enter its name, and then key in the data, such as the date, how many nights you plan to book, and so on. If you have not made up your mind on the hotel, you may enter a location so as to see the hotels that are available in that area. You will be provided with different options, which you can filter easily by choosing how you wish to sort them, such as cheapest rates first.
Traveloka will also give you plenty of information about the hotel. You will be directed to the home page of the hotel of your choice so as to learn more about the hotel’s rooms, facilities, as well as any inclusions that will be available, such as breakfast and wi-fi. You will also be able to see guests reviews, so as to get an even better idea of what the hotel is all about. Depending on the dates that you entered, you will be provided with the type of accommodation that is available for booking on those dates.
As soon as you are satisfied with your choice, a summary of the booking will be generated, including the total price. The price was exactly the one that was later charged on my bill so I can say that this app is really accurate and dependable.
When I booked there was an ongoing deal at the hotel that I chose. So once I arrived on the payment page I entered the respective promo code.
I was also given different payment options. These included payment by credit or debit card, through the bank, or over-the-counter at certain payment centers. Yes you can book through the app without a credit card, you can use the local payment methods (bank counter in BPI/BDO/Metrobank, M. Lhuiller or 711 convenience stores. Since there are all of these different payment options, one can benefit from utmost convenience.
It is important to be aware that there is a time limit set for the payment settlement. As soon as the payment was affected and confirmed, I received the hotel voucher by email immediately, stating that the reservation was confirmed, and including all the booking details.
So as you can see booking was really easy, and I was impressed with how user friendly and comprehensive Traveloka was. In fact I highly recommend it to anyone who hates the ordeal of booking a room or a flight, or for anyone who travels a lot.
I will definitely be using Traveloka whenever I need to book because it was a pleasant experience which made me enjoy by traveling arrangements rather than hate them as I usually did! It could not have been more straightforward! Make sure to try it out the next time you need to book a hotel to see for yourself! In the future I will try to use it for booking flights and let you know my personal experience.