‘A lot of hotel rooms with a best price guarantee are cheaper elsewhere’
A lot of hotel rooms with a ” lower fare guarantee be offered, often appear to be elsewhere much cheaper booked. That’s according to research by the Consumers ‘ association, which the price tested ten hotel chains and onlinereisbureau Travelocity, which is part of a booking website Expedia.
In all cases, it was possible rooms cheaper elsewhere to books. Sometimes, even with extra benefits such as with breakfast, that the chains with the guarantee despite the higher price not including.
The consumer organisation also draws attention to the limitations in the general terms and conditions to a lower fare guarantee actually to get. So consumers need to the more beneficial offer to the relevant hotel chain.
Most of the hotels are finally on their promise to adjust prices if cheaper elsewhere can be booked. That is not the case for all.
The whole research is to read in the July/August issue of the Travel of the Consumer.