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Anyone can list a room or property on Airbnb, so is Airbnb safe for travelers? Frequent traveler shares her review of when & how to use Airbnb and stay safe. Full article at https://sightdoing.net/is-airbnb-safe/ (share your tips in the comments!)

Is Airbnb Safe?

More than a year after my first stay, I’m still using Airbnb.  If I’m honest, I tried it the first time because I couldn’t afford anything else.  The only options in my budget were Airbnb or camping, and even though I love to camp, it didn’t fit the mood of my Hawaii getaway. Are you new to …

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Roomer: Sell Nonrefundable Hotel Reservations or Buy at Discount

Last year, I wrote about Cancelon, a website that allows users to list nonrefundable hotel reservations they aren’t able to use in hopes that someone else is willing to take over that reservation (typically at a discount).  I’ve flipped through it a few times since I first wrote the overview and I still haven’t used …

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My Secret for Cheap Hotels in Europe

Did you know there’s not a single Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt, Starwood, IHG, or Club Carlson in Slovenia outside of Ljubljana?  For the most part, this country is home to non-chain hotels and other independently managed accommodations. Despite having a healthy balance of hotel rewards points in my budget, I frequently find myself in locations without chain hotels.  Since …

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