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I have made an android app called Opened which allows you to know if someone has opened your drawer, or your closet, or your room or any other container. You simply turn off the screen then put your phone inside your drawer, then close it and make sure it's dark inside, and once someone opens the drawer, the app will start an alarm, or silently take a ...
If you are young, love company and can turn an eye to a thing or two, maybe you could give a shot to https://www.couchsurfing.com/ too. That maybe absolutely free anyway...
Some hotels in the UK [...] nevertheless ask would-be guests to supply their passport numbers in order to confirm their bookings What recourse does a person have in the case where a hotel in the EU asks for a passport number in order to confirm a booking? You can go to another hotel. Source: I spend about 30 nights per year in UK hotels, and never ...
The question certainly is appropriate to this form and not a mere language & usage question. A hotel "folio" is what is called a term of art. This means the word has a very specific meaning/usage particular to a certain industry or field, a meaning that may be quite different from the usual meaning. In the case of a hospitality the word folio indeed ...
In some states, hotels are legally required to record the passport or ID card number of all guests. Asking during the reservation and not after arrival is not much more intrusive, unless the computer you're working from is compromised. Edit: I don't have an exhaustive list, but here is one example (scroll down to section 21 a).
So it seems the answer is to email the hotel directly and ask nicely, and ye shall get. Well, the reservation was changed into a refundable one instead of non-refundable, at higher cost of course. Not saying this would work all the time though!
Holiday Inn is actually a franchise so if you move your booking to a different hotel, the local business owner personally loses out. However, as you realize, what you can do is change the date of the reservation. You can do this repeatedly. Personally I think this is very generous. Simply push your reservation out one year in advance and wait until you are ...
I'd give Airbnb a shot, though I never tried it personally. In Germany such short-term apartment rentals are indeed nearly impossible. However you can maybe find something called WG - a roommate arrangement. Some of them may accept a short-term rent, maybe to fill for a sport which would be otherwise empty. A popular website to search for such places is ...
99% we block credit card in advance and if it's declined at initial stage we don't confirm the booking.. 1% ver amt isn't blocked n declined after no show.. we simply logged it that it's declined... No action against guest..
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