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Is there a benefit to leaving reviews on Expedia?

Is there a benefit to leaving reviews on Expedia? On answering questions that are upvoted will get you privileges and potentially badges as well. On leaving feedback ...
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Business/services reviews site for Colombia

Is there a Yelp equivalent for Colombia? The best I found was CiudadGuru, but that seems to be more of a Yellow Pages (business listings) than a reviews/ratings site. I'm looking for services like ...
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Why do all Cuban hotels have no reviews in

As the title suggests, why is that? The hotels are not really new on, I randomly checked a few hotels and some were listed on at the end of 2016! we are now in November, 2018, ...
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Does Airbnb censor reviews?

An airbnb reservation fell through when I showed up and the apartment I rented was occupied. I got a refund immediately. I wrote a review describing what happened and saying the airbnb rental was in ...
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How to review a tour operator after medical emergency?

I recently hired a tour guide to show me Bushmen art in South Africa. The guide was very knowledgeable and easy to get along with. After about 7 km of hiking, I fainted from a combination of heat-...
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Tactics for filtering out fake hotel reviews

There is a popular question on how to spot fake reviews on TripAdvisor How to spot fake reviews on TripAdvisor? My question is if there are any tactics on how to leverage multiple review website to ...
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Is there a European website dedicated to reviews of how well each travel insurance pays out?

I'm looking to buy a travel insurance and thanks to my EU residency there are plenty of various options: traditional brokers, credit cards, online-only brokers like World Nomads, etc. When picking out ...
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Who gives the review score?

When I look at a hotel at, there is a score (on a 0 to 5 scale) provided for the hotel. For example, the Plaza Hotel was given 5 out of 5. Is this score based on user reviews, or a single ...
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Did anyone try the Under-The-Jack Pack backpack?

Did anyone try the Under-The-Jack Pack? I am wondering how visible it is really? How comfortable? The only video review I could find doesn't even show the back of the guy wearing this ... thing.
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How to discover if a hostel is more a travel hostel or a party hostel?

I have done some traveling and I have often stayed in hostels. These are great for many reasons. One of them is meeting people that share the same mindset and that actually need to sleep at night :) ...
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Finding a place to stay in Cancun (or anywhere really) as a single male

How do I parse internet reviews to determine where to go as a single person? I am a single guy that don't usually take vacations (I have some degree of social anxiety), but for a multitude of reasons ...
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Is there a Yelp-equivalent in Croatia?

That is, where can I go to find crowd-sourced ratings of restaurants, clinics, etc? I'm looking for something by and for Croatians, rather than tourists (in other words, not Tripadvisor).
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Multiple Airbnb accounts for one stay

So I've got a few questions regarding a trip I'm on. I'm travelling with a friend of mine, she has her own Airbnb account. Two situations: Prague I made the booking on my Airbnb account, but we both ...
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