With 85 international websites in 34 different languages, hotels.com is one of the world's biggest providers of hotel rooms and accommodation. There are more than 325,000 accommodations in over 19,000 locations available around the world on their website, including hotels, B&Bs, hostels, holiday apartments and other types of accommodation. There's a host of great savings to be had at Hotels.com and at HotUKDeals, we collect them all on one dedicated page. read more
Love to make the most of the bank holidays? How about heading away for the May Bank Holiday week to Verona and Lake Garda? A lovely city break in Verona first, you are going to be based at the Ibis wh…
I've just been planning my own trip to Japan and thought I'd put together a similar deal. I've chosen some good rated hotels that are near stations and also included a 7 day rail pass for Japan so the…
If you fancy a lovely break to Austria then check out this deal that sees you visit both Vienna and Salzburg. The hotels in each city are in a central location so you are ideally placed for the sights…
This is a really cheap school holiday break for those up North (Newcastle). There is one downside the rubbish flight times! Leaving on 8th August at 11:20pm at night you arrive at 5am in the morning o…
This won't appeal to everyone but I've always wanted to visit Normandy, having seen many films and read books with accounts of the D-day landings I think it would be a very moving place to visit. This…
A bargain school holidays break. God awful flight times but really great accommodation and resort nr Es Cana. Rated highly Apartmentos Art on Tripadvisor in a room for 4 people (prices is based on 2 a…
This deal is based on 2 people flying out to Venice from East Midlands on 26th January returning on 30th January. You will be staying for 4 nights in the amazing 3* Ca' Bragadin Carabba hotel in the h…
Hotels.com always offers a range of different discounts and offers on their special Deals page. Here, you can search for a whole host of different hotel packages across the UK, Europe, and the whole world.
If you're feeling spontaneous, you can book one of the Last Minute deals and set off as early as tomorrow.
There is also a Deal of the Day. It changes every 24 hours at midnight, so be sure to check there regularly if you're looking for great deals on hotel rooms.
You can also receive exclusive promotional coupons, deals and travel information by e-mail when you sign up to the hotels.com newsletter.
For some years now, hotels.com has participated in the international shopping phenomenon that is the Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend. In 2015, customers were asked to enter their e-mail address into a competition to win one of thousands of Black Friday Mystery Vouchers. If you can wait until November rolls around again, it's a fantastic time to find terrific deals on hotel rooms and holiday accommodation.
Registering an Account at Hotels.com
It's not necessary register an account at hotels.com in order to book a room. Registering an account, however, does come have several significant advantages. These include:
A faster online booking process
Easy access to printable receipts and trip itineraries
The option to bookmark your favourite hotels and destinations
A host of exclusive, special offers
The ability to earn free nights with the hotels.com Rewards scheme
Registering requires an e-mail address, password, and your name. Or, you can save time and simply sign in to hotels.com via your Facebook account.
The hotels.com Rewards scheme is a loyalty scheme that allows customers to collect nights. For every ten nights collected, you get one for free. If you travel a lot, or even if you don't, it's a great way to accrue nights and get something back later. Bear in mind, that you would still be paying the tax on the room.
Joining the Rewards scheme also unlocks secret prices that you wouldn't otherwise have access to. For frequent travellers, there are also the Silver Rewards and Gold Rewards schemes.
Payment Methods at Hotels.com
There are several different ways to pay at hotels.com. Most major credit and debit cards are accepted, including Visa, MasterCard, Maestro, Visa Electron, American Express, and Diners Club International. PayPal is also an accepted payment method.
Cancellations, Changes, and Refunds at hotels.com
If you wish to cancel your booking at hotels.com, you can do so by following these steps:
Fill in the details of your booking and click the "Cancel Room" link.
Refunds will be processed within 24 hours of the cancellation and will be paid onto the card on which the original booking was made. While hotels.com does not charge a cancellation fee, some hotels may do so. For information, check the hotel's cancellation policy in your booking confirmation e-mail before cancelling.
You can easily make changes to an existing booking online via the "Manage your bookings" page. The guest name, smoking preference, bed type, accessibility options and any special requests can be changed at any time at no extra charge. The number of guests, room type, and dates of travel can be changed, but your hotel may charge you for doing so.
Hotels.com Social Media, Mobile App, and Travel Guides
As with many large companies, hotels.com has quite active on social media. Bargain hunters who follow their various social media pages can be amongst the first to learn about new offers and deals.