EyeforTravel research Shows That HostelBookers is Cheaper than
UK accommodation provider launches new lowest price guarantee
on: April 15, 2009, 4:10 am
official – HostelBookers, one of the UK’s leading
budget accommodation providers is significantly cheaper than major
competitor Hostelworld following a survey of 600 hostels in 20
On average, accommodation with
HostelBookers costs 4.2% less than with Hostelworld offering an
equivalent saving of £6.75 on a two-night stay for two people.
HostelBookers is also the only independent hostel booking site
that does not charge a booking fee, ensuring that unlike Hostelworld,
customers will never incur any extra hidden costs.
has led to HostelBookers’ latest move to introduce a lowest
price guarantee to offer the cheapest hostels
worldwide. If the same accommodation is found for less within
24 hours, HostelBookers will refund the difference.
research was carried out by leading online travel news provider,
EyeforTravel which looked at hostels and budget hotels in some
of the world’s most popular and expensive destinations including
Europe, Australia and North America. Travellers to top cities
such as Paris and Sydney will find themselves with up to £15
extra in their pockets if they book with HostelBookers. Average
prices come in at 8.5% cheaper for Paris and 8.9% cheaper for
Sydney offering savings of £15.87 and £11.23 respectively.
Smith, Chief Operating Officer at HostelBookers said: “With
2,500 destinations worldwide our aim is to be the number one budget
accommodation site, with no fees or hidden costs for our customers.
We are so confident in being able to offer the cheapest accommodation
on the web that we’re prepared to put our money where our
mouth is and offer this lowest price guarantee.”
celebrate the guaranteed low prices HostelBookers is running a
fantastic competition offering those with the travel bug the chance
to head off on a round-the-world trip of a lifetime. Joining forces
with roundtheworldexperts.co.uk two round the world
tickets worth up to £3,000 and selected accommodation
options are up for grabs.
those not lucky enough to win the first prize there are 49 fabulous
runners up prizes. Log onto HostelBookers.com
from April 17 for a chance to enter.
In addition to offering the cheapest
online accommodation, HostelBookers provides customers with all
the information they need to make a booking, from independent
ratings and reviews of their 12,000 properties and 360° videos
of the accommodation to new, improved destination guides.
NOTE TO EDITORS
About HostelBookers.com: Great Hostels. Free Booking.
– launched in March 2004 – is a leading UK-based budget
accommodation website. It offers a range of budget accommodation
including youth hostels,
hotels, B&Bs and apartments in over 2,500 destinations worldwide.
November 2008 HostelBookers.com also received the UK’s Best
Youth Product award at the British Youth Travel Awards (BYTA)
run by BETA (British Educational Travel Association). The awards,
are designed to provide a platform to celebrate and reward high
achievers, gain recognition, and raise the profile of the work
and individual successes of organisations engaged in youth, student
and educational travel, to from and within the UK.
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