How do you choose the company that you end up booking with? When you book your hotel accommodation online do you first search for the cheapest rates? Which company has the best choice of hotels? A well established company?

How did you find

Possibly you found through a search engine such as Google, Yahoo, by word of mouth, through  Trip Advisor or through  comparison website.

What is a comparison website?

Comparison websites help visitors to find and compare the latest products and most importantly rates….

A  price comparison website takes all the hard work our of getting the best rates for your hotel accommodation.

Travelsupermarket and Wego are two examples of comparison websites. Have a look yourself and see how they work….

The most important thing to look for when booking online is that the company you are booking with is a member of a regulation body such as ASTA which is a member and also that the site, if you will be entering your credit card details is verified by  VeriSign or Thwarte for example. Thers are both providers of services called an SSL certificate

As well as being veriried by a provider of SSL, is also members of the authenticated Payment Program which has been developed by Visa -3D Secure and are  proud to have achieved and comply with the PCI DSS standards as set out by Visa and MasterCard

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