We know that travelling from one place to another, especially long-distance travelling in which one is not conversant with that particular place can sometimes prove to be an onerous task especially with regards to accommodation, this can be done away when one has access to some vacation homes or hotels to make reservations. Going back years ago, there was a time when the whole concept of vacation homes was relatively new and not very popular. Due to a lack of services and amenities like providing the customers with fresh linens or breakfast, vacation homes were rarely resorted to even if the traveller was on a shoestring budget. Today, however, the scenario is completely different with vacation homes being made so splendid along with the best of services being readily available that they now seem to be giving the hotel business a run for their money. Vacation home rentals are the best of both worlds where a customer can relax under the warmth and privacy of their home while enjoying the luxury provided like a hotel. Although owning a vacation home property comes with a lot of overhead expenses with maintenance and property charges, therefore, putting out the property on rental not only eliminates the maintenance cost but also helps the owner earn an extra income in the idle time when they are not visiting or utilizing their property. Booking.com is one such firm that claims to have been in the business of offering its clients and prospects avenues to quick-search for vacation homes or condo-hotels to stay. They also offer provisions for people who want to make their homes and vacation home.
Booking.com is a subsidiary of Booking Holdings that was founded by Glenn Fogel. Headquartered in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Booking.com is a Dutch online travel agency for lodging reservations. Founded in 1996, the company is a travel and accommodation service provider and maintains to have over 28 million listings and is available in 43 languages. Booking.com claims to have grown from a small Dutch start-up to one of the world’s leading digital travel companies that connect millions of travellers to memorable experiences, a variety of transportation options, and incredible places to stay from homes to hotels, and much more.
Services of Booking.com
Booking.com maintains to offer its clients and prospects provisions of where to stay, flights, rental cars, airport taxis, and attractions. These services are supported internationally by 198 offices in over 70 countries around the world: Accra - Amman - Amsterdam - Antalya - Athens - Atlanta - Auckland - Bangalore - Bangkok - Barcelona - Beijing - Berlin - Bilbao - Bogotá - Bolzano - Bordeaux - Boston - Bratislava - Brisbane - Bristol - Brussels - Bucharest - Budapest - Buenos Aires - Cairo - Calgary - Cambridge - Cancún - Cape Town - Casablanca - Catania, etc. They also maintain that they don’t charge customers any booking fees or add any administrative charges. And in many cases, customer booking can be cancelled free of charge.