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How to book a good hotel room at the best possible price

Travel the world for less.
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Sleep well—without worrying about all the money you're spending on your hotel room.

Travel gets very expensive very fast—and one of the biggest costs is the hotel room. But with all the discounts and deal-hunting sites out there, you shouldn't pay top price unless you absolutely have to. Instead, save more of your budget for actually enjoying your trip. Here are our top tips and essential resources for spending as little as possible on your next hotel stay.

Get the timing right

Most hotels will reward you for booking as early as possible: That's when they offer the cheapest prices, and sometimes, they throw in sweeteners like free drinks or an extra night. So, once you know where and when you plan to travel,

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