How to Get Out of Paying a Hotel's Resort Fee—It Can Be Done!

By Juliana Shallcross

Posted on 03/03/2020, 7:00 PM

Resort fees are a scam. Here's how to dispute them.


5 Tips to Remember When You Pay for a Hotel Room

By Juliana Shallcross

Posted on 02/18/2020, 7:00 PM

Hidden fees, complex cancellation policies, and incidental deposits are just some of the surprises that may show up on your hotel bill at checkout. Follow these five steps to avoid sticker shock.


12 Hot and Fresh Hotels to Book in 2019

By Juliana Shallcross

Posted on 02/22/2019, 7:30 PM

A dozen new hotels that are cool right now: From beach vacations to gambling weekends, luxe to lax, there's a brand new hotel opening to suit your tastes....

Resort Fees Have Spread to City Hotels Now: How to Get Them Off Your Bill

By Juliana Shallcross

Posted on 11/07/2018, 11:00 PM

Resort fees aren't just for resorts anymore. Even city hotels are getting in on the scam. Why hotels annoy you with them—and what to do about them....

All the Las Vegas Hotels' Resort Fees—So You'll Know the True Price of a Night

By Juliana Shallcross

Posted on 05/30/2018, 8:00 PM

When you book a cheap hotel online for Las Vegas, you're not paying the price you see. Nearly all Sin City hotels also charge a big resort fee—and they can more than double the final price! Here's where the Sin City resort fee shell game stands right now....

10 Hot New U.S. Hotels Opening in 2016

By Juliana Shallcross

Posted on 07/18/2017, 8:00 PM

Ah...there’s nothing like that new hotel smell. And the assurance that not many, if any, people have slept in the bed before you got there. Quite a few new hotels are opening this year that promise an exciting stay beyond just a comfy and clean guest room. Here are 10 hip hotels that you should check out, and into, in 2016....

10 Hot New U.S Hotels Opening in 2017

By Juliana Shallcross

Posted on 03/06/2017, 7:00 PM

2017 is only a few months old, but if you’re already in need of an escape or even just a happening place to get a drink, these hot new hotels open soon....

10 New Hotels for a Warm-Weather Vacay this Winter

By Juliana Shallcross

Posted on 10/31/2016, 8:00 PM

Need a warm vacation idea for this winter? These hot new hotels have announced openings in the world's top warm-weather destinations, from Mexico to Miami to the Caribbean. We haven't stayed at these places yet, but they sure look good....

11 Pieces of Truly Awesome Hotel Art

By Juliana Shallcross

Posted on 10/11/2016, 11:45 AM

Fortunately for art aficionados and travelers alike, hotels are putting serious thought into the art that’s found in their guest rooms and public spaces....

Hotels That Let You Check in Whenever You Want—No Matter What Time You Arrive

By Juliana Shallcross

Posted on 07/25/2016, 8:00 PM

At some hotels, you may head to your room no matter what time of day it is. While one hotel group promotes this perk as the latest thing, in fact there are a slew of properties around the world that allow the same flexibility....

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