Tech Tips for Non-Tech People!
Original Air Date: Aug 16, 2013
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It’s time for another Data Doctors Tech Tip
If you travel often, you’ve probably developed a collection of go-to resources for finding great deals on placed to stay.
All the usual suspects like Priceline, hotels.com, expedia and kayak are probably on your roster, but have you ever tried http://AirBnB.com?
This unique marketplace lists rooms, apartments and even entire villas that you can rent for by the day, the week or even by the month.
Think of it as a way to connect with a local that’s willing to open their home to you; it’s not a traditional BnB, just a way to find an empty room at a bargain.
I recently booked an entire downtown one bedroom apartment in DC for less than half what any of the area hotels were offering on any discounted site.
The reviews from previous guests help you easily find something that will fit the bill and save you money.
OR, If you’ve got an empty room in your house and want to make a little dough while meeting new people, check out the details at airbnb.com