When a person is far from routine and common environment in a strange society lodging plays a great role in order to let him/her feel in comfort psychologically or to relax after the long and tiresome sightseeing exploring. While you are still on the preparation stage, it's important to consider all the requirements which are critical to you in accommodation and specify them to the travel agent.
Depending on your needs, he should offer you some hotels and hotel rooms in the region you are traveling to which will meet your wants. The travel hotels are those hotels which are meant for a vast majority of the travelers. The tourist agencies usually keep in touch with them and are aware of all the discounts and peculiarities. For example, if you travel to India via the travel agency, it's better to choose the hotels depending on the season and the area you are going to travel to. The matter is that the weather is changeable in India; you may need a split system in your room or a heater or even you will be recommended to choose another region with better hotels.
The American and some European travelers used to choose the hotels depending on their stars. However, in some European (Spain, Italy) and African (Egypt) countries the hotels are rated differently or could discord with the official rate to the better or worse side. That's why it's essential to learn what the hotel rooms are equipped with and what entertainments are offered in the hotel. In Egypt for example, the hotel could be one rate higher just thanks to the distance to the sea (20 minutes by car or on foot make difference for some individuals).
There are some travel packages which come at lower price. These are the so-called last minute travel packages. The hotels rooms guaranteed by such packages could be less comfortable, since they are the last this season to book.
On the condition that you do not want to book the hotel via the agency, you may need our hotel reservation help.