Reader Travel Tip of the Day: Grab a Hotel Business Card

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Each Friday, we feature a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip comes from reader Rob, who says:

“I always grab the business card for any hotel I stay in because it usually contains the email address of that hotel, because it is almost impossible in a lot of cases to contact hotels of the major chains directly. I photograph it then dispose of the card. So if you have any kind of dispute or questions, left property, etc., after you leave, you can contact them directly. I am going through this at the moment with the Best Western LAG. They charged me dollars for a room night that I paid for with points. By having their direct email address (the GM’s in this case) I have been able to contact them directly.”

Of course, a hotel business card also has the physical address of the place you’re staying—which can also come in handy. Thanks, Rob!

Related: Watch What You Leave in Your Hotel Room.

 

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1 Comment on "Reader Travel Tip of the Day: Grab a Hotel Business Card"

  1. Barbara Beauchemin | May 13, 2016 at 10:23 am | Reply

    Another way to have all the info you need regarding your hotel is to take a picture of the confirmation from your cell phone. Also, that email would be available on your phone if you forward it to yourself prior to leaving for your travels.

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