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3 Effective Ways To Book The Best Hostel

Community Highlights Travellerspoint 3 Effective Ways To Book The Best Hostel

We've been working out how to provide the most relevant accommodation search results for travellers. In the world of budget accommodation, we know not all hostels are created equal, or at least not equal for all backpackers. To this end, the team have put together some cool new features and we're excited to formally introduce them now...

The Price Slider helps you choose what is most important—low cost or top rated. For the best of both worlds, just leave the slider in the middle like this:

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Map View is for when location matters: be it a conference, sporting event, or festival. Enter your preferred dates and the address or landmark you would like to stay near.

For example, if you wanted to see the lighting of the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree, your search would look like this:

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Available properties will show on the map with a green marker and are listed in order of closest to your specified address. Any red markers indicate properties in the area that are not available during your selected dates.

Click your preferred property and the walk to your hostel will be mapped for you:

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Use Quick Compare to search for a hotel based on the facilities available. We've chosen some common inclusions to begin but you can add or remove facilities as needed:

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We are always looking to improve our site and its features, so we'd love to hear your feedback. Leave a comment below or tell us what you think by posting in our Forums.

Happy travels!

By KellieBarnes

Posted Tue, Oct 30, 2012