The Best Hostel Customer Service in South Africa

The Best Hostel Customer Service in South Africa Before entering South Africa, I had no idea what to expect. Many fears ran through my head because of how the media portrays this African country. Car jacking, robbery, theft, murder, if it’s bad, South Africa probably has it. Shoestring Backpackers Looking up reviews online on Shoestring…

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How to Fast Track to Marriott Hotel Gold Status in Just Six Stays

Would you like to learn how to get Marriott Hotel Gold status in Canada in just six stays? Marriott Hotel has a “Taste of Gold” promotion that’s not listed on their website. The promotion is typically held between Jan. 5 to April 30th. During the promotion period, you will temporarily be given Gold Status. In order to…

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WWOOFing Advice from an Expert – Free Accommodations Series

WWOOFing stands for World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms. It is one of the many types of free accommodations that are available out there. Basically, your job is to help the “farm” owners with chores and in return, they will give you food and accommodation. The number of hours you spend doing chores varies on…

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How to Get Platinum Status with Best Western in Canada

I just came back from a small getaway in Sooke BC. Upon arriving at our hotel booking at Best Western, we were immediately given a room upgrade as a result of being platinum status. This was a pleasant surprise because we didn’t know if we were actually going to reap the benefits of being platinum…

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