Can anybody advise me about having to fax back every hotel each time a booking is made with a signed confirmation allowing them to take up to 80% of the total amount payable for the entire stay, should I cancel within 14 days of arrival or 100% of booking should I not show up, even though my credit card details complete with security code was given to the hotel/guest house/lodge etc at the time of reservation.
I just don't understand it.
If you delay in sending back the signed confirmation, most will call or email you to remind you.
It's clearly very important to them.
I feel that I'm pretty well travelled, but I've never experienced this reservation policy anywhere!
We're flying tomorrow and it's left a sour taste in my mouth wondering why they are so anxious to get your money.
I've booked hotels in madrid, new york, vegas etc by providing credit card details at the time of booking. No signed fax authorisations there!
Is it just me or does anybody else feel this seemingly standard practice is very wrong?