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Before you check kids.
Check this out -- hotel fees soaring expected -- a record one point eight billion bucks this year.
Hotels not charging for everything from news in the states in the -- using -- -- to keeping your luggage state.
Kinda concierge -- now.
Travel expert VPO rests around says he'll attend the event it kinda toxic as -- time travelers stop getting nickel and dime.
He syrup now -- make of this trend.
It's out of control and in B he's -- -- cropping up everywhere.
And the worst part of it says is that the consumers know we have all these -- in many cases.
You know a few -- -- two is that let me just size of the names of the hotels that are doing this.
In other words charging fees -- you -- know about until after the fact -- -- check out quality and Ritz Carlton Hilton.
Also I feel here decision to isn't it true that when you go on -- travel website -- thing about these -- can't really comparison shop.
Absolutely sad fact they were squandered it and not this is Texas so meeting a comparison shopping that just shy of the base rate.
And you have no idea what the taxes are going to be you have no idea what the convention he's and that's that he may be.
So sometimes when -- financial transaction that -- show you what it's going to be.
Sometimes don't even know that so that's just one example but of course there -- many more like Internet -- what -- these -- -- these parking fees we could Ghana not.
Aren't -- -- -- what are some of the new hotel fees.
That you're seeing hotels hit customers that whip without telling them until after that fact what are the new fees that you were saying.
What isn't it of course the united the most egregious ones some would say it's becoming much more common.
So that's one of them you'll -- -- -- -- -- -- you want bottled water.
It to -- to follow what -- this -- kind of model what it which may be free if you're lucky and the other one which is got a ten dollar price tag associated whether it.
Parking fees as the one attack hotels -- -- and right now especially the high end hotels.
I was at the Sheraton in Cambridge Massachusetts a few weeks ago.
Thirty dollars a day -- -- The resort.
We don't know about it we get -- parking fee but you know -- are thin as the restart amenity -- other words got a hotel or resort.
What does a -- so resort amenity fees.
Resort amenity he can be anything they wanted to be I think it's sometimes the gym and make -- the quote sometimes it even includes Wi-Fi.
You know -- exactly what it means and sometimes you aren't even aware of the resort fee as he was saying -- until you check out.
-- had a one instance a resort theatre resort about a Euro got a was not aware until we checked out and so the bell and we -- -- bit reluctant to move that -- -- unaware of.
Our IPO so this is what the folks wanna know is about to get the information they need to know that because -- when a few networks standing up for them when it comes these kind of hidden creepy charges.
What can you do about it.
What -- lots of things you can -- -- -- things that I always do this before I'm gonna check into any hotel.
Fact before I decide on a hotel is I've -- to the web -- trip but by the dot com.
Not reviewed twenty reviews and pretty much in most twenty if -- isn't agreed to speak -- gonna mention that so that's number one.
So this is somebody who -- the facilities stayed at the hotel they're gonna say hey here's a really happens when you check into that hotel.
Right sat beside the -- -- these -- to not a lot about the other thing is regarding this hotel.
Next thing that you might wanted to just -- that Tom Austin I'm checking on the state can you tell me what the fees will be.
Now and I think it's not always do what I -- I told specially for the there's -- travel with my family.
-- email and advance usually want to -- 22 days ahead I told him I'm coming atomic as a special occasion.
And I will -- it any additional fees that on May want to know about right.
Next thing -- -- choose a hotel if anything I would say that the extended stay hotels like -- with sweets.
Or that budget hotels are usually better when it comes to fees.
Said it's that he's -- usually at the Hilton Hotels like you mentioned the Ritz -- But if you go to home with sweets or.
Bottom of the through the -- -- by American may be able to -- a -- That's especially true at community -- about that -- top program.
And today so easily become annually because.
Even just gave the credit -- for the hotel check in.
We'll make an elite and you don't pay the Internet -- All right stay -- or -- trying to.
No trend where hotels are just hitting can customers with hidden fees and you know about for -- in the -- We're using -- luggage rack -- unbelievable -- thank you so much street time really appreciated sir.