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Uncle Deng shares: The easiest way to secure the best value-for-money accommodation is to do it when you plan for the trip!

For the last chapter, we are going to make it into a conversation where you are invited to share your opinions or even recommendations for the coolest places to go, the hippest hotels to stay or the places to eat that cannot be missed in Taiwan, one of the most popular destinations for Thai travelers. The reason is that Taiwan offers convenient transportation system, similar cost of living, and a number of places to go for shopping and sight-seeing.

Today, Uncle Deng and Auntie Kai have a few techniques to share to help you secure the best value-for-money accommodation.

At the same time, please feel free to share with us your tips and tricks, for example, which cool places to stay at (which are bookable through Hotels.com) or what unique activities Uncle Deng should try on his next trip to Taiwan!


But first of all, before we go into detail about the activities that Uncle Deng and family should try on our next trip to Taiwan, we would like to share some tips to help you book the best accommodation for your holiday, because we truly understand that accommodation is one of the most important elements of any trip.

            This time, we try searching for information on accommodation on Hotels.com, the leading accommodation booking website with hundreds of thousands of accommodations in more than 200 countries around the world.

In addition, travelers are offered a wide range of accommodation option from which they can pick and choose to match their unique lifestyle.

For this trip, we would like to change the location from our usual spot in Xi Men Ding, which is a lively neighborhood, especially during the night, to Zhongshan, where transportation should be equally easy.


     As we browsed through the accommodations available, we came across Hotels.com’s awesome loyalty programme which allows travelers to collect 1 free night for every 10 nights spent! This particular loyalty programme is unique to Hotels.com and cannot be found anywhere else. Considering that the programme allows travelers to collect 1 free night for every 10 nights spent, we must say that this is such a great value-for-money offer, because the nights are collected automatically and once the record reaches 10 nights, travelers immediately earn 1 free night. Simple as that! Moreover, travelers can just keep collecting as there is no expiry dates (so long as you keep your account active within 12 months, and redeem within the period – click here for more T&C). (We have also heard that they have given away more than 1,000,000 free nights!)

Source: Hotels.com website


For example, if we are going on a vacation with friends and decide to book 3 rooms for 4 nights, we will earn 1 free night right away. Apart from the loyalty programme, Hotels.com also offers Secret Prices for Hotels.com app users, Hotels.com™ Rewards members and those who unlock the Secret Prices on Hotels.com website via Hotels.com’s newsletter. When searching for accommodations, those with special prices are labeled with a “Your Secret Prices” banner. By taking advantage of this, you might be able to save some serious bucks which allow you to spend even more on shopping and eating.

It is almost time for us to explore Zhongshan neighborhood. Uncle Deng and Auntie Kai have been to Taiwan many times but we would like to hear from you if there are any more MUST-go places or MUST-do things, apart from going shopping at night, hopping into cable cars to enjoy the views or visiting museums. You could also propose ideas on new adventures or unique places to visit that no one has ever been before by commenting directly below this post. Also, please feel free to provide recommendations for interesting hotels and share your experience from using Hotels.com with us.

Last but not least, we would like to stress that half the fun of any trip lies within the planning process, especially for those who travel a lot. We guarantee that good planning could seriously help increase the trip’s value, be it value-for-money or emotional value. Those who travel occasionally might try booking for themselves as well as for their friends. Most importantly, travelers are able to earn 1 free night for every 10 nights spent. The rate for the free night will come from an average rate of the nights that you have spent previously. Moreover, Hotels.com offers more than 20 million genuine guest reviews from travelers who have actually stayed at the hotels. By reading these reviews, travelers can then make a better decision when it comes to choosing the best accommodations for themselves, based on the genuine reviews from travelers around the world.

Traveling abroad doesn’t need to be expensive. We hope you’ve had fun learning more about how to score the best value-for-money accommodation in Uncle Deng and Auntie Kai Style and we hope you’ll share your opinions and recommendations on places to stay and what to do as well! Don’t forget your special limited time discount code 8OFFHTFOTMY applicable with accommodations around the world – for terms & conditions, click here.