Online Booking

Convenience of Smartphones

Posted by on May 19, 2014 at 11:47 am

Todays technology allows you to book your hotel accommodation online from your own home or your smartphone. Take the time to research the best options, check hotel locations on Google Maps and ensure you get the best rate. So take out your smartphone and start planning your summer vacation today!  Its very convenient & simple!         […]

Top Travelers Backpack with Brains – Part 4

Posted by on February 24, 2014 at 10:14 am

Continued from Top Travelers Backpack with Brains – Part 3 Easy Come, Easy Go Because we often know little about the places that we are visiting we may feel more secure booking everything in advance. By doing this we can lose out on many great opportunities. Once you’re on the road, so much information can […] Weighs In on Fair Practices for OTAs

Posted by on February 8, 2014 at 5:20 pm, operated by Instant World Booking, has reviewed the Sydney Declaration.  Following a meeting of a group of leading youth travel accommodation providers and associations at WYSTC 2013, a position statement was agreed upon regarding online distribution practices. represents a significant share of hosteling OTA volume worldwide, and is the only top 5 hostel […]’s Answer to HostelWorld’s contract revisions

Posted by on October 26, 2013 at 10:35 pm … Still Free to join Only top 5 hostelling site based in the USA Price your hostel YOUR way Booking Engines for your website, guaranteed to beat any competitor price PMS starting at $22 Channel Manager, with lowest cost in the industry (updates HW and the rest) Get listed to get started:   […]

Un Regalo di Capodanno – Più di 150 canali!

Posted by on January 3, 2013 at 5:13 am

Un Regalo di Capodanno – Più di 150 canali! IWB Channel Manager ha aggiunto nuovi canali di prenotazione. Ora è possibile caricare il tuo calendario di disponibilità di oltre 150 siti di distribuzione in una sola volta. In precedenza, circa 30 canali di prenotazione erano disponibili per un costo mensile di circa €11 ($14). Questa […]

A New Year’s Gift – IWB Channel Manager

Posted by on January 12, 2012 at 8:27 pm

We have a New Year’s gift for you. We now offer channel management to our members. This means you only have to manage your calendar once, and you can update all your booking sites. The advantage is incredible time savings and convenience. Eliminate many hours of work each month in managing calendars on multiple websites. […]

Lowest Price Refund Guarantee – New from HostelTraveler

Posted by on July 3, 2010 at 5:00 pm

HostelTraveler (Instant World Booking) is your cheapest option for hostels around the world.  Our new Lowest Price Refund Guarantee is a promise that you won’t find cheaper hostel prices elsewhere.  We’re cheaper than Hostelworld, Hostelbookers, Hostelsclub, and the rest. While our friends at other booking services are comparing and trying to out price each other with advertising campaigns, you […]

Is Hostel Traveler the Cheapest?

Posted by on September 13, 2009 at 3:46 pm

We’ve recently seen posts on various blogs and sites comparing the cost to travelers of booking their hostel accommodation on some of the leading websites, including Hostelling Interntional, Hostelworld,, and Hostelbookers.  We’re happy to note that remains the cheapest and the best bargain for the budget traveler. One post objectively states that HI charged 5% […]

How come I did not receive any confirmation emails?

Posted by on May 6, 2009 at 6:00 pm

How come I did not receive any confirmation emails? This is a question we recieve often from travelers making reservations on various online booking services. In fact, you may be asking yourself this question even if you’ve purchased a product online from ubiquitous websites like,,, etc. Here are a couple of guidelines […]

To Reserve or Not to Reserve – Booking with Online Services vs. Hotel Websites

Posted by on October 30, 2008 at 8:22 pm

As you’ve seen, has been raising some controversial questions and issues in the online world of travel. Here’s some more food for thought: When booking your trip online, is it better to make your reservation on a hotel’s own website, or on an online booking service that deals with many hotels and destinations? While […]