Experience in how to book a hotel at Rakuten Travel website
Rakuten Travel provides several different methods to search for hotels on its website. The basic method is to use the “Find your holiday!” search box in the upper left corner of the homepage.Firstly, the conditions such as date of check-in “and” Exit “, the number of people (adults) (click on” Travel with children “when you are traveling with children) the number of rooms (bedrooms), destiny (Destiny), then click “Search” to find hotels. After searching, the system displays the hotels recommended by Rakuten. You can choose to reorganize List first name of the hotel.
The list of hotels, the system displays a maximum of 3 types of rooms in each hotel. To view more room types, you can click ” show all types of rooms available link, or click on the name of the hotel to access the hotel page.significance of the contents of the list of hotels can be explained as follows:
(A) To refine your search, you can mark the appropriate option, then click “Search” to search again.(B) This is the classification of hotel guests. (C) Here you can see the location of the hotel on the map, the map was provided by Rakuten Travel and hotel. (D) is the name of the hosting plan and room type. (E) This is the description to clarify whether it includes breakfast and dinner. (F) is the price of the bedroom. (G) This is an indication of payment. There are two different payment methods, it is to pay online by credit card, the other is to pay at the hotel upon check-in. When the blue “Pay at the hotel” appears, it means you can choose to pay the price of the room at the hotel upon check-in. No prepayment is required when booking the room. But if only the orange “prepaid” appears, then you must pay the room rate credit card online immediately after confirmation of your reservation. (H) You can click the red button “Save” if you want to reserve the room immediately. This takes you to the booking page in step 4. Wed addition to basic research method described above can also enter a hotel name or city name in the “Find on this side!” search box to find a hotel. You can also click on the box “Search Hotels Ryokans by MAPA” to search for hotels on Japanese map.
[Step 3] Select the type of hotel room.Select the hotel you want to stay at the hotel list produced in step 2, then click the name of the hotel to access the hotel page. The hotel page displays basic information about the hotel, including the description of the hotel’s location and address, map, phone number, recording time and departure to accept a credit card, hotel services, room facilities, pictures of rooms, the cancellation provisions, and so on.
You can click on “Room available” in the upper left corner to view all hosting plans for this hotel. You can choose to display the hosting plan’s recommendation Rakuten or price range.After choosing a hosting plan and room type, click the orange “Calendar” to check availability. The system displays room availability in a calendar. When the date is indicated as “OK” means that the room is available for that day. The amount shown under the date the room rate for the day. But be careful to read the instructions at right to see if the amount relates to the cost of a room or the cost per person. If the room is available for the dates you want, you can click on the date, then click “Save” next page to enter the booking page.
If you click “Book” in the upper left corner of the page of the hotel, you can access the next page to specify the conditions to check availability of rooms at this hotel . After that, you can click the red “Book” to book the room.[Step 4] Make your reservation. After entering the booking page, the system displays the details of your reservation, including the name of the hotel room type, the name of the hosting plan and detail, time check -in/check-out, the number of guests and the room charge.
Enter the following information after confirming the above information is correct:
(A) Your name (the same with your passport)
(B) Number men and women guests
(C) Your Phone
(F) estimated time of arrival.
If the hotel accepts payment, you can choose the payment method.If you decide to make payment to the hotel upon check-in, check the payment “at the hotel, and complete information from your credit card, then click on” full Reserve “to confirm the reservation. By choosing this payment method, credit card simply guarantees the authenticity of the reservation.
If you decide to use the payment online by credit card, click the “prepaid credit card” and complete the information on your credit card, click “Next” “to confirm the reservation and complete the checkout card credit.After the booking is confirmed, the system will send a confirmation letter in your mailbox automatically. Just print the confirmation letter and present it to the hotel upon check-in. Check your reservation status or cancel the reservation
If you must cancel your reservation after the end of the reserve (or reduce the number of nights) or check the status of reserve, enter the “reservation number” and “Email” in the “My Booking” on the homepage of Rakuten Travel site and click on “View” to see information on the reservation.
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