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Escapio Reviews

Escapio Reviews-EscapeThere are so many ways to spend this summer, our holidays and day offs. People always want to have that great escape from everything. Nowadays, it’s easy to travel from one city to another or one country to another as long as you have the savings and the wholehearted perseverance to do so. Since travelling has been part of everyone’s life, marketing has grown within the travel industry as well.  There are so many travel startups and freshly started airlines. Where should you book your hotel accommodation? Hotel booking sites are everywhere as well.

In this review, we will talk about another hotel booking site called “Escapio” and check the credibility of the travel company.

Escape with Escapio

Escapio was established on March 29, 2004. The background of Escapio has shown a lot of solitude for a lone traveler. The image of a man sitting at the end of the road facing the sea pretty much gives the traveller an impression of the escape they want while travelling. However, taking a closer look at the details shown on the main page, it says “We search over 40 sites to find you the world’s best hotels at the best price.” This only means they are comparing prices of hotel prices from other hotel booking sites. Not being unique at all.
Escapio Reviews-pageWe’ve noticed earlier that while typing for a specific destination or hotel, it doesn’t give us a drop-down list box where it provides more relative searches from the keyword we typed in. This caused us more difficulty to search for nonspecific hotels. Does it mean we need to be knowledgeable of a specific destination or a hotel name just to have the result we wanted? I thought “Escapio connects sophisticated travelers with distinctive hotels”? Escapio needs to look at this concern too.

Scrolling further down, Escapio will give tourists their Top 8 destinations. They also provide a numbered list of Favorite Hotel Types, Favorite Cities, Favorite Regions, Favorite Countries and Highlights. But if this service works more than the main page search options, then they should have switch these two parts of their page.

Escapio Reviews of Customers

Another fact that puzzles us: Escapio doesn’t have any customer reviews posted or shown online which is impossible to happen. It can be possible if no one ever really tried to use the hotel comparison site or Escapio had removed all feedback and comments to clean up their mess. Escapio was founded 12 years ago (not a year ago) and a no-reviews company is highly suspicious.
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How To Reach Them?

  • Website URL:                           http://en.escapio.com/
  • Contact Number:                     0049 30 6165 1690
  • Contact Email:                         service@escapio.com
  • Fax Number:                           0049 30 6165 1699
  • Head Office Address:               Am Treptower Park 28 12435 Berlin, Germany


We noticed the message shown at the bottom part of every page of Escapio, saying:
“The journey not the arrival matters”
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Well, we think they are trying to value the trip every tourist makes more than the destination or place to stay. First, they are a hotel comparison site. Second, the journey and the destination both matter. The journey is an essential part of the whole trip, but that doesn’t mean arrival is not.


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Alpharooms Reviews

iconAs we all know, hotel booking sites are merely everywhere. In the United Kingdom we got Expedia, Ebookers, Packyourbags and Opodo, though there’s one hotel meta search engine that proclaimed to be one of these leading travel sites in United Kingdom. Because they are the Alpha? Yes, in this review we’re going to observe Alpharooms which was founded in 1999 and no, they might be the alpha by name but not in the travel industry. Don’t believe me? Then read on…

Rooms for the Alpha? What is Alpharooms?

Well, basically Alpharooms is focused on hotel booking as obviously shown on the company name. They had already received over 158,800 customer hotel reviews. Alpharooms also provides more inspiring destinations with their A-Z tab that gives travelers subcategories for favorite beach, city and other exotic destinations. After clicking the tab, this will direct to another page with a list of all the countries with available accommodations from them.
Alpharooms gives customers results from 250,000 hotels in 40,000 destinations. They also offer to combine services with great value holidays, superb flight prices and a fantastic choice of holiday extras such as transfers, car hire, insurance and airport parking.

Alpharooms Reviews of Consumers

After scanning through several Alpharooms reviews, we noticed that on Alpharooms it is confidently showing that all feedback sites such as Google Reviews, Trustpilot, ReviewCentre and Feefo provided them an almost perfect rating score but as we try to check these sites one by one, we found out it’s actually not true, the feedback site shown on the main page doesn’t include a link that customers can click to check. For example with Google Reviews, there are only 4 Alpharooms reviews (3 negative – 1 positive):
Alpharooms Reviews-complaints
We also noticed a part on Alpharooms wherein it’s been days and this middle part of the page is still showing as “Sorry, No image available”. I wish they will at least have the courtesy to fix that. We analyze further and navigate through Alpharooms, it lead us to dead links and unresponsive tabs. They should really check these minor problems. Now I am not doubting why Alpharooms reviews are showing dissatisfaction over the travel site.
Alpharooms Reviews-mid pageTry to check these reviews as well, click here.
How To Reach Them?

  • Website URL:                        https://www.alpharooms.com/
  • Contact Number:                  +44 330 100 0025 / 0114 251 5070
  • Head Office Address:            Plantation House, 261-263 Ecclesall Rd,
                                                 Sheffield S11 8NX, United Kingdom

In A Nutshell

“Over 1,000,000 customers book with us every year”? More like a million of consumers annually complain about the travel site. Alpharooms? Certainly not the alpha of travel booking. The UK-based travel meta search engine needs to tie some loose ends to make their services firm and reliable. But for now, it is not safe to book or trust your payment to a travel site that is just bypassing complaints of its consumers.

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