So your bags are packed, you've submitted your leave forms and you've already locked in your dream destination. You can almost smell the tropical sea breeze whenever you close your eyes, so now, all that's left to do really is to secure your home away from home.
Any seasoned traveler will know that the process of booking a hotel in a foreign location can be a daunting one that raises many concerns "Is it in a good location?" "How are the facilities?" "What is the cancellation policy?" The list goes on and ever so often, we tend to find our answers to these questions the hard way.
This predicament however is a thing of the past as we are now blessed with the presence of agoda.com; the world's fastest growing hotel listing portal that catalogs thousands upon thousands of hotels worldwide. In other words, it has replaced the trusty guidebook as every traveller's new best friend.
Hotel booking online
Fast, easy-to-navigate and in 38 different languages, the website uses cutting-edge technology to ensure safe and efficient access to its pool of listed hotels. Aside from offering a diverse selection of accommodation types across all budgets, it has an inventory of over 7 million customer reviews and ratings; all of which are 100% authentic. To top everything off, Agoda's customer service team is available 24/7 to provide customers with the care and support they need. Either access the FAQ library or contact a live customer care agent via the service hotline or by email.
Popular tourist destinations
Originally established in Thailand, Agoda Philippines now has major operations around the world with offices in prominent cities such as Singapore, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur and Budapest.
From cosmopolitan cities to hidden gems, Agoda PH aims to make the process of finding your temporary sanctuary increasingly accessible. Here are just some of the countries with accommodations listed on Agoda:
So whether you're just leaving the hustle and bustle of Manila to island hop across the crystalline waters of Boracay and Bohol all the way over to the sandy white beaches of the Maldives; or if you've got your heart set on discovering the fast-paced wonders of New York, London, Dubai, Tokyo, Seoul or Shanghai during your holiday, Agoda's competitively-priced rates allows travellers to choose their lodging based on their budget, lifestyle and property type.
Offer & promo code
Here at Saleduck Philippines, we want to make your travel experience even more memorable by providing you with incredible savings through Agoda Philippines discounts, discount codes, vouchers and coupon code on a daily basis. To redeem these offers, visit the Agoda page on our website.
_Agoda Insider Deals _
Customers who register as members are further entitled to insider deals that grant them up to 30% off selected packages. All you need to do is sign in to your account on the website or mobile app to unlock them.
_Credit card promotion _
Agoda partners with Citibank here in the Philippines to offer card users year-round discounts to all destinations listed on Agoda. Customers holding Citi core Cards are entitled to 7% off their bookings while Citi co-branded Card holders get 5% off.
PointsMAX is a loyalty program that allows members to earn rewards points when they reserve accommodations on Agoda. How to earn Agoda points you ask? Simple. Just select your chosen loyalty program, choose the room and points option and upon completing your reservation, key in your membership ID for points to be transferred into your account when you sign out. Some of the partners on the loyalty program include Air Asia Big, AAdvantage,Garuda Miles and Royal Orchid Plus.
_Best price guarantee _
For customers who have booked a room with Agoda and then prove that they can book the same room during similar dates for a lower price on another portal, Agoda promises to either match it or beat the rate altogether.
Agoda Mobile App
All the perks of Agoda Philippines on the go! With each city that you cross off your bucket list, you can rest assured that Agoda will be right by your side, offering you the best selection in hotels, guest houses, B&Bs, hostels, private villas and more! The app lets you filter through information so that you get to see only what you want!
You can also effectively keep track of bookings like a pro. All the information you need -from your booking ID and confirmation to the phone number of your hotel- is stored on your phone and can be accessed any time. Need to change or cancel your booking at the last minute? Fret not. Simply tap on Manage My Bookings and do what you need to do. Just remember to login to your Agoda account to access these features.
Also perfect for spur-of-the-moment travellers, just switch on your GPS and enable the Find Hotels Near Me feature to see a list of nearby properties wherever you may be, then follow the blue dot on the map function to easily locate your hotel.
With over 16 million customers and counting, we're willing to bet our bottom dollar that this app is one of the most reliable ones out there! Download it for free on the App store, Google Play or the Windows store.
Agoda is all about convenience and the same principle applies to its payment schemes. Travellers can make payments using cash, credit and debit cards, Paypal, offline and online bank transfers, ATM and local counter payments. These options depend on the proprietors of the accommodation and will be listed on your booking form.
Agoda's charges for taxes and fees vary depending on country, property and terms & conditions. For a more detailed explanation, customers can visit the FAQ section on their company website.