Our goal at FedRooms is to ensure our government travelers receive the best value for their booking
Ensure Room Quality by Booking FedRooms Rates
Booking a hotel in today’s technologically advanced world has never been easier, and yet more confusing at the same time.
A traveler going on a business trip, for instance, may decide to conduct a quick Google search to see the best rate that they can find for their preferred property. When doing so, low rates from third party sites such as Expedia, Trivago, and others pop up on the screen. These rates are all for the same property and room type, but may vary slightly in price, protections and included amenities.
While some of these rates appear lower than those found via your agency’s preferred booking tool (E2 Solutions, ConcurGov or DTS), they do not include the FedRooms rate guarantees and protections offered to government travelers on official business. This means that the third party rate is often more restrictive than the rate the traveler would find by booking the FedRooms rate.
According to The Company Dime, another potential risk of booking hotel rates through third party sites is the possibility that a traveler could be placed in a less desirable room. Hotels listed on these sites pay high fees for each reservation. Considering this loss of revenue, hotels might prioritize travelers who have booked direct or through their Travel Management Company (TMC) due to the rate that they paid depending on availability.
Our goal at FedRooms is to ensure our government travelers receive the best value for their booking, including:
- Competitive rates at or below per diem
- Unparalleled flexibility: 4:00 p.m. day of arrival cancellation policy (domestic), 24 hours before arrival cancellation policy (international), no early departure fees and no minimum stay requirements
- No additional fees (i.e. resort, booking, etc.)
- Collect your hotel brand reward points
- Complimentary in-room WiFi
- ADA compliant and FEMA certified properties within the US and US territories
Avoid third party sites when booking official travel to ensure you get what you paid for, and are fully protected by the FedRooms rate guarantee.