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Q: Is Staying In An Airb&b Better Than At A Hotel? PDF Print E-mail

Planning our annual week at the beach. There’s a favorite hotel where we’ve spent 10 years of great vacations. This year’s room rate is up nearly 30% over last year, and more than twice as much as we paid just a couple of years ago. We’re considering booking an Airbnb house. What’s your opinion? JLK, Scranton PA

A: You may have read that Airbnbs are much cheaper, and you get an entire house for less than you’ll pay for a hotel room. However, you don’t get help with your bags, pool, spa, room cleaning and other usual hotel amenities. Before you decide, check online and with friends and family members who’ve experienced Airbnbs.

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