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Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Double Booking With Resort World And First World Hotel, Gentings

MY FIRST BLUNDER WITH ONLINE BOOKING!

My sisters and I went to the Genting office in Ipoh to book a room but unfortunately, the rooms were fully booked.  In the office itself, I logged in to my usual booking.com to check using my iPhone and to our delight, there were available rooms in Resorts Hotel.  Quickly I clicked reserve and keyed in my particulars.  Settled within minutes... it cost RM560 for 2 nights...

Out of curiosity, I keyed in First World Hotel for the same dates.  Oh, got rooms too and it cost only RM196 for 2 nights... a huge difference from Resorts Hotel which cost RM560!  Being fast and furious, I clicked reserved too.... thought I was very smart!  Instead of one room, I booked two rooms and I thought I could cancel one after that.  But No, I couldn't cos after reaching home, the screen was big enough for me to read the fine print there... NON-REFUNDABLE...

OH.. OH... instead of getting a cheap room, I ended up paying RM760.... and quickly our three minds went into action....Two options, one is to find another two or three persons to go with us or I have to stand at the Hotel Counter to sell one of my rooms.  LOL...

To end my post story, instead of going to Gentings in threes, we ended up in sixes... three to a room and we stayed there for two nights happily ever after!  LOL...

Took off from Ipoh by van at around 8.30am and reached the Resorts World Hotel before noon... 
Didn't realize my picture being taken while registering at the counter... 
Inside the Resorts World Hotel room... 
My Camera Friend who took my picture without me knowing... 
Upon checking in, we had a light lunch with all "food package" from IPOH!
Tuna and egg sandwiches, Nasi Lemak and Nasi Kerabu... 
And of course, we three youngsters stayed in First World Hotel which is 15 minutes away...
We have to go down six escalators and walked a bit to reach First World....
Not too bad... One Queen Bed and One Single for the three of us young ladies!
I did not have to waste one hotel room after all!!


13 comments:

  1. Lucky you can find the solution

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  2. Good that you managed to find 3 other friends who are willing to go to Genting with you and pay to take over the more expensive room. Good friends indeed!

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  3. Are ALL of these ladies your sisters?? The room looks very nice and also clean.

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    1. Not all, Ginny! hahahaa... But they are sisters in Christ!

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  4. Thank God you manage to find kakis to go, if can't find kakis to go and also can't find people to take over the room, that will be heartpain liao, the room wasted...

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  5. Nancy went with you all to Genting, I thought Nancy MIA liao, so quiet recently, hehe....

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  6. Turned out well in the end, eh? The more friends the merrier!

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