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Now that it's the summer holiday season, it's time to start planning your next vacay.

And while booking a hotel for your summer getaway isn't the most important aspect of your trip, there's a pretty simple way to get a swanky upgrade.

Just think; a big room with a view beats out the box room that you have to travel five flights of stairs to get to, right?

adult, architecture, beautiful

According to experts, the best way to get an upgrade is to book your hotel directly through the hotel's website.

Many of us opt to use external booking sites, but it turns out that hotels actually reserve their best rooms for their own website.

Why? Because many third-party sites charge a 10-30 per cent commission to hotels which use their services.

A former hotel manager told The Sun: "A lot of hotels punish people for booking through third-party sites. They don’t like paying the commission and would rather you booked with the hotel directly.

bedroom, door, entrance

"The consequence is that you get the worst room within the room category you book a lot of the time," he added.

Many experts also noted that hotels will be more likely to give you "perks" if you book through their own website too, like free Wi-Fi or free breakfast.

Our advice? Check out the price-comparison websites beforehand to see which hotels fit in your budget, and then book through the hotel directly.

Now, you're sorted.


As excitement builds for the release of Apple’s newest emojis, iPhone users everywhere have taken to Twitter to mourn the loss of one of the most misused symbols of our time.

While brunch lovers around the world celebrate the introduction of the bacon and avocado symbols, sexters have denounced alterations made to their beloved peach emoji.

Having long been the focus of not so subtle flirting, Apple’s highly anticipated upgrade will strip the peach emoji of its bum like exterior and swap it for an image which looks far more like the piece of fruit it is supposed to represent.

In defence of the current peach emoji, social media users are refusing to upgrade their phones, have launched a “SaveThePeachButt” tag and are even threating to sue the tech giant behind the move.  






Thankfully, the official launch date of iOS 10.2 has yet to be released, so those intent on sending peach butts to potential love interests still have time to do so.

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