Ouray Colorado Vacation Guide and Trip Planning Information for SW Colorado

Using a Debit Card at a Hotel Can Be Risky Business

Posted by Karen Avery on Sat, May 07, 2011 @10:54 AM

Using a debit card at our hotel in Ouray Colorado is possible, but, some guests experience problems.  If you understand the way debit cards work, you can mitigate these unfortunate situations.  At check-in, we ask our guests if this is a debit or a credit card.  Just because it has a Visa or Mastercard logo on the card doesn't automatically mean it is a credit card; typically, debit cards are marked on the front with either "Debit Card" or "Check Card" and they are tied to a bank account.

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How Can you Avoid Hotel No Show Charges

Posted by Karen Avery on Tue, Sep 21, 2010 @10:22 AM
If you have a reservation at the Box Canyon Lodge and Hot Springs but you do not show up that day and the hotel cannot resell your reserved room, you can be charged a one night fee that is equivalent to the amount of the room plus tax. To avoid being charged a No-Show fee, you need to follow proper cancellation procedures. Procedures may vary slightly by property, but, in general, if you follow these simple rules, you will not be charged:

1. Ask for a confirmation number when making your reservation. Retain this number in case you need to refer to this reservation again in the future.

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