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Copperhead

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And just as we are trying to get more people to book online, (www.innspiring.com/node/7947 )they come out with this as a benefit of a B&B:
4. Personalized Reservations: Take advantage of the personal service B&Bs want to offer you and ask about amenities, the inn and the area when making your reservation. B&Bs do not have 24-hour reservation offices. If you are making your reservation by phone, call during hours that you wouldn't mind being called yourself and be mindful of time zone differences.
 

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And just as we are trying to get more people to book online, (www.innspiring.com/node/7947 )they come out with this as a benefit of a B&B:
4. Personalized Reservations: Take advantage of the personal service B&Bs want to offer you and ask about amenities, the inn and the area when making your reservation. B&Bs do not have 24-hour reservation offices. If you are making your reservation by phone, call during hours that you wouldn't mind being called yourself and be mindful of time zone differences.
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Blech! Yes, we do personalization, but we make it easy for you to do it yourself, even in the middle of the night, if you want!!!
 

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And just as we are trying to get more people to book online, (www.innspiring.com/node/7947 )they come out with this as a benefit of a B&B:
4. Personalized Reservations: Take advantage of the personal service B&Bs want to offer you and ask about amenities, the inn and the area when making your reservation. B&Bs do not have 24-hour reservation offices. If you are making your reservation by phone, call during hours that you wouldn't mind being called yourself and be mindful of time zone differences.
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You can personalize your vacation booking online as well. Just tick the little box next to the add on you want. It's too bad that wasn't brought up, but I still don't mind when guests call.
 

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I hear what you all are saying, but I think it's fine that they say this. Yes, I DO want online reservations. But the personal touch and personal service IS what we sell, and being able to talk to a real person who'll actually take a moment talk nice to you when you book a room is something that's important for SOME people. I'm just glad they added the part about no 24-hour desk and watch the time zones!!
 

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Overall the tips are helpful to both sides of the equation. I appreciate them being sent out.
 
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