How Solo Female Travelers Should Book Hotels
Many savvy female travelers that I know don’t use their first names when booking hotels—especially if they’re alone. Instead, they just give their first initial and last name so that they don’t reveal their gender.
FYI: Caitlin Martin photographed the open-air check-in desk above at Hawaii’s first Hilton Garden Inn, which she just wrote about.
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I am not quite sure how this works when you are booking online. (through corporate travel dept, the hotel’s website, etc..). Most hotels require a credit card to hold the room. When you enter in the credit card info, you need to put in the full name and address.
I imagine I could change the name when check-in, but not prior.
Anyone have experience with this?