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7 sites to find book now pay later hotels

Have the option to secure your accommodation now and pay for it later when you arrive.

These trusted brands offer you the chance to make your booking now and worry about the payment later.

Having the choice gives you the flexibility to get the payment out of the way, or have the chance to save. What makes that so great? You’ll be able to take advantage of the great deals that they offer now by locking in today’s price for accommodation, so you don’t have to lose out and pay more later when the prices go up.

Find early-bird sales, daily deals and even last-minute deals to help you save that little bit extra.


1. Agoda
Find discounts of up to 80% when you book with Agoda, for extra savings you can spend on your trip instead of on accommodation.

  • Choose to pay when you book online or later at your selected accommodation.
  • Offers bookings for over 1 million properties around the world.
  • PointsMAX allows you to choose your favourite loyalty program for accommodation or flights, to earn points for when you book with Agoda.

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2. Lastminute
Book your room at anytime and still find great savings when you book with Lastminute.

  • Option to pay online now or pay later when you stay at your accommodation and the hotel will charge your credit card in the local currency.
  • Coupon codes may be used but only for online “Pay Now” options.
  • Best Price Pledge promises you the lowest price.

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3. RedBalloon
So much more than just experiences, RedBalloon offers a wide selection of hotel stays and getaways you can pay for using Afterpay.

  • Use Afterpay to pay for your stay in four fortnightly installments.
  • Choose from city stays to unique getaways like sleepovers at the zoo.
  • Use our promo codes and coupons to save on your stay.

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4. Wotif
Find hotels and inspiration, and book your entire trip with Wotif, Australia’s first online travel agent website.

  • Choose to pay online when you book or later at the hotel where the hotel will charge your credit card in the local currency.
  • Promo codes can be be applied but only to “Pay Now” for online booking.
  • Mates Rate gives you 10% off select hotels when you sign up or get the app.
  • Wotif Price Promise ensures that you get the lowest price.

Go to Wotif website View coupon codes for Wotif


5. Expedia
Complete all of your travel bookings in one spot on Expedia for extra savings, more options and top deals.

  • Choose to pay now online or pay later and have the hotel charge your credit card when you arrive.
  • Coupons can be used but only for online bookings.
  • Expedia Price Guarantee will refund you the difference plus give you a $50 voucher if you find a hotel or package (flights + hotel) for less on a different website.

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6. Hotels.com
Find daily and last minute deals from around the world on Hotels.com that could help you save.

  • Pay now when you book online or choose to pay later at the hotel during your stay in the local currency.
  • Hotels.com Rewards allows you to collect 10 nights and get your 11th free plus other benefits.
  • Price Guarantee offers you the lowest price on the Internet.

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7. Booking.com
The world’s #1 accommodation site helps you find the ideal place to stay for any type of travel from budget hostels to luxury resorts.

  • Option to pay when you book or later at the hotel in the local currency.
  • Ability to make changes to your booking at anytime.
  • No booking fees.
  • Be refunded the difference if you find a hotel cheaper on a different website.

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What book now pay later accommodation options are available from these companies?

Depending on where you book, you'll have different pay later options. Here's how you can pay for stays booked on these site.

Compay Payment options
Wotif Pay on arrival at hotel
Hotels.com Pay on arrival at hotel
Agoda Pay on arrival at hotel
Lastminute Pay on arrival at hotel
Booking.com Pay on arrival at hotel
Expedia Pay on arrival at hotel
RedBalloon Afterpay

How do book now pay later options for hotels work?

Most accommodation sites will allow you to secure a rate at the time of booking. You'll usually need to put down a credit card as a form of security in case you choose to cancel, but if you're not paying right away, your card shouldn't be charged. It's recommended to check the booking site's terms, just to be safe.

For sites that work that way, you'll pay for your stay upon arrival at the hotel. You'll either have the credit card on file charged or you can pay with another one at the front desk.

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Taylor Lorenz

Taylor is a freelance writer and travel blogger from Canada. She's lived abroad in Australia and Thailand, travelled extensively through Southeast Asia and knows the ins and outs of travelling on a budget.

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