Advertising & Affiliate Policy is a reader-supported independent travel website. We are able to provide free travel guides through a revenue model that includes participating in affiliate programs.

Our affiliate relationships with our partner brands mean we may earn a commission when you buy a product or service after being referred through us. We greatly appreciate it when you use our affiliate links to support our site.

We are extremely selective about who we will partner with. WaytoStay receives many requests from potential partners, and if we feel that a product or service is not a good fit for our audience, we simply won’t recommend it. For the brands we do work with, we operate in their affiliate programs which allows us to make honest recommendations while earning revenue to keep this website alive.

Affiliate Programs We Participate In

For transparency purposes, here are the brands with which we have a significant affiliate relationship:

  • Amazon
  • Booking
  • Expedia
  • Get Your Guide
  • Going
  • Hostelworld
  • Hotels.
  • InsureMyTrip
  • Kayak
  • REI
  • Travelocity
  • TripAdvisor
  • Viator
  • VRBO

If you represent a brand that is interested in partnering with us, please email with a proposal about how your product or service will benefit our audience.

Opinion Disclaimer

We are never directly compensated to provide positive opinions on products, services, websites, and various other topics, and the views and opinions expressed on this website are those of our authors.

Any product claim, statistic, quote, or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer or provider.

The content on WaytoStay may contain advertisements, sponsored content, affiliate links, or other forms of monetization. If we have been compensated for content, you’ll see a disclosure clearly specifying this.

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With that said, welcome to our site — we hope you leave inspired to book your next trip!

Opinions presented on this site are those of WaytoStay or our team of writers. To learn more about our approach to creating honest, user-focused travel guides and supporting content please read our editorial process.

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WayToStay was founded in 2021 by Lewis Ogden. After being frustrated by the lack of a dedicated resource for epic travel guides and finding unique hotels with a difference, he decided to create one!

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