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Olympic Visitors Can Find Ample London Rental Accommodation with RoomFT

2012-02-22     Permalink::

RoomFT founders
RoomFT founders
February 22, 2012, Press Dispensary. With more than a million visitors to London expected for the 2012 Olympics in just a few months, the supply of good, well-priced accommodation is beginning to run short. But the problem is being addressed by RoomFT (Room for Travellers - ( ), which allows visitors to rent spare rooms from homeowners by the night.

RoomFT has more than 10,000 members who are taking bookings through its easy-to-use website. With rental periods ranging from one night to several weeks, sports and cultural tourists, travellers and even gap-year students can search for rooms and can post accommodation requests free of charge, not only for the Olympics but all year round, and not only in London but world-wide. It's simple to book comfortable accommodation that's often cheaper than a hotel.

Chris Ubah, founder of RoomFT, says: "This opportunity is too good to miss. With the current economic climate, RoomFT makes a lot of economic sense for travellers, whether they’re looking for London accommodation during the Olympics or rooms across the globe at any time."

Designed as part resource, part online community, features: an advance payment system to secure rooms; a global hosts and travellers search featuring Google mapping and amenities; profile pages for hosts and travellers with their own personal URL; ratings and guestbook features; a calendar showing room availability and travellers' room requests; a verification option for hosts and travellers; a webmail system; a room valuation tool; and a traveller's calendar. Thanks to the site, travellers can post a room request anywhere in the world and hosts can reply with details of their accommodation.

Chris adds: "With disposable income limited these days, travellers who are struggling to find truly affordable holidays can obtain home comforts, in diverse locations, at bargain prices, whether they’re looking in the UK or anywhere from Argentina and Australia to Thailand and Turkey."

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Notes for editors
RoomFT is based in Central London. The company has four employees.

For further information, please contact:
Chris Ubah, founder
Tel: 020 7724 8824

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