Special Koblenz Travel Tips by Bettina Kraft
Why I like Koblenz: The history and sites of Koblenz, located where the Moselle flows into the Rhine, stretch back to Roman times. No visitor to Koblenz should skip a tour of the Saalburg—the most fully-reconstructed Roman fortress in Germany. Koblenz (Latin (ad) Confluentes, confluence or (at the) merging (rivers), Covelenz, Cobelenz; local dialect Kowwelenz) was one of the military posts established by Drusus about 8 BC, and the town celebrated its 2000th anniversary in 1992. Koblenz is situated in the beautiful landscape between the Rhine and Moselle rivers and is surrounded by 4 mountain ranges. The town has much to offer anyone who is interested in culture and history (and buildings). Its charming alleys and squares with their historic monuments and buildings as well as promenades along the rivers make it a friendly and welcoming town for many visitors yearly from around the world. There are many restaurants and wine tasting rooms located in these areas where you can wine and dine in or outdoors, weather permitting. Many local wines can be tasted from the steep vineyards along the Moselle and Rhine rivers.
These Koblenz travel tips are compiled by Bettina Kraft. Bettina likes to help visitors from all over the world to experience Germany in a different, more personal way, and make it easy for them to do so by providing detailed travel tips and advise.
Verified & Approved - Quality Koblenz Vacation Rentals you can Trust!
There is unfortunately a lot of scam and fraud on the Internet today and we read sad stories about families who booked a cheap apartment on a rental site only to find out later when they arrived that this apartment did not even exist! Therefore when you see our LLAG quality seal next to an apartment listing that means that we have verified and approved this particular apartment and you can be assured that this is a good choice when booking this one.
Of course, given our large selection of vacation rentals in Germany, Austria and Switzerland we cannot personally inspect every one of them. However, here is what we do to to ensure overall high quality and minimze the risk of fraud:
First, we are very selective and don't accept apartments of poor quality based on submitted description and photos.
We verify the owner's address, require a web site, and a valid phone number. With many of our property owners we talk with them over the phone on a daily basis and we have built up with them a strong business relationship over the years.
If we experience communication issues with a property owner, e.g. they respond too slowly to inquiries or customer requests, we investigate and possibly cancel our business relationship with that owner. Reason is if we are not able to successfully communicate with an owner, how can we expect that it should work out with a potential tenant?
We have a very high customer satisfaction rate (please read our customer testimonials.) However, if a customer reports issues we also immediately investigate. In case of incidents where we believe the quality and overall service of an apartment is no longer up to our standards we also remove that one from our site quickly.
Those quality measures helped us in the past to successfully protect our customers when booking a rental through us. Look for the LLAG quality seal that indicates that we have approved and verified that apartment.