Do you love to travel? Perhaps you do so quite frequently, or maybe every so often to visit family or friends in another city or state. Well, just like saving money at the grocery store, this app delivers savings at many hotels across the country, savings of 50% or more so they claim.
Accessibility Rating: 0 Hats Completely Inaccessible
App URL: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/hotelcoupons/id376640047?mt=8
Price at time of review: Free
Platform: Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch, requires iOS 5.0 or later
According to the description, you can save 50% or more on your next hotel room by using HotelCoupons.com. It has some of the best deals on more than 5,200 hotels throughout the United States. You don’t need a negotiator, you just need to download the free HotelCoupons.com app. You can search for hotels near your current location, or in any location you fill in the search box. If you are on the road, you can search for the city you are heading to, find the best deal, and even email the hotel to let them know you are coming and that you have a coupon.
Sounds great, doesn’t it? There’s only one little problem. The app is completely inaccessible. Yes, you heard me right. When you open the app, you get nothing. You can slide your finger around from now to next Tuesday, and all you’ll had is that bonking sound. And you know what that means, right? So, I encourage all of you to contact the developer, send feedback to firstname.lastname@example.org, and let them know you would like them to make their app accessible. I have already written to them, right in the middle of writing this review. If enough of us contact them, and request accessibility, then hopefully they will honor our requests and indeed work to make this app usable for everyone in the blindness community.
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