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How do I send a private message?

Private messaging is a great way to start a one-on-one conversation with another member. At this time, composing Private Messages is only possible for members using our desktop website.

To send a private message to a member if you are looking at their review:

  1. Click the member's screen name next to the review.
  2. In the window that appears, click their username. This takes you to their profile page.
  3. Click the Send Message link on the left-hand side of the page, compose your message and click the Send Message button.

You can also send someone a private message from their profile page. Just click the Send Message link on the left-hand side of the page.

Note: Private messaging is enabled automatically when you create a TripAdvisor account. If you don't see Send Message on the profile page, the member has disabled the messaging feature.

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