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Millions of travelers like you rely on TripAdvisor reviews when planning a trip. Reviews must be:

  • Family-friendly - No profanity, threats, prejudiced comments, hate speech, sexually explicit language, or other content that is not appropriate for our community. Click here for more information.
  • Authentic guest reviews of first hand experiences - We accept reviews that detail first-hand experiences with the facilities or services of an establishment or business. General discussion that does not detail a substantial experience will not be posted. Click here for more information.
  • Relevant to other travelers - No content that is not relevant to trip planning and research. Click here for more information.
  • Unique and Independent - You may write one review on any given accommodation, restaurant, or attraction per visit. Click here for more information.
  • Original - No substantial quoted material from other sources, including (but not limited to) websites, e-mail correspondence, other reviews, etc.
  • Non-commercial - We do not publish URLs. No promotional material of any kind. We reserve the right to reject any e-mail address, password, financial information or phone number for any reason.
  • Submitted for an appropriate property - Your review must be for an accommodation, airline, restaurant, or attraction that meets our listing requirements.
  • Age requirement - No reviews by children under the age of 13
  • Valid email address and standard email formatting:
    • The email address associated with your account must be correct; we may need to contact you if there is a problem with your review.
    • Machine translated reviews that are unreadable or incomprehensible will not be accepted.
    • No HTML tags and no excessive ALL CAPS, slang, formatting issues, repeated text, or typographic symbols.
    • Use the correct alphabet for the language in which you are writing. Do not transliterate into another alphabet.
    • Please adhere to the minimum character count and do not add unnecessary characters in order to reach this requirement for reviews.  

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