This week in travel startup funding: dayuse, holidu and more

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Dayuse is a booking site for booking hotel rooms for a few hours during the day.

Published on Skift.com I 01/12/2016 I Direct Link

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Each week we roundup the latest crop of travel startups that have received or announced funding that week. The total amount raised this week was $24.8 million.

Here are four companies that announced they raised funding this week, listed in order by the highest amount raised. See previous roundups here.

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>>Dayuse raised a $16.3 million Series A round from new investor Venture Capital Firms and existing investor Partech Ventures bringing the Paris, France-based startup's total funding to $17.4 million.

Dayuse is a booking site for booking hotel rooms for a few hours during the day and claims its rates are 75% cheaper than nightly rates. It was founded in 2010 and has rooms in cities across the U.S., U.K. and France.

>>Holidu raised a $5.4 million Series A round from new investors EQT Ventures, Chris Hitchen, Senovo and Venture Stars bringing the Munich, Germany-based startup's total funding to $6.3 million.

Holidu is a metasearch site for vacation rentals with more than three million properties around the world in more than 35,000 cities. Holidu compares rentals from online travel agencies and sites like Booking.com, TripAdvisor and FlipKey.

>Travelcircus raised a $2.1 million seed round from new investors Howzat Partners, IBB Beteiligungsgesellschaft, MairDumont and Tengelmann Ventures and this is the Berlin, Germany-based startup's first funding round.

Travelcircus is a booking site for hotels, tours and vacation packages. It's sold packages to 60,000 travelers in the year since it launched and has 20 employees.

>>SavvyMob raised a $1 million seed round from new investors Aarin Capital, LetsVenture and Mohandas Pai and this is the Bangalore, India-based startup's first funding round.

Founded in 2014, SavvyMob is a mobile app offering unsold hotel inventory to last minute travelers at discounted rates. The company has an inventory of 5,000 hotels in 100 cities in India.

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