It is good to reserve a good homestay with a reliable travel agent than to walk into any cheap and less expensive home stays and fall into trap or trouble.
Many issues and police cases happen these days for those who stay at less expensive or cheap home stays - from robbery to manhandling. Specially in Fort Cochin.
Travelling all the way from your home country, why invite trouble.
So e mail us or any good travel agent and choose a decent good home stay.