Better Bidding: Travel Articles

Priceline Hotel Bidding

How Far in Advance to Bid on Priceline

Find out if it is better to book early or last minute when bidding on a hotel room on Priceline. As a general, 4-6 weeks out is best when bidding on hotels, but in some cases it may be necessary to book earlier.

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Hotwire Hotels In Las Vegas

Hotwire is a great way to book hotels in Las Vegas because travelers can save a lot of money on hotels. Hotwire uses a blind bidding or ‘opaque’ model, where travelers do not know the name of the hotel until after they make their hotel reservation (which is non-refundable). This can save travelers money but there are also some risks involved. Specifically, you do not know what hotel you are getting and you cannot cancel your hotel. Fortunately, there is an effective way to figure out or reveal Hotwire hotels in Las Vegas before you book. This method is explained in this article and provides some other tips and advice.

Hotwire vs Priceline: Which is cheaper for hotels?

Hotwire or Priceline: Which is Cheaper for Hotels?

This article uses data to compare which is cheaper for hotels, Hotwire or Priceline. Based on analysis, it is found that Priceline is usually cheaper by around 10%. Want tips for better bidding to get even lower prices? This article discussed how to bid low and work your way up to save even more on bidding for travel.

Priceline Hotels Midtown Manhattan

Priceline Hotels in Midtown Manhattan

There are few cities that are more expensive than New York City, and within the city, Midtown Manhattan is the most expensive and sought after area travelers want to stay. This is for good reason: Midtown is the hub of Manhattan, the center of it all with Broadway, Madison Square Garden, the Empire State Building, and Times Square all within arms reach. Unfortunately, the cost of hotels is astronomical and savvy travelers should consider Priceline hotels in Midtown Manhattan.

Who Is Cheaper - Hotwire Or Priceline

Who is cheaper: Hotwire or Priceline? Sometimes Neither!

Bidding travellers asking themselves who is cheaper, Hotwire or Priceline should not assume that either has automatically has the lowest price. This is not always the case (although usually). Savvy travellers will take a couple extra minutes to look at sites like TravelPony and TripAdvisor before booking.

Priceline Hotel Bidding: Help for Better Bidding

Priceline hotel bidding is an effective way to save money when travelling. However, Priceline is not for everyone because of the way it works. With Priceline, you name your own price and then find out what hotel you received. This is a novel concept but easy to understand once you have tried it a few times. Here are some articles intended to provide help for better bidding on Priceline.