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  2. Hey why did the promo code I had in my comments get deleted? Any reason someone can't save an extra $30? Didn't know I violated some sort of policy?
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  4. I'm not sure if you have a special casino rate (or some other membership-only rate), but from the Aria website for your dates i'm seeing $710 all-in vs. HOTWIRE's $590 all-in (both including taxes, fees, resort fees, etc).
  5. You're going to need more flexibility as $180 all-in just insn't realistic at current prices... so something is going to have to 'give' in regards to star rating, location, or budget. In about 5 minutes i can teach you to be an expert searcher and you'll see the battle (ie- prices) that you're up against... Using our BiddingHelper.com tool enter your search parameters (being sure to include 2adults/1child) and in the HOTWIRE EASY VIEW tab: 1) on the left side scroll to the star ratings and select only 4* and higher (if you're on a desktop just hover over the '4 stars' and you'll see a link 'and higher' which will select everything 4* and higher and UNselect anything less than 4 stars) 2) scroll to the top of the search results where it says: Sort by Zone | Star rating | Price --> click PRICE which will now sort all of the 4* and higher rated hotels by price 3) now start at the top of the listings and scroll until you start to see zones that are within Manhattan ... and give yourself a pat on the back, you're now an expert searcher The least expensive hotel within Manhattan would be this one: 4* HOTWIRE Madison Square Garden for $191.00 Pet Friendly Boutique Smoke Free Fitness Restaurant Business Hi-Speed Internet Blind Accessible Deaf Accessible While i do have a guess for the hotel above, that's not the point at the moment, the point is that by the time you add in taxes, fees, and the resort fee that this hotel charges (which is doing it's job of making the hotel look artificially cheaper than it really is) you're looking at nearly $290/nite. You can repeat the steps above to look at different date combinations and you may find a slight improvement, but you're not going to find anything that brings you down to the $180 all-in level... which brings us back to something is going to have to 'give'; so in regards to budget, location, star rating, quality... which are you more firm on and which do you have more flexibility? Of course if you find some date/price combination that we missed (or didn't appear earlier) we'd be happy to have a look and research/identify the hotel(s), but at the moment it looks like you're going to need to compromise in one or more aspects of your original criteria. Please remember to return to BetterBidding and use the PRICELINE and HOTWIRE links on the board to begin your travel purchases... or thru our sister site MAPSandHOTELS.com for your regular rate purchases. Let us know your thoughts and how you'd like to proceed and we'll take it from there.
  6. Congratulations on your success! Glad to see you scored a great deal on this property and are looking forward to your stay. Thank you for sharing your win with the board. Please click the PRICELINE and HOTWIRE links on the board to begin your travel purchases. Have a great weekend in Chicago!
  7. thank you for the info. i will check these out and post when i decide!
  8. Please keep all posts for the same stay in the same thread. Once you win a hotel, use the 'ADD REPLY and REPORT WIN' button on the upper right corner of the page to edit the topic title to reflect your win and to provide the details of your purchase. This helps keep the board better organized by reducing the number of unresolved threads that don't have any follow-up or conclusion. For the Aria... 5* HOTWIRE Center Strip - T- Mobile Arena for $201.00 Resort Casino Fitness Pool Restaurant Business Hi-Speed Internet Golf Spa ==> Aria is our best guess here Please remember to return to BetterBidding and use the PRICELINE and HOTWIRE links on the board to begin your travel purchases... or thru our sister site MAPSandHOTELS.com for your regular rate purchases. Let us know which you decide.
  9. 5* HOTWIRE Center Strip - Grand Canal Shoppes for $211.00 Free Parking Free Internet Suite Resort Casino Fitness Pool Restaurant Business ==> Venetian is our best guess for this one EDIT TO ADD: there are TWO priced at $211/nite, you want the one that when you click on it shows the following: Overall satisfaction 4.6 Condition of hotel 4.6 Please remember to return to BetterBidding and use the PRICELINE and HOTWIRE links on the board to begin your travel purchases... or thru our sister site MAPSandHOTELS.com for your regular rate purchases. Let us know how it goes or if we can be of further help.
  10. He is 16 so does qualify as a child still. We could split our across 2 hotels if that might help stretch our budget. Plus we would definitely stay in other areas in Manhattan. My husband needs to go to meetings on the afternoon of the 19th and on the 20th September on 6th Avenue right across from the Warwick hotel. So ideally we would be near that location on the 19th and 20th. For the 21st and 22nd we would be much more flexible with location.
  11. Looking to book Aria ! 10/4-10/6/2019 $196 per night Hotel Amenities Outdoor Pool No Smoking Rooms/Facilities Fitness Center Accessible Rooms/Facilities Business Center Casino Spa Restaurant Pool and 10/4-10/6/2019 5-Star Hotel 8+ Guest Rating The Strip - Southwest Area $202 per night Hotel Amenities Pets Allowed Outdoor Pool No Smoking Rooms/Facilities Fitness Center Accessible Rooms/Facilities Business Center Spa Restaurant Pool thank you!
  12. Unbeatable price on this highly rated hotel. If you are in Chicago during Labor Day weekend jump on it while you can. It was hovering around $107 to 119 for quite a bit. Many hotels of lesser quality going for much more too. Hotwire rating is 3.7 but that is because location isn't rated and thus the odd score. Don't be fooled! BTW there is a nightly fee of $18 (I know, sucks) but even with that it's still a good deal. Amenities: Complimentary Free internet Boutique hotel Business center Fitness center Pet friendly Restaurant(s) Smoke-free rooms
  13. We can't see the hotel names either... but if you look throughout the board, when we do provide a guess, our track record is excellent. Please remember to return to BetterBidding and use the PRICELINE and HOTWIRE links on the board to begin your travel purchases... or thru our sister site MAPSandHOTELS.com for your regular rate purchases. Let us know what you decide and how it goes or how we can be of further help.
  14. Best guess does not mean it actually will be the assigned hotel right?
  15. Not at this time... when there is something available it will be highlighted at the top of the page, in my signature below, and in our Hotwire Coupon page. Please remember to return to BetterBidding and use the PRICELINE and HOTWIRE links on the board to begin your travel purchases... or thru our sister site MAPSandHOTELS.com for your regular rate purchases. Let us know how it goes or if we can be of further help.
  16. Great thank you so much for the info. Do we have any promo codes available to use on Hotwire?
  17. My suggestion (and where the offer is located) is to use HOTWIRE for this purchase and not PRICELINE. The issue is that PRICELINE only guarantees double occupancy, and while you may not have an issue with having 2 children in the room with you, this is the type of property where you need wristbands or some other form of 'admittance' to get into the waterpark area... on the otherhand Hotwire allows you to search for up to quad occupancy and guarantees sleeping accommodations for everyone that you include in your search (as well as this offer indicates 'water park included' so i don't think there will be any issues with having 4 guests as long as you included all of them in your search). Searching HOTWIRE for 2adults/2children shows the following offer: 3.5* HOTWIRE Garden Walk Anaheim - Garden Grove for $217.00 Free Internet Resort Smoke Free Fitness Restaurant Spa Childrens Activities ==> Great Wolf Lodge Anaheim is my best guess for this one I will note however that HOTWIRE indicates a resort fee of $25/day that will be payable directly to the hotel, but on the check-out page it indicates that there is nothing to pay directly to the hotel, so i'm not sure which will prevail... although i would at least expect to have to pay the resort fee (if not consider it an added bonus). Please remember to return to BetterBidding and use the PRICELINE and HOTWIRE links on the board to begin your travel purchases... or thru our sister site MAPSandHOTELS.com for your regular rate purchases. Let us know how it goes or how we can be of further help.
  18. Welcome to BetterBidding! For this hotel offer: 5* The Strip - Central West (<-- CLICK HERE and confirm your dates on the landing page) for $251/nite with: Pets Allowed Restaurant Indoor or Outdoor Pool Casino Fitness Center ==> the Bellagio is my best guess for this one Regular rates for your dates at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Autograph Collection start at $415/nite... i think we can find a discount rate of about $315/nite, but it becomes a question of how much more is this hotel worth to you than something like the offer above at $250 or something like the Venetian/Palazzo in the low $200's? Please remember to return to BetterBidding and use the PRICELINE and HOTWIRE links on the board to begin your travel purchases... or thru our sister site MAPSandHOTELS.com for your regular rate purchases. Let us know your thoughts and how you'd like to proceed and we'll take it from there.
  19. Welcome to BetterBidding! My initial thought (without searching) is that your budget is not likely realistic, as this is the start of high-season for NYC, as well as the fact that you're searching for triple occupancy (which in NYC often increases the price since the majority of hotels have a high percentage of rooms with only one bed and they therefore consider rooms with 2 beds to be 'upgrades' from standards). You may be able to get 'close' to your budget before taxes/fees, but with NYC taxes being high, and more and more hotels now charging resort fees, $180 may be difficult on an all-in basis. If you let us know the age of your son (is he a 'child' and under 18 years old or is he too an adult) we will have a closer look and highlight your best options.
  20. The good news is that i believe i have found an offer that is the Great Wolf Lodge for your dates... the bad news is that it is a little over your budget at $219/nite. Please remember to return to BetterBidding and use the PRICELINE and HOTWIRE links on the board to begin your travel purchases... or thru our sister site MAPSandHOTELS.com for your regular rate purchases. Let us know your thoughts and how you'd like to proceed and we'll take it from there.
  21. Also looking to book Cosmo for these dates. Any suggestions on bidding on priceline would be helpful too. thank you!
  22. Hello, Looking for help to find out which hotel this could be on priceline: The Strip - Central West Area Price: $251/night Travel Date: 10/4-10/6/2019 Hotel Amenities Pets Allowed Outdoor Pool Fitness Center Accessible Rooms/Facilities Casino Spa Restaurant Pool
  23. Hi, We are a party of 3, parents and our son. We will be in NY and would like to stay midtown ideally check in 19 September check out 23 September. We hoped to stay in 4 star or above hotel/apartment. Price per night budget between $150 - $180 including taxes and charges. Is that possible? Thanks for your help and advice.
  24. Thank you for closing this thread with your decision. It would be appreciated if you used our sister site MAPS and HOTELS.com for your regular rate purchases as it helps us keep this site running as a free resource for everyone and ensures that we will continue to be able to assist with your future travel plans. Hope you enjoyed your stay.
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