Priceline Hotel: Rancho Mirage - Thanksgiving weekend

By mr21,

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Arrival date: 11/25/05 for 2 nights

Preferred Zone: Rancho Mirage - Palm Desert - Indian Wells

I already have a cancellable, backup room at the Hilton Garden Inn in Rancho Mirage for $135/night (including all taxes and fees). I am hoping to get a resort for approximately the same price thru Priceline.

Today I bid $75 and was rejected. Added Indio (zone without resorts) and rebid $90 which was also rejected. I would consider a resort in Palm Springs but only after it seems hopeless in Rancho Mirage, etc.

These are rates I found on the web:

Esmarelda: $199 (AAA rate)

Rancho Las Palmas:$242 (AAA rate)

JW Marriott Desert Springs: $269 (AAA rate)

Hyatt Grand Champions: $265

Great website and thank you for any assistance.

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Welcome to BetterBidding!

Given current rates, i think if you are successful it will take 'all' of the $115 that you are willing to bid (which would approximate $135/nite after fees/taxes).

At this point I would bid as follows:

Select Resort Rancho Mirage....

Bid $100, if rejected add re-bid zone...

Bid $105, if rejected wait 72 hours at which point...

Select Resort Rancho Mirage....

Bid $110, if rejected add re-bid zone...

Bid $115.

Any questions feel free to ask.

Good Luck and keep us updated on your progress.

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It looks like I will be keeping my reservation at the Hilton Garden Inn. My max. bid of $125 for a resort was not accepted. Then I also tried for a 2.5* but gave up at $77. Thanks thereuare for your help and I will try again when we go back to Palm Springs in April, 2006.

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