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Priceline Hotel: 3* Orange County (Disneyland) -- HELP


arizonagirl
By arizonagirl,
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So I've been trying for the past week or so to bid on a Disneyland area hotel for the weekend of January 18-21 and I'm getting nowhere! I'm accustomed to getting a hotel in this area for the $45-60 range, but have gone all the way up to $75 to no avail.

So, a few equestions I guess:

1) Should I start branching out to other zones? Which zone is the most convenient to the park?

2) Should I try to split my bid? How should I split?

3) Should I raise my bid? I'm reluctant to go much higher for this area, but I checked Hotwire and it's Disney-area hotels range from $113/night to $269/night (!)

4) What the heck is going on in Anaheim that weekend?

Thanks in advance.

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If you're going to SPLITTING YOUR PRICELINE BID, i would bid the first nite and then the remaining two... but those last two nites look like they will cost you plenty!

Have you tried Quickbook and/or EasyClickTravel? Due to each of their business models you may be able to find something priced a bit under the rest of the market.

Not sure what is happening on this weekend, but whether to split your bid or look at a nearby zone depends upon your specific needs for this stay. If you'll have a car i'd be a bit more inclined to choose a nearby zone (assuming it was significantly cheaper), but of course, splitting may be better for you individual needs.

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I decided to branch out to Costa Mesa-Irvine and bid up to $61 (starting at $45, in $3 increments, until the last bid, which was a $4 increase). Rejected.

I'm going to keep trying. I am thinking about splitting my bid, but I want to stay at the same place Thurs and Fri night, so I don't know how much good splitting would do.

I'll keep plugging away I guess and keep you posted.

Thanks.

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Try to find out if the hotels are running some special rate for this convention. If they do, ask about the deadline for booking the convention rate. I guess your best chance to get a cheap room is when the hotels release the unsold rooms hold for the convention rate. If this is the problem in this case.

Good luck!

Henrik.

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