Hotwire Hotel: When is the best time to bid for Charlottesville, VA for 3* 6/19/09?

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When is the best time to bid for Charlottesville, VA for 3* 6/19/09?

I have bid up to $71 (a few dollars additional ever 2 days) with no luck. On the non-bidding side, they list a 3* for $105 - am I bidding too early?

I tried the same in Richmond 4* up to $75 for the same date with no luck and on the non-bidding side, they list a 4* for $115

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You've researched the best available rates you're able to get thru traditional booking channels... now you need to determine what a "deal" is that would be worth it for you to lock it in now with a non-refundable reservation. Use this discounted amount from the best deal you're able to find to determine your upper bidding limit... then continue to try using that as your maximum bid. As you get closer you can consider raising this amount.

Most 3* wins are in the mid $40's-mid $50's so i would probably be currently using something around $55-$56 as my maximum bid with 2+ months to go before your stay.

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We have been using PRICELINE (we used the link through BetterBidding) name your own price for Richmond, VA 4* and Charlottesville, VA 3* for 6/19 to 6/20 (1 night) and have been unsuccessful with Richmond to $77 and Charlottesville to $72. Looks like a lot of people are getting lower than this --- any idea why we aren't being successful? Are we bidding too early? Any guidance would be greatly apprecaited :)

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