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  1. thereuare

    Looking for Disney hotel

    ??? 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.
  2. thereuare

    Looking for Disney hotel

    Welcome to BetterBidding! As this thread is in the PRICELINE section of the board, are you searching PRICELINE EXPRESS, and if so, how will you ensure sleeping accommodations for 3 adults (since priceline only guarantees double occupancy)... or is this just a risk that you're willing to accept? What is your maximum budget for this trip? (per nite before taxes/fees) 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.
  3. Thanks for the follow-up... enjoy your stay.
  4. Nax, Welcome to BetterBidding! Please start a NEW TOPIC for your own trip and we will assist you there. In your post please also clarify if you're looking to Name Your Own Price on Priceline or if there is a specific PRICELINE EXPRESS deal that you're looking at. If the latter, please also include the full details of the offer (star rating, city, zone, room rate per nite, dates of your stay, and amenities associated with the offer) 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. Thanks.
  5. thereuare

    4* Paris, Eiffel Tower

    Welcome to BetterBidding! Based upon the criteria you have outlined above the following all seem to meet your desired budget, star rating, and zone preferences. Our best guess for each is included... 3* Eiffel Tower - Invalides - Grenelle - 7th Arr. (confirm your dates on the landing page) for $100/nite with: ==> my guess would be the Best Western Hotel Eiffel Cambronne 3* Champs-Elysees - Arc de Triomphe - 8th Arr. (confirm your dates on the landing page) for $109/nite with: Fitness Center ==> Princesse Caroline would be my best guess for this one 4* Champs-Elysees - Arc de Triomphe - 8th Arr. (confirm your dates on the landing page) for $198/nite with: Business Center ==> best guess here would be the Best Western Premier Kapital Opera HOTWIRE also has: 3* HOTWIRE Eiffel Tower for $98.00 Free Internet Smoke Free Hi-Speed Internet ==> Hotel Beaugrenelle Saint-Charles 4* HOTWIRE South of Champs Elysées - Trocadéro for $161.00 Free Internet Pet Friendly Smoke Free Restaurant Business Hi-Speed Internet ==> Maison FL 4* HOTWIRE Eiffel Tower for $173.00 Free Internet Pet Friendly Smoke Free Fitness Business Hi-Speed Internet ==> Le Parisis Paris Tour Eiffel Do any of these work for your plans? If not, let us know more of what you're looking for and we will try to be of further help. Please remember to return to BetterBidding and use the PRICELINE and HOTWIRE links here to begin your purchases. Let us know how it goes or how we can be of further help.
  6. JerryAU, Welcome to BetterBidding! Have you first already identified that this property is offered thru PRICELINE EXPRESS and/or HOTWIRE for your dates of travel and within your budget? As psyx is not subscribed to see new replies to this thread, s/he may not see your question and know to respond. Either way, if you'd like help with your own trip feel free to start a NEW TOPIC (and include your dates of travel as well as your desired budget (per nite before fees/taxes)) 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. Thanks.
  7. thereuare

    WDA hotel help

    Welcome to BetterBidding! I'm not seeing any on-site Disney properties within your budget for your dates... what is the best price you're able to find thru conventional booking channels for an on-site property? If nothing available within your budget would you increase your budget or stay off-site? Is it the extra magic hours and transportation to/from the parks part of your desire to stay on-site? If so, would a Disney Springs property that offers these perks work for your plans or it has to be an on-site hotel? 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 the information above and we'll take it from there.
  8. thereuare

    Looking for 5* hotel on Vegas strip 2/1-2/4

    The best time to book is when you see a great deal, as it may not be there the next time you search, but i think you first have to determine what a great deal is... have you researched prices (use our sister site MAPS and HOTELS.com); i'm seeing 5 star casino properties in the $300 area, so looking for a 50% discount over a weekend may be a bit of a reach given it's not ultra-slow season (if you're not aware you have a 50K person convention that ends the day before you arrive and some may stay a day later... and a 78K person convention the day after you leave and some may come early). If you're not looking for any 5 star hotel (casino, lively, etc) i think you're likely looking more in the $200 area than the $150 area. Nobody can say if prices will come down, or move higher, between now and your trip, but rates in Vegas more more quickly than any other place in the country, which is why when you do see a good deal you need to be ready to grab it. Our RateDrop service will monitor rates for your specific dates from both PRICELINE, HOTWIRE, as well as we 'regular retail rates' (if/when the regular rate at a hotel that you're interested in drops in price, it would be a good time to immediately do your search again to see if 'opaque' rates have dropped as well) 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 you'd like to proceed and we'll take it from there.
  9. Congratulations on your success! A great rate for this truly 5 star hotel! The Palazzo/Venetian are a favorite of mine as well, although i am looking to try out the Wynn/Encore at some point... we spent some time there on a trip last year and i was starting to warm-up to the feel of the place. Thank you for sharing your win and using the PRICELINE links on the board to begin your purchase. Enjoy your stay... and good luck in Vegas!
  10. thereuare

    Looking for 5* hotel on Vegas strip 2/1-2/4

    Welcome to BetterBidding! As i think your budget may be a bit of a challenge for these dates, so i have a better understanding of your needs... would something like the Vdara be acceptable? It's a 5 star hotel and has a very nice central strip location, however, there is no casino, but plenty of casino action about a 1 minute walk across the circular driveway at the Aria? Would something like this be acceptable or a dealbreaker? Let us know and we'll take it from there.
  11. thereuare

    4* Austin (Downtown Austin) W Austin

    The link you provided doesn't provide us the amenities associated with the hotel, but i assume it's this one: 4* Downtown Austin (<-- CLICK HERE and confirm your dates on the landing page) or $108/nite (USD), use THIS LINK if you need GBP with: Pets Allowed Business Center Restaurant Free Internet Indoor or Outdoor Pool Fitness Center ==> if this is what you're seeing best guess for this one would be the W Austin Please use the links above or our PRICELINE EXPRESS link to begin your purchase. Good luck and let us know how it goes or how we can be of further help.
  12. thereuare

    4* Austin (Downtown Austin) W Austin

    You can use our BiddingHelper.com to see PRICELINE EXPRESS prices (and easy compare the HOTWIRE and Express deal rates in each tab)... but keep in mind it's not always an apples-to-apples comparison since: 1) each may define the zone slightly differently, so the 'cheap' hotel you see on HOTWIRE may not be in the same zone that you're looking at on PRICELINE (and vice-versa) 2) each service may rate the same hotel differently, so the 4* you're seeing on HOTWIRE as the basis for your priceline name your own price bid may actually be 3.5* rated by priceline ... but generally speaking if PRICELINE EXPRESS / HOTWIRE are in the $200 range you're not likely going to have success bidding on PRICELINE at $150. While 25%+ discounts are not unheard of, it's a 25%+ discount from regular retail rates, not for already discounted PRICELINE EXPRESS / HOTWIRE rates. As priceline has been moving/hiding the Name Your Own Price bidding page note that we have set up a site for easy access which you can bookmark now: BiddingForHotelRooms.com If you'd like help with a suggested bidding strategy let us know your desired star rating, acceptable zone(s), and your maximum bid price. 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. Good luck and keep us updated on your progress or how we can be of further help.
  13. Great, thanks for the follow-up and helping us confirm this new amenity set in the Maui Hotwire Hotel List.
  14. Congratulations on your success! Glad to see you received the hotel you (ie- your wife) wanted. On the top right corner of the board is a GREEN 'ADD REPLY and REPORT WIN' button that you can use to edit the topic title of this thread and provide the details of your win (this will also automatically add your purchase to the Priceline and Hotwire Calendar of Wins)... or just confirm here which service you used (PRICELINE EXPRESS or HOTWIRE) and we will take care of the topic title for you. Thank you for sharing your win and using the PRICELINE / HOTWIRE links on the board to begin your purchase. Have a great trip!
  15. So what (and for how much) did you decide to book for this trip? 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.