I'll add another "best rate guarantee" program to the above thread, I have had three successful nights booked, which is triprewards.com (Cendant hotels, incl. Ramada, Howard Johnson, Super 8, Days Inn, Wingate, and a few others.) This is the next best thing to Hotwire's guarantee, as if you find a lower rate, you get your night free. FREE. I booked one night at Ramada on the ocean, Satellite Beach FL, found a rate 11 cents lower, and it was honored for a free stay (July 11). My bill really was zero at checkout, and there have been no charges to my credit card. So...I have booked the Howard Johnson in Greenwich CT for the end of the month, this stay will be free. I also had a free night guaranteed in Ramsey NJ, but I found a hotel I would rather pay for in Nanuet, NY, which is closer to where I need to be for a wedding, again at the end of this month. I'd rather stay at a Hampton Inn than a HoJo, but it just a place to crash before flying home the next day, it is free, and I can't imagine it will be that seedy in Greenwich. I am also 2 for 3 on Hilton's best rate guarantee for this trip (Hampton Inns), and have 3 nights thanks to e-rewards and mypoints converting to hiltonhhonors points (Hampton Inn opportunity hotels, 7500 points per night). 9 night trip through NY, NJ, PA and CT for $422 out of pocket, 4 nights being in NYC suburbs, 5 nights upstate NY, and two $50 AMEX cards from Hilton should await me at home --- $322 net or $36 per night average. We're staying at: Courtyard by Marriott (prepaid $59, but need to be in that particular city) 5 Hampton Inns (3 on points, 2 on best rate guarantee, lowered to $80.10 and $66.60, not counting the 2x $50 AMEX) Fairfield Inn ($99 booked on nwa.rewardsnetwork.com to get 5x NWA miles instead of 1x if booked on Marriott, night before the wedding and 2 miles from where the parents of the bride live, who we will be visiting) Comfort Inn/Suites Nanuet ($117 for a suite, this is the night of the wedding so willing to pay to sleep nearby) HoJo Greenwich CT (free) 7 days we have free breakfast (all but Courtyard and HoJo). That is worth (conservatively) $70 to me, even if it just saves us from stopping at McDonalds). I'm thrilled, and the (paid) hotels (incl the BRG hotels) also complete NWA's Fly Free Faster for Mr. and Small Deleted.