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  1. Not a bad place for $32.00. Regular rate of $60. Hotel Amenities Free parking Free breakfast Free Internet Pet friendly Fitness center Business center Self-service laundry Internet access Haven't posted in a while. Hope this helps.
  2. The lowest car rental price on Kayak was low $100's for no-name car rentals (unknown to me). A couple of weeks ago, Hotwire had $50 rates, but they went up to $68 all-in. My old rule of thumb was to bid 10% less on PRICELINE than what HOTWIRE was offering. Since I have plenty of time, I bid 30% less. Hotwire was $16.95 per day for a $68.70 3 day total. My winning bid booked via the PRICELINE link on BB: $12. 00 per day or $50.56 all in. My rental is with Avis. FYI, non-bid PRICELINE did have the lowest rates for Avis at $27 per day or $99 all in.
  3. My first bid was 2 days ago in the Albany Thruway area for $42.00. Priceline said it would accept a bid of $55. I declined. After reading here, and not wanting a dump for $45 with my re-bid to include the ALB airport, I bid $49 and was accepted at the Cresthill Suites.
  4. Got this on the first try. Free breakfast + indoor pool + free wi-fi.
  5. Holiday Inn Rochester Airport Northwest Rochester - Rochester Airport 911 Brooks Avenue, Rochester, NY 14624 Hotwire was $48. Priceline $39.00 Hotwire showed a 'fake' high price of $121. Offer Price: avg. per room, per night $39.00 Rooms: 1 Nights: 1 + Add nights for the same rate! Room Subtotal: $39.00 Taxes & Fees: $13.77 Total Charged to Card: $52.77
  6. Car rental prices at DFW are very high because of taxes. A 2 day rental non-PRICELINE was running a minimum of $150. Last week, HOTWIRE was still showing expensive prices. Earlier today, HOTWIRE was showing $34.95 per day + taxes for a total of $111. I tried $29 on PRICELINE for an Economy car and my bid was accepted. That was $6 less per day! Your Offer Price: $29.00 (per day) Total Rental Days: 2 days Subtotal: $58.00 Taxes and Fees: $39.73 Total Charges: $97.73 It's still expensive, but not outrageous.
  7. After bidding on P/L up to $90 for 4* and getting rejected, I checked the Hotwire rates. 3* on Hotwire was showing $68. After some reasearch, I figured I would get a good hotel for a 'boys weekend' at Camden Yards. My last P/L bid at 3* was denied at $64. They said if I bid $77, the room was mine. Gee thanks! Hotwire guaranteed the $68, so this was a no-brainer. Sheraton Baltimore City Center 101 West Fayette St, Baltimore,MD,21201 (410) 752-1100 Map Check-in Sat, Jul 24, 2010 Check-out Sun, Jul 25, 2010 Amenities Smoke Free Rooms Fitness Center Pool(s) Restaurant(s) Business Center High-speed Internet Access Hotel Hotel rate per night - Hotwire hot Rate: $68.00 Nights:1 Rooms:1 Subtotal:$68.00 Tax recovery charges and fees:$16.58 Total price:$84.58 Total charges to your credit card $84.58 Used the HOTWIRE link.
  8. I haven't read anything current about Auckland hotels. Has anyone had a successful bid at an Auckland hotel? If so, please provide any information you have. Thanks.
  9. While not a frequent poster, I still feel the obligation to post my winning hotels and use your link! :)
  10. Tried 3* Pasadena $53 and rejected. Tried 2 1/2 * at $45 rejected Tried 2 1/2* and added Monrovia $47. Accepted. Your Offer Price Per Room, Per Night: $47.00 Subtotal: $47.00 Taxes & Fees: $13.28 Total Charges*: $60.28
  11. Used the PRICELINE link. Room Cost $37.00 (USD) Number of Rooms: 1 Number of Nights: 1 Room Subtotal: $37.00 (USD) Taxes and Fees: $11.59 (USD) Total Room Cost: $48.59 (USD) Got this on the first try. :)
  12. Used the PRICELINE link. Your Offer Price Per Room, Per Night: $42.00 Subtotal: $42.00 Taxes & Fees: $13.23 Total Charges*: $55.23 On the first try (with a little bit of research). :)
  13. I just used the search feature to research Rochester. The last bid for 3* was at $38 for the same hotel. Since I had a couple of days, I bid $35 just for fun. Radisson Hotel Rochester Airport Northwest Rochester - Rochester Airport 175 Jefferson Road Rochester, New York 14623 Check-In Date: Tue, Sep 15, 2009 Check-Out Date: Thu, Sep 17, 2009 Your Offer Price Per Room, Per Night: $35.00 Subtotal: $70.00 Taxes & Fees: $17.80 Total Charges*: $87.80 I used the PRICELINE link too! :) Thanks.
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